SSC CPO SI Exam Pattern, SSC CPO Syllabus 2020, Admit Card Released

SSC CPO SI Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Eligibility, Cutoff 2020: Staff Selection Commission has released the recruitment notification of  SI Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police and Central Armed Police Forces Examination. This year a total of 1564 vacancies have been released under the SSC CPO 2020 notification. Eligible candidates can apply online for SSC CPO from 17 June to 16 July 2020. Paper 1 of SSC CPO is scheduled to be held from 23 November 2020 to 26 November 2020 while SSC CPO SI Paper 2 is scheduled for 12 July 2021. Check all important details related to SSC CPO 2020 recruitment here.

Highlights of SSC SI Exam

  • Some of the important highlights of the SSC CPO 2020 exam and SSC CPO SI Exam Pattern is summarised below:
Exam nameSSC CPO 2020
Conducting authorityStaff Selection Commission
No. of vacancies3,237 ( including females & ex-servicemen)
Exam levelNational
Paper modePaper 1 will be conducted in Computer Based Test
Paper stagesStage 1, Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Endurance Test (PET), Stage 2 and Detailed Medical Examination (DME)
Duration of examPaper 1 and 2 is held for 2 hours
Nature of questions Objective type questions 
Subjects Paper 1: General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Knowledge and General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension Paper 2: English language & Comprehension
Number of questions Both Papers will carry 200 questions
Total marks Total marks of Paper 1 and 2 will be of 200 marks
Exam LanguageEnglish & Hindi
Negative marks 0.25( in both Paper 1 and Paper 2)
Exam FeesRs 100 (Women, SC/ST and Ex-Servicemen candidates are exempted from fee payment)
SSC SI Exam 2020

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SSC CPO Eligibility 2020

Age Limit 2020 (As on 01.01.2021)

Age limit should be 20 to 25 years as on 01-01-2021 i.e. Candidates not born before 02-Jan-1996 and not later than 01-Jan-2001).

Minimum Age Limit – 20 years

Maximum Age Limit – 25 years

SSC CPO Age Relaxation 2020:

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
Ex-servicemen (ESM)3 years
Widows, and women judicially separated from their husbands, divorced women and who are not re-married.Up to 35 years of age
Widows, and women judicially separated from their husbands, divorced women and who are not re-married. (SC/ ST)Up to 40 years of age
(Unreserved) Departmental candidates (those who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular and continuous service as on closing date)Up to 30 years of age
(OBC) Departmental candidatesUp to 33 years of age
(SC/ ST) Departmental candidatesUp to 35 years of age
SSC CPO Eligibility 2020


Nationality/ Citizenship

A candidate must be either:
1. India citizen, or
2. a subject of Nepal, or
3. a subject of Bhutan, or
4. Candidate belonging to categories 2 and 3 above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

Educational Qualification for SSC SI Exam 2020

Any graduate candidates can apply for SSC SI exam.

SSC CPO Exam Dates 2020

The SSC CPO Exam Dates 2020 are as follows:

SSC CPO 2020SSC CPO 2020 DatesFeatures
Release of notification 17-Jun-2020The SSC CPO notification is available now on the official website. 
Release of application form17-Jun-2020Initially, the application form was scheduled to be released on 17 April. However, it was delayed due to COVID-19.
Last date16-July-2020Earlier, the last date to fill the application form was May 16. 
Last date of online fee payment 18-July-2020The application fee is Rs 100 and can be paid through UPI, Net Banking, Credit, Debit cards or in cash
Last date of offline fee payment 22-July-2020The challan can be generated till July 20. 
Paper 1 CBT23 November 2020 to 26 November 2020The paper comprises sections on General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Knowledge and General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension
Paper II Admit CardJuly 2021The Admit Card for Paper-II will be available in July 2021.
SSC CPO Paper 2 exam 12 July 2021This paper is designed to test the candidate’s understanding and knowledge of English Language
SSC CPO Exam Dates 2020

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SSC CPO Vacancies 2020 

SSC CPO Vacancies 2020 has been announced. This year, more vacancies have been announced compared to the previous year. A total of 3,237+ vacancies have been announced this year. For 2019-20 recruitment, no of vacancies announced was 2,745.

The vacancy break-up of SSC CPO 2020 is given below: 

Various Departments Number of vacancies 
SI Sub-Inspector (Exe.) in Delhi Police(Male)              91
SI Sub-Inspector (Exe.) in Delhi Police(Female)              78
Sub-Inspector (GD) in CAPFs    1,395 (Male: 1,342 and Female: 53)
SSC CPO Vacancies 2020 

Application Form 2020 for SSC CPO

Candidates can apply for the exam till 16, July. The application fee can be paid online and offline. The application process comprises one-time registration and filling the online application.

