IB ACIO Syllabus 2021 Exam Pattern is divided into three stages: Tier I, II, and Interview. Tier I is an objective-type test that comprises questions spread across five sections. Tier-II is a descriptive test of 50 marks. The Interview carries a total of 100 marks. IB ACIO exam pattern highlights the overall structure of the exam. It provides details such as total marks, duration of the test, marking scheme and weightage of each section. The Intelligence Bureau of Ministry of Home Affairs prescribes IB ACIO Syllabus 2021. Read below for more details on the IB ACIO exam pattern.
IB ACIO Syllabus 2021
|Exam name IB ACIO|
|Stages of exam||Tier I, II and Interview|
|Mode of exam||Online/Offline|
|Nature of questions||Tier I: Objective Type
Tier II: Descriptive Type
|Total marks||Tier I: 100
Tier II: 50
|Duration of the test||Tier I: 60
Tier II: 60
IB ACIO Syllabus 2021 Exam Pattern for Tier I
Tier I of IB ACIO is the first stage of the recruitment process. The test comprises objective type MCQ based questions divided into five parts. Tier I comprises subjects such as General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, Numerical/Analytical/Logical Ability & Reasoning, English Language and General Studies. Each section will have 20 questions. The total marks of the test are 100. Candidates will be given one hour to complete the test.
Structure of Tier I
|Subjects||Number of questions|
|Numerical/Analytical/Logical Ability & Reasoning||20|
IB ACIO Exam Pattern 2021 for Tier II
Tier II is a descriptive type test. The test comprises an essay on one of the given topics, English Comprehension, and precis writing. The total marks of the test are 50. The duration of the exam is one hour.
Structure of Tier II exam
|English Comprehension and precis writing||20 marks|
IB ACIO Syllabus 2021 Exam Pattern for Interview
The interview carries 100 marks. In the interview, candidates are judged based on their intelligence and personality.
Marking of IB ACIO exam
There will be a negative marking of ¼ mark for each wrong answer in the Tier I exam For a correct answer in Tier I, candidates will get one mark No marks will be awarded for un-attempted questionsSelection of candidates
All registered candidates are required to appear in Tier I exam Candidates qualifying the Tier 1 exam are called for Tier II On the basis of their combined performance in Tier I and II, candidates are shortlisted for the interview
Based on the performance in Tier I, II and interview, candidates are shortlisted for final selection subject to document verification
IB ACIO Syllabus
|General Knowledge||Indian History, Polity, Current Events, Geography, Economy, Basics of Computers etc.
The focus will also be on Current national & International events, banking, sports, awards, recruitments, etc.
|Reasoning||Analogies, Similarities and Differences, Spatial Visualisation, Spatial Orientation, Problem-Solving, Analysis, Judgment, Decision Making, Visual Memory, Discrimination, Observation, Relationship Concepts, Arithmetic Reasoning, Verbal and Figure, Non-Verbal Reasoning|
|English Comprehension||Grammar Rules, Antonyms, Synonyms, One-Word Substitution, Idioms & Phrases, Fill in the Blanks, Reading Comprehension/Passage, Cloze Test, Para-Jumble Sentences, etc.|
|Quantitative Aptitude||Number System, HCF LCM, Simplification, Average, Time & Work, Mensuration, Percentage, Profit & Loss, Simple & Compound Interest, Investment, Problem on Ages, Time & Speed, Problem on Trains, Permutation and Combination, Series and Sequences, Bar Graph, Pictorial Graph, Pie Chart.|