SSC MTS Study Material: Best Books to Prepare - Embibe
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  • Last Modified 31-07-2022
  • Written By Akshay.MS
  • Last Modified 31-07-2022

SSC MTS Study Material

SSC MTS Study Material: The Staff Selection Committee (SSC) conducts the annual SSC MTS Examination to fill in the post of Multi-Tasking Staff for filling vacancies in the Central Government Departments/ Ministries/ Offices. The SSC MTS Tier-I exam is tentatively scheduled for the month of June 2022.

In this article, we help you prepare for the exam by providing a list of SSC MTS Study Materials and books that you can refer. We also provide you with a few tips to help you score higher and outrank your counterparts. Before that, let us take a brief overview of the important points of the examination.

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SSC MTS Exam 2022 Overview

Exam NameSSC MTS Examination 2022
Organising AuthorityStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Exam LevelNational
FrequencyAnnual
Examination DateJune 2022
PostMulti-Tasking Staff
Exam ModePaper-I: Computer-Based Test (CBT)
Paper-II: Descriptive Type
Application FeesUR/OBC/EWS (Male) – Rs. 100/-
Reserved Category/Females – Exempted
Vacancies8500 (Approximate)
Exam LanguageEnglish/Hindi
Application WindowMarch 22 – April 30, 2022
Official Websitewww.ssc.nic.in

SSC MTS Exam Pattern

The SSC MTS Exam will be held in two phases, and candidates will have to attend 2 papers to clear the examination. The Paper-1 examination will be held for a duration of 90 minutes, and Paper-2 will be held for 30 minutes.

Before going through the SSC MTS Study Material, let us go through the exam pattern.

SSC MTS Paper-1 Pattern

SubjectsNo. of QuestionsNo. of Marks
General English2525
General Awareness2525
Reasoning2525
Numerical Aptitude2525
TOTAL100100

There will be a negative marking of -0.25 for each wrong answer.

SSC MTS Paper-2 Pattern

SubjectsNo. of MarksTotal Time
Letter/Essay writing in English or any of language
included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution
5030 minutes

SSC MTS Exam Syllabus

SSC MTS Exam is conducted in three different tiers, each with a different syllabus format. Aspirants must be well-informed about the latest SSC MTS syllabus while preparing for SSC MTS 2022.

Tier-1 of the SSC MTS exam consists of four sections as given below:

  1. Reasoning Ability/General Intelligence
  2. Quantitative Aptitude
  3. English Language
  4. General Awareness 

Detailed SSC MTS Syllabus for Tier-1 exam is given below:

SectionSyllabus
General EnglishEnglish Grammar
Fill in the Blanks
Synonyms/ Antonyms
Active/ Passive Voice
Conversion into Direct/ Indirect narration
Shuffling of Sentence parts
Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
Reading Comprehension
Verbal Ability
Numerical AptitudeNumber Systems
Decimal and Fractions
Relationship between numbers
Percentages
Ratio and Proportion
Averages
Interest (Simple and Compound)
Profit and Loss
Discount
Mixture and Alligation
Time and Distance
Time and work
Mensuration
Algebra
Geometry
DI
Trigonometry
General Intelligence and ReasoningWord formation
Classification
Coding-Decoding
Blood Relations
Non-Verbal Reasoning
Directions & Distances
Matrix
Venn Diagram
Missing Number
Analogy
Puzzles
Series
Verbal Reasoning
Arrangement of words
General AwarenessCurrent Affairs
Important Dates
Awards and Honours
Scientific Research
Entertainment
Sports
Obituaries
Books and Authors

SSC MTS Exam Preparation Books

There are various books that are available for the SSC MTS exam preparation. Candidates have the option to choose books of their comfort, and here, we discuss those books that can help you prepare for the best, and face any type of questions that might appear in the examination.

