Staff Selection Commission conducts SSC CPO (Central Police Organisations) recruitment exam every year for the post of SI (Sub Inspector) in Delhi Police/CAPF /BSF /ITBP /SSB department in the Central Police Organization (CPO). The candidates, who are willing to apply for the SSC CPO exam, should not be more than 30 years old (33 years for the OBC candidates and 35 years for the SC/ST candidates). Check SSC CPO 2021 Vacancy, Salary, Job Profile, Career Growth & Allowances
The SSC CPO 2021 paper II exam will be conducted on 12 July 2021 (tentatively).
March 31, 2021: SSC CPO SI Paper 1 2021 Result Declared: Check Direct Links Here
February 23, 2021: The SSC CPO 2020 Paper-I result will be released on February 26. Read more
January 28, 2021: SSC CPO option form 2018 and the final vacancies have been released.
SSC CPO 2021 Highlights
|Name of the Exam||SSC CPO 2021|
|Conducting body||Staff Selection Commission (SSC)|
|Post||Sub-Inspector (SI) and Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI)|
|Vacancies||3,237 (including females and ex-servicemen)|
|Salary||INR 35,400 to 1,12,400 /-|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fees||Gen/OBC- INR 100/-|
|Negative Marking||Paper-I & II - 0.25|
There are 3 conditions that a candidate needs to fulfill in order to be eligible for the SSC CPO 2021 Exam. Check SSC CPO 2021 Eligibility Criteria in details
Other than Indian citizens, the following candidates can apply:
In the following bulletins, you will find the complete procedure of the application process:
SSC releases the list of SSC CPO 2021 exam centres along with the notification. SSC will allot the exam centres of SSC CPO 2021 as per their preference and availability. Candidates need to submit their exam centres preference in the SSC CPO application form. The complete address of SSC CPO exam centres 2021 will be mentioned in the admit card of the SSC SI.
SSC CPO admit card 2020-21 for Paper-II will be released in February 2021.
SSC CPO exam pattern is such that it consists of Paper 1, Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Endurance Test (PET), Paper 2 and Detailed Medical Examination (DME). All these stages of the examination are mandatory. The details of the exam pattern are as follows:
SSC CPO Paper-2 will be conducted after the PET/PST Test for SSC CPO 2021 is conducted.
|General Reasoning||Verbal Reasoning, Syllogism, Circular Seating Arrangement, Linear Seating Arrangement, Double Lineup, Scheduling,
Input-Output, Blood Relations, Directions and Distances, Ordering and Ranking, Data Sufficiency, Coding and Decoding, Code Inequalities
|General Knowledge||Current Affairs, Awards and Honours, Books and Authors, Sports, Entertainment, Obituaries, Important Dates, Scientific Research|
|Quantitative Aptitude||Percentage, Ratio and Percentage, Data Interpretation, Mensuration and Geometry, Quadratic Equation, Interest,
Problems of Ages, Profit and Loss, Number Series, Speed, Distance and Time, Time and Work, Number System, Data Sufficiency
|English Comprehension||Reading Comprehension, Grammar, Vocabulary, Verbal Ability, Synonyms-Antonyms, Active and Passive Voice, Para Jumbles, Fill in the Blanks, Error Correction|
SSC CPO consists of 5 stages:
Check SSC CPO 2021 Selection Process in detail.
SSC CPO cut off is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates need to secure to qualify the exam and become eligible for the next round of selection process. SSC CPO 2021 Results and Cutoff will be released by the conducting authority on the official website of SSC. The category-wise cut off is released separately for male and female candidates.
The steps to check SSC CPO cut off marks are given below:
|UR||101 - 104||104 - 106|
|OBC||91 - 93||96 - 98|
|SC||70 - 72||74 - 76|
|ST||74 - 76||74 - 76|
|EWS||86 - 88||92 - 94|
The total number of vacancies has been declared with the notification of SSC CPO 2021. Staff Selection Commission of India has introduced 1564 vacancies for SSC CPO 2020-21 exam. The previous year, the total number of vacancies was 2745.
|Sub-Inspector (SI) in Central Armed Police Forces||1395|
|Sub-Inspector SI in Delhi Police (Male)||91|
|Sub-Inspector SI in Delhi Police (Female)||78|
SSC CPO salary structure and job profile are one of the most crucial questions that come in the minds of aspirants. In the following paragraphs we will provide you with the information about the primary duties and the salary structure of an SSC CPO qualified candidate:
|Sub Inspector in Delhi Police (Male/ Female)||6||‘C’ Non Gazetted||INR 35400-112400/-|
|Assistant Sub-Inspector(ASI) in CISF||6||‘C’ Non Gazetted||INR 29200-92300/-|
|Sub Inspector in CAPF||6||‘B’ Non-Gazetted||INR 35400-112400/-|
To know more about the SSC CPO Salary, click here.
Ques. Does SSC conduct SSC CPO every year?
Ans. Yes, SSC conducts various exams to fill the vacancies in different government departments & ministries. In this year, SSC CPO 2021 Paper I exam will be conducted from 29th September to 5th October 2020 while Paper II is scheduled on 1st March 2021.
Ques. Can final year candidates apply for SSC CPO 2021?
Ans. Yes, you Can apply for SI, ASI CRPF and BSF Posts. Candidates should have a graduate degree on or before January 1, 2021.
Ques. What is the Application Fee for SSC CPO 2021 Exam?
Ans. For OBC and General male candidates, the application fee that needs to be paid is INR 100/-. Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Ex-servicemen (ESM) eligible for reservation are exempted from paying the fee.
Ques. Are spectacles allowed in SSC CPO?
Ans. No, spectacles are not allowed in SSC CPO exam.
Ques. Is there any interview in SSC CPO 2021?
Ans. No, there is no interview process for SSC CPO. Candidates have to clear only four stages of the exam- Paper 1, PET/ PST, Paper 2, and Medical Examination.
Ques. Is SSC CPO a good job?
Ans. The vacancies being offered through SSC CPO is one of the highly respectable jobs among the public.
Ques. What is the number of attempts allowed for the SSC CGL exam?
Ans. There is no restriction on the number of attempts. A candidate can apply until his/her age exceeds the maximum age mentioned in the eligibility criteria of SSC CPO.
Ques. Is there negative marking for Wrong attempts in SSC CPO recruitment exam?
Ans. There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in both Paper-I and Paper-II of SSC CPO 2020 exam.
Ques. How many candidates apply for the SSC CPO exam?
Ans. According to official reports, more than 2 lakh candidates appeared for the SSC CPO Exam 2019. It has been said that a total of 8,20,683 candidates were registered.
Ques. Is SSC CPO tough?
Ans. SSC CPO 2020 is tough yet not impossible to crack. SSC CPO is a multi-staged examination that includes merit tests as well as a physical examination. Candidates are advised to go through the physical efficiency test before appearing the exam and prepare accordingly.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.