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SSC CPO Physical Standard 2019-20 | PET/PST Criteria (Height/Chest/Jump/Shot Put)

ssc cpo physical standard (PET/PST Criteria) 2019-20– Dear SSC candidates, here we are going to discuss staff selection commission central police organization physical standard criteria which is also known as Physical Endurance Test (PET) and Physical Standard Test(PST).

These test are being conducted in the recruitment of Sub Inspector(SI) in delhi Police, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Assistant Sub Inspector in CISF(Central Industrial Security Force).

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New update: This is updated as per latest recruitment notification of SSC CPO – Direct link to download

ये शारीरिक सहनशक्ति परीक्षण (पीईटी) और शारीरिक मानक परीक्षण (पीएसटी) दिल्ली पुलिस, केंद्रीय रिजर्व पुलिस बल (सीआरपीएफ) और सीआईएसएफ (केंद्रीय औद्योगिक सुरक्षा बल) में सहायक उप निरीक्षक में उपनिरीक्षक (एसआई) की भर्ती में आयोजित किया जा रहा है।

SSC CPO Physical Standard 2019-20 (शारीरिक माप)

If you are applying for SSC CPO Recruitment for SI/ASI then you should check the ssc cpo eligbility criteria. We have covered ssc cpo exam education qualification, age limit and other detail separately but in this post we are only covering physical eligibility criteria. This includes Chest (Male), Height(Male/Female), Long Jump(male/Female), Push up and Shot Put.

Organization Name: Staff Selection Commission

Post Name: Sub-Inspectors in Delhi Police, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Assistant Sub Inspectors in CISF

Category: Eligibility Criteria

Official website:

Application official website:

Note: CPO Stands for Central Police Organization.

SSC CPO Physical Measurement 2019-2020

To check all the physical measurements, ssc conducts two physical exam. One is PST(Physical Standard Test) and other is PET(Physical Efficiency Test). Here we will discuss both one by one in detail.

Only those candidates declared qualified in PET/ PST will be called for Paper 2 and that the Medical Examination would be conducted subsequently.

It means candidates who are qualified in SSC CPO Paper 1 will be called for Physical Standard Test (PST) and Physical Endurance Test (PET). and if you manage to qualify PST/PET then you need to appear in TIER 2.

Physical Standard Test (PST Criteria) 2019-2020

शारीरिक मानक परीक्षण – Staff Selection Commission CPO Eligibility Cover Chest (Only Male) and Height (Male/Female) for general category, scheduled tribe and Hill areas. Here will cover chest and height category wise.

Refer below table for detailed chest/height criteria (छाती / ऊंचाई)

Categoryheight (cms)Chest (Normal in cms)Chest (Expanded in cms)
Male(general)170 cms80 cms85 cms
Male (Hill area)165 cms80 cms85 cms
Male (scheduled tribe)162.5 cms77 cms82 cms
Female (general)157 cmsNANA
Female( Hill Area)155 cmsNANA
Female(scheduled tribe)154 cmsNANA

Note on PST Exam Criteria

  • No Chest criteria for female candidates in PST Exam.
  • Hill area includes Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Leh & Ladakh regions of J&K, North-Eastern States and Sikkim.
  • Weight: CPO exam weight criteria is Corresponding to height for all posts (Check below chart)
  • To get height relaxation (reserved categories) you need to present proof of reservation.

Height Weight Chart (BMI Index) 2019-2020

Check below chart for Height & weight ration in SSC CPO Physical Exam for male and female both. Candidates should have weight in ratio with height given.

SSC CPO Physical Standard

Medical standard (For all posts)

Eye sight – The minimum distant vision should be 6/6 and 6/9 of two eyes without correction i.e. without wearing of glasses.

The candidate must not have knock knee, flat foot, varicose vein or squint in eyes and they should possess high colour vision.

