About the Exam:Intelligence Bureau- Assistant Central Intelligence Officer (IB ACIO) Examination is going to be conducted by the Home Ministry. The notification for the same has been released on 18th December 2020 by the Home Ministry (MHA). Online applications are invited from Indian Nationals for direct recruitment to the post of Assistant Central Intelligence Officer, Grade II/ Executive i.e. ACIO-II / Exe in IB, (Ministry of Home Affairs), Government of India.
IB ACIO 2021 NotificationThe Home Ministry on their Official Website has released an Official Notification for the post of General Central Service, Group 'C' (Non-Gazetted, Non-Ministerial) post. Candidates fulfilling eligibility criteria of the post may apply ONLINE through www.mha.gov.in.
IB ACIO Recruitment 2021: Highlights
|1||IB ACIO Official Notification||December 19, 2020 (Tentative)|
|2||Online Application Starting Date||December 19/20, 2020|
|3||Online Application Closing Date||January 9, 2021|
|4||IB ACIO Tier 1 Admit Card||To be notified later|
|5||IB ACIO Exam Date||To be notified later|
|6||IB ACIO Tier 2 Admit Card||To be notified later|
|7||IB ACIO Tier 2 Exam Date||To be notified later|
|8||IB ACIO Interview Date||To be notified later|
Number of Vacancies
The recruitment drive for the post of Assistant Central Intelligence Officer (ACIO) is being carried out to fill a total of 2,000 posts. The candidates interested or waiting for the recruitment can apply after confirming their eligibility criteria for the vacancies. Check State-wise and category-wise vacancy details here.
Eligibility Criteria for IB ACIO 2021Graduation or equivalent from a recognized university. The age limit of the applicants has been set between 18 to 27 years.
Desirable: Knowledge of Computers.
IB ACIO Exam Pattern 2021The IB ACIO selection process consists of three stages. The written examinations are conducted online, followed by an interview round. The first phase consists of Online preliminary exam and Descriptive Exam. Online preliminary exam consists of 100 questions, which is divided into five sections of 20 questions each. The descriptive exam consists of essay writing and precise writing.
Detailed IB ACIO exam pattern 2021 is as follows:
Online Preliminary Exam:
|General Awareness||100||1 Hour|
|Numerical/Logical/analytical ability and reasoning|
Description Paper Exam Pattern:
|English comprehension & précis writing||20|
Application Fees for IB ACIO 2021Examination Fee: Rs. 100/-
Recruitment Processing Charges: Rs.500/-
|Category||Fee to be paid|
Male candidates of General, EWS and
Examination Fee + Recruitment
|All SC/ST, all female candidates & all ExSM||Recruitment Processing Charges only|
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IB ACIO Salary
|Pay Scale||Level-7 (Rs 44,900/- - Rs 1,42,400/-) in the pay matrix plus admissible central govt allowances|
(i) Special Seciruty Allowance @20% of basic pay in addition to other govt allowances
(ii) Cash compensation in lieu of duty performed on holidays subject to a ceiling of 30 days.
IB ACIO 2021 Syllabus: Section WiseThe preliminary exam for IB ACIO 2021 will consists of five sections of 20 questions each. The detailed syllabus for each section is given below. Any eligible candidate who aspires to join in IB ACIO is required to prepare the section syllabus thoroughly.
|Alphanumeric series||Reasoning Analogies|
|Artificial Language||Blood Relations|
|Calendars||Cause and Effect|
|Data Sufficiency||Decision Making|
|Odd One Out||Puzzles|
|Order & Ranking||Statement and Assumptions|
|Statement and Conclusions||-|
|Mensuration||Ratio and Time||Factoring|
|Averages||Profit and loss||Average|
|Fundamental Arithmetical Operations||Computation of whole numbers||Simple and Compound Interest|
|Use of tables and graphs||Decimals||Series Completion|
|Relationship between numbers||Operations Research & Linear Programming||Analytical Geometry|
|Differential Geometry||Dynamics||LCM and HCF|
|Real Analysis||Fundamental Arithmetical Operations||Prices and Expenditure Problems|
|Computation of Whole numbers||Time and Distance||Volume|
|Ration and Proportion||Interest||Time and Work|
|Differential Equations||Statistics||Missing Numbers|
English Language Section:
|Spellings Correction||One Word Substitution|
|Improvement||Verbal Comprehension Passage|
|Adjectives||Detecting Mis-spelt words|
|Idioms and Phrases||Passage|
|Fill in the blanks||Spot the error|
General Awareness and General Studies:
|Science & Technology||Static GK|
|Indian Polity & Constitution||Economy & Finance|