IB ACIO Recruitment 2023 Notification Out for 995 Vacancies


IB ACIO Recruitment 2023: The Intelligence Bureau (IB) has announced 995 vacancies for ACIO Grade II Executive posts through an employment newspaper on 21st November 2023. IB ACIO Executive is considered a premium job opportunity in the Intelligence Bureau. It is a General Central Service, Group ‘C’ (Non-gazetted, NonMinisterial) post. The application forms to apply for IB ACIO Recruitment 2023 will be available from 25th November to 15th December 2023 at or The complete details regarding IB ACIO Vacancy 2023, Application Form, selection process, exam pattern, and salary have been discussed in this article.

IB ACIO Recruitment 2023 Notification PDF

The IB ACIO Recruitment 2023 Notification for ACIO Grade-II Executive posts has been released in the employment newspaper on 21st November 2023. The Intelligence Bureau (IB) recruitment exams are announced on the website of the Home Ministry. The detailed IB ACIO 2023 Notification pdf will be released soon at the official website or Check the details IB ACIO 2023 Executive Exam from the below link.

Intelligence Bureau ACIO Recruitment 2023- Exam Summary

The Ministry of Home Affairs is responsible for recruiting ACIO Grade II Executive posts in the Intelligence Bureau. To have an overview of the Intelligence Bureau ACIO Recruitment 2023, check the details mentioned in the below table-

IB ACIO Recruitment 2023
Name of the Organization Intelligence Bureau (IB)
Conducting Body Ministry of Home Affairs
Exam Name IB ACIO Grade-II/ Executive Examination 2023
Posts ACIO Grade II/ Executive
Vacancies 995
Category Govt Jobs
Mode of Application Online
IB ACIO Apply Online Dates 25th November to 15th December 2023
Selection Basis Written Test- Interview
Salary Rs. 44,900- Rs. 1,42,400
Official Website or

IB ACIO Recruitment 2023- Important Dates

The Registration for the Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Grade- II/Executive Examination 2023 exam will be commenced online and candidates have to submit their applications from 25th November to 15th December 2023. Once the IB ACIO 2023 Exam Dates will be released, we will be updating the same in the below table.

IB ACIO Recruitment 2023- Important Dates
Events Dates
IB ACIO Recruitment 2023 Notification 21st November 2023
IB ACIO Apply Online 2023 Starts 25th November 2023
Last Date to Apply Online 15th December 2023
Last date to Pay the application fee 15th December 2023
IB ACIO Written Exam Date 2023 To be notified

IB ACIO Vacancy 2023

This year, 995 vacancies for Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Grade-II/ Executive posts have been released through IB ACIO Notification 2023.  The category-wise IB ACIO Vacancy 2023 has been tabulated below.

IB ACIO Vacancy 2023
Category Vacancies
Unreserved (UR) 377
Scheduled Caste (SC) 134
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 133
OBC 222
Economically Weaker Section (EWS) 129
Total 995

IB ACIO Recruitment 2023 Apply Online Link

The IB ACIO Recruitment 2023 online application link will be activated on the official website of the Intelligence Bureau (IB) at Eligible and interested candidates can apply for 995 ACIO Grade II/ Executive posts either from the official website of the Ministry of Home Affairs or from the direct link shared in the article [which will be activated on 25th November 2023]. Candidates had to submit their application forms before the closing date i.e. 15th December 2023 to avoid any kind of technical issue on the last date.

IB ACIO Recruitment 2023 Application Fee

The candidates have to submit their online application form for IB ACIO 2023 along with the required application fee. Payments through the SBI challan generated on the last day of closure of online application forms can be submitted in the bank till 15th December 2023 (during banking hours only). The category-wise application fee is as below-

IB Recruitment 2023 Application Fees
Category Recruitment Processing Fee Application Fee Total Fees
All Candidates Rs. 450/- Nil Rs. 450/-
General, EWS, OBC (Male) Rs. 450/- Rs. 100/- Rs. 550/-

Steps for IB ACIO Recruitment 2023 Apply Online

The candidates have to submit their IB Recruitment 2023 Application form through online mode only as forms from any other mode will not be accepted. Follow the below steps to apply online for IB Recruitment Vacancies.

Step 1- Visit the official website of MHA at

Step 2- On the homepage, click on “Online Applications for the posts of ACIO Grade II/ Executive in Intelligence Bureau (IB)”.

Step 3- The IB ACIO Recruitment 2023 Notification pdf is displayed on the screen. Read the complete details and click on “Online Registration”.

Step 4- The Registration process is conducted using Personal & Contact details. Login Id and password will be sent to you through e-mail on the registered e-mail ID.

Step 5-  After registration, the candidate has to log in and complete other details in the application form like Personal Details, Qualification Details, and Declaration etc.

Step 6- Upload photo & signature in the prescribed format.