You must be in good mental and health conditions (defect free body)

Physical Endurance Test (PET) Criteria 2019-2020

शारीरिक सहनशक्ति परीक्षण – There is different-2 criteria for male and female in physical endurance test. Here we are giving PET details for both male & female.

For male and Female different PET criteria is decided.

For Male PET Criteria

  • RACE: 100 meters race in 16 seconds
  • Race: 1.6 Kms race in 6.5 minutes
  • Long Jump : 3.65 metres long Jump in 3 chances
  • High Jump : 1.2 metres in 3 chances
  • Shot put (16 Lbs): 4.5 metres in 3 chance

Note: Male Category – For Long Jump, High Jump and Shot Put three chances will be given.

For female candidates PET Criteria

  • Race: 100 metres race in 18 seconds
  • Race: 800 metres race in 4 minutes
  • Long Jump: 2.7 metres (9 feet) in 3 chances
  • High Jump: 0.9 metres (3 feet) in 3 chances.

Note 1: Female Category – For Long Jump and High Jump three chances will be given. There will be no shot put for female category.

NOTE 2: All PET exams will not carry marks they are just passing in nature.

SSC CPO Physical Test Procedure 2019-2020

Below is the physical test procedure conducted by ssc in SSC CPO Physical Standard test. Read steps and follow them.

  • You need to report at the venue on time (7 am Morning)
  • You need to fill a form there.
  • Officials will divided you into groups (10-12 candidates)
  • Grouping depends on total no. of aspirants present.
  • Now in groups you need to race for 1600 m in in 6.5 minutes (MALE)
  • For female race would be of 800 meters and time is 4 minutes. (FEMALE)
  • All the candidates who clear the race criteria will go 100 meter race and rest who disqualified will be out of the competition (they can watch other perform)
  •  After few minutes break you will do, 100 meter race in 16 seconds.
  • After race if you qualify you need to go for long jump(3.65 metres/12 ft in 3 chances)
  • If you clear the Long Jump, you will be next round else you are OUT.
  • Next round is High Jump (1.2 metres/4ft) in 3 chances.
  • Next round is shot put(16 lbs need to throw 4.5 metres- 3 attempts)
  • If you are qualified in PET then you will go to PST Exam where height and chest will be checked.
  • All the candidates who don’t meet the criteria will be rejected and you will be asked to fill a form stating the reason of rejection.

Monkey Jump/Tarzan Swing/Rope

Once all the selection are finalized in SSC CPO Physical Standard, all the candidates for the posts of Sub-Inspector(SI) and Assistant Sub-Inspector(ASI) would, as part of training curriculum, have to pass seven exam events as given below. And if candidates fails to do the same may not get the final selection.

See below physical exam events,

  • Jumping over the Vertical Board;
  • Holding the rope on jumping from the Board
  • Tarzan Swing;
  • Jumping on the Horizontal Board;
  • Parallel Rope;
  • Monkey Crawl;
  • Vertical Rope.

That’s all on PST/PEF (SSC CPO Physical 2019-20) and please comment if any question.

Other article on SSC CPO Exam

SSC CPO Admit Card Download

Exam Pattern and Syllabus in ssc cpo exam

SSC CPO Exam Result Download

Salary in SSC CPO Exam and Work profile for ASI/SI

CISF Physical Standard


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  1. What about the other tests mentioned in the notification like monkey crawl, Tarzan swing etc.

    1. See below physical exam events,

      Jumping over the Vertical Board;
      Holding the rope on jumping from the Board
      Tarzan Swing;
      Jumping on the Horizontal Board;
      Parallel Rope;
      Monkey Crawl;
      Vertical Rope.

      1. sir i have a problem of Hallux valgus….so i m eligible for any post

  2. I am male candidate of general category from hill area . So am I eligible for SSC CPO ?

  3. I am male candidate of general category and belong to hill area and my height is 165 cm. So am I eligible for SSC CPO ?

