SSC CPO SI 2018 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

SSC CPO SI 2018 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

SSC CPO Recruitment 2018 notification is expected to be released for 3000 Vacancies to recruit eligible candidates for CAPFs, ASI, and SI in Delhi Police. SSC CPO SI 2018 exam is expected to be held in June 2018. The Staff Selection Commission conducts SSC CPO SI exam yearly to recruit candidates for Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police & Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), Assistant Sub Inspector in CISF, Inspector posts and Assistant Sub Inspector post. SSC CPO SI 2018 Recruitment will be released for the candidates who are waiting to get a job in SSC CPO department. Candidates are advised to wait till official notification declaration to get exact details.

Latest Updates: The Staff Selection Commission is expected to release SSC CPO 2018 Notification in April and SSC CPO 2018 Application Form submission will be started after few days of notification declaration. CPO SI Tier-I Exam is expected to be held in June 2018 and Tier-II in December 2018.

Here, we have mentioned all the important information about the SSC CPO SI Recruitment 2018vacancy details, exam dates, exam pattern, syllabus, application fee, selection process, how to apply online, eligibility criteria, etc.

Staff Selection Commission is an organization under Government of India to recruit staff for various posts in the various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India. It was started in 1967-68 years as subroutine service selection. Staff Selection Commission has its headquarters located in New Delhi. At present, it has seven Regional offices at Allahabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Guwahati, Chennai, Bangalore.

SSC CPO SI Recruitment 2018 Vacancy Details :

Last year, total 2449 vacancies released by the SSC CPO Recruitment. This year, total 3000 vacancies are expected to be released by the Staff Selection Commission for Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police & Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), Assistant Sub Inspector in CISF, Inspector posts and Assistant Sub Inspector posts. Here, we have mentioned the basic information about the SSC CPO 2018 Vacancy. So, let’s have a look at tentative vacancy details –

SSC CPO SI 2018 Vacancy Details:

  • Name of Organization: Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
  • Exam Name: SSC CPO 2018
  • Name of Post: ASI & ASI in Delhi Police, CISF, and CAPF
  • Total Number of Vacancies: 3000 (Expected)
  • Application Mode: Online
  • Official Website:
SSC CPO 2018 Vacancy Details (Tentative)
Name of Posts Number of Vacancies
Sub-Inspector (GD) in CAPFs
Sub Inspector (Executive) – (Male) in Delhi Police
Sub Inspector (Executive) – (Female) in Delhi Police
Assistant Sub-Inspector (Executive) in CISF
Total 3000 (Expected)
SSC CPO 2017 Vacancy Details
Name of Posts Category UR OBC SC ST Total
SI (Exe.) in Delhi Police Male 309 176 89 42 616
Female 129 68 40 19 256
SI (GD) in CAPFs Male 457 245 135 67 904
Female 59 27 18 6 110
ASI(Executive) in CISF Male 258 136 76 37 507
Female 29 15 8 4 56
Total 2449 Vacancies

Post-Code (Preference for Post may be indicated in Application Form)

  • A. Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police
  • B. Sub-Inspector in Border Security Force (BSF)
  • C. Sub-Inspector in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
  • D. Sub-Inspector in Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
  • E. Sub-Inspector in Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBPF)
  • F. Sub-Inspector in Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
  • G. Assistant Sub-Inspector in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)

Pay Scale:

Post’s Name Pay Scale
Sub Inspector (Executive) in Delhi Police Rs.9300-34800 in Pay Band 2 with Grade Pay of Rs. 4200
Sub-Inspector in CAPFs Rs 9300-34800 in Pay Band 2 with Grade Pay of Rs 4200
Assistant Sub-Inspector in CISF Rs.5200-20200 in PB-2 with Grade Pay of Rs. 2800/-
SSC CPO 2016 Vacancy Details
Name of Posts Number of Vacancies
Sub-Inspector (GD) in CAPFs 3006
Sub Inspector (Executive) – (Male) in Delhi Police 161
Sub Inspector (Executive) – (Female) in Delhi Police 88
Assistant Sub-Inspector (Executive) in CISF 1532
Total 4787​​​​​​

SSC CPO SI 2018 Eligibility Criteria :

Aspirants need to read the eligibility criteria before fill the application form if any aspirants don’t fulfill the eligibility and apply the application form then the exam community will discard the form of that candidate’s.

Educational Qualification: Aspirants need to have a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent form Recognized Board of Education.

Age limits: The age of applicants should be between 20 to 25 years on the age cutoff date.

