SSC CPO Exam 2021, Previous Year Papers and Admit Card Download

SSC CPO Exam 2021, Previous Year Papers and Admit Card Download, Exam Date, Full Form, Eligibility, Age limit, Syllabus, Preparation, How to Register, Application Form, Selection Procedure, Result, Cut off, Admission Process, Vacancy, Salary

SSC CPO,2021-2022 notification is soon to be out. But SSC CPO-2 (2020-2021) is about to be conducted in the month of November. SSC has released its admit card.This exam is meant for the recruitment of Sub Inspector in CAPFs, Sub Inspector in Delhi Police, Assistant Sub Inspector in CISF and so on. The exam is conducted every year by the Staff Selection Commission.This is a nation-based examination which is awaited by a large number of candidates. So,to know in detail about the respective examination, let us go through the article. We will talk about all the salient aspects of the SSC CPO examination which will help candidates in the course of their preparation.

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SSC CPO Exam 2021

Exam nameSSC CPO 2021
Conducted byStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Number of vacanciesIn 2020, a total of 3,237 ( including females and ex-servicemen) vacancies were announced.2021-22 vacancies are yet to be announced.
Exam levelNational
Exam modePaper 1 and 2 are Computer-Based Tests (CBTs)
Exam stagesPaper 1, Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Endurance Test (PET), Paper 2 and Detailed Medical Examination (DME)
Exam durationPaper 1 and 2 are held for two hours
Nature of questions Objective-type multiple-choice questions 
Subjects Paper 1: General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Knowledge and General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension
Paper 2: English language and Comprehension
Number of questions 200 
Total marks 200 
Exam LanguageHindi and English
Negative marks 0.25
Exam FeesRs 100 (Women, SC/ST and Ex-Servicemen candidates are exempted from fee payment)
Exam purposeTo select Sub Inspector (SI) in Delhi Police/CAPF/ BSF/ ITBP/SSB in the Central Police Organisation (CPO)
Official websiteClick here

What is the SSC CPO Exam

SSC CPO ( Central Police Organisations) examination is conducted for various posts like Sub Inspector in CAPFs, Sub Inspector in Delhi Police, Assistant Sub Inspecto,and so on. The Staff Selection Commission conducts this examination for the recruitment of various posts. It is important for candidates to be in between the age of 20-25 years. However, age relaxation has been given to OBC and ST/SC.

SSC CPO Notification

SSC CPO 2021-22 Notification is yet to be released. The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) releases its notification and details. Candidates should visit the official website in order to stay updated. SSC has recently released the notification and admit card for SSC CPO-2 (2020-2021). Its examination is going to be held on 8 November, 2021.

SSC CPO Exam Date

SSC CPO-2 for 2020-2021 is going to be held on 8 November, 2021. Approximately 6,000 students will attend this examination. Moreover, the release of notification regarding SSC CPO (2021-22) examination is yet to be released by SSC. It is expected to be released in the month of december.

SSC CPO Admit Card Out

SSC CPO Tier 2 admit card has been released (for 2020). SSC has released the admit card on 28th October, 2021.Apart from it, a candidate can check the official website of SSC for all the necessary details. Candidates must keep in mind that SSC releases region-wise admit cards. So, they need to go to the links of their respective regions. Same process is to be followed for SSC CPO admit cards for 2021-22 exams, once these are out.

SSC CPO Exam Online Application

  • In order to apply online for the exam one needs to visit Official Link.
  • Then one should click on the ‘apply’ link.
  • The registration will be on ‘new registration’ in SSC CPO 2021.
  • Registration will begin wih the basic information about the candidate.
  • After verifying the details, one should click on the submit button.
  • In order to finish the application process part 2, one needs to login with a registered ID and the respective password.
  • Before the submission, one should check the filled details thoroughly.

SSC CPO Exam Application Fee

CategoryApplication Fees (INR)
Gen/OBC MaleINR 100/-
Females/ SC/ST/ Ex-ServicemenExempted

SSC CPO Vacancy

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will soon be releasing the vacancies for SSC CPO 2021. Last year more than three thousand vacancies were announced including females and ex-servicemen. We expect a good amount of vacancies this year too.

SSC CPO Salary

We are providing a list of posts and their respective salaries which one can get after clearing the examination. 

Sub Inspector in Delhi Police (Male/ Female)Rs. 35400-112400/-
Assistant Sub-Inspector(ASI) in CISFRs. 29200-92300/-
Sub Inspector in CAPFRs. 35400-112400/-

SSC CPO Selection Process

  • First of all, candidates are supposed to fill up the SSC CPO form.
  • SSC CPO exam is conducted in three steps.
  • The candidate who qualifies the first two stages are sent for a Detailed Medical Examination. First two tests are computer-based.
  • There is also a physical test after paper 1.
  • Candidates who clear the Detailed Medical Examination are called for document verification. 

SSC CPO Eligibility

  • Nationality

The candidate must be a citizen of India,Bhutan or Nepal.

The candidate who has migrated must have the required citizenship documents.

  • Age Limit

Minimum age should be 20 years.

Maximum age should be 25 years.

  • Qualification

Bachelor’s from a recognized University.

SSC CPO Exam Pattern

For Paper-1

General Intelligence & Reasoning5002 hrs
General Knowledge & Awareness50
Quantitative Aptitude50
English Comprehension50

For Paper-2

English Language & Comprehension20002 hrs

Both the above mentioned papers are going to have multiple choice questions. Candidates will lose 0.25 marks over a wrong answer. 

SSC CPO Syllabus

For Paper-1:

  • General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • General Knowledge and Awareness
  • English Comprehension
  • Quantitative Aptitude

For Paper-2:

In paper-2 candidates spelling, grammar, sentence structure, and so on are tested. It contains English Language and Comprehensions.

SSC CPO Exam Day Guidelines

  • Candidates are advised to keep the admit card properly.
  • They must read the given instructions properly.
  • Candidates must reach the examination centre on time.
  • They are supposed to follow the social distancing guidelines.

SSC CPO Exam Preparation

  • Candidates must keep an eye on the syllabus of the examination.
  • Solving model test papers can help them finish the actual examination on time.
  • Practicing online quizes can be beneficial.
  • Candidates must not over stress themselves. To avoid the last minute hurry they must prepare notes of tricks and important points.
  • They must be regular with their studies.

SSC CPO Result and Cut off

The date of result declaration is yet to be announced. The marks of the candidates are displayed on the website of SSC.With the release of results, candidates get to know about the cut off of the respective year. Cut offs keep varying every year, depending on the difficulty of questions.


Q : When is SSC CPO 2021-22 going to be conducted?

Ans : Yet to be notified.

Q : When is SSC CPO-2 going to be conducted?

Ans : 8 November

Q : Which is the official website of SSC? 

Q : What is the mode of SSC CPO exam?

Ans : Online

Q : What is the duration of paper 1 and 2?

Ans : 2 hours each.

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