Army SSB Recruitment 2017 – Check SSB Indian Army Notification

As the new year has come & the candidates are trying to boost up their career with the new year. Now talking about the Army recruitment process. The Army SSB is conducted twice an year. Those candidates who have strong feeling for joining Indian Army as an officer must check this post. All the details for the notifications are written for you. The official website fof Indian Army is

Planning for you career is the most important task in a student. And if you are planing to Join Indian Army then you must be disciplined & foresighted in your career view. For all the Army aspirants we have written this article. After reading this you will be able to know the educational qualification & the upcoming jobs in Indian Army.

Check SSB Indian Army Notification 2017

SSB is one of favourite method for selection in Indian Army as Officer rank. Here you will be provided the details of recruitment that are going to held in 2017. All these entries are specialised in terms of educational qualifications & number of vacancies that are given this year.

SSB Indian Army Notification

SSB Indian Army Notification

About SSB

SSB stands for Service selection board. There are so many SSB centres that are located in the different zones of India. The total number is 10. These are

  • Allahabad
  • Bangalore
  • Bhopal
  • Dehradun
  • Mysore
  • Varanasi
  • Coimbatore
  • Gandhinagar
  • Kolkata
  • Rupnagar (Near Chandigarh.)

All these centres are situated in the different zones of India. if you are truly committed to the Indian Army SSB notification then there is no possibility of rejection. Ministry of defence has allowed a candidates to appear in SSB for any number of times until his maximum age is over. This is an action for encouragement of candidates who are trying to get into SSB , but due to some tiny hurdles their selection is cancelled. Sop be prepared for all the test that are taken by the SSB officials to test you.

To appear in the SSB exam you need to apply for the upcoming SSB notification from the official website of Indian Army. The candidates who apply for the SSB 2017 will be called by the respected SSB centres through call letters by post. There will be various tests that will be conducted for the candidates to check their physical & mental ability of candidates.

During the test , you will be staying in the SSB center where you will be called. The re will be an official who will come to receive you & will take you to the centre. During the test you will be provided a;ll the facilities to your room. The environment of your room will be like our home. The facilities that are given to a candidates during their SSB exams are

  1. An official person will come To receive & drop you to the Railway station.
  2. The room where you will be staying is well furnished & other facilities will be given to you.
  3. Good & nutritious food will be available to you in the Messes of SSB.
  4. All medical facilities will be provided to you if you need any.
  5. In the leisure time you will be provided the services of Game, Magazines, Newspapers, etc.

These facilities are given to the candidates so that you will feel like home in the centre & focus on the exam for which you have come from your home. The main focus of a candidate must be on the tasks that are given to the students during the exam. After the exams is over the facilities can be used for you. But do not deflect with all these things. These are for your comfort not for your leisure.

Army SSB Recruitment 2017 Application Form

To appear in SSB 2017, you need to check all the criteria that is defined by the Authority.

Educational Qualification :- A candidate must be a graduate in any stream with minimum 55% of academics.

Age limit :- A candidates must between 19 to 24 years of age as on the period mentioned by the authority.

Selection procedure : The selection procedure of Indian Army SSB has many stages. Mainly there are to stages. i.e. Stage I & Stage II.

  • Stage I :– It consists of many small tests like Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) & PPDP test. These tests are conducted on day one. for the candidates, This is a shortlisting round where the candidates who are rejected are send home directly to their home on the same day.
  • Stage II :- Stage II is a very important part in SSB. All the tests are conducted in the next four days There are various tests that are conducted. There may be a little variation in the exam in the Stage II. But the main possible tests that are conducted in the Stage II are psychological tests and group tests.

So if you are trying for the SSB 2017 , then you must be aware about all of them. These are written here & explained one by one.

  1. OIR Tests :- There will be some question that are based on verbal & non-verbal reasoning that needs to solve by thinking rationally in the series , patterns & figures.
  2. Picture Perception & description tests. (PPDT) :- During this stage , you will be displayed a picture for a duration of 30 seconds. After this you have to write something regarding the picture for 4 minutes.
  3. Personal Information Questionnaire (PIQ) :- During this you will be asked about your personal life & the perception you build around your environment where you live.
  4. Thematic Apperception Test (TAT) :- In this stage, a set of 10 pictures will be shown to you , in which one is blank. You have to note the important pints for all the pictures & create a story on it. In case of blank picture you have to imagine in your way & write a climax for the story.
  5. Word Association test :- A set of 30 word will be shown on the screen for 20 seconds each. Use all the word in sequence & create a small para based on it. The duration for this will be 5 minutes.
  6. Situation reaction test :- In this a booklet will be given to you where many questions will be asked to you on the bis of real life situation. Write you answer as your response & way you deal with it.
  7. Self Description test :-  Here you have to write five paragraphs about your family friend & relatives & other people associated with your life.
  8. Personal Interview (PI) :–  A group of official will make a small duration of interaction with you.
  9. PABT (Pilot battery Aptitude Test) :- This is an optional test that is mainly conducted for candidates who apply for Air force & coast guard. It assess the aptitude especially for candidates to check whether he is eligible for being a pilot.
  10. Conference :- After all the tests are complete , there will be formal interaction between all the officials of SSB centre in which main officers are Director & deputy Director etc.

The last round called conference is one where many candidates get rejected. The round is the final stage of analysis of candidates. If you are selected in this then you will be called for the medical test.

The medical test is for 2-4 days. You will stay in the centre for more days . May be for 2-3 days where you will be taken to the Military hospital or Other medical institute which is near to the centre.

That is all after this you are selected as an Officer in Indian Army. Now you have to wait for the call letter & soon you will be send to the training centre. After your training is complete you will be posted as lieutenant in any location decided by Indian Army.

Opportunities after you are selected in Indian Army :- After you are posted as Lieutenant in Indian army , you will get promotion after two years of service. The posts that you will get after the promotions in the Indian Army

  • Captain rank
  • Major rank
  • Lieutenant Colonel rank
  • Colonel rank
  • Brigadier rank
  • Major General Rank
  • Lieutenant General rank
  • General rank

Not up to Major general but easily you will be promoted to the Colonel rank after few years of service. There may be opportunities of posting you outside India. So the opportunities @ Indian Army are endless. You can also play a sport professionally & represent your Country in many sport that are organised in & outside India.

Indian Arm SSB notification 2017 @

Consider the tabular form of data that is written in the upper side of this post.

  • Name of the Organisation: Services Selection Board
  • Name of the Post : Officer in Indian Army through SSB
  • Category: recruitment
  • Job Location: Anywhere in India
  • Official Site:

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