SSC MTS exam consists of two papers. Paper 1 is the objective type, and Paper 2 is the descriptive type. Paper 1 carries four sections named English Language, General Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness. Paper 2 consists of only the English section in which candidates are asked to write a letter, essay.
SSC MTS Syllabus Paper-I
There are four sections in the SSC MTS Paper 1 namely English Language, General Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness. Candidates can check the below-given syllabus for all subjects and prepare accordingly.
SSC MTS Syllabus 2021 Paper-II
Paper-II will be set in Hindi, English, and in other languages mentioned in Schedule 8th of the Constitution as given in Annexure-XIV. In paper II candidates need to write a Short Essay/Letter in any language included in Schedule 8th as aforesaid. This test is conducted to test basic language skills commensurate with the educational qualification prescribed for the post.
SSC MTS Exam English Language Writing Ability
The writing ability section in the English language tests the candidate’s aptitude in Letter Writing, Essay Writing, and Precis writing format.
- Letter Writing: A formal letter will be asked to write with appropriate formatting and details.
- Essay Writing: Candidates are required to write a clear and concise essay. The thoughts in the essay should be represented coherently.
- Precis writing: In precis writing, a passage is summarised in a comprehensive manner using minimum words that cover all the important aspects
.SSC MTS Exam Pattern 2021
Candidates can check the below-mentioned exam pattern for Paper-I and prepare for the examination. Paper-I will be a computer-based objective paper including 100 questions and has four sections.
- There will be a total of 100 questions for a total of 100 marks asked in the computer-based exam and each question will carry 1 mark.
- For every incorrect answer, there will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks.
- In this paper, the candidates will have to answer only one question and the marks obtained in this paper will be qualifying in nature and are intended to test elementary language skills in view of the categorization of the post as Group-C and in view of job requirements.