All you need to know about SSC-CPO jobs: work profile-benefits and stress

The SSC or Staff Selection Commission has created plenty of job opportunities for the job aspirants in the past few years. Other than SSC-CGL and SSC-CHSL SSC-CPO is also highly desirable among the candidates. The SSC-CPO or Staff Selection Commission Central Police Organization recruits eligible candidates every year under multiple posts. It includes Sub Inspector in Delhi Police, Assistant Sub Inspector in Central Industrial Security Force and Sub Inspector in Central Armed Police Forces. The Central Armed Police Forces come under the Ministry of Home Affairs which is a para-military force.

Examination pattern of SSC-CPO

The selection procedure of the candidates includes examination conducted in two separate tiers. When a candidate qualifies the tier 1 examination, he or she is eligible to appear for the tier 2 examinations. The tier 1 examination contains four sections namely English comprehension, general knowledge, aptitude, and reasoning. And the tier 2 examination includes a single section of English language and comprehension. The eligible candidates qualifying both the tiers are suitable to join SSC-CPO. This examination procedure is similar to that of SSC-CGL or SSC-CHSL. There are little differences in the posts and the salary offered to the candidates. However, apart from the examination pattern, the candidates should be well aware of the cut off marks and the relevant topics that they should cover up within the given time.

In addition to this qualification of the written examination, the candidate should also pass the physical tests which are different male and female. Also, the medical standards of the candidates are checked where they should have high color vision. In addition good health and mental health is required. The ones with a flat foot, varicose vein, squint eyes and knock knee are not eligible for this post. The candidates who are selected for SI and ASI post should be able to jump on horizontal board and over the vertical board.

Besides, they have to go through long practice season to crack the competitive examination. With the increasing level of competition, there is an urgent requirement for the candidate to have accuracy and confidence in the exam preparation. This shall help you to achieve good scores in the entrance examination. While preparing for the test, you should have faith in yourself and analyze yourself well about how to prepare for the examination. The time management plays a vital role when it comes to preparing for the examination.

Strategies required for entrance examination

Along with this, you should have strategies of how to go through each chapter covering up all important sections. That is not all; you should not forget to revise well after you are done with each chapter. If you find it difficult to concentrate, then you should give some free time to your brain and take short breaks in between your study schedule. This shall help you to enhance the performance of the brain better. In addition, maintaining good health and adopting healthy eating habits would also help to achieve your goal easily. This applies for other examinations as well such SBI PO, IBPS, SSC-CGL and the rest.

Job profile and other details

The ASI or Assistant Sub Inspector post is categorized under group C in central government with a pay of 2800 in the pay scale of 5200-20200. It is mainly a field job. The candidates who are appointed as sub-inspector under Delhi police are given the responsibility of maintaining law and order. The responsibility of the border security force is to protect the border between Indian and Pakistan and also promotes a sense of safety and security among the citizens. For the Indo-Tibetan Border police, they have to promote security among the citizens at the northern borders. The force will also have to prevent any violation of border and look after any trans-border unethical activities and anti-national smuggling activities. The job of the Central Industrial Security Force is to provide security to PSU’s and other industrial units.

Benefits and stress of the job profile

Acquiring a job in the post of sub-inspector is never an underachievement. After qualifying in the examination, you have to go through a rigorous training period for a year after you are actually eligible to take up responsibilities for the department. There is definitely stress all through the activities and the training period. Among the benefits, it can be said that you get the job security. But on a different note, you have very little time left for your family. The level is stress is get such that proper health could not be maintained. In this department, every small mistake is counted, and even the inspectors also have to give penalties for the same.

As for drawbacks, the eligible candidates would be posted in difficult areas of the country such as Jammu Kashmir, North Eastern states, etc. When compared to SSC-CGL or SSC-CHSL examination, you will not be posted to any difficult or remote areas. The stress level would also be minimized for SSC-CGL department.


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