SSC CPO Exam Pattern

ssc cpo exam pattern

SSC CPO Exam Pattern – Check the latest exam pattern here.

SSC CPO Exam Pattern

Staff Selection Commission holds the SSC CPO exam on a yearly basis. This year, it’s expected to release 3000 post vacancies for CAPF, ASI, and SI. The exam will be tentatively held in June 2018. And you can expect the notification to be released in the month of April 2018. This is a good time to start preparing for the exam. And the first step here is to check the latest SSC CPO Exam Pattern in detail. Let us go through some other details too.

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SSC CPO Exam Pattern

All the questions are objective in nature. And 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong attempt.

SSC CPO Paper 1:

Check SSC CPO Tier I Examination Pattern below;

Section No. of Questions Marks Time
Reasoning Ability 50 50 2 hours (Shift 1: 10.00 A.M. to 12.00 P.M.,

Shift 2: 2.00 PM to 4.00 PM)

General Awareness 50 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
English Language 50 50
Total 200 200

SSC CPO Paper 2:

Check SSC CPO Tier II Examination Pattern below;

Section No. of Questions Marks Time
English Language 200 200

2 hours

(Shift 1st: 10.00 A.M. to 12.00 P.M.,

Shift 2nd: 2.00 PM to 4.00 PM)

SSC CPO Physical Standards:

Category Height in Cms Chest in Cms
Unexpanded Expanded
Male (Unreserved category) 170 80 85
Male – belonging to Hill areas 165 80 85
Male – ST 162.5 77 82
Female (Unreserved category) 57
Female – belonging to Hill areas 155
Female (ST) 154

Physical Efficiency Test


  • 100 m race in 16 seconds
  • 1.6 km race in 6.5 minutes
  • Long Jump: 3.65 m in 3 chances
  • High Jump: 1.2 m in 3 chances
  • Shot put (16 pounds): 4.5 m in 3 chances


  • 100 m race in 18 seconds
  • 800 m race in 4 minutes
  • Long Jump: 2.7 m (9 feet) in 3 chances.
  • High Jump: 0.9 m (3 feet) in 3 chances

SSC CPO Syllabus 2018:

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