how was my performance?

a large number of inquisitive candidates keep asking me the reason as to why they were not recommended at the SSB. this is a question difficult to answer for a person who has not seen your performance.

on the contrary individuals undergoing the SSB get enough clues during the 5 days stay there and can come to a conclusion as to where they have excelled or areas where they need to improve. the candidates must identify those covert clues, introspect and then work on them. at times a frank discussion with your trusted partner may help.

some overt clues are

  • your experience in the ppdt discussion
  • interview taking less than 30 minutes
  • no or large number of questions asked in the conference
  • type of command task given
  • interaction with any assessor

therefore your intelligent assessment, positive thinking and hard work is your key to success.

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