SSC CPO 2021: SSC releases the notification for the SSC CPO 2021 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. Exam PatternCheck Eligibility Details, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, and other important details.
Update: The SSC CPO revised exam calendar is released. Check the exam dates.
SSC CPO 2021 Exam Date
The exam dates for SSC CPO 2021 (SI in Delhi Police, CAPFs) has been released by SSC with the notification, check the important details in the table below.
|SSC CPO 2021 Notification|
|SSC CPO 2021 Notification Date||17th June 2020|
|Online Form submission Start||17th June 2020|
|Last Date to Apply Online for SSC CPO 2021||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 2021 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 2021 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 2021.
SSC CPO 2021 Notification: Eligibility Criteria
- Educational Qualifications (As on 01.01.2020) Candidates having Graduation Degree in any stream from any recognized university will be eligible for this post.
- Physical Details(Tentative)-
Height – Male-165 cm, Female- 160 Cm
Chest – Male-81-86 Cm
Weight – Male-55 Kg, Female-45 Kg
- Physical Endurance Test Details-:
- SSC CPO 2021 Age Limit:
Minimum Age Limit – 20 years
Maximum Age Limit – 25 years
- SSC CPO 2021 Age Relaxation:
|Jammu & Kashmir
|Jammu & Kashmir
domiciled during (OBC)
SSC CPO Application Fee
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 2021
The tentative Vacancy for SSC CPO 2021 exam is released in the notification. Check SSC CPO vacancy table in the image.
|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)|
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|
SSC CPO SI Online Form 2021
SSC CPO Sub Inspector Recruitment 2021 Online Application will be released on the official website soon.
Important Information for SSC CPO Notification:
- The only mode of application is ONLINE. The printed/ hard copies of the application form will not be entertained
- All papers in the online examination will be of objective type multiple choice questions
- Candidates must check the Eligibility criteria thoroughly before applying for SSC CPO SI 2021
- One must take care of the Online application’s start and end date.
- Candidates will have to stay updated for downloading call letters for online test.
SSC CPO 2021 Salary
Salary is a common attraction to the candidates looking for an opportunity in government jobs. SSC CPO offers a highly respectable position, well-paid salary, allowances and assured future through a pension make the job too much appealing.
SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2021
Questions asked in both the paper-1 and paper-2 of SSC CPO 2021 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 2021 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 based on a candidate’s performance in all the three phases of SSC CPO Exam.
SSC CPO Syllabus 2021
SSC CPO Syllabus 2021 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 about 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 2021
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 the second week of November 2020.
SSC CPO Result 2021
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:
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 2021 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!
SSC CPO 2021 FAQ’s
Q 1. When will SSC CPO Exam be conducted.?
Ans. The SSC CPO prelims were conducted 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.