SSC CPO 2024 Exam Date Out: Tier 1 & 2 Timings & Schedule

SSC Central Police Organisation (SI/ASI) 2024 ( SSC CPO )

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Updated on Apr 9, 2024 11:07 IST

SSC CPO Exam Date 2024: Staff Selection Commission (SSC) revised SSC CPO exam dates 2024 due to Elections and Counting. SSC CPO 2024 exam which was scheduled to be conducted on May 9, 10 and 13, 2024, was postponed by the examination authority. The new exam dates for SSC CPO exam are June 27, 28 and 29, 2024.

SSC CPO 2024 notification was released on March 4, 2024. The application form was available from March 4 to March 28, 2024. The application fees could be paid till March 29, 2024. 

SSC CPO dates highlight the important events related to the exam such as the release of the application form, issue of admit card, exam dates of Paper-I, PET/PST, Paper-II, and Detailed Medical Exam (DME), declaration of result and many more.

 

 

 

Q:   When SSC CPO notification 2024 was released?

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SSC CPO notification 2024 was released on March 4, 2024. The notification was released to fill up a total of 4,187 vacancies. A total of 125 vacancies have been announced for SI (Exe) in Delhi Police (Male), 61 for SI (Exe) in Delhi Police (Female) and 4001 SI (GD) in CAPFs. The notification has been released in PDF form and comprises the details related to the exam. 

 

Q:   When SSC CPO 2024 exam will be conducted?

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SSC CPO exam is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) every year to recruit candidates for the post of Sub Inspector in Delhi Police and Sub Inspector in CAPFs. SSC CPO notification 2024 was released on March 4, 2024 on the official website to fill up a total of 4187 vacancies for Sub Inspector posts. Along with the notification, the application form was released. SSC CPO  2024 exam has been postponed due to Lok Sabha Elections. The new exam dates for SSC CPO are June 27, 28 and 29, 2024. Earlier, the exam was scheduled to be conducted on May 9, 10 and 13, 2024. 

 

Q:   When SSC CPO 2024 application form was released?

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SSC CPO application form 2024 was released on March 4. The application form was available from March 4 to 28, 2024. Candidates could submit the application fees till March 28, 2024. The offline payment of application fees could be done till March 29, 2024. Candidates can correct the details entered in the application form within the prescribed deadline.

 

 

Important events related to SSC CPO

The important events related to SSC CPO dates are explained below in detail:

SSC CPO Application Form: The application form of CPO is released online on the official website. SSC CPO application form can be filled in two parts: Part 1 (Registration) and Part 2 (Filling detailed application form). The application fee is INR 200 and SC, ST, Women, and ESM candidates are exempted from fee payment. 

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SSC CPO Admit Card: The facility to download SSC CPO admit card is made available on the respective regional websites of the commission at least two weeks before the exam. To download SSC CPO admit card, candidates need to enter registration number or roll number and date of birth. 

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SSC CPO Answer Key: The commission releases the tentative answer key a few days after the completion of the test. Candidates can go through SSC CPO answer keys and submit representations, if any, within the time frame specified by SSC. To submit challenges, candidates need to pay INR 100 per question. The answer keys are scrutinised before publishing the final keys. 

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SSC CPO Result: The result is announced online on the official website. SSC CPO result is made available in PDF format in the form of a merit list. On the basis of the performance in Paper 1, candidates are shortlisted for PET/PST. The PET/ PST is mandatory but qualifying in nature. Only those candidates are allowed to appear in Paper 2 who qualify the PET/PST. On the basis of the performance in Paper 1 and 2, candidates are shortlisted for appearing in the medical examination. Successful candidates in the medical exam are called for document verification. SSC CPO cutoff is released along with the result.

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Q:   What is SSC CPO exam?

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CPO is a Central Police Organization. The exam is held by the Staff Services Commission. Staff Selection Commission (SSC) was established in 1975, it is  mandated to select staff for various Group B and Group C posts that come under various ministries in the Government of India. SSC CPO is a national-level exam conducted by the Staff Selection Commission. The full form of SSC CPO is Staff Selection Commission Central Police Organization. The recruitment is done for the post of Sub Inspector and Assistant Sub Inspector. 

 

Q:   How tough is it to crack SSC CPO exam?

