IB Security Assistant Exam For Jammu, Srinagar to be held on March 31

IB Security Assistant – For Jammu and Srinagar centres, the Intelligence Bureau Security Assistant recruitment will be held on March 31. The examination was initially scheduled to be held on February 17. “The SA/Exe Exam for Srinagar & Jammu centres which was earlier postponed would now be conducted on March 31, 2019. The candidates are requested to download they admit cards afresh with the new date of exam. The venue of exam, i.e. school/college remains unchanged,” citing the official statement, NDTV reported.

Exam Pattern

All the candidates who will take their examination on March 31 should understand the examination pattern:

  • The Tier-I examination will be of objective type with 100 MCQs. Candidates would get 120 minutes or two hours to answer all the questions
  • There would be four sections in the question paper – General Awareness (40 questions), Quantitative Aptitude (20 questions), Logical/Analytical Ability (20 questions), and English Language (20 questions)
  • There will be negative marking of 1/4 mark for each wrong answer
  • No marks would be awarded for an un-attempted question
  • On the basis of performance in Tier I exam, candidates would be shortlisted for Tier-II examination

The Intelligence Bureau (IB) is the country’s internal intelligence agency.  It was recast as the Central Intelligence Bureau in 1947 under the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.

In 1909, the Indian Political Intelligence Office was established in England in response to the development of Indian revolutionary activities, which came to be called the Indian Political Intelligence (IPI) from 1921. This was a state-run surveillance and monitoring agency. The IPI was run jointly by the India Office and the Government of India and reported jointly to the Secretary of the Public and Judicial Department of the India Office, and the Director of Intelligence Bureau (DIB) in India, and maintained close contact with Scotland Yard and MI5.

Group A (Gazetted) officers carry out coordination and higher-level management of the IB. Subsidiary Intelligence Bureaus (SIBs) are headed by officers of the rank of Joint Director or above, but smaller SIBs are also sometimes headed by Deputy Directors.

The SIBs have their units at district headquarters headed by Assistant Director (AD) or Deputy Central Intelligence Officers (DCIO). The IB maintains a large number of field units and headquarters (which are under the control of Joint or Deputy Directors). It is through these offices and the intricate process of the deputation that a very organic linkage between the state police agencies and the IB is maintained.

In addition to these, at the national level, the IB has several units (in some cases SIBs) to keep track of issues like terrorism, counter-intelligence, VIP security, threat assessment and sensitive areas (i.e. Jammu and Kashmir and such). IB officers (like their counterparts in R&AW) get monthly special pays and an extra one-month salary every year, as well as better promotions.

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