SSC CPO 2021 Application Form, Fees, Required Documents and Guidelines

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Jun 10, 2021

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Staff Selection Commission will release the notice for the SSC CPO 2021 recruitment process to fill the vacancy of Central Police Organization (Sub-Inspectors posts. Before candidates jump in the application process, every candidate should check SSC CPO Eligibility Criteria so that no applicant will have to face any complications in terms of eligibility. The aspirants, who have completed their graduation, can apply for the SSC CPO 2021 exam. They can know more about the exam by downloading the Previous Years’ Papers. 

Check SSC CPO 2021 Admit Card

Latest Update:

  • May 28, 2021: SSC CPO Exam Dates 2021 Check Tentative Dates Here. Read more
CPO Dates

SSC CPO Exam Dates 2021

SSC CPO exam dates for 2021 are not yet released. Based on the past trends, the tentative dates can be assumed. Go through the following content to know more about the SSC CPO expected exam dates for 2021:

Event Exam Date
Application Form start to submit February 2021
Last Date to submit the Registration Form March 2021
Paper-1 Exam Admit Card Released date April 2021
Announced the exam date for Paper-1 May 2021
Result Announced for Paper-1 Exam June 2021
PST, PET & Medical Test date July 2021
Result Announce for Medical Test, PET & PST August 2021
Admit Card available for Paper-2 Exam September 2021
Paper-2 Exam October 2021
Final Result date November 2021
Steps to Apply

Steps Before Start Applying

Before you start applying for SSC CPO, there are some things you need to check to make your application procedure go smoothly and with less hustle:

  • Check your internet connection and speed.
  • Collect essential documents.
  • Scan the required documents.
  • Check your printer and papers.
Application Process

SSC CPO 2021 Application Process - Part-I

  • Visit the official website i.e.
  • Click on the link of Apply Link given on the official page. The registration link will open up in the new window.
  • Click on New Registration in SSC CPO 2021 application window and then click on the register button.
  • To begin with the registration, candidates need to provide basic details like name, parents’ name, date of birth, email id, mobile number etc.
  • Click on the submit button to submit your online registration form of SSC CPO 2021. It is advised that candidates verify their details before submitting the form. All the candidates will be issued Registration ID for SSC CPO 2021 exam.
  • Candidates are required to login with the provided Registration ID, date of birth and password to complete registration for SSC CPO 2021.
  • candidates would have to upload photographs and signatures as per the mentioned guidelines.

SSC CPO 2021 Application Process - Part-II

  • Login with registered ID and password to complete the Part-II of the application form of SSC CPO 2021.
  • After filling up the application form, candidates must preview the entire application form of SSC CPO 2021 once to look for any glitches in the form.
  • Click on the Final Submit button after previewing the complete online SSC CPO 2021 application form.
  • It is advisable to every applicant that Candidates download and get print copies of the submitted application form of SSC CPO 2021.
  • candidates can proceed to submit the application fee for SSC CPO 2021 either via online mode or offline mode.


  • Candidates are advised to submit online applications much before the closing date and not to wait till the last date to avoid the possibility of disconnection/ inability or failure to login
  • After submission of the online application form, no change/ correction/ modification will be allowed under any circumstances. Requests received in this regard in any form like Post, Fax, Email, by hand, etc shall not be entertained.

SSC CPO 2021 - Application Fees and & Payment Procedure

  • Fees can be paid through BHIM UPI, Net Banking or by using Visa, Mastercard, Maestro RuPay Credit, or Debit cards or in cash at SBI Branches by generating SBI Challan.
  • Applications received without the prescribed fee shall not be considered and summarily rejected
  • Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances nor will it be adjusted against any other examination or selection.
  • Candidates who are required to pay the application fees must pay the fee to complete the application process. Hence, the status of the Application Form is shown as „Incomplete‟ and this information is printed on the top of the printout of the online Application Form.
Category Application Fees (INR)
Gen/OBC Male INR 100/-
Females/ SC/ST/ Ex-Servicemen Exempted

SSC CPO 2021 Required documents

  • Valid Mobile number
  • Valid Email Id
  • Aadhaar Number or Aadhaar Enrollment Number
  • Information about the Board, Roll Number and Year of Passing the Matriculation (Class-10) exam
  • Scanned photograph
  • Scanned signature
  • Left thumb impression (if Aadhaar Number is not provided)
  • Disability Certificate (if any)

SSC CPO 2021 - Guidelines for Document Uploadation

In the following paragraph, we are proving the exam guidelines that must be maintained while uploading the photograph and other required documents. The documents must be uploaded accordingly. Otherwise, the application process will not be completed and the application form will not accept the uploaded documents.

