SSB Exam 2014
SSB (Service Selection Board) Examination is an Intelligence and Personality Interview that is conducted for five days. It scientifically analyses compatibility and potential of the applicant for charge in the Armed Force of India. Read more at recruitment2013info.blogspot.in for recruitment information in India. Female applicants can apply only for 14th SSCW Non Tech OTA course. The male applicants have to provide their first choice while filling the exam application.
Educational Qualifications: Applicant must have completed basic education.
Age Criteria: For IMA 137th course, only unmarried male can apply. He must have born prior than 2nd Jul 1990 but should have not born after 1st Jul 1995.
Method to Apply: Applicant has to go to online website of UPSC.
Selection System: The selection system is divided into five days
On the very first day, Screening Test is conducted after filling up Bio Data Form that is “Personal Information Questionnaire”, the applicant has to face 2 types of test.
Verbal and Non Verbal Tests
Picture Story Writing which will be followed by Stories Discussion.
The result of the same is declared within 1 hr of the Test. Those who clarify this test will have to stay for next four days.
On the second day Psychological Test is conducted. It is divided into 4 parts.
- TAT (Thematic Apperception Test) it is also known as Picture Story writing.
- WAT (Word Association Test)
- SRT (Situation Reaction Test)
- SD (Self Description Test).
On the third & fourth day, GTO (Group Testing Officers) Test is conducted. It is conducted in following manner.
- Group discussion
- Group Planning Exercise (sometimes known as Military Planning Exercise)
- Progressive Group Tasks
- Half Group Tasks
- Individual Obstacles
- Group Obstacles Race
- Command Task
- Final Group Task
Interview is conducted during afternoon and evening on second, third and fourth day.
Finally on fifth day Board Meeting is conducted. In this examinee has to in front of Board of Examiners that is President, Dy President, all the psychologists, all the GTO’s and Technical Officer. After this meeting final results are announced within half an hour of the meeting.
Candidates selected will have to stay back for last and final medical examination of 3-5 days in Military Hospital.
Admit Card: once registration is completed applicant will be provided with admit card. Applicants are advised to come with admit card on the center of examination.