IB ACIO Recruitment 2017 Notification, 1430 Vacancies, Printing Errors in Question

IB ACIO 2017 Exam Details :

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has officially released the Intelligence Bureau (IB) ACIO Recruitment 2017 Notification. According to the Notification, total 1430 Vacancies has been released for the post of Assistant Central Intelligence Officer (Grade-II/Executive). Candidates who are interested to apply for IB ACIO Recruitment 2017 are advised to read full IB ACIO Notification 2017 because only those candidates are able to apply who are eligible as per the eligibility criteria.

Latest Updates: All candidates, who appeared in ACIO-II/Exe Examination (Tier-I) held on 15.10.2017, are hereby informed that due to printing errors in options of Question Nos. 2, 24, 25 & 78, these questions will not be evaluated and the candidates will be short listed for next level on the basis of their performance on remaining questions only."

Previous Updates: A huge number of candidates applied for it. IB ACIO Tier-I Examination will be conducted on 15th October 2017. Candidates are able to Download IB ACIO Tier-I Admit Card 2017.

Previous Updates: IB ACIO Notification has been released and IB Application Form 2017 Submission will be closed on 10th September 2017 (As the Last Date to Apply has been extended from 2nd Sept to 10th Sept 2017). Candidates are advised to Apply online for IB ACIO Recruitment before the last date at www.mha.nic.in/. 

Here, we have mentioned all the important information about the Intelligence Bureau Recruitment 2017 such as Vacancy Details, Educational Qualification, How to Apply Online, Application Fee, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Selection Process, and Preparation Tips etc.

IB Recruitment 2017 Vacancy Details :

Total 1430 vacancies have been released for ACIO post. Here, we are going to provide you the full details of IB ACIO Vacancy 2017.

Name of Post: Assistant Central Intelligence Officer (Grade-II/Executive)

Total Number of Vacancies: 1430


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IB ACIO 2017 Exam Dates :



Starting Date of IB ACIO 2017 Application Form Submission

12th August 2017

Last Date of IB ACIO 2017 Online Registration

10th September 2017

Last Date for depositing fee

12th September 2017

Download Admit Card for IB ACIO Tier-I Exam 2017

22nd Sept 2017

IB ACIO 2017 Tier-I Written Examination Date

15th October 2017

IB ACIO Tier-I Result Declaration Date

November 2017

Download Admit Card for IB ACIO Tier-II Exam 2017

Last Week of December 2017

IB ACIO 2017 Tier-II Written Examination Date

7th January 2018

IB ACIO Tier-II Result Declaration Date

December 2018

IB ACIO 2017 Eligibility Criteria :

All the interested candidates should know the Eligibility Criteria to apply for IB ACIO post. Therefore, we have mentioned the all educational qualification and age limit here.

Education Qualification: Candidates must have a graduation degree or equivalent from a recognized university. Candidates should have knowledge of Computer.

Age Limit: Candidates age should be between 18 to 27 years to apply for IB ACIO recruitment.

The age relaxation is applicable for candidates as per the govt rules. The 5 years for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC. Upper age limit is applicable for departmental applicant's upto 40 years of age who have rendered 3 years of regular and continuous service.

Note: For more details candidates should check the official notification of IB ACIO Recruitment 2017. The Handicapped/OH/HH/VH is not eligible to apply for this post, so they are requested not to apply for the IB ACIO recruitment 2017.

IB ACIO 2017 Application Form :

To apply for IB ACIO 2017 Recruitment, applicants should have to check the eligibility criteria first. For the reason that, if they are not eligible as per the educational qualification as well as age limit then they are not eligible to apply for it. The online registration of IB ACIO 2017 has been started from 12th August and it will be closed on 10th September 2017. Applicants are suggested to fill IB ACIO Application Form 2017 before the last date. Candidates can apply only via online mode because it is an online procedure, candidates cannot apply offline for it. We have mentioned some simple steps to fill IB ACIO Application Form 2017 for candidate’s help.

How to fill IB ACIO 2017 Application Form?

1.    First of all log on to the official website that is www.mha.nic.in

2.    Check the “What’s New”

3.    Read the notification carefully

4.    Select the desired post and click on the apply online

5.    Click on the ‘Click Here to Proceed’

6.    Fill the form with correct data and upload the scanned photograph and signature

7.    Recheck the form and pay the application fee

8.    Submit the form and take the hard copy of the same

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IB ACIO 2017 Application Fee :

Candidates are required to pay Rs.100/- Only male candidates belonging to General and OBC category. All SC/ST and female candidates are exempted from payment of examination fee.

Pay Fee via Offline Mode: Candidates are required to pay the fee via offline mode and they will have to take a printout of Challan form & deposit the application fee in cash in any branch of State Bank of India after a gap of one working day.

Pay via Online Mode: Candidates are required to pay the fee through online by using ATMCum-Debit Card, Internet Banking, as well as Credit Card of State Bank of India or any other bank can pay the fees by ‘SBI Collect’ option. The applicants would be required to give their registration number during the procedure of online payment.

IB ACIO 2017 Exam Pattern :

IB ACIO Tier I Exam Pattern

Here, we have mentioned the IB ACIO Tier-I Exam Pattern 2017. The Tier-I examination will be held for total 100 Marks. There are four sections and 25 questions will be asked from each section. Questions will be asked from General Awareness, Reasoning, Quantitative Ability, and English. Each question will be asked for 1 mark and there will be 0.25 mark will be deducted as a negative marking.



