PPDT Original Pictures for SSB Interview: If you are looking for PPDT stories or PPDT images/pictures for practice. Here you get detailed answers and video with the help of which you can easily be able to create ppdt stories within a time limit.
Defence Aspirants, now that the AFCAT written exam is over. Students who have cleared the AFCAT Written examination are looking for the sources for AFSB preparation. In the AFSB Interview process, there are many stages through which a candidate has to go through in order to get the final selection. In this article, we will discuss one of those stages called PPDT and TAT. Do read the complete article because half information is of no use.
What is PPDT and TAT?
PP-DT stands for Picture Perception and Description Test conducted on day one of SSB process after the Intelligence test. The Intelligence tests your IQ (Intelligence Quotient) while PP-DT tests your EQ (Emotional Quotient) and maturity level. As the selection ratio in the screening test is approximately 30%, performance in PP-DT plays a very crucial role.
Thematic Apperception Test (TAT) is a projective psychological test. It consists of a set of ambiguous pictures that will be shown to the candidate on which the candidate has to write a story. Thematic Apperception Test is similar to the PPDT test but the number of pictures is 12 here. While looking at those pictures candidates have to create a story that requires a hero, a challenge or crisis/problem and how the hero overcame the crisis. .
We have provided some sample pictures below for practice. Candidates can practice how to write a story in 4 minutes after observing it for 30 seconds.
Conduct of PPDT
After the initial briefing, the candidates are shown one picture which is black and white and hazy. The Picture is shown for 30 seconds. Thereafter 4 minutes and 30 seconds are given to the candidate to write the story.
The candidates are given an answer sheet and are required to give the following details in the box on the left side:
- Number of persons
- Their Gender
- Their Age
- Their Mood
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How to Write PPDT Story in AFSB
Write what is happening in the picture then.
Each individual is given a minute to narrate his/her story, make sure that you give your best as this is the task which exposes you directly in front of the assesors.
SSB conduct GDs to find out whether you possess the critical qualities/skills to contribute effectively to the goal accomplishment process. Group Discussions are held because life in services is essentially a group activity and working with groups is the most important parameter of being successful as a leader. Apart from that, the candidates are evaluated on the basis of their communication skills, knowledge, leadership skills, listening skills, conceptualizing ability, etc.
The purpose of the G.D has is to arrive at one common story. Don’t forget this aspect, Your aim should always be to take the discussion towards this aim of one common story. Therefore, you don’t have to keep pressing on your story.
You don’t have to keep speaking all the time, let it be sufficient, but when you speak you should have a positive tone and you should speak with authority and logic. Address as many participants as possible and do not get centric towards one or two persons. If you don’t speak, you DON’T stand a chance. The noise level and shouting would be high, you have to be smart enough to be heard.
PPDT Pictures for SSB Interview FAQs:
Q: How much time will I get after writing my story PPDT
Ans: The whole picture is visible for 30 seconds. After 30 seconds, you get a minute to summarize the important aspects of the picture, and you have 4 minutes to write a story.
Q: Is PPDT easy?
Ans: Yes, If you prepare well and have done a lot of PPDT practice tests you will easily be able to crack the PPDT test.