    1. 165 cms height is needed for Hill Area candidates in SSC CPO Exam.

  4. What is the height of sc?

    1. General category height will apply.

  5. I am 155 cm in height of SC candidate. M I eligible for the physical exam?

    1. Height for general Male candidates -> 170 cms
      Height for general Female candidates -> 157 cms

      1. Sir,height of sc male kitna hai

      2. Sir Mai ek national player hu meri height 147 cm kya Mai eligible hu?

  6. My hight is 168cm I am belong to obc category am I eligible for the physical

    1. SSC CPO Male(general) height – 170 cms

  7. Is that important to have weight according to your height in ssc cpo for females

    1. Yes shikha, you need weight Corresponding to height for all posts in SSC CPO.

  8. Range of weight for height 172cm??

  9. Weight range for height 172cm??

    1. 57 to 71 depends upon age.

  10. Sir i wear tell me please that can i eligible.

  11. Sir i wear tell me please that i am eligible or not.

  12. Sir i wear tell me please i am eligible or not for ssc cpo.

  13. Sir what is the height for obc female candidates

  14. My eyesight is weak. Can I take part in the physical assessment process ??

  15. Sir ,my result has come on 1 july of final sem i eligble for cpo.

  16. Sir physical kya paper 1st k baad hota h ? Ya paper 2nd?

    1. ssc cpo physical paper 1 k badh and paper 2 se phle hota hai.. sath me hi medical exam hoga

      1. kisne kha sath me hoga medical,? notification me pichli baar bhi likha tha

  17. Physical KB hoga sir?
    Paper 1st k baad ya paper 2nd k baad?

    1. Divya check here ssc cpo written and physical procedure ->

  18. Sir. I m a colour blind. I am eligible or not…?

    1. color blind permanant medical defect hai nd ye kafi serious b hai..defence k point of view se

  19. Sir physical kB tk hoga…

    1. After written exam results.

      Written paper 1-> Physical -> written paper 2

  20. Sir obc female candidate ki height kitni chahiye

    1. OBC Female candidates Height is 157 cms

    2. Bs thodi si aur lambi ho jao

  21. Sir vo emempt bi kr skte kuch jse m 155.4 vo 157 mangre h agr i clr evrytnhg height me thda relax ni denge vo

    1. itna relaxation ni dete..1 or 2 mm ka or wo b depending on final authority kaisa hai bas

  22. Paper 1 ke kitne month bad physical hoga

  23. sir I am sc candidate my height is 166 cm and I belong hill area for uttarakhand can I eligible physical test please reply

  24. Mera nam rahul tomar he meri bsc complete ho chuki he meri Height 166 cms me bhi police me ya force me jana chahta hu or me bilkul physical fit hu me general category se hu is height ke liye mujh kis exam ki preparation karni cahiye jo meri height ke hisab se ho

  25. Sir physicl kb hoga sir kitna tym h lagbag

    1. After SSC CPO paper 1 result.

  26. Sir sc candidates ke liye height me koi relaxation nhi h kya. Mere pass ncc b,c or merathon 22km running certificate h…..

  27. What if I clear the physical but in medical checkup I’ve found to have hydrocele. This will result in rejection or temporary rejection till its cured in a given time?

  28. I m from kerala and my height is 168cms .Is there any chance that i get selected in physical endurance test ?

  29. Sir physical ke time driving license learning chal jayega

  30. Mere pass abhi learning license h

  31. My height is 172cm weight is 58.2kg and age is 24yrs. Do I need to gain more weight.

  32. My height is 172cm weight is 58.2kg and age is 24yrs. I am from plain area. Do I need to gain more weight. If yes, then how much.

  33. Can you tell us how much time is left for us after the result of first tier in cpo is out ,For physical test?

  34. 183 cm k accrding weight range kya hogi and what the the scope for weak eye sight as i wear glasses but that is curable..will it affect my selection??

