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. Pravin is a post-graduate in Agriculture with 58% marks. He is working for last 2 years after completing post-graduation at the age of 25 years. He had scored 56% marks at graduation in Agriculture. He secured 60% marks in the selection test and 52% marks in interview. 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.

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

    Correct Option: B

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


  1. Milind is an Agriculture Graduate with 70% marks. His date of birth is 11.7.1984. He scored 68% marks in the selection test and 42%, marks in the interview. 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.

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    According to question,
    Milind does not satisfy the condition (iii). He scored 68% marks in the selection test .

    Correct Option: C

    According to question,
    Milind does not satisfy the condition (iii). But according to (b) his case is to referred to the Chief-General Manager.



  1. Sahil has passed B.Sc. Agriculture in 2003 at the age of 21 years with 68% marks. He is doing post-graduation in Agriculture and will complete in May 2006. He has secured 58% marks in selection test and has secured 50% marks in the interview. 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.

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    As per the given all details in above question , we can say that
    Sahil satisfies all the conditions.He has secured 58% marks in selection test .

    Correct Option: A

    As per the given all details in above question , we can say that
    Sahil satisfies all the conditions,He has secured 58% marks in selection test . Hence he is to be selected.


Direction: Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below :
Following are the conditions for admitting students for Graduate course in Architecture in a college :
The student must :
(i) be atleast 17 years old as on 1.7.2006.
(ii) have secured at last 50 percent overall marks in XII Std. final examination.
(iii) have secured at last 60 percent aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in XII Std. final examination.
(iv) have secured atleast 55 percent marks in the entrance examination.
(v) Pay Rs. 60,000 annual fee at the time of admission.
If a student satisfies alone above conditions except—
(a) at (iii) above but as secured at least 70 percent overall marks in XII Std. final examination, his /her case is to be referred to principal of the college.
(b) at (v) above but can pay atleast 60 percent of the annual fee at the time of admission and the remaining amount within six months, his/her case is to be referred to Vice-Prinicpal of the college.
In each of the questions given below, detailed information about one student is given. You have to take one of the following courses of actions based on the information provided and the above conditions and sub-conditions. You are not to assume anything other than the information provided in each question.
All these cases are given to you as on 1.7.2006. Now, mark your answer as—

  1. Mohan Awasthi was born on 25 October, 1980. He can pay Rs. 40,000 at the the time of admission and the remaining amount within two months. He has secured 65 percent marks in the entrance test. He has also secured 60 percent average marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and 56 percent overall marks in XII Std. final examination.
    1. if the data provided are not adequate to take a decision.
    2. if the student is to be omitted.
    3. if the case is to be referred to the Principal.
    4. if the student is not to be omitted.
    5. if the case is to be referred to Vice-Principal.

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    According to question ,
    Mohan Awasthi satisfies all the conditions except (v) and he can pay more than 60 percent of annual fee at the time of admission and he can pay the rest amount of annual fee within two months.

    Correct Option: E

    According to question ,
    Mohan Awasthi satisfies all the conditions except (v) and he can pay more than 60 percent of annual fee at the time of admission and he can pay the rest amount of annual fee within two months. Therefore, his case is to be referred to the Vice- principal.



  1. Sudha Ghosal was born on 8th August, 1989. She can pay Rs. 60,000 at the time of admission. She has secured 65 percent overall marks in XII Std. final examination and 55 percent marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. She has also secured 75 percent marks in the entrance test.
    1. if the data provided are not adequate to take a decision.
    2. if the student is to be omitted.
    3. if the case is to be referred to the Principal.
    4. if the student is not to be omitted.
    5. if the case is to be referred to Vice-Principal.

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    As per the given above question ,
    The age of Sudha Ghosal is less than required age.

    Correct Option: D

    As per the given above question ,
    The age of Sudha Ghosal is less than required age. Therefore, she is not to be admitted.