Cherished readers, many of my enthusiastic aspirants and regular readers of Naval Journey want an appropriate update on current hire in Indian Defense Forces.

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So I thought, I must provide useful details of the opening in the Services, so all of you can apply according to your qualifications and skills.

Keep always in your mind that once time will go it will never come another time so,  if you are eligible for an opening don’t waste your time, go and apply.

Our human nature and today’s brilliant youths are having the most favorite act that, when they apply for something, seriousness comes in their work as a gift with the application.

So take the advantage of all the openings will fall in your category be ready and work hard, luck will fall to your hand automatically.

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This article is as a response for the mail which I have got from various people after publishing my previous one, all of my enthusiastic aspirants want to know what exactly will happen on the day of SSB screening.

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So here we will go in detail with the day of screening and I hope you all will get the clear picture about the day and, you will enjoy the sessions over there.

According to my knowledge and experience our nerves start getting heat, when we receive the call up letter and from that very day we start thinking that, what will happen there exactly with us in the screening.

I will explain each and everything in detail so have patience and enjoy reading all the procedure but with careful eyes, because there is lot of thing which can make you or can break you…. “So just pay a heed to every particular scene”.

“Screening means the first stage test to extract the wonderful and talented candidate for further 4 days procedure” from which, SSB assessors can finally select the quality candidate for Defense Forces.

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21 Tips to Crack the SSB Screening Test

by Premlata on October 30, 2015

What are the procedures on the day of screening it is known by all my dear friends if not then I’ll write a different section for that but for now please read the important points which are really useful for all of you who are going to attend SSB…

In simple word Screening is all about how we have represented our self in front of assessors.

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Let’s take an example that we are visiting a shopping mall, what is the most eye catching things there you see its definitely makes a note in your mind or not? Definitely yes, but there is something to notice that why that particular thing only caught your attention? There could  be several reasons like  it was having a unique identity, a shiny color or a impressive architect, it could be anything which is making that particular thing very special, and its grabbing the attention of people.

The same thing happens in SSB on very first day. Everyone say on the first day you should have to be very careful in each and every move ,yes it is true for sure but there should be something unique is required in you at the time of screening which should be positively visible to assessors not others.

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Let me introduce myself, My name is Premlata Pandey working as Associate Engineer in Amazon at Hyderabad and SSB blog writer for Naval Journey.

testI am here to share my personal experiences with all of you in order to help you to crack your next SSB. I have attended 4 SSB exams, One for Indian Army, Two for Indian Navy & One for ICG. In all of them I was conference out “It was my bad luck”.

Then I decided to share my experience with my younger brother because he was going to attend his first SSB for Navy TES and the situation was very tense for him as I couldn’t make it in my four attempts. He came to me and asked “I want to go with your experience only, tell me what have u did there from first to last day and describe me the situation in which you felt confident and in which you felt you are lacking”.

I explained him everything what was the scene over there in five days and no doubt that he is a good listener and he noted down all my faults and implemented in his journey at SSB and the “Good News” was that he got recommended in his very first attempt. I was overwhelmed when he called me and said “Dii aaj apka dream pura ho gya ap ki hard work ka result mujhe mila hi I am recommended” (sister your dream has come true and your hard work has rewarded me and I got recommended).

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SSB is an acronym which stands for the ‘Service Selection Board.’ This is an interview process held for candidates wishing to join India’s defense service. The main objective of this interview is to test the mental and mindset capability of every candidate who is planning to join the military.

This rigorous interview not only evaluates your academic skills but also checks your knowledge on current affairs as well as interpersonal characteristics. The Service Selection Board is not similar to any ordinary test; it is unique in its own way. It has its own standards as well as requirements which must be met hence the need for adequate preparation.

This rigorous interview process meticulously examines qualities like leadership, judgment, logical reasoning capabilities as well as any other trait considered to be crucial for candidates. Those that aspire to join the country’s defense force may seek assistance from good SSB coaching centers across the nation. This article lists and describes the top 10 SSB coaching centres in India where candidates can enroll to prepare for the SSB test.

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5 Tips for SSB Personal Interview

by Sachin Kumar on January 27, 2015

ssb-personal-interviewPersonal interview is a small conversation between a candidate and the Interviewing Officer (IO). The purpose of the interview is to have an insight in a candidate’s life and to check the Officer Like Qualities in a candidate. The IO will ask questions related to the candidate’s education, family, friends, hobbies, interests etc. Apart from that IO will ask some technical questions, current affairs, general knowledge questions.

In this article I will talk about the general requirements of a good personal interview that an interviewing expects from a candidate. These qualities can easily lead you to your selection in the armed forces.
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UPSC NDA & NA (I) Notification 2015

by Sachin Kumar on January 6, 2015

upscThe Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has invited applications for National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination I (2015). The examination is conducted to select candidates for training in the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the NDA and Indian Naval Academy.

Vacancy details: 375 (Total)

a) National Defence Academy: 320

  • Army: 208
  • Navy: 42
  • Air Force: 40

b) Naval Academy (10+2) Cadet Entry Scheme: 55

Eligibility Criteria

  • For Army: 12th class of the 10+2 pattern of school education or equivalent examination conducted by a state education board or a university.
  • For Air Force and Navy: The candidate should have passed his/her class 12th examination with Physics and Mathematics conducted by a State Education Board or a University

Candidates who are appearing in the 12th class under the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination can also apply for this examination
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Life at the National Defence Academy

by Sachin Kumar on January 4, 2015

The National Defence Academy (located at Khadakwasla near Pune, Maharashtra) is the Joint Services academy of the Indian Armed Forces, where cadets of Army, Navy and Air Force train together for three years.

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Every year about 4 to 5 lakh aspirants appear for the NDA exam, out of which ten thousand candidates clear. Next, they face SSB, i.e. Service Selection Board. About 320,000 applicants sit for each written exam. Typically, about 9,000 of these are invited to interview and finally around 300-350 cadets are accepted to the academy each term.

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Thematic Appreciation Test in SSB Interview – A Guide

by Sachin Kumar on December 31, 2014

Thematic Apperception Test is the first test of psychological testing series. It is a projection test in which a candidate is shown a series of pictures on which the candidates have to write a story.

ssb thematic appreciation testThere are total 12 pictures are shown to the candidates in a big auditorium, in which 11 pictures are hazy i.e. not so clear and the last one is a blank slide. Each picture is displayed for 30 seconds and total 4 minutes are given to write a story on it. Every picture contains a real life situation on which you have to make a story. Perception for each picture varies from person to person. In the case of blank slide, the candidates have to think a picture of their own choice and write a story on it.

Your stories on these pictures bring out your thoughts and thinking.  The psychologist accesses these thoughts and takes out your qualities from them. On the basis of your qualities, the psychologist decides whether to recommend you or not.
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Ways to Join Indian Armed (Defence) Forces – For Men

by Sachin Kumar on December 23, 2014

We have published this article exclusively for the defence aspirants who want to join the armed forces. In this article you will learn about the different ways to Join the Indian Armed Forces (Defence forces) for Men.

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