About SSC CPO 2018

Staff Selection Commission conducts SSC CPO SI exam for recruitment of candidates for the post of Sub Inspector in Delhi Police, Sub Inspector in CAPFs, Assistant Sub Inspector in CISF. SSC has released total 1223 vacancies for all posts under SSC CPO SI 2018 except Assistant Sub Inspector in CISF. SSC CPO SI recruitment exam is conducted in two stages – written test and PET. The written test is divided into two papers – Paper 1 and 2. Candidates qualifying Paper 1 will need to appear in PET/PST. On the basis of their performance in PET/PST, candidates will be shortlisted for Paper 2. Both Paper 1 and 2 comprises 200 marks and candidates will be allotted two hours to complete each paper. SSC will release a final result on the basis of marks secured in Paper 1 and 2 subject to qualifying PET/PST. Candidates will be recruited for the posts available under SSC CPO 2018 based on the final result.

Frequency: Once a year
Languages English, Hindi
Conducting Body: Staff Selection Commission

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SSC CPO 2018 Important Dates

27 Sep, 2019 SSC CPO Paper 2 - Exam | Mode: Online
19 Jul, 2019 - 31 Jul, 2019 Admit Card - PET & PST | Mode: Online
30 May, 2019 - 29 Jun, 2019 SSC CPO Paper 1 - Score Card | Mode: Online
25 May, 2019 SSC CPO Paper 1 - Result | Mode: Online
24 Apr, 2019 - 27 Apr, 2019 SSC CPO Paper 1 - Others - Representation against provisional answer key | Mode: Online
24 Apr, 2019 SSC CPO Paper 1 - Answer Key - Provisional | Mode: Online
26 Feb, 2019 - 16 Mar, 2019 SSC CPO Paper 1 - Admit Card | Mode: Online
12 Mar, 2019 - 16 Mar, 2019 SSC CPO Paper 1 - Exam | Mode: Online
03 Mar, 2018 - 13 Apr, 2018 Application | Mode: Online
03 Mar, 2018 Advertisement | Mode: Online

SSC CPO 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of SSC CPO has been provided below.

Nationality: Candidates must be a citizens of India

Age Limit: Candidates must be between 20 and 25 years of age

Educational Qualification: Bachelor’s degree from any recognized university

SSC CPO 2018 Application Process

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other

The application form of SSC CPO was available in the online mode. The application fee was Rs. 100 for General and OBC category candidates and women/SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen were exempted from fee payment. Candidates must retain the print out of application form and copy of fee receipt till the completion of recruitment process.

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General, OBC Online, Offline Male ₹ 100

SSC CPO 2018 Syllabus

General intelligence and reasoning
Analogies
Similarities and differences
Space visualization
Spatial orientation
Problem solving
Analysis
Judgment
Decision making
Visual memory
Discriminating
Observation
Relationship concepts
Arithmetical reasoning and figural classification
Arithmetic number series
Non-verbal series
Coding and decoding
Statement conclusion
Syllogistic reasoning
General knowledge and general awareness
History
Culture
Geography
Economic scene
General polity
Indian constitution
Scientific research
Quantitative aptitude
Computation of whole numbers
Decimals
Fractions and relationships between numbers
Percentage
Ratio and proportion
Square roots
Averages
Interest
Profit and loss
Discount
Partnership business
Mixture and allegation
Time and distance
Time and work
Basic algebraic identities of school algebra and elementary surds
Graphs of linear equations
Triangle and its various kinds of centres
Congruence and similarity of triangles
Circle and its chords
Tangents
Angles subtended by chords of a circle
Common tangents to two or more circles
Triangle
Quadrilaterals
Regular polygons
Circle
Right prism
Right circular cone
Right circular cylinder
Sphere
Hemispheres
Rectangular parallelepiped
Regular right pyramid with triangular or square base
Trigonometric ratio
Degree and radian measures
Standard identities
Complementary angles
Heights and distances
Histogram
Frequency polygon
Bar diagram
Pie chart
English comprehension
Ability to understand basic English
Basic comprehension
Writing ability
English language and comprehension
Error recognition
Filling in the blanks
Vocabulary
Spellings
Grammar
Sentence structure
Synonyms
Antonyms
Sentence completion
Phrases and idiomatic use of words
Comprehension
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SSC CPO 2018 Preparation Tips

