SSC MTS Exam analysis for Sept 16 released for all shifts; Click to check

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has conducted the first re-examination for Muti Tasking (Non-Technical) on September 16, 2017. According to expert, it was easy to moderate level.

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MTS Exam Sept 16 paper analysis: The (SSC) has conducted the first re-examination for Muti Tasking (Non-Technical) on September 16, 2017 at various centre across the country. These examination will continue till October 31. Initially, the  was planned in the month of May 2017. In fact, SSC had conducted few rounds of exam but those had to be cancelled due to reported cases of paper leak. Today, SSC MTS exam 2017 was conducted in computer based mode in three shifts. The Questions were asked on reasoning, numerical aptitude, general English, general awareness. Each of these subjects have been given equal weight of 25 marks. The total number of question is 100. The duration of exam is 90 minutes for general candidates and 120 minutes for visually handicapped. The first shift paper was held between at 10 am – 11.30 AM, 2nd shift from 01:30 PM – 03:00 PM and third shift from  04:30 PM to 06:00 PM.

SSC MTS Sept 16 Exam Analysis 2017 Tier-I all slots

Quantitative Aptitude / Numerical Ability

Quantitative aptitude section has 25 questions which was easy to moderate level. Speed & Distance, Time & Work, and Mensuration had maximum number of questions. Two questions were asked from bar graph, two questions each from topics of Time and work, SI & CI, average and partnership, and percentage. Around twelve questions came from topics on mensuration, profit & loss, and speed distance & time. Over all, this section has questions from Trigonometry, Algebra, Geometry, Di, S.I, CI, Profit Loss, Speed and Distance, Average & Percentage, Time and Work, Mensuration. An attempt of 15-17 questions could be considered as a good attempt.

English Language

The language English section has 25 questions and it was of easy level. The English section was dominated by questions from Reading Comprehension. Almost 10-15 question were asked from RC. This section also had questions on spell check, idioms, active and passive voice, synonyms and antonyms, direct and indirect speech, sentence improvement and error detection. A candidate who have solved around 14-19 questions may consider it to be a good attempt.

General Awareness

As per exam pattern, 25 questions were asked on General Awareness. This section was dominated by questions from General Science, History, and Current Affairs. As per experts, the level of difficulty was easy. This section also had question on polity which was easy to moderate level. Overall, General Awareness had 2-8 questions on Current Affairs, History, Polity, Geography, Economics, General Science. Correct answers of 12-15 out 25 questions is a good attempt in this section.


Total 25 questions were asked from reasoning ability section. Maximum questions were asked from Miscellaneous and Analogy. According to experts, the level of the overall reasoning section was easy but Analogies and Syllogism difficulty level was moderate. Over all, this section had questions from Analogies, Series, Cube, Calendar , Syllogism, Matrix, Coding Decoding, Embedded Figure, Mirror Image, Missing Term, Odd one out, Direction Sense. An attempt of 16-20 question is good attempt.

SSC MTS Exam Sept 16 Analysis 2017 Tier-I 

Subject No. of Qs Shift 1st Shift 2nd Shift 3rd

(10:00 to 11:30 AM)




(1:30 to 3:00 PM)




(4:30 to 6:00)



Numerical Ability 25 Moderate 15-17 Moderate 15-18 Moderate 15-20
General Awareness 25 Easy 12-15 Easy 14-16 Easy 14-16
English Language 25 Easy 14-19 Easy 15-20 Easy 15-18
Reasoning 25 Moderate 16-20 Moderate 18-20- Moderate 17-21
Overall 100 Easy to Moderate 70-75 Easy to Moderate 69-74 Easy to Moderate 70-75

SSC MTS Exam 2017 Answer Keys

So far examination for September 11 has been organized. The examination will continue till October 31. The SSC officially is likely to release the SSC MTS Exam 2017 answer keys after completing the entire exam. This may happen in the month of November 2017. However, some of the private coaching institutes may release the answer keys today. Currently, SSC is conducting exam for paper 1, exams for paper 2 will be held later this year in December 17, 2017.

Some of the competitive exams preparation centers may share the answer keys, we will update it as and when it is available.

  • MTS Question Paper and Answer Keys for 10 am – 11.30 AM (Link to be activated)
  • MTS Question Paper and Answer Keys for 01:30 PM – 03:00 PM (Link to be activated)
  • MTS Question Paper and Answer Keys for 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM (Link to be activated)

Selection criteria for SSC MTS Non-Technical Post

According to reports, SSC will first publish the results of paper 1. Only those candidates who have qualified in paper 1 would be allowed to appear in paper 2. Then those who appears for paper 2 will have to obtain a minimum cut off marks/qualifying marks set by SSC in order to be considered for merit. The cut off marks in paper 2 might differ from paper 1. SSC will published a merit list based on the combination of performance for paper 1 paper 2.

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