SSC CPO 2020

SSC CPO 2020

SSC CPO 2020 Notification, Exam Pattern, Dates, Syllabus

Staff Selection Commission SSC CPO Recruitment 2020-21 notification is released on 17-06-2020. The Staff Selection Commission has released the Notification for SSC CPO 2020 for 1564 Vacancies of Sub-Inspector in Central Armed Police Forces and Delhi Police. Did you miss a job in Staff Selection Commission in the previous year SSC Central Police Organization Recruitment process? Don’t worry. Here is great news for the candidates who are waiting for SSC CPO Jobs 2020. The Staff Selection Commission has released vacancies to recruit candidates for SI, ASI & Other Group B & Group C posts in CISF & CAPF. Hurry Up! Don’t miss out on this wonderful job opportunity. Apply before the last date at the official website of Staff Selection Commission.

The revised SSC exam calendar 2020 has been uploaded on the official site of SSC that is The exam dates for SSC CHSL Tier 1, SSC JE Paper 1, SSC CGL Tier 2, SSC CPO Paper 1, and other exams have been postponed due to the prevailing COVID-19. 

Sub-Inspectors in Delhi Police and CAPFs Examination (Paper-I),2020: 23.11.2020 to 26.11.2020

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Download Official Notification of SSC Revised Exam Dates 2020-21  (Updated - 22.09.2020)

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Staff Selection Commission for Central Police Organization has released a notification for the post of Sub Inspector, CAPFs and Assistant Inspector in CISF Examination on 17th September 2020. The appointment will be made by a Computer Based Mode in Ministry of Home Affairs and Delhi Police. Candidates eligible for the given posts may check the details of the SSC CPO and apply online from the online application link given. Read further to check the details.
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We are sharing the latest calendar of SSC Exams 2020-21 released on 1st October 2020 on its official website.

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SSC CPO 2021 1564 Vacancy:

The total number of Vacancies 1564 in which 1395 for S.I, 91 for SI Delhi Police(Male), 78 for SI Delhi Police(female). Candidates selected for appointment for posts of SI in CAPFs and ASI in CISF are liable to serve anywhere in India.

SSC CPO 2020 Exam Date As Per SSC Calendar 2020:

Events Dates
Notification Release Date 17-06-2020
Last Date to Apply Online 16-07-2020
SSC CPO Paper-I Exam Date                                                                                                     23-11-2020 to 26-11-2020  (Tentative)                                                                           
SSC CPO Paper-II Exam Date 12-07-2021 (Tentative)

SSC CPO 2020-2021 Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates willing to be a part of SSC CPO Recruitment 2020 must ascertain the following eligibility criteria in order to be a part of Central Government Jobs 2020.

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Educational Qualification (As on 01.01.2021)

  • Applicants should have completed Bachelors’ Degree in relevant field from a recognized University, Institution or Board.

Age Limit (As on 01.01.2021)

Following age limit should be satisfied be applicants willing to get a job in Staff Selection Commission CPO Recruitment 2020

  • Minimum Age Limit: 20 Years
  • Maximum Age Limit: 25 Years

Age Relaxation for SSC CPO 2020 Recruitment-

Name of the Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
For OBC      3 years
For Group B & Group C posts Ex Servicemen (General or Unreserved) 3 years
Ex Servicemen (SC/ST) 8 years
Ex Servicemen (OBC) 6 years
Central Government Civilian Employees (General Candidates) upto 40 years
For Central Government Civilian Employees (SC/ST Candidates) 45 years
Central Government Civilian Employees (OBC Candidates) upto 43 years

SSC CPO 2020-21 Exam Pattern

SSC CPO exam has three different phases that candidates need to clear in order to get selected for various posts in Delhi Police, CAPFs, CISFs etc. SSC CPO Paper 1 is Objective Multiple Choice Question paper. Paper II exam is English Comprehension Test, while PET/PST Test is conducted to check the endurance (medical and physical strength) of candidate.
  • SSC CPO Computer Based Test Written Examination – Paper I
  • SSC CPO Physical Standard Test/Physical Efficiency Test
  • SSC CPO Computer Based Test Written Examination – Paper II
  • SSC CPO Medical Examination

