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SSC CPO Notification 2024

SSC CPO Notification 2024 has been released on 4th March 2024 on the official website of the SSC. The Staff Selection Commission conducts the Central Police Organization (CPO) exam, an open competitive Computer Examination for Recruitment of Sub-Inspectors (SI) in Delhi Police, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), Computer-Based and Assistant Sub-Inspectors in CISF.

SSC CPO Notification 2024 PDF

Along with the notification, important details such as eligibility criteria, exam dates, and application process are also made available to the candidates. Candidates must have access to the notification. So, we have mentioned below the direct link to download the notification.

Download the SSC CPO Notification 2024

SSC CPO Recruitment 2024 – Overview

SSC CPO Notification is released annually for all the candidates eligible for recruitment. The SSC CPO Notification 2024 has been released along with the overall details of the recruitment. Aspiring candidates must be aware of the overview details of the examination. So, we have mentioned below the SSC CPO 2024 Overview for all the candidates.

Particulars SSC CPO Notification 2024 Details
NameStaff Selection Commission Central Police Organization (SSC CPO)
Conducted byStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Exam LevelNational
Exam ModeOnline
Purpose of Exam To select candidates for the post of Sub-Inspector
Exam Helpdesk No.011-69999845
Official Website

SSC CPO Important Dates 2024

According to the released Notification by the SSC on 8th April 2024, the SSC CPO exam date has been rescheduled due to the General Election 2024. Candidates can check the updated exam date provided in the table below:

Events Dates
Release of the Notification4th March 2024
Dates for submission of online applications4th March 2024
Last date and time for receipt of online applications28th March 2024
Last date and time for making online fee payment28th March 2024 (23:00)
Application Correction Window30th March 2024 to 31st March 2024 (23:00)
Admit Card download start dateTo be Announced
Schedule of Computer-Based Examination27th, 28th, and 29th June 2024

SSC CPO Vacancies 2024

The total vacancies of 4187 posts have been released for the SSC CPO Recruitment 2024. Candidates can check the detailed category-wise vacancies mentioned below.

Sub-Inspector (Exe.) in Delhi Police-Male

The vacancies for the post of Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police (Male) are as follows.

Ex-Servicemen (ESM)321107
(Special Category)
Departmental Candidates5322112

Sub-Inspector (Exe.) in Delhi Police-Female

The vacancies for the post of Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police (Female) are as follows.


Sub-Inspector GD in CAPFs

The vacancies for the post of Sub-Inspector GD in CAPFs are as follows.


SSC CPO Apply Online 2024

SSC CPO Application Process 2024 has been started from the 4th of March 2024. Eligible candidates will be able to apply online till 28th March 2024. We have mentioned below the direct link to apply online for the comfort of the candidates.

Apply Online SSC CPO 2024

How To Apply for SSC CPO Notification 2024

Step 1: Get started by clicking on the official link provided on this page. It will direct you to the SSC CPO registration portal.

Step 2: On the registration portal, locate and click on the “Apply Link” provided on the official page. A new window will pop up, guiding you through the registration process.

Step 3: Begin your registration journey by clicking on “New Registration” in the SSC CPO 2024 application window. After that, hit the “Register” button to proceed.

Step 4: Provide essential details like your name, parents’ names, date of birth, email address, mobile number, and other necessary information to kick off the registration process.

Step 5: Once you’ve filled in the details, click on the “Submit” button to send your online registration form for SSC CPO 2024. Before submitting, double-check all the provided information to ensure accuracy. After submission, you’ll be issued a unique Registration ID for the SSC CPO 2024 exam.

Step 6: Now, use your provided Registration ID, date of birth, and password to log in and complete the second part of the SSC CPO 2024 application form.

Step 7: In the subsequent step, you’ll be required to upload your photographs and signature according to the specifications mentioned by SSC.

  • Photograph: Capture a clear photograph against a white or light-colored background, ensuring it is between 4 kb and 12 kb in size, with dimensions of 100*120 pixels (width x height).
  • Signature: Sign on a white sheet using black or blue ink, then scan it into a jpg format. The file size should be between 1 kb and 12 kb, with dimensions of 40*60 pixels (width x height).

