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How to crack SSB interview in First Attempt?

Do you want to Cracking SSB interview? This begins with understanding the SSB procedure and each and every task which you would like to perform in those 5 days.

If you would like to crack the SSB interview within the first attempt, read, follow, and implement instructions told during this article in your first attempt. Stop procrastinating things and don’t await the proper time to start out SSB interview preparation. It’s already time to start out the preparation of the NDA. Don’t treat SSB interview as an exam, SSB must be how of life. you want to be brought out changes in your day to day life in order that those qualities get reflected at the time of the SSB interview.

Don’t worry, this text contains basics about the SSB interview procedure and an in-depth explanation of basic terms that can assist you to face the interview. we’ve covered SSB interview asked questions, Daily routine of SSB aspirant, SSB interview toppers tips, SSB interview procedure, SSB experience, SSB interview toppers interview, and far more about SSB interview during this SSB series.

I guarantee you, that after reading this whole article and our best practice, all of your doubts regarding the SSB interview are going to be cleared, and you’ll not need to search one word about the SSB interview. you’ll get a roadmap and exact strategy to organize for the SSB interview from today itself.

What is an SSB interview?

SSB stands for “Services Selection Board”, which is a corporation that assesses the candidates for becoming successful in officers of Indian soldiers, and this test/interview conducted by SSB is named an “SSB interview”. If you would like to become a politician within the soldiers, which will be via any entry (CDS, NDA, AFCAT, Technical, NCC entry), you’ve got to clear the SSB interview.

An SSB Coaching Board comprises of assessors who are officers of Indian soldiers in India having specialization as psychologists, and Interviewing officers divided among 13 Selection Boards across everywhere India. These boards choose aspirants who are best suited to figure within the soldiers and lead men of soldiers (on the idea of their Psychological levels, officer-like qualities, and lots of more parameters)

This SSB interview maybe a 5 days evaluation process (New Denovo system not yet implemented) where various tests are conducted to see officer like qualities of aspirants.

SSB interviews are conducted at different Selection Centres everywhere India counting on forces. (SSB coaching procedure remains an equivalent for all academy interviews)

Indian Army has 3 selection centers across the country and 10 Services Selection Boards in these 3 centers.

Selection Centers Service Selection Boards

Selection Centre (East), Allahabad (UP): 11 SSB, 14 SSB, 18 SSB, 19 SSB, 34 SSB

Selection Centre (Central), Bhopal (MP): 20 SSB, 21 SSB, 22 SSB

Selection Centre (South), Bangalore(Karnataka): 17 SSB, 24 SSB

For Indian Navy:

• National Selection Board (NSB) Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

• 12 SSB at SCS Banglore (Karnataka).

• 33 SSB at SCC Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh).

For Indian Air Force:

• AFSB Dehradun (Uttarakhand)

• AFSB Gandhinagar (Gujarat)

• AFSB Mysore (Karnataka)

• AFSB Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh)

This was a basic overview of the SSB interview. you would like to understand these details before you begin the particular SSB preparation of the upcoming exam.

Different terms used in SSB interview

Before directly jumping towards 5 days SSB interview procedure, we will first focus on some “SSB interview tests” and “terms repeatedly used in the SSB interview process” and give you a simplified meaning of these terms. Understanding these 14 terms will help you grasp the SSB interview process of defense exam with 100% conceptual clarity by our blogs. Every short form of various tests will be explained in detail. Even if you don’t know anything about the SSB interview, these terms will make you familiar with the SSB interview process and clear your doubt. All topics are done by our SSB Coaching institute.

Verbal and Non Verbal test (Intelligence tests)

This is the first test you will face in the “Officer’s Intelligence Rating-test”. I will tell the topics of these tests so that it’s clear to you.

Topics in Verbal: Spelling questions,  related words questions, Missing words questions, synonyms and antonyms (easy), word pair questions, comprehension questions, reasoning questions, direction sense test.

