SSC MTS Exam Pattern 2020 - SSC will release SSC MTS 2020 exam pattern along with the official notification. Candidates must check the exam pattern of SSC MTS 2020 before starting their preparations. SSC MTS exam pattern 2020 comprises the details like topics included in the exam, marking scheme, exam duration ,etc. SSC MTS is conducted for two papers - paper 1 and paper 2. According to the SSC MTS 2020 paper pattern, paper 1 comprises objective questions while paper 2 will be descriptive in nature. Candidates are advised to check the exam pattern of Staff Selection Commission MTS for effective preparations. Candidates can fill SSC MTS application form 2020 from June 2 to July 7. SSC MTS 2020 will be conducted for the recruitment of candidates as Multi-Tasking Staff in various Central Government departments. For more details about SSC MTS exam pattern 2020, candidates can check the article below.

SSC MTS Exam Pattern 2020

SSC MTS Exam Pattern 2020 (Paper 1 & 2)





Paper 1

Objective Multiple Choice

Computer Based Exam

90 minutes

Paper 2

Descriptive Paper


30 minutes

SSC MTS 2020 Exam Pattern - Paper 1

  • The paper 1 of SSC MTS will be conducted in computer based mode.

  • SSC MTS paper 1 comprises four sections - General English, General Intelligence & Reasoning, Numerical Aptitude and General Awareness.

  • The paper 1 of SSC MTS will be conducted for 100 marks.

For more details about SSC MTS paper 1 exam pattern, candidates can check the table below.

SSC MTS Exam Pattern 2020 For Paper 1


Number of Questions

Maximum Marks


General English



90 minutes

General Intelligence & Reasoning



Numerical Aptitude



General Awareness



SSC MTS 2020 Marking Scheme - Paper 1


Marks Allotted

Correct Answer

+1 Mark

Incorrect Answer

-0.25 Mark

Formula To Calculate Marks

Total Score = Number of correct answer X 1 – Number of incorrect answer X 0.25

SSC MTS 2020 Exam Pattern - Paper 2

  • SSC MTS paper 2 is descriptive in nature and will be conducted in offline mode.

  • Paper 2 of SSC MTS is descriptive in nature.

  • The marks scored by candidates in paper 1 are not considered for final merit. However in case of any tier between two candidates, the exam conducting authorities will consider marks scored in paper 2.

For more details about SSC MTS paper 2, check table below.
SSC MTS Paper 2 Exam Pattern 2020


Maximum Marks


Essay/Letter Writing


30 minutes

SSC MTS Syllabus 2020

The exam conducting authority prescribes the syllabus in the official notification. Candidates must check detailed syllabus along with the exam pattern of SSC MTS 2020. With the help of syllabus, candidates can check important topics and chapters asked in the exam.The syllabus is prescribed separately for each section.

SSC MTS Question Papers 2020

With the help of previous year question papers, candidates can check the marking scheme and questions asked in the exam. Candidates can also make proper strategy and can prepare effectively with the help of question papers.

How to Prepare for SSC MTS 2020

  • Make a study time table for effective preparations.

  • Prepare from the best books to prepare for SSC MTS.

  • Attempt an online mock test for better time management.

  • Practice from previous year question papers.

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - SSC MTS Exam Pattern 2020

Question: How many papers are there in SSC MTS?


There are two papers in SSC MTS exam - paper 1 (objective) and paper 2(descriptive).

Question: Is there any negative marking in SSC MTS?


Yes, there will be a negative marking of -.025 for every incorrect answer in SSC MTS exam.

Question: Does descriptive exam marks be considered for SSC MTS final result?


No, final SSC MTS result will be declared on the basis of normalised marks of paper 1.

Question: What is the selection process of SSC MTS?


There are three stages in the SSC MTS selection process - paper1, paper 2 and document verification.

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