Intelligence Bureau IB ACIO 2021

Intelligence Bureau (IB) ACIO 2021

Notification 2021

Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) invited online application from Indian Nationals for direct recruitment to the post of Assistant Central Intelligence Officer, Grade-II/ Executive, i.e., ACIO-II/Executive in Intelligence Bureau, Government of India.

Selection Procedure

The selection process of IB ACIO Executive 2021 Recruitment will involve the following:-

  1. Tier 1 – Online Exam.
  2. Tier 2 – Descriptive Exam
  3. Tier 3 – Interview

Important dates for IB ACIO 2021 Recruitment Process

IB ACIO 2021 Recruitment Important Dates
Recruitment Notification Date 18th December 2020
Online Application Opening Date 19th December 2020
Online Application Closing Date 9th January 2021
Last Date of Online Payment of Applicant Fee 9th January 2021
Last Date of Offline Payment of Applicant Fee 12th January 2021
Tier 1 – Exam Date Yet to be notified
Tier 2 – Exam Date Yet to be notified
Tier 3 – Interview Date Yet to be notified

IB ACIO 2021 Recruitment & Vacancies.

Ministry of Home Affairs has announced 2000 vacancies for the post of Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Grade-II/Executive in Intelligence Bureau.

Post Name ACIO-II/Exe in IB
Classification General Central Service, Group ‘C’ (Non-Gazetted, Non-Ministerial)
Pay Scale Level 7 (Rs.44, 900 – 1, 42,400) in the pay matrix plus admissible Central Govt. allowances.
Note: i.Special Security Allowance @ 20% of basic pay in addition to other Govt. allowance
ii. Cash compensation in lieu of duty performed on holidays subject to a ceiling of 30 days
Category Number of vacancies
General 989
OBC 417
EWS 113
SC 360
ST 121
total 2000


*.The number of vacancies is provisional and liable to change.
*.The reservation of vacancies for OBC, SC, ST, EWS, & Ex-Serviceman/ESM as per rules.
*.If suitable ESM candidates are not available, vacancies reserved for ERSM will be filled by nonESM candidates of given categories.


IB ACIO 2021 Recruitment Exam – Age limit.

Candidate’s age should be between 18 to 27 years.

The upper age limit relaxation is given below:

Categories Upper Age limit Relaxation
Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes. 5 Years
Departmental Candidate with at least 3 years continuous service in Central Govt./Govt. of Delhi/ Delhi Development Authority etc . Upto 40 years of age
Widows, Divorced Women and judicially separated from their husbands and not remarried. Gen- Upto 35 years SC/ST-Upto 40 years of age
The age limit is relaxable for ex-servicemen as well as for candidates who were domiciled in J&K from 01, 1980 to Dec 31, 1989 as well as the children & dependents of victims of communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat. As per the Govt. instructions this regard issued by the Central Government from time to time.
Meritorious sports persons specified in Para 1 (a) of 5 years Note: The candidate claiming age relaxation in this category must have the desired
DoP &ARO.M. No. 14015/1/76-Estt. (D), dated 4.8.1980. certificate in the form & from the authority prescribed in OM under reference.

IB ACIO 2021 Recruitment Exam – EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION (Essential & Desired)

Below are the educational qualification details

Post/Pay Matrix/Vacancies Educational Qualification
Essential Graduation or equivalent from a recognized university.
Desired Knowledge of Computers.

NOTE: Candidate should be completed their graduation before the closing date.


The post involves All India Service Liability. Therefore the candidate who is willing to serve anywhere in INDIA can apply. Appointment to the post will be temporary. Appointment in permanent capacity will depend on various factors governing permanent appointment in such post in force at that time,So, the candidates are advised to look thoroughly at the above-mentioned eligibility criteria, before applying for IB ACIO Recruitment 2021.