SSC CPO Qualifications

For recruitment into the Central Police Organization the SSC conducts an examination of its own to fill vacancies in the Central Armed Police Force.

The SSC CPO has many posts that have certain qualification criteria that candidates need to fulfill. Hence this article will explaining the qualification criteria for the various posts in the SSC CPO exam

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SSC CPO Eligibility – Educational Qualification

  • Candidates must have completed a Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university or equivalent.
  • Candidates who have pursued their degrees/diplomas through open and distance learning mode of education can apply for the exam.

Note: Candidates who have acquired the educational qualification as of 1st January 2022 will be eligible and can apply.

SSC CPO Eligibility – Additional Qualification

  • For the post of Sub Inspector in Delhi Police only, Male candidates must possess a valid Driving License for LMV (Motorcycle and Car) on the date fixed for Physical Endurance and Measurement Tests.
  • The candidates who do not have a Valid Driving License for LMV (Motorcycle and Car) are eligible for all other posts in CAPFs.

*Note: Further, as per UGC (Open and Distance Learning) Regulations, 2017 published in official Gazette on 23-06-2017, under Part-III (8) (v), the programmes in engineering, medicine,dental, nursing, pharmacy, architecture and physiotherapy etc are not permitted to be offered under Open and Distance Learning mode.

However, B. Tech. degree/ diploma in Engineering awarded by IGNOU to the students who were enrolled up to academic year 2009-10 shall be treated as valid, wherever applicable. 7.4. Candidates who have not yet acquired but will acquire the educational qualification and produce documentary evidence from the Board/ University in support thereof as on 01-01-2021 will also be eligible.

Frequently asked Questions about SSC CPO Posts


Which is the preferred post in the SSC CPO exam?

SI in Delhi Police is the most preferred post in SSC CPO because of the career growth and social status it provides. They are assigned to main law and order and investigate cases in the Delhi region.

What is promotion in the Delhi Police dependent on?

The promotion in Delhi Police primarily depends on the career record of the person; his/her work performance and behavioural conduct during the service.

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