SSC CPO SI Syllabus PDF and Exam Pattern 2020

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Candidates who are searching for Staff Selection CommissionCPO SI Syllabus 2020 can get the complete details. If you prepare well, first you have to proper understanding of the exam Syllabus and Exam Pattern this will help you more chance to get a job in this recruitment.

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.

SubjectNo. of QuestionsMax. MarksDuration
General Intelligence & Reasoning50502 Hours
General Awareness5050
Quantitative Aptitude5050
English Language & Comprehension5050
  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

English Language & Comprehension2002002 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

HeightChest (Expanded/Un-expanded)HeightChest
Belonging to Hilly regions & areas of J&K, North East & Sikkim16580/85155
Scheduled Tribes162.577/82154

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 CandidatesFemale 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
TopicsTypes of QuestionsWeightage
AnalogySemantic and Figural analogy, letters and numbers Symbolic/Numbers, images and meaning based6-8 Questions
Coding DecodingCoding decoding by letter shifting, coding by analogy and words3-5 Questions
ClassificationsSemantic and Figural classifications, Symbolic/Numbers classification6-7Questions
SeriesSemantic, Figural, number and mixed series and series based on general knowledge3-5 Questions
Order RankingSequence of order and ranking will be asked from the given data1-2 Questions
Direction & DistancesProblems based on network, routes and distances travelled are asked1-3 Questions
Missing numbersNumbers and alphabet based Matrix and Diagrams2-3 Questions
Alphabet or word testSequence and word formation, Matrix, jumbled words, suffix etc.3-5 Questions
Venn diagramVenn Diagram, Logical, Syllogism etc4-5 Questions
PuzzlesDouble line-up arrangements, circular arrangements, seating arrangements, linear arrangements etc.3-5 Questions
Data sufficiencyCubes and Dices, Arithmetic operation etc4-5 Questions
Non- verbal reasoningPaper folding, Cubes and dices, counting figures etc.5-7 Questions

SSC CPO Syllabus for General Knowledge & Awareness

TopicsTypes of QuestionsWeightage
HistoryAncient and Medieval History, India’s freedom struggle6-7 Questions
GeographyIndian and World Geography5-6 Questions
PolityGovernment Portfolios, Judiciary and Constitution of India3-5 Questions
Science & TechnologyEnvironment, Nutrition, Diseases, Physics, Chemistry, Biology etc.10-13 Questions
Books and AuthorsAuthors and Famous books1.2 Question
EconomyEconomic Organisation, Indian and world organisation4-5 Questions
National & international AffairsGovernment policies and schemes, National and International days, events and news etc.10-11 Questions
International OrganisationsInternational Organisation headquarter and their year of establishments1-2 Questions
Current eventsLatest Sports events, Venues and Winners2-3 Questions

SSC CPO Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude

TopicsTypes of QuestionsWeightage
Mixture ProblemsQuestions on mixtures of Two or Three quantities and their ratios1-2 Questions
Ratio ProportionsSimple and compound ratios, Direct and indirect proportions3-4 Questions
Number SystemsRational, irrational Numbers, LCM, HCF, integers1-3 Questions
SimplificationFraction, BODMAS, Decimals, Ratios etc.4-5 Questions
AlgebraQuadratic and Linear Equation, Identities etc.4-6 Questions
Profit and LossPartnership, Discounts and Marked Prices, Problems on Profit and Loss, successive sellings, etc.4-5 Questions
PercentageBasic Percentage Questions1-2 Questions
AverageAverage problems on Average of height, weight, Age, Marks, money expenditure, temperature etc.2-3 Questions
Time and workTime and Work, Work and wages, Work efficiency, Pipes and cisterns etc.1-2 Questions
Speed, Time and DistanceProblems on River, boats and streams, Relative speed etc.1-3 Questions
MensurationAre, Surface Area and volume of Various Geometric Shapes3-5 Questions
Simple InterestProblems on Simple and compound interest1-3 questions
TrigonometryHeight and distances, Identities, Trigonometric ratios etc3-5 Questions
GeometryQuadrilateral, Triangles, Circlies, Chords,Cubes, cones etc.4-6 Questions
Data InterpretationsQuestions on Bar graph, Table, Pie Chart, Line Chart4-5 Questions

SSC CPO Syllabus For English Comprehension

TopicsTypes Of QuestionsWeightage
IdiomsOne word substitution, meaning of Idioms3-5 Questions
Error detectionFinding error in a sentence or a phrase4-5 Questions
VocabularySpellings, Synonyms and Antonyms5-10 Questions
Cloze testQuestions based on passages containing particular idea, cloze tests5-10 Questions
Reading comprehensionsPassages 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 sectionsSpotting the error, Phrase Replacements, Fill in the blanks8-10 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 & ComprehensionError 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.

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