SSC CPO Selection Process 2020

Staff Selection of Commission released the SSC CPO Notification 2020  on the official website. Interested candidates can start applying for the exam starting from 17 June 2020. Check the detailed SSC CPO Selection Process before applying for the post.

SSC CPO Selection Process 2020

  • The Staff Selection Commission will hold an open competitive Computer Based Examination for Recruitment of Sub-Inspectors in Delhi Police, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Assistant Sub Inspectors in CISF.
  • Candidates can start filling the SSC CPO Application Form 2020 from 17th June 2020 to 16th July 2020 as per official notification.
  • To be a part of the Indian Armed Force, candidates have to clear all four stages of the exam- Paper 1, PET/PST, Paper 2, and Medical Examination
  • Candidates are suggested to check SSC CPO Eligibility Criteria 2020 once before applying for the exam.

Important Points for SSC CPO 2020 Exam:

  • It is the mode of examination is offline with paper and a pen, the exam will take place in 2 stages – Paper I and Paper-II.
  • SSC CPO 2020 will have 200 objective type questions as mentioned in the exam pattern.
  • The duration of the SSC CPO Paper I and Paper II exam is 2 hours.
  • After you qualify both the Papers, you will need to go through a mandatory Physical Endurance Test but your selection will be based on SSC CPO Paper I & II.
  • The SSC CPO Selection Process has three stages for Qualification.
  • If a candidate qualifies the 1st level, the Candidate will go for the Physical test.
  • After qualifying the Physical test, another written test is conducted.
  • Both the written examinations are objective type questions or MCQs

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Questions in both papers will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type. Questions will be set in Hindi and English in Parts 1 and Part 2 of Paper-I. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I & Paper-II. Before starting the practice, candidates should know the complete SSC CPO Syllabus 2020 to avoid negative marking in the exam.

SSC CPO Selection Process 2020

The examination will consist of 4 stages- Paper-I, Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Endurance Test (PET), Paper-II and Detailed Medical Examination (DME). All the tests are mandatory and one must clear each stage in order to be eligible for the next stage of recruitment.

PAPER-I

Candidates who get selected in Paper I will qualify for the next stage of the exam which is PET/ PST-

Part Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration
I General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 50 2 hours
II General Knowledge and General Awareness 50 50
III Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
IV English Comprehension 50 50

Physical Endurance Test/ Physical Standard Test

The below mentioned is all the information regarding the SSC CPO Selection Process Stage 2 which are- Physical Standard Test (PST) and Physical Endurance Test (PET):

Physical Standard Test (for all Posts)

The students can check all about the physical standard test in the table below for all the posts of SSC CPO:

Category of candidates Height

(in Cm)

Chest (in Cm)
Unexpanded Expanded
(i) For male candidates only (General) 170 80 85
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
For all candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes 162.5 77 82
(ii) For Female candidates only (General) 157
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 155
For all candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribe 154

Physical Endurance Test (PET)

For male candidates only:

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

For female candidates only:

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

PAPER-II

Candidates who get selected in PET/ PST will be selected for paper II. Candidates who get selected in paper II will be eligible for the Medical Exam-

Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration
English language & Comprehension 200 200 2 Hours

SSC CPO Medical Exam 2020

The SSC CPO detailed medical exam will be conducted on the basis of certain parameters. The exam authorities will conduct DME on the basis of eyesight, seven obstacle events, tattoo policy, etc. For more details, candidates can check below.

Eyesight

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

Seven Obstacle Events

  • Jumping over the Vertical Board
  • Holding the rope on jumping from the Board
  • Tarzan Swing
  • Jumping on the Horizontal Board
  • Parallel Rope
  • Monkey Crawl
  • Vertical Rope

Resolution of Ties in SSC CPO Selection Process

If in case two candidates obtain the same final score then authorities will opt for the resolution of the ties method. Candidates can solve this issue by applying the method one by one mentioned below-

  1. Total score in Paper-II
  2. Date of birth, with older candidates, placed higher.
  3. Alphabetical order of the names of the candidates.

SSC CPO Job Profile 2020

Here is the SSC CPO Job Profile 2020 for the candidates who applied for the exam-

  1. Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police
  2. Sub-Inspector in Border Security Force (BSF)
  3. Sub- Inspector in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
  4. Sub-Inspector in Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
  5. Sub- Inspector in Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBPF)
  6. Sub-Inspector in Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
  7. Assistant Sub-Inspector in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)

SSC CPO Selection Process FAQs 2020

Q- How stages are there in SSC CPO?

Ans- Candidates have to clear three stages to be a part Indian Armed Force (Delhi Police SI, BSF, CISF, CRPF, SSB, etc)- Paper 1, Physical Endurance Test (PET)/ Physical Standard Test (PST), Paper 2, and Medical Exam.

Q- Is SSC CPO exam conducted every year?

Ans- Yes, the Staff Selection Commission of India releases conduct the exam for SSC CPO every year for the post of Sub Inspector and Assitant Sub Inspector in various Armed Force of the country like- Delhi Police, CISF, CRPF, SSB, ITBPF, BSF, etc.

Q- Is there any interview process for SSC CPO 2020?

Ans- No there is no interview process for SSC CPO. Candidates have to clear only four stages of the exam- Paper 1, PET/ PST, Paper 2, and Medical Examination. Applicants have to clear all the processes one by one to be a part of the Armed Force of the country.

Q- What are the topic asked in SSC CPO Paper 2?

Ans- There is only one topic that comes in the SSC CPO Paper 2 Exam which is the English Language and Comprehension with a total of 200 questions that carry one mark each. Candidates have to complete the exam in the time duration of 2 Hours (120 Minutes).

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