SSC CPO (SI/CAPFs) 2020 – Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

SSC CPO (SI/CAPFs) 2020: The Staff Selection Commission has released the notification of SSC CPO 2020 for the recruitment of Sub Inspector(SI) & Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs). The application process is over. Admit Card will be available soon. There are Total 1564 vacancies are present in Delhi Police. The eligible candidates can apply through the Official Website. For more details about SSC CPO 2020 Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, please go through this article.


Staff Selection Commission invites Applications for filling up of 1564 vacancies in Delhi Police For the Post of Sub Inspector (SI) & Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs). Before applying, candidates should ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria for the Post. The selection will be purely based on merit basis.

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Important Dates

Events Dates
Online Application 17 Jun 2020
Last Date of Online Application 16 Jul 2020
Last date for receipt of Applications 16 Jul 2020
Last Date of making Online Payment 18 Jul 2020
Last Date of generating offline Chalan 20 Jul 2020
Last Date for payment through Chalan 22 Jul 2020
Computer-Based Examination (Paper 1) 29 Sep 2020
Computer-Based Examination (Paper 2) 01 Mar 2021

Vacancy Details

(a) Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police (Exe.) -Male

Type of vacancy No. of Posts
Open 73 (UR-32, EWS-09, OBC-06, SC-11, ST-15)
Departmental Candidates 09 (UR-04, EWS-01, OBC-02, SC-01, ST-01)
Ex-servicemen 09 (UR-05, OBC-02, SC-01, ST-01)
Total vacancies 91

(b) Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police (Exe.) -Female

  • Type of vacancy – Open
  • No. of Posts – 78 (UR – 35, EWS – 08, OBC – 17, SC – 12, ST – 06)

(c) Sub-Inspector(GD) in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs)

Force Male Female
CRPF 1040 (UR-421, EWS-104, OBC-281, SC-156, ST-78) 32 (UR-13, EWS-03, OBC-09, SC-05, ST-02)
BSF 232 (UR-94, EWS-23, OBC-63, SC-35, ST-17) 12 (UR-05, EWS-01, OBC-03, SC-02, ST-01)
ITBP 43 (UR-22, EWS-03, OBC-07, SC-04) 07 (UR-04, EWS-01, OBC-01, SC-01, ST-1)
CISF 18 (UR-08, EWS-01, OBC-05, SC-03, ST-01) 02 UR
SSB 16 (UR-08, EWS-01, OBC-04, SC-03)
Total 1342 53
Grand Total 1395
Ex-servicemen 139

SSC CPO Eligibility Criteria

The Eligibility Criteria For The UPSC ISS 2020 Is As Follows:

Nationality: A Candidate Must Be Either –

  • A Citizen Of India, Or
  • A Subject Of Nepal, Or
  • A Subject Of Bhutan.


  • For Gen/UR 20 – 25 years as on 01 Jan 2021.
  • Age Relaxation (in upper age): 05 Years for SC/ST candidates and 03 years for OBC/ Ex-servicemen.

Educational Qualification & Experiences:

  • For all posts Bachelor Degree  from a recognised university or its equivalent.
  • For the post of Sub Inspector in Delhi Police only: Male candidates should have  Driving Licence for LMV (Motorcycle and Car) on the date fixed for Physical Endurance and Measurement.

Physical Eligibility


(in cm)
(in cm)
Unexpanded Expanded
Male Candidates 170 80 85
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
All candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes 162.5 77 82
Female Candidates (Except hilly areas) 157
Female 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
All-female candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes 154

Weight: Correspond to height for all posts.

Physical Endurance Test( PET) for all Posts
Male Candidates Female Candidates
Particulars  Time/ Attempt Particulars Time/ Attempt
100 Metre Race 16 seconds
1.6 Kms Race 6.5 minutes 100 Metre Race 18 seconds
Long Jump (3.65 Metre) 3 chances 800 Metre Race 4 minutes
High Jump (1.2  Metre) 3 chances Long Jump (2.7 Metre) 3 chances.
Shot put (16 Lbs) 4.5 metre in 3 chance High Jump (0.9  Metre) 3 chances

SSC CPO Application Form

The Application Form for the SSC CPO 2020 is available on the Official Website as per the schedule. however, Applications received without the prescribed Fee were not be considered and summarily rejected. and, No representation against such rejection was entertained. No other mode of Application is allowed. Candidates are hereby informed that the details provided in the online Application Form will be used for all future references and No modification can be done subsequently. Candidates are advised to be very careful while filling the Application Form.

