The Staff Selection Commission is the body responsible for conducting the Multi-Tasking Staff (Non-Technical) Recruitment. The candidates who are interested in this recruitment should begin with their preparation for the upcoming examinations. In this article, we have provided with SSC MTS Exam Pattern for the Exam going to conduct in 2021 to help you for a better start. SSC MTS Registration 2021 begins on 5th February 2021. We are providing the SSC MTS Exam pattern so that you can prepare according to the pattern and score well. This article includes the SSC MTS Exam Pattern along with the number of questions expected from each topic, the weightage of these questions, and how to approach them.

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SSC MTS Exam Pattern

The SSC MTS exam pattern will consist of two papers followed by document verification. As per the latest notification, there shall be two papers viz. Paper – I and Paper – II.

  • SSC MTS Paper I: Objective Type test
  • SSC MTS Paper-II: Descriptive test

SSC MTS Exam Pattern: Paper-I (Online)

SSC MTS Paper I is an objective type test. It will consist of a total of 100 multiple choice questions as mentioned below. Earlier, it consists of 150 marks but now the total number of marks has been changed to 100.

No. Of Questions
Total Duration/ Timing
General Intelligence & Reasoning
90 Minutes
Numerical Aptitude
General English
General Awareness

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Important points for SSC MTS exam pattern:

  • Total number of marks is 100 as per the latest pattern.
  • Paper- I will be objective type (Multiple Choice Questions).
  • The questions will be set both in English & Hindi.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
  • The timing for Visually handicapped cerebral palsy candidates is 120 Mins.
  • Normalisation of marks will be done.

Important link for SSC MTS Exam 2021-21

SSC MTS Syllabus SSC MTS Notification
SSC MTS Previous Year Exam Analysis SSC MTS Exam Dates
SSC MTS Previous Years Cut Off

SSC MTS Exam Pattern: Paper-II

Candidates shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the Paper 1 will be required to appear for a descriptive type qualifying paper for testing basic language skills.
Subject Maximum Marks Total Duration/ Timing 
Short Essay /Letter in English or any language included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution. 50 30 Minutes

Some important points about the exam:

  • Paper- II will be descriptive in nature. 
  • Timing for Visually handicapped cerebral palsy candidates is 45 Minutes
  • This exam is qualifying in nature.
  • The Paper will be set in Hindi, English, and other languages mentioned in the VIIIth Schedule of the Constitution.
  • The duration of SSC MTS Paper-II is 30 minutes for the General Category and 40 minutes for the PwD Category of candidates
  • The SSC MTS Paper-II will be qualifying in nature.
  • It is intended to test the elementary language skills of the candidates to be suitable for the post.

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