How to Prepare for SSC CPO 2020, CBT Exam And Physical Tests

How to Prepare for SSC CPO 2020
How to Prepare for SSC CPO 2020

How to Prepare for SSC CPO 2020:

Staff Selection Commission(SSC) announced SSC CPO notification for Sub-Inspector posts in Delhi Police & Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF). SSC CPO 2020 Notification for a total of 1564 Vacancies. SSC Conduct Computer-Based Examination (Paper-I), Physical Standard Test (PST), Physical Endurance Test (PET), Computer-Based Examination (Paper-II) & Detailed Medical Examination (DME) for Selection Process. In this article, we explain How to Prepare for SSC CPO 2020.

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SSC CPO Notification 2020 Important Dates:

Event Dates
Starting Date of Application 17-06-2020
Last Date to Apply Online 16-07-2020
Last date for fee payment 18-07-2020
Computer-Based Examination Date(Paper-I) 29-09-2020 to 05-10-2020
Computer-Based Examination Date(Paper-II) 01-03-2021

SSC CPO CBT Paper-I Exam Pattern:

 Part Subject Number Of Questions Max Marks Time Duration
1 General Intelligence
& Reasoning
50 50 2 Hours
2 General Knowledge and General Awareness 50 50
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
4 English Comprehension 50 50

SSC CPO CBT Paper-II Exam Pattern:

Subject Number Of Questions Max Marks Time Duration
English language & Comprehension 200  200 2 Hours

SSC CPO CBT Paper-I & Paper-2 is an Objective Multiple Choice Type test. Questions will be set in Hindi and English. Consisting of 200 questions, 200 Marks divided into different sections. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

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How to Prepare for SSC CPO CBT Exam:

How to Prepare English for SSC CPO Exam:

  • Read English newspaper (Hindu & Times of India) regularly read more and more passages so that your reading skills are enhanced.
  • Read the questions before going to read the passage because you can get answers while reading the passage.
  • For Error Spotting Questions Read the sentence very carefully.
  • Aspirants need to use the elimination method for Fill in the Blanks Questions. After finding the best options check once the full sentence.
  • Cloze Test is a type of understanding exercise in which the reader needs to add words that have been missing from the passage.
  • Vocabulary could be a little confusing. you need to have a strong command on vocabulary.
  • For Synonyms & Antonyms, candidates need to learn the meaning of new words each day.
  • Keep Dictionary with you and use it whenever you get stuck in a sentence. Learn new words each day.
  • Solve previous question papers and take English Language and Comprehension Mock Test regularly.

How to Prepare GK for SSC CPO Exam:

  • Concentrate on the last 6 months of current affairs. In this SSC CPO Exam, usually, current affairs come from before the six months of your exam dates. 
  • Practice questions from SSC CPO previous year question papers.
  • Make a habit of reading newspapers and magazines regularly. It will update you about the trending topics that happen across the world.
  • While preparing the current affairs covering the major and most important topics like awards & honour, international organisations, Indian economy, Indian polity etc.
  • Practice regularly Online GK Mock Test online quiz will help you boost your confidence & Time Management in this section.
  • Watch news channels regularly is also helps you to increase your GK & current affairs.
  • Candidates should do more hard work and practice of important topics.

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How to Prepare Quantitative Aptitude for SSC CPO Exam:

  • Quantitative aptitude section tries to solve with shortcuts, this will save time in the examination.
  • In the quantitative section start with approximation and simplification problems. While solving the simplification use short tricks.
  • Inequality problems because these problems are not difficult and easily get marks.
  • Data interpretation problems regularly this is a strong zone in aptitude section. You can easily score more marks in these DI topics.
  • Learn tables up to 20 it is very useful in the aptitude section.
  • Solve previous year question paper aptitude section and observe what type of questions they are asked in the exam.
  • Attempt a lot of online mock test paper on quantitative aptitude. This online mocks will help you how to manage the time.

SSC CPO PST & PET Exam Pattern:

Physical Standard Test (PST):

Category of candidates  Height (in cm)           Chest (in cm)
Unexpanded Expanded
Male candidates 170 80 85
Candidates belonging to Hill areas of Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Leh & Ladakh regions of J&K, North-Eastern States and Sikkim. 165 80 85
All candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes 162.5 77 82
Female candidates 157
Female candidates belonging to Hill areas of Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Leh & Ladakh regions of J&K, North-Eastern States and Sikkim 155
All-female candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes 152

Note: There shall be no minimum requirement of chest measurement for female candidates.

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Physical Endurance Test (PET):

For male candidates:

100 metre race in 16 seconds

1.6 Kms race in 6.5 minutes

Long Jump: 3.65 metre in 3 chances

High Jump : 1.2 metre in 3 chances

Shot put (16 Lbs): 4.5 metre in 3 chance

For Female candidates:

100 metre race in 18 seconds

800 metre race in 4 minutes

Long Jump: 2.7 metre in 3 chances

High Jump: 0.9 metre in 3 chances.


How to Prepare for SSC CPO Physical Test:

  • Make a time table for the physical practise every day.
  • Take the assistance of any athletic coach then start your practice.
  • Practice every event daily those mentioned in the official notification
  • 1600 meters run in 6 minutes 30 seconds for male candidates. practice it very well try to cover in 6 minutes in practice. (800-metre race in 4 minutes for female candidates)
  • 100 m run in 16 seconds tries to cover in 14 to 15 Seconds in practice.
  • Long jump 3.65 m in 3 chances. while practice concentrates on takeoff, landing tries to cover at least 4 meters in practice.
  • High jump 1.2 metres in 3 chances is the toughest part most of the candidates failed to clear the task. that’s why candidates need to more concentrate High Jump while practising.
  • Shot put (16 Lbs): 4.5 metres in 3 chances (Only For Men’s Candidates) Most of the candidates can easily do this task.

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