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It is not tough to crack SSC CPO exam if candidates have prepared it well. Candidates should prepare a proper strategy to crack the exam. The strategy should include solving the previous years' question papers, mock test, going the exam pattern and syllabus. Candidates should study regularly.

 

Q:   What is SSC CPO exam pattern?

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SSC CPO exam pattern is such that it comprises Paper-I, Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Endurance Test (PET), Paper-II, and Detailed Medical Examination (DME). Questions in Paper 1 and 2 are objective types. The Paper 1 exam comprises questions from four sections, while Paper 2 consists of one section. The duration of both papers is two hours.

 

Q:   What is the syllabus for SSC CPO Paper 1?

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SSC CPO syllabus for Paper 1 comprises topics from General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Knowledge and General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Comprehension. The syllabus of SSC CPO is given below:

General Intelligence and Reasoning: Questions are asked from 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, etc. 

General Knowledge and General Awareness: The test include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution, scientific Research, etc. 

Quantitative Aptitude: Questions are asked from whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers,  Percentage, Ratio and Proportion,  Square
roots, Averages, Interest, Profit & Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Allegation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds, etc. 

English Comprehension: This section assesses a candidate's ability to understand basic English,  Comprehension & Writing Ability. 

 

SSC CPO 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of SSC CPO 2024 exam

DatesPast Exam Dates

05 Mar '24 -

28 Mar '24

SSC CPO Application form 2024

22 Dec '23

SSC CPO Tier 2 Exam Date

13 Dec '23

SSC CPO exam date 2024

SSC CPO Shift Timings

Candidates can check below the shift timings of SSC CPO Paper 1 exam:

Shift 1 Shift 2

Reporting Time: 08.30 am

Exam Time: 09.30 am to 11.30 am 

Reporting Time: 14.00 pm

Exam Time: 15.00 pm to 17.00 pm

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Q:   What is the syllabus for SSC CPO Paper 1?

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SSC CPO syllabus for Paper 1 comprises topics from General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Knowledge and General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Comprehension. The syllabus of SSC CPO is given below:

General Intelligence and Reasoning: Questions are asked from 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, etc. 

General Knowledge and General Awareness: The test include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution, scientific Research, etc. 

Quantitative Aptitude: Questions are asked from whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers,  Percentage, Ratio and Proportion,  Square
roots, Averages, Interest, Profit & Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Allegation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds, etc. 

English Comprehension: This section assesses a candidate's ability to understand basic English,  Comprehension & Writing Ability. 

 

Q:   What benefits would I get if selected during the SSC CPO?

A:

All the benefits that are being given to 4200 GP/2800 GP central government employees. And as it is a central police organisation so other allowances will also be given depending upon the difficulty level of candidates' posting zone.

Allowances and other benefits:

  • House Rental Allowance (HRA)
  • Dearness Allowance (DA)
  • Traveling Allowance (TA)
  • Diet Allowance/ Ration Money
  • Children Education Allowance
  • Hostel Subsidy
  • Dress Allowance
  • Risk/ Hardship Allowance

Other allowances are mentioned below:

  • Special Duty Allowances
  • Hair Cutting Allowances
  • Soap Toilet Allowances
  • Medal Allowances
  • Non-practicing Allowances (Only for Medical Officials)
  • Detachment Allowances
  • HP CA Allowances
  • Cash Handling Allowances
  • Training Allowances
  • Island Special Duty Allowances
  • Nursing Allowances
 

Q:   Is SSC CPO a good job?

A:

Yes, it is a good job. The salary for Sub-Inspector (GD) and Sub Inspector (Executive) (Male/ Female) in Delhi Police in CAPFs is between INR 35,400 and INR 1,12,400. The salary for Assistant Sub-Inspector (Executive) in CISF is between INR 29,200 and INR 92,300.

 

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Q:   What is the training period for SSC CPO?

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The training syllabi for induction courses are confined to training institutions. The duration of training is usually of six to nine months. Indoor training involves imparting knowledge on various subjects under the law, police science, police rules, practical work, criminology, cybercrime and terrorism, human behavior, etc. The outdoor module trains the officers in several fields- physical exercise and drills, vehicle driving, handling of arms and weapons, and practice firing. Special emphasis is given to fitness and unarmed combat. Candidates selected through SSC CPO exam are appointed to the post of Sub Inspector with either the Delhi Police, the CAPF or as Assistant Sub Inspector in CISF. The CAPF is a Paramilitary force also known as the Central Armed Police Forces. It is not directly a wing of the Military and it comes under the Home Ministry.

