Revealing the Facts about the SSB Interview

What is SSB Interview?

SSB stands for Service Selection Board. It is one of the major bodies responsible for recruiting candidates in the Indian Armed Forces. It is a 5-day long interview for testing the candidate physically, mentally, and emotionally. It is considered as one of the toughest and longest interviews in the country. According to a recent survey, an average of 0.003% students, who appear for the written interview, clear the SSB Interview process.

Procedure for SSB Interview

SSB Interview process is a 5-day long interview. Each day is focused on some specific task and there is a proper schedule for the interview. The schedule is listed below:

  • Day 1: Basic Intelligence Tests/Screening Tests.
  • Day 2: Psychology Tests.
  • Day 3 and Day 4: Group Testing Officers (GTO) tasks.
  • Day 5: Conference.

If you are disqualified in either of the tests, you are rejected automatically.

Some facts about the SSB Interview Process

  • It is conducted by a panel of officers of the Indian Armed Forces.
  • It gives emphasis on OLQs (Officer-like qualities) in a candidate.
  • There are multiple selection centers such as Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, and many others.
  • SSB interviewers reject those candidates who don’t respond naturally to any given circumstance.
  • There is no limit on the number of attempts that one can make for SSB Interview.
  • SSB will never compromise with their selection criteria in any case . Compromising on selection criteria is equivalent to playing with thousands of lives.
  • All the candidates who are recommended by the board will stay after the 5th day of SSB Interview process for the medical examination which may take one week.
  • Fit students with good confidence and good answering skills have better chances of selection.
  • There is nothing like selection or rejection centers, all centers have equal difficulty level and it purely depends on each candidate whether he/she will be selected or not in the SSB Interview process.

Hope, the above-written blog helps you understand all the important facts about the SSB Interview process. To prepare for defence exams and SSB interview, join Major Kalshi Classes.


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