SSC CPO Eligibility 2019 - Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has prescribed Central Police Organisation (CPO) 2019 eligibility along with the notification. SSC CPO eligibility includes age limit, educational qualification, age relaxations, nationality and physical standard. According to SSC CPO eligibility 2019, candidates must have a bachelor’s degree. To appear for SSC CPO, candidates must be between 20 to 25 years of age. However, the reserved category candidates have age relaxation provided under SSC CPO eligibility. The date of birth of the candidates must match from Matriculation/Secondary Examination Certificate or an equivalent certificate provided by the candidates while filling the application form. Apart from SSC CPO 2019 eligibility, candidates for the post of Sub Inspector (SI) in Delhi Police only must possess a valid Driving License for LMV (Motorcycle and Car).Candidates must ensure that before filling SSC CPO application form 2019, they check SSC CPO eligibility 2019 properly. SSC CPO application will begin from September 17, 2019. SSC CPO is conducted for the recruitment of candidates to the posts of Sub-Inspectors in Delhi Police, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Assistant Sub Inspectors in CISF. Read the detailed SSC CPO eligibility below.
To appear for SSC CPO 2019, candidates can check the nationality below.
Candidates must be a :
(a) citizen of India,
(b) citizen of Nepal,
(c) citizen of Bhutan,
(d) Tibetan refugee having arrived in India before January 1, 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India,
(e) Person of Indian origin who migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
Candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) will be provisionally admitted to SSC CPO 2019 and will be offered appointment to said post only after producing the required certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India.
To fill the application form, candidates must be 20 to 25 years as per SSC CPO eligibility 2019. However, candidates belonging to certain reserved categories will be granted age relaxation in upper age limit. The category-wise age relaxation prescribed by SSC CPO eligibility 2019 below.
Age-Relaxation permissible beyond the upper age limit
For Group B posts
Central Government Civilian Employees who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date
Central Government Civilian Employees (SC/ ST) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date
10 (5+5) years.
For ASI in CISF
Central 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
Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC/ ST) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous
service as on closing date
Up to 45 years of age
Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st
January 1980 to 31st December 1989.
For Group C posts
Widows/ DivorcedWomen/Women judicially separated and who
are not remarried.
Up to 35 years of age
(ii) Widows/ Divorced Women/
Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ ST )
Departmental Candidates for vacancies in Delhi Police only
DepartmentalCandidates(Unreserved) who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular and continuous service as on closing date.
Up to 30 years of age
Departmental 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
Departmental Candidates (SC/ ST) who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular and continuous
According to SSC CPO 2019 eligibility criteria, candidates must have passed graduation in any discipline from a recognized university or possess an equivalent degree to fulfil SSC CPO eligibility criteria.
Those candidates who are appearing for final year of graduation can also appear for the exam provided they produce valid Certificate of Graduation before final recruitment.
For the candidates applying for the post of Sub Inspector in Delhi Police only must have valid Driving License for LMV (Motorcycle and Car) during Physical Endurance and Measurement Tests to fulfil SSC CPO eligibility criteria for the post.
Candidates who have applied for other posts in CAPFs will be able to appear for the exam without driving license.
Candidates The physical standards mandated by the Commission as per previous year notification has been provided in the table below:
Height (in cms)
Chest (in cms)
General category candidates
Candidates from hill areas of Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Leh & Ladakh regions of Jammu & Kashmir, North-Eastern States and Sikkim
ST category candidates
Candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribe
The application form of SSC CPO is available online from September 17. Candidates are able to fill the application form till October 16, 2019. To fill the application form, candidates have to register, pay the application fee, upload scanned photograph and signature. SSC CPO application fee for General and OBC candidates is Rs. 100 whereas SC/ST and female are exempted from fee payment.
The syllabus of SSC CPO has been provided along with the notification. Candidates who wish to appear for SSC CPO must refer to the syllabus to start their prepartion. The syllabus of SSC CPO paper I contain topics from General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Knowledge and General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension whereas paper II comprises question from English language & Comprehension.
Dear applicant, the minimum educational qualification required to be eligible for SSC CPO is graduation degree from a recognised university.
Dear aspirant, the age relaxation for ex-servicemen is 3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.
Hi, to apply for the SSC CPO exam you need a graduation degree. If you fail to submit/showcase or upload the same your candidature will be disqualified.
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