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IB ACIO Syllabus 2019 Tier I & II Exam Pattern Sample Question Papers

IB ACIO Syllabus

It is not so easy to clear Intelligence Bureau Tier I & II Exam but if you have firm determination, then you can crack this exam by covering IB ACIO Syllabus. Here we have provided the entire IB ACIO Tier I & II Exam syllabus, which would help you for better preparation.

Along with the IB ACIO Exam Syllabus, you can also get Exam Pattern and Sample Question Papers, which will assist you about the marking scheme and structure of examination. so go through this page to download IB ACIO Syllabus 2019.

What is the Selection Process of IB ACIO?

Intelligence Bureau invites application forms for recruitment of Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Posts and selects the eligible contestants through selection process comprises written test and Interview.

There are two parts in examination that is Objective Part and Descriptive Part. We the team of www.recruitmentinboxx.com has provided the complete details about IB ACIO Syllabus 2019; you may download its PDF through online mode.

IB ACIO Syllabus 2019

Candidates may check IB ACIO Syllabus 2019 for both the papers that is Paper I and Paper II from this section. Applicants, who are going to apply, should check the details so that they can get the accurate knowledge of examination. There are two parts in Intelligence Bureau Examination in Assistant Central Intelligence Officers such as:

  • Objective Part
  • Descriptive Part

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Syllabus for Intelligence Bureau ACIO 2019:

Objective Syllabus

  • General Awareness
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Analytical Ability
  • English Language
  • Essay On one of the Topic
  • English Comprehension

IB ACIO Syllabus For General Awareness:

  • Socioeconomic
  • Political and Cultural History of Modern India with special emphasis on Indian National Movement
  • Indian Constitution
  • Indian Political System
  • Governance and Public Policy
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Analytical Ability and Data Interpretation
  • International Relations and Events
  • Movement and formation of the Haryana state
  • Current Affairs – Regional, National, and International, Society, Culture, Heritage, Arts and Literature of Haryana
  • Social and Economic Geography
  • Physical and Demography of Haryana
  • Environmental issues
  • Disaster Management- Prevention and Mitigation Strategies

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Intelligence Bureau ACIO Reasoning Syllabus:

  • Logical Games
  • Number Series
  • Analyzing Arguments
  • Statement and Conclusion
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Making Judgment
  • Verbal Classification
  • Analogies
  • Statements and Assumption
  • Blood Relations
  • Logical Problem
  • Theme Detection
  • Letter and Symbol Series
  • Matching Definitions
  • Logical Deduction

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IB ACIO Syllabus for Aptitude Syllabus:

  • Multiplication
  • Numbers
  • Weight
  • LCM & HCF
  • Division
  • Pedagogical issue
  • Data Handling
  • Geometry
  • Time
  • Money
  • Decimal Fractions
  • Patterns
  • Measurement
  • Volume
  • Shapes & Spatial
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Understanding

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IB ACIO General English syllabus:

  • Transformation
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Para Completion
  • Sentence Arrangement
  • Joining Sentences
  • Sentence Completion
  • Antonyms
  • Passage Completion
  • Synonyms
  • Error Correction (Phrase in Bold)
  • Spotting Errors
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Spelling Test, Prepositions
  • Sentence
  • Substitution
  • Error Correction (Underlined Part)
  • Improvement
  • Idioms and Phrases

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IB ACIO General Knowledge syllabus:

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IB ACIO Syllabus 2019 for Paper II:

Descriptive test:

The Descriptive is nothing but it is the test of English Language Writing Skills. In this test, it is expected that students may be asked to write an Essay, Letter of any given theme or topic.

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IB ACIO Exam Pattern 2019:

  • The objective test consists of 100 questions which carry 1 mark each.
  • There is negative marking for wrong answers and 0.25 marks will deducted.
  • The Descriptive Test consists of 50 questions carrying 1 mark each
Exam TypesName of SubjectMarksDurations

Tier 1 – Objective Types

General Awareness 



60 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude
Analytical Ability
English Language

Tier 2 Descriptive Types

Essay on one of the topics 



60 minutes

English Comprehension
  • The candidate has to appear in Tier-I at one of the test centers mentioned above.
  • There will be negative marking of a ¼ mark for each wrong answer in Tier-I.
  • No marks would be awarded for an un-attempted question.
  • Only those candidates would be called for Tier-II exam who come up to a certain standard in Tier-I. For Tier-II examination, there will be a minimum cut off marks of 33%.