Go through the complete syllabus and exam pattern of SSC CPO Sub Inspector (SI) exam and plan preparation accordingly

Distribution of time to cover each and every topic required for the exam is crucial

Candidates must prepare for the exam in such a way that all the basics related to the topics of the exam are clear

The preparation routine of the exam should be devised in a manner such that candidates have ample time left for revision after completion of the syllabus

After candidates have revised the entire syllabus, it is important that they practice mock tests, previous years’ question papers and sample paper. This will help them manage their time effectively on the day of examination


SSC CPO 2018 Exam Pattern

SSC CPO Paper 1 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of SSC CPO 2018 has been released by Staff Selection Commission. SSC CPO Sub Inspector (SI) 2018 Paper I consist of four subjects – General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Knowledge and General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension. Paper 1 will be conducted for 2 hours and consist of 200 marks each. Candidates who qualify Paper I will be called for Physical Endurance Test (PET) and Physical Standard Test (PST). Physical Endurance Test is qualifying in nature. Paper 1 will comprise only multiple choice questions. SSC CPO 2018 exam pattern for Paper 1 is provided below.

SSC SI 2018 Exam Pattern for Paper I:

Subjects

Number of Questions

Marks

Duration

General Intelligence and Reasoning

50

50

2 hours

General Knowledge and General Awareness

50

50 

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50 

English Comprehension

50

50   


SSC CPO Paper 2 Exam Pattern

Paper II is held to test candidates’ knowledge of English language. Paper 2 is held for 2 hours and comprises 200 marks. Paper 2 contains objective type questions. SSC CPO SI 2018 Paper 2 exam pattern is given below.

SSC SI Exam Pattern 2018 for Paper II:

Subjects

Number of Questions

Marks

Duration

English Language and Comprehension

200

200

2 hours



Marking Scheme:

The making scheme of SSC CPO is prescribed by Staff Selection Commission has been provided in the table below.                                                                                                       

Category

Details

Correct answer

1 mark

Incorrect response

0.25 marks

Unattempted questions

No marks


The examination authority has released the admit card for Paper 1. Earlier, SSC had provided the login window for the candidates to check their roll numbers, exam date and centre of examination for the Southern Region Examination. Candidates can enter their registration number and date of birth to get the required information. The admit card of SSC CPO Sub Inspector (SI) Paper 1 exam will be issued by Staff Selection Commission (SSC). Candidates appearing in the Paper 1 exam can download their admit card by entering roll number/registration number and date of birth. SSC CPO SI admit card 2018 will be available online. Admit card is released by SSC 10 days prior to the date of exam. Candidates will be able to download their SSC CPO admit card for Paper 1 exam till the exam day.

SSC CPO Paper 1 Admit Card

The examination authority has released the admit card for Paper 1. Earlier, SSC had provided the login window for the candidates to check their roll numbers, exam date and centre of examination for the Southern Region Examination. Candidates can enter their registration number and date of birth to get the required information. The admit card of SSC CPO Paper 1 exam will be issued by Staff Selection Commission (SSC). Candidates appearing in the Paper 1 exam can download their admit card by entering roll number/registration number and date of birth. SSC CPO admit card 2018 will be available online. Admit card is released by SSC 10 days prior to the date of exam. Candidates will be able to download their SSC SCPO Sub Inspector admit card for Paper 1 exam till the exam day.

SSC CPO Paper 2 Admit Card

SSC CPO admit card for Paper 2 will be released in the online mode by Staff Selection Commission (SSC) for candidates who have qualified Paper 1 and PET stage. The admit card will be issued ten days from date of exam. The commission will issue separate admit cards for Paper 2. The steps to download SSC CPO SI admit card 2018 has been given below.

