SSC MTS (Multi-Tasking Staff) Exam will be conducted in ONLINE Mode from 16th September to 26th October 2017 by the Staff Selection Commission. Earlier it was conducted in Offline mode but the exam got cancelled for some reason. In this article, we are providing the Exam pattern of MTS and syllabus, so that you can prepare according to syllabus and score well.
SSC MTS Exam Pattern:
The written exam will consist of two papers i.e.: As per the scheme of the SSC MTS examination, there shall be two papers viz. Paper – I and Paper – II.
|Subject||No. Of Questions||Maximum Marks||Total Duration/ Timing|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||25||25||2 Hours|
Some Important points about the exam:
- Paper- I will be objective type(Multiple Choice Questions).
- The questions will be set both in English & Hindi.
- There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
- The timing for Visually handicapped cerebral palsy candidates is 2 Hours 40 Mins.
|Subject||Maximum Marks||Total Duration/ Timing|
|Short Essay /Letter in English or any language included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution.||50||30 Minutes|
- Paper- II will be descriptive in nature.
- Timing for Visually handicapped cerebral palsy candidates is 45 Minutes
- This exam is qualifying in nature.
- It is intended to test the elementary language skills of the candidates to be suitable for the post.
SSC MTS Exam Syllabus:
General Intelligence & Reasoning:
The test will include questions designed to test the candidate’s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation and other analytical functions.
|S. No.||Topics||No. Of Questions||Total Marks|
|1||Number & Alphabetical Series||25 Questions||25 Marks|
|4||Odd one Out|
|8||Non-verbal: Paper Folding & Cutting, Mirror Image, Embedded or Complete the Image, Counting Figure|
|12||Words order according to dictionary|
Candidates’ understanding of the Basics of English Language, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage, etc. his/her writing ability would be tested.
|S.No.||Topics||Number of Questions||Total Marks|
|1||Spot the error||50 Questions||50 Marks|
|2||Fill in the blanks|
|5||Spelling/detecting mis-spelt words|
|6||Idioms & Phrases,|
|7||One word substitution|
|8||Improvement of sentences|
|S.No.||Topic||No. of Questions||Total Marks|
|1||Number System/HCF/LCM||25 Questions||25 Marks|
|3||Time & Work|
|4||Profit & Loss|
|5||Ratio, Mixture & Alligation|
|6||Time Speed Distance|
|7||CI & SI|
Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate’s 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 everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.
No. Of Questions: 50
Total Marks: 50