Logical Reasoning (LR) – Selection Criteria

Directions for questions: 1 to 5: Answer the following questions based on the information given below.

A company wants to select a candidate for the post of a marketing manager based on the following criteria:

  1. The candidate must have secured at least 55% in graduation.
  2. He/she should have a post graduate degree with specialization in marketing and must have secured at least 65% in it.
  3. The age of the candidate must not be less than 25 years and more than 35 years.
  4. The candidate should be fluent in both, English and Hindi.
  5. The candidate should have at least 2 years of work experience.
  6. If the candidate does not satisfy condition (e), but if he/she was a marketing manager in a company for at least a year then his/her case is to be referred to the General Manager.
  7. If the candidate does not satisfy condition (c) only, but if he/she has at least 5 years of work experience as a Marketing Officer then his/her case should be referred to the Director.

Based on the above information, decide the course of action in each of the following cases. Today is 01 January 2009.

Mark option:

  1. If the candidate is to be selected
  2. If the candidate is to be rejected
  3. If the case to be referred to the General Manager
  4. If the case to be referred to the Director
  5. If the data given is insufficient
Q.1. Akshat Shah completed his graduation in the year 2000 and secured 72% marks in it. He was born on 4th August 1982. He did his post graduation in marketing with 66% marks and is currently working in a reputed company as a marketing manager since 2005. He is fluent only in English, Marathi and Gujarati.
Directions for questions: 1 to 5: Answer the following questions based on the information given below.

A company wants to select a candidate for the post of a marketing manager based on the following criteria:

  1. The candidate must have secured at least 55% in graduation.
  2. He/she should have a post graduate degree with specialization in marketing and must have secured at least 65% in it.
  3. The age of the candidate must not be less than 25 years and more than 35 years.
  4. The candidate should be fluent in both, English and Hindi.
  5. The candidate should have at least 2 years of work experience.
  6. If the candidate does not satisfy condition (e), but if he/she was a marketing manager in a company for at least a year then his/her case is to be referred to the General Manager.
  7. If the candidate does not satisfy condition (c) only, but if he/she has at least 5 years of work experience as a Marketing Officer then his/her case should be referred to the Director.

Based on the above information, decide the course of action in each of the following cases. Today is 01 January 2009.

Mark option:

  1. If the candidate is to be selected
  2. If the candidate is to be rejected
  3. If the case to be referred to the General Manager
  4. If the case to be referred to the Director
  5. If the data given is insufficient
Q.2. Rita Sabarwal was born on 13th November, 1971 and she has been working in a bank as a marketing officer since 12th December, 2003. She has completed her graduation with 57% marks and post graduation in marketing with 68% marks. She is fluent in four regional languages as well as English and Hindi.
Directions for questions: 1 to 5: Answer the following questions based on the information given below.

A company wants to select a candidate for the post of a marketing manager based on the following criteria:

  1. The candidate must have secured at least 55% in graduation.
  2. He/she should have a post graduate degree with specialization in marketing and must have secured at least 65% in it.
  3. The age of the candidate must not be less than 25 years and more than 35 years.
  4. The candidate should be fluent in both, English and Hindi.
  5. The candidate should have at least 2 years of work experience.
  6. If the candidate does not satisfy condition (e), but if he/she was a marketing manager in a company for at least a year then his/her case is to be referred to the General Manager.
  7. If the candidate does not satisfy condition (c) only, but if he/she has at least 5 years of work experience as a Marketing Officer then his/her case should be referred to the Director.

Based on the above information, decide the course of action in each of the following cases. Today is 01 January 2009.

Mark option:

  1. If the candidate is to be selected
  2. If the candidate is to be rejected
  3. If the case to be referred to the General Manager
  4. If the case to be referred to the Director
  5. If the data given is insufficient
Q.3. Armaan Malhotra is a graduate with 56% marks and has completed his post graduation in marketing with a first class. He has been working in a company as a marketing head since the last 4 years. He is fluent in English and Hindi and his date of birth is 1st January 1982.
Directions for questions: 1 to 5: Answer the following questions based on the information given below.

