SSC CPO Previous Question Papers, Check Details of Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme, and More

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Updated May 22, 2024

SSC CPO Previous Question Papers, Check Details of Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme, and More

SSC CPO Previous Question Papers

Looking to ace the SSC CPO exam? Accessing previous question papers is crucial! This collection provides SSC CPO Previous Question Papers categorized by year. You can easily download these papers in PDF format. Each year’s papers cover various subjects like General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Knowledge, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Comprehension. 

The exam, held across India, consists of two papers, each lasting 2 hours. Paper 1 includes 200 questions, while Paper 2 focuses solely on English Language and Comprehension, also comprising 200 questions. Stay prepared and boost your scores with these invaluable resources




Availability of Question Papers

SSC CPO Previous Year Question Papers are available for download in PDF format

Exam Conducting Authority

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) & Central Police Organisation (CPO)

Exam Name

Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police and Central Armed Police Forces Examination

Job Position

Sub-Inspector (GD) in CAPFs, Sub-Inspector (Executive) – (Male/ Female) in Delhi Police

Total Papers

Two papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2

Subjects Covered in Paper 1

General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Knowledge and General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, English Comprehension

Subjects Covered in Paper 2

English Language and Comprehension

Total Questions in Each Paper

Paper 1: 200 questions, Paper 2: 200 questions

Maximum Marks in Each Paper

Paper 1: 200 marks, Paper 2: 200 marks

Duration of Each Paper

2 hours for both Paper 1 and Paper 2

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Exam Pattern

Two Papers:

  • The SSC CPO exam is divided into two papers, namely Paper 1 and Paper 2.

Paper 1 Subjects:

  • Paper 1 covers four subjects:

    • General Intelligence & Reasoning
    • General Knowledge and General Awareness
    • Quantitative Aptitude
    • English Comprehension
  • Each subject in Paper 1 consists of 50 questions.

Paper 2 Subject:

  • Paper 2 focuses solely on English Language and Comprehension.
  • It includes a total of 200 questions.

Total Questions and Marks:

  • Paper 1 has a total of 200 questions, with each question carrying 1 mark.
  • Similarly, Paper 2 also comprises 200 questions, each carrying 1 mark.


  • Both Paper 1 and Paper 2 have a duration of 2 hours each.

Marking Scheme

  • Paper 1 and Paper 2:

    • Each correct answer in both Paper 1 and Paper 2 earns you marks.
  • Negative Marking:

    • There's a penalty for wrong answers.
    • Marks are deducted for each incorrect answer.
  • Total Score Calculation:

    • To calculate your total score, sum up the marks earned from correct answers and adjust for incorrect answers accordingly.

Understanding this marking scheme is crucial for candidates to plan their exam strategy effectively.

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