Service Selection Board(SSB) is an institution responsible for the selection of officers for the Armed Forces including the Indian Army, Indian Navy, and Indian Air Force. The board evaluates the candidates on different officer like parameters which are called Officer Like Qualities through its various tests.
The board not only tests the candidates physically but mentally also. The candidates who possess officer like qualities are selected for the training process in different academies including Officer Training Academy(Chennai), Indian Military Academy (Dehradun), Airforce Academy(Dundigal), and Indian Naval Academy(Ezhimala).
Let's understand what is an SSB interview and the SSB Interview procedure in detail to help you efficiently target SSB interviews. Also read ahead to find various entry criteria, pay scale, written exam information, and medical requirements for SSB Interview. Follow the SSB Interview dates to keep track of your preparation.
The SSB Interview 2021 is a five days long procedure that is conducted in two different stages. Stage I consists of two different tests which are OIR (Officer Intelligence Rating) and PP & DT (Picture Perception & Description Test) & the selection rate in Stage I is just 1%. Stage II consists of 3 different tests which are Psychology Tests, Personal Interview & Ground Tasks.
The last day or the 5th day of the interview is called the Conference Day, where a candidate gets a chance to see all the assessors who assessed him/her during the earlier 4 days. Post Conference the result is declared. The complete process carries 900 marks.