NRA CET Syllabus

Syllabus & Exam Pattern for SSC CPO NRA CET Exam 2021

Download NRA CPO CET 2021 Syllabus & Pattern: Staff Selection Commission and National Recruitment Agency (NRA) will issue online notification to recruit Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police, ASI in CISF and SI in BSF, CRPF, SSB, ITBPF, Delhi Police. The syllabus is provided to candidates so that they can prepare well in SSC CPO Recruitment Exam 2021. The selection in CAPF is comprised of Paper-I (Computer Based Test), Physical Test, Medical Test, and Paper-II exam.

From year 2021 – Recruitment Process for IBPS, RRB & SSC has been changed. The NRA will conduct CET Exam for the Preliminary – Paper-I

In this article, we are providing complete SYLLABUS of SSC CPO 2021 (Paper-I/ II). If you have any question regarding the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) exam syllabus. Please let us know via commenting below. The Paper-I will be organised by NRA, it will contain 4 parts (Part-A is General Intelligence and Reasoning), Part-B is GK and General Awareness, Part-C is QA and Part-D is English Comprehension.

NRA SSC CPO Recruitment 2021

NRA Staff Selection Commission has issued a recruitment notification in Rozgaar Samachar for the vacant post in Delhi Police, CISF, CRPF, BSF, SSB, ITBP etc. SI and ASI is going to be selected on the basis of candidate performance in Paper-I (ONLINE TEST), PST/ PET, Medical Test and Paper-II (Main Test).

Article About Recruitment of SSC CGL (Grade-B/ C Officers)
Agency National Recruitment Agency (NRA)
Name of the recruitment exam NRA CET for Graduate Level
Post name
  • SI in Delhi Police and Central Armed Police Forces
  • ASI in CISF
Selection Phase
  1. Tier-I: Computer Based Examination
  2. PET/ PST and Medical Test
  3. Paper-II (Main Test) 
Exam frequency 2 times a year.
Mode of exam Online
Exam language 12 Languages i.e. Hindi, English, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Odia, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Urdu, Bengali, Assamese.
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Merit List/ Cut-Off

After the Paper-I CPO Exam 2020, National Recruitment Agency will issue CET Scorecard to students. Only eligibile CET Score holders will be allowed to appear in Physical Test or not. As per the selection process of Delhi Police SI, CAPF, and ASI in CISF the candidate has to obtain very good marks, above the cut-off marks. The merit list is prepared after the Paper-II (Main Test) of CPO 2021.

CPO 2020 Cut-Off Marks: The staff selection commission, New Delhi provides category wise (OBC/ SC/ ST) cut-off for SI and ASI post (Male/ Female) candidates. Check previous years cut-off marks to know your selection is sure shot or not. The cut-off marks is based on total numbers of candidate appearing in exam and total vacancies.

Exam Pattern (NRA CPO CET Exam 2021)

SSC Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) SI and ASI recruitment 2921 exam pattern for Paper-I and Paper-II is given below.

The paper-I question paper is objective type questions. The questions medium shall be in Hindi, English, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Odia, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Urdu, Bengali, Assamese.

There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I &Paper-II.

CET Preliminary Exam PAPER-I

Part Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks
Part A General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 50
Part B General Knowledge and General Awareness 50 50
Part C Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
Part D English Comprehension 50 50


Subject Total Marks Total Questions Duration and timing
English language & Comprehension 200 200 questions 2 Hours

SSC CPO SI/ ASI Syllabus 2020

Below is the subject wise syllabus containing important topic ie. GK, Maths, English etc. SSC CPO 2017 syllabus can be downloaded or printed using the PDF file. If you have any questions regarding CAPF Paper-I syllabus please let us know.

General Intelligence & Reasoning: The SSC CPO syllabus of GI and Reasoning contains questions from both verbal and non-verbal. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem-solving, analysis, judgment, 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. The topics are, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences, Punched hole/pattern-folding & un-folding, Figural Pattern- folding and completion, Indexing Address matching, Date & city matching Classification of center codes/roll numbers, Small & Capital letters/numbers coding, decoding and classification, Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Other sub­topics if any.

Quantitative Aptitude: The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage, Ratio and Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit & Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Allegation, Time and distance, Time & work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centers, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, 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, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.

General Awareness: SSC CAPF Paper-I General Awareness topic are given here. You are advised to download and study previous years question papers too. The General Awareness section of CPO 2017 exam comprises of questions from 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 History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution, scientific Research etc.

English Comprehension: Candidates’ ability to understand correct English, his basic comprehension, and writing ability, etc. would be tested.

Paper-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 error recognition, filling in the blanks (using verbs, preposition, articles, etc), Vocabulary, Spellings, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Completion, Phrases and Idiomatic use of Words, comprehension, etc.

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