SSC MTS exam is a national-level exam conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) for selecting candidates in General Central Service Group-C non-gazetted, non-ministerial posts in various ministries, departments and offices of the Govt of India. The candidates shortlisted for multi-tasking staff posts are salaried with Pay Level-1 as per Pay Matrix of 7th Pay Commission with basic pay of Rs. 5,200-20,200 + Grade Pay Rs. 1,800. SSC is going to conduct the SSC Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff and Havaldar (CBIC & CBN) Examination, 2024 providing job opportunities for 10th pass candidates. As per the SSC Calendar 2024, the official notification will be released on 7th May 2024 and Tier 1 exam is to be held in July-August 2024.

SSC MTS Exam 2024

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will release SSC MTS Notification 2024 on 7th May 2024 announcing vacancies for SSC MTS Havaldar (CBIC and CBN) & Multi Tasking Staff. SSC MTS 2024 Exam (Multitasking Staff) is being organized by Staff Selection Commission (SSC) to recruit candidates for various posts like the post of:

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

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

  1. Paper 1 (online)
  2. PET/ PST (only for the post of Havaldar)

The candidate must qualify for both these stages of the SSC MTS 2024 examination to make it to the merit list prepared by SSC prepared at the end. 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 the exam.

SSC MTS Recruitment 2024 Notification 

Staff Selection Commission of India (SSC) will upload SSC MTS Recruitment Notification pdf on 7th May 2024 to recruit candidates for vacancies for Multi-Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff, and Havaldar (CBIC and CBN). The SSC MTS examination consists of a Computer Based Examination (Objective test). With the release of the SSC MTS notification, the exam pattern, syllabus, dates, vacancy, eligibility and other related details will be published. Go through last year's notification pdf by clicking the below given link.

SSC MTS Notification PDF [Last Year]- Click to Download

SSC MTS 2024- Exam Summary

Staff Selection Commission will provide a golden job opportunity for the candidates who have completed their matriculation and looking for a stable job. Have a look at the overview table for SSC MTS 2024. 

SSC MTS 2024 Exam Summary
Conducting BodyStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
SSC MTS Full FormStaff Selection Commission Multi-Tasking Staff
Exam NameSSC MTS 2024
VacancyTo be notified
CategoryGovt Jobs
Exam TypeNational Level
Educational Qualification10th Pass
Age Limit18 to 25 years and 18 to 27 years
Mode of ExamOnline
EligibilityIndian citizenship & 10th pass
Selection ProcessPaper-1 (Objective) 
Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/ Physical Standard Test (PST) (only for the post of Havaldar)
SalaryRs. 18,000/ to 22,000/ per month
Official Website

SSC MTS 2024 Exam Date

As per the SSC Calendar 2024, the tier 1 examination for SSC MTS 2024 exam is scheduled to be conducted in July-August 2024 in multiple shifts across the country. The SSC MTS Exam Date 2024 will be officially announced by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC). All the candidates who are preparing for the SSC MTS 2024 exam must know the SSC MTS Exam Schedule 2024 and other important dates from the table given below.

SSC MTS Recruitment 2024- Important Dates

All important dates related to SSC MTS recruitment 2024 have been released with the annual calendar. The complete exam schedule for SSC MTS 2024 Exam is updated here as announced by the Staff Selection Commission. 

Notification Release Date7th May 2024
Online Registration Process Starts7th May 2024
Last Date to Submit Application Form6th June 2024 (11 pm)
Last Date for Making Online Fee Payment 7th June 2024 (11 pm)
SSC MTS Exam Date 2024 (Paper I)July-August 2024

SSC MTS Vacancy 2024

SSC MTS & Havaldar Vacancy 2024 will be released along with SSC MTS Recruitment 2024 Notification. For the year 2023-24, Staff Selection Commission had released a total of 1558 vacancies out of which 1198 Multi Tasking Staff and 360 Havaldar vacancies in CBIC and CBN. The category-wise vacancy distribution for Multi Tasking Staff posts and Havaldar posts have been tabulated here.

SSC MTS Vacancy 2023
Multi Tasking Staff1198
SSC MTS Vacancy 2023- Category-wise
MTS Age Group 18-255182507944107998
MTS Age Group 18-2710053141320200

SSC MTS & Havaldar Vacancy 2023- Check Details

SSC MTS 2023 Online Application

SSC MTS 2023 Online Application process has been started from 30th June 2023 onwards with the release of SSC MTS Notification 2023. The last date to apply online for SSC MTS 2023 exam is 21st July 2023. The online application link for the SSC MTS exam 2023 has been added below, click on the link to read more about the registration process.