The CAPF includes the following forces:

  • BSF (Border Security Force)
  • Protecting the border between India & Pakistan
  • Promoting the sense of security in the citizens of India
  • Prevent crimes across the border and illegal refugees
  • CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force)
  • Responsible for controlling riots & Naxalites.
  • ITBP (Indo-Tibetan Border Police)
  • Protecting the border between India & China (from Ladakh to Arunachal Pradesh)
  • Providing security at northern borders that are close to Pakistan and China
  • Preventing the violation of border
  • Preventing smuggling, anti-national activities and illegal immigration across the border.
  • SSB (Seema Suraksha Bal)
  • Protecting Indo – Nepal and Indo – Bhutan borders
  • Preventing cross-border crimes, smuggling, and other anti-national activities
  • CISF (Central Industrial Security Force)
  • Providing security to various government establishments, PSU and other state-owned infrastructures

Sub Inspector of Delhi Police: Delhi Police Sub-inspector is responsible for maintaining law and order.

Border Security Force

  • Protects the border between India & Pakistan.
  • Promotes a sense of security among the citizens.
  • Prevents trans-border crimes and assists in the control of refugees

Central Reserve Police Force

  • CRPF is responsible for controlling riots & Naxalites.

Indo-Tibetan Border Police

  • Protects the border between India & China (from Ladakh to Arunachal Pradesh)
  • Promotes a sense of security among citizens by providing security at northern borders.
  • Prevents the violation of the border.
  • Prevents trans-border smuggling, anti-national activities and illegal immigration.

Seema Suraksha Bal

  • Protects Indo – Nepal and Indo – Bhutan borders.
  • Prevents cross-border crimes, smuggling and anti-national activities.

Central Industrial Security Force

  • Provide security to various PSUs and other important infrastructures.
  • Protects Government infrastructure projects and industrial units.
  • Protecting the Government infrastructure projects and industrial units
  • Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police is responsible for maintaining law and order in Delh
 

Q:   What is SSC CPO post preference?

A:

SSC CPO Post Details are as follows:

  • Sub Inspector Delhi Police
  • Sub Inspector Border Security Force (BSF)
  • Sub Inspector Sahastra Seema Bal (SSB)
  • Sub Inspector Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
  • Sub Inspector Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
  • Sub Inspector Indo – Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
  • Assistant Sub Inspector Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)

While doing the ssc cpo post preference, candidates are required to mark the code of preference of the corresponding positions. The job profile, salary bonus, and career growth details for these posts are as follows.

Sub Inspector in Delhi Police

SI in Delhi Police is the most selected post in SSC CPO because of the promotion and social status it provides. The grade pay of Delhi Police SI is INR 4300. It also contains other allowances as per DA, HRA, TA, etc. The gross in-hand salary is INR 35400 to INR 1,12,400.

Sub Inspector in Border Security Force (BSF)

The grade pay of SI in BSF is INR 4200. In-hand salary ranges between INR 35400 to INR 112400.

Sub Inspector in Sahastra Seema Bal (SSB)

The job profile of SSB is border guarding and armed defense to Intelligence Bureau and other topmost authorities in India. Grade pay is INR 4200. Inhand salary ranges from INR 35400 to INR 112400. The promotion opportunities are similar to that of BSF.

Sub Inspector in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)

The job profile of CISF personnel contains guarding our PSUs (Public Sector Undertakings). The grade pay of CISF personnel ranges between INR 2400 to INR 4200. On Adding all other bonuses and allowances the in-hand salary ranges between INR 20,200 to INR 34,800 regarding the rankings.

Sub Inspector in Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)

They are determined to maintain law and order in the country. The grade pay is INR 4200 and after adding all other allowances, the in-hand salary ranges between INR 20,200 to INR 80,000.

Sub Inspector in Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)

Their duty contains maintaining security along with India- the Tibet border and stopping illegal immigration from Tibet. The grade pay is INR 2000 and after adding all other allowances, the in-hand salary ranges between INR 6,460 to INR 80,000.

