SSB: PROCEDURE OF DAY 5
•Closing addresses by the deputy president of the board
•Announcement of the results
Closing Address: The 5TH day is the last day of the SSB. The day begins with the closing address which is given by the Deputy President of the board before the Board Conference. During the address officer will highlight the merits of selection system, explain the qualities that we in the Armed Forces are looking for in your personality and provide clarification to any doubts or question that may arise in your mind. This is also an interactive forum for you to put forward any problem complaint or any suggestion that you may have experienced during your stay at SSB.
Board Conference: The Board Conference is the final event of the five-day SSB process, during the board conference which is chaired by the president, Deputy president and all the assessors that are the GTOs, Psychologists and Interviewing Officers, who have assessed you will be in attendance. Each candidate is discussed in detail by the three assessors, who have examined his demonstrated performance through the specific technique independently to arrive at the consensus on the acceptability of each candidate. The detailed process of validation and counter validation is undertaken to arrive at the final decision about the candidate. Candidates will be asked to appear individually before the board. Candidates will be asked questions during the conference for which answering will be very important. The board makes final recommendation about the suitability of the candidate as well as final marks to be awarded to each candidate.
Announcement of the Result: After all the candidates have appeared before the board and the result has been compiled, the Technical Officer of the board will announce the result. The candidates who failed to make the grade are seen off at the railway station. All those who are recommended by the board will stay on for the medical examination which may take one week.
Here are some questions which will be asked from the candidate while declaring the result. Sometimes they may ask you the questions which you were not able to answer in your Interview. So be ready with that also.
1) Your name’s meaning and how you got this name?
2) What things you learned during your stay here?
3) Any suggestions for improvement of facilities at SSB Center?
MEDICAL EXAMINATION: Recommended candidates appear before the medical board for carrying out their medical board after the SSB results. It takes 4 to 5 working days for the concerned Military Hospital to complete the medical board and after that, the candidates are dispersed. NDA candidates are examined both for Army and Navy unless otherwise instructed and endorsement of fitness status will be made accordingly. President of the medical board will guide the candidates for Appeal/Review Medical Board procedures. Candidates may seek the advice of President Special Medical Board for review/appeal in case they have been declared unfit.