SSC CPO 2019-20 Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit&Educational Qualification|SI in Delhi Police & CAPF/ASI in CISF

As per the official notification, SSC will hold an Open Competitive Computer Based Examination for Recruitment of Sub-Inspector (SI) in Delhi Police, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) in CISF. The details of various posts are as under:

SSC Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police, CAPFs and Assistant Sub-Inspector In CISF 2019 Recruitment


Name of Posts

Pay Scale


Sub-Inspector (Ground Duty)

classified as Group “B” (Non-Gazetted), Non-Ministerial

Level-6 (Rs.35400- 112400)

Delhi Police

Sub Inspector (Executive) - (Male/ Female)

classified as Group “C” (Non-Gazetted) by Delhi Police

Level-6 (Rs.35400- 112400)


Assistant Sub-Inspector (Executive)

classified as Group “C” (Non-Gazetted)

Level-5 (Rs.29200- 92300)

Check how to apply online for SSC CPO 2019-20 Recruitment

Below are important dates SSC CPO-SI Delhi Police, CAPFs & ASI in CISF 2019-20 Exam:

Important Dates for SSC CPO-SI Delhi Police, CAPFs & ASI in CISF 2019-20 Exam

Dates for submission of online applications

17th September 2019 to 16th October 2019

Last date for receipt of application

16th October 2019 (5:00 PM)

Last date for making online fee payment

18th October 2019 (5:00 PM)

Last date for generation of offline Challan

18th October 2019 (5:00 PM)

Last date for payment through Challan

19th October 2019 (during working hours of Bank)

Date of Computer Based Examination (Paper-1)

11th December 2019 to 13th December 2019

Date of PET & PST

To be notified later

Date of Paper-2

To be notified later


No Direct Recruitment of ASI in CISF under SSC CPO 2019-20 Recruitment

Before applying for the different SSC CPO Posts, candidates should satisfy themselves that they fulfill all the eligibility norms including age, upper age limit and educational qualification(s). So, let’s look at the Eligibility Criteria for the various posts under the SSC CPO 2019-20 Recruitment Process:

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The Age Limit for SSC CPO 2019 Recruitment is - Not exceeding 20 to 25 years as on 1st January 2020.

Permissible relaxation in Upper age limit for different categories is as under:

Code No.


Age Limit Relaxation

(Upper Age)


Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe

5 years


Other Backward Classes (OBC)

3 years


Ex-servicemen (ESM)

3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on closing date of receipt of online application

For the posts of SI and ASI in CAPFs only (Category Code-07)


Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989

5 years

For ASI in CISF only (Category Codes-10 and 11)


Central Govt. Civilian Employees who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date

General/ OBC

Up to 40 years of age



Up to 45 years of age

For Group ‘C’ Posts only (Category Codes-12 and 13)


Widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from their husbands and who are not re-married.

General/ OBC

Up to 35 years of age



Up to 40 years of age

For Departmental candidates of Delhi Police against vacancies in Delhi Police only

(Category Codes-17, 18 and 19)


Departmental Candidates who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular and continuous service as on closing date.


Up to 30 years of age



Up to 33 years of age



Up to 35 years of age

SSC CPO Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Endurance Test (PET) Details


  1. Candidates should note that the Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation/ Secondary Examination certificate or an equivalent certificate only will be accepted.
  1. Ex-Servicemen who have already secured employment in civil side under Central Government in Group ‘C & D’ posts on regular basis after availing of the benefits of reservation given to Ex-Servicemen for their re-employment are not eligible for reservation in ESM category and fee concession.
  2. Crucial date for claim of SC/ ST/ OBC/ EWS status will be the closing date for receipt of online applications, i.e., 16th October 2019.

Know the detailed Job Profile, Salary Structure and Promotion Policy for the post of SSC Sub-Inspector in CAPF and Delhi Police


Educational Qualification for all posts is Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university or equivalent.


Candidates who have not acquired the educational qualification as on 1st January 2020 will not be eligible and need not apply.

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.

Know the detailed Job Profile, Salary Structure and Promotion Policy for the post of SSC Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) in CISF


(i) A candidate must be either:

  1. a citizen of India, or
  2. a subject of Nepal, or
  3. a subject of Bhutan, or


The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility conditions for admission to the examination. Their admission at all the stages of examination will be purely provisional, subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. If on verification, at any time before or after the online examination, it is found that they do not fulfill any of the eligibility conditions, their candidature for the examination will be cancelled by the Commission. So, the candidates are advised to look thoroughly at the above mentioned eligibility criteria, before applying for SSC CPO 2019-20 Posts.

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