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Group Planning Exercise Examples

Group Planning Exercise Examples

Group Planning Exercise Examples :

Group Planning Exercise in SSB held on the 3rd day of your stay in the SSB. It is the second group test after group discussion. Group Planning Exercise (GPE) is an indoor task. In this post, we are going to see some Group Planning Exercise Examples with solution.
In this task, a model is placed on the ground, which contains a set of problems. 
The candidates are required to solve the problems one by one by using the given resources.
In this post, some Group Planning Exercises Examples with solution, are given which will help you to understand the basics of Group Planning Exercise.
Example 1 of Group Planning Exercise Examples :

you are a group of 8 students coming from Rampur and going to Rajpur to attend your college annual function, which will start at 4 pm. 

Governor of the state will be the chief guest of the annual function. 

On your way to Rajpur, around 2 pm your bus has an accident at Kharwar which is 10 km away from Rajpur and two persons becomes badly injured and they urgently need medical attention. 

Your bus is badly damaged and in no condition to move forward. When you are planning what to do, suddenly some villagers come to you and told, that some terrorist are planning to attack on the convey of governor near Solapur which is 5 km from Kharwar. 

Suddenly from another direction a villager come and told you that fishplate of nearby rail line is open, which is 1 km away from Kharwar. 

  1. Some additional information is available as follow :
  2. Nearest police chowki is 5 km away from Kharwar. 
  3. Nearest hospital is 4 km from Kharwar. 
  4. Nearby village has a jeep and an motorcycle which is 1 km from Kharwar.

 (As bold young men what action will you take)? 

Solution :

First we have to identify the number of problems. 

1. To give first aid to the injured persons and help them to reach hospital. 

2. Inform to police about the attack on Governor. 

3. To connect the fishplate of rail line. 

4. Arrange a transport to reach Rajpur on time. 

We will handle these situations in the following manner :

(i) Two of us will give first aid to the injured. 

(ii) Three of us will go to village and borrow the jeep and motorcycle. 

(iii) Two of us will go with the jeep and take injured person to hospital. 

(iv) One of us will go to the police station by motorcycle and inform the Police about the terrorist attack. It will take about 30 minutes. 

(v) Rest of us go to nearby rail line and connect the fish plate. It will take about an hour. 

(vi) By the time jeep return after admitting injured into the hospital, rest of the group also return at Kharwar. 

(vii) From the same jeep each of us will reach Rajpur, which is 10 km away, it will take almost 30 minutes. 

Example 2 of Group Planning Exercise Examples :

You are in a group of 10 students enjoying picnic at Ramnagar resort in Ramnagar forest. 

On the last day of your stay, some people of nearby village come to you and asked for help because a group of dacoit had attacked their village which is 2 km from your resort. 

Suddenly a student of your group fell from the balcony of the resort and got badly injured. 

The chowkidar of the resort told you that nearby hospital is 5 km away and road lead to hospital is blocked because bridge over river Palani is broken.

River Palani flows through the forest which is 2 km from resort.

While, you are planning what to do, a local person come to you and informs you that due to land slide, rocks have fallen on the railway track and a train is likely to start from Sholapur railway station at 12 pm causing a likely threat which may result into a train accident and you also have to board the train at 2 pm from Ramnagar railway station. 

Some additional information is available as follow :

1. Two boats are available near river Palani. 

2. Weapons are available in the village. 

3. Resort has a motorcycle. 

4. Across the river, there is a village which has a jeep. 

Solution :

There are four problems :

1.To give first aid to the injured person and help them to reach the hospital. 

2. To inform police about the attack of dacoits on the village. 

3. Go to the village for the immediate help of villagers. 

4. Clear the railway track. 

We will handle these situations in the following manner :

(i) We are a group of 10 students. So, two of us give first aid to injured. 

(ii) Two of us go with the injured person to take him hospital through the river. 

(iii) Three of us go for clear the rail track with another boat. 

(iv) One person with motorcycle will go to the police station to inform them about dacoit’s attack. 

(v) Rest of us will go with the villagers to help them to tackle with dacoit. 

(vi) All of us after completing their task will meet at temple village. From there, we will take the jeep and reach the railway station to board train. 

So, I hope you will have found this post useful in preparation of Group Planning Exercises. 

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