How to Prepare for SSC MTS Tier 2 Exam 2022?

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 25th, 2023

SSC MTS Tier 2 Preparation: The Staff Selection Commission conducts the recruitment process for various multi-tasking jobs. Candidates applying for the job have to appear in two papers which are Paper-1 (Tier-1) and Paper-2 (Tier-2). While Tier-1 is objective and candidates can easily get the information on how to prepare for it, Tier-2 is descriptive for which candidates often get confused about how to prepare for it. 

Here, we have given some SSC MTS Tier 2 preparation tips which can be helpful for the candidates while preparing for MTS Paper-2. Recently, the Paper 2 of MTS was conducted on 08 May 2022. Currently, SSC MTS Tier 1 is scheduled to be held from 05 July to 22 July 2022. Those who will clear the Tier 1 paper will be asked to appear in the Descriptive Test. Read the article below to know about SSC MTS Tier 2 preparation 2022 and understand the tips to write an Essay and Letter gracefully.

Also read: SSC MTS Preparation Tips 2022

SSC MTS Tier 2 Preparation 2022

SSC MTS Tier 2 is the second stage of the recruitment process which is common in both MTS and Havaldar recruitment. Those who will clear Paper 1 which is scheduled to be conducted from 05 July to 22 July will be asked to appear in the Tier 2 exam which is a descriptive paper consisting of Essay and Letter writing. The exam date of Tier 2 is not disclosed yet. It is highly important for candidates to check the SSC MTS Tier 2 preparation tips 2022 to crack the exam with flying colours. These preparation tips for SSC MTS Paper 2 are suggested by our subject matter experts and based on the feedback received from the students.

Before learning the SSC MTS Tier 2 preparation tips, let us first understand its exam pattern below.

SSC MTS Tier 2 Preparation: Exam Pattern

SSC MTS Tier 2 will be a 30 minutes paper in which the candidates have to write an essay/letter on the provided topic or the topic of their choice. The letter can be formal or informal while the essay needs to be descriptive explaining the topic.

SSC MTS Paper 2


150-200 words


75-150 words


Hindi, English, or any other language listed by the authorities

Time Limit

30 minutes

SSC MTS Tier 2 Preparation Tips

SSC MTS Paper 2 has two components: Essay and Letter writing. In this section, we will discuss the SSC MTS Tier 2 preparation tips for Letter and Essay writing which will be useful for you to understand the errors that you must avoid making in the paper.

SSC MTS Tier 2 Preparation for Letter Writing

Analyze your situation: The key to excel in this section is based on the fact that you know how good you are on the basis of your writing skills. If your basic writing skills are good then not much time will be required however if your basics are weak then a lot of practice and writing is required in order to prepare.

What if my writing skills are poor: Candidates need to start from the basics by working on their grammar and vocabulary. Vocabulary can be improved by daily reading habits. Consider a newspaper or a novel to work on your vocabulary and make a habit of writing 5 new words daily. For grammar refer to any good publication grammar book.

For SSC MTS Tier 2 preparation, try to write at least one letter on any topic daily and while writing, try to work on your writing skills.

What if my writing skills are good: 

If candidates have a good command of grammar and vocabulary then they can proceed to work on the format of the letter as this is one of the things checked by the examiner. Your basics might be good but still, practice is required. While writing, try to focus on the objective of the letter you are writing. Consider taking the mocks test. 

SSC MTS Tier 2 Preparation for Essay Writing

The first step for the essay will be the same as letter writing in which candidates need to analyze their situation if their writing skills are good or not. Afterwards, they can refer to the tips which are mentioned below:

Work on the Format

Any writing sample can gain a good impression if the introduction is good enough and after that, you need to make sure that you include the following things in your essay:

  • Positive
  • Negative
  • Aim/Objective
  • Importance 
  • Conclusion

Pick the Right Topics: The person analyzing your essay will be a government official, so make sure that the topics on which you write can be related to the government or any government policies or related to the country. Government schemes can be the first option.

Newspaper Editorial: Candidates while doing SSC MTS Tier 2 preparation should make a daily habit to read the editorial part of the newspaper from which they can improve their vocabulary and also become aware of the current situation and the views of people nowadays.

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