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Q1.
Directions : A reputed Research Institute decided to select research assistant applying the following selection criteria :
The candidate must
a) be a post-graduate with minimum 60% marks.
b) have at least two research publications.
c) have studied statistics as one of the subjects at graduation.
d) have at least one year’s experience in teaching or research.
e) be not less than 25 years and not more than 30 years of age as on 16.7.2015.
However, if a candidate fulfills all other conditions
except:
i) (b) above but has done Ph.D., the case may be referred to the Chairman of the institute,
ii) (a) above but has secured minimum 50% marks at post-graduation and has also completed M.Phil, the case may be referred to the Director,
iii) (d) above but has three years experience of working in industry, the case may be referred to the President,
iv) (c) above but has studied Research Methodology at graduate or post-graduate level, the case may be referred to the Executive Director.

Based on the above criteria and the information given in each of the following cases, you have to take a decision. You are not to assume anything. In case you find that the given data is insufficient to make a decision, give ‘data inadequate’ as you answer. The cases are being given to you as on 16.7.2015.

Rita has completed 25 years recently, and has a bright academic career all through. She is B.Sc. in Statistics with distinction. She has done her post-graduation securing 70% marks, and has got her Ph.D. very recently. She is working as a research fellow in a reputed academic institute since 2013.
1) Refer to the Chairman 2) Refer to the President
3) Refer to the Director 4) Not to be selected
5)To be selected
Answer : Refer to the Chairman
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Q2.
Directions : A reputed Research Institute decided to select research assistant applying the following selection criteria:
The candidate must
a) be a post-graduate with minimum 60% marks.
b) have at least two research publications.
c) have studied statistics as one of the subjects at graduation.
d) have at least one year’s experience in teaching or research.
e) be not less than 25 years and not more than 30 years of age as on 16.7.2015.
However, if a candidate fulfils all other conditions
except:
i) (b) above but has done Ph.D., the case may be referred to the Chairman of the institute,
ii) (a) above but has secured minimum 50% marks at post-graduation and has also completed M.Phil, the case may be referred to the Director,
iii) (d) above but has three years experience of working in industry, the case may be referred to the President,
iv) (c) above but has studied Research Methodology at graduate or post-graduate level, the case may be referred to the Executive Director.

Based on the above criteria and the information given in each of the following cases, you have to take a decision. You are not to assume anything. In case you find that the given data is insufficient to make a decision, give ‘data inadequate’ as you answer. The cases are being given to you as on 16.7.2015.

Miss. Tina has done her graduation and post-graduation in Statistics with 70% and 78% marks respectively. She has registered for Ph.D. and has also got around five research paper publications to her credit. Her date of birth is 17.7.1985. She is working in a private company since 2011.
1) Refer to the Director 2) Refer to the Chairman
3) Refer to the President 4) To be selected
5)Not to be selected
Answer : Refer to the President
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Q3.
Directions : A reputed Research Institute decided to select research assistant applying the following selection criteria:
The candidate must
a) be a post-graduate with minimum 60% marks.
b) have at least two research publications.
c) have studied statistics as one of the subjects at graduation.
d) have at least one year’s experience in teaching or research.
e) be not less than 25 years and not more than 30 years of age as on 16.7.2015.
However, if a candidate fulfills all other conditions
except:
i) (b) above but has done Ph.D., the case may be referred to the Chairman of the institute,
ii) (a) above but has secured minimum 50% marks at post-graduation and has also completed M.Phil, the case may be referred to the Director,
iii) (d) above but has three years experience of working in industry, the case may be referred to the President,
iv) (c) above but has studied Research Methodology at graduate or post-graduate level, the case may be referred to the Executive Director.

Based on the above criteria and the information given in each of the following cases, you have to take a decision. You are not to assume anything. In case you find that the given data is insufficient to make a decision, give ‘data inadequate’ as you answer. The cases are being given to you as on 16.7.2015.

John, a post-graduate with 55% marks in Commerce, has studied Economics and Statistics in graduation as well as post-graduation. He has also done M.Phil, and has more than five research paper publications. He is teaching in the University since January 2013. His date of birth is 5.9.86.
1) Refer to the Chairman 2) Refer to the President
3) Refer to the Director 4) Not to be selected
5)To be selected
Answer : Refer to the Director
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Q4.
Directions : A reputed Research Institute decided to select research assistant applying the following selection criteria:
The candidate must
a) be a post-graduate with minimum 60% marks.
b) have at least two research publications.
c) have studied statistics as one of the subjects at graduation.
d) have at least one year’s experience in teaching or research.
e) be not less than 25 years and not more than 30 years of age as on 16.7.2015.
However, if a candidate fulfills all other conditions
except:
i) (b) above but has done Ph.D., the case may be referred to the Chairman of the institute,
ii) (a) above but has secured minimum 50% marks at post-graduation and has also completed M.Phil, the case may be referred to the Director,
iii) (d) above but has three years experience of working in industry, the case may be referred to the President,
iv) (c) above but has studied Research Methodology at graduate or post-graduate level, the case may be referred to the Executive Director.

