Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Grade II Executive Exam 2012


This exam is conducted by Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India for recruiting candidates to the post of Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Grade II Executive in Intelligence Bureau.

Structure of Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Grade II Executive Exam

There will be written test having duration of two hours with two sections, objective and descriptive. Subjects for objective test are given below

  • General awareness
  • General knowledge
  • English language
  • Reasoning
  • Mathematical aptitude

Second section will be descriptive test consists of Essay writing and Precise writing.

Syllabus of Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Grade II Executive Exam


  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Preposition
  • Articles
  • Essay writing
  • Precise writing
  • Reading comprehension
  • Grammar and its usage

General Knowledge and General Awareness

  • Current affairs
  • General science
  • History of India
  • Economic status
  • Scientific Research


  • Analogies
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Spatial Visualization
  • Spatial Orientation
  • Problem Solving
  • Analysis
  • Judgment
  • Decision Making
  • Visual Memory
  • Discrimination
  • Observation
  • Relationship Concepts
  • Arithmetic Reasoning
  • Verbal and Figure Classification
  • Arithmetical Number Series
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Statement Conclusion
  • Syllogistic Reasoning

Mathematical aptitude

  • Problems relating to Number Systems
  • Computation of Whole Numbers
  • Decimals and Fractions
  • Relationships between Numbers
  • Fundamental Arithmetical Operations
  • Percentage
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Averages
  • Interest
  • Profit and loss
  • Discount
  • Use of tables and graphs
  • Time and Distance
  • Ratio and Time

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should possess degree from any recognized university to become eligible to apply for this test. Age of the candidates applying for this test should not be more than  twenty seven years.

How to Apply?

Applications should be submitted to the Assistant Director (G), Post Box No. – 5319, Post Office- Chanakya Puri, New Delhi- 110021 on a white paper in the specified format. Applicants should write “Application for the post of Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Grade II/Executive” on the envelope containing the application form. It should be written in bold letters on the left corner. Applicants can also apply through the website

How to fill the Form?

Forms should be filled according to the instructions given in the notification. Name of the applicant should be entered as it is written in the degree certificate. Every column should be filled before submitting the application form to the authority.

Important Dates (Tentative)

[Please note that we only provide tentative dates based on previous years dates. For exact dates related information it is always best to check official websites only.]

Last date for receiving application: 4th Week of June, 2012

Date of Examination: 2nd Week of July, 2012

List of Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Grade II Executive Exam Centers

  • Bhopal
  • Agartala
  • Bhubaneshwar
  • Ahmedabad
  • Chandigarh
  • Aizwal
  • Chennai
  • Amritsar
  • Dehradun
  • Bangalore
  • Jaipur
  • Delhi
  • Jammu
  • Guwahati
  • Kohima
  • Hyderabad
  • Kolkata
  • Imphal
  • Leh
  • Itanagar
  • Ranchi
  • Lucknow
  • Shillong
  • Meerut
  • Shimla
  • Mumbai
  • Trivandrum
  • Nagpur
  • Varanasi
  • Patna
  • Vijaywada
  • Raipur

Contact Address for Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Grade II Executive Exam

  • Address: Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, North Block, New Delhi - 110001
  • Tel. No: 23092011, 23092161
  • Fax No: 23093750, 23092398
  • Website:

Reference Books for Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Grade II Executive Exam

