SSC SI ASI Recruitment 2022: CPO Exam Date, EligibilitySeptember 20, 2019
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SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2022: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will release the SSC CPO exam pattern on its official website. A thorough understanding of the SSC CPO syllabus will also help candidates focus on important topics and prepare effectively for the exam. Scroll down to know the detailed information on the SSC CPO exam pattern and create a strategy to ace the exam.
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The SSC CPO recruitment is conducted to fill the posts of Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Assistance Sub-Inspector in CISF. Candidates willing to take up the SSC CPO 2022 exam must check this article to get an idea about the SSC CPO syllabus, exam pattern, selection process and more.
The SSC CPO recruitment is expected to be released by the Staff Selection Commission soon. Before getting into the details of the SSC CPO exam pattern, let’s have an overview of the exam:
|Conducting Body||Staff Selection Commission (SSC)|
|Name of the Exam||SSC CPO 2022|
|Name of the Posts||SI, ASI|
|Expected Number of Vacancies||To be updated|
|Eligibility Criteria||Graduate in any Discipline|
|Exam Stages||Written Examination – Paper-I (Tier-I)|
Physical Standard Test/ Physical Endurance Test
Written Examination – Paper-II (Tier-II)
Medical Test followed by Document Verification
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Let us now look into the selection process of SSC CPO. The recruitment of SI and ASI involves the following steps:
The detailed selection procedure of the SSC CPO Exam is as follows:
Candidates must know the SSC CPO Exam Pattern of all the stages before starting their preparation for the upcoming exams.
The SSC CPO exam pattern for Paper-I, i.e. the different sections of the paper, the total number of questions and maximum marks in each section are tabulated below.
|Sections||Number of Questions/ Maximum Marks|
|General Intelligence and Reasoning||50/50|
The time duration for SSC CPO Paper-I is 2 hours.
Check the detailed information about SSC CPO PET/PST in the section below.
Physical Standard Test (for all Posts and both male and female)
|Male Candidates belonging to Hilly regions and areas of J and K, North East and Sikkim||165||80/85|
|Male Scheduled Tribes||162.5||77/82|
|Female candidates belonging to Hilly regions and areas of and K, North East and Sikkim||155||–|
|Male Scheduled Tribes||154||–|
Physical Endurance Test (PET) (For all posts)
|Male Candidates||100-metre race in 16 seconds|
1.6 km race in 6.5 minutes
Long Jump: 3.65 metres in 3 chances
High Jump: 1.2 metres in 3 chances
Shot put (16 lbs): 4.5 metres in 3 chance
|Female Candidates||100-metre race in 18 seconds|
800-metre race in 4 minutes
Long Jump: 2.7 metres in 3 chances
High Jump: 0.9 metres in 3 chances.
The SSC CPO exam pattern for Tier-II is tabulated below:
|Subject||Number of Questions / Maximum Marks|
|English Language and Comprehension||200/200|
The total time for the SSC CPO Tier-II exam is 2 hours.
Candidates who clear Paper-II must undergo a detailed medical examination (DME) by the Medical Officer of the CAPFs. Besides this, candidates who are declared unfit can appeal before Review Medical Board within the prescribed time frame. Check the following points of the SSC CPO medical examination below:
Candidates can check the SSC CPO Detailed Syllabus for the different sections from the table below.
|SSC CPO Syllabus for General Intelligence and Reasoning|
|Analogies||Coding and Decoding|
|Classification||Statement – Conclusion|
|Spatial Orientation||Numerical Operations|
|Problem Solving||Symbolic Operations|
|Judgement and Decision Making||Venn Diagrams|
|Visual Memory||Word Building|
|Arithmetical Reasoning and Figural Classification||Tests of Emotional and Social Intelligence|
|SSC CPO Syllabus for General Knowledge and General Awareness|
|Questions Relating to India and its Neighbouring Countries||General Polity|
|SSC CPO Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude|
|Ratio and Proportion||Time and Distance|
|Square Roots||Time and Work|
|Simple and Compound Interest||Graphs of Linear Equations|
|Profit and Loss||Geometry and Mensuration|
|Partnership||Data Analysis and Interpretation|
|SSC CPO Syllabus for English Comprehension|
|Fill in the Blanks||Antonyms|
|Spellings||Phrases and Idiomatic Use of Words|
|Sentence Structure||Writing Ability|
SSC CPO Syllabus for Paper-II: English Language and Comprehension
|Error Spotting||Sentence Structure|
|Fill in the Blanks (using verbs, prepositions, articles, etc.)||Synonyms and Antonyms|
|Spellings||Phrases and Idioms|
|Basic English Grammar||Comprehension|
Check the table below to understand the bonus marks in each paper for NCC candidates.
|NCC Certificate Type||Bonus Marks in Paper-I and II|
|NCC “A‟ Certificate||4 marks (2% of the maximum marks)|
|NCC “B” Certificate||6 marks (3% of the maximum marks)|
|NCC “C” Certificate||10 marks (5% of the maximum marks)|
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The following are some of the most common doubts asked by SSC CPO aspirants.
Q.1: How many subjects are there in SSC CPO 2022 Tier-I exam?
Ans: There are 4 subjects in SSC CPO Tier-I (Paper-1) exam, i.e. General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Knowledge & General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension.
Q.2: How many questions will be asked in the Tier-I exam of SSC CPO?
Ans: There will be 50 questions in each section of the Tier-I exam. A total of 200 questions will be asked in Paper-1.
Q.3: How many rounds are there in SSC CPO 2022 exam?
Ans: There are 3 rounds – Paper 1, Physical Efficiency Test (PET), and Paper 2 followed by document verification.
Q.4: Which are the subject I need to study for SSC CPO 2022 exam?
Ans: Candidates need to study four subjects for Paper-I (General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Knowledge and General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension) exam and one subject for Paper-II (English Language and Comprehension).
Q.5: Where can I get the complete SSC CPO 2022 syllabus?
Ans: SSC CPO syllabus will be available on the official website. Candidates can check this article to get the direct link to download the SSC CPO detailed syllabus.
We hope this detailed article on the SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2022 has provided you with all the information about the exam pattern and syllabus. Stay tuned to Embibe to get the latest updates on SSC CPO Exam 2022.
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