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SSC MTS 2019

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Mar 5, 2018

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Akanksha Gupta

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SSC MTS 2019 exam is for recruitment of group “C” posts in the central government employment scheme. MTS exam will be conducted in online mode in the month of December 2019.

Candidates have to fill the online application form in August 2019 which will be followed by the availability of the admit card in the online mode in December 2019. Students who qualify paper I will be allowed to write SSC MTS paper II.

It is mandatory that the students fulfill all the SSC MTS eligibility criteria defined by SSC. Candidates must be class “X” qualified which is essential to appear for the exam.

SSC MTS job profile is about doing the multi-tasking job.

The multi-tasking staff is a general central service group ‘C’ non-gazetted, non-ministerial post that falls under Payband-1 (Rs.5200 - 20200) + Grade Pay Rs.1800. The in-hand salary comes to be around Rs.18000- Rs.22000.

Students must clear the minimum regional cut off defined for each of the regions. The student is entitled to qualify the regional cut off of only one of the regions, no late switch is allowed between the regions. The cut off will vary with all the regions.

SSC MTS 2019 Highlights Table:

Date of exam September 2020- October 2020
Conducting body SSC
Mode of examination Online and offline
Official website
Duration of exam 2 hours (online test) and 45 minutes (descriptive test)
  • Must be an Indian national
  • Age between 18 years to 25 years.
  • Class 10 board exam must be qualified.
Job title Multi- tasking officer

SSC MTS 2019 Important Dates

Activity Date
Online registration process December 2019- January 2020
Admit card April 2020
Commencement of paper I September 2020 to October 2020
Result of paper I January 2020
SSC MTS admit card January 2020
Admit card for descriptive test January 2020
Commencement of descriptive test January 2020
Final result Yet to be announced

SSC MTS 2019 Eligibility Criteria

A candidate must read and fulfill all the eligibility criteria defined by the authorities. The criteria are defined by age, educational qualification and nationality. If not eligible then the selection may get cancelled.


  1. A candidate must be the citizen of India OR belongs to Bhutan or Nepal.
  2. Ward of Tibetan refugees who came over to India, with the intention of permanently settling in India before the 1st January 1962.
  3. A Person of Indian origin (PIO) who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries such as Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India is eligible.

Educational Qualification

  1. Minimum 10th passed from the recognized university of the board will be applicable. OR
  2. An equivalent examination in case the qualifying examination is completed from outside India.

Age Limit

Candidate should lay between 18-25yrs. Age relaxation is provided to the reserved category:

S.No Category Max. Age Limit
1 SC/ST 30 years
2 OBC 28 years
3 PH(GEN) 35 years
4 PH(OBC) 38 Years
5 PH(SC/ST) 40 years
6 Ex-Servicemen(GEN) 28 years
7 Ex-Servicemen(OBC) 29 years
8 Ex-Servicemen(SC/ST) 33 years
9 Domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir(GEN) 30 years
10 Domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir(OBC) 33 years
11 Domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir(SC/ST) 35 years

Note- DOB (Date of Birth) which is recorded in the Senior Secondary Education will be taken into consideration by the commission.

SSC MTS 2019 Application Form

SSC MTS 2019 application form can be filled in the online mode or offline mode. In the online mode, the fee can be paid by credit/ debit card. In offline mode, the fee can be paid through bank challan.

SSC MTS application form online mode:

Step 1: Registration:

  1. Visit the official SSC website
  2. Look for the tab “Notice”. Click on the tab and thus search for “SSC MTS 2019” application form.
  3. Read the pre-instructions carefully.
  4. Complete the process of registration by providing the details of a phone number, email id and name.

Step 2: Filling the academic details:

  1. Log in to the system with the details of the registration number and password.
  2. Complete the details of education related to class X, XII and graduation.
  3. Upload the marks obtained in percentage.
  4. Provide the details of father’s name, mother’s name and set up a security question as per your choice from the drop-down.

Step 3: Uploading the scanned copy of the photograph and signature

  1. Once all the details of educational qualification have been successfully filled, then upload the scanned copy of your photograph and signature.
  2. The size of the photograph and signature must not be more than 50KB.
  3. The photograph must be colored in a light background and signature must be done in the running handwriting.

Step 4: payment of application fee.

  1. Application fee has to be paid according to the category details.
  2. Payment can be done from the credit/ debit card or e-challan.
  3. A confirmation mail will be sent once the application fee has been paid.

