IB ACIO Exam Analysis for 19th Feb 2021 Shift 1: Check Detailed IB Exam Analysis

IB ACIO Exam Analysis: Ministry of Home Affairs has released the official notification for the post of Assistant Central Intelligence Officer (ACIO) Grade-II and Executives. The Intelligence Bureau has announced 2,000 vacancies for various posts. The selection process consists of Tier I, II, and III exams. The exam is being scheduled from today onwards. The IB is conducting the exam in 3 shifts. This is the first time IB is conducting an online examination earlier it was an offline exam.

GA & GS questions asked in IB ACIO Exam: 18th February

In this article, we are going to discuss the complete analysis of the IB ACIO exam conducted on 19th February 2021 in the first shift. 

IB ACIO Tier I exam pattern is as below:

Section No. of Questions Marks Time Duration
General Awareness 20 20 60 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 20 20
Logical/Analytical/Numerical Ability & Reasoning Ability 20 20
English Language 20 20
General Studies 20 20
Total 100 100
  • There is a negative marking of ¼ mark for every incorrect answer in Tier I.

IB ACIO Exam Analysis 19th Feb 2021 For 1st Shift

The below table will show the complete analysis for the second shift of the IB ACIO 2021.

Good Attempts
General Awareness
Difficult 10-11
Logical/Analytical/Numerical Ability & Reasoning Ability Easy 18-19
General Studies
Moderate 11-12
Quantitative Aptitude
Easy 17-18
English Language Easy 18-19
Moderate 74-79

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IB ACIO Analysis for General Awareness & General Studies

IB ACIO Syllabus GA Section, This focuses on Current national & International events, banking, sports, awards, recruitments, etc. Multiple statements questions were asked in GA & GS

  • Q. Who appointed as solicitor general of india in 2020?
  • Q. Scotch Golden Award won by which ministry?
  • Q. Bricks are made up of which types of soil?
  • Q. Swanidhi Scheme – 3 statement – 10,000 rs: old person / child ; time limit
  • Q. Padma Award : 3 statement 1. 3 types of Padma ; japan president got bhushan
  • Q. Shaheen person related news
  • Q. Mahajanpada – matching
  • Q. Plageria disease – B3
  • Q. Volt = Columbus – unit
  • Q. Madagascar ya koi or pm appointment
  • Q. June 2020 Israel tie-up deal [Options-> 100cr, 200cr, 300cr , 400cr]
  • Q. One question related to Abdul Kalam.

IB ACIO 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 be concentrate while solving these questions related to puzzles, seating arrangements. These are the topics asked in today’s examination.

Topics No. of Questions Level
Missing number Series 2 Easy
Mirror Image 2 Easy
Analogy 3 Easy
Blood Relation 2 Easy
Coding-decoding 2 Easy
Mathematical operations 2 Easy
Seating arrangement (Linear) 1 Easy
Syllogism 4 Easy
Misc. 2-3 Easy

IB ACIO Analysis for Quantitative Aptitude

This is the calculative part of the examination. The below table will show the complete analysis of the topics asked in the IB ACIO 2021.

Topics No. of Questions Level
LCM & HCF 2 Easy
Time & speed 2 Easy
Percentage 1 Easy
Profit & Loss 1 Easy
CI 2 Easy
Mensuration 3 Moderate
Time & work 2 Easy
Missing Number Series (Matrix type) 1 Easy
DI (Bar graph & Pie chart) 2 Easy
Simplification 1 Easy
Misc. 2-3 Easy

IB ACIO Analysis for English Comprehension

In the below table we are providing the detail of English. In the English section, there was no comprehension passage & cloze test.

Antonym-> Desolate

Topics No. of questions Level
Synonyms 1 Easy
Antonyms 1 Easy
Para jumble 3 Easy
Idioms & phrases 4 Easy
Error detection 3-4 Easy
Fillers 4-5 Easy
Spelling Correction 2 Easy
Misc. 2 Easy

FAQs  for IB ACIO Exam Analysis Shift 1:

Q 1. What was the Overall Level of IB ACIO Exam Analysis Shift 1?
Ans. Moderate.

Q2. Good Attempts for IB ACIO Exam Analysis Shift 1?
Ans. 74-79.


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