SSC CPO 2020 is being conducted to recruit candidates to the post of Sub Inspector in Delhi Police, Sub Inspector in CAPFs, Assistant Sub Inspector in CISF, Inspector posts and Sub Inspector Posts. Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has not released the notification for the SSC CPO 2020 exam on 17th April due to COVID-29 outbreak in India. The SSC CPO 2020 Paper 1 exam is expected to be held within 28th September to 1st October 2020.

SSC CPO Notification 2020

As per the official calendar of SSC, SSC CPO 2020 Notification was expected to be released by SSC on 17th April 2020 but due to lockdown restrictions in India the notification release date has been postponed till further notice. It is an excellent opportunity for the graduates who are looking for a government job in defence sector, especially in Delhi Police. The Official Notification PDF is mentioned below.

SSC CPO 2020 Exam Dates

The exam dates for SSC CPO 2020 (SI in Delhi Police, CAPFs and ASI in CISF) has been released by SSC. SSC CPO 2020 Paper-I exam is scheduled from 28th September to 1st October 2020. Let’s have a look at the exam dates for SSC CPO 2020 Exam:

SSC CPO 2020-21 Exam Schedule
Events Dates
SSC CPO Notification Release Date After 3rd May
Closing date for receipt of application After 3rd May
Admit Card for CPO Paper-1 September 2020
SSC CPO Paper-I Exam Date 28th September to 1st October 2020 (CBE)
SSC CPO Paper-II Exam Date 1st March 2021

Click here to check SSC CPO calender 2020

SSC CPO 2019-20 Exam Schedule
Events Dates
Notification Release Date 17th September 2019
Last Date to Apply Online for SSC CPO 16th October 2019
Last date for making online fee payment/ offline Challan 18th October 2019
SSC CPO Tier-I Admit Card November 2019
SSC CPO Paper-I Exam Date 9th December 2019 to 13th December 2019
SSC CPO Paper-1 Result 14th February 2020
SSC CPO Paper-II Exam Date 21st June 2020

SSC CPO 2020 Online Application

SSC CPO 2020 Online Registration process will begin once the registration date has been released by the Commission. All candidates can apply online for SSC CPO SI by clicking on the link mentioned below.

SSC CPO Application Fee

A total of Rs. 100/- is the application fee to be paid by male candidates belonging to General and OBC category for SSC CPO 2020 exam. Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Ex-servicemen (ESM) eligible for reservation are exempted from paying the fee.

SSC CPO Vacancy 2020

The total number of vacancies for the SSC CPO 2020 Exam has not been published by SSC yet. Staff Selection Commission of India has introduced 2745 vacancies for SSC CPO 2019-20 exam. For 2018-19, it was 1688.

S.No Post Names Expected Vacancies
1 Sub-Inspector (SI) in Central Armed Police Forces 2534
2 Sub-Inspector SI in Delhi Police (Male) 132
3 Sub-Inspector SI in Delhi Police (Female) 79
Total Vacancy 2745

SSC CPO Salary

Here is the salary and pay scale for SSC CPO Sub Inspector in Delhi Police, SI in CAPF and Assistant Sub-Inspector(ASI) in CISF.

Post Name Level Group Pay Scale / Salary
Sub Inspector in Delhi Police (Male/ Female) 6 ‘C’ Non-Gazetted Rs. 35400-112400/-
Assistant Sub-Inspector(ASI) in CISF 6 ‘C’ Non-Gazetted Rs. 29200-92300/-
Sub Inspector in CAPF 6 ‘B’ Non-Gazetted Rs. 35400-112400/-

SSC CPO 2020 Eligibility

There are 2 criteria that a candidate needs to fulfill in order to be eligible for the SSC CPO 2020 Exam.

Educational Qualifications (As on 01.07.2020)

  1. A candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University.
  2. 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 2020 Age Limit

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

SSC CPO 2020 Age Relaxation:

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Ex-servicemen (ESM) 3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.
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 Exam Pattern 2020

Questions asked in both the paper-1 and paper-2 of SSC CPO 2020 will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type. Questions asked will be bilingual, i.e. in both Hindi and English. 0.25 marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer marked by a candidate on his/her OMR Answer Sheet. SSC CPO 2020 Exam will be conducted in three-phase:

  • Paper-1
  • PET, PST, and Medical Test.
  • paper-2

The final merit list will be tabulated on the basis of a candidate’s performance in all the three phases of the SSC CPO Exam.

