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NAVAL SERVICE SELECTION CENTRE- VISHAKHAPATNAM, SSB VISHAKHAPATNAM


History

It is Navy’s full-fledged Service Selection Board (SSB).

This is the place were eastern command of Navy is present.

NSB has all the facilities to provide the candidates with a memorable and comfortable stay.

Headed by an officer of the rank of Major General.

This board is meant to take SSB Interview for the candidates opting for Indian Navy.

Generally, the candidates for 10+2 Cadet Entry for Navy are called for SSB interview in NSB.

NOTE:

The selection center is beautiful, having all the facilities like STD, Mess, Café, Laundry, etc.




History of the city

Vishakhapatnam history goes back to the sixth century BC. Its name can be found in Hindu and Buddhist texts that date back to ancient times. Vizag, as Vishakhapatnam is often referred to, has been mentioned by Panini and Katyayana in their writings of the fourth century BC.

The city was also a part of the Kalinga kingdom, which was later conquered by the great Emperor, Ashoka.

The city of Vishakhapatnam has been named after Visakha, the god of valor and war. Visakha is the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati and is also the ruler of Mars.

Vishakhapatnam is located on the shores of Bay of Bengal, it was an important center of trading. Dutch, French and other European merchants used the port for trading in ivory, tobacco, muslin and other products.




Facts about Vishakhapatnam

Only city of India with 2 major ports.

Asia’s first submarine museum opened here, now there’s aircraft museum too.

Vishakhapatnam was a seat of learning and meditation for the monks and relics and architecture still present in the city point to a Buddhist presence quite active long ago.

Turning point of revolutionary Alluri Seeta Rama Raju.

Third largest city in Eastern Coastal India.

India’s first Naval Base was established here.

India’s first Nuclear Submarine INS Arihant was constructed here.


Reporting & connectivity for Vishakhapatnam

The President Naval Selection Board 9-IRSD Area Next to Material Organisation Vishakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh-530008

Reporting Point – Movement Control Office (MCO), Vishakhapatnam Junction Railway Station.

Connectivity for Vishakhapatnam

Rail – Vishakhapatnam railway station

Airport – Vishakhapatnam Airport

Road – Intercity bus connectivity from Hyderabad, Chennai, Puri, etc.


Places of interest

Kailasagiri - An attractive and a local favourite, this hill station, Kailasa Giri offers a spectacular view of the sea.


Katiki Waterfalls - A distance of 100 steps and a trek of 2 km will take you to a place where a most enchanting sight of Katiki Waterfalls wait for the tourists.


Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary - It is located on the outskirts of Vishakhapatnam and is a perfect example of natural harmony between the dry seasonal forest and the evergreen meadows.


Borra Caves - With stalactite and stalagmite formations and natural enigma overflowing, Borra Caves are located at 1400 meter above sea level in the Anantagiri area of Vishakhapatnam.


Submarine Museum - During your stroll on the RK Beach, or as you drive past the beach road, you might notice a rather elaborate collection of Submarines. Step down and stop to witness the only Submarine Museum in the entire of Asia.


The Rishikonda Beach – It is also known as Rushikonda Beach is a stunning shore located on the coast of the Bay of Bengal in Vishakhapatnam, in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. APTDC, which is in charge of this natural beauty, has done a great job in the upkeep of the beach and ensured that this natural attraction remains unspoilt.


The Indira Gandhi Zoological Park - It is located amidst the Kambalakonda Reserve Forest in Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. Declared open to the public on 19 May 1977, the Park now offers a number of exhibits of more than 80 species of mammals, birds and reptiles.


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