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
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.