The exam pattern holds a prominent place in the entire recruitment process. Candidates appearing or planning to appear for the SSC MTS exam should know the format of the exam in order to make themselves familiar with the examination. The SSC MTS application form will likely to be released in online mode. Candidates should begin their preparation keeping in mind the exam pattern and syllabus prescribed by the authority in order to crack the exam.
The exam pattern will help candidates getting an idea on the overall structure of the exam i.e. how many sections will be there in the exam, what will be the marking scheme, what will be the mode of the exam, the time duration and much more. Through this article, candidates will get complete information on the SSC MTS Exam Pattern 2022 that will help them in devising a strategy to clear the exam.
|Mode||Online (Paper-I) and Offline (Paper-II)|
|Exam Duration||90 Minutes for Paper-I
30 Minutes for Paper-II
|Language||English & Hindi|
|Type of Questions||MCQs and Descriptive type|
|Total Marks||Paper-I carries 150 Marks and Paper-II carries 50 Marks|
|Marking Scheme||+1.5 marks will be awarded for each correct answer|
|Negative Marking||0.25 marks will be deducted in case of wrong answer|
The SSC MTS examination will be conducted in two phases as mentioned below –
|Paper-I||Objective Type (MCQs)|
|Paper-II||Descriptive paper (Qualifying in nature)|
Exam Pattern for Paper-I
|Subject||Total Questions||Maximum Marks||Total Duration|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||25||37.5||
90 Minutes i.e.
One Hour Thirty Minutes
Note: Candidates with Disability will get 40 Minutes extra to finish the exam.
Exam Paper for Paper-II
|Subject||Maximum Marks||Total Duration|
|Short Essay/Letter in
English or any language included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution.
Note: Candidates with Disability will get 15 Minutes extra to finish the exam.
SSC MTS Syllabus
General Intelligence: 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.
English Language: Basics of English Language, vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage, writing ability etc.
Numerical Aptitude: Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, Fundamental arithmetical operations, Decimals and Fractions and relationship between Numbers, Percentages, 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 asked from the current events and matters of everyday observation and experience for e.g. Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research etc. Check more about the syllabus.