ssc mts exam pattern

SSC MTS Exam 2016 is just around the corner (10th Jan 2016) and it is obvious that the candidates would be looking forward to get some hints on the exam pattern. Factors such as the number of sections in a paper, number of questions under each section, the duration of the exam and total number of exams should be taken seriously by every candidate who wishes to be a part the Government machinery. We will discuss here complete information about SSC MTS Exam Pattern 2016.

SSC MTS Exam Pattern 2016

The MTS Exam 2016 is based on an approach to test the basic knowledge of a candidate. For this purpose, the exam has been divided under two sections:

  • Paper I, and
  • Paper II

MTS Exam Paper- I

This is an objective type question paper where a candidate would be required to choose the correct answer from the given options. The paper will consist of 4 sections, namely, General Intelligence, Numerical Aptitude, English and General Awareness. The total of questions in the paper would be 150 and a candidate will have 120 minutes to answer them. Needless to say, like all other competitive exams this exam will also have a negative marking of 0.25 for every wrong answer. To sum up, the exam pattern will be as:

Sr. No Subject No. of Questions No. of Marks Duration
1 Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25 2 Hours
2 Numerical Aptitude 25 25
3 English 50 50
4 General Awareness 50 50
Total 150 150

Note: In case a candidate is declared as visually handicapped, he/ she will be offered an extra 40 minutes to complete the same paper. Irrespective of who the candidate is, the exam will begin at 10:00 am.

MTS Exam Paper- II

After complete the Paper- I, candidates are required to sit for Paper-II on the same day. The exam will commence from 2:00 pm and will have a duration of 30 minutes. Within this time period, a candidate would be asked to either write a short essay or a letter. For candidates who are visually handicapped, they would be allotted an extra time period of 15 minutes.

Sr. No Subject Total Marks Total Duration
1 Short Essay Writing / Letter Writing 50 30 minutes

Once a candidate has cleared both the level, he/ she is found fit for the post.

Things to remember for SSC MTS Exam Pattern

  • Both Paper I and Paper II are required to be given on the same day, in the present case- 10.1.2016
  • Paper- I will have objective type questions, all questions will be available in English/ Hindi except for the English section.
  • A proof of being a handicap needs to be given at the time of online application.
  • Candidate’s age should be in between 18 to 25 years, unless he/ she belongs to SC/ ST/ OBC.

The pattern of MTS Exam is the key. Any candidate who wishes to score well will definitely realize the fact that exam pattern will help him/ her towards making a strong preparation for the exam. Based on the number of questions from each section, a candidate can structure his preparations.

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