Service Selection Boards: Know About all SSBs

Service Selection Boards: Services Selection Board is commonly known as ‘SSB Interview’ is a Personality and Intelligence Assessment Test is conducted specifically to analyse the potential and compatibility of candidates for commission into the Armed Forces of India as officers. The interview process is usually spread over a span of five days and It consists of a series of scientific and time-tested techniques. The prime aim of the selection system in SSB is to explore the potential of a candidate, which is a must for becoming an officer in Armed forces. In order to be fair, the system consists of three different and independent techniques. Each technique grades and evaluates the qualities which are essential for defence services by allowing the least time and under stressful condition, which is the practical requirement for an officer during emergencies like wars. These three techniques are as follows:

Psychological Test

These are carried out by a specially trained psychologist.

GTO’s Tasks

These tests are carried out on the ground in which the testing officer judges the qualities based on the performance demonstrated by candidates.

Interviewing Technique

The President or Deputy President interviews the candidate. He evaluates the traits of personality by the method of questions and answers.

DETAILS OF SERVICE SELECTION BOARDS

Services

SSB Centre Location

Name of SSB Centres

Army

Allahabad, UP

Selection Centre East (SCE)

Bhopal, MP

Selection Centre Central (SCC)

Bengaluru, Karnataka

Selection Centre South (SCS)

Kapurthala, Punjab

Selection Centre North (SCN)

Navy

33 SSB, Bhopal, MP

Selection Centre Central (SCC)

Agrani, Coimbatore, TN

Naval Selection Board (NSB)

12 SSB, Bangalore, Karnataka

Selection Centre South (SCS)

Visakhapatnam, AP

Naval Selection Board (NSB)

Air-Force

Dehradun, Uttarakhand

1 AFSB

Mysore, Karnataka

2 AFSB

Gandhinagar, Gujrat

3 AFSB

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

4 AFSB

 

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