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SSC CPO 2018 Paper-I and Paper-II Syllabus: Detailed Topic-wise Analysis

May 31, 2018 16:53 IST
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SSC CPO 2018 Paper-I and Paper-II Syllabus
SSC CPO 2018 Paper-I and Paper-II Syllabus

According to latest notice of SSC, SSC CPO Paper-I exam which was scheduled to be conducted from 4th June to 10th June 2018, has been postponed due to administrative reasons. New exam dates for SSC CPO 2018 Tier-I exam will be released soon. So, the time has come to buck up the speed of your preparation for SSC CPO 2018 exam.

This year total 1223 vacancies (tentative) are announced by SSC for Central Police Organisation (CPO) Recruitment. Under this recruitment process, you can apply for the posts of Sub-Inspector (Executive) in Delhi Police, Sub-Inspector (GD) in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF), and ASI (Assistant Sub Inspector) in CISF (Central Industrial Security Force).

About SSC CPO 2018 Exam

SSC CPO 2018 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. Let's have a look at the Syllabus of SSC CPO 2018 Paper-1 & Paper-2 Online Exams.

About SSC CPO 2018 Paper-I

This is an Online based Objective Multiple Choice Type 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).  Questions will be set in Hindi and English in Parts - I, II and III of Paper-I. The time duration for this exam will be 2 hours and negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

SSC CPO Paper 1 Exam pattern

Know the latest Exam pattern of SSC CPO 2018 Recruitment including Paper-I, Paper-II, Physical and Medical Tests details

 

SSC CPO 2018 Paper-I Syllabus

We have compiled the detailed syllabus of SSC CPO Paper-I 2018 Exam which will help you in preparing for the exam in a systematic manner. Lets’ first look at the brief syllabus of all the four sections of Paper-I Exam:

SSC CPO Paper-I Syllabus

The above table is just a brief of Syllabus for all the four sections of SSC CPO Paper-I Exam. Students must go through the detailed analysis of these sections to build a proper strategy for scoring high in the exam.

Let’s have a look at the detailed syllabus of all these four sections:

Part-I: General Intelligence & Reasoning

It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc.

Below are the major topics:

  • Analogy - Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Figural Analogy
  • Classification - Semantic Classification, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Figural Classification
  • Series - Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series
  • Problem Solving
  • Word Building
  • Coding & de-coding - Small & Capital letters/ numbers coding, decoding and classification
  • Operations - Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations
  • Trends
  • Space Orientation,
  • Space Visualization,
  • Venn Diagrams,
  • Drawing inferences,
  • Punched hole/ pattern-folding & un-folding,
  • Figural Pattern- folding and completion,
  • Indexing Address matching,
  • Date & city matching Classification of centre codes/ roll numbers,
  • Embedded Figures,
  • Critical thinking,
  • Emotional Intelligence,
  • Social Intelligence,
  • Other sub-topics if any

Here are the topics which came previously in Part-II – General Intelligence & Reasoning Section of SSC CPO Paper-I Exam:

SSC CPO Reasoning Topics

Part-II: General Knowledge and General Awareness

Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates’ general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to:

  • History
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Economic Scene
  • General Polity
  • Indian Constitution
  • Scientific Research, etc.

Here are the topics which came previously in Part-II – General Knowledge and General Awareness Section of SSC CPO Paper-I Exam:

SSC CPO GK Topics

Know the detailed Job Profile, Salary Structure and Promotion Policy for the post of SSC Sub-Inspector in CAPF and Delhi Police

Part-III: Quantitative Aptitude

The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be computation of:

  • Whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers
  • Percentage
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Square roots
  • Averages
  • Simple Interest and Compound Interest
  • Profit, Loss and Discount
  • Partnership Business
  • Mixture and Alligation
  • Speed, Time and Distance
  • Time and Work
  • Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds
  • Graphs of Linear Equations and Quadratic Equations
  • Triangle and its various kinds of centres
  • Congruence and similarity of triangles
  • Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles
  • Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base
  • Geometry and Mensuration
    • Triangle and its various kinds of centres
    • Congruence and similarity of triangles
    • Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles
    • Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base
  • Trigonometry
    • Trigonometric ratio
    • Degree and Radian Measures
    • Standard Identities
    • Complementary angles
    • Heights and Distances
  • Data Interpretation
    • Histogram
    • Frequency polygon
    • Bar diagram & Pie chart

Here are the topics which came previously in Part-III – Quantitative Aptitude Section of SSC CPO Paper-I Exam:

SSC CPO Quant Topics

Part-IV: English Comprehension

Questions in this components will be designed to test the candidate‘s understanding and knowledge of English Language.

Here are the topics which came previously in Part-IV - English Comprehension Section of SSC CPO Paper-I Exam:

SSC CPO English Topics

Know the detailed Job Profile, Salary Structure and Promotion Policy for the post of SSC Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) in CISF

About SSC CPO 2018 Paper-II

This is an online based Objective Multiple Choice Type examination consisting of 200 marks in 2 hour of time duration. This exam will test your English Language & Comprehension skills. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-II. Paper II of SSC CPO is for those who have cleared Paper I and PET/PST.

SSC CPO Paper 2 Exam Pattern

SSC CPO 2018 Paper-II English Language & Comprehension Syllabus

Questions in this component will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding and knowledge of English Language and will be based on:

  • Error recognition
  • Filling in the blanks (using verbs, preposition, articles, etc)
  • Vocabulary
  • Spellings
  • Grammar (Parts of Speech, Voice Change, Direct and Indirect Speech, etc.)
  • Sentence Structure
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Sentence Completion
  • Phrases and Idiomatic use of Words
  • Reading Comprehension

The final selection will be based on the candidate’s performance in all the four phases of SSC CPO Exam, i.e., Paper-I, Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Endurance Test (PET), Paper-II and Detailed Medical Examination (DME). Therefore, one cannot get selected for the post of Sub-Inspector in CAPF & Delhi Police or Assistant Sub-Inspector in CISF, if the candidate is not physically and medically fit. So, it is advisable for the candidates to not only study hard for the exams but also keep themselves physically and mentally fit through physical exercises to clear the physical and medical tests.

If you found this information on ‘SSC CPO 2018 Paper-I and Paper-II Syllabus: Detailed Topic-wise Analysis’ useful, then do visit www.jagranjosh.com/staff-selection-commission-ssc for more such information on SSC EXAM 2018.

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