SSC CPO Eligibility Criteria 2021 - Check Age Limit, Qualification & Physical Standards
SSC CPO Eligibility Criteria 2021 - Staff Selection Commission mentions the SSC CPO 2021 eligibility criteria in online in the official notification of SSC CPO 2021. Aspirants are advised to check the detailed eligibility criteria of SSC CPO 2021 before filling the SSC CPO application form 2021. It is mandatory to meet the SSC CPO eligibility criteria 2021 as per the official notification, or else aspirants candidature will be rejected at any stage of the exam.
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The SSC CPO eligibility criteria 2021 includes detailed parameters for the candidates who are going to appear in SSC CPO 2021 exam such as age limit, academic qualification, nationality and some other important points. To know more about SSC CPO eligibility criteria 2021, read the full article below.
SSC CPO Important Dates 2021
The conducting authority released the important dates of SSC CPO 2021 in IBPS latest calendar. Candidates can check the important dates along with SSC CPO exam dates 2021 in the table below and keep tracking the important dates so that major events will not get missed.
SSC CPO 2021 Dates
SSC CPO application form dates
To Be Notified
SSC CPO 2021 exam
To Be Notified
SSC CPO 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates can fill SSC CPO application form 2021 only if they meet the eligibility criteria on the basis of the following four factors:
SSC CPO Eligibility Criteria 2021 - Nationality
As per the eligibility criteria of SSC CPO 2021, Candidates must have the following nationality that is mentioned below.
Citizen of Nepal
Citizen of Bhutan
Before January 1, 1962, Tibetan refugees arrived in India with the intention of settling permanently.
Persons of Indian origin who migrated to India from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam.
Candidates must have to produce the required certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India.
SSC CPO Eligibility Criteria 2021 - Age Limit
Candidates must be between the ages of 20 and 25 to be considered for the SSC CPO. Age relaxation will be provided for the candidates from the reserved category. The following table shows the upper age relaxation for each group based on SSC CPO 2021 eligibility:
Upper age relaxation as per the SSC CPO Eligibility Criteria
Upper Age-Relaxation beyond age limit as prescribed
For Group B posts
Central Government Employees who have served for more than 3 years
Central Government Civilian Employees (SC/ ST) who have served for more than 3 years of regular service
10 (5+5) years.
For ASI in CISF
Central Govt. Employees who have worked for more than 3 years of regular service
Up to 40 years of age
Central Govt. Employees (SC/ ST) who have worked for more than 3 years of regular service
Up to 45 years of age
Candidates who belong to 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) SC/ST Widows/ Divorced Women/
Women judicially separated and who are not remarried
Up to 40 years of age
Departmental Candidates for vacancies in Delhi Police only
Departmental Candidates (General) who have worked for more than 3 years of regular service
Up to 30 years of age
OB Departmental Candidates who have worked more than 3 years of regular service
Up to 33 years of age
SC/ST Departmental Candidates who have worked for more than 3 years of regular service
Up to 35 years of age
SSC CPO Eligibility Criteria 2021 - Academic Qualification
Candidates must have graduated from a recognised university or have a degree equal to graduation to be eligible for SSC CPO 2021. Candidates in their final year of college can apply for SSC CPO, but they must have a valid Certificate of Graduation before being considered for final recruitment. To meet the SSC CPO eligibility requirements 2021, candidates applying for SI in Delhi Police must have a valid Driving License for LMV (Motorcycle and Car) during Physical Endurance and Measurement Tests..
Note: Candidates who have applied for other posts in CAPFs will be able to appear for the exam without a driving license.
SSC CPO 2021 Eligibility Criteria - Physical Standards
The physical standards mandated by SSC is provided in the table below:
Height (in cms)
Chest (in cms)
Aspirants from hilly areas of the North-Eastern States and Sikkim, areas like Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Kashmir Valley, Leh & Ladakh regions of Jammu & Kashmir, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas
Candidates belonging to hilly areas of Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Leh & Ladakh regions of Jammu & Kashmir, North-Eastern States and Sikkim
SSC CPO Eligibility Criteria 2021 - Body Tattoo Policy
SSC provides the leverage for the candidates having tattoos. However, authority provides certain parameters for the tattoos too. Check below the parameters need to be followed while having tattoos.
As per the SSC CPO 2021 Eligibility criteria, tattoos will be allowed only if -
The tattoo may represent religious symbols or figures, and the name can be used in the same way as in the Indian Army.
The tattoo must be on the inner aspect of the forearm, but only on the left forearm, and it must be on a non-saluting limb or the dorsum of the hands.
