Know all about the Service Selection Board (SSB)
The Service Selection Board Conducts the Interview for the Entry of officer into the Indian Armed forces. In order to become an officer in the Indian Armed forces like Indian Army, Indian Air force and Indian Navy, etc. It is mandatory to clear the SSB Interview to be part of the service as an officer. Here in this article, I am going to share with you the complete details about the Service Selection board, etc. Check out the complete blog below to know all about the Service Selection Board (SSB):
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The Service Selection Board is an organization that assesses the candidates to become an officer into Indian Armed forces. The Service Selection Board comprises panel of Interviewing officer, Psychologist and Ground Task Officers etc.
The SSB Interview is a completely different Interview and this is five days long. Each day will be different and one will have to appear for different types of activities. One will have to perform well each day and on the basis of the performance, they will be given marks. The Selection of the candidates in the Interview is based on Officer Like Quality. The Interviewers find the OLQs in the candidate. Here are those OLQs that one must have and after this, we will see the complete details about each day of the Interview.
Officer like Quality for SSB Interview:
- Effective Intelligence
- Reasoning Ability
- Power of Expression
- Self Confidence
- Organizing Ability
- Sense of Responsibility
- Group Influencing Ability
- Social Adaptability
- Speed of Decision
- Judgment under stress
- Willingness to set an example
- The feeling of loyalty to the nation
Service Selection Board Interview Procedure:
SSB Interview Procedure 2/2019
After the written exam, you will be called for the SSB interview. You will get your call letter on your given email ID or by post. before going for the SSB interview, make sure that you are aware of the procedure of the interview, and prepare your Interview Syllabus according to that.
- Reporting ( at MCO moment control office)
- Documents Check
- Form filling
1. Verbal, non-verbal intelligence test
2. Picture Perception description test (PPDT)
The result will be announced within 2-3 hours and failed will be sent back, and the rest of the candidates will stay for the next 4 days.
On the 2nd day you will have to clear a few more tests also, remember each test and each round is very important for your selection, few tests of these rounds would be written and few would be in verbal, so prepare for the best.
- Thematic Apperception Test
- Word Association Test
- Situation Reaction Test
- Self Description Test
Day 3- GTO (Group Testing Officers) In this you will have to do group activities with your partners. you will be given chest no. and you have to perform each activity with your partner/group.
- Group discussion
- Group planning exercise
- Progressive group task
- Half group task
- Individual obstacle task
- Command task
- Group obstacle task
Remember this is a group activity, so perform with your group, never try to show that you are the best. Always move with your group. so your teamwork in this. SSB interview basically selects the all-rounder candidate, who perform in every activity. Never feel shy and hesitate, just show you passion and create a history.
Day 4- Personal Interview
This is an important round for your selection in which they can ask any question from the subjects or from your personal life. People usually hesitate and feel nervous about this round. Just be honest with yourself. They actually do not care what you have done in your past, they only check how’s your mentality towards your future and what can you do in your future. To clear this phase of the interview, you do not have to prepare anything, just be honest with yourself and answer each question gently with a little bit smile on your face.
Day 5- Conference
This is not any test. You will be shown your results and qualified candidates will be congratulated and disqualified candidates will be told, why they could not qualify. If you get rejected after the 5 days of the interview, remember you are not one of them who got rejected on the 1st day. You can reappear for an interview after the 6 months. you will be given some relaxation also.
How to prepare for Service Selection Board Interview:
The process of Interview is completely different. You must join the Best Academy for the preparation of the SSB Interview. You can also prepare at home through the SSB Books or online study Materials etc. But joining Academy will be the best Option. You can join the Major Kalshi Classes for the SSB Interview preparation. We have a team of ex SSB Interviewer, who trains the candidates in best manner.
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