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SSC MTS 2021 Eligibility - Age Limit, Qualifications and Reservation

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Jan 20, 2021

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SSC MTS is a national level competitive exam conducted by the Staff Selection Commission for the recruitment of Multi-Tasking Staff in various central government departments, ministries, and offices. The eligibility criteria are set by the staff selection commission. The eligibility criteria of the exam are based on educational qualification, age group, and nationality.

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Latest: This year onwards 10% EWS category reservation will be applicable in the SSC MTS exam.

  • Candidates who wish to appear for SSC MTS 2021 should be an Indian NaTIONAL or a subject of Nepal, Bhutan, or Tibetan Refugee.
  • Candidates must be between 18-25 years of age to be eligible to apply for SSC MTS examination.
  • Candidates must have passed class 10th or equivalent from a recognized university. 
  • Non – eligible candidates will not be issued SSC MTS Admit Card. 

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SSC MTS 2021 Nationality

To be eligible to appear for SSC MTS 2020, there are certain nationality criteria that must be taken into consideration. Candidates seeking this recruitment have to sit for the examination, the following are the nationality criteria that must be taken care of:

  • A candidate must be a citizen of India or
  • A candidate must be subject to Nepal or
  • He or she must be a subject of Bhutan or
  • A candidate who is a Tibetan refugee and came to India with the intention of settling in India before January 1, 1962, is also eligible to appear for the SSC MTS examination or
  • Candidate of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India will also be considered to sit in SSC MTS 2020 examination.

Note: Candidate must have a certificate of eligibility issued by Government of India (if a candidate belongs to a country other than India i.e. Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet, Pakistan, Burma, etc.).

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SSC MTS 2021 Age Limit

Candidates appearing for SSC MTS 2021 test must be 18 to 25 years of age as on August 1, 2021. However, there will be an upper age limit relaxation in case of physically handicapped, SC/ST and OBC categories.

Following table elaborates the relaxation in the cases that have been mentioned above:

Code Category Age Relaxation Code Category Age Relaxation
1 SC/ST 5 years 26 Widows / Divorced Women / Women judicially who are separated but not remarried (SC/ST) Up to 40 years of age
2 OBC 3 years 27 Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities (General ) 3 years
3 PH (Physically Handicapped) 10 years 28 Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities (OBC) 6 (3+3) years
4 PH + OBC (Other Backward Classes) 13 years 29 Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities (SC/ST) 8 (3+5) years
5 PH + SC / ST (Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe) 15 years 33 Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces (General ) Up to 45 years of age
9 Ex-servicemen (general) 3 years 34 Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces (OBC) Up to 48 years of age
10 Ex-servicemen (OBC) 6 years (3+3) 35 Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces (SC/ST) Up to 50 years of age
11 Ex-servicemen (SC/ST) 8 years (3+5) 36 Retrenched census employees of Office of Registrar General of India (General ) 3 years
21 Candidates who are domiciled of Jammu & Kashmir (Unreserved/General) 5 years 37 Retrenched census employees of Office of Registrar General of India (OBC) 3 years
22 Candidates who are domiciled of Jammu & Kashmir (OBC) 8 years 38 Retrenched census employees of Office of Registrar General of India (SC/ST) 3 years
23 Candidates who are domiciled of Jammu & Kashmir (SC/ST) 10 years 15 Central Govt. Civilian Employees (General) who have rendered not less than three years regular and continuous service as on crucial date. Up to 40 years of age
24 Widows /Divorced Women /Women who are judicially separated but not remarried (Unreserved/General ) Up to 35 years of age 17 Central Govt. Civilian Employees (OBC) who have rendered not less than three years regular and continuous service as on crucial date. Up to 43 years of age
25 Widows /Divorced Women /Women judicially who are separated but not remarried (OBC) Up to 38 years of age 19 Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC / ST) who have rendered not less than three years regular and continuous service as on crucial date. Up to 45 years of age

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Note 1: It is important to note that candidate must get the benefit of reservation if he/ she has a minimum of 40% disability in case of physically handicapped. Concession to a central government employee will be granted either under PH category or under the Central Government Employee category.

Note 2: Date of birth of the candidate will be recorded as mentioned in the matriculation certificates. No changes will be granted/accepted by the commission otherwise.

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SSC MTS 2021 Educational Qualification

According to SSC Multi-Tasking Eligibility, the candidate must have passed matriculation or equivalent examination from a recognized board as of August 1, 2021. In case a candidate does not pass the qualifying examination before the closing date of receipt of the application form, he or she is not permitted to apply.  

SSC MTS 2021 Documents and Format of Certificates Required

  1. Candidates seeking age – relaxation or reservation under various categories are required to submit the relevant certificates.
  2. Candidates must submit requisite SC/ST/OBC/disability certificate from the competent authority issued on or before the prescribed date, in the required format whenever such certificates are sought by the Regional/Sub-Regional Office. If there is any failure in producing required certificates, their claim will not be entertained. The formats of the certificates are already being annexed.
  3. The candidate must be careful to get the certificates in the prescribed format. If the certificates are found to be in any other format, they will not be accepted. OBC Certificate with the status of Creamy Layer issued between 24.11.2013 to 20.05.2021 only will be accepted.
  4. Candidates must not get involved in fraudulent activities to get reservation or age- relaxation or else he/she will be permanently debarred from the examinations conducted by the Commission. The Closing date will be treated as the date of reckoning for OBC status.