SSC CPO Computer Based Test Written Examination – Paper I-

S.No Subject Name No of Questions     Marks awarded Duration
1 General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 50 2 Hours (Morning & Noon Session)
2 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
3 General Awareness and General Knowledge     50 50
4 English Comprehension 50 50

SSC CPO Physical Efficiency(Endurance) Test(PET) ( For all posts)-


Candidate Height Chest
Unexpanded Expanded
Male (Gen) 170 80 85
Belonging to Hilly regions & areas of J&K, North East & Sikkim 165 80 85
Scheduled Tribes 162.5 77 82
Female (Gen) 157 - -
Belonging to Hilly regions & areas of J&K, North East & Sikkim 155 - -
Scheduled Tribes 154 - -

For Male Candidates:

  • 1.6 Meters race in 6.5 minutes
  • 100 Meters race in 16 seconds
  • High Jump: 1.2 Meters in 3 chances
  • Long Jump: 3.65 Meters in 3 chances
  • Shot put (16 Lbs): 4.5 Meters in 3 chances

For Female Candidates:

  • Long Jump: 2.7 Meters (9 feet) in 3 Chances
  • High Jump: 0.9 Meters (3 feet) in 3 Chances
  • 800 Metres race in 4 Minutes
  • 100 Meters race in 18 Seconds

SSC CPO Computer Based Test Written Examination – Paper II-

S.No Subject Name No of Questions Marks Awarded
1 English Comprehension 200 200

SSC CPO Medical Test

  • Eligibility Criteria for the Medical Test is mentioned below:
  • Minimum Near Vision: N6 (better eye) and N9 (worse eye)
  • Minimum Distant Vision: 6/6 (better eye) and 6/9 (worse eye)
  • Must not have knock knee, flat foot, varicose vein or squint in eyes
  • Eye standards should be without visual correction of any kind even by glasses.

SSC CPO 2020 Syllabus

SSC CPO Paper Syllabus

SSC CPO Syllabus - General Intelligence & Reasoning

  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Syllogism
  • Circular Seating Arrangement
  • Linear Seating Arrangement
  • Double Lineup
  • Scheduling
  • Input Output
  • Blood Relations
  • Directions and Distances
  • Ordering and Ranking
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Code Inequalities

SSC CPO Syllabus - General Knowledge & General Awareness

  • Current Affairs
  • Awards and Honours
  • Books and Authors
  • Sports
  • Entertainment
  • Obituaries
  • Important Dates
  • Scientific Research

SSC CPO Syllabus - Quantitative Aptitude

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

SSC CPO Syllabus - English Comprehension

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

SSC CPO Syllabus - Paper 2

Subject Syllabus
English Language and Comprehension

Error Recognition

Fill in the Blanks




Sentence Structure



Sentence Completion

Phrases and Idiomatic Use of Words



SSC CPO Pre - Exam Training
There is no Pre - Exam Training  conducted for SSC CPO Exam.

SSC CPO Interview Detail
No, interview is not conducted for any post in SSC CPO.

SSC CPO 2020 Salary:

Post Name Level Group Salary
Sub Inspector in Delhi Police (Male/ Female) 6 ‘C’ Non-Gazetted Rs. 35400-112400/-
Sub Inspector in CAPF 6 ‘B’ Non-Gazetted Rs. 35400-112400/-
Assistant Sub-Inspector(ASI) in CISF 6 ‘C’ Non-Gazetted Rs. 29200-92300/-


SSC CPO 2020 Application Fees Candidate:

Category Fees
General & OBC Rs.100/-
SC/ST No Application Fee 

SSC CPO Admit Card 2020-21:

You will get your Admit Card in PDF format. Download/Print the Admit Card for SSC CPO 2020 Exam.
In case you forgot your Roll Number/Registration Number, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Enter your Name as mentioned at the time of Registration for SSC CPO Exam
Step 2: Now Enter your Father’s Name
Step 3: Now enter your Date Of Birth
Step 4: Select the preferred Area/City that you mentioned at the time of registration
Step 6: Click on Search Now button.

