What is ssc cpo?

The Staff Selection Commission will hold an open competitive Computer Based Examination for Recruitment of Sub-Inspectors in Delhi Police, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Assistant Sub Inspectors in CISF.

What are the posts that come under ssc cpo:

Job description of ssc cpo:

SSC CPO Posts Job Description
SI in Delhi Police Maintainance of law and order.
SI in BSF protection of the border between India & Pakistan.
SI in CISF provide security to various PSU’s and other important infrastructures.
SI in CRPF Anti-riot & anti – Naxal force.
SI in ITBPF Protection of the border bet. India & China (Ladakh to Arunachal Pradesh)
SI in SSB Protection of Indo – Nepal & Indo – Bhutan borders.

Eligibility criteria for SSC CPO 2018:

Age Relaxation Criteria for SSC CPO:

Code No. Candidates Category Age Relaxation permissible beyond the Upper age limit
1 SC/ST 5 years
2 OBC 3 years
3 10 years
4 PH + OBC 13 years
5 PH + SC/ST 15 years
6 (For Group B & C posts) Ex-Servicemen( Unreserved/General ) 03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the Closing date for receipt of application
7 Ex-Servicemen (OBC) 06 years(3 years + 3 years) after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the Closing date for receipt of application
8 Ex-Servicemen (SC & ST) 08years(3 years + 5 years) after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the Closing date for receipt of application

Examination pattern of SCC CPO:

SSC CPO Paper I Exam Pattern:

Paper-I (Tier-I) has four sections. You can check the below table for complete details.

Subject No. of Questions Max. Marks
Part-A General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 50
Part-B General Awareness 50 50
Part-C Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
Part-D English 50 50

SSC CPO Paper II Exam Pattern:

SSC CPO 2018 - Physical Endurence Test (pet):


Physical Standard Test (PST Criteria):

Category Height Chest (Normal in cms) Chest (Expanded in cms)
Male (General) 170 cms (5’7”) 80 cms 85 cms
Male (Hill area) 165 cms (5’5”) 80 cms 85 cms
Male (ST) 162.5 cms (5’4”) 77 cms 82 cms
Female (General) 157 cms (5’2”) - -
Female (Hill Area) 155 cms (5’1”) - -
Female (ST) 154 cms (5’0”) - -

Physical Efficiency (Endurance) Test (PET) (For all Posts)

Activity PET Criteria (Male) PET Criteria (Female)
100 Metre Race Completed in 16 Seconds Completed in 18 Seconds
1600/800 Metre Race 1600 Metre Race Completed in 6.5 Minutes 800 Metre Race Completed in 4 Minutes
Long Jump 3.65 Metres in 3 Chances 2.7 Metres in 3 Chances
High Jump 1.2 Metres in 3 Chances 0.9 Metres in 3 Chances
Shot Put 4.5 Metres in 3 chance -

Medical standard (For all posts) Eye sight:

The minimum distant vision should be 6/6 and 6/9 of two eyes without correction i.e. without wearing of glasses.



Note: III

Medical Examination All the candidates who qualify in the PET will be medically examined by the Medical Officer of the CAPFs or any other Medical Officer or Assistant Surgeon belonging to Grade I of any Central/ State Govt. Hospital or Dispensary.

Finally selected candidates for the posts of Sub-Inspector and Assistant Sub-Inspector would, as part of training curriculum, have to pass seven obstacle events as mentioned below, failing which they may not be retained in the Force:


Paper -I

A.General Intelligence & Reasoning:

It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component may include questions on 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 etc. The topics are, 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 & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences, Punched hole/pattern-folding & un-folding, Figural Pattern- folding and completion, Indexing Address matching, Date & city matching Classification of centre codes/roll numbers, Small & Capital letters/numbers coding, decoding and classification, Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Other subtopics if any.

B. General Awareness :

Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution, scientific Research etc.

C. Quantitative Aptitude :

The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage, Ratio and Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit & Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Allegation, Time and distance, Time & work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centres, 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 Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.

D. English Comprehension:

Candidates ability to understand correct English, his basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested.

Paper-II :

English Language & Comprehension :Questions in this components will be designed to test the candidates understanding and knowledge of English Language and will be based on error recognition, filling in the blanks (using verbs, preposition, articles etc), Vocabulary, Spellings, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Completion, Phrases and Idiomatic use of Words, comprehension etc.

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SSC SI CAPF Cut Off 2015


General SC ST OBC Ex.’s Total
Cut-off Marks 88.25 68 65 74 63
Candidates Available 11081 8790 3764 22428 679 46742


General SC ST OBC Total
Cut-off Marks 83 62 60 70.75
Candidates Available 1371 769 304 1996 4440

SSC SI CAPF Cut Off 2014


General SC ST OBC Ex.’s Total
Cut-off Marks 85.00 63.25 59.25 70.00 40.00
Candidates Available 11275 8268 3750 20958 1379 45630


General SC ST OBC Total
Cut-off Marks 81.50 61.00 64.00 68.00
Candidates Available 1145 617 275 1652 3689

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