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SSC CPO 2022 - Check Latest Vacancy, Eligibility, Selection Process!

SSC CPO 2022 Paper I Exam Date Out! The Paper I is scheduled to be held from 9th November to 11th November 2022. A total of 4300 vacancies had been released for SSC CPO 2022. The aim of the SSC CPO exam is to recruit eligible candidates for the post of Sub Inspector (SI) & Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI). 

  • The age of the candidates who applied for the post was between 20 years to 25 years.
  • The selection of the candidates is based on the performance of the candidates in Paper I, Physical Test, Paper II, and Detailed Medical Examination.
  • A total number of 200 questions are asked in the SSC CPO Exam Paper I exam.

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SSC CPO Exam Overview

Name of Organization

Central Armed Police Forces, Delhi Police

SSC CPO Full Form

Staff Selection Commission Central Police Organization

Official Website


Exam Conducting Body

Staff Selection Commission

Post Name

Sub Inspector (SI) & Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI)

Exam Cycle

2022 Cycle

Total Vacancy


Application Start Date 10th August 2022

Last Date to Apply

30th August 2022

Admit Card Release Date

To be announced

Paper I Exam Date

9th November to 11th November 2022

Paper I Result Date

To be announced

PST/PET Result Date

To be announced

Paper II 

To be announced

Paper II Result Date

To be announced

Qualification Graduates Government Jobs

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SSC CPO Exam 2022 Latest Updates

2nd September 2022: SSC CPO Exam Paper I Exam Date Out!

The Staff Selection Commission has released the exam date for Paper I of the SSC CPO 2022 exam. As per the notice, Paper I of the SSC CPO is scheduled to be held from 9th November to 11th November 2022. The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is soon going to release the admit card for the SSC CPO Paper I exam. The candidates who will clear the exam will get a salary range between Rs. 29,200/- to Rs. 11,2400/-. Candidates can check out the official notification regarding the SSC CPO Paper I Exam 2022 from the PDF provided below.

Download SSC CPO 2022 Exam Date Notice PDF

SSC CPO Exam Vacancies 2022

A total number of 4300 vacancies have been released for the SSC CPO Exam 2022. The vacancies are released separately in case of different posts as well as categories. Recruitment is carried out in accordance with the number of SSC vacancies available. Check the post-wise vacancies below.

Name of Posts 


Sub-Inspector(SI) in Delhi Police-Male


Sub-Inspector(SI) in Delhi Police-Female


Sub-Inspector(SI) in CAPFs


SSC CPO Apply Online 2022

The candidates can make use of the following steps in order to send their online application for the SSC CPO exam.

Direct Link to Apply for SSC CPO

Step 1: Click on the above-given application link. 

Step 2: Complete the registration and receive the registration number & password.

Step 3: Complete the remaining process by entering educational details.

Step 4: Upload the recent photograph and signature as per the required format.

Step 5: Pay the application fee and submit your form.

Step 6: Alternatively, you can also go through the Official SSC Website.

Step 7: Click on the apply button at the top bar & click on CAPF.


Step 9: Enter the necessary details & complete your SSC CPO 2022 Application Form.

SSC CPO Application Fee 2022

The application fee will depend on the category of the applicant. The candidate will have to have to pay the fee through online means. The candidates must note that the application fee will not be refunded under any circumstance.


Application Fee


Rs. 0/-


Rs. 100/-

SSC CPO Eligibility 2022

SSC CPO 2022 aspirants must definitely go through the SSC CPO Eligibility criteria strictly before applying for their desired post and filling the examination form as the Staff Service Commission might simply cancel the application at the last moment! Only if you do not meet the SSC CPO Exam Eligibility conditions.

SSC CPO Eligibility Norms 

Required Criteria 

SSC CPO Nationality

(a)candidate should either be an Indian citizen,

(b)a candidate is a subject of Nepal,

(c) a candidate is a subject of Bhutan,

A candidate who belongs to categories (b), and (c) above shall be a person in the favour of whom; a certificate of eligibility shall be issued by the Indian Government.

