SSC CPO Syllabus 2018-19

To score high in SSC CPO 2018-19 exam, all candidates must be aware of SSC CPO syllabus. It is important to understand the syllabus as well as the structure of exam in order to get preparation intact for SSC CPO 2018-19 Exam.

Before discussing the syllabus of SSC CPO 2018-19, let's have a look at the exam pattern of this exam.

SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2018-19

There are three different levels in SSC CPO exam will be conducted that needs to be cleared by candidates in order to get selected for various posts offered through SSC in Central Police. SSC CPO Tier I or Paper-1 is Objective Multiple Choice Question, Second Stage is a PET/PST Test. After that, Tier-II or Paper-2 will be conducted. Paper-2 is Comprehension Writing Test.

SSC CPO Paper-1 Exam Pattern

Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 50 2 hours
General Knowledge 50 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
English Comprehension 50 50

SSC CPO Paper-II Exam Pattern

Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
English Language & Comprehension 200 200 2 hours


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 - -


Male Candidates

  • 100 metre race in 16 seconds
  • 1.6 Km Race in 6.5 minutes
  • Long Jump: 3.65 metres in 5 chances
  • High Jump: 1.2 metres in 3 chances
  • Short put 16 LBS: 4.5 metres in 3 chances

Female Candidates

  • 100 metre race in 18 second
  • 800 metre race in 4 minutes
  • Long Jump: 2.7 metres or 9 feet in 3 chances
  • High Jump: 0.9 metres or 3 feet in 3 chances

SSC CPO Medical Test

Criteria for the Medical Test for SSC CPO 2018-19 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 Syllabus 2018-19

SSC CPO is conducted in three different phases. Paper-1 and Paper-2 are written tests that will be conducted online. Let's have a look at the detailed syllabus of SSC CPO 2018-19.

SSC CPO Paper-1 Syllabus

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  

SSC CPO Paper-2 Syllabus

English Language and Comprehension
  • Error Recognition
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Vocabulary
  • Spellings
  • Grammar
  • Sentence Structure
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Sentence Completion
  • Phrases and Idiomatic Use of Words
  • Comprehension
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