SSC CPO 2021: Recently, PET/PST result of SSC CPO 2021 has been released. Staff Selection Commission has released the new exam date of Paper-II of Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police, CAPFs, and ASI in CISF Examination 2020. SSC CPO (SI/ASI) 2020 paper II is scheduled to take place on November 08, 2021. The selection process for recruitment SSC SI ASI Recruitment 2021 is through Paper-1, PET/PST test, Paper-2, Medical Examination, and Document Verification. Paper-1 and Paper-2 consist of 200 questions of 1 mark each to be solved in 2 hours. Paper-1 is divided into 4 sections of 50 marks each. To know more about SSC CPO (SI/ASI) 2021 read the article till the end.
Latest: SSC CPO 2020 paper 2 exam date has been announced. Check below. Also, check result of PET/PST of SSC CPO 2021 from here.
>> Final vacancies of Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police, CAPFs and Assistant Sub-Inspector in CISF Examination, 2019 is released. Check below.
SSC CPO (SI/ASI) 2021
The examination for CPO is conducted for the post of Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police, CAPFs and ASI in CISF. Below is the matrix for important dates related to SSC CPO (SI/ASI) 2021:
|Events||SSC CPO 2020||SSC CPO 2019|
|Start Date of Application form||17 June 2020||17 Sep 2019|
|End date of Application Form||16 July 2020||16 Oct 2019|
|Last Date of Paying online Application Fee||18 July 2020||18 Oct 2019|
|Last date of payment through Challan |
(during working hours of Bank)
|22 July 2020||19 Oct 2019|
|Release Date of Admit Card for Paper-1||11 Nov 2020 onwards||3-7 days before the Exam date|
|Exam date (Paper 1 and Paper 2)||Paper 1 – 23 Nov – 26 Nov 2020|
Paper 2 –
08 Nov 2021
|Paper 1 –09 – 13 & 30 Dec 2019|
PET/PST – 23 Nov – 08 Dec 2020
Paper 2 –
26 Jul 2021
|Release of Answer key||Paper-1: 20 Dec 2020|
Paper 2: To be announced
|Paper-1: 03 Jan 2020|
Paper 2: To be announced
|Declaration of Result||Paper-1: 26 Feb 2021|
PET/PST – 28 Sep 2021
Paper 2 – To be announced
|Paper-1: 14 Feb 2020|
PET/PST – 04 Jun 2021
Paper 2 – 03 Sep 2021
|Date of Medical Examination||To be announced||To be Announced|
Note: The SSC CPO 2021 refers to event of the SSC CPO 2020 which is being held in the year 2021. The terms SSC CPO 2020 and SSC CPO 2021 are therefore used interchangeably on this page.
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Official Notification of SSC CPO 2021
Staff Selection Commission has released a detailed notification for CPO (SI/ASI). In this notification every important information for SSC CPO exam is available. Refer to the image below to get more information.
SSC CPO Admit Card 2021
The SSC CPO admit card for all the stages releases separately on the regional websites of SSC. Candidates require their login details to download SSC CPO admit card 2021. It is released within 3-7 days before the exam date. No, admit card is sent to the candidate’s address through post or mail. On the exam day, aspirants have to carry 2 passport size coloured photo and photo ID proof with the admit card to the exam centre. Candidates are not allowed to the exam centre if they do not bear the admit card. No late reporting candidates are allowed inside the exam hall. They must read the instructions given in the admit card for conduct in the exam centre.
SSC CPO 2021 Exam Pattern
Below is the exam pattern for both the exam is given that candidates can refer while preparing for the exam.
Mode of Exam: Online Computer Based Test
Language: English and Hindi
Duration: 2 hours
No. of Question: 200 questions
Type of Questions: Objective Type Questions only
Marking Scheme: For every right answer the candidate is given 1 mark each and for every wrong answer 0.25 marks are deducted.
|Section||No. of Questions||Total Marks|
|General Intelligence and Reasoning||50||50|
|General Knowledge and General Awareness||50||50|
|Section||No. of Question||Total Marks|
|English language & Comprehension||200||200|
SSC CPO 2021 Syllabus
Below is the SSC CPO syllabus that candidates can refer while preparing for Paper-1 and Paper-2 exams:
Paper-2: (English Language and Comprehension) The 200 questions exam consists of following types of questions:
- error recognition,
- filling in the blanks (using verbs, preposition, articles etc),
- Sentence Completion,
- Phrases and Idiomatic use of Words,
- comprehension etc.
