Check out best tips to tackle SSB Thematic Apperception Test TAT. Your answers to 12 pictures of TAT will reveal your officer like qualities. Read to know how to write stories for pictures shown in SSB TAT test.
Hello again guys. Just in our previous article of the series, we have seen SSB interview testing procedure, desired OLQs to become an officer, and tips to pass SSB screening test in Stage-1 testing. We strongly recommend you to go through them before you read about how to tackle SSB TAT test pictures.
After the stage 1 testing, the candidates who qualify are screened in and are retained for further testing of SSB interview Stage-2. The first day of Stage-2 consists of Psychological testing series which is held on the 2nd day of SSB. It consists of the tests- TAT, WAT, SRT and SD.
In this article, we will be discussing what SSB TAT – Thematic Apperception Test is and tips to write best stories for SSB TAT pictures.
Just like the picture shown in PPDT, TAT test of SSB interview follows the same procedure. A picture is shown for 30 seconds and 4 minutes are given to write a story on it. The only difference between PPDT and TAT is that, instead of one, there will be 12 pictures shown slide by slide. The 12th slide is the blank one and candidate should write an imaginary story based on it. Also, in TAT, there will not be any group discussion.
This is the same as the PPDT but here, pressure on the candidate is increased by placing multiple pictures back to back and allotting a time limit to it.
Here is a sample picture that is shown as part of SSB Thematic Apperception Test TAT.
There will be 11 pictures resembling to the above sample SSB TAT picture. Last one will be a blank picture. So only through practice of TAT pictures will keep you ahead in the SSB interview.
Therefore, to excel in writing SSB TAT stories for pictures shown during the test, you must follow few simple tips to impress the SSB testing officers.
This was the essential tips on how to tackle TAT in the SSB interview. The most undocumented tip in every article is the need to practice. The more you practice, the better you become.
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