A company wants to select a candidate for the post of a marketing manager based on the following criteria:

  1. The candidate must have secured at least 55% in graduation.
  2. He/she should have a post graduate degree with specialization in marketing and must have secured at least 65% in it.
  3. The age of the candidate must not be less than 25 years and more than 35 years.
  4. The candidate should be fluent in both, English and Hindi.
  5. The candidate should have at least 2 years of work experience.
  6. If the candidate does not satisfy condition (e), but if he/she was a marketing manager in a company for at least a year then his/her case is to be referred to the General Manager.
  7. If the candidate does not satisfy condition (c) only, but if he/she has at least 5 years of work experience as a Marketing Officer then his/her case should be referred to the Director.

Based on the above information, decide the course of action in each of the following cases. Today is 01 January 2009.

Mark option:

  1. If the candidate is to be selected
  2. If the candidate is to be rejected
  3. If the case to be referred to the General Manager
  4. If the case to be referred to the Director
  5. If the data given is insufficient
Q.4. J.P. Shukia is 28 years old and has been working in an organization since 1st May, 2007 as a marketing manager. He secured 67% in his graduation degree and 66% in the post graduation with specialization in marketing. He is fluent in English and Hindi.
Directions for questions: 1 to 5: Answer the following questions based on the information given below.

A company wants to select a candidate for the post of a marketing manager based on the following criteria:

  1. The candidate must have secured at least 55% in graduation.
  2. He/she should have a post graduate degree with specialization in marketing and must have secured at least 65% in it.
  3. The age of the candidate must not be less than 25 years and more than 35 years.
  4. The candidate should be fluent in both, English and Hindi.
  5. The candidate should have at least 2 years of work experience.
  6. If the candidate does not satisfy condition (e), but if he/she was a marketing manager in a company for at least a year then his/her case is to be referred to the General Manager.
  7. If the candidate does not satisfy condition (c) only, but if he/she has at least 5 years of work experience as a Marketing Officer then his/her case should be referred to the Director.

Based on the above information, decide the course of action in each of the following cases. Today is 01 January 2009.

Mark option:

  1. If the candidate is to be selected
  2. If the candidate is to be rejected
  3. If the case to be referred to the General Manager
  4. If the case to be referred to the Director
  5. If the data given is insufficient
Q.5. Anjali Gupta was born on 30th June, 1981 and is a graduate with 70% marks and a post graduate in marketing with 65% marks. She is fluent in English and Hindi. She has been working as a Marketing Officer since the last 6 years.
Directions for questions: 6 to 10: An organisation has decided to recruit an Accounts Manager. They have set the conditions specified below, for recruitment.

The candidate must:

i.   Be a Commerce graduate with atleast 65 percent marks.
ii.  Be a Post Graduate in commerce with atleast 55 percent marks.
iii. Have work experience, post qualification, of atleast two years as an Accounts Manager in an organization.
iv. Not be younger than 25 years and not be older than 40 years as on May 1, 2011.
v.  Have secured at least 75 percent marks in the selection process.

In case a candidate satisfies all the given criteria except –

A. Condition (iii) above but has work experience of at least five years as Assistant Accounts Manager in an organization, his/her case is to referred to the GM-Accounts

B. Condition (ii) above but has successfully completed CA/ICWA, the case is to be referred to the Director Finance.

In each question below, the details of a specific candidate are given. You have to take an appropriate decision in each case based on the information provided and the conditions given above and mark the correct decision as your answer. You are not to assume anything other than the information provided in each case. All the cases are given to you as on May 1, 2011.

Q.1. Roshan Singh Sodhi is a Commerce graduate with 70 percent marks. He has been working as the Accounts Manager in an organization for the past three years after completing his post graduation in Commerce with 56 percent marks. He was born on 28th May 1982. He has secured 82 percent marks in the selection process.
Directions for questions: 6 to 10: An organisation has decided to recruit an Accounts Manager. They have set the conditions specified below, for recruitment.

The candidate must:

i.   Be a Commerce graduate with atleast 65 percent marks.
ii.  Be a Post Graduate in commerce with atleast 55 percent marks.
iii. Have work experience, post qualification, of atleast two years as an Accounts Manager in an organization.
iv. Not be younger than 25 years and not be older than 40 years as on May 1, 2011.
v.  Have secured at least 75 percent marks in the selection process.

In case a candidate satisfies all the given criteria except –

A. Condition (iii) above but has work experience of at least five years as Assistant Accounts Manager in an organization, his/her case is to referred to the GM-Accounts

B. Condition (ii) above but has successfully completed CA/ICWA, the case is to be referred to the Director Finance.

In each question below, the details of a specific candidate are given. You have to take an appropriate decision in each case based on the information provided and the conditions given above and mark the correct decision as your answer. You are not to assume anything other than the information provided in each case. All the cases are given to you as on May 1, 2011.