  35. I am from Jharkhand and my height is 167
    Am i eligible for CPO Please tell me sir
    Thank you

    1. Mr Modi, Height for SSC CPO Exam, Candidates is Male(general) -> 170 cms, Male (Hill area)–> 165 cms, Male (scheduled tribe) –> 162.5 cm

  36. Sir my height is 153.5 cm. I’m from OBC category. Height mein koi relaxation k chances hain kya… ??

  37. respect sir my height is 160 cm. I’m from OBC category of North East.?
    so plz sir help me

    1. North East Male height is 165 cms.

  38. Is there any time limit for monkeycrawl, tarzan swing etc?

  39. Does physical standard tests like monkey crawling,vertical rope etc. conduct on the same day of PET

    1. No, These test are conducted during the training. So first they will train you on these test and then they will conduct an exam. That time you need to pass.

  40. Weight for 157 cm height female… Age 21 years?

    1. for 5.3 feet height, weight should be 47-57 kg

  41. 6.5 minute means

    1. Mr Bhola, You need to complete the race within 6 minutes 30 seconds

  42. sir i m sc Candidate is there any relaxation in height my height is 153

  43. sir my height is 153 cm i m from sc category is there any chance for me

    1. You need to qualify the Height criteria to get the final selection in SSC CPO SI/ASI jobs

  44. Sir minimum height for 173 cm. Age 22

    1. Sanjay, For Which category you belongs to?.. and you are asking for weight then it should be 65 -80 kg for 173 cm height.

  45. medical will be conducted on the same day as well ?

    1. Yes and it depends on number of candidates. But medical paper 2 se pahle hoga…

  46. Sir meri hight 5.11 h per Mera wait 55 kg. Hi h Kya me pet/pst qualify ker Sakta hu

    1. You need to gain weight. Please check weight -height chart.

  47. Licenses kitna old hona chiye

  48. sir mere lens lage hue h nagative m kya m physicl de skta hu

  49. Sir, please explain to dental test because I have removed for the two teeth so I am qualify or disqualify

  50. sir mera 6/9 hai dono eyes ka number….but notification me one eyes 6/6 and other 6/9…this is strictly bind or I will get any relaxtion or remedical if i can improve my eye sight……Please clear my doubt!

    1. Mukul, Please read SSC CPO Medical Criteria here in detail and let us know if still any confusion…. The minimum distant vision should be 6/6 and 6/9 of two eyes without correction i.e. without wearing of glasses.–>

  51. I have a tatoo on the upper corner of right thumb… Is there any issue in Medical’s exam sir

    1. No Issue.. it should not be big and not damaging your body health.

  52. I have a hole in m ear drum . But I can hear properly . Will that be a problem or is there any standard for that.

  53. I had a question regarding medical examination. ME will be perform before or after tier-2.

    1. ME will be along with Physical and before TIER 2

  54. i have a lipoma(skin lump) is going to be a problem in medical examination?

  55. Sir I have a doubt on chest measurement criteria..does it have to be exactly 80cms before expansion???
    pliz clear my doubt sir…..

    1. Chest measurement –> 80 cms normal and 85 cms after expansion

  56. Sir my height is 5’11” so my weight limit is what

  57. What aee d Targen jump monky crawl etc. Do we need proper trng.
    Plz reply asap

    1. You don’t need special training for this tasks. You will first get overview training and then you need to perform as instructed.

  58. Sir meri hight 156.5cm(obc) kya mera physical clear ho skta h

  59. I think there is no need of high jump because even in army recruitment there is no high jump

  60. Sir meri height 169 h kya m eligible hu cpo k liye (general )

    1. General Male Height –> 170 cms

  61. Sir meri hight 5.11 h per weight 55 K.g. hi h me pet qualify ker Sakta hu kya

  62. Sir plz tell me sc candidates minimum hight

  63. Sir plz tell me sc candidates minimum height
    Plz sir

    1. 170 cms

  64. But sir according to YouTube videos sc st both are same 162.5 and in notification 170 c.m only for general

    1. height For all candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes – 162.5 cms (male) & 154 cms(Female).

