SSC MTS 2023 Exam Pattern (Revised): Paper 1 Exam Format, Marking Scheme and More

SSC MTS 2023 Exam Pattern: Staff Selection Commission has made major changes in the selection process and exam format of SSC MTS Exam.

Candidates who are interested to apply for the post should check the given article to get complete details about the updated exam pattern for MTS post.

SSC will release SSC MTS 2023 Recruitment Notification on 14th June 2023. The exam is conducted to fill Group C Multi-Tasking Staff Vacancies for various Ministers and Departments of Government of India.

As per the revised selection process, candidates will be selected based on Paper 1 (Online Mode) followed by Document Verification. But for MTS Havaldar post, there will be an additional round of physical standard after the online exam.

SSC MTS 2023 Review

SSC MTS 2023 Overview
Post Multi Tasking Staff (MTS)
Conducting Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
Category Government Jobs
Exam mode Online
Exam Frequency Annually
Selection process Paper 1-Written Test
PET/PST (for Havaldar only)
Age limit 18-25 years old
18-27 years (for some posts)
Eligibility 10th
Language of Examination bilingual
SSC Official Website
SSC MTS 2023 Review

SSC MTS 2023 Selection Process

Before knowing the format of the exam, candidates must know well about the updated SSC MTS 2023 selection process. As per the revised pattern, there will be no descriptive exam for the MTS post. Selection will be based on paper 1 which will be conducted online.

Selection steps The reference
Paper 1 CBT was conducted in 2 sessions
PET/PST (for Havildar post only) Physical efficiency – walking
Physical standard – height, chest and weight measurements
Document verification Verification of eligibility documents
SSC MTS 2023 Selection Process

SSC MTS 2023 Exam Pattern

Staff Selection Commission has revised SSC MTS 2023 Exam Pattern for SSC MTS. Candidates should also review the revised SSC MTS 2023 Syllabus. The exam will be conducted online through computer based testing. Candidates can check the revised exam pattern of Paper 1 in the given list.

SSC MTS 2023 Exam Pattern : Paper 1 (CBT)

session & Sections Total questions Total Marks duration
Session 1
Numerical and mathematical ability
20 60
Reasoning skills and problem solving 20 60
total 40 120 45 minutes
(Correspondents eligible candidates will get 60 minutes)
Session 2
General awareness
25 75
English Language and Comprehension 25 75
total 50 150 45 minutes
(Correspondents eligible candidates will get 60 minutes)
SSC MTS 2023 Exam Pattern Paper 1

Marking Scheme for Paper 1

  • The exam consists of 90 objective questions (multiple choice questions) carrying a total of 270 marks.
  • Candidates will get three marks for each correct answer while one mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • Note that there is no negative marking in session 1 but there will be negative marking of 1 mark in session 2.
  • Overall, there are four categories: numerical and mathematical ability; Reasoning ability and problem solving; public awareness; and English Language and Comprehension. Each section consists of 20 to 25 questions.
  • The total duration of the exam is 90 minutes and the allotted time for VH and CP candidates is 120 minutes.

SSC MTS Exam Pattern: PET & PST

Candidates applying for SSC MTS Havildar post in CBIC and CBN must appear for qualifying PET and PST exam naturally. Candidates can review the latest exam format for PET and PST rounds in the given table.

Physical Efficiency Test

PET for SSC MTS Havaldar the walk
male 1600 meters in 15 minutes
woman 1 km in 20 minutes
SSC MTS 2023: Physical Efficiency Test

*Officials removed cycling round from PET. Now candidates will be selected based on walk only.

Physical Standard Test

quantity male woman
height 157.5 cm 152 cm
the chest 81 cm N/A
the weight N/A 48 kg
SSC MTS 2023: Physical Standard Test

SSC MTS 2023 Exam Pattern FAQs

Q-Is there any negative marking in SSC MTS exam?

Answer-Yes, there is negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer in Section 2 of Computer Based Examination.

Q-What is the selection process for SSC MTS Exam?

As per answer-updated syllabus, applicants are selected based on Paper 1 which is conducted online followed by document verification. There is an additional round of PET/PST after Paper 1 for Havaldar posts.

Q-What is the total time allotted for SSC MTS Exam?

Candidates will get 45 minutes to complete each session of the exam. Whereas for Writers eligible candidates will get 60 minutes.

How many questions are there in Q-SSC MTS Exam?

Answer- There are 90 objective questions (multiple choice questions) in the exam of total 270 marks.

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