The tattoo must be less than a quarter of the size of the Elbow or Wrist, or wherever the tattoo is placed.
SSC CPO Eligibility Criteria 2021 - Important Points
Don't confuse the eligibility criteria for SSC SI and SSC CPO because SSC CPO is also known as SSC SI.
The applicant should be between the ages of 20 and 25.
According to the SSC CPO 2021 eligibility criteria, SC/ST candidates receive a 5-year age relaxation, while OBC and Ex-Servicemen candidates receive a 3-year age relaxation.
Any graduate may apply for the CPO test, according to the SSC CPO eligibility criteria 2021.
The SSC CPO exam is divided into four stages, with candidates who pass one stage being qualified to take the next stage.
SSC CPO Application Form 2021
SSC will release the application form of SSC CPO in online mode. Candidates need to visit the official website to fill the SSC CPO application form 2021. It is compulsory to check each aspect of SSC CPO eligibility beforehand. Aspirants need to be ready with all the important details such as personal, contact, academic, and bank details to avoid any trouble. The general category need to pay the application fees Rs. 100 whereas candidates from reserved category and female candidates are exempted to pay the fees. Candidates who successfully apply will be issued the admit card of SSC CPO in August 2021.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - SSC CPO Eligibility Criteria 2021 - Check Age Limit, Qualification & Physical Standards
Question: Can I appear for the SSC CPO 2021 exam if I have exceeded the age limit by three days?
No, you would not be allowed to fill out the SSC CPO application form if you do not meet the age requirement. According to the SSC CPO eligibility criteria for 2021, you must be under 25 years old.
Question: What is the lower age limit for appearing in the SSC CPO exam?
As per SSC CPO eligibility criteria, the lower age limit is the 20 years.
Question: Will I be given any age relaxations on the upper age limit if I belong to the EWS category?
No, candidates in the general and EWS categories would only have to be between the ages of 20 and 30 years. You will not be granted age relief for becoming an EWS nominee.
Question: Is the eligibility criteria of SSC CPO and SSC SI different?
No, SSC CPO and SSC SI are the same exam.
Question: Can I have tattoos while applying for SSC CPO?
Yes, candidates can have tattoos but they need to follow certain parameters.
Question: I am from the general category and my height is 165 cm. Can I apply for SSC CPO 2021?
No, general category male candidates need to have 170 cm in height in order to apply for SSC CPO 2021.
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i failed in physics in class 12 but currently pursuing my graduation am i eligible for ssc cpo exam (overall passed in 12
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Candidates must have completed a bachelor's degree from a recognised university or equivalent. Candidates who have pursued their degrees/diplomas through open and distance learning mode of education can apply for the exam.
Age limit: minimum 20 years and maximum 25 years.
Mode of application : online
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My date of birth 28/11/2002 !! is i am eligible for ssc cpo exam or not pls pls answer it ..and in which year i eligible for this exam
SSC CPO Eligibility Criteria ;
• Candidates should be of 20 to 25 years old on January 01,2021 .Candidates should not be born before Jan 02,1996 and not after January 01,2001
•Categories also play a vital role in age Eligibility;
Candidates belonging to SC/ST have 5 years of relaxation. And OBC Candidates have 3 years of relaxation.And for the EX-SERVICEMAN (ESM) relaxation is 3 years .
FOR THE POSTS OF SI AND ASI IN CAPFs ONLY ;
Candidates domiciled in the state of Jammu and Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989 have been given the relaxation of 5 years.
FOR GEOUP 'C' POSTS ONLY
Female Candidates who are widows,divorced, women judicially separated from their husbands and the non- married ones have given relaxation upto 35 years.And the SC/ST female Candidates has given upto 40 years relaxation .
FOR DEPARTMENTAL CANDIDATES OF DELHI POLICE AGAINST VACCINE IN DELHI POLICE ONLY :
Departmental Candidates who are unreserved and who are not less than 3 years of continuous service as on closing date have given relaxation upto 30 years. OBC &SC/ST of the same category are given relaxation upto 33 years and 35 years respectively.
Please tell me about SSC CPO ???????
The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Central Police Organization (CPO) exam. The SSC CPO exam which is also known as SSC Sub Inspector (SI) is conducted to recruit Sub Inspectors in Delhi Police in CAPF (Central Armed Police Forces) and ASI (Assistant Sub Inspectors) in CISF (Central Industrial Security Forces) under the Ministry of Home Affairs for Government of India. The CPO notification is released on the official website ssc.nic.in. The last date to apply is July 16th 2021.
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 /