Decision Making for XAT 2018

Last Updated - October 06 2017

Another thing that differentiates the XAT from other management exams is the Judgement making questions. Aspirant's score in judgment making could be the turning point. So don't neglect this section and prepare for this section very hard.

Every MBA candidate should be capable of judgment making in Business Environment. So that is why this section is there for XAT exam. As a part of daily life, the human has to take judgment whether it is wrong or right. So the judgment making cannot be avoided.


XAT 2018 Judgement Making

XAT paper has an entire section of 25 questions on this part since 2012.  Earlier this section has less number of questions those are clubbed with other section but now there is clear various section for this type of question.


Why judgment making section important?

  • Shortlisting the aspirant for GDPI
  • Calculation of sectional cutoff
  • Calculation of Percentile

How XAT Judgement making questions are set?

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A Passage with information in it has a set of 4-5 questions and each question has 4-5 judgment making options.

The questions may be on what situation which judgement is to be taken and why.

How to approach the right option?

The most important thing is to understand the data and facts offered in the passage. Now try to fix the problem with the solution that will be in a right perspective. Then read the questions. Then move to get the available information whether you require or not. Then the situation will be easier to response your question.

XAT 2018 strategy

  • Exercise more and more questions on the various types of judgment making problem
  • Chose the best XAT Study Material on judgment making

Here is XAT 2018 Judgement making sample question

Seema was a finance manager in an MNC and felt that gender discrimination at the workplace hampered her career growth. What should she do as a conscientious female entrepreneur? Over the next six years, Seema emerged as a very successful entrepreneur and expanded her business to eight locations in the country. Male employees did not hesitate to undertake such work. However, Seema recently started facing an ethical dilemma because she realized those female employees were not ready to travel across cities and work late hours, as the work need them to do. Frustrated, she quit the job and started a company. On the other hand, she is aware that equal representation was one of the strongest reasons for her to have established the company. While starting her company, Seema decided that she would have the equal proportion of males and females. Seema started to feel the pressure of reducing the proportion of female employees.

  1. See if unready female employees could be given assignments which do not require travel and involve less overtime.
  2. Reduce the number of female employees, as it is a business requirement. She should not let anything affect her business.
  3. Let the status quo continue.
  4. Henceforth hire only male employees.
  5. She should close the business

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