General English Preparation Books

The best Books for SSC MTS English Language section preparation are:

  • “Word Power Made Easy” by Norman Lewis
  • “Objective English” by S.P Bakshi
  • “Quick Learning Objective General English” by R.S Aggarwal & Vikas Aggarwal
  • “Plinth to Paramount” by K.D Campus
  • Common Errors in English by Kiran Prakashan

General Awareness Preparation Books

The best Books for SSC MTS General Awareness section preparation are:

  • Manorama Yearbook
  • “Rapid General Knowledge 2021 for Competitive Exams” by Disha Publications.
  • “General Knowledge” by Lucent Publication
  • “Advanced Objective General Knowledge” by R.S. Aggarwal

General Intelligence and Reasoning Preparation Books

The best Books for SSC MTS GeneraI Intelligence and Reasoning section preparation are:

  • “Test of Reasoning” by Edgar Thorpe
  • “Analytical Reasoning” by M.K Pandey
  • “New Approach to Reasoning Verbal, Non-Verbal and Analytical” by B.S Sijwali and Indu Sijwali.
  • “A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning” by R.S Aggarwal

Numerical Aptitude Preparation Books

The best Books for SSC MTS Quantitative Aptitude section preparation are:

  • “Quantitative Aptitude” by R.S Aggarwal
  • “Magical Book on Quicker Maths” by M. Tyra
  • “Quantum CAT” by Sarvesh Kumar
  • “Advance Maths” by Rakesh Yadav
  • “Fast Track” by Rajesh Verma

Importance of Mock Tests

Solving mock exams helps you assess yourself, and can help you decide what subjects you need to focus on, and what subjects you are prepared for. By solving these mock papers in the stipulated amount of time, you can devise an examination environment by yourself and be exam ready even before the actual examination.

Embibe provides you the opportunity to take mock tests, candidates can click on this link and prepare themselves for any question that they will have to face.

Preparation Tips for SSC MTS Exam

Let’s take a look at a few tips to help you prepare for the SSC MTS Examination.

  1. Time table preparation

Covering every topic on the SSC MTS exam is only possible through systematic methods, and this can only be achieved by preparation of a practical time table that will have to be followed to the dot.

  1. Keep up to date with exam pattern and syllabus

It is of utmost importance for the candidates to be aware of the exam pattern and syllabus before starting their exam preparation. This saves a lot of time and energy which is much-needed during your final preparation days.

  1. Mock Tests and Old Question Papers

Mock tests are the best way to get yourself exam-ready and Embibe provides you the perfect opportunity to do so. You can click on this link and attempt mock tests anytime, anywhere and any number of times you wish to.

  1. Eat and Drink healthy

Apart from gathering SSC MTS Study materials, it is also important to keep yourself healthy by eating and drinking energising foods which will help you focus on the job in hand, and get proper sleep and rest during the exams.

Frequently Asked Questions on SSC MTS Study Materials

Here are a few frequently asked questions related to SSC MTS study materials.

Que 1: What is the best book for SSC MTS preparation?
A. The best books for SSC MTS preparation are “General Knowledge” by Lucent, “Magical Book on Quicker Maths” by M. Tyra and “Quantum CAT” by Sarvesh Kumar Verma.

Que 2: Is the SSC MTS exam tough?
A. Aspirants who have previously attempted SSC MTS exam have the opinion that the exam Easy to Moderate.

Que 3: What are some tips to score good marks in SSC MTS Exam?
A. Time table preparation, keeping up to date with exam pattern and syllabus, solving mock tests and old question papers, eating and drinking healthy.

Que 4: Is there negative marking in SSC MTS?
A. Yes. 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Que 5: Which book is helpful to prepare for MTS Tier-2?
A. Improving letter and essay writing skills and reading English newspapers regularly is sufficient for your preparation.

We hope this article on SSC MTS Study Material has provided you with sufficient sources to study for the examination. For further updates related to SSC MTS Exam, stay tuned to embibe.com.

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