SSC CPO 2020 - 21 - Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Result, Cutoff
SSC CPO 2020 - 21 - SSC has released the result of SSC CPO for paper 1 on February 26, 2021. The SSC CPO notification for a total of 1564 vacancies was released in online mode at ssc.nic.in. Along with the notification, SSC also enabled the link to fill the application form on June 17, 2020. The last date to fill application form of SSC CPO 2020 was July 16. Applicants who met the SSC CPO eligibility criteria were eligible to apply. SSC CPO written was conducted from September 29 to October 05. Candidates who successfully applied were issued the SSC CPO admit card in online mode. SSC CPO exam is conducted in 4 stages - Paper 1, Physical Endurance Test (PET) (For all posts), Paper 2 and Detailed Medical Examination (DME). Staff Selection Commission conducts the CPO recruitment 2020 exam to recruit candidates to the post of Sub Inspector and Assistant Sub Inspector in Delhi Police, CAPFs, BSF, CISF, ITBP and Shastra Seema Bal. As per data from the previous year SSC CPO exam, it was estimated that 8,20,683 candidates registered for the exam while out of them around 2 lakhs candidates appeared in the exam. In this article, candidates can check out all the important information related to the SSC CPO 2020 exam.
Latest: SSC CPO result 2021 has been announced. Also Check SSC CPO Cutoff 2021
SSC CPO 2020 – Overview
Staff Selection Commission Central Police organisation (SSC CPO)
SSC CPO is also known as SSC SI (Sub Inspector)
Staff Selection Commission
Mode of exam
Online and offline
Stages of SSC CPO exam
1. Paper 1
2. PET/ PST
3. Paper 2
4. Medical test
In the following table, candidates can check the exam dates of SSC CPO 2020 so that they don’t miss any major event.
Important Dates of SSC CPO 2020
SSC CPO 2019
SSC CPO 2020
Application Form Release
June 17, 2020
Last date to apply
July 16, 2020
Admit card release date
Exam of SSC CPO Paper 1
December 11 - 13, 2019
September 29 to October 05, 2020
Declaration of result of Paper 1
February 14, 2020
February 26, 2021
Exam Date of SSC CPO Paper 2
March 01, 2021
Declaration of Result of Paper 2
SSC CPO Results 2020
SSC releases the result of SSC CPO separately for all stages. SSC CPO result 2020 for paper 1 has been released online in PDF format and comprises of roll number of candidates selected for the PST/PET stage. SSC will prepare the final result after the Detailed Medical Examination (DME) is conducted, while preparing the final result the aggregate score of SSC CPO Paper 1 and 2 will be taken into consideration. However, it is mandatory to qualify for PET/ PST and medical exam for being selected for the recruitment of SSC CPO 2020.
SSC CPO Cut off 2020
SSC determines the CPO cut off for each stage of the exam. In order to qualify for each stage of the exam, candidates need to score the minimum cut off marks and get shortlisted for the next stage of the selection process. SSC will prepare CPO cut off for four stages – Paper 1, PET/ PST, Paper 2 and final cut off after conducting the DME. The final cutoff will be determined based on the total marks scored by candidates in Paper 1 as well as Paper 2. Candidates can check the previous year SSC CPO 2020 cut off for paper 1 in the table mentioned below:
SSC CPO 2019 - Paper 1 Cut Off
Cutoff for female candidates
Cutoff for male candidates
The final SSC CPO 2017 cut off for the previous year is mentioned in the table below:
SSC CPO 2017 – Final Cut off for Paper 1 and 2 (Aggregate)
Cutoff for female candidates
Cutoff for male
Candidates must fulfil all the eligibility criteria in order to apply for the SSC CPO exam. The minimum academic qualification required is graduation while the age limit must be 20-25 years. Both male and female candidates can apply for the SSC SI CPO exam, although the physical standards differ for both.
SSC released the application form of SSC CPO 2020 on June 17. The application form was released in online mode ssc.nic.in. Candidates who fulfil the eligibility criteria of the SSC Sub Inspector Exam were able to apply till June 16.
Steps to apply for SSC CPO 2020 Application Form
Click on One Time Registration’ and fill in all details that are asked.
Click on ‘Apply’
Choose up to 3 nearest exam centres and fill in the details mentioned Sign declaration and click on ‘I agree’
Cross-check all details
Click on ‘Submit’ and pay an online application fee
Print a copy of the registration form to be used for future reference
SSC conducts the CPO 2020 in four stages - Paper 1 (Computer-based examination), PET/ PST, Paper 2 (Computer-based examination) and Detailed Medical Examination (DME). In order to qualify for each stage of the exam candidates to need to secure the minimum cut off marks as prescribed by SSC.
SSC CPO 2020 Exam Pattern
SSC CPO 2020 Exam is conducted in 4 stages.
Paper 1, Paper 2, PST/PET and Detailed Medical Examination.
Paper 1 and 2 will be conducted in CBE and will be objective type.
It will be held in Hindi and English.
There will be a negative marking of 0.25.
On the other hand, SSC prescribes CPO 2020 syllabus in its notification. SSC CPO 2020 syllabus contains all the subjects and topics that the candidate needs to cover in order to qualify the exam. The question paper of SSC CGL will be based on the syllabus. Candidates should be aware of the complete SSC CPO syllabus so that they can score better marks and qualify all the stages of the exam. The syllabus for SSC is mentioned in the following table.
