SSC CPO

SSC CPO

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  • Overview

    The SSC CPO (Central Police Organization) exam is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission for recruitment in various posts in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Delhi Police. It consists of two tiers, followed by PET, PST, and Medical Examination. The exam pattern includes objective-type questions. Final selection is based on merit and preferences.

    Eligibility Criteria

    POST NAMEAGE LIMITEDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION
    Sub-Inspector (GD) in CAPFs20-25 yearsBachelor’s degree from a
    recognized university or equivalent.
    Sub-Inspector (Executive)-(Male/Female) in Delhi Police20-25 yearsBachelor’s degree from a
    recognized university or equivalent.

    Physical Standard

    SSC CPO PST

    Category of CandidatesHeight (in cm)Chest (in cm)
    UnexpandedExpanded
    For Male(UR)1708085
    For Male Candidates From Hill areas of Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Leh & Ladakh regions,North-Eastern States and Sikkim.1658085
    For ST Male Candidates162.57782
    For Female(UR)157--
    For Candidates From Hill areas of Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal
    Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Leh & Ladakh regions, North-Eastern
    States and Sikkim.
    155--
    For ST Female Candidates154--

    Age Relaxation for Different Categories

    CategoryAge Relaxation
    OBC3 years
    SC/ST5 years
    Ex-Servicemen3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.
    For the post of SI in Delhi Police
    Widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from their husbands and who are not re-married.Up to 35 years of age
    Widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from their husbands and who are not re-married. (SC/ST)Up to 40 years of age
    For Departmental candidates of Delhi Police against the vacancies of Delhi Police only
    Departmental candidates
    (Unreserved) who have rendered not
    less than 3 years of regular and
    continuous service as on closing
    date.
    Up to 30 years of age
    Departmental candidates (OBC) who
    have rendered not less than 3 years
    of regular and continuous service as
    on closing date.
    Up to 33 years of age
    Departmental candidates (SC/ST)
    who have rendered not less than 3
    years of regular and continuous
    service as on closing date.
    Up to 35 years of age

    Exam Pattern

    The structure of the SSC CPO SI exam which was conducted online has been provided below: The examination will consist of Paper-I, Physical Standard Test (PST)/Physical Endurance Test (PET), Paper-II and Medical Examination. All these stages of the examination are mandatory. Details of these Papers/ Tests are as follows:

    SSC CPO: Paper I

    PARTSUBJECTSNO. OF QUESTIONS NO. OF MARKSNegative Marking TIME DURATION
    A
    General Intelligence and Reasoning
    50 50 0.25 2 Hours
    BGeneral Knowledge and General Awareness50 50 0.25
    CQuantitative Aptitude50 50 0.25
    DEnglish Comprehension50 50 0.25
    TOTAL200200
    • The questions in this paper will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type.
    • Questions will be set in Hindi and English in Parts A, B, and C of Paper I.
    • A deduction of 0.25 marks will be made for each incorrect answer marked.

    SSC CPO: Paper II

    SUBJECT
    NO. OF QUESTIONS
    NO. OF MARKSTIME DURATION
    English language &
    Comprehension
    2002002 Hours

    Physical Test

    SSC CPO: Physical Efficiency (Endurance) Test (PET)

    SSC CPO PET MALE

    100 Meters Race16 Seconds
    1.6 Km Race6.5 Minutes
    3.65 Meters Long Jump3 Chances
    1.2 Meters High Jump3 Chances
    Shot put (16 Lbs)4.5 Meters, 3 Chances

    SSC CPO PET FEMALE

    100 Meters Race18 Seconds
    800 Meters Race4 Minutes
    2.7 Meters (9 Feet) Long Jump3 Chances
    0.9 Meters (3 Feet) High Jump3 Chances

    Syllabus

    The exam syllabus of Paper I

    SubjectTopicSub -Topic
    General Intelligence and ReasoningNon-Verbal Reasoning