Step 8: After completing the application form, take a moment to preview the entire SSC CPO 2024 application to check for any errors or glitches.

Step 9: Once you’ve thoroughly reviewed your application form, click on the “Final Submit” button to confirm and submit your SSC CPO 2024 application online.

Step 10: To complete the process, make the necessary application fee payment through online modes like net banking, Credit/Debit cards, BHIM, UPI, etc.

Finally, we recommend that you download and keep print copies of the submitted application form for SSC CPO 2024 as a reference and for your records. Good luck with your exam preparation! If you have any queries, don’t hesitate to seek assistance from the SSC authorities.

SSC CPO Application Fees 2024

  • Fee payable: Rs.100/- (Rupees One Hundred only).
  • Fee can be paid through BHIM UPI, Net Banking, or by using Visa MasterCard, Maestro RuPay Credit, or Debit cards or in cash at SBI Branch by generating SBI Challan.
  • Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), and Ex-servicemen (ESM) eligible for reservation are exempted from paying a fee.

SSC CPO Eligibility Criteria 2024

The SSC CPO Eligibility Criteria determines the qualifications for candidates applying for the Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police, CAPFs, and Assistant Sub-Inspector in CISF posts. Candidates must fulfill these criteria in order to be eligible for recruitment. We have mentioned below the detailed eligibility criteria for the SSC CPO 2024.

SSC CPO Age Limit

  • Min Age: 20 Years
  • Max Age: 25 years

The age limit must be fulfilled as of 1st August 2024. Candidates should not be born before 02.08.1999 and not later than 01.08.2004 to be eligible to apply.

SSC CPO Age Relaxation

CodeCategoryAge-Relaxation permissible beyond the upper age limit
/ age limit after relaxation
01SC/ ST5 years
02OBC3 years
06Ex-Servicemen (ESM)3 years after the deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as of the closing date,
 For the post of SI in Delhi Police (Category Codes-12 and 13) 
12Widows, divorced  women, and women judicially     separated     from     their husbands   and   who   are   not   re-
Up to 35 years of age
13Widows, divorced women, and women judicially separated from their husbands and who are not remarried (SC/ST)Up to 40 years of age
 For Departmental candidates of Delhi Police against the vacancies of Delhi Police only (Category Codes-17, 18 and 19) 
17Departmental candidates (Unreserved) who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular and continuous service as of the closing dateUp to 30 years of age
18Departmental candidates (OBC) who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular and continuous service as of the closing date.Up to 33 years of age
19Departmental candidates (SC/ST) who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular and continuous service as of the closing date.Up to 35 years of age

SSC CPO Educational Qualifications

  • Educational Qualification for all posts is a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or equivalent.

For the post of Sub Inspector in Delhi Police only

Male candidates must possess a valid Driving License for LMV (Motorcycle and Car) on the date fixed for Physical Endurance and Measurement Tests. However, the candidates who do not have a Valid Driving License for LMV (Motorcycle and Car) are eligible for all other posts in CAPFs.

SSC CPO Selection Process 2024

The SSC CPO recruitment process consists of Paper-1, Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Endurance Test (PET), Paper-2, and Detailed Medical Examination (DME). On the basis of their performance in Paper-I, candidates will be shortlisted for appearing in PET/ PST Examination.

  • The Commission shall have the discretion to fix different minimum qualifying marks in each part of Paper-I taking into consideration among others, category-wise vacancies and category-wise number of candidates.
  • PET/ PST is mandatory but qualifying in nature. Ex-Servicemen are not required to undergo PET.
  • Only those candidates who qualified in PET/ PST will be allowed to appear in Paper-II Examination.
  • Minimum qualifying marks in Paper-I and Paper-II are as follows: UR: 30%OBC/ EWS: 25%All other categories: 20%.
  • On the basis of their performance in Paper-I + Paper-II, candidates will be shortlisted for appearing in Medical Examination. Candidates, who are successful in Medical examinations, will be called for detailed Document Verification.
  • All shortlisted candidates are required to come for Document Verification. Those failing to do so will not be considered for final selection.
  • Candidates are required to submit all documents in original for verification at the time of Document Verification.

SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2024

Candidates who are willing to sit for the SSC CPO examinations must be aware of the examination procedure. We have mentioned below the detailed exam pattern of both the papers for the candidates.

SSC CPO Paper 1 Exam Pattern

SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
General Intelligence and Reasoning5050120 mins
General Knowledge and General Awareness5050
Quantitative Aptitude5050
English Comprehension5050

SSC CPO Paper 2 Exam Pattern

SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
English language & Comprehension200200120 mins

Physical Standard Test (for All Posts)

S. No.Category of candidatesHeight (in cm)Chest
(in cm)
(in cm)
(i)Male candidates except those listed at S No (ii) and (iii)1708085
(ii)Candidates belonging to  Hill areas of   Garhwal,   Kumaon,   Himachal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas,  Kashmir  Valley,  Leh  & Ladakh regions, North-Eastern States and Sikkim.1658085
(iii)All candidates belonging to  Scheduled Tribes162.57782
(iv)Female candidates except those listed at S No (v) and (vi)157
(v)Female candidates belonging to Hill areas of Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras,  Marathas,  Kashmir  Valley, Leh   & Ladakh regions, North- Eastern States and Sikkim155
(vi)All female candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes154

2. Weight – Corresponding to height (for all posts).

Physical Endurance Test (PET) (For All Posts)

1. For Male Candidates Only

  • 100-metre race in 16 seconds
  • 1.6 kms race in 6.5 minutes
  • Long Jump: 3.65 metres in 3 chances
  • High Jump: 1.2 metres in 3 chances
  • Shot put (16 Lbs): 4.5 meters in 3 chance

2. For Female Candidates Only

  • 100-metre race in 18 seconds
  • 800-metre race in 4 minutes
  • Long Jump: 2.7 metres in 3 chances
  • High Jump: 0.9 metres in 3 chances


  • There shall be no minimum requirement of chest measurement for Female candidates.
  • Relaxation in height and chest (as the case may be) as mentioned above will be permissible only on production of certificate in the Performa as prescribed in Annexure-IX from the competent authorities of the District where they ordinarily reside(s).
  • The relaxation in physical standards (height/ chest) once granted at the time of initial appointment in Delhi Police will hold good till the individual concerned remains in Delhi Police.

Medical Standard (For All Posts)

1.  Medical Examination

  • All the candidates who qualify in Paper II will be medically examined by the Medical Officer of the CAPFs or any other Medical Officer or Assistant Surgeon belonging to Grade I of any Central/ State Govt. Hospital or Dispensary.
  • Candidates, who are found to be unfit, will be informed of the position and they can appeal to the Review Medical Board within the prescribed time limit of 15 days.
  • The decision of the Re-Medical Board/ Review Medical Board will be final and no appeal/ representation against the decision of the Re-Medical Board/ Review Medical Board will be entertained.

2. Eye sight

  • 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 better, and vice versa.

3. The candidate must not have knock knee, flat foot, varicose vein, or squint in eyes and they should possess high colour vision. 

4. They must be in good mental and bodily health and free from any physical defect likely to interfere with the efficient performance of their duties. 

5. Finally selected candidates for the posts of Sub-Inspector and Assistant Sub-Inspector would, as part of the training curriculum, have to pass seven obstacle events as mentioned below, failing which they may not be retained in the Force:

  • Jumping over the Vertical Board
  • Holding the rope on jumping from the Board
  • Tarzan Swing
  • Jumping on the Horizontal Board
  • Parallel Rope.
  • Monkey Crawl
  • Vertical

6. Tattoo: Tattoos will be allowed as per the following stipulations only:

  • Content: Tattoos depicting religious symbols or figures and the name, as followed in the Indian Army are permitted.
  • Location: Tattoos marked on traditional sites of the body like the inner aspect of the forearm but only the left forearm, a non-saluting limb, or dorsum of the hands will be allowed.
  • Size: Size must be less than ¼ of the particular part (Elbow or Hand) of the body.