SSC CPO Syllabus 2020
General Intelligence and Reasoning
Venn Diagrams, Decoding and Classification, Word Building, Numerical Operations, Critical thinking, Emotional and Social Intelligence, Semantics, Number and Figures, Problem Solving
General Knowledge and General Awareness
Culture, History, Geography, Economics, Polity, Indian Constitution, Scientific Research, and Current affairs related events
Square roots, Averages, Interest, Time and distance, Whole Numbers, Decimals, Fractions, Basic Algebraic Identities, Linear Equations, Triangle, Histogram, Frequency polygons, Bar diagram and Pie chart Circle, Tangents, Angles, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Degree and Radian Measures, Quadrilaterals, Polygons, Sphere, Hemispheres, Trigonometric Ratio, Standard Identities,
Reading comprehension and writing ability, Proficiency in English Language
English Language and Comprehension
Sentence Completion, Phrases and Idioms, Comprehension, Sentence Structure, Synonyms and Antonyms, Error recognition, Vocabulary, Spelling, Grammar,
SSC CPO admit card 2020 will be released in online mode one week before each stage of the exam. Candidates will have to use their credentials to login into the website and download the admit card/hall ticket of SSC CPO 2020.
Candidates must follow the below-mentioned steps to download admit card for SSC CPO 2020:
Visit the official website - ssc.nic.in
Click on SSC CPO 2020 Admit card
A new login will appear
Enter the SSC CPO login credentials
Click on submit button
Download admit card, take the printout and save it for future reference
SSC will release the answer key along with the question paper of CPO 2020 in online mode. The SSC CPO answer key 2020 will be published in PDF format. SSC will release the answer key for SSC CPO 2020 for Paper 1 and 2 only. First SSC will release the provisional answer key where candidates will have to challenge the wrong questions to pay Rs.100 for each objection. After candidates submit the response, SSC will scrutinize the objections and will release the final answer key.
To prepare for SSC CPO first candidates need to be acquainted with the exam pattern and the syllabus of SSC CPO. Check the previous year question papers to check the paper pattern of the last few years. By solving the questions papers candidates will increase their problem-solving abilities and improve their time-management skills. Candidates should refer to the best books to prepare for SSC CPO to prepare well for the exam.
Also read: SSC CPO Sample Papers
SSC conducts the CPO exam across various exam centres in India. While filling the application form candidates will have to choose 3 exam centres as per their preference. In the following table, candidates can check the exam centres for SSC CPO:
Name of exam centres of SSC CPO 2020
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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - SSC CPO 2020 - 21 - Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Result, Cutoff
Question: What is the date of the SSC CPO exam for Paper 1?
The paper 1 was scheduled to be conducted from September 28 to October 01, 2020.
Question: What is the application fee of SSC CPO 2020?
Going by the previous year trends the application fee is expected to be Rs. 100/-
Question: How many vacancies are released through SSC CPO?
The vacancies are approximately 1600.
Question: What is the job of SSC CPO?
The job after qualifying CPO is of Sub Inspector.
Question: Is there an interview round in SSC CPO?
No, there is no interview round but the second round is PST/PET so there the invigilators might ask you some questions, although the chances are very low as this is just a physical tes
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Questions related to SSC CPO
How much time is taken for promotion of PSI of Delhi police to inspector ?
Delhi Police Sub Inspector is primarily responsible for maintaining law and order in the capital city by using all the powers, officially vested by the Govt. of India. The Sub Inspector (Executive) in Delhi Police comes under Group-C post and pay band of 9300–34800 +4200 Grade pay. The first promotion from an SI to the rank of an Inspector takes about 15 years, provided an impeccable service record. The next promotion to the rank of an ACP takes about 12 years.
Dearness Allowance : 119% (currently)
House Rent Allowance
Transport Allowance : 1600 + DA
Conveyance Allowance ,CGHS semi-private (medical benefit)
deputy superintendent of police Vs CBI sub inspector ? which will be best...
Selected candidates will be recruited on a deputation basis and paid in the pay band III of Rs 15,600-39,100 with Grade Pay of Rs 5,400. Eligible candidates can download the application form as given in the recruitment advertisement of CBI.
the cbi officer ki salary pay scale is rs 9300-34800 while grade pay of rs 4200 and other allowances are available. as per the current pay scale, you will initially get a salary of around 40,000 /
How is the life of PSI of Delhi police what are the facilities provided and promotions ? After clearing SSC CPO...
Its a nice job.The main responsibility of a Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police is to maintain Law and order in Delhi.
The post carries pay scale of Level-6 (.35400-112400/-)and is classified under Group C (Non-Gazetted) as per Delhi Police.
Initially you will be getting around 35k-40k.
You will get these allowances listed below :
House Rental Allowance (HRA)
Children Education Allowance (CEA) and Hostel Subsidy
Risk/ Hardship Allowance
Special Duty Allowances
Hair Cutting Allowances
Soap Toilet Allowances
Cash Handling Allowances
Island Special Duty Allowances
I hope this helps.
Sir I have written another mobile number instead of registered mobile number in ssc mts document verification form. What should i do next.?
In SSC , when you are filling any online form , you should be extra careful as after submitting it ,edting will not be possible whatsoever. But in your case , it will not be that be an issue. However,during direct document verification ,you may inform them about the mistake and handle it. Notifications , updates or any kind of information will be sent to either your registered mobile number or email id. If you further concerned about this , you can try emailing them about this directly or contact their helpline and ask for assistance.
All the best
what will be the cutoff for Tier 1 (OBC men), SSC CPO 2020 ? Exam held in November 2020?
It is difficult to predict the cut as it depends on various factors like number of applicants appeared, difficulty level of exam, number of posts available etc. In 2019 the cut off OBC female candidates was 97.78 marks and for OBC male candidates the cut off was 91.28 marks. The expected cut off marks for the year 2020 are as follows
- OBC-Female: 95-105 marks
- OBC- Male: 90-100 marks