Intelligence Bureau recruits for Assistant Central Intelligence Officer (ACIO) every year across the country. It is one of the fascinating entry level job profile IB offers. Since the number of vacancies are pretty less, the competition for this post is very high.
Once you are done with application, it is important to get hold of the syllabus of the exam. Since there is no prescribed syllabus in this exam, the preparation becomes a difficult task altogether.
The notification for this year recruitment has been released by MHA.
Before listing the important books helpful in cracking IB ACIO exam, let us find out the scheme of examination.
Tier 1 of the written examination will have 100 objective type questions divided into 5 parts. Each part will consist of 20 questions of 1 mark each. The sections from which questions will be asked are –
- General Awareness
- Quantitative Aptitude
- Numerical/analytical/Logical ability and Reasoning
- English Language
- General Studies
Negative marking of 1/4 mark for each wrong answer is there.
Tier 2 will be descriptive type which will be of 50 marks. 30 marks is for essay and 20 for English comprehension and precis writing.
Tier 3 is Interview round.
List of Books for IB ACIO Exam 2021
After you get the sense of the syllabus you need to buy books for the exam. Here is the list of books you can refer specifically deigned for IB ACIO exam.
List of Books for English Medium students
IB-ACIO: Grade-II/Executive (Tier-I) Exam Guide by RPH publications
Intelligence Bureau (IB) – Assistant Central Intelligence Officer (ACIO) Grade II (Executive) A Comprehensive Guide by Unique Academic Board
Intelligence Bureau Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Grade II Recruitment Exam (For Tier- I, II) Upkar Prakashan
Intelligence Bureau Assistant Central Intelligence Officer (Grade II/Executive) by GKP
List of Books for Hindi Medium students
|IB-ACIO: Grade-II/Executive (Tier-I) Recruitment Exam Guide: Asst Central Intelligence Officers (ACIO) GradeII/Executive Exam Guide (Hindi) by RPH group||Buy on Amazon||Buy on Flipkart|
You can buy one of these books for preparation of this exam.
Practice Paper/ Previous year paper for IB ACIO Exam 2021
Along with these books you can also buy model papers . Once you are done with your syllabus, you can start solving previous year papers and practice papers. Time management is very crucial in such exams, so whenever you practice a question paper set a time limit. This will help you gauge your speed.
For practice paper you can buy
|Kiran IB Intelligence Bureau ACIO Grade II Tier 1 Practice Work Book(English Medium)||Buy on Amazon||Buy on Flipkart|
|IB–Assistant Central Intelligence Officer (ACIO) Grade II (Executive) 18 Practice Sets||Buy on Amazon||Buy on Flipkart|
|15 Practice Sets for Intelligence Bureau Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Grade-II/Executive (Tier-I) Exam||Buy on Amazon||Buy on Flipkart|