SSC MTS Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2023

SSC MTS Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2023

SSC MTS Syllabus 2023 has been released by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC). The SSC MTS test has two papers-Paper -1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 is a computer-based test, and Paper 2 is a physical test.

SSC MTS Syllabus of Paper 1 has four subjects – General Intelligence and Reasoning, Numerical Aptitude, General English, and General Awareness.

To score better in the exam, the competitors should know about SSC MTS Exam Pattern and Syllabus. The aspirants should go through the definite SSC MTS 2022 Syllabus on the SSC official site.

Table of Contents

SSC MTS Exam Pattern 2023 for Computer-Based Examinations

SSC MTS 2023 Marking Scheme – Computer Based- Examination

SSC MTS Paper 2 ( Physical Test )

MTS Exam Pattern

SSC MTS Paper 2 Exam Pattern

Frequent Asked Questions

SSC MTS Exam Pattern 2023 for Computer-Based Examination

Computer-Based ExaminationObjective/Multiple ChoiceComputer-Based ExamSession-I: 45 minutes (60 minutes for Scribe)   Session-II: 45 minutes (60 minutes for Scribe)
PET/PSTPhysical StandardsOffline 

MTS Paper Syllabus

SSC MTS 2023 exam will take place in online mode (Computer-Based Examination) (Session-I & Session-II). Session – I (Numerical and Mathematical Ability & Reasoning Ability and Problem Solving) and Session II (General Awareness & English Language and Comprehension) are the two-two sections in each session of the Computer-Based Examination. In the SSC MTS exam pattern 2023, there will be a total of 120 marks (Session-I) and 150 marks (Session II) in the Computer-Based Examination. Candidates should refer to the table below for more information on the SSC MTS CBE 2023 exam pattern.

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 Miss-spelt words
  • Common errors
  • Sentence improvement
  • Passage

SSC MTS 2023 Marking Scheme – Computer-Based Examination

There will be no negative marking in CBE (Session-I). In CBE (Session-II), there will be a negative marking of 1 mark for each incorrect answer.

Paper 1 (Session-I & Session-II)Marks Allotted
Session-I+3 for correct answer (No Negative Marking for each wrong answer)
Session-II+3 for correct answer and -1 will be deducted for each wrong answer

SSC MTS Paper 2 (Physical Test)

The second part of SSC MTS is the physical test. The marks scored by candidates in CBE (Session-I & Session-II) makes your final merit.

However, in case of any tier between two candidates, the exam conducting authorities will consider marks scored in the Computer-Based Examination.

MTS Exam Pattern

The SSC MTS exam has two parts- Paper -1 (Session I and Session -II) and paper -2 (physical test).

Given below are the highlights of the exam.

  • Questions are level-headed.
  • SSC MTS Paper 1 contains four areas – General Intelligence and Reasoning, General English, General Awareness, and Quantitative Aptitude.
  • Paper 1 will be in both languages -English and Hindi, except the overall English segment.
  • As mentioned in the latest SSC MTS 2023 exam pattern, the total number of marks is 120 (Session-I) and 150 (Session-II) in the Computer-Based Examination.
SessionsSubjectsNo. of questionsTotal marksTime duration
 Numerical and Mathematical Ability206045 minutes  (60 minutes for Scribe)
 Reasoning Ability and Problem Solving206045 minutes  (60 minutes for Scribe)
Total 40120 
Session -2    
 General Awareness257545 minutes (60 minutes for Scribe)
 English Language and Comprehension257545 minutes (60 minutes for Scribe)
Total 90150 

SSC MTS Paper 2 Exam Pattern

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Walking1600 meters in 15 minutes1000 meters in 20 minutes
Male (CHEST)Male (CHEST)
157.5 cm , relaxation  by 5 cm in the case of Assamese, Garhwalis, Gorkhas and members of Schedule TribesChest – 81 cm which will be fully expanded with minimum expansion of 5 cm
Height (Female)Weight (Female)
152 relaxation by 2.5 cm in the case of Assamese, Garhwalis, Gorkhas and members of Schedule Tribes48 kg relaxation by 2 Kg in the case of Assamese, Garhwali’s, Gorkhas and members of Schedule Tribes

Frequently Asked Questions on SSC MTS Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2023

Ques. Does the SSC MTS test have any negative marking?

Ans. The SSC MTS exam is divided into two sections- Paper-I and Paper II. There will be no negative marking on paper -1, but on paper -II, there will be a negative marking of one mark for each wrong answer.

Ques. How to apply for SSC MTS 2023 exam?

Ans. The aspirants can apply online at the authority site of SSC.

Ques. What are the requirements for applying for the SSC MTS 2022?

Ans. Registration/tenth class Examination Pass or equivalent capability from a perceived board is the base capability for the SSC MTS (Non-Technical) Examination 2022.

Ques. Which positions does the SSC MTS assessment occur?

Ans. The SSC MTS test is for non-gazette, non-pastoral Group-C situations in different services and workplaces of the Indian government.


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