Guidelines for Photograph

  • Scanned colour passport size photograph in JPEG format.
  • Image dimension of the photograph should be about 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height).
  • Must be clicked in front of white colour or light coloured background.
  • Must be 20 KB to 50 KB.
  • The resolution must be 100*120 pixels in width and height.
  • It must not be more than three months old.
  • The photograph should be without cap, spectacles and both ears should be visible
  • The date on which the photograph has been taken should be printed on the photograph.

Guidelines for Signature

  • The signature must be in black or blue ink on a white sheet.
  • The scanned copy of the signature must be in .jpg format.
  • it should be more than 1 kb in size and less than 12 kb.
  • The resolution should be 40*60 pixels in width and height.

Candidates should choose the exam centres as per his/her comfort level. In the application, a candidate has to give the option for three centres, in the order of priority, within the same region. To know the codes and exam centers.

Check SSC CPO 2021 Exam Centres.

Important Points

Important Information for SSC CPO Application Form 2021

  • The only mode of filling the SSC CPO application form is online. Any kind of hard copies or printed paper of the application form will not be accepted.
  • If the application form is submitted without paying the SSC CPO application fees, then the application form of that candidate will be rejected.
  • Before applying for the exam, the candidates have to thoroughly go through the eligibility criteria.
  • The desired candidates should be aware of the SSC CPO online application starting and ending date.
  • For future reference, the aspirants should take a print out of the SSC CPO online application form.
  • The aspirants have to provide their preferable exam centres while filling the online SSC CPO application form.
  • The aspirants have to stay updated to download the call letters for online tests.


Ques. What is the date of the SSC CPO 2021 exam?

Ans. The SSC CPO 2020 exam paper I was scheduled to be conducted from September 29 to October 05, 2020. Considering the pandemic and national lockdown, the conducting board has decided to conduct between November 23, 2020, to November 26, 2020.

Ques. What is the date of the SSC CPO Paper II 2021 exam?

Ans. As per the SSC Exam notification, the SSC CPO 2020 Paper-II exam is scheduled to conduct on March 01, 2021. There are no further notifications of cancelling the exam dates of SSC CPO 2020 Paper-II.

Ques. How many attempts are there in SSC CPO?

Ans. There are no restrictions on the number of attempts. However, there is a specified age limit. Therefore, one can apply until the age limit of the candidate exceeds.

Ques. Is there any interview in SSC CPO?

Ans. No, there is no interview part in SSC CPO.

Ques. Does Graduation marks matter in SSC CPO?

Ans. No, the marks you have obtained in your graduation degree will not affect your performance in SSC CPO Exam. The only thing candidates must have is a graduation degree or any equivalent degree in any discipline.

Ques. How many candidates apply for SSC CPO?

Ans. Approximately more than 2 lakh candidates appeared in SSC CPO previous year. It has been said that a total of 8,20,683 candidates were registered and it observed an attendance of 28.33%.

3 Months Crash Course

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.


shivkumar dama
What is the expected salary for SSC CPO?
kavita rani

Hi Shivkumar. The expected basic salary for SSC CPO is INR 35,400 and the gross salary is Rs.47,496. Whereas the salary structure of SSC CPO SI has been increased after the 7th Pay Commission. The pre-revised grade pay was Rs.4200 in the pay band of Rs.9300 to Rs. 34800.

Which organisations are participating for the SSC SI DP & CAPF Exam?
kavita rani

HI Riyaz. The organisations which are participating for the SSC SI CAPF Exam are Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Delhi Police.

divakar sharma
What is SSC CPO conducted for?
kavita rani

SSC stands for Staff selection commission and this body actively conducts exams to carry out the selection process of different posts. The exam SSC CPO is conducted to recruit eligible candidates for the post of Sub-Inspector (Executive) in Delhi Police, Sub-Inspector (GD) in CAPFs, Assistant Sub-inspector in CISF, other inspector and Sub-inspector posts.

divakar sharma
What is SSC CPO conducted for?
arushi thankur
Does SSC CPO have interview?
kavita rani

Hi Arushi. No there is no interview in SSC CPO post; however, the selection stages differ based on the posts. The written test will be taken online. Ex-Servicemen are not required to undergo PET Detailed selection criteria can be checked here.

sadim ansari
What is SSC CPO eligibility in terms of age?
kavita rani

Hi Sadim. Candidates applying for this post must be anywhere between 20 to 25 years as on January 01, 2021, that is they must not be born before January 02, 1996, and not later than January 01, 2001.
Detailed eligibility criteria is mentioned here.

how to get ssc cpo registration number?
kavita rani

Hi Prahasti. The registration number is provided on the email ID provided by the candidates at the time they registered. Other details are mentioned here.