SSC CPO 2018

SSC CPO 2018-19: Answer key(Released), Result, Cutoff


Every year SSC Conducts SSC CPO Examination to fulfil the vacant position in Delhi Police, CAPFs (Central Armed Police Forces), and CISFAs(Central Industrial Security Forces). SSC CPO is popularly known as Staff Selection Commission Central Police Organisation. The exam conducting authority has been released. The authority will conducts SSC CPO Examination to recruits candidates for the post of: 

Through this article, Candidates will get complete information about SSC CPO Examination, Notification, Exam Dates, Exam Pattern, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus, Admit Card, Answer Key, Cut Off and Result.

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SSC CPO Notification

The official notification for SSC CPO has been released by the Staff service commission. Through the official notification candidates will get complete information about the examination i.e. number of vacancies, SSC CPO syllabus & Exam Pattern. A total 1223 vacancies available in SSC CPO Examination.

SSC CPO Exam Dates

The authority will conduct SSC CPO Paper 1 from 12th March 2019 to 16th March 2019 and the authority will conduct SSC CPO Paper 2 after the Paper 1. Candidates who will able to clear both the examination/paper will be take or called or be eligible for the further rounds of the SSC CPO Examination. Through below given table candidates will get complete information about The SSC CPO Exam Dates and information.

Events Dates
SSC CPO Notification has been released 3rd March 2018
SSC CPO Online Registration Process has been Started from 3rd March 2018
Last Date for Online Registration Process 2nd April 2018
SSC CPO Admit Card Release Date
SSC CPO Exam Date 2019 (Tier I) 12th March to 16th March 2019
SSC CPO Tier-I Exam Result
PET/ PST & Medical Exam
SSC CPO Tier-II Admit Card
SSC CPO Paper-II Exam
SSC CPO Tier-II Result

SSC CPO Exam Pattern

Through SSC CPO Exam Pattern, Candidates will get complete information about the pattern of the examination.

  • Question Paper Type: Both the question papers will be asked in the objective/multiple choice type of questions.
  • Language of the Question Paper: Bilingual (Hindi & English)
  • Marking Scheme: For Each Correct answer 1 marks will be given to the candidates or for each incorrect answer 0.25 marks(1/4) will be deducted.
  • Time Duration: 2 Hours is given for both examination.

SSC CPO Examination will be conducted in three phases which are listed below:

  • The very first phase Paper 1 will be organised.
  • The Second phase is PET, PST, and Medical Test is organised by the conducting authority.
  • Once all these phases conducted then SSC CPO Paper 2 exam will be organised.

The final merit list will be prepared by the conducting authority on the basis of candidate’s performance in the above listed three phases. Candidates who scored really good marks in the SSC CPO Examination will get the higher ranks in the SSC CPO Examination.


Date of Exam Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks
04.06.2018 to 10.06.2018 General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 50
General Knowledge and General Awareness 50 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
English Comprehension 50 50


Date of Exam Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks
01.12.2018 English language & Comprehension 200 200

SSC CPO Exam Syllabus

The authority has been released the SSC CPO Syllabus along with the official notification. SSC CPO Syllabus contains four mains section of the examination which are listed below:


General Mental Ability- Alphabet Test, Analogy, Arithmetic Reasoning, Blood Relation, Classification, Coding-decoding, Distance direction test, Matrix, Venncal Venn diagram and Missing Number

Non-Verbal Reasoning- Paper cutting & folding, Embedded figures, Figure formation & Analysis, Series, Cube & Dice, Mirror Image, Water Image, Pattern Completion and Counting of figures

General Awareness

History- Ancient, Medieval, Modern
Geography– Physical, World
Polity, Economy– Indian Economy, Indian Polity
Science– Physics, Chemistry, Biology
Static GK- Important books, Awards, Art & Culture, Important Days

Quantitative Aptitude

Average, Boat & Stream, CI & SI, LCM & HCF, Mixture & Alligation, Partnership, Percentages, Pipes & Cistern, Problem on Ages, Profit loss & Discount, Ration Proportion, Speed time and work, Time work & wages

Advance Maths- Geometry, Mensuration, Data Interpretation, Trigonometry, Degree and Radian Measures, Histogram, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart

Error recognition, Filling in the blanks, Vocabulary, Spellings, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Synonyms
Antonyms, Sentence Completion, Phrases and Idiomatic use of Words, Comprehension etc.

Those who successfully appeared in the Paper 1 examination or will clear the examination will be called for the Paper 2 examination which contains english comprehensive test. The test contains a total of 200 Marks.

Candidates who cleared above listed two phases of the examination will be called for the final PET (Physical Eligibility Test), Through this test, authority wants to find out that how a candidates physically fit or not, If a candidates fits according to the predefined standard by the authority will get selection in the examination.

SSC CPO Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who are looking forward to apply or want to fill the SSC CPO Application form they need to go through with the SSC CPO Eligibility Criteria first, the two basic criteria to be eligible for SSC CPO Examination are given below:

Educational Qualifications (As on 01.01.2018)

As the authority recently declared that SSC CPO Prelims examination dates has been scheduled/postponed now. The postponed exam dates will be scheduled soon.