Apply Online Link for SSC MTS 2023 Exam [Active]

SSC MTS 2023 Application Fee

The Application Fee for SSC MTS 2023 is Rs. 100/-. The payment of the application fee can be made only through online payment modes such as Net-Banking, Credit/Debit cards and BHIM, UPI etc.

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 2023 exam.

Other CategoryRs. 100
Female CandidatesNil

SSC MTS 2023 Language for CBT

For the first time, SSC MTS computer-based exam will be held in "15 languages" and the candidates have to choose their choice of language while filling out their application form.

13Manipuri (also Meitei or Meithei)
16Odia (Oriya)

SSC MTS 2023 Eligibility Criteria

There are three major criteria that a candidate is required to fulfill in order to be eligible for SSC MTS 2023 Exam. Before filling the applications for SSC MTS Exam, the candidates must know the minimum required Eligibility Criteria in terms of nationality, education qualification, and age limit. Let’s have a look at all these three criteria:

SSC MTS Citizenship

A candidate is required to be

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

SSC MTS Age Limit (as on 01/08/2023)

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, candidates born not before 02-01-1998 and not later than 01-01-2005.

ii) 18-27 years, candidates born not before 02.08.1996 and not later than 01.08.2005.

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

Havaldar Age Limit

A candidate must be of a minimum of 18 years of age and must not exceed 27 years of age, candidates born not before 02.08.1996 and not later than 01.08.2005 are eligible to apply for Havaldar in CBIC and CBN, Department of Revenue.

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.

SSC MTS Educational Qualification (as on 01/08/2023)

A candidate is required to pass Matriculation (10th class) or its equivalent Exam from a recognized State Board, University or Institute to be eligible to apply for SSC MTS 2023 Exam. 

SSC MTS 2023 Selection Process

The eligible candidates for SSC Multi Tasking Staff recruitment will be shortlisted on the basis of three stages. A candidate needs to qualify in each stage with marks more than the cut-off announced. The three stages to be cleared are as below- 

Stage 1- Paper-1 (Objective)

Stage 2- Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/ Physical Standard Test (PST) (only for the post of Havaldar)

SSC MTS 2023 Exam Pattern

The examination of SSC MTS 2023 will be conducted in 2 different levels: Paper-1, PET/PST (only for havaldar). Paper-1 is an online exam that is objective multiple choice question type. 

SSC MTS 2023 Paper-1 Exam Pattern 

The revised SSC MTS Paper-I Exam Pattern has been released along with SSC MTS Notification 2023. There will be Computer-Based Examination which is divided in 2 Sessions. Session-I and Session-II and both the Sessions will be mandatory to be attempted. There will be a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer in Session 2 and there will be no negative marking in Session-1.

Check marks distribution for each subject below table- 

SubjectNo. Of QuestionsMarksDuration
Session 1
Numerical and Mathematical Ability206045 minutes
Reasoning Ability and Problem-Solving2060
Session 2
General Awareness257545 minutes 
English Language and Comprehension2575

Click Here to View SSC MTS 2023 Detailed Exam Pattern

SSC MTS Havaldar PET & PST

Followings are the PETand PST standards for the post of Havaldar in CBIC and CBN as mentioned in SSC MTS Notification 2023. 

SSC Havaldar Physical Efficiency Test
Walking1600 meters in 15 minutes1 km in 20 minutes
Cycling8 km in 30 minutes3 km in 25 minutes
SSC Havaldar Physical Standard Test
Height157.5 cms152 cms
Chest76 cms (unexpanded)--
Weight--48 kg

SSC MTS 2023 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 2023. Understanding the detailed syllabus will help the candidates to plan a strategy for their preparation. Let’s have a look at the detailed SSC MTS Syllabus 2023

SSC MTS 2023 Syllabus
English LanguageReasoningNumerical AbilityGeneral Awareness
Reading ComprehensionClassificationSimplificationStatic GK
Fill in the BlanksAnalogyInterestScience
SpellingsCoding-DecodingAverageAward and Honors
Phrases and IdiomsMatrixRatio and ProportionCurrent Affairs
Synonyms and AntonymsWord FormationProblems on AgesImportant Dates & Days 
One Word SubstitutionVenn DiagramSpeed, Distance and TimePortfolios
Sentence CorrectionBlood RelationPercentage 
Error SpottingMissing NumbersProfit and Loss
 PuzzlesNumber System 
DirectionNumber Series
Non Verbal ReasoningMensuration
Verbal ReasoningTime and Work
 Data Interpretation
Mixture Problem

SSC MTS Syllabus 2023 for Tier-1 & Tier-2 [Click Here]

SSC MTS Previous Year Question Paper PDFs- Click Here

SSC MTS Exam Analysis

While preparing for SSC MTS Exam, the candidates must be familiar with the distribution of questions asked from each subject by SSC in the examination. For your help, we have discussed SSC MTS last year's exam analysis for the Tier-1 Exam in the below section. Hope this would be of great help to going ahead with your SSC MTS 2023 preparation strategy. 

