Grammar Rules for IB ACIO Exam 2017

Grammar Rules for IB ACIO Exam 2017. Prepare for English language section.

Grammar Rules for IB ACIO Exam 2017

Grammar rules for IB ACIO Exam 2017. Find the exam pattern.

The Intelligence Bureau will conduct the examination for the recruitment of Assistant Central Intelligence Officers on 15th October 2017. Only a few days are left and you should prepare smartly during this crucial time.

If your aim is to make a career in the IB sector, this government job is going to kickstart your wonderful journey beautifully.

The challenge lies in the fact that many candidates have applied for this post; the competition is going to be high. And having prior knowledge about the examination will help you immensely.

We’re going to provide information here regarding grammar rules that will come in the English Language section in the IB ACIO examination. However, before that, let us discuss the exam pattern briefly.

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Grammar Rules for IB ACIO Exam 2017: Exam Pattern

There are three stages of examination. You have to qualify all the stages to clear the exam. Here are the stages:

1) Preliminary Exam (Tier I)

2) Mains Exam (Tier II)

3) Interview


Grammar Rules for IB ACIO Exam 2017: Pattern for Preliminary Exam

Subject No. of questions Marks Duration
General Awareness 25 25

1 hour

Quantitative Aptitude 25 25
Reasoning Ability 25 25
English Language 25 25
Total 100 100

Negative marking of 0.25 marks apply for each wrong attempt. Moreover, you have to qualify this phase to sit ofr Tier II exam.


Grammar Rules for IB ACIO Exam 2017: Pattern for Mains Exam

Subject Marks Time
Essay on one topic 30

1 hour

Eglish comprehension & precis 20
Total 50

The minimum cut off marks for qualifying Tier II is 33% of the total marks.


Grammar Rules for IB ACIO Exam 2017: Pattern for Interview

You will be shortlisted for the interview based on your combined performance in Tier I and Tier II.


Grammar Rules for IB ACIO Exam 2017

You can find some important grammar rules for the exam below:

1) Use of Active voice:

The formula for an active sentence goes like this –

Subject -> Verb -> Object (Optional)

2) If you want to link two ideas, use a coordinating conjunction to join the sentences.

Examples: and, nor, but, so, yet

3) Use commas to connect two ideas.

4) Use the Oxford comma as it helps to separate units in a list.

5) Use the semicolon to join two separate sentences that have a connection.

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These are just a few rules you can follow. Do go through a good book to learn all the rules.

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