Q.2 Taarak Mehta was born on 21st August 1974. He has been working as Assistant Accounts Manager in an organization for the past five years after completing his post graduation in Commerce with 50 percent marks. He has not acquired another qualification after this. He has secured 77 percent marks in both the selection process and graduation in Commerce. Please state:
Directions for questions: 6 to 10: An organisation has decided to recruit an Accounts Manager. They have set the conditions specified below, for recruitment.

The candidate must:

i.   Be a Commerce graduate with atleast 65 percent marks.
ii.  Be a Post Graduate in commerce with atleast 55 percent marks.
iii. Have work experience, post qualification, of atleast two years as an Accounts Manager in an organization.
iv. Not be younger than 25 years and not be older than 40 years as on May 1, 2011.
v.   Have secured at least 75 percent marks in the selection process.

In case a candidate satisfies all the given criteria except –

A. Condition (iii) above but has work experience of at least five years as Assistant Accounts Manager in an organization, his/her case is to referred to the GM-Accounts

B. Condition (ii) above but has successfully completed CA/ICWA, the case is to be referred to the Director Finance.

In each question below, the details of a specific candidate are given. You have to take an appropriate decision in each case based on the information provided and the conditions given above and mark the correct decision as your answer. You are not to assume anything other than the information provided in each case. All the cases are given to you as on May 1, 2011.

Q.3. Daya Gada has secured 86 percent marks in graduation in commerce and 61 percent marks in post graduation in Commerce. She has secured 75 percent marks in the selection process. She was born on 1st April 1984. She has also successfully completed her CA. Please decide:
Directions for questions: 6 to 10: An organisation has decided to recruit an Accounts Manager. They have set the conditions specified below, for recruitment.

The candidate must:

i.   Be a Commerce graduate with atleast 65 percent marks.
ii.  Be a Post Graduate in commerce with atleast 55 percent marks.
iii. Have work experience, post qualification, of atleast two years as an Accounts Manager in an organization.
iv. Not be younger than 25 years and not be older than 40 years as on May 1, 2011.
v.  Have secured at least 75 percent marks in the selection process.

In case a candidate satisfies all the given criteria except –

A. Condition (iii) above but has work experience of at least five years as Assistant Accounts Manager in an organization, his/her case is to referred to the GM-Accounts

B. Condition (ii) above but has successfully completed CA/ICWA, the case is to be referred to the Director Finance.

In each question below, the details of a specific candidate are given. You have to take an appropriate decision in each case based on the information provided and the conditions given above and mark the correct decision as your answer. You are not to assume anything other than the information provided in each case. All the cases are given to you as on May 1, 2011.

Q. 4. Babita was born on 5th January 1985. She has been working as Accounts Manager in an organization after completing her graduation in Commerce with 75 percent marks and post graduation in Commerce with 59 percent marks. She has secured 90 marks in the selection process. Please decide:
Directions for questions: 6 to 10: An organisation has decided to recruit an Accounts Manager. They have set the conditions specified below, for recruitment. The candidate must:

The candidate must:

i.   Be a Commerce graduate with atleast 65 percent marks.
ii.  Be a Post Graduate in commerce with atleast 55 percent marks.
iii. Have work experience, post qualification, of atleast two years as an Accounts Manager in an organization.
iv. Not be younger than 25 years and not be older than 40 years as on May 1, 2011.
v.  Have secured at least 75 percent marks in the selection process.

In case a candidate satisfies all the given criteria except –

A. Condition (iii) above but has work experience of at least five years as Assistant Accounts Manager in an organization, his/her case is to referred to the GM-Accounts

B. Condition (ii) above but has successfully completed CA/ICWA, the case is to be referred to the Director Finance.

In each question below, the details of a specific candidate are given. You have to take an appropriate decision in each case based on the information provided and the conditions given above and mark the correct decision as your answer. You are not to assume anything other than the information provided in each case. All the cases are given to you as on May 1, 2011.

Q.5. Atmaram Bhide was born on 15th March 1976. He has secured 85 percent in the selection process. He has been working as the Accounts Manager in an organization for the last two years after completing his post graduation in Commerce with 68 percent marks. He has secured 64 percent marks in his graduation in commerce. Please tell the selection panel:
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