SSC CPO 2020-21 Recruitment

ssc cpo 2020-21

SSC CPO 2020-21 Recruitment

SSC CPO recruitment notice 2021 is expected to be released shortly by the Staff Selection Commission. Aspiring candidates make themselves with the SSC Central Police Organisation Exam.


SSC CPO Notification 2020 is now available! On 17th June 2020, SSC issued the SSC CPO notification PDF for the 2020 exam to fill 1564 vacancies for SI/ASI in the Delhi Police and CAPFs.


For candidates who want to appear for the SSC CPO exam 2020, this article will provide all information related to the SSC CPO notification, such as exam pattern, syllabus, exam centres, vacancies, SSC CPO admit card, and so on.

SSC CPO 2020-21 Notification

The exam for the Central Police Organization is administered by the SSC (CPO). Candidates who want to work for the Indian government’s Central Police Department should be familiar with every aspect of the SSC CPO exam.


The Commission issued the SSC CPO notification for the 2020 recruitment exam on 17th June 2020. SSC confirmed the vacancy, and important dates for different events, such as the opening and closing dates of the online application, exam dates, pattern, syllabus, and eligibility, via the CPO notification.


On 21st July, the Staff Selection Commission issued a CPO notification announcing the revised dates for the CPO paper I 2020 exam. According to the SSC CPO notification, the exam will now be held from 23rd November to 26th November 2020.


Previously, according to the CPO notification issued by SSC on 1st June, the exam date for Paper I was scheduled for 29th September 2020, but it was postponed. The SSC CPO notification 2020 is discussed in detail below.

SSC CPO 2020-21 Exam Dates

According to the Staff Selection Commission’s CPO notification, the SSC CPO 2020 Paper I exam will be held from 29th September to 5th October 2020. Here are the important SSC CPO notification dates for recruitment 2020: 


SSC CPO Notification 2020 Dates
CPO 2020 Notification 17th June 2020
Online Application 17th June to 16th July 2020
SSC CPO Paper I 29th September 2020 to 1st & 5th October 2020(postponed)

23rd November to 26th November 2020 (new dates)

SSC CPO Paper II 1st March 2021

SSC CPO Recruitment

There are 1564 vacancies for the SSC CPO 2020. On the SSC CPO exam page, candidates can see the psot-wise vacancies. The following are the highlights of the SSC CPO Vacancy 2020:


Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police/ Female:

SSC CPO Recruitment Details UR OBC SC ST EWS Total
Open 35 17 12 06 08 78


Sub-Inspector (Male) in Delhi Police:

SSC CPO Recruitment Details UR OBC SC ST EWS Total
Open 32 15 6 11 09 73
Ex-Servicemen 05 02 01 01 09
Departmental candidates 04 02 01 01 01 09

SSC CPO Salary

According to the SSC CPO Notification, the SSC CPO salary for various posts are:


  • Sub-Inspector (GD) in (Central Armed Police Forces): Rs 35,400 – Rs 1,12,400
  • Sub Inspector (Executive) – (Male/Female) in Delhi Police: Rs 35400 – Rs 1,12,400
  • Assistant Sub-Inspector (Executive) in CISF: Rs 29,200 – Rs 92,300

SSC CPO Online Application

Before filling out the CPO application form, candidates can read all of the relevant details and instructions related to the application process.

  • Go to the official website and log in.
  • Fill in the registration window’s basic information.
  • Fill out the application and submit it. A registration ID will be provided to you.
  • Use your Registration ID and password to log in.
  • Complete all remaining steps and send all necessary documents.
  • Upload your picture and a scanned copy of your signature in the desired dimensions.
  • Complete the payment process.
  • Check for any errors in all of the details you’ve provided.
  • Fill out the application form and submit it. You will be through with your registration.
  • Take a printout of the application form for your future reference. 

SSC CPO Application fee

  • Male candidates (General) – Rs 100
  • Female/SC/ST/Other categories – Not applicable 

SSC CPO Eligibility

Before applying for the SSC CPO Exam, candidates must meet specific requirements.


The following are the requirements for the CPO as mentioned in the SSC CPO notification:


A candidate must be an Indian, Nepalese, or Bhutanese citizen.


In the case of migrated Indians from other countries, the necessary documents, such as a proof-of-citizenship document authorized by the Indian government should be present.

Age Limit

Minimum age – 20 years

Maximum age – 25 years

Educational Qualification

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised university to meet the educational requirements of the CPO assigned by the SSC. 

SSC CPO Exam Pattern 


Paper Subject Marks Duration
Paper I General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 2 hrs
General Knowledge & Awareness 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50
English Comprehension 50
Paper II English Language & Comprehension 200 2 hrs


SSC CPO Syllabus

The Paper I and Paper II Exams are both computer-based.


General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Knowledge and Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Comprehension are among the topics covered in the SSC CPO syllabus for Paper I.


The English Language & Comprehension in Paper-II evaluates the candidates’ vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, sentence structure, etc. 

SSC CPO 2020-21 Exam Centres

The exam centres for the CPO exam are given here:


Region SSC CPO Exam Centres with codes
North Agra (3001), Allahabad (3003), Bareilly (3005), Gorakhpur (3007), Kanpur (3009), Lucknow (3010), Varanasi (3013), Bhagalpur (3201), Muzaffarpur (3205), Patna (3206)
South Bangalore (9001), Thiruvananthapuram (9211), Kochi (9204), Thrisur (9212), Gulbarga (9005), Mangalore (9008), Dharwar (9004), Kozhikode (Calicut) (9206), Mysore (9009)
East Guwahati (Dispur) (5105), Itanagar (5001), Dibrugarh (5102), Jorhat (5107), Silchar (5111), Imphal (5501), Shillong (5401), Ukhrul (5503), Aizwal (5701), Kohima (5302), Agartala (5601), Churachandpur (5502), Tura (5402), Goalpara (5104), Tezpur (5112), Lakhimpur (5109)
West Aurangabad (7202), Mumbai (7204), Kolhapur (7203), Nagpur (7205), Panaji (7801), Pune (7208), Ahmedabad (7001), Vadodara (7002), Rajkot (7006), Nashik (7207), Amravati (7201), Surat (7007), Kutch (7010), Thane (7210)

SSC CPO Admit Card

Through the SSC CPO Notification, the Staff Selection Commission will soon update the Admit card and Schedule for the Sub Inspector in Delhi Police, CAPFs, and ASI in CISF Exam, 2020.


SSC CPO Admit Cards are released in accordance with the exam schedule. The SSC CPO Admit Card Notification is expected to be released by the end of August or early September, with Paper I of the exam starting 29th September 2020.


SSC CPO Admit Card (AC) for the Examination will be posted on the website of the concerned Regional Office at least two weeks before the examination date, indicating the timetable and the examination venues for each candidate.

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