SSC MTS Exam 2018: Important Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Eligibility, Application Process and Vacancies


SSC MTS exam is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission for recruitment of Multi-Tasking (Non-Technical) staff. It is a popular exam among 10th pass students to secure a non-ministerial, non-gazetted post in various government departments. Multi Tasking Staff comes under the Payband-1 (₹5200 – 20200) + Grade Pay ₹1800. The salary would vary as per location, allowances, etc.

Job Profile

The job profile of such staff is described as under:

  • Physical maintenance of records of the section.
  • Carrying of files & other papers within the building.
  • Other non-clerical work in the Sections/Unit.
  • Photocopying, sending of FAX etc.
  • Assisting in routine office work like a diary, dispatch etc. including on computer.
  • General cleanliness & upkeep of the Section/Unit.
  • Delivering of Dak (letters) (inside & outside the building)
  • Opening & closing of rooms.
  • Watch & ward duties.
  • Cleaning of the building, fixture etc.
  • The dusting of furniture etc.
  • Cleaning of rooms.
  • Driving of vehicles (if in possession of the valid driving license)
  • Work related to his ITI qualification (if it exists)
  • Upkeep of parks, lawns, potted plants etc.
  • Any other work assigned by superior authority.

Details related to the number of vacancies will be updated as soon as the official notification is released. Scroll down for SSC MTS 2018 important dates, eligibility conditions, exam pattern, syllabus, and more.

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SSC MTS Exam 2018 Important Dates

As per the SSC exam calendar 2018-19, following are the important dates for SSC MTS 2018 exam:

Exam Events

Important Dates (Tentative)

Notification release date

04 August 2018

Commencement of online application

August 2018

Last date of application process

31 August 2018

Admit card availability

10 days before the exam

SSC MTS exam (Tier I)

December 2018 and January 2019

SSC MTS exam (Tier II – Descriptive)



SSC MTS Exam 2018 Pattern & Syllabus

SSC MTS 2018 exam will see a change in the pattern of tier I examination. The examination will be conducted online for the first time. The number of questions has been reduced to 100 from 200. Also, the time duration has been decreased to 120 minutes.



No. Of Questions

Total Duration

Tier I

Intelligence Reasoning 


90 minutes

Numerical Aptitude 


General English


General Awareness


Tier II

Short Essay/Letter in English or any language included in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution 


30 minutes

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For visually handicapped/cerebral palsy candidates, additional time will be given. 120 minutes for paper-I and 45 minutes for paper-II will be allotted to such candidates.

Candidates who qualify Tier I can appear in Tier II exam which is of descriptive nature. Candidates are required to write a short essay or letter in English or any other language as listed in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution.

SSC MTS Exam 2018 Eligibility

Following eligibility criteria should be fulfilled for SSC MTS posts:

Age Limit

  • Minimum age limit is 18 years and maximum age limit is 25 years as on 01 August 2018.
  • SSC will only accept Matriculation/Secondary Examination Certificate as Date of Birth proof.

Educational Qualification

  • Must have passed class 10th from a recognised board as on 01 August 2018.

SSC MTS Exam 2018 Application Process

Applications for SSC MTS 2018 will be accepted only through the online mode. Candidates can follow the steps mentioned here to apply for the exam:

Steps to Apply for SSC MTS Exam:

  • Go to the SSC website ( and click on the link to apply for the SSC MTS exam OR directly visit the
  • Click on “Registration” button and then enter the details asked for. Enter your name, father’s name, DOB as per your 10th class mark sheet. Click on “Enter” button to proceed.
  • Enter personal details and contact details. Check all the details carefully and then click on “Submit” button.
  • Your provisional registration Id and password will be displayed on the screen. Note them.
  • Upload your photograph and signature. You can also complete this process later. Click on View/Edit option on the main registration window and then log-in with your provisional registration Id and password.
  • Complete the other details in the application form carefully and click on “Final Submit” button. Check all the fields before clicking the final submit button.
  • Once done, payment window will appear. If you are eligible for fee exemption, claim it otherwise click on “No”.
  • Proceed to fee payment. You can select from the offline and online mode of payment.
  • After successful payment of the fee, take a print out of your filled-in application form.

SSC MTS Exam Application Fee:

Candidates belonging to the Unreserved category are required to pay ₹ 100/- as application fee for SSC MTS exam. Female candidates and those belonging to SC/ST/PH/Ex-Servicemen category are exempted from paying the application fee.

Other Details

SSC MTS Exam Admit Cards:

As mentioned above, the SSC MTS exam is conducted in two tiers – Tier I and Tier II. The admit cards for Tier I will be released 10 days before the examination. Candidates can download it from the official website; Click on the “Admit Card” tab > link for the SSC MTS admit card > download and take a printout of the admit card. Admit card is mandatory for entering the examination hall.

SSC MTS Exam Result:

Both result of Tier I and Tier II will be released on the official website. The result of Tier I will be released after the exam. On the basis of Tier I result, candidates will be shortlisted for Tier II. The final result will be released after Tier II exam is over in the year 2019.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q: When will be SSC MTS Exam 2018 conducted?

A: The Tier I exam will be conducted in December 2018 and January 2019 while the dates for Tier II exam are yet to be announced by the SSC.

Q: What is the eligibility for SSC MTS exam?

A: Candidates should have completed class 10th level of education from a recognised board as on 01 August 2018.

Q: What are the changes made in SSC MTS 2018 exam pattern?

A: The exam will be conducted in online mode for the first time. The number of questions has been reduced to 100 and the time duration has been decreased to 120 minutes.

Q: What is the application fee for SSC MTS exam?

A: The application is ₹ 100 for unreserved category candidates. Female/SC/ST/PH/Ex-servicemen candidates are exempted from fee payment.


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