Hello Friends,

Some time back I wrote about hobbies, their importance in life and their benefits. If you are pursuing a  couple of good hobbies, your interviews will go in a fun way.

You will be asked questions about something which you know well, have adequate expertise and enjoy indulging into.


Many times boys and girls have asked us as what kind of hobbies they should pursue. My answer generally is that any activity you love to do during your free time can be developed as a hobby. Well, the activity should be meaningful.

For example, watching TikTok is not really such a productive and meaningful activity (though maybe entertaining) but watching videos on photography can be an entertaining, meaningful, productive, challenging and educative hobby.

Besides a hobby, one can be converted into a profession also.

Let me give you a list of activities which are fulfilling hobbies in our culture.

Hobbies for girls


  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Singing
  • Dancing
  • Writing
  • Photography
  • Videography
  • Reading
  • Playing instruments
  • Embroidery
  • Calligraphy
  • Cooking
  • Gardening
  • Baking
  • Pet care
  • Biking
  • Sewing
  • Yoga
  • Stargazing
  • Travel
  • Knitting
  • Hiking
  • Flower arrangement
  • Poetry
  • Volunteer
  • Acting
  • Scrapbook
  • Colouring
  • Journalling
  • Magic tricks
  • Puzzles
  • New Languages
  • Candle and jewellery making

Hobbies for boys


  • Hiking and Backpacking
  • Motorcycling riding
  • Rock climbing
  • River rafting
  • Bird watching
  • Travelling
  • Urban exploration
  • Woodworking
  • Sculpting
  • Graphic design
  • Blogging
  • Photography
  • Videography
  • Theater acting
  • Writing
  • Stand up Comedy
  • Music
  • Instruments
  • Cooking
  • Baking
  • Yoga
  • Restoring old items
  • Crossword puzzles

So you see, there are endless activities that you can take up as your hobby.

Start off. Take care and keep in touch.

The SSBOGC Mentors


Group captain Puneet Sharma's SSB Orientation and grooming classes (SSBOGC) Dehradun is one academy which focuses on orientation and grooming the candidates and makes them better prepared to face the SSB by remaining their original self.