Selection Procedure – ISSB Guidelines
“Call Letters” to appear in 5 days Tests at SSB.
5 Day Programs – ISSB Guidelines
At ISSB, the candidates undergo basically 4 Categories of Tests, which includes
- Screening Test
- Psychological Test
- Group Testing Officers (GTO) Test
- Picture Story writing Test.
- Word Association Test
- Situation Reaction Test
- Self Description Test
PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS. You must Write neatly and legibly as your Handwriting is the mirror to judge your quality. Remember, Psychological Test tests are meant to calculate your IQ, try and complete, maximum possible questions. Be mindful of the fact that that your answers must follow your thinking process. Even 75% of the questions answered correctly will see you thorough. Since every test is co-related, be positive in what you write.Your pen picture should tally with your thoughts pen down.Since you are being compared with all other candidates your best performance will take you to your ultimate Goal.
Thematic – Story Writing
ALERTNESS, AVAILABILITY FOR TASKS
Only during the perception test you are required to give age, sex, mood, and number of group of the persons you see in the picture. Your story should must suits the picture yet tells something about the past incident which would have lead the to this situation that is happening in the picture? You must also highlight that what is likely to happen in the future?
Word Association Test: Write the first positive thought that comes to your mind.Time given is 15 seconds to write. The sentence need not be grammatically correct or the word used just to write a sentence. Remember this is not a Make a sentence type exam.This is designed to test your inner thoughts. So be careful in what ever you write.
SELF APPRAISAL. In the last part of the psychological test, every candidate is supposed to write a self-appraisal with aim of knowing from you that how much you know about yourself.
Usually, the candidates are asked to give self appraisal under the following headings:-
Group Testing Officers (GTO) Test. Third & Fourth Days are kept for GTO Tests which include:
- Group Planning Exercise (sometimes known as Military Planning Exercise)
- Progressive Group Tasks
- Half Group Tasks
- Individual Obstacles
- Command Task
- Final Group Task
What do they judge at ISSB in Group Tasks ?
- Assessment of Candidate’s Participation within the formulated Rules
- Planning and Intelligent Assessment of the situation
- Individual Quality in context to the Group
- Assuming control of a Group to execute a task
- Assess the problem from different angles
- Assign responsibility to Team mates
- Ability to realise the Potential of Group Members
- Capacity to motivate others
- Creative Thinking
- Putting the Group before the Self
- Helping Tendency
- Originality of Thought
- Quick Decision Making
- Cooperation with Others
- Group Integration
- Planning and Execution
- Leadership Initiative
Interview : (Held during afternoon/evening hours on 2nd/3rd/4th day).