SSC CPO 2020:: Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus PDF, Exam Dates

SSC CPO 2020 Notification – Delhi Police CAPF, SI, ASI Dates Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police, CAPFs and ASI in CISF Examination | Check SI Delhi Police, CAPFs and ASI CAPF Important Dates, Eligibility, SSC CPO Recruitment Notification Here  @ Staff Selection Commission SSC released a short notification Advertisement No: 3/6/2020–P&P-II for the recruitment of the posts of SI Sub-Inspector (Male) in Delhi Police, Sub-Inspector (GD) in CAPFs under SSC CPO Recruitment 2020 . All Eligible and Interested applicants may apply Online mode and other Details Like education qualification, age limit, selection process, application fee & how to apply, important links, syllabus, admit cards, results, previous papers are given Below on

Important Dates for SSC CPO 2020 – Delhi CAPF SI, ASI Recruitment

Starting Date of Online Application17 September 2020
Last Date of Online Application16 October 2020
Last date for making online fee payment18 October 2020 (17:00)
Last date for generation of offline Challan18 October 2020 (17-00)
Last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank)19 October 2020
SSC CPO Admit Card Download DateRelease soon
Date of CPO Computer Based Written Exam (Paper-I)11 to 13 December 2020

Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police, CAPFs and Assistant Sub-Inspector In CISF Examination 2020

F.No.3/6/2020–P&P-II: The Staff Selection Commission will hold an Open Competitive Computer Based Examination for Recruitment of Sub-Inspector (SI) in Delhi Police, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) in CISF. Departmental candidates amongst Constables, Head Constables and Assistant Sub-Inspector of Delhi Police with minimum three years service, who shall not be more than 30 years (33 years for OBC and 35 years for SC/ ST) of age, may also apply for filling up of Departmental Vacancies of Sub-Inspector (Executive)-Male.SSC CPO 2019

SSC CPO 2020| SI Delhi Police, CAPFs and ASI CAPF Important Dates, Eligibility

Name of The OrganizationStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
No. of PostsWill be Announced
Name of the PostsSI, ASI
Job CategoryCentral Govt Jobs
Educational QualificationsBachelor‟s degree
Job LocationAll India
Application ModeOnline Process
Last Date16th October 2020

Vacancy Details of SSC CPO 2020 – SI, ASI Jobs

Vacancies will be determined in due course. Updated vacancy position will be uploaded on the website of the Commission from time to time ( >Candidate‟s Corner > Tentative Vacancy).

Candidates selected for appointment for posts of SI in CAPFs and ASI in CISF are liable to serve anywhere in India.

Eligibility Criteria – SSC CPO 2020

Essential Qualification

Educational Qualification for all posts is Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or equivalent.

For the post of Sub Inspector in Delhi Police only: Male candidates must possess a valid Driving License for LMV (Motorcycle and Car) on the date fixed for Physical Endurance and Measurement Tests. However, the candidates who do not have a Valid Driving License for LMV (Motorcycle and Car) are eligible for all other posts in CAPFs.

SSC CPO 2020 – Age Limit

Age limit of the candidates should be from 20 to 25 years as on 01.01.2020

Age-Relaxation permissible beyond
the upper age limit
1SC/ ST5 years
2OBC3 years
6Ex-servicemen (ESM)
3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closingdate.
For the posts of SI and ASI in CAPFs only (Category Code-07)
7Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31stDecember1989.5 years
For ASI in CISF only (Category Codes-10 and 11)
10Central Govt. Civilian Employees who have
rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date
Up to 40 years of age
11Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC/ ST) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing
Up to 45 years of age
For Group ‘C’ Posts only (Category Codes-12 and 13)
12Widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from their husbands and who are not re-married.
Up to 35 years of age
13Widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from their husbands and who are not re-married. (SC/ ST)
Up to 40 years of age
For Departmental candidates of Delhi Police against vacancies in Delhi Police only (Category Codes-17, 18 and 19)
17DepartmentalCandidates(Unreserved) whohaverenderednotlessthan3yearsof
regular and continuous service as on closing date.
Up to 30 years of age
18Departmental Candidates (OBC) who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular and continuous service as on closing date.
Up to 33 years of age
19Departmental Candidates (SC/ ST) who haverendered not less than 3 years of regular and continuous service as on closing date.
Up to 35 years of age

SSC CPO 2020 – Pay Scale

Sub-Inspector (GD) in CAPFs: The post carries pay scale of Level-6 (Rs.35,400-1,12,400/-) and is classified as Group “B” (Non-Gazetted), Non-Ministerial.

Sub Inspector (Executive) – (Male/ Female) in Delhi Police: The post carries pay scale of Leve-6 (Rs.35,400-1,12,400/-) and is classified as Group “C” (Non-Gazetted) by Delhi Police.

