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SSC MTS Exam Syllabus [PDF Download]


April 30, 2020 12:20 PM

Staff Selection Commission (SSC)

SSC MTS Exam Full Syllabus details :

SSC MTS Exam Syllabus Details : Full Syllabus details of SSC MTS (Multi Tasking Staff) Examination for the requirement of a General Central Service Group “C” Non-Gazetted, Non-Ministerial post in various Ministries/ Departments/ Offices of the Government of India, in different States/ Union Territories. The Syllabus details are given below.

The Examination will be held in Two Stages:

  • Paper-I (Computer Based Examination)
  • Paper-II (Descriptive Paper)

Paper-I (Computer Based Examination):

PartsSubjectsNo. of Questions / MarksDuration
IGeneral English25/2590 Minutes
IIGeneral Intelligence and Reasoning25/25
IIINumerical Aptitude25/25
IVGeneral Awareness25/25
Total100/100
  • The exam will be scoring in nature.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
  • The Exam Duration is 90 minutes.
  • The questions will be in both English & Hindi in Part II, III & IV.
  • The exam will consist of objective type, multiple-choice questions only.

General English

Candidates’ understanding of the Basics of English Language, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage, etc.

General Intelligence & Reasoning

It would include questions of non-verbal type. The test will include questions on similarities and differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgment, visual memory, discriminating observation, figure classification, decision making, relationship concepts, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series etc. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate’s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation and other analytical functions.

Quantitative Aptitude

This paper will include questions on problems relating to Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions and relationship between Numbers, Fundamental arithmetical operations, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Profit and Loss, Averages, Interest, Discount, use of Tables and Graphs, Mensuration, Time and Work, Time and Distance, etc.

General Awareness

Questions will be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economics, General Polity, Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research.

Paper-II (Descriptive Paper):

The Paper will be set in Hindi, English and in other languages mentioned in the VIII Schedule of the Constitution as given in Annexure-XIV, to test basic language skills commensurate with the educational qualification prescribed for the post. Candidates will be required to write one short essay/ letter.

SubjectMaximum MarksDuration
Short Essay / Letter in English or in any language included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution.5030 Minutes
  • The exam is qualifying in nature.
  • Paper will be required to write in English or any language included in the Schedule-VIII of the Constitution.

Important Points:

  1. Paper-II will be held only for those candidates who meet the cut-off prescribed by the Commission in Paper-I for different categories.
  2. Final Merit will be prepared based on their performance in Paper-I.
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