Eligibility test is a process of checking a candidate's qualification and necessary conditions to fulfil the given criteria for job/promotion/admission in college etc.
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In this type of questions, a set of necessary qualifications and conditions required to be fulfilled by the candidate for certain vacancies in job, promotion, etc. along with the bio-data of the candidates who have applied for the same posts. You are required to match personal data of a person with the eligibility requirements.
Following examples will illustrate the type of questions, we may come across.
Directions (Example Nos. 1-5) Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.
Following are some conditions for short-listing candidates for the interview for management trainees in an organisation.
The candidate must
(i) not less than 21 yr and more than 28 yr as on 1st Nov, 2017.
(ii) have secured atleast 60% marks in graduation.
(iii) have secured atleast 60% marks in the preliminary selection examinations.
(iv) have secured atleast 55% marks in the final selection examinations.
(v) be ready to join work immediately after the interview.
In case of a candidate, who fulfils all other criteria except
(A) at (iv) but has secured more than 72% marks in preliminary selection examination, his/her case is to be referred to Deputy General Manager.
(B) at (ii) but has secured atleast 65% marks in post-graduation, his/her case is to be referred to General Manager.
In each of the questions given below. You have to study the information provided with reference to the conditions given above and decide whether the candidate is to be called for an interview or some other course of action is to be taken.
You are not required to assume anything other than the information provided to you in each question. All these cases are given to you as on 1st Nov, 2017.
Now, read the information provided in each question and decide the courses of action with regards to each candidate.
(a) if the candidate is to be called for interview
(b) if the case is to be referred to General Manager
(c) if the candidate will not be called for an interview
(d) if the data provided are not sufficient to take a decision
(e) if the case is to be referred to Deputy General Manager
Example: 1 Neelam Srivastava has secured 75% marks in the preliminary selection examination. She was 22 yr old as on 5th Dec, 2013. She has secured 65% and 60% marks in the final selection examination and in graduation, respectively. She is ready to join immediately after the interview.
Example: 2 John D'costa has secured 54% marks in the final selection examination. He has secured 75% marks each in graduation and preliminary examination. He is ready to join work immediately after the interview. He was 22 yr old as on 4th Aug, 2014.
Example: 3 Subhash Malhotra was 26 yr old as on 9th Sep, 2015. He has secured 75% marks each in graduation, preliminary and final selection examination. He is ready to join work immediately after the interview.
Example: 4 Rahul Biswas was born on 21st Jan, 1990. He is ready to join work immediately after the interview. He has secured 70% marks in all the graduation, preliminary and final selection examination.
Example: 5 Sudha Nagpal has secured 75% and 65% marks in the graduation and preliminary selection examination respectively. She is ready join immediately after in the interview. She stood 3rd in the final selection examination. She was born on 2nd July, 1994.
Solution (Examples 1-5) All the informations can be summarised as given in the table
1. (a) Neelam Srivastava satisfies all the conditions.
Therefore, she may be called for the interview.
2. (e) John D'costa satisfies all the conditions except (iv) but he fulfils the sub-condition (A). So, his case is to be referred to the Deputy General Manager.
3. (c) Subhash Malhotra does not satisfy condition (i).
Hence, he should not be called for the interview.
4. (a) Rahul Biswas satisfies all the conditions.
Hence, he should be called for the interview.
5. (d) Sudha Nagpal's final selection marks are not mentioned in the given question. So data provided is not sufficient to take a decision.
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