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Allahabad Service Selection Board

About Allahabad Service Selection Board

Allahabad Service Selection Board Centre also known as Service Center East (SCE) Allahabad is the SSB Selection Centre for Indian Army Officers. It is arranged in Uttar Pradesh and is dynamic since 1957. The Selection Center East Allahabad was introduced in the year 1957 with the maxim to choose the up-and-comers based on various character tests that can help the talking official close with an unadulterated and exceptionally qualified possibility for the military.

Since 1957, the Allahabad SSB Center is leading Psychological Tests, Group Discussions, Ground Tasks, and Personal Interview to locate the correct contenders for Indian Armed Forces.

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There are 5 Service Selection Boards in SCE Allahabad :

  • 11 SSB

  • 14 SSB

  • 18 SSB

  • 19 SSB

  • 34 SSB

All the Service Selection Boards (SSB) is made to choose applicants who are qualified to become Officers in the Indian Army.

Is Allahabad SSB a Rejection Centre? 

Allahabad Service Selection Board or Selection Center East (SCE) Allahabad comprises of 5 Service Selection Boards. Henceforth clearly there will be an immense number of candidates to attend the SSB. Presently because of the high level of reporting, the Interviewing Officers can’t build the selection rate.

All things being equal, the choice at Allahabad SSB remains completely based on Officer Like Qualities. Subsequently, because of a major proportion of candidates reporting for SSB to the number of suggested competitors, the Allahabad SSB is in some cases considered as a dismissal place or a rejection centre.

Be that as it may, there is nothing similar to Rejection Center as candidates do get recommended from Allahabad. It is evident as at present there are many officers serving in the Indian Army.

Do a candidate need to report at Allahabad Cantt or Allahabad City Railway Station for SSB?

All the applicants need to report at Allahabad Cantt Railway station MCO, on stage number 01. When trained the Army authorities at MCO, Allahabad will enrol the presence of applicants and take you straightforwardly to the Selection Center East, Allahabad.

Nonetheless, for some situation, in the event that you arrive at the MCO late, you can mastermind your own vehicle to arrive at the Service Selection Center, Allahabad. At the passage door of Army cantonment, you will be needed to show your SSB Call-up letter for genuineness.

About Allahabad City

Allahabad (Prayagraj) is a city located in the eastern part of Uttar Pradesh, India, the administrative headquarters of Allahabad district and a famous pilgrimage centre for Hindus. Its ancient name is ‘Prayag’. The place of Prayag mentioned in Hindu scriptures is located at the confluence of the holiest river Ganga and Yamuna. Here Saraswati river secretly meets at Sangam, hence it is called Triveni Sangam, where Kumbh Mela is held every twelve years. Here, the Kumbh Mela is organized every six years and every twelve years, in which crores of devotees from different corners of the world come to take a dip of faith in the holy Triveni Sangam of Patitpavani Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati.

Hence, this city is also known by the names Sangamanagari, Kumbhanagri, Tambunagari etc. The name of the city was changed from Prayagraj to Allahabad in the 1500s by the Muslim king, which was changed back to Prayagraj by the then Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in October 2018.

According to Hindu belief, the creator Brahma here completed the creation work. After the first sacrifice was done. Prayag was formed by joining ‘Pra’ and ‘Yag’ i.e. Yagya of this first Yagya and the place was named Prayag where Lord Brahma Ji performed the first yagna of the universe. The Lord of this holy city is Lord Vishnu himself and he sits here in the form of Venimadhava. There are twelve forms of God which are called ‘Dwadash Madhava’. The largest Hindu conference is one of the four sites of Mahakumbh, the remaining three being Haridwar, Ujjain and Nashik.


  • Triveni Sangam
  • Kumbh Mela
  • Allahabad Fort
  • Patalpuri Temple
  • Ashoka Pillar
  • Akshaya Vat
  • Hanuman Mandir
  • Shankar Viman Mandapam
  • Mankameshwar Temple
  • Minto Park
  • Swaraj Bhawan
  • Anand Bhawan

Famous People Who Got Rejected & Selected At Allahabad SSB Centre 

Famous cricketers like Virat Kohli who is also the current Indian Cricket Team captain and former World Champion team captain Kapil Dev also wished to join the Indian Army but got rejected at Allahabad SSB Centre. Even the “Missile Man” of India, famous scientist APJ Abdul Kalam also got rejected at Allahabad SSB.

War heroes like Martyr Captain Vikram Batra got selected here via CDS Exam Entry Scheme. Even former Union Minister Sachin Pilot cleared the SSB interview round at Allahabad SSB Centre becoming the first union minister to be commissioned in the armed forces. He joined as at the rank of Lieutenant in Territorial Army back in 2012.Allahabad Service Selection Board is one of the most searched and happening SSB centres in India.

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