CPO ( Central Police Organisation )
“GOVERNMENT STRIVES TO HAVE A WORKFORCE WHICH REFLECTS GENDER
BALANCE AND WOMEN CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY”
The Staff Selection Commission will hold an Open Competitive Examination for recruitment of Sub-Inspectors (SI) in Delhi Police and Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs). Departmental candidates amongst Constables, Head Constables and Assistant Sub-Inspector of Delhi Police with minimum three years service and who shall not be more than 30 years (33 years for OBC and 35 years for SC/ ST) of age as on crucial date given at Para 5.1 may also apply for filling up of Open and Departmental Vacancies of Sub-Inspector (Executive)-Male. The details of posts are as under:
Sub-Inspector (GD) in CAPFs: The post carries pay scale of Level-6 (Rs.35,400-1,12,400/-) and is classified as Group “B” (Non-Gazetted), Non-Ministerial.
Sub-Inspector (Executive) - (Male/ Female) in Delhi Police: The post carries pay scale of Leve-6 (Rs.35,400-1,12,400/-) and is classified as Group “C” (Non-Gazetted) by Delhi Police.
Sub-Inspector (GD) in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs)
Candidates selected for appointment for posts of SI in CAPFs are liable to serve anywhere in India. The vacancies are Tentative. Any change in the number of vacancies will be intimated
through the website of the Commission.
Reservation and suitability of Posts:
Reservation for Scheduled Castes (SC)/ Scheduled Tribes (ST)/ Other Backward Classes (OBC)/ Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) etc are as determined and communicated by the Indenting Ministries/ Departments/ Offices, as per extant Government Orders.
The Commission makes selection of candidates in pursuant to the vacancies reported by the
concerned User Departments for various posts. The Commission does not have any role in deciding the number of vacancies of any User Department. Implementation of reservation policy, maintaining reservation roster and earmarking of vacancies for different categories comes under the domain of the User Departments.
For the post of Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police, reservation is available for ex-servicemen and
special categories of ex-servicemen as detailed below:
Out of the quota meant for ex-servicemen, 50% of such quota will be reserved for
the following categories of ex-servicemen:
Having served in the Special Force/ NSG (Special Action Group), or Having received QI “Qualified Instructors” grading in the commando course, or Officers from the Navy/Air Force who have worked in the specialized
Nationality/ Citizenship: A candidate must be either:
a citizen of India, or
a subject of Nepal, or
a subject of Bhutan, or
Provided that a candidate belonging to categories 4.2 and 4.3 above shall be a person in
whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India. A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary will be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment will be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India.
Age limit of the candidates should be from 20 to 25 years as on 01-01-2021 i.e. Candidates
born not before 02-01-1996 and not later than 01-01-2001).
Category Age-Relaxation permissible beyond the upper age limit
01 SC/ ST 5 years
02 OBC 3 years
06 Ex-servicemen (ESM) 3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.
The period of "Call up Service" of an ex-serviceman in the Armed Forces shall also be treated as service rendered in the Armed Forces for purpose of age relaxation as per rules. For any serviceman of the three Armed Forces of the Union to be treated as ex-serviceman for the purpose of securing the benefits of reservation, he must have already acquired the status of ex-servicemen at the relevant time of submitting his application for the Post/ Service or is in a position to establish his acquired entitlement by documentary evidence from the competent authority that he would complete specified term of engagement from the Armed Forces within the stipulated period of one year from the closing date for receipt of application (i.e. 16-07-2020). Such candidates must also acquire the status of an exserviceman within the stipulated period of one year from the closing date of receipt of applications.
A Matriculate ex-serviceman (which term includes an ex-serviceman, who has obtained the Indian Army Special Certificate of education or the corresponding certificate in the Navy or the Air Force), who has put in not less than 15 years of service as on closing date with Armed Forces of the Union shall be considered eligible only for appointment to the Group “C” posts of SI in Delhi Police against the posts reserved for ex-servicemen. Thus, those Non-Graduate ex-servicemen who have not completed 15 years of service as on the last date for receipt of applications are not eligible for any post.
