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SSC MTS Exam 2021 - Complete Details


The SSC MTS Recruitment is conducted to fill the Multi Tasking Staff (MTS) posts in the various central government ministries and secretariats across India. It is the biggest SSC Recruitment in India. More than 50 lakh aspirants apply for the SSC MTS Vacancies when they are announced.

SSC MTS Notification

Staff Selection Commission of India - SSC, has released the latest SSC MTS Recruitment Notification on 05-Feb-2020. As per the Notification PDF, The Staff Selection Commission will hold a competitive examination for recruitment of Multi Tasking Staff (in Pay Level- 1 as per Pay Matrix of 7th Pay Commission), 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 Exam 2021 - Overview

Exam NameSSC MTS Examination
Conducting BodySSC
Exam LevelNational
Exam FrequencyOnce a year
Exam Mode

Paper-I: Online

Paper-II: Offline

Exam Duration

Paper -I: 90 minutes

Paper-II: 30 minutes

Exam Purpose Selecting Group-C non-gazetted, non-ministerial posts
Exam LanguageEnglish, Hindi and other regional languages
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SSC MTS Exam 2021 - Important Dates

SSC MTS 2021 Apply Online Start Date05-Feb-2021
SSC MTS 2021 Last Date21-Mar-2021
SSC MTS Tier 1 Exam Date05th to 20th October 2021
SSC MTS Tier 2 Exam DatePostponed ( Will be announced soon)

SSC MTS 2021 Mock Test

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SSC MTS Exam Pattern

Tier-I Exam Pattern (Online Exam)

SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
General English252590 mins
(120 Minutes for candidates eligible for scribes)
General Intelligence & Reasoning2525
Numerical Aptitude2525
General Awareness2525

*Negative Marking of 0.25 Marks for each wrong answer.

Tier-II Exam Pattern (Descriptive)

SectionMaximum MarksDuration
Short Essay/Letter in English or in any language included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution.5030 mins
(40 Minutes for candidates eligible for scribes)

SSC MTS Exam Syllabus

SSC MTS Tier-I Syllabus

Questions on General Intelligence and Reasoning will be non-verbal considering the functions attached to the post. Questions on Numerical Aptitude and General English will be simple, of a level that an average matriculate will be in a position to answer comfortably. Questions on General Awareness will be also of a similar standard.

English Language

Candidates’ understanding of the Basics of English Language, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage, etc. and writing ability would be tested.

General Intelligence and Reasoning

It would include questions of non-verbal type. The test will include questions on similarities and differences, space visualization, problem-solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts, figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series etc. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate's abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation and other analytical functions.

Numerical Aptitude

This paper will include questions on problems relating to Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions and relationship between Numbers, Fundamental arithmetical operations, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, use of Tables and Graphs, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio and Time, Time and Work, etc.

General Awareness

Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate's general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline

SSC MTS Tier II Syllabus


The Paper will be set in Hindi, English and in other languages mentioned in the VIII Schedule of the Constitution as given in Annexure-XIV, to test basic language skills commensurate with the educational qualification prescribed for the post. Candidates will be required to write one short essay/ letter.

SSC MTS Eligibility Criteria

The age limit for the posts as per the Recruitment Rules of various User Departments are:

Age Criteria

  • Minimum: 18 years
  • Maximum: 25 or 27 Years (Depending on the Posts)

Educational Qualifications

  • The candidates must have passed the Matriculation Examination or equivalent from a recognized Board.
  • Note: Relaxation in Upper age limit as per Govt.’s norms.

SSC MTS Online Application Process

Application Fees/ Intimation Charges

  • Fee payable: Rs 100/- (Rs One Hundred only).
  • Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Persons with Disabilities (PwD) and Ex-servicemen (ESM) eligible for reservation are exempted from payment of a fee.

Steps to Apply for SSC MTS Exam Online

The process of filling online application for the examination consists of two parts:

  • One-time Registration
  • Filling online Application for the Examination

SSC MTS Salary

The Staff Selection Commission will hold a competitive examination for recruitment of Multi Tasking Staff in Pay Band-1 (Rs 5200-20200) + 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.

Exam Date

5th-20th October 2021

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When is SSC MTS 2021 Tier-1 Exam?

SSC MTS 2021 Tier 1 exam will be conducted from 05-Oct-2021 to 20-Oct-2021.

What is the number of vacancies for SSC MTS 2021? +

SSC has released 9018 vacancies for SSC MTS 2021

Is there any negative marking in SSC MTS exam? +

Yes, there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks in paper-I of SSC MTS exam.

What is the age limit for SSC MTS? +

Minimum: 18 years and Maximum: 25 or 27 Years (Depending on the Post)

What is the minimum academic qualification for SSC MTS? +

The minimum academic qualification is that candidates must have passed the Matriculation Examination or equivalent from a recognized Board.

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