SSC MTS or Staff Selection Commission-Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff Examination is a national level exam conducted by Staff Selection Commission for recruitment of candidates in General Central Service Group-C non-gazetted, non-ministerial posts in various departments and offices of the Government of India.
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Is the exam easy to crack ?
The answer for this depends on the hardwork and dedication that a student puts in the initial preparation . If you work hard , do eveything as planned , devise a right strategy and work on it with dedication you'll surely ace the exam . Hardwork and perseverance is the key .
SSC MTS is conducted by the commission through two papers :
SSC MTS Paper I - Objective Type
SSC MTS Paper-II- Descriptive test
General English - 25 marks
The General English section is one of the easiest sections to get a hold on if you want to ace the exam .The 25 marks the section carries can be scored with a good preparation and properly planned study plan . Candidates should focus more on topics like Vocabulary , Grammar , synonyms , antonyms etc .Reading is key to scoring in English better . You need to practice reading daily to develop your speed
Antonyms and its correct usage
General Awareness -25 marks.
Read the newspaper Daily .Be through with the things ongoing in country and even world .Only answer the questions you're confident about to not lose marks . Some options can be tricky .
India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to sports
General polity including Indian constitution, and scientific research
Quantitative Aptitude -25 marks
Don’t spend too much time on a particular question in this section. This sections requires most amount
of time in the exam. So candidates who are a bit slow with calculation techniques are advised to
attempt this at the end, to avoid the incompletion of the paper. Practice is the key .
Computation of whole numbers
Decimals and fractions, and relationship between numbers
Fundamental arithmetical operations
Ratio and proportion
Profit and loss
Use of tables and graphs
Time and distance
Ratio and time
Time and work
General Intelligence and Reasoning- 25 marks
Similarities and differences
Arithmetical number series
Abstract ideas and symbols, and their relationship
Arithmetical computation and other analytical functions
- The examination will be of 90 minutes for General candidates and 120 minutes for PWD (cerebral palsy and visually handicapped)
- The SSC MTS Paper I will be bilingual and will be conducted both English and Hindi language, except the General English section.
- There are 100 questions in Paper I carrying 1 mark each and negative markims for each wrong answer is 0.25 marks.
- Candidates who qualify in Paper I will be called to appepar for Paper II
Short Essay/Letter in English Language or any language included in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution- 50 marks. The key to scoring good in this section is through research proper practise and creative writing ability . Brush up your language skills and practice writing every day .
- General candidates will get 30 minutes whereas PWD candidates will be granted 40 minutes
- Paper II will test the elementary language skills of the candidates.
NOTE: SSC MTS Paper-II is qualifying in nature i.e. it is mandatory to pass but the marks are not considered for preparing final merit list.
Apart from these :
1. Attempt as many mock tests as you can
2. Read newspaper daily
3. Set up a study plan
4. Solve past year papers
5.Try to engage in efficient management of time
6.Identify your strengths and weaknesses and work on them
All the Best !!!
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