Application fee SSC MTS 2019:

  1. An amount of Rs.100 has to be paid as application fee by male candidates of general category.
  2. No application fee has to be paid by SC/ST/Physically handicapped or ex-servicemen.

SSC MTS 2019 Admit Card

SSC MTS admit card can be downloaded from the regional website links that are present on the main website. The link for each of the region is as follows:

Region details Website links
Northern Region
Southern region (Chennai)
Western region (Mumbai)
Eastern Region
North Western region
Central region
Madhya Pradesh Region
North eastern region
Karnataka Kerala region

How to download the SSC MTS 2019 admit card:

  • Visit the official SSC website and search for the tab “SSC MTS 2019 admit card”.
  • Click on the link and locate your regional website link from the downloaded website.
  • Enter the details of your registration number and password or date of birth details.
  • Select the area/ city preferred while applying for SSC MTS 2019 exam.
  • Click on the “Search Now” button.
  • Take a printout of the admit card.

SSC MTS 2019 Exam Pattern

  • Exam pattern consists of two papers i.e. paper I & paper 2.
  • Paper I is an objective type paper in which 0.25 marks are deducted for every wrong answer and question paper will be set up in both ( English and Hindi language).
  • Paper II is a descriptive type of exam in which a short essay has to be written in English or any other language. The elementary language skills are judged.

Exam pattern paper I:

Part Subject No. Of questions Max marks Duration of exam Duration of exam for handicapped candidates
A General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25 2 hours 2 hours 40 minutes
B Numerical aptitude 25 25
C General English 50 50
D General awareness 50 50

Exam pattern paper II:

Subject Max marks Duration of exam Duration of exam for handicapped candidates
Short Essay/ Letter in English or any other language included in 8th schedule of the constitution 50 30 minutes 45 minutes

SSC MTS 2019 Exam Center:

SSC MTS exam centers are divided into 9 zones. A candidate has to choose only 3 exam centers from the list given. In case of any issue with the admit card downloading or uploading, the student can report to the authorities at the regional center. Once the complained has been issued at the regional center, then your request will be processed.

Exam center list can undergo a change without prior notice. So students may be allotted test centers in accordance with the changed list.

SSC MTS 2019 Syllabus

The list of important topics are as follows:

English language:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Spellings
  • Phrases and Idioms
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • One Word Substitution
  • Sentence Correction
  • Error Spotting


  • Classification
  • Analogy
  • Coding- decoding
  • Matrix
  • Word formation
  • Venn diagram
  • Blood relation
  • Missing number
  • Puzzles
  • Direction

Numerical ability:

  • Simplification
  • Interest
  • Ration and proportion
  • Mensuration
  • Time and work
  • Data interpretation
  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry

General awareness

  • Static GK
  • Science
  • Awards and honors
  • Current affairs
  • Dates, portfolios

Best books for SSC MTS exam:

Selection of the right books is important for the preparation. SSC MTS books exam must be used as practice manuals, as these listed books have the right kind of practice material.

Book name Publisher ISBN
SSC MTS Non Technical Solved Papers Youth Competition Times Not available
SSC Multi-tasking (Non-technical) Arihant Publication 9311123005
SSC Multi Tasking Staff Sura’s Not available
SSC MTS (Paperback, HINDI, MAHAVEER JAIN, KANTI JAIN) Lakshaya publications Not available
Department of Posts-Multi Tasking Staff (MTS) Ramesh Publishing House 9350124424

SSC MTS 2019 Result

Once the descriptive exam is over then SSC MTS exam result will be published online. Students who have completed the SSC MTS tier II exam would be able to check SSC MTS result in the online mode. It is important to keep the details of registration handy and the details of roll number, date of birth, etc.

How to check the SSC MTS result?

  1. Visit the official website i.e.
  2. Click on the link that reads “result”.
  3. Search for the link that reads “SSC multi-tasking staffs 2019 result”.
  4. Open the PDF documents and look for the details of your roll number.
  5. Take the printout of the result and keep it safely for future use.

SSC MTS Cut off

SSC MTS cut off will be declared once the exam is over and the result has been declared. The scorecard will be used for checking if the cut off has been passed or not. Mostly cut off is low for the SSC MTS exam as there is less number of test takers. The cut off varies with each category which writes the exam.

Category Official cut off (2017)
SC 100.50
ST 87.00
OBC 101.00
EXs 49.50
OH 93.00
HH 49.50
VH 76.00
UR 110.50

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.