SSC CPO Recruitment 2017

SSC CPO Recruitment 2017 is finally issued by Staff Selection Commission. The notification was supposed to be out on the 28th of January earlier this year but was postponed by SSC. The first stage of the exam will be conducted from end of June to early July and stage two will be conducted in the month of October, later this year. SSC CPO recruitment was one of the most awaited notifications of this year so prepare very hard to crack the exam.

SSC CPO Recruitment 2017

The Staff Selection Commission will hold an online Exam under SSC SI CAPF ASI recruitment of Sub-Inspectors in Delhi Police, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Assistant Sub Inspectors in CISF.

SSC CPO Recruitment 2017: Post Code Preference

A Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police
B Sub-Inspector in Border Security Force (BSF)
C Sub-Inspector in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
D Sub-Inspector in Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
E Sub-Inspector in Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBPF)
F Sub-Inspector in Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
G Assistant Sub-Inspector in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)

SSC CPO Recruitment 2017: Total Overall Vacancies

Males 1313
Females 345
Ex-Service Men 202

SSC CPO Recruitment 2017: Post Wise Vacancies

Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police – Males & Females

Male Female
UR- 274 UR- 129
OBC- 158 OBC- 68
SC- 79 SC- 40
ST- 37 ST- 19
TOTAL – 616 TOTAL- 256

 Sub-inspector in Delhi Police – Ex Service Men

UR 35
OBC 18
SC 10
ST 5

10% reservation of Ex. Servicemen for males.

Sub-Inspector (GD) in CAPF : BSF

Male Female
UR-150 UR-23
OBC-81 OBC-12
SC-45 SC-07
ST-22 ST-03

34 seats in addition to the above vacancies have been reserved for Ex service men

Sub-Inspector (GD) in CAPF : CISF

Male Female
UR-42 UR-06
OBC-21 OBC-02
SC-11 SC-01
ST-05 ST-0

09 seats in addition to the above vacancies have been reserved for Ex service men

Sub-Inspector (GD) in CAPF : CRPF

Male Female
UR-122 UR-0
OBC-65 OBC-0
SC-36 SC-0
ST-18 ST-0

24 seats in addition to the above vacancies have been reserved for Ex service men

Sub-Inspector (GD) in CAPF : ITBP

Male Female
UR-0 UR-0
SC-0 SC-0
ST-0 ST-0

Sub-Inspector (GD) in CAPF : SSB

Male Female
UR-40 UR-20
OBC-21 OBC-07
SC-12 SC-07
ST-06 ST-01

11 seats in addition to the above vacancies have been reserved for Ex service men

Sub-Inspector (GD) in CAPF : Total Vacancies for Males & Females

Male Female
UR-354 UR-49
OBC-188 OBC-21
SC-105 SC-15
ST-51 ST-04

78 seats in addition to the above vacancies have been reserved for Ex service men

ASI (Executive) in CISF

Male Female
UR-258 UR-29
OBC-136 OBC-15
SC-76 SC-08
ST-37 ST-04

56 seats in addition to the above vacancies have been reserved for Ex service men

SSC CPO Recruitment 2017: Job Location

Candidates selected for appointment for posts of SI in CAPFs and ASI in CISF are liable to serve anywhere in India.


SSC CPO Recruitment 2017: Latest Pay Scale


Sub-Inspector (GD) in CAPFs : (Central Armed Police Forces)


The post carries pay scale of Level-6 (Rs.35400-112400/-) and is classified as Group ‘B’ (Non-Gazetted), Non-Ministerial.


Sub Inspector (Executive) – (Male/ Female) in Delhi Police


The post carries pay scale of Leve-6 (Rs.35400-112400/-) and is classified as Group ‘C’(Non-Gazetted) by Delhi Police.


Assistant Sub-Inspector (Executive) in CISF


The post carries pay scale of Level-5 (Rs.29200-92300) and is classified as Group ‘C’ (Non-Gazetted).


SSC CPO Recruitment Recruitment 2017: Age Requirements

For the post of Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police & CAPFs and Assistant Sub Inspector in CISF , the age limit is 20-25 years.

Note- I: The upper age limit for the post of Sub Inspector in CAPFs and ASI in CISF is relaxable for Central Government Civilian Employees as per extant Government order.
Note II: The crucial date of age-limit is reckoned with reference to 01-01-2017.

SSC CPO Recruitment 2017: Educational Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized institution is a must.
Note:-I For the post of Sub Inspector in Delhi Police only:- Male candidates must possess and also carry a valid Driving License for LMV (Motor cycle and Car) as on the date fixed for Physical Endurance and Standard Tests. Otherwise they will not be allowed to undergo Physical Endurance and Standard Tests. However, the candidates who do not have a Valid Driving License for LMV (Motor Cycle and Car) can apply for all other CAPFs posts
NOTE:-II: As per Ministry of Human Resource Development Notification dated 10.6.2015 published in Gazette of India all the degree/diploma/certificates including technical education degree/diploma awarded through Open and Distance Learning mode of education by the Universities established by an Act of Parliament or State Legislature, Institutions Deemed to be Universities under Section 3 of the University Grant Commission Act 1956 and Institutions of National Importance declared under an Act of Parliament stand automatically recognized for the purpose of employment to posts and services under the Central Government provided they have been approved by the Distance Education Bureau, University Grant Commission.
Note :– III Candidates who have not acquired the educational qualification as on 01-01-2017 will not be eligible and need not apply.
Note:- IV All candidates who are declared qualified by the Commission will be required to produce all relevant Certificates such as Mark sheets for all the three years of Graduation/ Provisional Certificate/ Certificate of Graduation as proof of having acquired the minimum educational qualification on or before 01-01-2017 failing which the candidature of such candidate will be cancelled by the Commission. The candidates who are able to prove by documentary evidence that the result of the educational qualifying examination was declared on or before the cut-off date and he/she has been declared passed will also be considered to have the required educational qualification.

SSC CPO Recruitment 2017: Application Process

Applications must be submitted only in the online mode.Candidates may note that only online application will be accepted at www.ssconline.nic only.

Application Fee:- Rs.100/- (Rupees One Hundred only):

Mode of payment:- Fee can be paid through SBI Challan/ SBI Net banking or through credit/ debit cards of any bank.

No Refund:- Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.


SSC CPO Recruitment 2017: Fee Exemption

Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribes and Ex-Servicemen eligible for reservation are exempted from paying fee, as per rules of Department of Personnel and Training, Government of India under SSC SI CAPF ASI recruitment.


SSC CPO Recruitment 2017: Official Notification



SSC CPO Recruitment 2017: Dates of Examination

Paper I 30.06.2017 to 07.07.2017
Paper II 08.10.2017.

SSC CPO Exam Pattern, Syllabus & Preferred Books


SSC CPO Recruitment 2017: Scheme of Examination

Under SSC SI CAPF ASI recruitment, there will be 2 exams 200 marks each with a duration of 120 minutes (per paper)

  • Questions in both papers will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type. Questions will be set in Hindi and English in Parts A, B and C of Paper I.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I & Paper-II.
  • The Commission may at the discretion fix qualifying marks in Paper-II


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  1. Hello again ! i did the registration and completed the process, but no sms or mail was sent to me from ssc . Do this happen often ? should i register again ?

  2. Yes. The official details concerning the age relaxation for OBC category can be found in the notification. We’ve shared in the post above. Do read it for your benefit.

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