SSC CPO 2018 – Notification, Application Form, Syllabus, Apply Online

SSC CPO SI 2018 Application Form & Apply Online :

SSC CPO SI 2018 recruitment Notification process is going to be started. As per available information, the Staff Selection Commission has done all the initial preparations to conduct SSC CPO 2018 recruitment examination. SSC CPO 2018 will be a one of the important recruitment event conducted by SSC in year 2018-19. To know more, read here as we are going to explain everything about SSC CPO SI, ASI, Inspector 2018 exam details like official notification, application process, fee & mode of payment, call letter, result, cut-off, important books etc.

  1. Notification
  2. Important Dates
  3. Vacancies
  4. Eligibility Criteria
  5. Application Fee
  6. Application Form
  7. Apply Online
  8. Exam Pattern
  9. Admit Card
  10. Result
  11. Cut Off
  12. Post Wise Pay Scale

About SSC

The Staff Selection Commission popular as SSC is one of the largest government undertaking recruitment agencies in India. Being a central controlled recruitment body, round the year SSC conducts several recruitment events at national level. SSC is responsible for recruitment of eligible smart, enthusiastic and young Indians in several ministries, government organizations as well as departments. If you want to explore SSC more then go to its official website @

SSC CPO 2018 Official Notification

SSC CPO SI 2018 official notification is still to be released. It is expected that official notification for SSC PO SI 2018 will be out on 3rd March 2018. Once official notification released, candidates can download it through SSC’s official website or by clicking here. SSC CPO SI, ASI, Inspector 2018 official notification will have every important information like online application starting & closing dates, fee submission & examination dates, how to fill & submit online application, examination pattern, nature of paper & syllabus, how to download e-call letters, results declaration dates, cut-off or qualifying marks etc.

SSC CPO SI 2018 Important Events & Dates

Recruitment conducted byStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Exam conducted for PostSI, ASI and Inspector
Official notification released on3rd March 2018
Apply modeonline
Form starting date3rd March 2018
Form submission Last date2nd April
Tier-I Exam Admit CardMay 2018
Tier I examination4th to 10th June 2018
Tier-I Exam ResultAugust 2018
PET/ PST & Medical ExamSeptember/October 2018
Tier-II Examination Admit CardNovember 2018
Paper-II Exam1st December 2018
Tier II ResultJanuary 2019

Note – All the above-mentioned dates are tentative and can be changed

SSC CPO 2018 Number Of Vacancies

In the year 2017, SSC has conducted CPO SI examination for total 2697 vacancies. This year, we are expecting that the Staff Selection Commission will organize CPO SI recruitment event to recruit more than 3000 candidates on several posts in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), Delhi Police & CISF (Central Industrial Security Force). Once official notification for SSC CPO SI, ASI, Inspector 2018 released, here we will update exact number of vacancies.

SSC CPO recruitment

SSC CPO 2018 Eligibility Criteria

All the interested candidates are requested to check eligibility criteria needed for SSC CPO SI, ASI, Inspector 2018 before attempting the online application. SSC will accept application forms from eligible candidates only then call them to appear in examination.

  • Nationality /Citizenship

An applicant should be either an Indian citizen or a subject of Bhutan or Nepal. Those Tibetan refugees who are permanently settled in India are also eligible to apply for SSC CPO SI, ASI, Inspector 2018.

  • Age Limits

An applicant must be in between 20 to 25 years at the time of attempting online application. Relaxation in maximum age limit will be applicable for candidates belonging to special categories. To know more, please have a look at below table

CategoryAge relaxation (in years)
Ex-servicemen (ST/SC)8
Ex-servicemen (OBC)6
  • Educational Qualifications

An applicant should have a graduation degree in any discipline from a recognized University or Institution. Students waiting for their final year results can also apply. However, they need to show original passing certificate at the time of employment.

Note – To know more about eligibility criteria of SSC CPO SI, ASI, Inspector 2018, you are advised to read official notification. 

SSC CPO 2018 Application Form & Process

Application form for SSC CPO SI, ASI, Inspector 2018 will be available online from 3rd March 2018. Yes, candidates need to attempt online application to apply for SSC CPO SI, ASI, Inspector 2018. Candidates interested for SSC CPO SI, ASI, Inspector 2018 can submit and fill online application form till 2nd April 2018. Online application process will be divided into three sections:

  • 1st Part: Candidate’s registration
  • 2nd Part: Filling application form and uploading of documents
  • 3rd Part: Payment of application fee

How To Fill SSC CPO SI, ASI, Inspector 2018 Online Application Form?

