SSC CPO Exam 2022: Notification, Eligibility, Imp* Dates, Syllabus, & More

SSC CPO Exam Notification 2022: SSC has released an official notification for CPO Recruitment 2022 on the official website to recruit candidates in various central government police forces including Delhi Police, CISF, and CAPF.

  • SSC CPO is a national-level exam conducted every year. 
  • SSC CPO exam is responsible for recruitment for 4695 vacancies for Sub Inspector in Delhi Police, Sub Inspector in CAPFs, Assistant Sub Inspector in CISF, Inspector Posts, and Sub Inspector Posts. 

The online registration window for SSC CPO Recruitment 2022 has opened and the last date to submit the application form is 30 August 2022.

SSC CPO Notification 2022: The details of SSC CPO Recruitment 2022 are tabulated below.

Conducting bodyStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Name of the postSub Inspector in Delhi Police, Sub Inspector in CAPFs, Assistant Sub Inspector in CISF
Application Process Start10 August 2022
Last date for application30 August 2022 (11:00 PM)
Test LevelNational
Selection processPaper-I, PST, Paper-II
SalaryRs. 35400-112400/-
Job positionNew Delhi
  • This article will inform you about the latest updates regarding the SSC CPO 2022 recruitment process like notification date, vacancies, notification PDF, selection process, etc.
  • Also Read: SSC JE Exam Notification 2022

SSC CPO 2022 Notification PDF

SSC CPO 2022 notification has been released on its official website for the recruitment of SI(Sub Inspector) posts in Delhi Police, and CAPF(Central Armed Police Forces) posts. It is recommended that candidates read the notification details before applying.

SSC CPO Notification 2022 – Download here

SSC CPO Vacancies 2022

A total of 4695 vacancies for SSC CPO 2022 Recruitment are released along with SSC CPO Notification 2022. We have tabulated SSC CPO Vacancy 2022 category-wise below for your reference.

Sub-Inspector (Exe.) in Delhi Police – Male &Female

Sub Inspector (Exe.) in Delhi Police- Male10354301823228
Sub Inspector (Exe.) in Delhi Police- Female5127150811112

Sub-Inspector in CAPF (Central Armed Police Forces)

Total (Male)151436310445852853791
Total (Female)6914462614169

Candidates should apply for the SSC CPO Recruitment 2022 exam before the last date to register to avoid any last-minute hurdles. The last date to apply online is August 30, 2022 (11:00 pm).

SSC CPO 2022: Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria to apply for the posts in SSC CPO Recruitment 2022. The educational qualification and age limit required for the job are explained in the following points.

Educational Qualifications (as on 30.08.2022)

  • Candidates with a graduation degree in any stream from any recognized university are eligible for this post.
  • For the post of Sub Inspector in Delhi Police (Only) – Male candidates must possess a valid driving license for LMV (motorcycle and car) by the date of the Physical Endurance and Standard Tests

 Age Limit (as on 01.01.2022)

The age limit for SSC CPO 2022 is given below:

  • Minimum age limit – 20 years
  • Upper age limit – 25 years

SSC CPO 2022 Age Relaxation

The age relaxation given to the reserved categories as per government norms is as follows.,

  • Ex-servicemen: 3 years
  • OBC/ EWS: 3 years
  • SC/ST: 5 years
  • widows, divorced women: Up to 35 years of age
  • widows, divorced women (SC/ST): Up to 40 years of age
Departmental candidates Age Relaxation
Departmental candidates (Unreserved) (3 years of regular and continuous service must)Up to 30 years of age
Departmental candidates (OBC) (3 years of regular and continuous service must)Up to 33 years of age
Departmental candidates (SC/ ST) (3 years of regular and continuous service must)Up to 35 years of age

SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2022

SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2022 is as follows,

  • The questions asked in both Paper-1 and Paper-2 of SSC CPO 2022 are objective multiple choice type.
  • The questions asked are bilingual i.e. in both Hindi and English.
  • A negative marking of 0.25 marks will be carried for each wrongly marked answer.
  • Exam Duration: 2 Hours
  • The SSC CPO 2022 exam will be conducted in three phases:
ExamType  of Examination
Tier-I (Paper 1)Objective Multiple Choice
PET/PSTRunning, High Jump, Long Jump, & Short Put
Tier-II (Paper 2)Objective Multiple Choice

The final merit list is tabulated based on the candidate’s performance in the three phases of the SSC CPO exam.

