SSC CPO Recruitment 2023 – 4300 Sub-Inspector Posts, Salary up to 1.12L

The SSC CPO recruitment 2022 notice was released by the Staff Selection Commission on August 10, 2022. According to the notice posted on the Staff Selection Commission’s official website, the SSC CPO 2022 nationwide exam will be held to select candidates for inspector and sub-inspector positions within the Delhi Police, CAPF (Central Armed Police Forces), and CISF (Central Industrial Security Force). The deadline for SSC CPO 2022 online registration is August 30, 2022. Candidates must keep in mind that the SSC CPO 2022 Tier I exam will be held in November*.

*The exact SSC CPO Tier 1 exam dates are yet to be notified.

SSC CPO Recruitment 2022 – Important Dates

Activity Date
SSC CPO Recruitment 2022 Application Window August 10, 2022 – August 30, 2022
Last Date and Time to Submit Application Form August 30, 2022 (11:00 pm)
Deadline for Generation of Offline Challan August 30, 2022 (11:00 pm)
Deadline for Online Fee Payment August 31, 2022 (11:00 pm)
Deadline for Fee Payment Through Challan August 31, 2022 
Date of Correction of Form and Submission of Correction Charges September 1, 2022 (11:00 pm)
Schedule for SSC CPO Computer Based Test 2022 November, 2022

SSC CPO Recruitment 2022 – Eligibility

a.) SSC CPO recruitment 2022 – Age and Qualification-Based Eligibility Criteria

The Staff Selection Commission will conduct an open competitive exam to select Sub-Inspectors for the Delhi Police and Central Armed Police Forces. For the departmental positions of Sub- Inspector, Delhi Police Constables, Head Constables, and Assistant Sub-Inspector, applicants must be under 30 years of age. All positions require a bachelor’s degree from a recognized higher education institution. 

Note: All the candidates who have qualified to appear for SSC CPO 2022 computer-based exam along with physical endurance tests (PET), physical standard tests (PST), and medical examinations, have to present all certificates in original, including mark sheets and certificates for provisional degrees and diplomas, on or before August 30, 2022.

b.) SSC CPO recruitment 2022 – Nationality-Based Eligibility Criteria

A candidate must be either an Indian citizen or a citizen of Nepal or Bhutan. A certificate of eligibility provided by the Government of India is required for people who are citizens of Nepal or Bhutan.

Note: For complete eligibility details, refer to the SSC CPO Notification 2022 link provided towards the end of the article. 

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How to Apply for SSC CPO Recruitment 2022?

Applications must only be submitted online through the SSC Headquarters’ official website, While filling the SSC CPO application form 2022, candidates must ensure that they fill every detail correctly, including the academic and personal details. Candidates must upload scanned copies of signatures and fingerprints along with the application form. 

Follow the steps mentioned below to apply for SSC CPO recruitment 2022 –

Step 1 – Go to the SSC website’s official registration page –

Step 2 – Click on ‘New User’ in the login section to register.

How to Apply for SSC CPO Recruitment 2022

Step 3 – Fill in details like:

  • Mobile Number (to be verified through OTP) 
  • Email ID (to be verified through OTP)
  • Aadhaar Number
  • Information about the Board
  • Roll Number and Year of Passing the Matriculation (10th) Examination
  • Disability Certificate Number, if you are a Person with Disability

Please note: If Aadhaar Number is not available, please give one of the following ID Numbers. (You will be required to show the original document at a later stage): 1.) Voter ID Card 2.) PAN 3.) Passport 4.) Driving License v.School/College ID 5.) Employer ID (Govt./PSU/Private) 

Step 4 – Login to the portal through your registration number and password.

Step 5 – Click on ‘Apply’ link in ‘Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police and Central Armed Police

Forces Examination 2022’ section under ‘Latest Notifications’ tab. 

Step 6 – Submit details and documents like:

  • Educational qualification such as passing year,  percentage/CGPA, name of university
  • Preference of examination centers
  • Recent photograph and signature in JPEG format

Step 7 – Go through the declaration and click on the “I agree” checkbox, if you accept the same.

Step 7- Proceed to make fee payment through BHIM UPI, net banking, by using visa, mastercard, RuPay credit or debit cards.

Step 8- Fill in the captcha code and submit the application form. 

SSC CPO Recruitment 2022 – Syllabus & Exam Pattern

The SSC CPO exam board specifies that questions will be of the objective multiple-choice type in both examinations. In Paper-I and Paper-II, there will be a 0.25 mark deduction for each incorrect response. According to the SSC CPO 2022 exam format, the physical exam and medical exam will only be conducted if you clear Paper I and II. 

All applicants must be familiar with the syllabus and the exam pattern as it is  crucial for effective preparation for the SSC CPO 2022 exam. Below are the pertinent details regarding the syllabus and exam format. Go through the relevant information to achieve success in the examination.  


Tier 1 ( 200 Questions)  Syllabus
Quantitative Aptitude Linear Seating Arrangement

Double Lineup



Blood Relations

Directions and Distances

Ordering and Ranking


Logical Reasoning Percentage

Ratio and Percentage

Data Interpretation


Quadratic Equation

Problems of Ages

Profit and Loss

Number Series

English Comprehension Reading Comprehension



Verbal Ability


Active and Passive Voice


General Knowledge Current Affairs of National and International Importance

Awards and Honors





TIER 2 (200 Marks) Syllabus
English Language and Comprehension Error Recognition

Fill in the Blanks



Sentence Structure



Reading Comprehension


Physical Standard Test (PST) Type of Test
Male 100-meter race 

1.6 Km Race 

Long Jump

High Jump

Short put 16 LBS

Female 100-meter race 

800-meter race 

Long Jump: 2.7 meters 

High Jump


SSC CPO Recruitment 2022 – FAQ’s

What is the application fee for the SSC CPO recruitment 2022 exam?

Application fee for SSC CPO 2022 exam is INR 100/- for all candidates, Scheduled Caste (SC), a Scheduled Tribe (ST), or an Ex-Serviceman (ESM) are not required to pay a fee.

How to submit the SSC CPO recruitment 2022 form?

Follow the steps: 

Step 1 – Go to the SSC website’s official registration page –

Step 2 – Click on ‘New User’ in the login section to register.

Step 3- Fill in details like mobile number, Email ID, aadhaar number and other details.

Step 4- Login to the portal and enter your registered number and password.

Step 5- Apply in ‘Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police and Central Armed Police

Forces Examination 2022’.

Step 6- Submit the relevant documents such as highest qualification proof, photograph and signature in JPEG format. 

Step 7- Make fee payment.

Step 8- Click on ‘Submit Application’.

Is there a negative marking rule in the SSC CPO Recruitment 2022 exam?

Yes, the SSC CPO 2022 exam carries a negative marking policy of 0.25 for each incorrect response.

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