IB ACIO Exam Analysis 2022 - Difficulty Level, Good Attempt

IB ACIO Exam Analysis 2022 - Difficulty Level, Good Attempt

ByNeha Uppal  |  Updated on: Jan 17, 2022
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IB ACIO exam analysis: IB ACIO Tier 1 exam 2022 is expected to be conducted this year only. The Ministry of Home Affairs is soon going to release the IB recruitment 2022 notification for various posts like Deputy Director, Senior Research Officer, Junior Intelligence Officer, etc. This exam will be conducted at the designated exam centers across the country. Candidates who wish to appear for IB ACIO Exam 2022 must go through the previous year IB ACIO exam analysis to get a clear picture about the difficulty level, what type of questions are asked, exam pattern, and more.

IB ACIO Tier 1 2022 Exam Analysis

The IB ACIO 2022 exam analysis will be updated on this page after the conduction of the exam. Till then, the candidates can check IB ACIO exam analysis for the previous year to get an idea about the exam pattern, level of difficulty etc.

IB ACIO Tier 1 2021 Exam Analysis

The IB ACIO Exam Date is February 18, 19, and 20, 2021, and the exam will take place in multiple shifts, each day. The IB ACIO Exam Analysis 2021 for 18th February 2021, 1st shift have been provided below by our community experts.

The IB ACIO 2021 Exam is being conducted in three shifts as per the exam dates mentioned. We have covered the IB ACIO detailed exam analysis that includes the overall difficulty level, section-wise difficulty level, good attempts as well as the memory-based questions of 2021 for your convenience.

The exam analysis of IB ACIO 2021 will further help the candidates appearing in subsequent shifts to know the overall difficulty level and the strategy that they can adapt to get through the exam. Read the detailed IB ACIO Exam Analysis 2021 here.

IB ACIO Tier 2 2021 Exam Analysis

IB ACIO 2021 Tier 2: IB conducted the ACIO Tier 2 was conducted on 26 July 2021. IB ACIO Tier 1 was held on February 18th, 19th, and 20th, 2021. The Tier 2 exam was descriptive in nature, consisting of Essay Writing, English Comprehension, and Précis Writing. In order to clear IB ACIO Tier 2 Exam, applicants must score at least 33% to pass the Tier 2 exam (as per the rule).  

In this article, we are providing you in-depth IB ACIO Tier-2 Analysis, the Difficulty level of Question paper, Safe Scores and IB ACIO Tier 2 Question Paper in PDF Form. 

IB ACIO Tier 2 Exam Pattern

byjusexamprepIB ACIO 2021 Tier 2: Main Highlights

  • The difficulty level of the paper was Easy-Moderate
  • As per the candidate's feedback, Safe Score for IB ACIO Tier-2 can be considered as 25 - 30
  • Essay topics were similar to the previous years papers Essay topics of IB ACIO Tier-2
  • As compared to SSC level, English Comprehension level was a bit difficult.

IB ACIO Tier -2 Section-wise Analysis

Essay

  • Candidates were given 5 Essay Topics, out of which essay was to be written on one topic. 
  • Following were the Essay topics
    • Growth with equity is good news for national security
    • What seven decades of freedom have taught us
    • Technology in a global village
    • Limits to dissent in a Democracy
    • Mass communication and national security

Students also pointed out that Essay Topics in the IB ACIO Tier 2 Paper were similar and closely relatable to the Expected IB ACIO Essay Topics suggested on BYJU'S Exam Prep
Check Expected IB ACIO Essay Topics

Over all, the essay topics were similar to the previous years papers Essay topics of IB ACIO Tier-2. Take a look at the following table to understand the essay topics pattern

Sections

Essay Topics

General Topic

  • There is no honor in an honor killing. Discuss in the context of Indian society. [2017]
  • Causes of violence in the world. [2013]
  • Dimensions of Rural Employment. [2013]

Current Social Issues

  • Divide between ‘India’ and ‘Bharat’ [2013]

Internal Security

  • Social Media, a boon or a bane for security agencies? [2017]

Environment Based/ Climate Change

  • Do you agree that the next world war will be fought over water unless we change the way we manage It? Justify your contention. [2017]

English Comprehension

  • English Comprehension was easy to solve. 
  • A passage was given describing about the books named "Understanding India's North-East - A Reporter's Journal"
  • A total 5 questions were asked under comprehension section carrying 2 marks each

Précis Writing

  • Students could easily write precise writing and there was no such difficulty faced. 
  • A passage was given on the theme - "Distribution of Vaccines and suggestion for successful execution of Distribution
  • A précis was to be written in not more than 100 words. 

 IB ACIO 2021 Tier 2 Question Paper PDF

IB ACIO Exam Analysis 2021 Overall Difficulty Level (18th Feb 2021, Shift 1)

We have provided below the section-wise difficulty level for the IB ACIO 2021 exam for 18th February, 1st shift.

