SSC MTS 2022 Exam Details- Imp Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus,

SSC MTS 2022 Exam

SSC MTS 2022 Exam Details: The Staff Selection Commission of India will conduct MTS 2022 for selecting candidates for the position of Multi-Purpose Staff in several departments of the government. It is relatively much easier than other SSC Exams, as the minimum education qualification for this exam is 10th pass.

In this article, we have laid down detailed information on the SSC MTS 2022 Exam, and it is recommended to every candidate that they have a nice look at this before taking this exam.

SSC MTS 2022 Exam Details

SSC MTS 2022 Exam Basic Info

The table below lists some basic details of SSC MTS 2022:

Exam NameSSC MTS
SSC MTS Full FormStaff Selection Commission-Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff Examination
Conducting BodySSC
Exam LevelNational
Exam FrequencyOnce a year
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Exam ModePaper-I: Online, Paper-II: Offline
Exam DurationPaper -I: 90 minutes, Paper -II: 30 minutes
Exam PurposeSelection of candidates for Group-C non-gazetted, non-ministerial posts
Exam LanguageEnglish, Hindi, and other regional languages

SSC MTS 2022 Important Dates

The table below lists all the important events against their respective dates:

Official notification will be released1st week of April 2022
Online application form starts from2nd week of April 2022
Last date for applying online2nd week of May 2022
Last date for making online fee payment2nd week of May 2022
Last date for generation of offline Challan2nd week of May 2022
Last date for payment through Challan1st week of June 2022
Admit Card for MTS examlast week of July 2022
SSC MTS Exam (Paper-I)1st week of September 2022 (CBE)
Paper-II exam3rd week of November 2022 (Descriptive paper)
Final ResultTo be notified later.

SSC MTS 2022 Eligibility Criteria


  • Candidate must be a citizen of India or should be a subject of Bhutan or Nepal.
  • A Tibetan refugee who came here before 1st January 1962 with the intention to settle here permanently.
  • Candidate must have passed the 10th exam (High school) from a recognized board.
  • Candidate pursuing 10th will also be eligible subject to the submission of certificates whenever asked.
  • Age must be within 18-25 years as on 01.08.2022. Age relaxation will be applied for reserved categories as per the norms prescribed.
  • Date of birth mentioned in the Matriculation (10th) certificate or equivalent exam will be taken into consideration for age count.

Age Relaxation

CategoryMax. Age Limit
SC/ST30 years
OBC 28 years
PH(GEN) 35 years
PH(OBC) 38 Years
PH(SC/ST) 40 years
GEN 28 years
OBC 29 years
SC/ST 33 years
Domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir
GEN 30 years
SC/ST 35 years
OBC 33 years

SSC MTS 2022 Exam Pattern 

Staff Selection Commission determines the exam pattern of multi-tasking staff examination.

Paper 1Objective Multiple ChoiceComputer-Based Exam90 minutes
Paper 2Descriptive PaperOffline30 minutes

SSC MTS Paper I Pattern

  • The paper comprises of objective type multiple-choice questions.
  • The duration of the exam is 1.5 hours.
  • Following table shows the marks distribution of the paper:
SubjectsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksTotal Duration for General candidatesTotal Duration for PWD candidates
General English 252590 Minutes120 Minutes
General Intelligence and Reasoning2525
Numerical Aptitude 2525
General Awareness2525

SSC MTS Paper-II Pattern

  • Paper II is a descriptive paper and qualifying in nature. It tests the elementary language skills of the candidates.
  • The paper consists of one question on short essay writing/letter writing in English or any language included in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution.
  • Paper II will be of 50 marks
SubjectMaximum MarksTotal Duration for General candidatesTotal Duration for PWD candidates
Short Essay/Letter in English or any language included in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution5030 minutes40 minutes

Marking Scheme

  • Paper I consists of 100 questions; each question will carry 1 mark each.
  • Negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
  • Paper II is of qualifying nature and will only test candidates’ elementary skills. It will have a maximum mark of 50. Only those who qualify the paper I will be eligible to write Paper II.

SSC MTS Formula to Calculate Marks

Total Score= (Number of correct answers*1) – (Number of correct answers*0.25)

SSC MTS 2022 Syllabus 

Below is a topic-wise break up of all the sections that will be covered in SSC MTS 2022 Exam:

SectionsSSC MTS Syllabus 
General Intelligence and ReasoningSimilarities and Differences, Space Visualization, Problem Solving, Analysis, Judgment, Decision Making, Visual Memory, Observation, Relationship Concepts, Figure Classification, Arithmetical Number Series, Non-Verbal Series, Arithmetical Computation, Analytical Functions etc.
Numerical Aptitude SyllabusNumber Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions, 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 AwarenessQuestions will be set to test the ability of the candidate’s general awareness about the world around him and of the political environment of the country. The test will also include questions on current events and India’s recent economic and social policies. Candidates should also keep themselves updated on India’s relations/agreements with the neighbouring countries. Apart from that, candidates should cover the following topics:
Indian Constitution, Booker, and National, Award-Winning Books, History, Culture, Awards and Honours, Current Affairs, Science – Inventions & Discoveries. Important Financial & Economic News
English LanguageCandidates will be tested on their understanding of the Basics of English Language, Vocabulary, Grammar, Sentence structure, Synonyms, Antonyms and its correct usage etc. Along with that, candidates will be tested on his/her writing ability. 

Section-wise topics and their weightage 

Below we have discussed a number of questions from each topic of each section, that you can expect to face in the SSC MTS 2022 Exam. 

