IB ACIO Exam Analysis: 18th Feb 2021 Shift 1 : IB Exam Analysis

The Intelligence Bureau ACIO 2021 Tier-1 exam is scheduled to be conducted on February 18, 19, and 20, 2021. The IB ACIO 2021 Exam is being conducted in 3 shifts daily as per the exam dates mentioned. The first day first shift exam is over now. Here, we are providing the IB ACIO Exam Analysis 2021 for 18th February 2021, 1st shift.
IB ACIO 2021: Tier 1 Exam Pattern

IB ACIO Tier 1 Exam consists of 100 questions from 5 sections; English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness, Numerical/ Analytical/ Logical Ability, and General Studies.
  • One mark for each correct answer.
  • There will be a negative marking of ¼ mark for each wrong answer in Tier I
Section No. of Questions Marks Time Duration
General Awareness 20 20 60 Min
Quantitative Aptitude 20 20
Logical/Analytical/Numerical Ability & Reasoning Ability 20 20
English Language 20 20
General Studies 20 20
Total 100 100

IB ACIO Exam Analysis 18th Feb 2021 For 1st Shift

Section Level Good Attempts
General Awareness Difficult 10-11
Logical/Analytical/Numerical Ability & Reasoning Ability Easy 17-18
General Studies Difficult 9-10
Quantitative Aptitude Easy 16-17
Overall Moderate 70-72

IB ACIO Exam Analysis 2021: Quantitative Aptitude

The difficulty level of Quantitative Aptitude was of Easy. Most of the questions were asked from the Arithmetics section. The Data Interpretation questions are based on a bar graph. Let’s have a look at the topics of Quantitative Aptitude in the exam.

Topic No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation (Bar Graph) 3 Easy
Mensuration 3 Formula based
Percentage 1 Easy
Successive Discount 1 Easy
Algebra 0 0
Speed & Time 1 Easy 
Train 1 Easy
Boat & Stream 1 Easy
Time & Work 3 Easy
Simple Interest 0 0
Profit & Loss 0 0
Missing Number Series (Matrix type) 0 0
Simplification 2 Easy
LCM & HCF 2 Easy
Number System 1 Easy
Total 20 Easy

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

Topic No. of Questions Level
Missing Number series 2 Easy
Mirror Image 2 Easy
Analogy 1 Easy
Blood relation 3 Easy
Coding- Decoding 2 Easy
Mathematical Operations 0 0
Seating Arrangement 2 Easy
Syllogism 3 Moderate
Misc 2 Easy
IB ACIO Analysis for English Comprehension
In english section, there were no comprehension passages.
Topics No. of question No. of Attempts
Synon/anto/ows/idioms 08 08
Spell Check 01 01
Para jumble 03 03
Sentence rearrangement/error 07 07