SSC CPO/CAPF Examination Scheme

Scheme of Examination:
The examination will consist of Paper-I, Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Endurance Test (PET), Paper-II and Detailed Medical Examination (DME). All these stages of the examination are mandatory. Details of these Papers/ Tests is as follows

Detailed SSC CPO Exam Pattern is as mentioned below:

SSC CPO Paper Pattern – Paper I

Subject Marks Duration
General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 02 hours
General Knowledge & Awareness 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50
English Comprehension 50

SSC CPO PET/PST Test Pattern (AFTER CLEARING PAPER -I)

Candidates Male Female
Height Chest (Expanded/Un-expanded) Height Chest
General 170 80/85 157 NA
Belonging to Hilly regions & areas of J&K, North East & Sikkim 165 80/85 155
Scheduled Tribes 162.5 77/82 154

Both Male and Female candidates have to qualify the PET test for Appearing in PAPER II. Some important points on the same is given below:

SSC CPO PET Test Qualifications
Male Candidates Female candidates
  • 100 metre race – 16 seconds
  • 1.6 Km Race in – 6.5 minutes
  • Long Jump: 3.65 metres – 5 chances
  • High Jump: 1.2 metres – 3 chances
  • Short put 16 LBS: 4.5 metres – 3 chances
  • 100 metre race – 18 second
  • 800 metre race – 4 minutes
  • Long Jump: 2.7 metres or 9 feet – 3 chances
  • High Jump: 0.9 metres or 3 feet – 3 chances
  • SSC CPO Medical Test

SSC CPO Paper Pattern – Paper II (After Clearing PST/PET TEST)

Subject Marks Duration
English Language & Comprehension 200 02 hours
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