SSC CPO 2020 Eligibility Criteria for Sub-Inspector (SI) in Delhi Police & CAPF: Check Age Limit, Educational Qualification, Physical Standards for Male & Female Candidates

SSC CPO 2020 Eligibility Criteria for Sub-Inspector (SI) in Delhi Police & CAPF: As per the official notification, SSC will hold an Open Competitive Computer Based Examination for Recruitment of Sub-Inspector (SI) in Delhi Police and Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) for 1564 Vacancies (Male & Female Candidates). The details of various posts are as under:

SSC CPO Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police and CAPFs 2020 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)

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Below are important dates SSC CPO-SI Delhi Police and CAPFs 2020 Exam:

SSC CPO 2020 Exam

Important Dates

Opening and Closing of Online Application

17th June to 16th July 2020 (11:30 PM)

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Last date for making online fee payment

18th July 2020 (11:30 PM)

Last date for generation of offline Challan

20th July 2020 (11:30 PM)

Last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank)

22nd July 2020

Date of Computer Based Examination (Tier-I)

 23rd Nov to 26th Nov 2020

Date of Tier-II Examination

1st March 2021 (Descriptive Paper)

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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 2021. 

Departmental candidates amongst Constables, Head Constables and Assistant Sub-Inspector of Delhi Police with minimum three years service and who shall not be more than 30 years (33 years for OBC and 35 years for SC/ ST) of age as on 1st January 2021 may also apply for filling up of Open and Departmental Vacancies of Sub-Inspector (Executive)-Male.

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


Age Limit Relaxation

(Upper Age)

Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe (Code - 01)

5 years

Other Backward Classes (OBC) (Code - 02)

3 years

Ex-servicemen (ESM) (Code-06)

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

For the post of SI in Delhi Police (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 the vacancies of 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., 6th July 2019.

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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 2021 will not be eligible and need not apply.

No Direct Recruitment of ASI in CISF under SSC CPO 2020 Recruitment

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


A candidate must be either:

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

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Is Sub-Inspector Job suitable for Females?

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 2020 Posts.

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