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SSC CPO Recruitment 2024: Check Vacancy Details & Dates for 4187 Posts


SSC CPO Recruitment 2024: According to the latest news, the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) released the official notification for the SSC CPO 2024 exam on March 4, 2024, inviting the aspirants to submit the application form for SSC CPO recruitment 2024. Interested candidates applied online for SSC CPO 2024 for the Sub Inspector (SI) post on the official website, i.e., ssc.nic.in. The last date to submit the online application form is March 28, 2024. Also, SSC CPO Paper 1 exam date has been revised. Now, instead of will be conducted on May 9, 10, and 13, 2024, which was the old date, the exam will now be conducted from June 27 to 29, 2024.

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General Knowledge and General AwarenessPractice General Intelligence and Reasoning Exam Questions
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English ComprehensionPractice English Comprehension Exam Questions

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Latest Update:
SSC has revised the SSC CPO Tier 1 exam dates. Check out the same below.
— SSC invites applications from interested applicants for SSC CPO recruitment 2024 for 4187 vacancies. Candidates can apply from March 4 to 28, 2024. Download the official notification PDF to learn more.

The officials conduct SSC CPO recruitment to select candidates for Sub-Inspector (SI) posts in Delhi Police and Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs). The selection process involves five stages: Paper 1, PET/PST, Paper 2, and Medical Examination. Check out the article to know more about the important dates, selection process, exam pattern, syllabus, and other relevant details.

Overview of SSC CPO Recruitment 2024

Let us have a look at the overview of the SSC CPO recruitment 2024 from the table before getting into in-depth details:

Conducting BodyStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Exam NameSSC CPO
SSC CPO Full FormStaff Selection Commission Central Police Organisation
Level of ExamNational Level
Posts– Sub Inspector (GD) in CAPFs
– Sub Inspector (Executive) – (Male/Female) in Delhi Police
Application ModeOnline
Mode of ExamOnline
Selection ProcessPaper 1, PET/PST, Paper 2, and Detailed Medical Examination (DME)
Official NotificationAnnounced on March 4, 2024; See Official Notice
Official Websitessc.nic.in

SSC CPO Important Dates 2024

Check out the SSC CPO exam dates and other important dates related to the examination:

Notification Release DateMarch 4, 2024
Online Application Starts fromMarch 4, 2024
Last Date to Apply OnlineMarch 28, 2024 (up to 11:00 p.m.)
Last Date for Making Fee PaymentMarch 29, 2024
Application Form Correction WindowMarch 30 to 31, 2024
Release of Paper 1 Admit CardTo Be Announced
SSC CPO Paper 1 Exam DateMay 9, 10, and 13, 2024
June 27 to 29, 2024 (Revised)
SSC CPO Paper 1 Answer KeyMay 2024
SSC CPO Paper 1 Exam ResultTo Be Notified
SSC CPO Paper 2 Exam DateTo Be Notified

Access SSC CPO Paper 1 Practice Books

Candidates can access subject-wise practice books for the SSC CPO Paper 1 exam below:

SubjectsPractice Books
Quantitative AptitudeSSC CPO Paper 1 Quantitative Aptitude Practice Book
General Intelligence and ReasoningSSC CPO Paper 1 General Intelligence and Reasoning Practice Book
EnglishSSC CPO Paper 1 English Practice Book
General Knowledge & General AwarenessSSC CPO Paper 1 General Knowledge & General Awareness Practice Book

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  • 3rd Step: Click on the menu bar “Getting a Government Job”.
  • 4th Step: Select the Goal “SSC” from the dropdown and click “Next”.
  • 5th Step: Search and select “SSC CPO Paper I/SSC CPO Tier II” on the search bar and click on “Next”.
  • 6th Step: Select the preferred language and click on “Done”.
  • 7th Step: Click “Practice” from the header section.
  • 8th Step: Scroll down to the “Subjects” section.
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SSC CPO Vacancy Details

Since SSC has issued the official SSC SI notification for a total of 4187, candidates can check out the same using our dedicated article on SSC CPO vacancy, where we have shown the category-wise bifurcation of the posts announced for SSC Sub Inspector.

