SSC MTS 2021 Exam Date , Application Form (released), Eligibility, Exam Dates, Pattern and Syllabus

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Jun 15, 2021

SSC MTS Recruitment 2021 is conducted by Staff Selection Commission for Multitasking Staff posts in various government departments and offices. Candidates must be between 18-25 years of age to be eligible to apply for the SSC MTS examination. The minimum qualification required is 10th pass or equivalent from a recognized university.  Check Eligibility Criteria

The aspirants will be selected as multi-tasking staff by Staff Selection Commission (SSC) and will receive Pay Band-1 (Rs. 5200-20200) along with the Grade Pay of Rs 1800. SSC MTS salary comes to be around Rs.18000- Rs.22000. Check Selection Process

SSC MTS Highlights

Latest Updates:

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  • May 29, 2021: Labour and Employment Department Recruitment 2021 for MTS, Jr Steno, LDC, Staff Nurse and Pharmacist Posts. Read more
  • May 25, 2021:
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  • May 11, 2021: Directorate of Accounts Goa announces vacancy for 112 MTS, Accounts Clerk and LDC posts. Application starts on 17th May, 2021 at
  • April 30, 2021: The final answer keys of SSC Phase 8 exam has been released. Read more
  • April 18, 2021: The Application form link for SSC multiple posts has been activated after the results have been declared. Read more
  • April 13, 2021: SSC MTS Admit card 2020 will be released soon. Read more
  • April 13, 2021: The SSC Selection post-Phase-8 result is out. Read more
  • April 5, 2021: The result for SSC Selection Post Phase 8 exam is expected this week. Read more

SSC MTS 2021 Highlights

Exam Name SSC MTS (Staff Selection Commission-Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff Examination
Conducting Body SSC
Exam Level National
Exam Frequency Once a year
Mode of Application Online
Exam Mode Paper-I: Online paper-II: Offline
Exam Duration Paper -I: 90 minutes Paper -II: 30 minutes
Exam Purpose Selection of candidates for Group-C non-gazetted, non-ministerial posts
Exam Language English, Hindi, and other regional languages
Official Website
MTS Exam Dates

SSC MTS 2021 Exam Dates

As per the official notification, the SSC MTS paper I exam will be held from July 1 to July 20, 2021. To know more about the important dates, go through the following table:

SSC MTS Exam Events SSC MTS Exam Dates
Notification February 5, 2021 (postponed)
Application process begins  February 5, 2021
Application process ends March 22, 2021
Last date to generate offline chalan March 25, 2021
Paper-I July 1-20, 2021
Paper-II November 21, 2021
SSC MTS 2021 result to be notified

Also, Check the upcoming SSC Exam Dates 2021, read the news here

Download Free SSC MTS Practice Papers PDF

MTS Eligibility

SSC MTS 2021 – Eligibility

Candidates who aspire to appear for the exam should check the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. The basic eligibility for SSC MTS 2021 is as follows-

Educational Qualifications- Minimum 10th pass or equivalent from a recognized board.

SSC MTS Age Limit 2021 – Candidates age should be between 18 to 25 years as of August 1, 2021. Age relaxation is provided to the reserved category-

  • SC/ST and Domiciled in the state of J&K (general)- Upto 5 years relaxation
  • OBC and Ex-servicemen (general)- Up to 3 years relaxation
  • PH (GEN) and Domiciled in the state of J&K (SC/ST)- Up to 5 years of relaxation
  • PH (OBC) – Up to 8 years
  • PH (SC/ST) – up to 10 years
  • Ex-servicemen (OBC)- up to 3 years
  • Ex-servicemen (SC/ST) and Domiciled in the state of J&K (OBC)- up to 8 years

Note: Date of birth which has been recorded in senior secondary education will be taken into consideration.

Nationality – Must be a citizen of India or should belong to Bhutan and Nepal.

