60 minutes to answer 100 questions. The following presents section wise analysis of IBPS PO V Preliminary Exam and the insights to solve maximum questions in the 60 minutes constraint. There is a SMART WAY presented after each section analysis. The SMART WAY provides an approach to IBPS PO V exam to maximise your score in the 60 minutes constraint. The SMART WAY presents topics in their increasing order of difficulty in terms of solving or time taken to answer the questions, so that you can pick the topics which would take less time to solve and thereby maximise your scores.

**SECTION WISE ANALYSIS**

**ENGLISH LANGUAGE [30]**

Fill in the Blanks (5)

Para Jumble (5)

Grammar-Sentence Correction (5)

Comprehension Passage (6 + 4 = 10)

Cloze Test (5)

**SMART WAY**

Increasing order of Difficulty Level (In terms of solving or time taken to answer the questions)

**Fill in the blanks (Least) – Cloze Test – Para Jumble – Comprehension Passage – Grammar (Most)**

**LOGICAL REASONING [35]**

Syllogisms (5)

Coding & Decoding (5)

Blood Relations (2)

Circular arrangement (5)

Parallel Arrangement (5)

Data Problem 3 Variable (5)

Inequalities (5)

Data Problem (comparisons) (3)

**SMART WAY**

Increasing order of Difficulty Level (In terms of solving or time taken to answer the questions)

**Syllogisms (Least) – Coding & Decoding – Data Problem (comparisons) – Blood Relations – Inequalities – Parallel Arrangement – Data Problem 3 Variable – Circular Arrangement (Most)**

**QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE [35]**

Number Series (5)

Tabular Data [DI] (5)

Line Graph [DI] (5)

Quadratic Inequalities (5)

Arithmetic Operations (5)

Probability (1)

Compound Interest & Simple Interest (1)

Time & Work (1)

Speed Time and Distance (1)

Ratio and Proportion (2)

Percentages (1)

Profit & Loss (1)

Mensuration (1)

Averages (1)

**SMART WAY**

Increasing order of Difficulty Level (In terms of solving or time taken to answer the questions)

**Tabular Data (Least) – Line Graph – Quadratic Inequalities – Arithmetic Operations – Quant topics – Number Series (Most)**