Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam 2014
Government of India,
Ministry of Home Affairs,
MHA IB Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Exam 2014
Online applications are invited from Indian Nationals for direct recruitment to the post of Assistant Central Intelligence Officer, Grade – II / Executive, General Central Service, Group – ‘C’ ( Non – Gazetted / Non – Ministerial ) in the IB MHA.
Applicants are advised to go through all parameters under different paras and sub – paras mentioned below and satisfy themselves about their suitability in age limit, essential qualifications, etc for the post before applying. Candidates fulfilling eligibility criteria of the post, as mentioned below, may apply Online through website www.mha.nic.in.
Name of the post
Assistant Central Intelligence Officer, Grade - II / Executive
|Classification||Group 'C', Non - Gazetted / Non - Ministerial|
|Number of Vacancies||UR||OBC||SC||ST|
|Fresh Vacancies (413)||207||134||54||18|
|Backlog vacancies ( 337 )||NIL||167||126||44|
Total ( 750 )
|Pay scale||9300 - 34800 plus Grade Pay 4200 ( PB - 2 ) ( Plus admissible Central Government allowances ).|
|Age Limit||Age Limit Should 18 - 27 years|
|Essential qualifications||Graduation or equivalent from a recognized University.|
|Desirable qualifications||Knowledge of computers.|
Scheme of Exam :
The written examination for the post of ACIO II / Exe contains two papers namely Paper I ( Objective type ) and Paper – II ( Descriptive type on English language only ). The total duration for both Papers is 1 hour and 40 minutes. Paper I will focus on General Awareness / General Knowledge, Reasoning, Comprehension, Mathematical ability etc. while Paper II will be designed to check English writing skill and analytical capability.
Selection Process :
Those candidates who acquire a specific standard in the written test ( Paper I & II ) will be called for the interview. The date, place and time of interview shall be intimated to the candidates online. Based on the performance of the candidates in written test ( Paper I & II ) and interview, they will be selected subject to the condition of successful completion of their Character and Antecedent verification and thereafter medical examination.
Application Form :
(i) MHA Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam Applications should be submitted only through Online registration by logging on to the website www.mha.nic.in. MHA Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam Applications will NOT be accepted through any other mode.
(ii) Online registration will become operational from the date of publication of the advertisement in the Employment News, i.e. 11th October, 2014 till 2359 hours of the closing date, i.e. 09th November, 2014. Registration done prior to 11th October, 2014 will not be entertained. Wrong information in any column may lead to the MHA Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam application getting rejected altogether.
(iii) The format of online MHA Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam application form is divided into two parts viz. Part I relates to the personal, academic and other particulars of the candidate and Part – II relates to the payment modes. The candidate will have to fill up the Part – I of online MHA Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam application, and then has to select option for payment of fees, if any, in part II of the MHA Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam application form.
(iv) The candidates are required to upload their photograph ( size should not be more than 20 KB ) and signature ( size should not be more than 10 KB ) at the time of online registration itself. Candidates are advised to submit only one MHA Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam application. Submission of other / multiple MHA Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam applications may result in cancellation of his / her MHA Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam applications altogether.
(v) Before submitting the online MHA Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam applications, the candidates must preview the MHA Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam application to ensure that they have provided correct information and uploaded correct photograph and signature. It must also be ensured that the photograph and signature are visible and not hazy / blurred, otherwise the photograph and signature should be uploaded again. The online MHA Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam application should be submitted only after ensuring that the information / photograph / signature are correct.
(vi) The candidates are required to take the print out of the Registration Slip and keep it in safe custody. They should also note down their registration number and Roll Number ( as and when allotted ) separately for future reference.
(vii) Candidates are required to possess an Email ID valid for 06 ( Six ) months which is to be entered in the MHA Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam application form at the time of Online registration so that admit cards for the written examination and interview call letters can be sent to the candidate. In addition to this, the candidate must furnish one mobile number in the column provided in the MHA Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam application form to enable us to give SMS alert about the downloading of the admit card for written examination and interview.
(viii) Applicants are advised to ensure that email addresses ending with @nic.in are directed to their inbox and not to spam folder or any other folder. This office will not be responsible for bouncing of any Email or malfunctioning of the mobile phone number given by the candidate.
