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IB ACIO Exam Analysis for 20th Feb 2021 Shift 3: Check Detailed IB Exam Analysis

The Intelligence Bureau has announced 2,000 vacancies for various posts. The selection process consists of Tier I, II, and III exams. 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 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. The first shift exam is over now.

Here, we are covering the IB ACIO detailed exam analysis that includes the overall difficulty level, section-wise difficulty level, good attempts as well as the questions asked in the exam of the Third shift of 20th February 2021. The exam analysis of IB ACIO 2021 will further help the candidates appearing in subsequent shifts to know the overall difficulty level.

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 20th Feb 2021 For 3rd Shift

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

Good Attempts
General Awareness
Difficult 9-11
Logical/Analytical/Numerical Ability & Reasoning Ability Easy 18-19
General Studies
Difficult 10-11
Quantitative Aptitude
Easy 17-18
English Language Easy 18-19
Moderate 72-78


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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 statement questions were asked in GA & GS.

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 2-3 Easy
Blood Relation 2 Easy
Coding-decoding 4-5 Easy
Mathematical operations 1 Easy
Seating arrangement (Circular) 1 Easy
Syllogism 3 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 2 Easy
SI 1 Easy
Mensuration 4-5 Easy
Time & work 2 Easy
Missing Number Series (Matrix type) 1 Easy
DI (Line 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.

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

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