SSC MTS Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2023

The announcement for SSC MTS 2024, including the application form, is scheduled for release on May 7, 2024, through the official website, Candidates meeting the eligibility requirements are encouraged to apply for the SSC MTS examination 2024. According to the SSC MTS eligibility criteria for 2024, applicants should have completed 10/10+2 and fall within the age bracket of 18 to 27 years. The purpose of the examination, conducted by the Commission, is to enlist qualified individuals for Group ‘C’ non-gazetted, non-ministerial positions.

SSC MTS 2024 – Overview

Particulars Details
Name of the exam SSC Multi Tasking Staff 
Official website
Commonly known as SSC MTS 
Conducting Authority Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
Exam level National level
Stages of exam Computer-based test (CBT)Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/ Physical Standard Test (PST) (only for the post of Havaldar).
Mode of exam CBT: Online- Objective (Multiple Choice Questions)PET/PST – Offline

SSC MTS eligibility criteria 2024

Particulars Details
Nationality Candidates must be Indian national
Age MTS and Havaldar in CBN (Department of Revenue) – 18 to 25 years, relaxation in the upper age limit to applicants of the reserved categories.Havaldar in CBIC (Department of Revenue) and a few posts in MTS – 18 to 27 years, relaxation in the upper age limit to applicants of the reserved categories.
Educational Qualification Passed matriculation or equivalent from a recognized Board

SSC MTS Exam Pattern 2024

The examination structure for SSC MTS 2024 involves two sessions, both conducted as a computer-based test in online mode. Session I and Session II each consist of two sections. In Session I, candidates will face Numerical & Mathematical Ability, along with Reasoning Ability & Problem Solving. On the other hand, Session II comprises General Awareness and English Language & Comprehension. The detailed exam pattern and marking scheme for the SSC MTS 2024 can be found in the table below for candidates’ reference.

Section-wise Details for SSC MTS Exam 2024:


Numerical and Mathematical Ability:

  •   Number of Questions: 20
  •   Maximum Marks: 60
  •   Duration: 45 minutes (60 minutes for Scribe)

Reasoning Ability and Problem-Solving:

  •   Number of Questions: 20
  •   Maximum Marks: 60
  •   Total for Session I: 
  •    Number of Questions: 40
  •    Maximum Marks: 120
  •     Duration: 45 minutes (60 minutes for Scribe)


General Awareness:

  •   Number of Questions: 25
  •   Maximum Marks: 75
  •   Duration: 45 minutes (60 minutes for Scribe)

English Language and Comprehension:

  •   Number of Questions: 25
  •   Maximum Marks: 75
  •   Total for Session II:
  •   Number of Questions: 50
  •   Maximum Marks: 150
  •   Duration: 45 minutes (60 minutes for Scribe)

Session-wise Marking Scheme:

Session 1:

  • Correct Answer: +3 marks
  • Incorrect Answer: Nil (No negative marking)

Session 2:

  • Correct Answer: +3 marks
  •  Incorrect Answer: -1 mark (Negative marking of 1 mark for each incorrect response)

Syllabus for SSC MTS 2024:

The official notification of SSC MTS 2024 contains the detailed syllabus as specified by the commission. Both Session 1 and Session 2 of SSC MTS 2024 follow the syllabus outlined in the table below. It’s important to note that the difficulty level of the SSC MTS exam aligns with that of matriculation/class 10.

[Note: The detailed syllabus is available in the official notification.]

Session-wise Topics for SSC MTS 2024:

General Intelligence & Reasoning

The motivation behind this segment is to evaluate an applicant’s intelligence. This part has questions for both verbal and nonverbal reasoning.

    • SSC MTS General Intelligence and Reasoning

    • Number & Alphabetical Series

    • Coding-Decoding

    • Analogy List

    • Odd one Out

    • Syllogism

    • Directions Sense

    • Ranking

    • Non-verbal: Paper Folding & Cutting, Mirror Image, Embedded or Completing the Image, Counting Figure

    • Blood relations

    • Matrix

    • Mathematical Calculations

    • Words order according to the dictionary

General Awareness

General Awareness questions cover recent developments, crucial information, and basic science. Most of the questions are from India and the subcontinent’s adjoining nations.

The topics are as follows-

    • History

    • Geography

    • Culture

    • General Policy & Scientific Research

    • Current affairs of the Last six months

    • Economic Scene

    • Scientific research includes Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude is the calculative segment of Tier I of the SSC MTS test containing math questions. The math part is asked from the CBSE class 10th mathematics.

SSC MTS Quantitative Aptitude Topics

    • Number System/HCF/LCM

    • Percentage, Average

    • Time & Work

    • Profit & Loss

    • Ratio, Mixture & Allegation

    • Time Speed Distance

    • CI & SI

    • Geometry

    • Mensuration

    • Trigonometry

    • DI

    • Algebra


    • Fill in the Blanks

    • Idioms & Phrases

    • Jumbled sentences (ordering)

    • One-word substitution

    • Synonyms & Antonyms

    • Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words

    • Common errors

    • Sentence improvement

    • Passage

SSC MTS Paper 2 (Physical Test)

The subsequent stage of the SSC MTS is the physical test, which is an integral part of the examination process. The final merit is determined by the marks obtained in the Computer-Based Examination (CBE), encompassing Session-I and Session-II.

In instances where a tiebreaker is required between two candidates, the exam conducting authorities will prioritize the marks scored in the Computer-Based Examination to make the final selection.

SSC MTS Paper 2 Exam Pattern

Physical Efficiency Test (PET) Requirements for SSC MTS:

Male Candidates:

  Walking: Covering a distance of 1600 meters in 15 minutes.

Female Candidates:

  Walking: Covering a distance of 1000 meters in 20 minutes.

Physical Standards for SSC MTS:

Male Candidates:

Height: 157.5 cm (Relaxation by 5 cm for Assamese, Garhwalis, Gorkhas, and members of Schedule Tribes).

Chest: 81 cm (Fully expanded) with a minimum expansion of 5 cm.

Female Candidates:

Height: 152 cm (Relaxation by 2.5 cm for Assamese, Garhwalis, Gorkhas, and members of Schedule Tribes).

Weight: 48 kg (Relaxation by 2 kg for Assamese, Garhwalis, Gorkhas, and members of Schedule Tribes).

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