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  1. What are info types ?
  2. What are personnel actions? What is the transaction for executing personnel actions?
  3. What are the important info types for a hiring action?
  4. What is IMG? What is its importance? What are the functions you can execute using IMG?
  5. What is customizing? What does customizing support?
  6. How do you create a Project IMG? What are project views?
  7. What are the IMG attributes?
  8. What is an enterprise structure?
  9. What is a personnel structure?
  10. What is the highest level of the enterprise structure?
  11. What is company code? Is it defined in HR? If not where is it defined?
  12. What are personnel areas and its functions?
  13. What are personnel sub areas and its functions?
  14. How is an employee in the HR Master data linked to a company to which he belongs?
  15. Can a personnel area be assigned to many company codes?
  16. What are the indicators defined by personnel sub areas?
  17. How do you categorize the employee groups?
  18. What are employee subgroups and what are the indicators set up using employee subgroups?
  19. Employee groups are two character and employee subgroup are two character representations in the IMG. Do you support this statement?
  20. In the HR Master data where are planned working times for an employee seen?
  21. Do I need to give country assignment to personnel sub areas in customizing? If true support the statement and if not what’s true?
  22. What are the various objects in an organizational plan?. How does any company use an organizational plan?
  23. Describe the following
    1. Tasks
    2. Job
    3. Position
    4. Organizational unit
    5. Cost Center
  24. Which of the above objects belong to HR?
  25. How do you integrate OM and PA? If integration is active what happens when a position is entered in IT 0000.? What else does the system default? Can these values be changed? What is this called?
  26. Are cost center assignments hierarchical? Where do you assign these in OM?
  27. What are attributes of objects? Is vacancy a common attribute for all objects?
  28. What are the other additional organizational assignments?
  29. Name the three administrators? How do you default these in IT0001?
  30. What is organizational key? How many bytes/characters does it constitute? How can it be defined? What is it mainly used for?
  31. What are employee attributes and how are they classified?
  32. What are features? What is the transaction for features?
  33. What are the features to default and in which info type
    1. Work Schedule Rule
    2. Pay Scale Data
    3. Wage Type Model
    4. Administrator groups
  34. Number Range Intervals
  35. What is ABKRS?
  36. What are the two ways of maintaining features?
  37. What is the info type to store personal data for an employee?
  38. Where are the default values for working hours per period taken from in IT 0008?
  39. Why is employee subgroup grouping for pcr significant for payroll?
  40. What does collective agreement provision determine? How do you depict different payments in the system?
  41. What does employee subgroup grouping for CAP allow you to assign?
  42. What is payscale type and payscale area?
  43. You assign payscale types and areas to
    1. Company code
    2. Payroll area
    3. Employee subgroup
    4. Personnel subarea
  44. What are wage types? How wage types are broadly classified?
  45. How do you set up wage types?
  46. What are slash wage types?
  47. Why are wage type groups used? Give some examples of wage type groups.
  48. What is transaction pu95?
  49. Where in the IMG do i ensure that the wage types are associated with the enterprise and personnel structure.?
  50. Where are all wage types stored?
  51. Are all wage types permissible for all info types ? If Yes or NO support statement?
  52. What are the wage type characteristics that can be defined?
  53. How do you valuate wage types? Where do you configure this in the IMG?
  54. What are module name and module variant?
  55. Explain significance of TARIF , SUMME and PRZNT in regards to indirect valuation?
  56. Briefly explain the two different ways to perform pay increase?
  57. In dynamic pay increase what are variants A, G, D, E, T , C and R?
  58. What are the info type attributes?
  59. What are system controls?
  60. What is DYNPRO ? What are the main elements of a screen?
  61. What naming conventions are the info types subject to?
  62. Where are the info types relevant to retroactive accounting for payroll and time management defined?
  63. What are the significance of field triggers in retroactive accounting?
  64. What do you need to do in the IMG to specify certain info types for certain countries only?
  65. Where can you store a passport photo of an employee? Where do you do the settings in the IMG?
  66. What is TCLAS = A and TCLAS = B?
  67. Where can you change the attributes of individual screens?
  68. What are infotype menus or info menus? Are they user group dependable?
  69. What setting do i need to make for a SAP user to see that he has the relevant infotype menus?
  70. Where do I assign the IG (infogroup) to the personnel action type? Are infogroups user group dependable?
  71. What is IGMOD?
  72. For a country reassignment action what setting do i need to do in the IMG?
  73. What are additional actions? What are the ways in which i can activate additional actions for an employee? Where are additional actions stored? Can we see the infotype record where additional actions are stored directly?
  74. What is the significance of status indicator in personnel actions?
  75. What are MSN20, MSN21 and MSN32 in relation to personnel actions?
  76. Where do you define the action reason in the IMG?
  77. What is user group dependency of the action menu?
  78. With a leaving action what is the employment status changed to?
  79. What are dynamic actions? What can they trigger?
  80. What is PAMA? What is M0001?
  81. What are general authorizations?
  82. What are structural authorizations?
  83. How are authorizations defined? An authorization object can define maximum 15 fields that occur in an authorization? True or False?
  84. What is an authorization profile? How are users authorizations determined?
  85. What is a role? How the access to transactions, reports and web based applications included in a role defined?
  86. Roles can be found under generic name SAP_HR*? True or False?
  87. What is a profile generator?
  88. How do you create users?
  89. What are the ways of setting up general authorization checks?
  90. What are the two types of double verification principle ? Explain with example?
  91. Authorization main switches are stored in Table T74SO or T76SO or T77SO? To permit extended authorization check along with master data check what settings need to be done?
  92. Describe in brief the period of responsibility with reference to a user giving examples?
  93. What are P_ORGIN and P_ORGXX?
  94. What are evaluation paths?
  95. To implement structural authorizations you need to have existing the PA module? True or False?
  96. What do C, S, P and O stand for?
  97. What do mean by the terms
    1. Status vector
    2. Display depth
    3. Period
    4. Function Module
  98. Describe in brief giving examples how period of responsibility is determined for the general authorization check in a structural authorization check?
  99. What are PD profiles and SD profiles? What do they do?
  100. What do you mean by planned times? Where are these stored for an employee?
  101. What do you mean by actual times? Where are these stored for an employee?
  102. What do you mean by deviations? Where are these stored for an employee?
  103. What do you mean by negative time and positive time? Where do you use time evaluation?
  104. What is RPTQTA00? What does it do? What is RPTIME00?
  105. What is time management status 7? What is it used for?

10th December 2008 From India, Indore
Hi Akhilesh
Thanks a Lot for providing such a valuable information. can you let me if there is any opening for SAP HR consultans. As iam badly need of job. i have got overall 4.5 yrs relevant exp is 2 yrs in SAP. Kindly do let me the needful.

10th December 2008 From India, Madras
Good job akhilesh
Keep going
Here are some from my side

10th December 2008 From United States, Lincoln

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Hi thanks for these info. Will appreciate if you could let me know the institute from where I can perusal SAP HR or best way to enter in SAP HR. regds Nishant:-P
12th December 2008 From India, Bangalore
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