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IB ACIO Exam Analysis 2024, 17th January, Shift 1 Overview

IB ACIO Exam Analysis 2024

Intelligence Bureau, Ministry of Home Affairs, India has successfully conducted the 1st shift of IB ACIO Exam 2024 on 17th January 2024 at various exam centers. IB is conducting the Tier 1 exam for the post of Assistant Central Intelligence Officer, Grade II/Executive with 995 vacancies. The 1st shift which was scheduled from 8:30 am to 9:30 am is over now. The candidates who have appeared for the 1st shift can provide an honest exam review and also analyze their performance. Here in this article, we are providing you with the IB ACIO Exam Analysis, 17 January,1st Shift from the candidate’s point of view. We will be reviewing the good attempts, level of difficulty and section-wise analysis.

IB ACIO Exam Analysis 17 January, 1st Shift – Difficulty Level

According to the analysis obtained by the candidates, the level of the exam was easy to moderate. Sometimes the level of exam depends on the level of preparation and practice. We hope this difficulty level will help the candidates for their upcoming shift exam.

General Awareness & General Studies
Logical/Analytical/Numerical Ability & Reasoning Ability Easy
Quantitative Aptitude
English Language Easy
Easy to Moderate

IB ACIO Exam Analysis 2024 – Good Attempts

The number of good attempts means the maximum number of questions should be attempted by the candidates to clear the IB ACIO Exam 2024. IB ACIO Tier 1 includes objective-type questions that include General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, Logical/Analytical Ability, English Language and General Studies. Watch the below video for detailed IB ACIO Exam Analysis.

IB ACIO Exam Analysis 18th January 2024 All Shifts Overview

IB ACIO Exam Analysis 2024 – Section-Wise

In the section-wise analysis, we provide the detailed exam review obtained by the candidates and also from our experts. There are a total of 5 sections in the IB ACIO Exam 2024. The section-wise analysis provided you the detailed insight into the topics asked from the particular section.

IB ACIO Exam Analysis 2024 for General Awareness & General Studies

This section mainly focuses on the Current Affairs topics from world, international, and national events. To score more in this section candidates need to have vast knowledge and have a regular habit of being aware in terms of the general things happening around the world. Here are the questions asked in the 17 January 1st shift.

Question Asked:

  • One question asked from NISAR Radar.
  • One question related to women’s reservation bill
  • EAS Committee
  • 2 questions were asked from Yojna
  • One question from sports-> Women’s Hockey
  • One question from Global Warming.
  • One question about President Pardoning powers
  • Ashok Samrat related question asked.
  • Indian National Congress related question asked.
  • One question Udaan scheme
  • One question from Hirakund.

IB ACIO Exam Analysis for Logical/Analytical/Numerical Ability & Reasoning Ability

In this section, the Logical ability of the candidate is checked and this is very important to concentrate while solving these questions. This is one of the scoring topics if you have good practice in it. The total number of questions asked is 20. The overall level of the exam was easy.

Topics No. of Questions Level
Missing Number Series 1-2 Easy
Mirror Image 1 Easy
Analogy 3 Easy
Blood Relation 3 Easy
Coding-decoding 2-3 Easy-moderate
Mathematical operations 1 Easy
Seating arrangement 1 Easy
Ranking 1 Easy
Syllogism 2-3 Easy
Misc. 2-3 Easy
Total 20 Easy

IB ACIO Exam Analysis for Quantitative Aptitude

This is the most time-consuming and calculative part of the examination. The below table will show the complete analysis of the topics asked in the IB ACIO 2024 in Quantitative Aptitude.

  • a^3-b^3= given, find a^2+b^2?
Topics No. of Questions Level
LCM & HCF 1 Easy
Time & speed 1 Easy
Percentage 2-3 Easy-Moderate
Profit & Loss 2-3 Easy
CI/SI 1 Easy
Mensuration 2 moderate
Time & work 1 moderate
Missing Number Series (Matrix type) 1 Easy-moderate
DI 3 Easy
Simplification 1 Easy
Misc. 4-5 Easy-moderate
Total 20 Easy-Moderate

IB ACIO Exam Analysis for English Comprehension

English Comprehension is the highest and least time-consuming part of the examination. Here total of 20 questions are asked for 20 marks. According to the analysis obtained the level of examination was easy. Candidates can score more if they have great knowledge of grammar, vocabulary, and much more. Here is the topic-wise analysis of English Comprehension.

Para jumble->  3 questions asked (First last fixed and arrange 4 sentence)

Topics No. of questions Level
Cloze Test 2 Easy
Synonyms 3 Easy
Antonyms 3 Easy
Para jumble 3 Easy-moderate
Math the column 4 Easy-moderate
Idioms & phrases 1 Easy
Error detection 3-4 Easy
Misc. 2-3 Easy to moderate
Total 20 Easy



What was the level of IB ACIO Exam 17 January 1st Shift 2024?

The level of exam was easy to moderate.

What is the duration of IB ACIO Tier 1 Exam 2024?

The duration of IB ACIO Tier 1 Exam 2024 is 60 minutes.

How many questions are there in IB ACIO Tier 1 Exam 2024?

The total number of questions were 100 for 5 sections with each question carrying 1 mark.

Is there any negative marking in IB ACIO Tier 1 Exam 2024?

Yes. There is negative marking of 1/4th mark in the IB ACIO Tier 1 exam.

What are the overall good attempts for IB ACIO Exam 17 January 1st Shift 2024?

The overall good attempts for IB ACIO Exam 17 January 1st Shift 2024 is available in above Youtube video.

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