SSC SI CAPF 2020 - Exam Schedule, Eligibility, Application Form, Syllabus and Vacancy Details


The SSC (Staff Selection Commission) is a recruitment agency under the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions. The commission conducts SSC SI CAPF every year to recruit candidates in the Police force. The SSC SI CAPF 2020 notification was released on 17th June 2020. The SSC CPO Paper-1 was held in computer-based mode from 23rd to 26th November 2020. It is a multi-stage exam. The candidates are selected through the CBE, PET, PST, and Medical Test. For complete information on the SSC SI CAPF 2020-21 recruitment, read the article here.

SSC SI CAPF 2021 Latest Notification - The SSC CPO SI 2021 Paper-II (CBE) is scheduled to be held on 12th July 2021.

The commission has released the SSC CPO 2020 result for Paper 1 on 26th February 2021. The exam was conducted from 23rd to 26th November 2020. Candidates can access SSC CPO results from the official website. The result is available in PDF format and comprises the roll numbers of qualified candidates. The marks are released a few days after the declaration of the result. To check the marks, candidates need to log in with registration number or roll number and password.

Available Application Forms

SSC SI CAPF Exam 2020-21 Important Dates

Here are the important dates for the SSC SI CAPF exam 2020-21 as per the official notification:

About the exam

Schedule of the Exam

SSC CPO notification release

17th June 2020

Avail Application Form from

17th June 2020

Closing date of Registration

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

13th November 2020

SSC CPO Paper-I exam date

23rd to 26th November 2020 (CBE)

SSC CPO Paper-I result

26th February 2021

SSC CPO Paper-II exam date

12th July 2021

Declaration of final result

To be announced

SSC SI CAPF Exam 2020-21 Pattern & Syllabus

Candidates should clear all 4 stages of the SSC SI CAPF 2021 Exam for their selection. The 4 stages are - Written test, Physical test, Personality Interview and Medical test. The candidates should cross the bar set by the commission for various stages of the exam.

Stage-1 Written Exam

The written exam consists of Paper-1 and Paper-2. The candidate is required to qualify the Paper-1 first, only then they can attempt Paper 2.  Before attempting Paper 2 the candidates should appear in the PET/PST exam.

Paper-1 Exam details

About the Exam


Number of sections


Type of question

Objective type.

Total number of questions




Duration of exam

2 hours

Scheme of Negative marking

0.25 marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer

Distribution of questions and marks in the Paper-1


Numbers of questions


General Intelligence and reasoning



General Awareness and General Knowledge



Quantitative Aptitude



English Comprehension






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Paper-2 Exam details



Max. Marks

Number of questions

Duration of the exam


English language and comprehension




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Stage-2 PET/PST Exam

The candidates who qualify the Paper -1, progress to the next stage of the exam, i.e. the Physical Endurance Test (Physical Endurance Test)/PST or the Medical test. Thereafter, they should also write the Paper-2 of the written exam.

Note - The evaluation of the Paper-2 of the written exam is done only for those candidates who qualify the PET/PST and the Medical test.

Stage-3 Personality Test

The successful candidates in Paper-2 are called for the Personality Test. The Personality test carries100 marks. Its marks are added to the candidate’s final score in the exam. The final score is the aggregate marks scored by the candidate in the Paper-1, Paper-2, and the Personality test.  

Stage-4 Medical Exam

Candidates who qualify the PET exam are required to appear in the CAPF Medical officer for Medical examination.

The final merit list of the successful candidates is prepared on the basis of their score in the Paper-1, Paper-2 and the personality test of the candidate.

SSC SI CAPF Syllabus 2020-21


General Intelligence and Reasoning

Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Semantic Analogy, Figural Analogy, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Semantic Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Figural Classification, Word Building, Problem Solving, Coding & Decoding, Symbolic Operations, Numerical Operations, Space Orientation, Trends, Space Visualization, Drawing Inferences, Venn Diagrams, Punched hole/ pattern-folding & unfolding, Figural Patternfolding and completion, Indexing Address matching, Small & Capital letters/ numbers coding, decoding and classification, Date & city matching Classification of centre codes/ roll numbers, Embedded Figures, Emotional Intelligence, Critical Thinking, Social Intelligence.

General Knowledge and General Awareness

History, Geography, Culture, Economic Scene, Indian Constitution, General Polity, and Scientific Research.

Quantitative Aptitude

Whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, Interest, Square Roots, 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 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, Circle, Right Prism, Regular Polygons, 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, Heights and Distances, Complementary angles, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart

English Comprehension

Comprehension and Writing Ability


English Language and Comprehension

Knowledge of English Language, Error Recognition, Fill-in the blanks (using articles, preposition, verbs, etc), Spellings, Antonyms, Synonyms, Vocabulary, Sentence Structure, Grammar, Sentence Completion, Comprehension, Phrases and Idiomatic Use of Words.

