IB Exam Pattern for Security Asst 2021: Exam Paper Pattern
  • Written By Ravikant_Yadav
  • Last Modified 04-08-2022
  • Written By Ravikant_Yadav
  • Last Modified 04-08-2022

IB Exam Pattern for Security Asst: Question Paper Pattern

IB Exam Pattern 2019: IB (Intelligence Bureau) has released the IB recruitment 2018-19 notification for 1054 vacancies for the post of Security Assistant/Executive in the covert Intelligence Bureau department. IB Exam is going to be conducted on 17th February 2019. Intelligence Bureau is a nested organization whose sole focus is to provide security to the nation. People working here collect intel about the enemies as well as potential enemies of this nation and eliminate the possibilities of their attack on the country. IB works with other Indian intelligence and law enforcement organizations, particularly RAW (Research and Analysis Wing, India’s external intelligence agency) and the newly created Defense Intelligence Agency.

The agency also maintains partnership with foreign agencies, including security agencies in the U.K., U.S., and Israel. IB technically falls under the Ministry of Home Affairs however, they can directly report to the Prime Minister of India. IB has a successful history of saving this nation from war several times. If you want to be a part of IB and are ready to provide security to the nation then IB exam is the doorway. To appear for the exam you first need to check your eligibility and then ways to prepare for the exam. For a nice preparation, you need to analyze the exam pattern first. We recommend that you go through the exam pattern and determine your preparation plan accordingly.

IB Exam Pattern 2019

IB exam comprises 3 stages of selection process and the selection will be done on the basis of the marks that you will be getting in these three tiers.

Tier IObjective Type Written Exam
Tier IIDescriptive Type Exam
Tier IIIInterview & Personality Test

IB Exam Pattern | Tier I

According to the IB Exam Pattern, tier 1 is objective type and a carries a total of 100 questions each consisting of 1 mark. For every wrong answer that you have attempted, there will be a deduction of one-fourth or 0.25 marks. However, there will be no deduction of marks for unattempted questions. Exam Duration will be of 2 hours and candidates need to pass the IB Executive Tier I exam if they want to appear for Tier II.

Sections for MCQMarks
General Awareness40
Quantitative Aptitude20
Logical/Analytical Ability20
English Language20
Total100

IB Exam Pattern | Tier II

The exam duration for the Tier II exam will be 1 hour. The Tier II exam is of 50 marks and consists of questions from two different sections. Through this test, a candidate’s spoken and translation ability will be tested. The qualifying marks for this tier is 20 marks.

Subjects/SectionsMarks
Translation of a passage of 500 words from local language/dialect to English and vice versa40
Speaking ability to be assessed at the time of Tier-III exam (Interview/ Personality test)10
Interview or Personality Test50

IB Exam Pattern | Tier III

The final stage of the exam is the Interview and Personality Test. It consists of 50 marks. On the basis of their combined performance in Tier I and Tier II exam, the candidates will be shortlisted for the final Interview round. After the Interview/Personality test, candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in Tier II and Interview/Personality Test. Questions in this round will be asked from any of the sections and as per the performance in the interview. It will be a panel interview and accordingly the candidates will be tested whether they are fit for being an agent or not. The panel will test the candidate’s behaviour under tensed circumstances and will give marks based on his replies.

We hope that we have managed to provide you complete detailed information on IB Exam Pattern. The exam pattern will assist you in understanding the marking scheme of the exam. Once you understand the marking scheme you will be able to decide the level of focus to give in each section. As the sections of IB examination is similar to that of banking exam, you can go ahead by taking Bank Mock Test on Embibe to provide extensive coverage to your preparation. Practice previous year papers as much as you can, this will assist you in working on your paper solving speed and time management.

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