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IB Security Assistant Syllabus 2023 and Exam Pattern for SA and MTS Posts

IB Security Assistant Syllabus 2023: The Ministry of Home Affairs has recently announced direct recruitment for the positions of Security Assistant/Executive and Multi-tasking Staff. There are a total of 677 vacancies available, making this a great opportunity for 10th-grade graduates looking for a government job. Candidates interested in applying should start preparing for the IB Recruitment 2023 Exam with the most up-to-date IB Security Assistant and MTS Syllabus & Exam Pattern. To assist candidates in their preparations, we have provided a detailed selection process, along with the IB SA/Exe. and MTS Syllabus 2023. We have also included the exam pattern, as well as the marking scheme.

IB Security Assistant (SA) Syllabus 2023

The selection process of IB recruitment is based on three levels, that is, Tier- I, II, and III. Tier I is an Online objective-based type Multiple Choice question. Tier II is an offline exam of descriptive type whereas Tier III is a Personality based test. The candidates aspiring for the same should first have a look at the IB Security Assistant (SA) Syllabus. 

IB SA/Exe and MTS Syllabus 2023
Conducting Body Ministry of Home Affairs
Posts Name Security Assistant & Multi-Tasking Staff (MTS)
Vacancies 677
Category Syllabus
Duration of Exam 60 minutes
Types of Questions Multiple Choice Questions
Negative Marking 1/4 mark
Selection Basis Tier- 1, 2, and 3
Official Website www.mha.gov.in

IB Security Assistant Selection Process

The selection criteria for IB Recruitment 2023 include 3 levels as mentioned in the notification-

Tier Description Marks
Tier 1- Common for SA/Exe & MTS/Gen Online Exam of Objective type MCQs 100
Tier 2- Part I (Common for SA/Exe & MTS/Gen) Offline Exam of Descriptive type 40
Tier 2- Part II (only for SA/Exe) Spoken ability 10
Tier 3 Interview/Personality test 50

Note- The Tier-II exam is qualifying in nature. The qualifying marks in Tier-2 is 20 out of 50 for SA/Exe and 16 out of 40 for MTS/Gen.

IB Security Assistant and MTS Exam Pattern 2023

The exam pattern for IB Security Assistant & MTS Tier 1 Exam has been discussed here.

1. The duration of the online exam will be 60 minutes (1 hour).

2. The exam pattern is slightly changed and now there are 5 sections in the exam.

3. There will be 100 MCQs asked in the CBT (Tier 1) Exam.

4. There is a negative marking of ¼ mark for each wrong answer.

IB SA/Exe & MTS Exam Pattern 2023
Subject No. of Questions Marks Duration
General Awareness 20 20 60 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 20 20
Numerical/analytical/Logical ability& reasoning 20 20
English language 20 20
General Studies 20 20
Total 100 100

IB Security Assistant & MTS Syllabus 2023- Tier 1

The candidates aspiring for the IB Security Assistant (SA) & MTS Recruitment must go through the syllabus which has been discussed in detail below. Have a look over the syllabus so as to be on a right track toward your preparation.

IB Security Assistant Syllabus for General Awareness

  1. General Topics
  2. General Knowledge
  3. Animals Famous Personalities
  4. Books And Authors
  5. First Largest Longest etc In World
  6. Buildings Inventions And Discoveries
  7. Calendars Languages
  8. Countries Music
  9. Currencies Religions added in Intelligence Bureau Security Assistant Syllabus
  10. Dances Sanctuaries
  11. Disasters World Organizations
  12. Environment Statistical Data – World
  13. Fashion Prizes And Awards
  14. Famous Places Trade Awareness
  15. General Studies Solar System
  16. Universe Earth
  17. Environment
  18. Pollution
  19. General Geography
  20. General History General Concepts (Polity)
  21. General Economics Study
  22. General Polity
  23. General Science added in Intelligence Bureau Security Executive Syllabus
  24. General Computer Science
  25. Sports And Recreation
  26. Current Affairs
  27. Current Events Period Wise National
  28. Current Events Topic Wise, International
  29. Person Places Awards Authors
  30. Economy
  31. Science And Technology
  32. Sports
  33. Trade Awareness
  34. Miscellaneous

