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SSC CPO SI & ASI Eligibility 2020 | Physical Test, Medical Test, Age

SSC CPO SI & ASI Eligibility


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 2020 Exam, you should first check out the SSC CPO Eligibility 2020 before applying.



SSC CPO Paper 1 Exam 2020 was conducted from 23rd to 26th December 2020. 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 2020 - 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 2020

3. SSC CPO Educational Qualification 2020

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 2020


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 2020


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 January 2021

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



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 2020 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 2021.


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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Showing 11 comments out of 142
  • 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
  • Raj
    What is height criteria for SC candidate in CPO ?
  • Uttam sahu
    I am obc candidate and my height is 163cm can i apply for sub inspector
  • Benzamin
    Sir when is the PET for SSC CPO 2019-20
  • 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...
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  • 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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