CPO/CAPF (Central armed police force) is an examination conducted by SSC (Staff Selection Commission) to recruit asst. Sub Inspector(ASI)/Sub Inspector(SI) for Central Armed Police Forces and Delhi Police.
General Description about SSC CPO Exam
CPO/CAPF often refers to (Central armed police force) is an examination conducted by SSC (Staff Selection Commission) to recruit asst. Sub Inspector(ASI)/Sub Inspector(SI) for Central Armed Police Forces and Delhi Police.
This Exam includes PET/PST (Physical Efficiency test and Physical standards) and Medical test after qualifying the Exam.
Posts under SSC CPO
|Group||Posts||Department||Job Role||Grade Pay|
|Group “C” in Delhi Police(DP)||Sub - Inspector (SI) in Delhi Police||Government of Delhi||to maintain law and order in Delhi||4,200|
|Group “B”||Sub – Inspector (SI) in Border Security Force (BSF)||Border Security forces||Protect the border between India & Pakistan||4,200|
|Group “B”||Sub – Inspector (SI) in Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)||Central Reserve police Force||Anti-riot and anti – Naxal force||4,200|
|Group “B”||Sub – Inspector in Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)||Indo Tiebet Police Force||Protect India-China border||4,200|
|Group “B”||Sub – Inspector (SI) in Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)||Sashastra Seema Bal||Protect Indo-Nepal/indo Bhutan Border||4,200|
|Group “B”||Sub – Inspector (SI) in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)||Central Industrial Security Force||provide security to various Govt Offices/PSU's and other important infrastructures.||4,200|
|Group “C” in CAF'S||Assistant Sub – Inspector (ASI) in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)||provide security to various Govt Offices/PSU's and other important infrastructures.||Central Industrial Security Force||2800|
SSC CPO eligibility CriteriaA candidate must be either:
- citizen of India,or
- a subject of Nepal, or
- a subject of Bhutan, or
- a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the IstJanuary, 1962 with theintention of permanently settling in India, or
- a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka,East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia andVietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be aperson in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to theExamination but the offer of appointment will be given only after the necessary eligibilitycertificate has been issued to him by theGovernment of India.
Minimum age is 20 years and maximum age is 25 years. Age relaxation provided to reserved categories as per the Government (PH - "Physically Handicapped" candidates are not eligible for this exam.)
SSC CPO Age details
|Physically Handicapped (PH)||10 years|
|PH + OBC||13 years|
|PH + SC/ST||15 years|
|Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir (General)||5 years|
|Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir (OBC)||8 years|
|Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir( SC/ST)||10 years|
SSC CPO Educational Qualification
- All Posts: Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.
- SI in Delhi Police: Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university + Male candidates must carry a valid Driving License for motor cycle and car during PET/PST, otherwise candidate will not be eligibile for SI Delhi Police.
SSC CPO Physical and Medical Standards
Physical Standards test (PST) for Male and Females
Physical Endurance Test (PET) for Male and Females
|For Male||For Female|
- Eye sight should be 6/6 and 6/9 without wearing specs or lenses and no color blindness
- Candidates should not have knock knee, flat foot, varicose vein or squint in eyes.
- Should be free from any Physical defects.
|TIER I (Computer based Examination)||PET/PST||TIER II (Computer based Examination)||Medical Test|
Subjects of the Exam:
After clearing the TIER I, You must have to appear in the PET/PST test.
If you fail in this test then your candidature will be rejected.
Please prepare well for this exam also because failure rate in this test is very high
Even 80% candidates are fail in this test.
Subjects of the Exam:
After clering TIER II, you have to appear into Medical test.
If you fail in this test, You can raise a request for Re-Medical at the time of Medical.
At last you have to clear this Medical test for final selection otherwise your candidature will be failed.