SSC CPO Selection Process 2019 – Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts SSC CPO 2019 exam to recruit candidates for the post of Sub-Inspector. As per SSC CPO selection process 2019, the exam will be held in four stages - Paper 1, Physical Endurance Test and Physical Standard Test (PET/ PST), Paper 2 and medical test. The Commission will conduct Paper 1 and 2 of the exam in the online mode while PET/ PST and medical test is of physical in nature. On the basis of SSC CPO selection process 2019, candidates qualifying each stage of SSC CPO exam will be short-listed for the final stage of recruitment.
Latest: Exam dates of PET & PST for SSC CPO exam
Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the exam dates of PET & PST for SSC CPO recruitment. PET & PST of SSC CPO 2018 exam will be held from July 21 to 31, 2019. Candidates who cleared the paper I are only eligible to appear for PET/PST test.
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Staff Selection Commission Sub Inspector
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Candidates can check the dates related to the selection procedure from the table below.
SSC CPO 2019
SSC CPO notification
September 17, 2019
September 17 to October 15, 2019
Issuance of admit card
SSC CPO exam date of Paper I
December 11-13, 2019
Declaration of Paper I result
To be announced
SSC CPO exam date of Paper II
Paper II result declaration
Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will conduct the recruitment exam in four stages – Paper 1, PET/ PST, Paper 2 and medical test. The stages of the exam has been explained in details below.
Candidates who have applied for SSC CPO 2019 will be issued admit card for Paper 1. SSC CPO admit card 2019 will be issued in January. Paper 1 will contain four subjects - General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Knowledge and General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension and candidates will be allotted 2 hours to complete the exam stage. Paper 1 will be held for 200 marks. After the exam, the Commission will declare the result of Paper 1 as a pdf file consisting of the roll numbers of candidates who have qualified the exam stage and have been short-listed to appear for PET/ PST.
SSC CPO Selection Process 2019 – PET/ PST
Candidates selected for PET/ PST will need to report for the test on the dates allotted to them. This stage of the exam is qualifying in nature and candidates will be given various tasks. Candidates completing the tasks within the prescribed time period will be deemed as having qualified the exam stage.
After PET/ PST, SSC will announce the result on the basis of marks secured in Paper 1 provided candidates have qualified PET/ PST. On the basis of the result, candidates will be short listed for Paper 2. The exam stage is conducted to assess candidates’ knowledge of English language. The exam stage is conducted for 200 marks and candidates will be given 2 hours to complete the exam. Paper 2 will consist of total 200 questions. After the test concludes, SSC will release the result of SSC CPO Paper 2. Based on the result, candidates will be selected to appear for the medical exam.
SSC CPO Selection Process 2019 – Medical Test
After the completion of the medical examination, the Commission will prepare a merit list on the basis of aggregate marks secured in Paper 1 and 2 subject to candidates qualifying PET/ PST and medical test. On the basis of the merit list, candidates will be recruited for the post of Sub-Inspector (SI) under Staff Selection Commission.
The syllabus of SSC CPO 2019 will be provided by Staff Selection Commission (SSC) with the notification. SSC CPO syllabus 2019 contains the subjects and list of topics that will be required for the examination. Candidates should be familiar with the topics of the exam to secured better marks and qualify the exam stages. The list of syllabus has been given in the table below.
Syllabus of SSC CPO 2019:
General Intelligence and Reasoning
Semantics, Number and Figures, Problem Solving, Word Building, Numerical Operations, Venn Diagrams, Decoding and Classification, Critical thinking, Emotional and Social Intelligence
General Knowledge and General Awareness
History, Culture, Geography, Economics, Polity, Indian Constitution and Scientific Research
Whole Numbers, Decimals, Fractions, Percentage, Ratio and Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest, Time and distance, Basic Algebraic Identities, Linear Equations, Triangle, Circle, Tangents, Angles, Quadrilaterals, Polygons, Sphere, Hemispheres, Trigonometric Ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram and Pie chart
Proficiency in the English Language
Comprehension and writing ability
English Language and Comprehension
Error recognition, Vocabulary, Spelling, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Synonyms and Antonyms, Sentence Completion, Phrases and Idioms, Comprehension
The Commission will provide the exam pattern of SSC CPOP 2019 along with the notification. Paper 1 comprises four subjects – General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Knowledge and General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension. Paper 2 is held to assess candidates’ knowledge and ability to use the English language. The complete exam pattern has been given below:
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What after recruitment to SSC CPO posts?
Candidates selected for recruitment to the post of SSC CPO will need to undergo training. The training period for CPO under each security force will vary according to the post candidates have applied for during registration. The training period of Delhi Police SI is two years – ground and classroom training for one year and practical training in Police station and courtroom for another year while candidates who opted for CISF SI will need to go through 9 months of training at National Industrial Security Academy (NISA). After completion of training, candidates will be able to join the concerned forces.
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