SSC CPO (SI/ASI) 2019: Staff Selection Commission has released the answer key of paper 1 held on December 09-13 & 30, 2019. The answer key of SSC CPO (SI/ASI) 2019 at the official website, ssc.nic.in. There are 2,534 vacancies of sub inspector in the CAPFs. The selection process for recruitment SSC SI ASI Recruitment 2019 is through Paper-1, PET/PST test, Paper-2, Medical Examination and Document Verification. Paper-1 and Paper-2 consists of 200 questiosn of 1 mark each to be solved in 2 hours. Paper-1 is divided into 4 sections of 50 marks each. There is also negative marking of 0.25 for every wrong answer. To know more about SSC CPO (SI/ASI) 2019, read the article till the end.
Latest: SSC has released the answer key of CPO (SI/ASI) 2019. Download it from here!
SSC CPO (SI/ASI) 2019
The vacancies for SSC CPO (SI/ASI) 2019 has been notified to the candidates on the official website. The candidates have to tell their preference of post at the time of document verification. The preference given by the candidates can not be changed afterwards. Below is the matrix for important dates related to SSC CPO (SI/ASI) 2019:
|SSC CPO Admit Card 2019||Dates|
|Start Date of Application form||17 Sep 2019|
|End date of Application Form||16 Oct 2019|
|Last Date of Paying online Application Fee||18 Oct 2019|
|Last date of payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank)||19 Oct 2019|
|Release Date of Admit Card for Paper-1||3-7 days before the Exam date|
|Exam date||Paper 1 -09 – 13 Dec 2019|
PET/PST – To be announced
Paper 2 – To be announced
|Answer key for Paper-1||Paper-1: 03 Jan 2020|
Paper 2: To be announced
|Result of Paper-1||Paper-1: To be Announced|
PET/PST – To be announced
Paper 2 – To be announced
|Date of Medical Examination||To be Announced|
Corrigendum for Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police, CAPFs and Assistant Sub-Inspector in CISF Examination, 2019
SSC CPO Answer Key 2019
After the exam, the commission releases the answer key for every exam in the login section. The official answer key becomes the basis for evaluating the response sheets of the candidates who appeared in the exam. Candidates can also use the answer key to evaluate the marks that can be scored by him/her. For every right answer, the candidate must give 1 mark and for every wrong answer, 0.25 marks are deducted from the total marks.
The candidates can also object the official answer key by paying 100 rs. per question objected. A final answer key is prepared after considering the objection on the proposed answer key. The changes in the answer will apply to every candidate equally. No intimation for acceptance or rejection of a candidate’s objection will b sent to the candidate. The question paper and the response sheet will also be available on the same login page only.
Application Form for SSC CPO 2019
The application form for the SSC CPO 2019 exam is filled online only. But, the application fee can be filled in online as well as offline mode. The application fee for submitting the 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 2019
Candidates can check the eligibility criteria for the SSC CPO 2019 from below. If the candidates does not fulfil the eligibility criteria for the post, then he will be debarred from the selection process:
Nationality: The candidate must be a citizen of India. If a candidate is a citizen of Nepal or Bhutan, then he must have the certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India.
Age Limit: between 20 to 25 years of age as on January 01, 2020.
Age Relaxation: Below is the category-wise age relaxation given:
|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 rendered not less than 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.
SSC CPO Admit Card 2019
The admit card for all the stages of SSC CPO is released separately on the official website of each region of SSC. Candidates need their login details to download the admit card. You must carry 2 passport size coloured photo and photo ID proof with the admit card to the exam centre. It is released within 3-7 days before the exam date. No, admit card will be sent to the candidate’s address through post or mail.
The candidates will not be allowed to the exam centre if he does not bear the admit card. No late reporting candidates will be allowed inside the exam hall. You must read the instructions given in the admit card for conduct in the exam centre.
SSC CPO 2019 Exam Pattern
Below is the exam pattern for both the exam is given that you 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 2019 Syllabus
Below is the syllabus that candidates can refer while preparing for Paper-1 and Paper-2 exams:
(i) General Intelligence and Reasoning:
- similarities and differences
- space visualization
- spatial orientation
- problem solving,
- decision making,
- visual memory,
- relationship concepts,
- arithmetical reasoning and figural classification,
- arithmetic number series,
- non-verbal series,
- coding and decoding,
- statement conclusion,
- syllogistic reasoning
(ii) General Knowledge and General Awareness: The questions in this section aim at analysing the candidate’s knowledge of general awareness and current affairs. Below are the topics of current affairs that will be covered in this section:
- India and its neighboring 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,
- Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds,
- Graphs of Linear Equations,
- Triangle and its various kinds of centres,
- Congruence and similarity of triangles,
- Circle and its chords,
- angles subtended by chords of a circle,
- common tangents to two or more circles,
- 10 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.
(iv) English Comprehension: This section will check the candidate’s ability and command in the English Language throungh reading comprehensions and writing ability.
Paper-2: (English Language and Comprehension) The 200 questions exam will consist 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.
SSC CPO 2019 Exam Centre
The full address of the exam centre allotted to the candidates will be communicated to the candidate on the official website through notification. Below are the proposed region in which 5the exam centres will be selected:
|Andaman Nicobar islands||Jharkhand|
|Dadra and Nagar Haveli||Chattisgarh|
|Daman and diu||Haryana|
|Jammu and Kashmir||Punjab|
SSC CPO Result 2019
The result for every stage of the recruitment process of SSC SI ASI Recruitment is released separately on the official website. Candidates do not need to login to check their result. The result will release 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 will be qualifying eligibility 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 2019
The 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 2019
Below is the selection procedure for SSC CPO 2019 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. Every question consists of 1 mark. There s also negative marking of 0.25 marks. The candidates must clear the cut off marks to qualify the paper.
- PET/PST: The candidates 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 2019:
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 thiss post is notified to be of Level-5 Rs.29,200-92,300) and is classified as Group “C” (Non-Gazetted).
SSC CPO Vacancies 2019
The vacancies for SSC CPO 2019 has been decided by the commission in the duration of the selection process. The vacancies isnotified 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 notification will have detailed division of the vacancies and the reservation criteria as well.
The candidates who qualify for the posts of SI in CAPFs and ASI in CISF will be liable to serve in any part of the country.
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SSC CPO 2019 Exam Frequently Asked Questions
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 : The candidate must have 5 cm of chest expansion in the physical eligibility test.
Ans : You will need the login details as asked in the regional login section for downloading the admit card. The admit card will be available in the region-wise website of SSC.
Ans : The candidates must have graduation certificate for the educational qualification to apply for this post.
Ans : Thecandidate's age must be between the slab of 20 to 25 years as on January 01, 2020.
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.
Official Website: ssc.nic.in
Candidates can get more information about SSC CPO (SI/ASI) Recruitment 2019 from the information brochure.