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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
  • Exam Duration
    Paper 1: 2 hours Paper 2: 2 hours
  • Total Marks
    Paper 1: 200 Paper 2: 200
  • Total No. of Questions
    Paper 1: 200
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    August 2022 (Tentative)
  • Start of Registration Process
    to be announced
Eligibilty Criteria

SSC CPO 2022: Nationality

Other than Indian citizens, the following candidates can apply:

  • A subject of Nepal or Bhutan having a certificate in favour of their category issued by the Indian Government
  • A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary will be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment will be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India

SSC CPO 2022: Educational Qualification

  • There are no special educational criteria to be eligible for the SSC CPO recruitment exam. However, candidates need a Graduation degree in any discipline from an authorized University or any equivalent degree recognized as such by the Central Government on or before 01-Jan-2022.
  • For the post of Sub Inspector in Delhi Police (only) – Male candidates must possess a valid Driving License for LMV (Motorcycle and Car) as on the date fixed for Physical Endurance and Standard Tests. Otherwise, they will not be allowed to undergo Physical Endurance and Standard Tests.

SSC CPO 2022: Age Limit

The candidates have to be of a certain age to be able to appear for the SSC CPO exam. However, certain categories of students also get age relaxations.

  • Minimum Age Limit – 20 years
  • Maximum Age Limit – 25 years
Exam Pattern

SSC CPO exam pattern is such that it consists of Paper 1, Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Endurance Test (PET), Paper 2, and Detailed Medical Examination (DME). All these stages of the examination are mandatory. The details of the exam pattern are as follows:

SSC CPO Exam Pattern for Paper 1

  • All successful applicants will be able to appear in Paper-I
  • Paper 1 consists of 4 sections.
  • Each section will have 50 questions.
  • The paper will have a total of 200 objective-type questions.
  • The duration of the test is 2 hours.
  • The total marks for the test are 200.

SSC CPO Exam Pattern for Paper 2

SSC CPO Paper-2 will be conducted after the PET/PST Test for SSC CPO 2022 is conducted.

  • The total time duration of the exam is 120 minutes i.e. 2 hours.
  • The total number of questions asked will be around 200 and the maximum marks for Paper-2 will be 200
  • The test will be of English Language and Comprehension conducted online.
Subjects Topics
General Reasoning Verbal Reasoning, Syllogism, Circular Seating Arrangement, Linear Seating Arrangement, Double Lineup, Scheduling,
Input-Output, Blood Relations, Directions and Distances, Ordering and Ranking, Data Sufficiency, Coding and Decoding, Code Inequalities
General Knowledge Current Affairs, Awards and Honours, Books and Authors, Sports, Entertainment, Obituaries, Important Dates, Scientific Research
Quantitative Aptitude Percentage, Ratio, and Percentage, Data Interpretation, Mensuration and Geometry, Quadratic Equation, Interest,
Problems of Ages, Profit and Loss, Number Series, Speed, Distance and Time, Time and Work, Number System, Data Sufficiency
English Comprehension Reading Comprehension, Grammar, Vocabulary, Verbal Ability, Synonyms-Antonyms, Active and Passive Voice, Para Jumbles, Fill in the Blanks, Error Correction

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