Steps to Download SSC CPO Admit Card:

  • Click on the link 
  • Download admit card using registration number/roll number and date of birth
  • Admit card will be displayed on screen
  • Download and print copy of admit card

SSC CPO 2018 Exam Centers

State City
Uttar Pradesh Agra
Allahabad
Bareilly
Gorakhpur
Kanpur
Lucknow
Varanasi
Bihar Bhagalpur
Muzaffarpur
Patna
West Bengal Kolkata
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Port Blair
Sikkim Gangtok
Odisha Bhubaneshwar
Jharkhand Ranchi
Karnataka Bengaluru
Gulbarga
Mangalore
Dharwad
Mysore
Kerala Thiruvananthapuram
Kochi
Thrissur
Kozhikode
Delhi New Delhi
Rajasthan Jaipur
Jodhpur
Kota
Bharatpur
Bikaner
Udaipur
Ajmer
Alwar
Sri Ganganagar
Uttarakhand Dehradun
Haldwani
Almora
Haridwar
Assam Guwahati
Dibrugarh
Jorhat
Silchar
Goalpara
Tezpur
Lakhimpur
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar
Manipur Imphal
Ukhrul
Churachandpur
Meghalaya Shillong
Tura
Mizoram Aizawl
Nagaland Kohima
Tripura Agartala
Telangana Hyderabad
Andhra Pradesh Guntur
Kurnool
Rajahmundry
Tirupati
Visakhapatnam
Vijayawada
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Tiruchirapalli
Puducherry Puducherry
Maharashtra Aurangabad
Mumbai
Kolhapur
Nagpur
Pune
Nashik
Amravati
Thane
Goa Panaji
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Vadodara
Rajkot
Surat
Kutch
Madhya Pradesh Indore
Jabalpur
Chhindwara
Satna
Ratlam
Sagar
Bhopal
Gwalior
Chhattisgarh Jagdalpur
Bilaspur
Durg
Raipur
Jammu and Kashmir Leh
Jammu
Srinagar
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Himachal Pradesh Shimla
Hamirpur

Documents Required at Exam

  • Voter Card
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Driving License
  • Photo Identity card issued by Government

SSC CPO 2018 Answer Key

SSC CPO Paper 1 Answer Key

The answer key of SSC CPO Paper 1 has been released in the form of pdf file. The answer key lists the correct answers to questions of examination. The answer key help candidates to check their answers marked in the exam. Based on correct and incorrect answers, candidates can calculate their probable score of exam.

The result of SSC CPO 2018 is released by SSC online for both Paper 1 and 2. SSC CPO Sub Inspector (SI) 2018 result is declared in the form of PDF. The result contains roll numbers of candidates who qualify the exam stage. SSC announces the result of SSC CPO in various phases - Paper 1 exam, PET, Paper 2 and final result. The result of all stages of the exam is declared after the conduct of each stage of the exam. Candidates are shortlisted for recruitment on the basis of score in Paper 1 and 2.

SSC CPO Paper 1 Result

The examination authority has released the result of SSC CPO on May 25. The result has been announced for paper I in PDF format. All those candidates who have qualified in the paper I of SSC CPO 2018 exam will now have to appear for the Physical Standard Test (PST) and Physical Endurance Test (PET). 

SSC declares the cut off of SSC CPO 2018 of Paper 1 to shortlist candidates for Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/ Physical Standard Test (PST). Candidates qualifying PET/PST will be shortlisted for Paper 2. SSC will release SSC CPO Sub Inspector (SI) cut off 2018 for both papers - Paper 1 and 2. The cut-off is the minimum marks which candidates must obtain to qualify each stage of the exam. SSC CPO cutoff 2018 is prepared separately for both gender.

Staff Selection Commission will conduct SSC CPO Sub Inspector (SI) Paper 1 to select candidates for PET/PST. Candidates qualifying PET/PST will be called to appear for Paper 2. On the basis of marks secured in Paper 1 and 2, final result will be prepared. Candidates will be shortlisted for recruitment to the preferred posts based on the final result.

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