SSC MTS Exam Pattern – Written Exam Syllabus and Pattern
SSC MTS Exam Pattern, Syllabus
Staff Selection Commission has dealered Multi Tasking Staff examination for recruitment of non technical staff in various departments. So for qualifying in this exam it is very important to understand the latest SSC MTS Exam Pattern 2016. The recruitment notification contains various information regarding eligibility criteria. Further we will publish pages related to SSC MTS job profile and salary structure. You can download the call letters and admit card when they are released. This page contains the detailed SSC MTS Exam Syllabus.
SSC MTS Exam Pattern
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The written examination for SSC MTS posts consists of two papers. The first paper (Paper-I) is of objective type and second paper (Paper-II) is of descriptive type. Detailed SSC MTS exam pattern is given below for both the papers.
|Part||Subject||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks|
|A||General Intelligence & Reasoning||25||25|
- Time duration of Paper-I (General candidates) – Two Hours.
- For PWD candidates – time duration is 02 hours and 40 minutes.
|Subject||Maximum Marks||Time Duration (General)||Time Duration (PWD)|
|Short Essay/Letter in English or any language included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution||50||30 minutes||45 minutes|
Points to notice in the SSC MTS Exam Pattern 2016
- Paper-I will consist of Objective Type-Multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi.
- There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the question.
- Paper-II will only be of qualifying nature and is intended to test elementary language skills in view of re-categorization of the post as Group-C and in view of job requirements.
- Paper-II will be held only for such candidates who meet the cut-off prescribed by the Commission in Paper-I for different categories.
SSC MTS Exam Syllabus
The detailed SSC MTS Exam Syllabus has been given below after dividing into appropriate sections.
Paper-I: – Questions on ‘General Intelligence and Reasoning’ will be non-verbal considering the functions attached to the post. Questions on Numerical Aptitude and General English will be simple, of a level that an average matriculate will be in a position to answer comfortably. Questions on General Awareness will be also of similar standard.
It would include questions of non-verbal type. The test will include questions on similarities and differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts, figure classification, 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.
Candidates’ understanding of the Basics of English Language, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage, etc. his/her writing ability would be tested.
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, 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.
Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate‘s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.
Mode of Selection
Candidates will be short-listed for the Paper-II on the basis of their performance in Paper-I. Paper-II will only of qualifying nature. The cut-offs in Paper-I and qualifying marks in Paper-II may be different for vacancies in each State/UT will be fixed at the discretion of the Commission. Candidates for each State/UT will be finally selected based on their performance in Paper-I, subject to their meeting basic qualifying standards fixed in Paper-II.
Important links at a glance for SSC MTS
|1||Latest Notification||Click Here|
|2||Eligibility Criteria||Click Here|
|3||Job Profile||Click Here|
|4||Salary Structure||Click Here|
|5||Call Letter/ Hall Ticket/ Admit Card||Click Here|
|6||Preparation Tips||Click Here|
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