December 18, 2014

How to Prepare for SSB Interview without Coaching

How to Prepare For SSB Interview without Coaching
SSB will always remain the trickiest and most difficult interview you’ll ever face in your life. Certainly you should not leave any stone upturned to perform well in that. When you passionate about anything, you just want to do all what you can, try all what is possible to make it happen.  One such thing is coaching, many candidates rush to join a coaching thinking that this is the guarantee of their success. Which is of course not the case. You must be very sure about any institute before joining them. Secondly there are candidates who are not able to join any coaching due some unavoidable reasons, like financial problems, distance or due to the fact that they can’t miss their college or school.

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Uncertainties To Overcome Before Going To SSB – Part 1

Uncertainties To Overcome Before Going To SSB – Part 1
SSB has always been a different experience for everyone. I have heard people saying that it’s once a lifetime experience and I definitely believe that too. It’s such an exam where you have to be yourself only, no preparation, no cramming of heavy books, nothing. Just the personality assessment before going and you could be the hero of war with a chest number having a plus (+) sign on the chest. Yes that’s what everyone dreams for. Here let’s try to understand the complexity involved in assessment. It not a normal assessment as other organisations has during the placement season or the off campus drives. These things at SSB are scientifically driven. So each aspirant need to understand the basic concepts that are involved behind doing the things, they need to understand the expectations of the assessors and once this is done then the way to success is easy.

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Secrets for Success in PPDT at SSB

PPDT at SSB
SSB is a five day long selection process and where every individual is tested on various parameters and there is search of OLQ’s. Once the officer like qualities are found that individual is recommended at the end of fifth day. SSB seems to be a tough exam because the elimination ratios are very high here. A lot of people are eliminated on the very first day and very few get chance to stay there for the rest of the four days. But believe me those who make it are a changed personality altogether. You are made felt like an officer there and also treated like one. So first day is crucial to all and it comprises of written aptitude test followed by PPDT which means picture perception and discussion test.


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What to do in SELF Description Part of Psychology?

What to do in SELF Description Part of Psychology?
Though self-description is the last round of Psychology, but it has its own importance. It’s just a simple exercise where the psychologist wants to know your perception about yourself along with your closed ones. It’s very important for a person to realise that you should know yourself clearly. If you are familiar with the grantha RAMAYAN, there was Hanuman who had lot of powers but had low confidence on his capabilities. But once he was made remembered of his capabilities he can do wonders. Jamwant told him of his capabilities after which he crossed the sea and went to Lanka to give message to Sita ji. Having Capabilities is different but recognising them and using them at the right time is what is needed in an officer. This round focuses on that.

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December 16, 2014

Vijay Diwas: Commemorating The Forgotten Heroes

Vijay Diwas: Commemorating The Forgotten Heroes
Vijay Diwas is celebrated in India every year on 16th December. This day marks the military victory of India over Pakistan in Indo-Pak War of 1971. India were the alliance of Bangladesh Mukti Bahini, who wanted a secession of East Pakistan into Bangladesh. On this day in 1971, the chief of the Pakistani forces, General Amir Abdullah Khan Niazi, along with 93,000 troops, surrendered to the allied forces consists of Indian Army and Mukti Bahini, led by General Jagjit Singh Aurora, of India in the Ramna Race Course, now Suhrawardy Udyan, in Dhaka after their defeat in the war. Every Year this day is celebrated all over India by paying tribute to the martyrs of this war. In New Delhi, the Defence Minister along with the heads of the three wings, Army, Navy and Air Force pay homage at Amar Jawan Jyoti, near India Gate. The citizens are expected to recall the selfless sacrifice of the martyrs and remember them.

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December 15, 2014

Why SSB Interview in India's Toughest Interview

Why SSB Interview in India's Toughest Interview
Why SSB Interview in India's Toughest Interview. You must have read in many articles that Service Selection Board  Interview is the most trickiest interview. In some places you must have read that it is the toughest one. In fact the candidates who appear in this interview also second this opinion, that SSB is India’s toughest interview. So we decided to dig into this point even more and thus this article talks about why SSB is India’s toughest interview.

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10 Major Points Freshers Must Know about SSB Interview

10 Major Points Freshers Must Know about SSB Interview
A freshers mind is filled with anticipation and fear, when he/she goes for SSB. They try to gather as much information as they can before going to the interview, from various sources, both reliable and unreliable. It is said that for fresher’s it is a golden opportunity to get through, which is not so true. If you are good and deserving then some day or the other you’ll make it. But certainly it is the best feeling to clear something in your first attempt. This article is especially for freshers, we have tried to sum up ten major points which you must know before going for the SSB.

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G.K Boost Series- Dispute of the South China Sea and the Indian Perspective

G.K Boost Series South China Sea
Hello amigos, today we will try to decrypt and simplify the South China Sea dispute and try to understand what it means to India. The South China Sea issue has been the topic of discussion in almost every TV channel and newspaper and therefore it becomes important from the point of view of the personal interview.

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Officers Training Academy, Gaya Passing Out Parade December 2014

OTA Gaya POP Dec 2014
Officers Training Academy OTA, Gaya Passing Out Parade December 2014. The Drill Square of Officers Training Academy wore a spectacular look with traditional military regalia and splendor on the occasion of Sixth Passing Out Parade. 29 Special Commission Officers of 33 SCO Course got commissioned into the Indian Army and 137 Gentlemen Cadets of 30th Technical Entry Scheme course proceeded to various engineering colleges of the Army to pursue their engineering degrees from military engineering colleges at Secundarabad, Mhow and Pune.