Read Detailed Eligibility and Reservation Criteria

MTS Applications

SSC MTS 2021 Application Form

Following are the steps to apply online for SSC MTS 2021:

Step 1: Registration

  • Visit the official website –
  • Look for the tab “Notice”. Click on the tab and search “application form”.
  • Read the pre-instructions carefully.
  • Complete the process of registration by providing the details such as your name, mobile number, and email id.

Step 2: Filling SSC MTS 2021 Online Form

  • Log in to the system with the details of the registration number and password.
  • Complete the details of education related to class X, XII, and graduation (whichever is applicable).
  • Upload the marks obtained in percentage.
  • 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 Photograph and Signature

  • Once all the educational qualification has been successfully filled, then upload the scanned copy of your photograph and signature.
  • The size of the photograph and signature must not be more than 50KBs and 20KBs respectively.
  • The photograph must be colored one with a light background and the signature must be done in the running handwriting.

Step 4: Payment of SSC MTS 2021 Application Fee

  • The application fee has to be paid according to the category details.
  • Payment can be done by BHIM UPI/Netbanking/credit/ debit card or e-challan.
  • A confirmation mail will be sent once the application fee has been paid.
  • Application fee is Rs. 100 for general candidates (however, the SC/ST candidates are exempted)

SSC MTS 2021 Admit Card

SSC MTS 2021 Admit Card will release one month prior to the date of the exam. The notification for the same is published at the official regional website of the Staff Selection Commission.

SSC MTS Admit Card is a mandatory document to be carried to the exam center. Here are a few steps to download it-

  • Log on to the regional website of SSC (as per your region).
  • Click on the link given to download SSC Multitasking (Non-Technical) Staff Admit Card.
  • Fill in your registration number and ID along with the captcha code.
  • The hall ticket will appear on your computer screen.
  • Check and Verify all the details and download it.

The candidates must go through the admit card and in case there are any printing mistakes should immediately contact the office.  

SSC MTS Exam Pattern

SSC MTS 2021 Exam Pattern

The paper pattern for SSC MTS saw a change in the previous year's session of the exam.

  • The exam 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.
  • Paper II is a descriptive type of exam in which a short essay has to be written in English or any other language. Elementary language skills are judged.

To know more about the SSC MTS Exam Pattern 2021, click here

SSC MTS SYllabus

SSC MTS 2021 Syllabus 

SSC MTS comprises 2 Papers. For Paper 1, candidates have to study the following sections:

  • General English
  • General Intelligence and Reasoning 
  • Numerical Aptitude
  • General Awareness

While for Paper 2, candidates must be thorough with essay writing and letter writing skills.

Selection Process

SSC MTS 2021 Selection Process

SSC MTS Selection Process 2021 will be a two-stage procedure. Candidates will have to clear Paper 1 to proceed to the next stage which is Paper 2.

  • After the declaration of the Paper 1 result, a list of qualifying candidates will be out.
  • Those who qualify, according to the SSC MTS 2021 Cutoff, will appear for paper 2 – descriptive paper.
  • The descriptive paper is qualifying in nature, its marks will not be added while preparing the final merit list.
  • Post declaration of paper 2 result, candidates who qualify are called for Document Verification Process.

Given below is the list of documents that are to be carried at the time of document verification for SSC MTS Selection Process 2021.

  • Qualification Certificates
  • Proof of Identity (Pan Card, Aadhar Card, Voter ID etc.)
  • Date of Birth Certificate
  • Passport Size Photographs
  • Category Certificate for the Reserved Category Candidates
  • Proof of Residence
SSC MTS Result

How to Check SSC MTS 2021 Result?

The result for SSC MTS 2021 is declared in two stages. Candidates who will secure the cutoff as per their category prescribed by SSC in paper 1 will be called for paper 2.

Candidates will be provided an appointment letter to the post of multitasking staff as per their ranks in the merit list. Follow the steps below to check the SSC MTS Result 2021:

  • Log onto the official website –
  • Click on the RESULTS option available on the top right corner of the page.
  • Select your region and the name of the examination for which you want to see the result.
  • The results will appear in a PDF format. The candidates whose roll numbers are on the list will be called for the 2nd paper.
  • Save the PDF document for future use.

