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Word Association Test(WAT) for SSB…

Word Association Test: How to go about it – 1) Write short and simple sentences. 2) Don’t give second thought, once the word is flashed. If you try to think … Continue reading

November 27, 2014 · 20 Comments

Situation Reaction Tests(SRT) for SSB..

Situation Reaction Test: How to go about it – 1) Be sensible, write practical situation. 2) Show action happening, explain. 3) Do not act like a superhero. 4) Do not … Continue reading

November 27, 2014 · 11 Comments

10 startup lessons I learned in the Indian Military Academy(IMA)

2013 is a very special year for me. It marks the 10th anniversary of a dream I lost, a dream to serve my country in the best possible way. I … Continue reading

November 26, 2014 · 3 Comments

How to face Interviewing Officer(IO) – SSB Interview techniques – revealed!

SSB INTERVIEW 1. Purpose To choose few from many To choose right person for right job, not the best person for job Existing from time immemorial Changed from arbitrary to … Continue reading

November 24, 2014 · 16 Comments

A conversation between a Soldier and Software Engineer in Shatabdhi Train – An interesting and a must read Article!

Vivek Pradhan was not a happy man. Even the plush comfort of the air-conditioned compartment of the Shatabdhi express could not cool his frayed nerves. He was the Project Manager … Continue reading

November 22, 2014 · 220 Comments

Officer’s Training Academy Revisited – Major Anita!

I remember clearly the date was 30 Oct 2005. It was the first time I was going to travel in a plane. But it was not just my first plane … Continue reading

November 20, 2014 · 3 Comments

Oh India…. Why do I still serve you? (..Must read..)

A beautiful poem on the frustration of an Indian soldier. Why do I still serve you? How you play with us, did you ever see? At seven, I had decided what … Continue reading

November 18, 2014 · 23 Comments

OTA Chennai Passing Out Parade(POP) 13 Sep 2014

CHENNAI  (13 SEP 2014) : The SSC-98 and SSC(W)-12 Course comprising of as many as 204 men and 42 lady cadets marched onto the Parameshwaran drill square on the Officers Training Academy … Continue reading

November 15, 2014 · 3 Comments

25 Things that only an Army Girlfriend can relate to!

Queen Elizabeth said, If you love an Army Officer, raise your glass.. And if an Army officer loves you.. Raise your head and walk like a Queen! A civilian dating an army officer is whole … Continue reading

November 14, 2014 · 16 Comments