SSC MTS Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2021, Download PDF in Hindi/English

SSC MTS Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2021, Download PDF in Hindi/English

BySachin Awasthi  |  Updated on: Apr 19, 2021SSC MTS also known as Staff Selection Commission-Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff Examination is a recruitment exam for general central service Group-C post. Check details like the official SSC MTS 2021 notification PDF, vacancies, application form dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern and more.
SSC MTS also known as Staff Selection Commission-Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff Examination is a recruitment exam for general central service Group-C post. Check details like the official SSC MTS 2021 notification PDF, vacancies, application form dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern and more.
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SSC MTS Syllabus 2021 for Paper 1 and Paper 2 (Descriptive)

SSC MTS Syllabus & Exam Pattern: The SSC MTS 2021 notification has been released by Staff Service Commission and the exam will take place from 1st till 20th July 2021. To help you prepare for the SSC MTS (Multi Tasking Staff) exam to ensure your selection into the service, we have discussed the SSC MTS Syllabus for Paper 1 and Paper 2 (Descriptive). SSC MTS exam consists of two Papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2. You will get to know the detailed syllabus for each paper of SSC MTS below. Moreover, you will also get to know the topic-wise weightage from each section so that you can focus on those topics that have the maximum weightage in the SSC Multi-Tasking Staff Examination 2021. We have listed below the direct link to download the SSC MTS syllabus PDF both in Hindi and English.  

Let us know the latest SSC MTS Syllabus for Paper 1, Paper 2 Descriptive in detail here as per the SSC Multitasking Staff notification released by the SSC. 

SSC MTS Exam Pattern

SSC MTS Syllabus 2021 covers the topic-wise curriculum. The SSC MTS 2021 exam is scheduled to be held from 1st to 20th July 2021 in various shifts. With only a few months left for the exam, it is vital to start your preparation to ace the SSC MTS exam. Below we have compiled the complete official syllabus (Subject wise & Topic Wise) for the SSC MTS exam 2021.

SSC MTS 2021 exam consists of 2 Papers:

  • SSC MTS Paper I: Objective Type Questions
  • SSC MTS Paper II: Descriptive Paper

To help you understand the SSC MTS paper scheme for Paper I and Paper II, we have formulated the pattern in the form of the table given below:







Total Questions

Exam Duration/ Timing for General candidates


General Intelligence & Reasoning


90 minutes 


Numerical Aptitude


General English


General Awareness



Short Essay/Letter in English or any language included in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution 


30 minutes

SSC MTS Syllabus 2021

SSC MTS Paper I is objective type. There are 100 questions asked in Paper I for which candidates will get 90 minutes. Questions will be based on the following topics:

  • General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • General Awareness
  • English Language

Now let's take a look at the section-wise SSC MTS syllabus 2021, which is mentioned below. You can also check the study material to boost your preparation.

SSC MTS Reasoning Syllabus

  • Analogy
  • Classification
  • Judgement
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Decision-making
  • Visual memory
  • Discriminating observation
  • Relationship concepts
  • Missing Number
  • Matrix
  • Word Formation
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Simplification
  • Arrangement of words
  • Blood Relation
  • Distance & Direction
  • Number/Word Series
  • Non-Verbal (Paper Cutting & Folding, Mirror & Water Image, Embedded figures, Figure Completion, Counting)
  • Embedded figures, Figure Completion, Counting of the figure)
  • Verbal (Statement Conclusion, Assertion & Reason,
  • Statement & Inference, Arguments)
  • Miscellaneous

SSC MTS Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Percentage
  • HCF & LCM
  • SI & CI
  • Profit, Loss & Discount
  • Time & Work
  • Time, Distance & Speed
  • Average
  • Problem on ages
  • Number System
  • Number Series
  • Data Interpretation
  • Mensuration
  • Geometry
  • Mixture & Alligation
  • Trigonometry
  • Computation of
  • Whole Numbers
  • Decimals and Fractions and relationship
  • between Numbers
  • Fundamental arithmetical operations
  • Miscellaneous

SSC MTS English Syllabus

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Error Spotting
  • Sentence Correction
  • Synonym & Antonym
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • One Word Substitution
  • Spelling Error
  • Others

SSC MTS General Awareness Syllabus

  • History
  • Geography
  • Polity
  • Economics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Computer
  • Current Affairs
  • Static GK (Imp. Dates, Sports, Awards, Schemes, Books & Authors etc.) 

