Jai Hind Defense lovers! SSB Selection Center South (SCS) is considered as one of the best SSB selection center with excellent facilities which make student stay comfortable and memorable. SCS Bangalore has indoor and outdoor games, excellent dormitories, mess, Internet facility, CSD facility, canteen etc. But do you know about the past of this selection center. In this article we are going to cover the complete history of SCS Bangalore.
History of Bangalore
Before we see the history of the Selection Center South, let’s take a glimpse of Bangalore history. Banglore is the capital and largest city of Karnataka. It is officially known as Bengaluru. It is also ranked as the 3rd most populous city and 5th most populous urban cities in India.
It is located in southern India on the Deccan Plateau, at over 900 m (3,000 ft) above sea level.
Bangalore / Bengaluru has many nicknames
- Space city
- Garden City of India
- Silicon Valley of India (IT Capital of India)
- Electronic city of India ( there is a place called electronic city in Bangalore)
- Science city of India
- Godly City
Interesting Facts about Bangalore
Interesting facts about Bangalore will help you in your SSB. It will help you better understand Bangalore in precise way, so go through it.
Below are some facts about Bangalore which you will find interesting.
Godly City: There are more than 1000 Temples, 400 Mosques, 3 Gurdwaras, and 100 Churches. Apart from that, two Buddhist Viharas are also there.
Hub of Headquarters- India’s largest company’s headquarters are present in Bangalore, like Wipro, Infosys, etc.
Hub for Education: Most educational and research institutions are present like (IISc) Indian Institute of Science, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Christ University, Indian Institute of Horticulture Research, etc., have their HQ in Bangalore.
City of Garden: Bangalore has numbers of garden and parks which is well maintained. For example, Cubbon park, Lal Bagh.
Pub Capital: With more than 800 pubs and bars, the city is also known as Pub capital.
Exhibition of Cartoons- India’s only Cartoon gallery exhibits works by cartoonists across the country organized by the Indian Institute of Cartoonists.
Birthplace of RAVA IDLI: Bangalore is the only place where this tasty food item is invented that is called RAVA IDLI.
Free Wi-Fi- First city in India which provides free access to Wi-Fi.
Fastest Growing City: Bangalore is the 2nd fastest-growing city in India. Weather always remains pleasant.
These are some facts which will help you for sure for better understanding about the city.
Where to Stay Before Bangalore SSB Interview?
If you are going for SSB at Bangalore or you are new to this city, then you can take lodges or Hotels near Chandni Chowk. You can get hotels and lodges at very low price and also it’s easy to get Cab and other transport facilities from there.
Moreover, you can get hotels and lodges nearby railway station in descent price. Advance booking option is available; you can book online through your mobile phones.
History of Selection Centre Bangalore
Bangalore SSB centre has three boards, two of the Army (17 SSB and 24 SSB) and one of the Navy (12 SSB). 12 SSB was the first board established on 1st April 1949 to select candidates for Navy and Army. 24 SSB was established in December 1962. In march 197, 17 SSB was moved from Roorkee. Selection Centre South, Bangalore, is located on Cubbon road Bangalore. This selection centre has given numerous potential leaders to the Nation. The head of selection centre is the officer of Major General rank, who is also the president of 17 SSB.