Ministry of Home Affairs, Intelligence Bureau (IB) has announced in an official notification for the recruitment of 320 Junior Intelligence Officer Grade-II. The application process has already started on 3rd September and will continue till 24th September 2016. Interested candidates may find all details about it on the official website (www.mha.nic.in).
In 2014, the Bureau had sought applications for 750 Assistant Central Intelligence Officers, one of biggest hirings in it’s history. Even thought he number of vacancies are less, lakhs of applications are expected, Intelligence Bureau being one of the most prestigious and attractive career prospect for candidates.
Candidates who have passed class 12th and done industrial training course from a recognized Institute in Radio Technician or Electronics or Electronics and Communication are eligible to apply from a qualification point of view. Also, candidates should be between the age of 18 and 27 years, further relaxation is based on the norms of the government of India to unreserved categories and in special cases.
The application fee is Rs 50 for general and OBC male candidates while it is free for female and SC/ST candidates. Candidates can pay via Challan form in any branch of State Bank of India. The payment should be done after a working day of submission of application form.
The selection of 320 candidates will be based on the performance of written examinations, trade test, and medical examination. The written examination will contain two papers – objective type and descriptive type. In the paper I i.e. objective type, questions will be asked on General Awareness, Numerical Ability, Science, Reasoning and some miscellaneous questions while paper II will be based on descriptive questions of matriculation level covering questions on English Comprehension, English Language and elementary mathematics and science.
Based on the performance of paper I and paper I, candidates would be called for the Trade Test which would be based on practical examination and technical questions. Candidates meeting all the requirements will be called for document verification and medical examination.
The exam will be would be held on 16th October 2016 across 33 centres in India. Candidates should brush up their knowledge and practice regularly to ace the test.