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SSC CPO Syllabus 2022 the upcoming SSC CPO 2022 Exam for which the SSC CPO Tier-1 Exam is to be held in December 2022. In this article, we have provided the complete SSC CPO Syllabus & Exam Pattern as released by Staff Selection Commission.

SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2022

SSC CPO exam has three different phases that candidates need to clear in order to get selected for various posts in Delhi Police, CAPFs, and CISFs etc. SSC CPO Paper 1 is Objective Multiple Choice Question paper. The paper-II exam is the English Comprehension Test, while PET/PST Test is conducted to check the endurance (medical and physical strength) of the candidate.
TierType Of ExaminationMode Of Examination
Tier-IObjective Multiple ChoiceCBT (Online)
PET/PSTRunning, Long Jump, High Jump and Short PutPhysical exam
Tier-IIObjective Multiple ChoiceCBT (Online)

SSC CPO Paper-1 Exam Pattern

SubjectNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
General Intelligence & Reasoning50502hours
General Knowledge50502hours
Quantitative Aptitude50502hours
English Comprehension50502hours


Male (Gen)1708085
Belonging to Hilly regions & areas of J&K, North East & Sikkim1658085
Scheduled Tribes162.57782
Female (Gen)157
Belonging to Hilly regions & areas of J&K, North East & Sikkim155
Scheduled Tribes154

Marking Scheme of SSC CPO 2022

  • 1. Questions in both papers will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type.
  • 2. Questions will be set in Hindi and English in Parts-I, II and III of Paper-I.
  • 3. Questions of Part-IV and Paper-II will be in English.
  • 4. Each question of Paper-I and Paper-II will contain 1 mark.
  • 5. Marks scored by candidates in Computer Based Examination will be normalized by using the formula published by the Commission.
  • 6. The SSC (Staff Service Commission ) reserves the rights of altering the exam pattern.
  • 7. National Cadet Corps (NCC) certificate holders (as on 01-01-2022) will be given bonus
Type of NCC CertificateBonus Marks in each Paper (Paper-I and Paper-II)
NCC “C” Certificate10 marks (5% of the maximum marks)
NCC “B” Certificate6 marks (3% of the maximum marks)
NCC „A‟ Certificate4 marks (2% of the maximum marks)

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 2022 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 2022

The Syllabus of SSC CPO 2022 is for two written exams conducted online- Paper-1 & Paper-2. Let’s have a look at the SSC CPO Syllabus for 2022 Paper-1:
General Reasoning$General KnowledgeQuantitative AptitudeEnglish Comprehension
Verbal ReasoningCurrent AffairsPercentageReading Comprehension
SyllogismAwards and HonoursRatio and PercentageGrammar
Circular Seating ArrangementBooks and AuthorsData InterpretationVocabulary
Linear Seating ArrangementSportsMensuration and GeometryVerbal Ability
Double LineupEntertainmentQuadratic EquationQuadratic Equation
SchedulingObituariesInterestActive and Passive Voice
Input OutputImportant DatesProblems of AgesPara Jumbles
Blood RelationsScientific ResearchProfit and LossFill in the Blanks
Directions and Distances Number SeriesError 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

English Language and Comprehension
Error Recognition
Fill in the Blanks
Sentence Structure
Sentence Completion
Phrases and Idiomatic Use of Words