SSC MTS Recruitment 2021: Staff Selection Commission conducts the SSC MTS exam to recruit General Central Service Group ‘C’ Non-Gazetted, Non-Ministerial post in various Central Government Ministries / Departments / Offices, in different States/ Union Territories. SSC MTS is a great opportunity for the 10th pass candidates to get a government job in India. SSC MTS 2021 Exam (Multitasking Staff) is being organized by Staff Selection Commission or SSC to recruit candidates for various posts like the post of:

  1. Peon
  2. Daftary
  3. Jamadar
  4. Junior Gestetner Operator
  5. Chowkidar
  6. Safaiwala
  7. Mali etc.

Let’s have a look at the details of the SSC MTS Exam (notification, exam dates, exam pattern, Syllabus, salary, cut-off, vacancy, online application process and other details) that a candidate must be acquainted with before applying for SSC MTS 2021.

SSC MTS 2021 Notification

Staff Selection Commission of India (SSC) had released SSC MTS 2021 Official Notification on 5th February 2021. The MTS examination will consist of a Computer Based Examination (Paper-I) and a Descriptive Paper (Paper-II).

With the release of notification, the exam pattern, syllabus, dates, vacancy, eligibility and other related details have been published. Candidates can check the official notification by clicking on the link mentioned below:

SSC MTS 2021 Official Notification [Download PDF]

SSC MTS Exam Date 2021 

SSC has been announced the SSC MTS Exam Date 2021 on its official website and candidates who had applied for SSC MTS 2021 exam can able to see the dates from the table given below. As per the latest SSC calendar, the SSC MTS Paper-1 exam will be conducted from 5th October to 2nd November 2021. Earlier, the Paper-I exam was postponed due to a surge in COVID-19 cases in India. Check the complete exam schedule for SSC MTS 2021 exam below:

SSC MTS 2021: Important Dates

SSC MTS Notification5th February 2021
SSC MTS Online Registration Process5th February 2021 to 21st March 2021
Last Date for Making Online Fee Payment 21st March 2021
Last Date for Generation of Offline Challan 25th March 2021
Last date for Payment Through Challan29th March 2021
SSC MTS Application Status16th September 2021
SSC MTS Admit Card (Paper-1)24th September 2021
SSC MTS Exam Dates (Paper I)5th October to 2nd November 2021
SSC MTS Answer Key12th November  2021
SSC MTS Paper I ResultDecember 2021
SSC MTS Exam Dates (Paper-II)--

SSC MTS 2021 Answer Key Out

SSC (Staff Selection Commission) has released the Answer Key for the SSC MTS (Non-Technical) Exam 2021 Paper-1 exam on 12th November 2021. All Candidates who appeared in the exam are required to check the SSC MTS Answer Key from the link given below.

Click Here to Check SSC MTS 2020-21 Answer Key & Response Sheet

SSC MTS 2021 Vacancy

The total number of vacancies for the SSC MTS 2021 exam has not been released yet by SSC. No. of vacancies for this year will be provided in due course. Last Year, SSC had introduced 7099 vacancies for SSC MTS 2019-20 exam. Let's have a look at the SSC MTS Vacancies (Region-Wise):

SSC MTS 2019 Total Vacancies


Vacancies for the Post of Muilti-Tasking (Non-Technical)Examination,2019 - (REGION WISE: AGE GROUP - 18-25)


Vacancies for the Post of Muilti-Tasking (Non-Technical)Examination,2019 - (REGION WISE: AGE GROUP - 18-27)


SSC MTS 2021 Salary

The Staff Selection Commission will hold a competitive examination for recruitment of Multi Tasking Staff in Pay Band-1 (Rs 5200-20210) + Grade Pay Rs 1800, (Revised Pay Scale after 7th CPC: Pay Level in Pay Matrix – Level-1), a General Central Service Group „C‟ Non-Gazetted, Non-Ministerial post in various Ministries/ Departments/ Offices of the Government of India, in different States/ Union Territories.

SSC MTS Salary, Job Profile & Prospects 2021 [CLICK HERE]

SSC MTS 2021 Recruitment

SSC or Staff Selection Commission conducts Multi-Tasking Staff Exam (MTS) every year in 3 different stages:

  1. Paper 1 and
  2. Descriptive Test

It is mandatory for the candidate to qualify both these stages of examination in order to make it to the merit list prepared by SSC prepared at the end.

SSC MTS 2021 Exam Pattern

The examination of SSC MTS 2021 will be conducted in 3 different levels: Paer-1, Paper-2 (Descriptive Test) & Paper-3 (Skill Test). Paper-1 is an online exam which is objective multiple choice question type. Paper-2 is a pen and paper mode of examination which includes a descriptive paper in English or any other language listed in the government policies. Paper-III is a skill test that needs to be taken as per candidate's convenience.

