SSC MTS Syllabus Details
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SSC MTS Syllabus Details

SSC MTS Syllabus Details: Staff Selection Commission (SSC) recruits Group C posts of Multi Tasking Staff (MTS) in Different States and Union Territories. The following are the Syllabus details to apply for the SSC MTS Vacancies.

Syllabus:

Paper-I: Questions on ‘General Intelligence and Reasoning’ will be non-verbal considering the functions attached to the post. Questions on Numerical Aptitude and General English will be simple, of a level that an average matriculate will be in a position to answer comfortably. Questions on General Awareness will be also of similar standard.

General Intelligence: It would include questions of non-verbal type. The test will include questions on similarities and differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts, figure classification, arithmetical number series, nonverbal series etc. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate’s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation and other analytical functions.

English Language: Candidates’ understanding of the Basics of English Language, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage, etc. his/her writing ability would be tested.

Numerical Aptitude: This paper will include questions on problems relating to Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions and relationship between Numbers, Fundamental arithmetical operations, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, use of Tables and Graphs, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio and Time, Time and Work, etc.

General Awareness: Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution and Scientific Research etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

NOTE: For VH candidates of 40% and above visual disability and opting for SCRIBE there will be no component of Maps/Graphs/Diagrams/Statistical Data in the General Intelligence & Reasoning / General Awareness Paper.

Paper-II: The Paper will be set in English and Hindi and to the extent possible in other languages mentioned in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution, to test basic language skills commensurate with the educational qualification prescribed for the post. Candidates will be required to write one short essay/letter in English and Hindi each. Candidates can opt to write the essay/letter in any Indian language included in the 8th schedule of Constitution.

SSC MTS Eligibility Details: Eligibility conditions that are needed to applying for the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Multi Tasking Staff Exam are given below…..

SSC MTS Eligibility Details:

Nationality:The candidate must be either:
(a) a citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January,1962, with the intention of
permanently settling in India, or
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African
countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania(Formerly Tanganyika and
Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Age Limit: Candidates age limit should be between 18-25 years as on 01-01-2014 (i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1989 and not later than 01-01-1996).

Relaxation of Upper age limit:

Sr.No                                            Category Age-Relaxation permissible beyond the Upper age limit
01 SC/ ST  5 years
02 OBC  3 years
03 PH  10 years
04 PH + OBC   13 years
05 PH + SC/ST  15 years
06 Ex-Servicemen (Unreserved / General)  03 years
07 Ex-Servicemen (OBC)  06 years
08 Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)  08 years
09 Central Govt. Civilian Employees (General/Unreserved) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on crucial date.  Up to 40 years of age
10 Central Govt. Civilian Employees ( OBC ) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on crucial date.  Up to 43 years
11 Central Govt. Civilian Employees ( SC/ST ) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on crucial date. Up to 45 years of age
12 Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir( Unreserved/General )    5 years
13 Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir( OBC )  8 years
14 Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir( SC/ST)  10 years
15 Widows / Divorced Women / Women judicially separated and who are not remarried ( Unreserved/General )  Up to 35 years of age
16 Widows / Divorced Women / Women judicially separated and who are not remarried( OBC )  Up to 38 years of age
17  Widows / Divorced Women / Women judicially separated and who are not remarried( SC/ST )  Up to 40 years of age
18 Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (Unreserved/General )  3 years
19  Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (OBC )  6 (3+3) years
20  Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed  area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ST)  8 (3+5) years
21 Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces ( Unreserved/General )  Up to 45 years of age
22 Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces ( OBC )  Up to 48 years of age
23 Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces ( SC/ST )  Up to 50 years of age
24 Retrenched census employees of Office of Registrar General of India (Unreserved/General ) (They will be considered only for offices under RGI in their order of merit and subject to availability of vacancies )  3 years plus length of service rendered by them in connection with
census, before retrenchment , and Weightage of past service.
25 Retrenched census employees of Office of Registrar General of India ( OBC )
( They will be considered only for offices under RGI in their order of merit and subject to availability of vacancies )
 Do + 3 years
26 Retrenched census employees of Office of Registrar General of India ( SC/ST ) ( They will be considered only for offices under RGI in their order of merit and subject to availability of
vacancies )
 Do + 5 years

Educational Qualification: Candidates must have passed Matriculation Examination or equivalent from a recognized board as on 13-12-2013.

Note: Candidates who have not acquired/ will not acquire the educational qualification as on the closing date of receipt of application will not be eligible and need not apply.

 

SSC MTS Selection Procedure Details: Selection Process details for Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Multi Tasking Staff (MTS) Exam are given below…

Selection Process: Staff Selection Commission selection process is based on Written Examination. Candidates shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the examination will be required to appear for a descriptive type qualifying paper for testing basic language skills. Written Examination consists of two paper, candidates who qualifed objective type paper (Paper I) will be shortlisted for the descriptive type (Paper-II) examination on the basis of their performance in Paper-I. Paper-II will only of qualifying nature.

Written Examination: The written exam will consist of (Paper-I) objective type paper and (Paper-II) descriptive type.
(i) Paper-I will consist of questions on ‘General Intelligence and Reasoning’ will be non-verbal considering the functions attached to the post. Questions on Numerical Aptitude and General English will be simple, of a level that an average matriculate will be in a position to answer comfortably. Paper-II will be held only for such candidates who meet the cut-off prescribed by the Commission in Paper-I for different categories.
(ii) Paper-II will be descriptive in which the candidate will be required to write short essay/letter in English and one language included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution. Paper-II will only be of qualifying nature and is intended to test elementary language skills in view of recategorization of the post as Group-C and in view of job requirements.

Note: 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. 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.

(iii) Documents verification will be conducted for those candidates who have qualified in written examination.

SSC MTS Exam Pattern Details: Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Multi Tasking Staff (MTS) Examination Pattern and scheme of examination are given below…

Written Exam: The written examination will consist of (Paper-I)  objective type paper and (Paper-II) descriptive type as shown below.

Paper-I:

Part Subject Maximum Mark Total Duration/Timing for General candidates Total Duration/ Timing for Visually Handicapped/ Cerebral Palsy candidates
A General Intelligence & Reasoning (25 Questions) 25 2 Hours
10.00 AM. to 12.00 Noon
or
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
2 Hours 40 mins10.00 A.M. to 12.40 PM
or2:00 PM to 4:40 PM
B Numerical Aptitude (25 questions) 25
C General English( 50 questions) 50
D General Awareness(50 questions) 50

 

Paper-II:

Subject Maximum Marks Total Duration /Timing for General candidates Total Duration/Timing for Visually Handicapped/Cerebral Palsy  candidates
Short Essay/Letter in English or any language included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution 50 30 Minutes 45 Minutes

 

(i) Paper-I will consist of Objective Type – Multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi. The Commission reserves the right to set the questions additionally in regional languages subject to technical feasibility. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. Paper-II will be held only for such candidates who meet the cut-off prescribed by the Commission in Paper-I for different categories.

(ii) Paper-II will be descriptive in which the candidate will be required to write short essay/letter in English or any one language included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution. Paper-II will only be of qualifying nature and is intended to test elementary language skills in view of recategorization of the post as Group-C and in view of job requirements.