Directions for Questions 1 to 3: While selecting candidates for positions of engineering, a software firm followed criteria as given below, A candidate must
i. be an engineering graduate with at least 60% marks at degree and 80% marks at higher secondary level,
ii. have at least one year’s experience of working
iii. be ready to sign a bond of three years
iv. must not be more than 28 years of age on 1.2.2007
However, if a candidate fulfills all the criteria except-
a. at (i) above has obtained 50% marks at degree and 70% at higher secondary respectively and has at least three years experience of working, the case may be referred to the director of the firm.
b. at (ii) above, but is willing to pay an amount of 1 lakh if required to leave, the case may be referred to the president of the firm
c. at (ii) above but is a computer engineer, the case may be referred of DGM.
Based on the above criteria and the information given in each of the following cases, you have to take the decision on employing a candidate. You are not to assume anything and in the absence of adequate information, your answer will be not to be selected. The case is given to you as on 1.2.2007. The options available for you are provided in A, B, C and D.

Question 1 : Kajol is an engineering graduate with 66% marks at degree and 90% at HSC.She is ready to sign the bond. She has joined engineering firm 2 years ago at the age of 24 years.
A. if the case is to be selected
B. if the case is to be referred to President
C. if the case is not to be selected
D. if the case is to be referred to director

Question 2 : Ajay is a mechanical engineer with 65% marks at degree and 88% marks at HSC. He is keenly interested in going to USA and is not ready to sign a bond. However, he does not mind paying an amount of Rs. 1 lakh
He completed his engineering degree in 2003 at the age of 22 years and immediately started working in an engineering firm.
A. if the case is to be referred to President
B. if the case is not to be selected
C.if the case is to be selected
D. if the case is to be referred to Director

Question 3 : Mayuri is an electrical engineer and working as an assistant engineer for past two years. She had secured 85% and 69% marks at HSC and degree receptively. She has just completed 25 years of age.
A. if the case is to the selected
B. if the case is not to be selected
C. if the case is to be referred to President
D. if the case is to be referred to Director

Answers and Explanations

Answer 1 : (A)

Kajol satisfies the conditions in (i),(ii), (iii) and (iv). Hence (A) is the correct option.

Answer 2 : (B)

Ajay satisfies the conditions in (i) and (iv). He does not meet the condition in (iii) but as he is willing to pay an amount of Rs.1 lakh, if required to leave the software firm, his case could have been referred to the “President” of the firm. We are given that in 2003, he had started working for an engineering firm but we have no information about the duration of his employment in that firm, hence, we cannot conclude that he satisfies the condition of having at least one year’s experience which is required as per condition (ii). Due to lack of this information, he should not be selected. Hence (B) is the correct answer.

Answer 3 : (B)

Mayuri satisfies the conditions in (i), (ii) and (iv). However there is no information on either her acceptance or her non-acceptance of the condition of bond in (iii). Thus, due to lack of information, she should not be selected. Hence, (B) is the correct answer.

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