SSC MTS 2017

SSC MTS 2017 paper was leaked earlier this year. Thus SSC decided on conducting the exam again. The Exam Dates for rescheduling SSC MTS 2017 has been finally released by SSC. The written exam for SSC MTS 2017 will be now conducted from 16th September to 31st October 2017.

SSC MTS 2017 Admit Card

SSC has finally released SSC MTS 2017 Admit Card. The Admit Card is released Region Wise by Staff Selection Commission of India. Candidates are requested to download the Admit Card by clicking on the link mentioned below.

Click here to Download SSC MTS 2017 Admit Card

SSC MTS (Multi-Tasking Staff) Exam will be conducted first time in ONLINE Mode from 16th September to 31st October 2017 by the Staff Selection Commission. So, SSC has released the Practice Test for SSC MTS 2016-17 Exam.

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SSC MTS Exam 2016: Free Practice Set (PDF)

SSC MTS Exam 2016: Free Practice Test (Solutions)

Staff Selection Commission or SSC is organizing SSC MTS 2017 Exam to recruit candidates for various posts like the post of

The nature of the job of a Multi-Tasking staff is quite challenging and if you have applied for this exam you need to know every nub of this post.

Listed below is the basic information that a candidate needs to know before applying for the post of SSC MTS Exam.

SSC MTS 2017 Notification

The notification for SSC MTS 2017 Exam was released on 31st December 2016. The closing date for the SSC MTS application process was 30th January 2017. The exam for the same was scheduled on 30th April 2017. But as the paper was leaked, SSC decided to re-conduct the paper through online examination from 16th September to 31st October 2017.

SSC MTS 2017 Vacancy

As per the notification released by SSC on 31st December, 2016, a total of 8300 vacancies is to be filled by SSC MTS 2017 exam this year. More than 6 million candidates have applied for SSC MTS 2017 exam as this exam is very popular among the candidates who are seeking a job in government sector.

SSC MTS 2017 Exam Dates

The Paper-1 of SSC MTS 2017 was scheduled on 30th April 2017. But since the paper was leaked, SSC cancelled the scheduled exam. Now the paper will be conducted through online mode from 16th September to 31st October 2017 with a little variation in the pattern. Candidates are therefore requested to acclimatize themselves with the online mode of examination in the mean-time.

Serial Number Activity Dates
1 Online Registration Process 31st december2016-30th January 2017
2 Admit Card September 2017
3 Commencement of Paper-1 exam 16th Sep to 31st Oct 2017
4 Result of Paper-1 NA
5 Admit card for descriptive test NA
6 Commencement of Descriptive Test NA
7 Final Result NA

SSC MTS 2017 Exam Centre

The Staff Selection Commission conducts Multi-Tasking Staff exam at various centres all over the country. Candidates are given the option to select the centre of their choice while filling in the application form. The final allotment of the centre by SSC is done based on the choice of the candidate. The notification for the same was released on 31st December 2016.

SSC MTS 2017 Recruitment

SSC or Staff Selection Commission conducts Multi-Tasking Staff Exam (MTS) every year in 2 different stages. It is mandatory for the candidate to qualify both these stages of examination in order to make it to the merit list prepared by SSC prepared at the end.

SSC MTS 2017 Exam Pattern

The examination of SSC MTS 2017 will be conducted in 2 different levels: Paer-1 and Paper-2.Paper-1 is an online exam which is objective multiple choice question type. Paper-2 is a pen and paper mode of examination which includes a descriptive paper in Englishor any other language listed in the government policies.


As SSC MTS 2017 is going to be conducted online, major changes have been made in the exam pattern of SSC MTS 2017 Exam. The 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 (Shift 1: 10-11:30 AM)

90 minutes (Shift 2: 1:30-3:00 PM)

90 minutes (Shift 3: 4:30-6:00 PM)
Numerical Aptitude (25 Questions) 25
General English (25 Questions) 25
General Awareness (25 Questions) 25


Subject Maximum Marks Total Duration/ Timing For General Candidates Total Duration/ Timing for Visually handicapped cerebral palsy candidates
Short Essay /Letter in English or any language included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution. 50 30 Minutes 45 Minutes

SSC MTS 2017 Syllabus

SSC released the revised SSC MTS 2017 syllabus for SSC MTS 2017 in its notification. The syllabus for SSC MTS is different for both the stages of examination and it’s mandatory for students to know the entire syllabus in order to prepare effectively for SSC MTS 2017.Paper-1 of SSC MTS 2017 exam includes subjects such as Reasoning, English and General Awareness. Paper-2 is a descriptive essay writing test to check a candidate’s writing skill and speed.

