Want to know what SSB SRT test is and best tips to crack it? SRT stands for Situation Reaction Test. Read on to know more about SRT test of SSB interview and 7 tips from experts to prepare well for the Situation Reaction Test.
SRT or Situation Reaction Test is the third test in the category of psychological testing in the SSB interview. It is conducted on the same day TAT and WAT are conducted, that is, on the 2nd Day of SSB after Screening.
As a matter of fact, SRT is conducted immediately after WAT with a gap of about 10 minutes. Since WAT is a confirmatory test to TAT, having SRT immediately after WAT allows assessors to bring out the natural qualities of a candidate without giving much time to think.
As the name suggests, SRT is a test of how you react to situations. Some day to day situations are given to candidates and he/she is asked to write an appropriate response as to what he/she might do in that situation or how would they react in that situation.
For example, you are given a situation as follows:
“An aeroplane crashed near your army camp. You…”
Although everyone might have their own responses, the appropriate response to this would be:
“Call the NDRF for help and meanwhile rescue the injured people with the help of my unit and address medical help to them…”
As said above, SRT brings out the natural qualities of a candidate without giving much time for them to think. All situations denote real life incidents and the way the candidate faces the situations brings out the effective intelligence of the candidate.
It shows the candidates’ common sense, responsibility, maturity, empathy, reasoning ability and sense of time. Above all, the most important officer like quality checked through this test is the Decision-Making Ability and Quickness of Decision.
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