SSC Central Police Organization or SSC CPO is a national level exam conducted every year by SSC. The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts this exam to recruit applicants for the position of Sub-Inspector (SI) in Delhi Police and Central Armed Police Forces. The exam is conducted to recruit for positions in several police organizations such as the BSF, CISF, CRPF, ITBP, and SSB. The CPO exams are administered by SSC, which is one of the government organizations for which the SSC conducts the recruitment exam. SSC CPO 2022-23 Paper 2 exam is to be held on 2nd May 2023.
The open competitive SSC CPO Exam will be conducted to fill positions for:
On 10th August 2022, SSC published the recruiting announcement for the SSC CPO 2022 test on the official website. The deadline to submit the online applications was 30th August 2022. The notification contains all the necessary information regarding the Central Police Organisation exam, including the opening, requirements, dates, format, and syllabus.
|Organization||Staff Selection Commission|
|Post Name||Sub Inspector in Delhi Police|
Central Armed Police Forces (CRPF)
|Exam Date||Paper I – 09th November 2022 to 11th November 2022 |
Paper II – 02nd May 2023
|Recruitment Process||· Paper-I|
· Physical Standard Test (PST)/Physical Endurance Test (PET)
· Detailed Medical Examination (DME)
|Education Qualification||Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognized university|
|Age Limit||20 to 25 years|
|Salary||INR 35400 – INR 112400|
The recruitment board has announced the exam dates for Paper 2 of the SSC CPO Examination 2022-23. Candidates are advised to keep checking the official website at regular intervals for frequent updates.
|SSC CPO Notification 2022-23||10th August 2022|
|Registration Start||10th August 2022|
|Registration Ends||30th August 2022|
|Fee Payment Ends (Online & Offline)||31st August 2022|
|SSC CPO Admit Card release||Paper I – 30th October 2022 |
Paper II – 18th April 2023
|SSC CPO Exam Date||Paper I – 09th November 2022 to 11th November 2022 |
PET/PST – 30th January 2023 to 4th February 2023
Paper II – 02nd May 2023
|SSC CPO Answer Key||Paper I – 16th November 2022 |
Paper II – To be updated
|SSC CPO Result||Paper I – 27th December 2022 |
PET/PST – 24th March 2023
Paper II – To be updated
The official announcement for SSC CPO openings 2022-2023 has been released. In the case of distinct postings and categories, the openings are released separately. Candidates must look at the vacancy table below to get a brief of available seats under each category. In the previous year, there were 2745 job openings for SSC CPO.
|Sub-Inspector (Executive) in Delhi Police|
|Categories||Open (Male)||Ex -Servicemen (Male)||Ex -Servicemen (Special Category) (Male)||Departmental Candidates (Male)||Open (Female)|
|Sub-Inspector (GD) in CAPFs|
The Commission chooses candidates in accordance with the openings indicated by the relevant User Departments / Offices for a variety of roles. The Commission has no authority to control the number of openings in any User Department or Office. The total number of vacancies released for Sub-Inspector (Exe.) in Delhi Police is 340 and Sub-Inspector (GD) in CAPFs is 3960.
The eligibility standards must be met by the candidates. There are various exceptions for some categories. Aspirants who meet the following eligibility requirements and are willing to appear for the exam must review the SSC CPO Syllabus and begin studying.
As of 01st January 2021, candidates must be between 20 and 25 years of age. They must have been born between 01st February 1997 and 01st January 2002.
SSC CPO Relaxation in Age Limit
|Category||Relaxation in Age Limit|
|Ex-Servicemen||3 years after military service has been deducted from the actual age on the closing date.|
|For the position of SI in Delhi Police|
|Widows, divorced women, and women who have been legally separated from their husbands but have not remarried||Up to 35 years of age|
|Widows, divorced women, and women who have been legally separated from their husbands but have not remarried (SC/ ST)||Up to 40 years of age|
|For Departmental candidates of Delhi Police|
|Unreserved departmental applicants who have served for at least 3 years in a regular and continuous capacity as of the closing date||Up to 30 years of age|
|Applicants who fall under OBC category and have served in the department for at least three years in a regular and continuous manner as on the closing date.||Up to 33 years of age|
|Departmental candidates (SC/ ST) with at least three years of regular and consistent service as of the closing date||Up to 35 years of age|
Candidates must have any of the below educational qualification to apply for the exam:
The criteria for nationality must be adhered by the applicants. A candidate can be any of the following:
On 10th August 2022, the notification for SSC CPO exam was released. The online application process for the exam started from 10th August 2022 and ended on 30th August 2022. Aspirants who couldn’t apply for the 2022-23 exam must apply for 2023-24 exam. The official notification for the same will be released by SSC soon. Candidates must visit the website regularly to grab the updates at its earliest.
