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SSC CPO 2022: Notification, Exam Pattern, Eligibility, Application Form, Syllabus, Admit Card & Result

SSC CPO 2022: CPO stands for Central Police Organisation in its full form. The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) holds an exam to recruit candidates for the position of Sub-inspector (SI) of Police. The exam is held on a national scale for SI positions in various police organisations such as the ITBP, BSF, CRPF, and the SI in the Delhi Police, among others. The SSC conducts the recruitment exam for the CPO exam, which is one of the government organisations for which the SSC conducts the recruitment exam.

The Staff Selection Committee administers the SSC CPO Exam. The SSC administers exams for a variety of positions in government departments and ministries. SSC’s headquarters are in New Delhi, and the organisation has six regional offices in Mumbai, Kolkata, Guwahati, Chennai, and Bengaluru.

This examination is held on a national level. This test is taken by a large number of students who would like to join this organisation as of its national level approach.

There are a total of 7 posts under the SSC CPO Exam:

  • Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police
  • Sub-Inspector in Border Security Force (BSF)
  • Sub-Inspector in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
  • Sub-Inspector in Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
  • Sub-Inspector in Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBPF)
  • Sub-Inspector in Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
  • Assistant Sub-Inspector in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)

The exam will be divided into three parts. If a candidate passes the first level, he or she will be eligible for the second level, which is the physical examination. After passing the physical exam, the candidate must take another written exam. Both exams are made up of multiple-choice questions.

The SSC CPO 2022 Exam is conducted in various stages as mentioned below:

  • Phase 1 of the exam will be 200 marks with a time limit of 2 hours. General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Knowledge and General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Comprehension are some of the topics covered.
  • Phase 2 of the exam will last 2 hours and will be worth 200 marks. English language and comprehension are among the topics covered. Both exams will be administered via a computer-based test in an online format. Those who pass the written exams will be eligible to take the physical endurance test. Male and female candidates have different test requirements. For the SSC CPO exam, there will be no interview.

SSC CPO 2022 Highlights

Particulars Details
Exam Name SSC CPO 2022
Organizing Body Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
Designation Sub-Inspector (SI) and Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI)
Vacancies 3,237 (including females and ex-servicemen)
Level of Exam National
Salary INR 35,400 to 1,12,400 /-
Application Mode Online
Application Fees Gen/OBC- INR 100/- 
Negative Marking Paper-I & II – 0.25
Selection Procedure
  1. Paper-I
  2. Paper-II
Official Website ssc.nic.in

SSC CPO Exam Dates 2022

According to the SSC CPO official notification, the following are the detailed SSC CPO exam dates as well as other important dates:

Exam EventsImportant Dates
SSC CPO Notification Date 2022To be notified
SSC CPO Application Form Start DateTo be notified
SSC CPO Apply Online Last DateTo be notified
SSC CPO Fee Last DateTo be notified
SSC CPO Last Date for Generating ChallanTo be notified
SSC CPO Offline Fee Last Date (Challan)To be notified
SSC CPO Paper 1 Admit Card Download DateTo be notified
SSC CPO Exam Date 2022 (Paper 1)To be notified
SSC CPO Paper 1 ResultTo be notified
SSC CPO Paper 2 Admit Card Download DateTo be notified
SSC CPO Paper 2 Exam Date 2022To be notified
SSC CPO Paper 2 ResultTo be notified

SSC CPO Vacancy

In the most recent SSC CPO 2021 notification, a total of 1500+ SSC CPO vacancies 2020-21 (tentative) were announced. For your convenience, we have updated the SSC CPO vacancies by category:

SSC CPO 2020-21 Vacancy – Delhi Police SI (Sub Inspector -Male)

