The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will release the SSC MTS Exam Pattern on the official website along with the official notification of the exam. The desired aspirants of the SSC MTS exam 2021, should thoroughly check the exam pattern to obtain a high score. The SSC MTS exam pattern 2021 highlights detailed information like the marking scheme, exam duration, etc.
SSC MTS exam is conducted through two papers – Paper I and Paper-II. Paper I consists of objective type multiple choice questions while Paper II has descriptive questions.
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Objective Multiple Choice
Staff Selection Commission determines the exam pattern of multi-tasking staff examination.
|Subjects||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Total Duration for General candidates||Total Duration for PWD candidates|
|General English||25||25||90 Minutes||120 Minutes|
|General Intelligence and Reasoning||25||25|
|Subject||Maximum Marks||Total Duration for General candidates||Total Duration for PWD candidates|
|Short Essay/Letter in English or any language included in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution||50||30 minutes||40 minutes|
Total Score= (Number of correct answers*1) – (Number of correct answers*0.25)
Below is topic-wise break up of all the sections that will be covered in SSC MTS 2021 Exam:
|Sections||SSC MTS Syllabus|
|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.|
|Numerical 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 the 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.|
Following are the section-wise topics and their weightage for the exam:
|Chapters||Number of questions|
|Arranging word in a meaningful order||1-2|
|Verbal and non-verbal reasoning||5-6|
|Topic||Number of Questions|
|Ratio and proportion||1-2|
|Problem on Age||0-1|
|Speed distance and time||2-3|
|Profit and loss||5-7|
|Time and work||1-3|
|Topics||No. of Questions|
|Reading comprehension||5 (1 passage)|
|Fill in the blanks||3|
|Phrases or idioms||3|
|One word substitution||3|
|Topics||No. Of Questions|
Candidates can take guidance from the books listed below for the topics covered in the SSC MTS 2020 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 paperback||Lucent Publication
Dr.Binay Karna, Sanjeev Kumar and Manwendra Mukul
Carry a printed copy of your SSC MTS Admit Card, two passport-sized recent colour photographs and a valid ID proof to SSC MTS 2021 exam centre.
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.
Ques. How many papers are there in the SSC MTS exam?
Ans. There are two papers in the SSC MTS exam, Paper I (objective type) and Paper II (Descriptive type).
Ques. Is there any negative marking in the SSC MTS exam?
Ans. Yes, there will be a negative marking of -).25 mark for every wrong answers in the SSC MTS exam.
Ques. What is the selection process for the SSC MTS exam?
Ans. There are three stages in the SSC MTS exam selection process: Paper I, Paper II and document verification.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.