SSC MTS 2021 Notification Out: Apply Online, Exam Date, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern

SSC MTS 2021 Notification: The Staff Service Commission is the responsible body for conduction the Multi-Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff (MTS) Exam. It is also known as SSC MTS Exam. SSC MTS 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.

Update: The notification for the MTS 2021 is released by SSC. The online application is active from February 05 to March 21, 2021. Check the details below.

SSC MTS 2021 Notification

The SSC MTS 2021 Notification is released on February 05, 2021, on the official website @ssc.nic.in. 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 2021 are 7000.   The best part of the MTS Exam is its eligibility criteria which are Matriculation pass or equivalent. Like the other govt exams, where the selection process is a two-stage process, MTS Exam is also no different. It involves the following two stages:

  1. Paper 1: Computer Based Test (CBT)
  2. Paper 2: Descriptive Test

SSC MTS 2021: Highlight

Exam Name SSC MTS (Staff Selection Commission-Multi Tasking
(Non-Technical) Staff Examination
Conducting Body Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
Exam Level National Level
Exam Frequency Once a year
Exam Mode Paper-I: Online

paper-II: Offline

SSC MTS Exam Duration
  • Paper -I: 90 minutes
  • Paper-II: 30 minutes
Official Website ssc.nic.in

SSC MTS 2021: Important Date

Given below is the SSC MTS 2021 Important Date as per the SSC Calendar.

Activity Dates
SSC MTS Notification Release Date February 05, 2021
SSC MTS Online Registration Process February 05, 2021
Last date of the online application March 21, 2021
Last date for making online fee payment: March 23, 2021
Last date for generation of offline Challan: March 25, 2021
Last date for payment through Challan: March 29, 2021
Admit Card will Release on June 2021 (tentative)
SSC MTS Exam Dates (Paper I) July 01 to 20, 2021
SSC MTS Paper I Result September 2021 (tentative)
SSC MTS Exam Dates (Paper-II) November 21, 2021

SSC MTS 2021 Vacancy

For SSC MTS 2021, approximately 9000 vacancies will be there. For the time being,  you can check out the SSC MTS Vacancy For 2019. In 2019, the total number of vacancies for SSC MTS was 9018.

SSC MTS 2019 Vacancy Distribution 

Age UR OBC SC ST EWS TOTAL EXS OH HH VH OTHERS
18-25 3502 2145 576 594 574 7382 678 110 86 78 27
18-27 705 534 94 139 165 1636 147 22 18 16 13
G.Total 4208 2679 670 733 739 9018 825 132 104 94 40

SSC MTS 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Nationality:

A candidate is required to be

Age Limit  (as on January 01, 2021)

MTS has vacancies in two age groups. Check both age groups below:

  • 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 mentioned Age Requirement, candidates belonging to reserved categories are given age relaxation as per Government Rules.

Serial No. Category Age Relaxation
1 SC/ST 5 years
2 OBC 3 years
3 PwD (Unreserved) 10 years
4 PwD (OBC) 13 years
5 PwD (SC/ST) 15 years
6 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
7 Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989 5 years
8 Defense Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof. 3 years
9 Defense Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ ST) 8 years
10 Central Government Civilian Employees: Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of online applications. Up to 40 years of age
11 Central Government Civilian Employees: Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of online applications. (SC/ ST) Up to 45 years of age
12 Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried Up to 35 years of age
13 Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ ST) Up to 40 years of age
14 Service Clerks in the last year of their color service in the Armed Forces. Up to 45 years of age
15 Service Clerks in the last year of their color service in the Armed Forces (SC/ ST) Up to 50 years
16 Retrenched census employees of the office of Registrar General of India (They will be considered only for offices under RGI in their order of merit and subject to availability of vacancies ) 3 years plus the length of service rendered by them in connection with census, before retrenchment and weightage of the past year.

Educational Qualification (As on January 01, 2021)

  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.

Application Fee For SSC MTS 2021

  • The Application Fee for SSC MTS 2021 is Rs. 100/-.
  • Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD/Ex-servicemen/Women category are exempted from paying the application fee.