Application Fee & Mode Of Payment:

  • General/OBC Candidates – 100/- (Rupees One Hundred Only).
  • Female/SC/ST/PwBD – Exempted

Mode of Payment: Fee can be Paid Through Bhim UPI, either by depositing the money in any branch of SBI by cash, or by using Net Banking Facility of SBI or by using Visa/ Master/ RuPay Credit/ Debit Card. Online Fee can be paid by candidate up to 18 July 2020.

Applicants who opt for “Pay By Cash” mode, should print the system generated Pay-In-Slip during Part-II Registration and deposit the Fee at the counter of SBI Branch In the Bank working hours  Only. “Pay By Cash” mode option will be activated up to 22 July 2020 but Challan should be generated  Before the 23:30 hours of 20 July 2020.

How To Apply

Candidates are required to apply Online using the Link In detailed Instructions for filling up online applications are available on the above-mentioned Website.

Before start filling up Online Application, A candidate must have his/her recent Photograph (not be more than 3 months old) with a date on which photograph has been taken should be printed on the photograph and Signature duly scanned in the. Jpg format in such a manner that each file size should be in between  20 KB and 50 Kb with a dimension of 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height).

The photograph should be without cap, spectacles and both ears should be visible. The candidate will be required to complete the application form in three stages apart from fee payment as per the given instruction, after completing all the steps check the status should be “Complete”.

In Part I Registration, the candidate will have to fill Basic Information and in part II Additional Contact Details will be filled. In Part-III Registration consists of filling up uploading of Photograph, Signature, Photo Identity Card Document, Selection of Examination centres and agreeing to the declaration.

On submission of details, the candidate will be prompted to check the details and make a correction, If any, in the application then click on the final submit. After final submission registration no. as Login Id and password will be sent to the given email id for further uses in the online Fee payment Process.The payment method is not For Fee Exempted Candidates.

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The applicants are advised to submit an only single application, however, if due to any unavoidable situation, if he/she submits another/multiple applications, then he/she must ensure that application with the higher RID (Registration ID) is complete in all respects like applicants’ Details, Examination Center, Photograph, Signature, Fee, etc.

SSC CPO Admit Card

Admit card for each exam separately available on the website before 3-7 days of the exam date. Candidate can download their admit cards through Login Id and password. Candidate must carry two-colored recent passport size photographs, Admit Card, and a valid Id proof with having the same basic details entered in the application form. No admit card will be sent to the candidate’s address through post and mail. the candidate is not allowed for examination if he does not bear the admit card at the Exam centres. No reporting late candidate will allow inside the exam hall. They must read the detailed instruction given in the admit card for conduct in the exam centre.

SSC CPO Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for SSC CPO given below:

The examination consists of paper-I, Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Endurance Test (PET), Paper-II, and Detailed Medical Examination (DME). All stage of examination is mandatory to qualify.

In both papers Questions will be type of Objective Multiple  Choice. Question will be set in Hindi and English in the part-I, II, III of paper 1. The Commission has the discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all the subjects at the examination.

Negative Marking: 0.25  marks will be deducted for each wrong answers given by candidates. No marks will be deducted and given for unattended questions.

Mode of Examination- Computer Based.


Part Subjects No. of Question/ Maximum marks. Time Duration
I General Intelligence and Reasoning 50/50 2 Hours
II General Knowledge and General
III Quantitative Aptitude 50/50
IV English Comprehension 50/50


  • Subject- English language & Comprehension.
  • Number of Questions/ Maximum Marks- 200/200.
  • Time Duration– 2 Hours.

SSC CPO Syllabus


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


  • English Language and Comprehension

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Exam Centres

A candidate is have to opt. three centres according to their priority order with in the same region. Further choice of examination centre will not be changed under any circumstances. The commission has full rights to cancel any centre and can ask for another centre. The examination will be held at centres with their regions are:

  • Central Region (CR)/ Bihar and Uttar Pradesh include Bhagalpur (3201), Muzaffarpur (3205), Patna(3206), Agra (3001), Bareilly(3005), Gorakhpur (3007), Kanpur (3009), Lucknow(3010), Meerut (3011), Prayagraj (3003), Varanasi(3013).
  • Eastern Region (ER)/ Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Jharkhand, Odisha, Sikkim and West Bengal Include Port Blair (4802), Ranchi(4205), Bhubaneshwar (4604), Kolkata (4410).
  • Karnataka, Kerala Region (KKR)/ Lakshadweep, Karnataka and Kerala include Bengaluru (9001), Belagavi
    (9002), Hubballi (9011), Kalaburagi (Gulbarga)(9005), Mangaluru(9008), Mysuru(9009), Shivamogga (9010),
    Udupi (9012), Thiruvananthapuram (9211), Ernakulam (9213), Kannur(9202), Kollam (9210), Kottayam (9205), Kozhikode(9206) Thrissur (9212).
  • Northern Region (NR)/ Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand include Delhi NCR (2201), Ajmer(2401), Alwar (2402), Bikaner(2404), Jaipur (2405), Jodhpur (2406), Kota (2407), Sriganganagar (2408), Udaipur(2409), Sikar (2411), Dehradun (2002), Haldwani(2003), Haridwar (2005), Roorkee (2006).
  • North Eastern Region (NER)/ Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and
    Tripura include Itanagar (5001), Dibrugarh(5102), Goalpara (5104), Guwahati (Dispur) (5105), Jorhat (5107) Lakimpur(5109), Silchar (5111), Tezpur(5112), Kohima (5302),Shillong (5401), Imphal(5501), Churachandpur
    (5502), Ukhrul (5503), Agartala (5601), Aizwal(5701).
  • Southern Region (SR)/ Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, TamilNadu, and Telangana include Hyderabad (8002),
    Warangal (8003), Guntur(8001), Kurnool (8003), Rajahmundry (8004), Tirupati(8006), Visakhapatnam(8007), Vijayawada (8008), Chennai (8201), Coimbatore(8202), Madurai (8204), Puducherry (8401)
  • Western Region (WR)/ Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Goa, Gujarat, and Maharashtra include Ahmedabad (7001), Vadodara(7002), Rajkot (7006), Surat(7007), Mumbai (7204), Pune(7208), Amravati(7201)
    Nagpur (7205), Aurangabad(7202), Kolhapur (7203), Nashik (7207) Panaji (7801).
  • Madhya Pradesh Sub Region (MPR) Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh include Bhopal (6001), Gwalior(6005), Indore (6006), Jabalpur (6007), Satna (6014), Sagar (6015), Ujjain (6016), Bilaspur (6202), Raipur(6204) Durg-Bhilai (6205).
  • Western Region (NWR)/ Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab include Jammu (1004), Leh (1005), Srinagar (1007), Samba(1010), Hamirpur (1202), Shimla (1203), Jalandhar(1402), Amritsar(1404), Mohali (1406), Chandigarh (1601).

SSC CPO Answer Key      

SSC CPO 2020 Answer Key will be announced by SSC on the Official Website i.e. After the Exam. Candidates can view and download the Answer Key from this page and can estimate their Score that they will probably achieve.

SSC CPO Result

The result of SSC CPO declared by Staff Selection Commission on the Official site. The Candidate can check the result from Official Website i.e. ssc.ic.In.

SSC CPO Selection Procedure

The Staff Selection Commission obtain a list of those candidates who will qualify the paper-I Computer Based Exam, Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Endurance Test (PET), Paper-II Computer Based Exam, and Detailed Medical Examination (DME). Those Candidates who qualify Paper-II will be required to submit the original certificates along with one Photocopy each Of : (I) Original Matriculation Pass Certificate Or Equivalent In Support Of Date Of Birth, (II) Original 10+2 Pass Certificate Or Equivalent In Support Of Educational Qualification. Final merit will be obtained by adding bonus marks of the NCC Type certificate.

SSC CPO Frequently Asked Question (FAQ)

Q.What Is The Date Of The SSC CPO 2020 Exam?

Ans: Computer Based Examination (Paper 1) -29 Sep 2020 & Computer Based examination (Paper-II) – 01 Mar 2021.

Q.What Is SSC CPO Exam?

Ans: Staff Selection Commission SSC CPO 2020 Examination for recruitment of Sub Inspector(SI) & Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs).

Q.What Are The Application Fees For SSC CPO 2020?

Ans: General/OBC Candidates – Rs. 100/- (Rupees One Hundred Only) And Female/SC/ST/PwBD – Exempted.

Q.How To Apply For Examinations Conducted By The SSC?

Ans: Candidates Can Apply Online For The UPSC Examinations By Accessing The Online Portal Hosted On The SSC’s Website i.e. Www.ssc.Nic.In

Q.How Much Time Is Given To The Candidates For Applying Online?

Ans: A Candidate Gets About 3 Weeks’ Time To Apply Online And Can Fill Up The Online Application By Following The Instructions Provided On The Website For Filling Up Online Application.

Q.What Is The Scheme Of The SSC CPO 2020 Examination?

Ans: The Scheme of the SSC CPO 2020 is Computer Based Examination Carrying A Maximum Of 600 Marks In the Subjects and  Candidates as may be called by the Commission Carrying Original Document for verification

Q. Is There Any Negative Marking At The SSC CPO 2020 Examination?

Ans: For Each Question For Which A Wrong Answer Has Been Given By The Candidate, 0.25  Of The Marks Assigned To That Question Is Deducted As Penalty.


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