SSC CPO Syllabus 2021 SSC SI ASI Delhi Police Exam Pattern

SSC CPO Syllabus

SSC CPO Syllabus SSC CPO Syllabus 2021 SSC SI ASI Delhi Police Exam Syllabus 2021 SSC CPO SI CAPF & Asst Sub Inspector CISF Paper 1st and Paper 2nd syllabus 2021 SSC CPO Syllabus & Exam Pattern Pattern for Paper 1, 2 & PET/PST Check the Important topics 2021 How to prepare for SSC CPO Written Exam 2021 SSC CPO Exam Syllabus Selection Process 2021


SSC CPO Syllabus
SSC CPO Syllabus

About SSC CPO Recruitment :

SSC CPO Syllabus Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Invited Application for Various Posts of Sub-Inspector (GD) in CAPFs, Sub Inspector (Executive) -(Male/ Female) in Delhi Police and Assistant Sub-Inspector (Executive) in CISF. Many Interested & Eligible Candidates Filled there Online Application Form. Under the Recruitment Process by SSC Written Exam was conducted for These Posts. The Process of Submitting Online Application Form is Started from 17.06.2020 and Will be Conducted till 16.07.2020. More Details About the Recruitment is Provided Below.

About CPO Exam Date :

SSC CPO Syllabus All the Eligible Candidates who Filled the Online Application Form Will Appear in Paper 1 on 23.11.2020 to 26.11.2020. After that the Selected Candidates Will Appear in Paper 2.

SSC CPO Selection Process :

  • Paper – I,
  • Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Endurance Test (PET),
  • Paper – II and
  • Detailed Medical Examination (DME).


Exam Pattern:

The Exam Pattern will be As Follows:

  1. There are two papers in the written exam.
  2. Question in both papers will be objective multiple choice type questions.

Paper-I has four sections. Information about each section is given below:-

Part Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks
A General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 50
B General Knowledge and General Awareness 50 50
C Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
D English Comprehension 50 50
  • The Question Paper Will be of 200 Marks/ Questions.
  • The Time Duration For the Exam Will be 02 Hours.
  • Questions will be set in Hindi and English in Parts – I, II and III of Paper – I.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks.

Note: SSC CPO Syllabus National Cadet Corps (NCC) certificate holders (as on 01-01-2021) will be given bonus marks in Paper-I and Paper-II which will be added to the normalized scores of such candidate as per following scheme:

S No Type of NCC Certificate Bonus Marks in each Paper (Paper-I and Paper-II)
1 NCC “C” Certificate 10 marks (5% of the maximum marks)
2 NCC “B” Certificate 6 marks (3% of the maximum marks)
3 NCC “A” Certificate 4 marks (2% of the maximum marks)

Minimum qualifying marks in Paper-I and Paper-II :

  • UR : 30%
  • OBC/EWS : 25%
  • All other categories : 20%

Exam Syllabus:-

The Exam Syllabus will be as Follows:

General Intelligence and Reasoning:-

It will include the question of both verbal and non-verbal type. Question will be asked from

  • analogies,
  • similarities and differences,
  • space visualization,
  • spatial orientation,
  • problem solving,
  • analysis,
  • judgment,
  • decision making,
  • visual memory,
  • discrimination,
  • observation,
  • relationship concepts,
  • arithmetical reasoning and figural classification,
  • arithmetic number series,
  • non-verbal series,
  • coding and decoding,
  • statement conclusion,
  • syllogistic reasoning etc.
  • Semantic Analogy,
  • Symbolic/Number Analogy,
  • Figural Analogy,
  • Semantic Classification,
  • Symbolic/Number,
  • Classification,
  • Figural Classification,
  • Semantic Series,
  • Number Series,
  • Figural Series,
  • Problem Solving,
  • Word Building,
  • Coding & de-coding,
  • Numerical Operations,
  • symbolic Operations,
  • Trends,
  • Space Orientation,
  • Space Visualization,
  • Venn Diagrams,
  • Drawing inferences,
  • Punched hole/pattern-folding & un-folding,
  • Figural Pattern- folding and completion,
  • Indexing Address matching,
  • Date & city matching Classification of centre codes/roll numbers,
  • Small & Capital letters/numbers coding,
  • decoding and classification,
  • Embedded Figures,
  • Critical thinking,
  • Emotional Intelligence,
  • Social Intelligence,
  • Other subtopics if any.