  • Open browser and go to the SSC’s official website @
  • Now, find and click on the SSC CPO SI, ASI, Inspector 2018 tab/link
  • Click ‘Apply Now’ tab/button
  • Complete your online registration by entering your name, email ID as well as password
  • You will get provisional registration number and password
  • Use the same login credentials to login into your account
  • Once you logged into account, fill rest of the details without any mistake as you cannot edit your application after final submission
  • Upload the required documents in the same prescribed format (signature, image & left thumb impression)
  • Recheck all the details before final submission
  • Print your final submitted application form and pay your application fee (if applicable)
  • Don’t forget to print e-receipt.
  • Close the website
  • Keep all the print outs safe to use in future

Necessary things needed to complete online application process

  • Valid personal email address
  • Working personal mobile number
  • Academic mark sheets/passing certificates
  • Scanned copies of required documents in prescribed format
  • Credit/debit card or net banking details for online payment of application fee

SSC CPO 2018 Application Fee & Mode Of Payment

Applicants belonging to general and OBC category needs to pay a fee of Rs. 100/- as their application fee. On the other hand, female applicants and applicants belonging to SC/ST/Ex-servicemen categories are exempted from paying application fee.

Category nameApplication fee (in Rs.)
Ex-servicemenNo fee
FemaleNo fee
SC/STNo fee

Applicants applicable for paying application fee need to pay through either online or offline mode. To pay fee online, a candidate have to use a debit/credit card or net banking facility. To pay fee offline, an applicant needs to generate an e-challan at the time of attempting online application and submit it with requisite application fee at any nearest SBI’s branch.

SSC CPO 2018 Exam Pattern

The Staff Selection Commission will complete this recruitment event in three Phases –

  • Online CBT (paper I),
  • Physical test and
  • Paper II.

All the tests/examinations will be held on different dates. Further related information is given below:

1. Paper I Examination

SSC CPO SI, ASI, Inspector 2018 Paper I examination will be a computer based test having 200 objective type questions and each MCQ will be of 1 mark. It is expected SSC will issue admit cards for Paper I examination in the month of May 2018 and examination will be held in between 4th to 10th June 2018. Paper I examination pattern and syllabus is given below

Section namesNo. of MCQsMax. MarksSyllabus
General Intelligence and Reasoning5050This section may have MCQs on differences, analogies and similarities, judgment, spatial orientation, visual memory, discrimination, observation, decision making, problem solving, analysis, space visualization, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning & figural classification, coding & decoding, statement conclusion, non-verbal series, arithmetic number series, syllogistic reasoning etc.
General Knowledge and General Awareness5050This section may have MCQs relating to India & its neighboring countries, India history, culture, geography, national & international events & current affairs, economic scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution, scientific research etc.
Quantitative Aptitude
5050This section may have MCQs from the following topics- whole numbers, interest, profit & loss, fractions & relationships between numbers, percentage, decimals, averages, ratio & proportion, partnership business, time & work, basic algebraic identities of school algebra & elementary surds, regular polygons, common tangents to two or more circles, triangle, quadrilaterals, right circular cylinder, hemispheres, degree & radian measures, regular right pyramid with triangular or square base, standard identities, sphere, complementary angles, frequency polygon, trigonometric ratio, heights & distances, histogram, bar diagram & pie chart.
English Comprehension5050This test may have MCQs from several topics of English language such as filling in the blanks (using articles, verbs, preposition etc), cloze test, paragraph completion, one word substitution, antonyms, sentence structure, synonyms, sentence completion, phrases & idiomatic use of words, comprehension, etc

2. PET (Physical Efficiency/Endurance Test (For all posts))

Candidates qualified in paper I examination will be called to appear in Physical Efficiency/Endurance Test. This test will be applicable for all the candidates and for all the posts. Required measurements for PET are given below

S.No.Event NameFor Male CandidatesFor Female Applicants
1Race100 m in 16 seconds100 m in 18 seconds
2Race1.6 kms in 6.5 minutes800 m in 4 minutes
3Long Jump3.65 metres in 3 chances2.7 metres in 3 chances
4High Jump1.2 metres in 3 chances0.9 metres in 3 chances
5Shot put (16 Lbs)4.5 metres in 3 chances 11Not Applicable

