SSC CPO 2020 Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme, Negative Marking

Tendulkar | Jul 27, 2020

Overview of SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2020

Board NameStaff  Selection Commission Central Police Organisation
Job TypeDelhi Govt Jobs
Post NameSub Inspectors, CAPF's, Assistant Sub Inspectors and others
Application processOnline
Selection ProcessWritten Exam, PST, PET and Medical Test
Official Website

SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2020 @

The Staff Selection Commission Central Police Organisation has released the exam pattern with the recruitment notification to give a clear idea about the Written exam. Applied candidates or candidates who are going to apply for the SSC CPO Recruitment 2020 can go through this article and can get complete information about the exam pattern in the below sections. The exam pattern helps candidates in knowing the Subject names, Marks for  each topic, Time duration for the exam etc

SSC CPO SI Exam Pattern 

The higher officials will conduct the following rounds to shortlist the candidates for the respective posts. The rounds are 

  • Written Exam
  • Physical Standard Test
  • Physical Efficiency Test
  • Medical Test Written Examination Pattern 

The written exam consists of two papers Paper I and Paper II

  • Paper-I will be held on 23rd November 2020 to 26th November 2020 with a time duration of 2 Hours
PartSubjectNumber of Questions
IGeneral Intelligence and Reasoning
50/ 50
General Knowledge and General Awareness
50/ 50
IIIQuantitative Aptitude
50/ 50
IVEnglish Comprehension
50/ 50
  • Paper-II will be held on 01st January 2021 with a time duration of 2 Hours
Date of the ExaminationSubjectNumber of Questions
01st January 2020English 200/200

Highlights of SSC CPO Exam Pattern 

  • SSC CPO Exam will be conducted in ONLINE Mode. 
  • Exam Consists of 2 Papers Namely Paper 1 & 2 
  • Both Papers Comprise 200 Marks 
  • Each Question Carries ONE mark for correct answer

Is Negative Marking there for SSC CPO 2020?

Yes. All SSC Exams consists Negative Marking for the wrong answer type questions. 0.25 Mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. So while answering questions in the examination hall, everyone should be clear about answer you marked. 

SSC CPO Syllabus

Candidates going to start their preparation should know the exam pattern and syllabus compulsory. By knowing this they can plan their preparation properly. Also, it helps in scoring marks and performing well in the exam. Here we have provided the important subject names go through it and start preparing for the exam

  • General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • General Knowledge and General Awareness
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English Comprehension

SSC CPO Recruitment 2020

The Staff Selection Commission Central Police Organisation has released the recruitment notification for the posts of Sub Inspectors, CAPF's, Assistant Sub Inspectors and others. Eligible candidates can apply for the post from 17th June 2020 to 16th July 2020.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How many subjects are there in SSC CPO 2020 Tier-I Exam?

Ans: There are a total of 4 Subjects in SSC CPO Tier-I Exam (Paper-1)

Q. How many subjects do I need to study for SSC CPO 2020 Exam?

Ans: Candidates need to study all the subjects mentioned above to prepare for the exam.

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