How to Train Your Brain For SSB Interview.
How to Train Your Brain For SSB Interview.

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Perfect strategy to excel in the SSB & Analysis of Different stages
Perfect strategy to excel in the SSB & Analysis of Different stages

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Explanation of stage one of SSB in detail
Explanation of stage one of SSB in detail

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SSB Online Course

₹15,000/- ₹7,499/- 50.01%

Batch Start Date:- 10 Aug 2021

30+ Hours Live Classes

Live Video Classes

Doubt Classes

Study Material

Sectionwise Test

One -to- One Mentorship

Individual Counselling for better results

Course Highlights


SSB Online live Classes

Online live Classes.


Classroom Environment

SSB Online Classes are designed to provide you personalized learning experience and allow interactions between aspirants & teachers.


Doubt Clearing Sessions

Discussion board and live doubt clearing sessions will be conducted every Week to resolve every single doubt you may have.


Personalized Mentoring

1-to-1 regular interaction sessions with our expert mentors offer unparalleled test preparedness





D Day

15 minutes

Introduction of class and explanation of procedure for interaction.

45 minutes

Introduction to SSB Procedure and explanation of Officer Like Qualities OLQs(1)

60 minutes

Explanation of Stage-1 (2)

60 minutes

Practice Stage-1 (3) Own time work (OTW)- Practice PPDT and submission


45 minutes

Feedback on PPDT test performance and Interactive session and clearance of doubt Stg-1 (4).

15 minutes

Filling up of Personal Information Questionnaire (PIQ) (4)


60 minutes

Explanation of Interview procedure- introduction and explanation of CIQs (5)

30 minutes

Doubts clearance(5.5)


60 minutes

Explanation of Interview procedure-Tips to do well in interview (6.5)

30 minutes

Doubts clearance (7)


90 minutes

Practice through Live interview- one candidate will be picked for live interview and others will observe (8.5)


90 minutes

Practice through Live interview- second candidate will be picked for live interview and others will observe (10)


120 minutes

Interactive-Feedback of interviews in terms of learning value and minor details          of various probing questions (12)


90 minutes

Explanation of Psychology Test-

Thematic Appreciation test

Word Association Test

Situation Reaction Test

Self-Description Test (13.5)

60 minutes

Practice WAT- online test

Interactive- clearance of doubts WAT (14.5)


90 minutes

Practice TAT- online test Interactive- clearance of doubts TAT (16)

90 minutes

Practice SRT- online test Interactive- clearance of doubts SRT (17.5)


90 minutes

Practice Psy Test-Online Test Interactive- clearance of doubts (19)


120 minutes

GTO- Explanation-

Group discussion


Group Planning Exercise (20)

GTO- Practice- GD(21)


60 minutes

GTO- practice Lec and GPE(20)


60 minutes

GTO- Explanation-

Progressive Group tasks

Half Group Task

Command Task

Final group Task(21)


60 minutes

GTO- Explanation

Group Obstacle Race

Individual Obstacles(22)


120 minutes

Doubt clearance GTO

Overall doubt clearance and conclusion (24)


1. Additional 30 minutes every day based on the response of the class.

2. Doubts will also be cleared through WhatsApp group- SSB for Sure Enquiry and guidance will be given through the same on one to one basis up to 90 days.

SSB Interview Procedure

The SSB Interview Procedure comprises of two stage selection process: Stage I & Stage II. Candidates, those qualify the Stage I, only they are permitted to appear for Stage II. The complete procedure is given below:

Stage 1: This stage consists of Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) tests and Picture Perception & Description Test (PP & DT). Stage 1 is a screening test. Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of combined performance in OIR Test and PP & DT.

Stage 2: This stage is conducted for four (4) days. Stage II consists of Psychology Tests, Group Testing Officer Tasks (GTO Tasks), Interview & Conference.

Five Days SSB Selection Procedure
Day 0 (Reporting):
On this day, candidates have to report to the selection center. Candidate’s original documents along with photocopies will be verified. After the documents verification, Personal Information Questionnaire (PIQ) Forms will be filled.

PIQ Forms: In this form, candidates have to fill their personal details regarding educational profile, family background, etc. This form is very important. It forms a base of questions, which might be put to an aspirant at the individual interview round. The responses will be analyzed by the psychologist of the Board.

Day 1 (Screening Test):
On the next day, it is the Stage 1. Candidates have to give an Intelligence Test (Verbal & Non-Verbal) & Picture Perception Test. In PP test, slide (hazy or clear) is shown for 30 seconds & candidates have to write the story. After finishing this test, the group discussion round takes place. This sequence is commonly known as Picture Perception and Discussion Test (PPDT).

