SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2020 (Paper 1 & Paper 2)- SSC SI Exam Pattern

SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2020– SSC has released the exam pattern of SSC CPO 2020 for Paper 1 and Paper 2. SSC CPO 2020 exam pattern comprises the mode of exam, number of question, total marks, duration and more. Staff Selection Commission will conduct both paper 1 and 2 in online or computer based mode. To grab good marks in the examination, candidates should be aware of the SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2020. Candidates who will qualify paper 1, paper 2 and physical test will be recruited to the post of Sub Inspector in Delhi Police, Border Security Force (BSF),  Central Industrial Security Force (CISF),  Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF),  Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBPF) &  Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and  Assistant Sub-Inspector in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) through this SSC CPO examination.
Latest- SSC released the SSC CPO 2020 application form. Submit the forms before July 16.

SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2020 (Paper 1 & 2)

Below are the highlights of the SSC CPO 2020 paper pattern of paper 1 and paper 2.

  • For each wrong answer, 0.25 negative marks will be deducted.
  • All the questions asked in paper 1 and paper 2 will be of Objective or Multiple Choice Type
  • The question paper will be set in Hindi and English medium, except the paper 2.

SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2020 for Paper 1

Paper-I Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
A General Intelligence and Reasoning  50 50 2 Hours (10.00 A.M. to 12.00 Noon)
B General Knowledge & General Awareness 50  50
C Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
D English Comprehension  50 50

SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2020 for Paper 2

Subject Maximum Marks /Questions Duration and timing
English language
& Comprehension
200 marks/200 questions 2 Hours
(From 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon)
(02:00 PM to 04:00 PM)
Also Read, SSC CPO SI Syllabus Here

Special Provision for NCC Cadets

Candidates having National Cadet Corps (NCC) certificate can avail the benefit of bonus marks in paper 1 and paper 2

Bonus Marks for NCC Cadets

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NCC Certificate Types Bonus Marks in each Paper (Paper-I and Paper-II)
NCC “C” Certificate 10 marks (5% of the maximum marks)
NCC “B” Certificate 6 marks (3% of the maximum marks)
NCC “A” Certificate 4 marks (2% of the maximum marks)

Physical Endurance Test (PET)-

Candidates who qualify the Paper-1 & Paper-2 with minimum SSC SI cut off need to appear in Physical Endurance Test (PET)/ PST and Medical test.

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

For Male candidates-

  • 100 meter race in 16 seconds
  • 1.6 Km race in 6.5 minutes
  • Long Jump- 3.65 meters in 3 chances
  • High Jump- 1.2 meters in 3 chances
  • Shot put (16 Lbs)- 4.5 meters in 3 chances

For Female candidates-

  • 100 meter race in 18 seconds
  •  800 meter race in 4 minutes
  • Long Jump- 2.7 meters (9 feet) in 3 chances
  • High Jump- 0.9 meters (3 feet) in 3 chances

To get recruited on the Sub- Inspector posts in Delhi Police, CAPFs and Assistant Sub- Inspector posts in CISF, candidates have to qualify all stages.

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