SSC CPO Salary

The salary and pay scale for Sub-Inspectors 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/-
Sub-Inspector(ASI) in CISF
6‘C’ Non-GazettedRs. 29200-92300/-
Sub Inspector
6‘B’ Non-GazettedRs. 35400-112400/-

SSC CPO Selection Process 2024

The SSC CPO recruitment process involves the following stages:

  1. Paper 1: Written Examination
  2. Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Efficiency Examination (PET)
  3. Paper 2: Written Examination (Computer-based Test (CBT))
  4. Detailed Medical Examination (DME)

SSC CPO Eligibility Criteria

As per the official notification, the SSC CPO eligibility criteria, such as age limit, nationality, and education qualification, are as follows:

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 (As on August 1, 2024)

Find the age criteria below:

  • Candidates must be between the ages of 20 and 25 years.
  • 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.

For more details, check out the notification.

SSC CPO Educational Qualification

Check the educational qualification required for SSC CPO recruitment below:

  • For SI (GD) in Delhi Police & CAPFs: 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 will also be eligible.
  • For SI (Exe.) in Delhi Police (Males only): Aspirants must possess a valid DL for LMV as on the date decided for Physical Endurance and Standard Tests.

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 Application Form 2024

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

  • 1st Step: Go to the official website, i.e., ssc.nic.in.
  • 2nd Step: Read the instructions and then enter the basic information asked to register yourself. Once registered, you will receive 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: Pay the SSC CPO application fee and submit your application.
  • 6th Step: Take a printout of the same for future reference.

SSC CPO Application Fee

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

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

SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2024

Candidates can check out the SSC CPO exam pattern for Paper 1 and Paper 2 from the table given below:

Exam DurationTwo hours
Type of Questions Objective-type Questions 
Paper 1 SubjectsGeneral Intelligence and Reasoning, General Knowledge and General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Comprehension
Paper 2 Subjects English Language and Comprehension
Number of Questions 200
Total Marks 200 Marks
Exam LanguageHindi and English
Negative Marks 0.25 Marks Deduction for Each Wrong Answer

SSC CPO Paper 1 Marks Distribution

The SSC CPO Paper 1 marks distribution is as follows:

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

Both Paper 1 and Paper 2 are of 2 hours duration.

SSC CPO for Paper 2 Marks Distribution

The SSC CPO Paper 2 marks distribution is as follows:

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

SSC CPO Syllabus 2024

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

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 learn more about the PST/PET of SSC CPO:

Physical Standard Test for All Posts

As per the SSC CPO Recruitment notification, candidates’ height and chest requirements in 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

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

Important Note: The physical requirements might have changed slightly. Please check out the official notice for the latest physical and medical exam details.

SSC CPO Admit Card 2024

The SSC CPO admit card will be issued on the official website in May 2024. All the aspirants who have successfully applied for SSC CPO recruitment will be able to download the SSC CPO admit card for Paper 1 from the regional websites of the SSC. Aspirants must enter the registration/ roll number and date of birth to log in to the official portal and download the hall ticket. Furthermore, they must carry the admit card along with one photo ID proof to the exam centre.

SSC CPO Result 2024

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

SSC CPO Cut-off 2024

SSC released the cut-off for SSC CPO along with the result soon. The SSC CPO cut-off for each stage is determined separately for male and female candidates. Besides the cut-off 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.

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 Tips
Syllabus for SSC CPOSSC CPO Previous Year Papers
SSC CPO Eligibility CriteriaSSC CPO Registration

FAQs on SSC CPO Recruitment 2024

Let us take a look at a few SSC CPO frequently asked questions:

Q: What is the SSC CPO full form?

Ans: SSC CPO stands for Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Central Police Organisation (CPO).

Q: When will the official SSC CPO recruitment 2024 notification be released?

Ans: The Staff Selection Commission released the SSC CPO notification 2024 on March 4, 2024.

Q: When is the SSC CPO Paper 1 exam 2024?

Ans: The SSC CPO Paper 1 exam is scheduled from June 27 to 29, 2024.

Q: What is the educational qualification required for SSC CPO 2024?

Ans: Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university or equivalent to apply for SSC CPO recruitment.

Q: What is the selection process for SSC CPO?

Ans: There are four stages in the SSC CPO selection process, namely Paper 1, PET/PST, Paper 2, and Detailed Medical Examination (DME).

Q: What is the SSC CPO salary?

Ans: The salary of Sub-Inspectors (SI) in Delhi Police and CAPFs is Rs. 35400-112400, and of Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) in CISFs is Rs. 29200-92300.

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