SSC MTS 2021 Cutoff

The cutoff for SSC MTS 2021 will be released along with the declaration of result and it will be published region wise.

Here is the cutoff of the previous year for reference-

Delhi 93.5 83.25 92.50 71.25
Rajasthan 110 100.75 99.00 99.00
Uttarakhand 94.00 87.50 85.00 85.00
Bihar 112.00 110.50 100.50 87.00
UP 102.25 99.00 97.75 77.50
Chandigarh 93.00 86.25 82.50 69.00
Jammu Kashmir 86.00 67.00 75.25 67.00
Haryana 113.00 107.50 97.00 54.00
Himachal Pradesh 79.50 63.50 71.00 63.50
Punjab 90.00 84.25 77.00 77.00
Daman and Diu 62.00 45.00 45.00 45.00
Gujarat, Dadar and Nagar Haveli 62.00 45.00 57.50 57.50
Maharashtra 82.00 72.25 80.00 60.75
Andhra Pradesh 83.00 79.00 75.75 66.25
Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry 84.00 78.50 72.75 72.75
Karnataka 93.00 87.00 73.75 66.75
Kerala 84.00 78.50 72.75 72.75

Check Expected SSC MTS Cutoff 2021



Q1. How can I apply for the SSC MTS 2021 exam?

Ans. You can apply online for the exam on the official website i.e. While applying online, candidates are advised to provide the correct information. Candidates have to keep their registration number and password safe for future processes.

Q2. What is the selection process of the SSC MTS 2021 exam?

Ans. SSC MTS 2021 will be conducted in two stages- paper 1 and paper 2. Paper 1 is qualifying in nature while Paper 2 will determine the merit of the candidate to appear for the document verification process.

Q3. When will the admit cards for the exam release?

Ans. The admit cards for SSC MTS exam will be released 15 days before (tentatively) of the scheduled exam dates.

Q4. What is the eligibility criteria for SSC MTS 2021 exam?

Ans. Candidates must be between 18-25 years of age to be eligible to apply for SSC MTS examination. The minimum qualification required is 10th pass or equivalent from a recognized university.  

Q5. What is the minimum and maximum age limit for applying SSC MTS 2021 exam?

Ans. The minimum age limit for applying for SSC MTS 2021 exam is 18 years and the maximum age limit is 25 years. However, relaxations in age limit are given to various reserved category which is as follows-

  • SC/ST and Domiciled in the state of J&K (general) - 30 years
  • OBC and Ex-servicemen (general) - 28 years
  • PH (GEN) and Domiciled in the state of J&K (SC/ST) - 35 years
  • PH (OBC) – 38 years
  • PH (SC/ST) – 40 years
  • Ex-servicemen (OBC) - 29 years
  • Ex-servicemen (SC/ST) and Domiciled in the state of J&K (OBC)- 33 years

Q6. What is the application fee for SSC MTS 2021 exam?

Ans. The application fee for SSC MTS 2021 exam is Rs 100. 

Q7. Is there any relaxation in fee for SC candidates?

Ans. Yes, SC/ST candidates and females are exempted from paying any application fee for SSC MTS 2021 exam.

Q8. How can I submit my application fee for SSC MTS 2021 exam?

Ans. You can submit the application fee via BHIM UPI/Netbanking/debit/credit card and SBI challan.

Q9. What can be the possible designations under SSC MTS?

Ans. The possible designations can be Peon, Dafatry, Jamadar, Farash, Chowkidar, Safaiwala, Mali, Junior Gestetner Operator etc.

Q10. Can I apply for any other state other than my home state?

Ans. Yes, you can apply for vacancies in any state.

Q11. Do I need to know the local language of the state that I am applying for?

Ans. No, it is not necessary to know the regional language of the state but it can prove an advantage.

