SSC CPO Study Plan 2020- Last minute Preparation Tips

SSC CPO Study Plan 2020: SSC (Staff Selection Commission) has officially released the revised dates to select aspirants through SSC CPO 2020-21. Tier-I of SSC CPO 2020 is going to be conducted between 23rd to 26th November 2020.

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SSC CPO Examination is conducted every year to recruit candidates in departments under Central Police Organizations (CPO). Selected Candidates are recruited as SI (Sub Inspector) and ASI (Assistant Sub Inspector) for one of these departments include Delhi Police, CISF, CAPF, ITBP, and SSB.

On this page, we will provide you with the best Study Plan along with exam patterns, vacancies, and tips to crack the SSC CPO 2020.

SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2020

Let’s start the SSC CPO Study plan process by understanding the exam pattern.
The selection of candidates is done via a two-phase process- Paper I and Paper-II.

Paper I: It consists of a computer-based test and a Physical Standard Test (PST)

S.No. Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Allotted Time
1 General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 50 120 min
2 General Awareness & General Knowledge 50 50
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
4 English Comprehension 50 50

Paper-II: It is conducted online after the result of Phase I and PST scores

Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Allotted Time

English Language and Comprehension

200 200 120 min

SSC CPO Vacancies 2020 

Delhi Police – Sub-Inspector

Category Posts Number of Vacancies
Male Sub Inspector in Delhi Police 91
Female Sub Inspector in Delhi Police 78
Sub Inspector in CAPFs 1395
Total 1564

CAPFs – Sub-Inspector (GD)

Category Number of Vacancies Ex-Servicemen
CRPF 1072 107
BSF 244 24
ITBP 43 04
CISF 20 02
SSB 16 02
Total 1395 139

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The Following steps contain the Complete SSC CPO Study Plan for the 2020-21 Exam:-

1. Proper Understanding Of SSC CPO Syllabus

The first step to crack any competitive exam is a proper understanding of the syllabus. After understanding the syllabus bifurcate all the topics based on difficulty level for all the sections.
SSC CPO syllabus for tier-I comprises General Awareness, English Comprehension, Reasoning Ability, and Quantitative Aptitude. 

Check Detailed Syllabus for SSC CPO 2020

2. Follow A Proper Task Table

Since SSC CPO has a vast syllabus and there are only a few days left for the tier I, following a proper task table is a must. After the bifurcation is done and topics are selected focus on the scoring topics and work on your weak areas.
How to select your weak areas? Jump to step 3

Take a look at the SSC CPO Cut-off

3. SSC CPO Previous Year Papers

The third step of the SSC CPO study plan is attempting previous year papers. This will give you an idea about the level of questions and your weak areas so that you can work upon it.

Practice Previous Year Question Paper

4. Mock Tests

As it is said that execution is the most crucial step. The fourth Step of the SSC CPO Study Plan is giving Mock tests. Candidates should attempt mock tests regularly to execute the preparation and manage the time accordingly.
Getting good scores in the mock tests will help boost their confidence. 

Attempt SSC CPO Free Mock Test 2020

5. Stay Updated with Current Affairs

Current affairs cover a large part of the general awareness section. The first method to prepare for it is reading the newspaper. Candidates are advised to give 2 hours daily to go through the daily newspaper and current affairs topics.
The second method is to follow daily current affairs youtube sessions by Abhijeet sir:


SSC CPO Study Plan – Preparation tips

English Language

Quantitative Aptitude

General Awareness

General Intelligence & Reasoning

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q1. Can I revise the SSC CPO syllabus in 1 month?

Ans. Yes, by following the above given SSC CPO Study Plan, you will have a great chance to complete your preparation.

Q2. When will the SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam happen?

Ans. SSC CPO Tier Exam 2020-21 will happen from 23rd to 26th November 2020.

Q3. Is there any negative marking in SSC CPO Tier I?

Ans. Yes, for every wrong answer 0.25 marks are deducted in SSC CPO 2020.

Q4. What are the posts in the SSC CPO 2020 Exam?

Ans. SSC CPO Exam is conducted every year for the recruitment of candidates as SI (Sub Inspector) and ASI (Assistant Sub Inspector) for Delhi Police, CISF, CAPF, ITBP, and SSB.

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