SSC MTS Selection Process

Step I: Candidates will be shortlisted for the Paper-II on the basis of their performance in Paper-I.

Step II: Paper-II will only of qualifying nature. The cut-offs in Paper-I and qualifying marks in Paper-II may be different for vacancies in each State/ UT will be fixed at the discretion of the Commission.

Step III: Candidates for each State/UT will be finally selected based on their performance in Paper-I, subject to their meeting basic qualifying standards fixed in Paper-II.

Important Points to Remember

Point 1: Paper-I will consist of Objective Type- Multiple choice questions only.

Point 2: There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the questions.

Point 3: Paper-II will be descriptive in which the candidate will be required to write short essay/letter in English or any language included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution.

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SSC MTS 2021 Syllabus: Topic-wise Weightage

SSC MTS 2021 General Intelligence and Reasoning Topic-wise Weightage

The topic-wise analysis for General Intelligence and Reasoning section is tabulated below:

General Intelligence and Reasoning Topics

Number of Questions


1 to 2

Word Formation

1 to 2




3 to 4


3 to 4

Arranging of Words in a Meaningful Manner

1 to 2

Direction Distances

0 to 1

Blood Relation

1 to 2


4 to 6

Missing Number

2 to 3


2 to 4

Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning

5 to 6

Venn Diagram

1 to 2

SSC MTS 2021 Numerical Aptitude Topic-wise Weightage

The below table highlights the number of questions of different topics from Numerical Aptitude section:

Numerical Aptitude Topics

Number of Questions

Compound and Simple Interest

1 to 2


1 to 2


1 to 2

Ratio and Proportion

1 to 2

Problem on Age

0 to 1

Speed, Distance and Time

2 to 3


1 to 2

Profit and Loss

5 to 7

Number System

0 to 1

Number Series

0 to 1


2 to 3


0 to 1


1 to 2


0 to 1

Mixture Problem

0 to 1

Time and Work

1 to 3

Data Interpretation

2 to 3

SSC MTS 2021 General English Topic-wise Weightage

We have provided the topic-wise number of questions of different topics of General English section in the below table:

General English Topics

Number of Questions

Fill in the Blanks

2 to 3

Reading Comprehension

5 (1 passage)


2 to 3

Idioms and Phrases

3 to 4

Synonyms/ Antonyms

2 to 3

Sentence Correction


One-word Substitution

2 to 3

Spotting Error


SSC MTS 2021 General Awareness Topic-wise Weightage

The below-mentioned table enlists the number of questions topic-wise questions from General Awareness section:

General Awareness Topics

Number of Questions

Current Affairs

9 to 11

Static General Knowledge

9 to 11




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  • There are two papers for the SSC MTS Exam: SSC MTS Paper I and SSC MTS Paper II.

  • The following are the sections in the SSC MTS 2021 Exam for Paper I:

    • Reasoning Ability
    • Numerical Aptitude
    • English Language
    • General Awareness.
  • SSC MTS Syllabus for Paper II is descriptive in nature that will comprise of a short Essay/Letter in English Language or any language included in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution.

  • The SSC MTS Paper I is of a total of 100 marks.

  • Yes, you will be penalized 0.25 mark for each incorrect answer marked by you in the SSC MTS Paper I.

  • The SSC MTS Paper I will have only objective multiple-choice questions whereas SSC MTS Paper-II will be descriptive in nature.

  • You can apply for the SSC MTS 2021 Exam from 5th February to 21st March 2021. Apply for SSC MTS 2021 here.

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