What are the skills sets/Qualities that Armed Forces demand from SSB Candidates?

The Services Selection Boards look for 15 Officer Like Qualities in the personality of a candidate.

Factor I: PLANNING AN ORGANISATION

  1. Effective intelligence to tackle practical problems.
  2. Reasoning Ability – Tests logical & rationale thinking.
  3. Organising Ability – Arranging resources & Schedule in daily life reflects the clarity of thoughts.
  4. Power of Expression – to put across his ideas effectively.

Factor II : SOCIAL ADJUSTMENT

  1. Social Adoptability: With environment around him
  2. Co-operation: to work in a team and build it stronger.
  3. Sense of Responsibility in taking up ownership of tasks/duties.

Factor III : SOCIAL EFFECTIVENESS

  1. Initiative is first step in unfamiliar condition & Tasks Completion
  2. Self Confidence – Faith in oneself to accomplish a task.
  3. Speed of Decision – under stress
  4. Ability to influence Group – to inspire, motivation convince.
  5. Liveliness – cheerful to create a positive effect.

Factor IV : DYNAMIC

  1. Determination – Tenacity to Succeed.
  2. Courage – to peruse what is Morally correct.
  3. Stamina – Capacity to withstand physical & Mental Strain.