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SSC CPO Recruitment 2022: Check Dates, Pattern, Syllabus

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SSC CPO Recruitment 2022: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) announced the SSC CPO Paper 1 exam date. SSC will conduct Paper 1 from November 09 to 11, 2022. Furthermore, SSC will release the admit card a few days before the exam on its official website, i.e., ssc.nic.in. Earlier, the Commission published the official notification on August 10, 2022. Candidates could apply online for the exam from August 10 to August 30, 2022.

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The SSC CPO is set to recruit candidates for the posts of Sub Inspector in Delhi Police, Sub Inspector in CAPFs, Assistant Sub Inspector in CISF, Inspector posts, and Sub Inspector Posts. A total of 4300 vacancies have been announced for these posts. Check out the article to know more about the important dates, selection process, exam pattern, syllabus, and other relevant details.

SSC CPO Recruitment 2022: Exam Overview

Let us have an overview of the SSC CPO 2022 before getting into other details:

ParticularsDetails
Conducting BodyStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Exam NameSSC CPO 2022
SSC CPO Full FormStaff Selection Commission Central Police Organisation
Level of ExamNational Level
PostsSub Inspector (GD) in CAPFs,
Sub Inspector (Executive) – (Male/Female) in Delhi Police
Vacancy4300
SSC CPO Eligibility CriteriaGraduate in any Discipline and Departmental Candidates
Application ModeOnline
Mode of ExamPaper-I will be conducted in Computer Based Test
Selection ProcessPaper-I, Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Endurance Test (PET),
Paper-II and Detailed Medical Examination (DME).
Official NotificationDownload SSC CPO Notification PDF
Official Websitessc.nic.in

SSC CPO Important Dates

Let us take a look at the SSC CPO Exam Dates and other important dates related to the examination:

EventsDates
SSC CPO 2022 Notification Release DateAugust 10, 2022
SSC CPO Online Application Starts fromAugust 10, 2022
Closing date for receipt of applicationAugust 30, 2022
Last date for making fee payment (Online and Offline)August 30, 2022
Admit Card for CPO Paper-1 To be notified
SSC CPO Paper-I Exam DateNovember 09 to 11, 2022

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SSC CPO 2022 Vacancies

The SSC CPO 2022 vacancy has been released along with the notification. A total of 4300 vacancies have been released from three Sub-Inspector posts. Candidates can refer to the below table to check the SSC CPO vacancy details.

Post NamesVacancy
Sub-Inspector (SI) in Central Armed Police Forces3960
Sub-Inspector (SI) in Delhi Police (Male)228
Sub-Inspector (SI) in Delhi Police (Female)112
Total Vacancy4300

Let us take a look at the category-wise vacancy list for each of these posts in detail.

Sub-Inspector (Exe.) in Delhi Police – Male

DetailsUROBCSCSTEWSTotal
Open7942241223180
Ex-Servicemen05030202013
Ex-Servicemen (Special Category)06030102012
Departmental Candidates12060302023
Total10354301823228

Sub-Inspector (Exe.) in Delhi Police – Female

DetailsUROBCSCSTEWSTotal
Open5127150811112

Sub-Inspector (GD) in CAPFs

CAPFs

Gender

UR

EWS

OBC

SC

ST

Total

Grand Total

ESM @10% 

BSF

Male

133

20

104

58

21

336

353

35

Female

07

01

05

03

01

17

CISF

Male

33

07

21

11

05

77

86

09

Female

04

01

02

01

01

09

CRPF

Male

1217

301

812

450

226

3006

3112

311

Female

43

10

29

16

08

106

ITBP

Male

66

14

51

22

09

162

191

19

Female

12

02

09

04

02

29

SSB

Male

65

21

56

44

24

210

218

21

Female

03

0

01

02

02

08

Total

Male

1514

363

1044

585

285

3791

3960

395

Female

69

14

46

26

14

169

SSC CPO 2022 Salary

Salary and pay scale for SSC CPO SI in Delhi Police, SI in CAPF and Assistant Sub-Inspector(ASI) in CISF are tabulated below:

Post NameLevelGroupPay Scale / Salary
Sub Inspector
in Delhi Police (Male/ Female)
6‘C’ Non-GazettedRs. 35400-
112400/-
Assistant
Sub-Inspector(ASI) in CISF
6‘C’ Non-GazettedRs. 29200-
92300/-
Sub Inspector
in CAPF
6‘B’ Non-GazettedRs. 35400-
112400/-

SSC CPO 2022 Job Profile

SSC CPO Job Profile varies from post to post. Check the table below to know the details of the SSC CPO Job Profile.

