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Examination Scheme

SSC CPO Application Fee

SSC CPO Application Fee

A total of Rs. 100/- is the application fee to be paid by male candidates belonging to General and OBC category for SSC CPO 2020 exam. Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Ex-servicemen (ESM) eligible for reservation are exempted from paying fee.

SSC CPO Important dates

SSC CPO Exam : Important Dates

The Commission has released the Official Notification PDF for SSC CPO 2020 on 17th June 2020 to recruit 1564 Vacancies of Sub-Inspector (SI) in Central Armed Police Forces and Delhi Police. It is an excellent opportunity for the graduates who are looking for a government job in defence sector, specially in Delhi Police. The Official Notification PDF is mentioned below

 

EVENTS

DATES

SSC CPO Notification Release Date

17th June 2020

SSC CPO Online Application Starts from

17th June 2020

Closing date for receipt of application

16th July 2020

Last date for making fee payment (Online)

18th July 2020

Last date for making fee payment (Offline)

20th July 2020

Admit Card for CPO Paper-1

September 2020

SSC CPO Paper-I Exam Date

29th September to 5th October 2020 (CBE)

SSC CPO Paper-II Exam Date

1st March, 2021

SSC CPO Vacancies

SSC CPO Vacancy 2020

The total number of vacancies for SSC CPO 2020 Exam has been published by SSC along with SSC CPO Notification. Staff Selection Commission of India has introduced 1564 vacancies for SSC CPO 2020-21 exam. Last Year, the total number of vacancies was 2745.

S.No

Post Names

Vacancy

1

Sub-Inspector (SI) in Central Armed Police Forces

1395

2

Sub-Inspector SI in Delhi Police (Male)

91

3

Sub-Inspector SI in Delhi Police (Female)

78

 

Total Vacancy

1564

 

Post

Categories

Total

Ex-Serviceman

UR

EWS

OBC

SC

ST

S.I Delhi Police (Male)

41

10

10

13

17

91

S.I Delhi Police (Female)

35

08

17

12

06

78

Sub Inspector in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF)

CRPF (Male)

421

104

281

156

78

1040

107

CRPF (Female)

13

03

09

05

02

32

BSF (Male)

94

23

63

35

17

232

24

BSF (Female)

05

01

03

02

01

12

ITBP (Male)

22

03

07

04

00

36

04

ITBP (Female)

04

01

01

01

00

07

CISF (Male)

08

01

05

03

01

18

02

CISF (Female)

02

00

00

00

00

02

SSB (Male)

08

01

04

03

00

16

02

SSB(Female)

00

00

00

00

00

00

Total (Male)

553

132

360

201

96

1342

139

Total (Female)

24

05

13

08

03

53

Total

1395

1534

 

SSC CPO Eligibility

SSC CPO 2020 Eligibility

There are 3 criteria that a candidate needs to fulfil in order to be eligible for SSC CPO 2020 Exam.

Educational Qualifications

1. A candidate must have Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognised University.

 

2. For the post of Sub Inspector in Delhi Police (only) – Male candidates must possess a valid Driving License for LMV (Motor cycle and Car) as on the date fixed for Physical Endurance and Standard Tests. Otherwise, they will not be allowed to undergo Physical Endurance and Standard Tests.

 

SSC CPO 2020 Age Limit (As on 01.01.2021)

Age limit of the candidates should be from 20 to 25 years as on 01-01-2021 i.e. Candidates born not before 02-01-1996 and not later than 01-01-2001).

•Minimum Age Limit – 20 years

•Maximum Age Limit – 25 years

SSC CPO 2020 Age Relaxation:

Category

Age Relaxation

SC/ST

5 years

OBC

3 years

Ex-servicemen (ESM)

3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.

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

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

 

Nationality/ Citizenship

A candidate must be either:

1. a citizen of India, or

2. a subject of Nepal, or

3. a subject of Bhutan, or

4. Provided that a candidate belonging to categories 2 and 3 above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

5. A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary will be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment will be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India

SSC CPO Exam Pattern

SSC CPO Exam : Selection Process

Questions asked in both the paper-1 and paper-2 of SSC CPO 2020 will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type. Questions asked will be bilingual, i.e. in both Hindi and English. 0.25 marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer marked by a candidate on his/her OMR Answer Sheet. SSC CPO 2020 Exam will be conducted in three phase:

•Paper-1

•PET, PST and Medical Test.

