1 Air Force Selection Board, Dehradun
Air Force has its own chain of selection centers. So candidates preferring Air Force as first choice will be sent to any of these selection boards. Currently there are 5 selection centers dedicated exclusively for Air Force candidates. 1 AFSB is located in Clement Town of Dehradun. This Board conducts SSB interview for NDA, CDSE, NCC and AFCAT candidates.
No. 1 Air Force Selection Center has a canteen within its premises, a TV/Ante room, Indoor and Outdoor sports facilities for the candidates.
Dehradun is in the Doon Valley on the foothills of the Himalayas nestled between the river Ganges and Yamuna and also the capital city of Uttarakhand. The city is already well-known for various institutes like IMA, Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy (IGNFA), ITBP Academy and scenic beauties. One can also escape to Nainital or Mussoorie (only if you get time). The climate of Dehradun can be broadly classified as a bit cold throughout the year (except may & june). So candidates proceeding for SSB to Dehradun are advised to make proper arrangements to beat the cold.
How To Reach AFSB Dehradun
Rail – Dehradun is well connected to major cities like Delhi, Lucknow, Mumbai, Kolkata and Varanasi by Indian Railways network. There are various High-speed trains like Jan Shatabdi, Mussoorie Express, Shatabdi and Doon Express which connects Dehradun to various parts of our country.
Road – The city has an Interstate bus terminal (ISBT) near Clement Town which links the city to various other states like Delhi, Haridwar, Agra and Shimla. Deluxe and Semi-deluxe buses are easily available from Delhi to Dehradun and vice versa. Delhi is 255 Kms away from Dehradun so candidates from the capital and its near by region generally prefers to travel by bus.
Air – If you are planning to go by air then you have to deboard at Jolly Grant Airport. There are 5 flights in a week from Delhi to Dehradun that are offered by national carrier Indian Airlines and other private carriers.
No. 1 AFSB, Dehradun Contact Details
Clement Town, Dehradun – 248002
Fax – 0135-2640104.
Phone – 0135-2642269.
Reporting Point – Movement Control Office (MCO), Dehradun Railway Station.