Data Sufficiency Quiz for IBPS PO /Clerk

Data Sufficiency Quiz for IBPS PO /Clerk

Directions (Q. 1-10): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions which follow:
A Research Institute is recruiting a librarian to digitise its information resources among other duties. Candidates must possess the following criteria. The candidate must
(I) be not less than 35 years and not exceed 40 years as on 01.11.2009.
(II) have a Bachelor’s Degree in Library and Information Science with 65 per cent marks.
(III) have a PhD in Library Science.
(IV) have post qualification experience of at least 4 years in a University Library.
However, if the candidate fulfils the above mentioned criteria except
(A) (II), but has a UGC NET certification with all the other above criteria fulfilled, he/she may be referred to the Dean.
(B) (IV), but all the eligibility criteria are met and the candidate has at least one year’s experience in a research institute, he/she may be offered contractual appointment for a year.
Based on the above criteria, study carefully whether the following candidates are eligible for the recruitment process and mark your answer as follows. You are not to assume anything other than the information provided in each question. All cases are given to you as on 1.11.2009.
Mark answer
1) if he/she is to be shortlisted.
2) if he/she is not to be shortlisted.
3) if he/she should be referred to the Dean.
4) if he/she may be offered contractual appointment, if required.
5) if the data provided is inadequate to take a decision.
1. Anil Rath has a doctorate in Library Science from Karnataka University in 2003. Born on July 21, 1969, he graduated in Library and Information Science from Karnataka University, where he was Assistant Librarian for four years since 2005.
2. Dr Samir Bali has a PhD in Library Science and has been with the Institute of Fundamental Research as Assistant Librarian since October 2008. He graduated with a degree in Library and Information Science in 1994 at the age of 22. He obtained 70 per cent in his graduation.
3. Vaishali Shetty has been a librarian at STS University since 2007 when she qualified in the UGC NET examination. She has a degree in Library and Information Science with 60 per cent. Her first job was as junior librarian at TRP Institute of Development Research from October 2000 to December 2001.
4. Vivek Jha has a PhD in Library and Information Science. He graduated in Library and Information Science in 1992 with 65 per cent. He was born on 1.10.1974. Since July 2005, he has been working as Deputy Librarian at a deemed University.
5. A graduate in Library Science with 69 per cent, Dr M Puri has been working at Ranchi University for 4 years as Deputy Librarian. She earned her doctorate while working for the Labour Research Institute for 5 years as Assistant Librarian. She is 38 years old as on the required date.
6. Megha Vaidya has a graduate degree in Library Science from Punjab University where she has been a librarian for the past 5 years. In 2002 she obtained UGC NET qualification at the age of 29. She obtained 72 percent in graduation.
7. Anup Gupta is obtaining his PhD from YCM University, where he has been Junior Librarian since 2004. He qualified in the UGC NET exam in June 2000. He has a degree in Library and Information Science with 62 per cent. His date of birth is 17. 10. 1973.
8. Kirti Shukla obtained her doctorate and Bachelor’s degree from Patna University. She obtained 63 per cent at graduation. She obtained her UGC NET qualification in 1998 when she was 26.
9. Prakash Sinha has been a librarian for a government institution for three years. Prior to this, he was a University Librarian for 7 years after completing his PhD in Library Science. He graduated in 1991 with 68 per cent in Library Science. He is exactly 40 years of age on the specified date.
10. Rohan Sachdev obtained his UGC NET qualification after his graduation in 1998 when he began working. He has been Assistant Librarian for the past two years with a research institute. He obtained 65 per cent in his graduation in Library Science. He earned his PhD in Library Science in 2007. His date of birth is 22.10.1974.


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