SSC CPO Exam

SSC CPO 2022: Exam Dates(Released), Notification Date(Out), Application Form, Eligibility & Syllabus and Vacancies

Last Modified on : 20 Nov 2022

Once a year, the Staff Selection Commission of India (SSC) commences applications for the various vacancies of Central Police Organization (CPO) in order to complete the recruitment process of Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police, Assistant Sub-Inspector in CISF, Central Armed Police Forces, and other Posts. This National level exam is conducted for a large number of aspirants of the country who wishes to join these central government-aided organizations and secure their livelihood.

To understand the basic eligibility norms, registration process, important dates, and much more, students are advised to read this article to have a clear vision of the SSC CPO 2022 recruitment exam.

SSC CPO 2022 Latest Notification -

  • SSC CPO 2022 exam will be conducted from 9th to 11th September 2022. 
  • SSC CPO 2022 Application Form will be released on 10th August 2022. The last date for the same is 30th August 2022.
  • SSC CPO 2022 exam will be conducted in the month of November 2022.
  • The commission released the result for SSC CPO Paper-II 2020 on 6th January 2022.
  • The answer key and along with the question paper for the same, was released on 3rd February 2022. It will remain online for download till the 3rd of March 2022.

SSC CPO 2022 Bharti Overview -

Before getting into the in-depth details of the SSC CPO 2022 Recruitment policy, let’s check the quick outline of the examination.

SSC CPO 2022 Highlights

Particulars

Detailed Structure of the Information

Name of the Examination

SSC CPO Examination

Conducting Authority

Staff Selection Commission of India (SSC)

Type of Job

Central Govt. Job

Location

Anywhere in India

Selective Posts

  • Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police
  • Sub-Inspector in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs)
  • Assistant Sub-Inspector in CISF
  • Other posts and Assistant Sub Inspector

Mode of Application

Online

Mode of Examination

Online and Offline

Stages of the Exams

Five (Paper-I, Physical Standard Test (PST)/Physical Endurance Test (PET), Paper-II, Detailed Medical Examination, and Document Verification Round)

Official Website

www.ssc.nic.in

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SSC CPO Exam 2021-22 Important Dates

The exam dates and other important updates of the SSC CPO 2022 Paper 1 and Paper 2 recruitment exam (Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police, CAPFs and Assistant Sub-Inspector in CISF) are mentioned below:

SSC CPO 2022 Events

Important Dates

Notification Release date

10th August 2022

Availability of Application Form

10th August 2022

Last Date to Apply Online

30th August 2022

Last Date to Pay the Examination Fee (Online or Offline Challan)

31st August 2022

Application Correction

1st September 2022

Availability of Tier-1 Admit Card

One week before the exam

Commencement of Paper-1 Exam

9th to 11th November 2022

Declaration of Results (Paper-1)

To be announced

Commencement of Paper-2 Exam

To be announced

Declaration of Results (Paper-2)

To be announced

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SSC CPO Exam 2021-22 Pattern & Syllabus

SSC CPO 2022 Exam Pattern

Apprentices have to successfully clear all 5 stages of the SSC CPO 2022 Exam for their selection. The 5 stages of the exam are- Paper-I, Physical Standard Test (PST)/Physical Endurance Test (PET), Paper-II, Detailed Medical Examination, and Document Verification Round. Scholastic young apprentices who are willing to connect with Staff Selection Commission must have to qualify the bar set by the organizing committee of SSC at various stages of the exam.

Paper-1 & Paper-2 (Written Exam)

Tier 1 and Tier 2 of the SSC CPO Bharti exam is a computer-based test that follows objective-type questions in English and Hindi language only. Students have to clear all the stages of the examination in order to get an opportunity to work under the guidance of the Staff Selection Commission of India.

Paper-1 (02 Hours)

Part

Subjects

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

I

General Intelligence and Reasoning

50

50

II

General Knowledge and General Awareness

50

50

III

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

IV

English Comprehension

50

50

Total

 

200

200

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Paper-2

Subjects

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration of the Exam

English Language & Comprehension

200

200

02 Hours

Total

200

200

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Highlights of Paper 1 and Paper 2

  • Questions of both the exams will be asked via online mode.
  • The complete exam papers of Paper 1 and Paper 2 will be arranged in both English and Hindi language. Students can choose their language as per their preferences.
  • Apprentices can get a +1 mark for every correct answer and 0.25 marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

Physical Standard Test (PST) and Physical Endurance Test (PET)

Physical Standard Test (For all Posts)

Category of Candidates

Height (in cms)

Chest (in cms)

Unexpanded

Expanded

For Male Candidates (General)

170

80

85

For Female Candidates (General)