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December 13, 2014

Army, Navy or the Air Force?

Army, Navy or the Air Force?
Greetings to all the gallant aspirants, we all just love our defence forces, be it the arduous army, the noble navy or the awesome air force. However, when it comes to choosing a force amongst these three, it becomes a cumbersome task. Today we will discuss about the nuances of the three forces which would help you to decide which one is the most suitable for you.

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Do I Really Require SSB Interview Coaching?

SSB Interview Coaching
Time and again people ask the same question. Today I would try to settle the debate once and for all. There are mainly three types of candidates for SSB interview or any other exam. One, who are very confident about themselves (sometimes too much confident) and have been the front runners at various activities in their school & college. They have won many prizes in sports and cultural activities. They are extrovert, and can easily befriend people.

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IMA Passing Out Parade 13 December 2014

IMA Passing Out Parade 13 December 2014
IMA Passing Out Parade 13 December 2014. 665 gentlemen cadets GCs presented a mesmerizing Passing Out Parade at Indian military academy, Dehradun. As they took the "Antim Pag" or the ceremonial "final step" out of the prestigious Indian Military Academy here on 13th December 2014.


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December 12, 2014

Current Affairs Capsule December 2014 Part 1

Current Affairs Capsule December 2014 Part 1
Greetings to all the valorous visitors of ssbcrack. This time we are endeavoring to give all you astute aspirants a unique current affairs capsule. We know how difficult it is to read the newspaper thoroughly every day. Hence, we have tried to present the recent happenings in a succinct (concise) manner. The knowledge of current affairs is a key weapon in your arsenal for the personal interview. A person aware about his surroundings is always welcomed by the officers in the selection boards. So, here we go.


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December 11, 2014

Specialities of Indian Defence Officer

Specialities of Indian Defence Officer
It’s the dream of every youth to have that uniform on the body, those shining stars/ rings or strips on the shoulder, those awards and medals on the chest. They are always pride for an individual. The culture that you belong to once you are an officer, the style of living, or whatever it’s totally different from the civilian culture we are part of now. Time becomes more precious and motherland the most. Their priority changes and they see things differently. Now you will be thinking that do they have all this from the very beginning.



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December 10, 2014

AFCAT Exam Centre 2015

AFCAT Exam Centre 2015
Candidates applying for AFCAT 2015 [Air Force Common Admission Test] are required to select AFCAT exam centre where they will write the written exam. Indian Air Force provides up to five options while filling up the form, AFCAT exam centre will be allotted to the candidates on first come first serve basis. Candidates are advised to choose the nearest five AFCAT exam centres for better convenience.

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December 9, 2014

AFCAT Exam Essential Subjects for Technical Branch

AFCAT Exam Essential Subjects for Technical Branch
If you are applying for AFCAT 2015 technical branch then you must have a BE/B.Tech degree with minimum eight subjects studied during your gradation. There is a list of subjects from which if you have studied eight subjects or more, you are eligible for Indian Air Force technical branch considering you are meeting other eligibility criteria.


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Physical Standard AFCAT 2015 Technical, Flying and Ground Duty Branches

Physical Standard  AFCAT 2015
Candidates who are applying for AFCAT exam to join Indian air force must note down the physical standards, eye sight, minimum height and weight etc required to join flying, technical and GDOC branches of Indian air force. This post will also discuss whether LASIK surgery is allowed for Indian air force flying branch. Candidates are suggested to keep themselves fit before AFSB interview and medical examination.

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AFCAT 2015 Technical, Flying and Ground Duty Branches Educational Qualifications

AFCAT 2015  Educational  Qualifications
AFCAT is Air Force Common Admission Test which is conducted by Indian Air Force two times every year for technical, flying and GDOC branches of air force. Recently AFCAT 2 2015 notification was published and many aspirants are confused about the education qualification required for AFCAT eligibility. In this article we will simplify the educational requirement you must have to apply for AFCAT exam for technical, flying and GDOC branch.

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AFCAT 1 2015 Application Form and Notification

AFCAT 1 2015 Application Form and Notification
Official career website of Indian air force has published the notification of AFCAT 1 2015 for men and women. Candidates are required to visit careerairforce.nic.in to apply for AFCAT 1 2015 application. AFCAT 1 2015 Applications are invited from Male Indian Citizens as per Citizenship Act 1955 for the following courses commencing in January 2016 for grant of Short Service Commission in Flying Branch and Permanent / Short Service Commission in Technical and Ground Duty Branches.

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December 8, 2014

G.K Boost Series- SAARC Summit 2014

G.K Boost Series- SAARC Summit 2014
Hello, heroes after tremendous success of our first article, we are back with one more. This time we will discuss the SAARC Summit in detail.
WHAT IS SAARC?
South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is a group of eight countries comprising the South East Asian region of the world. The members of SAARC include India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh. India is the most powerful member of the organization. India contributes about 80% of the SAARC economy. The idea of SAARC was raised in 1980 to have adequate cooperation between the south east asian nations. The first SAARC summit was held in 1985 in Dhaka. After that subsequent summits have been held regarding various issues. Apart from 8 permanent members, the saarc also has 11 observer members including Australia, japan, china and the U.S.A.

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