The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) recently declared that it would be conducting the Multi-Tasking Staff (MTS) Exam in the upcoming months. However, there are some new updates regarding the SSC MTS Exam pattern, and it’s essential to understand these changes to be able to prepare effectively for the exam.
The SSC MTS Exam is conducted to recruit candidates for various non-technical roles in several government organizations. The exam is split into two stages: Paper-I and Paper-II. SSC recently introduced some new changes to the exam pattern, which we will discuss in this article.
Paper-I Exam Pattern:
The first stage of the SSC MTS Exam, Paper-I, will be conducted online this year and will have a total of 100 objective-type questions. The time duration for the exam will be 90 minutes, and there will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.
The Paper-I exam will now have four different sections: General Intelligence & Reasoning, Numerical Aptitude, General English, and General Awareness. Each section will have 25 questions of 1 mark each, bringing the total score to 100 marks. Candidates must score a minimum of 30% marks in the Paper-I exam to be eligible for the Paper-II exam.
Paper-II Exam Pattern:
The second stage of the SSC MTS Exam, Paper-II, will be conducted offline with the help of a pen and paper. The exam will include a descriptive type question paper, testing the candidate’s knowledge of the English language. The English language is the only topic included in the Paper-II exam, and the exam duration will be for 30 minutes only.
The Paper-II exam is of 50 marks, and candidates must obtain a minimum of 40% marks to qualify for the final selection.