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IB ACIO Grade 2 Executive Recruitment 2023 - 995 Posts

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IB ACIO Grade 2 Executive Recruitment 2023 - 995 Posts

The Intelligence Bureau (IB) issued a notification for 995 vacancies for ACIO Grade II Executive positions on 21 November 2023. The position of IB ACIO Executive is regarded as a high-level position within the Intelligence Bureau. It is a post in the General Central Service, Group 'C' (Non-gazetted, Non-Ministerial). 

The links for the online application process for IB ACIO Recruitment 2023 will be available on (www.mha.gov.in or www.ncs.gov.in) from 25 November to 15 December 2023. This post contains all information on the IB ACIO Vacancy 2023, Application Form, selection process, exam pattern, and salary.

IB ACIO Grade II Vacancy Overview 2023

The Intelligence Bureau (IB) recruitment notification has been released on the Home Ministry's website. The detailed IB ACIO 2023 Notification pdf will be available soon at www.mha.gov.in or www.ncs.gov.in. Please see the link below for more information about the IB ACIO 2023 Executive Exam.

Recruitment Organization

Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)

Post Name

Assistant Central Intelligence Officer (ACIO) Grade-II Executive

Exam Name

IB ACIO Grade-II/ Executive Examination 2023



Salary/ Pay Scale

Rs. 44900-142400/-

Last Date to Apply

15 December 2023

Mode of Apply



IB ACIO Recruitment 2023

Service Liability

All India

Selection Process

  • Written Examination
  • Interview

Important Dates for IB ACIO Grade II Recruitment 2023

To see all the relevant dates of IB ACIO Recruitment 2023 see the table below:



Notification Released on


Application Starts on


Last Date to Apply

15-12-2023 (till 2359 hours)

Last Date to Pay Application Fee 


Exam Date

To be notified

Admit Card 

To be Notified

Important Links for IB ACIO Recruitment 2023

The window to apply online for ACIO 2023 will be opened on the Ministry of Home Affairs website from 25 November onwards. Refer to the table below to get all the relevant links for IB Recruitment 2023:

Official Website

mha.gov.in | ACIO 2023 Portal 

Official Notification PDF  

Click Here

Short Notification

Click Here

Apply Link

Registration | Login  


Click Here

Admit card

Available soon

IB ACIO Vacancy 2023

A total of 995 vacancies of Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Grade-II have been announced by the Intelligence Bureau. The category-wise bifurcation of the vacancies has been provided in the table below:















IB ACIO Recruitment 2023 - Eligibility Criteria

Candidates interested in applying for IB ACIO should be aware of the Eligibility Criteria (as of 15-12-2023), which are the recruitment body's stipulated guidelines. To be eligible for the recruiting process, candidates must meet these requirements. The Ministry of Home Affairs has established some specific qualifying conditions that candidates must meet to be qualified to take the IB ACIO exam.

  1. Nationality

To be eligible for the IB Recruitment 2023, aspirants must be Indian citizens. As Indian citizens, they must have relevant document proof to back their claim.

  1. Age Limit

The candidate must be between 18 to 27 years old on the last date of application. However, there is relaxation in upper age for the candidates belonging to some categories which is mentioned in the table below:


Upper age Relaxation 


3 years


5 years

Departmental candidates who have rendered 3 years of regular and continuous service

Upto 40 years

Widows, divorced women, women judiciary separated from their husbands and not remarried

  • General - upto 35 years
  • SC/ST - upto 40 years

Meritorious sportspersons specified in Para 1 (a) of DoP&AR O.M. No. 14015/1/76-Estt.(D), dtd 4.8.1980

5 years

  1. Educational Qualification

Candidate must be a graduate from a recognized university or equivalent to be able to apply for the post of ACIO in IB. He/she must have knowledge of computers.

Apply Online for IB ACIO Grade 2 Exam 2023 

If you want to take the IB ACIO Grade 2 exam, you must carefully fill out the application form. Before starting the online application process, candidates should make sure that they have a valid personal e-mail ID and mobile number. It should remain active throughout the recruitment process. The application sequence number, password, and any other essential communication/alerts will be delivered to the same registered e-mail address.

Fill out your online application form by following the steps mentioned below. 

Step 1: Navigate to the official website of the Ministry of Home Affairs website and click on the “Online applications for the post of ACIO-II/Exe in IB” link available on the homepage. 

Step 2: A PDF will appear on your screen with having link to the ACIO 2023 portal. 

Step 3: Click on the URL and register yourself first by entering your credentials such as name, email address, mobile number, and so on.

Step 4: A user ID and password will be emailed to you. Log in with your user name and password.

Step 5: Fill in the details carefully and submit the documents in the order specified. 

Step 6: After entering all of your information, click the Submit button to continue with the fee payment process via the payment tab. 

Step 7: Print a copy of the completed application form and e-challan. 

Application Fee

Candidates must pay the application fees when completing the application form. The fee amount varies according to the candidate categories, which are listed below. The fee can be paid online using a SBI payment gateway or by generating an e-challan. Category-wise fee is mentioned in the table below:

IB ACIO Application Fee 2023


Recruitment Charges

Application Fee

Total Fees

All Candidates

Rs. 450/-


Rs. 450/-

General, EWS, OBC (Male Candidates)

Rs. 450/-

Rs. 100/-

Rs. 550/-

IB ACIO Selection Process 2023

The IB ACIO Grade 2 Executive selection process consists of three stages: Tier I Examination and Tier II Examination, followed by Tier III an interview. 

