Situation Reaction Test (SRT) is Third test in Psychologist series, this is test of your sense, you will be given some situations which happens in our daily life and your answer will help the Psychologist to judge your some ability.
No. of Situation – 60
Time – 30 Minutes
You will be given a booklet containing 60 situations which you have to answer in 30 minutes, this time limit has been intentionally shortened as to ensure that the candidate gives the first reaction which comes to his mind without thinking much over it.
You must answer the situation as a genuine person and not like James Bond or Superman, write quickly and use punctuation marks as the time given to you is less.
Why a Situation ?
A situation is a situation because a situation involves a problem and a problem of day to day life. If there is no problem, it will not quality to be a situation. You can not stay neutral. Some behavior on your past is necessary. You can not refuse. You can not afford to stay away from the situation. Either action or reaction has to come out. SRT tests your problem solving behavior or ability.
You can not solve a problem on the same level on which it has been created. You have to go above and over the situation to solve it. Understanding off a solution is more important rather than offering a solution. SRT does not mean the mere description of a situation. Understanding the situation and drawing solutions, both are equally important.
The aim of SRT is to evaluate those by virtue of which you are able to solve the problem of day to day life. The process of solving the problem should be convenient outcome of your personality. Your ability to solve the problem of the day to day life is seen in your behavior pattern and in nature of your duty which becomes the habit and a part of your behavior which is being evaluated.
Situation- He confronts heavy shelling from the enemy side while fighting a war, He…
Solution1- stop the fighting, defend intelligently, reorganize and overpower the enemy.
It shows a degree of your intelligence.
Solution2- Withdraw from the post, wait for the deployment, re-attack and capture the post.
It also shows a equal degree of your intelligence.
Listen and adhere to the instructions properly.
Clarify all your doubts before the commencement of test.
Be as imaginative and spontaneous as possible.
There is no right or wrong answer to the situation, everyone is like to respond in his own unique way.
Be realistic and logical in your responses and keep track of time.
Do not use coached/ tutored ideas while responding to test.
Do not spend too much time in thinking out the answers to the situations. Write quickly the answer that comes to your mind first. Do not turn over the page until you are told to do so.