SSC MTS 2019 Notification, Online Application & Exam Dates

SSC MTS Recruitment 2019 Notification 

Staff Selection Commission has finally released the notification for SSC MTS(Multi tasking Staff) for General Central Service Group ‘C’ Non-Gazetted, Non-Ministerial post in various Central Government Ministries / Departments / Offices, in different States/ Union Territories. SSC MTS is a great opportunity for the 10th pass candidates to get a government job. Candidates can apply online for SSC MTS from 22nd April 2019 to 25th May 2019. In this post, you will get to know all the details regarding SSC MTS including the SSC MTS exam dates, SSC MTS exam pattern, SSC MTS Syllabus, SSC MTS cutoff and other details.

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SSC MTS 2019 Exam Dates

The schedule for the SSC MTS 2019 exam is as follows. Students are advised to note down all the important dates. We will keep updating all the dates on this page.
Date of Advertisement
22nd April 2019
Application Starts
22nd April 2019
Application Closes
25th may 2019
Exam Date (Paper-I)
2nd August to 6th Sep 2019
Exam  Date (Paper-II)
17th November 2019

SSC MTS Recruitment: Apply Now

The Online Applying Process for SSC MTS 2019 Exam is commencing from 22 April 2019 and closing date for the same is 25 May 2019. SSC MTS Tier 1 exam is tentatively scheduled to be conducted from 2nd August to 6th September 2019. Without further delay, apply for the exam before the eleventh hour and keep your preparation alive for the sake of a much required job.


SSC MTS Frequently asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. What is the last date to apply online for SSC MTS?

The Last date for receipt of application is 29.05.2019 (up to 5.00 PM)

Q. What is the date of the SSC MTS Computer Based Examination (Tier-I)?

The Computer Based Examination (Tier-I) will be held from 02.08.2019 to 06.09.2019 .

Q. What is the SSC MTS Age criteria for various posts?

The age limits for the posts as per the Recruitment Rules of various User Departments are:
(i) 18-25 years as on 01-08-2019 (i.e. candidates born not before 02-08-1994 and not later than 01-08-2001).
(ii) 18-27 years as on 01-08-2019 (i.e. candidates born not before 02-08-1992 and not later than 01-08-2001).

NOTE: There will be separate category-wise, State/ UT-wise cut-offs in Paper-I. As the vacancies for SSC MTS are in two age groups i.e. (i) 18 to 25 years and (ii) 18 to 27 years, the Commission may fix separate age group-wise, category-wise and State/ UT-wise cutoffs in Paper-I.

Q. Is there any age relaxation in SSC MTS for OBC Category?

Yes, the SSC MTS Age-relaxation permissible beyond the upper age limit for OBC is 3 years.

Q. What is the minimum educational qualification for SSC MTS Recruitment 2019?

The minimum educational qualification for SSC MTS is passed in MatriculationExamination or equivalent from a recognized Board.

Q. What is the date to acquire the minimum educational qualification in the SSC MTS?

Candidates should have acquired the minimum educational qualification on or
before 01-08-2019 for SSC MTS 2019.

Q. What is the scheme of SSC MTS examination?

The SSC MTS examination will consist of a Computer Based Examination (Paper-I) and a Descriptive Paper (Paper-II)

Q. Is there any change in the SSC MTS exam pattern?

Yes, earlier the total number of marks in SSC MTS for Tier 1 was 150 for 100 questions. Now, the total number of marks is 100 for 100 questions.

Q.Is there normalization of marks in SSC MTS 2019 examination?

Marks scored by candidates in Paper-I will be normalized in SSC MTS 2019 by using the formula published by the Commission.

Q. Can I give preference of states in the SSC MTS application form?

Yes, The candidates are required to give preferences of States/ UTs, in the order of priority, in the SSC MTS online application form.

Q. Can I choose only 3 states as my preference for SSC MTS posts?

Yes, you can choose as many states as you want. Candidates will be considered for selection against the vacancies of only those States/ UTs for which they have given their preference in the online Application Form. If a candidate has opted for all the States/ UTs, he/ she will be considered for the vacancies of all the States/ UTs.

