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SSC MTS Preparation Tips in 2016-2017 to Crack the SSC MTS Exam

SSC MTS Preparation Tips 2016-2017: SSC Multi-Tasking Staff (MTS) exam has been scheduled on 16-April-2017, 30-April-2017, 07-May-2017. From now only couple of weeks left to prepare for the SSC online exam, candidates needs to look for various ways to enhance their preparation and score good in the exam. The competition for the SSC MTS exam is getting tough day by day, therefore it is necessary for candidates to do a strong preparation. Paper pattern, syllabus and understanding the requirements of the papers are the smart way to crack the exam. Huge number of candidates fill-up online SSC MTS application forms to take exam of SSC MTS every year. No doubt that the number of candidates increases every year and this year the expected number of candidates is more than 60 Lakhs. Increasing number of candidates increases the level of competition. The basic qualification for SSC MTS exam is 10th, but generally 12th, graduate, post graduates also apply for this exam to getting selected in SSC Multi Tasking Staff. We are providing here below some useful SSC MTS Preparation Tips in 2017 to crack the exam.

SSC MTS Exam Preparation Tips
SSC MTS Exam Preparation Tips
Some of the candidates try their luck and fill-up the SSC MTS Forms on-line, but most of the students are dedicated to this exam. These students prepare all time day and night to crack the exam. If you are also all set to crack the SSC MTS Exam this year but are worried about the increasing competition then don’t worry we have some really amazing tips to help you gain confidence and score high in the SSC MTS Exam 2016-2017.

Selection Procedure

First candidate should have to apply through the official website: Selection of the candidate will be finalized on the basis of their performance in the written examination, personal interview and merit.

Know The Scheme of Written Examination

The written examination will consist of Paper-I that will objective type and Paper-II that will be descriptive type.

  • Subjects: General Intelligence & Reasoning (25 questions, Max. 25 marks), Numerical Aptitude (25 questions, Max. 25 marks), General English (50 questions, Max. 50 marks), General Awareness (50 questions, Max. 50 marks)
  • Negative Marking: 0.25 marks for each wrong answer
  • Paper Type: Objective (Multiple choice questions in English & Hindi language)
  • Total Duration / Timing: For General Candidates 2 Hours 10:00 am to 12:00 noon (No entry after 9:30 am) and 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm (No entry after 1.30 pm). For Visually Handicapped/ Cerebral Palsy candidates 2 Hours 40 Mins 10:00 am to 12:40 pm (No entry after 9.30 am) and 2:00 pm to 4:40 pm (No entry after 1.30 pm)
  • Subjects: Short Essay/ Letter writting in English or any language included in the 8th schedule of the constitution.
  • Paper Type: Descriptive
  • Max Marks: 50
  • Total Duration / Timing: For General Candidates 30 minutes, and for Visually Handicapped/ Cerebral Palsy candidates 45 minutes

Know the Syllabus for Written Examination

  • General Intelligence: It would include questions of non-verbal type. The test will include questions on similarities and differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts, figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series etc. 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 neighbouring 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.
  • The Paper will be set in English and Hindi and to the extent possible in other languages mentioned in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution as given in Annexure-X, to 13 test basic language skills commensurate with the educational qualification prescribed for the post. Candidates will be required to write one short essay/letter in English or any language included in the 8th schedule of Constitution.

Preparation Tips to Crack SSC MTS Exam 2016-2017

  • Study, Revise and Mark Important Points: One of the biggest mistakes that students make, they complete the topic well and move forward. But this is not the way how you should prepare. Instead when you prepare a topic write it down in a note book and make important points of that topic so that you can memorize it. Now on the next day when you start studying next topic before that revise the older one. In this way you will always remain in touch with all the topics.
  • Study According to Syllabus: The syllabus of SSC Multi-Tasking Staff is huge especially quantitative and general knowledge. So please do not waste your time studying all the books and all subjects.
  • Solve Previous Years Papers: Solving previous year question paper gives you the idea and pattern of the exam for which you need to prepare. Solving previous year question papers are very helpful because your speed will increase and side by side you will get to know the pattern of the MTS exam that SSC follows.
  • Mock Tests: If you have completed all your syllabus and you think that you are all set to go then wait and take as many mock test as you can. Mock test will increase your speed and efficiency and taking you one step closer to your dream job.
  • Read Newspaper and Watch News on TV: If you want to score high in general awareness it is important that you watch news regularly and stay updated with time.

SSC MTS Preparation Books References

  • SSC Multi-Tasking Recruitment Exam 2016-2017 (Non-Technical) by expert compilations: Arihant publication
  • Disha Publications SSC Multi-Tasking MTS Staff Exam Books: Disha Publications
  • SSC Multi-Tasking Staff Non-Technical Hindi: R Gupta
  • A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning: R.S Aggarwal
  • Objective General English: R.S Aggarwal, Vikas Aggarwal
  • Magazines: Samanya Gyan, Pratiyogita Darpan, Success Mirror, Jagran Josh, Competition Success Review, Competition Master

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