IB ACIO 2019

18 Apr, 2019

IB ACIO 2019 – IB or Intelligence Bureau will conduct IB ACIO 2019 with the motive to hire the eligible and deserving candidates for the post of Assistant Central Intelligence Officer (ACIO). Intelligence Bureau conducts the IB ACIO exam every year and tests the skills of the applicants on specified parameters before selecting them for this reputable post in IB department. The aspirants who have a dream to build their career in this field can give the ACIO exam provided they fulfill the eligibility criteria. The notification for the vents pertaining to IB ACIO 2019 exam will be published on the official website of IB. Those who aspire to get the dream job in IB can initiate the process of applying online and submit the fee amount. Candidates should make sure that they fulfill all the set of conditions furnished in IB ACIO Eligibility Criteria 2019 for the successful participation in competitive examination. The final result will depend upon the performance of the applicants in both the papers, one will be objective and another one will be subjective. This article discusses the information and details related to IB ACIO 2019 exam which will include notification, the release of an Application form, payment of fee, eligibility conditions, pattern of both the papers, syllabus of the exam, admit card availability, online declaration of result, preparation tips etc.

IB ACIO 2019: Highlights

Candidates check the highlights of IB ACIO 2019 below:



    Name of Recruitment

    IB ACIO 2019

    Conducting authority

    Intelligence Bureau (IB)

    Designation Offered

    Assistant Central Intelligence Officer (ACIO)

    Number of Vacancies

    Updated Soon

    Selection Procedure

    Tier I

    Tier II

    Level of Recruitment

    National Level

    Release of Official Notification

    August 2019

    IB ACIO 2019: Notification

    IB or Intelligence Bureau is the leading and apex authority that releases the notification for ACIO exam every year. This exam will be held to select the candidates for the post of ACIO or Assistant Central Intelligence Officer. The authority will publish the notification for IB ACIO 2019 exam on its official website in August 2019.

    The recruitment process of IB ACIO 2019 is based on the scores of Paper I and Paper II which will be objective and subjective type respectively. The authority will assess the performance of the candidates on the marks of these papers and then prepare the list of the selected candidates who will get the post of Assistant Central Intelligence Officer in IB department.

    IB ACIO Important Dates 2019

    The important events pertaining to IB ACIO 2019 must be known to the applicants who are aspiring to apply for the post of ACIO in Intelligence Bureau. The application release date, deadline for submission, admit card issuance for IB ACIO 2019 exam, result announcement and counseling commencement are some of the significant events that will take place on the schedule as specified by the authority. Let’s have a glance at the below-given table:

    Events Dates (Tentative)
    Notification Release August 2019
    Release of Application Form online September 2019
    Deadline to submit Applications online October 2019
    ACIO Tier I Exam October  2019
    ACIO TIER II Exam January 2020

    Note- These tentative dates are based on the notification released previous year. Stay tuned to this page for latest updates about ACIO 2019.

    IB ACIO Application Form 2019

    • The exam conducting authority will publish the advertisement for the post of ACIO in the Employment News.
    • The process of registration will be started in the month of November 2019.
    • The applicants are supposed to go to the official web portal and get access of the ACIO application form.
    • They need to read the specified instructions sincerely that will be all about how to fill the form accurately.
    • The candidates are supposed to completely fill the form with genuine information.
    • Those who fill fake details will have to face the rejection of the application by the authority.
    • The applicants will have to then upload the scanned images of signature and photograph in the given format.
    • The applicants must note that the application form for ACIO 2019 will be available online only and there will be no other mode.
    • One applicant needs to fill out and submit only a single application form for ACIO 2019.

    IB ACIO Application Fee 2019

    • The candidates who come under the category of SC and ST and those who are females will be exempted from making the payment of ACIO 2019 application fee.
    • The male applicants who are from the categories of General and OBC will have to make the payment of Rs. 100 in the form of ACIO application fee.
    • The candidates are free to pay the ACIO application fee through online or offline mode.

    IB ACIO 2019 Eligibility Critertia

    • The candidates need to complete the higher secondary exam from a recognized board.
    •  The knowledge of computer is also the requirement.
    • The minimum age of the candidates needs to be 18 years and the maximum age should be 27 years.