SSC CPO Age Limit criteria (As of 1st January 2022)

Minimum SSC CPO Age Limit should be 20 years

The maximum age limit for SSC CPO is 25 years

Special category candidates shall be given certain relaxation on the maximum SSC CPO age limit

SSC CPO Educational Qualification requirement

Bachelor’s Degree from a well-reputed University

Candidates who have applied for the post of Sub- Inspector in Delhi Police; should possess a valid driving license. It is not required for candidates who have applied for all other posts under CAPFs.

SSC CPO Selection Process 2022

The candidates will initially have to face the Paper I written examination. The candidates who will clear this paper will be tested for their physical fitness. The candidates will later have to appear for the second paper of the written examination i.e. Paper-II. The candidates who will clear all of these stages will be tested for medical fitness. Finally, the candidates will be appointed as per the merit position

  • Paper I
  • Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Endurance Test (PET)
  • Paper-II
  • Detailed Medical Test

SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2022

Those candidates who will qualify for the SSC CPO exam Paper I will definitely be shortlisted for the Physical Endurance Test (PET). Those who qualify in the PST/PET or SSC CPO Physical test shall appear for Paper-II.

Now, let us look at the SSC CPO Exam pattern for Papers 1 & 2 as well as the syllabus in order to come up with a strong preparation strategy for the exam!

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A. SSC CPO Exam Pattern Paper I 

Only on clearing this written examination, you shall become eligible for the Physical Standard Test and Physical Efficiency Test. The time duration of Paper I is 2 hours and it will test you on four sections viz. General Knowledge & General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, General Intelligence & Reasoning and English Comprehension.



Number of Questions


General Intelligence and Reasoning

50 marks


2 hours

General Knowledge and General Awareness

50 marks


Quantitative Aptitude (QA)

50 marks


English Comprehension (EC)

50 marks


B. SSC CPO Exam Pattern PST/PET

Candidates Qualify in Paper I will be called for PST/PET test. This test will check the Candidate's Physical Standard and Efficiency.

SSC CPO Physical Standard Test:

Candidates should have the minimum physical standard as mentioned in the table below to be eligible for the next phase of selection.

SSC CPO Physical Standard Test:

Category of candidates

Height (in cm)

Chest (in cm)



Male candidates except those listed at S No (ii) and (iii)




Candidates belonging to Hill areas of Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Leh & Ladakh regions of J&K, North-Eastern States and Sikkim.




All candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes




Female candidates except those listed at S No (v) and (vi)




Female candidates belonging to Hill areas of Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Leh & Ladakh regions of J&K, North-Eastern States and Sikkim




All female candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes





  • Weight should be in correspond to height.
  • No minimum requirement for chest measurement for female candidates.
  • Eyesight: The minimum near vision should be N6 (better eye) and N9 (worse eye). The minimum distant vision should be 6/6 (better eye) and 6/9 (worse eye) of both eyes without any correction like wearing glasses or surgery of any kind to improve visual acuity. In a right-handed person, the right eye is a better eye and vice versa. 
  • Tattoo: Tattoos will be allowed as per the following stipulations only: 11.12.1. Content: Tattoos depicting religious symbols or figures and the name, as followed in the Indian Army are permitted. 11.12.2. Location: Tattoos marked on traditional sites of the body like inner aspect of forearm but only left forearm, being non-saluting limb or dorsum of the hands will be allowed. 11.12.3. Size: Size must be less than ¼ of the particular part (Elbow or Hand) of the bod

SSC CPO Physical Endurance Test:

Physical Endurance Test will test the efficiency of the candidates. There will be certain tasks that should be completed by the candidates in the prescribed time to qualify.

SSC CPO Physical Endurance Test For Male Candidates:

  • Running 1.6 km race in 6.5 min
  • Running 100 meters race in 16 sec
  • High Jump of 1.2 meters in around 3 chances
  • Long Jump: 3.65 metres in 3 chances
  • Shot put (16 Lbs): 4.5 meters in three chances

SSC CPO Physical Endurance Test For Female Candidates:

  • Running 100 metres race in 18 seconds
  • Running 800 metres in 4 minutes
  • High Jump: 2.7 metres in three chances
  • Long Jump: 0.9 metres in three chances

C. SSC CPO Exam Pattern Paper II 

To reach the last stage i.e. the medical examination, you have to be strong in English Comprehension. SSC CPO Exam Paper-II will judge the candidate’s comprehension skills. The total duration of this paper will be 2 hours.

