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Exam SSC CPO - Year 2020

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About SSC CPO 2020

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Central Police Organization (CPO) which in Hindi you can call Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Central Police Organization (CPO).
SSC CPO can be a good opportunity for those who want to become Sub Inspector and Assistant Sub Inspector in Delhi Police / Delhi Police and CAPF / CAPF.

The Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) refers to the seven best paramilitary forces in India under the authority of the Ministry of Home Affairs of India, namely: 1. Border Security Force (BSF), 2. Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), 3. Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), 4. Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), 5. Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), 6. Assam Rifles (AR), and 7. National Security Guard (NSG)
All seven CAPFs are headed by an IPS (Indian Police Service) officer although each CAPF has its own cadre of officers.

Note: Recruitment of CAPFs in AR and NSG division is not done under SSC CPO Exam

Post Post


There are a total of seven posts under SSC CPO Exam, out of which six posts are of Sub-Inspectors and one post of Assistant Sub-Inspector.

After passing the SSC CPO exam, you have to do one of these. Will be selected for the post. All these following posts fall as per SSC CPO exam…

  1. Sub Inspector in Delhi Police
  2. Sub Inspector in Border Security Force (BSF)
  3. Sub Inspector in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
  4. Sub Inspector in Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
  5. Sub Inspector in Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBP)
  6. Sub Inspector in Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
  7. Assistant Sub Inspector in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)

Note: > All posts fall under the jurisdiction of Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Government of India and not the Government of Delhi.

Eligiblity Eligiblity

SSC CPO Eligibility Criteria

If you have a Bachelor Degree in any discipline from a recognized university, then you can apply for SSC CPO examination and claim all the seven posts mentioned above.

However, if you want to become a Sub Inspector (SI) in Delhi Police, you must have a valid driving license (D / L) to run LMV (Car and Motorcycle) in addition to the education mentioned above.

This eligibi lity is only for male candidates, female candidates do not need a Driving License.

Driving license is not mandatory at the time of filing the application form. But you must make sure that you have a Driving License by the time of Physical Endurance and Measurement Test (PET & PMT).

SSC CPO Exam Eligibility Criteria : Age Limit

Minimum Age Limit (Male/Female) : 20 years

Maximum Age Limit (Male/Female) : 25 years

Age Relaxation

If you come from OBC category, then you have to be 3 years from upper age limit and students coming from SC / ST category all over the upper age limit 5 Year discount At the same time, 3 years of age relaxation is given from the upper age limit for Ex-Servicemen.

SSC CPO Exam Eligibility Criteria : Nationality/ Citizenship

Candidate should be a citizen of India. If you are not an Indian citizen, you can still apply for SSC CPO Exam if you fall in one of these classes.

  • are citizens of Nepal

  • are citizens of Bhutan

  • Tibetan refugee who died on 1 January 1962 Came to India with the intention of permanently residing in India before.

  • A person of Indian origin who lives in East African countries of Pakistan / Burma / Sri Lanka / Kenya / Uganda / United Republic of Tanzania / Zambia / Zaire Have migrated permanently from / to Ethiopia / Malawi and Vietnam to settle in India A

Physical Ability

To become a police officer, physical fitness of the candidates is as important as getting education. Physical Standard Test (PST) and Physical Endurance Test (PET) are conducted to check the physical weaknesses of the candidates, which is conducted by the CAPF.

If you need Delhi Police or Sub Inspector in CAPFs If you want to become an Assistant Sub Inspector, then you have to meet all the below mentioned standards.

SSC CPO Physical Standard Test (PST) for Male Candidates (For All Post)

Elevation / Height:

(i) The minimum height of male candidates of General Category should be 170 cm.
(ii) Hill areas. For candidates coming from O, the minimum height has been fixed at 165 cm.
(iii) Whereas if you come from ST, your minimum height should be 162.5 cm.

All these areas will come in the mountainous areas: Garhwal , Kumaon , Himachal Pradesh , Gorkhas , Dogra , Marathas , Kashmir Valley , Jammu and Kashmir , North-Eastern states and Sikkim Ladakh region

(i) Minimum for candidates of general category The chest measurement should be 80 cm without inflating and 85 cm when inflated.
(ii) For candidates belonging to hilly areas, the minimum chest measurement should be 80 cm without inflating and 85 cm when inflated.
(iii) Minimum chest measurement for candidates coming from Scheduled Tribes without inflating 77 cm The beam should be 82 centimeters when inflated and inflated.

Note: A minimum of 5cm chest swell is mandatory for male candidates.

SSC CPO Physical Standard Test (PST) for Female Candidates (For All Post)

(i) General women candidates should have a minimum height of 157 cm.
(ii) If you are a resident of hilly area, then your minimum height should be 155 centimeters.
(iii) The minimum height for ST women candidates should be 154 centimeters.

Note: There will be no minimum chest measurement requirement for female candidates.

Selection Selection

SSC CPO Selection Process

SSC CPO selection process is divided into 4 phases:

Phase 1: CBT Paper I
Phase 2: Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Endurance Test (PET)
Phase 3: Paper II
Phase 4: Detailed Medical Examination (DME)

Exam Pattern Exam Pattern

SSC CPO Exam Pattern

In SSC CPO Written Exam you have to give two papers (Paper-I and Paper-II) and both are conducted online (Computer Based Examination). For each question of Paper-I and Paper-II, you will be given four options out of which only one option will be correct (Objective Multiple Choice Type Questions)

You will have to give two papers in the written examination. 200-200 questions will be asked in Paper-I and Paper-II. Each question will be of 1 mark. SSC CPO Paper-I will have a total duration of 2 hours (120 minutes) and Paper-II will also have a total duration of 2 hours.

You will be given 1 mark for each correct answer. At the same time, for every wrong answer given by you, your 0.25 marks will be deducted.
Paper –I question paper is divided into four parts. Questions asked in each part will be from different subject.
Paper –I questions will be from these four topics:

  1. General Intelligence and Reasoning / General Intelligence and Reasoning
  2. General Knowledge and General Awareness / General Knowledge and General Awareness
  3. Quantitative Aptitude / Quantitative Trends
  4. English Comprehension

Questions in SSC CPO Paper-II will be from only one subject. All questions asked in Paper-2 will be from English Subject.