Assistant Sub Inspector in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)

Grade Pay of INR 2800. With all other allowances and perks, the in-hand salary would be INR 5200 to INR 20,200

The career growth of an SSC CPO employee is as follows:

Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) > Sub Inspector (SI) > Inspector > Assistant Commissioner (ADC) > Deputy Commissioner (DC) > Commandant (CO) > Senior Commandant (Sr. CO) > Deputy Inspector General (DIG) > Inspector General (IG) > Assistant Director-General (ADG) > Director-General (DG)

 

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Answered 2 weeks ago

SSC CPO admit card link will be activated on the region-wise official websites of SSC. Hiwever, we will provide on this page the direct link to download SSC CPO admit card. Candidates can download their admit cards from the official websites of the regions from where they have submitted their applic

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Answered 2 weeks ago

If you have forget your SSC PO roll number or registration number then you can retrieve it through the following steps: 

Step 1: Enter the name that you mentioned at the time of SSC CPO application form

Step 2: Enter your Father’s Name and your date of birth

Step 3: Select the preferred Area/City that

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Answered 3 weeks ago

The promotion of candidates depends on the internal promotional exams or performance in the working period. The promotional policy of SSC CPO is given below:

  • Assistant Sub Inspector
  • Sub Inspector
  • Inspector
  • Assistant Commissioner of Police
  • Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police
  • Deputy Commissioner of Pol

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Answered 3 weeks ago

The roles and responsibilities of SSC CPO are given below:

  • Candidates are responsible for protecting the borders of the country.
  • Maintaining security for people living in border areas
  • Anti-infiltration duties
  • Preventing criminal activities
  • Managing the general election in the country

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Answered 3 weeks ago

The salary of SSC CPO after five years is given below:

  • Basic Salary: Starts at INR 35,400 and may increase to approximately INR 45,000-55,000 based on increments.
  • House Rent Allowance (HRA): Varies depending on the city category and likely increases with basic pay and city category adjustments.
  • Dearnes

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Answered 3 weeks ago

Under SSC CPO recruitment, the posts that are offered to candidates are given below:

  • Delhi Police Sub-Inspector
  • Border Security Force (BSF) Sub-Inspector
  • Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) Sub-Inspector
  • Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Sub-Inspector
  • Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBPF) Sub-I

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Answered 3 weeks ago

The table below give SSC CPO salary for Sub Inspector based on the job location:

Basic salary/ AllowancesCity X (urban cities)City Y City Z (rural areas)

Basic Pay

INR 35,400

INR 35,400

INR 35,400

HRA

INR 8,496

INR 5,664

INR 2,832

TA

INR 3,600

INR 1,800

INR 1,800

Gross Salary

INR 47,496

INR 42,864

INR 40,032

Deductions

INR 6,265

INR 6,265

INR 6,265

SSC CPO salary (in-hand)

INR 41,321

INR 36,600

INR 33,767

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Answered 3 weeks ago

The in-hand salary of SSC CPO is the one which employees get after deducting the taxes and allowances. The in-hand salary of SSC CPO is given below.

ParametersAmount
Basic SSC CPO SalaryINR 35,400
House Rent Allowances (HRA)INR 8946
Travelling Allowances (TA)INR 3600
Dearness Allowances on TANil
Gross SalaryINR 47496
NPSINR 3540
CGHS225
CGEGIS2500
DeductionsINR 6265
SSC CPO in-hand salaryRs 41,231

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Answered 3 weeks ago

The salary structure of SSC CPO is given below.

PostGroupGrade PayPay LevelIn-hand Salary
Sub-Inspector in Delhi PoliceGroup ‘C’ Non-GazettedINR 4200Level 6INR 35,400 to 1,12,400
Sub-Inspector in CAPFGroup ‘B’ Non-Gazetted and Non-MinisterialINR 4200Level 6INR 35,400 to 1,12,400

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Answered 3 weeks ago

Some of the important points related to SSC CPO admit card are given below:

  • The facility to download the SSC CPO Admit Card is made available at least one or two weeks before the exam
  • If any candidate does not find the SSC CPO online admit card details on the website of the Commission, he must immedia

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