SSC MTS Best Books 2021: Find list of best SSC MTS books here!

Safalta Expert Published by: Saloni Bhatia Updated Wed, 08 Dec 2021 11:56 PM IST


Looking for best books for SSC MTS Exam? Here's the list of top books for preparing for the SSC MTS 2021 exam before you begin your preparation so that you can easily pass the exam.

SSC MTS Exam is a national level exam held for recruitment of personnel in General Group-C Central Service non-ministerial and non-gazetted posts in various departments, ministries, and offices of the Government of India. The Staff Selection Commission holds a major recruiting exam to fill group C positions in various government departments and organizations. SSC MTS is the prevalent name for the examination. After postponing the occasion of publishing the formal announcement last year owing to the pandemic, the commission is now conducting SSC MTS 2021. The SSC MTS exam will be conducted across the country from 5 October 2021 to 2 November 2021.

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According to the information, the Staff Selection Commission of India (SSC) had released SSC MTS 2021 official notification on February 5, 2021. According to the SSC Twitter Account, more than 40 lakh aspirants have applied for the Multi Tasking Staff (MTS) exam. The SSC MTS 2021 tier I exams will be held as a computer-based test (CBT) in centers across the country from 5 th Oct 2021. Candidates should be well versed with the SSC MTS Best Books, in order to do well in the examination. Those who pass the tier I tests will be required to sit for the tier II exams as well.  The SSC MTS Best books mentioned here will be helpful for the mains examination as well. The descriptive type examination for SSC MTS 2021 tier II exams will be held on November 21. Through an official notification available at, the commission has announced the whole schedule of events as well as specifics of the recruitment procedure. If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, you can check out our monthly FREE Current Affairs Ebook- Download Now

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Table of Contents

1. Best Books for SSC MTS 2021
      Best SSC MTS Books for Reasoning
      Best SSC MTS Books for English
      Best SSC MTS Books for General Awareness and General Studies
2. SSC MTS 2021: Important Dates
3. SSC MTS Syllabus
4. SSC MTS Exam Pattern: Paper I
5. SSC MTS Exam Pattern: Paper II
6. SSC MTS 2021: Preparation Tips


Best Books for SSC MTS 2021

Resources that will help to crack the examination are prerequisites for the SSC MTS Examination. There are four sections in the SSC MTS exam namely Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, Reasoning, and General Awareness. The detailed book list is mentioned below:

Best SSC MTS Books for Reasoning

What’s the Name of the Book? Who’s the Author? Who’s the Publisher?
A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning (Revised Edition) R.S.
S.Chand Publication


Best SSC MTS Books for English

What’s the Name of the Book? Who’s the Author? Who’s the Publisher?
Word Power Made Easy Norman Lewis
Objective General English S.P. Bakshi Arihant Publication
Objective English For Competitive Examinations (5th Edition) Hari Mohan Prasad, Uma Rani Sinha Mcgraw Hill Education


Best SSC MTS Books for General Awareness and General Studies 

What’s the Name of the Book? Who’s the Author? Who’s the Publisher?
14000+ Questions on GS Arihant Publication
General Knowledge Lucent


SSC MTS 2021: Important Dates

Hiring Process Crucial Dates to Note
SSC MTS Notification Release Date 5th February 2021
SSC MTS Online Registration Process 5th February 2021 to 21st March 2021
Last date for Online Fee Payment 21st March 2021
Last date for the generation of offline Challan 25th March 2021
Last date for payment through Challan 29th March 2021
Admit Card to be Release on 3rd Week of June 2021
SSC MTS Exam Dates (Paper I) 5–20 Oct 2021
SSC MTS Paper I Result October 2021 
SSC MTS Exam Dates (Paper-II) 21st November 2021


SSC MTS Syllabus 

SSC MTS Syllabus: General Awareness

Static GK
Books and Authors
Current Affairs

SSC MTS Syllabus: Numerical Aptitude

Number Systems
Computation of Whole Numbers
Profit and Loss
Use of Tables and Graphs
Time and Distance
Ratio and Time
Time and Work
Decimals and Fractions and the relationship between Numbers,
Fundamental arithmetical operations
Ratio and Proportion

SSC MTS Syllabus: Descriptive

Short Easy or Letter

SSC MTS Syllabus: English

Sentence structure
Antonyms and their correct usage
Basics of English Language

SSC MTS Syllabus: General Intelligence and Reasoning

Non-verbal series
Similarities and differences
Decision making
Visual memory
Discriminating observation
Relationship concepts
Figure classification
Arithmetical number series
Space visualization


SSC Exam Pattern: Paper I

Subjects in Examination Total Number of Marks and Subject wise questions
General English 25 Marks & 25 Questions
General Awareness 25 Marks & 25 Questions
Quantitative Aptitude 25 Marks & 25 Questions
General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 Marks & 25 Questions
Total 100 Marks For 100 Questions

Total Duration General & PwD Candidates

  • General- 90 Minutes
  • PwD- 120 Minutes


SSC Exam Pattern: Paper-II

Subject Marks
Short Essay/ Letter in English Language or any language included in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution 50

Total Duration for General & PWD candidates

  • General – 30 minutes
  • PwD – 40 minutes

Important Points to remember about the SSC MTS Exam Pattern:

  • According to the most recent pattern, the total number of marks is 100.
  • Paper- I will be objective type (Multiple Choice Questions).
  • There will be questions in both English and Hindi.
  • Each incorrect answer will result in a 0.25 point deduction.
  • The time limit for candidates with cerebral palsy who are visually impaired is 120 minutes   

SSC MTS 2021: Preparation Tips

  • Familiarize yourself with the SSC MTS test format and syllabus.
  • Download at least ten years' worth of SSC MTS question papers and solve them on a regular basis.
  • Enroll in online mock tests or test series to improve your skills and offer them on a regular basis.
  • Make it a practice to read newspapers and magazines to keep up with current events in the world while also expanding your vocabulary and word power.
  • When solving prior question papers, it is always suggested for candidates to use a timer. This can help you manage your time, be more efficient, and be more accurate.
  • Make a timetable and give equal amounts of time to each subject. Stick to the schedule

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