SSB Question: Why Do You Want To Join Indian Army

Why do you want to join the Indian army as an officer, this is the sure-shot question you will face while giving a personal interview in SSB for any Indian Army officers entry. The reason for asking such a question can have many factors, IO may want to know why you are here or he may want to check how honest you are to yourself.

This question generally comes at climax, many candidates may take this question with ease and might not answer it properly or just answer some ready-made and very common statements. If your answer is very normal and common you may not get more back questions, but if you have something special and original, it will definitely attract interviewing officers for sure.

So always be ready with the original reason, it will also give you a lot of confidence when you do something real and legit.  Apart from this, the Indian army also provides you with some valid reasons to join the Indian Army as an officer, you might have read some interesting reasons to join the Indian army in, which is an official career website of Indian army. This post will give you brief details about those reasons.  

Reasons to join the Indian Army As an Officer:

  1. Professional Advancement
  2. Job Satisfaction
  3. Job Security
  4. Economic Stability
  5. Excellent  Social Status
  6. Quality of Life
  7. Variety and Adventure
  8. Foreign Courses and Posting
  9. Post Retirement Benefits
  10. Various Training Programs
  11. Professional Enhancement

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โ€œTo every man upon this Earth, Death comes sooner or later and how can a man die better facing fearful odds for the ashes of his father and the temple of his Godsโ€ -Macauley  

These are the few basic reasons which are not in much detail. There are countless benefits for the real aspirants of the Indian Army, but most of us have one solid reason which attracts us towards uniform.  Here you can post your reasons for joining the Indian Army as an officer, be genuine and write what is real. Few best reasons will be updated in this post soon. Post your comments and reason below.

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  1. Nitin Bisht

    I will look good with Ak-47 and headgear in the combat thats the reason i wants to join indian army
  2. Bhavish

    It is always an honour and privilege to live for this great Nation, serve for this great Nation and die for this great Nation. I'm a fresher and no one from my family and friends belongs to any of the the Indian Armed Forces. So, I wanna get that honour and privilege to serve this great Nation by joining the Indian Army.
  3. Dibyajyoti Das

    I want to capture POK back. Thats the only reason i want to join the armed forces
    1. Aryan Sagar

      Same bro, one day we'll do it together.
  4. Balu

    My reason to join in the indian army is that i was born from poor background but i don't want to die an ordinary death. If when I go the whole nation will remember me . Jai hind..
  5. Pavitra Malik

    My biggest motivational to join defence forces is my father who is in army exploited various places in country find adventure any institute or job may give you a job but army or defence force give you a life
  6. Shivani Jadhav

    My reason for Joining the Indian Army is that the Indian army gives a way to explore new things by joining the Indian Army I will not only do the job I will be able to follow my hobbies and also want to make friends all over the country.
  7. Shivani Jadhav

    My reason for Joining the Indian Army is that the Indian army gives a way to explore new things by joining the Indian Army I will not only do the job I will be able to follow my hobbies and also want to make friends all over the country.
  8. Avisha Choudhary

    ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณINDIAN ARMY , name is enough ๐Ÿ˜Ž to join !!!
  9. Shruti Pandit

    When I was 3 years old I watched the news telecast and when I saw NSG commandos I was very fascinated that how these people are able to handle this situation it created a attraction towards uniform for me. So this is the reason I want to join Indian Army.
    1. Dhruv Srivastava

      Serving the country through administrative jobs is okay but serving the country by risking our life is an elite job , and there is no doubt that it's the only profession in the that decorates their men with valour and wisdom and other than that it's also the most adventurous job in India.
  10. Anjali Bhardwaj

    Because army gives me an environment with is rich in culture and diversity which satisfies my curiosity about variety and richness in India as well as the decorum and conduct in army is topnotch ,one can not deny but be impressed and positive with such daily invovements.
  11. Kajal Bhardwaj

    Adventures , physical transformation , determination , discipline ,the limitless feeling of serving my nation in uniform.. And.. the ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ academy life which exactly transforms a simple guy to an officer ( most loved one of me ) of this particular field attracts me the most ... โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโฃ๏ธโฃ๏ธโฃ๏ธ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜˜

    Attraction towards uniform, physical training, economic stability, foreign trips for army drill, variety of work, transfer, social status, facilities even after retirement,
  13. Shreyas A L

    Indian army
  14. Babita mehta

    I was in class 8th when my uncle was preparing to join Indian army but as a soldier that was the 1st time when I heard this name ARMY ... One day I went to the school everyone were saying there now our NCC ANO's daughter has become an army officer again I heard this name ... I thought indian army is something where everybody want to go but the difference between boys and girls is boys join as a soldier and girls join as an officer ๐Ÿ˜‚... As I was child so I decided I am also gonna become an army officer in my future and gradually I gethered information about it nd my interest towards army kept growing..
    1. Surya

      Wishing you well success !!
      1. Shrutika Ambulkar

        That glorious uniform attracts me a lot. And the other reason is here ,in the village area everyone used to think that girls are only limited up to house, cooking and other housing work. So, I want to become an inspiration to the girls of my town.
        1. Aastha Kumari

          The most important thing in life is neither hard work nor lots of money,but the discipline is that which makes difference. Armed forces gives us the power to be disciplined and live life by our choice. It's not a 9 to 5 job but it is a feeling to serve the service to motherland
  15. Rahul Chaudhary

  16. Alra Marak

    As far as I know there is nothing better than serving my country in uniform

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