SSC CPO RECRUITMENT 2018

SSC CPO RECRUITMENT 2018

The Staff Selection Commission Central Police Organization (SSC CPO Recruitment 2018) conducts an examination for recruiting suitable candidates for multiple posts. These posts include:

  • Sub Inspector in Delhi Police
  • Sub Inspector in CAPF (Central Armed Police Forces)
  • Assistant Sub Inspector in CISF (Central Industrial Security Force).

This is a great opportunity for a career with the Central Government. Moreover, the notification also encourages women to apply as the Central Government endeavors to have a workforce that reflects gender balance.

SSC CPO NOTIFICATION 2018

SSC has released notification for the recruitment 2018 of various posts for 2018 on 03-03-2018. The last date to submit the application is 02-04-2018 (up to 5:00 PM). The application form can be filled online through the website: www.ssc.nic.in . The application fees for candidates (except SC/ST/Females who are exempted from payment of fee) is Rs. 100/- . The dates for the Computer Based Examinations are:

  • Paper 1: 04-06-2018 to 10-06-2018
  • Paper 2: 01-12-2018

PAY SCALE

  • Sub Inspector (GD) in CAPFs: The post is classified as Group B (Non-Ministerial) and carries the pay scale of Level 6 (Rs. 35400-112400).
  • Sub Inspector (Executive) in Delhi Police (Male/Female): The post is classified in Group C by Delhi Police and it carries the pay scale of Level 6 (Rs. 35400-112400).
  • Assistant Sub Inspector (Executive) in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF): The post is classified as Group C and carries a pay scale of Level 5 (Rs. 29200-92300).

VACANCIES

The tentative number of vacancies is 1223. The number of vacancies is liable to alteration.

CAPF ASI IN CISF DELHI POLICE TOTAL
1073 Vacancies will be intimated later. 150 1223

 

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ELIGIBILITY AND EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

To be able to sit in SSC CPO exam you need to make sure that you fulfil the following eligibility criteria:

Age Limit:

  • The Minimum Age Limit is 20 years.
  • The Maximum Age Limit is 25 years.

Educational Qualifications on 01-08-2018:

  • The candidate must be a Graduate in any discipline from any recognized University or equivalent.
  • Only for Delhi Police Sub Inspector post, the male candidates must possess a valid driving license of can and motorcycle during the physical test.

SSC CPO SELECTION PROCESS AND EXAM PATTERN

SSC will select the most suitable candidates based on the written exam and their Physical Test.

The SSC CPO examination will be conducted in online mode. The questions are Multiple Choice Objective type with a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each incorrect answer. It consists of two tiers:

Paper I

PART SUBJECT NUMBER OF QUESTIONS MARKS DURATION
I Quantitative Aptitude 50 50  

 

 

Two hours

II General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 50
III General Knowledge and Awareness 50 50
IV English 50 50
TOTAL 200 200

 

Paper II

SUBJECT NUMBER OF QUESTIONS MARKS DURATION
English Language and Comprehension 200 200 Two hours

 

 

 

PHYSICAL TEST

After qualifying Paper I, the candidates will be called for Physical Endurance Test (PET), Physical Standard Test (PST) and Medical Test. Only the candidates that qualify the Physical Test will be eligible for Paper II.

However, the Physical Test is only qualifying in nature and hence only the candidate’s combined performance in Paper I and Paper II will be considered for final merit.

Physical Standard Test (PST)

The details of requirements of Physical Standards for male and female are as follows:

  CANDIDATE HEIGHT

(cms)

CHEST(UN-EXPANDED) (cms) CHEST(EXPANDED)

(cms)

For Male candidates Male (General) 170 80 85
Belonging to hilly areas and areas of J&K,  North East, Sikkim 165 80 85
Scheduled Tribes 162.5 77 82
For Female candidates Female (General) 157
Belonging to hilly areas and areas of J&K,  North East, Sikkim 155
Scheduled Tribes 154

 

 Physical Endurance Test (PET)

There is separate test criteria for male and female as given below:

Male Candidates-

  • 100 meters race in 16 seconds.
  • 6 Km race in 6.5 minutes.
  • Long Jump- 3.65 meters in 3 chances.
  • High Jump-1.2 meters in 3 chances.
  • Shot put 16 Lbs.- 4.5 meters in 3 chances.

Female Candidates-

  • 100 meters race in 18 seconds.
  • 800 meters race in 4 minutes.
  • Long Jump-2.7 meters in 3 chances.
  • High Jump-0.9 meters in 3 chances.

SSC CPO SYLLABUS

The key to clearing any competitive exam is to be thorough with its syllabus. SSC CPO notification mentions the detailed syllabus for the examination. A candidate must go through it very carefully. The main topics to focus your attention while preparing for SSC CPO are mentioned below:

General Intelligence and Reasoning

This section requires constant practice of the following topics. Practice helps a competitive exam aspirant to manage his/her time efficiently during the examination. This is a very scoring section if practiced well. It consists of the following important topics:

  • Analogy
  • Classification
  • Series
  • Coding Decoding
  • Blood relations
  • Alphabet or Word Test
  • Ordering and Ranking
  • Venn diagram
  • Direction and distance
  • Missing numbers
  • Puzzles
  • Data sufficiency
  • Syllogism
  • Similarities and differences

General Knowledge and General Awareness

The questions in this section will test a candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him. Therefore, the candidates must stay in touch with current events through newspapers or through online platforms as well as prepare the following topics to form a basic understanding of a wide range of GK topics.

  • Polity
  • History
  • Science and Technology
  • Geography
  • Economy
  • National and International current Affairs
  • Culture

Quantitative Aptitude

The questions in this section test your ‘number sense’. It test your ability of proper use of numbers. Learn basic formulas, tricks and shortcuts to solve questions easily. The important topics in this section are:

  • Simplification
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Problems on mixtures
  • Number System
  • Averages
  • Algebra
  • Profit and Loss
  • Time and Work
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Speed, Time and Distance
  • Mensuration
  • Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Data Interpretation
  • Partnership

English

This section will test the candidate’s ability to understand correct English, his understanding of English Language, his writing ability, basic comprehension etc. Candidates need to prepare the following topics to excel in this section.

  • Error spotting
  • Vocabulary
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Fill in the Blanks (using prepositions, verbs, articles, etc.)
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Sentence Structure
  • Grammar and spellings

 

SSC CPO 2017 CUTOFF

The previous years’ cutoffs help the candidates in getting an idea about the level and standard of any competitive exam. Hence, it is recommended that you keep these cutoffs in mind while preparing for your examination. The previous year cutoff of SSC CPO examination are as follows:

PAPER I: Out of 200

CATEGORY MALE FEMALE
General 117.25 112.50
OBC 102 97.75
SC 90.25 84.75
ST 90 81
Ex-Servicemen 43

 

PAPER I AND PAPER II (COMBINED CUTOFF): Out of 400

CATEGORY MALE FEMALE
General 293.50 264.75
OBC 271.75 192
SC 217.50 161
ST 230 140
Ex-Servicemen 204

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