Topics in Non- Verbal: All aptitude questions related to images, missing views, number of triangles in the figure, number of squares in figure (similar to figure based questions asked in AFCAT exam)

Believe me friends, both these tests are very easy. But do not take it lightly, you must practice these questions also.


PPDT Stands for “Picture Perception and Discussion Test”. In this test, you will be shown a picture on-screen (Vague and confusing) for 30 seconds, and later you have to think of a story based on this image and write a story on a page in 3 minutes. Later you will be divided into a group of 17-18 members where each member has to narrate his written story followed by a group discussion among these 17-18 group members.

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2. TAT

TAT stands for “Thematic Apperception Test” where you will be shown 11 pictures on-screen (Out of which the last one will be blank) and you need to write a story on each picture. You will be shown 1st picture for 30 seconds, then you will get 4 minutes’ time to write a story page. Then immediately you will be shown a second picture for 30 seconds and you have to repeat the same process for 11 slides / Pictures.

3. WAT

WAT stands for the “Word Association Test”. This is also a challenging test in SSB Interview where you will be shown 60 words back to back, each word will remain on the screen for only 20 seconds, in which you are thinking to write a sentence that comes in your mind first. Generally, the words are chosen in such a way that they have multiple meanings according words. Our thinking and psychology are reflected in this test. (Because we write the first thing that comes to our mind in those 15 seconds)

4. SRT

SRT stands for “Situation Reaction test”. In this test, you will be given a booklet that will contain 60 different situations for which you need to write your response to that situation. And for a total of 60 SRT’s, you will get only 30 minutes.

5. SD

SD stands for “Self Description” where you need to write an opinion about you from the perspective of people you know (from the view of parents, teachers, friends). You also need to mention things you would like to develop in the future.

6. GD

GD stands for “Group Discussion”. Your team has to face 2 Group discussions based on general trending current issues or even social issues contemporary to your SSB coaching period.

7. GPE

GPE stands for “Group Planning Exercise” which is an outdoor exercise on the spot. You will be given an outdoor task (on which you and your group members need to prepare a mastermind plan and implement it. This group must have a leader who will explain the plan to others and makes sure that the plan is implemented properly in stipulated time)

8. PGT

PGT Stands for “Progressive group task”, where you will be given some obstacles like rope, wooden plank (as you have seen in many youtube videos). These tasks have some rules which make the group task more difficult.

9. HGT

HGT stands for “Half group task” which is similar to PGT with only a difference of half members than PGT.

10. IOT

IOT stands for “Individual Obstacle task” where you are required to attempt 10 or 11 obstacles individually, with different marks as per moderate to the difficulty level. IOT demands you to be physically fit and active to do the individual tasks in a given time period.

11. GTO

The full form of GTO is “Group testing Officer” who will test your qualities in a series of group tasks. Your group skills are tested than individual skills. You must utilize your skills for the whole group to win.

12. Command Task

You will be made commander to cross 2-3 obstacles along with 2-3 subordinates. It’s the test to check leadership qualities.

   13. Individual lecturette

You have to give lectures for 3-4 minutes on a topic that is chosen by you. You have to choose a topic out of 4 options given on the spot.

14. Personal Interview

Crucial stage deciding your recommendation. (After conduct personal interviews also decide how your personal interview was ). Never lie and be yourself in a Personal interview. During preparation, make a list of questions based on your life events, which you think can be asked in the SSB interview, and have strong viewpoints for each question. Believe me, it helps. This is the main topic of the SSB coaching period in our academy.

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Principle Mam

It is a matter of great pride for the School that Smt Divya Soni, MA.(Public Add,Geography) BEd, PGCTE (Assistant Master) was honored with the National Award for Teacher's, 2011 & The Indian Education Award 2019 . The award was presentedto her at New Delhi on the occasion of the Teachers Day, by her Excellency, Smriti Zubin Irani is an Indian politician.

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