How to Prepare General Awareness for SSC CPO SI 2022 (Topic-wise)

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 25th, 2023

SSC CPO General Awareness Preparation Tips will help the aspirant prepare for the upcoming SSC CPO tier 1 exam 2022 in a more effective way. Because of the vastness of the general awareness syllabus and the uncertainty of the questions, students often find themselves in confusion while preparing general awareness topics for the SSC CPO Tier 1 exam. SSC CPO Tier 1 2022 exam is going to be conducted from 9th to 11th November 2022 in multiple shifts. In this article, we are providing you with the strategy to prepare for General Awareness for the SSC CPO SI exam. If you need any help regarding SSC CPO preparation, let us know in the comment box.

SSC CPO General Awareness Syllabus 

As you are aware the fact that SSC CPO General Awareness Syllabus is fairly extensive. Every subject is covered, from prehistoric history to the most recent current events. It is also thought to be one of the easiest and least time-consuming sections, though. Therefore, in order to pass the SSC CPO SI 2022 exam with flying colours, applicants are required to thoroughly understand the SSC CPO General Knowledge curriculum.

SSC CPO General awareness syllabus consists of the following subjects

  • History
  • Polity
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • Current Affairs
  • Science
  • Static GK

SSC CPO General Awareness Weightage – Topic-Wise

Around 50 questions are asked from the General Awareness section in SSC CPO Exam. If you master your SSC CPO general awareness then you will hardly take 16 – 20 minutes to answer all 50 questions correctly. The following table will provide you with the questions asked in previous years of the SSC CPO exam. It will make it easier for you to decide which topics are more important for your exam.


Sub Topics

Questions asked.

Current Affairs

International Affairs


National Affairs


Economy & Finance



Features of the Indian Economy






History of India


World History


Indian Polity & Constitution

Indian Polity & Constitution


Science & Technology







Discoveries & Inventions


Other Information




Space, Defence in India


Static GK

Honours & Awards


Important Dates




National & International Organizations






Art & Culture


Books & Authors


Note: You are advised to go through the previous years’ papers to acquaint yourself with the level of questions. We are providing you with the link to previous years. You can download the PDFs and practice them at your convenience.

SSC CPO SI General Awareness Preparation Tips

We have been analyzing various exams like SSC CGL, CHSL, MTS etc for the last year. We have found that the weight of Current Affairs Questions has been increasing day by day in SSC Exams. So, we suggest you focus more on the current affairs section of the General Awareness Section. We have started a new Current Affairs Series to keep update you. This series will help you to score more in the upcoming SSC CPO 2022 Exam. Here are the first steps toward your achievement. For a solid basis, adhere to the following SSC CPO general awareness preparation 2022 tips. 

  • Current Affairs

In SSC CPO 2022 Exam, around 12-15 questions can be asked. Let’s discuss what are the important topics which must be read to complete this. To prepare this well you also need to be consistent. You can read Sports, Honours & Awards, Government Schemes & Projects, Summit & Conferences,  Science & Defense, Appointment, National & International Affairs, Books & Authors, Obituaries, Important Dates & Days etc.

  • Economy & Finance

Previous year papers can help you prepare this section well because only basic questions are asked from this section. BYJU’S Exam Prep notes come in handy in your preparation. 

  • Geography/History/ Indian Polity & Constitution

Follow the BYJU’S Exam Prep notes and daily quizzes shared on the app. You can also practice from the Lucent Objective General Awareness book.

  • Science & Technology

The number of questions asked from this section may be the highest which includes Biology, Physics, Chemistry, and Computer. We have already published various notes on these subjects, you can refer to them and practice quizzes.

  • Static GK

5-6 questions will be asked from static G.K. You need to study questions related to first and last personalities, famous organizations and their structures, currency and capital, etc. We will be uploading more and more quizzes to help you prepare for your exam. Your comments and suggestions are always welcome. Once you cover the important topics revision is a must. You should also make short study notes which will help you at the time of revision.

Importance of Mock Tests for SSC CPO 2022

Attempting a Mock Test becomes necessary as it develops a habit of practising online in the exam hall environment. As there is a time limit, you try many approaches to score maximum marks. When you analyse it, you will know which approach is good or bad during the exam. It is crucial to continue testing yourself after finishing the SSC CPO 2022 syllabus and after going through all the study material. You must take mock tests in order to make it simple. The SSC CPO 2022 Mock Tests may be considered exact replicas of the real exams, offering the students a variety of questions kinds. By attempting them, you cover every significant topic from the general awareness syllabus, which aids in your comprehension of the precise exam format and the kind of questions that will be asked of you in the SSC CPO 2022 exam. You must thus prepare yourself so that you can respond to any questions, regardless of their difficulty level, that the actual exam may provide.

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