What is SSC MTS Exam?
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SSC MTS is the short term of “SSC Multitasking Staff”. SSC conducts the SSC Multitasking exam in two main stages; Common Test and descriptive paper. After clearing these stages, the candidate will get selected for General Central Service Group ‘C’ Non-Gazetted, Non-Ministerial posts in various Central Government Ministries/Departments/Offices, in different States/Union Territories.
Last time, 70 lakhs (approx) candidates registered for SSC MTS 2020 recruitment. However, only 19,96,411 lakhs candidates appeared in SSC MTS exam, in which total 10,674 candidates were shortlisted after the final result.
SSC MTS 2020: Important Dates
|SSC MTS 2020 Notification Date||2nd June 2020|
|SSC MTS Application Form Start Date||2nd June 2020|
|Last Date to Apply for SSC MTS 2020||14th October 2020|
|SSC MTS Admit Card Release Date||10 days before the exam|
|SSC MTS Exam Date 2020||26th October to 13th November 2020|
|Descriptive Paper Exam Date||–|
SSC MTS Eligibility Criteria
Candidates should follow the following eligibility criteria for SSC MTS 2020 Exam:-
The candidate must have passed the 10th class or equivalent from a Government recognized Board. For further information, you can take a look at the SSC MTS eligibility criteria.
Minimum 18 years and maximum 25 years as on 01/08/2020.
|Category||Age Relaxation||Category||Age Relaxation|
|ST, SC||5 years||Widows/Divorced Women (SC/ST)||Up to the age of 40 years|
|OBC||3 years||Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities (General )||3 years|
|PH/PWD||10 years||Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities (OBC)||6 years|
|PH and OBC||13 years||Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities (SC/ST)||8 years|
|PH and SC/ST||15 years||Service Clerks in the last year of their color service in the Armed Forces (General )||Up to the age of 45 years|
|Ex-Servicemen belonging to General Category||3 years||Service Clerks in the last year of their color service in the Armed Forces (OBC)||Up to the age of 48 years|
|Ex-servicemen belonging to OBC Category||6 years||Service Clerks in the last year of their color service in the Armed Forces (SC/ST)||Up to the age of 50 years|
|Ex-servicemen belonging to SC/ST Category||8 years||Retrenched census employees of Office of Registrar General of India (General )||3 years|
|Jammu & Kashmir Domiciled (General Category)||5 years||Retrenched census employees of Office of Registrar General of India (OBC)||3 years|
|Jammu & Kashmir Domiciled (OBC)||8 years||Retrenched census employees of Office of Registrar General of India (SC/ST)||3 years|
|Jammu & Kashmir Domiciled (SC/ST)||10 years||Central Govt. Civilian Employees (General) who have given not less than 3 years regular & continuous duty as on crucial date||Up to the age of 40 years|
|Widows/Divorced Women (Unreserved/General )||Up to the age of 35 years||Central Govt. Civilian Employees (OBC) who have given not less than 3 years regular & continuous duty as on crucial date||Up to the age of 43 years|
|Widows/Divorced Women (OBC)||Up to the age of 38 years||Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC / ST) who have given not less than 3 years regular & continuous duty as on crucial date||Up to the age of 45 years|
SSC MTS Syllabus & Exam Pattern
This year SSC MTS 2020 exam (Non-Technical) will be conducted in an online mode, unlike past years. The exam pattern has been changed to 100 questions which were earlier to be conducted for 200 questions. Also, the time limit has been reduced to 120 minutes.
SSC MTS Exam Pattern
|Subject||No. Of Questions||Total Duration/ Timing for General candidates||Total Duration/ Timing for Visually Handicapped/ Cerebral Palsy candidates|
|Intelligence Reasoning||25||90 minutes||120 Minutes|
|Short Essay/Letter in English or any language included in the 8thSchedule of the Constitution||1-2||30 minutes||45 minutes|
|Arrangement of words|
|Distance & Direction|
|Non-Verbal (Paper Cutting & Folding, Mirror & Water Image, Embedded figures, Figure Completion, Counting) Embedded figures, Figure Completion, Counting of the figure)|
|Verbal (Statement Conclusion, Assertion & Reason,
Statement & Inference, Arguments)
|Ratio & Proportion|
|HCF & LCM|
|SI & CI|
|Profit, Loss & Discount|
|Time & Work|
|Time, Distance & Speed|
|Problem on ages|
|Mixture & Allegation|
|Fill in the blanks|
|Synonym & Antonym|
|Idioms & Phrases|
|One Word Substitution|
|Static GK (Imp. Dates, Sports, Awards, Schemes, Books & Authors etc.)|
SSC MTS FAQs
1. What is SSC MTS exam?
Staff Selection Commission Multi-Tasking Staff (SSC MTS) is a national level competitive exam conducted nationwide for the selection of multi-tasking staff for numerous Government Departments.
2. What is SSC MTS salary?
The SSC MTS is Group C, non-gazetted and non-ministerial post. The salary of MTS is Payband-1 (Rs.5200 – 20200) + Grade Pay Rs.1800.
3. What is the Minimum age limit for SSC MTS?
The minimum age limit for SSC MTS is 18 years.
4. What is the application fees to apply for SSC MTS?
For General Category, the application fees are Rs.100 while for Women, SC, ST, Physically Handicapped & Ex-servicemen, there is no application fees.
5. What are the total vacancies released for SSC MTS?
There are total 10,000 vacancies (tentative) released under SSC MTS recruitment. However, the board has not released the final vacancies yet.
6. What is the full form of SSC MTS?
The full form of SSC MTS is Staff Selection Commission Multi-Tasking.
7. What is SSC MTS job?
The SSC MTS job includes non-clerical work such as opening and closing rooms, Sending Fax, Photocopying documents, Stapling, Making sets of documents, Spiral bindings, etc.
8. What is the maximum age limit for SSC MTS 2020?
The maximum age limit for SSC MTS is 25 years. You can refer to the notification for age relaxation.
9. What is the minimum educational qualification for SSC MTS?
You must be 10th passed from a government recognized board to appear for the SSC MTS exam.
10. Can BE, B.Tech MBA candidates apply for MTS 2020?
Yes, anybody with minimum educational qualification can apply for SSC MTS exam 2020.
11. Is it important to learn the local language of the place I’m applied from?
No, it is not required to learn the local language.
12. Can I apply for another state?
Yes, you can apply for any state you wish to.
13. Can I choose the exam center of my choice?
Yes, you can choose the center of your choice while filling up the registration form.
14. What are the posts under SSC MTS 2020?
The job posts under SSC MTS will be- Peon, Sweeper, Guard, Gardner, Junior Gestetner Operator.
15. What is the SSC MTS exam date 2020?
The SSC MTS exam date is scheduled from 02nd August 2019 till 06th September 2019.