SSC MTS 2021 Recruitment Notification Out: Check SSC MTS Exam Dates, Eligibility and Important Details

SSC MTS Recruitment 2021: Due to the pandemic, SSC MTS has delayed the schedule of examination and finally released the notification for the SSC MTS 2020-21 examination. This is good news for all the aspirants waiting for an opportunity to grab a job through SSC. As per the SSC Calendar, Staff Selection Commission has finally released the dates for the post of MTS (Multi Tasking Staff) in various departments of the Central Government. SSC MTS 2020 registration was supposed to release from June 2 to July 15, 2020. In this article, we are going to discuss all the details regarding the SSC MTS Notification 2021.

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SSC MTS Recruitment 2021

SSC MTS 2021 Exam is conducted to recruit candidates in the General Central Service Group ‘C’ Non-Gazetted, Non-Ministerial post in various Ministries/Departments/ Offices of the Government of India, in different States/Union Territories. Every year lakhs of candidates appear for the SSC MTS Exam. In 2019, approximately 38 lakh candidates had appeared for the Exam. Tentative vacancies for MTS Exam 2020 are 7000.

The commission has released the SSC MTS notification 2021 on February 05, 2021. Check complete details about exam dates, syllabus, eligibility criteria, etc below in this article.

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SSC MTS 2020 Recruitment Notification

Activity Dates
SSC MTS Notification Release Date 5th February 2021
SSC MTS Online Registration Process 5th February 2021
Last date to apply online: 21st March 2021
Last date for making online Fee Payment 23rd March 2021
Last date for generation of offline Challan: 25th March 2021
Last date for payment through Challan: 29th March 2021
SSC MTS Exam Dates (Paper I) 1st July to 20th July 2021
SSC MTS Paper I Result November 2021
SSC MTS Exam Dates (Paper-II) 21st November 2021

SSC MTS Vacancy 2021

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 2021.

SSC MTS Vacancy 2021-> No. of vacancies will be provided in due course
SSC MTS Vacancy 2019 [Revised]-> 9,069 [SSC MTS Vacancy released on 19th Oct]

SSC MTS Cut Off: Check Region Wise Cut-Off

SSC MTS 2021 Educational Qualification

  1. The candidates must have passed matriculation (10th Pass) or equivalent examination from a recognized board. 
  2. In case a candidate does not pass the qualifying examination before the closing date of receipt of the application form, he or she is not permitted to apply.

SSC MTS 2020-2021 Age Limit (As on cut-off date i.e. 01-01-2021)

18-25 years as on cut-off date (i.e. candidates born not before 02-01-1996 and not later than 01-01-2003).
18-27 years as on cut-off date (i.e. candidates born not before 02-01-1994 and not later than 01-01-2003).
Apart from the pre-mentioned Age Requirement, candidates belonging to reserved categories are given age relaxation as per Government Rules.

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PwD (Unreserved) 10 years
PwD (OBC) 13 years
PwD (SC/ ST) 15 years
Ex-Servicemen (ESM) 03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on closing date of receipt of online application.

Note: 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 cut-offs in Paper-I.

SSC MTS 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 Paper I Exam Pattern: 

The SSC MTS Exam Paper 1 is expected to be held from 01.07.2021 to 20.07.2021 (Tentative). 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 a 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 2021 Paper 2 

Subject Max Marks Total Time
Short Essay/Letter in English or any Language included in 8th Schedule of the Constitution 50 30 Minutes

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Application Fee For SSC MTS 2020-21

  • The Application Fee for SSC MTS 2020-21 is Rs. 100/-.
  • Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD/Ex-servicemen/Women category are exempted from paying the application fee.

SSC MTS Previous Years Cut Off: Check Cut off here

How To Apply for SSC MTS 2021?

  • The candidates have to apply online for SSC Multi Tasking Staff 2020 by clicking the link that is given below.
  • Click on SSC MTS Online Registration and fill your details.
  • You will receive an Online Application registration no. and a password.
  • Log in with the registration no. and the password.
  • Enter your personal details, educational qualification.
  • Upload your photograph and signature in the required JPG/JPEG dimensions.
  • Finally, pay the application fee if applicable.

SSC MTS Eligibility Criteria 2021

Below are the details about SSC MTS 2021 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.
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.
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SSC MTS 2021 Educational Qualification

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

SSC MTS Salary, Job Profile & Prospects

Complete details about SSC MTS Salary as per latest SSC MTS Notification 2021:
To fulfill the need of acquiring a govt job by the aspirants, SSC conducts its various exams every year. SSC released a 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 2021 falls under Pay band-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 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.

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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

SSC MTS Exam needs to be prepared thoroughly and Adda247 is there to help you in the preparation of the same. We will provide you a mock test to practice for the SSC MTS 2020-21 exam. Visit to check the SSC MTS books and test series.

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.

SSC MTS 2021 – Frequently Asked Questions [FAQs]

Q. When can I apply for SSC MTS Exam?

You can apply for SSC MTS Exam 2021 till 21st March 2021.

Q. When will SSC MTS Exam be conducted?

SSC MTS Exam will be held in two stages. Paper I will be held from 01st to 20th July 2021.

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

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

Q. What are 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. What is the minimum educational qualification for SSC MTS Recruitment 2020-21?

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 (1st january 2021) that was declared with the official notification of SSC MTS 2020-21.

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 the 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 is 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.

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