SSC CPO 2020 Exam Dates: Check Revised Exam Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

SSC CPO 2020 Notification: SSC has released the notification for the SSC CPO 2020 to recruit candidates in various central government police forces which include Delhi Police and CAPFs. Candidates can check the important dates, online application link, vacancies, and other information in the article. SSC (Staff Selection Commission) conducts the CPO examination for the recruitment of various posts as given below:

  • SI(Sub Inspector) in Delhi Police, 
  • SI(Sub Inspector) in CAPFs(Central Armed Police Forces).

Read further to check the details. Check Eligibility Details, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, and other important details.

Update: The SSC CPO revised exam calendar is released. Check the exam dates.

SSC CPO 2020 Notification

The exam dates for SSC CPO 2020 (SI in Delhi Police, CAPFs) has been released by SSC with the notification, check the important details in the table below.

SSC CPO 2020-21 Notification
Events Dates
SSC CPO 2020 Notification Date 17th June 2020
Online Form submission Start 17th June 2020
Last Date to Apply Online for SSC CPO 2020 16th July 2020
Last date for generation of offline Challan 20th July 2020
Last date for payment through Challan
(during working hours of Bank)
22nd July 2020
Admit Card of Paper-I November 2020
SSC CPO 2020 Paper-I 23rd to 26th November 2020
SSC CPO PET/PST [Physical Test] to be notified later
Admit Card of Paper-II July 2021
SSC CPO 2020 Paper-II 12th July 2021

Note: SSC has released the exam date of SSC CPO 2019 Paper-II. The commission is going to conduct the paper 2 on 26th March 2020.


SSC CPO 2020 Notification: Eligibility Criteria

  1. Educational Qualifications (As on 01.01.2020) Candidates having Graduation Degree in any stream from any recognized university will be eligible for this post.
  2. Physical Details(Tentative)-
    Height – Male-165 cm, Female- 160 Cm
    Chest – Male-81-86 Cm
    Weight – Male-55 Kg, Female-45 Kg
  3. Physical Endurance Test Details-:
    Shot Put
    Long Jump
    High Jump
  4. SSC CPO 2020 Age Limit:
    Minimum Age Limit – 20 years
    Maximum Age Limit – 25 years
  5. SSC CPO 2020 Age Relaxation:
Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Jammu & Kashmir
domiciled (UR/GEN)
5 years
Jammu & Kashmir
domiciled during (OBC)
8 years

SSC CPO Application Fee 2020

The application Fee for SSC CPO as per the categories is given:

  • Fee for General and OBC category: Rs 100/-
  • Fee for SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen/Females – No fee

SSC CPO Vacancy 2020

The tentative Vacancy for SSC CPO 2020 exam is released in the notification. Check SSC CPO vacancy table in the image.

Post Categories Total Ex-Serviceman
S.I Delhi Police (Male) 41 10 10 13 17 91
S.I Delhi Police (Female) 35 08 17 12 06 78
Sub Inspector in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF)
CRPF (Male) 421 104 281 156 78 1040 107
CRPF (Female) 13 03 09 05 02 32
BSF (Male) 94 23 63 35 17 232 24
BSF (Female) 05 01 03 02 01 12
ITBP (Male) 22 03 07 04 00 36 04
ITBP (Female) 04 01 01 01 00 07
CISF (Male) 08 01 05 03 01 18 02
CISF (Female) 02 00 00 00 00 02
SSB (Male) 08 01 04 03 00 16 02
SSB(Female) 00 00 00 00 00 00
Total (Male) 553 132 360 201 96 1342 139
Total (Female) 24 05 13 08 03 53
Total 1395 1564

Check the SSC CPO Vacancy of 2019-20 in the table given below. At the time of the final result, the number of vacancies may get change. There are chances of increase as well as a decrease in the number of vacancies of SSC CPO 2019-20.

Post Names Tentative Vacancies
Sub-Inspector (SI) in Central Armed Police Forces 2534
Sub-Inspector SI in Delhi Police (Male) 132
Sub-Inspector SI in Delhi Police (Female) 79
Total Vacancy 2745

SSC CPO SI Online Form 2020

SSC CPO Sub Inspector Recruitment 2020 Online Application is over.

Important Information for SSC CPO Notification 2020:

    1. The only mode of application is ONLINE. The printed/ hard copies of the application form will not be entertained
    2. All papers in the online examination will be of objective type multiple choice questions
    3. Candidates must check the Eligibility criteria thoroughly before applying for SSC CPO SI 2020
    4. One must take care of the Online application’s start and end date.
    5. Candidates will have to stay updated for downloading call letters for online test.

