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IB Security Assistant/ MTS Syllabus 2023

The IB Security Assistant/MTS Syllabus and Exam Pattern outline what you need to study and expect in the exam. The syllabus covers topics like General Awareness, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Language. The exam pattern typically consists of multiple-choice questions. Understanding the syllabus and exam pattern will help you prepare effectively for the exam. In this blog, we will provide you with the details of the IB Security Assistant/ MTS Syllabus 2023.

IB Security Assistant/ MTS Exam Pattern

IB SA/MTS exam will be conducted in various tiers. Tier-1 will be of the objective type while Tier-2 will be of the descriptive type. We have mentioned below the exam pattern for the convenience of the candidates.

TierDescription of examinationMarks Time
Tier-I (Common for SA/Exe and MTS/Gen)Online Exam of Objective type MCQs, divided into 5 parts containing 20 questions of 1 mark each on:
a) General Awareness
b) Quantitative Aptitude
c) Numerical/Analytical/Logical Ability & Reasoning
d) English Language &
e) General Studies [Negative marking of ¼ mark for each wrong answer.]
1001 hour
Tier-II (Common for SA/Exe and MTS/GEN)Offline Exam of Descriptive Type
a) Translation of a passage of 500 words from a local language/dialect to English and vice versa.
Part of Tier-II for SA postb) Spoken ability {to be assessed at the time of Tier-III exam (Interview/ Personality test)10
Tier-III (for SA/Exe only)Interview/Personality Test50
  • Tier-II exam will be qualifying in nature. Candidates who have applied for the post of SA/Exe must score 20 out of 50 and MTS/GEN needs to score 16 out of 40.
  • There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Tier-I.

IB Security Assistant/ MTS Syllabus 

Check the IB Security Assistant & MTS Syllabus below :

General Awareness

  • Current Affairs – National & International (Download Free Monthly Current Affairs eBook)
  • Budget
  • Awards and Honours
  • Important Financial & Economic News
  • Important Days
  • History
  • Geography
  • Indian Polity
  • Basic Economics
  • International & National Organizations
  • Sports
  • Books and Authors
  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries
  • Countries & Capitals etc.

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Data Interpretation
  • Inequalities
  • Number Series
  • Approximation and Simplification
  • Data Sufficiency
  • HCF and LCM
  • Profit and Loss
  • SI & CI
  • Problem on Ages
  • Work and Time
  • Speed Distance and Time
  • Probability, Permutation, and Combination
  • Mensuration
  • Average, Ratio Proportion etc.

Logical/Analytical Ability

  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Direction Sense
  • Blood Relations
  • Syllogisms
  • Order and Ranking
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Machine Input-Output
  • Inequalities
  • Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Number System and Conversions
  • Logical Reasoning etc.

English Language

  • Error Spotting
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Passages
  • Synonyms
  • Idioms & Phrases etc.

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IB Security Assistant/ MTS Syllabus 2023 – Frequently Asked Questions

Q.1 What are the total marks for the IB SA/MTS Tier I exam?

Ans. IB SA/MTS Tier I exam is of 100 marks.

Q.2 Will marks obtained in Tier II be added to the final merit list?

Ans. No, the Tier II examination is qualifying in nature and the final merit list will be made on the basis of marks obtained in Tier I and Tier III.

Q.3 Will there be negative markings in the IB SA/MTS Tier I exam?

Ans. Yes, there will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.


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