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SSC CPO Exam 2022 - Notification, Exam Dates


The Staff Selection Commission is an authorized organization working under the Government of India. The SSC does all the required procedures for recruitment of candidates for various posts in Departments and Ministries in Government of India. The SSC releases notifications every year for recruitment for various posts. Candidates are selected, based upon their performance in the exams, conducted by SSC.

The Staff Selection Commission holds examination for recruitment of Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police & Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Assistant Sub Inspector in CISF, the details of which are as under;

Sub Inspector (Executive) in Delhi Police : The post carries pay scale of Rs.9300-34800 in Pay Band 2 with Grade Pay of Rs. 4200 and is classified as Group 'C' by Delhi Police.

Sub-Inspector in CAPFs : (Central Armed Police Forces) The post carries pay scale of Rs 9300-34800 in Pay Band 2 with Grade Pay of Rs 4200 and is classified as Group 'B' Non-Gazetted, Non-Ministerial.

Assistant Sub-Inspector in CISF : The post carries pay scale of Rs.5200-20200 in Pay Band 2 with Grade Pay of Rs. 2800/- and is classified as Group 'C'.
The Exam is conducted online from 2016.

Selection Procedure: The selection of the candidates is based on their performance in the following three phases of examinations;
I. Written Examination (Paper-I)
II. Physical Efficiency Test (Qualifying Nature)
III. Written Examination (Paper-II)

These selection rounds are organized by recruitment board of Delhi Police Department.

Exam Pattern

Total Marks : 200
Total Time : 120 Min
-ve marking : 0.25 (For each wrong answer)
Subject Qns. Marks
General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 50
General Knowledge & Awareness 50 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
English 50 50
Total 200 200


The SSC CPO 2020 Notification has been discharged by SSC on 17 June 2020. It is a great open door for the alumni who are searching for administration work in the defense area, particularly in Delhi Police. The last date to present the SSC CPO 2020 application is 16th July 2020. SSC CPO 2020 is being led to select contenders to the post of Sub Inspector in Delhi Police, Sub Inspector in CAPFs, Assistant Sub Inspector in CISF, Inspector posts, and Sub Inspector Posts. At long last, the hold-up is over as Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has formally discharged the warning for the SSC CPO 2020 test. The SSC CPO 2020 Paper 1 test is relied upon to be held inside 23 November 2020 to 26 November 2020 .

Eligibility Criteria

Essential Educational Qualifications (as on 01-01-2021):

Post Name Qualification
Sub Inspector (Male) Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or equivalent. (For the post of Sub Inspector in Delhi Police only Male candidates must possess a valid Driving License for LMV (Motorcycle and Car).
Sub Inspector (Female) Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or equivalent.


Age limit (As on 01-01-2021):

The age limit of the candidates should be from 20 to 25 years as on 01.01.2021


Permissible relaxation in upper age limit and category-codes for claiming age relaxation are as follows:

Code No Category Age-relaxation permissible beyond upper age limit
01 SC/ ST 5 years
02 OBC 3 years
06 Ex-Servicemen (ESM) 3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.
For the post of SI in Delhi Police (Category Codes-12 and 13)
12 Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried. Up to 35 years of age
13 Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ ST). Up to 40 years of age
For Departmental candidates of Delhi Police against vacancies in Delhi Police only (Category Codes-17, 18 and 19)
17 Departmental Candidates (Unreserved) who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular and continuous service as on closing date Up to 30 years of age
18 Departmental Candidates (OBC) who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular and continuous service as on closing date. Up to 33 years of age
19 Departmental Candidates (SC/ ST) who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular and continuous service as on closing date. Up to 35 years of age


Physical Standard Test (for all Posts):

S No Category of candidates Height (in cm) Chest (in cm)
Unexpanded Expanded
(i) For male candidates only (UR) 170 80 85
(ii) 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
(iii) For all candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes 162.5 77 82
(iv) For Female candidates only (UR) 157 -- --
(v) 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 -- --
(vi) For all female candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes 154 -- --


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

→ For male candidates only:

• 100 metre race in 16 seconds

• 1.6 Kms race in 6.5 minutes

• 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.

