What is the Exam Pattern of SSC MTS 2018-19?


For cracking any recruitment exam, it is vital to get familiar with the latest exam pattern and the detailed syllabus of the exam. The important ingredients for creating a well-structured study plan is to have the complete knowledge of the exam pattern. In the case of SSC MTS recruitment exam 2018-19 knowing the exam pattern will help you in commencing your preparation and further achieving sure-shot success.

The official notification for the recruitment exam which was scheduled to be released on 3rd November 2018 has been delayed. For official exam dates and official notification for the exam, you should visit the official website of SSC. Meanwhile waiting for the exam dates and vacancies, you can check the exam pattern. The SSC MTS exam pattern provides you with a mode, medium, sections and time duration of the exam. We are discussing the complete exam structure of the SSC MTS 2018-19 below.

Exam Pattern of SSC MTS 2018-19

SSC MTS (SSC Multitasking Staff) exam is conducted into two stages: Common Test and Descriptive Test. After clearing these two Tiers of SSC MTS, you will get selected for General Central Service Group ‘C’ Non-Gazetted, Non-Ministerial Posts in various Central Government/Departments/Offices in different States, Unions and Territories.

In order to pre-plan your preparation, we are providing you with the complete structure of the exam pattern and syllabus of SSC MTS exam 2018-19. The exam pattern is as follows:

SSC MTS exam pattern consists of 2 papers. Paper 1 is multiple choice paper whereas paper 2 is descriptive kind of paper. Let’s look at the pattern for Paper 1 first.

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SSC MTS Paper 1 2018-19 Exam Pattern

The online-based exam SSC MTS is conducted by SSC within a time duration of 90 minutes and 120 minutes for physically handicapped candidates. Multiple choice type questions will be asked and there will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer. The exam pattern of SSC MTS 2018-19 is as follows:

Papers Subject Number of Questions
Paper 1 Quantitative Aptitude 25
Paper 1 English Comprehension 25
Paper 1 General Awareness and General Knowledge 25
Paper 1 General Intelligence & Reasoning 25
Paper 2 Short Essay/Letter in English or any other language 1-2

SSC MTS Syllabus

The complete syllabus of SSC MTS Paper 1 includes topics based on subjects like:

  • English Language
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • General Awareness
  • General Intelligence & Reasoning

We are sharing the complete syllabus of each section below for the candidates. Start your preparation with having the complete syllabus of four sections by your side.

1.     English Language

Topics Number of Questions
Fill in the Blanks 2-3
Spot the Error 2-3
Spelling Error 2-3
Idioms & Phrases 2-3
One Word Substitution 2-3
Cloze Test 05
Comprehension Passage 05
Synonyms & Antonyms 2-3
Improvement of Sentences 2-3
  • Quantitative Aptitude
Sections of Quant Chapters Number of Questions
Algebra Basic Algebraic IdentitiesGraphs of Linear EquationSurds 3-5
Geometry Triangles and its various kinds of centresCircles and its chordsTangentsAngles Subtended by chords of a circleCommon Tangents of two or more circlesCongruence and similarity of triangles 2-3
Trigonometry TrigonometryTrigonometric RatiosStandard identitiesComplementary AnglesHeights & Distances 2-3
Mensuration Triangle, Regular Polygons, QuadrilateralsCircle, Right Prism, Right Circular ConeRight Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemisphere, Rectangular ParallelepipedRegular right pyramid with triangular or square base 2-3
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Arithmetic Simple Interest & Compound InterestProfit & LossDiscountPartnershipTime & WorkTime & DistanceMixture and AlligationAveragePercentageNumber SystemsRatio & ProportionSquare Roots 15-20
Statistical Charts HistogramFrequency PolygonBar-DiagramPie-chart 2-3
  • General Awareness
Topics Number of Questions
Indian History 4-5
Geography 4-5
Indian Polity 3-4
General Science 4-5
Static GK 5-6
Economic & Current Affairs 3-4
  • General Intelligence & Reasoning
Topics Number of Questions
Analogy 3-4
Figural Classification 2-3
Missing Numbers 1-2
Non-Verbal Reasoning 3-4
Verbal Reasoning 2-3
Space Orientation 0-1
Coding- Decoding 2-3
Problem Solving 2-3
Pattern Folding-Unfolding 3-4
Number Series 2-3
Venn Diagrams 2-3

Frequently Asked Questions

Question 1. How can I apply for the SSC MTS exam 2018-19?

Answer- You can apply for the exam online on the official website of SSC.

Question 2. When will be SSC MTS exam admit card will release?

Answer- The admit card for the SSC MTS exam will going to be releasing before the 10 days of the SSC MTS exam.

Question 3. What is the application fee for the SSC MTS exam 2018-19?

Answer- The application fee for SSC MTS is Rs 100 and you can pay via SBI challan only.

The above information related to SSC MTS exam pattern 2018-19 will surely be going to be beneficial in your preparation for the exam. Adopt a well-structured study plan with the right guidance in order to crack the SSC MTS exam 2018-19 in the first attempt itself.

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