SSC CPO Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme 2022

By Ajay | Updated on: Aug 13, 2022

SSC CPO Exam Pattern 

SSC CPO Exam Pattern

One of the most important things while looking at any official notification is the exam pattern. SSC CPO exam pattern comprises four sections namely Quantitative Aptitude, English, General Intelligence and Reasoning and General Awareness. All the sections hold equal weightage in the exam; therefore, it is important to give equal importance to each and every section. Detailed SSC CPO exam pattern has been provided below.

SSC CPO Paper 1 Exam Pattern

SSC CPO Paper 1 is a computer-based test i.e. it is conducted online. The time duration of the SSC CPO 2022 exam will be 2 hours. There will be four sections - Quantitative Aptitude, General English, General Awareness, and General Intelligence and Reasoning from which questions will be asked. Each section contained 50 questions. Detailed SSC CPO Paper 1 exam pattern 2022 has been provided below.

SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime Duration
General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 50 2 Hours
General Knowledge and General Awareness 50 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
English Comprehension 50 50
Total 200 200  

SSC CPO Paper 2 Exam Pattern

After the SSC CPO Paper 1 online exam Paper 2 will be held. SSC CPO Paper 2 exam comprises of English language and Comprehension of 200 marks. A composite time of two hours is allotted for this exam. More details on the SSC CPO Paper 2 exam pattern is given below.

PartSubjectsNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime Duration
I English Language and Comprehension 200 200 2 Hours

SSC CPO Marking Scheme

For every incorrect answer in the SSC CPO exam 2022, 1/4th of the marks will be deducted as a penalty. The details for SSC CPO 2022 marking scheme is given below.

SSC CPO 2022 Exam Marking scheme

SSC CPO 2022 Exam Marking schemeConsidered Marks
For correct answers (Tier 1 and Tier 2) 1 mark
For wrong answers (Tier 1 and Tier 2) -0.25 marks
For not attempted (Tier 1 and Tier 2) 0 (no marks)

SSC CPO Exam Language

SSC CPO exam will be bilingual in nature. You can attempt the exam in either of the languages i.e. English or Hindi. One thing that should be kept in mind is that the English Language section will be provided in English Language only.

SSC CPO Free Mock test

Practice makes a man perfect. Practising gives you a real-time environment of the exam as the actual examination. ixamBee has launched the SSC CPO test series which is absolutely free of cost. You just have to register yourself so you can attempt the SSC CPO 2022 exam right away.

SSC CPO Tier 1 - Free Mock Tests

SSC CPO 2022 Mock Test 6 Tier 1

SSC CPO 2022 Mock Test 6 Tier 1

  • 120 Minutes
  • 200 Questions
  • 200 Marks
SSC CPO 2022 Mock Test 5 Tier 1

SSC CPO 2022 Mock Test 5 Tier 1

  • 120 Minutes
  • 200 Questions
  • 200 Marks
SSC CPO 2022 Mock Test 4 Tier 1

SSC CPO 2022 Mock Test 4 Tier 1

  • 120 Minutes
  • 200 Questions
  • 200 Marks
SSC CPO 2022 Mock Test 3 Tier 1

SSC CPO 2022 Mock Test 3 Tier 1

  • 120 Minutes
  • 200 Questions
  • 200 Marks

SSC CPO Tier 1 - Previous Year Paper

SSC CPO Tier 1 2020 Previous Year Paper (23 November)

SSC CPO Tier 1 2020 Previous Year Paper (23 November)

  • 120 Minutes
  • 200 Questions
  • 200 Marks

FAQs

There will be four stages in the SSC CPO recruitment process: An Objective test followed by a Descriptive paper. If you qualify both stages you will be called for PET / PST, Document verification and medical test.
No, there will not be any interview round in the SSC CPO recruitment process.
No. There will be no separate timings allotted to each section in the SSC CPO. You will be allotted an overall 2 hours to solve the entire paper.
No, there is no such limit on the number of attempts for the SSC CPO exam 2022. A candidate can apply for the exam until he reaches the maximum age limit.

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