SSC SI CAPF Exam 2020-21 Eligibility


  • The candidate should be an Indian citizen.
  • The candidate from Bhutan, Nepal, Tibetan refugee (migrated to India before 1st January 1962) and People of Indian Origin are also eligible to appear for the exam, provided, they are issued a certificate in their favour by the Government of India for their citizenship.

Age Limit

  • The candidate should be 20-25 years of age. However, there is a provision for age relaxation in the upper age limit.

Educational Qualifications

  • A candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from any recognised University.
  • It should be noted that the candidates who are applying for the Delhi Police force should have a valid Driving license issued for the LMV (Licensed Motor Vehicle or Car).

SSC SI CAPF Exam 2020-21 Application Process

The application process for the SSC SI CAPF exam 2020 had started on 17th June 2020 and continued till 16th July 2020. The applications were accepted through the online mode via the official website of SSC.

How To Apply for SSC SI CAPF?

  • Candidates should visit the official website of the Commission at -
  • Click on the ‘Apply’ option at the top of the home-page.
  • Click on the link to apply.
  •  Complete the registration process.
  • Log-in again to complete the application form.
  • Fill-in all the details correctly, upload the required documents, and make application fee payment.

Application Fee

  • Candidates should pay the requisite Application fee as per their respective category.
    • General Candidate should pay- ₹ 100
  • Reserved category candidates, OBC, SC/ST and Female candidates are exempted from paying any fee.
  • The Application fee can be paid online through the Net-Banking, Credit Card and Debit Card. Cash can also be deposited in any bank branch of SBI through Bank Challan

Other Details

SSC SI CAPF 2020 Vacancy Details -

The vacancy details about the  SSC SI CAPF 2020 recruitment were released in the official notification. Here are the details:

Details about the number of vacancies across different participating organisations -

Name of Participating Organization

Number of Vacancies

SI in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs)


SI in Delhi Police (Male)


SI in Delhi Police (Female)


Total Seats


List of Participating Organizations in the exam -


Participating Organizations

SI (Sub –Inspector) Executive

Delhi Police

SI (Sub –Inspector) GD

Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs)

Grade Pay and Salary of SSC SI CAPF Exam



Pay Scale

SI (GD) in CAPFs

Level-6 (Group-B, Non-Gazetted)

₹35,400- 1,12,400/-

SI (Executive) in Delhi Police

Level-6 (Group C, Non-Gazetted)


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SSC SI CAPF Admit Card

SSC CPO 2020 admit card for Paper 1 has been released. The exam is scheduled to be conducted from 23rd to 26th November 2020. To download SSC CPO admit card, candidates need to enter registration number/roll number/name and date of birth. The admit card is an important document without which candidates will not be given entry to the exam centre.

SSC CPO admit card 2020 for Paper 2 will be released in June 2021. The exam will be conducted on 01st March 2021. Read below for more details on SSC CPO admit card. The commission does not send any hard copy of the Admit Card on the candidate’s address. Thus they should remain vigilant and keep checking the official website of the commission for the issuance of the Admit card before the schedule of the exam.

Details printed in SSC CPO Admit Card 2020

The admit card contains the following details:

Roll number

Ticket number

Password for exam

Exam date

Reporting time

Entry closing time

Applicant’s name


Date of birth


Candidate’s Address

Examination venue

Pattern of exam

Exam day guidelines


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Cut-Off Marks

The commission set the minimum qualifying criteria for every stage of the exam. The commission sets different qualifying criteria for the female and the reserved category candidates. The candidate should check for the cut-off marks as per their category.

How to check SSC CPO Cut off 2020?

The steps to check SSC CPO cut off marks are given below.

  • Visit the official website of SSC.
  • Candidates will find the result link on the home page.
  • Clicking the link, a PDF will open.
  • The PDF file will contain the category-wise SSC CPO cut off marks.
  • Candidates can check the cut off marks and save the file.

The commission determines the cutoff marks as per the number of vacancies and the number of candidates applied for the exam.


The SSC announces the result on its official website. Candidates can check their results by entering their Name and Roll number. The SSC SI CAPF 2020 exam result will be announced on 26th February 2021. The marks are released a few days after the declaration of result. To check the marks, candidates need to login with registration number or roll number and password.

How to check SSC CPO Result 2020?

The steps to check the result of SSC CPO are explained below.

  • Visit the official website of SSC.
  • Click the result link on the home page.
  • A PDF file will open in a new page.
  • Candidates will be able to check their names and roll numbers in the list.
  • Download the file and save it.

Details mentioned in SSC CPO Result 2020

The result PDF will display the following details

  1. Roll number
  2. Candidates name
  3. Category


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