SSC MTS Paper-1 Exam Analysis- Reasoning

SSC MTS Exam Analysis Reasoning: The General Intelligence & Reasoning section of the SSC MTS Tier-1 exam was easy. While Coding-Decoding, Non-Verbal (Image), Series, Analogy and Odd One Out questions were easy. 

TopicsNo of Questions AskedLevel of Exam
Sitting arrangement1Easy-Moderate
Number Series2-4Easy
Mirror Image1-2Easy
Paper Cutting1-2 
Odd one out2Easy-Moderate
Mathematical Operations2Easy

SSC MTS Paper-1 Exam Analysis- Numerical Aptitude

SSC MTS Exam Analysis Numerical Aptitude: The entire Quantitative Aptitude Paper was Easy to Moderate level as compared to other sections. The quantitative Aptitude section was lengthy. A few questions demanded rigorous calculations. Maximum questions were asked from Average, Algebra, Speed and Distance Percentage & Data Interpretation (DI).

TopicsNo of Questions AskedLevel of Exam
S.I, CI, Profit/Loss2Easy-Moderate
Simplification2Easy- Moderate
Time and Work2Moderate
Speed and Distance2-3Easy-Moderate
Average & Percentage4-5Moderate
DI (bar graph)5Easy-Moderate

SSC MTS Paper-1 Exam Analysis- English Language

SSC MTS Exam Analysis English Language: In SSC MTS Tier-1 Exam, the English language section was of Easy to Moderate level. Antonyms asked- Efficient and Idiom- Go Bonkers

TopicsNo of Questions AskedLevel of Exam
Sentence Improvement3Easy
Fillers (Single Filler)2Easy
Error Detection2Moderate
Para jumbled2Easy-Moderate
Antonym/ Synonym4Easy
One word substitution2Easy
Spelling check2-3Easy
Cloze Test5Easy

SSC MTS Paper-1 Exam Analysis- General Awareness

The questions of the General Awareness section last year were Easy to Moderate. The major area of focus this year was in the field of Static GK, Science, Award and Honors, Current Affairs, Indian Constitution, Sports, Important Dates & Days, Portfolios, History, Culture, Geography, India and its neighbouring countries. Static GK was given a higher weightage in the General Awareness Section of the SSC MTS Tier-1 Exam. 

SSC MTS 2023 Salary

The Staff Selection Commission will hold a competitive examination for recruitment of Multi Tasking Staff in Pay Band-1 (Rs 5200-20200) + 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. According to the 7th pay commission, the in-hand SSC MTS salary lies in the range of 18,000/ to 22,000/ per month with a pay band of (Rs.5200 – 20200) depending of the job post and city allocated.

SSC MTS Salary, Job Profile & Prospects 2023 [CLICK HERE]

