SSC CPO Syllabus 2018

In order to ace SSC CPO 2018 exam, all candidates should be aware about the SSC CPO syllabus 2018 as well as SSC CPO exam pattern 2018. It is crucial to know the structure of the exam and the syllabus that needs to be prepared in and out for the upcoming SSC CPO 2018 Exam.

But First, let's start with understanding the exam pattern of SSC CPO 2018:

SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2018

SSC CPO exam has three different phases that candidates need to clear in order to get selected for various posts in Delhi Police, CAPFs, CISFs etc.. SSC CPO Paper 1 is Objective Multiple Choice Question paper. Paper II exam is English Comprehension Test, while PET/PST Test is conducted to check the endurance (medical and physical strength) of candidate.

SSC CPO Paper-1 Exam Pattern

Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 50 2 hours
General Knowledge 50 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
English Comprehension 50 50

SSC CPO PET/PST Test

candidate Height Chest
Unexpanded Expanded
Male (Gen) 170 80 85
Belonging to Hilly regions & areas of J&K, North East & Sikkim 165 80 85
Scheduled Tribes 162.5 77 82
Female (Gen) 157 - -
Belonging to Hilly regions & areas of J&K, North East & Sikkim 155 - -
Scheduled Tribes 154 - -

SSC CPO PET Test

Male Candidates

  • 100 metre race in 16 seconds
  • 1.6 Km Race in 6.5 minutes
  • Long Jump: 3.65 metres in 5 chances
  • High Jump: 1.2 metres in 3 chances
  • Short put 16 LBS: 4.5 metres in 3 chances

Female Candidates

  • 100 metre race in 18 second
  • 800 metre race in 4 minutes
  • Long Jump: 2.7 metres or 9 feet in 3 chances
  • High Jump: 0.9 metres or 3 feet in 3 chances

SSC CPO Medical Test

Criteria for the Medical Test is given below:

  • Minimum Near Vision: N6 (better eye) and N9 (worse eye)
  • Minimum Distant Vision: 6/6 (better eye) and 6/9 (worse eye)
  • Must not have knock knee, flat foot, varicose vein or squint in eyes
  • Eye standards should be without visual correction of any kind even by glasses.

SSC CPO Paper - 2 Exam Pattern

SSC CPO Paper-2 will be conducted after PET/PST Test for SSC CPO 2018 is conducted.

  • • The total time duration of the exam is of 120 minutes i.e. 2 hours.
  • • The total number of questions asked will be around 200 and the maximum marks for Paper-2 will be 200
  • • The test will be of English Language and Comprehension conducted online.

SSC CPO Syllabus 2018

The Syllabus of SSC CPO 2018 is for two written exams conducted online- Paper-1 & Paper-2. Let's have a look at SSC CPO 2018 Syllabus

SSC CPO Paper-1 Syllabus

General Reasoning General Knowledge Quantitative Aptitude English Comprehension
Verbal Reasoning Current Affairs Percentage Reading Comprehension
Syllogism Awards and Honours Ratio and Percentage Grammar
Circular Seating Arrangement Books and Authors Data Interpretation Vocabulary
Linear Seating Arrangement Sports Mensuration and Geometry Verbal Ability
Double Lineup Entertainment Quadratic Equation Synonyms-Antonyms
Scheduling Obituaries Interest Active and Passive Voice
Input Output Important Dates Problems of Ages Para Jumbles
Blood Relations Scientific Research Profit and Loss Fill in the Blanks
Directions and Distances   Number Series Error Correction
Ordering and Ranking   Speed, Distance and Time  
Data Sufficiency   Time and Work  
Coding and Decoding   Number System  
Code Inequalities   Data Sufficiency  

SSC CPO Paper 2 Syllabus

Section Syllabus
English Language and Comprehension
  • Error Recognition
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Vocabulary
  • Spellings
  • Grammar
  • Sentence Structure
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Sentence Completion
  • Phrases and Idiomatic Use of Words
  • Comprehension

SSC CPO Paper I Exam Pattern 2018 (Preliminary Exam)

 

Subject No. of Questions Marks Time Limit
General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 50 2 hours
General Knowledge and General Awareness 50 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
English Comprehension 50 50
Total 200 200

 

Note: Negative marking will be of 0.25 for every wrong answer.

