SSC MTS - Syllabus

Staff Selection Commision Multi-tasking Staff

Exam Date: 01 Jul - 20 Jul 2021

Online Mode, Pen & Paper Mode

Exam Date: 01 Jul - 20 Jul 2021

SSC MTS 2020 Syllabus: Subjects, Topics, Important Books, Tips.

Updated On - March 05 2021 by Sakshi Sharma

SSC MTS 2020 Syllabus is released by the Selection Staff Commission. Candidates can check the syllabus to prepare for the exam. The exam will be conducted in both English and Hindi language. Candidates must follow the preparation tips for the preparation of the entrance exam. Candidates can read the given below article to know SSC MTS 2020 Syllabus in detail.

SSC MTS 2020 Syllabus

Given below is the complete syllabus for SSC MTS 2020 paper I including sections and topics:

For Paper I
  • English Language

Basics of English Language, Vocabulary, Grammar, synonyms, antonyms, correct usage of synonyms and antonyms, sentence structure, writing ability. 

  • General Intelligence and Reasoning

Similarities and differences, problem-solving, space visualization, analysis, judgment, visual memory, decision making, discriminating observation, visual memory, figure classification, relationship concepts, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series, symbols and their relationship,  arithmetical computation, and other analytical functions, etc. 

  • Numerical Aptitude

Number Systems, Decimals and Fractions and the relationship between Numbers, Computation of Whole Numbers, Percentages,  Time and Distance, Fundamental arithmetical operations, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Mensuration, Ratio and Time, Time and Work, use of Tables and Graphs, etc.

  • General Awareness

General awareness of the environment around and its application on the society,  current events, matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspect, questions related to India and its neighbouring countries, Sports, History, Culture, Economics, Geography, General Polity which includes Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research etc.

For Paper II

Paper-II will be in Hindi, English or any other languages mentioned in the 8th Schedule of the constitution. This examination will be conducted to test the language skills of the commensurate along with the educational qualification. Applicants have to write one short essay or letter given in the question paper.

SSC MTS 2020 Exam Pattern

The candidate must be aware of the exam pattern to get an idea regarding the exam. Given below is the SSC MTS 2020 Exam Pattern:

SSC MTS Exam Pattern 2020
Exam Mode

Paper, I for SSC MTS will be conducted online. 

Paper-II - Offline

Question Type Paper I - CBT and Paper-II - Subjective
Exam DurationPaper I - 90 Minutes and Paper-II - 30 Minutes
Maximum marksPaper I - 100 marks and Paper II - 50 marks
Total QuestionsPaper I - 100 questions 
Medium of QuestionEnglish and Hindi
Marking SchemePaper I - (+1) mark will be awarded for each correct response and There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. 
Subject wise distribution of marks:

Given below is the subject-wise distribution of marks:

SubjectsNumber of questionMaximum marks
General English2525
General intelligence and reasoning2525
Numerical aptitude2525
General awareness2525

SSC MTS 2020 Preparation tips

Given below is the SSC MTS 2020 Preparation tips to score well in the entrance exam. 

  • Candidate must prepare topics of idiom/ phrases and one-word substitution for preparing English section.
  • Learn formulas properly and practice some questions for improving the score of the Numerical ability section.
  • First, try to understand the pattern of the question instead of jumping to find an answer.
  •  Applicants are advised to practice 10 to 12 previous year questions of SSC MTS.
  • Candidates can refer to the below-given books for the preparation.
  • Candidates are advised not to take the stress and make a proper timetable for each subject.
  • Make proper notes which can be helpful for the last moment revision.

SSC MTS 2020 Important books

Given below is the list of SSC MTS 2020 books from which a candidate can prepare for the entrance exam:

Books’ Name Author
English for General Competitions Vol-01
Neetu Singh
English for General Competitions Vol-02Neetu Singh
SSC Mathematics Rakesh Yadav
SSC General AwarenessKiran
General Intelligence and Reasoning Pratiyogita Kiran

SSC MTS 2020 Admit Card

The authority will release the SSC MTS 2020 admit card on the official website. Candidates will have to visit the official website to download the hall ticket.  Candidates have to enter the user ID and password to download the admit card.

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