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SSC MTS 2021 Selection Process, Paper 1 and 2, Document Verification

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Feb 15, 2021

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SSC MTS Selection Process comprises 2 stages – Paper 1 and Paper 2. The selection procedure will take place after the declaration of SSC MTS Result, which is expected to be declared within two months after the papers are conducted.

Latest: SSC MTS Answer Keys and Response Sheets are published at the official website – Check Here

  • Candidates will have to secure the minimum SSC MTS Cut off fixed by the commission to be shortlisted for final posting.
  • Cut off in Paper 1 and qualifying marks in Paper 2 may be different for vacancies in each State/UT which will be fixed at the discretion of the commission.
  • Candidates for each State/UT will be finally selected based on their performance in Paper 1, subject to their meeting basic qualifying standards fixed in Paper 2.

SSC MTS 2021 Vacancy

Tentative vacancies for the post of Multi-tasking staff 2021 is 10,000 including all reserved category seats.

SSC MTS 2021 Selection Process

There are 2 stages involved in the SSC MTS selection process i.e. clearing– Paper 1 and Paper 2. The final mode of selection of candidates for the post of Multi Tasking Staff is based on their performance in SSC MTS Paper 1. SSC MTS Paper 1 is of objective type and acts as a preliminary test. Those who are able to attain the cut off for Paper 1 will be shortlisted for Paper 2.

SSC MTS cut-offs for Paper 1 and qualifying marks in Paper 2 will vary for different States/UTs. Only the marks of Paper 1 will be considered while selecting the candidates provided they qualify Paper 2 as well. 

The brief breakdown of the two-stage selection process is provided below:

Papers Subjects No. of questions Total marks
Paper 1 General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 questions 25 marks
Numerical Aptitude 25 questions 25 marks
General English 25 questions 25 marks
General Awareness 25 questions 25 marks
Paper 2 Short Essay or Letter in English or any language included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution. 1 question 50 marks

Check Detailed SSC MTS Exam Pattern

SSC MTS Selection Process for Reserved Category Candidates

  • Reserved category (SC, ST, OBC, EWS, PH) candidates who are shortlisted on their own merit with relaxed standards, will not be adjusted against the reserved share of vacancies in SSC MTS.
  • They will be accommodated against unreserved vacancies as per the merit list. 
  • PH category candidate who qualifies SSC MTS on the basis of relaxed standards such as age limit, qualification, experience, cut off, will be counted against reserved vacancies. 

Documents Required for Verification

Verification of documents is the part of SSC MTS Selection Process. Candidates found faulty while presenting the required set of documents will be debarred from SSC MTS selection process. 

  • Certified true copies or Photostat copies of the certificates will not be accepted in any case. 
  • Original certificates will be returned after the verification.

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

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

SSC MTS Selection Process – Resolution of Tie Cases 

There may be a case where two or more candidates obtain equal marks, termed as a tie. The tie-breaking parameters in the order of preference for SSC MTS Selection Process are mentioned below:

  • Higher score in Paper 2. 
  • Date of Birth- candidate older in age gets preference.
  • By referring to the alphabetical order of the names taking the first name into consideration.

SSC MTS Result 2021

SSC MTS Result is anticipated to be declared within two months from the day Paper 1 and Paper 2 are conducted respectively.

Highlights of SSC MTS Results are enlisted below:

  • SSC MTS Answer Keys for both papers would be released before the declaration of results.
  • The results will be published on the official website of the SSC i.e.
  • The results will be available in pdf format with Roll Number, Name, Category and Ranks. 
  • To be on the shortlist for the recruitment, a candidate is required to meet the cutoff. 

SSC MTS 2020 Cut Off

The official cut off for SSC MTS 2020 will be updated here as and when released, for the time being, candidates can check the expected cut off here. The actual cut-off may vary depending on various factors.

State General OBC SC ST Ex-Servicemen
Uttar Pradesh 103 88 57 >60 52
Bihar 90 80 76 >60 48
Maharashtra 83 >65 76 >60 47
Gujarat & Nagar Haveli 62 >40 58 52 42
Daman & Dio and Goa >55 43 46 >45 >45
Uttarakhand 88 84 83 >83 76
Rajasthan 115 92 102 103 >95
Delhi 92 >85 92 67 43

Check Previous Years’ Cut off for SSC MTS

SSC MTS Reservation Criteria

For the First time, reservation to EWS category is also provided. Reservation for SC/ST/OBC/PH/ExS categories in SSC MTS Recruitment is available as per the standing Government Orders. The Commission reserves the right to fill up analogous posts in other Ministries/Organizations under the Government from this recruitment. 

  • For availing SSC MTS reservation benefits, candidates are required to submit necessary EWS/SC/ST/OBC/disability certificate, issued by a competent authority in the prescribed format, before the specified date.
  • Failure to provide such documents will ensure that the claim of the candidate is not considered. They will be counted in unreserved category.
  • The format of such certificates can be found in SSC MTS Brochure.
  • Certificates submitted in any other format will not be entertained.
  • Candidates must not attempt to provide fake or forged category certificates, as part of their applications, to obtain the benefits of SSC MTS Reservation scheme else his candidature shall be cancelled. 

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


What is SSC MTS 2021 Selection Process?
kavita rani

There are 2 stages involved in the SSC MTS selection process i.e. clearing– Paper 1 and Paper 2. The final mode of selection of candidates for the post of Multi Tasking Staff is based on their performance in SSC MTS Paper 1. SSC MTS Paper 1 is of objective type and acts as a preliminary test. Those who are able to attain the cut off for Paper 1 will be shortlisted for Paper 2.

sunny pandey
how to calculate ssc mts marks?
kavita rani

Hi Sunny. For each correct option, 1 mark will be given while 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong attempt. Detailed SSC MTS Marking Scheme is mentioned here.

rashmika nagda
Mts paper kab h
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Rashmika, paper 1 of MTS was scheduled to be conducted from Aug 17 to Sep 6, 2019 while paper 2 will be conducted on Nov 17, 2019.
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