The organization that vets candidates for admission into the Armed Forces of India. The board conducts personality and intelligence tests and interviews to determine suitability. Some tests are paper based while others involve group tasks or presenting to a panel of assessors.
The SSB interview process is held in specified central locations over a number of days.
FIRST DAY TESTS
During the first day of SSB interview only psychological tests are conducted. Following tests are conducted during the first day of five day SSB interview.
Picture Perception and Description Test (PPDT)
Filling up of Personal Information Questionnaire (PIQ) forms
Word Association Test (WAT)
Thematic Apperception Test (TAT)
Situation Reaction Test (SRT)
Self Description Test
Group Discussion test
Military Planning Exercise (MPE)
Progressive Group Task (PGT)
Intergroup Obstacle race or Snake race
Half Group Task
Personal interview for some of the candidates by president
Final Group Task (FGT)
Interview for remaining candidates
On fifth day, only final board conference is conducted and the results are announced by SSB board officials. Thus the following events and tests will be there on fifth day of SSB interview.