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IB SA/MTS Notification 2023: IB SA/MTS Notification 2023 has been released for a total number of vacancies of 1675. Online Application has been started on the official website of the Intelligence Bureau. Every year, Intelligence Bureau conducts the examination for the Security Assistant/Executive & Multi Tasking Staff post. This blog will provide you with the eligibility criteria, application procedure, exam pattern, and other details of the IB SA/MTS exam 2023.

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IB SA/MTS Overview

OrganizationIntelligence Bureau
PostsSecurity Assistant/Executive & Multi-Tasking Staff
Vacancies (All zones)1675
Application ModeOnline
Registration Dates28th January to 17th February 2023 (23:59)
Educational Qualification10th pass
Age Limit18 to 27 years
Selection ProcessTier-I, Tier-II, and Tier-III
Official Websitewww.mha.gov.in

IB SA/MTS 2023 Important Dates

Candidates willing to apply for the position must be aware of the critical dates for the events of the examination procedure. Below are the important dates for the IB SA/MTS Exam.

IB SA/MTS Notification 202328th January 2023
IB SA/MTS Apply Online 202328TH January 2023
Closure of registration of application17th February 2023

Intelligence Bureau Vacancy 2023

Intelligence Bureau Vacancy 2033 are 1,675 positions open, including Security Assistant/Executive and Multi-Tasking Staff (MTS).

Name of postNo. of vacancies
Security Assistant/Executive1,525
Multi-Tasking Staff (MTS)150

IB SA/MTS Online Application

Intelligence Bureau has started the online application procedure from the 28th January 2023. Candidates will be able to apply online till the 17th February 2023. Interested candidates can apply online on the official website of Home Ministry www.mha.gov.in. IB will accept the application form of only eligible candidates. For which candidates must be aware of the eligibility criteria before applying online.

Note: Candidates can apply for both the posts of SA/Exe and MTS and if candidates apply for both the posts the first priority will be given to SA/Exe. In case of candidate qualifying the examination, he/she will be appointed on the post of SA/Exe and MTS will be automatically cancelled.

Application Fee

After filling the form and uploading the required documents, candidates needs to make an online payment as the registration fee. Application fee is distributed in two components i.e. Rs.50 examination fee and Rs.450 recruitment processing charges. We have mentioned below the category-wise application fee.

CategoriesFee Paid
All CandidatesExamination Fee
Male candidates belonging to GEN, EWS, and OBC categoryExamination Fee + Recruitment processing charges

Steps to Apply Online

Candidates applying online must be aware of the detailed application procedure. We have mentioned below the detailed steps to apply online for IB SA/MTS Recruitment 2023.

IB SA/MTS Online application process

Click on the link mentioned above and access the application page.

Read the application details carefully and then click on the start button mentioned at last.

Fill in your mobile number and mail to register on the website.

Fill in your login credentials and access the application form.

Write the required details and upload the documents.

Make payment through any online mode and review the form.

Submit the form and take a print out for future reference.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates willing to prepare for the examination must be aware of the eligibility criteria. We have mentioned below the details regarding the eligibility criteria.

Age Limit

For Security Assistant

  • Minimum Age Limit: 18 years
  • Maximum Age Limit: 27 years

For Multi Tasking Staff

  • Minimum Age Limit: 18 years
  • Maximum Age Limit: 25 years

Category-wise age relaxation is provided in the upper age limit to the reserved categories. We have mentioned below the detailed category-wise age relaxation.

CategoriesRelaxation in upper age limit (years)
SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
Meritorious Sportsperson5 years
PwD10 years (Candidates should not exceed 56 years of age for MTS)
SC/ST Widows, Divorced women, and women who didn’t marry after the divorceUpto 40 years of age

Educational Qualification

  1. Matriculation (10th class pass) or equivalent from a recognized Board of Education, and
  2. Possession of domicile certificate of that State against which the candidate has applied
  3. Knowledge of any one of the local languages/dialects mentioned in Table ‘A’ above against each SIB.

For SA

  1. Candidates possessing field experience in Intelligence work will be preferred.

Language Qualification

Candidates applying for the post of SA/Exe and MTS must be fluent in writing/speaking skills of one of the local languages of the states mentioned in the official pdf.

Check the list of local languages from here

IB SA/MTS Selection Process

Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the all tiers of examinations.

  • Written Test in Tier I (Objective)
  • Exam Tier II written (Descriptive)
  • Test of Local Language (For SA Only)
  • Document verification for interviews
  • The Medical Exam

Resolution of Tie Cases

In the case of tie in combined scores of candidates in the Tier-I & Tier-III for SA/Exe and tie in the score of candidates in Tier-I for MTS at the time of considering for final selection, such cases will be resolved by applying following criteria, one after another, till the tie is resolved:

For SA/ExeFor MTS/Gen
a. Marks in Tier-I
b. Marks in Tier-III
c. Date of birth, with older candidates placed higher.
d. Alphabetical order of names (starting with first name)
a. Date of birth, with older candidates placed higher.
b. Alphabetical order of names (starting with first name)

IB SA/MTS Exam Pattern

IB SA/MTS exam will be conducted in various tiers. Tier-1 will be of objective type while Tier-2 will be of the descriptive type. We have mentioned below the exam pattern for the convenience of the candidates.

TierDescription of examinationMarks Time
Tier-I (Common for SA/Exe and MTS/Gen)Online Exam of Objective type MCQs, divided into 5 parts containing 20 questions of 1 mark each on:
a) General Awareness
b) Quantitative Aptitude
c) Numerical/Analytical/Logical Ability & Reasoning
d) English Language &
e) General Studies [Negative marking of ¼ mark for each wrong answer.]
1001 hour
Tier-II (Common for SA/Exe and MTS/GEN)Offline Exam of Descriptive type
a) Translation of a passage of 500 words from local language/dialect to English and vice versa.
Part of Tier-II for SA postb) Spoken ability {to be assessed at the time of Tier-III exam (Interview/ Personality test)10
Tier-III (for SA/Exe only)Interview/Personality Test50
  • Tier-II exam will be qualifying in nature. Candidates who have applied for the post of SA/Exe must score 20 out of 50 and MTS/GEN needs to score 16 out of 40.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in the Tier-I.

IB SA/MTS Salary

Candidates interested in this vacancy must have a proper knowledge regarding the salary. We have mentioned below the salary for both the posts of Intelligence Bureau.

Security Assistant/ExecutiveLevel-3 (Rs. 21700-69100) in the pay matrix
Multi-tasking Staff/GeneralLevel-1 (Rs. 18000-56900) in the pay matrix

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the last date to apply for IB SA/MTS exam 2023?

17th February 2023 is the last date to apply for the examination.

What is the upper age limit for the post of SA/Exe?

27 years is the upper age limit for the post of SA/Exe.

Will the marks obtained in Tier-II be added in the final merit list?

No, IB SA/MTS Tier-II will be only qualifying in nature.

What is the minimum age limit to apply for the post of MTS?

18 years is the minimum age limit to apply for the post of IB MTS.

What is the minimum educational qualification for IB SA/MTS?

Candidates must have passed matriculation (10th) from a government recognized board.