SSC MTS Exam Pattern 2018-19 – Changed Exam Pattern

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has changed the exam pattern of MTS exam 2018-19.

As per the new notification by SSC MTS 2018-19 examination will be held from Update Soon.

First this exam was conducted on Update Soon. First the exam was offline.

Now the exam will be held by online mode.

Changes Made in SSC MTS Exam Pattern 2018-19

ParticularsNew Pattern
Number of Questions25 each
Duration of SSC MTS Exam (General Category)120 Minutes
Duration of SSC MTS Exam 2018 (Visual Handicapped/Cerebral Palsy)160 Minutes

SSC MTS Exam Pattern 2018-19

The MTS Exam 2018-19 is based on an approach to test the basic knowledge of a candidate. For this purpose, the exam has been divided under two sections:

  • Paper I, and
  • Paper II

MTS Tier 1 New Exam Pattern

SubjectMarksNo. of Questions
General Intelligence2525
Numerical Aptitude2525
General English5025
General Awareness5025

Duration of MTS Tier 1 Exam Pattern

There is total time allotted to general candidates is 90 Minutes and for visually handicapped/cerebral palsy candidates is 120 minutes.

Old MTS Exam Paper- I Exam Pattern

This is an objective type question paper where a candidate would be required to choose the correct answer from the given options. The paper will consist of 4 sections, namely, General Intelligence, Numerical Aptitude, English and General Awareness. The total of questions in the paper would be 150 and a candidate will have 120 minutes to answer them. Needless to say, like all other competitive exams this exam will also have a negative marking of 0.25 for every wrong answer. To sum up, the exam pattern will be as:

Sr. NoSubjectNo. of QuestionsNo. of MarksDuration
1Intelligence & Reasoning25252 Hours
2Numerical Aptitude2525
4General Awareness5050

Note: In case a candidate is declared as visually handicapped, he/ she will be offered an extra 40 minutes to complete the same paper. Irrespective of who the candidate is, the exam will begin at 10:00 am.

MTS Exam Paper- II

After complete the Paper- I, candidates are required to sit for Paper-II on the same day. The exam will commence from 2:00 pm and will have a duration of 30 minutes. Within this time period, a candidate would be asked to either write a short essay or a letter. For candidates who are visually handicapped, they would be allotted an extra time period of 15 minutes.

Sr. NoSubjectTotal MarksTotal Duration
1Short Essay Writing / Letter Writing5030 minutes

Once a candidate has cleared both the level, he/ she is found fit for the post.

Things to remember for SSC MTS Exam Pattern 2018-19

  • Both Paper I and Paper II are required to be given on the same day, in the present case- 2017
  • Paper- I will have objective type questions, all questions will be available in English/ Hindi except for the English section.
  • A proof of being a handicap needs to be given at the time of online application.
  • Candidate’s age should be in between 18 to 25 years, unless he/ she belongs to SC/ ST/ OBC.

The pattern of MTS Exam is the key. Any candidate who wishes to score well will definitely realize the fact that exam pattern will help him/ her towards making a strong preparation for the exam. Based on the number of questions from each section, a candidate can structure his preparations.

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