IB ACIO (Intelligence Bureau Assistant Central Intelligence Officer) is a graduation level examination. The examination is conducted under the authority ofthe Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). IB ACIO (Intelligence Bureau Assistant Central Intelligence Officer) is a high salaried post in addition to other allowances that are provided by the Government of India. Earlier IB was under the control of internal and external intelligence of the country. But later it was split into two different organizations - Intelligence Bureau and Research & Analysis Wing (R&AW).
IB ACIO (Intelligence Bureau Assistant Central Intelligence Officer) is a national-level examination that is conducted once a year. It is a classified Grade II, Group C (Non - gazetted, non - ministerial) executive post.
|Examination Name||IB ACIO( Intelligence Bureau Assistant Central Intelligence Officer)|
|Conducted by||Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)|
|Classification||Grade II, Group C (Non - gazetted, non - ministerial)|
|Stages||3 ( written test, comprehension, personal interview)|
|2020 vacancies||Around 1400 posts|
|Salary structure||INR 9,300 - INR 34,800 (varies according to the posting area) along with other allowances provided by the Government of India.|
|Categories for reservation||SC, ST OBC and Ex-servicemen|
Relaxation on upper limit is given to the candidates belonging to the reserved categories -
The examination is conducted in three different stages.
The first stage is a written test which is a total of 100 marks.
The second stage is the essay writing and comprehension test. It is a descriptive paper.
The third and final stage is the personal interview. It is a total of 100 marks. This stage judges the personality of the candidate based on the parameters like intelligence, awareness and knowledge.
|Stage 1 (written test)||Type - Objective
Total marks - 100
Duration - 60 minutes
|Stage 2 (comprehension and précis writing)||Type - Subjective/ Descriptive
Total marks - 50
Duration - 60 minutes
|Stage 3 (personal interview)||Type - Oral / Mock
Total marks - 100
Duration - Not Defined
IB ACIO Syllabus contains a vast content. It covers a wide range of subjects in different fields. Stage 1 covers General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Ability and English Language while stage 2 is descriptive in nature and covers essay, comprehension and précis writing. The details of syllabus of different stages is given below:
|Stage 2||Essay writing on topics like security threats, cultural diversity etc.|
There are about 33 examination centres for IB ACIO examination. Students are most likely to be allotted the nearest centre for their convenience. Candidates cannot change the examination centre allotted to them. The list of different examination centres for IB ACIO is given below:
The application process for filing the form of IB ACIO is divided into two parts. The first part is filing of the form while the other one is fee payment. Candidates are required to fill the form through an online mode.
Candidates can download IB ACIO admit card, 2020 through an online mode. It is released separately for tier 1, tier 2 and the interview round by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). Candidates are first required to login with their registration ID and password to download the admit card. The details of IB ACIO 2020 admit card for different tiers are given below -
The admit card is a very essential document without which you are not allowed to take your examination. It contains details like exam date, timing of examination, exam city and centre along with all the personal details of the candidates.
|IB (ACIO) ,Grade II||INR 9,300 - INR 34,800|
|Grade pay||INR 4,200(Pay Band 2)|
|Allowances entitled in IB ACIO salary slip||House rent allowance, dearness allowance, overtime allowance, transport allowance, special pay and deputation, children education allowance, composite hill compensatory allowance, reimbursement of medical charges, leave travel concession|
IB ACIO Result for the year 2020 is yet to be declared. The result will be declared separately for different stages at the official website. The result will only display the roll numbers of the candidates who are qualified. It will be available in the PDF format. Given below are the steps to check IB ACIO result:
The IB ACIO exam and the designation is lucrative to all who do not want a conventional desk job. If you are interested in it, starting your preparation early is the right way to go for this exam.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.