Staff Selection Commission-Multi Tasking Staff (SSC MTS) exam is conducted for two papers – I and II. SSC MTS paper-I is an objective test conducted in online mode. SSC MTS paper-II is a descriptive test conducted in offline mode.
SSC MTS Exam Pattern Highlights
Check major SSC MTS exam pattern highlights for paper-I and -II below:
|Particulars||SSC MTS Paper-I Exam Highlights||SSC MTS Paper-II Exam Highlights|
|Exam mode||Online (computer-based test)||Offline (pen-and-paper based test)|
|Number of sections & subjects||4 (General English, General Intelligence & Reasoning, Numerical Aptitude and General Awareness)||1 (Short essay/letter)|
|Exam duration||90 minutes||30 minutes|
|Number of questions||100||1|
|Type of questions||MCQs; 4 options with 1 correct option||Descriptive question|
|Language of paper||English and Hindi||English, Hindi and other regional languages|
SSC MTS Pattern for Paper-I
SSC MTS Paper-1 is divided into four parts containing total 100 objective-type Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs) of 100 marks. Candidates must need to complete this paper in online mode in a duration of one and a half hours (90 minutes). For further clarification, candidates can refer the table below :
|SSC MTS Paper-I Parts||SSC MTS Paper-I Subjects||Number of Questions in SSC MTS Paper-I||Maximum Marks in SSC MTS Paper-I|
|2||General Intelligence & Reasoning||25||25|
Note : One mark is allotted for every correct answer in the exam. 0.25 marks are deducted for every incorrect answer in the exam.
SSC MTS Pattern for Paper-II
SSC MTS Paper-II is a descriptive test conducted in offline mode as a pen-and-paper based test. In paper-II, candidates have to write a short essay or letter on a given topic which is provided in exam and in a maximum duration of half an hour (30 minutes). Candidates can write the essay/letter may be in English/Hindi or any other regional language included in the eighth schedule of the Constitution of India.
SSC MTS Paper-II Subjects
|Number of Questions in SSC MTS Paper-II||Maximum Marks in SSC MTS Paper-II|
Note : There is no negative marking in paper-II of SSC MTS exam.
It may be noted that SSC MTS Paper-II is qualifying in nature. That means that marks scored by candidates in this paper are not considered at the time of preparation of SSC MTS merit list.