SSC MTS Syllabus & Changed Exam Pattern

SSC(Staff Selection Commission) has released the Official Notice For change in pattern of SSC MTS Examination which will be conducted in ONLINE Mode from 16th September to 31st October 2017 by the Staff Selection Commission. Earlier it was conducted in Offline mode but the exam got cancelled for some reason.

Multi-Tasking Staff (MTS) employees are the Group C central government employees that are hired through special SSC exam. The MTS Employees are very important part of the bureaucracy, especially when it comes to performing the daily operations of different departments. MTS Employees are hired in CCAS cadre (Central Civil Accounts Service) of the Group C and are offered promotions within this group on the basis of seniority.

SSC MTS Exam Pattern:

The written exam will consist of two papers i.e.: As per the scheme of the SSC MTS examination, there shall be two papers viz. Paper – I and Paper – II.

Paper-I (ONLINE)

Subject No. Of Questions Total Duration/ Timing
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 90 Minutes
Numerical Aptitude 25 90 Minutes
General English 25 90 Minutes
General Awareness 25 90 Minutes

Some Important points about the exam:

  • Maximum marks will be 150 marks.
  • Paper- I will be objective type(Multiple Choice Questions).
  • The questions will be set both in English & Hindi.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
  • The timing for Visually handicapped cerebral palsy candidates is 120 Mins.

Paper 2

Candidates shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the examination will be required to appear for a descriptive type qualifying paper for testing basic language skills. The date of descriptive paper will be intimated in due course.

Subject Maximum Marks Total Duration/ Timing
Short Essay /Letter in English or any language included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution. 50 30 Minutes
Some important points about the exam:
  • Paper- II will be descriptive in nature.
  • Timing for Visually handicapped cerebral palsy candidates is 45 Minutes.
  • This exam is qualifying in nature.
  • It is intended to test the elementary language skills of the candidates to be suitable for the post.