Section-wise Preparation tips to crack IB ACIO 2017

Section-wise Preparation tips to crack IB ACIO 2017 – Get 15 Days preparation tips to prepare for IB ACIO

Section-wise Preparation tips to crack IB ACIO 2017

The intelligence Bureau comes under the Ministry of Home Affairs. The Intelligence Bureau Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Grade-II/Executive is a Paper-Pen based test.

IB or Intelligence Bureau is a Security agency and job responsibilities at IB often involve issues of national security, and counter terrorism. IB also gives radio licenses to amateur radio enthusiasts. IB also shares intelligence inputs with other intelligence agencies that help protect the country. IB also works with foreign agencies to protect the country and make the world a safer place to live.

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Exam Dates for IB Online Application Form:

Exam Exam Date
Date of Tier I Exam 15th October 2017
Date of Tier II Exam 7th January 2018

Examination Paper Pattern for IB ACIO?

Exam Pattern:

Tier Examination Total Marks Duration
Tier I Objective Type 100 60 min
  General Awareness
  Quantitative Aptitude
  Logical/Analytical Ability
  English Language


Tier II Descriptive Type Marks Duration
  Essay on given Topic 30 60 mins
English Comprehension and Precis Writing 20  
Interview 100  

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There is a negative marking scheme, candidates will lose 0.25 marks for every wrong answer attempted.

Tips to Prepare for IB ACIO

A special focus on General Awareness: Focus on Geo-political issues, War, Missiles, Government schemes and policy, Current affairs, Focus on Intelligence agencies like CIA, IB, KGB, Mossad, etc. International Relations, Physical and Chemical laws, Current Affairs. Do not forget to read on issues of national security.

1: Read Newspapers regularly. Information given on newspapers may not always appear online

3. Download News apps or News aggregation apps – Example -DailyHunt, InShorts, etc

4. Refer NCERT or Lucent for Basics of Static GK

How to prepare for IB ACIO 2017 Sectionwise?


Day 1-5

Day 5-10

Day 11-15

English Language

Reading Comprehension, Cloze test, Spotting Errors,

Spotting Errors, Sentence Improvement

Para jumbles, Fill in the blanks,

Para completion,

Vocabulary (Synonyms / Antonyms)


Seating Arrangement, Puzzles, Inequalities,

Syllogism, Alphanumeric Series,

Alphabet Test, Blood Relations

Direction Sense, Order and Ranking, Verbal Reasoning,

Coding – Decoding, Machine Input – Output, Data Sufficiency

Quantitative Aptitude

Number Series, Simplification/ Approximation, Quadratic Equations,

Data Interpretation, Averages, Boats and Streams,

Age based problems, Simple and Compound Interest, Mixture and Alligation,

Partnerships, Percentages, Pipes and Cisterns, Profit, Loss and Discount,

Time, Speed and Distance, Time, work and Wages

General Awareness

National Events

International Events with focus on national security issues,

Social-economic issues,


Important Dates

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General Preparation Tips to crack IB ACIO 2017:

  1. Once you are aware about the exam syllabus of the exam, know your weakness and strengths.
  2. Prepare strategies for the examination
  3. Create a time frame for solving your problems that you have in each subject
  4. Do not waste time doing unproductive things
  5. Learn all the concepts well because you cannot solve difficult questions without solving easy questions
  6. Solve Mock tests for each section of the exam. TopRankers has several mock tests for all bank exam. The Sure Shot test series is a great way to improve on your mistakes.
  7. Master all the topics as much as you can.
  8. Know formulas and shortcuts at the tip of your fingers
  9. Focus on Weaker Areas
  10. In General Awareness, give importance to War, National security issues, Terrorism, Defense, etc

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