    Relaxation of Upper Age

    Category Age Relaxation
    For SC and ST candidates Relaxation of 5 years
    For OBC applicants Relaxation of 3 years
    The officials of the Government with minimum service experience of 3 years Relaxation of 40 years
    For divorced women, widows and the females who have officially separated from husband & not married Relaxation of 40 years

    IB ACIO Exam Pattern 2019

    It is mandatory for the applicants to read thoroughly about the pattern of the paper and the types of question that will come in the exam. Before starting the preparation for ACIO 2019 exam, the aspirants must read the below-given details about the exam of ACIO that will contain two papers, Paper I and Paper II. Let’s discourse about them:

    • There will be multiple choice or objective type questions in Paper I.
    • The questions will be parted into four sections and each one will consist of 25 questions.
    • Every question will be of one mark.
    • There will be descriptive type questions in Paper II.
    Paper Particulars of examination Marks Time

    a) General Awareness

    b) Quantitative Aptitude

    c) Logical/analytical ability

    d) English language.

    100 60 minutes

    a) Essay on one of the mentioned topics (30marks)

    b) English comprehension and précis writing (20 marks).

    50 60 minutes

    IB ACIO Admit Card 2019

    • The candidates will have to carry the ACIO 2019 Admit Card or hall ticket on the day of the exam.
    • The applicants can easily download it by visiting the web portals like www.recruitmentonline.in or www.mha.nic.in
    • The applicants need to go to the ACIO admit card tab and click on the same.
    • The candidates will have to mention their application number, date of birth and the password to download the admit card.
    • Take the hard copy of the admit card as this needs to be provided at the examination center.
    • The permission for appearing in ACIO 2019 exam will be granted when the candidates will show this admit card to the invigilator.
    • No applicants will be able to sit in the exam without this document.

    IB ACIO Exam Centre 2019

    Agartala Jammu Kohima Vijayawada Ahmedabad
    Kolkata Jaipur Aizawl Varanasi Leh
    Itanagar  Amritsar Trivandrum Lucknow Imphal
    Bangalore Siliguri Meerut Hyderabad Bhopal
    Shimla Mumbai Guwahati Bhubaneswar Shillong
    Nagpur Delhi Chandigarh Ranchi Patna
    Raipur Chennai Dehradun    

     IB ACIO Result 2019

    • The applicants can get the access of ACIO 2019 result by going to the web portal of www.mha.nic.in.
    • There will be the link for the result that the applicants need to tap.
    • The result will be published in the form of merit list which will be in PDF.
    • The applicants will have to search their Registration number or name in the merit list.

    IB ACIO Cut Off 2019

    Category Paper I (Cut off Score) Paper II (Cut off Score)
    General Merit 65 30
    OBC 60 25
    SC 50 20
    ST 50 20

    IB ACIO Syllabus 2019

    Mathematical Ability: Numbers, Statistical problems, HCF and LCM, Probability, Simple Interest, Profit and Loss, Compound Interest, Mixtures and Allegations, Time and Work, Ratios, Average, Mensuration, Trains, and Boats.

    General Awareness or Knowledge: Current Affairs, Climate, Current news (National & International), Weather, World Events, Economy, Political news, Indian History, Events related to National Importance.

    Reasoning: Figure matching (Verbal & Non-Verbal), Statements and Conclusions, Pattern Matching, Odd Man Out, Observation, Analytical Problems, Missing Letters, Blood Relations.

    English Comprehension: In this section, the questions will be based on the topics that will assess the candidates’ overall English skills.

    Descriptive test: This paper of Descriptive test will contain the questions that will evaluate the applicants’ writing skills in English Language. The topics can be essay writing, letter writing etc.

    IB ACIO Preparation Tips 2019

    • You must be aware of the syllabus and pattern of IB ACIO 2019 exam. For this, keep your eyes on the web portal.
    • Make a proper timetable and prepare for the topics accordingly.
    • Stick to the timetable and follow the same on regular basis.
    • Be practical while making strategies for the preparation of ACIO exam.
    • The sample papers can be referred for better understanding.
    • Improve your English language skills by reading newspapers, magazines etc.
    • Refer to the books of renowned authors.
    • Make a note while studying as this will help you to remember whatever you read.
    • Revise the topics from time to time to recall them at the time of examination.
    • Stay away from unhealthy diet and do exercises to relax your mind.

    Books for preparation of IB ACIO 2019

    • Intelligence Bureau Assistant Central Intelligence Officer (IB ACIO) (RPH Editorial Board)
    • IB ACIO Guide by R. Gupta
    • ACIO Practice workbook by Kiran Prakashan
    • Bharti Pariksha (Hindi) by Pratiyogita Sahitya
    • Bharti Pariksha (Hindi) by Lal & Jain

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