 

 

 

SSC CPO Paper II Exam Pattern 2018 (Mains Exam)

 

Subject No. of Questions Marks Time Limit
English Language and Comprehension 200 200 2 hour

 

Note: Negative marking will be of 0.25 for every wrong answer.

 

 

 

 

SSC CPO 2018 Syllabus with Important Topics [Updated]

 

 

After knowing SSC CPO exam pattern, you have understood that SSC CPO exam will be divided into four subjects. Therefore, you must prepare topics from the following subjects:

 

1. General Intelligence and Reasoning

2. General Knowledge and General Awareness

3. Quantitative Aptitude

4. English Comprehension

 

 

Here, let’s know the complete syllabus for all these subject so that you will be able to get to know about your weaker sections and prepare them by allotting more time.

 

 

 

 

SSC CPO General Intelligence and Reasoning Syllabus

 

 

Candidates will be asked questions from both verbal and non-verbal reasoning. The topic from both the reasoning section can be as follows:

 

1. Analogies 2. Similarities and differences 3. Space visualization
4. Spatial orientation 5. Problem-solving 6. Analysis
7. Judgment 8. Decision making 9. Visual memory
10. Discrimination 11. Observation 12. Relationship concepts
13. Arithmetical reasoning and figural classification 14. Arithmetic number series 15. Non-verbal series
16. Coding and decoding 17. Statement conclusion 18. Syllogistic reasoning

 

 

 

SSC CPO General Knowledge and General Awareness Syllabus

 

 

This section is kept as a part of the examination to examine the candidate’s awareness regarding the major happenings of India and the world.

 

You may face question asking the current events in relation to science, defence, politics, sports etc. Given below are the important sections that you must prepare to get good marks in GA section:

 

1. General awareness of the environment around and its application to society 2. Current Affairs
3. History (Ancient, Medieval, Modern) 4. Geography (Physical, World)
5. Economic Scene (Indian Economy) 6. General Polity (Indian Polity)
7. Indian Constitution 8. Scientific Research (Chemistry, Biology, Physics)
9. Static GK (Important Books, Days, Awards and Arts & Culture)

SSC CPO Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

 

 

Your ability to make calculations and number sense will be examined in this section. The topics that should be prepared under this section are as follows:

 

1. Whole numbers 2. Decimals 3. Fractions and relationships between numbers
4. Percentage 5. Ratio and Proportion 6. Square roots
7. Averages 8. Interest 9. Profit & Loss
10. Discount 11. Partnership Business 12. Mixture and Allegation
13. Time and distance 14. Time & work 15. Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds
16. Graphs of Linear Equations 17. Triangle and its various kinds of centers 18. Congruence and similarity of triangles
19. Bar diagram & Pie chart 20. Triangle 21. Quadrilaterals
22. Regular Polygons 23. Circle 24. Right Prism
25. Right Circular Cone 26. Right Circular Cylinder 27. Sphere
28. Hemispheres 29. Rectangular Parallelepiped 30. Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base
31. Trigonometric ratio 32. Degree and Radian Measures 33. Standard Identities
34. Complementary angles 35. Heights and Distances 36. Histogram
37. Frequency polygon 38. Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles

 

 

 

SSC CPO English Comprehension Syllabus

 

 

In this section, your communication skills will be judged. You will be asked questions which will test your knowledge related to English language, grammar, and vocabulary.

 

To grab good marks in SSC CPO Results, you need to cover the following topics from this section:

 

1. Spot the Error 2. Fill in the Blanks
3. Synonyms/Homonyms, Antonyms, Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words 4. Idioms & Phrases
5. One word substitution 6. Improvement of Sentences
7. Active/Passive Voice of Verbs 8. Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration
9. Shuffling of Sentence parts 10. Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
11. Cloze Passage 12. Comprehension Passage

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