As you know, SSC MTS 2024 notification has been released on 27 June 2024 for the recruitment of 8326 posts of Havaldar and MTS, therefore the candidates interested in this recruitment drive must begin with their preparation for the upcoming exam. In this article, we are covering the SSC MTS Syllabus and Exam Pattern for the year 2024 Exam in detail. The SSC MTS Syllabus consists of 4 sections including Reasoning Ability, Numerical Aptitude, English Language and General Awareness. This article includes SSC MTS Syllabus sections along with the no. of questions expected from each topic, the weightage of these questions and how to approach them which has been explained in detail on this page.

As the exam is near, it is necessary to know the syllabus of the exam for effective preparation.

SSC MTS Syllabus 2024

To get a fair idea about the SSC MTS 2024 Syllabus, it is necessary to know the exam pattern. Let’s look at the SSC MTS Exam Pattern and detailed Syllabus in the below section. If you are preparing for the SSC MTS Exam, then go through the complete article and prepare accordingly. 

SSC MTS Syllabus 2024
OrganisationStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Exam NameSSC MTS 2024
Selection Process
  1. Computer Based Test
  2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/ Physical Standard Test (PST) (only for the post of Havaldar)
No. of Questions90
Max. Marks270
Negative MarkingSession 1- No negative marking
Session 2- 1 mark

SSC MTS Paper-I Exam Pattern (Revised)

The revised SSC MTS Paper-I Exam Pattern has been released along with SSC MTS Notification 2024 and the same has been tabulated below. 

  1. Computer-Based Examination will be conducted in 2 Sessions.
  2. Session-I and Session-II and both the Sessions will be mandatory to be attempted.
  3. Not attempting any session will disqualify the candidate.
  4. There will be a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer in Session 2 while there will be no negative marking in Session 1.
SubjectNo. Of QuestionsMarksDuration
Session 1
Numerical and Mathematical Ability2060

45 minutes


Reasoning Ability and Problem-Solving2060
Session 2
General Awareness2575

45 minutes


English Language and Comprehension2575

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SSC MTS Syllabus for Paper 1

SSC MTS Syllabus 2024 for Paper I comprises the topics of Numerical Aptitude, Reasoning Ability & Problem Solving, English Language, and General Awareness. 

SSC MTS Syllabus for Numerical Aptitude

SSC MTS Numerical Aptitude Syllabus
  1. Integers and Whole Numbers,
  2. LCM and HCF
  3. Decimals and Fractions
  4. Relationship between numbers
  5. Fundamental Arithmetic Operations
  7. Percentage
  8. Ratio and Proportions
  9. Work and Time
  10. Direct and inverse Proportions
  11. Averages
  12. Simple Interest
  13. Profit and Loss
  14. Discount
  15. Area and Perimeter of Basic Geometric Figures
  16. Distance and Time
  17. Lines and Angles
  18. Interpretation of simple
  19. Graphs and Data
  20. Square and Square roots etc.

SSC MTS Syllabus for Reasoning Ability & Problem Solving

SSC MTS Numerical Aptitude Topics
  1. Alpha-Numeric Series
  2. Coding and Decoding
  3. Analogy
  4. Following Directions
  5. Similarities and Differences
  6. Jumbling
  7. Problem Solving and Analysis
  8. Nonverbal Reasoning based on diagrams, Age Calculations, Calendar and Clock, etc.

SSC MTS Syllabus for the English Language

SSC MTS English Language Topics
  1. Spot the error
  2. Fill in the blanks
  3. Synonyms
  4. Antonyms
  5. Spelling/detecting mis-spelt words
  6. Idioms and Phrases
  7. One word substitution
  8. Improvement of sentences
  9. Comprehension Passage

SSC MTS Syllabus for 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 Affairs 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, Static GK etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

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SSC MTS Syllabus 2024: FAQs

Ans. SSC MTS syllabus covers 4 sections in Tier-1 exam including Reasoning Ability, Numerical Aptitude, English Language and General Awareness. The detailed syllabus for SSC MTS exam is discussed in the article.

Ans. Yes, There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

Ans. A total of 100 questions will be asked in SSC MTS 2024 Paper-1 exam.

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