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SSC CPO SI & ASI Eligibility 2022 - Age, Physical & Medical Test

SSC CPO SI & ASI Eligibility

The SSC CPO exam is conducted to find eligible candidates in Delhi Police and for the post of Sub Inspector and ASI (Executive) in CISF.

Hence, students who wish to apply for these prestigious posts must know the SSC CPO & ASI eligibility criteria.

SSC CPO Eligibility includes various stages like nationality, age limit, educational qualifications, Delhi Police SI physical test, medical standards, etc. set for different posts.

In this blog, we have mentioned SSC CPO 2022 SI & ASI Eligibility Criteria in detail.


SSC CPO Eligibility 2022


Age Limit

Educational Qualification

SSC CPO Eligibility Criteria for Physical Test

Physical Standard Test (PST Criteria)

Physical Efficiency (Endurance) Test (PET)

SSC CPO Eligibility Criteria for Medical Test



SSC CPO Name of Posts


Every year to conduct the exam for recruiting eligible and qualified candidates for the following posts:

Post Code Post Name
A Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police
B Sub Inspector in Border Security Force (BSF)
C Sub-Inspector in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
D Sub-Inspector in Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
E Sub-Inspector in Indo-Tibetan Border Police forces (ITBPF)
F Sub-Inspector in Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
G Assistant Sub-Inspector in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)


SSC CPO Eligibility Criteria - Check Details


There are different eligibility criteria for Both female and male candidates before applying for SSC CPO 2022.

Below are the details of the SSC CPO 2022 SI & ASI Eligibility criteria.



Nationality as per SSC CPO Eligibility

The Staff Selection Commission has some norms for the nationality of the candidates which are as follows:

As per the norms set by SSC, a candidate can be any of these:

Citizen of India

Subject of Nepal

Subject of Bhutan

A Tibetan Refugee came over to India before 1st Jan 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India.

A person from Indian Origin migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.



SSC CPO Age Limit


SSC CPO SI age limit will let you know the minimum and the maximum age required to apply for the exam.

Below you can check category wise age limit for SSC CPO Exam.



Minimum age limit

Maximum age limit

General Candidates

20 Years

25 Years

OBC Candidates

20 Years

28 Years

SC/ST Candidates

20 Years

30 Years


3 Years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date

For SI and ASI in CAPFs only

Those who domiciled in the State of Jammu and Kashmir during the period from 1st Jan 1980 to 31st Dec 1989

20 Years

30 Years

For ASI in CISF Only

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

20 years

40 years

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

20 years

45 years

For Group ‘C’ Only

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

20 Years

35 Years

Widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from their husbands and who are not re-married. (SC/ST)

20 years

40 years

For Departmental Candidates of Delhi Police Against Vacancies in Delhi Police Only

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

20 years

30 years

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

20 years

33 years

Candidates of SC/ST category who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular and continuous service as on closing date

20 years

35 years



The age limit for Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police & CAPFs and Assistant Sub Inspector in CISF will be calculated as on 1st January 2022.



SSC CPO Educational Qualification


You should also have to meet some criteria set by the Staff Selection Commission regarding the educational qualification of the candidates appearing for SSC CPO exam.

The SSC CPO Eligibility 2022 for educational qualification is explained below:

Aspirants must have a Graduation Degree/ Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university or equivalent.

Degrees obtained by the candidates through Universities/ Distance Education should be recognized by Distance Education Council, IGNOU.

Candidates will be eligible they are able to prove by documentary evidence that their result was declared on or before the cut-off date and they have passed the exam.

For the post of Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police the Male candidates must carry their valid driving licence for LMV (Motor Cycle and Car) on the day of Physical Endurance and Standard Tests.

The candidate should acquire the educational qualification as on 1st January 2022.


Following will Help You in Better SSC CPO Preparation:

SSC CPO Syllabus, Exam Pattern (SI-ASI) Pre & Mains [Updated]

 SSC CPO SI Previous Year Question Papers, Mock Test Series

 SSC CPO Answer Keys



SSC CPO SI Physical Standards


Staff Selection Commission has set some SSC CPO physical eligibility for CPO aspirants that are known as Physical Standard Test (PST) and Physical Endurance Test (PET).


