SSC MTS Syllabus

In all, 8300+ vacancies are being announced for staff selection commission multi tasking staff  by the Commission this year. A lot number of people would be applying for this, which increases competition. Having a time planned study would definitely help to gain an edge over the other students, which makes it really important the understand the MTS syllabus.

SSC MTS syllabus and pattern:

SSC MTS exam will be available in both Hindi and English.It is classified into two stages.

Stage 1: Written exam

This stage tests the student’s basic knowledge in reasoning ability,numericalaptitude, general English and general awareness.

Stage 2: Descriptive exam

Reasoning ability                                25
Numerical aperture                            25
General English                                 50
General awareness                            50
Total                                                    150

 

Marking system

0.25 marks will be deducted for wrong answers

1 mark for right answer

NOTE: students who qualified in the first can only attempt the second exam

SSC MTS Syllabus- Reasoning Ability

SSC Lectures

The reasoning questions can be divided into six segments based on scoring,accuracy and time taken.

Reasoning Ability
Nature
of Qs
Chapters Weightage (No. of Qs) Approach
1. Scoring

2. Easy to Solve

3. Less Time
Consuming

4. Sometimes
a bit Difficult

Classification 3-4 Number, Letter, GK
and Meaningful
Words based qs.
Analogy 3-4 Letter, Number,
GK, Meaning
based qs.
Coding Decoding 1-2 Questions on Coding
by Analogy,
Coding and decoding
by letter shifting
& Coding Letters of a
Word. Could also
include, Coding and
decoding in fictitious
language.
1. Easy to Solve

2. High
Accuracy
possible

3. May be
time consuming

Matrix 1 1 or 2 Matrix of letters
with numbers are given
from which correct set
of numbers for given
word is to find out.
Word formation 1-2 From the given word
find whether the
given option words
can be formed or not.
Most of the time
word can not be
formed is asked.
Arranging words
in Meaningful
order or
Dictionary order
1-2 It can be
meaningful
order of doing
a certain task,
or following a
certain rule.
Most Probably
dictionary order
based problems
will be asked
in which
words are to
be arranged
according to
dictionary sequence
in ascending
or descending
order.
1. Easy to Solve

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2. High
Accuracy
possible

3. Less Time
Consuming

Venn diagram 1-2 Problems based on
Venn Diagram,
Syllogism,
Types of
Question:Represent
the relation
between Student,

Teacher and Boys
Directions;
Distances
0-1 Simple problems
that can be
solved by just
drawing all
information
on paper.
1. May be
Time
Consuming
2. May be tricky
Blood Relations 0-1 Family Tree or
General Blood
Relation Problems.
Missing Number 1-2 Find the missing
number from
the given matrix
or diagram.
Puzzles 1-4 Number based puzzles
like 7 × 5 × 6 × 5 = 6575,
then 8 × 7 × 4 × 6 = ? or
Find the correct
equation type questions or
Quant based questions
like on age, speed and
distance or Seating
arrangement questions.
Series 2-4 Mainly questions on
Number, Alphabet series.
Question Type:
Complete the given series
a_bc_ _cbad_bcd_cda
1. Scoring

2. Sometimes a
bit Difficult

3. Visual
imagination
required

Non Verbal
Reasoning
4-6 Qs like Complete
the pattern,
Assemble Image,
Mirror Image,
Hidden Image,
Counting Figures.
Figure based Analogy/
Classification/
Series or cube based
ques may be asked.
1. May be tricky

2. Sometimes
a bit Difficult

3. Time Consuming

Verbal
Reasoning
0-1 Questions on
Statements and
Conclusions,
Statements and
Inferences,
Statements and
Assumptions,
Assertion and
Reason.
Questions on
Course of Action,
Statements
and Arguments
can also be asked.

 

SSC MTS Syllabus: Numerical Ability

The SSC MTS Syllabus 2017-18 is given in the table below-

Numerical Aptitude
Priority Order Nature
of Qs
Topic No. of Qs Approach
I. 1. Scoring

2. Easy to Solve

3. Less time

consuming

4. More accuracy

Simplification 1-2 Questions on
BODMAS Rule
(calculation based),
Fractions, Surds
and Indices
etc.
Interest 1-3 Problems on
Simple & Compound
Interests and Instalments
Percentage 1-2 Calculation oriented
basic Percentage
Problems
Ratio and Proportion 1-2 Problems on Simple,
Compound Ratios
Average 1-2 Problems on Average
Weight/Height/
Marks etc.
Problems
on Ages
0-1 Basic Problems
on Ages
(involving linear
equations and ratios)
II. 1. Scoring