      1. This information is as per official notification.

  65. tell me one thing yar. .height me 1 ya 2 mm kam ho to consider kr lete hai ya rejected

    1. Depends nothing is sure.. Official reject hona chaiye

  66. Spac lga ho to problem hogi Kya. Plz tell me..

  67. Hello sir I’m in sc and my height 168 cm
    Sir mai physical ki preparation karu ya nhi
    Please sir guide me

  68. Sir I have only 30 teeth
    2 teeth are pluck out due to cavity when I was 15,16 years
    Is there any problem in physical

  69. Weight physical me hota h ya medical me

    1. Physical k time check karte hai weight/height/chest.

  70. Bhai ye physical me monkey tarzan rope physical running processk bad hoga kya

    1. Hann yeah physical pass hone k badh hoga

  71. Hello sir I’m in sc and my height 168 cm
    Sir mai physical ki preparation karu ya nhi
    Please sir guide me
    Plz sir reply

  72. Sir my roots from nepal if there any hight relacsation

  73. Sir mai har tarah se eligible hu bs eyesight vision 6/6 ‘nhi hai….. To mai paper de skta hu kya???

  74. 6 feet valo ke liye 72 weight hona jruri he kya

  75. what about height for all himachal candidates ? is it same for everyone or not ? UR category plzz reply

  76. Sir Ji 23 yes.,height 170 cm h St candidate hu to aap plzzzzz weight bta do kitna kya required h..St candidate k liyeeee

    1. God bless you but your weight 60-65 perfect understand and never lose your temper

  77. Sc male ka height kitna hai sir

  78. My height in morning time is 170 cm and in noon it becomes 169.
    Am I eligible for cpo

  79. Sir, I’m preparing for SSC CPO. I have a nasal bone issue.The bone inside my right nostril is increased with a skin growth inside that makes me breath less from it and if i block the left nostril i cant even breath properly from the right one.
    I just wanted to know that I will be rejected in the medical checkup or not?
    If yes then please tell me what should I do? Sir please reply me ASAP!

    1. Ashish, Please see a doctor and get it treated… you may refer detailed medical criteria of SSC CPO here –>

  80. Sir my height is 171cm
    What is the weight according to my height in cpo
    At present my weight is 75kg

  81. Sir, does the running and all these physical test are done without shoes?

  82. sir age 20 and my hight 5.7and chest 38. run 1600in 6.5 minat requird this type of body feetness

    1. weat 70 kg and class 10pass from bihar bord

  83. If sm1 clear PET but overweight during PST than what is the procedure

  84. Money crawl , tarazan swing , jumping over vertical board etc . Yeh physical ke samay hoga ya tier2 ke Baad . And when medical will happen after tier2 aur during physical??

  85. I am from SC category and what’s the height requirements for sc..
    Plz rpl

  86. Mera height 165cm h
    Or me bihar se hu form bhar sakate h

  87. Sir I belong st and male from ne region
    My height is 159 cm will I be eligible for cpo

    1. ST Male -> 162.5 cms

  88. Sir general mein hill area ka alakse deta hain to st ka hill area nahy hai Kya.height standard mein

  89. Sir, My height is 169.5 cm . Is it considerable

  90. Money crawl , tarazan swing , jumping over vertical board etc . Yeh physical ke samay hoga ya tier2 ke Baad .

  91. Sir SSC CPO main obc walo ki height mein relaxation h kya

  92. Sir I want to know the cpo pet/pst dates and about admit card plzzzz

  93. I am not from hill area
    May i opt hill area for physical

    1. NO, you resident proof has to be from hill area.

  94. sir SC cotegary ki hight kitna liya hai

  95. sir physicalor medical ek sath hoge kya

  96. Sir me ex service man hun as per notification ex man ka PET/PST nahi hotta kya aap sir Medical examination date confirm kar skte he plz…