SSC MTS 2021 Paper-1

SectionMaximum QuestionsDuration
Reasoning25A cumulative Time of 90 minutes
English Language25
Numerical Aptitude25
General Awareness25

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SSC MTS 2021 Paper-2 (Descriptive Exam)

SubjectMax MarksTotal Time
Short Essay/Letter in English or any Language included in 8th Schedule of the Constitution 5030 Minutes

Note: There will be separate category-wise, State/ UT-wise cut-offs in Paper-I. As the vacancies for MTS are in two age groups i.e.

(i) 18 to 25 years and

(ii) 18 to 27 years, the Commission may fix separate age group-wise, category-wise and State/ UT-wise cut-offs in Paper-I.

SSC MTS 2021 Syllabus

The syllabus for SSC MTS is different for both the stages of examination and it’s mandatory for students to know the entire syllabus in order to prepare effectively for SSC MTS 2021.

Let’s have a look at the detailed SSC MTS Syllabus 2021:

English Language
Numerical Ability
General Awareness
Reading ComprehensionClassificationSimplificationStatic GK
Fill in the BlanksAnalogyInterestScience
SpellingsCoding-DecodingAverageAward and Honors
Phrases and IdiomsMatrixRatio and ProportionCurrent Affairs
Synonyms and AntonymsWord FormationProblems on AgesDates, Portfolios
One Word SubstitutionVenn DiagramSpeed, Distance and Time 
Sentence CorrectionBlood RelationPercentage 
Error SpottingMissing NumbersProfit and Loss 
 PuzzlesNumber System  
 DirectionNumber Series 
 Non Verbal ReasoningMensuration 
 Verbal ReasoningTime and Work 
  Data Interpretation 
  Mixture Problem 

Check Complete SSC MTS Syllabus

SSC MTS 2021 Eligibility Criteria

There are three major criteria that a candidate is required to fulfil in order to be eligible for SSC MTS 2021 Exam. Let’s have a look at all these three criteria:

Nationality: A candidate is required to be

  • A citizen of India
  • Subject of Nepal
  • Subject of Bhutan
  • Tibetan Refugee
  • Person of Indian Origin migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Afghanistan, Kenya, Tanzania, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam.

Age Limit (as on January 01, 2021): The age limits for the posts as per the Recruitment Rules of various User Departments are:

i) A candidate must be of minimum 18 years of age and must not exceed 25 years of age as on 01.08.2021. (i.e. candidates born not before 02-01-1996 and not later than 01-01-2003)

ii) 18-27 years as on cut-off date (i.e. candidates born not before 02-01-1994 and not later than 01-01-2003).

Apart from the pre-mentioned Age Requirement, candidates belonging to reserved categories are given age relaxation as per Government Rules.

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ ST5 years
OBC3 years
PwD (Unreserved) 10 years
PwD (OBC) 13 years
PwD (SC/ ST)15 years
Ex-Servicemen (ESM) 03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on closing date of receipt of online application.

Educational Qualification: A candidate is required to pass Matriculation or its equivalent Exam from a recognized State Board or University or Institute.

SSC MTS 2021 Exam Centre

SSC conducts SSC MTS Exam every year at various centres all across the country. Candidates are given the option to select the centre of their choice while filling in the application form. The final allotment of the centre by SSC is done based on the choice of the candidate. If in any case there is an unavailability of seats in the selected Centre, SSC will change the location as per the availability. Candidates do not hold the authority to question SSC for the same.

SSC MTS 2021 Online Application

SSC MTS 2021 Online Application process was begun on 5th February 2021. The last date to apply online for SSC MTS 2021 Exam was 21st March 2021. The online application link for SSC MTS exam 2021 is added below.

Apply Online Link for SSC MTS 2021 Exam

SSC MTS Application Fee

The Application Fee for SSC MTS 2021 is Rs. 100/-

Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD/Ex-servicemen category are exempted from paying the application fee. In addition to this, female candidates are also exempted from paying the application fee for SSC MTS 2021 exam.

Other Category100
Female CandidatesNil__

SSC MTS Result

The SSC MTS Result will be released by Staff Selection Commission of India after the exam for the different levels have been conducted. Candidates can check their results by clicking on the link mentioned below:

Click here to know about SSC MTS Result 2021


SSC MTS Cut-off is the minimum score that aspirants taking the exam will have to obtain in order to move to the next stage of the exam. The cutoff will be released twice, first for Paper 1 (Tier-1) and second for Paper 2(Tier-2). Cutoffs are released along with the result declaration.

Check SSC MTS Previous Year Cut Off [CLICK HERE]

SSC MTS 2021 Exam: FAQs

The Online Paper-1 exam for SSC MTS 2021 was conducted from 5th October to 2nd November 2021 while the Descriptive Test date has not been released yet.

The official notification of SSC MTS 2021 exam was released by SSC on 5th February 2021.

Paper-I of SSC MTS 2021 exam will be conducted in online mode as a computer-based test. Paper-II of SSC MTS will be conducted offline as a pen-and-paper based test.

The minimum educational qualification for SSC MTS exam is 10th Pass.

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