How to Face SSB Interview
SSB (Services Selection Board) exam or interview is one of the toughest interviews in the world. The
selection process of SSB includes five major steps such as screening test, psychological tests, group
discussion, personal interview and conference. SSB evaluates and test the candidate on the basis of their
personality, potential, intelligence and compatibility for commission officer in the Indian Army Force.
SSB Interview is a face to face meeting to assess the candidate for the Indian Army. The most common
factor that you should give in preparing yourself for interview is your time and efforts. Here we present
some types of questions that may arise during the selection process and also help you to prepare
Screening test is the first test in the selection process. It comprises of questions based on
intelligence like blood relation, puzzles, mathematical aptitude etc and all these comes under
non verbal part.
After screening test, candidate go for psychological test which are conducted by a skilled person
usually psychologist who evaluate on the basis of personality. The questions asked in this phase
are of different types and revealed your true personality and for that one need to be true in
every question asked by the psychologist.
Third phase include group discussion or test held during the third and fourth day of selection.
This test checks your communication skills, listening power to the other group members, ways
of expressing yourself, how you share your knowledge and your leadership and coordination
with group members.
Now personal interview is conducted and check your pre- determined qualities. You need to be
cool in this process and don’t lose your ground even in tough questions. Interviewing officer can
ask question personally like about your friends, family background, educational background,
working professionals, hobbies and interests etc.
Now some tips to face SSB interviews that will help you during the interview:
Be clear about what you have been said in the interview
Refresh your knowledge
Take a few long breathes that will help you to calms down
Listen carefully before answering the question
Try and collect as much information about the city or place you live in because they may ask
about your place in detail
Be sure regarding your hobbies
Follow proper dress code
Be truthful and straight to the point
Try to develop your analyzing capability
Display proper body language
Know your strength and weakness
Go through daily newspaper so that your general knowledge increases
And at last as we all know that First Impression is the Last Impression so make your first impression to
the point that ensures your selection for Indian Army.