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SSC CPO Syllabus 2018 – Sub Inspector (Delhi Police, CAPF) & CISF Posts

As the recruitment for the SSC CPO has been ended, now candidates have required to know about SSC CPO Syllabus 2018 and SSC CPO exam pattern 2018. In order to speed up your preparation, it is very important to know the structure of the exam and syllabus.

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SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2018

SSC CPO consists of three phases that aspirants need to clear in order to get selected finally through it.

  1. SSC CPO Paper-1 [Objective MCQ Paper]
  2. SSC CPO Paper-2 [English Comprehension Test]
  3. PET/PST Test [Check the endurance (medical and physical strength)]

SSC CPO Paper-1 Exam Pattern

Subject No. of Qs Marks Time
General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 50 2 hours
General Knowledge 50 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
English Comprehension 50 50

SSC CPO Paper-1 Syllabus – General Intelligence

(A). Series

Expected Weightage: 3-5 Questions

Question Types: Number & Alphabet (Mixed) Series , For Example, Complete the given series a_bc_ _ cbad_bcd_cda., Semantic Series, Figural Series, Series based on knowledge etc.

Level : May be time consuming, May be tricky

(B) Analogy

Expected Weightage : 6-8 questions

Question Types : Number, Letter, GK and Meaningful Words & Image based questions, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/Number Analogy

Level : Easy to solve, Less Time Consuming, Scoring, sometimes a bit difficult.

(C) Classification

Expected Weightage : 6-7 questions

Question Types : Symbolic/Number & semantic as well as Figural classification based questions

Level : Easy to solve, Less Time Consuming, Scoring, sometimes a bit difficult.

(D) Coding Decoding

Expected Weightage : 3-4 questions

Question Types : Coding by Analogy, Coding and decoding by letter shifting & coding letter of a Word. Could also include Coding and Decoding in fictitious language.

Level : Less time consuming, Scoring, Easy to solve

(E) Missing Number

Expected Weightage : 2-3 questions

Question Types : Find the missing number from the given matrix or diagram (Number & Alphabet based).

Level : May be time consuming, May be tricky

(F) Venn Diagram

Expected Weightage : 4-5 questions

Question Types : Questions based on Venn Diagram, Types of Question : Represent the relation between Student, Teacher and Boys (Logical), Syllogisms.

Level : May be time consuming, High Accuracy possible, Easy to solve

(G) Direction & Distances

Expected Weightage : 1-3 questions

Question Types : Very Simple, Easily solved questions based on route & network

Level : Less time consuming, High Accuracy, Easy to solve

(H) Blood Relations

Expected Weightage : 1-3 questions

Question Types : Family Tree or General Blood Relation Problems

Level : May be time consuming, May be tricky

Quiz – Blood Relation Quiz

(I) Puzzle

Expected Weightage : 2-3 questions

Question Types : Number based puzzles like 7×5×6×5 = 6575, then 8×7×4×6 = ? . Find the correct equation type questions or quant based questions like on age, speed and distance or Seating arrangement (Linear, Circular, Double Line Up) questions.

Level : Less time consuming, Scoring, Easy to solve

(J) Order & Ranking

Expected Weightage : 1-2 questions

Question Types : Dictionary & rank based questions

Level : Less time consuming, Scoring, Easy to solve

(K) Alphabet or Words Formation Test

Expected Weightage : 3-5 questions

Question Types : Matrix, Jumbled words, suffix, sequence & word formation etc.

Level : Less time consuming, Scoring, Easy to solve

(L) Data Sufficiency

Expected Weightage : 5-7 questions

Question Types : Cubes & Dices, Arithmetic operations etc.

Level : Less time consuming, Scoring, Easy to solve

(M) Non Verbal Reasoning

Expected Weightage : 5-7 questions

Question Types : Questions like Complete the pattern, Mirror Image, Assemble Image, Hidden Image, Counting Figures, Figure based Analogy/ Classification/ Series or cube based questions can also be asked.

