Staff Selection Commission(SSC) has released the notification for the recruitment of Sub-Inspector (SI) in Delhi Police, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) in CISF, earlier in 2020. SSC CPO is one of the most prestigious Civil Services Exam in the country. the SSC exam conducted for the post of SSC CAPF is being carried out in three phases, Paper-I, Paper-II, Physical Edurance Test and lastly standard Medical Examination.The Staff Selection Commission will conduct a competitive Computer Based Examination for Recruitment of Sub-Inspector (SI) in Delhi Police, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) in CISF. In this blog, we will provide you the SSC CAPF Syllabus and Exam Pattern for the candidates which will help in understanding the first step towards knowing the important details related to the exam.
SSC CAPF Exam Pattern 2021
The Staff Selection conducts a recruitment drive to select eligible and interested candidates for the post of SI in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF). The selection process is carried out in different stages including a preliminary exam, physical standard test, mains exam and medication. For the recruitment notification issued last year, the selection process is undergoing now. The Tier 02 exam is scheduled to be held On 12th of July 2021. Therefore, all of the candidates who have qualified the Tier 01 exam as well as the physical standars test, shall prepare well to ace the examination. Here, we have the SSC CAPF Exam pattern along with the SSC CAPF Syllabus to make your preparation easier.
The examination takes place in different stages. They are:
2. Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Endurance Test (PET)
4. Medical Examination (DME).
All these stages of the examination are mandatory. Details of these Paper I & Paper II are as follows:
|Date of Examination||Part||Subject||Number of Questions/ Maximum Marks||Time Duration|
|23rd November to 26th November 2020||I||General Intelligence &Reasoning||50/ 50||2 Hours|
|II||General Knowledge & General Awareness||50/ 50|
|III||Quantitative Aptitude||50/ 50|
|IV||English Comprehension||50/ 50|
|Date of Examination||Subject||Number of Questions/ Maximum Marks||Time Duration|
|12th of July 2021 (tentative)||English language & Comprehension||200/ 200||2 Hours|
Paper-III PET/PST Exam
The candidates who qualify the Paper -1, progress to the next stage of the exam, i.e. the Physical Endurance Test (Physical Endurance Test)/PST or the Medical test. Thereafter, they should also write the Paper-2 of the written exam.
Note – The evaluation of the Paper-2 of the written exam is done only for those candidates who qualify the PET/PST and the Medical test.
PAPER-IV Medical Exam
Candidates who qualify the PET exam are required to appear in the CAPF Medical officer for Medical examination.
- Questions in both papers will be of Objective Multiple Choice. Questions will be set in Hindi and English in Parts-I, II and III of Paper-I.
- There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I & Paper-II.
- Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the questions.
SSC CAPF Syllabus 2021
Some of the most important topics to be learned for SSC CAPF are given below.
General Intelligence and Reasoning
|Relationship Concepts||Analogies – Symbolic/Number Analogy, Semantic Analogy, Figural Analogy|
|Arithmetical Reasoning and Figural Classification||Semantic, Symbolic/Number and Figural Classification|
|Coding & De-Coding||Series – Arithematic, Non-Verbal, Figural Series, Semantic Series|
|Date & City Matching Classification of Centre Codes/ Roll Numbers||Similarities And Differences|
|Drawing Inferences||Small & Capital Letters/ Numbers Coding|
|Embedded Figures||Space Visualization|
|Figural Pattern-Folding and Completion||Spatial Orientation|
|Indexing Address Matching||Statement Conclusion|
|Numerical & Symbolic Operations||Syllogistic Reasoning|
|Problem Solving||Venn Diagrams|
|Punched Hole/ Pattern-Folding & Un-Folding|
General Knowledge & General Awareness
Questions in this section are being asked keeping in mind the current happenings and current news across the country.
Some of the important topics of General Awareness are as follows;
- Economic Scene
- General Polity
- Indian Constitution
- Scientific Research
|Averages||Bar Diagram & Piechart.|
|Decimals, Fractions and Relationships between Numbers||Basic Algebraic Identities of School Algebra and Elementary Surds|
|Discount||Circle – Chords, Tangents, etc.|
|Mixture and Allegation||Degree and Radian Measures|
|Partnership Business||Frequency Polygon|
|Percentage||Graphs of Linear Equations|
|Profit & Loss||Heights and Distances|
|Ratio and Proportion||Histogram|
|Square Roots||Standard Identities|
|Time & Work||Trigonometric Ratio|
|Time and Distance||Whole Numbers|
|Geometry & Mensuration -: Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid With Triangular Or Square Base|
Some of the important topics for English Comprehension in SSC Examinations are;
- Beti Bachao Beti Padhao
- Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana
- Which methods can be adopted to increase the income of farmers? PM- Kisan scheme etc
- Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana
- How to increase the rank of India in the cleanliness Index? Swachh Bharat Mission, Namami Gange, etc
- Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojan
- Increasing effects of Air pollution
- How to minimize Global Warming
- What are the consequences of deforestation?
- . What role can humans play in conserving the resources?
- Forest fires and how can they be prevented
- Alternate resources for a sustainable environment
Paper-II will be an objective paper of English Language and Comprehension for 200 Marks.
|Error Recognition||Sentence Structure|
|Fill in the blanks (using verbs, preposition, articles etc),||Spellings|
|Grammar||Synonyms – Antonyms|
|Phrases and Idiomatic use of Words||Vocabulary|
SSC CAPF Eligibility Criteria 2021
A candidate should go through the Eligibility Criteria before deciding on appearing for the examination. They should understand if the eligibility norms are being fulfilled.Some of the eligibility criteria’s are age, upper age limit and educational qualification. Lets look at the eligibility criteria for SSC CPO exam for the post of CAPF.
- Education Qualification: Graduation in any Discipline or its equivalent from any UGC recognized university. For SI in Delhi Police, male candidates must possess a valid Driving License for LMV.
- Age Limit: The candidate’s age shall be between 20 years to 25 years as of January 01, 2021. Candidates shall be born between January 02, 1996, and January 01, 2001. Age relaxations according to the government norms are applicable.
All the qualified candidates shall prepare now itself with the proper set of study materials and mock tests to ace your SSC CAPF Examination. Good Luck to the Aspirants!