SSC MTS Apply Online 2021: Registration Process

Candidates are required to follow these steps SSC MTS Registration 2021. Below are the steps that one needs to follow for successful online registration for the exam:

  • Click on the official link which is provided on this page.
  • Click on the link of Apply Link given on the page. The registration link opens up in the new window.
  • Click on New Registration in SSC MTS 2021 application window and then click on the register button.
  • Firstly, candidates need to provide basic details like name, parents’ name, date of birth, email id, mobile number, etc.
  • Click on the submit button to submit your completed online form of SSC MTS 2021. Verify your details before submitting the form.
  • All the candidates are issued Registration ID for SSC MTS 2021 exam.
  • Candidates are supposed to log in with the provided Registration ID, date of birth, and password to complete SSC MTS Registration 2021.
  • In the next step, candidates must upload photograph and signature following the requisites mentioned by SSC.

Photograph:

  • The photograph must be clicked in front of white color or light-colored background and must be more than 4 kb in size and less than 12 kb. The photograph resolution must be 100*120 pixels in width and height.

Signature:

  • The signature must be in black or blue ink on a white sheet. The scanned copy of the signature must be in jpg format and it should be more than 1 kb in size and less than 12 kb. The resolution should be 40*60 pixels in width and height.
  • Login with registered ID and password to fill up the Part-II of the online form of SSC MTS 2021.
  • After filling up the application form, candidates need to preview the entire application form of SSC MTS 2021 once to look for any glitches in the form. Verify the entire data entered by you.
  • Click on the Final Submit button after previewing the entire online SSC MTS application form. It is recommended that Candidates download and get print copies of the submitted application form of SSC MTS 2021. Lastly, candidates can advance to submit the application fee for SSC MTS 2021 either via online mode or offline mode of fee payment.
  • A candidate must pay Rs. 100/- as SSC MTS 2021 Online Application Fee if applicable.

Apply Online For SSC MTS 2021

The link to apply for the SSC MTS 2021 is active on February 05, 2021. The last date to apply online is March 21, 2021.

Important Information for SSC MTS Apply Online Form:

  1. The mode of application is ONLINE only. The printed/ hard copies of the application form will not be entertained.
  2. Applications without the prescribed fee shall not be considered and summarily rejected
  3. Candidates must check the eligibility criteria thoroughly before SSC MTS Registration 2021
  4. The last date for the SSC MTS Online Application 2021 is on March 21, 2021.
  5. Candidates must take a print of the filled SSC MTS Online Application Form and keep them for their future use.
  6. All papers in the online examination will be of objective type multiple choice questions
  7. A candidate must indicate the Centre(s) in the online Application Form in which he/ she desires to take the examination
  8. For More information for SSC MTS 2021 Visit Official Website https://ssc.nic.in/.

SSC MTS Selection Process

The SSC MTS Selection Process is a two-stage procedure.

  1. SSC MTS Paper I: Written Test
  2. SSC MTS Paper-II: Descriptive Test

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Paper-1 is an online exam that is an objective multiple choice question type.
Paper-2 is a pen and paper mode of examination that includes writing a short essay or letter in English or
any language is included in the VIII Schedule of the Constitution.

Paper-II will only be of qualifying nature and is intended to test elementary language skills. Paper-II will be held only for those candidates who meet the cut-off prescribed by the Commission in Paper-I for different categories.

Paper-II is only qualifying in nature. 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.

SSC MTS 2021 Exam Pattern

The paper pattern for SSC MTS saw a change in the previous year’s session of the exam.

  • The exam consists of two papers i.e. Paper I & Paper 2.
  • Paper 1 is conducted online while Paper 2 is pen and paper-based.

