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SSC CAPF (CPO) Exam

The Staff Selection Commission will hold an open competitive Computer Based Examination for Recruitment of Sub-Inspectors in Delhi Police, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Assistant Sub Inspectors in CISF. SSC CPO is best opportunity to whom join the force.

SSC CAPF Recruitment

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the CPO CAPF Exam for the recruitment of Sub-Inspectors in Delhi Police, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs)and Assistant Sub Inspectors in CISF . The exam is held in 3 Stages .First two are Computer Based Test and Third is Physical Efficiency Test. Other information are available on the website of SSC that is SSC Website . Candidates must qualify each stage of the SSC CPO Exam to proceed to the next one, before being finally selected.

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SSC CAPF (CPO) Exam Pattern

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the CAPF SI (CPO) Exam every year in Two Tiers for various posts Paramilitary Forces. Exam Pattern - The Examination will be conducted in 3 Stages as indicated below:

Stage Tier Type Mode
I Tier – I Objective Multiple Choice Computer Based Test (online)
II Tier – II Objective Multiple Choice Computer Based Test (online)
III PET/MT Physical Efficiency Test Physical & Medical

Before beginning the SSC CAPF preparation, it is important to make strategy how to well prepare for the Exam. The modifications to SSC CAPF Exam Pattern for Tier 1 & 2 are given below:

Tier I Exam Pattern:

Section Subject No of Questions Max Marks Exam Duration
1 General Intelligence 50 50 2 HOURS (120 Minutes)
2 General Awareness 50 50
3 Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill) 50 50
4 English Language (Basic Knowledge) 50 50
Total 200 200

Note-I: In Tier-I, there will be negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer.

Tier II Exam Pattern:

Tier Subject No of Questions Max Marks Exam Duration
Tier II English Language & Comprehension 200 200 2 HOURS (120 Minutes)

Note-II: In Tier-II, there will be negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer in English Language and Comprehension .

SSC CAPF Syllabus

Syllabus for Tier I:

Questions on ‘General Intelligence and Reasoning’ will be non-verbal considering the functions attached to the post. Questions on Numerical Aptitude and General English will be simple, of a level that an average matriculate will be in a position to answer comfortably. Questions on General Awareness will be also of similar standard

General Intelligence and Reasoning

General Awareness

Quantitative Aptitude

English Comprehension

Classification Static General Knowledge (Indian History, Culture etc.) Simplification Reading Comprehension
Analogy Science Simple and Compound Interest Fill in the Blanks
Coding-Decoding Current Affairs Averages Spellings Mistake
Word Formation Sports Percentage Idioms and Phrases
Matrix Books and Authors Ratio and Proportion One word Substitution
India and its neighbouring countries Important Schemes Problem on Ages Sentence Correction
Syllogism Economic scene Profit And Loss Antonyms
Similarities and Differences Scientific Research Time And Distance Synonyms
Judgment Maps Time And Work Close Test
Decision making Discount Active voice Passive voice
Visual memory Number System Direct Indirect
Figure classification Mensuration
Arithmetical number series Trigonometry
Non-verbal series Geometry
Analysis DI(Data Interpretation)

Age Relaxation

S.No Category Age Relaxation
1 OBC 3 years
2 ST/SC 5 years
3 PH + Gen 10 years
4 PH + OBC 13 years
5 PH + SC/ST 15 years
6 Ex-Servicemen (Gen) 3 years
7 Ex-Servicemen (OBC) 6 years
8 Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST) 8 years
9 Central Government Civilian Employees: Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of online applications. Up to 40 years of age
10 Central Government Civilian Employees: Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of online applications. (SC/ ST) Up to 45 years of age
11 Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried. Up to 35 years of age
12 Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ ST) Up to 40 years of age
13 Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces Up to 45 years of age
14 Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces(SC/ST) Up to 50 years of age
15 Retrenched census employees of the office of Registrar General of India (They will be considered only for offices under RGI in their order of merit and subject to availability of vacancies ) 3 years plus length of service rendered by them in connection with census, before retrenchment and weightage of past service

Physical Standard Test

Category Of Candidate Height (In CMs.) Chest (in cms.)
For male candidates only (General) 170 80-85
For candidates belonging to Hill areas of Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Leh & Ladakh regions of J&K, North-Eastern States and Sikkim 165 80-85
For all candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes 162.5 77-82
For Female candidates only (General) 157 -
For candidates belonging to Hill areas of Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Leh & Ladakh regions of J&K, North-Eastern States and Sikkim 155 -
For all candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribe 154 -

Physical Endurance Test (PET) (For all posts)

For Male candidates only:

(a) 100 meters race in 16 seconds

(b) 1.6 Kms race in 6.5 minutes

(c) Long Jump : 3.65 metres in 3 chances

(d) High Jump : 1.2 metres in 3 chances

(e) Shot put (16 Lbs): 4.5 metres in 3 chance

For Female candidates only:

(a) 100 metres race in 18 seconds

(b) 800 metres race in 4 minutes

(c) Long Jump: 2.7 metres in 3 chances.

(d) High Jump: 0.9 metres in 3 chances.