Staff Selection Commission is holding the MTS Paper-1 2021 Computer Based Examination started on 5th October and will last on 2nd November 2021. In the same row, on Tuesday, October 19, the commission again conducts the Multi-Tasking Staff (Non-Technical) posts paper 1 online exam. The examination for shift 1 is reportedly over. The overall difficulty level of the morning shift is explained as moderate.
Based on the media reports, the commission is conducting the MTS exam for the candidates who successfully registered and filled the applications against the MTS vacancies advertised under competitive exam 2021. The exam is being held following the social distancing and COVID-19 protocols.
Here below we share the detailed analysis & review of the SSC MTS 19 October shift 1, 2, and 3 exams being held at centres across the country. The official answer key, however, will be released by the commission only after the examination is over.
Shift 1 Analysis:
Based on responses provided by the candidates the MTS shift 1 exam consisted of 100 multiple choice type questions divided into 4 sections namely General Intelligence & Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, and General Awareness. In these subjects, the difficulty level of Numerical Aptitude and General Awareness was difficult in comparison to last shift exam. Here below is the analysis of the October 19, 2021, held shift 1 exam.
English Language (Moderate): Questions were based on topics including Synonyms/ Antonyms, Wrongly-spelt words, Idioms & Phrases, One Word Substitution, Improvement of Sentences, Sentence Rearrangement, Cloze Passage, Fill in the Blanks, etc.
Numerical Aptitude (Moderate to Difficult): Questions were from topics including Number Systems, Decimals and Fractions, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Mensuration, Time, Speed and Distance, Time and Work, etc.
General Intelligence & Reasoning (Easy): Topics including Analogies, Classification, Coding-Decoding, Puzzle, Matrix, Word Formation, Direction and Distance, Blood Relations, Number Series, and Non-Verbal Reasoning were spotted.
General Awareness (Moderate): Questions were asked from topics including History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity, Military Exercises, Indian Constitution, Sports, International Events, Awards, etc.It should be noted that the commission has proposed a negative marking in the MTS examination. According to the scheme, each correct response will award 1 mark to the candidate. Whereas, a negative marking of 0.25 Marks for wrong answers will be applicable for incorrect responses.
The commission will decide the minimum cut off marks of the UR, OBC, SC, ST, EWS, PwD categories through the normalization policy. The candidates who qualify through the exam will be eligible for MTS paper 2 exam to be held next year.