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IB ACIO Syllabus 2018 MHA (Intelligence Officer) New ACIO Exam Pattern

IB ACIO Syllabus

IB ACIO Syllabus

IB ACIO Syllabus 2018: The Intelligence Bureau conducts written exam for the post of Assistant Central Intelligence Officer and it is necessary for those aspirants who are going to appear in that exam must have the IB ACIO Syllabus. If an individual has the complete information about Intelligence Bureau ACIO syllabus then he can easily crack the exam because syllabus includes the marking scheme of all the important questions.

You will get the New ACIO Exam pattern and IB ACIO syllabus 2018 on this web page which is prepared by the team of www.privatejobshub.in. The exam is conducted into 2 parts i.e. Tier 1 and Tier 2. Those candidates able to clear the written exams will get qualified for the next process i.e. personal interview. The interview round will be taken by a special committee on a particular date.

On the basis of aspirant’s performance in written exam and interview, he/she will get the opportunity to work in the Intelligence Bureau department. Interested aspirants can also download the IB ACIO syllabus PDF by visiting the official website of the organization. The IB ACIO subject wise syllabus and exam schedule is structured below, take a look:

IB ACIO Syllabus

There are two parts in Assistant Central Intelligence Officers in Intelligence Bureau Examination such as:
  • Objective Part
  • Descriptive Part
Objective Syllabus

The objective test consists of 100 questions carrying 1 mark each. The test consists of following 4 sections:
English Comprehension:

In this part, aspirant’s basic understanding over the English language will be judged Questions based on English paragraphs reasoning.
  • Antonyms & Synonyms
  • Word Meanings
  • Closest related meanings
  • Grammar
  • One word substitution
  • Jumbles sentences
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Passage
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General Awareness/General Knowledge:

Some sections will be covered in this:
  • Current Affairs
  • Science, Business Research
  • Politics
  • Banking
  • Economy
  • Organizations etc

  • Similarities and Differences
  • Space Visualization
  • Discriminating Observation
  • Problem Solving
  • Analysis
  • Judgment
  • Relationship Concepts
  • Decision Making
  • Visual Memory
  • Arithmetical Number Series
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Figure Classification, Etc

Mathematical Ability:
  • Decimals and Fractions and Relationship between Numbers
  • Number Systems
  • Fundamental Arithmetical Operations
  • Computation of Whole Numbers
  • Percentages
  • Averages
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Profit and Loss, Discount
  • Ratio and Time
  • Menstruation
  • Time and Distance
  • Use of Tables and Graphs
  • Time and Work
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IB ACIO Paper Pattern

IB ACIO Tier 1 Exam Pattern
  • The objective test consists of 100 questions carrying 1 mark each.
  • There is negative marking 0.25 negative marking is applicable for wrong answers given.
  • The Descriptive Test consists of 50 questions carrying 1 mark each
Paper I (Objective Type)

1 hour 40 minutes (100 minutes for both objective and subjective papers)

Paper II(Descriptive Type)

IB ACIO Tier 2 – Descriptive Type

ACIO Tier 2 will be Descriptive type test and it will be of 50 marks. In this, candidates have to write an essay and solve some questions regarding English comprehension. The test will be last long for 1 hour.

Name of the Subject
Total Marks
Essay On one of the Topic


60 Minutes
English Comprehension

IB ACIO Study Material:

Intelligence Bureau – Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Grade-II Recruitment Exam 
Arihant Publications
Intelligence Bureau – ACIO Assistant Central Intelligence Officers’ Grade-II Executive Exam (Popular Master Guide) 
Intelligence Bureau – ACIO Assistant Central Intelligence Officers’ Grade-II Executive Exam (Popular Master Guide) (HINDI) 
ACIO – Intelligence Bureau (HINDI)
Unique Publishers
Intelligence Bureau ACIO Grade-II Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Practice Work Book
Kiran Prakashan
Intelligence Bureau ACIO Grade-II Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Practice Work Book (HINDI) 
Kiran Prakashan

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Interested aspirants must prepare from the above books. These books include all the important questions which have chances to come in the upcoming exam. You can download it or you can buy it from the nearest books shop. To prepare best for the exam, you are supposed to solve previous year sample papers and question papers. This will help you improve your speed and boost up you confidence level. 

Get Complete Details: IB ACIO Exam

Also Check: IB ACIO Cut Off

Candidates can also download IB ACIO Syllabus PDF through this Official Notification.

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  1. hii, admin, Do you have any idea when ib will release next notification for ACIO Recuitment...?

    1. Hii Sajith Kumar.S...
      The next notification will release in the month of March/ April 2017. As soon as the notification will be released, we will update our recruitment page whose link is provided above. So, remain in touch with us. Keep visiting our site for more regular updates.

  2. my DOB is 27-7-1990..can i apply for ACIO 2017 ?

    1. Hii Puneet Sharma...
      Once the notification will be released, we will inform you...as rules and regulations are dependent on the selection committee of the organization.

  3. Is the online from submission dates over?


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