SSC CPO 2020 Salary

Salary is a common attraction to the candidates looking for an opportunity in the government jobs. SSC CPO offers a highly respectable position, well paid salary, allowances and assured future through a pension makes the job too much appealing.

SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2020

Questions asked in both the paper-1 and paper-2 of SSC CPO 2020 will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type.
Questions asked will be bilingual, i.e. in both Hindi and English. 0.25 marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
SSC CPO 2020 Exam will be conducted in three phase:

Tier Type of Examination Mode of examination
Tier-I Objective Multiple Choice CBT (Online)
PET/PST Running, Long Jump, High Jump and Short Put Physical exam
Tier-II Objective Multiple Choice CBT (Online)

The final merit list will be tabulated on the basis of a candidate’s performance in all the three phases of SSC CPO Exam.

SSC CPO Syllabus 2020

SSC CPO Syllabus 2020 Paper-1 comprises the following subjects

  • General Knowledge
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • General Reasoning
  • English Comprehension

Let’s have a look at the detailed syllabus of all these 4 sections for Computer Based Mode Examination:

General Reasoning General Knowledge Quantitative Aptitude English Comprehension
Verbal Reasoning Current Affairs Percentage Reading Comprehension
Syllogism Awards and Honours Ratio and Percentage Grammar
Circular Seating Arrangement Books and Authors Data Interpretation Vocabulary
Linear Seating Arrangement Sports Mensuration and Geometry Verbal Ability
Double Lineup Entertainment Quadratic Equation Synonyms-Antonyms
Scheduling Obituaries Interest Active and Passive Voice
Input Output Important Dates Problems of Ages Para Jumbles
Blood Relations Scientific Research Profit and Loss Fill in the Blanks
Directions and Distances Number Series Error Correction
Ordering and Ranking Speed, Distance and Time
Data Sufficiency Time and Work
Coding and Decoding Number System
Code Inequalities Data Sufficiency

General Intelligence and Reasoning Topics:
Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing
inferences, Punched hole/ pattern-folding & un-folding, Figural Pattern folding and completion, Indexing Address matching, Date & city matching, Classification of centre codes/ roll numbers, Small & Capital letters/ number coding, decoding and classification, Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence
General Knowledge and General Awareness Topics: The test will include questions relating to India and its neighbouring
countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution, scientific Research etc.
Quantitative Aptitude Topics: Whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage, Ratio and Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit & Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Allegation, 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, 10 Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, 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, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.
English Language and Comprehension  Topics: Error recognition, filling in the blanks (using verbs, preposition, articles etc), Vocabulary, Spellings, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Completion, Phrases and Idiomatic use of Words, comprehension etc.

SSC CPO Admit Card 2020

SSC will release the CPO SI Admit Card in November 2020. The expected date is generally 10-15 days before the exam date, which means the tentative date could be in second week of November 2020.

SSC CPO Result 2020

SSC CPO Result for Sub Inspector will be released after a month of SSC CPO Exam.

  • Minimum qualifying marks in SSC CPO SI Paper-I and Paper-II are as follows:
    UR: 30%
     OBC/ EWS: 25%
    All other categories: 20%
  • Tentative Answer Keys will be released on the Commission’s website after the Examination. Candidates may go through the Answer Keys and submit representations, if any within the time limit given by the Commission through on-line modality only, on payment of Rs.100/- per question.

Candidates are requested to stay updated with this website for the details of SSC CPO Recruitment 2020 dates and admit card. These will be updated as soon as they are released officially.
Stay updated with the website to check details of the same!

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SSC CPO 2020 FAQ’s

Q 1. When will SSC CPO Exam be conducted.?
Ans. The SSC CPO 2020 prelims is going to conduct from 23rd to 26th November 2020 and mains is going to conduct on 01st March 2021.

Q 2. What is the selection procedure for SSC CPO.?
Ans. The SSC CPO will be held in three stages: Prelims, Mains, and Physical.

Q 3. I am a graduate can I apply for SSC CPO.?
Ans. Yes, all graduates can apply for SSC CPO.

Q 4. Can final year students apply for SSC CPO.?
Ans. Yes. However, the degree must be available at the time of document verification.

Q5. Is there any negative marking for SSC CPO.?
Ans. Yes, there is a negative marking for every wrong answer in SSC CPO.

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