Business Administration CSS Paper 2016
FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION-2016 FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS-17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT – BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS PART-I(MCQS): MAXIMUM 30 MINUTES
PART-I (MCQS) MAXIMUM MARKS = 20 PART-II MAXIMUM MARKS = 80
NOTE: (i) Part-II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book.
(ii) Attempt ONLY FOUR questions from PART-II. ALL questions carry EQUAL marks.
(iii) All the parts (if any) of each Question must be attempted at one place instead of at different places.
(iv) Candidate must write Q. No. in the Answer Book in accordance with Q. No. in the Q.Paper.
(v) No Page/Space be left blank between the answers. All the blank pages of Answer Book must be crossed.
(vi) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.
(vii) Use of Calculator is allowed.
Q. No. 2. Enumerate the important steps you will follow for completing the Strategic Management Process for a Garment Manufacturing Company. (20)
Q. No. 3. What are the various types of Pricing? Propose the Pricing Strategy for a new, high quality brand of shoes. (20)
Q. No. 4. Discuss the features of the various types of Financial Markets. (20)
Q. No. 5. The following data relates to Bright Star Company (millions of Rs.)
Cash & equivalents Rs 100.00
Fixed Assets 283.50
Net Income 50.00
Current Liabilities 105.50
Current Ratio 3.00
Days Sales Outstanding (DSO) 40.55Days
Return on Equity 12.00%
The Company has no Preferred Stocks- only Common Equity, Current Liabilities, Long Term Debt.
(a) Find the Company’s
(i) Accounts Receivable (ii) Current Assets (iii) Total Assets (iv) Return on Total Assets (v) Common Equity (vi) Quick Ratio (vii) Long term Debt
(b) In part a) you should have found that the Company’s Accounts Receivable (A/R) = Rs. 111.1 million. If Bright Star Company reduces its DSO from 40.55 days to 30.4 days, while holding other things constant, how much cash would it generate? (20)
Q. No. 6. Propose a ‘Recruitment Yield Pyramid’ for a Five Star Hotel. (20)
Q. No. 7. Discuss the significance of major ‘Supply Chain Drivers’ in accomplishing business goals. (20)