Based on the above criteria and the information given in each of the following cases, you have to take a decision. You are not to assume anything. In case you find that the given data is insufficient to make a decision, give ‘data inadequate’ as you answer. The cases are being given to you as on 16.7.2015.

Prakash has completed graduation with 67% marks, having Statistics as main subject. He has also completed post-graduation with 70% marks. His date of birth is 19.7.1989. He has registered for Ph.D. In 2012 and has four research publications to his credit. He has been working as a lecturer since 2013.
1) Refer to the President 2) Refer to the Chairman
3) Refer to the Director 4) Not to be selected
5)To be selected
Answer : To be selected
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Q5.
Directions : A reputed Research Institute decided to select research assistant applying the following selection criteria:
The candidate must
a) be a post-graduate with minimum 60% marks.
b) have at least two research publications.
c) have studied statistics as one of the subjects at graduation.
d) have at least one year’s experience in teaching or research.
e) be not less than 25 years and not more than 30 years of age as on 16.7.2015.
However, if a candidate fulfills all other conditions
except:
i) (b) above but has done Ph.D., the case may be referred to the Chairman of the institute,
ii) (a) above but has secured minimum 50% marks at post-graduation and has also completed M.Phil, the case may be referred to the Director,
iii) (d) above but has three years experience of working in industry, the case may be referred to the President,
iv) (c) above but has studied Research Methodology at graduate or post-graduate level, the case may be referred to the Executive Director.

Based on the above criteria and the information given in each of the following cases, you have to take a decision. You are not to assume anything. In case you find that the given data is insufficient to make a decision, give ‘data inadequate’ as you answer. The cases are being given to you as on 16.7.2015.

Alok, a 27-year-old post-graduate in Statistics with 65% marks, is working as a lecturer in a degree college for past two years. Statistics was his main subject at B.Sc. He is doing M.Phil, and plans to do Ph.D.
1) Refer to the Chairman 2) Refer to the Executive Director
3) Refer to the President 4) Not to be selected
5)To be selected
Answer : Not to be selected
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Q6.
Directions : A reputed Research Institute decided to select research assistant applying the following selection criteria:
The candidate must
a) be a post-graduate with minimum 60% marks.
b) have at least two research publications.
c) have studied statistics as one of the subjects at graduation.
d) have at least one year’s experience in teaching or research.
e) be not less than 25 years and not more than 30 years of age as on 16.7.2015.
However, if a candidate fulfils all other conditions
except:
i) (b) above but has done Ph.D., the case may be referred to the Chairman of the institute,
ii) (a) above but has secured minimum 50% marks at post-graduation and has also completed M.Phil, the case may be referred to the Director,
iii) (d) above but has three years experience of working in industry, the case may be referred to the President,
iv) (c) above but has studied Research Methodology at graduate or post-graduate level, the case may be referred to the Executive Director.

Based on the above criteria and the information given in each of the following cases, you have to take a decision. You are not to assume anything. In case you find that the given data is insufficient to make a decision, give ‘data inadequate’ as you answer. The cases are being given to you as on 16.7.2015.

Divya Bose is a post-graduate having studied Research-Methodology as one of the papers at post-graduation. She secured 75% marks at post-graduation. She is working as a Research Assistant in a private firm since June 2014 and has got three of her papers published during her tenure in the firm. Her date of birth is 25.4.1988.

1) Refer to the Director 2) Refer to the Executive Director
3) Refer to the Chairman 4) Not to be selected
5)None of these
Answer : Refer to the Executive Director
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Q7.
Direction : An international bank decided to recruit Management Trainees for its Foreign Exchange Department The following criteria were laid down:
The candidate must be
1) B. Com., with minimum 65% marks.
2) CAIIB with minimum 50% marks.
3) having working experience of minimum one year in foreign exchange department of any bank.
4) age between 24 years and 30 years as on 1.7.2008.
5) ready to keep a deposit of Rs 25,000 with the bank. However, if the candidate fulfils all other criteria except
a) (ii) above, but has completed CAIIB part I with minimum 60% marks his case may be referred to the General Manager.
b) (iii) above, but has 4 years experience of working in a bank, his case may be referred to the Chairman.
(c) (i) above, but has obtained minimum 60% marks at B.Com. as well as CAIIB, his case may be referred to the Managing Director.
Based on the above criteria and the information given each of the following questions, you have to take the decision in regard of each case. You are not to assume anything. These cases are given to you as on 1st July 2008.


