Services Selection Board (SSB)
It is an organization that analyses the candidates for becoming officers into the Indian Armed Forces. The board evaluates the aptness of the candidate for becoming an officer using a standardized protocol of evaluation system which constitutes of personality, intelligence tests and interviews. The tests are of both types i.e. written as well as practical task based. A SSB consists of a panel of investigators, who are officers in Indian Armed Forces and having their specialization as Psychologist, GTO and Interviewing Officer. In total there are thirteen Service Selection Boards all over India, out of which four boards are for the Indian Army, four boards are for Indian Air Force and five boards for Indian Navy. SSB evaluation procedure takes upto 5–6 days.