SSC MTS 2021: Notification (Out), Eligibility, Application Form, and Vacancy Details

SSC MTS Exam

The Staff Selection Commission has released the official notification for the Multi-Tasking (Non-Technical) Examination on 5th February 2021. The SSC MTS exam is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission for the recruitment of Multitasking (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 Pay band-1 (₹ 5200 – 20200) + Grade Pay ₹ 1800. The salary would vary as per location, allowances, etc. In this article, we will be discussing the SSC MTS exam syllabus, dates, eligibility, application process, result, etc.

What is SSC MTS?

SSC MTS or you can say Staff Selection Commission-Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff Examination is a national level exam held by SSC for recruitment of candidates in General Central Service Group-C non-gazetted, non-ministerial posts in various ministries, departments and offices of the Government of India. Candidates recruited as multi-tasking staff by Staff Selection Commission (SSC) get numerous benefits in terms of salary and other lifetime allowances. Go through this page to know more about the SSC MTS exam.

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 a valid driving license)
  • Work-related to his ITI qualification (if it exists)
  • Upkeep of parks, lawns, potted plants etc.
  • Any other work assigned by a superior authority.

SSC MTS 2021 Latest Updates -

Going by the SSC Exam Calendar for 2020, the SSC MTS 2020 registration window was supposed to open from 02nd June to 15th July 2020. But due to rising cases of COVID-19 infection in India, the SSC MTS 2020 notification was not released in 2020. The notification was released on 5th February 2021. The vacancy details will be updated later on the official website.

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has declared the SSC MTS 2019 Final result on the official website of SSC. The commission has conducted the Tier-II exam on 24th November 2019. Candidates can check their result from 10th to 31st March 2021. A total of 96478 Candidates had appeared for the MTS Tier II exam can check their result online by using their login credentials. A total of 17004 candidates were qualified for the 18-25 years age group vacancies and 3898 against the 18-27 years age group vacancies. The qualified candidates need to appear for document verification, which will be conducted soon.


Available Application Forms

SSC MTS Exam 2021 Important Dates

The SSC exam schedule as per the official notification is as under:

SSC MTS 2021 Events

Important Dates

Notification release date

5th February 2021

Commencement of online application

5th February 2021

Last date of the application process

21st March 2021

Last date for the application fee payment (Online)

23rd March 2021

Last date for the generation of offline Challan

25th March 2021

Last date for fee payment (through e-challan)

29th March 2021

Admit card availability

Two weeks prior

SSC MTS exam (Tier-I)

1st to 20th July 2021

SSC MTS (Tier-I) Result

To be announced

SSC MTS exam (Tier II – Descriptive)

21st November 2021

SSC MTS (Tier-II) Result

To be announced

 


SSC MTS Exam 2021 Pattern & Syllabus

The SSC MTS 2021 exam will comprise of two stages:

Paper-I - Computer Based Examination

Paper-II - Descriptive Paper

Tiers

Parts/Subjects

No. Of Questions

Total Duration

Tier I

Part I/General English

25

90 minutes

Part II/General Intelligence & Reasoning

25

Part III/Numerical Aptitude

25

Part IV/General Awareness

25

Tier II

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

1-2 (50 Marks)

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.

Tier-I/Paper-I will comprise of Objective Type Questions with a negative marking of 0.25 marks. Each question will be 1 mark. The questions will be in both English and Hindi languages except for the General English part.

Candidates who qualify for Tier I can appear in the 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 Syllabus 2021

The SSC MTS exam will have a syllabus of class 10th level. Have a look at the following SSC MTS exam syllabus and get to know the important topics of the exam. The syllabus as described in the official notification is:

Paper-I

English - Candidates' understanding of the Basics of English Language, its grammar, vocabulary, sentence structure, antonyms synonyms, and its correct usage, etc.

General Intelligence & Reasoning - Similarities and differences, space visualization, analysis, judgment, decision making, discriminating observation, visual memory, relationship concepts, figure arithmetical number series, classification, non-verbal series etc.

Numerical Aptitude: Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Fundamental arithmetical operations, Decimals and Fractions and relationship between Numbers, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Interest, Averages, Discount, Profit and Loss, use of Tables and Graphs, Mensuration, Ratio and Time,, Time and Distance, Time and Work, etc.