Q. Can I change my preference of states later after the final submission of SSC MTS application?

Preference of States/ UTs exercised by the candidates in the online Application Form will be treated as final and no change in the preference of States/ UTs will be allowed later under any circumstances.

Q. Is paper-II qualifying in nature?

Paper-II will only be of qualifying nature and is intended to test elementary language skills. However, marks scored by the candidates in Paper-II will be used to decide merit in case more than one candidate score equal normalized marks in Paper-I.

Q. What is the application fee?

The application Fee is Rs 100/- (Rs one hundred only).

Q. Who are exempted from paying the application fee?

Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes(SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Persons with Disabilities (PwD) and Ex-servicemen (ESM) eligible for reservation are exempted from payment of fee.

SSC MTS Age Criteria

Min. Age- 18 years

Max. Age – 25 or 27 years (according to department)

Age will be calculated as on 1st August 2019.

There will be separate category-wise, State/ UT-wise cut-offs in Paper-I. As the vacancies for MTS are in two age groups i.e. (i) 18 to 25 years and (ii) 18 to 27 years, the Commission may fix separate age group-wise, category-wise and State/ UT-wise cutoffs in Paper-I.

SSC MTS Eligibility Criteria

A candidate must be either:
(a) a citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January,1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania(Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar),Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the Examination but the offer of appointment will be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India.
5(A) AGE LIMIT: 18-25 years as on 01.08.2018 (i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1993 and not later than 01.08.2000)
Note I: Candidate should note that Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation / Secondary Examination Certificate or an equivalent certificate available on the date of submission of application will only be accepted by the Commission for determining the Age- eligibility and no subsequent request for its change will be considered or granted .

SSC MTS Educational Qualification:

The candidates must have passed Matriculation Examination or equivalent from a recognized Board.

SSC MTS Salary, Job Profile & Prospects

SSC MTS Salary 2019:
To fulfill the need of acquiring a govt job by the aspirants, SSC conducts its various exams every year. SSC MTS is one of its major exams with high school qualification. SSC released notification for various multitasking posts viz. Multi-Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff, Group “C” Non-Gazetted and Non-Ministerial post, now candidates are eager to know about the nature of the job they will be provided with. Taking into consideration one’s turmoil regarding SSC MTS Jobs, ADDA247 and team is here once again to elucidate SSC MTS Job Profile, Career Growth, Salary Structure, Roles and Responsibilities. 
SSC MTS is a group ‘C’ cadre position that was created as per the 6th CPC recommendation which with the inclusion of Group ‘D’ posts such as, Peon, Daftary, Jamadar, Farash, Chowkidar, Safaiwala, Mali, Junior Gestetner Operator etc. count in.
Roles and Responsibilities Under SSC MTS Jobs: 
  • General cleanliness and upkeep of the Section/Unit.
  • Carrying of files and papers within the building.
  • Physical maintenance of records of the Section.
  • Photocopying, sending of fax, etc.
  • Other non-clerical work in the Section/Unit.
  • Assisting in routine office work like the diary, dispatch, etc.
  • Assisting on the computer.
  • Cleaning of rooms and dusting of furniture etc.
  • Delivering of Dak (outside the building).
  • Watch and ward duties.
  • Opening and closing of rooms.
  • Cleaning of the building, fixtures, etc.
  • Work related to his ITI qualifications, if it exists.
  • Driving of vehicles, if in possession of a valid driving license.
  • Upkeep of lawns, parks, potted plants, etc.
  • Any other work assigned by the superior authority.

SSC MTS Salary 

SSC MTS salary is calculated as Gross Salary & Cash in Hand. After the application of 7th pay commission, there is an increment of almost 20% in every govt job income.
Multi Tasking Staff is a general central service group ‘C’ non-gazetted, a non-ministerial post which falls under Payband-1 (Rs.5200 – 20200) + Grade Pay Rs.1800. However, the take-home salary of MTS ranges between Rs.20,000 – 24,000 /month (approx). The salary varies slightly based on location, allowances etc.
With every Promotion, the SSC MTS Grade Pay increases as follows: 
First Promotion: Rs. 1900/- after 3 years of service.
Second Promotion: Rs. 2000/- after 3 years of service.
Third Promotion: Rs. 2400/- after 5 years of service.
And so on up to Rs.5400/-