Assistant Sub-Inspector (Executive) in CISF: The post carries pay scale of Level-5 (Rs.29,200-92,300) and is classified as Group “C” (Non-Gazetted).

1. Sub-Inspector (Male) in Delhi Police – Rs.35400-112400/-
2. Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police/ Female – Rs.35400-112400/-
3. Sub-Inspector (GD) in CAPFs – Rs.29200-92300/-

SSC CPO 2020- Selection Process

  • Written Exam Paper-I
  • Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Endurance Test (PET)
  • Paper-II and Detailed Medical Examination (DME)

Application Fee for SSC CPO 2020

For General/OBC Candidates Application Fee is – Rs.100/-
For All Other Candidates (ST/SC/Ex-s/Women) Application Fee is – Nil

Online fee can be paid by the candidates up to 18-10-2020 (17:00). However, candidates who wish to make cash payment through challan of SBI, may make the payment at designated branches of SBI within the working hours of bank up to 19-10-2020 provided the challan has been generated by them before 18-10-2020 (17:00).

How to Apply for SSC CPO 2020

Applications are required to be submitted in online mode only at the official website of SSC Headquarters i.e.

  • Last date for submission of online applications is 16-10-2020 (17:00).
  • Candidates are advised in their own interest 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 to the SSC website on account of heavy load on the website during the closing days.
  • The commission does not accept any responsibility for the candidates not being able  to submit their applications within the last date on account of the aforesaid reasons or for any other reason beyond the control of the Commission.

Important Links for SSC CPO 2020

Download SSC SI, ASI Recruitment Notification pdf

Staff Selection Commission Online Application link

SSC CPO 2020: Scheme of Examination

The examination will consist of Paper-I, Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Endurance Test (PET), Paper-II and Detailed Medical Examination (DME). All these stages of the examination are mandatory. Details of these Papers/ Tests is as follows:


Date of ExaminationPartSubjectNumber of Questions/ Maximum
Time Duration
IGeneral Intelligence and Reasoning50/ 50
2 Hours
IIGeneral Knowledge and General Awareness50/ 50
IIIQuantitative Aptitude50/ 50
IVEnglish Comprehension50/ 50


SubjectNumber of Questions/ Maximum MarksTime Duration
(will be
intimated in due course)
English language & Comprehension200/ 2002 Hours

Questions in both papers will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type. Questions will be set in

Hindi and English in Parts-I, II and III of Paper-I. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I & Paper-II. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the questions.

Marks scored by candidates in Computer Based Examination will be normalized by using the formula published by the Commission through Notice No.1-1/2018-P&P-I dated 07-02-2020 and such normalized scores will be used to determine final merit and cut off marks.

Tentative Answer Keys will be placed on the Commission‟s website after the Examination. Candidates may go through the Answer Keys and submit representations, if any within the time limit given by the Commission through online modality only, on payment of Rs.100/- per question. Any representation regarding Answer Keys received within the time limit fixed by the Commission at the time of uploading of the Answer Keys will be scrutinized before finalizing the Answer Keys and the decision of the Commission in this regard will be final.  No representation regarding Answer Keys shall be entertained later.

SSC CPO 2020 Syllabus

Indicative syllabus for Computer Based Mode Examination:


General Intelligence and Reasoning: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc. The topics are, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences, Punched hole/ pattern-folding & un-folding, Figural Pattern- folding and completion, Indexing Address matching, Date & city matching Classification of centre codes/ roll numbers, Small & Capital letters/ numbers coding, decoding and classification, Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Other sub-topics if any.

General Knowledge and General Awareness: Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates‟ general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution, scientific Research etc.

Quantitative Aptitude: The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage, Ratio and Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit & Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Allegation, Time and distance, Time & work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.

English Comprehension: Candidates’ ability to understand correct English, his basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested.


English Language and Comprehension: Questions in this components will be designed to test the candidate‟s understanding and knowledge of English Language and will be based on error recognition, filling in the blanks (using verbs, preposition, articles etc), Vocabulary, Spellings, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Completion, Phrases and Idiomatic use of Words, comprehension etc.

Physical Standard Test (PST) and Physical Endurance Test (PET):

Physical Standard Test (for all Posts):

S No
Category of candidates
Height (in cm)
Chest (in cm)
1For male candidates only (UR)1708085
2For 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.1658085
3For all candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes162.57782
4For Female candidates only (UR)157
5For 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 Sikkim155
6For all female candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes154
  • Weight: Corresponding to height (for all posts).
  • Physical Endurance Test (PET) (For all posts):
  • For male candidates only:
  • 100 metre race in 16 seconds
  • 1.6 Kms race in 6.5 minutes
  • Long Jump: 3.65 metre in 3 chances
  • High Jump : 1.2 metre in 3 chances
  • Shot put (16 Lbs): 4.5 metre in 3 chance

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