Gist of officer like personality SSB interview
Self-confidence is the main factor in gist of officer like personality in SSB interview.As you all know there are 15 OLQ’s (Officer like qualities) assessed by officers in the candidates. If you will give a serious thought to those OLQs, you will find that these are not independent of each other. Many of them are inter-connected.
Self-confidence means the ‘BELIEF’ in you.SELF-CONFIDENCE that makes you covey yourself no matter if you are right or wrong, logical or illogical, but you have some thought inside which needs to come out.
Self-confidence will let you imagine boundlessly. The candidate who is confident won’t be tensed, he won’t limit his imagination after seeing the picture, rather will bravely cross all the boundaries of thoughts and produce the same on paper.
The candidate who is confident won’t become anxious. Moreover, he will be lively with the brightness on his face. He will sit straight facing all his group members with confidence. His voice and body won’t tremble. His mind will be open. He will speak clear and loudly whatever he wrote or will frame sentences there only if he was not able to complete his story in the given time because he knows that he has to give the speech of his lifetime within a minute or less. He won’t look towards assessors whereas will face all the group members while narration since; he wants to convey his thoughts to the group. After his narration ends, he will leave a mark on the assessors and the group members. All this was possible not because he wrote a brilliant story or he spoke brilliantly, but because he had self-confidence that became the back bone of his narration.
The candidate filled with confidence will think of bringing the discussion to a consensus thereby forming a common story. One should never implement his/her idea on other. If you start up the discussion then you should always try to end up the discussion even. You should listen to what others say in the group also.You should stay calm during the group discussion. You must never indulge in any fight or make it a fish market during the group discussion.Make a habit of giving accurate and logical point in the discussion.
Self-confidence is the major and the most notable characteristic of an officer which makes him/her stand aside. If we will try to push ourselves out of our comfort zone in our everyday life and just express us without being shy, we will see the increase in the self-confidence in no time.