About the BookThe book has been compiled with an aim to educate the young minds and channelize their abilities to serve the nation directly by joining the Indian Armed Forces. The selection process is quite complex and intriguing and requires versatile knowledge to live up to the values, customs and traditions of the Army. The book gives a complete insight into the selection procedure in a simplified manner so that the road to success can be easy.
The second revised edition has been sufficiently enlarged by adding two new chapters on Field Marshal Manekshaw, citations of important Param Vir Chakra awardees, and gallantry awards.
An attempt has been made to build up intelligent quotient and psychometric analysis through Picture Perception and in-house discussion followed by Thematic Appreciation, Word Association and Complex Situational Disturbances and their solutions. The psychodynamic aspect of the aspirants in a constructive social environment with interactions and convulsions within the framework of the society has been taken care of.
The book gives deep insight into various attributes necessary in the profile of a young officer in the Indian Army, through practical teaching, testing, validation and development of personality traits required to deal with difficult conditions. The module is created through various demonstrative performances of the individuals through simulated exercises and difficult ground realities which help a budding mind to negotiate in an ideal social environment. The book covers this aspect to a great degree and helps the readers to chart a success map which is apparent through adequate validation.
The book provides strategies to develop general awareness through exhaustive reading and writing which may be in the form of bestselling novels, reputed magazines, periodicals, journals, and encyclopedias, which improve the personality under test. Social problems facing the development of the common man are highlighted, and measures have been defined to meet the challenges in facing such situations, through simulated questions for personal interview. The analyses of the daily testing schedule covering various factors of personality test intended to be undertaken have also been covered.
The book highlights the dynamics of a successful aspirant in the present-day norms and the essentials to be borne in mind, through psychometric analysis, demonstrative performance and personal interviews. It has been designed to lead the students in zero-error syndrome and prove successful at the time of selection.About the Author/sLt. Col. Rajeev Devgan (Retd.) has been former Group Testing Officer, qualified from Directorate Institute of Psychological Research, (DIPR) Delhi during January 1987.
Lt. Col. Devgan is the founder of Universal Counselling Centre, Meerut (2001), and has the distinction of imparting training to 3,500 serving officers and cadets in the Indian Armed Forces. The selection rate achieved by him is stupendous imparting Hi-Tech teaching and validation of a very high accord. He inspires and motivates aspirants to realize their true potential. His simple and practical approach makes countless students realize their dreams by serving the nation. His 38 years of research, experience and understanding of the students have helped to lead and succeed on the path of personal glory and rich heritage of the Indian Armed Forces.