How to apply for SSC CPO 2020?

  • Visit the official website
  • Complete the one time registration process (If you are applying for the first time) if you have already applied for any SSC exam you can use the old credentials to apply.
  • Fill all the required details carefully and pay the online application fee of SSC CPO.
  • The application fee is Rs. 100 for General and OBC candidates while female candidates and SC/ST, as well as Ex-Servicemen candidates, are exempted from
  • paying the fee.

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SSC CPO Selection Process 2020

The complete selection process of SSC CPO is explained below: 

Final selection will be made based on the performance in Paper 1, 2 and document verification.

Exam Analysis SSC CPO 2020

SSC CPO 2020 exam analysis will be made available after the exam is conducted. Till then, candidates can go through the SSC CPO 2019 exam analysis. This will help candidates to know the difficulty level of the exam. The overall paper of SSC CPO 2019 Paper 1 was moderate. The English Language section was easy to moderate while the Quantitative Aptitude section was moderate to difficult. The Reasoning section was easy to moderate. The General Awareness section was moderate. Check below SSC CPO 2019 exam analysis by students. 

SSC CPO 2020 Exam Centres

SSC CPO 2020 exam is conducted in over 100 cities. The preferences of exam cities are required to be entered while filling the application form. Candidates can choose three cities in the order of their preferences. The examination authority reserves the right to allot the exam cities to candidates. The details related to the exam centre are mentioned on SSC CPO admit card. 

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Exam Day Guidelines(SSC CPO 2020)

  • Carry the Hall Ticket/admit card to the exam hall
  • Must reach the provided exam centre before the reporting time
  • Carry passport-sized photographs 
  • Pen or Pencil will be provided to candidates at the examination hall.
  • No eatables are allowed in the exam hall.
  • Electronic items are not allowed in the exam hall.
  • Do not wear rings, bracelets, earrings, chains, nose pins, pendant, badge, brooch, hairpin, hair band, clothes with full sleeves.
  • Candidates should wear chappal instead of shoes.

SI Salary 2020

The Salary in SSC CPO 2020 is as follows:

Post NamePay Scale / Salary
SI in Delhi Police (Male/ Female)Rs. 35400-112400/-
Assistant SI (ASI) in CISFRs. 29200-92300/-
SI in CAPFRs. 35400-112400/-
CPO Salary 2020

SSC CPO SI Exam Pattern

CPO 2020 Paper-1 will have 4 major sections:

  • General Reasoning
  • General Knowledge
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English Comprehension

Let’s have a look at the detailed ssc cpo si exam pattern & syllabus of all these 4 sections:

SSC CPO SI Syllabus General Reasoning

Data Sufficiency
Coding and Decoding
Code Inequalities
Verbal Reasoning
Circular Seating Arrangement
Linear Seating Arrangement
Double Lineup
Input Output
Blood Relations
Directions and Distances
Ordering and Ranking
SSC CPO SI Exam Pattern

SSC CPO SI Syllabus General Knowledge

Current Affairs
Awards and Honours
Books and Authors
Important Dates
Scientific Research
SSC CPO SI Exam Pattern

Quantitative Aptitude SSC CPO SI Syllabus

Ratio and Percentage
Data Interpretation
Mensuration and Geometry
Quadratic Equation
Problems of Ages
Profit and Loss
Number Series
Speed, Distance and Time
Time and Work
Number System
Data Sufficiency
Quantitative Aptitude
Ratio and Percentage
Data Interpretation
Mensuration and Geometry
Quadratic Equation
Problems of Ages
Profit and Loss
Number Series
Speed, Distance and Time
Time and Work
Number System
Data Sufficiency  
SSC CPO SI Exam Pattern

English Comprehension SSC CPO SI Syllabus

Reading Comprehension
Verbal Ability
Active and Passive Voice
Para Jumbles
Fill in the Blanks
Error Correction
SSC CPO SI Exam Pattern

SSC CPO Exam Cut Off

Candidates can check below SSC CPO cut off 2019 for Paper-I for male and female candidates.

SSC CPO Cut Off 2019 Paper-I

For Male Candidates(SSC CPO Cut Off 2019)

Cut Off70.6774.5440.0091.2886.95101.19
Number of Candidates8282440332921465853145939*41888

For Female Candidates(SSC CPO Cut Off 2019)

Cut Off75.4573.5997.7891.72104.12—-
Selected Candidates8924201302531890*4035

Male Departmental Candidates (Delhi Police) Cut Off

Cut Off70.6774.5491.28#101.19—-

Male Specialized Category of Ex-Serviceman Cut Off

Cut Off65.8940.0083.58#91.02—-

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Last Updated: July 7,2020 12:00:28 AM

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