Explanation: An ex-serviceman means a person:
Who has served in any rank whether as a combatant or non combatant in the
Regular Army, Navy and Air Force of the Indian Union, and
(i) Who either has been retired or relieved or discharged from such service whether at his own request or being relieved by the employer after earning his or her pension, or
(ii) Who has been relieved from such service on medical grounds attributable to Military service or circumstances beyond his control and awarded medical or other disability pension; or
(iii) Who has been released from such service as a result of reduction in establishment.
Who has been released from such service after completing the specific period of engagement, otherwise than at his own request, or by way of dismissal, or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency and has been given a gratuity, and includes personnel of the Territorial Army, pension holders for continuous embodies service or broken spells of qualifying service; Or Personnel of the Army Postal Service who are part of Regular Army and retired from the Army Postal Service without reversion to their parent service with pension, or are released from the Army Postal service on medical grounds
attributable to or aggravated by military service or circumstance beyond their control and awarded medical or other disability pension. Or Personnel, who were on deputation in Army Postal Service for more than six months prior to the 14th April, 1987.
Educational qualifications (as on 01-01-2021):
Educational Qualification for all posts is Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or equivalent.
As per Ministry of Human Resource Development Notification dated 10.06.2015 published in the Gazette of India all the degrees/ diplomas/ certificates awarded through Open and Distance Learning mode of education by the Universities established by an Act of Parliament or State Legislature, Institutions Deemed to be Universities under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 and Institutions of National Importance declared under an Act of Parliament stand automatically recognized for the purpose of employment to posts and services under the Central Government provided they have been approved by the Distance Education Bureau, University Grants Commission. Accordingly, unless such degrees are recognized for the relevant period when the candidates acquired the qualification, they will not be accepted for the purpose of Educational Qualification.
Further, as per UGC (Open and Distance Learning) Regulations, 2017 published in official Gazette on 23-06-2017, under Part-III (8) (v), the programmes in engineering, medicine, dental, nursing, pharmacy, architecture and physiotherapy etc are not permitted to be offered under Open and Distance Learning mode. However, B. Tech. degree/ diploma in Engineering awarded by IGNOU to the students who were enrolled up to academic year 2009-10 shall be treated as valid, wherever applicable.
Candidates who have not yet acquired but will acquire the educational qualification and produce documentary evidence from the Board/ University in support thereof as on 01-01- 2021 will also be eligible.
All candidates who are declared qualified by the Commission in Computer Base Examinations, PET/ PST and Medical Examinations will be required to produce all relevant Certificates in original such as Mark sheets/ Provisional Degree/ Diploma Certificate as proof of having acquired the minimum educational qualification on or before 01-01-2021 failing which the candidature of such candidates will be cancelled by the Commission. The candidates who are able to prove by documentary evidence that the result of the qualifying examination was declared on or before the cut-off date and he/ she has been declared passed will also be considered to have the required Educational Qualification. It is reiterated that
the result of requisite educational qualification must have been declared by the Board/ University by the specified date. Mere processing of the result by the Board/ University by the crucial cut-off date does not fulfill the EQ requirement.
In case of the candidates possessing equivalent educational qualification, such candidates shall also produce relevant Equivalence Certificate from the concerned authorities at the time of Document Verification. However, final decision regarding selection of such candidates will be taken by the concerned User Departments/ Appointing Authorities.
For the post of Sub Inspector in Delhi Police only: Male candidates must possess a valid Driving License for LMV (Motorcycle and Car) on the date fixed for Physical Endurance and Measurement Tests. However, the candidates who do not have a Valid Driving License for LMV (Motorcycle and Car) are eligible for all other posts in CAPFs.
How to apply:
Applications are required to be submitted in online mode only at the official website of SSC Headquarters i.e. https://ssc.nic.in. For detailed instructions, please refer to Annexure-I and Annexure-II of this Notice. Sample Proforma of One-time Registration and online Application Forms are attached as Annexure-IA and Annexure-IIA.
