SSC CPO Tier 1 Expected Cut Off 2023 [Category Wise]

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The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducted the CPO Tier -1 exam 2023 from 3rd October to 6th October 2023. The board released the provisional answer key for SSC CPO on the next day, i.e., on October 7, 2023. It asked the candidates to object to the answer key by October 9, 2023. Now, the candidates want to know the category-wise SSC CPO Tier-1 expected cut-off 2023 and the exam result, which will be released soon.

As per the estimates, the result of the exam is likely to come soon. Tentatively, you can expect the result to come in between 25 October to 9 November.

It’s because the SSC released the provisional answer key after just one day of conducting the examination. SSC will release the exam result on its official website,, in the near future.

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Since you are reading this post, you will get the right information about the category-wise expected cut-off of the SSC CPO Tier-1 exam 2023 for both males and females.

Expected Cut-Off for CPO Tier 1 Exam 2023

Compared to the previous year, more people applied for the SSC CPO exam in 2023. Also, the level of paper for this exam was easier than the SSC CGL exam. Hence, you can expect a higher cut-off for this exam than the latter.

First, we will look at the male and female cut-offs of the previous three years. Then, we will discuss the expected cut-off of the CPO Tier 1 exam 2023. So, let’s begin!

2019 Cutoff

Category Male Female
Vacancy 2471248

2020 Cutoff

Category MaleFemale
Vacancy 1415131

2022 Cutoff 

Category MaleFemale
Vacancy 3971281

If we compare the total number of vacancies of males and females for 2023, the number is lesser. In the SSC CPO exam 2023, a total of 1689 male and 266 female aspirants appeared.

What it means is the expected cut-off for the Tier 1 exam will be higher than the previous years.

On average, the number of candidates who have passed the Tier 1 exam over the last 3 years is 16 times the total vacancy. But, out of these passed candidates, a great number of aspirants (both males and females) didn’t appear for the physical test.

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Since there are 1689 vacancies for males in 2023, we can expect that around 27000 male candidates (16 times the male vacancy) would pass the Tier 1 exam. Similarly, around 2700 females (16 times the total male vacancy of 166) would pass the exam.

2023 Expected Cutoff (Normalized)

Category Male Female
Vacancy 1689166

If you are sure that you can score over 130 marks in the SSC CPO Tier-1 exam, then you should start preparing for the physical test and the Tier-2 exam.

Basis of Deciding the Cut-Off for the CPO Tier-1 Exam 

There are plenty of factors that decide the SSC CPO or any other exam’s cut-off marks. These factors are:

  • Total number of vacancies.
  • Level of difficulty for the exam.
  • The number of aspirants appeared for the exam.
  • Normalization of exam scores on the basis of exam difficulty of various shifts.


In 2023, a total of 3.35 lakh aspirants appeared for the CPO exam (as per RTI). Like every year, 87% of them are males and around 13% of them are females.

Around an increment of 4-5 marks is expected due to normalization in the exam result. It is lesser than the SSC CGL tier-1 normalization value which stood at 8.

As mentioned, the result of this exam will be announced soon. To see the result, you can visit the office SSC website ( click on the SSC CPO Result 2023 on its homepage.

After doing so, you can download the PDF containing the roll numbers of aspirants who cleared the exam. By pressing Ctrl+F, you can find your name in the PDF file.

Note: We will update the SSC CPO Tier-1 Exam 2023 Cut-Off for different categories here. So, don’t forget to come back to have a glance at the cut-off.

Also, we will inform you about the SSC CGL Tier 2 expected cut off 2023 soon. So, stay tuned!

Piyush Chugh

I am Piyush Chugh and I have been a content writer for more than 5 years now. During this time, I have tried to create informative and interesting content that would be beneficial for my readers. My aim is to help people in every possible way through the written word.

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