SSC MTS Salary structure, Pay scale, Allowances, & Benefits 2021

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Apr 15, 2021

Most candidates who are willing to apply for Staff Selection Commission, Multi – Tasking Staff are often interested to learn about the details of the Salary pay scale and the various allowances which are provided to them after joining. Here in this article we have provided a guide on the Salary pay scale and the Salary structure which is offered to the SSC MTS candidates along with the allowances, and other benefits. Also, Check the upcoming SSC Exam Dates 2021, read the news here

SSC MTS Salary

SSC MTS Salary Structure and Pay Scale

The salary pay scale for the SSC MTS has been revised under the 7th Pay Commission which varies with the Grade you have been selected for. The basic salary pay which is offered in-hand is varied from INR 18,000 to INR 22,000.

The salary slabs have been divided depending upon the Grade in which you have been selected and the allowances also vary with the same.

Revised Salary under 7th Pay commission

Following table is the detailed list of basil pay and other allowances and benefits for SSC MTS Employee.

Post MTS (GP 1800) MTS (GP 1800) MTS (GP 1800)
City (Category) Tier I Tier II Tier III
Basic Pay 18000 18000 18000
DA 0 0 0
HRA 4320 2880 1440
TA 1350 900 900
Gross Salary 23670 21780 20340
NPS 1800 1800 1800
CGHS 125 125 125
CGEGIS 1500 1500 1500
Total Deduction 3425 3425 3425
In-Hand Salary 20245 18355 16915

Various abbreviations used in the table above are as follows:

  • DA – Dearness Allowances
  • HRA – House Rental Allowances
  • TA – Travel allowances
  • CGHS – Central Government Health Scheme
  • CGEGIS – Central Government Employees Group Insurance Scheme
  • NPS – National Pension Scheme
SSC MTS Allowances

Various Allowances/Perks apart from the In-hand Salary

The eligible candidates who have cleared the SSC MTS examination enjoy several benefits which are apart from the in-hand salary under various schemes. Some of them are explained as under:

  • Post – Retirement benefits: Under the government organization, one beautiful benefit that the candidates enjoy is the Post-retirement benefits. The candidates after they retire, enjoy various pensions which they can enjoy along with other benefits in travel allowances. They are also provided with a decent sum of Provident fund (PF), and Gratuity.
  • Medical benefits: The candidates who are selected after their probation period as a permanent candidate are assured a sum of Medical coverage under the central government scheme not only for themselves but for their entire family.
  • Pension Schemes: Candidates who join the SSC MTS enjoy the benefit of Pension for their whole life after retirement. This pension scheme is believed to act as an insurance coverage for the candidate as well as the family as the pension will be forever until the candidate dies.


  • The benefits mentioned above are not especially mentioned for the SSC MTS candidates but also are common for all the government jobs.
  • The candidates who are in their probation period will be offered less benefits as they are under training, but once their role is confirmed they are allowed all the benefits which they are eligible for.
  • Nominally, the probation period for the SSC MTS candidates is of approximately 2 years, which is mandatory for all the candidates to undergo as they are provided a full proof training under this period.
SSC MTS Promotions

SSC MTS Promotions

  • Candidates receive their first promotion of INR 1900 /- after a service for 3 years.
  • The second promotion is offered of INR 2000 /- again after a service of 3 years.
  • The candidates are offered their third promotion of INR 2400 /- after a service of 5 years.
  • The final promotion is offered for INR 2400 /- to INR 5400 /- after a set interval of service and the quality of service.
  • Candidates are promoted in the mode of position after in the above specified manner, but the increment in the salary pay is based on the default set annual increment by the authorities.

NOTE: Candidates can also be posted for the role of LDC after appearing and clearing the examination, if the candidate does not want to appear for the examination, he / she will be promoted to the LDC role after the set default years of service as SSC MTS employee.



Ques. What are the job roles / positions for which the SSC MTS candidates are selected?

Ans: The SSC MTS candidates are selected for various roles which are of need to the SSC, such as:

  • Operator
  • Peon
  • Junior operator
  • Watchman
  • Gardeners, and many more.

Ques. What are the tasks which need to be performed under the SSC MTS?

Ans: There are various tasks related to daily activities of the SSC, some of which are:

  • Sending a fax to the specified details
  • Bringing a photocopy of the asked
  • Chauffeur (if the candidates holds a valid driving license)
  • Cleanliness in the space of work
  • Bringing the needful details / couriers
  • Opening / closing the classrooms / the wards of the staffs
  • Work assigned by the concerned authorities.

Ques. What is the general pay scale for the SSC MTS candidate?

Ans: The pay scale band is specified as under the pay band – 1 i. e. INR 5200 – INR 22000 (including grade pay).

Ques. Are the SSC MTS candidates eligible for the pension scheme after their retirement?

Ans: YES, the candidates are eligible for pension after their retirement as this post is held under the government.

Ques. What are the various deductions in the salary of a SSC MTS candidate?

Ans: The various deductions in the salary are:

  • EPF – employee’s provident fund
  • Income Tax
  • Professional Tax
  • Allowances.

Ques. Who conducts the SSC MTS examination and in which mode is the examination conducted?

Ans: The examination is conducted by the SSC – Staff Selection Commision.

The examination consists of 2 papers, of which the 1st paper is in ONLINE mode, and the 2nd paper is conducted in OFFLINE mode.

Ques. What does SSC MTS stand for?

Ans: SSC MTS stands for Staff Selection Commission Multi – Tasking Staff. They are recruited to perform day to day multiple activities under the Staff Selection Commission.

Ques. What is the eligibility criteria to join SSC MTS?

Ans: The candidates willing to appear for SSC MTS must have cleared 10th Std. from a recognized board.

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