Abhilasha G @Eduncle posted an Article
August 9, 2019 • 11:54 am

SSC CPO SI & ASI Eligibility 2019 | Physical Test, Medical Test, Age


SSC CPO Illegibility Criteria 2019



Hello, CPO Aspirants!


After completing our studies, choosing an aim to get succeed in our lives is very important. But before you determine the aim, you must analyze whether you are able to fit in it or not! A similar insight can also be seen when you choose to fight a competitive exam as your aim.


So, if you want to apply for SSC CPO 2019 Exam, you should first check out the SSC CPO Eligibility 2019 before applying.




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SSC CPO Exam 2019 is going to be held soon. If you are eligible then only you will be able to appear for the exam. SSC releases SSC CPO Recruitment Notification 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)



Now let’s look upon the Delhi Police SI eligibility criteria including nationality, age limit, educational qualifications, Delhi Police SI physical test details, medical standards etc. set for all the above-mentioned posts.



SSC CPO Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Check Details


SSC CPO eligibility criteria are prescribed by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC). Here we are presenting the guide on Delhi Police SI eligibility criteria that are as follows:


1. SSC CPO Candidates’ Nationality

2. SSC CPO Age Limit 2019

3. SSC CPO Educational Qualification 2019

4. Delhi Police SI Physical Test Details

5. SSC CPO SI Medical Standards


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



Nationality as per SSC CPO Eligibility 2019


The Staff Selection Commission has some norms for the nationality of the candidate. You should also check if you come under those categories or not.


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 2019


SSC CPO SI age limit will let you know the minimum and the maximum age that you should possess for appearing in the exam. The age limit for Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police & CAPFs and Assistant Sub Inspector in CISF will be calculated as on 1st August 2018 classified in the following categories:


1. SSC CPO Age Limit for General Candidates

2. SSC CPO Age Limit for OBC Candidates

3. SSC CPO Age Limit for SC/ST Candidates



Category 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
General Candidates (Jammu & Kashmir domiciled during 1st January 1980 - 31st December 1989) 20 Years 30 Years
OBC Candidates (Jammu & Kashmir domiciled during 1st January 1980 - 31st December 1989) 20 Years 33 Years
SC/ST Candidates (Jammu & Kashmir domiciled during 1st January 1980 - 31st December 1989) 20 Years 35 Years
For Group ‘B’ and ‘C’ Posts:(i) General Candidates (Ex-Servicemen) 20 Years 28 Years
(ii) OBC Candidates (Ex-Servicemen) 20 Years 31 Years
(iii) SC/ST Candidates (Ex-Servicemen) 20 Years 33 Years
For Group ‘C’ Posts Only:(i) General Candidates (Widows/Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried) 20 Years 35 Years
(ii) OBC Candidates (Widows/Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried) 20 Years 38 Years
(iii) SC/ST Candidates (Widows/Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried) 20 Years 40 Years



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 2019 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 August 2018.


Following will Help You in Better SSC CPO Preparation: 


SSC CPO Syllabus, Exam Pattern 2019 (SI-ASI) Pre & Mains [Updated]

 SSC CPO SI Previous Year Question Papers, Mock Test Series

 SSC CPO Answer Keys 2018 Paper 1



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 4.5 Metres in 3 chance -



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.



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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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Showing 13 comments out of 131
  • Sushanta
    -1.5 nearsightness.Could i pass the medical or is there anything could be done for that?
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  • 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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  • Soumya Trivedi
    Hello sir, My brother had an operation in his neck for stone which is done before 7-8 years.does it affect medical test?? Is he eligible for medical test?
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  • Sunny
    Hello sir , I have a query regarding height that my height is 168cms and i am from general category but there is height requirement is 170cms for general so can i apply for delhi police ? Please comment
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  • Vinod
    Respected sir I am going to become ex serviceman from Indian army in next year . My height is 165cms. Am I eligible for SI post in Delhi police. My age is 36 yrs
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  • Alam Khan
    i have a root canal treated teeth. Will i be eligible for appearing this exam ?
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Alam Khan,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Thanks for asking your query with us!   Yes, you are eligible.   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Parveen Kumar
    Meri hight 168cm h or Mai sc hu Mai apply Kar sakta hu
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  • Vineet Kumar
    sir physical test hone ke kitne din ke baad medical start hota hai
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Vineet Kumar,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Thanks for asking your query with us!   If you qualify the Physical Test, you will be medically examined by the Medical Officer of the CAPFs or any Medical Officer/Assistant Surgeon (Grade I). But, if you found unfit, you will get the notice about it and you will also get a chance to make an appeaL regarding the result will be given a chance to question the result before Review Medical Board within 15 days.   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Shivang Shukla
    sir mera is saal B.A final year h. Educational Qualification m %of marks m kya fill kare? sir plzz help mera result bad m aayega...
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  • Mohit Nagill
    hello sir, i justly passout 12th with pcm and adissional bio.. can i apply for sub inspector or assistant sub inspector..
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Mohit,   For SI and ASI Posts the minimum qualification degree is graduation, with 10+2 certificate you can apply for SSC GD Constable.   Thanks for asking!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
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