What is Screening Test in Interview?

Screening Interview is the very first day process of selection at SSB Interview for the recruitment in army wing, navy wing or air force wing. Various tasks like intelligence test or officer intelligence test and picture perception and description test are conducted for the selection of candidate at the next level.

What exactly is carried out in the screening test? The question answer is very simple and genuine that is to judge the inner ability of candidate. In screening test, pressure on candidate is initiated with solving the papers, thus in this it is analyzed that a candidate is how much capable of handling pressure. Within less time candidate have to solve more number of questions that are concerned with intelligence level and known as officer intelligence rating (OIR).

Types of questions: Types of questions in Intelligence test that a candidate faces depending upon the pattern are mentioned below to test candidate’s ability:

  1. Verbal Reasoning
  • Analogy and Classification
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Number Series
  • Blood Relations
  • Directions
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Puzzles
  • Basic Mathematical Aptitude
  1. Non-verbal Reasoning
  • Analogy and Classification of figures
  • Complete and Incomplete Pattern of figures
  • Cubes and Dices
  • Venn Diagram

These are the details under verbal and non-verbal pattern of officer intelligence rating.

Service Selection Board conduct this test for the entry in armed services and a panel decides after conducting various task that whether one possesses qualities of an officer or not. Officer qualities must be there in an aspirant when he is preparing for SSB interview. The qualities are mentioned below:

  • Why? And How? Factor should be clear in every situation
  • Effective intelligence
  • Power of Expressing
  • Adaptability quality
  • Sense of Responsibility
  • Courage
  • Optimism
  • Stamina
  • Quick decision power
  • Liveliness
  • Co-operation

And such more qualities a candidate must have when he appears in SSB Interview and remember these qualities are not building in a day. One need to focus on them with the staring of preparation, as it takes time to groove personality.