SSC MTS Exam Pattern For Paper I

  • SSC MTS Paper I will have four sections.
  • The duration of the SSC MTS Exam will be 90 minutes for General Candidates and 120 minutes for PwD Candidates.
  • Paper I is an objective type paper with four MCQ’s out of which one will be correct.
  • There will be a negative marking of 0.25 for every wrong answer.
  • No marks will be deducted for incorrect or unattempted questions.
  • There will be separate category-wise, State/ UT-wise cut-offs in Paper-I. The Commission may fix separate age group-wise, category-wise, and State/ UT-wise cut-offs for Paper-I.
Parts Subjects No. of Questions Marks Duration of Exam Duration of Exam
(For PWD Candidates)
I General English 25 25 90 minutes 120 minutes
II General Intelligence & reasoning 25 25
III Numerical Aptitude 25 25
IV General Awareness 25 25
Total 4 Sections 100 Questions 100 Marks 1 Hr 30 min 2 Hours

SSC MTS Exam Pattern For Paper II

SSC MTS Paper-II will be held only for those candidates who meet the cut-off prescribed by the Commission in Paper-I for different categories.

  • SSC MTS Paper-II will be pen and paper mode paper which will be descriptive in nature.
  • The Paper will be set in Hindi, English and other languages mentioned in the VIIIth Schedule of the Constitution.
  • The maximum number of marks is 50 marks.
  • The duration of SSC MTS Paper-II is 30 minutes for the General Category and 40 minutes for the PwD category of candidates.
Subject Max. Marks Duration of Exam Duration of Exam for PWD Candidates
One short essay/letter in English
or any other language included in the 8thschedule of the constitution
50 marks 30 Minutes 40 Minutes

SSC MTS Syllabus and Exam Pattern

SSC MTS Syllabus For Paper I

SSC MTS Paper 1 will have the following sections:

  • General English
  • General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • Numerical Aptitude
  • General Awareness

Let’s have a look at the detailed SSC MTS 2021 Syllabus For Paper 1:

English Language Reasoning Numerical Ability General Awareness
-Reading Comprehension
-Fill in the Blanks
-Spellings
-Phrases and Idioms
-Synonyms and Antonyms
-One-word Substitution
-Sentence Correction
-Error Spotting
-Classification
-Analogy
-Coding-Decoding
-Matrix
-Word Formation
-Venn Diagram
-Direction/Distance
-Blood Relation
-Missing Numbers
-Non-Verbal Reasoning
-Verbal Reasoning
-Simplification
-Interest
-Percentage
-Ratio and Proportion
-Average
-Problem on Ages
-Speed, Distance, and Time
-Profit and Loss
-Number Series
-Number System
-Mensuration
-Time and Work
-DI
-Mixture Problem
-Algebra
-Geometry
-Trigonometry
-Static GK
-Science
-Books and Authors
-Current Affairs
-Dates, Portfolios

SSC MTS Syllabus For Paper 2

SSC MTS Paper 2 is intended to test elementary language skills because of the categorization of the post as Group-C and view of job requirements.

  • One short essay/letter in English or any other language included in the 8thschedule of the constitution

Paper-II is only qualifying in nature. 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.

SSC MTS Admit Card

The candidates who will apply successfully for the SSC MTS Recruitment 2021 will be able to download the SSC MTS Admit Card. The SSC MTS Admit Card is 10 days before the date of the exam. However, the admit card released region wise on the official site of the regions.

Admit cards for Paper-1 will be released first followed by Admit Card for Paper-2. SSC MTS Admit Card for Paper-2 will be issued to candidates who have successfully cleared the first phase of the SSC MTS 2021 Exam.

Download SSC MTS Admit Card 

SSC MTS Answer Key

When the candidates have successfully appeared for the SSC MTS 2021 Exam, the answer key will be released by the Commission. The candidates can check the answer key and object if any. The answer key will be a help candidates to compare their responses and compare them with the final answer key provided by SSC.

Check SSC MTS Answer Key

SSC MTS Result 2021

After the release of the SSC MTS Answer Key, the SSC MTS Result is released. The Result is released in PDF Form. The candidates whose roll numbers are in the list will be called for the 2nd paper. A Cut-off is released by the Commission. The candidates will have to secure the cut-off set by the Commission.