Details

UR

EWS

OBC

SC

ST

Total

Open

32

09

06

11

15

73

Ex-Servicemen

05

0

2

1

1

9

Departmental

04

1

2

1

1

9

Total

41

10

10

13

17

91

SSC CPO 2020-21 SI (Sub Inspector – Female) Vacancy in Delhi Police

Details

UR

EWS

OBC

SC

ST

Total

Open

35

8

17

12

6

78

Total

35

8

17

12

6

78

SSC CPO 2020-21 SI Vacancy in CAPF SI

Name of the Force

Category

UR

EWS

OBC

SC

ST

Total

ESM

A

B

C

D

E

F(A+B+C+D+E)

10% of F

CRPF

Male

421

104

281

156

78

1040

 

1072

 

107

Female

13

3

9

5

2

32

BSF

Male

94

23

63

35

17

232

 

244

 

24

Female

05

01

03

02

01

12

ITBP

Male

22

3

7

4

0

36

 

43

 

4

Female

4

1

1

1

0

7

CISF

Male

8

1

5

3

1

18

 

20

 

02

Female

02

00

00

00

00

02

SSB

Male

08

01

4

3

00

16

 

16

 

02

Female

00

00

00

00

00

00

Total

 

577

137

373

209

99

1395

 

 

1395

 

 

139

Male

553

132

360

201

96

1342

Female

24

05

13

08

03

53


SSC CPO Salary 2022

One of the most frequently asked questions among students is about the SSC CPO salary structure. Knowing how much the SSC CPO salary is encouraging for one to apply and pass the exam. As a result, we’ve included the SSC CPO pay scale, which was released as part of the SSC CPO notification:

Post’s Name

Pay Scale

SSC CPO SI (Executive) in Delhi Police

Rs. 9300-34800 in Pay Band 2 with Grade Pay of Rs. 4200

SSC CPO SI in CAPFs

Rs 9300-34800 in Pay Band 2 with Grade Pay of Rs 4200


SSC CPO 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The conducting authority, the Staff Selection Commission, determines the eligibility criteria for the SSC CPO 2022 exam (SSC). To apply for the exam, candidates must meet the SSC CPO 2022 eligibility requirements. The following are the eligibility criteria in terms of nationality, academic qualification, and age limit:

Nationality

The applicant must be an Indian citizen, or 
The applicant can be a Nepalese, Bhutanese, or Tibetan refugee living in India, or 
Applicants who intend to settle in India and have migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam are eligible to apply for the SSC CPO Exam.

Academical Qualification

  • On or before January 1, 2022, the candidates must have graduated in any discipline from any recognised university in India as such by the Central Government.
  • Delhi Police Sub-Inspector: For PET, male candidates must have a valid LMV (Car & Motorcycle) driver’s licence (Physical Endurance and Standard Tests). PET will not be available to candidates who do not have a valid driver’s licence. A driver’s licence, on the other hand, is not required when filling out the SSC CPO 2022 application form.

Age Limit

  • As of August 1, 2022, the candidate must be 20 years old.
  • As of January 1, 2022, the maximum age limit is 25 years.
  • The age limit for reserved category candidates will be relaxed.

The age relaxations are as follows:

CategoryAge Relaxation
ST/SC5 Years
OBC3 Years
For Group ‘ B & C’ posts Ex-Servicemen (Unreserved/General)3 Years
Ex-Servicemen (OBC)6 Years
Ex-Servicemen (ST/SC)8 Years
Central Govt. Civilian Employees (General)Up to 40 Years of Age
Central Govt. Civilian Employees (OBC)Up to 43 Years of Age
Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC/ ST)Up to 45 Years of Age

Note: At the time of document verification, candidates who wish to be considered for reserved vacancies or age relaxation must submit a requisite certificate from a competent authority in the format prescribed by SSC.


SSC CPO 2022 Application Form

The Staff Selection Commission’s official website will have the SSC CPO 2022 Application Form. Candidates can only apply for one zone of the SSC CPO.

Candidates must fill in all of the information requested on the application form. The following information is requested on the SSC CPO application form:

  • Personal Details: Candidate’s name, parent’s name, date of birth, gender and certificates, etc.
  • Basic Details: Aadhar Card number, category, nationality, and certificate number, etc.
  • Contact Details: Permanent address, state, Pincode, STD code, mobile number, and email ID.