Syllabus of General Intelligence and Reasoning

ChaptersNumber of questions
Word formation1-2
Arranging word in a meaningful order1-2
Venn diagram1-2
Direction distances0-1
Blood relations1-2
Missing numbers1-4
Verbal and non-verbal reasoning5-6

Syllabus of Numerical Aptitude

TopicNumber of Questions
Ratio and proportion1-2
Problem on Age0-1
Speed distance and time2-3
Profit and loss5-7
Number series0-1
Number system0-1
Time and work1-3
Mixture problem0-1

Syllabus of General English

TopicsNo. of Questions
Reading comprehension5 (1 passage)
Fill in the blanks3
Phrases or idioms3
One word substitution3
Sentence correction4
Error spotting3

Syllabus of General Awareness

TopicsNo. Of Questions
Static GK10
Current Affairs10

SSC MTS 2022 Application Process

Candidates can apply for SSC MTS in two parts – one-time registration and application. Candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to fill the application form for Staff Selection Commission-Multi Tasking Staff (SSC MTS) exam:

Part-I: SSC MTS Registration

Before commencing with the application process, candidates need to register themselves on the official website of the commission. For the same, candidates can follow the steps mentioned below:

  • Visit the official website of SSC –
  • Click on the Register Now link
  • Fill all details asked in the registration form such as:
Candidate’s nameFather’s name
Mother’s nameGender
Date of birthCategory
Permanent addressEmail ID
Class X board nameClass X roll number
Class X passing yearLevel of educational qualification
ID proof numberMobile number
  • Click on Save
  • Upload scanned images of photo and signature as per the below-mentioned specifications:

SSC MTS Document
File Dimension (in cm)File Size (in KB)
  • Click on the Save Draft button
  • Click on the Final Submit button
  • Enter the One-Time Password (OTP) received on the registered mobile number or email ID
  • Click on the Submit button
  • Note down the system-generated registration ID
  • Note down the password sent on registered email ID

Part-II: SSC MTS Application

Once successfully registered, candidates will be re-directed to the SSC MTS application window. Thereafter, candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to fill the SSC MTS application form 2021:

  • Click on the Apply button
  • Fill all details asked in the application form such as:
Educational qualificationThree preferences for exam centre
  • Click on the declaration at the end of the page
  • Verify all the details provided in the online form
  • Click on the Submit button
  • Pay SSC MTS application fee in online mode through BHIM UPI/internet banking or by using credit/debit card of Visa/Mastercard/Maestro/RuPay. Candidates can also pay the fee in offline mode via SBI challan.
CategorySSC MTS Application Fee 2020
General/Other Backward Class (OBC)Rs 100
Women (of all categories)/Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Persons with Disability (PwD)/Ex-Servicemen (ESM)Nil

Once the fee is successfully paid, the candidates’ SSC MTS application process will be complete.

SSC MTS 2022 Books

Candidates can take guidance from the SSC MTS books listed below for the topics covered in the exam

SubjectBooks NameAuthor
EnglishPlinth to Paramount
Wren & Martin (for basics)
Neetu Singh
P.C Wren
 Quantitative Aptitude Kiran Previous Year
quicker Maths (M. Tyra)
 Kiran’s Publications
BSC Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd.
 ReasoningKiran Reasoning
Reasoning Arihant
Kiran Publication
Arihant Publication
General AwarenessLucent’s Objective General Knowledge
Lucent’s G.K paperback
Lucent Publication
Dr.Binay Karna, Sanjeev Kumar and Manwendra Mukul

SSC MTS Exam Day Instructions

Carry a printed copy of your SSC MTS Admit Card, two passport-sized recent color photographs, and a valid ID proof to the SSC MTS 2021 exam center.

  • The ID proofs which are approved by the conducting authority are Aadhar, driving license, university or college ID card, voter ID card or Pan card.
  • Candidates must remember that they are not allowed to carry the following items in the exam centre: Watches (timers, wristwatch, etc.), books, pens, paper chits, magazines, electronic items (such as mobile phones, Bluetooth devices, pen camera or buttonhole camera, scanner, calculator, pen drives, hard drives, CDs or other storage devices).
  • Pens, pencils and papers required for rough work would be provided by the centre in the exam hall.
  • A wall clock will be made available in the classroom so candidates need not worry about managing time.
  • Please note that if any candidate is found carrying any of these prohibited items inside the examination hall, the candidate will be barred from the SSC MTS examination for three years.
  • No family members, friends, guardians, or associates will be allowed with candidates inside the examination centre.
  • Candidates will be frisked before they enter the classroom where the exam is scheduled. After they enter clear the security check to make sure they are not carrying any of the prohibited items, they will be asked to lead to their classrooms.
  • A separate frisking area will be arranged for female candidates. All candidates will be frisked by female personnel only. The process is compulsory for all candidates.
  • No candidate is allowed to leave the examination room before the completion of the exam.
  • If a candidate leaves the examination room without the permission of exam invigilator, he/she will not be allowed to enter the examination hall and will be debarred from this exam.
  • Please make sure that you sign the Attendance sheet when it is circulated in the examination hall.

NOTE: Candidates must note that they are to avoid talking to each other or indulging in any unfair means as it would lead to direct cancellation of your candidature and debarment from future SSC Exams.


This article discusses SSC MTS 2022 Exam in details. Every candidate is suggested to go through the aforementioned information very carefully. It is hoped that the contents of this article result to be helpful to all the candidates.  

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