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Online applications are invited from Indian nationals for direct recruitment to the post of Security Assistant (Executive) in the following Subsidiary Intelligence Bureaux, Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India.

Applicants are advised to go through all parameters under different paras and sub-paras mentioned below and satisfy themselves about their eligibility in terms of age limit, essential qualifications, etc. for the post before applying. Candidates fulfilling eligibility criteria as mentioned below may apply ONLINE through MHA’s website ( or NCS Portal ( only. Details of the post and its eligibility conditions are given below:-

Important Dates:


Opening Date of Online Registration Gateway/ Remittance of Application fee

October 20, 2018, 09:00 AM

2. Closing Date of Online Registration Gateway/ Remittance of Application fee

November 10, 2018



Sl. No. Subsidiary Intelligence Bureau/Centre of Examination Local language(s)/dialect(s) of the region Vacancies with reservation break-up
UR OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) SC ST Total
1. Agartala Bangla, Lushai, Meitei, Kawbru, Kokborok, Chatgayan 8 3 4 15
2. Ahmedabad Gujarati 20 12 1 6 39
3. Aizawl Bru, Chakma, Falam, Mara, Mizo 13 1 14
4. Amritsar Punjabi 28 9 15 52
5. Bangalore Kannada 11 11 5 3 30
6. Bhopal Hindi 9 3 3 2 17
7. Bhubaneswar Odiya 7 3 4 14
8. Chandigarh Punjabi, Hindi 12 7 2 21
9. Chennai Tamil 21 12 6 1 40
10. Dehradun Hindi 5 2 1 8
11. Delhi/IB Hqrs. Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu 114 55 41 18 228
12. Dibrugarh Adi, Digaru Mishmi, Idu Mishmi, Miju Mishmi, Galo, Nocte, Ollo, Singpho, Tangsa, Khampti, Lisu, Memba, Tutsa, Wanchoo 4 4 8
13. Gangtok Bhutia, Lepcha, Nepali 6 1 7
14. Hyderabad Telugu 22 9 4 1 36
15. Imphal Manipuri (Meiteilon), Rongmei, Tangkhul, Mao, Anal, Maring, Thadou, Hmar, Paite, Vaiphei, Zou, Lushai 9 4 13
16. Itanagar Adi, Apatani, Galo, Monpa, Nyishi, Lisu, Nocte, Singpho, Tangsa, Wancho 28 1 29
17. Jaipur Hindi 24 7 10 7 48
18. Jammu Dogri, Gojri, Kashmiri, Urdu 16 8 3 4 31
19. Kolkata Bengali, Nepali, Sylheti, Rohingya, Chittagongi 45 8 14 67
20. Leh Ladakhi, Tibetan, Balti, Dokpa, Dogri, Kashmiri, Urdu, Shina, Purgi 7 5 2 14
21. Lucknow Hindi 13 6 19
22. Meerut Hindi 7 5 12
23. Mumbai Marathi, Konkani 51 6 6 7 70
24. Nagpur Gondi, Madiya, Marathi, Urdu 8 8
25. Patna Hindi 19 4 1 24
26. Raipur Chhattisgarhi, Gondi, Halbi 8 2 6 16
27. Ranchi Hindi, Bangla, Odia, Santhali, Ho, Mundary, Oraon/Kurukh, Kharia, Khortha, Nagpuri, Kurmali, Panch Pargania, Urdu 8 1 1 6 16
28. Shillong Garo, Jaintia, Khasi 7 1 1 9
29. Shimla Hindi, Bhoti, Pahari 9 3 4 1 17
30. Siliguri Bengali, Nepali, Rajbanshi, Bodo 13 5 6 1 25
31. Srinagar Balti (Pali), Dogri, Dardi, Gojri, Kashmiri, Ladakhi, Punjabi, Pahari, Urdu 17 9 3 3 32
32. Trivandrum Malayalam 35 10 4 49
33. Varanasi Hindi 3 3 6
34. Vijayawada Telugu 13 5 1 1 20
Total 620 187 160 87 1054


Description of the post

Name of post Security Assistant/Executive
Classification General Central Service, (Group ‘C’) Non-Gazetted, Non-Ministerial
Pay scale Rs. 5200-20200 with Grade Pay of Rs. 2000 (PB-1) plus admissible Central Govt. allowances. [Under revision as per the recommendations of 7th C.P.C.]
Qualification/ Eligibility Conditions
Essential (i) Matriculation (10th class pass) or equivalent from a recognized Board of Education, and
  (ii) Knowledge of any one of the local language/dialect mentioned in Table ‘A’ above against each SIB/Centre of examination.
Desirable Field experience in Intelligence work.
Age limit Not exceeding 27 years

·        Upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST & by 3 years for OBC candidates.