Read below the complete details of Delhi Police SI physical test details:



Physical Standard Test (PST Criteria)


Category Height Chest (Normal in cms) Chest (Expanded in cms)
Male (General) 170 cms (5’7”) 80 cms 85 cms
Male (Hill area) 165 cms (5’5”) 80 cms 85 cms
Male (ST) 162.5 cms (5’4”) 77 cms 82 cms
Female (General) 157 cms (5’2”) - -
Female (Hill Area) 155 cms (5’1”) - -
Female (ST) 154 cms (5’0”) - -



To Be Noted:


Hill Area includes Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Leh & Ladakh regions of J&K, North-Eastern States and Sikkim.

There are no “Chest Criteria” for female candidates.



SSC CPO Weight Chart (Male & Female)


Height Ideal Weight (Male) Ideal Weight (Female)
4’6 28-35 kg 28-35 kg
4’7 30-39 kg 30-37 kg
4’8 33-40 kg 32-40 kg
4’9 35-44 kg 35-42 kg
4’10 38-46 kg 36-45 kg
4’11 40-50 kg 39-47 kg
5’0 43-53 kg 40-50 kg
5’1 45-55 kg 43-52 kg
5’2 48-59 kg 45-55 kg
5’3 50-61 kg 47-57 kg
5’4 53-65 kg 49-60 kg
5’5 55-68 kg 51-62 kg
5’6 58-70 kg 53-65 kg
5’7 60-74 kg 55-67 kg
5’8 63-76 kg 57-70 kg
5’9 65-80 kg 59-72 kg
5’10 67-83 kg 61-75 kg
5’11 70-85 kg 63-77 kg
6’0 72-89 kg 65-80 kg


Physical Efficiency (Endurance) Test (PET) (For all Posts)


Activity PET Criteria (Male) PET Criteria (Female)
100 Metre Race Completed in 16 Seconds Completed in 18 Seconds
1600/800 Metre Race 1600 Metre Race Completed in 6.5 Minutes 800 Metre Race Completed in 4 Minutes
Long Jump 3.65 Metres in 3 Chances 2.7 Metres in 3 Chances
High Jump 1.2 Metres in 3 Chances 0.9 Metres in 3 Chances
Shot Put (16 Lbs) 4.5 Metres in 3 chances -



To Be Noted:

Physical Endurance Test (PET) is of qualifying nature. No marks will be calculated for this.

Candidates coming under Ex-Servicemen category are not required to undergo for PET.

Female candidates, who are pregnant will be rejected for PET.

The candidates, who qualify PET, will have to undergo Medical Examination by the Medical Officer of the CAPFs/ Medical Officer or Assistant Surgeon belonging to Grade I of any Central/State Govt. Hospital or Dispensary.



SSC CPO SI Medical Standards/ Medical Examination


A few medical standards are also set for the SSC CPO aspirants. After qualifying the Physical Endurance Test (PET) and Paper 2, the candidates are called for Medical Examination. After declaring fit by the Medical Officer, the candidates can qualify this phase.

The standards that are set under this examination are as follows:

The candidates should have a minimum distant vision of 6/6 and 6/9 of two eyes without correction (without wearing glasses).

They must not have knock knee, flat foot, varicose vein or squint in eyes.

They should possess high colour vision.

They must be in good mental and physical condition.

They should be free from any physical defect.



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We hope you are now aware of the SSC CPO SI and ASI eligibility conditions and will apply for these after fulfilling them.

In case of any queries about the SSC CPO SI & ASI eligibility criteria, you can share them with us through the comment box below. We will try to solve your queries as soon as possible.

You must read all the details very carefully before applying SSC CPO Online.



Thank You!


Showing 10 comments out of 145
  • Manu

    Sir, I have cavity in my teeth .. am I disqualify for medical exam in ssc cpo

  • Anu kukreja

    Hello sir Sir full body check up hoga ya bs jo uper die the wohi hoga eye knock knee etc ka bs

  • Uttam sahu

    I am obc candidate and my height is 163cm can i apply for sub inspector

  • Akshay mandraha

    Hello sir i am akshay and i belongs to SC catagory , and height is 165 cm . May i eligible for PET

  • Bandhu

    Sir 2018 CAPFS ka document verification Medical ke saath hoga ya kitne din baad sir plz reply my question

  • Rohit

    respected Sir My Date of birth - 25/04/1994 Can i apply for the same?


    Hello Rohit,
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    Yes, you can apply for SSC CPO Exam. The age limit of SSC CPO is 20-25 yesr for general category as on 1st January 2020
    Thank You!!

  • Sushanta

    -1.5 nearsightness.Could i pass the medical or is there anything could be done for that?

  • Abdulla

    Sir, after 2019 tier 1 result how much time it will take for PET date. Also will it consider if submit L.M.V after tier2 for D.P or does get any extention after PET.


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