SSC CPO Syllabus 2020

SSC CPO 2020 Paper-1 will have 4 major sections:

  • General Reasoning
  • General Knowledge
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English Comprehension

Let’s have a look at the detailed syllabus of all these 4 sections:

General Reasoning General Knowledge Quantitative Aptitude English Comprehension
Verbal Reasoning Current Affairs Percentage Reading Comprehension
Syllogism Awards and Honours Ratio and Percentage Grammar
Circular Seating Arrangement Books and Authors Data Interpretation Vocabulary
Linear Seating Arrangement Sports Mensuration and Geometry Verbal Ability
Double Lineup Entertainment Quadratic Equation Synonyms-Antonyms
Scheduling Obituaries Interest Active and Passive Voice
Input-Output Important Dates Problems of Ages Para Jumbles
Blood Relations Scientific Research Profit and Loss Fill in the Blanks
Directions and Distances Number Series Error Correction
Ordering and Ranking Speed, Distance and Time
Data Sufficiency Time and Work
Coding and Decoding Number System
Code Inequalities Data Sufficiency

SSC CPO 2020 Admit Card

SSC will release the Admit Card for SSC CPO Paper I & Paper II separately. Candidates who would register for SSC CPO 2020 will be able to download the Admit Card for Paper I & II much before the date of conduct of the exam. Admit Cards are made available on the official website of SSC; registered students will require their registration details to download SSC CPO, Admit Card.

SSC CPO 2020 Result

SSC will release the final result after the declaration of results for Paper I & II. All candidates can check the selected candidate’s list by clicking on the link mentioned below:

SSC CPO Exam Cut Off

The SSC CPO Cut-Off 2020 will be released after the examination of each phase is complete. The cut off for Paper-1 will be released first followed by cut off for Paper-2. Candidates can evaluate their chances of clearing SSC CPO 2020 by matching their score with the previous years cut off marks list released by SSC.

To get a better insight into SSC CPO Cut-Off, let’s have a look at the SSC CPO 2019 Paper-I Cut-Off for male and female candidates.

SSC CPO 2019 Paper-I Cut Off:

For Male Candidates

Category SC ST EMS OBC EWS UR Total
Cut Off 70.67 74.54 40.00 91.28 86.95 101.19 —-
Number of Candidates 8282 4403 3292 14658 5314 5939* 41888

For Female Candidates

Category SC ST OBC EWS UR Total
Cut Off 75.45 73.59 97.78 91.72 104.12 —-
Selected Candidates 892 420 1302 531 890* 4035

Male Departmental Candidates (Delhi Police) Cut Off

Category SC ST OBC EWS UR Total
Cut Off 70.67 74.54 91.28 # 101.19 —-
Candidates 90 59 172 15 54* 390

Male Specialized Category of Ex-Serviceman (Delhi Police) Cut Off

Category SC ST OBC EWS UR Total
Cut Off 65.89 40.00 83.58 # 91.02 —-
Candidates 20 08 40 03 52* 123

SSC CPO 2020 Preparation

To prepare effectively for the SSC CPO 2020 exam, it is really necessary for a candidate to excel in the subjects being asked in the Paper-1 as well as in Paper-2 of the SSC CPO 2020 examImmense Physical training is required in order to clear the physical and medical test of this exam. Candidates can prepare for the written test either through our or by online course or by joining the Utkarsh Academy Offline Classroom Program. Now is the time, buckle up, and set your foot on the paddle for an accelerated preparation for SSC CPO 2020 exam.

SSC CPO 2020- FAQ

What is the Exam Dates of SSC CPO 2020 exam?

SSC CPO 2020 Paper I exam will be conducted from 28th September to 1st October 2020 while Paper II is scheduled on 1st March 2021.

What is the last date to apply online for SSC CPO 2020 Exam?

The last date to apply online for SSC CPO 2020 Exam is 16th May 2020.

What is the Application Fee for SSC CPO 2020 Exam?

A total of Rs. 100/- is the application fee to be paid by male candidates belonging to General and OBC category. Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Ex-servicemen (ESM) eligible for reservation are exempted from paying the fee.