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The Staff Selection Commission has released the notification of Central Police Organization (CPO) recruitment on 17-09-2019. Prospective candidates generally have certain queries regarding the recruitment process. Below listed are some of the SSC CPO FAQ and the answers provided aim to provide guidance to the aspirants of SSC CPO recruitment.

shape FAQ

1. What is the Eligibility to apply for SSC CPO 2019 Exam ?
To apply and appear for CPO 2019 Exam, the candidates must full fill the below mentioned eligibility conditions.

  • Candidates should have passed the Bachelor‟s degree.
  • Candidates should have attained the age of 20 years and maximum age should not exceed 25 years.

2. Is there any Relaxation in Age for SSC CPO Examination?
We all know that, reservation is in force, and as such, candidates from reserved categories are given relaxation in age Limit. The relaxation is age is given as under.

  • SC/ST – 5 years
  • OBC – 3 years
  • Ex-servicemen (ExS) – 3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.
  • For Group B posts – 5 years
  • For ASI in CISF – Up to 40 years of age
  • For Group C posts only – Up to 35 years of age
  • Departmental Candidates for vacancies in Delhi Police only – Up to 30 years of age

1. What is the starting and last date for applying the posts Sub-Inspectors in Delhi Police, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Assistant Sub Inspectors in CISF?
The facility of online application (including payment of fees through debit card) will be available from 17-09-2019 to 16-10-2019 (up to 5.00 PM). However candidates who wish to make the payment through challan of SBI may be allowed to make the payment within the working hours of bank upto 18-10-2019 provided the challan has been generated by them before 5.00 PM of 18-10-2019..

2. What is cost of application for CPO Exam?
SSC is very economical, when it comes to Application fees. SSC only charges, Rs. 100 as examination fees. Moreover, Female candidates and Reserved category candidates are exempted from payment of application fees.

3. I have 45% marks in 12th, can i fill this form ?
Central govt. recruitment is based on merit system, for this they conduct written exam. Less marks in 12th does not create any problem. There is no such specific criteria, you can go ahead.

4. How to apply for SSC CPO 2019 Exam?
Applications must be submitted only in online mode through Official Website.

5. How can I apply for SSC CPO?
You can apply online only. Online application is available from 17-09-2019 to 16-10-2019 (5.00PM). You can use your debit cards to for the payment or if you do not have a debit card you can visit to get challan from nearby SBI branch. You must get challan before 18-10-2019 (5 pm). To apply online, visit Official Website

1. When will I get my SSC CPO Paper 1 Admit Card?
All the successfully registered candidates will be issued admit card in First week of FebruaryDecember 2019. The admit card of SSC CPO will be released region-wise.

2. When will I get my SSC CPO Paper 2 Admit Card?
The admit card of SSC CPO Paper 2 will be released region-wise in SSC Official Website.

3. What details will be mentioned in the SSC CPO 2019 admit card?
The admit Card of SSC CPO Admit card contains all the important details related to the examination such as Name of the candidate, Test date, Test city and address, User ID/Registration No and Category etc.

4. Will the admit Card of SSC CPO Admit card be sent to me by post or I have to download it Online?
The SSC CPO hall ticket 2019 will be available in online mode only in region wise websites.

5. What should I do if I lose my SSC CPO 2019 admit card?
If any candidates do not receive SSC CPO call letter for the examination or unable to download it one week before the date of must immediately contact the concerned Regional/Sub-Regional Offices of the Commission. The candidates will have to submit proof of his/her application.

6. What if I forgot my Registration No or Roll No?
If any candidates have their Roll No and Registration No while downloading their admit card can reset it through the option given in the admit card login page.
1. What is the Paper 1 Written Examination Dates for SSC CPO 2018?
Paper I – 11-12-2019 to 13-12-2019 Date of Computer Based Examination (Paper-I)

2. What is the Paper 2 Written Examination Dates
Paper II – To be notified later
1. When will be the Cutoff Marks released?
Cutoff Marks are released along with the SSC CPO Exam Results.

2. What are the cutoff marks to qualify the SSC CPO Exam?
The cut off marks are decided on the basis of the number of correctly answered questions.

1. Will there be any interview after the written exam result?
No, there will be no Interview round for SSC CPO Recruitment.