SSC MTS Syllabus 2024 Exam Pattern in Detail

Here you can check detailed SSC MTS Syllabus 2024 with exam pattern. Every year, Staff Selection Commission conducts Multitasking Staff recruitment exam for filling vacancies in various departments. The paper is conducted at various regional centres across the country. Huge number of candidates appear for this exam every year. Here is the syllabus and pattern of this examination.
The written examination for Multitasking Staff will consist of (Paper-I) objective type paper and (Paper-II) descriptive type as shown below :

SSC MTS Exam Pattern

Paper I:

No. of Questions
Max. marks
General Intelligence and Reasoning
90 Minutes (120 minutes for VH/Cerebral palsy candidates)
General English
General Awareness
Numerical Aptitude


Paper II Descriptive:

Short Essay and a Letter in English or any language included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution.
Paper-II will only be of qualifying nature.
Time allowed – 30 minutes (40 minutes for the
candidates eligible for scribes)
Maximum marks – 50 marks (25+25)

SSC MTS Syllabus 2024


General Intelligence & Reasoning:

This section will have questions on similarities and differences, space visualization, figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts etc. This section will also have questions on dealing with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation and other analytical functions.

English Language:

This section is to check candidates’ understanding of the Basics of English Language and its vocabulary, grammar, synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage, sentence structure  etc. his/her writing ability would be tested.

Numerical Aptitude:

This section will have questions on Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions, relationship between Numbers, Fundamental, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, use of Tables and Graphs, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Time and Work etc.

General Awareness:

Questions in this section is to check candidate’s  general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. This section will include questions on knowledge of current events. The section will also have questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Economic scene, General Polity, Geography including Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research etc. The questions in this section will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.


This paper will be of descriptive type. The Paper will be set in English and Hindi to test basic language skills commensurate with the educational qualification prescribed for the post. Candidates will be required to write one short essay/letter in English and or in any language
included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution.
Important note:
SSC MTS (Multitasking Staff) Exam Paper-I will consist of Objective Type Questions (MCQ )  only. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer given by the candidate. Also Paper-II will be held only for such candidates who meet the cut-off prescribed by the Commission in Paper-I for different categories.
SSC MTS Syllabus 2024 of all sections / subjects is given above.
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