SSC MTS 2020 - SSC MTS Exam

SSC MTS 2020 – Staff Selection Commission Multitasking Staff OR SSC MTS exam is a non-technical examination conducted by SSC.

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.

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This article will read the details of SSC MTS exam such as SSC MTS vacancy, exam dates, online application, SSC MTS eligibility, SSC MTS notification, Preparation, Syllabus, SSC MTS Result and more.

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SSC MTS Recruitment

SSC MTS recruitment is organised by the Staff Selection Commission for various posts such as:

  • Peon
  • Gardner
  • Daftary
  • Jamadar
  • Junior Gestetner Operator
  • Chowkidar
  • Safaiwala, etc.

The SSC MTS 2020 recruitment process is expected to start in June/July 2020. Currently, SSC MTS 2019 recruitment procedure is under the process.

The dates and details of SSC MT Recruitment are highlighted below.

SSC MTS Exam Dates

As already mentioned, the official notification for SSC MTS 2020 recruitment is not declared yet, but 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 June 2020
SSC MTS Online Application June to July 2020
SSC MTS Paper I September To November 2020
SSC MTS Paper II February / March 2021

Candidates preparing for SSC MTS exam can check the following Links for their SSC Preparation:

The Staff Selection Commission released the SSC MTS 2019 recruitment notification on April 22nd, 2019, The details of the SSVC 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

The Staff Selection Commission 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 SSC MTS recruitment to get an idea of the expected vacancy in the next recruitment.

The Staff Selection Commission released a total of 7099 vacancies for SSC MTS 2019. The total SSC MTS Vacancy for 2019 is as mentioned below.

SSC MTS Vacancy 2019
Age Group/ Categories UR OBC SC ST EWS Total EXS OH HH VH Others
18-27 785 494 127 142 136 1684 144 27 20 18 7
18-25 2597 1558 390 442 428 5415 473 74 68 59 21
Total 3382 2052 517 584 564 7099 617 101 88 77 28

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 UR OBC SC ST EWS TOTAL EXS OH HH VH OTHERS
NR 281 247 17 62 49 656 47 10 9 8 0
NWR 11 5 3 2 3 24 3 1 0 0 1
NER 32 8 6 8 8 62 9 1 0 0 1
WR 163 109 42 29 17 360 26 6 6 6 0
ER 49 15 11 9 17 101 17 1 1 1 1
CR 73 23 17 13 18 144 18 3 1 1 2
MPR 128 62 22 12 16 240 16 3 2 1 1
KKR 31 15 4 4 3 57 4 1 0 1 1
SR 17 10 5 3 5 40 4 1 1 0 0
TOTAL 785 494 127 142 136 1684 144 27 20 18 7

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
REGION UR OBC SC ST EWS TOTAL EXS OH HH VH OTHERS
NR 702 514 63 114 141 1534 115 26 22 19 5
NWR 26 17 1 4 3 51 1 1 0 1 0
NER 73 58 25 8 16 180 15 3 2 2 2
WR 758 368 122 104 43 1395 139 14 17 15 4
ER 337 274 65 70 110 856 80 11 12 11 4
CR 482 221 45 91 71 910 84 12 10 8 2
MPR 37 15 7 17 7 83 0 2 1 1 0
KKR 58 20 13 29 12 132 13 2 2 0 1
SR 124 71 49 5 25 274 26 3 2 2 3
TOTAL 2597 1558 390 442 428 5415 473 74 68 59 21

SSC MTS Eligibility

The SSC MTS Eligibility criteria are the conditions determined by the Staff Selection Commission which the candidates are required to fulfill mandatorily in order 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 asPwD, 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
Categories Relaxation Permitted
General No relaxation
OBC 3 years
SC/ST 5 years
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 allowed certain relaxation on the age limit of the SSC 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 SSC MTS salary 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 Notification 2020 is expected to be released by June 2020. 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 SSC MTS Recruitment is announced by the Commission with the release of SSC MTS Notification. The Last Notification released for the Multitasking Staff recruitment was SSC MTS 2019 Notification. The details for the same are discussed below.

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 above in the article.

Candidates who wish to appear for the exam have to fill the application for within the dates mentioned in the notification. The SSC MTS Online application process started from April 22nd 2019 and candidates had to fill the application form before May 29th, 2019.

Similarly, aspirants of 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

  1. Visit the SSC Official website.
  2. Click on the ‘Notice’ tab and search for Application Form.
  3. Read the instructions carefully before filling the application form.
  4. 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.
  5. A registration Id and Password will be generated and sent to the registered mobile number and mail ID.

