SSC MTS Exam Pattern 2017: Check Details Here

SSC MTS Exam Pattern 2017

SSC MTS Exam Pattern 2017.

SSC MTS Exam Pattern 2017

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the MTS exam each year. This year also the notification is out. Let us analyze the SSC MTS Exam Pattern.

SSC MTS Exam Stages

The selection process of SSC MTS Exam essentially includes three stages.

  • 1st Stage: Paper 1 Written Exam (Objective Type) (200 Marks) (Pen and Paper Mode)
  • 2nd Stage: Paper 2 Written Exam (Descriptive Type) (50 Marks) (Pen and Paper Mode)
  • 3rd Stage: Skill Test / Typing Test (candidates who qualify the tier-2 exam will be called for Skill Test / Typing Test)


SSC MTS Written Exam Pattern

The written examination of SSC MTS will consist of (Paper-I)  objective type paper and (Paper-II) descriptive type as shown below.


Part Subject Maximum Mark Timing   Timing for Visually Handicapped
1 General Intelligence & Reasoning (25 Questions) 25 2 Hours 2 Hours 40 mins
2 Numerical Aptitude (25 questions) 25
3 General English( 50 questions) 50
4 General Awareness(50 questions) 50



Subject Maximum Marks Timing  Timing for Visually Handicapped
Short Essay and Letter in English or any other language included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution 50 30 Minutes 45 Minutes


SSC MTS Paper-I Details

Paper-I will consist of Objective Type – Multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi. The Commission reserves the right to set the questions additionally in regional languages subject to technical feasibility. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. Paper-II will be held only for such candidates who meet the cut-off prescribed by the Commission in Paper-I for different categories.

SSC MTS Paper-II Details

Paper-II will be descriptive in which the candidate will be required to write short essay/letter in English or any one language included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution. Paper-II will only be of qualifying nature and is intended to test elementary language skills in view of recategorization of the post as Group-C and in view of job requirements

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SSC MTS Exam Pattern: Overview

  • The Tier 1 Exam will be pen and paper based.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
  • There will be 4 parts in the paper, the details of which are mentioned below

SSC MTS Last Stage

Tier Final Stage of SSC MTS Exam will be Skill Test / Typing Test which would be of a qualifying nature.

Typing Test will be conducted for those candidates who qualify in the Written Examination (Paper 1) and Descriptive Exam (Paper 2). Such Typing Test will be conducted in English or Hindi and candidates while applying for the Examination, will have to indicate his/her choice/option for Skill Test Medium in the Application Form

The final merit of the successful candidates would be determined on the basis of total score obtained by them in Paper 1 and Paper 2 only.

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