•paper-2

The final merit list will be tabulated on the basis of a candidate’s performance in all the three phases of SSC CPO Exam.

Exam Pattern

Paper–I

Date of Exam

Part

Subject

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration/ Time Allowed

29.09.2020 to 05.10.2020

Part A

General Intelligence and Reasoning

50

50

2 hours

Part B

General Knowledge and General Awareness

50

50

Part C

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

Part D

English Comprehension

50

50

 

PAPER-II

Date of Examination

Subject

Maximum Marks

Maximum Questions

Duration and timing

01.03.2021

English language & Comprehension

200

200 questions

2 Hours

SSC CPO Syllabus

Syllabus of Paper-1

Quantitative aptitude

Reasoning

English

Gk Aptitude

  • Algebra
  • Arithmetic progression
  • Average
  • Boat and stream
  • Compound interest
  • Coordinate geometry
  • Data interpretation
  • Degree and radian
  • Height and distance
  • Mensuration
  • Mixture and allegation
  • Partnership
  • Percentage
  • Problem based on ages
  • Profit and loss
  • Quadratic equation
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Simple interest
  • Number system
  • Time and work
  • Time and distance
  • Trigonometry

 

  • Analogy
  • Alpha numeric series
  • Arithmetic reasoning
  • Blood relation
  • Calendar
  • Clock
  • Coding decoding
  • Counting figure
  • Cube and dice
  • Direction sense
  • Hidden pattern
  • Inserting the missing character
  • Logical Venn diagram
  • Mirror and water image
  • Number matrix
  • Paper cutting
  • Pattern folding and unfolding
  • Ranking and ordering
  • Similarities and differences
  • Statement and conclusion
  • Syllogism
  • Word formation
  • Active/passive voice
  • Adjective
  • Adverb
  • Articles
  • Cloze test
  • Conjunction
  • Direct/indirect speech
  • Error correction
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Idioms and phrases
  • Modals
  • Noun
  • One word substitution
  • Paragraph completion
  • Para jumbles
  • Phrasal verb
  • Pronoun
  • Reading comprehension
  • Sentence improvement
  • Spelling correction
  • Subject verb agreement
  • Tenses
  • Verb
  • Antonyms and synonyms
  • History
  • Geography
  • Polity
  • Economics
  • Environment
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Science and technology
  • Art and culture
  • Computer
  • Current affairs

Miscellaneous

  • Sports
  • Awards
  • Person in news
  • Important days
  • Places
  • Books and authors

 

 

Syllabus of Paper-2

English

  • Active/passive voice
  • Adjective
  • Adverb
  • Articles
  • Cloze test
  • Conjunction
  • Direct/indirect speech
  • Error correction
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Idioms and phrases
  • Modals
  • Noun
  • One word substitution
  • Paragraph completion
  • Para jumbles
  • Phrasal verb
  • Pronoun
  • Reading comprehension
  • Sentence improvement
  • Spelling correction
  • Subject verb agreement
  • Tenses
  • Verb
  • Antonyms and synonyms
SSC CPO Physical Test Details

Physical Standard Test (for all Posts) FOR MALE CANDIDATES

Physical Standard Test For Male Candidates

Category of candidates

Heights (in cms)

Chest (in cms)

Unexpanded

Expanded

For candidates from General Category

170

80

85

For candidates belonging to Hill areas of Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Leh&Ladakh regions of J&K, North-Eastern States and Sikkim

165

80

85

For all candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes

162.5

77

82

 

Physical Standard Test (for all Posts) FOR FEMALE CANDIDATES

Physical Standard Test For Female Candidates

Category of candidates

Heights (in cms)

For candidates from General Category

157

For candidates belonging to Hill areas of Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Leh&Ladakh regions of J&K, North-Eastern States and Sikkim

155

For all candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes

154

 

Physical Endurance Test (PET) (For all posts) FOR MALE CANDIDATES

Physical Endurance Test For Male Candidates

Race

100 meters race in 16 seconds

1.6 Kms race in 6.5 minutes

Long Jump

3.65 metres in 3 chances

High Jump

1.2 metres in 3 chances

Shot put (16 Lbs):

4.5 metres in 3 chance

 

 

Physical Endurance Test (PET) (For all posts) FOR FEMALE CANDIDATES

Physical Endurance Test For Female Candidates

Race

100 metres race in 18 seconds

800 metres race in 4 minutes

Long Jump

2.7 metres in 3 chances

High Jump

0.9 metres in 3 chances

 
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