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Nation First Academy is one of the very few SSB training institutes which boasts of well qualified (DIPR Trained) and experienced ASSESSORS across all the three techniques used at SSB ie Psychological Tests, Group Tasks and a Behavioural Interview which are all used for Personality Assessment and Selection of officers for the Armed Forces. Each of our Qualified Assessors has over 22+ years of uniformed service as Commissioned Officers in the Armed Forces and over 7 years as Panel members across various SSB Boards in India.

Our Assessors

Brig Jay Konnur, SM ( Retd )

Ex President & IO, SSB

Brig Jay Konnur, SM has an MSc in Defence Studies from Madras University and served for 36 years in the Infantry. He commanded the Kargil Brigade during operations and was Commandant, Rajputana Rifles Regimental Centre, Delhi. He was trained as an Interviewing Officer at Defence Institute of Psychological Research, DRDO, Delhi. He later had a tenure as President and IO at Services Selection Board, Bangalore, where he interviewed more than 2000 candidates.

He has been conducting regular classes on Personality Development, Communication Skills, Time Management, Leadership and Team Building for more than a decade.

He was awarded SENA MEDAL for distinguished service in Kargil.