Let’s have a look at the detailed SSC MTS 2017 Syllabus:

English Language Reasoning Numerical Ability General Awareness
-Reading Comprehension
-Fill in the Blanks
-Phrases and Idioms
-Synonyms and Antonyms
-One word Substitution
-Sentence Correction
-Error Spotting
-Word Formation
-Venn Diagram
-Blood Relation
-Missing Numbers
-Non-Verbal Reasoning
-Verbal Reasoning
-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 2017 Eligibility Criteria

There are three major criteria that a candidate is required to fulfil in order to be eligible for SSC MTS 2017 Exam. Let’s have a look at all these three criteria:

Nationality: A candidate is required to be

Age: A candidate must be of minimum 18 years of age and must not exceed 25 years of age as on 01.08.2016. Apart from the pre mentioned Age Requirement, candidates belonging to reserved categories are given age relaxation as per Government Rules.

Category Age Relaxation
PH (Physically handicapped) 10 years
PH + OBC 13 years
PH + ST/ SC 15 years

SSC MTS Application Fee

The Application Fee for SSC MTS 2017 is Rs. 100/- candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD/Ex-servicemen category are exempted from paying the application fee. In addition to this, female candidates are also exempted from paying the application fee for SSC MTS 2017 exam.

SSC MTS 2017 Results

The SSC MTS Result 2017 will be released after completion of each level of Examination. A candidate must qualify all the levels to ensure their final selection through SSC MTS 2017 Exam.

SSC MTS Cut Off:

The cut-off for SSC MTS 2017 will be declared once the examination for the same is conducted and the result has been declared. The cut-off will depend upon the level of difficultyof the SSC MTS 2017 Exam as well as the number of candidates appearing for the exam.

To know more about SSC MTS Cut-Off 2017, let’s have a look at previous years’ (2014) cut-off

State General OBC SC ST EX.Service
Uttar Pradesh 95 86 57.5 62.3 60
Bihar 88.75 81 74.5 59 50
Maharashtra 82.50 72.25 80 60.75 5
Gujarat & Nagar Haveli 62.50 45 57.50 57.50 45
Daman & Dio and Goa 62 45 45 45 45
Uttarakhand 94 87.50 85 85 85
Rajasthan 110 100.75 99 99 99
Delhi 93.50 83.25 92.50 71.25 45

SSC MTS 2017 Preparation

As Tier-I exam of SSC MTS 2017 is already knocking at the door, it is really important to prepare effectively for this exam, keeping in mind the latest change in Exam Pattern (online mode) and the . A proper strategy is required while preparing for SSC MTS 2017 Exam.

Numerical Ability: Prepare topics such as Percentage, Ratio and Proportion, Mensuration, Time and distance, Average, Number System, Algebra and Data Interpretation. Divide time accordingly for each topic and consult good books to prepare for this section.

English Language: Cloze Test, Reading Comprehension and Error Spotting and Correction are three major sections that you need to focus on while preparing for this section.

General Awareness: Learn from Static GK, Latest Current Afffairs, Sports etc. to prepare effectively for General Awareness Section.

Reasoning: Focus on the areas of Coding-Decoding, Venn Diagram, Blood Relation and Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning. Try to solve as many questions as you can to get acquainted with the type of questions being asked in this section.

In addition to this, a candidate is required to take as many SSC MTS Mock Tests as he/she can. This will help in accelerated preparation of this exam. A candidate can also choose from the E-Books and Video Courses provided by Adda27 to prepare judiciously for SSC MTS 2017 Exam.

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