(ix) Necessary information regarding written examination, downloading of admit cards and interview call letters will also be hosted on the website www.mha.nic.in from time to time. Therefore, the candidates are advised to visit the website of MHA from time to time. Applicants are also advised to keep checking their email from time to time and particularly 2 – 3 days before the date of written examination for updates.
(x) Applicants are Not required to submit hard copy of their MHA Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam application forms. Candidates must carry at least two passport size photographs and identity proof in original such as Voter Card, Driving Licence, Aadhar Card, Income Tax Pan Card, Identity Card issued by University / College etc. to the examination centre, failing which they shall not be allowed to appear for the examination. The photograph is required to be pasted in the space provided in the admit card at the later stage.
Exam Fee :
Examination Fee is 100/- ( Rupees Hundred only ). Only male candidates belonging to General and OBC category are required to pay the fee. SC / ST and female candidates are exempted from payment of examination fee.
Mode of Payment :
Applicants ( who are required to pay the fee ) can pay the fee by cash deposit ( offline payment ) at any branch of State Bank of India using the Challan form (available in part II of the online MHA Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam application ) or by using internet banking facility of State Bank of India or ATM cum Debit card of State Bank of India only. Part II of the online MHA Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam application pertains to payment of fee, wherein the applicant can opt for mode of payment, viz., offline payment or online payment.
i. Those candidates who apply on the closing date ( 09th November, 2014 ) and opt for Cash Payment can deposit the fees in any State Bank of India branch after a gap of one working day i.e, on 11th November, 2014.
ii. However, for other modes of payment i.e., Internet Banking or State Bank of India ATM – cum – Debit Card, the last date for depositing the fees would be the closing date only.
iii. Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances. Those candidates depositing fees in cash mode should verify the status of their payment after 2 working days. For example, if the challan is printed on 09th November, 2014, the fee can be deposited in cash on 11th November, 2014 and the payment status could be checked on 14th November, 2014.
iv. Fee paid by modes other than Cash deposit, Internet Banking or ATM – cum – Debit card will NOT be accepted under any circumstances and the MHA Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam applications of such candidates will be rejected outright and payment made shall stand forfeited.
General Instructions :
(i) The crucial date for determining the age limit, educational qualifications, certificates / testimonials, etc., shall be the closing date for receipt of MHA Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam applications from the candidates.
(ii) The date of birth as well as the name of the applicant will invariably be taken from the matriculation certificate issued by a recognized board. No other proof of date of birth and name shall be accepted. Certificates in support of qualifications must have been obtained on or before the closing date from recognized University / Institution.
(iii) Degree / Diploma etc. obtained through Open Universities / Distance education mode will not be accepted for the purpose of Educational Qualification unless it is recognized by Distance Education Council in terms of Ministry of Human Resource Development Notification No. 44, dated 01st March, 1995 published in the Gazette of India dated 08th April, 1995 for the relevant period when the candidate acquired the relevant qualification.
(iv) Those candidates, who are yet to get their degree, if called for interview, would be required to submit a proof of passing the degree examination on or before the closing date. Such proof would not be entertained if issued after the closing date on ground of late conduct of examination, delay in declaration of result or any other ground whatsoever.
(v) Candidates must ensure before applying for the post that he / she is eligible for the post in terms of age, educational qualification etc. as laid down in this advertisement. If the information furnished by the candidate at the time of applying for the post is found to be incorrect at a later date, the candidate himself / herself will be solely responsible and his / her service is liable to be terminated at any time during his / her service.
(vi) The admission of a candidate at various stages of examination, viz., written exam and interview will be purely provisional, subject to his / her satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. If on verification at any time before or after the written exam or interview, it is found that a candidate does not fulfil any of the eligibility conditions, his / her candidature for the said examination shall be cancelled.
(vii) Candidates are advised to furnish correct information regarding their age, educational qualification and caste / category ( i.e. SC / ST / OBC ) in the MHA Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam application form. None of the copies of the certificates of age, educational qualifications and caste / category etc. ( attested or otherwise ) is required to be attached with the MHA Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam application form at initial stage. However, if the candidate qualifies in the written examination, the same would be required to be produced by him / her as and when asked for.