SSC MTS Career Growth

There are two types of increments provided under Pay Band-I scheme, i.e.
Annual increments
Promotional increments
1. Annual Increments
Annual increments are to be paid at the rate of 3% of the total pay in the Pay Band and the corresponding Grade Pay.
2. Promotional Increments
In order to promote employees in government offices of various ministries, departmental exams are conducted from time to time.At the time of promotion, the grade pay attached to the posts at different levels within the same running pay band changes.
After factoring in all the above aspects, it is pertinent to say that SSC MTS might provide you a decent job with no redundant role play. Along with that, departmental exams upturn one’s official status and salary structure.

SSC MTS Exam Pattern 2019: Check Changed Exam Pattern

The SSC MTS exam pattern will consist of two papers followed by document verification.  As per the latest notification, there shall be two papers viz. Paper – I and Paper – II.

SSC MTS Exam Pattern: Paper-I (ONLINE)

The SSC MTS Exam Paper 1 is scheduled to be held from 2nd August 2019 to 6th September 2019.

It will consist of a total of 100 multiple choice questions as mentioned below. Earlier, it consists of 150 marks but now the total number of marks has been changed to 100.

No. Of Questions
Total Duration/ Timing
General Intelligence & Reasoning
90 Minutes
Numerical Aptitude
General English
General Awareness


Important points for SSC MTS exam pattern:

  • Total number of marks is 100 as per the latest pattern.
  • Paper- I will be objective type (Multiple Choice Questions).
  • The questions will be set both in English & Hindi.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
  • The timing for Visually handicapped cerebral palsy candidates is 120 Mins.
  • Normalisation of marks will be done.

SSC MTS Exam Pattern: Paper-II

The SSC MTS Exam Paper II is scheduled to be held on 17th November 2019

Candidates shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the Paper 1 will be required to appear for a descriptive type qualifying paper for testing basic language skills.

Subject Maximum Marks Total Duration/ Timing 
Short Essay /Letter in English or any language included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution. 50 30 Minutes


Some important points about the exam:

  • Paper- II will be descriptive in nature. 
  • Timing for Visually handicapped cerebral palsy candidates is 45 Minutes
  • This exam is qualifying in nature.
  • It is intended to test the elementary language skills of the candidates to be suitable for the post.

SSC MTS Syllabus 2019 for Paper I & Paper II

Here is the detailed SSC MTS Syllabus subject wise:

SSC MTS Syllabus: General Intelligence & Reasoning

The SSC MTS syllabus for General Intelligence & Reasoning will include questions designed to test the candidate’s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation and other analytical functions.
S. No. Topics No. Of Questions
1 Number & Alphabetical Series 25 Questions
2 Coding Decoding
3 Analogy
4 Odd one Out
5 Syllogism
6 Directions Sense
7 Ranking
8 Non-verbal: Paper Folding & Cutting, Mirror Image, Embedded or Complete the Image, Counting Figure
9 Blood relations
10 Matrix
11 Mathematical Calculations
12 Words order according to dictionary


SSC MTS Syllabus : English Language

Candidates’ understanding of the Basics of English Language, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage, etc. his/her writing ability would be tested.

S.No. Topics Number of Questions
1 Spot the error 25 Questions
2 Fill in the blanks
3 Synonyms
4 Antonyms
5 Spelling/detecting mis-spelt words
6 Idioms & Phrases,
7 One word substitution
8 Improvement of sentences
9 Comprehension Passage


SSC MTS Syllabus : Numerical Aptitude 

S.No. Topic No. of Questions
1 Number System/HCF/LCM 25 Questions
2 Percentage, Average
3 Time & Work
4 Profit & Loss
5 Ratio, Mixture & Alligation
6 Time Speed Distance
7 CI & SI
8 Geometry
9 Mensuration
10 Trigonometry
11 DI
12 Algebra


SSC MTS Syllabus: General Awareness 

Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

SSC MTS Application Fee

MODE OF PAYMENT: Application Fee & Mode of Payment: Rs. 100 (One hundred only)

All Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Physically Handicapped, and Ex-Servicemen eligible for reservation are exempted from paying application fee, as per extant government orders.

