SSC MTS Syllabus and Exam Pattern

The notification for SSC MTS 2018 exam will be released shortly by Staff Selection Commission of India. SSC MTS 2018 Paper-1 & Paper-II Exam Dates will be released once the official notification for SSC MTS 2018 has been released by SSC.

We know that SSC MTS 2018 will be conducted in two stages:

SSC introduced a considerable amount of changes in last years' SSC MTS Online Examination. We expect the Exam Pattern for SSC MTS 2018 to be similar t o last year. Let’s have a look at both these stages of examination one by one

SSC MTS 2018 Exam Pattern (Paper 1)

Paper 1 of SSC MTS will be conducted online. The dates for the same will be declared soon. Number of questions asked in General Awareness and General English Section has been reduced from 50 to 25. The overall duration of completing the paper has also been reduced from 120 minutes to 90 minutes.

Subject Maximum Marks Total Duration/ Timing For General Candidates
General Intelligence & Reasoning (25 Questions) 25 90 minutes
Numerical Aptitude (25 Questions) 25
General English (25 Questions) 25
General Awareness (25 Questions) 25

SSC MTS 2018 Syllabus (Paper 1)

To ace Paper 1 you need to have a clear idea of the detailed SSC MTS Syllabus 2018. Let’s have a look at the syllabus for SSC MTS 2018 Exam:

Reasoning English Language Numerical Ability General Awareness
-Word Formation
-Venn Diagram
-Blood Relation
-Missing Numbers
-Non-Verbal Reasoning
-Verbal Reasoning
-Reading Comprehension
-Fill in the Blanks
-Phrases and Idioms
-Synonyms and Antonyms
-One word Substitution
-Sentence Correction
-Error Spotting
-Ratio and Proportion
-Problem on Ages
-Speed, Distance and Time
-Profit and Loss
-Number Series
-Number System
-Time and Work
-Mixture Problem
-Static GK
-Books and Authors
-Current Affairs
-Dates, Portfolios

SSC MTS 2018 Exam Pattern (Paper 2)

Paper 2 of SSC MTS 2018 will be a descriptive Paper to test the writing skills of a candidate. A candidate has to write a short essay or letter in English or any other Language as mentioned under the 8th schedule of the Constitution of India to clear this examination.

Subject Max Marks Total Time
Short Essay/Letter in English
or any Language included
in 8th Schedule of the Constitution
50 30

Penalty for wrong answers

0.25 marks will be deducted for every question attempted wrong by a candidate in Paper-1. Candidates are thus required to attempt every question carefully. There will be no negative marking in Paper-2 of SSC MTS 2018

Final Selection

The final selection of a candidate through SSC MTS 2018 will be made on the basis of marks obtained by a candidate in Paper1 and Paper2. The cumulative score of both these examinations will be taken into consideration for the final selection of candidate through SSC MTS 2018 Exam.

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