Detailed Official Syllabus of SSC MTS 2016-17

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Paper-I Questions on ‘General
Intelligence and Reasoning’ will be non-verbal considering the functions
attached to the post. Questions on Numerical Aptitude and General English will
be simple, of a level that an average matriculate will be in a position to
answer comfortably. Questions on General Awareness will be also of similar standard.

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, 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

Paper-II: The Paper will be set in English and Hindi and to the
extent possible in other languages mentioned in the 8th Schedule of the

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