Abhijit Kaul is a commerce graduate with 72% marks in graduation and 59% marks at CAIIB examination. He is 28 years old and is working in a bank since 2001 till date. He can keep a deposit of Rs 25,000 with the Bank.
1) Refer to Managing Director 2) Refer to General Manager
3) Refer to Chairman 4) Candidate is to be selected
5)Candidate is not to be selected
Answer : Refer to Chairman
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Q8.
Direction : An international bank decided to recruit Management Trainees for its Foreign Exchange Department The following criteria were laid down:
The candidate must be
1) B. Com., with minimum 65% marks.
2) CAIIB with minimum 50% marks.
3) having working experience of minimum one year in foreign exchange department of any bank.
4) age between 24 years and 30 years as on 1.7.2008.
5) ready to keep a deposit of Rs 25,000 with the bank. However, if the candidate fulfils all other criteria except
a) (ii) above, but has completed CAIIB part I with minimum 60% marks his case may be referred to the General Manager.
b) (iii) above, but has 4 years experience of working in a bank, his case may be referred to the Chairman.
(c) (i) above, but has obtained minimum 60% marks at B.Com. as well as CAIIB, his case may be referred to the Managing Director.
Based on the above criteria and the information given each of the following questions, you have to take the decision in regard of each case. You are not to assume anything. These cases are given to you as on 1st July 2008.

Rajshekhar, a youth of 26 years age, has completed B.Com. securing 68% marks and is working in a nationalised bank for past two years in its foreign exchange department. He will be appearing for CAIIB part II examination in the next month. He has no problem in depositing Rs 25,000 with the bank.
1) Refer to General Manager 2) Refer to Managing Director
3) Candidate is to be selected 4) Candidate is not to be selected
5)Data Inadequate
Answer : Data Inadequate
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Q9.
Direction : An international bank decided to recruit Management Trainees for its Foreign Exchange Department The following criteria were laid down:
The candidate must be
1) B. Com., with minimum 65% marks.
2) CAIIB with minimum 50% marks.
3) having working experience of minimum one year in foreign exchange department of any bank.
4) age between 24 years and 30 years as on 1.7.2008.
5) ready to keep a deposit of Rs 25,000 with the bank. However, if the candidate fulfils all other criteria except
a) (ii) above, but has completed CAIIB part I with minimum 60% marks his case may be referred to the General Manager.
b) (iii) above, but has 4 years experience of working in a bank, his case may be referred to the Chairman.
(c) (i) above, but has obtained minimum 60% marks at B.Com. as well as CAIIB, his case may be referred to the Managing Director.
Based on the above criteria and the information given each of the following questions, you have to take the decision in regard of each case. You are not to assume anything. These cases are given to you as on 1st July 2008.

Manisha is an employee of a private bank in Clerical cadre for past 6 years in its foreign exchange department. She is B.Com. with 70% marks and CAIIB with 60% marks. Her date of birth is 15.6.1981. She is willing to keep a deposit of any amount up to Rs 50,000 with the bank.
1) Refer to Chairman 2) Refer to General Manager
3) Refer to Managing Director 4) Candidate is to be selected
5)None of these
Answer : Candidate is to be selected
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Q10.
Direction : An international bank decided to recruit Management Trainees for its Foreign Exchange Department The following criteria were laid down:
The candidate must be
1) B. Com., with minimum 65% marks.
2) CAIIB with minimum 50% marks.
3) having working experience of minimum one year in foreign exchange department of any bank.
4) age between 24 years and 30 years as on 1.7.2008.
5) ready to keep a deposit of Rs 25,000 with the bank. However, if the candidate fulfils all other criteria except
a) (ii) above, but has completed CAIIB part I with minimum 60% marks his case may be referred to the General Manager.
b) (iii) above, but has 4 years experience of working in a bank, his case may be referred to the Chairman.
(c) (i) above, but has obtained minimum 60% marks at B.Com. as well as CAIIB, his case may be referred to the Managing Director.
Based on the above criteria and the information given each of the following questions, you have to take the decision in regard of each case. You are not to assume anything. These cases are given to you as on 1st July 2008.

Ashutosh, a commerce graduate with 73% marks, has completed CAIIB part I securing 64% marks and will be appearing for CAIIB part II examination. His date of birth is 29.6.1982. He joined a cooperative bank in 2003 and continues to work there. He was posted in the foreign exchange department in 1997 and is working in the same department at present. He can keep the required amount of deposit with the bank.
1) Refer to Chairman 2) Refer to General Manager
3) Data inadequate 4) Candidate is to be selected
5)Candidate is not to be selected
Answer : Refer to General Manager
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