SSB Interview: Officer Intelligence Rating, How to crack OIR, sample & book for preparation

What is OIR Officer Intelligence Rating test in hindi

After clearing the defence written exam of NDA, CDS, AFCAT etc candidates are called for SSB Interview. As you already know SSB Interview having many procedure and Stage. The stage one which is known as screening test in which OIR (Officer Intelligence Rating) test is the 1st step that selected candiates faces in their SSB Interview. In these article militarygyan will provide the complete detail knowledge about Day 1st SSB Interview screening test i.e

  • What is OIR ?
  • How to crack OIR test ?
  • OIR Marks Calculation ?
  • How to score good in OIR Test ?
  • Sample of OIR Test ?
  • Best Book for the preparation of OIR test to get great marks in SSB Interview ?

What is OIR (Officer Intelligence Rating)

OIR or Officer Intelligence Rating is the 1st exam that will be faced by selected candiates who has cleared his/her written examination. About 60-65% aspirants are not able to clear the screening test( Day 1st). This test is designed to check the Intelligence of candiates in the form of verbal & non verbal reasoning test.

The OIR Test comprises of two booklets, ọne verbal and another nonverbal each consisting of approximately 40 questions for which the time allotted is 22 minutes and 17 minutes only for both sections. No negative marking for both the tests that are conducted in this exam and the most important hand watch is not allowed inside the testing area, also no wall watch is present in the exam hall during the examination of OIR.

How to crack OIR Test (Officer Intelligence Rating)

To pass the screening day 1 test you need prepare for verbal and non verbal reasoning. These section includes.

  • Verbal Reasoning: The topics for verbal reasoning in OIR Test series are:
  1. Relationship
  2. Jumbled words
  3. Coding/Decoding
  4. Antonym/Synonyms
  5. Reconstruction of sentences
  6. One word substitution
  7. Odd one out
  8. Common sense and alphabet test
  9. Arithmetic questions
  10. Miscellaneous
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning: The topics are:
  1. Completion of series
  2. Odd figure out
  3. Locate the concealed figure
  4. Dice problem
  5. Fill the correct figure
  6. Orientation of figure
  7. Miscellaneous
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Section asked in OIR Test

The above mention topics are covered in OIR test, Before going to SSB Interview make sure you will fully prepare yourself for screening test and practise as much as you can.

ALSO READ: Complete SSB Interview process in Indian Armed forces

OIR Test Marks Calculation ?

OIR Test marks is calculated on the basis of your performance. The more you score the more you get. On the basis of your exam performance Examiner will give a score between 1-5 rating. 1 is considered as an outstanding result while 5 is consider as below average. Here the table through this you get to know much better.

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Marks & Performaance

Try to score in between 1 to 3 rank (Outstanding- above average) So that if you perform avergae in PPDT test chances are more for recommendation. If you sure OIR-5 below aaverage to need to really work hard for upcoming session would conduct duirng 1st day of SSB Interview.

Sample paper of OIR Test Series

Basically OIR test includes your logical reasoning i.e. verbal & non verbal. To crack the this test you just need to focus on your time & speed.Here are the sample and mostly asked previous OIR test question you need to know and practice as much as you can. The more to practice the more change to crack examination within time duration.

Credit: GradeUp (OIR Test Practice Series)

Best Books for OIR Test Practise

Below are the link of best books for your SSB INterview OIR examination practise. These PDF and online books will help you in practising more and more sets of question related to SSB Interview.

Download the Free E-Book for OIR Practise with Solution

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