IB ACIO 2020-21 Notification Released For 2000 Vacancies- Check Cut Off Marks, How To Apply, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Eligibility

 The Ministry of Home Affairs has released a notification for IB ACIO 2020-21 to recruit 2000 Intelligence Bureau Assistant Central Intelligence Officer (IB ACIO ) Grad-II. The official notification of IB ACIO Grade-II Exams has been released on the official website of MHA i.e https://www.mha.gov.in/ on 18th December 2020. You Can you check and download the intelligence Bureau recruitment PDF 2020  from the link given below.

All the interested and eligible candidates can apply for the IB ACIO 2020 from the official application portal which will open from 19th December 2020 and will close down on 9th January 2021.  Let us look at some details about the IB ACIO Grade-II Recruitment 2020-21 like Apply online, cut-off marks, syllabus, Exam pattern, etc.

Download IB ACIO 2020 PDF Official Notification PDF

IB ACIO 2020 Exam: Overview

Organization Name

Intelligence Bureau, IB

Post Name

ACIO-II/ Executive

Total Vacancies


Pay Scale

Level 7 (Rs. 44,900-1,42,400)

Official Site


IB ACIO: Apply Online 2020

All the candidates must check their eligibility for this post before applying. The application window to apply online for IB ACIO posts will start from 19th December 2020 and the window will close on 9th January 2021.

How to Apply For IB ACIO 2020-21

  • All the candidates will have to visit the official MHA website to apply online- mha.gov.in
  • There, you will find the notice for IB ACIO recruitment 2020
  • Follow the link, click on apply for IB ACIO 2020
  • The Window will open, input all the required information.

IB ACIO 2020: Exam Pattern

IB ACIO II/Executive Tier 1 Exam



Total Marks

General Awareness

1 Hour


Quantitative Aptitude

Numerical/Logical/analytical ability and reasoning

English language.

General Studies

IB ACIO II/Executive Tier 2 Exam


Maximum Marks




1 Hour

English comprehension & précis writing




1 Hour


In the Tier-1 Exam, there will be a negative marking of 1/4th mark for each wrong answer.

Preparing for IB-ACIO Grade II Exam? Register With Us For Counselling

IB ACIO Cut Off Marks 2020

In order to achieve qualitative selection, and recruit the best available talent- there would be cut-off marks (out of 100) in the Tier-1 Exam. The cut off marks for IB ACIO Tier-1 exam would be:

Category Cut Off Marks
UR 35
SC/ST 33



IB ACIO 2020: Vacancy

MHA has released 2000 vacancies so far for the post of IB ACIO Grade-II. Check the category wise vacancies released from the table given below 

Rank UR EWS OBS SC ST  Total
ACIO-II/Exe 989 113 417 360 121 2000

IB ACIO 2020: Eligibility criteria

Candidates who are interested can only apply for this post if they meet the Eligibility Criteria. The Eligibility Criteria for the post of IB ACIO Grade-II is given below:

Age Limit:

  • Minimum: 18 Yrs.
  • Maximum: 27 Yrs.

Education Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any stream from a recognized university.
  • Knowledge of Computers.

As soon as the official notification is released by the MHA, we will update the aspirants with the latest information about the IB ACIO-II Recruitment 2020. Stay connected with the adda247 app and get the latest updates without any delay!

Download Adda247 APP Now! Click Here

IB ACIO 2020-21 Exam: Application fee

The candidates have to pay the online application fee before finally submitting the Application Form of IB ACIO-II. Let us have a look at the application fee structure.

Category Application Fee
General (Male) & OBC candidates  100/- + Recruitment Processing charge- Rs. 500
SC/ST/Female candidates. Recruitment Processing charge- Rs. 500

IB ACIO Grade-II: Salary Package

According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Intelligence Bureau Assistant Central Intelligence Officer will be directed to the following salary package:

Salary- IB ACIO Grade-II

 Level-7 (Rs 44,900/- – Rs 1,42,400/-) in the pay matrix plus admissible central govt allowances.

Note: Special Security  Allowance @20% of basic pay in addition to other govt allowances


Frequently Asked Questions

Q.What is the last date to apply online for IB ACIO 2020-21 recruitment?

Ans: Candidates have to apply before 9th January 2021.

Q.Where can I find the online application link?

Ans: The Online Application link has not been activated yet, candidates must visit the official website of MHA and stay connected with us for this recruitment’s details.

Q.How many vacancies have been released for this post?

Ans: The MHA has released 2000 vacancies for this post. You can check the category wise vacancies from the article above.

Q.I am a Graduate of Literature Stream. Can I apply for this post?

Ans: yes you can apply for this post if you also meet other eligibility criteria.