  • Upkar Intelligence Bureau Assistant Central Intelligence Officer , Executive - Grade - II ( Recruitment Exam)
  • Intelligence Bureau Assistant Central Intelligence Officers Exam IB-ACIO Guide by R. Gupta
  • Guide to Intelligence Bureau (Asst Central Intelligence Officer) by Mittal
  • SSC-Intelligence Officer (Narcotics Control Bureau) by Rph Editorial Board
  • SSC-Intelligence Officer (Narcotics Control Bureau) by Rph Editorial Board
  • Intelligence Bureau Security Assistant (Executive) Exam Practice Work Book by Kiran Prakashan
  • Intelligence Bureau Assistant Central Intelligence Officer (Executive) Grade II by Lal
  • Intelligence Bureau Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Grade – II Exam Practice Work Book by Kiran Prakashan
  • Year Book 2011: Competition Success Review by S. K. Sachdeva
  • General Knowledge & Current Affairs : Objective Type Question 2012 by Upkar Prakashan - Editorial Board
  • Perspective on Current Affairs 2010 by Sohan Lal
  • General Knowledge & Current Affairs by Rph Editorial Board
  • General Awareness & Current Affairs Digest 2011 by Reddy K Krishna
  • Quantitative Aptitude by R.S.Agarwal
  • A Modern Approach to Non Verbal Reasoning by R. S. Aggarwal
  • Wren and Martin English Grammar
  • General Knowledge Current Affairs 2012
  • General Knowledge Digest and General Studies by Mani Ram Aggarwal & K.Mohan
  • General Knowledge Latest Who’s Who Current Affairs by R.Gupta
  • General Knowledge Manual 2012 (Cengage Learning’s Exam Crack Series) by Barry O’Brien
  • General Knowledge and Current Affairs by R.Gupta
  • A to Z of Almost Everything: A Compendium of General Knowledge by Trevor Montague
  • The Knowledge Book: Everything You Need to Get by in the 21st Century by National Geographic
  • Arithmetic book by R.S.Agarwal
  • General Knowledge by Khanna and Verma

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Study Plan

As this is government exam, numerous candidates will apply for this test. Therefore tough competition can be expected for this exam. So candidates need good preparation to face this exam. Students should start their preparation early as possible, at least three months before the exam. Obtain syllabus of this test from the notification and collect study materials according to it. Then prepare a time chart to study different topics divided into smaller segments. It should specify how much topics should be studied each day. It should also specify the time taken to study each topic. Try to follow this time chart daily.

Keep some time to revise the studied topics. Develop the habit of making notes while studying. Revision can be done using these notes. This will help to memorize formulas, relevant information etc. Collect question papers which resemble the pattern of this exam and try to figure out each question in that. Thus students can improve their confidence to attend the exam.

How and Where To Get the Results?

Results can be obtained from the website

Score Validity

The score obtained from this exam will be considered valid till the ending of recruitment process.



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14 Responses to “Assistant Central Intelligence Officer Grade II Executive Exam 2012”

  1. 14

    Dear Sir,

    Kindly send me last 5 years paper for IB ACIO Grade 2 Exucutive
    on [email protected]

  2. 13
    GV Mallikarjuna Rao:

    I have applied for IB ACIO Grade 2 Exucutive
    Can you send the list topics for IB ACIO Grade 2 Executive
    Paper II (Descriptive English).

    Thank You…………

  3. 12
    Barunjit Koch:

    I have pass Three years Diploma in Computer Application from Tura Polytechnic and I applied in ACIO Grade= II and I downloaded admit card. So may I write exam which is going to held on 24th March 2013 . Pls inform me.
    Thanking You.

  4. 11

    hello sir/mam,
    i have a problem regarding online registration about acio-ii 2012. but i am unable to find that on the site means there is not any add or link for 750 jobs and last date 19-08-2012. pla do the needful on urgent basis and clear the confussion about online apply for the same
    ashok kumar

  5. 10

    dear sir/madam
    are there any sample papers fr acio grade ii executive exam?
    if yes then plz mail them to mu mail id [email protected]
    thank you

  6. 9
    Anita Chouksey:

    When will the notification for Assitant central intelligence officer Grade -II will come?

  7. 8
    pk singh:

    pay scale and promotional aspect of acio grade ll excutive

  8. 7
    GOKUL K:

    how to apply ???

  9. 6

    how to apply online…..

  10. 5
    yuva kumbhar:

    can e&tc engg student apply to this post ?

  11. 4

    date of application form for exam.

  12. 3
    sai krishna:

    how to apply

  13. 2
    Ramana murthy:

    Dear Sir/Madam,

    can you please give me model paper CBI Exams.

  14. 1

    how to prepare for the Intelligence Assistant executive officer interview.