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SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2018


The selection of the candidates under the Staff Selection Commission CPO exam is based on the two papers – Paper 1 & Paper 2.

The Paper 1 is a computer-based test and it will have four different parts. Candidates will get 2 hours to attempt the SSC CPO Paper 1.

The Paper 2 of the CPO exam will have questions from English Language and Comprehension

The Paper 1 of the CPO exam 2018 will have questions from Intelligence & Reasoning, General Knowledge, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension.

Each part will have 50 questions.

The Paper 2 will have 200 questions.

For every wrong answer, there will be negative marking.

Both the papers will have objective type questions.

Staff Selection Commission will set the questions in Hindi also for the Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 of CPO Paper 1.

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Staff Selection Commission conducts the Central Police Organisation Exam for the post of Sub Inspector & Inspector in various departments.


SSC releases SSC CPO recruitment notification every year to conduct the exam for recruiting eligible and qualified candidates for the following posts:


Post Code Post Name
A Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police
B Sub Inspector in Border Security Force (BSF)
C Sub-Inspector in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
D Sub-Inspector in Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
E Sub-Inspector in Indo-Tibetan Border Police forces (ITBPF)
F Sub-Inspector in Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
G Assistant Sub-Inspector in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)