Staff Selection Commission Multitasking

Stream: SSC
Type: Offline

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The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) publishes official recruitment notification for the post of Multi Tasking Staff (MTS) Non Technical cadre in different states and union territories. The official notification for SSC - MTS examination 2016 will be published on 8 October, 2016 along with official advertisements in local newspapers and rozgar samachar on the same date.

SSC MTS posts can also be called the Group C category posts like Peon, Daftary, Jamadar, Farash, Chowkidar, Mali, etc.

Eligible candidates shall be selected for MTS examination through a written examination followed by skill test/typing test. The Commission shall publish advertisements SSC region wise and most of the recruitment processes shall be carried out by the concerned SSC region. Over 20 lakh applications are received every year for SSC MTS posts.

For region wise vacancy details kindly refer to the official websites:

Total number of vacancies: 10,000 plus approximately.


Age limit: 18 to 25 years as on January 1, 2016. A relaxation of 5 years in age limit is provided for SC/ST, 3 years for OBC, and 10 years for PH category and 6 years for ex-servicemen.

Minimum educational qualification required: For SSC MTS posts all matriculation pass candidates can fill the application.

How To Apply

A word of advice for perspective candidates: Candidates are advised to fill single application form only for SSC MTS posts. Filling multiple application forms for different regions may lead to rejection of application. Application form can be filled only online on the official websites mentioned above. For filling central application forms, the official websites are:,

Exam Pattern

Paper 1: The written examination paper 1 of SSC MTS comprises of an objective type question paper which includes questions on, general intelligence and reasoning, numerical knowledge, English and general awareness. Paper 1 of the written examination will carry 150 marks for 150 questions. Negative marks will be given for all incorrect answers and 1 mark shall be deducted for each wrongly answered question. All questions papers will be in both Hindi and English medium.

Question paper pattern of paper 1 of SSC MTS written examination is as follows:




General intelligence and reasoning



Numerical aptitude



General English



General awareness






Time duration provided

2 hours from 10 am to 12 noon or 2 pm to 4 pm

Examination date

8 January, 2017 and 22, January, 2017

Questions type

Objective and MCQ based

Medium of question paper

Hindi and English language

Difficulty level

High school level

Syllabus of SSC MTS recruitment paper 1

General intelligence: non-verbal reasoning, similarities and differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts, figure classification, arithmetical number series and non-verbal series, abstract ideas, symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation and other analytical functions.

English language: Grammar, vocabulary, sentence formation, synonyms, antonyms and their correct usage.

Numerical aptitude: Computation of whole numbers, number system, decimals and fractions and relationship between numbers, percentages, fundamental arithmetical operations, ratio and proportion, averages, interest, profit and loss, discount, use of tables and graphs, mensuration, time and distance, ration and time, time and work etc.

General awareness: General knowledge of current affairs including sports, history, society and culture, geography, economy, Indian politics including the Indian Constitution etc.

Paper 2: Question paper 2 of SSC MTS examination will be descriptive type. Paper 2 carries a total of 50 marks. Paper 2 will be related to essay writing/letter writing in English or any other language included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution. The sole purpose of paper 2 is to test elementary language skills in view of re-categorization of the post as Group C in view of job requirements.  Paper 2 will be held only for the candidates who meet the cut-off prescribed by the Commission in paper 1 for different categories.

Question paper pattern of paper 2 of SSC MTS written examination is as follows:



Time duration

Short essay/letter writing in English or any other language included in the 8th schedule of the Indian Constitution


30 minutes


The result of the written exam of SSC MTS 2016 shall be announced tentatively in April 2016.

Important Dates: SSC MTS 2016

Sr.No. Event Date
1. Issue of advertisement & application form 08 October 2016
2. Date of closure of the application form 07 November 2016
3. Issue of admit card December 2016
4. Date of the Exam 08 & 22 January 2017


SSC MTS 2015 Cutoff –Finalization:

The SSC MTS Cut off 2015 will be affected by various factors when it is decided by the exam conducting authorities.

  • Total no. of Students
  • Total no. of Seats
  • Marking Criteria
  • Previous years Criteria of cutoff                                                            
  • Toughness level of the exam  
  • Reservation Norms
  • Performance of the aspirants

SSC MTS 2015 Cutoff – According to Regions:

The cutoff of different regions will be different. Here show some regions which determine their separate cutoff for the SSC exam. List is shown below:

  • North Region Delhi Merit List
  • Western Region Mumbai Merit List
  • MP Sub-Region, MP, Chhattisgarh Merit List
  • Eastern Region Kolkata Merit List
  • North Western Region Chandigarh Merit List
  • Southern Region Chennai Merit List

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Sample Papers:

Important Dates:

Exam Date

January 08 to January 22, 2017

Notification Date

October 08, 2016

Results Date

November 07, 2016


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