What is SSC CPO Exam?

Selection Staff Commission conducts SSC CPO (Central Police Organisations) recruitment exam every year for the post of SI (Sub Inspector)/ASI in Delhi Police/CAPF /CISF department in the Central Police Organization (CPO). SSC has released SSC CPO notification 2019 on 17th September 2019. As of now the number of vacancies is not known but you can guess from 2018 SSC CPO vacancies which were 1223. The department & Post comes under CPO vacancies are Delhi Police Sub-inspector SI, ASI, CAPF, & CISF. The online application form for SSC CPO SI has been closed  16th October 2019.


SSC CPO Recruitment 2019: Important Dates

SSC CPO 2019-20 Exam Schedule
SSC CPO Notification Release Date17th September 2019
Last Date to Apply Online for SSC CPO16th October 2019
Last date for making online fee payment/ offline Challan18th October 2019
SSC CPO Tier-I Admit CardNovember 2019
SSC CPO Paper-I Exam Date11th December 2019 to 13th December 2019
SSC CPO Paper-1 ResultTo be notified later
SSC CPO Paper-II Exam DateTo be notified later

SSC CPO Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification for SSC CPO:

  1. There are no special eligibility criteria to be eligible for SSC CPO recruitment exam. You just need Graduation degree in any discipline from an authorized University or any equivalent degree recognized as such by the Central Government on or before as on 01-01-2020)
  2. Sub Inspector in Delhi Police: Male candidates must have a valid Driving License (D/L) for LMV (Car & Motorcycle) as on the date fixed for PET (Physical Endurance and Standard Tests), otherwise, you will not be allowed to undergo PET. However, Driving License is not mandatory at the time of filling an application form.

Age Limit for SSC CPO 2019

  • 20 years is the minimum age limit.
  • 25 years is the maximum age limit as on 01.01.2020.

Age Relaxation under SSC CPO 2019

CategoryAge-Relaxation permissible beyond the Upper age limit
SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years

Physical Standard Test (PST) required under SSC CPO 2019

For Male Candidates:

100 Meters Race16 Seconds
1.6 Km Race6.5 Minutes
3.65 Metres Long Jump3 Chances
1.2 Metres High Jump3 Chances
Shot put (16 Lbs)4.5 Metres, 3 Chances


For Female Candidates:

100 Meters Race18 Seconds
800 Metres Race4 Minutes
2.7 Metres (9 Feet) Long Jump3 Chances
0.9 Metres (3 Feet) High Jump3 Chances

SSC CPO 2019 Medical standard (For all posts)

Eyesight: Without wearing glasses, the minimum distant vision should be 6/6 and 6/9 of two eyes.

SSC CPO 2019 Vacancies

SSC CPO 2019 Vancacies yet to be disclosed. But you guys can get idea from SSC CPO 2018 notification in which a total number of vacancies were 1223. In 2017, the Staff Selection Commission of India increased the overall SSC CPO Vacancy to 2697. The update of Vacancy was a boon for all the aspirants. This year the SSC CPO vacancies are decreased. To get more information on the SSC CPO vacancy, click on the link mentioned below:

Application Fee

CategoryApplication Fee
UR/OBCRs. 100/-
Female/SC/ST/Ex-ServicemenNo Fee

Online Application Form

The online registration for SSC CPO has been closed.

Steps to Fill SSC CPO SI Online Form:

  • Register yourself first at the official website of SSC CPO –
  • Click on the apply link for SSC CPO posts.
  • Read the instructions carefully and fill the application form.
  • Fill all information precisely.
  • Upload your scanned photograph and signature in the mentioned dimensions.
  • Recheck all the details before making a submission.
  • Lastly, pay the requisite fee using Debit Card/Credit Card/Internet Banking/Cash Cards/Wallets, etc.
  • And take a print out of the application form for the future purpose.

 SSC CPO Recruitment 2019 Job Profile

SSC CPO PostsJob Description
SSC CPO SI in Delhi PoliceMaintenance of law and order. 
SSC CPO SI in BSFprotection of the border between India & Pakistan. 
SSC CPO SI in CISFprovides security to various PSU’s and other important infrastructures. 
SSC CPO SI in CRPFAnti-riot & anti – Naxal force. 
SSC CPO SI in ITBPFProtection of the border bet. India & China (Ladakh to Arunachal Pradesh) 
SSC CPO SI in SSBProtection of Indo – Nepal & Indo – Bhutan borders.

SSC CPO 2018 Pay Scale SI

Sub-Inspector (GD) in CAPFs: The post carries the pay scale of Level-6 (Rs.35,400-1,12,400/-) and is classified as Group “B” (Non-Gazetted), Non-Ministerial.
1.2 Sub Inspector (Executive) – (Male/ Female) in Delhi Police: The post carries the pay scale of Leve-6 (Rs.35,400-1,12,400/-) and is classified as Group “C” (Non-Gazetted) by Delhi Police.
1.3 Assistant Sub-Inspector (Executive) in CISF: The post carries the pay scale of Level-5 (Rs.29,200-92,300) and is classified as Group “C” (Non-Gazetted).


SSC PO 2019 Admit Card

The admit card for SSC CPO SI is usually released just before 15-20 days of the exam. SSC declares the admit card of SSC CPO for Delhi Police Sub Inspector (SI), ASI & CAPF exam on the official website.

SSC CPO 2019 SI Exam Pattern

SSC CPO SI exam is conducted in an online mode within a time duration of 2 hours. Questions will of Multiple Choice Type with 0.25 marks of negative marking for each wrong answer applicable in both the tiers. Below is the SSC CPO SI ASI Exam Pattern & Syllabus:

Date of ExamSubjectNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime Duration


11-12-2019 to 13-12-2019General Intelligence and Reasoning50502 hours
General Knowledge and General Awareness5050
Quantitative Aptitude5050
English Comprehension5050


(will be intimated in due course)English language & Comprehension2002002 hours

SSC CPO 2019 Syllabus


General Mental Ability- Alphabet Test, Analogy, Arithmetic Reasoning, Blood Relation, Classification, Coding-decoding, Distance direction test, Matrix, Venncal Venn diagram, and Missing Number
Non-Verbal Reasoning- Papercutting & folding, Embedded figures, Figure Formation & Analysis, Series, Cube & Dice, Mirror Image, Water Image, Pattern Completion and Counting of figures

General Awareness

Ancient, Medieval, Modern
Geography– Physical, World
Polity, Economy– Indian Economy, Indian Polity
Science– Physics, Chemistry, Biology
Static GK- Important books, Awards, Art & Culture, Important Days

Quantitative Aptitude

Arithmetic- Average, Boat & Stream, CI & SI, LCM & HCF, Mixture & Alligation, Partnership, Percentages, Pipes & Cistern, Problem on Ages, Profit loss & Discount, Ration Proportion, Speed time and work, Time work & wages
Advance Maths- Geometry, Mensuration, Data Interpretation, Trigonometry, Degree and Radian Measures, Histogram, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart


Error recognition, Filling in the blanks, Vocabulary, Spellings, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Synonyms
Antonyms, Sentence Completion, Phrases and Idiomatic use of Words, Comprehension etc.

SSC CPO 2018 Previous Year’s Tier-I Cut Off

CategorySSC CPO SI Cut-off Marks (Male)SSC CPO SI Cut-off marks(Female)


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