The last date to make the fee payment for SSC CPO 2022-23 exam for both online and offline method was 31st August 2022 till 11:00 pm. Women candidates, candidates from Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), and Ex-servicemen (ESM) are exempt from paying the application fee. Candidates can pay the cost in two ways:
|Categories||Fees (in INR)|
|Women candidates/ SC/ ST/ ESM||Exempted|
The following are the steps to be followed when applying for the SSC CPO 2023 exam:
SSC CPO admit card 2022-23 for paper 2 is now available for download from 18th April 2023 onwards. Admit cards have always been significant as they serve as identification proof and also individually identify candidates, therefore carrying them to the examination hall is essential.
Separate Admission Cards are released by SSC for Paper I and Paper II. The admit card for paper I was issued on 30th October 2022 and the admit card for Paper II is now available for download. The candidates must download the admission card from the website of conducting body.
The steps below will help the candidate to download the SSC CPO admit card easily.
The fact that so many students prepare for the exam, download the admit card, and attend the exam demonstrates how essential this exam is. Candidates may notice mistakes on their admit cards, in which case they should inform the appropriate authorities / conducting body as soon as possible. They can reach out to them at 011 – 24368630 or register a complain in the official website.
Once you’ve downloaded the hall ticket, you must go through the information on it. It’s crucial to double-check that all of the details are correct. The SSC CPO admission card contains the following vital information:
While downloading the SSC CPO Admit card, aspirants should be aware of a few basic points, as these will help to eliminate any confusion among the candidates. To download the Admit Card, candidates must have a stable internet connection or one that is fast enough. Check the detail twice before downloading the Admit card.
Three exam centers are available for candidates to select as their preferred locations. Because they cannot change their location after they have chosen it, they must be careful while selecting the exam centers. Additionally, the commission has the authority to change the exam location and assign a new location to the candidates in advance of the examination.
The following is a list of test locations for SSC CPO 2023 Recruitment:
|Region and States/ UTs||Exam Centres with Centre Code||Address of the Regional Offices and their websites|
|Central Region (CR)/ Bihar and Uttar Pradesh||Bhagalpur (3201), Muzaffarpur (3205), Patna (3206), Purnea (3209), Agra (3001), Bareilly (3005), Gorakhpur (3007), Jhansi (3008), Kanpur (3009), Lucknow (3010), Meerut (3011), Prayagraj (3003), Varanasi (3013).||Regional Director (CR), Staff Selection Commission, 34-A, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Civil Lines, Kendriya Sadan, Prayagraj – 211001.|
|Eastern Region (ER) Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Jharkhand, Odisha, Sikkim and West Bengal||Port Blair (4802), Ranchi (4205), Bhubaneswar (4604), Kolkata (4410).||Regional Director (ER), Staff Selection Commission, 1st MSO Building, (8th Floor), 234/4, Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road, Kolkata, West Bengal-700020|
|Karnataka, Kerala Region (KKR)/ Lakshadweep, Karnataka and Kerala||Belagavi (9002), Bengaluru (9001), Hubballi (9011), Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) (9005), Mangaluru (9008), Mysuru (9009), Shivamogga (9010), Udupi (9012), Kannur (9202), Kollam (9210), Kottayam (9205), Kozhikode (9206), Thiruvananthapuram (9211).||Regional Director (KKR), Staff Selection Commission, 1st Floor, “E” Wing, Kendriya Sadan, Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka-560034|
|Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region (MPR)/ Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh||Bhopal (6001), Gwalior (6005), Indore (6006), Jabalpur (6007), Satna (6014), Ujjain (6016), Bilaspur (6202), Raipur (6204), Durg-Bhilai (6205).||Dy. Director (MPR), Staff Selection Commission, 5th Floor, Investment Building, LIC Campus-2, Pandri, Raipur, Chhattisgarh-492004|
