SSC MTS 2020 Exam: Notification, Exam Date, Selection Procedure, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Qualifications,

SSC MTS 2020: Staff Selection Commission conducts the SSC MTS (Multitasking 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 exam dates, exam pattern, Syllabus, cutoff, vacancy, application process, and other details.

According to New SSC Exam Calendar, SSC MTS 2020-21 Recruitment Notification will be released on 2nd February 2021. 

SSC MTS Vacancy

There are around 8300 MTS posts in the non-technical section announced for SSC MTS 2017. But Good news for SSC Aspirants here is the bumper increase in SSC MTS 2019-20 vacancies, vacancies now increased to 9,069. The vacancy is expected to be the same as that of last year. SSC MTS 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 SSC MTS Vacancy 2020.
SSC MTS Vacancy 2019 [Revised]-> 9,069 [SSC MTS Vacancy released on 19th Oct]

SSC MTS Exam Dates

The schedule for the recent SSC MTS 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
Application Starts
Application Closes
Exam Date (Paper-I)
01-07-2021 to 20-07-2021(CBE)
Exam  Date (Paper-II)
to be notified later (DES)

SSC MTS Notification

SSC MTS Recruitment notification will be released on 2nd February 2021 and the applications were filled till 18th March 2021. Candidates can check the official notification by clicking on the link given below:

Check Official Notification Of SSC MTS 2019

SSC MTS 2020 Official Notification will be out in February 2021

SSC MTS: Application Process

The Online Applying Process for SSC MTS Exam was conducted from 2nd February 2021 to 18th March 2021. SSC MTS Tier 1 exam will be conducted from 01-07-2021 to 20-07-2021.

SSC MTS Frequently asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. What is the last date to apply online for SSC MTS 2020?

The Last date for receipt of application will be 18th March 2021.

Q. What is the date of the SSC MTS Computer Based Examination (Tier-I) 2020?

The Computer Based Examination (Tier-I) will be held from 01-07-2021 to 20-07-2021.

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
(ii) 18-27 years

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 2020?

The minimum educational qualification for SSC MTS is passed in Matriculation Examination 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 the crucial date that will be declared with the official notification of SSC MTS 2020.

Q. What is the scheme of the 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 2020 examination?

Marks scored by candidates in Paper-I will be normalized in SSC MTS 2020 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 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 the 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 the fee.

SSC MTS Age Criteria

Min. Age- 18 years

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

Age will be calculated as on crucial date that will be declared in official notification of SSC MTS 2020.

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, to permanently settle 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 to permanently settle in India.
Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favor 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
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 
To fulfill the need of acquiring a govt job by the aspirants, SSC conducts its various exams every year. SSC released notification for various multitasking posts viz. Multi-Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff, Group “C” Non-Gazetted and Non-Ministerial post, candidates must know about the nature of the job.
The SSC MTS Salary 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).
Taking into consideration one’s turmoil regarding SSC MTS Jobs, ADDA247 and team are here once again to elucidate SSC MTS Job Profile, Career Growth, Salary Structure, Roles and Responsibilities.

SSC MTS Exam Pattern: 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
90 Minutes
Numerical Aptitude
General English
General Awareness


Important points for SSC MTS exam pattern:

  • The 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.
  • The normalization of marks will be done.

Click here to get detailed SSC MTS Syllabus subject wise

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

We are providing the detailed cut off for the previous years. You can get an idea of the cut off for this year by looking at the previous cutoffs. Click on the below link to get all the details regarding SSC MTS previous year cut off.

Click here for SSC MTS Previous year cut-offs

SSC MTS Exam Centre

Staff Selection Commission releases the notification and all the details about the SSC MTS Exam centers are 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 systematically, with the 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 the latest updates and tips on the SSC MTS exam preparation.

SSC MTS Mock Tests, Online Test Series, Video Course

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SSC MTS Admit Card 

Every candidate who registers for SSC MTS Exam 2020 within the 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 October we can expect the SSC MTS admit card by the first week of October 2020.

SSC MTS Results 

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 the official SSC CGL website as and when the results are announced. Keep following this page for all details regarding the SSC MTS Results.