SSC CPO Age Limit:

Physical Standard Test (PST) required under SSC CPO

For Male Candidates:

100 Meters Race 16 Seconds
1.6 Km Race 6.5 Minutes
3.65 Metres Long Jump 3 Chances
1.2 Metres High Jump 3 Chances
Shot put (16 Lbs) 4.5 Metres, 3 Chances

For Female Candidates:

100 Meters Race 18 Seconds
800 Metres Race 4 Minutes
2.7 Metres (9 Feet) Long Jump 3 Chances
0.9 Metres (3 Feet) High Jump 3 Chances

SSC CPO Medical standard (For all posts)

Eyesight: A Candidates without wearing glasses, the minimum distant vision should be 6/6 and 6/9 of two eyes.

SSC CPO Age Relaxation (As on 01-01-2018):

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Jammu & Kashmir
domiciled during
01.01.1980 to
31.12.1989 (UR/GEN)
5 years
Jammu & Kashmir
domiciled during
01.01.1980 to
31.12.1989 (OBC)
8 years

SSC CPO Application Form

The online registration process has been started from 3rd March 2018, and till continue 2nd April 2018. Right now the registration Process has been closed now.

Step by step procedure to Fill SSC CPO SI Online Application Form:

  • The very first step for filling application form at the official website of SSC CPO –
  • Candidates need to click on the apply link for SSC CPO posts from the official websites.
  • Then candidates need to read complete instruction and start filling the application form.
  • Candidates need to fill all the correctly.
  • Then candidates need to upload their scanned photograph and signature in the given dimensions (Size).
  • Before final submission, candidates need to review their details.
  • Then the final process is candidates need to pay application fee using Debit Card/Credit Card/Internet Banking/Cash Cards/Wallets, etc.
  • After successfully submission of the application form, candidates need to take a printout copy of the application form confirmation page.

Application Fee

From below given table candidates will get SSC CPO Application Fee:

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

SSC CPO Recruitment Job Profile

Through below given table candidates will get complete information about SSC CPO Job Profiles:

SSC CPO Posts Job Description
SSC CPO SI in Delhi Police Maintenance of law and order.
SSC CPO SI in BSF Protection of the border between India & Pakistan.
SSC CPO SI in CISF Provides security to various PSU’s and other important infrastructures.
SSC CPO SI in CRPF Anti-riot & anti – Naxal force.
SSC CPO SI in ITBPF Protection of the border bet. India & China (Ladakh to Arunachal Pradesh)
SSC CPO SI in SSB Protection of Indo – Nepal & Indo – Bhutan borders.

SSC CPO Pay Scale SI (Sub Inspector)

Post’s Name Pay Scale
SSC CPO SI (Executive) in Delhi Police Rs.9300-34800 in Pay Band 2 with Grade Pay of Rs. 4200
SSC CPO SI in CAPFs Rs 9300-34800 in Pay Band 2 with Grade Pay of Rs 4200
SSC CPO Assistant SI in CISF Rs.5200-20200 in PB-2 with Grade Pay of Rs. 2800/-

SSC CPO Result

The authority will release SSC CPO Exam Result after successful conduction of the SSC CPO Examination. Candidates can download their scorecard from the official website of Staff service commission. The official website link is give above. Those who will clear the SSC CPO Examination will be called for the further phase of the CPO Examination i.e. PET and Medical Examination.

SSC CPO Answer Key

The SSC has been release SSC CPO Answer Key after one week of the examination. Candidates who appeared for the SSC CPO Examination, they will get their response sheet along with the final answer key from the official website. The answer key download link is available on the official website. Candidates can download their answer key by entering their exam code, roll number  and DOB.

SSC CPO Admit Card

Candidates who successfully registered for the SSC CPO Examination will get there admit card form the official webiste of SSC. Those who successfully registered will able to download their SSC CPO hall ticket/admit card for the CPO Examination. Candidates will get complete information about the examination through this hall ticket. The admit card/hall ticket will be released for the below given post:

  • Sub Inspector in Delhi Police,
  • CAPFs and ASI in CISF Exam


Cut off is the minimum qualifying marks which is required to score for getting selection in the SSC CPO Examination.  Through below given tables candidates will get the expected cut off for the SSC CPO Examination. The below given cut off is prepared from the last year trends  and analysis. The final cut off will be released by the conducting authority along with the result declaration. Before this lots of coaching institutes also release their unofficial answer key, through these answer key candidates can take only idea about the cut off and trend analysis.

SSC CPO 2017 Paper-I Cut Off:

For Male Candidates

Cut-Off Marks 90.25 90.00 102.00 43.00 117.25
Number of Candidates 7383 3605 21284 3135 11457
Total  46864

For Female Candidates

Cut-Off Marks 84.75 81.00 97.75 112.50
Number of Candidates 932 376 2411 1722 5441

SSC CPO 2016 Paper-II Cut Off:

For Male Candidates

Category Cut Off
General 70.00
OBC 60.00
SC 50.00
ST 50.00
Ex-Servicemen 40.00

For Female Candidates

Category Cut Off
General 70.00
OBC 60.00
SC 50.00
ST 50.00

SSC CPO Preparation Tips

Candidates who want to get success in SSC CPO Examination they need to go through with the structured plan and need to prepare very well. To get success or to be prepare effectively candidates must have the knowledge about the SSC CPO Syllabus of the each subjects, exam pattern and previous year question papers and the difficulty level of the examination. To get success in Physical and Medical Test candidates must need to take a training from the recognized institutes. Here we are going to list a lot of preparation check list, through a candidates need to go through:

  • Prepare a structured plan,
  • Review the Syllabus.
  • Review the exam pattern.
  • Start preparation from the beginning of the topics (Subjects).
  • Solve previous year question papers.
  • Attempt a lot of online mock test.
  • Focus on the speed and accuracy.
  • Revision is the most important facts.

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