SSC MTS 2017 Answer Key with Solutions, Question Paper & Analysis

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May 2, 2017

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SSC MTS 2017 was successfully conducted on April 30, 2017 by SSC. The difficulty level of the paper was moderate to difficult. SSC has successfully conducted the Multi-Tasking Staff Examination on April 30, 2017. We have provided the SSC MTS Exam Review on this page. The Staff Selection Commission conducted the MTS Exam in 2 shifts. Therefore, participants who are going to appear for the exam on further dates can refer the exam analysis.

SSC MTS exam analysis will clear your doubts related to following -

  • Overall difficulty level of exam
  • Section Wise Exam Pattern
  • Number of Questions asked from each topic
  • Important topics for each section
  • Good Attempts for SSC MTS exam
  • Expected pattern for upcoming slots
  • Official SSC MTS Exam 1st Paper

Candidates can know the April 30 SSC MTS Analysis 2017. We have mentioned the SSC MTS April 30 Review 2017 on this page. Applicants can go through the SSC MTS Morning Shift/Evening Shift Analysis.

SSC MTS 2017 Answer Key and Question Paper

After the completion of entrance examination, candidates are looking for answer key. SSC MTS Answer Key is now available. SSC MTS Question Paper is available here. With the help of answer key, candidates can calculate the total marks and analyze their performance in the exam. Some coaching institutes also provide the tentative answer key which is made by their subject experts. Candidates can use answer keys for the following reasons:

  • To know the correct answer for the questions asked in the examination
  • It requires to know the solved steps and answers for the questions
  • To compare the candidate’s answers with the actual answer

Candidates can even challenge the answer key if they find any discrepancy. The challenges against the answer key will be referred to the exam board committees constituted by SSC.

How to Download Official Answer Key? 

Candidates eagerly waiting to know their total score in the entrance test can check, the official answer key by following these steps.

  1. Visit the official website of SSC MTS i.e.
  2. Go to the Notification tab and click on the link of answer key.
  3. Enter your Roll Number and Date of Birth and click on the submit button.
  4. The PDF file will open for answer key. Candidates can download the answer key for its future reference.

SSC MTS 2017 April 30 Overall Difficulty Level

There were two papers, first one was objective type and the 2nd one (Paper II) was descriptive type. The paper 1 consist 150 objective questions of General Intelligence and Reasoning, Numerical Aptitude, General English, and General Awareness with 150 total marks. However, Paper 2 was a descriptive type of 50 marks.

SSC MTS 2017
Section No. of Questions Level
Reasoning Ability 25 Easy
Quantitative Aptitude 25 Easy
English Comprehension 50 Moderate
General Awareness 50 Moderate

SSC MTS 2017 April 30 Sectional Analysis

SSC MTS April 30, section-wise analysis is discussed below. This would give you an idea for the next SSC MTS exam to be conducted. Here we go!

SSC MTS 2017 Good Attempts 

Section Good Attempts
Reasoning Ability 20-22
Quantitative Aptitude 18-20
English Comprehension 30-35
General Awareness 25-30
Overall Good Attempts: 95-105

SSC MTS – Reasoning Ability Analysis 

Maximum questions were asked from both Analogy and Classification. Level of questions were also easy to moderate you can solve these questions within few minutes. But the questions asked from Mirror Image and Embedded figure were moderate to hard, it may consume your time. So, to save your time Practice these questions which will help you fetch more marks in minimum time.

Topic No. of Questions Level
Analogy 4 Easy
Classification 3 Easy
Ordering/ ranking 1 Easy
Series 2 Moderate
Statements & conclusions 1 Moderate
Arithmetic operations 2 Moderate
Word formation 1 Easy
Mirror image 1 Hard
Matrix 1 Moderate
Embedded figure 1 Moderate
Coding-decoding 1 Easy
Pattern completion 1 Easy
Direction 1 Easy
Missing number 1 Moderate
Logical venn diagram 1 Easy
Paper cutting & folding 1 Moderate
Counting of figures 1 Moderate

SSC MTS – Quantitative Aptitude Analysis 

It has been analyzed that questions asked were easy compared to previous shift. We suggest you to revise past year papers.

Topic No. of Questions Level
Time and work 2 Moderate
Percentages 2 Easy
Profit & loss and discount 5 Easy
Number system 3 Moderate
Compound Interest & Simple Interest 2 Moderate
Average 1 Moderate
Speed, time & distance 3 Easy
Mensuration 2 Easy
Partnership 2 Moderate
Ratio & proportion 1 Moderate
Mixture and allegation 1 Easy
Bar chart 2 Easy

SSC MTS – English Comprehension Analysis 

In this section, questions from grammar section has been more in number. But you can see that number of questions asked from Spelling Errors is 6. So, you must revise spelling errors. It is the easiest topic and will help you in fetching more marks. Questions were asked from previous papers. So, you must practice Previous papers.

Topic No. of Questions Level
Error spotting 10 Moderate
Fill in the blanks 10 Easy
Sentence improvement 5 Easy
Idiom phrases 3 Moderate
One word substitution 5 Easy
Antonym 3 Moderate
Synonym 3 Moderate
Spelling errors 6 Easy
Reading comprehension 5 Easy

SSC MTS – General Awareness Analysis 

Maximum no. of questions was asked from Geography, Economy, Biology and Physics. Questions asked were easy. Topics of General awareness are scoring, so focus on it. In this section, also questions were asked from previous year papers.

Topic No. of Questions Level
Current affairs 2 Moderate
Economy 5 Moderate
Indian Polity 7 Easy
Geography 8 Moderate
History 6 Easy
Biology 8 Easy
Physics 5 Easy
Chemistry 2 Easy
Ecology 3 Moderate
Computer 4 Moderate

SSC MTS Cut Off 2017

SSC MTS cut off marks are the minimum score that a candidate needs to obtain in order to qualify for SSC MTS recruitment. There are various factors that play a role in deciding the cut off score for a competitive exam. They are as follows-

  • Level of Difficulty of the examination
  • Number of available seats
  • Previous trends in SSC MTS cut offs
  • Number of Participants in the SSC MTS Exam 2017

Candidates can expect the SSC MTS Cut off 2017 as given below:

Uttar Pradesh 100-105 85-90 55-60 60-65 50-55
Bihar 85-95 75-82 75-78 60-64 45-50
Maharashtra 80-85 65-70 75-80 55-60 45-50
Gujarat & Nagar Haveli 60-65 40-45 55-60 50-55 40-45
Daman & Dio and Goa 55-60 40-45 45-50 45-48 44-49
Uttarakhand 85-90 80-85 80-85 80-83 75-80
Rajasthan 112-117 90-95 100-105 100-105 95-100
Delhi 90-95 85-90 90-94 65-70 40-45

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.