SSC CPO SI Exam 2019: Go Through This Exam Pattern & Syllabus to Crack the Exam
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The applications are invited by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) for the post of Sub Inspector (CAPF). Detailed information on SSC exam pattern and syllabus are given below. The official website is

Starting Date for Submission of Online Application: September 17, 2019

Last Date for Submission of Online Application: October 16, 2019
Last Date for Payment of Fee through Online: October 18, 2019
Last Date for Payment of Fee through Challan: October 19, 2019
Date of Computer Based Examination (Paper-I): December 11 & 12, 2019

How to Apply: Interested candidates may apply online through SSC‘s website from 17.09.2019 to 16.10.2019.

Selection Process for SSC CPO SI Vacancy: Selection will be based on Computer Based Examination and Physical Test.

SSC CPO 2019: Exam Pattern

SSC CPO Paper-1 Exam Pattern

Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 50 2 hours
General Knowledge & General Awareness 50 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
English Comprehension 50 50

SSC CPO Paper-2 Exam Pattern

Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
English Language & Comprehension  200  200  2 hours

SSC CPO PET/PST Test Pattern

Candidate Height Chest
Unexpanded Expanded
Male (UR) 170 80 85
Belonging to Hilly regions & areas of J&K, North East & Sikkim 165 80 85
Scheduled Tribes 162.5 77 82
Female (UR) 157 - -
Belonging to Hilly regions & areas of J&K, North East & Sikkim 155 - -
Scheduled Tribes 154 - -

There shall be no minimum requirement of chest measurement for Female candidates.

SSC CPO 2019: PET/ PST Test Criteria

Male Candidates

○ 100-metre race in 16 seconds
○ 1.6 Km Race in 6.5 minutes
○ Long Jump: 3.65 metres in 5 chances
○ High Jump: 1.2 metres in 3 chances
○ Shot put (16 LBS): 4.5 metres in 3 chances

Female Candidates

○ 100-metre race in 18 second
○ 800-metre race in 4 minutes
○ Long Jump: 2.7 metres or 9 feet in 3 chances
○ High Jump: 0.9 metres or 3 feet in 3 chances

Physical Eligibility Test
Criteria Male (General / OBC / SC) Male ST Female (General / OBC / SC) Female (ST)
Height 170 CMS 162.5 CMS 157 CMS 154 CMS
Chest 85-85 77-82 NA
Race & Time 100 Meter in 16 Sec 100 Meter in 18 Sec
Long Jump 3.65 Meter 2.7 Meter
High Jump 1.2 Meter 0.9 Meter
Shot Put 4.5 Meter NA
Chances 3 3

PST/ PET will not carry any marks but will be of qualifying/ elimination nature.



SSC CPO 2019: Exam Syllabus

SSC CPO Paper-1 Syllabus

General Intelligence & Reasoning Analogy, Verbal Reasoning, Syllogism, Circular Seating Arrangement,  Linear Seating Arrangement, Ranking, 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, General Polity, Indian Constitution
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, Mixture and Allegation
English Comprehension Reading Comprehension, Grammar, Vocabulary, Writing Ability etc.

SSC CPO Paper-2 Syllabus

English Language & Comprehension

Error Spotting, Fill in the Blanks, Vocabulary, Spellings, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Completion, Phrases and Idiomatic use of Words, Comprehension etc.