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Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) / Intelligence Bureau (IB) has issued an Security Assistant SA / Motor Transport (MT) and Multi Tasking Staff (MTS) Examination Post Notification 2023. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has released the detailed notification pdf announcing 677 vacancies of Security Assistant/MT and MTS (General) posts. The IB Recruitment 2023 Apply Online link has been activated from 14th October 2023 onwards at the official website www.mha.gov.in. Interested candidates who meet the minimum eligibility criteria must submit their application forms before the closing date from the official website of MHA.

Category Wise Vacancy Details
MHA IB Security Assistant SA / Motor Transport MT22117603430362
MHA IB Multi Tasking Staff MTS / Gen1834265025315


The Intelligence Bureau under the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), has made the official announcement regarding the recruitment drive for Security Assistant (SA) – Motor Transport (Driver) and Multi-Tasking Staff (MTS) 677 positions. The online application link for IB Recruitment 2023 became active starting 14th October 2023 on the official website www.mha.gov.in. The commission is responsible for recruiting eligible candidates for this posts .

Important Dates



Notification Date

14 October 2023

Apply Start Date

14 October 2023

Last Date to Apply

13 November 2023

Last Date to Pay Fee

16 November 2023

IB Admit Card 2023

To be notified

IB Exam Date 2023

To be notified

Download Notifications PDF

Download Notifications PDF

Selection Process

The candidates who all will apply for the IB Recruitment 2023 must be aware of the Selection process of the IB. Candidates who will qualify all the stages of selection process will get shortlisted for the final merit. The Selection Process for MHA IB Security Assistant (SA) and MTS Recruitment 2023 consists of the following phases:

  • Tier-I Written Exam (Objective)
  • Tier-II Written Exam (Descriptive)
  • Local Language Test (For SA Only)
  • Interview
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Examination

Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for the IB Recruitment, candidates must ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria set by the Commission.  The eligibility criteria are as follows-



The Age Limit of IB Recruitment Vacancy 2023 is 18 - 27 Years. The Age Relaxation will be given as per government rules. For Security Assistant/Executive post, the minimum age limit is 18 years and the maximum age limit is 27 years. On the other hand, the upper age limit is capped at 25 years for Multitasking Staff (MTS).



Candidate must have passed the Secondary School Examination (Matriculation / 10th  or equivalent examination) from a recognised board to fulfil the IB Recruitment Qualification criteria. Details of this requirements are as follows - 

Post Name

IB Security Assistant / MTS Eligibility

IB Security Assistant SA / Motor Transport MT

  • Class 10th Matric Exam Passed in Any Recognized Board in India.
  • LMV Driving License
  • Motor Mechanism Knowledge
  • 1 Year Driving Experience After Obtained Driving License.
  • Domicile Certificate Required of State against which candidate has applied
  • More Eligibility Read the Notification

IB Multi-Tasking Staff MTS / Gen

  • Class 10th Matric Exam Passed in Any Recognized Board in India.
  • Domicile Certificate Required of State against which candidate has applied

Syllabus & Exam Pattern

IB Security Assistant Selection Process - The selection criteria for IB Recruitment 2023 include 3 levels as mentioned in the notification-




Tier 1- Common for SA/Exe & MTS/Gen

Online Exam of Objective type MCQs


Tier 2- Part I (Common for SA/Exe & MTS/Gen)

Offline Exam of Descriptive type


Tier 2- Part II (only for SA/Exe)

Spoken ability


Tier 3

Interview/Personality test



IB Security Assistant and MTS Exam Pattern 2023 -IB written examination consists of Objective multiple-choice questions. IB Questions paper is divided into 5 parts containing a total of 100 questions. The IB written exam consists of General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, English and General Studies. Each section in the exam is of 20 marks. The duration of the IB written exam is 1 hour.


No. of Questions



General Awareness



60 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude



Numerical/analytical/Logical ability& reasoning



English language



General Studies






60 minutes



Each question carries 1 marks. For every wrong answer attempted, there is a negative marking scheme of 1/4 mark.



Tier 1

The candidates aspiring for the IB Security Assistant (SA) & MTS Recruitment must go through the syllabus which has been discussed in detail below. Have a look over the syllabus so as to be on a right track toward your preparation.

