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SSC MTS Complete information

By: R Chandrakala on January 17, 2018

SSC Multi Tasking Staff:

 SSC MTS Recruitment is a good chance to apply for the Government jobs in India. There is an increasing trend in the number of candidates applying for the vacancies in this categories, but the job profile of the same is not known to many.

Apart from Indian Civil Servicesthere are a lot of candidates that are categorized under B, C and D. About 15,000-20,000 jobs are being created here. Some of the posts for which the jobs are created include Peon, Jamadar, Chowkidar and Mali.

The detailed syllabus for the SSC MTS exam pattern and syllabus  is mentioned below:

1) Paper -1 would consist of Objective type MCQs.

2) A negative marking of 0.25 exists for every wrong answer.

3) Paper 2 would be of a descriptive nature where the candidate would be required to write short essay/letter.

Subjects Marks Duration for Candidates Duration for Physically Handicapped/Cerebral Palsy
Intelligence and Reasoning 25 Q for 25 marks 2 hours 2 hours and 40 minutes
Numerical Aptitude 25Q for 25 marks 2 hours 2 hours and 40 minutes
English  25Q for 25 marks 2 hours 2 hours and 40 minutes
General Awareness 25Q for 25 marks 2 hours 2 hours and 40 minutes

The Exam paper pattern of Paper- 2 is as below:

Subjects Marks Duration for Candidates Duration for Physically Handicapped/Cerebral Palsy
Short Essay Writing 50 Half an hour 45 minutes

SSC MTS Syllabus

As evident in the exam pattern, the SSC MTS Syllabus is divided into 4 sections which are listed as follows:

General Intelligence and Reasoning

  1. Space Visualization
  2. Problem Solving and Analysis
  3. Decision Making
  4. Visual Memory
  5. Relationship Concepts
  6. Analytical Functions
  7. Arithmetic
  8. Non-Verbal
  9. Figure Classification

Numerical Aptitude

  1. Mensuration
  2. Whole Number Computation 
  3. Average
  4. Interest
  5. Time and Distance
  6. Ratio and Proportion
  7. Profit and Loss
  8. Time and Work
  9. Discount

General Awareness

  1. History
  2. Books and Authors
  3. Culture
  4. Awards and Honors given
  5. Current Affairs
  6. Important Dates in History
  7. Economics
  8. Financial and Economic Affairs

English Language

  1. Grammar
  2. Vocabulary
  3. Antonyms and Synonyms
  4. Correct usage of the Language
  5. Sentence Formation and Structure
  6. Writing Ability

SSC MTS Selection Procedure

  1. Candidates who do well in Paper 1 would be shortlisted for Paper 2.
  2. The Candidate would have to satisfy and clear the Cutoffs as per Paper 1 and the qualifying marks set for Paper-2 which would be fixed at the discretion of the commission.

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