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How to Develop Officer Like Qualities (OLQs) ?

Colonel M.M Nehru

How to Develop Officer Like Qualities (OLQs) ? A common question troubling SSB aspirants’ minds is, “What is being sought for in Officer Like Qualities (OLQs) in SSB?”. Trying to learn the 15 OLQs, then understanding their definition and assessment…

Bhavani to Join Air Force!

Colonel M.M Nehru

Bhavani to Join Air Force!   Bhavani Singh, mob: 9999987376, email:[email protected] of No Frills Academy cleared SSB, medical and made it in the merit and is due to join training. This is what he has to say to me and…

Padmavati Controversy

Colonel M.M Nehru

Padmavati Controversy  I found the Padmavati controversy laughable. Having this outlook itself brings me in the category of a non-nationalist and pseudo-intellectual as per the RSS & BJP’s perception of nationalist. After all when Modi spoke very proudly about “hard-work”…

Gurmehar & MoS for Home, Rijiju

Colonel M.M Nehru

Gurmehar & MoS for Home, Rijiju In Feb 2017 Gurmehar was in news for her views on ABVP. In a question on quora.com I had given an answer which was read by many and adversely commented on by a large…

Why SSB Selects Only Average Candidates?

Colonel M.M Nehru

Why SSB Selects Only Average Candidates? This was a question posed to me on quora.com. My answer is given below: SSB is keen to select the best available talent. Your perception that SSB selects only average students is wrong and…

Popular but Stupid!

Colonel M.M Nehru

Popular but Stupid! Indian society has several popular beliefs which in my opinion are stupid. Here is a list: Start sending children for extra tuition classes from early schooling days. Stop playing games to focus on studies. Drop an year…

Do I Need a Job to get Selected by SSB?

Colonel M.M Nehru

Do I Need a Job to get Selected by SSB? Do I Need a Job to get Selected by SSB? This a common question in the minds of a large number of defence aspirants. I have answered it in brief….

Why do you want to join the Defence Services?

Colonel M.M Nehru

Why do you want to join the Defence Services? I take the question to read “Defence Services” instead of “Army” for obvious reasons. There is no single best answer to this question. The answer will be different for different candidates…

Moody’s Upgrades India’s Credit Rating

Colonel M.M Nehru

 Moody’s Upgrades India’s Credit Rating   Moody’s upgrade of India’s credit rating after 13 years has come as an endorsement of Modi government’s policies. It will provide economic benefits to India and give political benefits to PM Modi. Students of…

Strategy to Get Screened-in at SSB

Colonel M.M Nehru

Strategy to Get Screened-in at SSB Tests of Individual Skills OIR Test. Intelligence is tested in the OIR test. You can take it to account for approximately 25% of the marks. To ensure clearance, marks scored should be above 75–80%….