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SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2023: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) releases the SSC CPO exam pattern on its official website. A thorough understanding of the SSC CPO syllabus and exam pattern will also help candidates focus on important topics and prepare effectively for the exam. The selection process will consist of two written exams, a PET/PST exam, and a medical exam.
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The 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 exam must check this article to get a detailed idea about the exam pattern.
The SSC CPO exam will consist of 5 stages. The 5 stages are as follows:
The detailed selection procedure for the SSC CPO Exam is as follows:
Candidates can improve their understanding of all topics by practising SSC CPO Paper 1 exam questions on a regular basis. Embibe provides an array of free SSC CPO Paper 1 practice questions for all subjects, which are created by experts in line with the latest syllabus. To access these practice questions, aspirants can follow the steps outlined below.
Candidates must know the SSC CPO exam pattern of all the stages before starting their preparation. The exam pattern for each stage is given in this article below.
The SSC CPO exam pattern for Paper 1, i.e. the different sections of the paper, the total number of questions and the maximum marks in each section are given in the table below.
|Sections||Number of Questions/ Maximum Marks||Duration|
|Quantitative Aptitude||50/50||2 Hours|
|General Intelligence and Reasoning||50/50|
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 2 is tabulated below:
|Subject||Number of Questions / Maximum Marks||Duration|
|English Language and Comprehension||200/200||2 Hours|
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Candidates who clear paper 2 must undergo a detailed medical examination (DME) by the medical officer of the CAPFs. Besides this, candidates who are declared unfit are allowed to appeal before Review Medical Board within the prescribed time frame. Check the following points of the SSC CPO medical examination below:
The following are some of the most common questions asked by SSC CPO aspirants.
Ans: There are 4 subjects in SSC CPO Paper 1 exam, i.e. General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Knowledge & General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension.
Ans: There will be 50 questions in each section of the Paper 1 exam. A total of 200 questions will be asked in Paper 1.
Ans: There are 5 rounds – Paper 1, Physical Efficiency Test (PET), and Paper 2 followed by medical test and document verification.
Ans: Candidates need to study four subjects for Paper 1 (General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Knowledge and General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension) exam and one subject for Paper 2 (English Language and Comprehension).
Ans: SSC CPO syllabus will be available on the official website. Candidates can also the detailed syllabus here at Embibe.
We hope this detailed article on the SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2023 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 2023.
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