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IB ACIO Study Material:

Intelligence Bureau Books for Quantitative Aptitude:

Name of BookAuthorPublisher
Quantitative Aptitude TestN.K SinghUpkar Prakashan
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive ExaminationsR.S.
Quantitative AptitudeThink Tank of Kiran PrakashanKiran Prakashan

IB Books for Logical/Analytical Ability:

Name of BookAuthorPublisher
Test of ReasoningEdgar
A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non Verbal Reasoning (Revised Edition)R.S AggarwalS.Chand
Competitive Reasoning Verbal & Non Verbal (Fully Solved)Think Tank of Kiran PrakashanKiran Prakashan

ACIO exam preparation Books for English Language:

Name of BookAuthorPublisher
Objective EnglishEdgar ThorpePearson
Objective General EnglishR.S. Aggarwal, Vikas AggarwalS.Chand
Word Power Made EasyNorman LewisPenguin
High School English Grammar & CompositionWren & MartinS. Chand
Essential Grammar In UseRaymond MurphyCambridge University Press – New Delhi
Objective English for Competitive ExaminationsHari Mohan Prasad, Uma Rani SinhaMcgraw Hill Education
Objective General EnglishS.P. BakshiArihant

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IB ACIO Previous Year Question Papers With Solutions:

When you cover the entire IB ACIO Syllabus, you should do practice of these questions as these are important questions, which comes in exam regularly.

Ques 1 The cost price of 20 articles is the same as the selling price of x articles. If the profit is 25%, then the value of x is:

  1. 15
  2. 16
  3. 18
  4. 25

Ans 1:- 16  

Ques 2 A vendor bought toffees at 6 for a rupee. How many for a rupee must he sell to gain 20%?

  1. 3
  2. 4
  3. 5
  4. 6

Ans 2:- 5

Ques 3: How much time will it take for an amount of Rs. 450 to yield Rs. 81 as interest at 4.5% per annum of simple interest?

  1. 5 years
  2. 4 years
  3. 5 years
  4. 5 years

Ans 3:- 4 years

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Ques 4 The percentage profit earned by selling an article for Rs. 1920 is equal to the percentage loss incurred by selling the same article for Rs. 1280. At what price should the article be sold to make 25% profit?

  1. 2000
  2. 2200
  3. 2400
  4. Data inadequate

Ans 4:- Rs. 2000

Ques 5:  A man decides to travel 80 kilometers in 8 hours partly by foot and partly on a bicycle. If his speed on foot is 8 km/hr and on bicycle 16 km/hr, what distance would he travel on foot?

  1. 20 km
  2. 30 km
  3. 48 km
  4. 60km

Ans5: 48 km

Ques 6 In a certain store, the profit is 320% of the cost. If the cost increases by 25% but the selling price remains constant, approximately what percentage of the selling price is the profit?

  1. 30%
  2. 70%
  3. 100%
  4. 250%

Ans 6:- 70%

Ques 7: A toy weighing 24 grams of an alloy of two metals is worth Rs 174/-, but if the weights of the two metals be interchanged, the toy would be worth Rs 162/- If the price of one metal be Rs 8 per ,gram, find the price of the other metal used to make the toy

  1. Rs 10/ gram
  2. Rs 6/gram
  3. Rs 4/ gram
  4. Rs 5/gram

Ans 7: Rs 6/gram

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Ques 8: There is a 7-digit telephone number with all different digits . If the digit at extreme right and extreme left is 5 and 6 respectively, find how many such telephone numbers are Possible.

  1. 120
  2. 1, 00,000
  3. 6720
  4. 30,240

Ans 8: 120

Ques 9: In which city is the headquarters of World Trade Organisation (WTO) locate ?

  1. New York
  2. Geneva
  3. Rome
  4. Paris

Ans 9: Geneva

Ques10: Indira is three times older than Yogesh while Zaheer is half the age of Wahida. If Yogesh is older than Zaheer then Which of the following statements can be inferred ?

  1. Yogesh is older than wahida.
  2. Indira is older than Wahida.
  3. Indira may be younger than Wahida.
  4. None of the above

Ans 10: Indira is older than Wahida

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