  97. Sir !! Body mass index Physical ke time check hoga ya medical ke time ?..Mera weight Abhi thoda Kam h medical tak gain ho jayega … Please reply asap 🙂

  98. sir sc females ki height minimum kitni h

  99. Sir obc category ki height minimum
    kitna hair
    Mera height 169.5 cm hai

    1. OBC Male Height –> 170 cms, OBC Female Height–> 157 cms

      1. obc mu height 165 cms

      2. Nd sc cast ke liye hight and weight

  100. OBC male my hight 165 cms

  101. what’s mean of 16lbs in shot put

    1. it is weight of object which you need to throw

  102. Sir can I wear sports shoes during running in ssc CPO physical test

  103. Sir,
    I am ex-serviceman my call letter for PET had came.but I heard that there will be no PET for ex-serviceman.
    Will I attend or not?

  104. Sir are these events ( Monkey crawl , tarzan swing , jumping over vertical board etc ) also included at the time of PET?

  105. Any relaxation in height for the candidate whose father is in delhi police ? Urgent plzzz…

    1. No relaxation on relation in ssc cpo

  106. Sir my height is above 170cm but in pst they have measured 169.8 . So can i fill case in high court

    1. yes, you can file a case but think about total time waste you will be doing instead you can prepare hard for other exam… choice is yours

  107. Sir I have pet on 27 Oct but I didn’t appear because I am suffering from dengue fever .can I get any other date for pet?please reply sir

  108. Sir I am a sc female candidate and my height is 154 cm. Am I eligible for cpo

  109. I belong to hill area through am Bengali by race but by citizen am an Assamese so am i eligible for height relaxation !?

  110. I am a gen candidate and my height is 169cm. Am I eligible for cpo

  111. Meri gaduation complite nhi hai final result november m ayega to m cpo ka exam de sakti hu
    Female age kya honi chahiye cpo ke liye gernal ke liye age relaxtion kya hai
    Cpo ke liye female hight kitni honi chahiye plz tell me

  112. What is the minimum height req for OBC candidtae for cpo exam.

  113. Sir
    Meri hight 169 hai aur mai sc categry ka hu mera weight 52kg hai or chest 80 normal hai ky mai SSS CPO KI POST KE LIYE eligibili hu plz sir tell me.

  114. Is there any height concession for ex servicemen in Ssc Cpo? My height is 165 CM….. I am eligible or not

  115. Sir
    Good morning meri catagery Sc hai meri hight 169 cm or chest normal 80 or weight 52kg hai Kay mai Sac Cpo ki post k liye apply kr sakt hu plz tell me sir.

  116. SIR

  117. My height is 169 cms
    May I eligible 4 this rec
    4 cisf si post

  118. Sir my height is 158 cm.I am general category .Is there any chance for any of the posts to apply?

  119. Good morning sir
    my height in 155.5 female sc m i eligible for cpo

  120. Sir I m kamal from haryana and i m sc height is 168 cm.can I apply for this post….

  121. Hume pura details bhegie ki cpo me sc candidates ka height kya hoga

  122. Sir my height is 167cm can I apply this job or asi

  123. Sir mere baby ka operation ho chuka h kya m CPO SI Mai ker skti hu

  124. Required height for male candidate in Maharashtra genaral category

  125. iam exservice men my height is 167cm iam eligible in height relaxitionm

  126. What about near vision and teeth points should be noted less than how many

  127. Sir I use reading glasses for near vision however my distant vision is 6/6 and teeth points are 12 am I fit for delhi police SI ssc cpo

  128. Sir… Is weight checked at the time of physical or medical??

  129. Sir mai up east se hu meri hight 169cm h mera ho jayega ki nhi

  130. I dont have one tooth im i eligible to apply

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