What is the Full Form of CPO? 

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The full form of CPO is Central Police Organisation. This competitive exam is conducted on a national level by Staff Selection Commission. This exam is taken to recruit candidates for various posts – Assistant Sub Inspector and Sub Inspector in the Delhi Police, CISF and CAPF. A Detailed notification containing information like eligibility criteria, syllabus, salary, exam pattern, etc. is released by the SSC. 

What is SSC CPO? 

Established in 1975, SSC is in charge of recruiting candidates for Group B and Group C posts which come under the Government of India’s various ministries. SSC also recruits candidates for various other posts that are non-ministerial. To complete the recruitment process various national-level exams like SSC CGL, SSC MTS, SSC CHSL, SSC GD, SSC CPO, etc. 

SSC CPO is quite a popular exam for government job aspirants and is conducted to recruit candidates for police and paramilitary forces that come under Central Government. It is important to note that through this exam candidates are recruited for Group C and Group D posts in various ministries. To apply for Grade A posts, the candidates need to sit for the UPSC CAPF examination. The posts that come under CPO are as follows: 

  1. Sub-Inspector SI in Delhi Police- Female
  2. Sub-Inspector (SI) in Central Armed Police Forces
  3. Sub-Inspector SI in Delhi Police

Also Read: Upcoming SSC Exams 2023

Central Police Organisations Under SSC CPO 

  • Assistant Sub-Inspector in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
  • Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBPF) Sub-Inspector
  • Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) Sub-Inspector
  • Delhi Police Sub-Inspector
  • Border Security Force (BSF) Sub-Inspector
  • Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Sub-Inspector
  • Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) Sub-Inspector

SSC CPO Eligibility 

Following are the eligibility criteria that a candidate must fulfil in order to appear for SSC CPO: 

1. Nationality –  The candidate should be either a citizen of India or a subject of Bhutan or a subject of Nepal. 

2. Age – The candidate should be between 20 – 25 years of age. Although there is certain relaxation in the case of certain categories. 

3. Educational Qualification – Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university or equivalent. 

Also Read: How to Prepare for Competitive Examination? (Tips and Tricks )

SSC CPO Exam Pattern 

There are mainly 4 stages in the SSC CPO examination which are mentioned below: 

Stage 1 – Paper 1 ( It contains 4 sections – General Intelligence & Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness and English Comprehension) 

Stage 2 – Physical Standard Test / Physical Endurance Test

Stage 3 – Paper 2 ( This paper contains questions related to the English language and Comprehension ) 

Stage 4 – Medical Examination

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