SSC MTS Exam Pattern 2017: The exam pattern of SSC MTS provides details of marking scheme, number of sections, time duration, section-wise distribution of marks and mode of exam. The SSC MTS exam pattern 2017 is defined by examination authority. The SSC MTS 2017 consists of two papers – Paper 1 and Paper 2. The Paper 1 will be conducted in Computer Based mode while Paper 2 will be held in offline mode. According of SSC MTS 2017 exam pattern, the Paper 1 exam will carry objective type questions while Paper 2 question paper will consists of decriptive type questions. The total marks allotted to Paper 1 exam of SSC MTS is 150 marks. The SSC MTS Paper 2 will carry total 50 marks. Candidates who will meet the cutoff prescribed by SSC will be allowed to appear for Paper 2. The Paper 2 is qualifying in nature. The SSC MTS exam pattern 2017 is explained on this page. Candidates can check below for SSC MTS exam pattern
|Specifications||SSC MTS 2017 Paper 1||SSC MTS Paper 2|
|Mode of exam||Offline||offline|
|Question paper pattern of exam||Objective type||Descriptive type|
|Number of Papers||4||1|
|Time duration||2 hours||30 minutes|
The SSC MTS 2017 Paper 1 exam will be conducted in the month of September/October 2017. The Paper 1 will be held in offline mode. All questions in SSC MTS Paper 1 exam will be objective type. There will be four sections in this paper - General Intelligence & Reasoning, Numerical Aptitude, General English and General Awareness. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi. The duration of SSC MTS Paper 1 exam is 2 hours. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
|Part||Subject||Maximum Marks||Total Number of Questions||Total Duration for General candidates||Total Duration for Visually Handicapped/ Cerebral Palsy candidates|
|A||General Intelligence & Reasoning||25||25||2 hrs||2 hrs 40 mins|
The SSC MTS Paper 2 is scheduled to be conducted on December 17, 2017. The Paper 2 of SSC MTS is a descriptive test carrying 50 marks. Candidates in this paper will be given to write short essay/letter in english or any language included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution. This paper has been introduced by SSC to test elementary language skills of candidates. The Paper II of SSC MTS is qualifying in nature.
|Subject||Total marks||Time Duration for general candidates||Time Duration for Visually Handicapped/ Cerebral Palsy candidates|
|Short Essay/Letter in English or any Language included in the 8th schedule of the constitution||50||30 minutes||45 minutes|
The marking scheme of SSC MTS has been defined by SSC. Candidates in the table below can check the SSC MTS 2017 marking scheme.
|Subject||Total Marks||Total Number of Questions||Marking Scheme|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||25||25||Correct answer = +1 Incorrect answer = 0.25|
|Numerical Aptitude||25||25||Correct answer = +1 Incorrect answer = 0.25|
|General English||50||50||Correct answer = +1 Incorrect answer = 0.25|
|General Awareness||50||50||Correct answer = +1 Incorrect answer = 0.25|
The syllabus of SSC MTS 2017 gives details of all the topics important for the exam. Questions on General Intelligence and Reasoning will be non-verbal considering the functions attached to the post. The questions on Numerical Aptitude and General English will be simple, of a level that an average matriculate. Questions on General Awareness will be also of similar standard.
|Specification||SSC MTS 2017 syllabus|
|General Intelligence||It would include questions of non-verbal type|
|English Language||Candidates' understanding of the Basics of English Language, vocabulary, grammar and writing ability|
|Numerical Aptitude||This paper will include questions on problems relating to Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions and relationship between Numbers etc|
|General Awareness||Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society|