Payment: Only General and OBC candidates must pay a fee of INR 100 for the SSC CPO application form, while candidates from other reserved categories do not have to pay anything. The fee can be paid online (via credit card, debit card, or net banking) or offline (via SBI Challan).

Image Upload: Candidates must submit a jpg/jpeg scanned copy of a recent passport-size photo and signature.

  • Photograph: The photo should be between 30 and 50 KB in size, with a resolution of 100 pixels wide and 120 pixels tall.
  • Signature: The signature must be between 1 and 12 KB in size, with a resolution of 140 pixels wide and 60 pixels high.

How to fill SSC CPO Application Form?

Applicants who want to sit for the SSC CPO exam must submit their applications before the deadline. Applicants who successfully complete the application form and pay the fee will be issued an admit card. The procedure for filling out the SSC CPO 2022 application form is outlined below.

Step 1: Candidates must go to the official website at www.ssc.nic.in and click on the ‘Apply’ link to fill out the application form for the SSC CPO 2022 exam.
Step 2: A window will appear, prompting you to select the CAPF tab and then the ‘Click here to Apply’ link.
Step 3: After clicking the above link, a new window will open in which you must click the ‘Register’ link to access the registration form. Fill in the blanks and press ‘Enter.’ If you’ve already signed up, click “Log In” to access the application form.
Step 4: After completing the registration process, candidates will receive an email with a registration number and password.
Step 5: After completing the registration process, candidates must log in using their registration number and password and complete the application form by providing personal information such as parent’s name, gender, date of birth, category, religion, communication and permanent address, mobile number, and educational information such as name of graduation degree, marks/CGPA obtained, year of graduation, and so on.
Step 6: Pay the application fee to complete the last step (either online or offline mode). Print a copy of the completed application form for your records.

Note: In the ‘Apply Part’ section, candidates can fill out, edit, and print their SSC CPO exam application form. To log in, candidates must use their registration number and password.


SSC CPO SI 2022 Exam Pattern

The SSC CPO SI exam is held in an online format and lasts for two hours. In both tiers, questions will be multiple choice with 0.25 point negative marking for each incorrect answer. The SSC CPO SI Exam Pattern is as follows:

Subject

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Time Duration

SSC CPO Tier-I

General Intelligence and Reasoning

50

50

2 hours

General Knowledge and General Awareness

50

50

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

English Comprehension

50

50

SSC CPO Tier-II

English language & Comprehension

200

200

2 hours


SSC CPO 2022 Syllabus

SSC CPO 2022 Paper-1 will consist of 4 Parts:

  • •General Reasoning
  • •General Knowledge
  • •Quantitative Aptitude
  • •English Comprehension

Let’s have a look at the detailed syllabus of all these 4 sections:

General Reasoning General Knowledge Quantitative Aptitude English Comprehension
Verbal Reasoning Current Affairs Percentage Reading Comprehension
Syllogism Awards and Honours Ratio and Percentage Grammar
Circular Seating Arrangement Books and Authors Data Interpretation Vocabulary
Linear Seating Arrangement Sports Mensuration and Geometry Verbal Ability
Double Lineup Entertainment Quadratic Equation Synonyms-Antonyms
Scheduling Obituaries Interest Active and Passive Voice
Input-Output Important Dates Problems of Ages Para Jumbles
Blood Relations Scientific Research Profit and Loss Fill in the Blanks
Directions and Distances   Number Series Error Correction
Ordering and Ranking   Speed, Distance and Time  
Data Sufficiency   Time and Work  
Coding and Decoding   Number System  
Code Inequalities   Data Sufficiency  

SSC CPO 2022 Admit Card

Candidates who applied for the SSC CPO 2022 exam can get their admit cards online at www.ssc.nic.in. To obtain the SSC CPO 2022 Admit Card, candidates must enter their application number, date of birth, and security pin. Candidates who meet the eligibility requirements and pay the application fee will receive an admit card from the SSC. SSC CPO 2022 Hall Ticket will be considered the admit card.

