IB Security Assistant Syllabus 2019, Exam Pattern, Selection Procedure

IB Security Assistant Syllabus 2019 : IB Security Assistant/Executive exam pattern, syllabus and the procedure of selection has been explained here as per official notification. The IB Security Assistant/ executive recruitment 2019 exam will be conducted in the following manner.

  • Tier 1
  • Tier 2
  • Tier 3

Selection will be made based purely on merit wherein all candidates will have to clear each and every stage to be eligible for final selection. The MHA will decide the pattern, syllabus and the selection procedure of the exam on the basis of which the IB Security Assistant/ executive recruitment shall be done.

IB Security Assistant Exam Pattern 2019

The exam pattern of the IB Security Assistant/Executive exam 2019 involves a written exam of objective type followed by a descriptive exam and culminating in an interview/personality test.

IB Security Assistant Executive Exam Pattern

Tier 1 (Written Exam) Pattern

Name of the subjectTotal no of questions
General Awareness40
Quantitative Aptitude20
Logical/Analytical Ability20
English Language20
  • The exam will be of objective type and the total questions will be 100.
  • The total duration of the written exam is 2 hours.
  • For each right answer 1 marks shall be awarded. The total marks of the exam will be 100 marks.
  • For every wrong answer, one-fourth of the marks shall be deducted out of the total marks awarded to that particular question.
  • Candidates clearing Tier 1 shall be eligible to attempt Tier 2.

Tier 2 (Descriptive Exam) Pattern

SubjectTotal marks
Translation of a paragraph of 500 words from local language/dialect to English language and vice versa40 marks
Spoken Ability10 marks
  • The descriptive exam will be conducted in two parts and will be conducted in a duration of 1 hour.
  • Candidates who are able to qualify this round will then be invited for Tier 3 which is the interview cum personality test.

Tier 3 Exam Pattern

SubjectTotal marks
Interview cum personality test50 marks

IB Security Assistant Syllabus 2019

The IB Security Assistant/Executive exam syllabus 2019 for the written exam is given below. Candidates can get an idea of the syllabus on the basis of which they shall be tested.

IB Security Assistant Executive Syllabus
IB Security Assistant Executive Syllabus

Logical/Analytical Ability Syllabus

  • Coding and decoding
  • Direction sense
  • Blood relations
  • Inequalities
  • Syllogism
  • Alphabet and Number series
  • Data sufficiency
  • Seating arrangement
  • Input and output
  • Order and Ranking

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Simplification
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Mixture and Allegation
  • Time and Work
  • Time, Speed and Distance
  • Profit and Loss
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Mensuration
  • Percentage
  • Discount
  • Number System
  • Data Interpretation
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Surds and Indices

English Language

  • Reading passage
  • Cloze test
  • Paragraph completion
  • Verbal Ability
  • Spotting of errors
  • Fill in the blanks

General Awareness

  • Indian history
  • Polity
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Geography
  • Books and Authors
  • Countries, their currencies and capital
  • Newly introduced schemes

Selection Procedure

The IB Security Assistant/Executive exam selection process involves the written exam, the descriptive paper followed by the interview cum personality test. All candidates wishing to appear for the IB exam will have to pass and clear the stage 1 exam which is the written exam. All those candidates who successfully clear this stage will be considered eligible for Tier 2 and Tier 3 exam. The ministry will release the cut off for Tier 1 based on which candidates shall be called for the subsequent stages.

Candidates equal to ten times the available number of vacancies shall be called on to appear for both Tier 2 and Tier 3. All those candidates who appear for Tier 2, will be provisionally admitted to appear for Tier 3. The Tier 2 exam will be of qualifying nature and its marks shall not be taken into account while formulating the final merit list. Candidates appearing for this stage are all required to score minimum 20 marks out of 50 to be considered eligible for finding their names in the final merit list. After the commencement of Tier 2 exam, the ministry will release a cut off score which would be the same for all categories based on which candidates will be called on for the Interview round.

The MHA will then hold the interview cum personality test for all the selected candidates. The ministry will not release any cut off score after Tier 3.

Based on the marks scored by the candidates in Tier 1 and Tier 3, the MHA will formulate the final merit list which will consist of the names of all the finally selected candidates. All such candidates will then have to undergo the character test and the document verification followed by medical fitness test and some other tests. After all these tests are duly completed, the selected candidates will be recommended for appointment.

Selection In Case Of A Tie Between Candidates

In case there is a tie between candidates, the following resolutions are opted.

  • Firstly the total marks obtained by candidates in Tier 1 and Tier 3 is checked
  • Then, the marks scored in Tier 1 alone is checked
  • If the tie still persists, then the marks scored in Tier 3 alone is taken into account
  • Then, the date of birth of the candidates is considered with the older candidate getting the preference
  • Finally, the names are arranged in alphabetical order (starting with the first name)

Documents Required For The Verification Round

The following documents must be presented by candidates at the time of verification and in original.

  • Proof of academic qualification
  • Date of birth proof
  • Government approved ID proof
  • Category certificate
  • NOC in case of Ex Servicemen
  • Recently clicked pass port size photos (colored preferable)

IB Security Assistant/ Executive FAQs

Q. Is It Necessary For Candidates To Have A knowledge Of Local Language/Dialect?

A. It is compulsory for candidates to have a knowledge of local language/dialect as per the rules set by the MHA. The entire descriptive paper of the IB Security Assistant exam 2019 is based on the knowledge of local language/dialect. Candidates need to have an in depth knowledge of the language to be able to clear this round.

Q. Will The Marks Obtained In Tier 2 Be Taken Into Consideration?

A. The marks scored in Tier 2 will be considered for selection to the subsequent stage but the marks scored by candidates in this Tier shall not be considered while formulating the final merit list.


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