SSC CPO 2022 Syllabus

The syllabus of the SSC CPO 2022 exam is as follows.,

SSC CPO Tier-I Exam Syllabus

SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2022 for Paper 1 is explained below.

  • General Intelligence and Reasoning (50 questions) (50 marks)
  • GK and General Awareness (50 questions) (50 marks)
  • Quantitative Aptitude (50 questions) (50 marks)
  • English Comprehension (50 questions) (50 marks)
  • Total (200 Marks) (2 Hours)

Physical Standard Test (PST)

Only those candidates who have scored more than the cut-off marks fixed by the Commission in Paper I will have to appear for the Physical Endurance Test/Medical Examination.

Physical Standard Test for Male Candidates:

100 Meters Race16 Seconds
1.6 Km Race6.5 Minutes
3.65 Meters Long Jump3 Chances
1.2 Meters High Jump3 Chances
Shot put (16 pounds)4 1/2 Metres, 3 Chances

Physical Standard Test for Female Candidates:

100 Meters Race18 Seconds
800 Meters Race4 Minutes
2.7 Meters (9 Feet) Long Jump3 Chances
0.9 Meters (3 Feet) High Jump3 Chances

Medical Exam

All candidates qualified in SSC CPO PET will be medically examined by the Medical Officer of CAPFs or any other Medical Officer or Assistant Surgeon Grade I of any Central/State Govt. Candidates found ineligible will be informed about the position and they can appeal to the Review Medical Board within a prescribed time limit of 15 days.

SSC CPO Tier-II Exam

Note: Only those candidates who have qualified in PET/PST and are medically fit will be allowed to appear in SSC CPO Paper II.

  • The questions in SSC CPO Exam Paper 2 are objective multiple choice type.
  • A negative marking of 0.25 marks will be carried for each wrongly marked answer.
SubjectMaximum Questions/MarksDuration and timing
Eng. language & Comprehension200 questions/200marks2 hr.

Pay Scale

Post’s NamePay Scale
SSC CPO SI (Executive) in Delhi Policepay scale of Level-6 (Rs.35,400-Rs.1,12,400/-)
SSC CPO SI in CAPFspay scale of Level-6 (Rs.35,400-Rs.1,12,400/-)

Important Dates*

SSC CPO 2022 Notification Release Date10th August 2022
SSC CPO 2022 Apply Online Start Date10th August 2022
SSC CPO 2022 Apply Online Last Date30th August 2022 (11:00 pm)
Date of ‘Window for Application Form Correction’
and online payment of Correction Charges
1st September 2022
SSC CPO Tier 1 Admit Card 2022TBA
SSC CPO Paper-I Exam DateNovember 2022

Application Fee

Fees for the SSC CPO examination can be paid online or offline by generating a challan.

  • Fees can be paid through SBI Challan/ SBI Net Banking or any bank credit/debit cards. 
  • Below you can see the category-wise SSC CPO application fee.
CategoryApplication Fees
General/OBCRs. 100/-
SC/ST/Ex-Serviceman/FemalesNo fee

Steps to Apply for SSC CPO 2022

  • Visit the SSC official website @
  • In the “Login” section, click on the “Register Now” link
  • Add basic details, additional details, and contact details, and upload a scanned image of passport size photograph and signature.
  • After registration, log in to the online system through your registration number and password on the Commission’s website (
  • Click the ‘Apply‘ link under the “Latest Notifications” tab in the ‘Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police and Central Armed Police Forces Examination 2022‘ section.
  • Fill in the details asked
  • Go through the declaration carefully and click on the “I agree” check box if you agree to it. Fill in the captcha code.
  • Preview and verify the information you provided and submit the application.
  • Later, pay the fee, and submit the fee.
  • When the application is successfully submitted, take a printout of the application form for future references.

SSC CPO 2022: Detailed Notification

Frequently Asked Questions

Q 1. When SSC CPO 2022 Notification Released?

Ans: SSC CPO Notification 2022 released on 10 August 2022.

Q 2. What are the application online dates for SSC CPO 2022 exam?

Ans: The online application dates for SSC CPO 2022 will continue from 10th August to 30th August 2022.

Q3. Is there any negative marking for SSC CPO?

Ans: Yes, there is 0.25 negative marking for each wrong answer in SSC CPO.

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