·        Upper age limit is relaxable for departmental candidates up to 40 years of age who have rendered 3 years of regular & continuous service. This relaxation is applicable only to Central Govt. Civilian employees holding civil posts & not applicable to personnel working in PSUs, Autonomous/Statuary bodies, etc.

·        The age limit is relaxable up to age of 35 years for general candidates & up to 40 years for SC/ST in case of widows, divorced women & women judicially separated from their husbands & not remarried.

·        The age limit is relaxable for ex-servicemen as well as for candidates who were domiciled in J&K from 1.1.1980 to 31.12.1989 as well as the children & dependents of victims of communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat as per the Govt. instructions in this regard issued from time to time.

·        The age limit is relaxable up to maximum 5 years to the meritorious sportspersons specified in Para 1 (a) of D.o.P. & A.R., O.M. No. 14015/1/76-Estt.(D), dated 4.8.1980. The candidate claiming for age relaxation in this category must have the desired certificate in the form & from the authority prescribed in OM under reference.(As per the annexure at the end of the advertisement)


EXAMINATION FEE: Rs 50/- (Rupees Fifty Only). Only male candidates belonging to General and OBC category are required to pay the fee. All SC/ST, Ex-servicemen* & female candidates are exempted from payment of examination fee.


Tier Description of examination Marks Time
Tier-I Written Exam of Objective type MCQs, divided into 4 parts containing questions of 1 marks each on:

a) General Awareness (40 questions)

b) Quantitative aptitude (20 questions)

c) Logical/analytical ability (20 questions)

d) English language (20 questions)

100 2 hr
Tier-II (Qualifying marks-20) Descriptive type: a) Translation of a passage of 500 words from local language/dialect to English and vice versa. 40 1 hr
b) Spoken ability (to be assessed at the time of Tier-III exam (Interview/ Personality test) 10
Tier-III Interview/Personality test 50



a) The candidate has to appear in Tier-I at one of the test centres mentioned in Table ‘A’. There will be negative marking of .25 mark for each wrong answer. No marks would be awarded for an un-attempted question.

b) On the basis of their performance in Tier-I exam, candidates would be shortlisted for Tier-II & Tier-III exam at 10 times the number of vacancies.

c) In order to achieve qualitative selection & recruit the best available talent, there would be cut-off marks (out of 100) in Tier-I exam as under:

UR-35, OBC-34 & SC/ST-33 (all Ex-servicemen would be treated in their own category viz., UR/OBC/SC/ST)

d) However cut-off for Tier-II & Tier-III exam in different categories may go higher depending upon the marks obtained by candidates and number of vacancies. Similarly, the criteria of 10 times the number of vacancies may also remain restricted due to said cut-off in Tier-I.

e) All candidates appearing in Tier-II exam would be provisionally admitted in Tier-III exam, i.e. interview/personality test.

f) Tier-II examination will be of qualifying nature. Candidates would be required to obtain minimum 20/50 marks so that their marks in Tier-III could be taken into account for preparing final merit list on the basis of combined performance in Tier-I & Tier-III exam. The cut-off in Tier-II is same for candidates of all categories. There is no cut-off for Tier-III exam.

g) The final selection would be further subject to successful completion of Character & Antecedent verification followed by medical examination, etc.

h) The date, time & centre of Tier-II & Tier-III would be intimated to the successful candidates through E-mail given by them in online application.

i) Tier-II & Tier-III exams may or may not be conducted at all 34 centres mentioned in Table ‘A’. The department reserves the right to conduct Tier-II & Tier-III at a centre by clubbing the candidates of nearby centres.

j) The candidates would be required to adhere to the instructions contained in admit card/call letter of Tier-I, Tier-II & Tier-III exam relating to

entry/exit, conduct inside the venue, frisking, etc failing which their candidature would be cancelled.

Resolution of tie cases:

In the event of tie in combined scores of candidates in the Tier-I and Tier-III, such cases will be resolved by applying following criteria, one after another, till the tie is resolved:

a) Total marks in Tier-I and Tier-III
b) Marks in Tier-I
c) Marks in Tier-III
d) Date of birth, with older candidates placed higher.
e) Alphabetical order of names (starting with first name)