Section-Wise Topics

Number of Question

Section-Wise Marks


General Awareness

Sports, Social issues, and news, International events, National events, Movies, History and Politics





Verbal, Non-Verbal and Mental Ability




Quantitative Ability

Geometry, Algebra, Arithmetic, Trigonometry etc.





Grammar, Passages, Vocabulary



IB ACIO Tier II Exam Pattern

The MHA ACIO Tier II exam will be a descriptive paper will also be conducted offline where the applications have to write an essay carrying 30 marks and a Precis Writing of 20 marks. To be qualified for the next stage the candidate has to secure at least 33% marks in the descriptive test. Check the below mentioned details.


Total Marks

Total Time

Tier 2 Exam


60 Mins.

IB ACIO Interview

All the candidates will be selected on the basis of the performance in MHA ACIO Tier I and Tier II examination. For the selection in Interview round, they will have to get total 100 marks.

IB ACIO 2017 Syllabus :

As we know, to get good marks in IB ACIO examination, it is very important to have complete details of IB ACIO Syllabus 2017. The MHA ACIO Syllabus is similar to the SSC CGL Syllabus. Below we have mentioned the completed syllabus section wise:

General English: Synonyms & Antonyms, Spotting Error, Para Jumble. Reading Comprehension. Cloze Test. Sentence Improvement. fill in the blanks. Spelling Error. Idiom & Phrase. One-word Substitution. Active & Passive Voice, Preposition, etc.

Reasoning: Alphabet Test, Analogy, Arithmetic Reasoning, Blood Relation, Classification, Coding decoding, Distance direction test, Matrix, Logical Venn diagram, Missing Number, Paper cutting & folding, Embedded figures, Figure formation & Analysis, Series, Cube & Dice, Mirror Image, Water Image, Pattern Completion, Counting of figures, etc.

Arithmetic: Average, Boat & Stream, CI & SI, LCM & HCF, Mixture & Allegation, Partnership, Percentages, Complementary angles, Pipes & Cistern, Problem on Ages, Profit loss & Discount, Ration Proportion, Speed, time, and work, Time work & wages, Advance Maths, Geometry, Mensuration, Data Interpretation, Trigonometry, Degree and Radian Measures, Histogram, Standard Identities, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart, etc.

General Knowledge: Current Affairs, Economy & Finance, Geography, History, Indian Polity & Constitution, Science & Technology, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Static GK, etc.

IB ACIO 2017 Selection Process :

Candidates will be selected as per their performance in Tier-I and Tier-II Written examination. Candidates will have to get 30% marks as per the cut off list. Only those candidates will be selected for the Interview round who will get passing marks in Tier-I and Tier-II examination.

  • Tier-I Exam
  • Tier-II Exam 
  • Interview

IB ACIO Admit Card 2017 :

IB ACIO Tier-I Admit Card 2017 has been released on 22nd September on the official website because Tier-I examination has been decided to conduct on 15th October 2017. However, Candidates are advised to Download IB ACIO Call Letter Now. The IB ACIO Tier-II examination will be conducted on 7th January 2018, so candidates will be able to Download IB ACIO Call Letter for Tier-II examination in the last week of December 2017. Candidates will have to use their Registration Number and Password to download their IB ACIO Admit Card 2017.

IB ACIO Cut off 2017 :

The IB ACIO PO Cut-Off marks are the minimum marks which are required for qualifying ACIO Examination. The IB ACIO Cut Off Marks 2017 will be released at the time of result declaration. This cut-off marks will be depended on the level of exam, the difficulty level, the number of vacancies, and number of candidates appeared for the examination.

IB ACIO Result 2017 :

Intelligence Bureau (IB) ACIO 2017 Examination Date has been released. The ACIO Tier-I examination will be held on 15th October 2017 and Tier-II on 7th January 2018. The IB ACIO Tier-I Result will be declared in the November month. However, the organization has not released the exact date of result declaration. The Tier-II exam result will be declared in February 2018.

IB ACIO Online Test Series 2017 :

To excel the art of perfection, you need to practice hard. Therefore, here we are with a motto to help you with IB ACIO 2017 Online Test Series which will provide you free mock test along with three separate analysis to improve hold on the subjects. These tests will determine your position and your current status. These will be based on new pattern and updated syllabus. We even come up with a sectional test to improvise your local knowledge and make it stronger. With this, we also have a doubt solving panel and streaming videos on YouTube to help you sort your problems. The test series is bilingual that will be provided in English and Hindi to keep the user at ease. The site will also provide the quick solution to all the problems mentioned. We have even launched our application through which you can access the entire free mock test.

IB ACIO Previous Year Papers :

We have also provided past year papers to widen your knowledge about the type of questions asked in this examination. These exam papers will surely help you in keeping a hold on the sections and particular subject as well. Therefore, here we have listed IB ACIO Previous Year Papers which will surely play a great role for you to qualify the exam. You can visit our official last year paper section for more details.

IB ACIO Preparation Tips :

Here we have listed some tips and tricks for the IB ACIO 2017 Exam Preparation. Therefore, have a look at the points mentioned below.

  • First of all, you need to study hard for the exam no matter what.
  • You have to be consistent in your learning process to achieve the success.
  • Be more focused and less diverted towards surrounding activities.
  • Give the exam with perseveringly and patient, don’t act in a hurry.
  • Before answering the questions take sufficient time.
  • In the end, we would just like to wish you Good Luck for the Exam.

Stay tuned for all the latest updates about Intelligence Bureau ACIO Recruitment 2017.