Important Topics to Crack IB ACIO Exam: Maths | Reasoning | English | GA | GS

Ministry of Home Affairs has released the official notification for the post of Assistant Central Intelligence Officer (ACIO) Grade-II and Executives. The Intelligence Bureau has announced 2,000 vacancies for various posts. Selection of the candidates will be done through Tier I, II, and III exams. It is a golden opportunity for graduate candidates who want to work in a Reputed Government organization. Every year IB ACIO releases a number of vacancies on various posts. IB ACIO Exam Dates has been released officially, Exam will be held on 18th, 19th & 20th February 2021. 

Now the exam dates are announced so it is important to ace your preparation and know the topics on which you have to focus for all the subjects. This is the first time IB is conducting the exam online. In this article, we are going to discuss the topics on which you have to focus more to secure good marks.

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IB ACIO 2021: Tier-1 Exam Pattern

  • As per the IB ACIO Notification 2020 released, there will be a total of 100 questions for 100 marks  from 5 sections; General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, Numerical/Analytical/Logical Ability, English Language, and General Studies
  • There is a negative marking of ¼ mark for every incorrect answer in Tier I.
Section No. of Questions Marks Time Duration
General Awareness 20 20 60 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 20 20
Logical/Analytical/Numerical Ability & Reasoning Ability 20 20
English Language 20 20
General Studies 20 20
Total 100 100

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Important topics to Focus on in English:

Topics Topics
Active & Passive Voice Fillers
Idioms and Phrases Vocabulary
Verbs Adjectives
One Word Substitutions Grammar
Comprehension Ability Sentence Improvement
Error Correction

Important topics to Focus on in Quantitative Aptitude:

The below table will show you the topics on which candidates should focus to score more to increase their overall score. This section contains 20 questions for 20 marks.

Topics Topics
Time and Work Time , Speed, and Distance
Simplification Mensuration
Rate of Interest Ratio and Proportion
Permutation and Combination Average
Probability Percentage
Profit and Loss

Important topics to Focus on in Reasoning Ability:

Topics Topics
Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning Syllogism
Blood Relations Number Series
Inequalities Distance and Direction
Coding-Decoding Seating Arrangement
Order and Ranking Alphanumeric Series

Important topics to Focus on in General awareness/General Studies:

IB ACIO Syllabus GK Section, The focus will be on Current national & International events, banking, sports, awards, recruitments, etc. This section can increase your score in less time just you need to be confident about your answer.

Topics Topics
Current Affairs Delhi Sultanate &Mughal Empire
History of Modern India General Science
Important Articles from the Indian Constitution Basic Computer
Geography National Parks & Bird Sanctuary
Defense Exercises Government Scheme
Important Summit & Conference



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