Making Judgments


Direction: For recruiting Agriculture Officers in an organization, the following conditions apply. The candidate must—
(i) be an Agriculture Graduate with atleast 65% marks.
(ii) clear the selection test with atleast 50% marks.
(iii) secure atleast 45% marks in the interview.
(iv) be born on or after 1.11.1975 but not after 1.11.1984.
(v) be willing to work in rural area.
If the candidate satisfies all of the above mentioned conditions except—
(a) at (i) above but has passed post graduation in Agriculture, the case may be referred to the Vice-President.
(b) at (iii) above but has secured 60% or more marks in selection test and has secured at least 40% marks in interview, the case may be referred to the Chief General Manager.
In each question below, detailed information of one candidate is provided. You have to read the information provided carefully and decide which of the following courses of actions you will adopt as regarding status of the candidate based on the conditions stated above. You are not to assume anything other than the information provided in each question. All these case are given as on 1.11.2005. Study the information of candidate in each question and decide the course of action.
Give Answer—

  1. Rajesh is an Agriculture graduate with 75% marks passed out in 1996 at the age of 22 years. Thereafter, he is working for last 7 years as Agriculture Assistant. He has secured more than 55% marks in selection test as well as interview. He prefers to work in rural area.
    1. if the candidate is to be selected.
    2. if the case is to be referred to the Vice-President.
    3. if the case is to be referred to the Chief General Manager.
    4. if the candidate is not to be selected.
    5. if the information in the question is not adequate to take the deicsion.

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    As per the given all details in above question , we can say that
    Rajesh does not satisfy the condition (iv)

    Correct Option: D

    As per the given all details in above question , we can say that
    Rajesh does not satisfy the condition (iv) so he is not to be selected.


  1. Ramesh is an Agri Graduate with 60% marks and has just completed post-graduation in Agriculture with 56% marks. He has secured with 62% and 58% marks in the selection test and interview. His date of birth is 26.4.1982. He has no problem in working in urban or rural area.
    1. if the candidate is to be selected.
    2. if the case is to be referred to the Vice-President.
    3. if the case is to be referred to the Chief General Manager.
    4. if the candidate is not to be selected.
    5. if the information in the question is not adequate to take the deicsion.

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    On the basis of above given details in question , we can say that
    Ramesh does not satisfy the condition (i) .

    Correct Option: B

    On the basis of above given details in question , we can say that
    Ramesh does not satisfy the condition (i) but according to (a) his case is to be referred to the Vice-President.



  1. Avinash is 24 years of age and has passed graduation and post graduation in Agriculture with 67% and 69% marks respectively. He has secured 70% marks in the selection test and 42% marks in interview.
    1. if the candidate is to be selected.
    2. if the case is to be referred to the Vice-President.
    3. if the case is to be referred to the Chief General Manager.
    4. if the candidate is not to be selected.
    5. if the information in the question is not adequate to take the deicsion.

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    According to question ,
    Avinash has secured 70% marks in the selection test .

    Correct Option: E

    According to question ,
    Avinash has secured 70% marks in the selection test .Information in the question is not adequate to take decision.


  1. Raj Barua is working as an Agriculture Officer for past three years after completing B.Sc. Agriculture with 62% marks at the age of 23 years. He has cleared the selection test with 48% marks and interview with 47% marks. He is willing to work in rural area.
    1. if the candidate is to be selected.
    2. if the case is to be referred to the Vice-President.
    3. if the case is to be referred to the Chief General Manager.
    4. if the candidate is not to be selected.
    5. if the information in the question is not adequate to take the deicsion.

  1. View Hint View Answer Discuss in Forum

    As per the given all details in above question , we can say that
    Raj Barua does not satisfy the conditions (i) and (ii).

    Correct Option: D

    As per the given all details in above question , we can say that
    Raj Barua does not satisfy the conditions (i) and (ii). So, he is not to be selected.



  1. Nikhil, a young boy of 22 years has just passed B.Sc. Agriculture with 78% marks. He is a resident of a village in rural area of Maharashtra state and would like to live in rural area in future as well. He cleared the selection test with 66% marks and the interview with 58% marks.
    1. if the candidate is to be selected.
    2. if the case is to be referred to the Vice-President.
    3. if the case is to be referred to the Chief General Manager.
    4. if the candidate is not to be selected.
    5. if the information in the question is not adequate to take the deicsion.

  1. View Hint View Answer Discuss in Forum

    As per the given above question ,
    Nikhil satisfies all the conditions .He cleared the selection test with 66% marks

    Correct Option: A

    As per the given above question ,
    Nikhil satisfies all the conditions .He cleared the selection test with 66% marks so he is to be selected.