SSC will release the Admit Card for SSC CPO Paper I & Paper II separately. Candidates who would register for SSC CPO 2019 will be able to download the Admit Card for Paper I & II much before the date of conduct of the exam. Admit Cards are made available on the official website of SSC (, registered students will require their registration details to download SSC CPO Admit Card.

SSC CPO Result 2020:

SSC Central Police Organization Results for SI, ASI & Various other posts. The result mainly consists of the name of shortlisted applicants and the marks scored by him/here. Only then, candidates can take up further rounds.Once the results are Officially released, it is available on official website of ssc.

SSC CPO 2018: Previous year analysis:

For your convenience we are providing exact number of questions asked from respective topics in Previous Year SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam. 

Sr.No. Topics No. of Questions
1 Analogy 6
2 Odd One Out 6
3 Series 4
4 Statement & Conclusions 2
5 Directions 1
6 Sequence (Acc. to Dictionary) 2
7 Coding-Decoding 4
8 Mathematical Operations 2
9 Matrix 2
10 Ranking 2
11 Mirror Image 2
12 Venn Diagram 3
13 Paper Folding Image 2
14 word formation 2
15 Missing Term 2
16 Cube 2
17 Counting figure 2
18 Complete pattern image 2
19 Hidden Image 2
  TOTAL 50



Go through the below table accurately summing up the number of questions from the central topics in previous year SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam.

Sr.No. Topics No. of QUESTIONS
1 Fill in the Blanks 5
2 Sentence Improvement 5
3 Error Detection 5
4 Phrase Replacement 5
5 Idioms and Phrases 5
6 Synonyms 5
7 Antonyms 5
8 Spelling Correction 5
9 Cloze Test Passage 5
10 Reading Comprehension (RC) 5
  TOTAL 50



For your convenience we are providing exact number of questions asked from respective topics in Previous Year SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam. Topics No. of Questions
1 Ratio 3
2 Average 2
3 Number System 6
4 Algebra 5
5 Time & Work 1
6 Pipe & Cistern 1
7 Speed & Distance 2
8 S.I. & C.I. 2
9 Profit & Loss 3
10 Percentage 2
11 Geometry 8
12 Mensuration 2
13 Trigonometry 5
14 2 DI 9
  TOTAL 50



Below we have provided number of questions from the relevant topics in previous year exam of SSC CPO To let you remove your doubts regarding the weightage of particular topics.

Sr.NO. Topic No. of Question
1 History 5
2 Polity 6
3 Geography 5
4 Economics 4
5 Static Awareness 3
6 Biology 6
7 Chemistry 10
8 Physics 5
9 Computer 2
10 Current Affairs 3
10 Book & Author 1
10 Sports 1
  TOTAL 50

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SSC CPO 2018: Previous Year CUT Off:

SSC CPO Final Cut Off 2017-18

SSC CPO Tier-I Cut Off (Male Candidates)

  SC ST OBC Ex.S UR Total
Cut-Off Marks 90.25 90.00 102.00 43.00 117.25  
Candidates Available 7383 3605 21284 3135 11457 46864

Male Candidates:

Category Cut off (Paper 1 + Paper 2) Candiates Available
General 293.50 2887
OBC 271.75 1260
SC 217.50 646
ST 230.00 343
Ex. Servicemen 204.00 572
Total   5708

SSC CPO Tier-I Cut Off (Female Candidates)

Cut-off Marks 84.75 81.00 97.75 112.50  
Candidates Available 932 376 2411 1722 5411

Female Candidates

Category Cut off (Paper 1 + Paper 2) Candiates Available
GENERAL 264.75 616
OBC 192.00 208
SC 161.50 80
ST 140.50 48
Total   952

SSC CPO 2017-18 Cut Off:

Based on the cut-off fixed by the Commission (Paper-I +Paper-II), category-wise details of the candidates qualifying for appearing in Medical Examination are as under :-

SSC CPO Cut Off (Paper-I + Paper-II):

For Male Candidates

  SC ST OBC Ex.S UR Total
Cut off marks in Paper-I + Paper-II 217.50 230.00 271.75 204.00 293.50  
Number of Candidates 646 343 1260 572^ 2887* 5708
*Includes 72-SC, 23-ST & 1152-OBC candidates are qualifying at UR standard.
^Includes 7-SC, 6-ST & 160-OBC & 399-UR candidates

For Female Candidates

  SC ST OBC UR Total
Cut off marks in Paper-I + Paper-II 161.00 140.50 192.00 264.75  
Number of Candidates 80 48 208 616* 952

*Includes 15-SC, 10-ST & 266-OBC candidates are also qualifying at UR standard.

