SSC MTS 2018 will be an all India level examination. The examination is held in pen and paper mode and is divided into two parts – Paper I and Paper II.
SSC MTS can be qualified with proper and timely preparation. Candidates should apprise themselves of all the important notifications that are released regarding SSC MTS 2018 recruitment.
|Exam Mode||Offline (Pen Paper Based)|
|Number of papers||2|
|Number of sections||Paper – I (4 sections) Paper – II (1 section)|
|Question Paper Type||Paper 1- MCQ; Paper 2- Descriptive|
|JEE Advanced 2018 Total Marks||Paper 1- 150; Paper 2- 50|
|Exam duration||Paper I – 2 hours Paper II- 30 minutes|
|Exam language||English and Hindi|
The written examination will consist of two parts
Details about Paper I
Details about Paper - II
Below are two tables detailing the no of questions and marks in both the papers.
|Subject||No of Questions||Maximum Marks||Total Duration/ Timing for General candidates||Total Duration/ Timing for Visually Handicapped/ Cerebral Palsy candidates|
|Intelligence Reasoning||25||25||2 hours||2 hours 40 minutes|
|Subject||Maximum Marks||Total Duration/ Timing for General candidates||Total Duration/ Timing for Visually Handicapped/ Cerebral Palsy candidates|
|Short Essay/Letter in English or any language included in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution||50||30 minutes||45 minutes|
Paper 1 will be objective type. There will be 150 questions for which candidates will get 120 minutes to answer. Questions will be based on following topics:
Below is topic-wise break up of all the sections that will be covered in SSC MTS 2018 Exam:
|For General Intelligence and Reasoning||Similarities and Differences, Space Visualization, Problem Solving, Analysis, Judgment, Decision Making, Visual Memory, Observation, Relationship Concepts, Figure Classification, Arithmetical Number Series, Non-Verbal Series, Arithmetical Computation, Analytical Functions etc.|
|For Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus||Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions, Relationship between Numbers, Fundamental Arithmetical Operations, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Use Of Tables and Graphs, Mensuration, Time And Distance, Ratio and Time, Time and Work, etc.|
|General Awareness||Questions will be set to test the ability of the candidate’s general awareness about the world around him and of political environment of the country. The test will also include questions on current events and India’s recent economic and social policies. Candidates should also keep themselves updated on India’s relations/agreements with the neighboring countries. Apart from that, candidates should cover the following topics:
Indian Constitution, Booker and Nationa, Award Winning Books, History, Culture, Awards and Honors, Current Affairs, Science – Inventions & Discoveries. Important Financial & Economic News
|English Language||Candidates will be tested on their understanding of the Basics of English Language, Vocabulary, Grammar, Sentence structure, Synonyms, Antonyms and its correct usage etc. Along with that, candidates will be tested on his/her writing ability.|
Candidates can take guidance from the books listed below for the topics covered in the SSC MTS 2018 exam
|English||Plinth to Paramount Wren & Martin (for basics)||Neetu Singh
|Quantitative Aptitude||Kiran Magical book on quicker Maths (M. Tyra)|| Kiran's Publications
BSC Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd.
|Reasoning||Lucent Reasoning Arihant||Lucent Publication
|General Awareness||Lucent's Objective General Knowledge Lucent's G.K paper back||Lucent Publication
Dr.Binay Karna,Sanjeev Kumar and Manwendra Mukul
Carry a printed copy of your admit card, two passport sized recent color photographs and a valid ID proof to SSC MTS 2018 exam center.
NOTE: Candidates must note that they are to avoid talking to each other or indulging in any unfair means as it would lead to direct cancellation of your candidature and debarment from future SSC Exams.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.