SSC CPO SI Syllabus PDF and Exam Pattern 2020

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SSC has been recently released the notification for the recruitment of 2745 CPO SI vacancies. The written examination will be conducted on 11-13 December 2019. Candidates can check further details SSCDelhi Sub Inspector the official website portal of the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is

SSC CPO SI Exam syllabus 2020

Organization Name : Staff Selection Commission (SSC)

Name of Post: CPO SI

Total Posts: 2745

Category: Syllabus

Selection Process: Online Examination(CBT), PET and Medical Lest

Job Location: Central

Official Website:

The four stages of SSC CPO exam pattern are as follows.

Paper I

Physical Test


Medical Examination

SSC CPO Paper I Exam Pattern 2019

Paper-I (Tier-I) has four sections. You can check the below table for complete details.

Subject No. of Questions Max. Marks Duration
General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 50 2 Hours
General Awareness 50 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
English Language & Comprehension 50 50
Total 200 200
  1. Paper I will be online consisting of 200 questions for 200 marks.
  2. You will be given 2 hours to answer questions.
  3. Each correct answer will fetch you +1 mark and for each wrong answer, -0.25marks will be deducted.

SSC CPO Paper-II Exam Pattern

Subject Questions Marks Duration
English Language & Comprehension 200 200 2 Hours
  1. Paper-II will contain English language & Comprehension questions.
  2. It will be conducted online.
  3. There will be 200 questions awarded 200 marks.
  4. Total time duration is 2 Hours.

SSC CPO PET/PST Test Pattern

Candidates Male Female
Height Chest (Expanded/Un-expanded) Height Chest
General 170 80/85 157 NA
Belonging to Hilly regions & areas of J&K, North East & Sikkim 165 80/85 155
Scheduled Tribes 162.5 77/82 154

Both Male and Female candidates have to qualify the PET test. Some important points on the same is given below:

SSC CPO PET Test Qualifications

Male Candidates Female candidates
100 metre race – 16 seconds

1.6 Km Race in – 6.5 minutes

Long Jump: 3.65 metres – 5 chances

High Jump: 1.2 metres – 3 chances

Short put 16 LBS: 4.5 metres – 3 chances

100 metre race – 18 second

800 metre race – 4 minutes

Long Jump: 2.7 metres or 9 feet – 3 chances

High Jump: 0.9 metres or 3 feet – 3 chances

SSC CPO Medical Test

SSC CPO Syllabus

The syllabus for SSC CPO is decided by the conducting body i.e. the Staff Selection Commission itself. The below mentioned SSC CPO syllabus 2019 is for two written exams Paper I & Paper II. Both paper I and paper II examination of SSC CPO are conducted online.

Let’s take a look at detailed SSC CPO Syllabus 2019 (Topics and section-wise) for Paper I.

General Intelligence & Reasoning

SSC CPO Syllabus for General Intelligence & Reasoning
Topics Types of Questions Weightage
Analogy Semantic and Figural analogy, letters and numbers Symbolic/Numbers, images and meaning based 6-8 Questions
Coding Decoding Coding decoding by letter shifting, coding by analogy and words 3-5 Questions
Classifications Semantic and Figural classifications, Symbolic/Numbers classification 6-7Questions
Series Semantic, Figural, number and mixed series and series based on general knowledge 3-5 Questions
Order Ranking Sequence of order and ranking will be asked from the given data 1-2 Questions
Direction & Distances Problems based on network, routes and distances travelled are asked 1-3 Questions
Missing numbers Numbers and alphabet based Matrix and Diagrams 2-3 Questions
Alphabet or word test Sequence and word formation, Matrix, jumbled words, suffix etc. 3-5 Questions
Venn diagram Venn Diagram, Logical, Syllogism etc 4-5 Questions
Puzzles Double line-up arrangements, circular arrangements, seating arrangements, linear arrangements etc. 3-5 Questions
Data sufficiency Cubes and Dices, Arithmetic operation etc 4-5 Questions
Non- verbal reasoning Paper folding, Cubes and dices, counting figures etc. 5-7 Questions

SSC CPO Syllabus for General Knowledge & Awareness

Topics Types of Questions Weightage
History Ancient and Medieval History, India’s freedom struggle 6-7 Questions
Geography Indian and World Geography 5-6 Questions
Polity Government Portfolios, Judiciary and Constitution of India 3-5 Questions
Science & Technology Environment, Nutrition, Diseases, Physics, Chemistry, Biology etc. 10-13 Questions
Books and Authors Authors and Famous books 1.2 Question
Economy Economic Organisation, Indian and world organisation 4-5 Questions
National & international Affairs Government policies and schemes, National and International days, events and news etc. 10-11 Questions
International Organisations International Organisation headquarter and their year of establishments 1-2 Questions
Current events Latest Sports events, Venues and Winners 2-3 Questions

SSC CPO Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude

Topics Types of Questions Weightage
Mixture Problems Questions on mixtures of Two or Three quantities and their ratios 1-2 Questions
Ratio Proportions Simple and compound ratios, Direct and indirect proportions 3-4 Questions
Number Systems Rational, irrational Numbers, LCM, HCF, integers 1-3 Questions
Simplification Fraction, BODMAS, Decimals, Ratios etc. 4-5 Questions
Algebra Quadratic and Linear Equation, Identities etc. 4-6 Questions
Profit and Loss Partnership, Discounts and Marked Prices, Problems on Profit and Loss, successive sellings, etc. 4-5 Questions
Percentage Basic Percentage Questions 1-2 Questions
Average Average problems on Average of height, weight, Age, Marks, money expenditure, temperature etc. 2-3 Questions
Time and work Time and Work, Work and wages, Work efficiency, Pipes and cisterns etc. 1-2 Questions
Speed, Time and Distance Problems on River, boats and streams, Relative speed etc. 1-3 Questions
Mensuration Are, Surface Area and volume of Various Geometric Shapes 3-5 Questions
Simple Interest Problems on Simple and compound interest 1-3 questions
Trigonometry Height and distances, Identities, Trigonometric ratios etc 3-5 Questions
Geometry Quadrilateral, Triangles, Circlies, Chords,Cubes, cones etc. 4-6 Questions
Data Interpretations Questions on Bar graph, Table, Pie Chart, Line Chart 4-5 Questions

SSC CPO Syllabus For English Comprehension

Topics Types Of Questions Weightage
Idioms One word substitution, meaning of Idioms 3-5 Questions
Error detection Finding error in a sentence or a phrase 4-5 Questions
Vocabulary Spellings, Synonyms and Antonyms 5-10 Questions
Cloze test Questions based on passages containing particular idea, cloze tests 5-10 Questions
Reading comprehensions Passages will focus on topics related to social issues, business and economies moral stories and humanities like Art, human behaviour, Psychology, medicine etc. 5-10 Questions
Grammar sections Spotting the error, Phrase Replacements, Fill in the blanks 8-10 Questions

SSC CPO Syllabus 2019 – Paper II

SSC CPO Syllabus Paper II is a descriptive exam comprising only English section.

SSC CPO Syllabus Paper II

English Language & Comprehension Error recognition, filling in the blanks (using verbs, preposition, articles etc), Vocabulary, Spellings, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Completion, Phrases and Idiomatic use of Words, comprehension etc.