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CDS (II) 2017 Exam Results Declared; Answers to SSB Interview FAQs

Jan 8, 2018 19:09 IST
    CDS (II) 2017 Exam Results Declared; Know SSB Interview FAQs
    CDS (II) 2017 Exam Results Declared; Know SSB Interview FAQs

    First of all, congratulations to those who cleared the CDS (II) 2017 Exam. In the results declared by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on 1 January 2018, the candidates were called to appear for the interview. The interviews will be conducted by the Services Selection Boards (SSBs) of the Union Ministry of Defence in February and March 2018. And, the call up letters will be delivered to the candidates shortly.

    For the benefit of those appearing for the SSB Interview for the first time, the Indian Army has provided answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) on its website. The questions are related to travelling allowance, candidate’s stay, mobile phones, postponing the SSB interview, Aadhaar enrollment, etc.

    Some of the important FAQs and answers to them are given below. The candidates should note that the questions are designed from a candidate’s perspective.

    Q. I had qualified in the Combined Defence Services Exam. When is my date of interview?

    Ans. After the declaration of result by UPSC, the interviews are normally conducted after 45 to 60 days.

    Q. If I do not provide my Aadhar number will I be rejected?

    Ans. No, but you have to update your Aadhar number to facilitate the recruiting organisation for your identification.

    Q. I had given the address of Delhi in the application. Now I shifted to Kanpur?

    Ans. Check details of your SSB interview on the website – www.joinindianarmy.nic.in. You can download the instructions and report to the concerned Selection Centre. Write an application to the ADG Recruiting, Rtg-6, West Block-III, RK Puram, New Delhi regarding change of address.

    Q. I received your call up letter. What preparations do I have to do?

    Ans. Get your rail/bus reservation done at the earliest. Go through the instructions.

    Q. I am unable to attend the interview on the date given. What should I do?

    Ans. Send us an e-mail on dir-recruiting6-mod@nic.in suggesting period suitable to you. We will try and accommodate you as per your availability.

    Q. My parents or relatives or friend or brother or guardian accompanying me. What are the arrangements for their stay?

    Ans. There is no accommodation catered for parents/relatives/friends as they are not permitted to enter the Selection Centre premises.

    Q. My train is getting late beyond its scheduled arrival time. What can I do?

    Ans. If you reach the station late, due to late arrival of train then you are advised to report to the Selection Centre directly under your own arrangement.

    Q. My train is reaching four hours before the time of reporting. What can I do?

    Ans. Wait at the waiting room/at station and report to the MCO at the appointed time.

    Q. If I come a day before, could you entertain me in the campus?

    Ans. No, you are advised to report on the appointed day. In case you come early due to unavoidable circumstances, then you have to stay under own arrangement in the city.

    Q. The train passing through my home station reaches two days before the date of reporting. What can I do?

    Ans. You are required to report at the appointed time given in call up letter. In case due to unavoidable circumstance you reach before then you have to stay under own arrangements in the city.

    Q. The train passing through my home station reaches one day after the date of reporting. What can I do?

    Ans. Late reporting is not permitted. Get your reservation done in some other train which passes from any other station closer to your home station.

    Q. Can I bring mobile while coming there?

    Ans. No, Mobile and Cameras are strictly prohibited in the Selection Centre premises. Howevr, you can utilize the STD facility on payment at the Centre.

    Q. I am having problem in my eye sight. Am I eligible for the SSB interview?

    Ans. The medical standards for joining Armed forces are laid down. They are different for different categories. For details please visit website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in .

    Q. I met with an accident and my right elbow got hair line cracks. Can I get a second chance?

    Ans. Send your request along with proof to the Selection Centre from where you got your call. We will give you second chance for interview.

    Q. I belong to a place which is 50 kms away from the Selection Centre. Can I report to your centre by a motor-bike. If so, what are the arrangements for parking my vehicle in your centre?

    Ans. No vehicle whatsoever is permitted inside the Selection Centre premises. You are advised to come upto Selection Centre by any mode i.e. Bus/Train/Taxi etc.

    Q. I belong to Kanpur. Can I use my father's car to report there and use it during my stay at your centre?

    Ans. No vehicle whatsoever is permitted inside the Selection Centre premises. You are advised to come upto Selection Centre by any mode i.e. Bus/Train/Taxi etc.

    Q. I haven't received the regular call letter. Now I receive the absentee call up letter and I couldn't attend the interview on the date scheduled. Do you give another date immediately?

    Ans. No further date is given after absentee batch. To avoid such eventualities you are advised to visit www.joinindianarmy.nic.in to see details about SSB interviews well in advance.

    Q. My sister's marriage has been fixed a day prior to my reporting at your centre. Can I get a second chance?

    Ans. Yes, you can write/speak to the concerned Selection Centre about your problem and get the date extended. You can also contact us on e-mail.

    Q. What will be boarding and lodging charges during my stay at your centre?

    Ans. Your boarding and lodging is free of cost during your stay at Selection Centre.

    Q. The required documents were deposited in the College or University. You are telling that the original documents must be brought for the interview. What can one do?

    Ans. You are advised to get photocopy duly attested by Gazetted Officer while coming for SSB interview. However, originals will have to be produced at the time of joining the Academy.

    Q. I had deposited my certificates in the counseling centre. As per earlier clarification, I approached them to give bonafide certificate and they have denied. What can I do now?

    Ans. You are advised to get photocopy duly attested by Gazetted Officer while coming for SSB interview. However, originals will have to be produced at the time of joining the Academy.

    Q. I lost my documents in the train. What can I do now?

    Ans. You can report to the Selection Centre with your ID proof. We will entertain you.

    Q. My luggage was stolen my somebody. I do not have anything to come with?

    Ans. You can report to the Selection Centre with your ID proof. Your boarding and lodging is free of cost. Meanwhile, you can contact parents/relatives for help if required.

    Q. I have my local relatives in the station. Can I be permitted to stay there and attend the interview from there?

    Ans. No, you have to stay within the premises of the Selection Centre. However, you are permitted to go outside the Selection Centre during your stay.

    Q. My train is late. I will reach the station by 10.00 PM in the night. Can you arrange my reception accordingly?

    Ans. If a candidate reaches late and is unable to report at the given date and time then he is required to report to Selection Centre directly. In unavoidable circum stances we can consider the case of candidates.

    Q. Is there any possibility to give the interview in the nearest Selection Centre?

    Ans. No, interviews are conducted only at the centres fixed by ADG Rtg.

    Q. Do you give food and accommodation free of cost or recover at later stage?

    Ans. Boarding and lodging is free of cost. No such recovery is done at a later stage.

    Q. Do you give any preference to the wards of Armed Forces for SSB interview?

    Ans. No such preference is given to the wards of Armed Forces for SSB interview.

    Q. If I receive my SSB interview date once, it is possible to fix the same at any other time?

    Ans. Yes, If you are unable to attend the SSB interview due to unavoidable circumstance, you can write/speak on the telephone to the concerned Selection Centre from where you have got the call. They will give you another date for SSB interview.

    Q. Will I get any compensation if I get injured during SSB interview?

    Ans. No compensation will be paid with respect to any injury sustained as a result of tests conducted at SSB.

    Q. What Travelling allowance is authorized to me for my journey to and fro from my house to SSB Centre?

    Ans. Travelling cost up to 3 Tier AC fare for train from your home station to SSB Centre and back is admissible and payable at SSB Centre. For bus journey, normal government bus fare will be admissible.

    Best wishes from Jagran Josh!!!

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