SSC CPO Selection Process – Know All the selection procedure for SSC CPO


The CPO exam is conducted by the SSC to recruit candidates for Delhi Police, CISF, ITBP and other police forces in the country. The SSC CPO 2018 is going to be conducted in the latter part of the year. If you are looking to get a government job that gives your power and respect, then you must apply for the job. In the following article, we would be talking about the SSC CPO Selection Process so that you know what are the steps that you need to go through when you get selected for SSC CPO 2018?

SSC CPO Eligibility

SSC CPO Selection Process – The Overview

The overall SSC CPO Selection Process involves the following steps:

  1. The Application Process
  2. SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam
  3. PET/PST Test
  4. SSC CPO Tier 2 Test
  5. Result

As you can see that there are three tests in the overall selection procedure – SSC CPO Tier 1, Physical Test (PET/PST) and the Tier 2. Let us take a detailed look at the details of the SSC CPO Selection Process.

CPO Selection Process – The Details

The Application Process

The SSC CPO application process is completed online only. This means that you have to log on to the online portal at SSC and then fill in the online application form. Please keep the following things in mind while you complete the online application.

  • Make sure you fill in all the information correctly.
  • The photos and the scanned photographs need to be in the specific format. You need to ensure that your photo is within the prescribed format.
  • You can pay your application fee online through credit card or any other mode as accepted by the SSC

To know more about the Application process for SSC CPO, click on the link below:

SSC CPO Apply Online 2018

The SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam Pattern

After you have successfully filled in the application form and downloaded the admit card, you need to appear for the SSC CPO Tier 1. Tier 1 is an MCQ type question paper and it is conducted online. This means that you have to go to the exam venue and you would be allotted a computer and you have to answer on the computer. The questions would come from subjects like General Awareness, Reasoning, English and Quantitative Aptitude (Maths). For every right answer, you would get 1 marks and for every wrong answer, 0.25 marks would be deducted.

To get more information on the subjects, the total marks and the allotted time for SSC CPO Tier 1, click on the button below:

SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2018

The PET/PST Test

Next stage of the CPO selection process is the Physical Enduration Test (PET) and Physical Standard Test (PST). This stage is only qualifying in nature, this means that the score would not be counted for your selection. The following tests are included in the PET.

Activity PET Criteria (Male) PET Criteria (Female)
100 Metre Race Completed in 16 Seconds Completed in 18 Seconds
1600/800 Metre Race 1600 Metre Race Completed in 6.5 Minutes 800 Metre Race Completed in 4 Minutes
Long Jump 3.65 Metres in 3 Chances 2.7 Metres in 3 Chances
High Jump 1.2 Metres in 3 Chances 0.9 Metres in 3 Chances
Shot Put 4.5 Metres in 3 chance

You need to meet certain physical standards to pass the PST test. To know more about the Physical standards, click on the link below:

SSC CPO Eligibility Details 2018

SSC CPO Tier 2 Exam

The final stage in the exam is SSC CPO selection process is Tier 2. In Tier 2, you only have to answer questions on the English language. You would be asked questions on English grammar and comprehension. There would 200 marks for 200 questions. The exam pattern is the same as SSC CPO Tier 1 exam.

To know the complete syllabus for SSC Tier 2, click on the link below:

SSC CPO Syllabus 2018

SSC CPO Final Result

The final stage is perhaps the toughest stage of the process. This is waiting for the final result! The SSC CPO result dates 2018 are still not known. Once the results are declared, you would be able to check it and get your SSC CPO scorecard which would tell you that you have qualified! To know more about the results and how to download it, click on the following link:

SSC CPO Result 2018 – Full Details

These were some of the most important information about SSC CPO Selection Process. Hope this article helped you. To know more about the SSC CPO 2018 exam, click on the link below:

SSC CPO 2018 – Complete Details