SSC MTS 2023 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 Region and States/ UTs under the Jurisdiction of the Region SSC MTS 2023 Exam Centres & Codes 
Northern Region (NR)/  NCT of Delhi, Rajasthan and UttarakhandDehradun (2002), Haldwani (2003), Haridwar (2005), Roorkee (2006), Delhi (2201), Ajmer (2401), Alwar (2402), Bharatpur (2403), Bikaner (2404), Jaipur (2405), Jodhpur (2406), Kota (2407), Sriganganagar (2408), Udaipur (2409), Sikar (2411)
North Eastern Region (NER)/ Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and TripuraItanagar (5001), Dibrugarh (5102), Guwahati (Dispur) (5105), Jorhat (5107), Silchar (5111), Kohima (5302), Shillong (5401), Imphal (5501), Churachandpur (5502), Ukhrul (5503), Agartala(5601), Aizwal (5701)
North Western Sub-Region (NWR)/ Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and PunjabChandigarh/ Mohali (1601), Hamirpur (1202), Shimla (1203), Jammu (1004), Leh (1005), Samba (1010), Srinagar (J&K) (1007), Jalandhar (1402), Ludhiana (1405), Patiala (1403), Amritsar (1404)
Central Region (CR)/ Bihar and Uttar PradeshAgra (3001), Gorakhpur (3007), Jhansi (3008), Kanpur (3009), Lucknow (3010), Meerut (3011), Prayagraj (3003), Varanasi(3013), Bhagalpur (3201), Darbhanga (3202), Muzaffarpur(3205), Patna(3206), Purnea (3209)
Eastern Region (ER)/ Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Jharkhand, Odisha, Sikkim and West BengalPort Blair (4802), Ranchi (4205), Balasore (4601), Berhampore (Odisha) (4602), Bhubaneshwar (4604), Cuttack(4605), Dhenkenal (4611), Rourkela (4610), Sambalpur(4609), Gangtok (4001), Hooghly (4418), Kolkata (4410), Siliguri (4415)
Karnataka, Kerala Region (KKR)/ Lakshadweep, Karnataka and KeralaBelagavi (9002), Bengaluru (9001), Hubballi (9011), Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) (9005), Mangaluru (9008), Mysuru (9009), Shivamogga (9010), Udupi (9012), Ernakulam (9213), Kannur (9202), Kollam (9210), Kottayam (9205), Kozhikode (9206), Thrissur (9212), Thiruvananthapuram (9211), Kavaratti (9401)
Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region (MPR)/ Chhattisgarh and Madhya PradeshBhopal (6001), Gwalior (6005), Indore(6006), Jabalpur (6007), Satna (6014), Sagar (6015), Ujjain (6016), Bilaspur (6202), Raipur (6204), Durg-Bhilai (6205)
Southern Region (SR)/ Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and TelanganaChirala (8011), Guntur (8001), Kakinada (8009), Kurnool (8003), Nellore (8010), Rajahmundry (8004), Tirupati (8006), Vizianagaram (8012), Vijaywada (8008), Vishakhapatnam (8007), Puducherry (8401), Chennai (8201), Coimbatore (8202), Madurai (8204), Salem (8205), Tiruchirapalli (8206), Tirunelveli (8207), Vellore (8208), Hyderabad (8601), Karimnagar (8604), Warangal (8603)
Western Region (WR)/ Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Goa, Gujarat and MaharashtraPanaji (7801), Ahmedabad (7001), Anand (7011), Gandhinagar (7012), Mehsana (7013),  Rajkot (7006), Surat (7007), Vadodara (7002), Amravati (7201), Aurangabad (7202), Jalgaon (7214), Kolhapur (7203), Mumbai (7204), Nagpur (7205), Nanded (7206), Nashik (7207), Pune (7208)

SSC MTS 2023 Admit Card 

Staff Selection Commission firstly releases the SSC MTS Application Status followed by the release of the SSC MTS Admit Card for each stage. The candidates have to download SSC MTS 2023 Admit Card from the official website only as no hardcopy or soft copy would be sent to the candidates. 

SSC MTS Admit Card- Check Details

SSC MTS 2023 Answer Key 

Staff Selection Commission will upload SSC MTS Tier 1 Answer Key on the official website around a month later the exam is conducted. SSC MTS Provisional Answer Key is released first followed by the final answer key. No answer key will be released for SSC MTS Tier-2 and Skill test. The candidates have to download SSC MTS Answer Key using their registration number & password from the official website only. 

SSC MTS Answer Key- Click to know more

SSC MTS 2023 Result

The SSC MTS 2023 Result will be released by the Staff Selection Commission of India after the exam for the different levels has been conducted. Candidates can check their results by clicking on the link mentioned below:

Click here to know about SSC MTS Result

SSC MTS 2023 Cut-Off

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.

SSC MTS Tier-1 Cut-off 2022
SSC MTS Cut-off details for vacancies in the age group of 18-25 years
Uttar Pradesh81.47
West Bengal81.31
Madhya Pradesh79.90
Jammu Kashmir80.89
Himachal Pradesh76.55
Andhra Pradesh78.61
Tamil Nadu & Puducherry77.96
SSC MTS Cut-off details for vacancies in the age group of 18-27 years
Uttar Pradesh80.44
West Bengal79.32
Andaman & Nicobar75.03
Madhya Pradesh78.84
Arunachal Pradesh75.88
Jammu Kashmir77.69
Himachal Pradesh75.79
Andhra Pradesh74.91
Tamil Nadu & Puducherry76.55

Check SSC MTS Previous Year Cut Off -Click Here

SSC Exam Calendar 2023 Out- Click to Check Here

SSC MTS 2024: FAQs

Ans. As per the officials, SSC MTS 2024 Tier-1 exam is to be held in July- August 2024.

Ans. The official notification pdf of SSC MTS 2024 exam will be released by SSC on 7th May 2024 for SSC MTS and Havaldar.

Ans. No, Paper-II of SSC MTS will be conducted offline as a pen-and-paper based test.

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

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