SSC SI Exam Pattern

ssc recruitmentSSC has released the notification for the post of Sub-Inspector (SI) in Delhi Police, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) in CISF. Eligible candidates can apply online before October 16, 2019. Every applicant who is going to appear for the exam must have knowledge about Exam Pattern and Syllabus. Check SSC SI Exam Pattern 2019 with latest exam syllabus on this page. There will be 04 stages of exam i.e. Paper-I, Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Endurance Test (PET), Paper-II and Detailed Medical Examination (DME).

Check: SSC SI Exam Notification 2019Apply Online Before – 16th October 2019

  • Number of Examination Stages: Four i.e: Paper-I, PST/ PET, Paper-II and DME
  • Examination Mode: Online
  • Types of Questions: Objective Type
  • Medium: English and Hindi
  • Negative Marking:  -0.25 for each wrong answer

Paper-I (Computer Based Examination)

SSC SI Paper-I
Name of SubjectsNo. of Questions and Maximum MarksDuration
General Intelligence and Reasoning50 Questions and 50 Marks2 Hours
General Knowledge and General Awareness50 Questions and 50 Marks
Quantitative Aptitude50 Questions and 50 Marks
English Comprehension50 Questions and 50 Marks

The candidates who will score above the cut-off marks fixed by the Commission in Paper-I would be required to appear in the PET and PST.

Physical Standard Test (PST) & Physical Endurance Test (PET)

SSC SI Physical Standard Test
Category of candidatesHeight (in cm)Chest (in cm)
For male candidates only (UR)170
  • Unexpanded:- 80
  • Expanded:- 85
For candidates belonging to Hill areas of Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Leh & Ladakh regions of J&K, North-Eastern States and Sikkim.165
  • Unexpanded:- 80
  • Expanded:- 85
For all candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes162.5
  • Unexpanded:- 77
  • Expanded:- 82
For Female candidates only (UR)157
For female candidates belonging to Hill areas of Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Leh & Ladakh regions of J&K, North-Eastern States and Sikkim155
For all female candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes154
SSC SI Physical Endurance Test
For male candidates
100 metre race in 16 seconds1.6 Kms race in 6.5 minutes
Long Jump: 3.65 metre in 3 chancesHigh Jump : 1.2 metre in 3 chances
Shot put (16 Lbs): 4.5 metre in 3 chance
For female candidates
100 metre race in 18 seconds800 metre race in 4 minutes
Long Jump: 2.7 metre in 3 chancesHigh Jump: 0.9 metre in 3 chances.

Paper-II (Computer Based Examination)

SSC SI Paper-II
Name of SubjectMaximum MarksDuration
English language & Comprehension200 Questions and 200 Marks2 Hours

Important Points:

  • Questions in both papers will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type.
  • Questions will be set in Hindi and English in Parts-I, II and III of Paper-I.
  • The weight of the candidates should be corresponding to height for all posts.
  • PST/ PET will not carry any marks but will be of qualifying/ elimination nature.
  • There shall be no minimum requirement of chest measurement for female candidates.
  • Candidates are advised to keep in mind that there will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I & Paper-II.

Medical Standard

Medical Examination:
All the candidates who qualify in Paper-II 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. 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. The 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.

Eye sight:
The minimum near vision should be N6 (better eye) and N9 (worse eye). The minimum distant vision should be 6/6 (better eye) and 6/9 (worse eye) of both eyes without any correction like wearing glasses or surgery of any kind to improve visual acuity. In right handed person, the right eye is better eye and vice versa.

We wish you all the best for your exam!