SSC MTS Syllabus

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Feb 10, 2017

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Staff Selection Commission released a notification recently for the recruitment of 8300 vacancies in Multi Tasking Staff. Candidates who have completed Matriculation or equivalent from a  recognized board can apply for the exam at The last date for application is February 1,2017. The exam date for the online mode is April 16 2017,  April 30, 2017 & May 5,2017.

SSC MTS is a two tier exam with Paper I being Objective Type format. The shortlisted candidates are then called for Paper -II (Descriptive Type). The topics covered in Paper I are General Intelligence & Reasoning, Numerical Aptitude, General English, General Awareness. The total number of questions asked from each section is 25. Each question carry 1 mark and there is no negative marking. The duration for Paper -1 is 2 hours and for Paper- II is 30 minutes. The total marks including both the paper is 200.

SSC MTS Reasoning Syllabus

The Reasoning part introduced in SSC MTS is aimed at candidates’ analytical and logical skill. The Syllabus ranges Verbal, Non Verbal and Analytical Reasoning. Candidates appearing for MTS should prepare the following topics well in order to ace the reasoning section.

  • Logical Sequence of Words
  • Visual memory
  • Discriminating observation
  • Figure Classification
  • Analysis, Judgment, Decision making,
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Number Ranking
  • Number Series
  • Alphabet Series
  • Arithmetical Computation
  • Analogy, Coding-Decoding, Problem Solving,
  • Verbal and Figure Classification
  • Arithmetical Number Series
  • Arithmetical Reasoning

SSC MTS Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

The Quantitative Aptitude tests candidates’ skills to solve complex and numerical problems in minimum possible time. The section is considered to be one of the biggest fears of MTS Test takers. Let’s look at the topics asked in SSC MTS.

  • Computation of Whole Numbers
  • Simplification.
  • Relationship between Numbers
  • Decimal & Fractions.
  • Profit and Loss.
  • Discounts.
  • Percentages.
  • Fundamental arithmetical operations
  • Ratio and Time.
  • Averages.
  • HCF & LCM.
  • Use of Tables and Graphs
  • Mensuration
  • Time and Work.
  • Simple & Compound Interest.
  • Time and Distance.
  • Data Interpretation.

Check: SSC MTS Paper Pattern

SSC MTS English Syllabus

In the English section the candidates’ are tested on the basis of their knowledge in English. It includes-Verb.

  • Tenses.
  • Adverb.
  • Articles.
  • Subject-Verb Agreement.
  • Fill in the Blanks.
  • Error Correction.
  • Comprehension.
  • Sentence Rearrangement.
  • Vocabulary.
  • Grammar.
  • Unseen Passages.
  • Idioms & Phrases.
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms.

SSC MTS General Awareness Syllabus

General Awareness Section is included in the exam pattern of SSC Stenographer to test candidates’ awareness about Indian and world history, Geography, economics and others. Candidates could find the section a bit hard owing to its vast syllabus. Lets look at the topic wise breakup of the section.

  • Indian Constitution.
  • Books.
  • Awards and Honors.
  • History.
  • Culture.
  • Current Affairs – National & International.
  • Current events.
  • Geography.
  • Economic Scene.
  • Sports and Games.
  • Important Days.
  • General Politics.
  • Books and Authors.
  • Economic Scene.
  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries.
  • Abbreviations.
  • Important Financial & Economic News

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