IB Security Assistant Exam Notification

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 (www.mha.gov.in) or NCS Portal (www.ncs.gov.in) only. IB Security Assistant exam conducted in three phases:-


Phase I Tier I (Objective based Exam ) 
Phase II Local Language Translation
Phase III   Interview


  • Applications should be submitted online through MHA’s website (www.mha.gov.in) or NCS portal (www.ncs.gov.in) only. Applications will NOT be accepted through any other mode.
  • The application portal will be operational from 20.10.2018 to 10.11.2018 till 2359 hours. Registration done, prior to 20.10.2018 and after 10.11.2018, will not be accepted.
  • Wrong information in any column may lead to the application getting rejected altogether.
  • Candidates are advised to register well in time, since the application portal witnesses a surge in number of application during the run up to the closing date. The closing date for receipt of online application will not be extended under any circumstances.
  • The online application is divided into two parts: Part-I relates to the personal, academic & other particulars of the candidate while Part-II relates to the payment of exam fee, if applicable.
  • The candidates are required to upload their photograph & signature at the time of online registration (in a single file, the size of which should not be more than 50 KB). Instructions for uploading the single file containing photograph and signature are available on the online application portal in FAQs.
  • Candidates may ensure that the signature uploaded by them are visible since they candidates) would be required to append signature on admit cards & attendance sheets during subsequent stages of examination & any variation in signature could render them ineligible.
  • Candidates are advised to submit only one application. Submission of multiple applications may result in cancellation of applications altogether.
  • Before submitting the online application, the candidates MUST preview the application to ensure that they have provided correct information,particularly the email id & uploaded correct photograph & signature. It must also be ensured that the photograph & signature are visible & not hazy/blurred, otherwise the photograph & signature should be uploaded again or the page should be reloaded or refreshed. The online application should be submitted only after ensuring that the information/photograph/signature is correct.
  • The candidate should note down and retain ‘Registration-ID’ & ‘Password’ provided to them while making registration which would be required later. They should also note down their roll number (as and when allotted) for future reference. Candidate should take printout of the registration slip/application form for future reference. This printout is NOT
    required to be submitted to this office at any stage.
  • Candidates are required to possess a valid e-mail ID and provide during the registration process. The admit cards/call letters for the Tier-I, Tier-II & Tier-III exam & other relevant information would be sent to the candidate on this e-mail ID only.
  • The registration becomes complete only after the photograph & signature are uploaded by the candidate.
  • Candidates are advised to ensure that e-mail addresses ending with @nic.in/gov.in are directed to their inbox & not to spam folder or any other folder. They may also check the spam folder for mails sent from the helpdesk e-mail i.e. helpdesk.bharti@nic.in from time to time.
  • The candidates should take printout of the Challan Form, if required.
  • The candidates must also furnish one mobile number for receiving SMS alerts related to the exam.
  • This office will not be responsible for bouncing of any e-mail or malfunctioning/change of the mobile phone number of the candidate.
  • Candidates are also advised in their own interest to keep checking their email (inbox as well as spam folder) and the website of MHA from time to time for updates related to the recruitment process.
  • Candidates are requested to make sufficient number of passport size coloured photographs (identical to the one uploaded) and carry identity proof in original such as Voter Card, Driving License, Aadhar Card, 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 photographs would be required at subsequent stages of recruitment process and pasting/providing a photograph different from the one uploaded may result in cancellation of candidature.


Category of ApplicantAmount of Fee (Non-refundable)
Only male candidates belonging to General and OBC category  Rs. 50/- as application fee
All SC/ST, Ex-servicemen & female candidates No charges


The examination fee can be paid offline or online AFTER A GAP OF ONE WORKING DAY FROM THE DATE OF REGISTRATION.


The applicant will be required to take a printout of Challan form & 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.


The applicants having Internet Banking, ATM Cum-Debit Card and Credit Card of State Bank of India, including Rupay Card or any other bank can pay the fees through ‘SBI Collect’
option. The candidates would be required to provide their registration number, date of birth, etc during the process of online payment. The fee could be paid online AFTER A GAP OF ONE WORKING DAY.

Number of Vacancies: 

Sl.No.Subsidiary Intelligence Bureau/Centre of ExaminationLocal language(s)/dialect(s) of the regionVacancies with reservation break-up
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 Hindi, Bangla, Odia, Santhali, Ho, 8 - 2 6 16
27. Ranchi 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 Balti (Pali), Dogri,Dardi,Gojri, 13 5 6 1 25
31. Srinagar 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

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