SSC MTS Application

  1. With the Registration Id and Password provided, login to the registered account on the official website to complete the application form filling.
  2. Provide the necessary details asked such as Personal and education details.
  3. Upload the education certificates, coloured photograph and signature.
  4. Set up the security question as per your choice.
  5. Move to the payment page to pay the SSC MTS application fee.

SSC MTS Application Fees

  1. The SSC MTS application fees are paid as per the category given in the application form.
  2. Payment of the SSC MTS registration fee can be done both online and offline.
  3. Once the payment is done, a confirmation mail is received on the registered mail ID.
SSC MTS Registration Fee
Category Application Fee
UR/OBC/EWS 100/-
SC/ST/PwD/Ex-Serviceman Exempted
Women of all Category Exempted

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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 exam pattern of SSC MTS exam is as given below:

The SSC MTS Exam is conducted for two papers – SSC MTS Paper I and SSC MTS Paper II.

SSC MTS Paper I

  • Staff Selection Commission Multi Tasking Staff (SSC MTS) Exam Paper I is an objective type exam conducted online.
  • Paper I is divided into 4 sections with 25 questions in each section carrying 1 mark.
  • In the paper I there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong attempt.
  • The time duration allowed is 90 minutes to all the candidates and 120 minutes for PwD candidates.

SSC MTS Paper-II

  • Paper-II of SSC MTS is a descriptive paper conducted offline i.e. pen and paper-based exam. Candidates elementary language skills are tested in this paper.
  • Candidates are required to write a short essay or letter on a given topic in 30 minutes.
  • Candidates are allowed to write this paper in any of the languages English/Hindi or any regional language included in the eighth schedule of the Constitution of India.

The SSC MTS 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
Total marks 100 50
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 SSC MTS 2019 notification is given below:

SSC MTS Syllabus Paper I

SSC MTS syllabus Paper II

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 pege to know the important dates pertaining to admit card, the steps to download SSC MTS Admit Card and for region-wise ssc official website links.

SSC MTS Result

The result for SSC MTS Exam is published on the SSC official website and notified through an official notification.

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. The SSC MTS merit list or result contains the following details:

  1. Name and Stage of the Examination
  2. Name and roll number of qualified candidates, and,
  3. Categories of qualifying candidates

Also, separate results for different stages of SSC MTS exam are released. The Final SSC MTS Result of candidates is based on the following parameters-

  • Marks scored by the candidates in paper-I
  • Preference of states/UTs given in SSC MTS application form
  • Age-group of the candidates.

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
Official Website http://ssc.nic.in/
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

Keep checking the page for updated information related to SSC MTS Exam 2020.

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Frequently Asked Question – SSC MTS 2020

Q.1. What are the posts for which the SSC MTS exam is conducted?

Ans. The exam for SSC MTS is conducted to recruit eligible candidates for non-ministerial and Group-C non-gazetted posts in various departments and ministries of Government of India.

Q.2. What is the Full Form of SSC MTS?

Ans. SSC MTS stands for Staff Selection Commission Multi- Tasking Staff Examination.

Q.3. What is the minimum qualification for SSC MTS exam?

Ans. The minimum education qualification required by candidates to appear for SSC MTS examination is Matriculation certificate i.e. 10th pass certificate from a recognized board.

Q.4. How many stages are there in SSC MTS examination?

Ans. Candidates willing to appear for SSC MTS exam have clear 3 stages i.e. SSC MTS Paper – I, SSC MTS Paper II and document verification to get selected for the aspired post.

Q 5. What is the minimum age to apply for SSC MTS exam?

Ans. Any candidates between the age group of 18 to 27 years can apply for the Multi-tasking staff examination conducted by the SSC.

Q 6. What is the number of vacancies released for SSC MTS exam?

Ans. The vacancies for SSC MTS 2020 will be announced with the recruitment notification. For SSC MTS 2019 exam a total of 7099 vacancies were released.

Q 7. What is the scheme of Negative marking in SSC MTS exam?

Ans. Candidates will lose 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in the SSC MTS examination.

4 Comments

  1. SSC mts 2019- 2020 exam ho gy kya

    1. Hi Cheshta,
      SSC MTS 2019-2020 Paper I was conducted in August 2019 and SSC MTS Paper II was conducted in November 2019. Candidates who appeared for SSC MTS Paper II 2019-2020 are awaiting the result. You can check the SSC MTS Notification for regular updates on MTS 2020 recruitment.

  2. ssc gd ka from kab niklega

    1. Hi Bindi,
      The Staff Selection Commission will soon release the notification for SSC GD Exam. Keep checking SSC GD Notification page for regular updates.

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