Vacancy Details

Details of Vacancy:

Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police-Male:

S. No. Details UR EWS OBC SC ST Total
1 Open 42 09 06 11 15 73
2 Ex-Servicemen 05 -- 02 01 01 09
3 Departmental 04 01 02 01 01 09


Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police-Female:

S. No. Details UR EWS OBC SC ST Total
1 Open 35 08 17 12 06 78


Sub-Inspector in CAPFs:

S.No Name of the Force Category UR EWS OBC SC ST Total Ex-Serviceman




1 CRPF Male 421 104 281 156 78 1040 1072 107
Female 13 03 09 05 02 32
2 BSF Male 94 23 63 35 17 232 244 24
Female 05 01 03 02 01 12
3 ITBP Male 22 03 04 07 -- 36 43 04
Female 04 01 01 01 -- 07
4 CISF Male 08 01 05 03 01 18 20 02
Female 02 -- -- -- -- 02
5 SSB Male 08 01 04 03 -- 16 16 02
Female -- -- -- -- --  



Syllabus (Paper-I):

→ General Intelligence & Reasoning:  It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component may include questions on 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. The topics are, 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 sub-topics, if any. 


→ General Knowledge and 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 History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research.


→ Quantitative 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 & Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & 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/ her basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested.


Syllabus (Paper-II):

→ English Language and 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.


Mode of Selection:

Minimum qualifying marks in Paper-I and Paper-II are as follows:

• UR : 30%

• OBC/ EWS : 25%

• All Others Categories: 20%

* On the basis of their performance in Paper-I + Paper-II, candidates will be shortlisted for appearing in Medical Examination. Candidates, who are successful in Medical Examination, will be called for detailed Document Verification.*

* All shortlisted candidates are required to come for Document Verification. Those failing to do so will not be considered for final selection. Candidates are required to submit all documents in original for verification at the time of Document Verification.*


Resolution of Tie Cases:

In cases where more than one candidate secures the equal aggregates marks, in Paper-I + Paper-II, the tie will be resolved by applying the following methods one after another:

• Total marks in Paper-II.

• Date of birth, with older candidates, placed higher. 

• Alphabetical order of the names of the candidates.


Application Fee

Application Fee:

Fee is payable: Rs. 100/- (Rupees One Hundred only).

Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Persons with Disability (PwD), and Ex-servicemen (ESM) eligible for reservation are exempted from payment of the fee.


Mode of Payment:

Fee can be paid through BHIM UPI, Net Banking or by using Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, RuPay Credit or Debit card or in cash at SBI Branches by generating SBI Challan.


Online fees can be paid by the candidates up to 18-07-2020 (23:30). However, candidates who wish to make a cash payment through challan of SBI may make the payment at designated branches of SBI within the working hours of bank up to 22-07-2020 provided the challan has been generated by them before 20-07-2020 (23:30).

How to Apply

How to Apply

The applications must be submitted through online mode only. For detailed instructions on filling an online application form.

The process of filling online application for the examination consists of two parts:

I. One Time Registration

II. Filling of online Application for the Examination


Part-I (One-Time Registration)

1. Please read the instructions given in the Notice of Examination carefully before filling up the online 'Registration Form' and Application Form.

2. Before proceeding with One-Time Registration, keep the following information/ documents ready: a. Mobile Number (to be verified through OTP)

b. Email ID (to be verified through OTP).

c. Aadhaar Number. If the Aadhaar Number is not available, please give one of the following ID Numbers. (You will be required to show the original document at a later stage):

i. Voter ID Card

ii. PAN

iii. Passport

iv. Driving License

v. School/ College ID

vi. Employer ID (Govt./ PSU/ Private)

d. Information about the Board, Roll Number, and Year of Passing the Matriculation (10th) Examination.

e. Scanned color passport size photograph in JPEG format (20 KB to 50 KB). Image dimension of the photograph should be about 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height). Applications with a blurred photograph will be rejected.

f. Scanned signature in JPEG format (10 to 20 KB). Image dimension of the signature should be about 4.0 cm (width) x 3.0 cm (height). Applications with blurred signatures will be rejected.

g. Disability Certificate Number, if you are a person with a benchmark disability.


Part-II (Online Application Form)

1. Login to the online system through your Registration Number and password.

2. Click the Apply link in the ‘SSC CPO SI 2020’ section under the Latest Notifications tab.


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