On day 2 the following tests will take place:
Progressive Group Task (PGT)
Half Group Task (HGT)
Group Discussion (Bangla and English)
Individual Obstacle (IO)
Deputy President Viva (DP Viva)
This day will determine your ability to work in a group. This day is very important. Remember that an army officer can never work alone. You will have to work with other officers and definitely with other soldiers. So if you are not able to perform well in a group you will suffer a lot. Not in just the army but also in other sectors this quality is really important.
Progressive Group Task: Your team will be given 4 tasks to do and you will have to do it in 40 minutes. Listen to the instruction thoroughly and carefully. There are some rules of completing these tasks. The GTO sir will tell you those.
*don’t get angry while doing the PGT
*don’t shout unnecessarily.
*don’t stand on one foot while standing on the ground.
*don’t put your hands on your waist while on the ground.
*plan before making any moves.
*participate in the planning.
*it doesn’t matter if you can’t complete all 4 tasks. It’s very difficult to finish all four.
Half Group Task: After completing PGT your group will be divided into two smaller groups and you will perform two different tasks. Listen to the brief attentively. The rules are almost similar to the PGT.
Group Discussion: After HGT all of the group members will be taken to the group hut and group discussion will start. Two discussions will take place there. One is in Bangla and other one is in English.
*speak loud and clearly.
*stop when plane goes over you. Start as soon as the sound fades away.
*maintain eye contact with your group mates.
*don’t stop someone in the middle of his speech.
*give everyone chance to speak.
Individual Obstacle: This task will reflect your individual physical stamina and power. You will enjoy this task. Listen to the brief. There will be 8 obstacles with different markings. Total marking will be 50. Time for this will be 2 and a half minute. You will be able to do bonus after you have overcome all of the 8 obstacles in time and have a little time left. You will have to do 10~25 pushups after completing the IO.
*take preparation for this from NOW.
*jog and run everyday.
*practice pull ups and push ups.
*don’t be afraid.
*don’t get stuck on one obstacle if you are not able to do it. Try another one.
*never say “I can’t do it”
*don’t stop giving push ups until your sir asks you to stop.
Deputy President Viva: After IO, you will get almost 20 minutes to get to the dormitory, take shower, get ready and go for the DP viva. Don’t be nervous. Don’t lie. Don’t reveal your darkest side. Sit straight. Talk clearly. DP sir will ask questions based on your psychology test and bio data you filled up earlier. A lot of questions will be regarding your family and relatives. Questions about girlfriend/boyfriend, sex, adult films will be asked. you will have to handle the situation boldly without being nervous. On the viva DP sir will give you some difficult choices. You will have to choose carefully. Be brave. Be ready for the unexpected question.
Proceed to the next post: Day 3