SSC CPO Exam Pattern Syllabus 2018: Staff Selection Commission has released the official notification for recruitment of Sub Inspector, Assistant Sub Inspector in Delhi Police, CAPF & CISF. Before you start your preparation have a look at the SSC CPO Exam Pattern and Syllabus. It will give you a brief idea on how to start your exam preparations
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SSC will commence conducting Paper I in the month of June. However, you should now start preparing for the SSC CPO Exam. In this article, we will cover all the relevant information regarding the SSC CPO Syllabus and Exam Pattern for the year 2018.
SSC CPO Exam Pattern & Structure 2018
Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their performance in Paper-I & Paper-II of the examination only. Physical endurance test will not carry any marks but will be of qualifying/elimination nature. All the candidates who qualify in the PET will be medically examined by the Medical Officer of the CAPFs or any other Medical Officer or Assistant Surgeon belonging to Grade I of any Central/ State Govt. Hospital or Dispensary. This means that the aspirants will get the selection by the following process:
- Written examination (Paper-I & Paper-II)
- Physical Efficiency Test
- Medical Examination Test
The SSC CPO Exam Pattern comprises a written examination containing two papers i.e. Paper I and Paper II.
Candidates appearing for Paper-I will have to appear for Computer Based Test (CBT). However, the Paper-II will be conducted in Pen and Paper mode (Written Examination).
SSC CPO Exam Pattern for Paper I
The Paper I of SSC CPO 2018 consists of objective type questions carrying a total of 200 marks.
|Name of the Section||Number of Questions||Marks|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||50||50|
|General Knowledge & General Awareness||50||50|
The mode of examination will be computer based test. The total time duration of the paper is 2 hours. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I.
SSC CPO Exam Pattern for Paper II
|Subject||Max. Questions||Max. Marks||Duration of Exam|
|English language & Comprehension||200||200||2 Hours|
SSC CPO Syllabus 2018: Paper I & II
For any recruitment exam, the syllabus is the most important piece of information with which candidates prepare accordingly. Here we have provided the entire SSC CPO Syllabus for both the papers of SSC CPO exam 2018.
SSC CPO Syllabus: General Intelligence
It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc. The topics are, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, 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 subtopics if any.
SSC CPO Syllabus: English Language
Candidates’ understanding of the Basics of English Language, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage, etc. his/her writing ability would be tested.
SSC CPO Syllabus: Numerical Aptitude
This paper will include questions on problems relating to Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions and relationship between Numbers, Fundamental arithmetical operations, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, use of Tables and Graphs, Menstruation, Time and Distance, Ratio and Time, Time and Work, etc.
SSC CPO Syllabus: General Awareness
Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate‘s general awareness of the environment around him/ her and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.
SSC CPO Syllabus: Paper-2
Questions in this components will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding and knowledge of English Language and will be based on error recognition, filling in the blanks (using verbs, preposition, articles etc), Vocabulary, Spellings, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Completion, Phrases and Idiomatic use of Words, comprehension etc.