SSC CPO PostsJob Description
SSC CPO SI in Delhi PoliceMaintenance of law and order
SSC CPO SI in CISFProvides security to various PSUs and other important infrastructures
SSC CPO SI in BSFProtection of the border between India and Pakistan
SSC CPO SI in CRPFAnti-riot and Anti–Naxal force
SSC CPO SI in SSBProtection of Indo–Nepal and Indo–Bhutan borders
SSC CPO SI in ITBPFProtection of the border bet. India and China (Ladakh to Arunachal Pradesh)

SSC CPO 2022 Eligibility Criteria

As per the SSC CPO 2022 notification, the SSC CPO eligibility criteria such as SSC CPO age limit, nationality, and education qualification is as mentioned below:

SSC CPO Nationality

  • The candidate must be a citizen of India OR
  • A subject of Nepal OR
  • A subject of Bhutan OR
  • A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary will be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment will be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India.

SSC CPO Age Limit

  • Candidates must be between the age of 20 to 25 years as on 01/01/2022.
  • SC/ST candidates have an age relaxation of 5 years.
  • OBC candidates have an age relaxation of 3 years.
  • Ex-Servicemen have an age relaxation of 3 years.

SSC CPO Educational Qualification

  • Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university or equivalent.
  • Candidates who have not yet acquired but will acquire the educational qualification, and produce documentary evidence from the Board/University in support thereof, as of 30.08.2022 will also be eligible.

Note: Male candidates applying for the post of SI in Delhi Police must possess a valid Driving License for LMV (Motorcycle and Car) on the date fixed for Physical Endurance and Measurement Tests. However, for all other posts, candidates who do not have a Valid Driving License for LMV (Motorcycle and Car) are eligible.

SSC CPO 2022 Apply Online

Aspiring candidates must read the SSC CPO notification and information brochure carefully before filling up the upcoming SSC CPO 2021-22 application form. The steps to fill up SSC CPO registration form are as given below:

1st Step: Go to the SSC CPO official link to apply online.
2nd Step: Read the instructions and then enter the basic information asked to register yourself. Once registered, you will be provided with a “Registration ID and Password“. Note them down. Use them to log in.
3rd Step: Upload the scanned copies of the Photograph and Signature in JPEG/JPG format. The size of the photograph should be between 4 KB and 20 KB. The size of the signature should be between 1 KB and 12 KB.
4th Step: Enter the required details in the online application form carefully.
5th Step: Make a payment of the SSC CPO application fee and submit your application.
6th Step: Take a printout of the same for future reference.

SSC CPO 2022 Application Fee

Candidates can pay the application fee for SSC CPO 2022 either online or offline. The application fee for different categories are as follows:

CategoryApplication Fee
General / OBCRs. 100/-
SC / ST / Female candidates / Ex-servicemanExempted

SSC CPO Selection Process

The SSC CPO recruitment process involves the following steps:

  • Written Examination – Paper-I
  • Physical Standard Test / Physical Efficiency Examination (Qualifying in nature)
  • Written Examination – Paper-II
  • Medical Examination Test
  • Document Verification
  • Final Selection

SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2022

Candidates can check out the exam pattern of SSC CPO Exam Pattern for Paper-I and Paper-II from the table given below:

ParticularsDetails
Exam Duration2 hours
Nature of Questions Objective Type Questions 
Paper-I SubjectsGeneral Intelligence and Reasoning,
General Knowledge and General Awareness,
Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension
Paper-II Subjects Paper-II: English language and Comprehension
Number of Questions 200 Questions in Each Paper
Total Marks 200 Marks in Each Paper
Exam LanguageHindi and English
Negative Marks Paper-I and Paper-II: 0.25 Marks

SSC CPO Exam Pattern for Paper-I

The SSC CPO Paper-I exam pattern is as follows:

SectionsNumber of Questions/Maximum Marks
Quantitative Aptitude50/50
English Comprehension50/50
General Intelligence and Reasoning50/50
General Awareness50/50
Total200/200

Both Paper-I and Paper-II are of 2 hours duration.

SSC CPO Exam Pattern for Paper-II

The SSC CPO Paper-I exam pattern is as follows:

SubjectNumber of Questions / Maximum Marks
English Language & Comprehension200/200

SSC CPO Syllabus 2022

Check the below section to understand the subject-wise SSC CPO syllabus:

SSC CPO Syllabus for Written Examination

General ReasoningGeneral KnowledgeQuantitative AptitudeEnglish Comprehension
Verbal ReasoningCurrent AffairsPercentageReading Comprehension
SyllogismAwards and HonoursRatio and PercentageGrammar
Circular Seating ArrangementBooks and AuthorsData InterpretationVocabulary
Linear Seating ArrangementSportsMensuration and GeometryVerbal Ability
Double LineupEntertainmentQuadratic EquationSynonyms-Antonyms
SchedulingObituariesInterestActive and Passive Voice
Input-OutputImportant DatesProblems of AgesPara Jumbles
Blood RelationsScientific ResearchProfit and LossFill in the Blanks
Directions and Distances Number SeriesError Correction
Ordering and Ranking Speed, Distance and Time 
Data Sufficiency Time and Work 
Coding and Decoding Number System 
Code Inequalities Data Sufficiency 

SSC CPO Physical Standard Test and Physical Endurance Test

Check the below section to know more about the PST/PET of SSC CPO.