One-time Registration process (as per details at Annexure-I) requires you to upload a recent (i.e. not
more than three month old) scanned colour passport size photograph in JPEG format (20 KB to 50
KB). Image dimension of the photograph should be about 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height). The
photograph should be without cap, spectacles and both ears should be visible. The date on which
the photograph has been taken should be printed on the photograph.
Last date and time for submission of online applications is 16-07-2020 (2330).
Candidates are advised in their own interest to submit online applications much before the closing date and not to wait till the last date to avoid the possibility of disconnection/ inability or failure to login to the SSC website on account of heavy load on the website during the closing days.
The Commission will not be responsible for the candidates not being able to submit their applications within the last date on account of the aforesaid reasons or for any other reason beyond the control of the Commission.
Before submission of the online application, candidates must check that they have filled correct details in each field of the form. After submission of the online application form, no change/ correction/ modification will be allowed under any circumstances. Requests received in this regard in any form like Post, Fax, Email, by hand, etc shall not be entertained.
Questions in both papers will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type. Questions will be set in Hindi and English in Parts-I, II and III of Paper-I. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I & Paper-II. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the questions.
Marks scored by candidates in Computer Based Examination will be normalized by using the formula published by the Commission through Notice No.1-1/2018-P&P-I dated 07-02- 2019 and such normalized scores will be used to determine final merit and cut off marks.
Tentative Answer Keys will be placed on the website of the Commission after the Examination. Candidates may go through the Answer Keys and submit representations, if any, within the time limit given by the Commission through online modality only, on payment of Rs.100/- per question. Any representation regarding Answer Keys received within the time limit fixed by the Commission at the time of uploading of the Answer Keys will be scrutinized before finalizing the Answer Keys and the decision of the Commission in this regard will be final. No representation regarding Answer Keys shall be entertained later.
National Cadet Corps (NCC) certificate holders (as on 01-01-2021) will be given bonus marks in Paper-I and Paper-II which will be added to the normalized scores of such candidate as per following scheme:
S No Type of NCC Certificate Bonus Marks in each Paper
(Paper-I and Paper-II)
1 NCC „C? Certificate 10 marks (5% of the maximum marks)
2 NCC „B? Certificate 6 marks (3% of the maximum marks)
3 NCC „A? Certificate 4 marks (2% of the maximum marks)
The dates of examinations indicated in the Notice are tentative. Any change in the schedule of examinations will be informed to the candidates only through the website of the Commission.
There shall be no provision for re-evaluation/ re-checking of the scores. No correspondence
in this regard shall be entertained.
Indicative syllabus for Computer Based Mode Examination:
General Intelligence and Reasoning:
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 Patternfolding 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, etc.
General Knowledge and General Awareness:
Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates? general awareness of the environmentaround him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and
its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution, scientific Research etc.
The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions and
relationships between numbers, Percentage, Ratio and Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit & Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Allegation, Time and distance, Time & work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Piechart.
English Comprehension: Candidates? ability to understand correct English, his/ her basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested.
Paper-II: English Language and Comprehension:
Questions in this components will be designed to test the candidate?s understanding and knowledge of EnglishLanguage 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.
Inspector of Police
Sub-Inspector of Police (SI)
Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police (ASI)
Note: A Police district is headed by a DCP rank officer, while a Police station is headed by an SHO who is usually an Inspector of Police.
Notification 17th June 2020
Online submission Start 17th June 2020
Date to Apply for 2021 16th July 2020
Last date for the generation of offline Challan 20th July 2020
CPO PET / PST ( Physical Test )
To be notified laterAdmit Card of Paper-IIJuly 2021
CPO 2021 Paper-II
July 12, 2021 Postponed
EXAMS PATTERN & SYLLABUS
Type of Examination
Mode of examination
Objective Multiple Choice
Running, Long Jump, High Jump and Short Put
Objective Multiple Choice