157

-

-

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

165

80

85

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

155

-

-

Male candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribe

162.5

77

82

Female candidates belonging to Schedule Tribe

154

-

-

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Physical Endurance Test (PET) (For all posts)

For Male category candidates:

  1. 100 meters race in 16 seconds
  2. 1.6 Km race in 6.5 minutes
  3. Long Jump: 3.65 meters in 3 chances
  4. High Jump: 1.2 meters in 3 chances
  5. Shot put (16 Lbs): 4.5 meters in 3 chance

For Female category candidates:

  1. 100 meters race in 18 seconds
  2. 800 meters race in 4 minutes
  3. Long Jump: 2.7 meters in 3 chances
  4. High Jump: 0.9 meters in 3 chances

Important Note: The minimum near vision of the participant should be N6 (better eye) and N9 (worse eye). The minimum distant vision of the fellow must be 6/6 (better eye) and 6/9 (worse eye).

SSC CPO Exam Syllabus 2022

Students who want to pursue the recruitment test for SSC CPO 2022 can check the syllabus here.

SSC CPO 2022 Exam Syllabus

Exams

Subject

Complete syllabus

Paper 1

General Intelligence & Reasoning

In this section, students need to prepare well for the following subjects:

Verbal Reasoning, Linear Seating Arrangement, Scheduling, Syllogism, Double Lineup, Blood Relations, Coding and Decoding, Input-Output, Circular Seating Arrangement, Data Sufficiency, Code Inequalities, Directions and Distances, Ordering and Banking, and much more.

General Knowledge

Books and Authors, Sports, Current Affairs, Entertainment, Awards and Honors, Scientific Research, Obituaries, and Important Dates.

Quantitative Aptitude 

Percentage, Data Interpretation, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Ratio and Percentage, Quadratic Equation, Mensuration and Geometry, Problems of Ages, Number Series, Data Sufficiency, Number System, Interest, Speed, Distance and Time.

English Comprehension

Grammar, Verbal Ability, Active and Passive Voice, Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary, Synonyms- Antonyms, Error Correction, Para Jumbles, Fill in the Blanks.

Paper 2

English Language & Comprehension

Error-Recognition, Grammar, Synonyms & Antonyms, Vocabulary, Fill in the Blanks (using verbs, prepositions, articles, etc), Spellings, Sentence Completion, Comprehension, Phrases and Idiomatic use of words, Sentence structure, etc.

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SSC CPO Exam 2021-22 Eligibility

Candidates willing to join and connect with SSC CPO Recruitment 2022 must fulfill the prescribed eligibility norms guided by the Staff Selection Commission of India. The detailed stricture of eligibility criteria are as follows:

Nationality

  • Those who belong to any nationality including Nepalese, Indian, Bhutanese, and Tibetan Refugee (who came over to India prior 1st January 1962 to settle permanently in India) can apply for the examination.
  • Those who come under PIO or persons of Indian Origin and migrated from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma, and East African Countries to settle permanently in India are also eligible to apply.

Age Limit

  • The minimum age limit for the exam- is 20 years
  • The maximum age limit for the exam- is 25 years

Age Relaxation (As of 01-01-2022)

Category

Age Relaxation

Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe Candidates

5 years

OBC Candidates

3 years

Jammu & Kashmir

domiciled during

01.01.1980 to

31.12.1989 (UR/GEN)

5 years

Jammu & Kashmir

domiciled during

01.01.1980 to

31.12.1989 (OBC)

8 years

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Educational Qualifications

  • Applicants should have completed their Graduation degree in any discipline from the Indian recognized university or board.
  • Apart from this, male candidates who aspire to join a Delhi Police Sub-Inspector post should hold a valid driving license and are eligible to apply.

SSC CPO Exam 2021-22 Application Process

Fascinating students need to visit the official website of the Staff Selection Commission of India in order to apply for the SSC CPO 2022 Recruitment exam via online mode. It’s a three-stage process- Registration, Filling out the Application Form, and Payment. The prescribed steps of the registration process for the post are mentioning down-below -

  • Click here to open the certified gateway of the Staff Selection Commission.
  • Go for the ‘New User? Register Now’ icon, presented at the right side of the page.
  • After this fill in your details for registration and enter your verified credentials for receiving an OTP.
  • Once the registration process is completed, again Login into your account and starts filling out your application form.
  • Upload important documents and pay your examination fee.
  • Finally, submit your form and take a printout of your filled application form for further reference.

SSC CPO 2022 Application Fee

Students need to pay the following amount as their examination fee, directed as per the norms

  • For General & OBC Category Students- ₹ 100/-
  • For SC/ST/Female/Ex-Servicemen Category Students- No Application Fee

SSC CPO 2022 Pay Scale

All the qualified young scholars will receive the following benefits under the different posts of the SSC CPO 2022 Examination.

