SSC MTS 2020-21 – Staff Selection Commission Multitasking Staff or SSC MTS exam is a non-technical examination conducted by SSC.
The Staff selection commission has announced the date of SSC MTS 2020 exam by releasing its official exam calendar. The SSC MTS 2020 paper I is scheduled from 1st July 2021 onwards. The notification for SSC MTS 2020 is scheduled to be out by February 2nd 2021.
The Staff Selection Commission released SSC MTS 2019 Tier II Result on October 31st 2020. Candidates shortlisted will be called for the document verification process. Candidates can check detailed SSC MTS Result on the linked page.
This article will read the details of SSC Multitasking Staff exam such as SSC MTS vacancy, exam dates, online application, SSC MTS eligibility, notification, preparation, syllabus, result and more.
Table of Contents:
|SSC MTS Notification|
SSC MTS Recruitment
SSC MTS Exam is a national level exam held for recruitment of personnel in General Group-C Central Service non-ministerial and non-gazetted posts in various departments, ministries, and offices of the Government of India.
Check SSC Exams for information on other exams conducted by the Staff Selection Commission.
SSC MTS recruitment is organised by the Staff Selection Commission for various posts such as:
- Junior Gestetner Operator
- Safaiwala, etc.
The SSC MTS 2020 recruitment process is expected to start in February 2021. Currently, SSC MTS 2019 recruitment procedure is under the process. Candidates for further and detailed information can check the SSC MTS Notification page linked here.
Recruitment to various Non Technical and Non-Gazetted, Group B and Group C posts under SSC, RRB and IBPS, to be conducted through a Common Eligibility Test (CET). The National Recruitment Agency has been set for the same and aspirants can know more about the same at the linked article.
The dates and details of SSC MTS recruitment are highlighted below.
SSC MTS Exam Dates
As per the SSC Exam Calendar 2021, the official notification for SSC MTS 2020 recruitment is scheduled to be announced by February 2nd 2021 and the tentative SSC MTS 2020 exam schedule is given below.
|SSC MTS Exam Dates 2020|
|SSC MTS Exam Events||SSC MTS 2020 Exam Dates (tentative)|
|SSC MTS Notification 2020||2nd February 2021|
|SSC MTS Online Application||2nd February 2021 to 18th March 2021|
|SSC MTS Paper I||1st July 2021 to 20th July 2021|
|SSC MTS Paper-II||To be notified|
Candidates preparing for SSC MTS exam can check the following links for their SSC Preparation:
|SSC MTS Exam related links|
|SSC Mock Tests||SSC Question Papers||SSC Syllabus|
|Static GK||Current Affairs||Daily News|
The Staff Selection Commission released the SSC MTS 2019 recruitment notification on April 22nd, 2019, The details of the SSC MTS 2019 exam dates are as mentioned below.
|SSC MTS Exam Dates 2019|
|SSC MTS Exam events||SSC MTS 2019 Exam Dates|
|SSC MTS 2019 Notification Released||April 22nd 2019|
|SSC MTS Online Registration||22nd April – 29th May 2019|
|SSC MTS Admit Card Paper I||July 2019|
|SSC MTS Exam Date Paper I 2019||2nd August – 22nd August 2019|
|SSC MTS Paper I result||5th November 2019|
|SSC MTS Exam Date Paper II 2019||17th November 2019 (Postponed)
24th November 2019
|SSC MTS Paper II Result||Not Declared Yet|
SSC MTS Vacancy
SSC releases the SSC MTS vacancies through an official circular. Candidates can visit the SSC official website to know in detail the SSC MTS vacancy released for particular recruitment.
For the year 2020, SSC MTS vacancy will be notified once the notification is released by the commission. In the meantime, candidates can check the number of SSC MTS vacancy released for 2019 recruitment to get an idea of the expected vacancy in the next recruitment.
A total of 7099 vacancies were released by SSC for MTS 2019 exam. The details of SSC MTS vacancy is as mentioned below.
|SSC MTS Vacancy 2019|
|Age Group/ Categories||UR||OBC||SC||ST||EWS||Total||EXS||OH||HH||VH||Others|
The SSC MTS Vacancy category-wise, region-wise and according to the age-group is given below.
Region Wise Vacancies for the Post of SSC MTS (Non-Technical) Exam 2019 For Age Group 18-27:
|Region-Wise SSC MTS 2019 Vacancy For Age 18-27 years|
Region-Wise Vacancy for the Post of SSC MTS (Non-Technical) Exam 2019 For Age Group 18-25:
|Region-Wise SSC MTS 2019 Vacancy For Age 18-25 years|
SSC MTS Eligibility
The SSC MTS eligibility criteria are the conditions determined by the SSC; which the candidates are required to fulfill mandatorily to be eligible for the SSC Multi Tasking Staff examination.
