SSC MTS Syllabus 2021
SSC has released SSC MTS Syllabus 2021 pdf along with exam pattern. Paper 1 is an objective type online test, which has 4 sections for 100 marks and paper 2 is the descriptive offline exam, where candidates need to write essays in English/Hindi or any other regional language. Candidates can also download SSC MTS Syllabus 2021 pdf for all tier exams.
The SSC MTS comprises of two papers Paper 1 and Paper 2. As per the exam pattern of SSC MTS, Paper 1 exam will be conducted in Computer based mode carrying objective type questions. SSC MTS Paper 2 will be descriptive type that tests the language skills of candidates. There is a negative marking system in SSC MTS 2021 paper 1, for each wrong answer about 1/4th marks will be deducted.
SSC MTS Syllabus 2021 – Paper I
SSC MTS Syllabus 2021 for Paper I exam of General Intelligence and Reasoning, General English, General Awareness and Quantitative Aptitude sections has provided by subject-wise. SSC MTS paper 1 exam has 4 sections with 100 objective type questions for 100 marks. The duration of this online test is 90 minutes. Candidates can check below the section-wise topics that are included in SSC MTS 2021 Syllabus for Paper I exam:
SSC MTS Syllabus for English Language
- Basics of English Language
- Sentence structure
SSC MTS Syllabus for General Intelligence and Reasoning
- Visual Memory
- Problem Solving
- Non-Verbal Series
- Space Visualization
- Analytical functions
- Figure Classification
- Relationship Concepts
- Arithmetical Number Series
- Discriminating Observation
- Similarities and Differences
- Symbols and their relationship
SSC MTS Syllabus for Numerical Aptitude
- Computation of Whole Numbers
- Decimals and Fractions
- Fundamental Arithmetical Operations
- Number Systems
- Profit and Loss
- Ratio and Proportion
- Ratio and Time
- Time and Distance
- Time and Work
- Use of Tables and Graphs
SSC MTS Syllabus for General Awareness
- Economic Scene
- General Polity including Indian Constitution and Scientific Research.
The General Intelligence and Reasoning section will include questions of non-verbal type. The section on English Language will carry questions that tests the candidates understanding of basic English. The SSC MTS syllabus of Numerical Ability includes topics from Number Systems, Decimals and Fractions, Ratio and Proportion etc. General Awareness section will test your knowledge on current events.
Highlights of SSC MTS Syllabus 2021
- The syllabus of SSC MTS General Intelligence includes includes topics of non-verbal reasoning. These questions may test candidates analytical, arithmetical and symbols.
- Topics in SSC MTS English Language syllabus includes topics related to basic grammar and vocabulary.
- Numerical Aptitude section includes topics of Class 10 level.
- General awareness section will test the test takers knowledge in various topics such as current events, general knowledge and ongoing developments around the world.
SSC MTS Syllabus 2021 – Paper 2 Exam
SSC MTS exam paper-II is completely descriptive test, where candidates need to write a short essay or letter on a given topic in English or any regional language. This will test the candidate’s writing abilities and comprehension skills in their preferred language. The marks obtained by the candidate are just for qualifying purposes and will not consider while preparing the final merit list.
SSC MTS Syllabus 2021 for tier 2 exam has Essay or letter writing in English Language or any local language . The candidate would be required to complete essay/letter writing in a time span of 30 minutes.
SSC MTS Exam Pattern 2021
|Particulars||SSC MTS Paper-I Exam||SSC MTS Paper-II Exam|
|Exam mode||Online test||Offline exam|
|Number of sections & subjects||4 sections||1 Short essay/letter|
|Exam duration||90 minutes||30 minutes|
|Number of questions||100||1|
|Type of questions||Objective type||Descriptive question|
|Language of paper||English and Hindi||English, Hindi and any regional language|
The exam pattern of SSC MTS provides details of marking scheme, number of sections, time duration, section-wise distribution of marks and mode of exam. The SSC MTS exam pattern 2021 is defined by examination authority. The SSC MTS 2021 consists of two papers Paper 1 and Paper 2.