Posts

Pay Scale 

Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police

₹ 9,300/- to ₹ 34,800/- + Grade Pay of ₹ 4,200/-

Assistant Sub-Inspector in CISF

₹ 5,200/- to ₹ 20,200/- + Grade Pay of ₹ 2,800/-

Sub-Inspector in CAPF

₹ 9,300/- to ₹ 34,800/- + Grade Pay of ₹ 4,200/-

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SSC CPO Exam 2021-22 Other Details

SSC CPO Vacancies 2021

The detailed vacancies structure of SSC CPO 2021 is presented down below. Students are recommended to stay with this page and get to comprehend with post-wise vacancies of the exam. The vacancies for SSC PCO 2022 are yet to be announced.

Sub-Inspector (Male) in Delhi Police -

Details

UR

OBC/EWS

SC

ST

Open

32

06/09

11

15

Ex-Servicemen

05

02/00

01

01

Department

04

02/01

01

01

Total

41

10/10

13

17

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Sub-Inspector (Female) in Delhi Police -

Details

UR

OBC/EWS

SC

ST

Open

35

17/8

12

06

Total

35

17/8

12

06

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Sub-Inspector (GD) in CAPFs -

Name of the Organization

Category

UR

OBC/EWS

SC

ST

Total

CRPF

Male

421

281/104

156

78

1040

1072

Female

13

9/3

5

2

32

BSF

Male

94

63/23

35

17

232

244

Female

05

03/01

02

01

12

ITBP

Male

22

07/03

04

00

36

43

Female

04

01/01

01

00

7

CISF

Male

08

05/01

03

01

18

20

Female

02

00

00

00

02

SSB

Male

08

04/01

03

00

16

16

 

Female

00

00/00

00

00

00

Total

 

577

373/137

209

99

1395

1395

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SSC CPO Selection Process 2022

Qualified students will be shortlisted on the following basis:

  1. On the basis of the apprentice’s performance in Paper 1, they will go for Physical Endurance Test (PET)/ Physical Standard Test (PST) Test. All students require to qualifying the PET/PST test in order to recruit for the next round, however, Ex-Serviceman candidates are not required to qualify for the PET round.
  2. Students who qualify for the PET or PST test will have an opportunity to sit in Paper 2 which will be conducted via online mode.
  3. After this, qualifying participants of Paper 2 will call for a Medical Examination Exam. Candidates who successfully completed the Medical Examination round will go for a Document Verification Round, which will be conducted at the premises of SSC.
  4. The final selection will be made on the basis of aggregate marks achieved by the participant n Paper 1 and Paper 2.
  5. Those scholars who completed all five stages will continue to work under the Staff Selection Commission of India.

SSC CPO Admit Card 2022

Candidates can download the SSC CPO admit cards from the authorized website of conducting body of SSC. Apprentices have to check and download the admit card from the website by itself, as the commission does not send any hard copy of the admit card to the participant’s resident.

SSC CPO Results 2022

The SSC CPO Results for Paper-I will be released on the official site. The result will be released as PDF files containing the list of qualified candidates. Participating fellows can check and download their results on the official website. Here are the steps to check the result:

  • Visit the official website https://ssc.nic.in/.
  • Click on the ‘Results’ option at the top of the home page.
  • Now select the ‘CAPF’ tab.
  • Click on the pdf link under the ‘Result’ column in front of the result.

SSC CPO Exam Cut-Off Marks

The Cut Off scores of Both Paper 1 and Paper 2 will be announced after the exam of each phase is complete. Candidates can check the SSC CPO 2021 Paper-1 Cut-Off Scores as under:

Cut-Off scores for Male & Female Candidates

 

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

General

Cut-Off Marks (For Male)

70 - 72

74 - 76

91 - 93

86 - 88

101 - 104

Cut-Off Marks (For Female)

74 - 76

74 - 76

96 - 98

92 - 94

104 - 106

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SSC CPO Exam Frequently Asked Questions

The examination for Paper 1 will be held between the 9th to 11th of November 2022.

The SSC CPO will be conducted for the posts of Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police, Assistant Sub-Inspector in CISF, Central Armed Police Forces, and other Posts.

The candidate applying for the exam should hold a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline.

The participant should be between the age group of 20-25 years of age.

There are a sum total of five stages i.e.Paper-I, Physical Standard Test (PST)/Physical Endurance Test (PET), Paper-II, Detailed Medical Examination, and Document Verification Round.

The General category students require to pay the examination fee of Rs 100 whereas the reserved category/ female candidates don’t require to pay any application fees.

1 Comments

Ashish baburao nikam, June 20, 2019

My DOB Is 22-05-1995 l am i eligible for cpo 2019-20?

Exams Planner, June 21, 2019

Yes, you are eligible.