Q12. What is the exam pattern for Paper-I of SSC MTS 2021?

Ans. The Paper-I will have 100 multiple choice questions and the paper will be divided into four parts i.e. General Intelligence & reasoning, Numerical Aptitude, General English and General Awareness. The General Intelligence & reasoning section and Numerical Aptitude, General English and General Awareness will have 25 Questions of 25 marks each. The composite time for the paper is 90 minutes.

Q13. What is the exam pattern for Paper-II in SSC MTS 2021?

Ans. Only students who will qualify the Paper-I will have to appear for the Paper-II. Paper-II is a descriptive which will include Short essay/letter writing in English or any other language included in the 8th schedule of the constitution. It will be of 50 marks and a candidate will be given 30 minutes for writing the paper.

Q14. Will I get the answer key for SSC MTS 2021 exam?

Ans. Yes, SSC will release the answer key for the SSC MTS 2021 after the exam.

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


lakshay kakkar
How many stages are there in SSC MTS examination?
jaya garg

Candidates willing to appear for SSC MTS exam have clear 3 stages i.e. SSC MTS Paper – I, SSC MTS Paper II and document verification to get selected for the aspired post.

tarun shrivastav
I had passed out X in 2014. And I'm 21. Am I eligible for mts or not
shivangi srivastava

The minimum eligibility criteria required for appearing in SSC MTS is 10th pass or equivalent from a recognized board. The candidate’s age should be between 18 to 25 years as of August 1, 2021. So yes, you are definitely eligible for MTS. Although, age relaxation is provided to the reserved category.

gouri kumari
What is the Full Form of SSC MTS? And what is the minimum qualification for SSC MTS exam?
jaya garg

SSC MTS stands for Staff Selection Commission Multi- Tasking Staff Examination. Minimum education qualification needed by the candidates to give the SSC MTS examination is Matriculation certificate i.e. 10th pass certificate from a recognized board.

ammar zaheer ahmed
What are the posts for which the SSC MTS exam is conducted?
jaya garg

Hi Ammar. The exam for SSC MTS is conducted to recruit eligible candidates for non-ministerial and Group-C non-gazetted posts in various departments and ministries of Government of India.

fauzia shahid
what is the work of ssc mts?
jaya garg

Hi Fauzia. General cleanliness and upkeep of the Section/Unit. Also, carrying of files and papers within the building also comes under the work of SSC MTS. Physical maintenance of records of the Section. Photocopying, sending of fax, etc. need to done as well.
Further details about the exam are here.

purna chandra rao nalla
Thank you sir your information is effective and informative and effective and thank you again
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Purna, thank you for the feedback!
rider gaurav
ssc mts exam 2019 admit card release date and exam dates
mannu singh
Hi Gaurav, Release of SSC MTS 2019 Paper I Admit Card is the second week of July 2019 and release of SSC MTS 2019 Paper II Admit Card October 2019. The exam is conducted in two papers. This year, paper 1 and paper 2 will be held from August 2 to September 6 and November 17, 2019, respectively
mahendra r
thanks for the valuable information sir
chakri puttluru
I will be 25yrs old by 12 july 2019.Am i eligible for this post?
akansha expert

Hi Chakri, Please check this link for getting the Eligibility for SSC MTS.

gupteswar majhi
which authors book must be possibility for this exam ?
akansha expert

Hi Majhi, Please check this link for getting the information about Exam Pattern and Books.

gupteswar majhi

after pass ssc-mts which post you can get

akansha expert
Hi Gupteswar, Candidates will be provided an appointment to the post of Multitasking staff as per their ranks in the merit list.
harsh vardhan
Q12. What can be the possible designations under SSC MTS? The possible designations can be Peon, Dafatry, Jamadar, Farash, Chowkidar, Safaiwala, Mali, Junior Gestetner Operator etc
mike lau
thanks for this post
bhawna vedwal

Welcome, I hope we provided enough and important information

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bhawna vedwal

Hello Padmapriya,

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