(Notification) Recruitment of Personal Assistant in Intelligence Bureau (IB) - 2016

(Notification) Recruitment of Personal Assistant in Intelligence Bureau (IB) - 2016

Online applications are invited from Indian Nationals for direct recruitment to the post of Personal Assistant, General Central Service, Group‐‘B’ (Non‐Gazetted/Ministerial) in the Intelligence Bureau, (Ministry of Home Affairs), Government of India. Applicants are advised to go through all parameters under different paras and sub‐paras mentioned below and satisfy themselves about their suitability in age limit, essential qualifications, etc for the post before applying. Candidates fulfilling eligibility criteria of the post, as mentioned below, may apply ONLINE through website www.mha.nic.in only

Post Details:

Name of the post Personal Assistant

Classification Group: 'B' Non‐gazetted/Ministerial

Number of vacancies: 69

Pay scale: Rs. 9300‐34800 plus Grade Pay Rs. 4600 (PB‐2) (Plus admissible Central Government allowances).

Essential qualifications:

10+2 pass or equivalent with proficiency in stenography.

(i) Dictation: 10 minutes@ 100 words per minute.
(ii) Skill test on computer‐transcription of shorthand, 40 minutes (English) and 55 minutes (Hindi)

Desirable qualifications: Knowledge of computer operation, viz., Windows 2000/ 2003, MS Word, etc

Age limit:

18‐27 years


Description of Examination   Max. Marks Time
Written Examination Objective type paper: 80 questions on General Studies / Awareness, Numerical Ability, Reasoning, etc. 80 Total 2 hours for Objective and Descriptive paper
Descriptive paper  

a) Essay in English/Hindi of not more than 300 words on a topic out of 4 choices: 25 marks
b) English/Hindi comprehension: 15 marks  
c) Test of English/Hindi language, antonyms, synonyms, one word substitution, etc: 30 marks

Stenography Skill Test   English or Hindi Shorthand @ 100 words per minute
(i) Dictation: 10 minutes @ 100 words per minute
(ii) Skill test on computer  ‐transcription of shorthand, 40minutes (English) and 55minutes (Hindi).  
50 10 minutes for shorthand & 40 minutes for transcription in English and 55 minutes for Hindi respectively, on computer only.


Rs. 50/‐ (Fifty Rupees only). Only male candidates belonging to General and OBC category are required to pay the fee. SC/ST and female candidates are exempted from payment of examination fee


(i) Applications should be submitted ONLINE only by logging on to the website www.mha.nic.in. Applications will NOT be accepted through any other mode.
(ii) Online registration will become operational from the date of publication of the advertisement in the Employment News, i.e. Jan 30, 2016 till 2359 hours of the closing date, i.e. Feb 20, 2016. Registration done prior to Jan 30, 2016 and after Feb 20, 2016 will not be entertained.

Important Dates:

  • CLOSING DATE:  Feb 20, 2016 (till 2359 hours). 

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