IB (Intelligence Bureau) recruitment notification 2012 has been published recently for 750 vacancies of ACIO (Assistant Central Intelligence Officer). This notification has come out in major national/regional dailies as well as in Employment News dated 21st July, 2012. As per the notification, last date for submission of online form for IB ACIO Recruitment 2012 is 19th August, 2012.
This blog post encapsulates important points of above IB recruitment notification to help you apply for the same as well as preserves the info for future IB exams like Intelligence Bureau ACIO Recruitment 2013. Another follow-up blog article titled: IB ACIO Exam Pattern, Sample Papers & Books
would help you with the study materials to prepare for this exam.
But first let us know about IB as an organization.
What is Intelligence Bureau, India:
IB is India's internal intelligence agency (the external intelligence agency being RAW-Research and Analysis Wing) under ministry of home affairs, Govt. of India. Its basic function is to garner intelligence from within India and also execute counter-intelligence and counter-terrorism tasks. Its employee consists of those from law enforcement agencies, mostly from the Indian Police Service and the military.
IB is headed by Director Intelligence Bureau (a senior IPS officer). Its Employee strength is believed be around 25,000. Assistant Central Intelligence Officer in Grade-II for which this recruitment advertisement has been made is a Non-Gazetted Group 'C' Officer, equivalent to a Sub-inspector.
IB ACIO Vacancies 2012:
Category-wise vacancy ACIO positions of Intelligence Bureau is as follows:
GEN-80, OBC-334, SC- 225 & ST- 111. Total: 750.
Salaries for IB Assistant Central Intelligence Officers:
Intelligence Bureau is offering salary in the pay scale of Rs.9300-34800/- plus Grade Pay of Rs.4200/- (plus usual Central Govt. allowances) for Assistant Central Intelligence Officers.
Eligibilities for IB Assistant Central Intelligence Officers:
Age Eligibility: (as on 19.08.2012 – last date of application)
Max: 27 years.
Age relaxations: SC/ST: 5 years, OBC: 3 years, Govt. Employee (with 3 years experience): up to 40 years.
Academic Qualification Eligibility:
Minimum Graduation from a recognized University or equivalent.
Desirable Qualification: Knowledge of computer .
Selection process for IB ACIO:
The selection process for Assistant Central Intelligence Officer positions in IB consists of a written test followed by Interview. Details about this can be found in my next blog post titled: IB ACIO Exam Pattern, Sample Papers & Books.
Written exam centers for IB ACIO recruitment:
IB ACIO exam 2012 would be held in 33 cities/towns all over India as given below:
Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Amritsar, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dehradun, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Itanagar, Jaipur, Jammu, Kohima, Kolkata, Leh, Lucknow, Meerut, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, Shillong, Shimla, Siliguri, Trivandrum, Varanasi & Vijaywada.
IB ACIO Recruitment 2012 Online Form:
You can apply only online for these IB Assistant Central Intelligence Officer positions. There is no offline form.
How to apply for these positions is given in section “MODE OF PAYMENT: “ & “HOW TO APPLY” in page 2-4 of the Notification.
IB ACIO Exam 2012 Admit Card:
You would be sent information regarding downloading of the Admit Card for IB ACIO Exam 2012 in your mobile as well as in the e-mail. So check the same frequently on or 1st September, 2012.
Important dates for IB ACIO Recruitment 2012:
Date of submission of form starts on: 21.07.2012
Last date of submission of form: 19.08.2012 Upto 2400 hrs
Downloading the Admit Card: : On or after 1.9.2012
Date of IB ACIO Exam 2012: 23.09.2012 (1000 Hrs to 1200 Hrs)
Date of IB ACIO Exam 2012 Result: Mid Nov, 2012
Interview Schedule: Mid Dec, 2012
Hope with above information you can apply confidently for IB ACIO Recruitment Exam 2012. This information, inspite of being available in the notification is published here also for the future IB exams like IB ACIO Recruitment Exam 2013, IB ACIO Recruitment Exam 2014.