The SSC MTS 2021 paper 1 and paper 2 exams will be conducted in online and offline modes respectively . According of SSC MTS 2021 exam pattern, the Paper 1 exam will carry objective type questions while Paper 2 question paper will consists of descriptive type questions. The total marks allotted to Paper 1 exam of SSC MTS is 150 marks. The SSC MTS Paper 2 will carry total 50 marks.
Candidates who will meet the cutoff prescribed by SSC will be allowed to appear for Paper 2. Candidates can check below for SSC MTS exam pattern.
SSC MTS Exam Pattern 2021 – Paper I
|General English||25||25||General : 90 Minutes.|
PwD: 120 Minutes
|General Intelligence and Reasoning||25||25|
The SSC MTS 2021 Paper 1 exam has 100 objective type questions for 100 marks. It is an online test and all questions will be objective type. There will be four sections in this paper General Intelligence and Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, General English and General Awareness. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi. The duration of SSC MTS Paper 1 exam is 90 Minutes. Each wrong answer costs a negative marking of 0.25 marks in SSC MTS 2021 paper 1/tier 1 exam.
Highlights in SSC MTS Paper 1 Exam Pattern:
- Each section will carry 25 questions for 25 marks.
- A total of 5 sections included in the SSC MTS paper 1 exam with 100 objective type questions for 100 marks.
- Every single question equally carries 1 marks.
- Each wrong answer costs a negative marking of 0.25 Marks in paper 1 exam.
- It is a qualifying in nature, it means, after qualifying this exam, the candidate will be allowed to sit for the tier 2 exam.
- The total time duration of the test is 90 minutes.
SSC MTS Exam Pattern 2021 – Paper II
|Short Essay/Letter in English Language or any language|
that included in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution
|50||General : 30 Minutes.|
PwD: 40 Minutes
SSC MTS paper 2 exam is a descriptive test carrying 50 marks. Candidates in this paper will be given to write short essay/letter in English or any language included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution. This paper has been introduced by SSC to test elementary language skills of candidates. It is just a qualifying exam, which means marks will not be counted while preparing the final merit list.
Highlights in SSC MTS Paper 2 Exam Pattern:
- It has descriptive type questions, where a candidates need to complete it in 1 hour.
- Candidates need to write short essay/letter in English or any language.
- There is no negative marks in paper 2 exam.
- The total time duration of this descriptive exam is 30 minutes.
SSC MTS Books 2021
Following are the list of best books for SSC MTS 2021 preparation of General Intelligence and Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, General English and General Awareness:
|SSC MTS Books 2021|
|Topic||SSC MTS Books||Author/Publication|
|Quantitative Aptitude||1. Fast-track Objective Arithmetic||Arihant Publications|
|2. Quickest Mathematics||Kiran Publication|
|3. Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations||R.S. Agarwal|
|4. Practice Book on Quicker Maths||M.Tyra & K. Kundan|
|English Language|| 1. Objective General English|
2. From Plinth to Paramount
| S.P Bakshi|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning|| 1. A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning|
2. Test of Reasoning
| Dr R. S. Aggrawal|
|General Awareness & Current Affairs|| 1. Lucent General Knowledge|
2. Pratiyogita Darpan
| Lucent Publication|
SSC MTS Syllabus and Exam Pattern – FAQ
What is the SSC MTS Syllabus for Paper 1?
The Syllabus for SSC MTS Paper 1 has 4 sections, they are General English, General Intelligence and Reasoning, Numerical Aptitude, and General Awareness.
Is there negative marking in SSC MTS Paper 1 exam?
There is a negative marking of 0.25 Marks for each wrong answer in SSC MTS exam 2021.
What is the syllabus for SSC MTS Paper II?
Candidates have to write a short essay or letter in English or any other regional language on given topic.
Is SSC MTS exam difficult?
SSC MTS exam is very easy to crack with proper preparation strategy and study plan. All Questions will be asked from class 10. Furthermore, refer the above given SSC MTS books to simplify your preparation.
Is there sectional cut off in SSC MTS exam?
No, only overall cut off marks will be consider to select the candidates in each stage of SSC MTS exam.