Contents Present on the SSC CPO 2022 Hall Ticket

The following information will be printed on the SSC CPO 2022 Hall Ticket. Candidates must carefully review all details and report any discrepancies to the Staff Selection Commission.

  • Name of the Candidate 
  • Roll Number
  • Photograph of the Candidate
  • Signature of the Candidate
  • Centre code of the Exam venue
  • Address of the Exam Centre
  • Date and Time of the Examination
  • Useful Instructions for the Candidates

Steps to download the SSC CPO Admit Card/Hall Ticket

  • Step 1: Go to the official website and select “Admit Card” from the drop-down menu.
  • Step 2: A new window will open, displaying a list of all regional website links. Candidates must select the region to which they belong and then click on the appropriate link.
  • Step 3: Candidates will be directed to the regional website, where they will be able to download the SSC CPO admit card.
  • Step 4: Select “Know Your Status and Download e-Admit Card” from the drop-down menu. Candidates will be directed to a new page where they must enter their Roll number/Registration number as well as their Date of Birth as a password. The candidates must then select the Search status option.
  • Step 5: If the candidate does not have access to the registration number, he or she can provide the name of their father or guardian, as well as their date of birth.
  • Step 6: On the computer screen, the SSC CPO 2022 Admit Card will now appear. The candidate can now print his or her Admit Card after downloading it.

Note:

  • Candidates are advised to check for errors and report any discrepancies in the SSC CPO Admit Card to the regional SSC Office.
  • It is strongly advised that candidates do not tamper with their admit cards. If this information is discovered, the candidate’s candidacy may be revoked.

SSC CPO 2022 Exam Centres

The SSC CPO 2022 Exam will be held in 94 locations across India. The SSC has nine regional offices to which all of the exam centres are distributed. The following is a list of SSC CPO 2022 Exam Centers, along with their regional office addresses.

Serial No.Address of Regional OfficesExamination Centres & Centre Code
1Regional Director(CR), Staff Selection Commission, 21-23, Lowther Road, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh-211002Bhagalpur (3201), Patna (3206), Muzaffarpur (3205), Agra (3001), Varanasi (3013), Allahabad (3003), Lucknow (3010)
2Regional Director (ER), Staff Selection Commission, 1st, MSO Building, (8th Floor) 234/4, Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road, Kolkata, West Bengal-700020Kolkata (4410), Port Blair (4802), Gangtok (4001), Bhubaneshwar (4604), Ranchi (4205)
3Regional Director(KKR), Staff Selection Commission, 1stFloor, “E” Wing, Kendriya Sadan, Koramangala, Bangalore, Karnataka-560034Bangalore (9001), Thiruvananthapuram (9211), Kochi (9204), Thrisur (9212), Gulbarga (9005), Mangalore (9008), Dharwar (9004), Kozhikode (Calicut) (9206), Mysore (9009)
4Regional Director (NR), Staff Selection Commission, Block No. 12, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110504Delhi (2201), Jaipur (2405), Jodhpur (2406), Kota (2407), Bharatpur (2403), Bikaner (2404), Udaipur (2409), Ajmer (2401), Alwar (2402), Sriganganagar (2408), Dehradun (2002), Haldwani (2003), Almora (2001), Haridwar (2005)
5Regional Director (NER), Staff Selection Commission, Housefed Complex, West End Block, Last Gate, Beltola Basistha Road, Dispur Guwahati, Assam-781006Guwahati (Dispur) (5105), Itanagar (5001), Dibrugarh (5102), Jorhat (5107), Silchar (5111), Imphal (5501), Shillong (5401), Aizwal (5701), Kohima (5302), Agartala (5601), Churachandpur (5502), Tura (5402), Goalpara (5104), Tezpur (5112), Lakhimpur (5109)
6Regional Director (SR), Staff Selection Commission, EVK Sampath Building, 2nd Floor, College Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu-600006Hyderabad (8002), Guntur (8001), Kurnool (8003), Rajahmundry (8004), Tirupati (8006), Chennai (8201), Puducherry (8401), Tiruchirapalli (8206), Vishakhapatnam (8007), Vijayawada (8008)
7Regional Director (WR), Staff Selection Commission, 1stFloor, South Wing, Pratishta Bhawan, 101 M.K. Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra-400020Aurangabad (7202), Mumbai (7204), Kolhapur (7203), Nagpur (7205), Panaji (7801), Pune (7208), Ahmedabad (7001), Vadodara (7002), Rajkot (7006), Nashik (7207), Amravati (7201), Surat (7007), Kutch (7010), Thane (7210)
8Dy. Director (MPR), Staff Selection Commission, “J-5” Anupam Nagar, Raipur, Chhatisgarh-492001Indore (6006), Jabalpur (6007), Jagdalpur (6203), Chindwara (6003), Bilaspur (6202), Satna (6014), Ratlam (6011), Sagar (6015), Durg (6205), Raipur (6204), Bhopal (6001), Gwalior(6005)
9Dy. Director (NWR), Staff Selection Commission, Block No. 3, Gr. Floor, Kendriya Sadan, Sector-9, Chandigarh-160017Leh (1005), Chandigarh (1601), Jammu (1004), Srinagar (J&K) (1007), Shimla (1203), Hamirpur (1202)