(i) General Intelligence and Reasoning:
- Similarities and differences
- Space visualization
- Spatial orientation
- Decision making,
- Visual memory,
- Non-verbal series,
- Coding and decoding,
- Statement conclusion,
- Syllogistic reasoning, and others
(ii) General Knowledge and General Awareness:
- India and its neighbouring countries
- Economic Scene,
- General Polity,
- Indian Constitution,
- scientific Research
(iii) Quantitative Aptitude:
- Whole numbers,
- fractions and
- relationships between numbers,
- Ratio and Proportion,
- Square roots,
- Profit & Loss,
- Partnership Business,
- Mixture and Allegation,
- Time and distance,
- Time & work,
- Circle and its chords,
- Angles subtended by chords of a circle,
- Common tangents to two or more circles,
- 10 Regular Polygons,
- Trigonometric ratio, Degree, and others
(iv) English Comprehension: This section checks the candidate’s ability and command in the English Language through reading comprehensions and writing ability.
SSC CPO 2021 Exam Centre
The full address of the exam centre allotted to the candidates is communicated to the candidate on the official website through notification. Below is the proposed region in which the exam centres are selected:
|Andaman Nicobar islands||Jharkhand|
|Dadra and Nagar Haveli||Chattisgarh|
|Daman and diu||Haryana|
|Jammu and Kashmir||Punjab|
SSC CPO Answer Key 2021
After the exam, the commission releases SSC CPO answer key on the official website, ssc.nic.in. The official answer key becomes the basis for evaluating the response sheets of the candidates. Aspirants can also use the answer key to evaluate the probable marks that can be scored by them. For every right answer, the candidate will get 1 mark. For every wrong answer, 0.25 marks are deducted from the total marks.
The candidates can also object the provisional answer key by paying Rs. 100 per question. A final answer key is thereafter prepared after considering the objection. The changes in the answer apply to every candidate equally. No intimation for acceptance or rejection of a candidate’s objection is sent to the candidate.
SSC CPO Result 2021
The SSC CPO result for every stage of the recruitment process is released separately on ssc.nic.in. Candidates do not need to login to check their result. The SSC CPO SI/ ASI result releases in a PDF file only. The candidates who appear in the exam have to score marks more than the minimum cut-off marks decided by the commission to qualify the computer-based test.
The candidates appearing in the PET/PST test must qualify the standards set by the commission. The result for Paper-1 is qualifying as it allows aspirants for appearing in the next process. After the document verification round, the final merit is prepared by SSC for all the candidates who have been recruited for a post.
SSC CPO Cut-off 2021
The SSC CPO cut-off for Paper-1 and Paper-2 is pre-decided by the commission. The candidates must clear the cut-off score to qualify the exam:
SSC CPO Selection Procedure 2021
Below is the selection procedure for SSC CPO 2021 recruitment:
- Paper-1: The first step in the selection procedure of SSC CPO is the Paper-1. This paper consists of 200 questions divided into 4 sections of 50 marks each. The candidates must clear the cut off marks to qualify the paper.
- PET/PST: Those who qualify Paper-1 appears for the physical tests. The physical tests consist of measurement of height weight and chest. The candidates must clear the standards set by the commission to clear the PET/PST test.
- Paper-2: The applicants who qualify the PET/PST exam appear for the Paper-2. This consist of 200 questions from one section of the English language. The candidates must clear the cut-off to qualify this stage. There is negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer attempted.
- Medical Exam: The candidates who clear the second paper are called for the detailed medical exam. The detailed medical examination consists of various mental and physical wellness aspects in it.
- Document Verification: The candidates who qualify the medical examination is called for documents verification. The qualifications of the candidates are cross-verified in this verification round. After this round, the final selection list of recruited candidates is released.
SSC CPO Physical Tests
The candidates must clear the following criteria to qualify the SSC CPO Physical Test:
I. Physical Standard Test:
|Categories||Height (in cm)||Chest (in cm)|
|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|
|Females of 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||–|
Chest Expansion: The chest expansion must be 5 cm above the normal measurement of the chest.
II. Physical Endurance Test:
|Criteria||Male Candidates||Female Candidates|
|Short Race||100 mtrs in 16 seconds||100 mtrs in 18 seconds|
|Long Race||1.6 Km in 6.5 minutes||800 mtrs in 4 minutes|
|Long Jump||3.65 mtrs in 3 chances||2.7 mtrs in 3 chances|
|High Jump||1.2 mtrs in 3 chances||0.9 mtrs in 3 chances|
|Shot Put||(16 lbs) 4.5 mtrs in 3 chances||–|
SSC CPO Pay Scale 2021
Staff Selection commission has announced the SSC CPO salary. Candidates will receive 35400-112400/- as SI and Rs. 29200-92300/. Below is the pay scale decided by the Government for the posts notified by SSC:
(i) Sub-Inspector (GD) in CAPFs: The post of Sub-inspector has a pay scale of Level-6 (Rs.35,400-1,12,400/-) and is classified as Group “B” (Non-Gazetted), Non-Ministerial.
