SI Delhi Police & CPO Exam 2014 (Everything About)
1. SSC SI DELHI POLICE & CPO EXAM—-INTRODUCTION
The full name of this exam is SUB-INSPECTORS IN DELHI POLICE, CAPFs AND ASSTT SUB-INSPECTOR IN CISF EXAM. SSC conducts this exam every year; for aspirants who are graduate. The process of the exam completes in four stages; namely
i) PAPER-I (tier-I)
ii) PAPER-II (tier-II)
iii) Physical Endurance Test (PET) & Medical Exam
CAPFs = Central Armed Police Forces
CISF = Central Industrial Security Force
SUB-Inspectors in CAPFs are recruited in the following organisations
i) Border Security Force (BSF)
ii) Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
iii) Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
iv) Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBPF)
v) Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
ASI are recruited in the following organisation
Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
Candidates belonging to the Physically Handicapped category are not eligible to apply for this examination.
2. POSTS UNDER SSC SI DELHI POLICE & CPO EXAM
i) SI in Delhi Police: Grade Pay Rs 4200, Group-C
ii) SI in CAPFs: Grade Pay Rs 4200, Group-B
iii) ASI in CISF: Grade Pay Rs 2800, Group-C
3. RESERVATION IN DELHI POLICE in SSC SI Delhi Police & CPO Exam
In Delhi Police reservation is available for Ex-servicemen and special categories of Ex-servicemen as detailed below:
Out of 10% quota meant for Ex-servicemen, 50% of such quota will be reserved for the following categories:
(i) Having served in the Special Force NSG (Special Action Group)
(ii) Having received a QI (Qualified Instructors) grading in the commando course
(iii) Officers from the Navy/Air Force who have worked in the specialized commando type units
NOTE-I: In case sufficient number of Ex-servicemen candidates under categories at (i), (ii) and (iii) are not available, the unfilled vacancies will be filled amongst other available Ex-servicemen candidates.
Note-II: The benefit of age relaxation available to Central Government Civilian Employees is not applicable to the post of Sub Inspector in Delhi Police.
Note-III: OBC certificates issued by NCT for candidates for OBCs listed by NCT but not included in Central list of OBCs will be accepted for post of SI in Delhi Police only for reservation and age relaxation purposes. For candidates in Central OBC lists, certificates in prescribed from NCT or any other States/UT will be accepted as usual.
4. AGE LIMITS in SSC SI Delhi Police & CPO Exam
20-25 for each post for UR
Category candidates to add usual age relaxation for them
5. CATEGORY CODES AND AGE RELAXATION in SSC SI Delhi Police & CPO Exam
6. ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS in SSC SI Delhi Police & CPO Exam
i) BACHELOR’S DEGREE FROM A RECOGNIZED UNIVERSITY OR EQUIVALENT
ii) For the post of Sub Inspector in Delhi Police only: Male candidates must possess and also carry a valid Driving License for LMV (Motor cycle and Car) on the date fixed for Physical Endurance and Standard Tests. Otherwise they will not be allowed to undergo Physical Endurance and Standard Tests.
NOTE-I: Degree obtained through open Universities/Distance Education Mode needs to be recognized by Distance Education
Council, IGNOU. Accordingly, unless such Degrees had been recognized for the period when the candidates acquired the relevant qualification, they will not be accepted for the purpose of Educational Qualification.
Note-II: The candidates who are able to prove by documentary evidence that the result of the educational qualifying examination was declared on or before the cut off date and he/she has been declared passed will also be considered to have met the required educational qualification.
Note-III: Due weightage will be given to candidates with NCC ‘B’ or ‘C’ certificate at the time of interview/personality test.
7. SCHEME OF EXAMINATION 0f SSC SI Delhi Police & CPO Exam
i) PAPER-I (Tier-I)
It consists of 200 questions to be attempted in 2 hours. Questions comprise of English, GK, Reasoning and Maths with 50 questions each.
NOTE: However in the advertisement the commission says that it reserves the right to fix sectional cut offs but it has never been done by SSC for any exam and chances are nil for it to be there in coming years too. Those meeting the cut off in their respective categories in PAPER-I are called to appear in PAPER-II and PET
ii) PAPER-II (Tier-II)
Each question: 1 mark
Time Duration: 2 Hours
iii) PET & Medical Exam
NOTE-I: Paper-II is held 3 months after the paper-I normally
NOTE-II: Negative marking of 0.25 marks for each incorrect answer both in PAPER-I and PAPER-II
NOTE-III: Candidates shortlisted for PET/Medical Examination on the basis of their performance in Paper-I will only be called for Paper-II.
NOTE-IV: Paper-II of only such candidates who qualify in PET will be evaluated.
8. SYLLABUS of SSC SI Delhi Police & CPO Exam
General Awareness: Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution & Scientific Research.
General Intelligence & Reasoning : It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc.
1. Semantic Analogy
2. Symbolic/Number Analogy
3. Figural Analogy
4. Semantic Classification
5. Symbolic/Number Classification
6. Figural Classification
7. Semantic Series
8. Number Series
9. Figural Series
10. Problem Solving
11. Word Building
12. Coding and de-coding
13 Numerical operations
14. Symbolic operations
16. Space Orientation
17. Venn Diagrams
18. Drawing inferences
19. Punched hole/pattern-folding & unfolding
20. Figural Pattern – folding and completion
22. Address matching
23. Date & city matching
24. Classification of centre codes/roll numbers
25. Small & Capital letters/numbers coding, decoding and classification
26. Embedded figures
27. Critical Thinking
28. Emotional Intelligence
29. Social Intelligence
30. Other sub-topics, if any
SYLLABUS–ENGLISH PAPER-I (TIER-I)
English Comprehension : Candidates’ ability to understand correct English, his basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested.
