SSC (CPO) Central Police Organisation released a notification on its official website in July 2023. The selection process is ongoing. Total Post is 1876. KGS provides beneficial Tips in guiding potential candidates to get into various posts under the Central Govt. SSC CPO Exam which aims to recruit eligible candidates for the position of Sub Inspector in Delhi Police, CISF, CAPF, etc. Cracking the SSC CPO exam becomes easy when you can plan your preparation. Not every candidate is able to turn their aspirations into reality but if You have a good preparation approach You Will Crack it. Through this article, we will provide the best tips to kick-start preparations for your dream job. Best preparation strategy and tips for SSC CPO.

SSC CPO Recruitment 2023

There are 4 stages – Paper-I(CBE), Physical Standard Test (PST)/Physical Endurance Test (PET), Paper II &  Medical Test. Candidates qualifying in each stage are shortlisted for Sub Inspector (Executive) in Delhi Police and Sub Inspector (General Duty) in CAPFs.

These are the posts to be recruited through SSC CPO 2023 Exam.

  • Sub-Inspector (Executive) in Delhi Police
  • Sub-Inspector (GD) in Border Security Force (BSF)
  • Sub-Inspector (GD) in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
  • Sub-Inspector (GD) in Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
  • Sub-Inspector (GD) in Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBP)
  • Sub-Inspector (GD) in Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)

Educational Qualification (as of 15.08.2023)

  • For the post of Sub Inspector (GD) in Delhi Police & CAPFs- A candidate must have Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognised University.
  • For the post of SI (Executive) in Delhi Police (Males only)– Male candidates must have a valid Driving License for LMV (Motor cycle and Car) as on the date fixed for Physical Endurance and Standard Tests. Learner License is not acceptable.

SSC CPO SI Age Limit (as of 01.08.2023)

  • Minimum Age Limit – 20 years
  • Maximum Age Limit – 25 years

The age limit is  20-25 years; i.e. Candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1998 and not later than 01.08.2003.
Permissible relaxation in the upper age limit for different categories, excluding the departmental candidates of Delhi Police, is in accordance with the provisions of DoP&T OM No. 15012/2/2010-Estt.(D) dated 27.03.2012.

Exam Pattern

  • Questions asked in paper-1 and paper-2 of SSC CPO 2023 will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type.
  • Questions asked in Paper 1 will be bilingual, i.e. in both Hindi and English while Ques. Paper II will be only in the English language.
  • 1/3rd marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer marked by a candidate for both Papers 1 & 2.

SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2023

SSC CPO Paper 1 Exam Pattern 2023

SubjectNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
Reasoning & General Intelligence50502 Hrs.
General Knowledge50 50
Quantitive Aptitude5050
English Comprehensive5050
Total2002002 Hours
SSC CPO Paper 1 Exam Pattern 2023

SSC CPO Paper 2 Exam Pattern 2023

SubjectNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
English Language and Comprehensive2002002 Hrs.
SSC CPO Paper 2 Exam Pattern 2023

Preparation Strategy and Tips 

1) Be Aware of exam patterns and selection procedures.
2) Knowing the syllabus of the exam is a mandatory strategy in preparing for the exam. Understanding the weightage for each topic will help you.
3) Prepare Self-study materials.
4) Be Aware of cut-off marks of previous years.
5) Make a good study plan.
6) Daily 1 Mock Test Should be there in Your Study Schedule.
7) Check for previous year’s papers. Solve them on a regular basis and work more on weak areas.
8) Stay Self-Motivated and keep going until you attain your dream job.
9) Take mock Tests Seriously
10.) Practice the Previous Year’s Papers
11) Refer only to Effective Sources
12) Be aware of the cut-off marks.

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