Staff Secletion Commission

It is an Indian organization which recruits staffs for various posts in the various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India.

About SSC - CPO

SSC CPO (Staff Selection Commission Central Police Organisation) is going to recruit suitable candidates for multiple posts. There are approximately 1223 vacancies to be filled through the recruitment drive of the year 2018. The posts include SI (Sub Inspector) in Delhi Police, SI (Sub Inspector) in CAPFs (Central Armed Police Forces), and ASI (Assistant Sub Inspector) in CISF (Central Industrial Security Force). This is a great opportunity for an adventurous career with Central Government. Read this article to know about SSC CPO Work Profile, Salary, Pay Scale, etc.

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:

  • Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police
  • Sub-Inspector in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs)
  • Assistant Sub Inspector in CISF
  • Sub Inspector in Border Security Force (BSF)
  • Sub-Inspector in Indo-Tibetan Border Police forces (ITBPF)
  • Sub-Inspector in Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)

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:

  • Paper-1 will be conducted first followed by
  • PET, PST and Medical Test.
  • After the declaration of result of these tests, paper-2 of SSC CPO 2018 exam will be conducted.
  • The final merit list will be deduced based on a candidate’s performance in all the three phases of SSC CPO 2018 Exam.
Section Subject No. of Question Max. Marks
A General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 50
B General Awareness 50 50
C Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
D English 50 50

SSC CPO Exam Syllabus 2018

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

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.

SSC CPO 2018 Age Limit

  • Minimum Age Limit – 20 years
  • Maximum Age Limit – 25 years

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

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