SYLLABUS–ENGLISH PAPER-II (TIER-II)
English Language & Comprehension :Questions in this components will be designed to test the candidate‘s understanding and knowledge of English Language and will be based on:
1. Spot the Error
2. Fill in the Blanks
5. Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words
6. Idioms & Phrases
7. One word substitution
8. Improvement of Sentences
9. Active/Passive Voice of Verbs
10. Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration
11. Shuffling of Sentence parts
12. Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
13. Cloze Passage
14. Comprehension Passage
The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of:
i) Numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be computation of whole numbers, decimals,fractions and relationships between numbers
iii) Ratio & Proportion
iv) Square roots
vii) Profit and Loss
ix) Partnership Business
x) Mixture and Allegation
xi) Time and distance
xii) Time & Work.
i) Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds
ii) Graphs of Linear Equations.
i) Triangle and its various kinds of centres
ii) Congruence and similarity of triangles
iii) Circle and its chords
v) Angles subtended by chords of a circle
vi) Common tangents to two or more circles.
iii) Regular Polygons
v) Right Prism
vi) Right Circular Cone
vii) Right Circular Cylinder
x) Rectangular Parallelepiped
xi) Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base.
i) Trigonometric ratio
ii) Degree and Radian Measures
iii) Standard Identities
iv) Complementary angles
v) Heights and Distances
ii) Frequency polygon
iii) Bar diagram
iv) Pie chart
9. PHYSICAL STANDARDS, PET & MEDICAL EXAM in SSC SI Delhi Police & CPO Exam
i) PHYSICAL STANDARD
ii) PET (for all posts)
a) 100 meters race: 16 seconds
b) 1.6 Kms race: 6.5 minutes
c) Long Jump: 3.65 metres in 3 chances
d) High Jump: 1.2 metres in 3 chances
e) Shot put (16 Lbs): 4.5 metres in 3 chances
a) 100 metres race: 18 seconds
b) 800 metres race: 4 minutes
c) Long Jump: 2.7 metres (9 feet) in 3 chances.
d) High Jump: 0.9 metres (3 feet) in 3 chances
1. There shall be no minimum requirement of chest measurement for female candidates.
2. Relaxation in height and chest (as the case may be) as mentioned above will be permissible only on production of certificate in the proforma as prescribed in Annexure VIII from the competent authorities of the District where they ordinarily reside.
3. The relaxation in physical standards(height/chest) once granted at the time of initial appointment in Delhi Police will hold good till the individual concerned remains in Delhi Police.
4. Those candidates who are declared not qualified in Physical Standards, i.e. height and chest, may prefer an appeal, if they so desire, to the appellate authority present on the PET ground. The decision of the appellate authority will be final and no further appeal or representation in this regard will be entertained.
5. Weight: Corresponding to height for all posts.
iii) Medical standards (For all posts)
a) Eye sight: The minimum distant vision should be 6/6 and 6/9 of two eyes without correction i.e.without wearing of glasses.
b) The candidate must not have knock knee, flat foot, varicose vein or squint in eyes and they should possess high colour vision i.e. they should not be colour-blind.
c) They must be in good mental and bodily health and free from any physical defect likely to interfere with the efficient performance of the duties.
NOTE-I: Ex-servicemen applying for the posts in CAPFs are not required to undergo PET. The Ex-servicemen candidates for the post of Sub Inspector in Delhi Police have also been exempted from
PET. However, all Ex-Servicemen are required to pass the written test and fulfill the physical standards prescribed for direct recruits for recruitment of Sub Inspector/ Assistant Sub-Inspector, as the case may be. They should also pass the medical standards prescribed for direct recruits.
NOTE-II: The candidature of female candidates who are pregnant at the time of Physical Endurance Test will be rejected as they cannot undergo PET. No appeal/representation will be entertained against
NOTE-III: Medical Examination of all the candidates who qualify in the PET will be medically examined by the Medical Officer of the CAPFs or any other Medical Officer or Assistant Surgeon belonging to Grade I of any Central/State Govt. Hospital or Dispensary. Those who are found fit in the medical examination and qualify in the written examination also will be required to appear in the Interview (Personality Test) of 100 marks.
NOTE-IV: Candidates who are found to be unfit, will be informed of the position and they can make an appeal before Review Medical Board within the prescribed time limit of 15 days. Decision of Re-Medical Board/Review Medical Board will be final and no appeal/representation against the decision of the Re-Medical Board/Review Medical Board will be entertained.
NOTE-V: Finally selected candidates for the posts of Sub-Inspector and Assistant Sub-Inspector would, as part of training curriculum, have to pass seven obstacle events as mentioned below, failing which they may not be retained in the Force:
i) Jumping over the Vertical Board;
ii) Holding the rope on jumping from the Board.
iii) Tarzan Swing;
iv) Jumping on the Horizontal Board;
v) Parallel Rope;
vi) Monkey Crawl;
vii) Vertical Rope.
10. Formats of Different Certificates Etc Needed in an SSC exam