IB ACIO-II Recruitment 2017 - 1300 Vacancies | Exam Pattern

Hello and welcome to exampundit. Online applications are invited from Indian Nationals for direct recruitment to the post of Assistant Central Intelligence Officer (GradeII/Executive) i.e. ACIO-II (Exe) in IB (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 terms of age limit, essential qualifications, etc for the post before applying. Candidates fulfilling eligibility criteria as mentioned below may apply ONLINE through website www.mha.nic.in only.


  1. Commencement of online applications: 12th August, 2017
  2. Last Date of receiving online applications: 2nd September, 2017 [2359 hrs]
  3. Last Date of depositing fee: 5th September, 2017 [till closing of banking hours]
  4. Downloading of Admit card: Sept.-Oct., 2017.
  5. Date of Tier-I Examination: 15th October, 2017
  6. Date of Tier-II Examination: 7th January, 2018
  7. Date of Interviews: Will be intimated in due course.
  8. Date of Final result: Will be intimated in due course.



Educational Qualification: Graduation or equivalent from a recognized University. Knowledge of computers.

Age limit 18-27 years

Pay scale: Rs. 9300-34800 plus Grade Pay Rs. 4200 (PB-2) Plus admissible Central Govt allowances. [Under revision as per the recommendations of 7th C.P.C.]

Exam Pattern:
Tier I:
Objective type MCQs, divided into 4 parts containing 25 questions of 1 marks each on:
a) General Awareness
b) Quantitative aptitude
c) Logical/analytical ability
d) English language.

100 marks in 1 hour.


Tier II
Descriptive type:
a) Essay on one of the given topics (30 marks), & b) English comprehension & précis writing (20 marks).
50 Marks in 1 hour.

Interview:100 marks

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