General Knowledge & General Awareness:-

Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates’ general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution, scientific Research etc.

Numerical Aptitude:-

The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be computation of

  • whole numbers,
  • decimals,
  • fractions and relationships between numbers,
  • Percentage,
  • Ratio and Proportion,
  • Square roots,
  • Averages,
  • Interest,
  • Profit & Loss,
  • Discount,
  • Partnership Business,
  • Mixture and Allegation,
  • Time and distance,
  • Time & work,
  • Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations,
  • Triangle and its various kinds of centres,
  • Congruence and similarity of triangles,
  • Circle and its chords,
  • tangents angles subtended by chords of a circle,
  • common tangents to two or more circles,
  • Triangle,
  • Quadrilaterals,
  • Regular Polygons,
  • Circle,
  • Right Prism,
  • Right Circular Cone,
  • Right Circular Cylinder,
  • Sphere,
  • Hemispheres,
  • Rectangular Parallelepiped,
  • Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base,
  • Trigonometric ratio,
  • Degree and Radian Measures,
  • Standard Identities,
  • Complementary angles,
  • Heights and Distances,
  • Histogram,
  • Frequency polygon,
  • Bar diagram & Pie chart.

English Comprehension:-

Candidates’ ability to understand correct English, his basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested.


Exam Pattern:

The Exam Pattern will be As Follows:

  1. Question in both papers will be objective multiple choice type questions.
  2. Paper-II will be of English language & Comprehension.
  3. There will be 200 questions awarded 200 marks.
  4. Total time duration is 2 Hours.

Exam Syllabus:-

The Exam Syllabus will be as Follows:

English Language & Comprehension:- 

Questions in this components will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding and knowledge of English Language and will be based on error recognition, filling in the blanks (using verbs, preposition, articles etc), Vocabulary, Spellings, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Completion, Phrases and Idiomatic use of Words, comprehension etc.

NOTE I: The Commission shall have the discretion to fix different minimum qualifying standards in each part of Paper I taking into consideration among others, category-wise vacancies and category-wise number of candidates. Only those candidates, who have scored above the cut off marks fixed by the Commission in Paper I would be required to appear in the Physical Endurance Test/Medical examination.

Note – II: Only those candidates declared qualified in PET/ PST will be called for Paper – II and that the Medical Examination would be conducted subsequently.

SSC CPO Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Endurance Test (PET)

Physical Standard Test (for all Posts):

S No Category of candidates Height (in cm) Chest (in cm) (Unexpanded – Expanded)
1. For male candidates only (UR) 170 80 -85
2. For candidates belonging to Hill areas of Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Leh & Ladakh regions of J&K, North-Eastern States and Sikkim. 165 80 – 85
3. For all candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes 162.5 77 – 82
4. For Female candidates only (UR) 157
5. For female candidates belonging to Hill areas of Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Leh & Ladakh regions of J&K, North-Eastern States and Sikkim 155
6. For all female candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes 154


Corresponding to height (for all posts).

Physical Endurance Test (PET) (For all posts):

For male candidates only

  • 100 metre race in 16 seconds
  • 1.6 Kms race in 6.5minutes
  • Long Jump: 3.65 metre in 3 chances
  • High Jump : 1.2 metre in 3 chances
  • Shot put (16 Lbs): 4.5 metre in 3 chance

For female candidates only:

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

Medical standard (For all posts):

Medical Examination All the candidates who qualify in Paper-II will be medically examined by the Medical Officer of the CAPFs or any other Medical Officer or Assistant Surgeon belonging to Grade I of any Central/ State Govt. Hospital or Dispensary. Candidates, who are found to be unfit, will be informed of the position and they can make an appeal before Review Medical Board within the prescribed time limit of 15 days. Decision of Re-Medical Board/ Review Medical Board will be final and no appeal/ representation against the decision of the Re-Medical Board/ Review Medical Board will be entertained.

