SSC Multi-Tasking Staff Written Examination Pattern 2012-13
SSC Multi-Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff (MTS) written examination will consist of (Paper-I) objective type paper and (Paper-II) descriptive type. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer
Paper-I will consist of Objective Type- Multiple choice questions only- 2 Hours, Handicapped: 2 Hours 40 mins
A. General Intelligence & Reasoning- 25questions- 25 Marks
B. Numerical Aptitude- 25 questions- 25 Marks
C. General English- 50 questions- 50 Marks
D. General Awareness- 50 questions- 50 Marks
Paper-II will only be of qualifying nature- 30 minutes, 45 min for Handicapped
Short Essay/Letter in English and Vernacular language- 50 Marks
SSC Multi-Tasking (MTS) Written Test Syllabus2012- 13:
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 et c. 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 neighboring 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.