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SSC MTS Preparation 2023: Day-wise Study Plan, Exam Strategy


SSC MTS Preparation 2023: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) released the official notification for Multi Tasking Staff (MTS) on January 18, 2023. Candidates planning to participate in this recruitment must start their preparation now. They must follow a proper study plan and stick to it to cover all the topics on time. This article has provided the best tips and strategies to save applicants time.

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SSC MTS 2023 will be held from September 1 to 29, 2023. We strongly suggest that candidates take the free SSC MTS mock test series to boost their exam preparation.

Through the preparation tips, candidates can divide their time according to the requirements of each topic in the latest syllabus. The Paper 1 exam will be conducted from September 1 to 29, 2023. Read this article to know the best SSC MTS preparation plan.

SSC MTS Exam Preparation Plan 2023

You can get the SSC MTS Preparation Tips 2023 from our experts for all the subjects covered in the syllabus. Go through the important tips to clear the exam on the first attempt:

  • Prioritise important topics.
  • Make a timetable and stick to it so that candidates can commit at least 3 to 4 hours daily to each topic.
  • To understand the latest SSC MTS exam pattern, go through sample papers and MTS Previous Year Question Papers. It will then assist candidates in comprehending the important topics from which most questions are asked.
  • Revise all the important topics as many times as possible.
  • Applicants should take SSC MTS mock tests every day after finishing their MTS syllabus. They should make it a habit to finish the paper within the specified time frame.
  • Analyse the mistakes and make a self-evaluation. Note it and try not to make the same mistakes again.

Steps to Attempt Free SSC MTS Tier 1 Mock Tests at Embibe

Are you ready to take SSC MTS Tier 1 mock tests at Embibe? Here is the step-by-step procedure through which you can learn how to take free Embibe’s mock test with answers:

  • 1st Step: Visit Embibe’s official website, i.e., embibe.com.
  • 2nd Step: Use the mobile number/email to log in.
  • 3rd Step: Click on the menu bar “Getting a Government Job” 
  • 4th Step: Select the Goal “SSC” from the Dropdown and click on “Next”.
  • 5th Step: Search and Select “SSC MTS Tier I” on the search bar and click on “Next”.
  • 6th Step: Select the preferred language and click on “Done”.
  • 7th Step: Click “Test” from the Header Section.
  • 8th Step: Scroll down to the “Subjects” section.
  • 9th Step: Click on any SSC MTS Tier I subjects.
  • 10th Step: Scroll down to click on the chapters from the selected subject to begin the test.

Subject-wise Preparation Tips for SSC MTS 2023

As per the latest notification, there are four subjects, i.e., Reasoning Ability, Numerical Aptitude, English Language and General Awareness, in SSC MTS Paper 1 exam. Candidates must go through the subject-wise preparation strategies from the below sections:

SSC MTS Reasoning Ability and Problem-Solving Preparation Tips

There will be a total of 60 marks allotted for this section. Candidates can easily achieve a score of 20 or above by following a strategic and dedicated approach.

  • This section will test the candidates’ abilities to cope with abstract ideas, symbols, arithmetical computation, and other analytical functions.
  • ‘Gajendra Kumar and Abhishek Banerjee’s SSC Reasoning Verbal and Non-verbal’ would be very useful in covering all the major Reasoning topics.

The following are some of the most important topics in General Intelligence and Reasoning:

SectionNumber of Questions
Non-Verbal Reasoning4 to 6
Classification3 to 4
Analogy3 to 4
Series2 to 4

SSC MTS Numerical and Mathematical Ability Preparation Tips

Candidates are advised to save time by not answering difficult questions because solving problems in Numerical Aptitude takes a long time.

  • Candidates must use R S Agarwal’s book to solve as much of the Quantitative Aptitude section as possible. It will assist in covering the subject’s fundamental concepts. They can also use this book’s sample questions to practice.
  • Candidates should learn shortcuts to solve topics to save time.
  • Don’t spend too much time on a single question.

All applicants are encouraged to put in extra effort to prepare the following sections:

SectionNumber of Questions
Profit and Loss5 to 7
Mensuration2 to 3
Speed, Time and Distance2 to 3
Data Interpretation2 to 3

SSC MTS English Language Preparation Tips

This section can be easily aced if the candidates have a strong command of vocabulary and grammar. Applicants should refer to Norman Lewis’s book ‘Word Power Made Easy‘ to improve their vocabulary. Candidates should also speak to their peers in English whenever possible to improve their vocabulary.

The following are some of the most popular English Language Tips topics:

SectionNumber of Questions
Fill in the Blanks10
Error Spotting10
Synonyms & Antonyms6

SSC MTS General Awareness Tips

Current affairs and static GK are the two sections of general awareness. Candidates can use useful reference books like AP Bhardwaj’s ‘Static General Awareness’ to prepare for the Static GK section. They must keep themselves up to date with current events while preparing the Current Affairs section.

It is better to develop a habit of reading the newspaper every day. Knowledge of the latest news on domestic and worldwide markets will be advantageous.

