IB (Intelligence Bureau) will be releasing official notification for the post-ACIO (Assistant Central Intelligence Officer). ACIO is an executive post for Grade- II and Group C. The eligible and interested candidates can apply for the same on the official website of IB. As per the eligibility criteria, the aspirant needs to be a graduate from a recognized university/institution. The selection process will consist of three rounds- Tier I, Tier II and Interview. Tier I and Tier II are written examinations having 100 and 50 marks respectively. The interview will be of 100 marks. Tier I will be objective type paper having four sections- General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Ability, and English Language; whereas, Tier II will be descriptive type paper having two sections- Essay Writing and English Comprehension. To Prepare well, candidates are advised to attempt IB ACIO Exam previous year question papers.
Eligibility for IB ACIO Recruitment 2020
Nationality / Citizenship: The candidate must be an Indian Citizen.
Age of the candidate:
Minimum Age: 18 years
Maximum Age: 27 years
IB ACIO Recruitment 2020: Exam Pattern for Tier I
IB ACIO Recruitment 2020: Exam pattern for Tier II
Selection process: IB ACIO Recruitment 2020
Syllabus: IB ACIO Recruitment 2020
Number Series, Directions, Non-Verbal Series, Number Ranking, Coding-Decoding, Alphabet Series, Venn Diagrams, Arithmetical Reasoning, Analogy, Clocks & Calendars, Decision Making, Mirror Images, Blood Relations, Syllogism, Cubes and Dice, Cause and Effect, Puzzle, Seating Arrangement
Number System, Data Sufficiency, Speed, Time and Distance, Problems on Ages, Simple & Compound Interest, Data Interpretation, Decimal & Fractions, Average, Mixtures & Allegations, Mensuration, Simplification, Permutation & Combination, Ratio and Proportions, Interest. Profit and Loss, Probability, Algebra, Time and Work, HCF & LCM, Percentages
Economics Scene, General Policy Including Indian Constitution, History, News related to Reserve Bank of India, India And Its Neighboring Countries, Scientific Research, Culture, Sports, Geography, Banking/ Financial Awareness, Current Affairs
Subject-Verb Agreement, Reading Comprehension, Error Correction, Unseen Passages, Tenses, Sentence/ Para Completion, Sentence Rearrangement, Fill in the Blanks, Verb, Adverb, Sentence Improvement/Phrase Replacement, Idioms & Phrases, Grammar, Para Jumbles, Cloze Test, Synonyms/Antonyms, Articles/Vocabulary, Essay and Letter Writing (Descriptive Section)
Preparation tips for IB ACIO Recruitment 2020: For Tier I/Tier II
You need to finish three sections of Tier I within 60 minutes, which means you need speed with accuracy in order to attempt 100 questions in total. The more you practice, the better chances you have of acing this exam.
Make mathematics and reasoning your strong subjects, practice questions to solve them within time to increase efficiency. You should lay emphasis not on mugging up the formulas but instead try understanding the concepts, so, you can modify the formulas according to the question requirement.
Remember negative marking is a factor here. Therefore, try not to attempt questions that put you in doubt. Although, the Tier I exam will be of just qualifying nature and won’t be considered for the final merit list as only Tier II exam marks will matter,but you still need to secure the minimum qualifying marks in the prelims as set by the IB.
Manage your time properly; give an appropriate amount of time to each section. Try to improve your time by practicing as many online tests as possible. Youth4work provides online mock tests will time limit attached to each question; this way one can learn to finish the entire exam within the time limit.
Studying in a stretch for hours can be tedious and hard and also not so good. Therefore, try to study at several times in regular sessions during a day. This will make learning easy and fun, also you will have enough time to brush up the already studied topics in between intervals.
It is very important to maintain proper health, so you don’t fall sick on the big day. Give your brain the appropriate time to refresh itself. Don’t rush too much information into your head than its limit allows. Take it slow and steady. And get at least eight hours of sleep each night.
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