AFCAT results are already declared. Congratulations to all the qualified candidates. For students who had not cracked the exam this time, it is highly recommended to review your mistakes and prepare for the next time. Coming back to the qualified candidates, the next step after clearing the written exam is SSB interview. SSB or Service Selection Board interview for AFCAT, also known as AFSB, is a crucial interview. Unlike normal job interviews, AFCAT Interview requires an all-round preparation.

We are here to provide useful details on how to prepare for AFCAT Interview and crack it in the first attempt.

We are here to provide useful details on how to prepare for AFCAT Interview and crack it in the first attempt.

  • It is highly important to know the overall procedure of AFCAT Interview¸ ¸ especially if you are going for the interview for the first time.
  • Make sure you remember what you have filled in as your preferred branches. Usually, candidates forget what they filled in as their choice for the branches. In case, if you have forgotten, try to remember. If you are still not getting it, ask for help while filling up the form for AFCAT Interview.
  • For better AFCAT interview preparation, you can join the best coaching. Compare the success rates, reputation, and faculty and fee structure and choose the right coaching accordingly.
  • Focus on your physical regime. As this is something that requires time, you should start exercising and going out for physical activities in order to build up your stamina.
  • Start preparation for current affairs. In Ground Discussions, you are required to speak on current affairs. To improve your knowledge, read newspapers or listen to news daily.
  • Start collecting information about the aircrafts and missiles of Indian Airforce. This might be required in the interview.
  • Prepare yourself for the psychological test. In this test, you will get sample slides on which you have to write within a specific time frame. Here, your writing speed will be tested.
  • Make sure you can answer basic questions related to your graduation and post-graduation. Students with technical background need to prepare better as they might be required to answer a lot of questions related to the technical field. Additionally, you are suggested to possess the knowledge about the branch of IAF in which you are working and what is your role in order to create a good impression.

Follow all these above points to prepare and crack your AFCAT interview in the best possible way. All the best!

AFSB Interview takes place in four centres and these centers are located in Dehradun, Mysore, Gandhinagar, Varanasi and Kancharapara. Let’s check out what happens in AFSB interview.

  • OTA – 200 marks
  • IMA – 300 marks
  • Naval – 300 marks
  • Air Force – 300 marks

All the very best for your interview!

ATTENTION:   SSB, 2019 SCHEDULE ; 14 Days Comprehensive Course starts on every Monday.

SSB Details

AFCAT / SSB
  • Forms- May & June & Number December
  • Exam- February & September
  • SSB (AFCAT-I) – September / October/ November
  • SSB (AFCAT –II) – March / April/ May
Age Limit
  • FLYING : 20 to 24 years Men/ Women (Unmarried)
  • TECHNICAL/ GROUND DUTY: 20 to 26 years
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION
  • FOR FLYING BRANCH : Degree from a recognized university With 60 % & 12th Passed with 60% marks in Each Physics & Maths
  • For Ground Duty Technical: Degree from a recognized university With 60 % marks
  • For Ground Duty Non-Technical: Degree of a recognized University with Physics , Mathematics, chemistry, statistic, International Relation ,Defence studies, Psychology, computer science , IT, Management , Mass Communication etc. with a 50% marks in aggregate all papers put together in Post Graduation and 60% Marks in Graduation
MODE OF SELECTION
  • Online Written Examination conducted by Indian Air Force
  • AFSB Interview by Air Force Selection Board (AFSB)

ABOUT NDA SSB INTERVIEW

  • The Major Kalshi Classes Pvt. Ltd. offers coaching for SSB Interview as well as written exam for the UPSC NDA & NA examinations. The Officers at Major Kalshi Classes Pvt. Ltd are highly qualified and vastly experienced in successfully coaching students for SSB Interview.
  • The standards of excellence followed by Major Kalshi Classes ensure that each student who opts for coaching with us feels confident, focused and determined for SSB/AFSB/NSB.
  • The team of Ex-SSB Interviewing officers from Indian Armed Forces present in the campus possess vast experience of assessing candidates in the selection system. We believe that proper preparation requires healthy and competitive environment.
  • MKC provides SSB oriented atmosphere along with the 100% look alike state of the art GTO ground. The selection rate at MKC is highest in India and it is a fact that every tenth officer in the Indian Armed Forces has been a student of MKC

14 DAYS SSB SCHEDULE AT MKC CAMPUS

NOTE – 14 Days , 108 hrs, Intensive course starts on every Monday of the every month . student should report for admission one day before starting date.