SSC CPO Posts & Salary

The details of the posts are as under:

  1. Sub-Inspector (GD) in CAPFs: The post carries a pay scale of Level-6 (Rs.35,400-1,12,400/-) and is classified as Group “B” (Non-Gazetted), Non-Ministerial.
  2. Sub Inspector (Executive) – (Male/ Female) in Delhi Police: The post carries pay scale of Leve-6 (Rs.35,400-1,12,400/-) and is classified as Group “C” (Non-Gazetted) by Delhi Police.

SSC CPO Preference for Posts

During Document Verification, candidates shall be required to indicate the posts/ Force for which they would like to be considered, in the order of preference. The detail of various posts is as follows:

  • Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police (A)
  • Sub-Inspector in Border Security Force (B)
  • Sub-Inspector in Central Industrial Security Force (C)
  • Sub-Inspector in Central Reserve Police Force (D)
  • Sub-Inspector in Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (E)
  • Sub-Inspector in Sashastra Seema Bal (F)
  • Assistant Sub-Inspector in Central Industrial Security Force (G)

SSC CPO Syllabus 2024

Detailed knowledge of the syllabus is crucial for all aspiring candidates in order to create an effective preparation strategy. We have mentioned below the detailed SSC CPO Syllabus as per the previous year’s notification. The syllabus is expected to remain the same for this year. Once the official notification is released, we will update you with the latest syllabus.

SSC CPO Paper 1 Syllabus

General Intelligence Reasoning

  • Semantic Analogy
  • Symbolic/Number Analogy
  • Figural Analogy Semantic Classifications
  • Symbolic/Number Classification
  • Figural Classification
  • Semantic Series
  • Number Series
  • Figural Series
  • Problem-Solving
  • Word Building
  • Coding/Decoding
  • Numerical/Symbolic Operations
  • Space Orientations
  • Venn Diagrams/ Drawing Inferences
  • Figural Pattern/ Indexing
  • Embedded Figures
  • Critical Thinking
  • Emotional/Social Intelligence.

General Awareness

  • Current Affairs
  • Important Appointments
  • Awards and Recognitions
  • Static GK (History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy) and Scientific Research

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Percentage
  • Ratio and Proportions
  • Average
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Mixture and Allegations
  • Time Distance and Work
  • Basic Algebra
  • Linear Equations
  • Geometry
  • Mensuration
  • Trigonometry
  • Heights and Distance
  • Bar/Pie Chart
  • Histogram/ Frequency Polygon

English Comprehension

Candidates’ ability to understand correct English, his/ her basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested.

SSC CPO Descriptive Paper Syllabus

The English Language and Comprehension

  • Error recognition
  • Filling in the blanks (using verbs, prepositions, articles etc.,)
  • Vocabulary and spellings
  • Sentence Structure
  • Synonyms & Antonyms
  • Sentence Completion
  • Phrases and Idiomatic use of Words
  • Comprehension.

SSC CPO Result 2024

SSC releases the results for all the candidates who have appeared in the examination on their official website. Candidates can easily check their results from the official website of the SSC. Once the examinations are conducted and the official result is released we will also provide you with the direct link to download the result.

Download the SSC CPO Result 2024 (Link Inactive)

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SSC CPO Notification 2024 – Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. What is SSC CPO?

Ans. SSC CPO stands for Staff Selection Commission Central Police Organization, an exam for recruiting Sub-Inspectors in various central police forces in India.

Q2. Which central police forces are covered under SSC CPO?

Ans. SSC CPO recruits for forces like Delhi Police, CISF, BSF, ITBP, CRPF, and SSB.

Q.3 When will the SSC CPO Notification 2024 be released?

Ans. SSC CPO Notification 2024 has been released on 4th March 2024.

Q.4 When will the SSC CPO 2024 Paper I be conducted?

Ans. SSC CPO 2024 Paper I is expected to be conducted 27th, 28th, and 29th of June 2024.

Q.5 What is the minimum age limit to apply online for recruitment?

Ans. 20 years is the minimum age limit to apply online for recruitment.


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