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December 23, 2020 • 9:50 am

5 Best SSC CPO Last Minute Preparation Tips [Do’s and Don’ts]

5 Best SSC CPO Last Minute Preparation Tips (Do's & Don'ts)

The day of the exam is the most awaited pace for an aspirant. You may feel curious and fearful at the same time when you get to know about the date of exam. You might have prepared well but after getting the date you may sometimes end up getting confused and unorganized.

The Staff Selection Commission has conducted SSC CPO Exam 2020 from 29th September to 5th October 2020 and Paper 2 will be conducted on 1st March 2021. Here we are with the most beneficial SSC CPO last-minute tips for you to get organized before the day of the exam.

The SSC CPO last Minute tips that we are sharing are not just for the day before the exam. You can start following them few days prior to the exam date, say a week or 10 days before the exam.

The tips we are providing here includes the following: -

Last-minute study tips for SSC CPO 2020 exam

Do’s and don’ts for the day of exam



SSC CPO Last Minute Study Tips - One Week Before the Exam


With just a few days remaining for the SSC CPO Exam, many of you must have been struggling with mixed thoughts, whether my preparations are enough for the exam, should I study more, should I take the remaining topics, should I join a short-duration coaching to brush up my concepts, and many more confusing thoughts.

You are now left with UNREST, CONFUSION, and FEAR.

But this is the time to starve your distractions and feed your focus.

Here we are giving you important SSC CPO last minute study tips to help you reach the perfection in your preparation plan for CPO exam. Read thoughtfully and practice them: -



1. Draw a Proper Time Table


This is the time to get organized. You must maintain a daily timetable to revise the topics you have already prepared, improve them and practice mock tests.

You should decide the timetable in a way that you can also make time to stay relaxed and free.



2. No New Topic


It is advised by the experts that you should not start studying any new topic before 5-6 days of the exam. Instead of picking up a new topic, you should go through the topics you have studied.

It’s considered as a good practice if you make the studied topics stronger. Because, the strategy to score more in the exam says that you need not attempt all the questions you see in the paper, but should make the correct attempt to those question on which you have mastery.



3. Focus on Shorts Tricks


The questions from subjects “General Intelligence and Reasoning” and “Quantitative Aptitude” take a lot of time to get solved. So, to solve more question in less time you can take help from the short tricks used in these questions.


For Example - How to Solve Number System Questions in Exams [Short trick PDF]



4. Practice Mock Tests


In the last few days prior to the exam, you should practice as many mock test papers as you can (followed by the timetable that you made. It will increase your level of speed in the exam.

While solving the papers please pay attention to the techniques or strategy you are applying. If there are more than one methods to solve, you must choose the one that saves your time.


Practice online mock test papers here - SSC CPO SI Mock Test Series



5. Stay Relaxed, Confident and Healthy


Apart from planning, practicing, and working hard you must take care of your physical and mental health. You should take care of the following: -

(a) Take breaks while you study because keeping your eyes healthy during the exam is necessary.

(b) At night take 7-8 hours of sound sleep.

(c) Don’t skip any meal. Take healthy breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

(d) Hydrate yourself. Drink plenty of water.

(e) Exercise daily.


If followed regularly, these habits will help you to stay confident and energetic during the exam day. A healthy mind and a healthy body, both are the pre-requisites to appear for an exam.

Therefore, to improve your memory power you must include these healthy habits in your routine.



Important SSC CPO Last Minute Tips for D-Day [Do’s and Don’ts]


The exam day is the most important as well as the most challenging day for the aspirants. To avoid the unfavorable things, you need to follow some instructions on the day of SSC CPO exam.

Here we have prepared a list of the Do’s and Don’ts for SSC CPO 2020 Exam. You can have a look at the list below: 



Do’s on the Day of Exam


Take proper sleep at night before the exam and eat healthy and light on the day of the exam.

On the day of exam take your SSC CPO admit card with you along with other essentials like pen, pencil etc.

Reach the exam centre half an hour before the exam.

You must carry at least one original Photo ID i.e. Voter’s ID, Adhar Card, Driving Licence, ID Cards issued by Govt. or other offices, where the candidates may be working.

You should also bring 3 passport size photographs for affixing the commission’s copy of Admission Certificate.

(Note: Please keep 10 copies of the same photograph with you for further official work.)

Stay calm and confident.

When the exam starts, read the complete instruction shown there.

Read the questions carefully.

Maintain your speed during the exam.

​​​​​​​Distribute time for each section as given below: -


Subject Time
General Knowledge 15 minutes
English Comprehension 20 minutes
General Intelligence and Reasoning 40 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 40 minutes



Don’ts on the Day of Exam


​​​​​​​Don’t study the whole night before the exam and in the morning on the exam day.

​​​​​​​Don’t worry about the level of the exam paper.

​​​​​​​Don’t be in a hurry while marking answers. Focus on making the correct attempt as negative marking is there.

​​​​​​​Don’t spend much time on a single question.

​​​​​​​Don’t go for guesswork.

​​​​​​​Don’t start calculating the scores that you might add in your SSC CPO Results.



Valuable information regarding SSC CPO Exam:


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

SSC CPO Syllabus, Exam Pattern 2020 (SI-ASI) Pre & Mains [Updated]


Feel satisfied with your preparations. Avoid thoughts that may slow down your confidence level. Have faith in yourself!


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