IB Security Assistant Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude

  1. Elementary Mathematics
  2. Arithmetic (Number Theory)
  3. Number System
  4. Square Roots
  5. Cube Roots
  6. Fractions and Decimals
  7. H.C.F. and L.C.M.
  8. Simplification
  9. Variation
  10. Chain Rule
  11. Ratio And Proportion
  12. Average
  13. Logarithms
  14. Additional Topics In Arithmetic
  15. Problems on Ages
  16. Boat and Streams
  17. Clocks and Calendars
  18. Clocks
  19. Calendars
  20. Mixture and Allegation
  21. Pipes and Cisterns
  22. Races and Games
  23. Problems on Trains
  24. Unitary Method
  25. Time and Distance
  26. Time and Work
  27. Work and Wages
  28. Commercial Maths
  29. Interest
  30. Simple Interest
  31. Compound Interest
  32. Percentage
  33. Profit and Loss
  34. The partnership was added to IB Executive Syllabus
  35. Discounts
  36. Mensuration– Areas and Volumes
  37. Area and Perimeter of Plane Figure
  38. Volume And Surface Area of Solid

IB Security Assistant Syllabus for Reasoning Ability

  1. Verbal Tests
  2. Reasoning Tests
  3. Analytical Reasoning
  4. Direction and Distance Test
  5. Linear Arrangement Test
  6. Complex Arrangement Test
  7. Analogy Test
  8. Classification (Odd Man Out) Test
  9. Coding Decoding Test
  10. Series Test
  11. Blood Relationships Test
  12. Symbols and Notations
  13. Alphabet Test
  14. Data Sufficiency Test
  15. Data Interpretation Test
  16. Logic Tests
  17. Syllogism
  18. Statements Assumptions
  19. Statements Arguments
  20. Statements Conclusions
  21. Statements Action
  22. Non-Verbal Tests
  23. Problems Based on Symmetry
  24. Problems Based on Visual Ability
  25. Classification (Non-Verbal Tests)
  26. Series (Non-Verbal Tests)
  27. Analogy (Non-Verbal Tests)

IB Security Assistant Syllabus for English

  1. English Vocabulary
  2. Synonyms
  3. Antonyms
  4. Analogies
  5. Spelling Mistakes
  6. English Proficiency
  7. Idioms and Phrases
  8. One Word Substitution
  9. Sentence Formation
  10. Sentence Completion
  11. Sentence Improvement
  12. Sentence Reconstruction
  13. Rearrangement of Words In Sentence
  14. Rearrangement of Sentence In Paragraph
  15. Paragraph Formation
  16. Paragraph Completion
  17. Fill in The Blanks
  18. Cloze Tests
  19. English Usage Errors
  20. Common Errors
  21. Spotting Errors
  22. Inappropriate Usage of Words
  23. Sentence Correction
  24. English Comprehension

IB Security Assistant & MTS Syllabus 2023- Tier 2

The candidates qualifying in the Tier-1 exam will have to appear for Tier-2 Exam which is further divided into 2 parts.

Part 1 (Common for all candidates)- Translation of a passage of 500 words from the local language/dialect to English and vice versa. This offline descriptive test will be of 40 marks and the duration for the exam will be 1 hour.

Part 2 (Only for SA/Exe.)- Spoken ability [to be assessed at the time of Tier-III exam (Interview/ Personality test)]

The Tier-II exam is qualifying in nature. The qualifying marks in Tier-2 is 20 out of 50 for SA/Exe and 16 out of 40 for MTS/Gen.

IB Security Assistant & MTS Tier 3 (Interview)

The candidates who qualify in Tier 1 & Tier 2 exams will be called for an interview round which will be conducted by the Intelligence Bureau for 50 marks. This will be the final stage of the selection process and candidates qualifying in this stage will be shortlisted to fill 1675 vacancies.


Q1. What is IB Security Assistant & MTS Syllabus?

Ans. The complete section-wise IB Security Assistant & MTS Syllabus & Exam pattern has been discussed in the article above. 

Q2. What is the Selection Basis of IB Recruitment 2023 for Security Assistant/Executive & Multi-Tasking Staff (General) 2023?

Ans. The selection of the candidates will be done through three stage selection process- Tier 1, Tier, 2 and Tier 3. 

Q3. Is there any negative marking in IB SA/Exe & MTS Exam?

Ans. Yes, there will be a negative marking of ¼ mark for each wrong answer in IB SA/Exe & MTS Exam.

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