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SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2022, Check Exam Pattern For SSC CPO Paper 1 and Paper 2

SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2022: Every year Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the CPO examination for the recruitment of candidates for various posts. The recruitment notification for SSC CPO 2022 exam is released on 10th August 2022. According to SSC CPO 2022 Notification, SSC CPO 2022 Paper 1 will be conducted in November 2022 (CBE)*.

While preparing for the exam, the most important thing one should do is check the exam pattern of the SSC CPO 2022. What are the stages of the selection process? How many papers do you need to appear? What are the physical standards required? What is the syllabus of the SSC CPO exam and what are the topics that need to be covered? Here are all the details related to the exam pattern and syllabus of the SSC CPO 2022 exam including the Paper I, Paper II, and PST/PET exam patterns. Check out below.

SSC CPO 2022 Paper-1

The SSC CPO Paper I is a computer-based examination consisting of 4 sections with 50 questions in each to be completed in a total duration of 2 hours. The section-wise distribution is given below:

Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration/ Time Allowed
Part A General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 50 Two Hours
Part B General Knowledge and General Awareness 50 50
Part C Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
Part D EnglishComprehension 50 50
  • The questions in this paper will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type.
  • Questions will be set in Hindi and English in Parts A, B and C of Paper I.
  • Deduction of 0.25 marks will be made for each incorrect answer marked.

SSC CPO Tier 1 2022 Syllabus

General Intelligence and Reasoning

  • 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.
  • Semantic Analogy,
  • Symbolic/ Number Analogy,
  • Figural Analogy,
  • Semantic Classification,
  • Symbolic/ Number Classification,
  • Figural Classification,
  • Semantic Series,
  • Figural Series,
  • Problem Solving,
  • Word Building,
  • 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
  • Embedded Figures,
  • Critical thinking,
  • Emotional Intelligence,
  • Social Intelligence, Other sub-topics if any.

General Knowledge and General Awareness

  • General awareness of the environment around him and its application to society.
  • Knowledge of current events and matters of everyday observations
  • India and its neighbouring countries especially peaboutistory, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution, scientific Research etc

Quantitative Aptitude

  • 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,
  • 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

English Comprehension

Candidates’ ability to understand correct English, comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested.

SSC CPO Physical Standard Test (PST)/PET 

Category of candidates Height (in cms) Chest (in cms )
Unexpanded Expanded
(i) For male candidates only GENERAL 170 80 85
For candidates belonging to Hill areas of Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Leh & Ladakh regions of J&K, North-Eastern States and Sikkim 165 80 85
For all candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes 162.5 77 82
(ii) For Female candidates only GENERAL 157
For candidates belonging to Hill areas of Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Leh & Ladakh regions of J&K, North-Eastern States and Sikkim 155
For all candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribe 154

SSC CPO Physical Efficiency Endurance Test ( For all posts)

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.

For male candidates only

  • 100 meters race in 16 seconds
  • 1.6 Kms race in 6.5 minutes
  • Long Jump:3.65 metres in 3 chances
  • High Jump:1.2 metres in 3 chances
  • Shot put (16 Lbs): 4.5 metres in 3 chances

For female candidates only

  • 100 metres race in 18 seconds
  • 800 metres race in 4 minutes
  • Long Jump: 2.7 metres (9 feet) in 3 chances.
  • High Jump:0.9 metres (3 feet) in 3 chances.

SSC CPO Paper-2 2022 Exam Pattern 

The SSC CPO Paper 2 will comprise of 200 questions in the English Language section for a total of 200 marks to be attempted in 2 hours. Check out below:

Subject Maximum Marks /Questions Duration and timing English
English language & Comprehension 200 marks/200 questions twTwo Two Hours
  • The questions in this paper will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type.
  • Deduction of 0.25 marks will be made for each incorrect answer marked.

SSC CPO Syllabus 2022:  Paper-II 

Questions in this componential are designed to test the cacandidate’snderstanding and knowledge of Engine lish Language and will be based on:

  • Error recognition,
  • Filling in the blanks (using verbs, prepositions, articles etc),
  • Vocabulary,
  • Spellings,
  • Grammar,
  • Sentence Structure,
  • Synonyms,
  • Antonyms,
  • Sentence Completion,
  • Phrases and Idiomatic use of Words,
  • Comprehension etc.

SSC CPO Medical Examination 

  • All the candidates who qualify in the PET will be medically examined by the Medical Officer of the CAPFs or any other Medical Officer or Assistant Surgeon belonging to Grade I of any Central/ State Govt. Hospital or Dispensary.
  • Candidates who are found to be unfit will be informed of the position and they can appeal to view Medical Board within the prescribed time limit of 15 days.
  • Decision of Re-Medical Board/Review Medical Board will be final and no appeal/ representation against the decision of the ReMmedicalard/Review Medical Board will be entertained.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Will there be negative markings in the SSC CPO exam?

A. Yes, there is a negative marking in the SSC CPO exam.

Q. Is SSC CPO conducted online or offline?

A. SSC CPO recruitment exam is a conducted Computer Based Exam and is conducted online.

Q. How many questions are there in SSC CPO Paper 1 Exam

A. There are 200 questions in Paper 1.

Q. What is the time duration of the exam?

A. The time duration of the m is 2 hours for both paper 1 and paper 2.

Q. What is the weightage of each section of SSC CPO Paper 1exam?

A. Each section of the SSC CPO Paper 1 exam carries 50 questions of with marks.

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