Intelligence Test: It comprises of both; verbal and non-verbal questions. It is a written test which includes multiple choice questions. The time allotted to answering each question is 30 seconds.

Picture Perception and Discussion Test (PP & DT): This test includes story writing and discussion. A picture will be shown to the candidates for 30 seconds and candidates have to write a story based on the picture in 3 minutes.

Day 2 (Psychology Tests):
It is a set written tests, organized by a Psychologist. In these tests, candidates psychological suitability will be checked to be an officer. These tests include:

Thematic Apperception Test (TAT): It is called as Picture Story writing. This test is very similar to PPDT. In this test, about 11 pictures will be shown. Each picture will be displayed just for 30 seconds after that candidates have to write a story based on the picture within 4 minutes. After 4 minutes another picture will be displayed and the same procedure will be followed till the last slide. The twelfth slide will be blank where a candidate is supposed to write any story of their own choice.
Word Association Test (WAT): It is the second psychological test of SSB selection procedure. In this test, 60 words will be shown back to back for a period of 15 seconds each. Candidates have to write the first thought that comes to their mind for those words.
Situation Reaction Test (SRT): In this test, candidates will get a booklet with 60 situations written on it. Candidates have to write their responses based on those 60 situations.
Self Description Test (SD): In this test, candidates have to write their opinion about their parents, themselves (strength and weakness), friends, teachers/employer) & what you would like to be. 15 minutes are allotted for writing these five paragraphs

Day 3 & Day 4 – Group Testing Officer Tasks (GTO Tasks):
These Tests are interactive indoor and outdoor activities as a combination of mental and physical work. These tests are as follows:

Group Discussion: In this test two rounds of certain social situation and current affairs topic are given to GTO group . They are expected to discuss the various aspects of the issue. Group Task Officer observes each candidate during the course of the group discussion.
Group Planning Exercise (GPE): In this round, a model of real life practical situation/encounters is presented to GTO group . They have to write thereafter discuss their own/group plan of action including priorities within given resources and timeframe to deal with 4/5 encountered problems.
Progressive Group Tasks (PGT): In this round, the group of candidates has to cross four obstacles by using given helping materials such as rope, plank, wood log etc. Time give is 45 mins.
Half Group Tasks: This round is same as PGT but the numbers of group members will half and only one obstacle is to be negotiated. Candidates get more chance to show their potential.
Individual Obstacles: In this round, candidates are required to attempt 10 obstacles individually in 3 minutes.
Group Obstacles Race or Snake Race: It war stimulating test with lot of josh. In this round, all group members will compete to the other GTO groups. Candidates are required to cross certain obstacles with the rolled up tent snake-like structure.
Command Task: In this task, an aspirant will be a commander. He will be required to negotiate one obstacle with the help of 2 subordinates.
Lecturette: In this round, each individual has to give a lecture for 3 minutes on a topic selected by them.
Final Group Task: It is same as PGT. Candidates have another chance to show their potential.
On the same day, the candidate’s interview will be conducted. It involves a personal conversation with an Interviewing Officers.

Day 5 (Conference):
On the final day, all the SSB board member sit together and call candidates one by one. The conference is just to decide whether you are recommended or not. Candidates are required to come before the complete Board of Examiners, which is consisted of President, Deputy President, all the GTOs, all the psychologists and Technical Officer.

Within an 30-45 of last candidate conference, the SSB result will be declared in front of entire batch by Technical officer. Selected candidates are retained to undergo medical test for further 4- 5 days. After qualifying candidate’s medical test, the final merit list will be announced.

Our Mentor

Ramdev Bhati

Major General KK Pant

  • Has 37 years of commissioned service in the Indian Army. He is an expert in the field of Defence Studies and holds Masters and M Phil degree in the subject and due for doctorate shortly.
  • General officer specializes in the field of personality assessment. He is a qualified Interviewing officer from Defence Institute of Psychological Research (DIPR) which is part of DRDO. As a Major General, He has been Commandant of Service Selection Centre, East, Prayagraj erstwhile Allahabad which has Five SSBs and is the biggest selection centre of Indian Army. He has also been President of 18 SSB for more than two Years. During his SSB tenure, he has interviewed over 1500 candidates of all three services of Indian Armed Forces. As commandant, he has supervised the training of trainee GTOs, Psychologists and Interviewing Officers. As a trained assessors, he has conducted number of guest lectures and imparted formal SSB coaching in various schools and colleges.
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