Somatirtha Purohit

The Intelligence Bureau (IB) has initiated the recruitment process for the position of Assistant Central Intelligence Officer (ACIO). 

The application period is expected to start on November 25 and is likely to remain open until December 15. 

Individuals interested in applying must visit the official website at

IB Recruitment Details

Total Vacancy: 995 posts

  • UR Candidates: 377 posts

  • EWS Candidates: 129 posts

  • OBC Candidates: 222 posts

  • SC Candidates: 134 posts

  • ST Candidates: 133 posts

Eligibility Criteria

For eligibility in the IB ACIO 2023 Exam, candidates are required to have a Bachelor's Degree or Graduation Degree from a recognized University. As of December 15, 2023, applicants must fall within the age bracket of 18 to 27 years to be considered for the examination.

Application Fee

The recruitment processing fee for all candidates is Rs 450, with no additional application fee, resulting in a total fee of Rs 450. For General, EWS, OBC (Male) candidates, the processing fee is Rs 450, and there is an additional application fee of Rs 100, making the total fees amount to Rs 550.

How To Apply

  • Visit the official website of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) at

  • On the homepage, locate and click on "Online Applications for the posts of ACIO Grade II/ Executive in Intelligence Bureau (IB)"

  • The IB ACIO Recruitment 2023 Notification PDF will appear on the screen.

  • Copy the provided link and paste it into the browser's address bar

  • A new page will be presented

  • Register on the page and proceed with the application

  • Complete the application form and make the required payment for application fees

  • Download and retain a hard copy of the application form for future reference