SSC MTS Recruitment 2018: Check details here for Exam Pattern, Cut off and Selection Procedure

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Staff Selection Commission will be shortly releasing recruitment notification for more than 10,000 posts in the category of General Central Service Group ‘C’ Non – Gazetted, Non – Ministerial posts in various Central Government Ministries/Departments/Offices, in different States/Union Territories. To shortlist candidates, Commission will be holding a Common Examination for all the posts in different States/UTs. Candidate can select a center of his choice while filling online application. Check the details of how to apply online, eligibility criteria for SSC MTS Recruitment 2018 @ https://thetelescope.in/jobs/ssc-mts-2018/


SSC MTS 2018 Exam Pattern

SSC Multi-Tasking Staff Exam (MTS) will be held in two stages

Stage/Paper 1 of SSC MTS 2018 (Online Objective Type)

  • Total Marks – 150
  • Objective Type
  • Duration – 90 minutes
  • Total Questions – 150
  • A penalty of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer
  • Categories –
    • General Reasoning and Intelligence
    • General English
    • Numerical Aptitude
    • General Awareness

Paper I has to be cleared to appear for Paper-II exam

SSC MTS 2018 Paper-1

Section Maximum Marks Total questions – Objective Type
General Reasoning and Intelligence 25 25
General English 50 50
Numerical Aptitude 25 25
General Awareness 50 50
Total Marks 150 150

The question paper of SSC MTS 2018 can be set in regional language by the Commission subject to technical constraints

Stage/Paper II of SSC MTS 2018 (Offline Descriptive Exam)

  • Short essay/letter in English or any language listed in the constitution
  • Duration of exam: 30 minutes
  • No negative marking
  • Total Marks: 50
  • Paper II is of qualifying nature
  • Marks secured in Paper II will not be added when the final merit list will be consolidated
  • It is required to test only elementary skills,  check writing skill and speed
  • It can be given by candidates who meet the cut-off prescribed by the commission in Paper I
Subject Max Marks Total Time
Short Essay/Letter in English

or any Language mentioned in 8th Schedule of the Constitution

50 30 Minutes

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.

  • The final results will be declared on the official website of SSC
  • After the declaration of results of Paper II, successful candidates are invited for Document Verification Process
  • Following is the list of documents needed for document verification for SSC MTS 2018 Selection Process
    • Proof of Qualification
    • Identity Proof (Pan Card, Aadhar Card, Voter ID etc.)
    • Date of Birth Certificate
    • Passport Size Photographs
    • Category Certificate for the Reserved Category Candidates
    • Residence Proof

SSC MTS 2018 Syllabus

Please refer for detailed SSC MTS 2018 syllabus and exam pattern in the SSC MTS 2018 notification to be released by SSC soon. As per the trends, syllabus for both the stages is different and every candidate should prepare oneself to qualify for the SSC MTS 2018

Detailed syllabus of Paper-I of SSC MTS 2018 exam

English Language Reasoning Numerical Ability General Awareness
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Spellings
  • Phrase or Idiom Meaning
  • Synonyms & Antonyms
  • One Word Substitution
  • Phrase Replacement/ Sentence Correction
  • Error Spotting
  • Classification
  • Analogy
  • Coding Decoding
  • Matrix
  • Word formation
  • Arranging words in Meaningful order or Dictionary order
  • Venn diagram
  • Directions & Distances
  • Blood Relations
  • Missing Number
  • Puzzles
  • Series
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Simplification
  • Interest
  • Percentage
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Average
  • Problems on Ages
  • Speed Time & Distance
  • Profit & Loss
  • Number Series
  • Number System
  • Mensuration
  • DI
  • Time & Work
  • Mixture problems
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Culture
  • Indian History
  • Geography
  • Environment
  • Economy
  • Polity
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics + Space Science
  • Computer & Mobile Technology
  • Diseases, pollution
  • Nutrition
  • Current Affairs
  • Misc. GK- Sports, People In News, Books
  • Dates, Portfolios, Schemes


SSC MTS 2018 Preparation

  • Numerical Ability: Topics such as Percentage, Ratio, and Proportion, Mensuration, Time and distance, Average, Number System, Algebra and Data Interpretation carry maximum weightage. This needs practice and appropriate time division for each section
  • English Language: Three major categories that need to be focussed are Reading Comprehension and Error Spotting and Correction
  • General Awareness: Topics of current news, static GK, sports
  • Reasoning: Topics such as Coding-Decoding, Venn Diagram, Blood Relation and Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning need lots of practice

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