Physical Standard Test for All Posts

As per the SSC CPO Recruitment notification, the height and chest requirements of candidates belonging to different categories are tabulated below.

Category of candidatesHeights (in cms)Chest (in cms) UnexpandedChest (in cms) Expanded
Male candidates from General Category1708085
Male candidates belonging to Hill areas of Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Leh and Ladakh regions of J and K, North-Eastern States and Sikkim1658085
All Male candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes162.57782
Female candidates from General Category157
Female candidates belonging to Hill areas of Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Leh & Ladakh regions, NorthEastern States and Sikkim155
All Female candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes154

Physical Endurance Test (PET) for All Posts

For Male Candidates

  • 100 meters 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

For Female Candidates

  • 100 metres race in 18 seconds
  • 800 metres race in 4 minutes
  • Long Jump: 2.7 metres in 3 chances
  • High Jump: 0.9 metres in 3 chances

SSC CPO Medical Examination

Eyesight:

  • Minimum Near Vision: N6 (better eye) and N9 (worse eye)
  • Minimum Distant Vision: 6/6 (better eye) and 6/9 (worse eye)

SSC CPO Admit Card

SSC CPO Admit Card/Hall Ticket will be issued on the official website. All the aspirants who have successfully applied for SSC CPO online application can download the SSC CPO Admit Card from the regional websites of the Staff Selection Commission soon after the release. There are 9 Regional/ Sub-regional Offices located in India for SSC Exams. The 9 regions along with their State Groups are given below:

SSC RegionName of the StateSSC Region Link
NR-Northern RegionNCT of Delhi, Rajasthan and UttarakhandTo be released
NWR-North Western RegionJ and K, Punjab, Haryana and Himachal PradeshTo be released
CR-Central RegionUP and BiharTo be released
ER-Eastern RegionWB, Jharkhand, Odisha, A and N Island and SikkimTo be released
MPR-Madhya Pradesh RegionMP and ChhattisgarhTo be released
WR-Western RegionMaharashtra, Gujarat, GoaTo be released
NER-North Eastern RegionArunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland and MizoramTo be released
SR-Southern RegionAP, Pondicherry and TNTo be released
KKR-Karnataka RegionKarnataka and KeralaTo be released

SSC CPO Result

The commission releases SSC CPO results online for different phases of the exam: Paper 1, PET/PST, Paper 2, Medical Exam, and Final Selection. The results for all phases will be published on the official website. Marks for both qualified and unqualified candidates will be released a few days after the results are announced.

SSC CPO Cutoff

SSC releases the cut-off for SSC CPO along with the result. The SSC CPO cut-off for each stage is determined separately for male and female candidates. Besides the cutoff marks, candidates must also obtain the qualifying marks for their respective categories. To qualify for the SSC CPO, candidates must score equal to or higher than the SSC CPO cut-off marks.

Candidates can also check:

SSC CPO Admit CardSSC CPO Exam Date
About SSC CPO RecruitmentSSC CPO Exam Pattern
SSC CPO ResultCut-off of SSC CPO
SSC CPO Exam AnalysisSSC CPO Answer Key
Salary of SSC CPOSSC CPO Preparation
Syllabus for SSC CPOSSC CPO Previous Year Papers
SSC CPO Eligibility CriteriaSSC CPO Registration

FAQs on SSC CPO Recruitment 2022

Let us take a look at a few SSC CPO FAQs and their answers related to the examination:

Q.1: When can I apply for SSC CPO recruitment 2022?
Ans:
The SSC CPO Recruitment 2022 application process started on August 10, 2022, and aspirants can apply until August 30, 2022.

Q.2: When is the SSC CPO exam date in 2022?
Ans:
The SSC CPO Paper 1 exam is scheduled to be conducted from November 09 to 11, 2022.

Q.3: What is the educational qualification required for SSC CPO?
Ans:
Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or equivalent to apply for SSC CPO 2022.

Q.4: What is the SSC CPO salary?
Ans:
For Sub Inspector (SI) in Delhi Police and CAPF, it is Rs.35400-112400/- and For Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) in CISF, it is Rs.29200-92300.

Q.5: What is the selection process for SSC CPO Recruitment?
Ans:
There are 4 stages in the SSC CPO selection process they are Tier-I, PET, Tier-II, and Document verification.

Q.6: What is the SSC CPO full form?
Ans:
SSC CPO stands for Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Central Police Organisation (CPO).

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