  • General Knowledge- Animals Famous Personalities, Books And Authors, First Largest Longest etc. In World, Buildings Inventions And Discoveries, Calendars Languages, Countries, Music, Currencies Religions added in Intelligence Bureau Security Assistant Syllabus, Dances Sanctuaries, Disasters, World Organizations, Environment Statistical Data – World, Fashion, Prizes And Awards, Famous Places, Trade Awareness, Sports And Recreation and Miscellaneous.
  • General Studies: The objective of the questions in this section will be to test the candidate's general knowledge of the surrounding environment and his/her ability in relation to its application in society. In this section, questions can be asked specifically regarding Jharkhand, India and its neighboring countries.
  • India and its neighboring countries: History of neighboring countries, History of India, Culture, Geography, Economic scenario, Freedom Movement, Main features of Indian agriculture and natural resources, Constitution and polity of India, Political system of the country, Panchayati Raj, Community development etc.
  • General Science: Physics (Basic principles, Forces and motion, Energy and its forms), Chemistry (Elements and compounds, Chemical reactions, Acids and bases), Biology Cell, Human physiology, Ecology and environment), Geography.
  • Mathematics : In this section, questions can be asked from the following subjects of matric level (10th level). It includes various mathematical concepts and applications that is- Basic Numerical Efficiency, Number System , Calculating Whole Numbers , Decimals And Fractions, HCF LCM (Highest Common Factor and Least Common Multiple) , Percent, Ratio And Proportion and Relationship Between Numbers average, interest and profit and loss.
  • Reasoning Ability : Verbal Tests, Reasoning Tests, Analytical Reasoning, Direction and Distance Test, Linear Arrangement Test,Complex Arrangement Test,Analogy Test, Classification (Odd an Out) Test,Coding Decoding Test, Series Test, Blood Relationships Test, Symbols and Notations,Alphabet Test, Data Sufficiency Test, Data Interpretation Test, Logic Tests, Syllogism, Statements Assumptions, Arguments, Conclusions, Statements Action, Non-Verbal Tests, Problems Based on Symmetry, Problems Based on Visual Ability, Classification (Non-Verbal Tests), Series (Non-Verbal Tests) and Analogy (Non-Verbal Tests).
  • English : English Vocabulary, Synonyms, Antonyms, Analogies, Spelling Mistakes, English Proficiency, Idioms and Phrases, One Word Substitution, Sentence Formation, Sentence Completion, Sentence Improvement, Sentence Reconstruction, Rearrangement of Words In Sentence, Rearrangement of Sentence In Paragraph, Paragraph Formation, Paragraph Completion, Fill in The Blanks, Cloze Tests, English Usage Errors, Common Errors, Spotting Errors, Inappropriate Usage of Words, Sentence Correction and English Comprehension.


Tier 2

The candidates qualifying in the Tier-1 exam will have to appear for Tier-2 Exam which is further divided into 2 parts.

  • Part 1 (Common for all candidates)- Translation of a passage of 500 words from the local language/dialect to English and vice versa. This offline descriptive test will be of 40 marks and the duration for the exam will be 1 hour.
  • Part 2 (Only for SA/Exe.)- Spoken ability [to be assessed at the time of Tier-III exam (Interview/ Personality test)

The Tier-II exam is qualifying in nature. The qualifying marks in Tier-2 is 20 out of 50 for SA/Exe and 16 out of 40 for MTS/Gen.

Tier 3 (Interview)

The candidates who qualify in Tier 1 & Tier 2 exams will be called for an interview round which will be conducted by the Intelligence Bureau for 50 marks.

Exam Analysis

Pre Exam (As per 23rd and 24th March 2023)


Difficulty Level

English Language

Easy to Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude

Numerical/analytical/Logical ability& reasoning

General Studies

General Awareness

Admit Card

The IB recruitment Exam Admit Card 2023 has not yet been announced. It will be updated here once it is uploaded on the official website. The Admit Card 2023 for each stage will be released separately by IB Board on its official website. Candidates who have completed the previous stages successfully will be eligible to download their admit card.

Follow the steps mentioned below to download your admit card:

  • Visit the official website of the www.mha.gov.in
  • Go to the key links section on the homepage.
  • Go to the link to download the Admit Card.
  • Enter your registration number or roll number.
  • Enter your date of birth, and your admit card will be accessible to download.
  • Download and print a copy of the admit card for future use.
  • Candidates must verify the details printed on the admit card to avoid any future problems, after downloading it.

Preparation Tips

  • Understand the Syllabus and Exam Pattern    Familiarize yourself with the IB Recruitment syllabus and exam pattern. When you get the idea about pattern of questions asked in the exam, you can focus your efforts in the same direction and study efficiently.
  • Create a Study Plan     Develop a well-structured study plan that covers all the subjects and topics. Allocate sufficient time for each topic based on your strengths and weaknesses.
  • Collect Study Materials    Collect reliable study material, including textbooks, reference books, online resources and previous years’ question papers. Good study material will help you to easily understand the concepts and practice different type of questions.
  • Take Mock Tests    Regularly take mock tests and solve practice papers to assess your progress. They help you to timely identify your weak areas that need improvement.
  • Revision       Revise important topics and formulas regularly to reinforce your understanding and memory.
  • Stay Informed      Keep yourself updated with current affairs and general knowledge. Read newspapers, watch the news and follow relevant websites to stay informed about the latest happenings.
  • Seek Guidance     If you find any topic challenging or have doubts, don’t hesitate to seek guidance from teachers, mentors or online forums. Clarify your doubts to enhance your understanding and confidence.

Apply Online

 The steps to apply online are as follows:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website at mha.gov.in
  • Step 2: On the homepage, click on the IB
  • Step 3: A new webpage will open. Register yourself to generate the login ID and password.
  • Step 4: Log in with the registration ID and password you received on your email ID or phone number.
  • Step 5: Fill in the application form.
  • Step 6: Upload your photograph, signature and other documents in the prescribed format and size.
  • Step 7: Pay the application fee as per your category before submitting the application form.
  • Step 8: Download IB Recruitment 2023 application form and take a printout for future reference.


What is IB SA & MTS Registration Date 2023?

IB Recruitment 2023 registration has been started from 14th October 2023 and continues till 13th November 2023.

 How many vacancies are announced through IB Recruitment 2023?

Intelligence Bureau has released 677 vacancies for Security Assistant and Multi Tasking Staff through IB Recruitment 2023.

What is the salary of IB Security Assistant?

The salary for IB Security Assistant posts is Rs. 21700-69100.

Which posts are announced to be filled through IB Recruitment 2023?

IB has announced vacancies for Security Assistants and Multi-Tasking Staff post.

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