Required Subject

Marks required

Duration of test 

English Language and Comprehension


2 hours

  • There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer for both Paper 1 and 2.
  • Candidates who shall qualify in Paper I can proceed for the Physical test.
  • Paper-II shall only be attended by candidates who pass the Physical Test.

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SSC CPO Syllabus 2022

The candidates can have a look at the important syllabus topics for both Papers I and Paper II of the SSC CPO examination.

A. Paper-I Syllabus

SSC CPO General Intelligence & Reasoning Syllabus 

SSC CPO General Knowledge & General Awareness Syllabus 

SSC CPO Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

SSC CPO English Comprehension Syllabus

B. Paper-II Syllabus

  • English Language and Comprehension: Questions for understanding the English language, & also including error type questions, synonyms, antonyms, spelling, fill in the blanks, detecting misspelled words as well.

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SSC CPO Admit Card 2022

The SSC CPO exam Admit Card is one of the most essential documents required by the candidates appearing for the exam. The admit card for the year 2022 will be released soon and the direct link to download the same will be available on this page. The candidates should visit this page regularly and download the Admit Card whenever available without any delay. To make that process easier for you, here are the steps provided below for downloading the SSC CPO Admit Card 2022.

Below are the steps to download SSC CPO Admit Card 2022:

Step 1: Go on the official website or SSC CPO to download the SSC CPO Admit Card 2022

Step 2: Enter your SSC CPO 2022 Exam Roll No./Registration ID that was given to you at the time of registration.

Step 3: After entering the Registration Id- enter the password or the DOB to proceed

Step 4: Choose the preferred Area/City that you listed during registration.

Step 5: Press enter to download the SSC CPO Admit Card 2022

Step 6: Take out at least 2-3 copies and preserve them for future reference

SSC CPO Cut off 2022

The cutoff for the current year will be released after conducting the SSC CPO 2022 exam. Before that, candidates can download the cut off for the previous years to get an idea of how much they need to score in order to qualify for the exam. Below are the steps to check the SSC CPO 2021 Cut-Off for Paper I

Direct Link to Check the SSC CPO 2021 Cut Off

Step 1: Click on the direct link mentioned above.

Step 2: You can see the category-wise cut-off on your screen.

Step 3: Go to each category and check the cut-off carefully.

Step 4: Download and take a printout for future reference.

SSC CPO Previous Year Cut-off

The candidates who score marks greater than the decided SSC CPO Cut off marks, qualify for the next stage. The candidate must have an idea about the final cut off and hence must ensure that they score at least that number of marks. Given below is the table is the cut off marks of SSC CPO Paper I from the previous years.

SSC CPO Previous Year Cut-off


SSC CPO Cut off (Male)




































To know more about the SSC CPO Exam Paper I cut off for female candidates and Paper-II cut off, continue reading SSC CPO Cut Off 2022. 

SSC CPO Answer Key 2022

The answer key of Paper I and Paper II will be released once the particular stage of that examination is over. Wait for the official notification to be released by the commission and the direct link to download the answer key will be activated soon on this page. 

Step 1: Click on the direct link mentioned above.

Step 2: Log in with User ID and Password.

Step 3: The final answer key will be flashed on your screen.

Step 4: Take a printout and calculate the marks,

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How to prepare for SSC CPO Exam 2022

One of the most crucial steps while appearing for the SSC CPO Exam is to have a powerful strategy in hand, in order to plan and keep track of how things are going. To help the candidates score well in the exam, here is a preparation strategy that can be followed by the candidates to score well in the exam:

  • Use the latest books for the preparation of the SSC CPO Exam 2022, which also contains various Sample Papers, Mock Tests, Previous Year Questions etc. to help the student have a proper understanding of the Syllabus.
  • Understand the syllabus and exam pattern properly, while you are preparing for the exam, in order to be confident enough on how to attempt things in the examination and how to go ahead with the syllabus, keeping the tougher chapters in priority.
  • Practice as many mock tests available, which will make you much ahead in preparation as it will give you a detailed analysis of how the question paper can be made.
  • Keep the Previous Year Questions for your reference, since it is important to know how the questions were designed in the previous year papers.
  • For the Current Affairs Section, the candidates can refer to the Testbook Current Affairs Section for their reference, since it has all the details related to what is happening every day across the Globe.
  • Keep your workout skills intact and keep on practising the different game requirements mentioned in the official guidelines to be prepared for the Physical Endurance Test.