2. Easy if proper
steps are
followed carefully

3. More time consuming

Speed Time
& Distance
2-3 Problems on
Average/Relative
speeds, Boats,
Trains etc.
Profit & Loss 5-7 Problems on
Profit/Loss,
Dishonest/Successive
dealings, Discount,
MP, Partnerships,
Sales & Tax etc.
Number Series 0-1 Moderate to
difficult problems
on Completing
the series,
Finding Missing/
Wrong Term
Number System 0-1 Moderate problems
on LCM & HCF,
Irrational or Rational
Numbers, Divisibility
and Remainders
Mensuration 2-3 Problems on 2D
as well as 3D
Figures such as
Square, Rectangle,
Circles, Cone,
Cylinder, Sphere
etc.
DI 2-3 Problems on
Bar/Line Graphs,
Pie Charts,
Tables etc.
III. 1. Tricky

2. Might take
more time
than usual

3. Lesser chances
of solving correctly

Time & Work 1-3 Problems on
Work efficiency,
Wages, Pipes
and cistern.
Mixture problems 0-1 To Make a
Mixture From
Two Or More
Entities/Mixtures
Algebra 1-2 Basic Linear
Equations in
one or two
variables,
Quadratic
and
Algebraic
Identities
are important.
Remember all
the identities
Geometry 0-1 Problems related
to Triangles
congruency, Similarity
theorems, Circle
chords & tangent
theorems,
Co-ordinate
geometry
etc. Remember all
the theorems.
Trigonometry 0-1 Problems based
on Trigonometric
ratios and
Identities, Height
and Distance etc.
Remember all the
Trigonometric Identities.

 

SSC MTS Syllabus: English Language

English Language
Priority Set Nature of Qs Topic No.
of Qs
Approach
I. 1. Scoring

2. Easy to
Solve

3. High
Accuracy
Possible

4. Time Consuming

Reading Comprehension 5 (1 passage) The passage could
be on any topic.
Questions are
mostly fact based
& can be directly
picked out
of the passage.
Sometimes
vocabulary
questions are asked
on commonly
used words.
II. 1. Scoring

2. Easy to
Solve

3. High
Accuracy
Possible

4. Quick
Solve

Fill
in
the
Blanks
10 A mix of grammar
and vocabulary
based questions.
Important topics:
Phrasal verbs,
conjunctions,
prepositions,
tenses, usage in
context, homonyms
words
Spellings 6 Choose the
correctly spelt
word or the
misspelt word
from different
words. The same
word can be
spelt in
different ways
and you are
asked to
select the
correct spelling.
III. 1. Moderate to
High Score
Possible
2. Moderately
Time
Consuming
3. Moderate
to High
Accuracy
Possible
Phrase or
Idiom
Meaning
3 Easy to moderate
difficulty level.
The meaning of the
phrase or idiom
can be asked
in a sentence.
The meaning can
also be asked
directly.
Synonyms & Antonyms 6 One word given
with four options
to choose from,
(mostly 3 synonyms
and 3 antonyms).
Rarely the words
can be given
in sentences.
Prepare a list
of commonly
asked words to
answer this part
and score full
marks.
One Word Substitution 5 Substitute one word
for the phrase given.
Go through a list of the
one word substitutions
from past papers and
solve questions on
one word substitution.
IV. 1. Moderately Scoring

2. Time Consuming

3. Moderate
Accuracy
Possible

Phrase
Replacement/ Sentence
Correction
5 A mix of grammar
and vocabulary
Based questions
(Mostly in the combination of
4:1 or 3:2
respectively).
Important Topics:
Tenses,
Subject-Verb Agreement,
Article-Noun Agreement,
Correct Part of Speech,
Correct use of Prepositions,
Parallelism, Phrasal Verbs,
Sentence Construction,
Degree of Comparison,
Correct use of different
parts of speech,
Easily confusing words,
Usage in Context,
Error
Spotting
10 Grammar based

Important Topics:
Tenses,
Subject-Verb Agreement,
Article-Noun Agreement,
Correct Part of Speech,
Correct use of Prepositions,
Parallelism,
Phrasal Verbs,
Sentence Construction,
Degree of Comparison,
Correct use of
different parts of speech.

 

SSC MTS Syllabus: General Awareness

The SSC MTS Syllabus 2017-18 for General Awareness is given below-

General Awareness
Chapter Topic Weightage
(No. of Qs)
Total Weightage
of Chapter
Static Culture 1-2 20
Indian History 4-5
Geography
(Indian + World)
4-5
Environment 1-2
Economy 2-3
Polity 3-4
Science Biology 2-3 20
Chemistry 2-3
Physics +Space Science 3-4
Computer &
Mobile Technology
1-2
Diseases, pollution 1-2
Nutrition 1-2
Others Current Affairs 5-6 10
Misc. GK- Sports,
People In News,
Books
2-3
Dates, Portfolios, Schemes 1-2

 

The high scoring factor for SSC MTS depends on the selection of questions and attempting high accuracy questions.

After clearing the first exam we have the second exam

SSC MTS SYLLABUS (PAPER 2)

It’s a subjective paper with a time limit of 30 minutes.

It’s a short essay/letter in Englishor any language included in 8th schedule of the constitution50.

Paper 2 tests your basic writing ability.

Hope, you got a fair idea on the MTS Syllabus 2017-18, and start your SSC MTS Exam Preparation 2017-18.

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