Recruitment of Sub-Inspector SI/ASI in Central Armed Police Force (CAPF/CPO), Delhi Police, CISF, CRPF, BSF, ITBP, SSB

Vacancy Age Limit Education Qualification Scheme & Pattern Indicative Syllabus Physical Test Previous Year Exam Papers Online Apply SSC website

Important Dates of 2018 & 2019 Exam

Date of advertisement CPO 2019: 17.09.2019  
Dates of Computer Based Examinations:  
Paper-I: CPO- 201911.12.2019 to 13.12.2019  
Paper-II:  CPO -2018 (last year)  27.09.2019 (CBE)
Closing date for receipt of application:   CPO -201915.10.2019 (up to 5.00 PM)

Pay Scales : Salary

Sub-Inspector (GD) in CAPFs : (Central Armed Police Forces)

The post carries pay scale of   Level-6 (Rs.35400-112400/-) and is classified as  Group „B‟ (Non-Gazetted), Non-Ministerial.

Sub Inspector (Executive) – (Male/ Female) in Delhi Police:

The post carries pay scale of Leve-6 (Rs.35400-112400/-) and is classified as Group „C‟ (Non-Gazetted) by Delhi Police.

Assistant Sub-Inspector (Executive) in CISF:

The post carries pay scale of Level-5 (Rs.29200-92300) and is classified as Group „C‟ (Non-Gazetted). 


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Final vacancy for Recruitment of SI in Delhi Police, CAPFs, and ASI in CISF Examination, 2017-As on 25.10.2018

SI /Exe Male in Delhi PoliceUROBCSCSTTotal
SI/Exe (Female) in DP UROBCSCSTTotal

Sub-Inspector (GD) in CAPF – CPO

Name of the ForceCategoryUROBCSCSTTotal.ESM

ASI/Executive in CISF (Central Industrial Security Force)


Vacancies: The detail of tentative vacancies for the SI/ASI in Delhi Police, CPMF (CPO), CISF – 2018 are as follows

Delhi Police SI/Exe maleUR OBC SC ST Total
Open 43364386
Ex-Servicemen  532111
Total 48396497
Delhi Police SI/Exe Female UR OBC SC ST Total
Total 28157353

Sub-Inspector in Central Armed Police Force (CPO) – Vacancy of SI & ASI in CISF will be notified later.

Name of the Force Category UR OBC SC ST           Total .ExS 

Age Limit: 20-25 years as on 01.08.2018 (i.e. candidates born not before 02.08.1993 and not later than 01.08.1998 are eligible) subject to permissible relaxations listed at 4 (B) below.

Code No.CategoryAge-Relaxation  permissible  beyond the upper age limit   
01SC/ ST5 years
02OBC3 years
03Ex-servicemen (ExS)3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.  
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Educational Qualification for all posts is Bachelor‟s degree from a recognized university or equivalent.

Note-I:  For the post of Sub Inspector in Delhi Police only:  Male candidates must possess a valid Driving License for LMV (Motorcycle and Car) on the date fixed for Physical Endurance and Measurement Tests. However, the candidates who do not have a Valid Driving License for LMV (Motorcycle and Car) are eligible for all other posts in CAPFs.


 The 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. Detail of these Papers/ Tests are as follows:


Date of  Exam  Part Subject  Number  of Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration 
12.03.2019 toGeneral    Intelligence  and Reasoning   505002 hours 
16.03.2019II General Knowledge and  General Awareness5050.
.III Quantitative  Aptitude 5050.
.IV English  Comprehension 5050.


Date of   ExaminationSubjectNumber Questionsof Maximum MarksTime Duration
  27.09.2019English    language &       Comprehension  200   200  2 Hours  

Indicative syllabus for Computer Based Mode Examinations :

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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. The topics are, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification,  Symbolic/ Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & de-coding, 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, Small & Capital letters/ numbers coding, decoding and classification, Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Other sub-topics if any. 

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.  

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, Interest, Profit & Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Allegation, Time and distance, Time & work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear 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, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.

IV. English Comprehension:  Candidates‟ ability to understand correct English, his basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested. 


English Language & Comprehension: Questions in this components 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, Sentence Structure, Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Completion, Phrases and Idiomatic use of Words, comprehension etc.      

Note-I:   The Commission shall have the discretion to fix different minimum qualifying standards in each part of Paper-I taking into consideration among others, category-wise vacancies and categorywise number of candidates. Only those candidates, who have scored above the cut off marks fixed by the Commission in Paper-I would be required to appear in the Physical Endurance Test (PET) and Physical Standard Test (PST).

Note-II:   Only those candidates who qualified in PET/ PST will be called for Paper-II and the Medical Examination would be conducted subsequently.  

Note-III: The Candidates are advised to desist from use of any unfair method in the examination hall which will render them ineligible for further consideration for the examination and also lead to their debarment from Commission‟s examinations in future beside inviting criminal prosecution.

Physical Standard Test (PST) and Physical Endurance Test (PET):

11(A)   Physical Standard Test (for all Posts):

Category of candidates Height (Cm.)        Chest  (Unexpanded  cms ) Expanded 
(i)  For male candidates only (General)1708085
For candidates belonging to Hill areas of Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley,Leh & Ladakh regions of J&K, North-Eastern States and Sikkim1658085
For all candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes Tribes 162.57782
(ii)  For Female candidates only (General)157         – – 
For candidates belonging to Hill areas of Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Leh & Ladakh regions of J&K, North-Eastern States and Sikkim 155         –       – 
For all candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribe 154         –       – 
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Physical  Endurance Test (PET) (For all posts) For male candidates only:

  1. 100 meters race in 16 seconds
  2. 1.6 Kms race in 6.5 minutes
  3. Long Jump :  3.65 metres in 3 chances
  4. High Jump : 1.2 metres in 3 chances
  5. Shot put (16 Lbs): 4.5 metres in  3 chance                                                       (ii)   For female candidates only:

  1. 100 metres race in 18 seconds
  2. 800 metres race in 4 minutes
  3. Long Jump: 2.7 metres in 3 chances.
  4. High Jump: 0.9 metres in  3 chances. 

Medical standard (For all posts)

Eye sight: The minimum near vision should be N6 (better eye) and N9 (worse eye). The minimum distant vision should be 6/6 (better eye) and 6/9 (worse eye). In right handed person, the right eye is better eye and vice versa. The standards should be without visual correction of any kind even by glasses.

The candidate must not have knock knee, flat foot, varicose vein or squint in eyes. They must be in good mental and bodily health and free from any physical defect likely to interfere with the efficient performance of the duties.

Note-I: Physical endurance test will not carry any marks but will be of qualifying/ elimination nature.  

Previous Year Exam Papers

Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police, CISF, ITBP, CRPF, BSF, SSB – CPO,CPMF Exam papers of previous years – Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning , General Awareness and English

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