  • Tier I will consist of a 100-mark MCQ-based written test.
  • Tier II will consist of a 50-mark descriptive essay writing and a comprehension test.
  • The shortlisted candidates on the basis of written examination will be called for Tier III which is an interview. The 100-mark  interview will be used to assess Subject Knowledge and Communication Skills in the appropriate subject.

IB ACIO Exam Pattern 2023

The IB ACIO 2023 Exam is separated into two tiers: Objective Type IB ACIO Tier 1 and Descriptive Type IB ACIO Tier 2. Tier 1 paper have a 1/4 negative marking while Tier 2 paper have no negative marking. Now look at the table below for the exam pattern for both tiers. 

IB ACIO Tier I Exam Pattern 2023


No. of Questions

Max. Marks

Exam Duration

Current Affairs



1 hour


General Studies



Numerical Aptitude



Reasoning/Logical Aptitude









IB ACIO Tier-2 Exam Pattern 2023

Essay Writing



1 hour


English comprehension & précis writing






Note: An aptitude/psychometric test will be part of the interview process for candidates who appear in interviews.

IB ACIO Syllabus 2023

Candidates must be familiar with the IB ACIO Syllabus 2023 in order to perform well in tests.  Prepare for the IB ACIO Recruitment 2023 Exam by reviewing the curriculum for Current Affairs, Numerical Aptitude, General Studies, Reasoning and Logical Aptitude, and English Language. 



Current Affairs

  • Current Affairs 
  • Static G.K.
  • Banking Awareness 
  • International and National Events
  • Countries, Currencies and Capitals 
  • Headquarters of Important Organizations
  • Government Schemes and Policies 
  • Books, Authors and Awards 
  • Important Days and Events 

Numerical Aptitude

  • Number Series 
  • Data Interpretation 
  • Simplification 
  • Quadratic Equations 
  • Data Sufficiency 
  • Ratio and Proportion 
  • Mixtures and Alligation
  • Profit and Loss
  • Partnerships 
  • Time Work and Distance 
  • Interest (S.I. and C.I.)
  • Permutation and Combination 
  • Analytical Geometry 
  • Differential Equations 
  • Statistics

General Studies

  • History
  • Indian Politics and Constitution
  • Geography
  • Biology
  • Physics Chemistry
  • Science an Technology
  • Economy and Finance

Reasoning and Logical Aptitude 

  • Seating Arrangement,
  • Syllogism, 
  • Blood Relations,
  • Input-Output,
  • Coding-Decoding, 
  • Data Sufficiency, 
  • Order and Ranking, 
  • Alphanumeric Series, 
  • Distance and Direction, 
  • Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning
  • Classifications
  • Puzzles 

English Language

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Improving Sentences and paragraphs
  • Completion of paragraphs
  • Para jumble 
  • Prepositions. 
  • Sentence Structure 
  • Adjectives 
  • Clauses 
  • One Word Substitution 

IB ACIO Admit Card 2023

The IB ACIO Admit Card 2023 will be available soon. In this article, we will provide direct URLs to obtain your IB ACIO Call Letters. The admission card must be downloaded by all candidates. The admission card for the IB ACIO exam will be available a few days before the exam date. Candidates can obtain the IB ACIO Admit Card via the organization's official website.

You can download the IB ACIO admit card 2023 for Tier I/Tier II and Interview by following the instructions given below.

Step 1: Go to the official website's direct link to download the admit card.

Step 2: Log in with your User ID and Password.

Step 3: Your admit card will be displayed on the screen check all the details on it.

Step 4: Print the IB ACIO Admit card on plain white paper.

IB ACIO Result 2023

After each Tier examination, the IB ACIO results for each stage will be announced separately. Candidates who pass the examination will advance to the next round. The IB ACIO exam is divided into three recruitment phases: Tier I, Tier II, and Tier III. The results for the Tier I and Tier II written examinations will be declared together. Candidates can view their results available on the Ministry of Home Affairs official website by following the steps mentioned below.

Step 1: Visit the official website of MHA from the link given above.

Step 2: Select the result link given under the What’s New section on the homepage.

Step 3: The result PDF (with shortlisted candidates) will be shown on your screen.

Step 4: Save / Download Your IB ACIO 2023 Exam Result PDF.

Step 5: The qualified candidates' list will be displayed. Now, press "Ctrl+F" to search for your Roll No.

IB ACIO Salary 2023

Candidates who pass all stages of the IB ACIO Grade 2 recruitment process, will be paid in accordance with the 7th Pay Commission. According to the 7th Pay Commission, the pay scale/salary provided to qualified candidates will range from 44900 to 142400.

The following compensation and allowances are available upon initial appointment: 



Basic Pay 

Rs. 44,900/-

DA (@46% of basic pay as on date) 

Rs. 20,654/-

SSA (20% of basic pay)

Rs. 8,980/-

HRA (ranging from 9% to 27% of basic pay, depending upon the classification of city of posting) 

X (27%), Y (18%) & Z (9%)/

Transport Allowance 

Higher TPTA cities (Rs. 3600/- + DA on 3600) & Other places (Rs. 1800/- + DA on 1800)

Government contribution towards NPS (@14%)

Rs. 6,286


Yes, an IB ACIO Recruitment 2023 Notification for 995 IB ACIO Grade II Executive post has been released on 25 November 2023.

The qualifying applicants for IB ACIO/Grade 2 Executive positions will be chosen through a written test (Tier 1 & Tier 2) and an interview.

Candidates wanting to apply for IB ACIO Grade 2 Executive positions must have a Bachelor's degree from a recognized university.

Candidates can apply for the IB ACIO Grade 2 post online via the organization's official website of the Ministry of Home Affairs.

The IB ACIO 2023 Exam online registration can be done from November 25th to December 15th, 2023.

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