SSC CPO 2022 Result

The official website will announce the dates for the SSC CPO 2022 Result. When the SSC CPO 2022 result is released, candidates can check it on the SSC official website, www.ssc.nic.in. Both papers’ results will be announced separately. Candidates who pass Paper I and the Physical Endurance Test (PET) are invited to take the final or Paper II exam. Within a month or two of the exam, the SSC CPO 2022 Paper-I Result is expected to be released. The date for the announcement of the Paper-II results will be announced later.

Steps to download SSC CPO 2022 Results

Step 1: Go to ssc.nic.in, the SSC’s official website.
Step 2: Candidates should look for and click on the “Result” tab at the top of the page.
Step 3: Candidates must find the exam whose results they want to see and then click the ‘Click Here’ link under the CAPF tab.
Step 4: A pdf file containing a Merit list with the results will open. The candidates who passed Paper-I, Physical Endurance Test (PET), and Paper-II will be listed on the list. Candidates can check whether or not their roll number appears on the list. If a candidate’s roll number does not appear on the list, he or she has not qualified for the exam.
Step 5: The candidate can download the results, print them out, and keep them safe for future reference.


SSC CPO Cut Off

SSC CPO Cut Off 2017-18

SSC CPO Tier-I Cut Off (Male Candidates)

SCSTOBCEx.SURTotal
Cut-Off Marks90.2590.00102.0043.00117.25
Candidates Available738336052128431351145746864
Male Candidates:
CategoryCut off (Paper 1 + Paper 2)Candidates Available
General293.502887
OBC271.751260
SC217.50646
ST230.00343
Ex. Servicemen204.00572
Total5708

SSC CPO Tier-I Cut Off (Female Candidates)

SCSTOBCURTOTAL
Cut-off Marks84.7581.0097.75112.50
Candidates Available932376241117225411
Female Candidates
CategoryCut off (Paper 1 + Paper 2)Candidates Available
General264.75616
OBC192.00208
SC161.5080
ST140.5048
Total952

SSC CPO Office Contact Details

Candidates can contact the conducting bodies at the following websites if they have any questions:

