SSC CPO Syllabus with Exam Pattern & Eligibility Criteria

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Central Police Organisation-Sub Inspector (CPO-SI) exam is conducted by SSC on the national level to fill the required number of candidate to the post of sub inspector (SI) in various Central Government Police Organisation like CRPF, CISF, BSF etc. The candidates having the age of 20-25 years can only apply for the test. The SSC CPO-SI paper consists of two papers. Paper-1 consists of 200 questions of 200 marks and the time duration is 2 hrs (10 am-2 pm).  Paper-2 consists of 200 questions of 200 marks and the time duration is 2 hrs (2 pm-4 pm). Given below SSC CPO syllabus


  • Part-A- General intelligence and Reasoning (50 questions, 50 marks)
  • Part-B- General knowledge and General Awareness (50 questions, 50 marks)
  • Part-C- Quantitative Aptitude (50 questions, 50 marks)
  • Part-D- English Comprehension (50 questions, 50 marks)


  • English Language and Comprehension

SSC CPO Syllabus :-

SSC Syllabus

SSC CPO SI Syllabus

A. General Intelligence & Reasoning :
It includes questions of both verbal and nonverbal type. This section may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making,visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc. The topics are, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences, Punched hole/pattern-folding & un-folding, Figural Pattern- folding and completion, Indexing Address matching, Date & city matching Classification of centre codes/roll numbers, Small Capital letters/numbers coding, decoding and classification, Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Other subtopics if any.

B. General Awareness : Questions in this section is aimed to test the candidates general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity,Indian Constitution, scientific Research etc.

C. Quantitative Aptitude : The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use  of numbers & number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be computation of  whole numbers, decimals, fractions & relationships between numbers,Percentage, Ratio and Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit & Loss, Discount, Algebra Partnership Business,  Mixture and Allegation, Time and distance, Time & work, Basic algebraic identities of  School Algebra and Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various  kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, Triangle , Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right base, Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.

D. English Comprehension : Candidates‟ ability to understand correct English, his basic  comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested. 

Paper-II : SSC CPO Syllabus

English Language & Comprehension: Questions in this components will be designed to test the candidate‟s understanding and knowledge of English Language and will be based on error recognition, filling in the blanks (using verb preposition, articles etc), Vocabulary, Spellings, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Completion, Phrases and Idiomatic use of Words, comprehension etc.

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  1. Satyam Diwakar says:

    plzzzzzzzzzzzzz tell me abot CPO syllabus nd the preparation pattern for exam

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