    Analogies
    Similarities and differences
    Space visualization
    Spatial orientation
    Problem-solving
    Analysis
    Judgment
    Decision making
    Visual memory
    Discrimination
    Observation
    Relationship concepts
    Arithmetical reasoning and figural classification
    Arithmetic number series
    Non-verbal series
    Coding and decoding
    Statement conclusion
    Syllogistic reasoning
    Verbal Reasoning:Semantic analogy
    Symbolic/Number analogy
    Figural analogy
    Semantic classification
    Symbolic/ Number classification
    Figural classification
    Semantic series
    Number series
    Figural series
    Problem-solving
    Word building
    Coding & decoding
    Numerical operations
    Symbolic operations
    Trends
    Space orientation
    Space visualization
    Venn diagrams
    Drawing inferences
    Punched hole/ pattern-folding & unfolding
    Figural pattern folding and completion
    Indexing
    Address matching
    Date & city matching classification of center codes/ roll numbers
    Small & capital letters/ numbers coding, decoding and classification
    Embedded figures
    Critical thinking
    Emotional intelligence
    Social intelligence
    General Knowledge and General AwarenessHistoryAncient
    Medieval
    Modern History
    GeographyPhysical World
    Polity, EconomyIndian Economy
    Indian Polity
    SciencePhysics
    Chemistry
    Biology
    Static GKs
    Important books
    Awards, Art & Culture Important Days
    Quantitative AptitudePercentage
    Ratio and proportion
    Square root
    Averages
    Interest
    Profit & loss
    Discount
    Partnership business
    Mixture and alligation
    Time and distance
    Time & work
    Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds
    Graphs of linear equations
    Triangle and its various kinds of centers
    Congruence and similarity of triangles
    Circle and its chords, tangents
    angles subtended by chords of a circle
    common tangents to two or more circles
    Triangle
    Quadrilaterals
    Regular polygons
    Circle
    Right prism
    Right circular cone
    Right circular cylinder
    Sphere
    Hemispheres
    Rectangular parallelepiped
    Regular right pyramid with triangular or square base
    Trigonometric ratio
    Degree and radian measures
    Standard identities
    Complementary angles
    Heights and distance
    Histogram
    Frequency polygon
    Bar diagram & pie chart
    English Language and ComprehensionReading comprehension
    Vocabulary
    Synonyms
    Antonyms
    Para jumbles
    Fill in the blanks
    Verbal ability
    Active and passive voice
    Error correction,

    SSC CPO Paper II Syllabus

    SubjectTopicSub -Topic
    English Language and ComprehensionError recognition
    Filling in the blanks
    Vocabulary, Spellings
    Grammar, Sentence Structure
    Synonyms
    Antonyms
    Sentence Completion
    Phrases and Idiomatic use of Word Comprehension etc.

    Registration Process

    • Visit the website https://ssc.nic.in/ and click 'New Registration'.
    • Read the instructions carefully and fill the form. For documents, candidates need to have their Aadhar Number and Matriculation details ready for identification proof.
    • Once the Registration process is completed .
    • Login with the Details like password and User Id sent on mail.
    • Then fill the application form and upload the necessary documents.
    • Next, candidates need to pay the Application Fee which is different for each category.

    Next, candidates need to pay the Application Fee which is different for each category

    CATEGORYFEE
    General100 INR
    OBC100 INR
    SC/STNil
    PwDNil
    Ex-ServicemenNil
    Female CandidatesNil

    Final submission of the form is to be done and the application process is completed.

    Previous Year Cut Offs

    SSC CPO Cut Off 2022 (Paper 1+2)

    CategoryGeneralOBCEWSSCSTExSM
    Male
    (Cut off Marks)
    252.69892
    154.47594

    160.82820

    121.69997
    123.52852
    81.42549
    Female
    (Cut off Marks)
    288.45112203.73835222.93066157.33590
    158.27624

    40.00