RegionHelplineFax No.Email IDTimingsWebsite
North011-69999845, 011-69999846011-24360944[email protected]10 AM to 6 PM on all working days (excluding 1.30 PM-2 PM)www.sscnr.net.in
Central0532-2460511, 94524240600532-2460514[email protected]10 AM to 6 PM on all working days (excluding 1.30 PM-2.30 PM)www.ssc-cr.org
East9477461228, 9477461229033-22904424[email protected]10 AM to 5 PM on working dayswww.sscer.org
West7738422705, 9869730700022-22018527[email protected][email protected]10 AM to 5 PM on working dayswww.sscwr.net
South044-28251139, 9445195946044-28270561[email protected]10 AM to 5 PM on working dayswww.sscsr.gov.in
North West0172-27443660172-2742144[email protected]10 AM to 6 PM on all working days (Excluding 1 PM-2 PM)www.sscnwr.org
Karnataka-Kerala080-25502520, 9483862020080-25520653[email protected]10 AM to 5 PM on working dayswww.sticker.kar.nic.in
North East9085015252, 90850735930361-2224779[email protected]10 AM to 5 PM on working dayswww.sscner.org.in
MPR0771-2423678, 0771-24225070771-2423678[email protected]10 AM to 5.30 PM on working dayswww.sscmpr.org
HQ011-24368090[email protected]10 AM to 5.30 PM on working dayswww.ssc.nic.in

SSC CPO 2022 Reference Books

Candidates who want to do well on the SSC CPO exam must prepare thoroughly. Candidates must study appropriate books in order to prepare. The syllabus for the SSC CPO Exam is covered in several books. Candidates can read whatever books they want as long as they stick to the syllabus. Here is a list of some of the books.

  • SSC CPO Practice Work Book by Kiran Publication (In Hindi)
  • SSC CPO Practice Work Book by Kiran Publication (In English)
  • Practice Sets for SSC CRPF and SSC Sub Inspector by Arihant (In English)
  • SSC Central Armed Police Forces and Sub Inspector Examination Solved Papers by Upkar’s (In English)
  • Practice Sets for SSC CRPF and SSC Sub Inspector by Arihant (In Hindi)

SSC CPO 2022 FAQs

Staff Selection Commission Central Police Organization is the full name of the organisation. SSC administers a government exam for the recruitment of Sub Inspectors in the Delhi Police, Assistant Sub Inspectors in the CISF, and Sub Inspectors in the CAPF.

Follow the steps below to obtain your SSC CPO Admit Card:

  • Step 1: Go to the official website and select “Admit Card” from the drop-down menu.
  • Step 2: A new window will open, displaying a list of all regional website links. You must select the region to which they belong and then click the appropriate link.
  • Step 3: You will be taken to a regional website where you can download the SSC CPO Admit Card.
  • Step 4: Select “Know Your Status and Download e-Admit Card” from the drop-down menu. It will redirect you to a new page where you must enter your Roll number/Registration number as well as your Date of Birth as a password. Then select Search status from the drop-down menu.
  • Step 5: If you don’t have the registration number handy, you can provide the name of your father or guardian, as well as the date of birth.
  • Step 6: On the computer screen, the SSC CPO 2022 Admit Card will now appear. You can now print out your Admit Card after downloading it.

The SSC CPO salaries for 2019 are listed below.

  • Sub Inspector (Executive) – INR 34,400 – INR 1,12,400
  • Sub Inspector in CAPF\’s – INR 34,400 – INR 1,12,400
  • Assistant Sub Inspector – INR 29,200 – INR 92,300

Yes, final-year students can apply for the SSC CPO 2019. However, they must be able to produce a degree certificate by August 1, 2019.

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university in order to apply.

To be considered for any SSC CPO position, you must complete three steps. Stage 1: Exam 1 (Paper 1): The Paper-I will be used as a warm-up exercise. This is a qualifying examination. Stage 2: Physical Entrance Test: Candidates who pass the first paper will be required to take a Physical Endurance Test (PET) in order to continue in the recruitment process. Paper 2 (Stage 3): For those candidates who pass the physical endurance test, the third stage, Paper-II, is held. Candidates who pass Paper 2 will be considered for the position for which he applied.

Staff Selection Commission Central Police Organization is the full form of SSC CPO.

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