SSC MTS Previous Year Cutoffs

SSC MTS Cutoff 2016-17: Tier-I

SSC MTS previous notification was released in 2016 and the examination was held from 16th September to 31st October 2017. The exam pattern consists of 100 questions of a total marks of 150. A total number of 19,96,411 candidates appeared in the above examination. Below table depicts the category wise cutoff for SSC MTS Tier 1 and the candidates qualified for Paper-2.
SSC MTS Tier-I Cut Off No. Of Candidates Qualified
UR 110.50 83427
OBC 101.00 45420
SC 100.50 12210
ST 87.00 10928
ExS 49.50 2704
OH 93.00 2386
HH 49.50 916
VH 76.00 1191
TOTAL 159182


SSC MTS Cutoff 2016-17: Tier-II

The candidates who qualified in Paper – I, were required to appear in Paper – II, which was conducted on 28-1-2018, in which a total of 1,43,657 candidates appeared.Paper 2 was descriptive and qualifying in nature. The Commission had decided to fix qualifying marks of 17.5 i.e. 35% for UR category and 16.5 i.e. 33% for all other reserved categories in Paper-II. Qualifying marks in Paper-II will be uniform across all States/UTs. Below table depicts the SSC MTS Tier II Cutoff:

State Name Category
Delhi 123.25 115 52.25 117.75 88 123.5 107.75 126
Rajasthan 122.75 122.25 60.75 116.25 86.75 123.5 107 126
Uttarakhand 122.5 116.75 67.75 116.75 91.25 123.75 115 126
Karnataka 120.25 112 83.75 114.25 122.25 123
Kerala 120.5 111.75 105.5 114.25 94 126.25 109.25 127.25
Lakshadweep Islands 127 129.25
Jharkhand 133.25 120.5 134.75 133.25
Odisha 126.25 114.25 108.75 127.5 129
West Bengal 127.25 114 91.5 117.75 101.25 127.25 115.75 129.25
A&N Islands
Telangana 121.25 112.5 85 116.25 123.5 116 123.75
Andhra Pradesh 123.75 112.25 92 115 101 124 115.25 125
Puducherry & Tamil Nadu 120.25 112.25 64 114.25 88.25 122.5 123
Daman & Diu and Goa 124 125.5
Gujarat, Dadra & Nagar Haveli 121.25 113.25 49.75 115.5 86 122.75 124.5
Maharashtra 121 112.5 49.5 115.5 86.5 122.5 107.5 123.75
Chandigarh 124.5 114.75 67.5 116.75 90.75 125 109.5 129
Jammu & Kashmir 123.25 114.5 60.75 116.5 89 123.75 108.25 125.5
Haryana 137.75 114.75 76.75 130.75 134.25
Himachal Pradesh 123.25 114.5 75 88.75 123.5 125.5
Punjab 123 118.5 59.75 116 87.5 123.75 125.5
Bihar 127.25 120.75 102.75 125 131.5 132.5
UP 125.5 114 95 122.5 116.75 129.25 123 130.75
Arunachal Pradesh 122.5 113.75 54.75 115.25 123.75 125.5
Assam 124.75 119.5 71.25 115 124.75 125.75
Manipur 123 66.5 86.5 123.5 125.75
Meghalaya 122.5 114.25 51.75 115 86.5 123.25 125
Mizoram 51.75 123.25 125
Nagaland 122.25 70.5 124.25 106.75 125
Tripura 125 113.5 51 115 123.25 124.75
Chhattisgarh 122.75 114 51.75 115 101.5 123.75 107 125.25
Madhya Pradesh 122 113.5 49.5 117.25 91.5 123.25 114.75 125.25


SSC MTS Cutoff 2016-17: Final Cutoff

After the tier 2 Result, candidates were called for the Document Verification round. Candidates for each State/ UT were finally selected based on their performance in Paper-I, subject to their meeting basic qualifying standards fixed in Paper-II. A total of 23511 candidates qualified for Document Verification against 10674 vacancies reported by User Organizations as on date. Check the final cutoff for SSC MTS 2017 below:

