Join Pakistan Army ISSB Tests & Preparation
Inter Services Selection Board commonly known as ISSB, representing ISSB Kohat and its detachments at Gujranwala, Malir and Quetta. ISSB is the premier human resource organisation which selects future leadership for the armed forces of Pakistan. ISSB acts as nursery for the Armed Forces of Pakistan.
The candidates reporting at ISSB are subjected to an elaborate selection system and the ones with requisite leadership potentials are recommended to undergo training in the three services academies.
These tests include intelligence and personality tests and are held on the morning of the first day.
These are of two main types; verbal and non verbal. Candidates who fail to come up to the minimum standards are screened out. They are allowed to proceed back to their homes after the test on the first day.
Mechanical Aptitude Test.
It is designed to assess candidates’ basic mechanical sense.
These are written tests of analytical/ projective type.
Out Door Tests
Group Tests. In group tests the candidates are put through a number of standardized situations to find out the degree of officer like qualities in a candidate i.e., team spirit, initiative, resourcefulness etc, and whether the candidate’s personality fits him for a practical role that an officer has to play in the Armed Forces. For these tests, the candidates are divided into groups. The tests include:-
Informal discussions are conducted in a group on given subjects.
A group plan for a given problem on the model is to be evolved.
Three group tasks are conducted in which candidates are presented practical situation and
left to solve these. Normally these comprise obstacles over which the group is required to carry objects of sufficient bulk and weight.
Each candidate is in turn appointed the commander of the group and given a practical task requiring several men.
Simple obstacles which a candidate is required to tackle.
Interviewer assesses the candidates in an informal and objective manner. The questions would mainly pertain to the candidate’s life, academics, awareness and general aspects requiring the candidates’ views.
Here’s the test preparation material for ISSB Tests