If you are late , please call us for admission – 9696330033 or Visit our Website – www.majorkalshiclasses.com and take online admission.

The  SSB Interview class terms starts at 9:00 am to 5 pm. On every 12 days & Sunday special 10:00  to 4:00 pm.

DAY DETAILS
DAY- 1 Introduction to SSB
(5 days SSB Procedure , Officer Like Qualities & PIQ form)
DAY- 2 Screening
DAY-3 Screening test, Mock practice and Feedback 
DAY-4 Introduction to Psychological Test & Thematic Apperception Test 
DAY-5 Word Association Test & SRT (Situation Reaction Test)
DAY-6 Self  Description Test & Complete Psychological Test
DAY-7 OIR , (Verbal and Non-verbal Reasoning class)
DAY-8 Personal Interview Briefing 
DAY-9 Mock Interview & Feedback to Student
DAY-10 Mock Interview & Feedback to Student
DAY-11 G.T.O. Briefing , GD and Lectureate 
DAY-12 P.G.T,  H.G.T,  G.P.E, & G.O.R.  
DAY-13 IO, CT, FGT and Conference
DAY-14 PABT
  • SPOKEN ENGLISH CLASSES 1 HOUR’S PER DAY ++ 
  • CURRENT AFFAIR CLASS 1 HOURS PER DAY  ++
  • PHYSICAL FITNESS TEST  ++
  • MOTIVATIONAL VIDEOS & MOTIVATIONAL SPEECH BY – Retired Officer & Academic Director ++
  • REGULAR INTRODUCTION WITH RECOMMENDED STUDENTS ++

5 Days SSB Interview Selection Procedure


Day 1 - SSB interview

The stage-I has been divided into two different parts, including

Intelligence Test: It is a simple test which is designed to judge logic or analytical aptitude of candidates. Based on their knowledge, intelligence rating ranging from I to V is awarded to candidates. The result is based on the total number of correct answers provided by the candidates.

Picture Perception and Discussion Test: In this test, a picture will be shown to candidates on the screen on which they will be required to perceive correctly. Based on the number of characters in the picture, their age, their mood, and so on, candidates have to write a story. Your perception should be correct. Here, your knowledge, expression, clarity of language (grammatical and logical), and confidence – everything will be considered in this round.

Result passing of stage-I Test: It is a combination of intelligence rating, language, gesture, and overall performance in discussion and complete task. Candidates who qualify this round will be moved to stage-II.


Day 2 - SSB interview

Stage-II Psychological Test

This test includes three different techniques, including psychological tests, group tasks, and personal interview.

Psychological Test: In this round, the psychologist will assess your personality through the inputs that you have given in your answer sheets. This test is all about your mind. Your answers should look like natural response and not preconceived. Here, you will also have to complete all the SRTs, 60 TATs, and the 60 WATs. Various types of books are available that will prepare you for these tasks.

Day 3 - SSB interview

Stage-II GTO Test: This round is designed to interact with candidates. Each and every action of candidates will be observed here. Be it your body language, mind, or physical and mental qualifies, you should focus on every activity and action. Here, you will have to be confident and cheerful.

Day 2-4 – SSB Interview

Stage-II Interview: This round is all about to test your heart and conducted by the senior and experienced officer of the armed forces. Here, he could ask about your interests in life, your achievements, your feelings for your parents, friends, teachers, and society, and so on. Do not try to hide anything. Just be honest and confident and you will clear this round.

Day 5 - SSB interview

Stage-II Conference: During the final round, the assessments are discussed along with the candidate’s weak qualities as well as plus points. All the candidates will be analyzed in order to see whether they have qualities to be trained to become an officer. Here, candidates with higher intelligence rating will get additional credit.

