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Enroll yourself for Sai Defence Academy for best results. We are the No.1 SSB coaching institute in Dehradun. We have the most experienced team of officers including ex. SSB officers (interviewing officers), GTO's and psychologists from army, navy and air force. The curriculum is designed to improve the personality of the candidates rather than make them cram up answers and reactions. The personality traits of each individual are analyzed critically and grooming modulated accordingly. The candidates’ problem solving skills are sharpened to meet the requirements of the assigned tasks at the SSB. The Sai Defence Academy has the best laid out outdoor tasks to include Progressive Group Tasks (PGT), Individual Obstacles (IO), Command Tasks and Snake Race to give hands on experience to all candidates.

So, what are you waiting for? Join Sai Defence Academy; crack SSB and see your dreams come true.

SSB Interview

SSB (Service Selection Board) is the body that schedule, organize and conduct the SSB Interview of the candidates applying for Indian Military Forces. SSB Screens the candidates for the Army, Navy and Air Force. SSB Interview is five days long procedure which includes two stages of testing as stage I & stage II. SSB Interview also includes Intelligence & Personality Test.

SSB Examination

Candidates applying for the Army/Navy/Naval Academy and Air Force have to secure the minimum qualifying marks separately in written test & Officer Potentiality Test.

Candidates applying for the Air Force, they also have to qualify the Computerized Pilot Selection System (CPSS) & Pilot Aptitude Battery Test (PABT) separately.

PABT Test is applicable for the candidates those First choice is Air Force. PABT is also organized for all SSB qualified candidates with one of the choices as Air Force.

Pilot Aptitude Battery Test (PABT) is a unique test. Its aim to assess a candidate’s aptitude to be trained as a pilot. Candidates can only take PABT once in a lifetime. PABT consist of three tests, i.e. Instrument Battery Test (INSB), Control Velocity Test (CVT) and Sensory Motor Apparatus Test (SMA).

SSB Interview Round

Candidates have to qualify one of the exams for undergoing the SSB Interview. The exams are:

• National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination (NDA & NA Exam)

• Combined Defence Services Examination (CDSE)

• Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT)

SSB Interview will be scheduled for the qualified candidates followed by upper given exams. It is necessary for all qualified candidates to appear in the SSB Interview round for final selection.

The final selection will be made on the basis of the marks secured by the candidates in the examination & SSB Interview. Candidates have to report for SSB rounds on the date intimated to the candidates in the call letter for interview.

The SSB interview consists of two stages i.e. stage I and stage II. The stage (I) will consist of Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) and Picture Perception & Description Test (PP & DT). The stage (II) will consist of Interview, Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests and the Conference. These test will be organized over 4 or 5 days. The entire process will carry 900 marks.

SSB Interview Procedure

The SSB Interview Procedure comprises of two stage selection process: Stage I & Stage II. Candidates, those qualify the Stage I, only they are permitted to appear for Stage II. The complete procedure is given below:

Stage 1: This stage consists of Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) tests and Picture Perception & Description Test (PP & DT). Stage 1 is a screening test. Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of combined performance in OIR Test and PP & DT.

Stage 2: This stage is conducted for four (4) days. Stage II consists of Psychology Tests, Group Testing Officer Tasks (GTO Tasks), Interview & Conference.


We at Sai Defence Academy are committed to impart quality education for SSB for various commissioned entries into Armed Forces, Navy & Air Force. Our USP is strong team of psychologists who are experienced into selection procedure and have been an active part of SSB selection team.

Best SSB Coaching Institute

  • Being one of the best Institutes, Sai Defence Academy has had the distinct advantage of evolving and updating its teaching techniques and infrastructure, matching the latest developments In SSB interview centres.
  • We have a team of officers who are Ex SSB president, GTOs, psychologists from army, Air Force and Navy guiding you towards success.
  • All students are put through a mock test on arrival. Their qualities are analyzed and individual counseling is done by the psychologist.
  • The Sai Defence Academy is the only institute which has latest outdoor tasks and individual tasks laid out in our grounds to give all candidates an actual feel of the outdoor task.
  • At Sai Defence Academy all candidates are given a number of practices of the screening test, including verbal, non-verbal, reasoning.
  • At the Sai Defence Academy each individuals personality traits are analysed and the candidates are groomed individually.
  • Training at Sai Defence Academy emphasizes on creative problem solving, not on spoon feeding.
  • All psychological tests are analyzed, explained, practiced and corrected repeatedly.
  • Special emphasis is laid on English fluency and personality development of the candidates.


Guidelines on how to tackle each test/task at SSB interview are enumerated below. These guidelines will help students to overcome their misconceived fears about SSB interview. However, these guidelines, unless practiced in the real time environment, with on the spot corrections and moderations by the experts, may not suffice.

How SAI DEFENCE ACADEMY Coaching Helps:-

  • Provides opportunity to practice in near real time environment.
  • Coaching enables the candidates to participate in a group and experience the group dynamics. This cannot be achieved at home.
  • The response/performance is commented upon and corrected by expert psychologists, GTOs and Interviewing Officers. Their feed backs are eye-opening.
  • The candidate learns from the behavior and performances of the peer group.
  • Ground Tasks can only he practiced in a ground with real tasks and obstacles.
  • The language, formats and design factors of GTO tests/ tasks cannot be understood, unless experienced personally.
  • Personal interview by the interviewing officer can never be experienced on your own.

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Our SSB Expert Team


NDA Guru Alok P Jasola

Defence Expert & Motivator


Major K.S.Arora



Cdr. H.S. Arora



Colonel H.S.Mann


Students from all over India.