|North Eastern Region (NER)/ Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura.||Itanagar (5001), Dibrugarh (5102), Guwahati (Dispur) (5105), Jorhat (5107), Silchar (5111), Churachandpur (5502), Imphal (5501), Shillong (5401), Aizwal (5701), Tezpur (5112), Kohima (5302), Agartala (5601).||Regional Director (NER), Staff Selection Commission, Housefed Complex, Last Gate, Beltola- Basistha Road, P.O. Assam Sachivalaya, Dispur, Guwahati, Assam- 781006|
|Northern Region (NR) Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand||Dehradun (2002), Haldwani (2003), Roorkee (2006), Delhi NCR (2201), Ajmer (2401), Bikaner (2404), Jaipur (2405), Jodhpur (2406), Udaipur (2409), Sikar (2411)||Regional Director (NR), Staff Selection Commission, Block No. 12, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003|
|North Western Sub- Region (NWR)/ Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh and Punjab||Chandigarh (1601), Mohali (1601), Hamirpur (1202), Shimla (1203), Jammu (1004), Samba (1010), Srinagar (J&K) (1007), Leh (1005), Amritsar (1404), Jalandhar (1402),.||Dy. Director (NWR), Staff Selection Commission, Block No. 3, Ground Floor, Kendriya Sadan, Sector-9, Chandigarh- 160009|
|Southern Region (SR) Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Telangana||Chirala (8011), Cuddapah (8013), Guntur (8001), Kakinada (8009), Kurnool (8003), Nellore (8010), Rajahmundry (8004), Tirupati (8006), Vizianagaram (8012), Vijayawada (8008), Vishakhapatnam (8007), Puducherry (8401), Chennai (8201), Coimbatore (8202), Krishnagiri (8209), Madurai (8204), Salem (8205), Tiruchirapalli (8206), Tirunelveli (8207), Vellore (8208), Hyderabad (8601), Karimnagar (8604), Warangal (8603)||Regional Director (SR), Staff Selection Commission, 2nd Floor, EVK Sampath Building, DPI Campus, College Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu-600006|
|Western Region (WR) Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, Goa, Gujarat and Maharashtra||Panaji (7801), Ahmedabad (7001), Rajkot (7006), Surat (7007), Vadodara (7002), Amravati (7201), Aurangabad (7202), Kolhapur (7203), Mumbai (7204), Nagpur (7205), Nanded (7206), Pune (7208)||Regional Director (WR), Staff Selection Commission, 1st Floor, South Wing, Pratishtha Bhawan, 101, Maharshi Karve Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra-400020|
SSC CPO exam pattern describes the scheme of the examination. The exam will consist of Paper I, Physical Test (PST & PET), Paper-II, and a Medical Test. These are the 4 phases of the SSC CPO 2023 selection process. The complete exam pattern for SSC CPO Paper 1 & 2 may be found in the chart below.
|Paper||Subjects||No of Questions||Total Marks||Duration|
|Paper 1||Quantitative Aptitude||50||50||2 Hours|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||50||50|
|General Knowledge & General Awareness||50||50|
|Paper 2||English language & Comprehension||200||200||2 Hours|
Every candidate who passes the Paper-I exam is required to take this test. As given in the chart below, such qualified candidates will be invited to take a PST to determine their eligibility.
|Category||Height||Chest (in cm)|
|Male applicants, with the exception of those named in S. Nos. (ii) and (iii) (iii)||170||80||85|
|Male candidates from the Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh hill regions, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Leh & Ladakh regions of J&K, North-Eastern States, and Sikkim are eligible to apply||165||80||85|
|Female candidates, with the exception of those mentioned at S No (v) and (vi)||157||NA||NA|
|Female candidates from the Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh hill regions, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Leh & Ladakh regions of J&K, North-Eastern States, and Sikkim are eligible to apply.||155||NA||NA|
|In 6.5 minutes, a 1.6 km race.||In 18 seconds, a 100-meter race.|
|In 16 seconds, a 100-meter dash.||In 4 minutes, you’ll have run 800 meters|
|High jump 1.2 meters in 3 chances||Three opportunities for a 2.7 meters high jump|
|Long Jump: 3.65 m in three attempts||Long Jump: 0.9 m in three attempts|
|16-pound shot put: 4.5 meters in three attempts|
The SSC CPO Syllabus was announced by the Commission along with the official notification on 10th August 2022. Candidates can go through the latest syllabus for both the papers presented here.
