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 2018 on 03rd March for 1223 vacancies of Delhi Police Sub-inspector SI, ASI, CAPF, & CISF. The online application form for SSC CPO SI has been closed 2nd April 2018.


SSC CPO Recruitment 2018: Important Dates


Dates (Tentative)

SSC CPO Notification Release Date 3rd March 2018
SSC CPO Online Application Form Date 3rd March 2018
Last Date to Apply Online for SSC CPO 2018 2nd April 2018
SSC CPO Exam Date 2019 (Tier I) 12th March to 16th March 2019  
SSC CPO Exam Date 2019 (Tier II)

27th September 2019


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 1-August-2018.
  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 filing application form.

Age Limit for SSC CPO 2018

  • 20 years is the minimum age limit.
  • 25 years is the maximum age limit as on 01.08.2018.

Age Relaxation under SSC CPO 2018

Category Age-Relaxation permissible beyond the Upper age limit
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years

Physical Standard Test (PST) required under SSC CPO 2018

For Male Candidates:

100 Meters Race 16 Seconds
1.6 Km Race 6.5 Minutes
3.65 Metres Long Jump 3 Chances
1.2 Metres High Jump 3 Chances
Shot put (16 Lbs) 4.5 Metres, 3 Chances


For Female Candidates:

100 Meters Race 18 Seconds
800 Metres Race 4 Minutes
2.7 Metres (9 Feet) Long Jump 3 Chances
0.9 Metres (3 Feet) High Jump 3 Chances

SSC CPO 2018 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 2018 Vacancies

SSC CPO 2018 notification has been released for 1223 vacancies. The notification is comprised of details on the number of vacancies for 2018. Last year, 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

Category Application Fee
UR/OBC Rs. 100/-
Female/SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen No 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 2018 Job Profile

SSC CPO Posts Job Description
SSC CPO SI in Delhi Police Maintenance of law and order. 
SSC CPO SI in BSF protection of the border between India & Pakistan. 
SSC CPO SI in CISF provides security to various PSU’s and other important infrastructures. 
SSC CPO SI in CRPF Anti-riot & anti – Naxal force. 
SSC CPO SI in ITBPF Protection of the border bet. India & China (Ladakh to Arunachal Pradesh) 
SSC CPO SI in SSB Protection of Indo – Nepal & Indo – Bhutan borders.

SSC CPO 2018 Pay Scale SI

Post’s Name Pay Scale
SSC CPO SI (Executive) in Delhi Police Rs.9300-34800 in Pay Band 2 with Grade Pay of Rs. 4200
SSC CPO SI in CAPFs Rs 9300-34800 in Pay Band 2 with Grade Pay of Rs 4200
SSC CPO Assistant SI in CISF Rs.5200-20200 in PB-2 with Grade Pay of Rs. 2800/-

Check basic, in-hand, HRA and detailed SSC CPO salary here.

SSC PO 2018 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 2018 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 Exam Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration


04.06.2018 to 10.06.2018 General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 50 2 hours
General Knowledge and General Awareness 50 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
English Comprehension 50 50


01.12.2018 English language & Comprehension 200 200 2 hours

SSC CPO 2018 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- Paper cutting & 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

Category SSC CPO SI Cut-off Marks (Male) SSC CPO SI Cut-off marks(Female)
2017 2016 2017 2016
General 117.25 89.75 112.50 83.50
OBC 102.00 77.00 97.75 69.50
SC 90.25 67.75 84.75 60.25
ST 90.00 67.25 81.00 58.25
Ex-Servicemen 43.00 30.00 2017 2016