SSC CPO 2018: Exam Dates,Vacancies & Online Application


The official notification for SSC CPO 2018 has been released. With the release of the official notification, SSC has released 1223 vacancies to be filled for the posts of Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police, Sub-Inspector in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), Assistant Sub Inspector in CISF posts and Assistant Sub Inspector.


SSC CPO Notification 2018

SSC released the official notification for the recruitment of SI (Sub Inspector) in Delhi Police, SI (Sub Inspector) in CAPFs (Central Armed Police Forces) and ASI (Assistant Sub Inspector) in CISF(Central Industrial Security Force) on 3rd March 2018. Below is the official link of notification that entails important information on number of vacancies, changes in syllabus, exam pattern and exam centres.

                                               SSC CPO Official Notification 2018

SSC CPO Online Application 2018

The online application for SSC CPO exam 2018 started with the release of the official notification on 3rd March 2018. All the aspirants who want to appear for the exam, will have to visit the official link and regsiter online. Here's is the official link of SSC CPO Apply Online 2018:

SSC CPO Exam Dates 2018


Activity Dates
Application form start from 3rd March 2018
Last date for registration 2nd April 2018
SSC CPO Tier-1 Exam 4th June to 10th June 2018
SSC CPO Tier-2 Exam 1st December 2018


SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2018

SSC CPO exam is conducted in three phases - paper I, Physical Endurance Test (PET) and paper II. Below is the detailed structure of all the phases:

Paper-I


Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration/ Time Allowed
Part A General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 50 Two Hours
Part B General Knowledge and General Awareness 50 50
Part C Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
Part D English Comprehension 50 50
  • The questions in this paper will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type. 
  • Questions will be set in Hindi and English in Parts A, B and C of Paper I. 
  • Deduction of 0.25 marks will be made for each incorrect answer marked. 

Physical Standard Test (PST) Is Mandatory For The Posts

Category of candidates Height (in cms) Chest (in cms )
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 Efficiency(Endurance) Test(PET) ( For all posts)


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.

For male candidates only
  • 100 meters race in 16 seconds 
  • 1.6 Kms race in 6.5 minutes 
  • Long Jump : 3.65 metres in 3 chances 
  • High Jump : 1.2 metres in 3 chances 
  • Shot put (16 Lbs): 4.5 metres in 3 chances 
For female candidates only
  • 100 metres race in 18 seconds 
  • 800 metres race in 4 minutes 
  • Long Jump: 2.7 metres (9 feet) in 3 chances. 
  • High Jump : 0.9 metres (3 feet) in 3 chances.
Only those candidates, qualified in PET/PST and found medically fit will be allowed to appear in Paper-II.


Medical Examination 


All the candidates who qualify in the PET 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 ReMedical Board/Review Medical Board will be entertained.

Paper-II


Subject Maximum Marks /Questions Duration and timing
English language & Comprehension 200 marks/200 questions Two Hours
  • The questions in this paper will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type. 
  • Deduction of 0.25 marks will be made for each incorrect answer marked. 

Final Selection / Merit : 

The merit list will be drawn on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the Written Examination and Physical Efficiency Test. 

SSC CPO Eligibility Criteria

 Age Limit:
  • Minimum Age: 20 years 
  • Maximum Age: 25 years 
The crucial date of age-limit will be calculated with reference to 01-01-2017.

Educational qualification:

A candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree From a Recognised University Or Equivalent.

Eye sight:

The minimum distant vision should be 6/6 and 6/9 of two eyes without correction i.e. without wearing of glasses.

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

SSC CPO Application Fee

Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 100/-
Last date for submission of applications:15th May, 2017 (up to 5PM)
Fee can be paid through SBI Challan/ SBI Net banking or through credit/ debit cards of any bank.
Candidates who wish to make the payment through challan of SBI, may make the payment to designated branches of SBI within the working hours of bank upto 18-05-2017

SSC CPO Previous Year Cut Offs:

SSC CPO Paper-I Cut Off:

Male Candidate:

Category 2016
General 89.75
OBC 77.00
SC 67.75
ST 67.25
Ex-Servicemen 30.00

Female Candidate:

Category2016
General83.50
OBC69.50
SC60.25
ST58.25
Ex-Servicemen30.00

SSC CPO Paper-II Cut Off:


Male Candidate:

Category 2016
General 70.00
OBC 60.00
SC 50.00
ST 50.00
Ex-Servicemen 40.00

Female Candidate:
Category2016
General70.00
OBC60.00
SC50.00
ST50.00
Ex-Servicemen-


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