The following are some of the most important topics in static GK and current affairs:

SectionNumber of Questions
Current Affairs5 to 6
Indian History4 to 5
Geography (Indian + World)4 to 5
Polity3 to 4
Physics + Space Science3 to 4

SSC MTS Study Plan 2023

The SSC MTS study plan will assist candidates in focusing on each topic covered in each subject of the Multitasking Staff exam. The table below offers a complete 60-day study timetable:

Day 1Quantitative Aptitude: Simple and Compound Interest English: Cloze Test
Day 2Quantitative Aptitude: Geometry English: Cloze test 
Day 3General Intelligence & Reasoning: Arithmetic General Intelligence & Reasoning Quantitative Aptitude: Geometry
Day 4General Intelligence & Reasoning: Analogy, Quantitative Aptitude: Geometry
Day 5Quantitative Aptitude: Data Interpretation- Bar Diagram English: Reading Comprehension
Day 6General Intelligence & Reasoning: Calendar English: Reading Comprehension
Day 7Quantitative Aptitude: Factors and Simplification Quantitative Aptitude: Data Interpretation- Frequency polygon
Day 8General Intelligence & Reasoning: Clock English: Fill in the blanks 
Day 9General Intelligence & Reasoning: Coding-Decoding English: Synonyms/ Homonyms and Antonyms
Day 10 Quantitative Aptitude: Data Interpretation Histogram General Intelligence & Reasoning: Coding-Decoding
Day 11General Intelligence and Reasoning: Coding and Decoding English: Spelling
Day 12Quantitative Aptitude: Decimal and fraction English: Idioms and Phrases
Day 13Reasoning: Discrimination observations English: One-word substitution
Day 14Quantitative Aptitude: Averages English: Sentence improvement
Day 15General Intelligence & Reasoning: Decision Making English: Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs
Day 16 QuantitativeAptitude: Percentage English: Conversion into Direct/ Indirect Narration
Day 17 General Intelligence & Reasoning: Decision Making English: Sentence Rearrangement
Day 18Quantitative Aptitude Mensuration
Day 19 Quantitative Aptitude: Pipes and Cisterns, Mixtures and Allegations 
Day 20 General Intelligence & Reasoning: Direction Sense Quantitative Aptitude: Pie chart
Day 21General Intelligence & Reasoning: Figure Classification General Awareness: Environmental issues concerning India
Day 22QuantitativeAptitude: Time and Distance
Day 23 General Awareness: Environmental issues concerning India General Awareness: Indian Constitution
Day 24 General Intelligence & Reasoning: Verbal and Non-Verbal Series
Day 25 Quantitative Aptitude: Time and Work
Day 26 Quantitative Aptitude: Data Interpretation
Day 27General Intelligence & Reasoning: Alpha-Numeric Series
Day 28 General Awareness: Indian freedom struggle
Day 29 Quantitative Aptitude: Simplification 
Day 30 General Intelligence & Reasoning: Seating Arrangement
Day 31General Awareness: Indian geography
Day 32Quantitative Aptitude: Arithmetic Operations
Day 33General Intelligence & Reasoning: Similarities and Differences
Day 34General Awareness: Sports
Day 35Quantitative Aptitude: Problems on Pages
Day 36English: Essay
Day 37General Intelligence & Reasoning: Space Visualization or Space Orientation
Day 38Quantitative Aptitude: Profit and Loss
Day 39English: Precise Writing 
Day 40English: Letter Writing
Day 41General Awareness: Physics General Awareness: Sports Current Affairs
Day 42General Awareness: Chemistry Quantitative Aptitude: Ratio and Proportion
Day 43General Awareness: Biology General Intelligence & Reasoning: Visual Memory
Day 44General Awareness: Current Affairs 
Day 45Quantitative Aptitude: Pictorial Graph General Intelligence and Reasoning: Word building
Day 46Numerical Aptitude: Computation of Whole numbers General Intelligence & Reasoning: Blood Relations
Day 47General Intelligence & Reasoning: Input-Output General Awareness: Awards and Recognition
Day 48General Intelligence & Reasoning: Syllogism General Awareness: appointments, people in the news
Day 49General Awareness: Current Affairs 
Day 50General Awareness: Current Affairs
Day 51Revision & Mock Tests
Day 52Revision & Mock Tests
Day 53Revision & Mock Tests
Day 54Revision & Mock Tests
Day 55Revision & Mock Tests
Day 56Revision & Mock Tests
Day 57Revision & Mock Tests
Day 58Revision & Mock Tests
Day 59Revision & Mock Tests
Day 60Revision & Mock Tests

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FAQs on SSC MTS Preparation 2023

Some of the frequently asked questions related to SSC MTS Study Tips are mentioned below:

Q: Where can I get the best tips for SSC MTS 2023 exam?

Ans: This article gives you the best preparation tips for Multi Tasking Staff Exam 2023.

Q: Which subject topics should I read for the SSC Multi Tasking Staff (MTS) Exam?

Ans: To get more marks in the SSC MTS examination, candidates must concentrate more on their weaker subjects or sections.

Q: Can I crack SSC MTS 2023 exam in two months?

A: If a candidate follows the strategy mentioned in this article and attempts the mock test series on a daily basis, they can crack the exam in two months.

Q: What is the SSC MTS Preparation strategy for General Awareness?

Ans: For MTS General Awareness preparation, one must read a daily newspaper and be well-versed in current events from the last six months. Along with that, learn about important dates and events throughout the year and facts about Indian geography, history, art, and culture.

Q: When will the SSC MTS Tier 1 exam be conducted?

Ans: The SSC MTS Tier 1 exam will be held from September 1 to 29, 2023.

We hope this article helps you with your SSC MTS Preparation. Finish the syllabus at the earliest and take mock tests. Stay tuned to Embibe for the latest updates on SSC MTS Exam 2023!

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