Best Books to prepare for SSC CPO Exam 2022

Here are some of the best books which can be used to prepare for the SSC CPO Exam 2022 by experts. The candidates can refer to the books listed below to start their preparation for the exam:





Objective General English

S.P Bakshi


The book is divided into four parts. The first section covers the language syntax, the second covers verbal ability, and the final two sections cover grammar use.

Fast Track Objective Arithmetic

Rajesh Verma


This best-seller covers both abstract principles and tricks for addressing quantitative questions.

Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations

R.S. Aggarwal

S Chand

This is a detailed book that includes instructions, formulae, answers to questions, practise sets, and answer keys.

Analytical Reasoning

MK Pandey

BSC Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd

In describing the different forms of reasoning problems, the book uses straightforward language.

Testbook Current Affairs



The Testbook Current Affairs provides all the information about the latest happenings around the world

SSC CPO Results 2022 

The Staff Selection Commission will release the SSC CPO Exam Result after the conduction of the exam. The SSC CPO Result for each stage of the exam shall be separately released on the official website of SSC. SSC CPO Result link can be found in update section:

Step 1: Click on the result link given above.

Step 2: A PDF file will contain all the list of candidates qualified, download it.

Step 3: Click Ctrl+F for finding your roll number on the list.

Step 4: Type your roll number. Now, your Name & Roll No. shall get highlighted.

Step 5: Candidates can now download their SSC CPO SI results from the official site of SSC

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SSC CPO Salary 2022

As Salary is one of the important factors which many aspirants are willing to know, here is the detail. Below mentioned is the 7th pay salary structure of the SSC CPO Job profiles. The salary structure mentioned in the below job profile will be as per the 7th pay commission. Go through the table carefully.

Name of the post



SSC CPO Salary (Post wise)

Grade Pay (Rupees)

Sub Inspector in Delhi Police (Male/ Female)


‘C’ Non-Gazetted

Rs. 35400-112400/-


Sub Inspector in CAPF


‘B’ Non-Gazetted

Rs. 35400-112400/-


Assistant Sub-Inspector(ASI) in CISF


‘C’ Non-Gazetted

Rs. 29200-92300/


Hopefully, this article on the SSC CPO 2022 was helpful for all the aspirants. For more such updates regarding government jobs, the readers can download the Testbook App.

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Is there any negative marking for wrong answers in the SSC CPO 2022 Exam?
Candidates sitting for the SSC CPO 2022 exam will have 0.25 marks deducted for every wrong answer in both the papers of the SSC CPO Examination.
What are some of the topics which are asked in the SSC CPO 2022 Exam?
Some of the topics in which candidates will be tested include questions on English Comprehension, GK & General Awareness, Quants and Logical Reasoning.
Is the mode of application for the SSC CPO 2022 Exam: both online & offline?
The mode of application for the SSC CPO 2022 form is strictly online.
By whom is the SSC CPO 2022 Notification published?
The SSC CPO 2022 notification is published by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC).
Can distance-learning candidates apply for the SSC CPO 2022 Exam?
Yes, you can apply for the exam as long as you have completed your graduation from a university that is recognized by the UGC.
What are the vacancies released for the various posts of the SSC CPO 2022?
A total number of 4300 vacancies have been released for the recruitment.
What is the basic salary of SSC CPO 2022?
The basic salary of SSC CPO 2022 is deemed to be Rs. 35400.
Is the SSC CPO Exam conducted every year?
Yes, the SSC CPO exam is usually conducted every year as numerous vacancies are released every year for filling the positions in various departments.
What is the syllabus of the SSC CPO 2022 exam?
The detailed syllabus of the SSC CPO 2022 exam can be found above in the article. Candidates are advised to go through the article for the same.
What is the application fee for the SSC CPO 2022 exam?
There’s no application fee for the candidates belonging to the SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen/Women category. For other candidates, the application fee is 100 INR.