|General Intelligence and Reasoning||General Knowledge and General Awareness||Quantitative Aptitude||English Comprehension|
|Semantic Analogy||Current Affairs||Whole Numbers||Error Recognition|
|Symbolic/ Number Analogy||India and its neighboring countries||Decimals||Filling In the Blanks|
|Figural Analogy||History||Fractions And Relationships Between Numbers||Vocabulary|
|Symbolic/ Number Classification||Geography||Ratio And Proportion||Grammar|
|Figural Classification||Economic scene||Square Roots||Sentence Structure|
|Semantic Series||General Polity||Averages||Synonyms|
|Number Series||Constitution of India||Interest||Antonyms|
|Figural Series||Scientific research updates||Profit & Loss||Sentence Completion|
|Problem Solving||Discount||Phrases and Idiomatic Use of Words|
|Word Building||Partnership Business||Comprehension|
|Coding & decoding||Mixture||Test basic comprehension and writing ability|
|Numerical Operations||Time Distance|
|Trends||Basic Algebraic Identities|
|Space Orientation||Graphs Of Linear Equations|
|Space Visualization||Circle And Its Chords|
|English Language and Comprehension|
|Filling in the blanks (using verbs, preposition, articles, etc.)|
|Phrases and Idiomatic use of words|
SSC CPO is considered to be one of the most prestigious exams in India. The result for SSC CPO Paper I is released, candidates can check the same in the official website. The commission took the examination for SI in Delhi police forces and CAPFs in various exam centers across the country.
After the exam of Paper 1 was completed on 11th November 2022, the SSC CPO exam Result was announced. On 27th December 2022, the Staff Selection Commission published the results of the SSC CPO Paper I Exam 2022-23 on its website.
The SSC CPO PET/PST for the 2022-23 cycles was held from 30th January 2023 to 4th February 2023. Candidates can check the result of the same on the official website now. The result was published on 24th March 2023.
After the completion of Paper 2 exam on 2nd May 2023, Paper 2 results will be announced. Candidates can assess their prospects of passing SSC CPO 2022-23 by comparing their result to the SSC cut-off scores. Each exam’s result is usually announced within two months from the date of conduction of the exam.
To the test venue for Paper 2 and PET, candidates must bring their Paper-1 result card as well as their Admit card. As a result, candidates should keep their admit cards and results cards safe.
In order to easily get the score card, the candidate must follow the simple steps given below.
There will be no interview for SSC CPO, the final result will be determined by the cumulative score attained in SSC CPO Papers 1 and 2. It takes around 8 to 9 months in completion of exam and publication of the final results.
SSC CPO Paper-I Cut Off Marks are yet to be released by the officials. The detailed cut-off marks will then be available on the official website for applicants who took the exam.
The board will post the Paper-I cutoff points for each category, gender, and post on its official website soon. Candidates who meet the requirements will be eligible to participate in the PET/PST stage. Finally, candidates who pass all of the rounds will be placed in the final merit list, and the SSC Board will announce the cutoff for the same.
Below you will find the SSC CPO Cut-Off Marks 2022 for Paper-I. The following are the cut off marks for each gender and category.
|SSC CPO 2021-22 Cut-off Marks for Male Candidates (Paper 1)|
|Category||Cut-off marks||No of candidates|
|SSC CPO 2021-22 Cut-off Marks for Female Candidates (Paper 1)|
|Category||Cut-off marks||No. of candidates|
Aspirants have a fantastic chance to work with a wonderful pay scale with the SSC CPO 2023. The salary structure for SSC CPO – Sub Inspector in Delhi Police and CAPFs is given in the table below:
|Post Name||Level||Group||Pay Scale|
|Sub Inspector (Executive) in Delhi Police (Male/ Female)||6||C Non- Gazetted||INR 35400 – INR 112400/-|
|Sub Inspector (GD) in CAPFs||6||B Non- Gazetted||INR 35400 – INR 112400/-|
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A applicant must provide their top three choices for three centers located in the same area. Under no circumstances will a request to modify the Centre be taken into consideration afterwards. Therefore, candidates should carefully choose the Centers and accurately disclose the same in their applications.
Yes, candidates in their final in year of graduation are eligible to apply for SSC CPO 2023 exam. They must meet all the eligibility criteria and should be able to provide the final result at the time of document verification.
The SSC CPO 2023 Exam will take place in four stages.
· Online computer-based exam for Paper-I
· Physical Standard Test (PST)/Physical Endurance Test (PET)
· Online computer-based exam for Paper-II
· Detailed Medical Examination (DME)
For the SSC CPO 2023 exam, a total of 4300+ openings have been released by the officials.
Yes, every year SSC announce a large number of job openings in different departments. The test usually takes place to fill the jobs of SI and ASI in central police agencies.
The Paper 2 exam for SSC CPO 2022-23 has been released by the officials. The exam will take place on 2nd May 2023.
The Physical Test is the second stage of the SSC CPO selection procedure. Its further divides into two sections. The first is the Physical Standard Test, and the second is the Physical Endurance Test. The test is qualifying in nature.