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Course Details For SSC CPO SI

 

Every year Staff selection conducts recruitment exam for the post of Sub Inspector in Delhi Police and CAPF – Central Armed Police Forces viz ITBP, CRPF, BSF, SSB, CISF . In this article we will be discussing everything about SSC CPO Exam – Exam pattern, Eligibility syllabus, cut offs, recommended books for preparation, previous year papers, salary etc.

Eligibility For SSC CPO SI Exam

Nationality :

(a) a citizen of India, or (b) a subject of Nepal, or (c) a subject of Bhutan, or (d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or (e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania ( Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar ), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Age Limits :

For the post of Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police & CAPFs and Assistant Sub Inspector in CISF is 20-25 years.

For Age Relaxation View Notification.

Qualification :

·         Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university or equivalent

·         For Delhi Police SI Post – a valid Driving License for LMV(Motor cycle and Car) on the date fixed for Physical Endurance and Standard Tests.

Exam Pattern For SSC CPO SI Exam

Earlier the SSC CPO Written exam was used to be conducted in Offline Mode and in two phases. But from 2015 Both Paper – I and Paper – II will be conducted on the same day and most probably in Online Mode.

A candidate has to go through the following tests for Final Selection :

1. Written Exam [ Paper I and Paper II ]

2. PET/Medical Exam

3. Interview

Written Exam

Paper I :

Duration – Two Hours [ 10 AM to 12 PM ]

 

Subject

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Part A

General Intelligence and Reasoning

50

50

Part B

General Knowledge and General Awareness

50

50

Part C

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

Part D

English Comprehension

50

50

Paper II :

Subject

Maximum Marks /Questions.

Duration and timing

English language & Comprehension

200 marks/200 questions

Two Hours (2.00 PM to 4.00PM)

Negative Marking – Deduction of 0.25 marks will be made for each incorrect answer.

Syllabus For SSC CPO SI Exam

Paper I :

A. General Intelligence & 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 Pattern- folding 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, Other subtopics if any.

B. General Awareness : Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates general awareness of the environment around 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.

C. Quantitative Aptitude : 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 & Pie chart.

D. English Comprehension : Candidates’ ability to understand Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart. correct English, his basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested.

Paper II :

English Language & Comprehension :Questions in this components will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding and knowledge of English Language 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.

Important Note :

·         SSC may fix Individual Cut off for each section of Paper I

·         Only those candidates, who have scored above the cut off marks fixed by the Commission in Paper I would be required to appear in the Physical Endurance Test/Medical examination.

·         Paper-II of shortlisted candidates who qualify in PST/PET will only be evaluated.

·         Candidates will be called for Interview based on their combined performance in Paper-I and Paper-II.

Salary of Sub Inspector in Delhi Police & CAPF

Sub-Inspector in CAPFs :(Central Armed Police Forces) The post carries pay scale of Rs 9300-34800 in Pay Band 2 with Grade Pay of Rs 4200 and is classified as Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted, Non-Ministerial.

Sub Inspector(Executive-Male) in Delhi Police : The post carries pay scale of Rs.9300-34800 in Pay Band 2 with Grade Pay of Rs. 4200 and is classified as Group ‘C’ by Delhi Police.

Assistant Sub-Inspector in CISF: The post carries pay scale of Rs.5200-20200 in PB-2 with Grade Pay of Rs.2800/- and is classified as Group ‘C’.