SSB stands for
SERVICES SELECTION BOARD which conducts
INTERVIEWS for selection as Officers in
Indian Armed Forces and Coast Guard
What is SSB Training?
It is a
specialized training to prepare a
candidate for interview at SSB.
Psychological Tests comprise Word
Association Test (WAT), Thematic
Apperception Test (TAT), Situation Reaction
Test (SRT) and Self Description (SD).
Group Planning Exercise requires
identification of problems and a broad plan
to solve the same. It also involves
discussion in the group to arrive at a
"Group Plan" and a presentation of the same
to the Testing officer.
Group Discussion takes place twice on two
different common but controversial subjects
Progressive Group tasks (PGT) tests
practical ability to complete a given task
within the laid down parameters
Command task is to find the candidate's
capability to get the given task completed
with the assistance of two helpers.
Half Group Task (HGT) is like the PGT with
the group halved to find out individual
capabilities in more detail.
Half Group Tasks
Practice in Lecturettes to overcome stage
fear and gain more self confidence