Detailed SSC MTS Syllabus 2021 For Tier & Tier II – Check Here

SSC MTS Syllabus 2021: Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has recently released the notification for SSC MTS 2021 vacancies. The Online registration has already started and will end on 30th April 2022. If you are aiming to clear SSC MTS 2021 exam, then the first step should be to understand its syllabus and then following it up with an organised study plan and mock testTo help you in this endeavor, we’re providing you the detailed SSC MTS Syllabus 2021 but before that let’s have a look at the exam pattern.

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SSC MTS 2021 Exam Pattern

The SSC MTS exam pattern for Tier 1 and Tier 2 is discussed here in detail.

SSC MTS Exam Pattern – Paper 1

SubjectNo. Of QuestionsMarks
General Intelligence & Reasoning2525
Numerical Aptitude2525
General English2525
General Awareness2525

Important points for SSC MTS Paper 1 Exam Pattern:

  1. The time duration for paper 1 is 90 minutes.
  2. The time duration for visually handicapped candidates is 120 minutes.
  3. Paper 1 consists of 100 questions carrying 1 mark each.
  4. There is a negative marking of 0.25 or 1/4th mark deducted for every wrong answer.

SSC MTS Exam Pattern – Paper-II (Descriptive)

Paper 2 will be a descriptive test in which the candidate has to write a short essay or letter in English or any other language mentioned under the 8th Schedule of the Constitution.

SubjectMax MarksTotal Time
Short Essay and Letter in English or any Language included in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution50 (25+25)45 minutes (60 minutes for PwD candidates)

Important points for SSC MTS Paper 2 Exam Pattern:

  1. The Paper 2 exam is descriptive in nature and will be of pen and paper exam.
  2. The duration of the exam for general candidates is 45 minutes.
  3. The duration of the exam for visually handicapped students is 60 minutes.
  4. Candidates who qualify for paper 1 will be eligible to appear for paper 2.
  5. Candidates must write a short essay and a letter in English or any language included in the 8th schedule of the constitution.

SSC MTS Syllabus 2021

SSC MTS Syllabus for Computer Based Examination (Paper-I):

Questions on General Intelligence and Reasoning will be non-verbal considering the functions attached to the post. Questions on Numerical Aptitude and General English will be simple, of a level that an average matriculate will be in a position to answer comfortably. Questions on General Awareness will be also of a similar standard.

SSC MTS Topic-Wise Syllabus

English Language:

Candidates’ understanding of the Basics of the English Language, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms, and its correct usage, etc., and writing ability would be tested.

General Intelligence and Reasoning:

It would include questions of non-verbal type. The test will  include questions on:

  • Similarities and differences
  • Space visualization
  • Problem solving, analysis, judgment
  • Coding Decoding
  • Decision making
  • Visual memory
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Discriminating observation
  • Relationship concepts
  • Figure classification
  • Figural Pattern – folding and completion
  • Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Embedded figures
  • Semantic Analogy
  • Semantic Classification
  • Symbolic Operations, Symbolic/ Number Analogy
  • Arithmetical number series
  • Non-verbal series, etc.

The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate’s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation, and other analytical functions.

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Numerical Aptitude:

This paper will include questions on problems relating to:

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General Awareness:

Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of Current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research, etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

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SSC MTS Syllabus – Paper II

Paper-II: The Paper will be set in Hindi, English and in other languages mentioned in the VIII Schedule of the Constitution as given in Annexure-XIV, to test basic language skills commensurate with the educational qualification prescribed for the post. Candidates will be required to write one short essay/ letter.

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SSC MTS 2021 Important Dates

The important dates for the SSC MTS exam are as follows:

SSC MTS 2022 Apply Online Start Date22nd March 2022
SSC MTS 2022 Last Date to apply30th April 2022
SSC MTS Paper 1 Admit Card release date10 days before the exam
SSC MTS Paper 1 Exam Date5th to 22nd July 2022
SSC MTS Paper 2 Exam DateTo be Notified
SSC MTS final resultTo be Notified

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When will SSC MTS 2021 exam will be conducted?

As per the SSC MTS Notification, the paper 1 exam will be conducted on 5th – 22th July 2022.

What is the syllabus for SSC MTS Paper 1?

The syllabus consists of General Intelligence & Reasoning, Numerical Aptitude, General English, and General Awareness. For detailed section-wise topics, you can refer to the above blog.

Is there any negative marking in the SSC MTS exam?

Yes, there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks deducted for every wrong answer on paper 1.


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