AFPA

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Limiting students to 50 in a class enables complete attention of the assessors on each and every student.
  • Conduct of activities in groups of 10 as done in the actual SSB enables better comprehension and facilitates individual feedback to the students.
  • GTO training is done in small groups of 10 students which enables better understanding of the tests by the students and enables the assessors to give complete and individual feedback.
  • Students are provided multiple practice sessions to boost their confidence and enhance their performance levels.
  • The proximity of the ground enables students to spend as much time as they want to practise and internalise the concepts and principles.
  • The GTO ground in AFPA is designed to teach the concepts rather than solutions.
  • The designs of the tasks enable not only the understanding of the basic principles but also the various possible variations one may come across.
  • The fees of the SSB Training Program at AFPA is Rs. 22,000/- of which 7000/- will have to be paid at the time of registration and the balance on arrival at the academy. The fees also include pick up and drop facility from the railway station, lodging and boarding and study material and the entire training.
  • Registration fees is refunded only if cancellation is intimated 14 days prior to commencement of the course. A cancellation charge of Rs. 1,000 will be charged even if cancellation is done 14 days in advance.
  • NO REFUND of registration fees will be made if the cancellation is not done 14 days prior to the commencement of the course.
  • A healthy mind resides in a healthy body and for a healthy body proper nutrition is a must hence in AFPA great care is taken to ensure that the food is not only sumptuous but also healthy. Check out the meal plan offered in AFPA for the 14 days below.

THE TRAINING METHODOLOGY

  • Aspirants who look for training academies are the ones who prefer to learn by doing and therefore it is important to make them do various activities and tests for better assimilation.
  • In order to ensure this AFPA maintains a teacher to student ratio of 1:10 which helps in conduct of the tests/activities multiple times and give individual attention and feedback.
  • All GTO tasks are conducted in small groups of 10 students only to enable personalized attention to each one of them.

THE HOSTEL
The hostel buildings are within the campus. Each Non – AC room will be shared by 4 candidates with attached toilet bathroom and modern amenities. The hostels have a main gate to ensure security of students. The hostels have firefighting equipment for emergency and are also under CCTV surveillance. The hostel for girls is separate from boys. Girls are allotted rooms in the assessor’s complex for better safety. See the Hostel from Inside. Press the link below to access the photographs.

  • As the academy is about 50 kms away from the Railway Station students will be picked up in a BUS and taken to the academy and similarly will be dropped back to the Railway Station upon completion of the course.
  • The pick-up timings will be 1:00 pm, 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm.
  • Β All students coming later than 7:00 pm will have to arrange for their own transportation. The drop timings are 9:30 am and 2:30 pm. Students desirous of leaving early or later than these timings will have to arrange for their own transportation
  • The classrooms are ergonomically designed and are well equipped with modern training aids and uninterrupted power supply.
  • In addition, there are two discussion rooms for conduct of group discussions and three interview rooms for the conduct of personal interviews.
  • There is an IT Lab with about 30 computers for the use of students.
  • The academic block has firefighting equipment for emergency and are also under CCTV surveillance
  • Β The campus is equipped with a 100 MBPS Broadband connection with a WIFI CONNECTIVITY in all the hostel blocks and the academic block. The mobile connectivity of JIO and VODAFONE are available in the campus. The other networks are very weak or non-operational.
  • AFPA is an enclosed campus with round the clock security and CCTV Surveillance.
  • Β Physical roll call of all the students is conducted twice a day to ensure safety of students.
  • Β No students are allowed to go out of the campus throughout their stay unless there is an emergency
  • The 14 days of training in AFPA is divided into 2 halves. In the first week they are trained which includes some theoretical classes and practical sessions. In the second week they are put through the assessment process as done in the SSB and are given comprehensive feedback. You may click the link below to check the schedule.
  • Β AFPA has various sports facilities such as football, volleyball and basketball and students are encouraged to play on a daily basis. Also during their stay students are encouraged to conduct a tournament towards the end of the course and the winning participants are given certificates. This enables them to learn organizing ability, team work, cooperation etc. in a natural manner.
  • Β In addition, they are also taken for a trek along a beautiful lake to develop spirit of adventure and love for nature.
  • AFPA campus has a temple of lord Ganesha and lord hanuman. This provides a spiritual ambience in the campus.
  • All the hostels are provided with washing machines to enable students to wash their clothes.
  • The 14 days of training in AFPA is divided into 2 halves. In the first week they are trained which includes some theoretical classes and practical sessions. In the second week they are put through the assessment process as done in the SSB and are given comprehensive feedback. You may click the link below to check the schedule.
  • On registration for the course an email is sent to all the candidates with the list of suggested topics that they should start preparing. All students are advised to start preparing knowledge content which is an essential requirement of doing well in the SSB. 23

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