PET Height and Chest requirement

Height and chest parameters has been tabulated below

CategoryHeight (Cm)Chest(Cm) UnexpandedExpanded
Male (General)1708085
Male (Hill areas)1658085
Male (ST)162.57782
Female (General)157--
Female (Hill areas)155--
Female (ST)154--

3. Paper II

Applicants qualified in PET/PST as well as found medically fit will be allowed to appear in Paper-II. Like paper I, paper II will also be an online test of English language & Comprehension having 200 MCQs and each MCQ will be of 1 mark. MCQs in paper II will be considered to evaluate the applicant’s knowledge as well as understanding of English Language & it will be based on vocabulary, phrases & idiomatic use of words, spellings, error recognition, filling in the blanks (using verbs, preposition, articles etc), grammar, sentence completion, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms, comprehension etc.

Selection Process

  1. Paper I : It has 200 MCQs and each contains 1 mark and the time duration will be 2 hours. There will be 0.25 negative marks for each wrong attempt in this paper. The marks scored will be taken into consideration for final cutoff.
  2. PET (Physical Efficiency/Endurance Test): It is qualifying in nature.
  3. Paper II: The marks scored in this paper along with Paper I score will be considered for final merit list. It has 200 MCQs and each question carries 1 mark and the time duration will be 2 hours. There will be a negative marking system in this paper as well. 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong attempt.

SSC CPO 2018 Admit Card

The Staff Selection Commission will issue a separate admit card for each examination including Physical Efficiency/Endurance Test. However, SSC will not send any call letter to any candidate. Candidates itself have to download and print their admit card. Candidates can download their call letters online from the SSC’s official website.

How To Download SSC CPO SI, ASI, Inspector 2018 Admit Card?

  • Open SSC’s website @
  • Now, find and click on ‘Recruitment’ section or tab
  • Now, find and click on the SSC CPO SI, ASI, INSPECTOR 2018 link
  • You will see download admit card button
  • Click it
  • Enter the required details such as registration no. & password/date of birth
  • Submit details
  • You will get your admit card/call letter
  • Download and print it on A4 size paper
  • Close the website
  • Read all and follow all the instructions carefully given on admit card

SSC CPO SI 2018 Result

It is expected that SSC CPO SI, ASI, Inspector 2018 paper I result will be declared in August 2018. After few days from the day of examination, a candidate can check his/her result online from SSC’s website. SSC CPO SI, ASI, Inspector 2018 results will be available only on SSC’s official website. Therefore go to website and check your result by following below given instructions:

  • Open SSC’s website @
  • Go to ‘Results’ section
  • Find and click on the ‘SSC CPO SI, ASI, INSPECTOR 2018 results’ link/tab
  • Enter the asked details
  • Submit details
  • Your result will appear on your computer’s screen
  • Save and download it
  • Don’t forget to print it as you will need a printed copy of your SSC CPO SI, ASI, Inspector 2018 results at the time of final employment

SSC CPO 2018 Cut Off Marks

Cut-off marks are also known as qualifying marks. If a candidate wants to be selected in final selection process then s/he needs to score minimum qualifying or cut-off marks outlined by SSC. After conducting this recruitment event successfully, SSC will post cut-off marks on its website. On the basis of cut-off marks, candidates will be called for final employment. Here we are going to provide category-wise last year’s cut-off marks

Category nameSSC CPO Paper-I + Paper-II Cut Off 2017-18 

SSC CPO 2018 Post-Wise Pay Scale

Post’s namePay Scale
Assistant Sub-Inspector in CISFRs.5200-20200 in PB-2 with Grade Pay of Rs. 2800/-
Sub-Inspector in CAPFsRs 9300-34800 in PB-2 with Grade Pay of Rs 4200
Sub Inspector (Executive) in Delhi PoliceRs.9300-34800 in PB-2 with Grade Pay of Rs. 4200

SSC CPO SI, ASI, Inspector 2018 Important Books

  • Guide to SSC Sub-Inspectors In CPOs By Gate
  • SSC CPO Solved Papers By Kiran Publication
  • SSC CPO Sub-Inspectors Exam Solved Papers By Upkar Publications
  • SSC CPO Superfast Practice Sets By Kiran Publication
  • SSC CPO Practice Workbook By Kiran Publications

Final Words

Lastly, we just want to say that if you have any query or feedback regarding SSC CPO SI, ASI, Inspector 2018 or any other recruitment event then feel free to comment below. Moreover, if you liked this post then share it with others by hitting any of the post sharing buttons. 

We Wish You Best of Luck for your SSC CPO 2018 examination.


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