SSC MTS 2016 Exam Review and Analysis (16-09-2017)



SSC MTS 2016 Exam Review and Analysis (16-09-2017)


Hello Friends,

Today is the First day of the SSC MTS 2016 Re- Examination. SSC MTS 2016 exam is being held from 16th September 2017 to 31st October 2017. In this post we are sharing SSC MTS 2016 (Day-1) Exam Review and Analysis. This review is prepared based on the feedback received from the candidates appeared in SSC MTS 2016 Examination.



Exam Pattern : (SSC MTS 2016)
  • Exam duration is of 90 minutes 
  • The Total Number of Questions for the Exam is: 100
  • The Total Marks for the Exam is: 150
  • Each Negative marks will deduct 1/4th marks

Each Question Carries 1 marks in Reasoning and Maths and 2 marks in Gk and English as per input received from a couple of aspirants, if anyone appeared please clarify this.


REVIEW and ANALYSIS (Morning Shift of Day-1) 16-09-2017


1) Timing and Punctuality: 

As seen in previous days SSC is very strict about punctuality, the aspirants reached after 9:30 a.m. for morning shift (batch-1) were not allowed.


2) Server Speed:

The overall review regarding SSC Server was good. Server Speed was improved and better than previous years. But still some students faced slight lag on the software, which was ignorable.


1) Review and Analysis of SSC MTS 2016 (General Intelligence and Reasoning)


  • This section was easy.
  • Students can easily solve 20+ questions
  • One may consider this section to be the most scoring section in the whole paper. 
  • The Paper pattern and level of questions were almost same as seen in previous years.
  • An attempt of 20-22 questions with high accuracy will be considered good. 
  • Major questions were asked from series, analogy, coding, non-verbal etc.
  • No surprises in this section. 

2) Review and Analysis of SSC MTS 2016 (General Awareness - GK)

  • If you are good at GK then this section will boost up your over all score.
  • This section may be considered moderate.
  • An attempt of 13-15 questions with good accuracy will be considered good. 

Some of the GK Questions:
  • Who invented barometer?
  • The last Bharat Ratna award was given to whom? 
  • which neighbouring country's second name is Barma? 
  • OHM is Unit of ?
  • 2019 cricket world cup will be held in which country? 
  • How many houses are there in Indian Constitution? 
  • One question about tempterate zone
  • Blindness caused by? 
  • One question about vitamin K
  • Which roots are not eatable?

3) Review and Analysis of SSC MTS 2016 (Quantitative Aptitude - Maths)


  • This was again a scoring section for maths lovers. 
  • The level of maths questions were easy to moderate.
  • The weightage was more on arithmetics part than advance maths.
  • An attempt of 16-18 questions with high accuracy will be considered good. 
  • Questions from time work, percentage (%, P&L, CI-SI etc), mensuration topics were high.


4) Review and Analysis of SSC MTS 2016 (English Comprehension)


  • Cloze test was asked instead of RC.
  • Parajumbled questions were asked
  • Questions on Idioms are repeated from previous years
  • Questions from Syno-Anto were good
  • No questions on Reading Comprehension were asked.  
  • An attempt of 17-20 questions with good accuracy will be considered good. 
  • We suggest you not to attempt the questions you are not sure of because of negative marking.


SectionLevelGood Attempts
General Intelligence & ReasoningEasy20-22
General AwarenessModerate13-15
Quantitative AptitudeEasy-Moderate16-18
English LanguageEasy-moderate17-20
OverallModerate66-75

Click Here to View GK Questions Asked on SSC MTS 2016 Exam (16th September 2017)

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