Step 7- Once the application is submitted, candidates will be automatically redirected to SBI gateway to deposit the examination fee of Rs. 100 (if applicable) and Recruitment Processing Charges of INR 500 (plus Bank charges, if applicable), to be paid by all candidates, through Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking/UPI /challan etc. Candidate may generate payment acknowledgement slip for future reference.

Step 7- Download and keep a hard copy of the same for further need.

Pre Requisite for IB ACIO Application Form 2023

Photograph Image:

  • Coloured photo of size 35mm (width) x 45mm (height) not older than 12 weeks.
  • The size of the scanned image should be between 50-100kb in jpg/jpeg format only.
  • Black & while photo will not be accepted.
  • Light background. Light grey/white is suggested. No patterns.
  • The face should cover 70-80% of the photo.
  • The applicant should look straight at the camera with a normal expression.
  • Avoid uniforms of colours matching the background.
  • If the applicant wears optical glasses, then his/her eyes should be fully visible.

Signature Image: 

  • The applicant has to sign on white paper with a Black ink pen.
  • The signature must be signed only by the applicant and not by any other person.
  • Please scan the signature area only and not the entire page.
  • Size of file should be between 50-100kb in jpg/jpeg format only

IB ACIO Recruitment 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The officers under the Central Police Organizations or State Police Organizations or Defence Forces can apply for IB ACIO Recruitment 2023. To be eligible for ACIO Grade-II/ Executive, the candidates must have the required eligibility criteria as mentioned in the IB ACIO Notification 2023 and the same has been discussed below-

IB ACIO Recruitment 2023 Eligibility Criteria
Parameters Eligibility Criteria 
Nationality The candidates must be citizens of India to be eligible for the IB Recruitment 2023. They must have relevant document proof in support of their claim, being citizens of India.
Education Qualification (as on 15/12/2023) The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree/Graduation Degree from a recognized University to be eligible to apply for IB ACIO 2023 Exam.
Age Limit (as on 15/12/2023) 18 to 27 years
IB ACIO Upper Age Relaxation 
Category Upper Age Limit
OBC 3 years
SC/ST 5 years
Departmental candidates up to 40 years of age who have rendered 3 years of regular and continuous service
Meritorious sportspersons specified in Para 1 (a) of DoP&AR O.M. No. 14015/1/76-Estt.(D), dtd 4.8.1980. 5 years
Widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from their
husbands and not remarried.
UR- 35 years
SC/ST- 40 years

IB ACIO 2023 Selection Process

The candidates have to qualify in three stages to get shortlisted for IB ACIO Grade II/ Executive posts. Based on their performance & normalization of marks in the Tier-I exam, candidates would be shortlisted for the Tier-II exam. Based on their combined performance in Tier-I and Tier-II, the candidates would be shortlisted for the Tier-III/Interview The selection procedure as detailed in the IB ACIO Grade II/ Executive Notification 2023 is as follows-

IB ACIO 2023 Selection Process
Tiers Mode Details
Tier 1 Objective Type 100 MCQs to be solved in 1 hour.
1/4 negative marking
Minimum Qualifying Marks: UR- 35, OBC- 34, SC/ST- 33, EWS- 35
Tier 2 Descriptive Type Essay Writing and English comprehension & précis writing
Tier 3 Interview Personality Title and Viva- Voce

IB ACIO Recruitment 2023 Exam Pattern

The IB ACIO 2023 Exam is divided into two tiers, wherein IB ACIO Tier 1 is Objective Type and Tier 2 is Descriptive Type. There is a negative marking of 1/4 marks in tier 1 exam and no negative marking for tier 2.

IB ACIO Tier-1 Exam Pattern 2023
Subjects No. of Questions Marks Time
Current Affairs 20 20 1 hour
General Studies 20 20
Numerical Aptitude 20 20
Reasoning and Logical Aptitude 20 20
English Language 20 20
Total 100 100
IB ACIO Tier-2 Exam Pattern 2023
Essay Writing 30 1 hour

English comprehension & précis writing 20
Total  50

IB ACIO 2023 Salary

The candidates shortlisted for Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Grade-II/ Executive posts will be offered with pay matric of level 7. The basic pay ranges to Rs. 44,900/- to Rs. 1,42,400/-.  The salary of the initially appointed IB ACIO Grade 2/Executive is detailed in the below table.

IB ACIO 2023 Salary Structure
Parameters Amount
Basic Pay Rs. 44,900/-
Dearness Allowance Rs. 20,654/- (46% of basic pay)
SSA Rs. 8,980 (20% of basic pay)
House Rent Allowance Ranging from 9% to 27% depending upon the classification of city of posting
X cities- 27%
Y cities- 18%
Z cities- 9%
Transport Allowance Higher TPTA cities- Rs. 3600 + DA on 3600
Other places- Rs. 1800 + DA on 1800

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