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Individual obstacle: A stage given to candidates to show their physical fitness and time management ability.
This is the third task in the Ground test. It usually happens on second day of SSB. However, depending on testing schedule and the weather, it can also be done on third day.
Here, the GTO will first brief the candidates and thereafter show each obstacle one by one and explain what it to be done. There will be total of 10 obstacles to be tackled individually in three minutes. Obstacles will be numbered from 1 to 10 and the number of obstacle also indicates the points you will get if you do it successfully. Thus, if you tackle all the 10 obstacles successfully in the allocated time(3 mins) you will be awarded 55 points.
The obstacles are placed at random and you are also at liberty to do these obstacle in your own sequence. Its wise to complete all the ten obstacles in given time. If you complete all ten and still have some time left you can repeat any obstacle, which will help you get extra points.
Do not repeat a obstacle unless until you have finished all ten. You are permitted to repeat an obstacle more than once.
These are the ten individual obstacles which you will face in ssb. The best way to do them is: a) In a circular order i.e either clockwise or anti-clockwise.
b) 10 > 8 > 6 >9 > 5 > 4 > 3 > 2 > 1 and if time available repeat – 10 > 9 > 8.
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