Level : Visual imagination is required, Scoring, Easy to solve


SSC CPO Paper-1 Syllabus – General Knowledge

(A) Science & Technology

Expected Weightage : 10-13 questions

Question Types : Questions from Biology, Chemistry, Physics + Space Science, Computer & Mobile Technology, Pollution and Nutrition, Diseases can also be asked.

Level : Knowledge can make it easy to score.

(B) Static GK

Expected Weightage : 14 questions

Question Types : Questions from Culture, Indian History, Geography (Indian + World), Environment, Economy, Polity

Level : Knowledge can make it easy to score.

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(C) Polity

Expected Weightage : 3-5 questions

Question Types : Questions from Constitution of India, Judiciary, Government Portfolios can also be asked.

Level : Knowledge can make it easy to score.

Materials : Indian Polity & Constiution

(C) Geography

Expected Weightage : 5-6 questions

Question Types : Questions from India & World Geography can also be asked.

Level : Knowledge can make it easy to score.

Materials : Geography Notes

(D) History

Expected Weightage : 6-7 questions

Question Types : Questions from Ancient & Medieval History can also be asked.

Level : Knowledge can make it easy to score.

Materials : History Notes

(E) Economy

Expected Weightage : 4-5 questions

Question Types : Questions from Indian & World Economy, Economic Organisation can also be asked.

Level : Knowledge can make it easy to score.

(E) National & International Affairs

Expected Weightage : 10-11 questions

Question Types : Questions from National & International News, Government Policies & Schemes, Days & Events can also be asked.

Level : Knowledge can make it easy to score.


SSC CPO Paper-1 Syllabus – Quantitative Aptitude

(A) Average

Expected Weightage : 2-5 questions

Question Types : Problems on Average, Weight/ Height/ Marks, Average Money Expenditure etc.

Level : Easy to solve, Less time consuming, Scoring, More accuracy

(B) Simplification

Expected Weightage : 4-5 questions

Question Types : Questions on BODMAS Rule, Fractions, Surds and Indices etc.

Level : Easy to solve, Scoring, More accuracy

Quiz –Simplification Important Questions For SSC CGL 2018,  Simplification Questions

(C) Speed Time and Distance

Expected Weightage : 1-3 questions

Question Types : Questions on Average/Relative Speed, Boats, Trains etc.

Level : Easy to solve if proper steps are followed carefully, Scoring, More time consuming

Quiz – Time And Distance Quiz

(D) Percentage

Expected Weightage : 1-2 questions

Question Types : Calculation oriented basic Percentage Problems

Level : Easy to solve, Scoring, More accuracy, Less time consuming

Quiz – Percentage Formula and rules

(E) Interest

Expected Weightage : 1-2 questions

Question Types : Questions on Simple, Compound Interests and installments

Level : Easy to solve, Scoring, More accuracy, Less time consuming

(F) Ratio and Proportion

Expected Weightage : 3-5 questions

Question Types : Questions on Simple, Compound Ratios and Direct/Indirect Proportions

Level : Easy to solve, Scoring, More accuracy, Less time consuming

(F) Problems on Ages

Expected Weightage : 0-1 questions

Question Types : Basic Problems on Ages

Level : Easy to solve, Scoring, More accuracy, Less time consuming

(G) Profit and Loss

Expected Weightage : 4-5 questions

Question Types : Problems on Profit/Loss, Dishonest/ Successive dealings, Partnerships, Discount etc.

Level : Easy to solve, Scoring, More accuracy, Less time consuming

(H) Time and Work

Expected Weightage : 1-2 questions

Question Types : Problems on Work efficiency, Wages and Pipes etc.

Level : Easy to moderate, Tricky, Less chance of accuracy, More time consuming

Quiz – Time And Distance Quiz

(I) Number Series

Expected Weightage : 2-3 questions

Question Types : Finding Missing/Wrong Term from the given series, Completing the series

Level : Easy to solve, Scoring if proper steps are followed,More time consuming

(J) Number System

Expected Weightage : 1-3 questions

Question Types : Questions on LCM & HCF, Irrational or Rational Numbers, Irrational to Rational numbers

Level : Easy to solve, Scoring if proper steps are followed,More time consuming

Quiz –Number System Introduction,  Number System Notes

(K) Mixture Problems

Expected Weightage : 0-1 questions

Question Types : To make a mixture from two or more entities/ mixtures

Level : Easy to solve, Scoring if proper steps are followed,More time consuming

(L) Trigonometry

Expected Weightage : 3-5 questions

Question Types : Questions on Trigonometry ratios and Identities, Height and Distance etc.

