Tips And Tricks And Shortcuts For Selection Decision Tables

Selection Decision Table Tips and Tricks and Shortcuts

Here, on this page, some quick and easy tips, tricks and Shortcuts for Selection Decision Table are given for you to follow and solve problems competently in competitive exams. You will also get some of its types along with question and answers.

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Selection Decision Tables Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts

A selection decision table is a method of making decisions based on the information provided. It is a concise visual representation for specifying which actions to perform depending on given conditions.

  • Before creating a decision table, it’s important to understand the problem you’re trying to solve and the business rules involved
  • Identify the conditions that affect the outcome of the decision and the actions that need to be taken based on those conditions
  • Create a table with the conditions listed in the leftmost column and the actions listed in the top row
  • Fill in the table with the appropriate values for each combination of conditions and actions
  • Check that all possible combinations of conditions have been considered and that there are no gaps or overlaps in the table
  • Look for ways to simplify the table by combining similar conditions or actions

To solve decision making questions in a fast and understandable way we have divided these into the 2 parts:-

  • Type 1: Judgement & Decision Based On Qualification Or Skills
  • Type 2: Judgement & Decision Based On Combinations or Traits or Behaviour

The detailed description of the same is given below:

Tips and Tricks for Selection Decision Table

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Type 1 : Judgement & Decision Based On Qualification Or Skills

Under this category the question will be related to the vacancy in an organisation. To fill the position, HR or recruiter provides some specific criteria such as eligibility criteria and qualifications of the candidate. This type also includes few exceptions in the eligibility or qualification. All you need to do is to make the right decision from the given choices by selecting a correct answer option. Have a look on the below given sample to understand the topic thoroughly.

Question 1:

You are a General Manager-Human Resources in the Education Department of, where you are dealing with the appointment of ‘Project Managers’ based on preliminary scrutiny and face to face interview. 10 candidates have been shortlisted for one single post. You have to make your recommendation on the basis of candidate’s educational qualification and previous work experience. You have to suggest 3 best candidates in order of preference. A senior IAS officer in the education department, who is known to you, asks you to suggest the first 3 best candidates. How will you decide?

A.  Bring the matter to the CEO of your company and will ask him what to do?

B.  There is one candidate who is known to you. His father daily calls you by offering the amount of Rs.15 lakh for the selection of his son. You will simply put his name on top despite knowing that he is not among the best three.

C.  Examine the profile of all 10 candidates following with face to face interview round and will take a decision after that.

D.  Make sure that the recommended candidate is not selected at all. You should place him in the down.

E. You should first see who are schedule cast candidates in the list and make sure that at least 1 recommendation should be consisting of SC & ST candidates.

Answer: C


The best decision out of all will be to examine the profile of all the candidates and to take decision on the basis of merit only. Thus the correct answer is option (C).

Directions Q2:Q5

The requirements for enrolling a student in Medical Colleges are as follows.

  • possess a 12th-grade in science with a minimum % average of 75.
  • as on June 30, 2022, be at least 20 years old.
  • have obtained a 70% on the entrance exam.
  • possess the financial means to pay the 25,000 rupee entry fee.

If a person meets all of the requirements listed above with the exception of (3) and has passed the scientific tests for the 12th grade with an 85 percent grade, they should be reported to the appropriate authorities.

If the applicant meets all of the requirements above, with the exception of (4), and is able to pay half the fee at the time of admission, they may be provisionally accepted.

Question 2:

Siddharth Malhotra turned 19 on January 15th, 2021. He had a 78% success rate on his math and science examinations for the 12th grade. His entrance exam score was 76 percent, making him eligible to pay the Rs 25,000 admission fee. Should he be admitted to Medical College.

  1. Admitted
  2. Not Admitted
  3. Admitted Tentatively
  4. None of the above

Answer: A


Sidharth Malhotra satisfies the second criteria because, as stated in the rules, He was 19 years old on january 15th, 2021. Additionally, he satisfies the first, third, and fourth standards by earning 78 percent on the 12th grade exam, 76 percent on the entrance exam, and the ability to spend 25,000 for admission. he would therefore be accepted into the Medical College.

Question 3:

Rishabh Pant turned 18 on 21st May, 2018. In the science and math parts of his 12th-grade tests, he received an 80 percent. he passed his entrance exam with a score of 69 percent and is eligible to pay an admission fee of Rs 25,000. Will he be allowed to register in the Medical college?

  1. Admitted
  2. Not Admitted
  3. Admitted tentatively
  4. Raised to authority

Answer: Not Admitted


As mentioned in the standards, Rishabh Pant was 18 years old on 21st May 2018, he does not fulfill the second standard. he fulfills the first and fourth standard as he scored 80% in his 12th standard science exams with Math and can also pay 25,000 for his admission fee. But he fails to fulfill the third standard of scoring 70% marks in entrance examination. As he fails to fulfill the second and third standards he cannot be admitted to the Medical College.

Question 4:

In her science exam for the 12th grade, Ayushi received a score of 72%. On June 30, 2010, She turned 20. She received 92 percent on the entrance exam, which was the highest score. Should the Medical College accept her?

  1. Admitted
  2. Not Admitted
  3. Admitted Tentatively
  4. Data Insufficient

Answer: D

The data is insufficient to answer the issue based on the information provided in the question and the standards specified above. Ayushi met the first and third requirements by successfully earning excellent scores in both the entrance exam and higher secondary exam. She also satisfies the second requirement because she was 20 years old on June 30, 2010. However, no information is provided on the entrance cost. The information provided in the data is therefore insufficient.

Tips and Tricks for Selection Decision Table

Type 2: Judgement & Decision Based On Combinations Or Traits Or Behaviour

This type includes questions related to the requirement or need of any person or personality or traits of an individual. In the questions details will be provided to you related to the requirement of any individual or details related to the admission of the candidates in any institution or details related to the students and their subjects combination or to gain benefits from a NGO or trust. All you need to do is to make decision from the choices given. Let’s understand the same with the help of an example.

Question 5:

The management of KV International School has received written complaints from parents of female child. They mentioned about bad behavior of boys with girls during dance & sports sessions. The management gave the responsibility of this overall task to the extra curriculum officer of the school. The officer wants to examine and finish this problem as quickly as possible and started sitting in all the dance and sports classes regularly. Now which state of affairs should the extra curriculum officer report to the management?

A.  A small girl is standing alone during sports session and not doing anything except reading a novel.

B.  One boy and one girl are making their own pair and trying to learn salsa.

C.  Four boys are close to one girl and look like they want something from her bag.

D.  Two girls are watching movie in the amphitheater which they are not supposed to do except special sessions.

Answer: C


The incident C is the most serious one. If the four boys in a group will ask forcefully something to a girl then there are chances of feeling insecure or uncomfortable by any one.

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