Candidates willing to appear for SSC MTS 2020 examination must meet the following eligibility requirements:
SSC MTS eligibility in terms of Nationality
A candidate must be a citizen of India, either/or a subject of Nepal/Bhutan, Tibetan refugee settled in India before January 1, 1962, or any person of Indian origin.
Candidates are required to present the Certificate of Eligibility issued by the Indian Government (if he/she belongs to a country other than India i.e. Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet, Pakistan, Burma, etc.)
SSC MTS Eligibility in terms of Educational Qualification
Candidates willing to appear for SSC MTS 2020 examination must possess a pass certificate of matriculation or an equivalent examination from a government recognized board as on August 1, 2020.
In case any candidate does not possess the qualifying examination before the closing date of application form receipt, that candidate is not permitted to apply.
SSC MTS Age Limit & Relaxation
Candidates who wish to appear for SSC MTS 2020 exam must be not less than 18 years of age and not more than 25 years of age as on August 1, 2020. i.e.
- SSC MTS Lower Age limit – 18 years
- SSC MTS Upper Age Limit – 25 years
However, for candidates belonging to reserved categories such as PwD, SC/ST and OBC categories, there is an upper age limit relaxation being given by the commission.
The table given below shows the age limit extensions given to different category candidates.
|SSC MTS Age Limit Relaxation|
|PwD||10 Years, OBC – 13 years, SC/ST – 15 years|
|Ex-Serviceman||3 years, OBC – 6 years, SC/ST – 8 years|
|J&K Domiciled||3 years, OBC – 8 years, SC/ST – 10 years|
|Widows /Divorced Women /Women who are judicially separated but not remarried||Up to 35 years, OBC- Up to 38 years, SC/ST – Up to 40 Years|
|Defence Personnel||3 years, OBC – 6 years, SC/ST – 8 years|
There are other categories as well that are allowed certain relaxation on the age limit for MTS exam. Candidates can check the official SSC MTS notification for further details.
SSC MTS Salary
SSC MTS is a Group C non-gazetted, general Central Government service. It is a non-ministerial post with pay band 1(5200 – 20200) + the Grade Pay of 1800 rupees.
The salary of SSC MTS is revised after the 7th Pay Commission application. Currently, the in-hand salary of SSC Multitasking Staff is approximately 18,000/ to 22,000/ per month.
For further information on SSC MTS Salary please visit the link provided here.
SSC MTS Notification
The SSC MTS recruitment is announced by the Commission with the release of SSC Multitasking Staff notification. The SSC MTS Notification 2020 is expected to be released by 2nd February 2021. Candidates willing to appear for SSC MTS 2020 exam must keep abreast about the details mentioned in the SSC MTS notification.
Check, SSC MTS full form and relevant details.
The last notification released for the Multitasking Staff recruitment was 2019 notification. The SSC MTS notification 2019 was released on April 22nd, 2019. The dates of MTS exam 2019 for both paper I and Paper II are given in the article. The SSC MTS Online application process started from April 22nd 2019 and candidates had to fill the application form before May 29th, 2019.
Aspirants who wish to appear for SSC MTS 2020 have to fill the SSC MTS Application form within the dates mentioned in the notification, and they have to follow the steps given below to fill the SSC MTS online application form.
SSC MTS Application Form & Registration
Candidates can fill the application form for SSC MTS 2020 exam on the SSC official website. For successful submission of the MTS application form candidates have to go through the below-mentioned steps.
SSC MTS Registration
- Visit the SSC Official website.
- Click on the ‘Notice’ tab and search for Application Form.
- Read the instructions carefully before filling the application form.
- Provide the necessary details such as Name, Date of Birth, mail ID, Phone number etc. these details are necessary for the completion of the registration process.
- A registration Id and Password will be generated and sent to the registered mobile number and mail ID.
SSC MTS Application
- With the Registration Id and Password provided, login to the registered account on the official website to complete the application form filling.
- Provide the necessary details asked such as Personal and education details.
- Upload the education certificates, coloured photograph and signature.
- Set up the security question as per your choice.
- Move to the payment page to pay the SSC MTS application fee.
SSC MTS Application Fees
- The SSC MTS application fees are paid as per the category given in the application form.
- Payment of the SSC MTS registration fee can be done both online and offline.
