ISSB Picture Story Writing Tips and Samples
The third most essential test to judge a candidate is the ISSB Picture Story Writing. In this test you have to write a story about a picture which is shown on the multimedia. These pictures are sketch pictures with no colours. A picture has different things or characters and you have to write a story about it. This is done to assess the nature of insight of a person and is very strong tool for psychologists. ISSB Picture Story Writing is also called Thematic Apprehension Test in psychological term.
Number of Pictures:
Four (4) pictures will be shown to you on the multimedia. Each picture will be shown for a limited period of time so that you can write down a story.
One picture will be shown for thirty (30) seconds and then more 30 seconds will be given to you to make a story about it. After that, you will be given 3 & half minutes to write down a story. For other 3 pictures, the same process will be repeated.
Tips to attempt ISSB Picture Story Writing
There are some of the helpful tips to handle the ISSB Picture Story Writing.
- Watch the picture carefully. Observe the information given in the Picture like characters, expressions, actions, objects and the surroundings.
- In the 30 seconds, make an idea or a story out of that picture. You must have to think a story immediately.
- Your story must be related to the picture shown.
- If you write an irrelevant story then you will waste your time.
- Your story must have 12 lines approximately.
- End of story must have a complete idea about the story/picture.
- Your writing must be readable.
- Write your own thoughts and do not copy the ideas of others.
- Never ask about picture’s depiction from an ISSB staff member.
- If you have any spare time after completing your story then try to read it once again.
- Do not hesitate and write what your mind says about the picture.