General Awareness: Current events, questions on the general environment including, Sports, History, Geography, Economics, General Polity, Indian Constitution, etc.

Paper-II

Paper-II will test the candidate’s knowledge of English, Hindi, or other languages.



SSC MTS Exam 2021 Eligibility

Following eligibility criteria should be fulfilled for SSC MTS posts:

Age Limit

  • The minimum age limit is 18 years and the maximum age limit is 25 years as of 01st January 2021. Relaxation will be provided to reserved category candidates. Check details in the notification.
  • SSC will only accept the Matriculation/Secondary Examination Certificate as Date of Birth proof.

Educational Qualification

  • Must have passed class 10th or equivalent from a recognized board as of 01 January 2021.
  • Candidates whose class 10th result has been declared before 1st January 2021 are also eligible for the exam.

SSC MTS Exam 2021 Application Process

Applications for SSC MTS 2021 will be accepted only through the online mode. The application process is active from 5th February 2021 and will continue till 21st March 2021. Candidates can follow the steps mentioned here to apply for the exam:

Steps to Apply for SSC MTS Exam

  • Go to the SSC website.
  • Click on ‘New User? Register Now’ link under the ‘Log-in’ section on the home-page. SSC offers one-time registration facility i.e. if you have appeared in any of the examination conducted by SSC before, you need not to do the registration. You can just enter your registration number and password and apply for the exam. And, if this is your first SSC exam, register as a new user.
  • Now complete the registration process and when you receive the application number and password, log-in to apply for the exam.
  • Upload scanned images of your photograph and signature. You can also complete this process later using your registration Id and password.
  • Once the application form is complete, you will be re-directed to fee payment page. If you are eligible for a fee exemption, claim it otherwise click on “No” and 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 the 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 both Tier’s will be available on the official website. Candidates can download it from the official website by pursuing the steps. Admit card is mandatory for entering the examination hall.

SSC MTS Exam Result:

SSC will conduct the Tier-I exam in July and the Tier-II exam in November. Results will be announced after each phase. The final result will be released group-wise, state-wise, category-wise. All the results will be uploaded on the official SSC website and candidates will be able to check the same using their log-in credentials. Detailed steps to download the SSC MTS result are as follows:

  • Visit the official website at ssc.nic.in.
  • Log-in using your application number and date of birth.
  • Click on the SSC MTS result link.
  • Your SSC MTS result will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download and take its print out.

The final result for the SSC MTS exam will be based on the cumulative score of Paper-I and Tier 2. The final result will decide the fate of candidates who aspire to join the Government ministry/department. Therefore it’s necessary for every candidate to score really well in both the levels of the SSC MTS exam to guarantee his/her selection in the SSC MTS exam.

SSC MTS Document Verification

After the publication of the SSC MTS Tier II Result, the qualified candidates will be called for the document verification (DV) process. All the candidates will be required to carry the following documents in original and a photocopy of each of the documents to the verification centre on the dates mentioned in the call letter. The list of documents are:

  • Two passport size recent colour photographs
  • One original Photo ID Proof {Aadhaar Card/ Printout of E-Aadhaar, Voter ID Card,  PAN Card, Passport, Driving License, Government School/ College ID Card, Employer ID (Govt./ PSU)}
  • Matriculation/ Secondary Certificate
  • Educational Qualification Certificates
  • Caste/ Category Certificate (if belongs to reserved categories)
  • Persons with Disabilities Certificate in the required format (if applicable)
  • Ex-Servicemen certificate (as applicable)
  • No Objection Certificate, in case of Govt. Employee
  • Other documents as specified by the commission to the candidates

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q: When will the SSC MTS Exam 2021 be conducted?

A: The Tier I exam is scheduled to be conducted from 1st to 20th July 2021 while the Tier-II exam will be conducted on 21st November 2021.

Q: What is the eligibility for the SSC MTS exam?

A: Candidates should have completed class 10th level of education from a recognised board as on 01 January 2021.

Q: What are the changes made in the SSC MTS 2021 exam pattern?

A: No changes are made in the exam pattern. The number of questions is 100 and the time duration for the exam is 90 minutes.

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

A: The application is ₹ 100 for unreserved category candidates.

Q: Is there any exemption for female candidates in the application fee?

A: Yes, female/SC/ST/PwD/Ex-servicemen candidates are exempted from the application fee payment.


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