State Name Category
Delhi 126.25 118.50 127.00 129.25
Rajasthan 125.75 125.50 127.00 129.00
Uttarakhand 125.50 120.25 127.25 129.00
Karnataka 123.75 115.00 126.00 126.50
Kerala 123.75 115.00 128.75 129.50
Lakshadweep Islands 129.25 140.00
Jharkhand 135.50 121.75 134.75 135.00
Odisha 127.25 116.75 129.00 130.00
West Bengal 129.25 116.75 129.00 130.75
A&N Islands
Sikkim 129.00 130.50
Andhra Pradesh 125.75 115.50 126.75 127.50
Puducherry & Tamil Nadu 123.75 115.25 126.00 126.75
Daman & Diu and Goa 127.00 129.00
Gujarat, Dadra & Nagar Haveli 124.25 116.75 126.25 128.00
Maharashtra 124.00 115.50 126.00 127.25
Chandigarh 128.25 118.25 128.50 134.25
Jammu & Kashmir 127.50 118.25 127.50 129.00
Haryana 139.50 118.25 134.25 138.50
Himachal Pradesh 126.75 117.75 127.25 129.00
Punjab 127.00 123.75 127.50 129.00
Bihar 129.50 120.75 133.50 134.25
UP 127.75 117.25 131.50 132.50
Arunachal Pradesh 125.50 117.00 127.00 129.00
Assam 128.00 120.50 127.25 129.00
Manipur 126.50 127.00 134.50
Meghalaya 125.50 117.25 126.75 128.75
Mizoram 126.75 128.50
Nagaland 126.00 127.25 130.25
Tripura 126.25 116.75 126.50 128.50
Chhattisgarh 125.75 116.75 127.25 128.50
Madhya Pradesh 125.50 116.75 126.50 128.25
Telangana 124.75 116.00 126.50 127.25

SSC MTS Vacancy 2019

There are around 8300 MTS posts in non-technical section announced for SSC MTS 2017. The vacancy is expected to be same as that of last year. Exam Vacancies will be announced with the release of Official Notification. Let’s have a look at previous years’ SSC MTS Vacancy to have a clue about the MTS Vacancy 2018.
CR 173 85 32 35 325 0 0 0 0
ER 302 212 62 58 634 52 6 2 4
KKR 330 208 83 45 666 34 0 1 1
NR 1731 1071 179 205 3186 219 28 12 12
NER 98 67 36 25 226 11 4 5 1
NWR 347 134 30 23 534 11 0 4 3
MPR 297 151 52 36 536 46 4 2 3
SR 416 160 90 39 705 68 4 2 2
WR 708 477 175 128 1488 132 6 3 1
TOTAL 4402 2565 739 594 8300 573 52 31 27

SSC MTS Exam Centre

Staff Selection Commission releases the notification and all the details about the SSC MTS Exam centers is given in the notification. Candidates are advised t check the SSC MTS exam center from the listed centers by the SSC.

SSC MTS Exam Preparation

SSC MTS exam preparation must be done in a systematic manner, with latest exam pattern in mind. Since the syllabus covers a lot of topics, it is important to choose the right study material so that you can understand the concepts and practice a wide variety of questions as well. Keep following sscadda for latest updates and tips on the SSC MTS exam preparation.

SSC MTS Mock Tests and Online Test Series

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SSC MTS Admit Card 2019

Every candidate who registers for SSC MTS Exam 2019 within stipulated time will be assigned an e-admit card/hall ticket/call letter that can be downloaded from the official website of SSC. The admit card for the MTS Tier-1 exam will be issued first followed by admit card for Paper-II. Candidates are advised to keep checking this page for updates. As the exam is scheduled in August we can expect the SSC MTS admit card by the end of July.

SSC MTS Results 2019

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will release the SSC MTS results after completion of each Tier Exam. The candidates selected in the rounds progress to the next one. Candidates can check the result from the direct link to official SSC CGL website as and when the results are announced. Keep following this page for all details regarding the SSC MTS Results.