SSC MTS Syllabus 2019, Exam Pattern, Selection Process, Date

SSC MTS exam pattern and syllabus 2019 is a necessary information for the candidates who are appearing for SSC MTS exam. Through SSC MTS exam, the commission recruit’s candidates for the post of multitasking staff under the pay band of Rs 5200-20200 with an additional grade pay of Rs 1800. Candidates clearing this exam will be appointed to various posts such as Chowkidar, Jamadar, Daftary, Mali, Junior gestetner operator and so on.

The staff selection commission has not yet officially released the SSC MTS notification 2019. The notification which was earlier scheduled to be released on November 3rd 2018 has been delayed without any further notice.

SSC MTS Important Dates

Starting of online application
To be notified soon
Closing of online application
To be notified soon
Admit card download date
To be notified soon
SSC MTS Exam dates
To be notified soon

SSC MTS 2019 Exam Pattern

SSC MTS exam pattern 2019 is explained here. MTS Exam will be conducted by the commission in two stages. The Paper 1 will be an online preliminary exam that will comprise of four sections and will be of 100 marks. The Paper 2 will be a descriptive exam which will be of 50 marks and will only be qualifying in nature.

SSC MTS Exam Pattern

SSC MTS exam pattern 2019 is mentioned below.

SSC MTS Paper I Pattern

No. of questions
Total marks
English Language
Quantitative Aptitude

General Awareness2525

Total duration of Paper 1

  • All candidates – 90 minutes
  • PH Candidates – 120 minutes

SSC MTS Paper II Pattern

SubjectTotal Marks
Short essay/ letter in English Language or any other language that has been mentioned in the 8th Schedule of the Indian Constitution.50

The total duration of the Paper 2

  • All candidates – 30 minutes
  • PH candidates – 45 minutes

Paper 2 is only a qualifying exam and marks scored in paper 2 will not be added in the final score. It has been set up by the commission only to test the language skills of all candidates. Candidates who fail to clear Paper 1 will not be allowed to appear for Paper 2.

SSC MTS Syllabus 2019

As stated above, Paper 1 of the SSC MTS exam will be an online exam that would consist of four sections namely Reasoning, Quantitative aptitude, English language and General awareness. All the four sections will have 25 questions each and the total score would be 100. Candidates need to successfully clear Paper 1 to be considered eligible for the next round.

SSC MTS Syllabus of each section is mentioned below.

SSC MTS Syllabus


  • Cubes and dice
  • Analogy
  • Syllogism
  • Alphabet series
  • Non-verbal series
  • Number series
  • Statement conclusions and Statement arguments
  • Mirror image
  • Embedded figures
  • Blood relations
  • Ranking
  • Seating arrangement
  • Clocks and calendars
  • Coding-decoding
  • Directions

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Mensuration
  • Pipes and cistern
  • Boats and Streams
  • Profit and Loss
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Volume and Surface Area
  • Time and Distance
  • Allegation and Mixture
  • Decimal and Fraction
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Square Root and Cube Root
  • Height and Distance
  • Time and Work
  • Problems on Ages
  • DI
  • Trigonometry

English Language

  • Sentence Improvement
  • Spotting Errors
  • Spelling test
  • Active and Passive voice
  • Reported speech
  • Passage completion
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Idioms and phrases
  • Parts of speech

General Awareness

  • Static GK
  • General science
  • Books and Authors
  • Sports events
  • Current affairs
  • History, Polity, Geography
  • Dates and Portfolios

Selection Procedure

SSC MTS selection process 2019 involves an online exam, a descriptive exam followed by document verification. The online exam will be of 100 marks and based on the marks scored in this exam a candidate will be qualified for Paper 2, which is only a qualifying exam.

  • Once the result of Paper 1 is announced, a cut-off is decided by SSC. Candidates who clear this minimum cut off marks set by SSC are then called on to appear for Paper 2.
  • The commission releases separate admit cards for both the exams. After the cutoff for Paper 1 is declared, an admit card for the shortlisted candidates is released.
  • Paper 2 is only a qualifying exam and its score will not be taken into account while formulating the final score.
  • After Paper 2 has been conducted and its results have been declared, a merit list cum scorecard is prepared. Based on the marks scored by different candidates, the number of vacancies and the difficulty level of the exam candidates are shortlisted. The shortlisted candidates are then called for document verification and further selection.

Documents needed during verification

There is a list of documents that needs to be produced by every shortlisted candidate during the time of document verification which is mentioned below.

  • Certificate of proof of education qualifications
  • A government approved valid photo ID proof
  • Proof of residence
  • Date of birth certificate
  • Passport size photographs
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)
  • Disability certificate (if applicable)
  • Ex serviceman proof
  • Minority certificate ( If applicable)
  • Domicile certificate ( Jammu and Kashmir candidates)


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