SSC CPO Syllabus 2018 | CPO SI Syllabus


SSC CPO 2018 is the exam is going to be conducted in the latter half of 2018. The exam was supposed to begin in March 2018, but it is postponed due to administrative reasons. One of the most important information that you need for your preparation is the SSC CPO syllabus. A lot of candidates have a lot of questions. Some wonder whether SSC CPO SI syllabus is the same as the syllabus for CAPFs. Well, yes it is. The CPO Exam Syllabus is the same for all posts. So, no matter what you post you are applying for, you would need to follow the same syllabus of CPO. Here, we are going to talk about the CPO exam syllabus and look at the details that you should know to prepare for SSC CPO 2018.

SSC CPO Syllabus – Knowing the Exam Pattern

Before we know about the SSC CPO syllabus, it is recommended that you get to know about the em pattern of SSC CPO, In the following table,  we would take a look at the topics that are included in the syllabus and the SSC CPO exam pattern as a whole as well. The following tables give the details of the exam pattern.

CPO Exam Pattern for Tier 1

Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 50 2 hours
General Knowledge 50 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
English Comprehension 50 50
Total 200 200 2 hours

SSC CPO Exam Pattern for Tier 2

The last stage of the exam is SSC CPO Tier 2. It would be conducted after the Tier 1, PET/PST and Medical Test. The pattern is as follows:

  • The total time duration of the exam is of 120 minutes i.e. 2 hours.
  • The total number of questions asked will be around 200 and the maximum marks for Paper-2 will be 200
  • The test will be of English Language and Comprehension and it would be conducted online.

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SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2018

SSC CPO Syllabus – Complete Details

As seen from the tables above, the written exam has two stages – Tier 1 and Tier 2. Let us first take a look at the SSC CPO SI syllabus for Tier 1. If you are applying for other posts, then you have the same syllabus as well.

SSC CPO SI Syllabus for Tier 1

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

CPO SI Syllabus for Tier 2

After Tier 1 and the physical test, you would have to appear for Tier 2. Tier 2 would only have questions on English Comprehension and Grammar. There would be around 200 questions and the marks would 200. The syllabus would be as follows:

Section Syllabus
English Language and Comprehension ·  Error Recognition

·  Fill in the Blanks

·  Vocabulary

·  Spellings

·  Grammar

·  Sentence Structure

·  Synonyms

·  Antonyms

·  Sentence Completion

·  Phrases and Idiomatic Use of Words

·  Comprehension

So, these are the topics that are included in the SSC CPO Syllabus. Hope you found this article on the syllabus of CPO to be useful. For complete details on SSC CPO 2018, click on the link below:

SSC CPO 2018 – Complete Details