Ministry of home affairs is once again here with IB recruitment 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' in the Intelligence Bureau. 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 post ACIO -Assistant Central Intelligence Officer
Date of Applications 11oct-2014 to 11 nov-2014
Age limit 18-27 years:-Upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST and by 3 years for OBC candidates.Upper age limit is relaxable for departmental candidates' upto 40 years of age who have
rendered 3 years of regular and continuous service.
The age limit is relaxable up to age of 35 years for general candidates and up to 40 years for SC/ST in case of widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from their husbands and not remarried.
The age limit is relaxable for ex-servicemen as well as for candidates who were domiciled in J&K from Jan 01, 1980 to Dec 31, 1989 as well as the children and dependents of victims of communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat as per the Government instructions in this regard issued by the Central Government from time to time.
2. SERVICE LIABILITY: The post involves All India Service liability. Therefore, the Candidates willing to serve anywhere in India only need to apply.
3. SCHEME OF EXAMINATION: The written examination for the post of ACIOII/ 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.
4. SELECTION OF CANDIDATES: 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.
5. HOW TO APPLY:
(i) Applications should be submitted only through ONLINE registration by logging on to the website www.mha.nic.in. Applications will NOT be accepted through any other mode.
(ii) Online registration will become operational from the date of publication ofthe advertisement in the Employment News, i.e. Oct 11, 2014 till 2359 hours of the closing date, i.e. Nov 9, 2014. Registration done prior to Oct 11, 2014 will not be entertained.
(iii) Wrong information in any column may lead to the application getting rejected altogether.
(iv) The format of online 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 application, and then has to select option for payment of fees, if any, in part II of the application form.
(v) 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.
(vi) Candidates are advised to submit only one application. Submission of other/multiple applications may result in cancellation of his/her applications altogether.
(vii) Before submitting the online applications, the candidates must preview the 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 application should be submitted only after ensuring that the information/photograph/signature are correct.
(viii) 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.
(ix) Candidates are required to possess an e-mail ID valid for 06 (Six) monthswhich is to be entered in the 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 application form to enable us to give SMS alert about the downloading of the admit card for written examination and interview.
(x) 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.
(xi) This office will not be responsible for bouncing of any e-mail or malfunctioning of the mobile phone number given by the candidate.
(xii) 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.
(xiii) 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.
(xiv) Applicants are NOT required to submit hard copy of their application forms.
(xv) 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.
6. EXAMINATION FEE: Rs. 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.
6.1 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-ll of the online 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 on-line application pertains to payment of fee, wherein the applicant can opt for mode of payment, viz., offline payment or
6.2 OFFLINE PAYMENT (Cash Deposit): In this option, the applicant will be required to take a printout of Challan form (wherein name of the applicant and his/her Registration number will be printed) and deposit the fee in cash in any branch of State Bank of India after a gap of one working day. A counterfoil of this Challan would be given back to the candidate by the bank, indicating the
transaction ID, which may be retained by the candidates.
6.3 ONLINE PAYMENT (Internet Banking and ATM-Cum-Debit Card): The applicants having internet banking facility of State Bank of India or having ATMcum- Debit card of State Bank of India can pay the fee online. Once the online payment option is selected by the applicant, he/she would be automatically guided to the website of State Bank of India and after paying the fee through a user friendly interface, he/she would be guided back to the registration form/website and a confirmation is immediately flashed regarding receipt of payment.
6.4 Those candidates who apply on the closing date (Nov 9, 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 Nov 11, 2014. 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.
6.5 Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances.
NOTE 1: 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 Nov 9, 2014, the fee can be deposited in cash on Nov 11, 2014 and the payment status could be checked on Nov 14, 2014.
NOTE 2: Fee paid by modes other than Cash deposit, Internet Banking or ATM-cum-Debit card will NOT be accepted under any circumstances and the applications of such candidates will be rejected outright and payment made shall stand forfeited.