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Selection Center East, Allahabad

Address: Cariappa Road, Civil Lines, Allahabad
Phone: 0532-2424816
Fax: 0532-2424815
E-Mail: sce-ald-army@nic.in, selectioncentreeast_allahabad@yahoo.co.in
Reporting Point: Movement Control Office (MCO), Platform No.1 at Allahabad Junction Railway Station.

Allahabad Board or Selection Center East hosts five Boards that are 11SSB, 14SSB, 18SSB, 19SSB and 34SSB. Since its establishment the Center has provided huge number of potential candidates who became successful officers.

Allahabad Board is one of the biggest board in terms of handling candidates, The board has large auditoriums and huge outdoor space, the board has also created an infamous image of Rejection Board among the candidates because of a huge number of rejection from the board.


Allahabad Selection Center was raised way back in 1957 with a motive to sort out candidates for defence forces. The selection process is based on Psychological Tests, Group Discussions, Ground Tasks and Personal Interview.

How To Reach

Allahabad is one of the cities in our country which are easily accessible from various parts.

Rail – The city is well connected by Indian Railways Network and Allahabad Junction is in close vicinity of Selection Center. You must choose that train which is well before your reporting time as you know our rail delays.

Road – The city is well covered by National Highways 2 and 27 and UPSRTC buses provide their service. The City is connected by buses even from Delhi also. So, candidates coming from Lucknow and Kanpur must give a thought to travel by bus if it is comfortable.

Air – The nearest Airport i.e. Bamrauli Airport is 14 Km away from the main city. National Carrier Air India operates its Flights at 4.20 PM every day except on Sunday. While Jet Airways has its service on Monday, Wednesday & Friday at 4:15 PM.


Following are the Hotels which are close to Allahabad Junction Railway Station.
Name of the Hotel Price Range Distance from Allahabad Jn. Railway Station
Gulab Mansion Hotel Rs. 200 on-wards 2 Km
Regina Hotel Rs. 200 on-wards 2 Km
Mayur Guest House Rs. 500 on-wards 2 Km

Places To Visit

Allahabad is one of the historical cities of India and offers wide range of Tourist Attractions. But as you are going for Exam you must not think yourself as a tourist and visit two or three destinations, the famous places of Allahabad are Sangam, Allahabad Fort, Ashoka Pillar, Nani Bridge, Hanuman Mandir, Swaraj Bhawan and Anand Bhawan.

Be careful while visiting the city, you must not get in unnecessary disputes with locals as this might create trouble for you.
Please Note that Boating is not permitted as per Selection Centers Guidelines.

Additional Facilities

Apart from general accommodation, messing facilities board has various other facilities like STD/ISD, FAX and Internet browsing at Olive Green Restaurant, Centralized Cinema on weekends, Newspapers, Television in Ante-room Cafeteria, Barber, Washerman, Canteen (sorry liquor not allowed), Basketball court, Indoor games like Table Tennis, Carom Board, Chess etc. SBI, ICICI, AXIS have their ATM within walking distance.

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  1. Allahbed having 3 jn so which jn.i.have arrive?

  2. kandepu harshavardhan

    sir for the post of stenographers for wich address we have to send the application.. and please intimiate us whether transcription of hindi also is necessary i know only english sir please rply

    • We don’t have any information regarding stenographer recruitment. In Allahabad board candidates are selected for Indian Army.

  3. What is the distance between MCO rly station and ssb centre??

    • The distance is about 1.5 kms. You can walk upto the selection centre from the railway station for that you need to exit from the civil lines side of railway station.


    Sir, I need complete postal address of East Allahabad Selection Board in order to send some documents there.

  5. sir what is process of stenographer slection in ssb allahabad

  6. Ashutosh Pandey

    Is English necessary for the SSB Interview?

  7. Sir it is 1600kms from my hometown to Allahabad, I’m attending ssb for the first time, is TA applicable for me?

  8. Sir, I have applied for JAG ENTRY. I want to know for how many days I have to stay there as I’m from Kolkata and is it necessary to stay in the camp or can I stay outside also?

    • You will get instructions regarding that in your call letter. Check the official website of Indian Army to download call letter.

  9. Sir I am a 1st timer for ssb interview and my interview date is on 11 th of this month and as per the email my reporting time 6 hrs and i wanted to conform that the reporting time is 6 am in the morning i that correct and at what time i should be there in the Allahabad junction station so that the board members will take me to the ssb grounds

  10. Sir what will be the solution if train delays to reach Allahabad and we unable to report at the given time. In case if the train departure time at allaha bad is mrng 5 o clock but due to some delay it arrives at 10 o clock in the mrng. In such cases what will be the solution?

    • You need to plan your journey considering train delays in mind. It is suggested that you reach one or two days before the actual date of SSB Interview. In case if reach late you will not be allowed to appear in Screening but you may be given a chance to appear for SSB Interview in next scheduled date but it is not guaranteed it depends on the discretion of the officers.

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