SSC MTS 2020-21 – Staff Selection Commission Multitasking Staff or SSC MTS exam is a non-technical examination conducted by SSC.
Staff Selection Commission conducts the SSC MTS exam to recruit General Central Service Group ‘C’ Non-Gazetted, Non-Ministerial post in various Central Government Ministries / Departments / Offices, in different States/ Union Territories. SSC MTS is a great opportunity for the 10th pass candidates to get a government job in India. SSC MTS 2021 Exam (Multitasking Staff) is being organized by Staff Selection Commission or SSC to recruit candidates for various posts like the post of:
- Junior Gestetner Operator
- Mali etc.
Let’s have a look at the details of SSC MTS Exam (notification, exam dates, exam pattern, Syllabus, salary, cut-off, vacancy, online application process and other details) that a candidate must be acquainted with before applying for SSC MTS 2021.
SSC MTS 2021 Notification
Staff Selection Commission of India (SSC) has released SSC MTS 2021 Official Notification on 5th February 2021. The MTS examination will consist of a Computer Based Examination (Paper-I) and a Descriptive Paper (Paper-II).
With the release of notification, the exam pattern, syllabus, dates, vacancy, eligibility and other related details have been published. Candidates can check the official notification by clicking on the link mentioned below:
SSC MTS 2021 Exam Dates
The exam date for SSC MTS 2021 exam has been released along with its notification. SSC MTS 2021 Paper-I is scheduled to be conducted between 1st July to 20th July 2021. The exam schedule for other SSC exams has revised due to the COVID-19 situation in India. Check the complete exam schedule for SSC MTS 2021 below:
|SSC MTS Notification Release Date||5th February 2021|
|SSC MTS Online Registration Process||5th February 2021|
|Last date for making online Fee Payment||21th March 2021|
|Last date for generation of Offline Challan||25th March 2021|
|Last date for payment through Challan||29th March 2021|
|Admit Card will Release on||3rd Week of June 2021|
|SSC MTS Exam Dates (Paper I)||1st July to 20th July 2021|
|SSC MTS Paper I Result||August 2021|
|SSC MTS Exam Dates (Paper II)||21st November 2021|
SSC MTS 2021 Online Application
SSC MTS 2021 Online Application process has begun on 5th February 2021. The online application link for MTS exam 2021 is added below.
SSC MTS Application Fee
The Application Fee for SSC MTS 2021 is Rs. 100/–
Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD/Ex-servicemen category are exempted from paying the application fee. In addition to this, female candidates are also exempted from paying the application fee for SSC MTS 2021 exam.
SSC MTS 2021 Vacancy
SSC MTS Salary: Pay Scale
The Staff Selection Commission will hold a competitive examination for recruitment of Multi Tasking Staff in Pay Band-1 (Rs 5200-20210) + Grade Pay Rs 1800, (Revised Pay Scale after 7th CPC: Pay Level in Pay Matrix – Level-1), a 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.
SSC MTS 2021 Recruitment
SSC or Staff Selection Commission conducts Multi-Tasking Staff Exam (MTS) every year in 3 different stages:
- Paper 1 and
- Descriptive Test
It is mandatory for the candidate to qualify both these stages of examination in order to make it to the merit list prepared by SSC prepared at the end.
SSC MTS 2021 Exam Pattern
The examination of SSC MTS 2021 will be conducted in 3 different levels: Paer-1, Paper-2 (Descriptive Test) & Paper-3 (Skill Test). Paper-1 is an online exam which is objective multiple choice question type. Paper-2 is a pen and paper mode of examination which includes a descriptive paper in English or any other language listed in the government policies. Paper-III is a skill test that needs to be taken as per candidate’s convenience.
SSC MTS 2021 Paper-1
|Reasoning||25||A cumulative Time of 90 minutes|
SSC MTS 2021 Paper-2 (Descriptive Exam)
|Subject||Max Marks||Total Time|
|Short Essay/Letter in English or any Language included in 8th Schedule of the Constitution||50||30 Minutes|
SSC MTS 2021 Syllabus
The syllabus for SSC MTS is different for both the stages of examination and it’s mandatory for students to know the entire syllabus in order to prepare effectively for SSC MTS 2021.
Let’s have a look at the detailed SSC MTS 2021 Syllabus:
|Reading Comprehension||Classification||Simplification||Static GK|
|Fill in the Blanks||Analogy||Interest||Science|
|Spellings||Coding-Decoding||Average||Award and Honors|
|Phrases and Idioms||Matrix||Ratio and Proportion||Current Affairs|
|Synonyms and Antonyms||Word Formation||Problems on Ages||Dates, Portfolios|
|One Word Substitution||Venn Diagram||Speed, Distance and Time|
|Sentence Correction||Blood Relation||Percentage|
|Error Spotting||Missing Numbers||Profit and Loss|
|Non Verbal Reasoning||Mensuration|
|Verbal Reasoning||Time and Work|
Read Complete SSC MTS Syllabus
SSC MTS 2021 Eligibility Criteria
There are three major criteria that a candidate is required to fulfil in order to be eligible for SSC MTS 2021 Exam. Let’s have a look at all these three criteria:
Nationality: A candidate is required to be
- A citizen of India
- Subject of Nepal
- Subject of Bhutan
- Tibetan Refugee
- Person of Indian Origin migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Afganistan, Kenya, Tanzania, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam.
Age Limit (as on January 01, 2021): A candidate must be of minimum 18 years of age and must not exceed 25 years of age as on 01.08.2021. (i.e. candidates born not before 02-01-1996 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.
|SC/ ST||5 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.|
Educational Qualification: A candidate is required to pass Matriculation or its equivalent Exam from a recognized State Board or University or Institute.
SSC MTS 2021 Exam Centre
SSC conducts SSC MTS Exam every year at various centres all across the country.Candidates are given the option to select the centre of their choice while filling in the application form. The final allotment of the centre by SSC is done based on the choice of the candidate. If in any case there is unavailability of seat in the selected Centre, SSC will change the location as per the availability. Candidates do not hold the authority to question SSC for the same.
SSC MTS 2021 Exam: FAQs
Q1. When will the SSC MTS 2021 Exam be conducted?
The Online Paper-1 exam for SSC MTS 2021 is scheduled to be conducted from 1st July to 20th July 2021 while the Paper-2 exam will be conducted on 21st November 2021.
Q2. When will the official notification of SSC MTS 2021 Exam be released?
The official notification of SSC MTS 2021 exam has released on 5th February 2021.
Q3. Is SSC MTS conducted in online mode?
Paper-I of SSC MTS 2021 exam will be conducted in online mode as a computer-based test. Paper-II of SSC MTS will be conducted offline as a pen-and-paper based test.
Q4. What is the minimum educational qualification for SSC MTS exam?
The minimum educational qualification for SSC MTS exam is 10th Pass.