SSC MTS Exam Details 

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SSC MTS 2017-18 Exam Details, Eligibility Criteria, Pay Scale

1.   Introduction

Staff selection Commission (SSC) has announced a notification for conducting one of the well-known examination of India i.e. Multi Tasking Staff (MTS) in different states and union territories. Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is conducting SSC MTS 2017 Exam for the recruitment of vacancies to the posts of Department of Government of India/ Multi tasking staff in different ministries and their attached and subordinate offices. It is once in a lifetime opportunity for all the interested candidates for government jobs. Detailed description about vacancy, eligibility criteria, important dates, selection procedure, exam pattern, application procedure is mentioned below.

2.   SSC MTS 2017 Vacancy Details

  • Total no of posts : 8300
  • Category wise distribution
    1. UR : 4402 posts
    2. SC : 739 posts
    3. ST : 594 posts
    4. OBC : 2565 posts

Following are the region wise vacancies for SSC MTS exam

Central Region 173 85 32 35 325 0 0 0 0
Eastern Region 302 212 62 58 634 52 6 2 4
Kerala Karnataka Region 330 208 83 45 666 34 0 1 1
Northern Region 1731 1071 179 205 3186 219 28 12 12
North Eastern Region 98 67 36 25 226 11 4 5 1
North Western Region 347 134 30 23 534 11 0 4 3
Madhya Pradesh Region 297 151 52 36 536 46 4 2 3
Southern Region 416 160 90 39 705 68 4 2 2
Western Region 708 477 175 128 1488 132 6 3 1
Total 4402 2565 739 594 8300 573 52 31 27


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3.   SSC MTS Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

Candidates should have passed equivalent examination from a recognised board or institute or should have passed 10th standard. If you have not acquired but will present the educational qualification and can provide all the evidence from the board as on 01.08.2017, you will also be considered eligible.


  • Minimum Age : 18 years
  • Maximum Age : 25 years

Age relaxation

  • SC : 5 years
  • OBC : 3 years
  • PH+ Cerebral Palsy : 10 years
  • PH + OBC + Cerebral Palsy : 13 years
  • PH + SC/ST Cerebral Palsy : 15 years

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4.   Important Dates for SSC MTS 2017 Recruitment

The Re-exam dates are as below:

Event Date
SSC MTS 2017 Online Registration Starts 24th Dec 2016
SSC MTS 2017 Online Registration Ends 3rd Feb 2017
SSC MTS Paper-I Admit Card 2017 1st Week of Sept 2017
SSC MTS Paper-I Re-Exam Date 16th Sep to 31st Oct 2017
MTS Paper-I Result Declaration Date Dec-17
Admit Card for Descriptive Test (Paper-II) Update Soon
Descriptive Test Update Soon
Final Result Update Soon


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5.   SSC MTS 2017 Selection Procedure

The selection Procedure for SSC MTS Recruitment 2017 consists of written examination and descriptive exam. Written test will comprise objective type question paper. It is important to qualify in the main exam to appear further for the descriptive exam.

S.NO Exam Mode Type Details
1. Main exam Online Objective Considered for final merit
2. Descriptive Online Descriptive Qualifying exam for elementary skills


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6.   SSC MTS Recruitment 2017 Exam Pattern

Paper – I (Main exam)

Subject No. of Questions Max Marks Total Time
Reasoning 25 25 90 minutes
Numerical Aptitude 25 25
General English 25 50
General Awareness 25 50


  • The duration for VH/ CP candidates is 120 minutes
  • Negative Marking: 1/4th of the marks assigned to the question is deducted for wrong answer

Paper – II (Descriptive Exam)

Subject Max Marks Total Time
Short Essay/Letter in English or any Language included in 8th Schedule of the Constitution 50 30        min


The duration for VH/ CP candidates is 45 minutes

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7.   How to Apply for SSC MTS 2017

You have to apply through online mode only. Here are some of the steps that you should follow for the application procedure of SSC MTS 2017 Recruitment

  • Visit official website of SSC and click on ‘Apply’
  • Click on registration and fill in all your details.
  • Fill the personal and contact details carefully in the next step. You cannot make anymore changes after the form has been submitted.
  • Note down the registration number and password.
  • Carefully enter your photograph and signatures.
  • You will fill another form here. This would be the final form.
  • Pay the application fee.

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8.   SSC MTS 2017 Application Fee

Candidates have to pay a non- refundable extra fee of

  • 100 for general and OBC category candidates.
  • No fee for SC, ST and Pwd categories.

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9.   SSC MTS Admit Card 2017


The SSC MTS Recruitment 2017 admit card for common written exam has been released. According to the official notification, the SSC MTS 2017 exam is rescheduled from 16th September to 31st October.

The SSC MTS Admit card for Tier 2 (descriptive) has been released. The exam will be held on 28th January, 2018

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10.   Pay scale

Applicants will receive pay of Rs. 5200- 20200 + Grade pay 1800 per month.

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11.   SSC MTS Recruitment Syllabus

For Exam- I

  • Reasoning : Direction and distances, Matrix, Blood relations, Missing number, Puzzles, Series, Classification, Coding Decoding, Arranging words in meaningful order, non verbal reasoning, Analogy, word formation, verbal reasoning

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  • GeneralAwareness: Environment, Economy, Culture, Chemistry, Biology, Polity, Nutrition, Physics + space science, Indian History, Diseases, pollution, Computer and mobile technology, Geography, Current Affairs, Dates, Portfolio, Schemes, GK- sports, people in news, books.

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  • Numerical Aptitude: Percentage, Interest, Simplification, Problems on ages, Profit and Loss, Number system, Time and work , Average, Mensuration, Number series, Algebra, Trigonometry, Geometry , Mixture problems, DI

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  • General English : Error spotting, One word substitution, phrase replacement, spellings, Fill in the blanks, Reading Comprehension, Phrase or Idiom meaning, Synonyms and Antonyms

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For exam- II

Letter and short essay

12.   Preparation Tips

Candidates appearing for SSC MTS Recruitment 2017 should prepare well for the general awareness as it consumes more time and requires adequate time for preparing. You should be confident and well prepared for the examination and concentrate more on the time management technique as it will help you more at the time of the exam. Join premium coaching for SSC MTS Exam 2017 to crack the exam in first go.

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