- Once the payment is done, a confirmation mail is received on the registered mail ID.
|SSC MTS Registration Fee|
|Women of all Category||Exempted|
SSC MTS Exam Pattern
Candidates willing to appear for SSC MTS recruitment exam must be well versed with the latest exam pattern of SSC MTS.
The SSC MTS exam pattern is decided by the commission itself. Any changes in the exam pattern are intimated to candidates through official notice.
The SSC MTS exam is conducted for two papers – SSC MTS Paper I and SSC MTS Paper-II.
The SSC Multi-Tasking Staff exam pattern highlights are given below:
|SSC MTS Exam Pattern|
|Particulars||SSC MTS Paper I Exam Pattern||SSC MTS Paper-II Exam Pattern|
|Mode of the Examination||Online Exam (computer-based)||Offline exam (pen-and-paper)|
|Type of exam||Objective (MCQ) questions||Subjective (Descriptive) Question|
|Number of sections||Four||One|
|Subjects||General Intelligence & Reasoning, General English, Numerical Aptitude and General Awareness||Short essay/letter|
|Duration of Exam||All candidates – 90 minutes
PwD candidates – 120 minutes
|All Candidates -30 minutes
PwD candidates – 40 minutes
|Number of questions||100||1|
|Language of paper||English and Hindi||English, Hindi and other regional languages|
SSC MTS Exam Syllabus
Now that candidates are aware of the SSC MTS Exam Paper Pattern, it is important to understand the SSC MTS Syllabus as well.
The Staff selection commission releases the SSC MTS syllabus along with the notification every year. The syllabus of SSC MTS exam for both paper I and Paper II remains largely the same every year.
The SSC MTS syllabus for both paper I and Paper II as prescribed in the notification of SSC MTS exam is given below:
Detailed information regarding SSC MTS syllabus and exam pattern is discussed in the given link.
SSC MTS Admit Card
The Staff Selection Commission releases the SSC MTS Admit Card one week before the SSC Multi Tasking Staff examination.
The admit card for SSC MTS exam is released region-wise on the SSC regions official websites. Candidates, in order to download the SSC MTS Admit Card, have to log in to their registered account on the official website.
Candidates can check SSC MTS Admit Card page to know the important dates pertaining to admit card, the steps to download the Admit Card for MTS exam and for region-wise SSC website links.
SSC MTS Result
The result for SSC MTS exam is published on the SSC website and notified through an official notification.
Staff Selection Commission announced the Result of SSC MTS 2019 Tier II exam on 31st October 2020. The Paper-II Examination was conducted on 26th November 2019 in which 96478 candidates appeared.
The Commission releases separate results for SSC MTS exam conducted for age Group 18 to 25 years and 18 to 27 years group in the form of merit list. Candidates short-listed against the age-group of 18-27 years will also be
considered for selection in the age-group of 18-25 years and vice versa in the final result depending on the age, merit and State/ UT preference of the candidates.
The SSC MTS merit list or result contains the following details:
- Name and Stage of the Examination
- Name and roll number of qualified candidates, and,
- Categories of qualifying candidates
Also, separate results for different stages of SSC MTS exam are released. Check SSC MTS Result for further information.
SSC MTS Cut Off
The Commission decides the minimum Cut off marks for SSC MTS examination. Vacancies for Multi-Tasking Staff (Non-Technical) Examination 2019 have been received in two age groups i.e. (i) 18 to 25 years and (ii) 18 to 27 years.
Therefore, age Group-wise, State or Union Territories wise and category-wise cut-offs have been fixed.
Candidates for each State or Union Territories will be finally selected based on their performance in SSC MTC paper Paper-I, preference of State or UT exercised by them in the online Application Form, subject to their meeting basic qualifying standards in SSC MTS Paper-II.
As per the commission, the qualifying marks in Paper-II have been fixed as –
- 20 marks i.e. 40% for Unreserved category
- 17.5 marks i.e. 35% for all other reserved categories.
To know the detailed category-wise cut off marks go through SSC MTS Cut Off page linked here.
SSC MTS Exam Highlights
|SSC MTS Exam|
|Exam Name||SSC MTS Exam – SSC Multitasking Staff (non-Technical) Exam|
|Conducting Body||Staff Selection Commission|
|Exam Level||All India Level|
|Exam Frequency||Once a year|
|Exam Purpose||Selection of candidates for Group-C non-gazetted, non-ministerial posts|
|Exam Mode||Paper-I: Online Computer Based Mode
paper-II: Offline Pen and Paper Based Mode
|Exam Duration||Paper -I: 90 minutes
Paper-II: 30 minutes
|Exam Language||English, Hindi and other regional languages|
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