Most Important Questions Asked in SSB Interview 2022

By Naveen Singh|Updated : September 8th, 2022

The Personal Interview section of the SSB interview a candidate with the interviewing officer about himself. The Interviewing Officer asks interview questions with the candidate to test whether they are suitable to become an army officer. The SSB interview is one of the essential parts of the selection process. In this article, we will discuss the questions asked in SSB Interview. These questions are common for all selection centers and all SSB entries.

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Important SSB Interview Questions 

As previously discussed, the SSB interview is the test of ‘Mansa,’ ‘Karma,’ and ‘Vacha.’ The questions asked in an interview are related to everyday life and are simple, but the way of answering is the crux to cracking the SSB interview. Through these SSB questions, the officer is also testing for the officer-like qualities in candidates. One more vital point to keep in mind is that the OLQs represented in the Psych Test & ongoing GTO should also be carried over to the SSB interview. During the Interview, the IO (Interviewing Officer) should not feel that the person was faking an exceptional quality.

The SSB interview questions that the IO asks are based on what you have written in your PIQ (Personal Interview Questionnaire), Self-Description Test (SDT), and your blank story. This document he already goes through before you have an interaction with him. You also go through Lecturette Topics for SSB Interview.

Also, Check: How to Prepare SSB Interview From Home?

Questions Asked in SSB Interview

Below is the list of SSB interview questions commonly asked in the interviews. This is a list of the most repeated questions that your SSB interviewer might ask:

1. Tell me something about yourself.

2. Tell me your percentage starting from class 8 onwards.

3. How many are best friends you have? Why?

4. Which is the quality of your best friend you like the most? Which is one thing that you dislike about your friend?

5. Whom do you tell your secrets to? Friends, Parents, or Sister/Brother?

6. Who is your role model?

7. Tell me about your daily routine.

8. Tell me about your routine at the weekend.

9. Who is your favorite teacher, and why?

10. Why have your marks been reduced from 10th to 12th (or 12th to graduation)?

11. Why didn't you try for NDA or other SSB after the 12th?

12. Tell me about the competitive exams you have appeared for?

13. Which is my favorite subject and why?

14. Why are you not working anywhere? How are you managing things without any job?

15. Why do you want to join the Indian Army/Navy/Air Force?

16. Do you know what job role you're applying for?

17. If you are made the Chief Minister of your state? What will you do?

18. Do you have a boyfriend/girlfriend?

19. Tell me the most bad thing that you have done.

20. How did you prepare for SSB?

21. What if you got rejected this time?

22. What are you afraid of?

23. What are your strengths & weakness?

24. what improvements have you made since the last time to ensure that you get selected this time?

25. Tell me something about the place where you belong.

26. Tell me the most embarrassing situation.

27. If you are so passionate about joining the Indian Army/Navy/Air Force, why did you not join NCC/as a soldier?

28. What are your plans?

29. Where do you think you lacked in previous SSB attempts?

30. Rate your performance in all the tasks (GTO & Psych).

31. Tell me about your involvement & achievement in sports.

32. What events did you participate in, and what was your timing?

33. How do you think that job will be any different from what you will do here?

SSB Interview Questions With Answers

Sometimes SSB interview questions are biased on the aspirants' attentiveness and wit. Below we have shared some SSB interview questions With answers that can be asked. 

Q. Tell me 5 uses of a Pen?

Ans. The five uses of a pen are as follows:

  • The pen is used to write
  • As a pointer to giving a presentation
  • As a bookmark
  • As a weapon to kill someone
  • To do hair-bun

Q. What is the color of the wall behind you?

Ans. IO asks this question to check the candidate's attention and observation level. Be attentive when you go inside the room. Generally, the color of all walls is the so that, so you can guess by looking at the wall in front of you.

Q. Can you tell me which aircraft is shown in the painting?

Ans. Generally, this question is asked in the AFSB interview. Brush up your knowledge of the Air Force before going into an AFSB interview

You can attempt these questions yourself and prepare the best answer for them. For more SSB Interview tips, you can go through our well-structured SSB Interview Online Coaching. We will also discuss some important tips while facing SSB Interview in upcoming articles. You can also practice SSB OIR Mock Test so that you can get an idea of OIR Test. 

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FAQs on SSB Interview Questions

  • When the SSB Interviewing Officer asks the SSB Interview question, 'Why do you want to Join the Armed Forces?' The Candidate Should have a clear answer to this. The Candidate should Know what's the source of motivation for Joining the Armed Forces.

  • No, there is no time duration of SSB Personal Interview, it varies from candidate to candidate. It could last between 45 mins to 1 hour on Average.

  • When interviewing officer asks SSB Interview question 'What You have not scored good marks in 12th boards & Graduation?' The Candidate should be able to reason it out properly. If you had focused on other activities and have done well in them during the same time. Please do not hesitate to highlight them.

  • No, the primary language of the SSB Interview is English. If you are stuck somewhere you might explain yourself in Hindi, but then revert back to English Immediately.

  • Rapid Fire in SSB interview questions is a series of questions that interviewing officer asks you in one go, these questions are related to your education, family, friends etc.

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