(ii) Sub Inspector (Executive) – (Male/ Female) in Delhi Police: The pay scale for this post has been notified as Level-6 (Rs.35,400-1,12,400/-) and is classified as Group “C” (Non-Gazetted) by Delhi Police.
(iii) Assistant Sub-Inspector (Executive) in CISF: The pay scale of this post is notified to be of Level-5 Rs.29,200-92,300) and is classified as Group “C” (Non-Gazetted).
SSC CPO Vacancies 2021
The vacancies for SSC CPO 2021 is decided by the commission in the duration of the selection process. The vacancies are notified to the candidates through the official website. The candidates have to go to the “Tentative Vacancies” button under the “candidate’s corner” on the official website which is ssc.nic.in. The vacancy notification has detailed division of the vacancies and the reservation criteria as well. As of now, SSC has not released the SSC CPO 2021 vacancies.
Application Form for SSC CPO 2021
The SSC CPO application form 2021 is filled online only. But, the application fee can be filled in online as well as offline mode. The application fee for submitting SSC Central Police Organization form is Rs. 100. The candidates from the category of SC, ST and ESM are exempted from paying the application fee. Candidates must have their mobile no. and mail ID while filling their application form. The documents to be uploaded in the application form is scanned JPEG file of passport size photo and signature.
The passport size photo uploaded on the application form should be taken to the exam centre along with the admit card. The application fee can be paid offline through SBI challan from any branch of SBI bank.
Mode of Payment: Below is the mode of payment through which candidates can pay the application fee.
- Net Banking
- Debit Card
- Credit Card
- SBI Challan
Eligibility Criteria for SSC CPO 2021
Candidates can check the eligibility criteria for the SSC CPO 2021 from below. If the candidates do not fulfil the eligibility criteria for the post, then they are debarred from the selection process:
Nationality: The candidate must be a citizen of India to apply for SSC CPO. If a candidate is a citizen of Nepal or Bhutan, then he must have the certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India.
Click here to check the tentative vacancies of SSC CPO 2019.
Age Limit: between 20 to 25 years of age as on January 01, 2021.
Age Relaxation: Below is the age relaxation as per the category:
|ESM||Military service rendered + 3 years|
|For SI and ASI in CAPFs only (Category Code-07):|
Candidates who domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the
period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989.
|For ASI in CISF only (Cat. Code- 10 & 11):|
(i) Central Govt. Civilian Employees (General) with continuous service
rendered not less than 3 years regular
|Upto 40 years of age|
|(ii) Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC/ST) with continuous service|
rendered not less than 3 years regular
|Upto 45 Years of Age|
|For Group ‘C’ Posts only (Category Codes-12 and 13):|
(i) Widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from
their husbands and who are not re-married. (General)
|Upto 35 Years of Age|
|(ii) Widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from|
their husbands and who are not re-married. (SC/ST)
|Upto 40 Years of Age|
|For Departmental candidates of Delhi Police against vacancies in |
Delhi Police only (Category Codes-17, 18 and 19):
(i) Departmental Candidates (Unreserved) with service not less than 3 years
|Upto 30 Years of Age|
|(ii) Departmental Candidates (OBC) with service rendered not less than 3 years||Upto 33 Years of Age|
|(iii) Departmental Candidates (SC/ST) with service at least 3 years||Upto 35 years of Age|
Education Qualification: The candidate must have at least graduation qualification or equivalent qualification in any stream from a recognized university.
Additional Qualification For Sub-Inspector Delhi Police: The male candidates must have a valid Driving License for LMV (Motorcycle and Car) on the date fixed for Physical Endurance and Measurement Tests.
Click here to check the tentative vacancies of SSC CPO 2019.
- SSC CPO 2019 Details
Ans : The candidates who qualify the exam for the SI in CAPFs will have pay scale of Level-6 (Rs.35,400-1,12,400/-).
Ans : No, the post of SI/ASI notified by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is classified as Group “C” or Group “B” Non-Gazetted post.
Ans : Candidates need the login details as asked in the regional login section for downloading the admit card. The admit card will be available on the region-wise website of SSC.
Ans: The candidates must have graduation certificate for the educational qualification to apply for this post.
Ans : The Candidate’s age must be between the slab of 20 to 25 years as on January 01, 2021.
Ans : The application fee for the registration form is Rs. 100. The candidates who do not fill the application fee, such application form will be rejected by the commission.