SSC CPO Syllabus: SSC mainly conducts this exam to recruit various Sub-Inspectors in Delhi Police, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Assistant Sub Inspectors in CISF in the different government sector. The Staff selection commission has mentioned the CPO Syllabus 2018 on their official website. Candidates can download the latest SSC CPO Syllabus on their mobile phones so whenever they forget something about SSC CPO syllabus get can quickly access it.
Candidates who want to score good marks SSC CPO Exam are highly recommended to make a proper plan and go through the entire SSC CPO Syllabus. The SSC CPO exam is a 2 tier exam. If you want to know more about the syllabus of SSC Central Police Organisation then go through this entire article.
SSC CPO Exam Pattern/Scheme of Examination Overview
- Paper-I Examination: Tier-I (Objective Type)
- Paper-II Examination: Tier II (Written)
SSC CPO Syllabus of Tier-I Examination
The Paper-I exam of SSC CPO 2018 consists of 200 marks in total. The paper I is divided into 4 categories -General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Knowledge and General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Comprehension. Questions in both papers will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type. Questions will be set in Hindi and English in Parts-I, II and III of Paper-I. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I. Below this table, we have discussed subject wise syllabus of SSC CPO 2018.
|Subject||No. of questions||Max. Marks||Time|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||50||50||2 Hours|
|General Knowledge and General Awareness||50||50|
General Intelligence & Reasoning: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, spatial orientation, space visualization, judgment, problem-solving, analysis, decision making, discrimination, observation, visual memory, relationship concepts, arithmetic number series, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, syllogistic reasoning, statement conclusion, etc. The topics are, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Number Series, Word Building, Numerical Operations, Coding & de-coding, symbolic Operations, Space Visualization, Trends, Space Orientation, 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 sub-topics if any.
General Knowledge and General Awareness: Questions will be set to test the candidate’s 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 everyday 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 Culture, Geography, History, Economic Scene, Indian Constitution, General Polity, scientific Research etc.
Quantitative Aptitude: The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be computation of decimals, whole numbers, fractions and relationships between numbers, Ratio and Proportion, Percentage, Square roots, Profit & Loss, Averages, Interest, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Allegation, Time & work, Time and distance, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Triangle and its various kinds of centres, tangents, Circle and its chords, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Circle, Right Prism, Regular Polygons, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Sphere, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Trigonometric ratio, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.
English Comprehension: Candidates ability to understand correct English, and his basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested.
SSC CPO Syllabus of Tier-II Examination
The Paper II is a written test. Candidates who will clear the cutoff marks in the Paper I Examination will be allowed to sit for this exam. Below we have discussed the category wise SSC CPO Syllabus.
|Subject||Max. Marks||No. of Questions||Time|
|English Language & Comprehension||200||200||2 Hours|
English Language & Comprehension: Questions in this components will be designed to test the candidates understanding and knowledge of English Language and will be based on filling in the blanks (using preposition, verbs, articles etc), error recognition, Spellings, Grammar, Vocabulary, Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Structure, Sentence Completion, Phrases and Idiomatic use of Words, comprehension etc.
So, we hope you understood this detailed article on exam pattern and SSC CPO Syllabus. Candidates must follow the entire syllabus of SSC CPO very carefully and based this above syllabus, plan your studies accordingly. For any more doubts on SSC CPO Syllabus 2018 candidates, you read the official notification.