Intelligence Bureau holds various recrutiment Exams every year. one such exam is the ACIO exam which takes place for the Recruitment of Assistant Intelligence Officer. This year, IB has Released 1.430 numbers of vacancies to be Filled for the post of IB ACIO Grade II 2017.

After  getting Recruited as an IB ACIO, you get a gross Monthly salary of RS 68,256 in Metro Cities & 61,064 in Rural Areas

Dates to Remember

Events Date
Online Application starts 12th August 2017
Online Application Ends 10th September 2017
Last Date to Pay Application Fee 12th September 2017
Exam Date (Tier-I) 15th October 2017
Exam Date (Tier-II) 28th February 2018



There are 1430 numbers of vacancies to be Filled for the post of IB ACIO Grade II 2017. Please Check the Details as mention below:-

Categories Vacancies ExSM Total
UR 951 95 1046
OBC 184 19 203
SC 109 11 120
ST 56 05 61
Total 1300 130 1430


Eligibility Criteria

There are overall 3 Criteria of Eligibility that you need to fulfill to apply for the MHA Recrutiment of IB ACIO 2017 Exam. You need to qualify al these 3 criteria to apply for this Exam:

Age Limit

Minimum Age:- 18 Years
Maximum Age:- 27 Years

Age Relaxation

SC/ST:- 5 Years
OBC: 3 Years

Educational Qualification

You need to have a Bachelor Degree from a recognized university or Institution. However, you should have basic Computer Knowledge.

Exam Pattern & Selection Process

The Selection process for IB ACIO 2017 Consists of 3 Stages. The Exam will be Conducted Offline mode. Check the Exam pattern as mentioned below:-

  • Tier-I
  • Tier-II
  • Interview



No. Of Qs

Max Marks


General Awareness




1 Hour


Quantitative Aptitude



Logical/Analytical Reasoning



English Language






  • The paper will consist of 100 Qs (25 Qs per section) and carry 100 marks.
  • You will have 1 hour to complete the paper
  • There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks, for each wrong answer.
  • After qualifying IB ACIO Tier I, you will be eligible to appear in the next round i.e Tier II.



Max Marks


Essay (1 Topic)


1 Hour


English Comprehension & Precise




Tier-II will be a descriptive paper. The minimum cut off marks will be 33%. After clearing Tier-II you will be called for the Interview.


On the basis of combined scores of Tier I & Tier II, you will be shortlisted for the Interview. The Interview will consist of 100 marks. After the interview, the final merit list will be prepared on the basis of the combined score of Tier I, II & Interview.


General Awareness Quantitative Aptitude General Intelligence English Language
- Current Affairs
- Economy
- History
- Polity
- Geography
- Science & Technology
- Number System
- Simplification
- Percentage
- Average
- Mixture Problems
- Algebra
- Profit & Loss
- Speed Time & Distance
- Time & Work
- Mensuration
- Permutation & Combination
- Probability
- Geometry
- Interest
- Trigonometry
- Data Interpretation
- Sitting Arrangement
- Analogy
- Series
- Coding Decoding
- Direction & Distances
- Blood Relations
- Ordering & Ranking
- Venn Diagram
- Non-Verbal Reasoning
- Classification
- Fill in the Blanks
- Error Spotting
- Phrase Replacement
- Phrase/Idiom Meaning
- Spellings
- One Word Substitutions
- Synonyms Antonyms
- Para Jumble
- Reading Comprehension
- Cloze Test


Preparation Tips

Know the pattern & IB ACIO Syllabus with Weightage of each topic
This step is very important before you start the preparation for any competitive exam. It gives you a basic idea about the exam and puts you on the right track for your preparation.

Test your Current Preparation Level
Once you know the pattern and syllabus, you need to know where you stand in terms of preparation. You can know where you stand by attempting mock tests & determine how much more effort you need to crack the exam. This will include the following: The difference between your current preparation level and the level that is required to cross the IB ACIO Cut Off. What topics you need to work on. Are your basics clear or if you have started building your concepts from the beginning.

Knowing the IB ACIO Syllabus & Difficulty Level
The IB ACIO exam is of a Moderate level. However, you should have good command over all the subjects along with the faster speed of solving the questions. While solving the questions take care of negative marking. Mark the answer only if you are sure otherwise it will lead to loss of marks.

Application Process

  • You need to register yourself through MHA Official Website.
  • You will get the Registration Id and Password
  • Use a valid email Id that should be kept Active till the declaration Of results.
  • Note down your Registration ID and Password for future reference.
  • Login in using the  Registration Id and Password.
  • Upload your Scanned Photograph and Signature ready as per the requirement mention in the Official Notification.
  • Fill the Application Form carefully.
  • Submit the Application form.
  • Take the Print out of the Application Form for Future Reference.

Admit Card

IB ACIO Admit card for Interview is out. Use the below mention link to download your admit card:-

IB ACIO Grade II Admit card for Interview Out:- Click Here


IB ACIO Grade II final result is out. you can check your final result for IB ACIO 2017 using the link as mentioned below:-

IB ACIO Grade II Final Result Out:- Click Here

Official Notification

As you are now Aware od some Intelligence Bureau Exam Details, you can now know all the little information by reading the official Notification od IB ACIO Grade II. Read all the information on Vacancies, Exam Pattern, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus and More.

IB ACIO Grade II Official Recruitment Notification- Click here

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