Intelligence Bureau PA/JIO Entrance Exam – Intelligence Bureau Personal Assistant /Junior Intelligence Officer Exam acronym as IB PA/JIO Exam is conducted by IB, Ministry of Home Affairs for direct recruitment of India Nationals to the post of Personal Assistant and Junior Intelligence Officer Grade –II/Tech.
IB PA/JIO Exam Eligibility:
For Personal Assistant –
Aspiring candidates should be 10+2 pass or equivalent with proficiency in stenography
- Dictation: 10 minutes@ 100 words per minute.
- Skill test on computer-transcription of shorthand, 40 minutes (English) and 55 minutes (Hindi)
Knowledge of computer operation, viz., Windows 2000/ 2003, MS Word, etc\
Aspiring candidate should be between 18 – 27 years as on the closing date of applications. The upper age limit is relax able by five years for SC/ST and three years for OBC candidates.
The upper age limit is also relax able up to 32 years of age for such government servants who have rendered minimum three years of regular & continuous service.
The age limit is also relax able for ex-servicemen as well as for candidates who were domiciled in J&K during 1.1.1980 to 31.12.1989 and children & dependents of victims of communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat as per Government instructions in this regard issued from time to time.
For JIO-II (Tech): –
Aspiring candidate should be Matriculation with two years Industrial Training Institute (ITI) passed certificate in Radio Technician or Communicationor Computer or Electronics or Electrical.
Age Limit for JIO-II/Tech:
Aspiring candidate should be between 18-27 years as on the closing date for registration of applications.
The upper age limit is relaxable by five years for SC/ST and three years for OBC candidates.
The upper age limit is also relaxable up to 40 years of age for such Departmental candidates who have rendered minimum three years of regular & continuous service.
The age limit is also 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 who are not remarried.
The age limit is also relaxable for ex-servicemen as well as for candidates who were domiciled in J&K during 1.1.1980 to 31.12.1989 and children & dependents of victims of communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat as per Government instructions in this regard issued from time to time.
IB PA/JIO Exam Syllabus:
IB PA/JIO Exam consists of questions from the following given subjects/Topics
- General Awareness
- Mathematical Aptitude
IB PA/JIO Exam Pattern:
IB PA/JIO Exam consists of written test, stenographic test/skill test cum interview as given below
|Description of Exam||Time||M.Marks|
|Written Examination – common for both the posts||Objective type multiple choice questions on General Awareness, G.K, English, Reasoning, Mathematical
|1 Hr. 30 Min||100|
|Stenographic skill test for the post of PA||English or Hindi Shorthand @
100 words per minute
(i) Dictation: 10 minutes @ 100
words per minute.
IB PA/JIO Exam Dates:
Junior Translator exam is normally held in the month of Nov-Dec.
How to apply for IB PA/JIO Exam?
Aspiring candidate can apply by submitting applications Online only, by logging on to the website www.mha.nic.in.
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, upload their photograph and signature and then select option for payment of fees, if any, in Part II of the application form.
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.
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 and online application should be submitted only after ensuring that the information/photograph/signature are correct.
Candidates can apply either for one or both posts provided he/she fulfils the prescribed eligibility conditions. There will be a common written test (objective type multiple choice) for PA and JIO-II/Tech. On the basis of their performance in the written examination, the candidates would be short-listed for stenographic test for PA and skill -9-test or interview for JIO-II/Tech, depending on the number of vacancies for each post.
Candidates are advised to submit only one application for one or both post(s). Submission of multiple applications may result in cancellation of such applications altogether.
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.
Candidates are required to possess an e-mail ID valid for 06 (Six) months which 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.
Candidates 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.
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 e-mail or malfunctioning of the mobile phone number given by the candidate.
The information regarding written examination, downloading of admit cards and interview call letters will also be posted 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 advised to keep checking their email and the website of MHA from time to time and particularly 2-3 days before the date of written examination for updates.
Applicants are NOT required to submit hard copy of their 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 -11-University/college etc to the examination centre, failing which they shall not be allowed to appear for the examination.
The candidate has to opt for one examination centres out of 33 examination centres given below for the written examination. The examination centre once opted will not be changed under any circumstances.
IB PA/JIO Exam Fee and mode of payment Examination Fee:
- For General and OBC Male Candidates = Rs.50/-
- For woman and SC/ST =NIL
Mode of Payment : Applicants 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 application) or by using internet banking facility of State Bank of India or State Bank Debit-cum-ATM card. Part–II of the online application pertains to payment of fee, wherein the applicant can opt for mode of payment, viz., offline payment or online payment.
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.
Online Payment: (Internet Banking and Debit-cum-ATM card): The applicants having internet banking facility of State Bank of India or having State Bank Debit-cum-ATM card 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.
Those candidates who apply on the closing date 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 June 04, 2014. However, for online payment through State Bank of India Internet Banking and State Bank of India Debit-cum-ATM Card, the last date for depositing the fees would be the closing date.
Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances.
Important: 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 May 20, 2014, the fee can be deposited in cash on May 22, 2014 and the payment status could be checked on May24, 2014.-14-
Fee paid by modes other than Cash deposit, Internet Banking or Debit-cum-ATM card will NOT be accepted under any circumstances and the applications of such candidates will be rejected outright and payment made shall stands forfeited.
IB PA/JIO Exam Test Centres The examination will be held at following Centres:
1 Agartala, 2 Ahmedabad, 3 Aizawl, 4 Amritsar
5 Bangalore, 6 Bhopal, 7 Bhubaneswar
8 Chandigarh, 9 Chennai
10 Dehradun, 11 Delhi
12 Guwahati 13 Hyderabad
14 Imphal, 15 Itanagar
16 Jaipur, 17 Jammu
18 Kohima, 19 Kolkata
20 Leh, 21 Lucknow
22 Meerut, 23 Mumbai
24 Nagpur 25 Patna
26 Raipur, 27 Ranchi
28 Shillong, 29 Shimla, 30 Siliguri
31 Trivandrum, 32 Varanasi, 33 Vijayawada
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