SSC Sub-Inspector Exam

Staff Selection Commission has conducted the SSC Sub-Inspector (CPO) examination for the recruitment of various posts as SI (Sub Inspector) in Delhi Police, SI (Sub Inspector) in CAPFs (Central Armed Police Forces) and ASI (Assistant Sub Inspector) in CISF (Central Industrial Security Force).

SSC Sub-Inspector Exam Pattern:

SSC Sub-Inspector (CPO) Examination will consist of Paper-I, Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Endurance Test (PET), Paper-II and Detailed Medical Examination (DME). All these stages of the examination are mandatory.

SSC Sub-Inspector Paper-I Exam:

This is an online examination comprising of four sections having 200 questions (50 questions in each section) which will account for a total of 200 marks (maximum 50 marks in each section). The time duration for this exam will be 2 hours.

Details are below:


S.NO. Name of the Tests  No. of questions  Maximum Marks Time allotted
1 General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 50  


120 minutes

2 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
3  English Comprehension 50 50
4  General Awareness 50 50
 Total 200 200



  • On the basis of their performance in Paper-I, Candidates will be shortlisted for appearing in PET/ PST Examination.
  • Only those candidates who qualified in PET/ PST Examination will be allowed to appear in Paper-II Examination.


SSC Sub-Inspector Paper-II Exam:


Subject Maximum Marks No. of Questions Duration of time
English language & Comprehension         200          200        2 Hours



  • The questions in this paper will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type.
  • Deduction of 0.25 marks will be made for each incorrect answer marked.
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