SSB Test Center

All three tests are conducted independently-

Services SSB Center Location Name of SSB Center
Army
  Allahabad, UP Selection Centre East (SCE)
  Bhopal, MP Selection Centre Central (SCC)
  Bangalore, KA Selection Centre South (SCS)
  Ropar, PB (proposed) Selection Centre North (SCN)
Navy
  Bhopal, MP 33 SSB, SCC
  Bangalore, KA 12 SSB, SCS
  Coimbatore, TN Naval Selection Board (NSB), Agrani
  Visakhapatnam, AP NSB Visakhapatnam
Air Force
  Dehradun, UK 1 AFSB
  Mysore, KA 2 AFSB
  Gandhinagar, GJ 3 AFSB
  Varanasi, UP 4 AFSB

Things To Carry In SSB

  1. THE CALL LETTER: You must keep at least three copies of the call-up letter with you. One should be in your hand at the time of reporting at the railway station and the rest safe with you in your bag.
  2. COPY OF FORM FILLED: In some cases like TES, TGC the Selection Boards require a copy or two of the online form filled with your attested photograph. You must be really careful in reading the instructions when filling the online application form.
  3. ORIGINAL IDENTITY PROOF: School/college ID cards, Government issued ID cards like PAN, AADHAR, VOTERS ID, UPSC admit card, Driving license are all acceptable. You ID card must have your photo in it.
  4. EDUCATIONAL CERTIFICATES: You must have at least 4 attested copies and originals of Class 10th mark sheet + certificate (matriculation certificate), Class 12th mark sheet + certificate, your mark sheets of semesters you have passed during graduation and graduation/ Post graduation degree certificate (if applicable).
  5. YOUR EXTRA ACHIEVEMENTS: You must also carry all the original certificates along with their authenticated copies of NCC, sports and co-curricular activities in which you have participated/won.
  6. YOUR PHOTOGRAPH: It is advised that you carry at least 25 passport and 10 stamp sized RECENT photographs with you. People having spectacles must be wearing spectacles in their photograph. The photographs must be in either blue/white background.
    NOTE: - It is advised that you carry all the above-mentioned certificates in originals along with their attested photocopies (at least 4). In case your originals are with your college/organization, you must produce a custodian certificate from the competent authorities clearly stating that they have your original certificates.
  7. CLOTHING: Three pairs of formal clothes (blazer/tie are optional) with complementing shoes, Two pairs of white shorts and T-shirts (with collar) for men and two pairs of white lower pants and T-shirts (with collar) for women. You must also carry a pair of white PT/sports shoes along with 3 pairs of white socks.
  8. OTHER CLOTHING: You must also bring woolen clothing with you if the weather demands. Apart from this you should not forget civil clothing like night dress, casuals, undergarments, towels etc.
  9. MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS: Grooming kit, slippers, bathing kit, lock and key and other items of general use should be carried. You can also carry few essential medicines with you if required.
  10. UNIFORM: A set of uniform (according to the season) and a combat dress is also required for the personnel serving in the Army/Navy/Air Force/Coast Guard.
  11. ADEQUATE WRITING MATERIAL: You must have at least 4 set of ball/gel point pens (black and blue) plus a writing pad for the interview process. A rough notebook/ plain white pages can also be taken along.
  12. FINAL CHECK: You must tally your items with that of the items mentioned in your call up letter. Relax, just think it of a normal outing and take things accordingly.
  13. DON’T PANIC: In case you have forgotten anything you must inform it to the authorities. However, people at the SSB are always happy to help. So, no need to get frantic if you forget to carry a pair of socks!!
NOTE: Kindly avoid carrying any valuable items such as Laptops, Expensive phone, Jewelry. Also keep the cash in your pocket to the minimum. It is better to carry an ATM rather than having too much cash stashed in your wallet. Don’t forget to keep your original journey ticket(s) safe with you in case you are appearing for the SSB for the first time. Well, Major Kalshi Classes Pvt. Ltd. are always with you at every moment of your SSB preparation. All kinds of doubts and queries are welcome at www.majorkalshiclasses.com

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