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SSC MTS Syllabus 2020: Check Detailed Topics for All the Sections

SSC MTS Syllabus: SSC (Staff Selection Commission) has released the tentative schedule for SSC MTS (Multitasking Staff) for the year 2020-21. It is an all India level test conducted for the recruitment of candidates for Group ‘C’ Non-Gazetted, Non-Ministerial posts in central government ministries/offices and departments. In this article, we will emphasize on the SSC MTS Syllabus 2020 along with the selection procedure, vacancies, study material, etc.

SSC MTS Syllabus contains topics from 4 sections – Quant, Reasoning, English & General Awareness. We ware going to have a look at all the SSC MTS syllabus topics for each section below.

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The recruitment through SSC MTS is done for the following posts: 

  • Peon
  • Gardner
  • Daftary
  • Jamadar
  • Junior Gestetner Operator
  • Chowkidar
  • Safaiwala, etc.

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SSC MTS Syllabus 2020

Now, let’s discuss in detail the most awaited topic: SSC MTS Syllabus for 2020-21.
Given below is the list of topics to be covered for each section mentioned above:

SSC MTS Syllabus – Quantitative Aptitude

The SSC MTS Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude contains the following topics:

Number SystemNumber Series
HCF and LCMDecimal and Fractions
SimplificationFundamental Arithmetic Operations
Profit and LossTime Speed and distance
ApproximationRatio and Proportion
PartnershipTime and work
Data InterpretationSimple and Compound Interest
Pipes and CisternsProbability
MensurationPermutation and Combination
Problem on agesMixture and allegation

SSC MTS Syllabus- Reasoning Ability

Candidates need to prepare the following topics in SSC MTS syllabus for Reasoning Ability:

AnalogyMissing Numbers
SyllogismCoding and decoding
Direction and distanceClassification
Non-verbal reasoningVerbal reasoning
Blood relationInput-output
Coded inequalitiesRanking/ Alphabet Series
Analytical FunctionsDecision Making
Seating Arrangement (Puzzles)Word generation


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SSC MTS Syllabus – English Language

The SSC MTS Syllabus for English Language contains the following topics:

Sentence CorrectionDouble and triple fillers
Error SpottingSynonyms
Idioms and PhrasesSpelling correction
AntonymsPara jumbles
VocabularyOne word Substitution
Passage WritingReading Comprehension

SSC MTS Syllabus – General Awareness

Candidates need to prepare the following topics in SSC MTS syllabus for General Awareness:

Awards and HonoursGeography
Current affairsSports
MOUs and treatiesEconomy
Latest Inventions and discoveriesFinancial Institutions
Books and authorsLatest Government policies
ScienceStatic Gk


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SSC MTS 2020 – Important Dates

Before moving on to SSC MTS syllabus 2020 let’s take a look at the important dates for the examination:

S.No.EventsTentative Dates
1Starting Date to Apply Online2nd February 2021
2Final Date for Submission18th March 2021
3Last date for the online and offline fee payment18th March 2021
4Tentative Date of Computer Based Examination (Tier-I)1st July to 20th July 2021
5Tentative Date of Tier-II Examination (Descriptive Paper)To be updated soon
6The Tentative date for ResultTo be updated soon

Steps to apply for SSC MTS 2020

SSC MTS 2020- Selection Process

It is always advised to first take a glance at the sectional distribution i.e. exam pattern before starting the preparation according to the SSC MTS syllabus.
As per the SSC MTS Exam pattern, the recruitment exam will be conducted in 2 stages:

Paper I: It is an objective type test, consisting of MCQs (multiple choice questions)

Paper-II: It is a descriptive type of test (pen and paper mode)                             

S.NoSectionNo of QuestionsMax MarksDuration
1Quantitative Aptitude2525   90 minutes
2Reasoning Ability2525
3English Language2525
4General Awareness2525

  Sectional distribution for Paper-I  

SectionMax MarksDuration
Short Essay / Letter writing in English or any Language included in 8th Schedule of the Constitution5030 minutes

                                                       Paper-II Pattern

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Preparation Tips:

  1. Before starting the preparation, thoroughly analyze the previous year’s papers to understand the schema.
  2. Also, check the Previous Year Cut-off to set your goals accordingly. 
  3. A proper study plan is mandatory to crack such a competitive exam. Follow a 60 Day Study Plan curated for SSC MTS 2020 by Experts
  4. Practice SSC MTS Mock Test Now to improve your performance and boost your score. 

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Ques: How many papers are there in the SSC MTS Exam?
Ans: As per the SSC MTS Exam pattern, there would 2 stages of Exam:

    • Paper 1: Online Test
    • Paper 2: Descriptive test

Ques: What is the role of candidates selected in SSC MTS 2020?
Ans: Stacking files, maintaining records, keeping the area clean, etc are some of the roles under SSC MTS selected candidates.

Ques: What is the application fee for SSC MTS 2020?
Ans: Application fee for General candidates – Rs.100 PWD / SC / ST / Ex-servicemen / Female candidates – Nil

Ques: How many vacancies are there in SSC MTS 2020?
Ans: SSC has not yet released the vacancies for MTS 2020. But last year the number of vacancies was 7099.

Ques: What is the age limit for applying to SSC MTS 2020?
Ans: Minimum age: 18 years.
        Maximum age: 25 years (Age relaxation is also applicable)

Ques: What is the required educational qualification for SSC MTS 2020?
Ans: For applying in SSC MTS, the Candidate must have completed Matriculation or its equivalent from the government recognized Board.

That is all from us in this blog on SSC MTS Syllabus 2020. Keep checking this space fro all the latest SSC MTS exam updates.

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