Level : Tricky, Lesser chance to accuracy,More time consuming

(M) Algebra

Expected Weightage : 4-6 questions

Question Types : Basic Linear Equations in one or two variables, Quadratic Identities are important. Remember all the identities and tricks to solve it.

Level : Might take more time than usual, More chances of solving correctly,Tricky

(N) Data Interpretation

Expected Weightage : 4-5 questions

Question Types : Questions Bar/Line Graphs, Pie Charts, Tables etc.

Level : Might take more time than usual, Lesser chances of solving correctly,Tricky

(O) Geometry

Expected Weightage : 4-6 questions

Question Types : Questions related to Similarity theorems, Circle chords & tangent theorems, Triangle congruency, Co-ordinate geometry etc. Remember all theorems.

Level : Might take more time than usual, Lesser chances of solving correctly,Tricky

(P) Mensuration

Expected Weightage : 3-5 questions

Question Types : Questions related to Plane Figures such as Square, Circles, Cone, Cylinder etc.

Level : More time consuming, Scoring, Easy if proper steps are followed carefully


SSC CPO Paper-1 Syllabus – English Comprehension

(A) Reading comprehension

Expected Weightage : 5-10 questions

Question Types : Passage can be on any topics. Questions are mostly fact based & can be directly picked out of the passage. Sometimes vocabulary questions are asked on commonly used words.

Level : Time consuming, Scoring, Easy to solve, High Accuracy

(B) Vocabulary

Expected Weightage : 20-30 questions

Question Types : Synonymous, Antonyms, Cloze Test, Spelling, One word replacement, Idiom Meaning

Level : Scoring, Easy to solve, High Accuracy

(C) Grammar Section

Expected Weightage : 8-10 questions

Question Types : Fill in the blank, Phrase Replacement, Error Spotting

Level : Scoring, Easy to solve, High Accuracy


SSC CPO PET/PST Test

Here is the below criteria for SSC CPO PET/PST Test.

Male Female
100 metre race in 16 seconds 100 metre race in 18 second
1.6 Km Race in 6.5 minutes 800 metre race in 4 minutes
Long Jump – 3.65 metres in 5 chances Long Jump – 2.7 metres or 9 feet in 3 chances
High Jump – 1.2 metres in 3 chances High Jump – 0.9 metres or 3 feet in 3 chances
Short put 16 LBS –  4.5 metres in 3 chances No

SSC CPO Medical Test

Find below the criteria for SSC CPO Medical Test.

  • Must not have knock knee, flat foot, varicose vein or squint in eyes
  • Eye standards should be without visual correction of any kind even by glasses.
  • Minimum Near Vision: N6 (better eye) and N9 (worse eye)
  • Minimum Distant Vision: 6/6 (better eye) and 6/9 (worse eye)

SSC CPO Paper-2 Syllabus 2018

Only English section will be in SSC CPO Paper 2. This exam will be descriptive test. It will be to know your understanding & knowledge of English Language (grammar, spellings, vocabulary). SSC CPO Paper 2 will be conducted after PET/PST Test.

=> Total duration of exam is 120 minutes i.e. 2 hours

=> This will be online test.

=> Total questions will be asked around 200 and max marks will be 200.

  • Synonyms & Antonyms
  • Filling in the blanks (using verbs, preposition, articles etc)
  • Error recognition
  • Phrases and Idiomatic use of Words
  • Sentence Structure
  • Sentence Completion
  • Comprehension
  • Grammar, etc.

SSC CPO Syllabus 2018-19 PDF Download

Candidates can download the SSC CPO Syllabus PDF by clicking on below link.

SSC CPO Syllabus 2018-19 PDF Download

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Updated: August 12, 2018 — 7:50 am

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