Recruitment of Personal Assistant in Intelligence Bureau 2016

Hello and welcome to ExamPundit. Ministry of Home Affairs have issued a notification 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.


UR - 38 
OBC - 10 
SC - 13 
ST - 08

Pay Scale:

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

Education Qualification:
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)

Age limit:
18‐27 years

The eligibility of the candidates in terms of age, educational qualification, caste/category etc. will be determined on the closing date. The candidate must be 10+2 passed or equivalent from a recognized Board on or before the closing date, i.e., the final result must be out on or before the closing date, i.e. Feb 20, 2016 (till 2359 hours) and he/she must have been declared successful in it.

Exam Pattern:

Objective type paper    : 
80 questions(80 marks) on General Studies / Awareness, Numerical Ability, Reasoning, etc.

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

Total Time: Total 2 hours for Objective and Descriptive paper

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, 40 minutes (English) and 55 minutes (Hindi).

Time: 10 minutes for shorthand & 40 minutes for transcription in English and 55 minutes for Hindi respectively, on computer only

EXAMINATION FEE: 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.

MODE OF PAYMENT: Applicants (who are required to pay the fee) are to pay the fee by cash deposit at any branch of State Bank of India using the Challan form (available in part‐II of the online application). The applicant will be required to take a printout of Challan form (wherein name of the applicant, his/her Registration number, etc. will be printed) and deposit the fee in cash in any branch of State Bank of India after a gap of one working day. A counterfoil of this Challan would be given back to the candidate by the bank, indicating the transaction ID, which may be retained by the candidates.   

Those candidates who apply on the closing date (Feb 20, 2016) can deposit the fees in any State Bank of India branch after a gap of one working day i.e, on Feb 22, 2016.  


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