SSC CPO Subjects

The SSC CPO (Staff Selection Commission – Central Police Organisation) consists of two written papers (along with Physical and Medical tests) – Papers – I and Papers – II.

The subjects of Paper-I are as follows:

  • General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • General Knowledge and General Awareness
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English Comprehension

Paper-II has only one subject – English Language and Comprehension.

This article will give details about the topics that are come for subjects in SSC CPO.

Candidates preparing for the Government Exams can find the following links useful:

List of Topics for SSC CPO Subjects

The topics for the various subjects under SSC CPO are given in the subsequent tables:

SSC CPO topics General Reasoning:

  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Syllogism
  • Circular Seating Arrangement
  • Linear Seating Arrangement
  • Double Lineup
  • Scheduling
  • Input-Output
  • Blood Relations
  • Directions and Distances
  • Ordering and Ranking
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Code Inequalities

SSC CPO Topics for General Knowledge

  • Current Affairs of National and International Importance
  • Awards and Honours
  • Books and Authors
  • Sports
  • Entertainment
  • Obituaries
  • Important Dates
  • Scientific Research

SSC CPO Topics for Quantitative Aptitude

  • Percentage
  • Ratio and Percentage
  • Data Interpretation
  • Mensuration and Geometry
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Interest
  • Problems of Ages
  • Profit and Loss
  • Number Series
  • Speed, Distance and Time
  • Time and Work
  • Number System
  • Data Sufficiency

SSC CPO for English Comprehension

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Verbal Ability
  • Synonyms-Antonyms
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Para Jumbles
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Error Correction

To know more about the SSC Exam, candidates can visit the linked article.

Frequently asked questions about SSC CPO Subjects

How many papers are there in SSC CPO?

The SSC CPO exam will take place in 2 stages – Paper I and Paper II. After you qualify both the Papers, you will need to go through a mandatory Physical Endurance Test, but your selection will be based on SSC CPO Paper I & II.

How many subjects do I need to study for the SSC CPO Exam?

Candidates need to study four subjects for Paper 1 (General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Knowledge and General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension) exam and one subject for Paper 2 (English Language and Comprehension).

Is there any negative marking in SSC CPO?

Yes, 0.25 marks i.e. ¼ of the assigned marks to each question will be deducted for each wrong answer.

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