SSC MTS Exam Analysis, Detailed Paper Review: 17th September 2017

SSC MTS Exam Analysis, Detailed Paper Review: 17th September 2017

SSC MTS Exam Analysis: As you knowThe Staff Selection Commission commenced the recruitment examination for SSC Multi-Tasking Staff (Tier 1) Recruitment 2017. Today was the 2nd day of SSC Multi-Tasking Staff (Tier 1). Candidates are now eagerly waiting for the exam analysis..

we will be formulating SSC MTS Exam Analysis Exam Analysis for today, to understand what all the paper is offering in terms of level of difficulty and variation of questions.


SSC MTS Exam Analysis: 17th September 2017

Before beginning our paper review, let us revisit the exam pattern once. There were 4 sections in Paper I and the total marks were 150.

Section Name Questions Asked Marks
General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability 25 37.5
Quantitative Aptitude 25 37.5
English Comprehension 25 37.5
General Awareness 25 37.5

Today’s most common question is: What was the difficulty level of SSC MTS Exam?

To answer in one word, EASY TO MODERATE!

General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability (Easy to Moderate)

Beginning our paper review for SSC Examination, we will talk about the Reasoning section. Similar to the previous day, a significant portion was from Coding-Decoding, Miscellaneous as well as Missing Number, which ranged from Easy to Moderate. Where as Questions based on Analogy based questions were a bit challenging. The topic-wise distribution of questions asked in reasoning section is as follows.

Topic Number of Questions
Analogy 4-5
Series 3-4
Arithmetic Operations 1-2
Syllogism 2
Matrix 1
Visual Reasoning 3
Coding – Decoding 3-4
Miscellaneous  8-10

Quantitative Aptitude (Moderate)

Moving to the next section, The difficulty level of SSC MTS Quant Section was Moderate. The topic-wise distribution of questions asked in the quant section is as follows:

Topic Number of Questions
Time and Work 5-6
Percentages 1-2
Profit Loss and Discount 1-2
Geometry 1
Compound Interest & Simple Interest  1-2
Average 1-2
Speed Time and Distance 2-3
Mensuration 4-5
Partnership 2-3
Bar Chart 5

English Comprehension (Easy to Moderate)

Moving next in our list, we will talk about the English section. It was clearly seen that the paper was dominated by 2 sections – Grammar and Vocabulary. The topic-wise distribution of questions asked in the English section is as follows.

Topic Number of Questions
Error Spotting 2
Fill in the Blanks 3
Para Jumble 2
Idiom Phrases 2
One Word Substitution 2
Antonym 3
Synonym 3
Sentence Improvement 3
Cloze Test 5

General Awareness (Easy to Moderate)

The final part of our SSC MTS Exam Analysis is GK section. The bulk part of SSC MTS General Awareness Section was covered by the topics like  Polity, History, and Science were the major chunk of the entire paper.

Topic Number of Questions
Current Affairs 2-3
Economy 2-3
Indian Polity 3-4
Geography 1-2
History 4-6
Science 6-7

Staff Selection Commission mixed the questions from this section to check the static as well as current knowledge of the candidates.


SSC MTS 2017: Number of Good Attempts

Let us formulate our good attempts according to the difficulty level of exam.

Subject Good Attempts
General Intelligence & Reasoning 20-22
Numerical Aptitude 15-17
General English 18-20
General Awareness 14-16
Overall Good Attempts 67-75

We wrap up our SSC MTS Exam Analysis (16th September) for all shifts here.

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