Check SSC MTS Result

SSC MTS Cut-Off 2021

The cut-off for SSC MTS 2021 will be declared once the examination for the same is conducted and the result has been declared. There will be separate category-wise, State/ UT-wise cut-offs in Paper-I. The commission may fix the separate cut-off for different age groups viz., 18 to 25 years and (ii) 18 to 27 years. The cut-off will depend upon the level of difficulty of the SSC MTS 2021 Exam as well as the number of candidates appearing for the exam.
Here is the cutoff of the previous year for reference-

States UR OBC SC ST
Delhi 93.5 83.25 92.50 71.25
Rajasthan 110 100.75 99.00 99.00
Uttarakhand 94.00 87.50 85.00 85.00
Bihar 112.00 110.50 100.50 87.00
UP 102.25 99.00 97.75 77.50
Chandigarh 93.00 86.25 82.50 69.00
Jammu Kashmir 86.00 67.00 75.25 67.00
Haryana 113.00 107.50 97.00 54.00
Himachal Pradesh 79.50 63.50 71.00 63.50
Punjab 90.00 84.25 77.00 77.00
Daman and Diu 62.00 45.00 45.00 45.00
Gujarat, Dadar, and Nagar Haveli 62.00 45.00 57.50 57.50
Maharashtra 82.00 72.25 80.00 60.75
Andhra Pradesh 83.00 79.00 75.75 66.25
Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry 84.00 78.50 72.75 72.75
Karnataka 93.00 87.00 73.75 66.75
Kerala 84.00 78.50 72.75 72.75

Check Previous Years’ Cut-off

SSC MTS Salary 2021

The SSC Multi-Tasking Staff is a general central service group ‘C’ non-gazetted, a non-ministerial post that falls under Pay band-1 (Rs.5200 – 20200) + Grade Pay Rs.1800. SSC MTS salary comes to be around Rs.18000- Rs.22000.

SSC categorizes SSC MTS salary structure based on the type of city or location where the personnel is posted. There are 3 categories of cities- X, Y, and Z. The breakup of SSC MTS salary comprising of pay scale and allowances are provided in the following table:

Post MTS(GP 1800) MTS(GP 1800) MTS(GP 1800)
City Category X Y Z
Basic Pay 18000 18000 18000
DA 0 0 0
HRA 4320 28880 1440
TA 1350 900 900
DA on TA 0 0 0
Gross Salary 23670 21780 2034
NPS 1800 1800 1800
CGHS 125 125 125
CGEGIS 1500 1500 1500
Total Deduction 3425 3425 3425
In-Hand Salary 20245 18355 16915
  • SSC MTS Salary Structure is based on the effect of the 7th Pay Commission on the central government departments.
  • 7th Pay Commission has impacted the salary structure in somewhat a positive way. The in-hand salary is around INR 20,000 per month.
  • The salary structure comprises of many aspects such as basic pay, DA (Dearness Allowance), HRA (House Rental Allowance), TA (Traveling Allowance), and dearness allowance on traveling allowance, etc.
  • Besides, there are contributions to the National Pension Scheme, CGHS (Central Government Health Scheme), CGEGIS (Central Government Employees General Insurance Scheme), and deductions.

Check SSC MTS Detailed Salary 2021

SSC MTS 2021: FAQ’s

Q1. When was the SSC MTS 2021 Notification released?
Ans. The SSC MTS 2021 Notification was released on February 05, 2021.

Q2. When can I apply for SSC MTS Exam 2021?
Ans. You can apply online for SSC MTS Exam 2021 from February 05, 2021, to March 21, 2021.

Q3. When will SSC MTS Exam 2021 be conducted?
Ans. SSC MTS Exam 2021 will be held in two stages. Paper, I will be held from July 01 to 20, 2021.

Q4. What is the selection process for SSC MTS 2021?
Ans. There will be two stages for the selection of candidates in SSC MTS. Paper-I will be CBT Test with MCQ. Paper-II will be pen and paper mode which will be descriptive in nature. For SSC Paper-II, candidates will have to write an essay and letter.

Q5. Is SSC MTS conducted online?
Ans. SSC MTS Paper I will be conducted online while Paper II will be Pen and Paper Mode.

Q6. What is education qualification to apply for SSC MTS?
Ans. Candidates will have to be 10th Pass or equivalent from a recognized board.

Q7. Can I apply for other states other than my domicile state?
Ans. Yes, you can apply to other states.

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