Age Relaxation:

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 05 Years
OBC 03 Years
For Group ‘ B & C’ posts Ex-Servicemen (Unreserved/General) 03 Years
Ex-Servicemen (OBC) 06 Years
Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST) 08 Years
Central Govt. Civilian Employees (General) Upto 40 years of Age
Central Govt. Civilian Employees ( OBC ) Upto 43 years of Age
Central Govt. Civilian Employees ( SC/ ST ) Upto 45 years of Age

Nationality: A candidate must be either:

(a) a citizen of India, or

(b) a subject of Nepal, or

(c) a subject of Bhutan, or

(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Note: Candidates are advised to Check Full Notification to know about Eligibility Criteria of SSC CPO SI Recruitment 2018.

SSC CPO 2018 Application Form :

SSC CPO 2018 Application From submission will be started from April and all applications must be submitted via online mode only because no other more is available to apply online. Aspirants need to read the eligibility criteria before fill SSC CPO Application Form 2018. Candidates will have to fill the application form from official website. You need to make the online registration before fill the application by valid information, Email id and password. You also need to upload the scan copy of documents so keep ready them at application fill up time.

Application Procedure: Aspirants who are eligible those can fill the online application form official website. Candidates need to submit the form on or before the last date of application. You need to make an online registration and login then open the application form link and fill it with correct information.

Step for Fill SSC CPO SI 2018 Online Application:

  • Visit the official website @
  • Check on the apply link and search the Related link and open it.
  • Read the instructions and start to fill the application form.
  • Fill all information without any mistake and upload asked documents copy.
  • Recheck it and make a submission.
  • Take a copy and pay the fee.

Check SSC CPO 2018 Online Notification – Click Here (Will be Released in April)

Fill SSC CPO Online Application Form 2018 – Apply Online (Will be Started in April)

SSC CPO SI 2018 Application Fee :

General and OBC candidates will have to pay Rs. 100/- in respect of online applications through SBI Challan /Net banking and any credit and debit cards will be accepted. Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, and Scheduled Tribes and Ex-Servicemen eligible for reservation are exempted from paying fee, as per rules/instructions of Department of Personnel and Training, Government of India.

Category Application Fee
UR/OBC Rs. 100/-
Female/SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen No Fee

SSC CPO SI 2018 Important Dates :

Events SSC CPO 2017 Dates SSC CPO 2018 Dates (Tentative)
SSC CPO Notification Release Date 22nd April 2017 April 2018
Starting Date to Submit SSC CPO Application Form 22nd April 2017 April 2018
Last Date to Submit SSC CPO Online Form 16th May 2017 (up to 5.00 PM) May 2018
SSC CPO Tier-I Exam Admit Card June 2017 June 2018
SSC CPO Tier-I Exam 1st July to 7th July 2017 July 2018
SSC CPO Tier-I Exam Result 6th September 2017 September 2018
PET/ PST & Medical Exam September 2017 Update Soon
SSC CPO Tier-II Admit Card November 2017 Update Soon
SSC CPO Paper-II Exam 15th December 2017 Update Soon
SSC CPO Tier-II Result 29th January 2018 Update Soon

SSC CPO SI 2018 Exam Pattern :

Questions in both papers will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type. Questions will be set in Hindi and English. Deduction of 0.25 marks will be made for each incorrect answer marked on OMR Answer Sheet.

SSC CPO Paper-I Exam Pattern 2018

Subjects No of Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration
General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 50 2 Hours (Shift 1: 10.00 A.M. to 12.00 Noon) (Shift 2: 2.00 PM to 4.00 PM)
General Knowledge and General Awareness 50 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
English Comprehension 50 50
Total 200 200

SSC CPO Paper-II Exam Pattern 2018

Subjects No of Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration
English language & Comprehension 200 200 2 hours (Shift 1st: 10.00 A.M. to 12.00 Noon) & (Shift 2nd: 2.00 PM to 4.00 PM)

Physical Examination:

Category Height in Cms Chest in Cms
Unexpanded Expanded
General Male 170 80 85
For candidates belonging to Hill areas 165 80 85
ST 162.5 77 82
For Female candidates only GENERAL 57
For candidates belonging to Hill areas 155
For all candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes 154

SSC CPO SI 2018 Syllabus :

Paper -I

A. General Intelligence & Reasoning: It would include questions of both verbal and non- verbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc. The topics are, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences, Punched hole/pattern-folding & un-folding, Figural Pattern- folding and completion, Indexing Address matching, Date & city matching Classification of centre codes/roll numbers, Small & Capital letters/numbers coding, decoding and classification, Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Other subtopics if any.

B. General Awareness: Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates’ general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution, scientific Research etc.

C. Quantitative Aptitude: The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage, Ratio and Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit & Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Allegation, Time and distance, Time & 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.

D. English Comprehension: Candidates’ ability to understand Correct English, his basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested.

Paper-II :

English Language & Comprehension :Questions in this components will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding and knowledge of English Language and will be based on error recognition, filling in the blanks (using verbs, preposition, articles etc), Vocabulary, Spellings, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Completion, Phrases and Idiomatic use of Words, comprehension etc.

