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ISSB Interview Questions

Updated on May 21, 2011

ISSB Interview Questions

Often candidates are asked a simple question during interview,

"why do you want to join army/navy/air force?"

Guys always get confused and give silly replies like

"Sir: To serve my nation"


"I have a passion to join armed forces.."

Although these answers might be your true motives for joining the armed forces and are very noble, but these answers are not appropriate when it comes to ISSB. You have to give a bit more mature and logical answer. Because these questions can result in counter questions like you can serve the nation many other ways...... or you have good marks you can become an engineer and serve the nation...etc

The rule of all the answers should be "give clear and complete answers which would satisfy all his queries."

Here are some of the answers which would be more appropriate:

* Sir, it's a good career, with a lot of grace, it can give me great opportunities to rise in ranks based on my abilities, it is a respectable profession,

* Sir, its a dynamic job with lots of field work, not a desk job where you spend rest of your other words its an exciting job, which would polish my abilities and help me learn a lot.

My answer was

* "Sir i read a book about Air force "pak fizaya ke dastan e shujaat" which had the compete story of the Halwara Mission of Sarfarz Rafique Shaeed, he is my inspiration for whom i am joining air force."

(Note: These examples are just to give you an idea, its highly discouraged that you use them as they are, as your answers, try to think of your answers in the same lines as these...Be original)

Interview: Sex related questions

Candidates who go for issb have to face strange situation when they are asked sex related questions during interview.
Candidates get confused as what to answer to such questions. Time and again they are told to be natural and normal but this situation creates problem as they usually don't discuss or are encountered with such questions especially when the interview decides if you get the job or not stress level increases greatly.

Here are a few tips in this regard.

1. If asked have you seen bp(blueprint movie)

These days indian movies have so many partially nude scenes that its seems a lie to say that you don't know anything about it. You may say that you have never seen such a movie if you really haven't but you can say that you know what's in it.

2.question regarding girlfriend or boy friend.

It depends on your back ground. If you have been in co education then naturally you must have had interaction with opposite gender. But you can say that they are just friends like any other classfellow. Others well try to show naturally that its not the case.if he insists you can say that you like some cousin or anyone but you know that you should have a career and work hard for it to be eligible to send formal proposal. It will give a more mature and responsible image.

In short you should know that these questions are not to explore your personal but to know if you are being true to them or have a fake image. Or the candidate has pre prepared answers. Try not to hesitate and give awkward gestures. Don't be too open giving a negative impression.

Here are some questions:

Did you ever have sex?

The answer is obviously NO.

If you are with the girl you love alone, what will you do with her?
(Try to answer this question by your self, try to think over it, use your mind and come up with an answer and post here).

Remember as i said earlier, these questions are just to check if you tell the truth. This topic is also dealt in the story writing and sentence completion tests where questions like "Larki ke tangain .................." What ever a person will write in these sentences will tell about his/her thinking and personality. Interviewer will ask sex related questions to confirm if that candidate gives the same kind of answer during interview or hides his true self by answering a safe question. In other words he writes some vulgar answer in sentence completion and acts like a pious molvi in interview. This contradiction would prove that the candidate is not being honest with the interviewer.

What you need to do is make a clear mindset. Think about it and work on it as what stance you will adopt for such questions in all types of tests and then stick to it. You should have a persistent attitude and set of answers for these sort of questions.

Don't be shy. Be bold. Interestingly sometimes such questions are not asked from many candidates altogether, and some are given real tough time. The reason is same "Contradiction" in their previous test answers.

Although its not hard and fast rule, but it is a myth that usually candidates who go to Kohat are asked such questions more frequently then those who go to Gujerawala. But i say better be prepared then sorry.


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      iqra shaheen 2 years ago

      very helpful points regarding to interview.

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      shafy007 3 years ago

      really helpful . . .

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      Fahad khan 3 years ago

      yours discription is quite effective and helpful .. give more details if u can although its enough

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      Lieutenant 4 years ago

      If you are with the girl you love alone, what will you do with her?

      Answer :than.. i will try my best to don't dis-hurt her.. may we shall go for movie !

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      Naveed Alam Afridi 4 years ago

      they just aske the questions according to your age and qualification not to out side they are experience peoples and may know are u telling a lie or truth

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      jawad khan king 4 years ago

      plzzzzzzzzzzz tell me neew questions about issb i want to try.. and give me some sugtion about armynevy nd paf????? plz must if any one clear theeeeeeeeesss steps.........

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      waqas ahmed 4 years ago

      no sex, no lover.interviewer might think he/she is telling a to deal with such a situation?

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      Abdullah 4 years ago

      These points are very useful

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      HUSNAIN 5 years ago

      Sir me a student of 1st year and i shall apply for comission after two year and i have a lover, if interviewer asked me that leave your lover then you will select otherwise no, then what i can do? .......... and when he asked me about sex ,if i done sex with another then what i say to him ....yes or not? and plz tell me that height are affected for selection ?

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      zain 5 years ago

      i think that they judge the personality.......nothing else...

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      sohail 5 years ago

      plz speak truly about every i passed...they ask u should tell....either it's sexx or ur persnl life....

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      sms shah 5 years ago

      Sir if a person have not done any sex then on asking about sex , what he may reply?

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      sms shah 5 years ago

      Sir if a person have not done any sex then on asking about sex , what he may reply?

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      Mohammad Aurangzeb khan 5 years ago

      Gentle men,always think positively and In the case of sex you should define in the plants.And always reply in serious mood. Thanks

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      anei 5 years ago

      so stupid questions

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      manzoor khattak 5 years ago

      sir if he ask about sex and i done it so what i can do ? and without co education a have many girl friends so what i tell in front of him

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      naseeb 6 years ago

      sir here you have written that always say truth if he asked you that did you watch sex movies if you say that no then it clearly truth that i am telling lie but you said always say truth if you say that yes then it comes in love affair which they don't like it so how we make it possible

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      Shakeelkalhoro 6 years ago from Sukkur, Sindh Pakistan

      yeah Thannxx Aisha :)

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      ayesha 6 years ago

      well these points r really useful:)