(viii) SC / ST / OBC candidates may fill up their respective category in the MHA Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam application form carefully. It is made clear that category once mentioned in the form shall NOT be changed in any circumstances. The candidate will have to produce the documentary evidence issued by the Competent Authority in support of his / her claim as and when asked for
(ix) Candidates claiming benefit of OBC Category should ensure that they belong to OBC Category as per the notification of the Central Government meant for appointment to the posts under the Government of India ( and not as per the notification of the State Government ) and DO NOT belong to the creamy layer. If any candidate qualifies in the written test, he / she will have to produce the OBC certificate along with the undertaking in the proforma given at Appendix – I as and when asked for. The certificate in any other proforma will not be accepted in any case. In case the candidate fails to submit the certificate in the proforma ( Appendix I ) from the Competent Authority, his / her candidature for the post will be summarily rejected and no correspondence will be entertained in this regard.
(x) Any change in category will NOT be entertained in future and the candidature of such candidate shall be cancelled. Candidates will be required to produce the original certificates / testimonials when called for interview.
(xi) Candidates already in Government service or working with PSUs / Autonomous Bodies should inform their Employer or obtain necessary permission, as the case may be, before applying for the said post. No Objection Certificate ( NOC ) from the Employer is required to be furnished at the time of Interview, if called for.
(xii) Candidates who get employed in Govt. service / PSUs / Autonomous bodies after the closing date, would be required to bring NOC from their employer at the time of interview, if called for.
(xiii) Candidates who have appeared in the graduation or other equivalent examination and whose results have not been declared by the closing date are not eligible and as such they NEED NOT apply. The candidature of such candidates will NOT be entertained. Any correspondence with reference to the admission to the test will NOT be entertained.
(xiv) No TA or other expenses will be admissible to the candidates for appearing in the written examination / interview except to unemployed SC / ST candidates who will be reimbursed the fares as admissible under the Rules. No cash payment will be made at the time of test or interview.
(xv) Only one online MHA Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam application is to be submitted by the candidates on the website www.mha.nic.in. In case, a candidate submits more than one MHA Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam application, all his MHA Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam applications and his candidature will be summarily rejected.
(xvi) Mobile Phones and other electronic gadgets are banned within the premises of the examination centres. The arrangement for safe keeping of valuable / costly items at the venues can not be assured. Possession of such equipments, whether in use or in switch off mode, during the examination will be considered as use of unfair means. Candidature of such candidates will be cancelled. Besides, they will be liable for further action as may be decided by this office.
Candidates are advised to keep ready the following documents in original along with their attested copies soon after the declaration of the result of written examination :
a) Matric / Higher Secondary School certificate or equivalent showing name and date of birth,
b) Degree / Provisional degree certificate / mark sheet showing clearly having passed degree examination and eligible for award of degree,
c) OBC certificate, if applicable, in prescribed proforma, as explained in para 8 ( x ) above,
d) SC / ST certificate, if applicable,
e) NOC from the present employer, if applicable, and
f) Any other document / testimonial as deemed necessary by the candidate.
Exam Center :
The candidate has to opt one of the Examination Centre from 33 centres given below for the written examination in the MHA Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam application form :
While filling in the online MHA Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam application form, the applicant should carefully decide about his / her choice of examination centre. Examination centre, once opted, will NOT be changed under any circumstances.
MHA Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam Applications received from a candidate for more than one Examination Centre would be rejected. Candidates opting for Delhi as centre of examination may not necessarily get Delhi as examination centre. However, efforts will be made to accommodate them in nearby centres.
Important Note :
Service Liability : The post involves All India Service liability. Therefore, the Candidates willing to serve anywhere in India only need to apply.
The above mentioned posts are not reserved for all categories of physically handicapped ( HH, OH, VH ) persons. Hence, they NEED NOT apply. The number of vacancies is provisional and liable to change. The posts are temporary but are likely to continue indefinitely.
Centre of examination once opted will not be changed under any circumstances. Candidates opting for Delhi as centre of examination may not necessarily get Delhi as examination centre. However, efforts will be made to accommodate them in nearby centres.
The eligibility of the candidates in terms of age, educational qualification, caste / category etc. will be determined on the closing date. The candidate must be Graduate or equivalent from a recognized university on or before the closing date, i.e., the final result must be out on or before the closing date, i.e. 09th November, 2014 ( till 2359 hours ) and he / she must have been declared successful in it.
For more details of this recruitment visit following link official notification : https://www.onlinesubmit.in/mha6/Guidelines/MHAAdvt.pdf.