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SSC MTS 2021 State Codes

State STATE CODE GEN OBC SC ST TOTAL VACANCIES
Uttar Pradesh J 167 84 40 34 325
Bihar I 73 35 11 13 132
Delhi F 2169 1340 218 285 4012
Rajasthan G 311 182 37 35 565
Uttarakhand H 98 57 23 7 185
Madhya Pradesh Y 264 134 42 33 473
Chhattisgarh W 42 25 5 4 76
Karnataka 6 209 118 47 24 398
Kerala 7 90 56 15 10 171
Lakshadweep 8 1 1 0 0 2
Assam Q 37 16 4 3 60
Arunachal Pradesh P 27 8 3 3 41
Manipur R 4 8 2 0 14
Nagaland U 3 1 0 1 5
Meghalaya S 31 24 5 7 67
Mizoram T 6 3 0 0 9
Tripura V 23 16 2 1 42
Punjab E 71 15 7 1 94
Jammu B 94 26 9 2 131
Chandigarh A 115 88 17 28 248
Himachal Pradesh HP D 47 31 6 6 90
Haryana C 74 25 2 6 107
Andhra Pradesh 3 95 45 8 14 162
Tamil Nadu & Puducherry 5 332 97 77 15 521
Telangana 4 82 46 18 19 165
Maharashtra 2 553 336 107 89 1085
Gujarat 1 276 166 81 56 579
Goa Z 7 2 0 0 9
West Bengal M 214 159 36 33 442
Odisha L 41 21 8 6 76
Jharkhand K 10 2 1 3 16
Sikkim O 0 0 0 0 0
Andaman&Nicobar Island N 0 0 0 0 0
Total N/A 5566 3167 831 738 10302

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

Comments


12 Comments
P
prajwal karkera
My date of birth is 25 June 1995 can I apply for SSC MTS 2021?
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surendra

HI Prajwal

Visit on our official website of SSC MTS Eligibility to know the whole exam criteria and whether you are eligibile for the exam. The candidate must be between 18-25 years to apply for the exam.

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navi mumbai
Is form filling process for SSC MTS started for 2021?
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abdul nazir

Hi, No the official notification is yet to be released on the official website and it will be updated on February 2nd, 2021. You will be able to start registration from 2nd February 2021 till 18th March 2021 in online mode. Before filling the form ensure to satisfy the eligibility conditions. find more details at SSC MTS 2021.

F
fauzia shahid
how to fill ssc mts online form?
K
kavita rani

Hi Fauzia. Refer the official website to apply for the exam. Tap on the declaration at the end of the page, verify all the details provided in the online form. Click on the Submit button.
Other details are mentioned here.
 

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sachin kumar
Respected sir good morning . Sir pls tell me . My DOB is. 10-11-1994 how can I apply of ssc mts in 2021
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abdul nazir

Hi Sachin, As per your date of birth, your age seems to be 26 years and therefore, you are not eligible to apply as maximum age limit to apply is 25 years. You also have not mentioned your category. There is age relaxation for reservation category students. So you can check more eligibility criterias by visiting the link here.

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satyajit murmu
My DOB is 09/04/2000,ST category
S
surendra

Hi Satyajit

Yes you can apply. click here to know the eligibility criteria.

P
pankaj saini
My DOB is 14 june 2003 may i apply for this
S
surendra

Hi Pankaj

The minimum age required to apply is 18 years old.

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manjeet gurjar
I have passed 12th exam. But no graduation. Age is 18 and half years. Can i apply ? Please suggest.
S
surendra

Hi Manjeet

The minimum educational qualification required to apply is class 10th or equivalent from any recognized university.

P
pranita tayade
My DOB is 09/02/90, SC category, can I apply
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Pranita, sorry but you are not eligible for this exam as only those candidates who are 25 years old or below can appear in this exam.
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rock star
What is the Married female age limit with relaxation in general category n criteria please reply asap sir/ma'am
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi, there is no age relaxation for mentioned category. Thus, if you are more than 27 years, then, you are not eligible for this exam.
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tanuj tiwari
Tanuj Tiwari Hiii I am a solider in an armed force I have completed my 8 year service can I apply CGL exam in this coming year plz... clear my point
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akhil pasanth

Hi Tanuj, Please check the Eligibility Criteria related to the query,

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visakh ks
My date of birth is 20.5.19 and Iam an sc candidate, can i apply to the post
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Visakh, kindly mention your birth year so that we can tell you whether you are eligible or not. SC/ST candidates can apply for this post till 30 years of age.
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abhinandan bhargava
When and wherein New Delhi the Examination of SSC MTS 2018 will be held and the courses for the ame towhom to apply and where to apply what is theexaminaion fee and other certias and formalitites to be full filed detail complet advice please
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bhawna vedwal

Center detail is not revealed before admit card released. Application fee for SSC MTS is INR 100 and to get more details about SSC MTS you can use this link : Application process