SSC CPO Selection Procedure 2020 - SSC conducts SSC CPO 2020 exam in four stages for the recruitment of applicants as Sub-Inspector in armed forces. SSC CPO 2020 selection procedure comprises written exam, PST/PET, and medical examination. According to the Staff Selection Commission CPO selection procedure 2020, candidates first need to appear for paper 1. Applicants who qualify for paper 1 of SSC CPO will be called for Physical Standard Test/ Physical Endurance Test. As per the SSC CPO selection procedure 2020, candidates will be selected on the basis of marks obtained in paper 1 and paper 2 and medical exam. SSC CPO 2020 paper 1 is scheduled to be conducted from October 28 to November 1 in online mode. The other SSC CPO exam dates will be released after paper 1. First, candidates have to meet the SSC CPO eligibility to apply then the selection process will be started. For more details about the selection procedure of SSC CPO 2020 candidates can check the article below.
Paper 1 (Objective)
Physical Standard Test/Physical Endurance Test
Paper 2 (Objective)
Detailed Medical Examination
Candidates who successfully fill SSC CPO application form have to appear for paper 1 of SSC CPO. Paper 1 will have 200 multiple choice questions. SSC CPO paper 1 comprises four sections - General Knowledge and General Awareness, General Intelligence and Reasoning, English Comprehension and Quantitative Aptitude. Candidates who qualify paper 1 will be called for the next stage of SSC Central Police Organization selection process. Solve the SSC CPO sample papers to know the exam pattern. For more details candidates can check the table below.
SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2020 For Paper 1
Number of Questions
General Intelligence and Reasoning
General Knowledge and General Awareness
Candidates who qualify the SSC CPO paper 1 will be called for Physical Standard Test/Physical Endurance Test. This stage in the selection procedure of SSC CPO is qualifying in nature. The performance in PST/PET will not be considered for final selection. The qualifying standards are different for male and female candidates. For more details candidates can check the table below.
Category of Candidates
Height (in cm)
Chest unexpanded (in cm)
Chest expanded(in cm)
For 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.
Candidates belongs to reserved category
100 metre race
800 metre race
1.6 Kms race
3.65 metres in 3 chances
2.7 metres in 3 chances
1.2 metre in 3 chances
0.9 metre in 3 chances
4.5 metre in 3 chances
Qualified candidates will be called for paper 2 of SSC CPO. As per the exam pattern, SSC CPO paper 2 will be objective type with 200 questions. Candidates who clear paper 2 will be called for DME. Candidates must check the SSC CPO syllabus to prepare well for the exam. For more details, check the table given below.
SSC CPO Exam Pattern for Paper 2
Number of questions
English language &
The SSC CPO detailed medical exam will be conducted on the basis of certain parameters. The exam authorities will conduct DME on the basis of eye sight, seven obstacle events, tattoo policy, etc. For more details, candidates can check below.
The minimum near vision should be N9 (worse eye) and N6 (better eye).
The minimum distant vision should be 6/9 (worse eye) and 6/6 (better eye).
All standards should be without any correction like wearing glasses or surgery of any kind to improve visual acuity.
In a right handed person, the right eye is better and vice versa.
Seven Obstacle Events
Jumping over the Vertical Board
Holding the rope on jumping from the Board
Jumping on the Horizontal Board
Candidates must not have varicose vein, knock knee, flat foot, or squint in eye and they should possess high colour vision.
Candidates must be in good mental and bodily health and free from any physical defect.
Content: Tattoo depicting figures or religious symbol and the name, as followed in
Indian Army is permitted.
Location: Tattoos marked on traditional sites of the body like inner aspect of
forearm but only left forearm, dorsum of the hands or being non saluting limb or will
Size: It should be less than 1/4th of the particular part (Elbow or Hand) of the body.
Resolution of ties in SSC CPO
In case two candidates obtain the same final score then Staff Selection Commission will opt for resolution of ties method. The tie will be resolved by applying the method given below one after another.
Total score in Paper-II.
Date of birth, with older candidates placed higher.
Alphabetical order of the names of the candidates.
How to Prepare for SSC CPO 2020?
SSC CPO Admit Card 2020
SSC CPO Result 2020
There are four stages in SSC CPO selection process 2020 - paper 1, PST/PET, paper 2 and DME.
No, spectacles are not allowed in SSC CPO exam.
Graduate candidates in any stream are eligible to apply for the SSC CPO exam.
No, PET/PST is qualifying in nature. The final result of SSC CPO will be released on the basis of paper 1+paper 2 marks.
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At the time of document verification , you may explain to them what actually happened. The reason for name difference in Aadhar and Matriculation. If you are able to provide right reason and convince them , I think this issue will not be a problem . Pls justify yourself with reasonable clarifications, and you may say that if needed you can provide them gazetted officer authorization letter proving both the names are of same person some . Definitely they will accept it and allow you for next levels. If any doubts, pls feel free to ask .
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