SSC CPO Paper-I Cut Off:

For Male Candidates

  SC ST OBC Ex.S UR Total
Cut-Off Marks 90.25 90.00 102.00 43.00 117.25  
Number of Candidates 7383 3605 21284 3135 11457 46864


For Female Candidates

  SC ST OBC UR Total
Cut-Off Marks 84.75 81.00 97.75 112.50  
Number of Candidates 932 376 2411 1722 5441


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SSC CPO 2020 Exam Pattern
SSC CPO 2020 Exam Syllabus 
SSC CPO Previous Year Cut Off 

SSC CPO 2020: Frequently Asked Question(FAQs):

Q.When does the Commission upload its Annual Calendar of Examinations ?
Ans: The Annual Calendar of the Examinations of the Commission for the next year is generally uploaded in the month of September/ October of the current year on the SSC website.

Q.When is the notice/ advertisement of an Examination issued?
Ans: Tentative dates of issue of Notices of different Examinations are given in the Annual Calendar of Examinations. It is therefore advised to regularly visit the website of the Commission for latest updates.

Q.Does the Commission entertain a request for change of date of examination if it clashes with exams of other organizations?
Ans: The Commission does not entertain any request for change of its examination dates in the event of the dates clashing with examination dates of any other organization. The Commission also does not entertain any request for change of Examination Centre and Examination Shift, etc on account of any other reason also.

Q.Is Registration mandatory for applying to the examinations of the Commission?
Ans: Yes, One-Time Registration with the Commission is a mandatory prerequisite. On completion of One-Time Registration, candidates can apply online for any examination of the Commission

Q.What is the procedure for onetime Registration?
Ans: For one time registration, click on ‘Register Now’ link provided in login section on SSC website 

Q.I am unable to upload my photo and signature while applying for one time Registration?
Ans: Check size and format of photograph and signature files. Scanned colour passport size photograph should be in JPEG format and file size of the photograph should be in the range of 20 KB to 50 KB. Image dimension of the photograph should be about 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height). Similarly, scanned signature file should be in JPEG format having file size ranging from 10 KB to 20 KB. Image dimension of the signature should be about 4.0 cm (width) x 3.0 cm (height). The image of the signature should occupy at least 75% of the frame.

Q.I did not receive registration number and password on the email.
Ans: You may check the ‘Spam’ folder in your e-mail. If email is not received even in the Spam folder, it is likely that you have entered wrong email-id. You may contact Helpline of the concerned Regional Office through a call or email.

Q.How to get Registration number and Password, if a candidate forgets it?
Ans: Go to ‘Forgot Password’ link in the Login section on and enter required details. On verification through email or mobile OTP, the Registered email-id and Registration Number would be displayed on the screen. You will be prompted to change password. Set your new password and keep it safely for future use.

Q.How to apply for any examination of the Commission?
Ans: After publication of the Notice of the Examination please login using your ‘Registration Number’ and ‘SSC Registration Password’ in the login section of the website. Click on the Examination Link you wish to apply for in the ‘Latest Notifications’ Section of your Dashboard. Read the Notice of Examination before you apply for any examination.

Q.What is the fee to be paid with the application?
Ans: The fee to be paid with the application is Rupees one hundred (Rs. 100/-) for each Examination.

Q.Who are eligible for exemption from paying fee?
Ans: All female candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Schedule Tribe, Persons with benchmark Disabilities (Divyangjans) and ExServicemen candidates eligible for reservation are exempted from payment of fee.

Q.Can I pay fee offline?
Ans: Yes. You can pay fee through SBI Challan also. Choose this option and print Challan Form. Use it for paying fee in cash at any SBI Branch.

Q.Is there negative marking in the Examinations conducted by SSC?
Ans: The specific information about the negative marking is given in the Scheme of Examination published in the Notice of the concerned Examination.