SSC CPO 2023 Exam Notification Out – Check Exam Date, Syllabus, Pattern

SSC CPO 2023 Exam

SSC CPO 2023 Notification: Staff Selection Commission has released SSC CPO notification for Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police and Central Armed Police Forces Examination 2023. The commission has released a detailed advertisement in this regard on 22nd July 2023 in official website @ SSC intends to fill up a total of 1876 Sub-Inspector vacancies through this recruitment. So interested candidates can check the SSC CPO eligibility and apply online before 15th Aug 2023.

SSC CPO 2023 Notification:

Staff Selection Commission recruits candidates for Sub-Inspector posts through SSC CPO Examination every year. The selected candidates will be posted in various services like Delhi Police and Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs). CAPFs include Border Security Force (BSF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBP), Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB). In accordance with it, SSC has released CPO Exam 2023 notification for recruitment of Sub-Inspectors in Delhi Police and CAPFs.

SSC CPO Recruitment 2023 Overview:

Staff Selection Commission is conducting open competitive Computer Based Exam for recruitment of SI in Delhi Police and Central Armed Police Forces. Department candidates are also eligible for the CPO exam 2023. Below is an overview of SSC CPO Recruitment 2023.

BoardStaff Selection Commission – SSC
ExamSSC Sub Inspector Exam 2023
Date of Notification22.07.2023
No. of Vacancies1876
Application ModeOnline
Start Date of Online Application 22.07.2023
Last Date of Online Application15.08.2023 11:00 p.m.
Application Correction Window16.08.2023 to 17.08.2023 11:00 p.m.
SSC CPO Exam DateOctober, 2023
CategorySSC Recruitment

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SSC CPO Vacancy 2023:

The Commission has announced a total of 1876 vacancies. SSC has released significant number of vacancies for female candidates to encourage them apply for the Sub-Inspector post. Candidates can get the summary of SSC CPO Vacancy from below table.

S.No.Name of PostMale VacancyFemale VacancyTotal Vacancies
1Sub-Inspector (Exe) in Delhi Police10953162
Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs)
2Sub-Inspector (GD) in BSF10706113
3Sub-Inspector (GD) in CISF56763630
4Sub-Inspector (GD) in CRPF78830818
5Sub-Inspector (GD) in ITBP540963
6Sub-Inspector (GD) in SSB850590

Note: Candidates should check the official SSC CPO Exam 2023 Notification pdf for more details on category wise reservation of vacancies.

SSC CPO Eligibility 2023:

Candidates applying for Sub-Inspector vacancies in Delhi Police and Central Armed Police Forces need to fulfill certain conditions. SSC prefers conditions like age limit, educational qualification, nationality for SSC CPO Recruitment 2023 which are discussed below.

SSC CPO Age Limit 2023:

Staff Selection Commission has set SSC CPO Age Limit as 20-25 years as on 01.08.2023 i.e. Candidates must have born later than 02.08.1998 and earlier than 01.08.2003.

Age Relaxation:

Candidates are eligible for age relaxation in the upper limit as per govt rules as mentioned below:

  • OBC Candidates: 3 years
  • Ex-Servicemen: 3 years
  • SC/ST Candidates: 5 years
  • Departmental Candidates: 5 years
  • Widows/Divorced Women: 10 years

Educational Qualification:

Aspirants applying for the SSC CPO Recruitment 2023 must possess Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university as on 15.08.2023 which is the last date for receipt of online application.

SSC CPO Selection Procedure 2023:

Staff Selection Commission selects candidates for Sub-Inspector vacancies in four stages which are as follow:

  • Stage 1: Paper 1 – Computer Based Test
  • Stage 2: Physical Standard Test (PST) / Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  • Stage 3: Paper 2 – Computer Based Test
  • Stage 4: Detailed Medical Examination (DME)

SSC Sub-Inspector Salary 2023:

Candidates selected for the Sub-Inspector post in Delhi Police and Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) are eligible for Salary of Rs.35,400-Rs.1,12,400/- in pay scale of Level-6.

SSC CPO 2023 Application Fee:

  • Applicants need to pay an application fee of Rs.100/- which is non-refundable.
  • SC/ST/ESM/Women Candidates are exempted from paying application fee.
  • Application fee can be paid only through Online mode.

SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2023:

Staff Selection Commission conducts Sub-Inspector recruitment in four mandatory stages which are Paper I, Physical Standard Test (PST) / Physical Endurance Test (PET), Paper-II and Detailed Medical Examination (DME). The board has also released the SSC CPO Exam Patter for the benefit of the candidates which is given below.

SSC CPO Exam – Paper I:

The Paper I of SSC CPO Exam comprises four parts with 50 questions in each part and each question carries one mark. The total duration for Paper I is 2 hours.

PartSubjectNo. of QuestionsMax MarksDuration
IGeneral Intelligence and Reasoning50502 Hours
IIGeneral Knowledge and General Awareness5050
IIIQuantitative Aptitude5050
IVEnglish Comprehension5050

SSC CPO Exam – Paper II:

The Paper II of SSC CPO Exam 2023 will be conducted as per below pattern.

SubjectNo. of QuestionsMax MarksDuration
English language & Comprehension2002002 Hours

Note: Candidates need to be aware of below important notes before appearing for the SSC CPO Examination.

  • Both Paper I & II will have Objective Multiple Choice Questions.
  • Parts I, II & III of Paper I will have questions in both English & Hindi.
  • Both Paper I & II will have negative marking of 0.33 for each wrong answer.

What is SSC CPO Full Form?

The full form of SSC CPO is Staff Selection Commission Central Police Organization. The Commission conducts examination called SSC CPO Exam for recruiting Sub-Inspectors for various Police Organizations like Delhi Police, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs).

SSC CPO Admit Card 2023:

Staff Selection Commission will release admit cards for each Paper I and Paper II examinations separately which candidates need to download from official website @ Candidates can also visit FreshersCorner where we post detailed steps to download SSC CPO Admit Card as soon as SSC releases the hall ticket.

How to Apply for SSC CPO Exam 2023:

Candidates need to apply only through online mode for SSC CPO Recruitment 2023. Please check below step by step process which make the SSC CPO Application procedure easier.

  • Log on to Staff Selection Commission’s Official Website at
  • Click Register on Home page.
  • Complete the registration form by filling up valid details like Name, DOB, Email, mobile no. etc.,
  • After registration, Click Apply button in the top menu.
  • Go to CAPF tab and Click on “Apply” link against “Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police, CAPFs 2023”.
  • Fill the Online Application Form with correct details.
  • Upload scan copies of necessary documents.
  • Pay the application fee and submit the online application form.
  • Take printout of the application form for reference.

Where to Apply for SSC CPO Exam 2023:

Candidates can also visit the direct link given below and apply online for the SSC CPO Examination 2023.

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