Section

Good Attempts

Difficulty Level of Questions

Quantitative Aptitude

12 - 14

Easy-Moderate

Reasoning

14 - 16

Easy

General Awareness

11-12

Moderate-Difficult

English Language

13-15

Easy-Moderate

General Studies

15-16

Easy-Moderate

Overall

66 - 73

Moderate

Section-wise IB ACIO Exam Review 2021

IB ACIO 2021 Tier 1 Exam Analysis 18th February 2021 (1st Shift): General Studies and General Awareness

Topics

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Current Affairs

7 - 8 

Easy-Moderate

History

2 - 4 

Easy-Moderate

Geography

2 - 3 

Easy-Moderate

Science & Technology

1 - 2 

Easy-Moderate

Indian Polity & Constitution

4 - 5 

Easy-Moderate

Economy & Finance

 

Physics

0 - 1 

Easy-Moderate

Chemistry

1 - 2 

Easy-Moderate

Biology

1 - 2 

Easy-Moderate

Static GK

4 - 5 

Easy-Moderate

Schemes of government

 2

Easy-Moderate

Headquarters of important organizations

 

Important dates and events

 

IB ACIO 2021 Tier 1 Exam Analysis 18th February 2021 (1st Shift): English Language

Topics

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Synonym & Antonym

4 - 5 

Easy-Moderate

Spotting the error

4 - 5 

Easy-Moderate

Fill in the blanks

2 - 3 

Easy-Moderate

One-word substitution

-  

 

Idioms and phrases

4 - 6 

Easy-Moderate

Reading Comprehension & Passage

-  

 

Active & Passive Voice

Easy

Preposition

1 - 2 

Easy

Cloze test

 

Indirect and Direct Speech

2 - 3 

Easy-Moderate

IB ACIO 2021 Tier 1 Exam Analysis 18th February 2021 (1st Shift): Reasoning

Topics

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Alphanumeric series

5 - 6 

Easy

Reasoning analogies

Easy

Blood relations

 2 - 3

Easy

Calendars

1 - 2 

Easy-Moderate

Coding-decoding

 4 - 5

Easy-Moderate

Mathematical Operation

1 - 2

Easy-Moderate

Data sufficiency

 

Input-output

-  

 

Puzzle

 

 

Statement & assumptions

0 -1  

Easy

Order & ranking

2 - 4 

Easy-Moderate

Directions

 1 - 2

Easy

Odd one out

2 - 3 

Easy

Statement & conclusion

 0 -1

Easy

IB ACIO 2021 Tier 1 Exam Analysis 18th February 2021 (1st Shift): Quantitative Aptitude

Topics

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Number series

 3 - 4

Easy

Data interpretation

 3 - 4

Easy-Moderate

Simplification

 1 - 2

Easy

Quadratic equation

 -

 

Data sufficiency

 

Ratio and proportion

3  - 4 

Easy-Moderate

Mensuration

2 - 3 

Easy

Average

 3 - 4

Easy-Moderate

Mixture and allegation

 - 

 

Percentage

2 - 3

Easy-Moderate

Profit and loss

 0 - 1

Easy-Moderate

LCM and HCF

 3 - 4

Easy-Moderate

Time, work and distance

2 - 3 

Easy-Moderate

Simple and compound interest

-  

 

Probability

-  

 

Geometry

0

 
Trigonometry

0

 

Statistics

 0 - 1

Easy

IB ACIO Exam Timings

ShiftsTimings
Shift 19 am to 10 am
Shift 212 pm to 1 pm
Shift 33 pm to 4 pm

IB ACIO Exam Pattern 2022

Here is the exam pattern for IB ACIO 2022.

Name of the Section

Questions

Marks

Exam Duration

General Awareness

20

20

1 Hour

Quantitative Aptitude

20

20

Logical/ Analytical Ability

20

20

English Language

20

20

General Studies

20

20

Total

100

100

IB ACIO Cutoff 2022

The IB ACIO expected cutoff will be determined after the conduction of the examination. The IB ACIO 2022 cutoff will be determined on the basis of the following factors:

  • Overall difficulty level
  • Number of attempts made by you
  • Total number of vacancies
  • Number of candidates who have appeared for the IB ACIO 2021 exam.

IB ACIO 2022 Minimum Qualifying Marks

Category

Minimum Qualifying Marks

UR

35

OBC/EWS

34

SC/ST

33

Note: All Ex-servicemen would be treated in their own category viz., UR/EWS/OBC/SC/ST

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IB ACIO Exam Analysis FAQs

  • The Ministry of Home Affairs shall conduct the IB ACIO exam 2022 soon. Post it, our experts will do the detailed IB ACIO exam analysis 2022. Till then, you can refer to previous year IB ACIO exam analysis to strategize your preparation.

  • The qualifying marks in the IB ACIO 2022 Exam out of 100 for UR is 35, OBC/EWS is 34 and SC/ST is 33.

  • Our subject-matter experts will share the good attempts for each section after the conduction of the IB ACIO exam 2022.

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