Assistant in IB (Intelligence Bureau) is one more Assistant post offered through SSC CGL. This is a Group-B, Non-gazetted post like all other Assistant posts offered through SSC CGL Exam in a pay band of 9300-34800 along with 4600 Rs. grade pay. In this job, you would work for Intelligence Bureau which is India’s internal intelligence agency. IB (Intelligence Bureau) works under the ministry of home affairs. Also, IB is an attached office to the ministry of home affairs.
This post is more or less like all the other Assistant posts.
Let’s know more about Assistant in IB post.
Salary of Assistant in IB
Salary has been revised effective from 1/1/2016 in 7th pay commission. According to which the starting basic salary of Assistant in IB would be 44,900 Rs in 7th pay commission. DA (Dearness Allowance) would be 0% from 1/1/2016 but it would be revised from July-2016 and so on. Apart form DA you’d also get HRA ( Housing Rent Allowance ) and TA ( Travelling Allowance ) which are different for various class of cities. You would also get TA/DA in this post while on tour. Keep watching this space to know more about Salary and other benefits of Assistant in IB in 7th pay commission.
Work profile of Assistant in IB
This being an Assistant post, your work would be just like Assistant in CSS or any other Assistant post. You wouldn’t have to do work like an intelligence officer as you would be posted mostly into the desk job. You would be like a glorified clerk just like all the other Assistant posts. You would deal with many files and papers regarding to financial and administrative matters related to the office or the department. Not much stress or too much work load in this post, just like any other Assistant post. Try and know more about the work profile of Assistant in IB and let us know by commenting.
Promotion of Assistant in IB
Like any other Assistant post, your first promotion would be of Section Officer. You should get that promotion in around 7-8 years but there isn’t much info available regarding Assistant in IB promotion so all these are speculations. Do try to know more about promotion of Assistant in IB and let me know if you find something useful for all the candidates. Further promotions in this post should be of Under secretary, Deputy secretary and Director. All these posts involve more or less file work but your responsibilities and decision taking capacities would increase with each promotion.
Where to put Assistant in IB post in your SSC CGL preference list if you are a female candidate
If you are interested in working and living in Delhi, it should be after Assistant in CSS or Assistant in MEA and after other Assistant posts. Otherwise, it should be after all the Assistant posts, ITI, Central Excise Inspector and other posts of your choice if there are any.
Assistant in IB post in preference list of a male candidate
Only if you are interested in living in Delhi, you should keep it in top 10 after all the other Assistant posts. My advice is, you should go for Income Tax Inspector, Preventive Officer, Examiner or Central Excise Inspector posts before this post. In that situation, Assistant in IB post can be at no.11,12,13 in your preference list.
Conclusion of Assistant in IB post profile
This is general information we have gathered about Assistant in IB job. You should try to get more first hand information before opting for this job. You can also share your knowledge about this job in the comments section. It can really help other aspirants in making their preference list.
Best luck for the bright future.