Eye sight:

The minimum near vision should be N6 (better eye) and N9 (worse eye). The minimum distant vision should be 6/6 (better eye) and 6/9 (worse eye)of both eyes without any correction like wearing glasses or surgery of any kind to improve visual acuity. In right handed person, the right eye is better eye and vice versa.

The candidate must not have knock knee, flat foot, varicose vein or squint in eyes and they should possess high colour vision.

They must be in good mental and bodily health and free from any physical defect likely to interfere with the efficient performance of the duties.

SSC CPO Document Verification

All the candidates qualified for Document Verification are required to appear for Document Verification along with the photocopies and original documents as mentioned Below.

During Document Verification, candidates shall be required to indicate the Posts/ Forces for which they would like to be considered, in the order of preference. The detail of various posts are as follows:

  • Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police (A)
  • Sub-Inspector in Border Security Force (B)
  • Sub-Inspector in Central Industrial Security Force (C)
  • Sub-Inspector in Central Reserve Police Force (D)
  • Sub-Inspector in Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (E)
  • Sub-Inspector in Sashastra Seema Bal (F)
  • Assistant Sub-Inspector in Central Industrial Security Force (G)

The option/ preference once exercised by the candidates will be treated as FINAL and IRREVERSIBLE. Subsequent request for change of Post/ Force by candidates shall not be entertained under any circumstances. If the candidate has not opted for a Post/ Force, he/ she shall not be considered for selection to such post irrespective of his/ her merit position. Therefore candidates must exercise due diligence and be very careful while giving their post-preferences.

Candidates have to bring two passport size recent colour photographs and one original valid Photo ID Proof while appearing for the Document Verification. Photo ID Proof can be:

  • Aadhaar Card/ Printout of E-Aadhaar.
  • Voter ID Card.
  • PAN Card.
  • Passport.
  • Driving License.
  • Government School/ College ID Card.
  • Employer ID (Govt./ PSU).
  • Any other Photo bearing ID Card issued by Central/ State Govt.

Candidates will have to submit copies of various documents like:

  • Matriculation/ Secondary Certificate.
  • Educational Qualification Certificate.
  • Experience Certificate, if applicable.
  • Caste/ Category Certificate, if belongs to reserved categories.
  • Driving License for Motor Cycle and Car (issued before the date of PET/ PST) for the candidates who have given preference for Delhi Police (applicable for male candidates only).

For Ex-Servicemen (ESM):

  • Undertaking
  • Serving Defence Personnel Certificate, if applicable
  • Discharge Certificate, if discharged from the Armed Forces.
  • Candidates belonging to special categories of Ex-servicemen as listed must produce Certificate/ Documentary evidence in its support.
  • Relevant Certificate if seeking any age relaxation etc.

Important Link Area of SSC CPO Syllabus :

Official Website

FAQ’s for SSC CPO Syllabus :

Is there any Changes in Syllabus from this Year for SSC CPO?

There is no Major Changes for SSC CPO 2020 Exam Syllabus but you should check detailed Syllabus.

Can I Get Detailed Syllabus of SSC CPO 2020 Exam?

Yes, Here we are provided the Detailed Syllabus of SSC CPO 2020 Exam for all the Candidates. You can Check All the Details Here.

Is There Penalty for Wrong Answers in SSC CPO Paper 1?

Yes, There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks.

Is the Exam Same for All Posts?

Yes, Exam is Same for All Posts Under CPO.

Can I Get Mock Test for Exam?

What should I Prepare First to Crack – Exam?

You should focus more on your Week Topics.

How many marks are required to clear SSC CPO Paper 1 Exam?

UR : 30%
OBC/EWS : 25%
All other categories : 20%

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