SSC CPO Cut Off | Check Paper I Previous Year Cut Off Marks

SSC CPO Cut off 2020: Staff selection commission conducts recruitment exam every year to recruit for central police organisations. These posts include posts of Sub-inspector in Delhi Police, Sub-Inspector in Central Armed Police forces and Assistant Sub-Inspector in Central Industry Security force. It is a dream job for aspirants who want to join Police services. The SSC CPO Exam has officially released the exam dates for SSC CPO 2020-21. Tier -1 of SSC CPO will be conducted between 23 November to 26 November 2020. It’s high time to be prepared and has all the required knowledge about the exam. We will give you an idea of the previous year SSC CPO cut off Trends.

SSC CPO -Exam pattern

  • Paper 1
  • Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Endurance Test (PET),
  • Paper 2 and Detailed Medical Examination (DME)

SSC CPO Notification details

SSC CPO-Important dates

SSC CPO events SSC CPO 2020 cutoff dates
Paper 1 exam 23-Nov-2020 to 26-Nov-2020
Release of Paper 1 cut off marks January 2021
Paper 2 exam 01-March-2021
Release of Paper 2 cutoff May 2021

Check SSC CPO Application form details

SSC CPO Minimum Qualifying Marks

The category-wise minimum qualifying marks in Paper 1 and Paper 2 are given below:

Category Qualifying marks
UR 30%
All other category 20%

SSC CPO Cut off 2020 for Paper 1

The SSC CPO Tier 1 comprises four sections: English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, General Intelligence, General Awareness. The test paper according to the SSC CPO exam pattern comprised a total of 200 objective type questions. Each section consisted of 50 questions. The total marks allotted to the test are 200. Candidates can check below the previous years’ SSC CPO cut off 2019 for Paper 1.

Previous years’ Cutoff SSC CPO  

Candidates can check below the previous years’ SSC CPO cut off marks.

SSC CPO 2019 Cut off

Female (Open vacancies)

Category  Cut off 
SC 75.45
ST 73.59
OBC  97.78
UR  104.12
EWS 91.72

Male (Open vacancies)

Category  Cut off 
SC 70.67
ST 74.54
OBC  91.28
UR  101.19
ESM 40.00
EWS 86.95

Male-Departmental Candidates (Delhi Police)

Category  Cut off 
SC 70.67
ST 74.54
OBC  91.28
UR  101.19

Male–Specialized Categories of Ex-Servicemen (Delhi Police)

Category  Cut off 
SC 65.89
ST 40.00
OBC  83.58
UR  91.02

SSC CPO 2018 Cut Off

SSC CPO cut-off 2018 for Paper II was released on 3rd February 2020 along with the SSC CPO Paper II result. The commission has released the category-wise cutoff on the official website separately for female and male candidates.Candidates will be called for the next process i.e. the DME – Detailed Medical Examination, on the basis of SSC CPO cut off 2018 for Paper-II.The SSC CPO cut off paper II for 2018 exam (Female/Male candidates open vacancies) are as follows:

SSC CPO 2018 Cut-Off 
Category  Female Cut off (Paper I & Paper-II) Male Cut off (Paper I & Paper-II)
SC 223.26 190.02
ST 207.46 169.03
OBC  258.38 196.50
UR  286.81 300.15

Now, the table below highlights the SSC CPO Cut Off for Departmental Candidates(Male) and Specialized Categories of Ex-Servicemen(Male) in Delhi Police.

SSC CPO 2018 Cut Off  Paper I and Paper II
Category Departmental Candidates (Male) Delhi Police Specialized Categories of Ex-Servicemen (Male) Delhi Police
SC 166.85 105.24
ST 180.77
OBC 246.37 146.79
UR 278.74 240.01

SSC CPO Previous Year’s Cut Off

The table below provides cut off trends of SSC CPO Paper I for previous years (2017, 2016, 2015 & 2014) both male and female categories.

SSC CPO Cut Off Female Candidates

Previous Year SSC CPO Cut Off Paper I
Category 2017 2016 2015 2014
General 112.5 83.5 83 81.85
OBC 97.75 69.5 70.75 68
SC 84.75 60.25 62 61
ST 81 58.25 60 54
Ex-Servicemen 30

SSC CPO Cut Off Male Candidates

Previous Year SSC CPO Cut Off Paper I
Category 2017 2016 2015 2014
General 117.25 89.75 88.25 85
OBC 102 77 74 70
SC 90.25 67.75 68 63.25
ST 90 67.25 65 59.25
Ex-Servicemen 43 30 63 40

SSC CPO 2020 [Expected – Cut Off]

The SSC CPO Cut Off 2020 will be released after the exam is conducted as per the schedule in November 2020. In the meanwhile, candidates can go through the SSC CPO expected cut off for the year 2020.

Factors affecting SSC CPO Cut Off Marks

The SSC CPO Cut Off marks are decided based on various factors. The factors considered to determine the cut off for SSC CPO exam are-

  • Overall vacancies
  • The number of candidates appeared in the exam
  • The difficulty level of exam
  • Normalization of scores

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SSC CPO 2020-21- FAQs

Q.Are there any sectional cutoff marks in the SSC CPO Exam?

No, there are no sectional cutoff marks.

Q.Is there any minimum qualifying marks?

Yes, there are minimum qualifying marks. We have mentioned it in the above table.

Q.Is cutoff calculated based on normalisation?

Yes, the cutoff is calculated based on the normalisation.

Q.Is it mandatory to qualify the PET/PST?

Yes, it is mandatory to qualify the PET/PST to get the final selection.

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So candidates refer the SSC CPO previous year cut off and prepare with following the above strategies. Surely you can crack this exam.

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