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Most expected Personal Interview questions for SSB

Most Expected Personal Interview questions for SSB

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Hello Folks, I hope you are applying every inch of hard work and effort to earn the prestigious uniform of the Indian Armed Forces. In this appreciable blog, I am going to profile the most expected questions for the Personal Interview conducted at Service Selection Board (SSB).


What is actually known as a Personal Interview?

  • Personal Interview is an effective evaluation and in-depth study of the candidates at Service Selection Board (SSB).
  • Personal Interview is a conversation that enables the Interviewing Officer (IO) to assess the personality of the candidates by posing general and technical questions.
  • The candidate will be interviewed by the President or the Vice-President of the SSB Board to assess the ability and suitability of the candidate for a career in Indian Armed Forces.


Comprehensive Information Questionnaire (GROUP A)

• Tell me about your academic performance starting from your 10th class till graduation.

• Tell me your academic scores in each class and semesters.

• State your academic achievements if any.

• The teachers you liked and why did you like them.

• The teachers you didn’t like and why so.

• The subjects you liked and why.

• The subjects you didn’t like and why so.

• The subjects you were weak in and how did you improve on them.

• Who are your best friends and why.

• Tell your friend’s one good and one bad quality.

• Tell one quality from each of your friend’s that you like and want to learn.

• The games and sports you participated in.

• Extra co-curricular activities you took part in.

• State your achievements in these if any.


Comprehensive Information Questionnaire (GROUP B)

• Who all are in your family and their occupation.

• Do you stay with them or not. If not then how often you visit them and when. 

• What all activities you do together and how do you spend time with them.

• Who are you closer to your mother or your father.

• Whom do you approach when you require help or facing any problem.

• How do you help your parents at home.

• If you have any monetary need whom do you approach.

• How do you spend your money and how much do you save.

• If you have neighbours what are your relations with them.


Comprehensive Information Questionnaire (GROUP C)

• What is your routine during weekdays. 

• What is your routine during weekends.

• How you spend your spare time. 

• What are your hobbies. 

• What are your interests. 

• What are the activities you take part in your family at festivals. 

• Why didn’t you consider your hobby as a career path. 

• If you had some more spare time what would you do.  


Comprehensive Information Questionnaire (GROUP D)

• What sport you play and which level did you play at. 

• Your achievements in the sport. 

• Specific rules and regulations of that sport. 

• Any current affairs related to the sport. 

• Captain of the Indian Team for that sport and last tournament played. 

• Famous Indian Personalities of that sport. 

• Why do you like that sport. 

• What did you learn from sports. 

• What extra co-curricular activities you participated in. 

• Why did you choose these activities over the others. 

• What have been your achievements in them. 

• Famous Indian Personalities in them if any. 

• Major news of the past month or two months. 

• India’s geo-political situation and relations with different countries. 

• Main headlines of that day’s newspaper. 

• International news relating to India.


Comprehensive Information Questionnaire (GROUP E)

• Which test did you like in Psychological Testing and why. 

• Rate your performance in Psychological Testing out of 10. 

• Which test did you like in GTO and why. 

• Rate your performance in GTO out of 10. 

• In which area do you think you performed better-Psych or GTO. 

• What are your strengths. 

• Why do you think these are your strengths.  

• What are your weaknesses. 

• What have you done to overcome your weaknesses.  


Comprehensive Information Questionnaire (GROUP F)

• Tell some recent major defence developments. 

• Tell me rank, structure and equipment of the Indian Armed Forces. 

• Difference between different arms and services within the force. 

• Which arms or service would you like to join and why. 

• Where is the training and what’s its duration if selected. 

• Why do you want to join the Defence Services. 

• Why didn’t you get recommended in your previous attempts.

• How is this attempt different than your previous attempts. 

• What will you do if you do not make it this time. 

• What are your alternate career options for a better life.

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I hope the article was helpful for all the defence aspirants, if you have any doubt at all or you want to suggest anything then please leave a comment to help you in least possible time!!

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