SSC MTS Syllabus 2023 and Exam Pattern
SSC MTS Syllabus 2023: The Staff Selection Commission(SSC) will release a notification for various MTS vacancies, along with the detailed SSC Syllabus. The Applicants must go through the SSC MTS Syllabus & Exam Pattern to boost up their preparation. SSC MTS exam consists of two papers. Paper 1 is the objective type, and Paper 2 is the descriptive type. SSC MTS Paper 1 Syllabus consists of 4 sections including Reasoning Ability, Numerical Aptitude, English Language and General Awareness. Go through the complete SSC MTS Syllabus 2023 and kick start your preparation for SSC MTS 2023.
SSC MTS 2023 Selection Process
To get a fair idea about SSC MTS 2023 Syllabus, it is necessary to know the exam pattern for the same. This article includes the SSC MTS Syllabus as well as Exam Pattern for both papers along with the number of questions expected from each topic, the weightage of these questions, and how to approach them. SSC Multi Tasking Staff Exam is conducted for two papers – Paper I and Paper II and PST/PET for Halvadar posts. Paper I consists of objective-type multiple-choice questions while Paper II has descriptive questions.
The selection of candidates for the SSC MTS 2023 will be done in the following stages which are discussed below.
- Stage 1- SSC MTS Tier-1 Exam
- Stage 2- Physical Efficiency Test & Physical Standard Test (only for Havaldar)
- Stage 3- Descriptive Test
The candidates will have to clear the cut-off for SSC MTS Paper I to appear for Paper-II. SSC MTS Paper I is crucial from the point of selection as an MTS.
After clearing the Paper-I candidates who have applied for the Havaldar posts in CBIC and CBN will have to go through from the Physical Efficiency Test & Physical Standard Test.
Paper-II is only qualifying in nature. However, marks scored by the candidates in Paper-II will be used to decide merit in case more than one candidate scores equal normalized marks in Paper-I.
SSC MTS Exam Pattern For Paper 1
- The SSC MTS 2023 Paper I will be bilingual i.e. both English and Hindi languages, except the English section.
- There are 100 questions in Paper I of 1 mark each.
- There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong attempt by the candidate. No marks will be deducted for unanswered questions.
- The total duration of SSC MTS Paper I is 90 minutes for the general candidates while 120 Minutes for PwD candidates.
- The timing for Visually handicapped cerebral palsy candidates is 120 Mins.
- The normalization of marks will be done.
|Sections||Subjects||No. of Questions||Marks||Duration|
|I||General English||25||25||General- 90 MinutesPwD- 120 Minutes|
|II||General Intelligence & reasoning||25||25|
|Total||100 Questions||100 Marks|
SSC MTS Exam Pattern For Paper 2
The candidates who will clear SSC MTS Paper I will be called to appear for Paper-II.
- The SSC MTS Paper-II will be qualifying in nature.
- However, marks scored by the candidates in Paper-II will be used to decide merit in case more than one candidate scores equal normalized marks in Paper-I.
- SSC MTS Paper-II will be pen and paper mode paper which will be descriptive in nature.
- The Paper will be set in Hindi, English, and other languages mentioned in the VIIIth Schedule of the Constitution.
- The maximum mark is 50 marks (2 questions of 25 mark each).
|Subject||Max. Marks||Duration of Exam|
|One short essay/letter in English
or any other language included in the 8thschedule of the constitution
|25 + 25||45 minutes (60 minutes for the candidates eligible for scribes)|
SSC MTS Havaldar PST/PET
Candidates who cleared stage 1 of the SSC MTS exam and also applied for the Havaldar posts in CBIC & CBN will have to go through the Physical Standard Test (PST) and Physical Efficiency Test (PET). Candidates can check the following details mentioned below in the table for the PST/PET as per SSC MTS Notification 2023.
Physical Standard Test for SSC Havaldar Posts
Check minimum physical standards which is asked for the Halvadar posts in CBIC and CBN.
|SSC Havaldar Physical Standard Test|
(relaxable by 5 cms in the case of Garhwalis, Assamese, Gorkhas, and members of Scheduled Tribes)
(relaxable by 2.5 cms in the case of Garhwalis, Assamese, Gorkhas, and members of Scheduled Tribes)
|Chest||76 cms (unexpanded)
Minimum expansion: 5 cms
(relaxable by 2 Kg in the case of Garhwalis, Assamese, Gorkhas, and members of Scheduled Tribes)
Physical Efficiency Test for SSC Havaldar Posts
|SSC Havaldar Physical Efficiency Test|
|Walking||1600 meters in 15 minutes||1 m in 20 minutes|
|Cycling||8 km in 30 minutes||3 km in 25 minutes|
Note: Cycling is not applicable for the post of Havaldar in DGPM, CBIC.
SSC MTS Syllabus 2023
In-depth knowledge of the MTS curriculum is mandatory to strategize your exam preparations. SSC MTS syllabus 2023 is given below for Paper I, the first stage of the Examination. SSC MTS Paper I will have for sections which are General English General Intelligence and Reasoning Numerical Aptitude General Awareness. Tier 2 is a descriptive paper. The SSC MTS Syllabus 2023 is tabulated below.
|SSC MTS Syllabus 2023 – Paper 1|
|General Intelligence and Reasoning||
SSC MTS Syllabus 2023- FAQs
Q1. When will SSC MTS Exam 2023 be conducted?
Ans. SSC MTS Exam 2023 will be conducted for two Papers. Paper I will be held in April 2023 while Paper-II dates are yet to be announced.
Q2. Is there any negative marking in SSC MTS Paper?
Ans. Yes, there will be a negative marking of 0.25 in Paper I for an incorrect answer. Paper-II will be qualifying in nature only.
Q3. What is the syllabus for SSC MTS Paper I?
Ans. SSC MTS Paper I will have four sections: General English, General Intelligence and Reasoning, Numerical Aptitude, and General Awareness.
Q4. What is the syllabus for SSC MTS Paper-II?
Ans. A short essay is to be written or letter in English or any language included in the VIII Schedule of the Constitution.
Q5. Is SSC MTS conducted online or offline?
Ans. SSC MTS Exam is conducted in two parts: Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 is MCQ-based and will be conducted online while Paper 2 will be the descriptive test and will be conducted in pen and paper mode.