SSC CPO 2023 Notification
SSC (Staff Selection Commission) organizes a recruitment process for SSC CPO exam which is a national level test for various posts of Inspector and Sub-Inspector (SI) in various departments under the Government of India. It is conducted on an annual basis. The official notification of SSC CPO 2022 is released on July 21, 2023. Here is an overview of the recruitment process:
|Name of the Exam||SSC CPO 2023|
|Conducting body||Staff Selection Commission (SSC)|
|SSC CPO Full Form||Staff Selection Commission Central Police Organisation|
|Post||Sub-Inspector (SI) and Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI)|
|Notification release||21st July 2023|
|Mode of Application||Online|
SSC CPO 2023 Important Dates
The important dates for SSC CPO 2023 are provided below. You are advised to keep checking them so that don't miss out on any important activity viz. registration, preparation etc.
|Dates for submission of online applications||22.07.2023 to 15.08.2023|
Last date and time for receipt of online
|15.08.2023 (2300 hours)|
Date of ‘Window for Application Form Correction' and online payment of Correction
16.08.2023 to 17.08.2023
|Schedule of Computer Based Examination||October, 2023|
SSC CPO 2023 Vacancies
Since the latest notification is now released, we are providing the SSC CPO latest vacancies. This will help you get an idea of the latest vacancy trends.
Sub-Inspector (Exe.) in Delhi Police-Male
Sub-Inspector (Exe.) in Delhi Police-Female
Sub-Inspector (GD) in CAPFs
NOTE: Candidates selected for appointment to posts of SI in CAPFs are liable to serve anywhere in India.
SSC CPO 2023 Exam Dates
The exam date will be most likely in October 2023; however it is subject to change as per the latest update form SSC. We will keep updating this space.
SSC CPO 2023 Exam Pattern
There are 4 stages in this recruitment process which are below:
- SSC CPO 2023 Paper I
- SSC CPO 2023 PET/PST
- SSC CPO 2023 Paper 2
- SSC CPO 2023 Medical Examination
SSC CPO 2023 Paper I Exam Pattern
| ||Subject||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration/ Time Allowed|
|Part I||General Intelligence and Reasoning||50||50||Two Hours|
|Part II||General Knowledge and General Awareness||50||50|
|Part III||Quantitative Aptitude||50||50|
|Part IV||English Comprehension||50||50|
- Questions in both papers will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type. Questions will be set in Hindi and English in Parts-I, II and III of Paper-I.
- There will be negative marking equal to one-third of the marks allotted to the question for each wrong answer in Paper-I & Paper-II.
SSC CPO Notification 2023: Physical Standard Test (PST)
|Category of candidates||Height (in cms)||Chest (in cms )|
|(i) For male candidates only GENERAL||170||80||85|
|For candidates belonging to Hill areas of Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Leh & Ladakh regions of J&K, North-Eastern States, and Sikkim||165||80||85|
|For all candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes||162.5||77||82|
|(ii) For Female candidates only GENERAL||157||–||–|
|For candidates belonging to Hill areas of Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Leh & Ladakh regions of J&K, North-Eastern States, and Sikkim||155||–||–|
|For all candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribe||154||–||–|
SSC CPO Notification 2023: Physical Efficiency(Endurance) Test (PET)
Only those candidates, who have scored above the cut-off marks fixed by the Commission in Paper I would be required to appear in the Physical Endurance Test/Medical examination.
For male candidates only
- 100 meters race in 16 seconds
- 1.6 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
For female candidates only
- 100 meters race in 18 seconds
- 800 meters race in 4 minutes
- Long Jump: 2.7 meters (9 feet) in 3 chances.
- High Jump: 0.9 meters (3 feet) in 3 chances.
Only those candidates, who qualified in PET/PST and were found medically fit will be allowed to appear in SSC CPO Paper-II.
SSC CPO 2023 Paper 2 Exam Pattern
|Subject||Maximum Marks /Questions||Duration and timing|
|English language & Comprehension||200 marks/200 questions||2 Hours|
- MCQs will be there.
- There will be a negative marking of 0.25 mark per incorrectly answered question.
SSC CPO 2023 Medical Examination
All the candidates who qualify in Paper-II will be medically examined by the Medical Officer of the CAPFs or any other Medical Officer or Assistant Surgeon belonging to Grade-I of any Central/ State Govt. Hospital or Dispensary. Review Medical Examination(RME) of the candidates, who are found to be unfit during Detailed Medical Examination(DME), will be conducted in continuation of DME preferably on the next day of DME. Decision of Re-Medical Board/Review Medical Board will be final and no appeal/representation against the decision of the Re-Medical Board/Review Medical Board will be entertained.
SSC CPO 2023 Final Selection
Merit list will be released based on the marks obtained by candidates in the written examination and physical efficiency test.
SSC CPO 2023 Eligibility Criteria
Age Limit (As on January 1, 2023)
- Minimum Age: 20 years
- Maximum Age: 25 years
A candidate must hold a Bachelor's Degree From a Recognised University Or Equivalent to be eligible.
The minimum distant vision to be eligible for the SSC CPO exam should be 6/6 and 6/9 of two eyes without correction i.e. without wearing glasses.
The candidate must not have a knock knee, flat foot, varicose vein, or squint in the eyes and they should possess high color vision.
SSC CPO 2023 Application Fee
- Candidates are required to pay a fee of Rs 100.
- Female/ SC/ ST candidates are exempt from this fee.
- Fees can be paid through SBI Challan/ SBI Net banking or credit/ debit card of any bank.
SSC CPO 2023 Previous Year Cut-offs