SSC MTS Syllabus, Exam Pattern & Eligibility Criteria 2022

SSC MTS is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission to recruit Multi-Tasking Staff (Non-Technical) in various central government departments, ministries, and offices. The candidates interested in this recruitment should begin their SSC MTS preparation as the exam will be conducted in June 2022 (tentatively) online.

 


This article provides the SSC MTS exam syllabus, exam pattern, and other important information that candidates need to be acquainted with before applying for the exam. 


SSC MTS Exam Pattern 2022

The SSC MTS exam is categorized into two parts.

  • SSC MTS Paper 1 (Objective-Type test)

  • SSC MTS Paper 2 (Descriptive test)


  1. SSC MTS Paper 1 Exam Pattern


SSC MTS Paper 1 is qualifying in nature conducted in the online mode. You can find the Paper 1 exam pattern below:

  • Questions are objective in nature.

  • Paper 1 has four sections, namely General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness, General English, and Quantitative Aptitude.

  • The exam would be bilingual, i.e., English and Hindi, except the general English section.

  • Paper 1 consists of 100 questions of 1 mark each and negative marking for each wrong attempt is 0.25 marks.

  • The total duration of SSC MTS exam is 90 minutes for the general candidates. For PwD candidates (cerebral palsy and visually handicapped), the duration is 120 minutes.


Subject

No. Of Questions

Maximum Marks

Total Duration

General Intelligence & Reasoning

25

25

90 Minutes

General Awareness

25

25

Numerical Aptitude

25

25

General English

25

25

Total

100

100


  1. SSC MTS Paper 2 Exam Pattern

The candidates who qualify the SSC MTS Paper 1 will be eligible to appear for Paper 2. SSC MTS Paper 2 is descriptive in nature and tests the elementary language skills of the candidates.


Subject

Maximum Marks 

Total Duration 

Short Essay/Letter in English Language or any language included in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution

50

General – 30 minutes; 

PwD – 40 minutes


The candidates who qualify in SSC MTS Paper 2 will be called for the Document Verification Process.


Also read - Section-Wise SSC MTS Preparation Tips 2022

SSC MTS Eligibility Criteria

Only the aspirants who meet the eligibility criteria mentioned below should apply for the SSC MTS exam.


Nationality:

  • Citizen of India, Subject of Nepal, or Subject of Bhutan

  • Tibetan refugees, who came to India before 1st January 1962 to become permanent residents of the country can apply.

  • Person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam to permanently settle in India


Age criteria:

The minimum and maximum age requirement for the applicants is 18 and 25 years, respectively.


Educational Qualification:

The candidates should have passed their matriculation or equivalent exam from any recognized board.


SSC MTS Syllabus 

For Paper 1

The students preparing for the SSC MTS exam must be thoroughly clear with the syllabus for Paper 1 and Paper 2. The topics covered in each section of the SSC MTS Paper 1 are as follows:


General Intelligence and Reasoning 

  • Number & Alphabetical Series

  • Coding-Decoding

  • Odd one out

  • Analogy

  • Directions Sense

  • Syllogism

  • Blood relations

  • Ranking

  • Non-verbal: Paper Folding & Cutting, Mirror Image, Embedded or Complete the Image, Counting Figure

  • Matrix

  • Mathematical Calculations

  • Words order according to the dictionary


General Awareness

  • History

  • Geography

  • General Policy & Scientific Research

  • Culture

  • Current affairs of last six months

  • Economic Scene

  • Scientific research includes Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.


Numerical Ability

  • Number System/HCF/LCM

  • Percentage, Average

  • Profit & Loss

  • Time & Work

  • Time Speed Distance

  • Ratio, Mixture & Alligation

  • CI & SI

  • Geometry

  • Mensuration

  • Trigonometry

  • DI

  • Algebra


English

  • Fill in the Blanks

  • Idioms & Phrases

  • One-word substitution

  • Jumbled sentences (ordering)

  • Synonyms & Antonyms

  • Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words

  • Sentence improvement

  • Common errors

  • Passage


For Paper 2

Paper 2 is descriptive in nature. Its syllabus contains a short Essay/Letter in English or any other language listed in the Constitution's 8th Schedule. The aspirants are advised to be thorough with the Essay writing, Letter writing format, and Precis writing format.



FAQs


Q1. What is the best SSC MTS preparation tip?

The candidates are recommended to solve as many SSC MTS mock tests as possible to get acquainted with the exam pattern. 


Q2. What is the SSC MTS Paper 1 syllabus?

SSC MTS Paper I syllabus includes four sections; General English, General Intelligence and Reasoning, Numerical Aptitude, and General Awareness. If candidates find the syllabus quite comprehensive, they can choose an online SSC MTS course and start their preparation. 

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