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. 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.
SSC MTS 2019 Exam Dates
Date of Advertisement
22nd April 2019
22nd April 2019
25th may 2019
Exam Date (Paper-I)
2nd August to 6th Sep 2019
Exam Date (Paper-II)
17th November 2019
SSC MTS Admit Card 2019
As the SSC MTS 2019 Paper 1 is to be commenced, candidates are now waiting for the admit cards. As per the schedule, SSC MTS Admit card can be released in July. Candidates are advised to keep preparing and get a hold on the subjects.
SSC MTS Recruitment 2019 Notification
SSC MTS Recruitment notification was released on 22nd April 2019 and the applications were filled till 25th May. Candidates can check the official notification by clicking on the link given below:
SSC MTS Recruitment: Apply Now
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
SSC MTS Educational Qualification:
The candidates must have passed Matriculation Examination or equivalent from a recognized Board.
SSC MTS Salary, Job Profile & Prospects
- 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 Career Growth
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)
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
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
SSC MTS Syllabus: General Intelligence & Reasoning
|S. No.||Topics||No. Of Questions|
|1||Number & Alphabetical Series||25 Questions|
|4||Odd one Out|
|8||Non-verbal: Paper Folding & Cutting, Mirror Image, Embedded or Complete the Image, Counting Figure|
|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|
|5||Spelling/detecting mis-spelt words|
|6||Idioms & Phrases,|
|7||One word substitution|
|8||Improvement of sentences|
SSC MTS Syllabus : Numerical Aptitude
|S.No.||Topic||No. of Questions|
|1||Number System/HCF/LCM||25 Questions|
|3||Time & Work|
|4||Profit & Loss|
|5||Ratio, Mixture & Alligation|
|6||Time Speed Distance|
|7||CI & SI|
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 Tier-I Cut Off||No. Of Candidates Qualified|
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:
|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|
|Jammu & Kashmir||123.25||114.5||60.75||116.5||89||123.75||108.25||125.5|
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:
|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|
|Jammu & Kashmir||127.50||118.25||127.50||129.00|
SSC MTS Vacancy 2019