Note: Only those candidates, qualified in PET/PST and found medically fit will be allowed to appear in Paper-II.

Physical Efficiency(Endurance) Test(PET) ( For all posts)

For male candidates only

  • 100 meters race in 16 seconds
  • 1.6 Kms race in 6.5 minutes
  • Long Jump : 3.65 metres in 3 chances
  • High Jump : 1.2 metres in 3 chances
  • Shot put (16 Lbs): 4.5 metres in 3 chances 11

For female candidates only

  • 100 metres race in 18 seconds
  • 800 metres race in 4 minutes
  • Long Jump: 2.7 metres (9 feet) in 3 chances.
  • High Jump : 0.9 metres (3 feet) in 3 chances.

SSC CPO SI 2018 Selection Procedure :

The aspirants will be selected as per the following process:

  • Written examination (Paper-I)
  • Physical Efficiency Test / Medical Examination Test
  • Written examination (Paper-II)
  • Final Result (Paper-I & Paper-II)

SSC CPO Admit Card 2018 :

Applicants who will apply for the SSC CPO SI Recruitment 2018, will be able to download their admit card online from the official website that is Candidates are advised to visit on official page regularly to get more details of SSC CPO Tier-I Admit Card 2018. The Staff Selection Commission responsible to issue the admit card for the Central Police Organization (CPO) Tier-I examination. Applicants must carry SSC CPO 2018 Admit Card with valid ID proof on the exam day which will be conducted in June at many examination centres.

SSC CPO Cut Off 2018 :

Each candidate who is involved in SSC CPO Recruitment procedure is making calculations regarding their CPO SI exam 2018. For the reason that, making calculation provide us with a rough idea about examination result. The better way to check exam performance is to see the SSC CPO 2018 Cut Off, which will release before some days or same day of result declaration. Here, we have provided last year cut off marks of SSC CPO examination. So, Let’s have a look ar SSC CPO Cut Off 2017.

Category SSC CPO Paper-I Cut Off 2017
Male Female
General 117.25 112.50
OBC 102.00 97.75
ST 90.00 80.00
SC 90.25 84.75

SSC CPO SI Result 2018 :

SSC CPO Paper-I Result 2018 is expected to be released in September on the official website and only those candidates will be able to appear in SSC CPO Tier-II exam 2018 who will clear the Tier-I examination.

SSC CPO SI Tier-II 2017 examination conducted on 15th December, the Staff selection commission is expected to be declared SSC CPO Tier-II Result 2017 on 29th January 2018 at (official website). Candidates who have given the SSC CPO tier-II examination on 15th December will be able to check SSC CPO SI Result 2017 also from here by finding their roll number and name in the PDF because the result has been declared in PDF format.

SSC CPO 2018 Online Test Series :

Here, we provide you SSC CPO 2018 Online Test Series that contains Mock tests for the common CBT (Computer Based Test) to be conducted by the SSC CPO to recruit candidates for CPO SI posts in SSC. This Online test series of SCC CPO covers full syllabus for the preparation. All the mock test designed strictly as per the CPO 2018 syllabus by the experienced faculty members. Each Online test papers also have well-attested as well as detailed solutions for comprehensive understanding of the exam concepts.

SSC CPO Previous Year Papers :

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will conduct CPO Sub Inspector written the examination in Delhi Police and other CAPF like CRPF, SI/ASI BSF, etc. Therefore, to crack SSC CPO 2018 exam, candidates need to prepare by solving SSC CPO Previous year papers and solved questions paper. For the reason that this is a good way of getting into SSC CPO Model Questions. So, here we are proving you some SSC CPO SI Previous year papers, which will help you to prepare for the upcoming examination.

SSC CPO SI Preparation Tips :

Here, we have given some easy Tips and Tricks to prepare for SSC CPO 2018 Exam:-

  • Aspirants Can get the selection in SSC CPO recruitment by a good study of syllabus according to a better study plan.
  • Download the syllabus and Read all Topics of examination.
  • Also, check the exam pattern.
  • Make a self-study plan or take a help of Online Coaching of Coaching Institute.
  • Make a deep study of exam syllabus.
  • Also, solve some previous exam papers and sample paper of exam.

The best option to get good marks in the SSC CPO SI Exam is Online Coaching. If you join SSC CPO 2018 Online Coaching then you will practice by solving the online practice tests, online test series, and Previous year papers. Live classes and video lectures will help you to study better.

Important Books:

  • SSC CPO Superfast Practice Sets By Kiran Prakashan
  • Guide To SSC Sub-Inspectors In CPOs Recruitment Exam By Gate
  • SSC CPO Practice Workbook By Kiran Prakashan
  • SSC CPO Solved Papers By Kiran Prakashan
  • SSC CPO Sub-Inspectors Exam Solved Papers By Upkar Prakashan

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