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SSC CPO 2018

As per the SSC Calendar 2018-19, the dates for SSC CPO 2018 exam have been released. Staff Selection Commission of India or SSC recruits candidates through SSC CPO exam for the post of:

SSC CPO 2018 Notification

The official recruiment notification for SSC CPO 2018 hasn't been released yet. SSC CPO Recrutiment Notification 2018 will include important details like the number of vacancies, information on the SSC CPO syllabus and exam pattern 2018.

SSC CPO 2018 Exam Dates

Paper-1 of the SSC CPO 2017 was conducted from 1st July to 7th July 2017. Paper-2 of this exam has been conducted on 15th December 2017. It is necessary for a candidate to clear both these papers to be eligible for the further rounds conducted by SSC. The complete schedule of SSC CPO 2017 is discussed below:

Paper Online Application Conduct of Exam
SSC CPO 2018 Paper I 3rd March to 2nd April 2018 4th June to 10th June 2018
SSC CPO 2018 Paper II 1st December 2018

SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2018

Questions asked in both the papers will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type. Questions will be bilingual, i.e. set in both Hindi and English. Deduction of 0.25 marks will be made for each incorrect answer marked by a candidate on his/her OMR Answer Sheet. SSC CPO 2018 Exam will be conducted in three phase:

The final merit list will be deduced based on a candidate’s performance in all the three phases of SSC CPO 2018 Exam.

SSC CPO Exam Syllabus 2018

Paper-1 of SSC CPO 2018 Exam will have 4 major sections namely:

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  

Paper-2 of this exam will have 200 marks English Comprehensive Test.

Apart from these two papers, a physical test is conducted in order to test the stamina of the candidates.

SSC CPO 2018 Eligibility

There are basic 2 criteria on which a candidate needs to stand tall to be eligible for SSC CPO 2018 Exam.

Educational Qualifications (As on 01.01.2017)

SSC CPO Tier-II Result 2017

SSC has released SSC CPO Tier-II Result. Candidates can check their result by clicking on the link mentioned below. Candidates who clear Tier-II Exam of SSC CPO 2017 will be called further for Medical Examination.

Click to check SSC CPO Paper-II Result & Cut-Off

SSC CPO 2017 Tier II Answer Key

All those who appeared for SSC CPO Tier II, their response sheet along with the tentative answer keys are now available on the link given below. The candidates may log-in using the same ‘Exam Code’, ‘Roll No.’ & DOB which were used by them during the Examination, to download the same.

Official link for SSC CPO 2017 Tier II Answer Key

SSC CPO Tier-II 2017 Admit Card

Staff Selection Commission has rolled out the Admit card and Schedule of Sub Inspector in Delhi Police, CAPFs and ASI in CISF Exam, 2017 (Tier II). The Computer Based exam is going to be held on 15th December 2017.

Here are the official links to download SSC CPO TIer II Admit Card:

Central Region

North Western Region (Chandigarh)

Eastern Region (Kolkata)

Madhya Pradesh Region

North Eastern Region

Southern Region (Chennai)

Kerala Karnataka Region Schedule

SSC CPO 2018 Tier 1 Exam Analysis

SSC CPO 2018 Tier 1 is being held from 1st to 7th July. Here is the exam analysis of SSC CPO 2017 Tier 1 which provides candidates a thorough understanding of the level of difficulty and the exam pattern:

Section Level Good Attempts
Quantitative Aptitude Moderate-Difficult 28-32
English Language Difficult 23-29
General Awareness Moderate-Difficult 22-26
General Intelligence Easy 39-43
Overall Moderate-Difficult 107-118

SSC CPO 2017 exam was moderate to difficult, when it comes to analyzing the overall difficulty level. The difficulty level of Quantitative Aptitude section was of Moderate; questions from mensuration were tough and required more time. Remaining questions from different topics demanded calculations and were also based on formulae. English language section was Moderate to Difficult, it constituted of 2 Reading Comprehensions with 5 questions each. Questions based on One word substitution and Antonym/Synonym tough and time consuming. In the General Awareness section, a majority of questions from Science, if a candidate is well-versed with basic concepts of Science then it would be easy for him/her. General Intelligence questions were very simple and candidates found this section to be the easiest of all.

Click here for the detailed analysis of SSC CPO Tier 1 2017

SSC CPO 2017 Tier 2 (paper 2) was on 15th December, 2017. Candidates who qualify the Tier 1 will be appearing for Tier 2 exam.

SSC CPO 2017 Exam that was scheduled to be conducted from 30th June to 7th July 2017 will now be conducted from 1st July 2017 to 7th July 2017. SSC CPO 2017 Exam is conducted to select candidates for the post of Sub Inspector (SI) in Delhi Police, Sub Inspector (SI) in CAPF (Central Armed Police Forces) and ASI (Assistant Sub Inspector) in CISF (Central Industrial Security Forces).

SSC CPO 2018 Age Limit:

SSC CPO 2018 Age Relaxation (As on 01-01-2017):

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Jammu & Kashmir
domiciled during
01.01.1980 to
31.12.1989 (UR/GEN)
5 years
Jammu & Kashmir
domiciled during
01.01.1980 to
31.12.1989 (OBC)
8 years

SSC CPO Exam Results

Staff Selection Commission of India has released SSC CPO Tier-1 Result. Candidates can check their result from the link mentioned below. Paper-II of SSC CPO 2017 has been conducted on 15th December 2017. Candidates are requested to start their preparation for SSC CPO Paper-II 2017. You can also check the cut-off for Paper-I by clicking on link given below.

Click Here To Check The Cut-Off (Male and Female)

Click Here To Check The List Of Candidates Selected (Male)

Click Here To Check The List Of Candidates Selected (Female)

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SSC CPO 2016 Final Result

SSC CPO 2016 Result has been finally published. More than 51,000 candidates cleared the Paper 1 of the SSC CPO 2016 exam. The selected candidates were then asked to appear for Physical Endurance Test or Physical Screening Test (PET)/ PST.

List of Selected Male Candidates

List of Selected Female Candidates

SSC CPO Exam 2017 Cut Off

The SSC CPO 2017 Paper I Cut-Off has been released by SSC. Candidates can evaluate their selection chances by matching their score with the cut off list released by SSC.

SSC CPO 2017 Paper-I Cut Off:

For Male Candidates

Cut-Off Marks 90.25 90.00 102.00 43.00 117.25
Number of Candidates 7383 3605 21284 3135 11457 46864

For Female Candidates

Cut-Off Marks 84.75 81.00 97.75 112.50
Number of Candidates 932 376 2411 1722 5441

SSC CPO 2016 Paper-II Cut Off:

For Male Candidates

Category Cut Off
General 70.00
OBC 60.00
SC 50.00
ST 50.00
Ex-Servicemen 40.00

For Female Candidates

Category Cut Off

SSC CPO 2018 Preparation

To prepare effectively for SSC CPO 2017 exam, it is really necessary for a candidate to excel in the subjects being asked in the Paper-1 and Paper-2 of this exam. A rigorous training is required in order to clear the physical and medical test of this exam. Candidates can prepare for written test either through our Online Mock Test Series or by joining the Career Power Offline Classroom Program. Now is the time, buckle up and set your foot on the paddle for an accelerated preparation for SSC CPO 2017 exam.

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