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About SSC MTS Exam

SSC MTS 2023 Exam Date Out : 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 SSC Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff, and Havaldar (CBIC & CBN) Examination, 2023 providing job opportunities for 10th pass candidates. As per the SSC Calendar 2023, SSC MTS 2023 Computer Based Test is to be held from 01st to 14th September 2023 in multiple shifts.

SSC MTS Exam Date

All important dates related to SSC MTS recruitment 2023 have been released with its notification on 30th June 2023. The complete exam schedule for SSC MTS 2023 Exam is updated here as announced by Staff Selection Commission. 

Events Dates
SSC MTS Recruitment 2023 Notification 30th June 2023
SSC MTS Online Registration Process 30th June 2023
Last Date to Submit Applicaton Form 21st July 2023 (11 pm)
Last Date for Making Online Fee Payment  22nd July 2023 (11 pm)
Last Date for Generation of Offline Challan  23rd July 2023 (11 pm)
Last date for Payment Through Challan 24th July 2023 (11 pm)
Window for Application Form Correction 26th to 28th July 2023 (11 pm)
SSC MTS Application Status 2023 21st August 2023
SSC MTS Admit Card 2023 (Paper-1) 21st August 2023
SSC MTS Exam Date 2023 (Paper I) 01st to 29th September 2023
SSC MTS PET/PST Exam start 18th September 2023
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SSC MTS Eligibility

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 02-01-1999 and not later than 01-01-2006.

ii) 18-27 years, candidates born not before 02.08.1998 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.

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ ST 5 years
OBC 3 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 Admit Card

The SSC MTS admit card for Tier 1 exam has been rolled out. Candidates who has completed the registration process can download the admit card for the SSC MTS 2022. Admit card is an important document without which candidates will not be allowed to appear in the examination. SSC MTS Admit Card contains all the details which are required from the candidates on the exam day, like -

  • Candidate's name and roll number
  • Photograph
  • Date of birth
  • Signature
  • Exam centre address
  • Reporting time at the centre
  • Exam day guidelines

Furthermore, the commission issued the admit card for SSC MTS 2020 Document Verification which is slated to be held from 09 to 15 September 2022. Candidates who have cleared all the stages of SSC MTS exam can download their hall ticket via the direct link shared in the table below.
Steps to Download the SSC MTS Admit Card

  • Visit the official site of the Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
  • Click on the "SSC MTS Admit Card Download link"
  • Submit your login details such as registration number and date of birth
  • Your admit card for SSC MTS 2022 will appear on your computer screen
  • Download and take a printout of your hall ticket.

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SSC MTS Salary

Candidates who will qualify all the stages of SSC MTS will be paid according to the 7th pay commission and their SSC MTS salary in hand will be between Rs 16,000 to Rs 22,000 per month with a pay band of (Rs.5200 – 20200) depending on their posting. Other than this, the job post is supported by several other salary perks.

SSC MTS Selection

Candidates must have a fair understanding of the selection process of the SSC MTS exam. SSC MTS selection process consists of CBT, Physical Efficiency Test/Physical Standard Test (PET/PST), and Descriptive exam. Candidates need to qualify both the papers to be considered for the Multitasking post and all three stages, including PET for the Havaldar post. While for Tier-1, the cutoff is released by the authorities along with the declaration of the result and for Tier-2 candidates need to score minimum marks to proceed further in SSC MTS 2022 recruitment. However, the final selection is done based on the marks scored in the Tier 1 exam.

SSC MTS Syllabus

SSC MTS 2022 Syllabus for Computer Based Examination (Paper-I):
Subjects Syllabus
English Language In this section, candidates' understanding of English Language, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage, etc. and writing ability shall be tested.
General Intelligence and Reasoning   It would include questions of non-verbal type. The test will include questions on similarities and differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts, figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series etc. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate’s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation and other analytical functions.
Numerical Aptitude This paper will include questions on problems relating to Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions and relationship between Numbers, Fundamental arithmetical operations, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, use of Tables and Graphs, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio and Time, Time and Work, etc.
General Awareness Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

SSC MTS 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- 

Subject No. Of Questions Marks Duration
Session 1
Numerical and Mathematical Ability 20 60 45 minutes
Reasoning Ability and Problem-Solving 20 60
Total 40 120
Session 2
General Awareness 25 75 45 minutes 
English Language and Comprehension 25 75
Total 50 150

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
Particulars Male Female
Walking 1600 meters in 15 minutes 1 m in 20 minutes
Cycling 8 km in 30 minutes 3 km in 25 minutes

SSC Havaldar Physical Standard Test
Particulars Male Female
Height 157.5 cms 152 cms
Chest 76 cms (unexpanded) --
Weight -- 48 kg

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SSC MTS 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
State UR
Bihar 93.06
Uttar Pradesh 81.47
Jharkhand 82.75
Odisha 75.43
West Bengal 81.31
Karnataka 68.26
Kerala 79.50
Chhattisgarh 77.18
Madhya Pradesh 79.90
Assam 73.84
Meghalaya 73.72
Mizoram 73.78
Nagaland 72.38
Delhi 76.38
Rajasthan 78.74
Uttarakhand 81.21
Chandigarh 88.33
Jammu Kashmir 80.89
Haryana 78.25
Himachal Pradesh 76.55
Punjab 76.11
Andhra Pradesh 78.61
Tamil Nadu & Puducherry 77.96
Telangana 73.64
Goa 72.97
Gujarat 70.82
Maharashtra 70.49
SSC MTS Cut-off details for vacancies in the age group of 18-27 years
State UR
Bihar 87.29
Uttar Pradesh 80.44
Jharkhand 82.96
Odisha 76.81
West Bengal 79.32
Andaman & Nicobar 75.03
Sikkim 78.91
Karnataka 71.87
Kerala 81.60
Lakshadweep 77.06
Chhattisgarh 78.72
Madhya Pradesh 78.84
Arunachal Pradesh 75.88
Assam --
Manipur 74.94
Meghalaya 73.50
Mizoram 73.36
Nagaland 72.76
Tripura --
Delhi 74.67
Rajasthan 78.63
Uttarakhand 79.48
Chandigarh 82.04
Jammu Kashmir 77.69
Haryana --
Himachal Pradesh 75.79
Punjab 75.74
Andhra Pradesh 74.91
Tamil Nadu & Puducherry 76.55
Telangana 72.45
Goa 77.46
Gujarat 73.99
Maharashtra 72.05

SSC MTS How to Apply

The candidates aspiring for MTS posts can apply for the SSC MTS Exam online mode on the official website of

Steps to Apply for SSC MTS 2022 Exam:

The steps to apply for the SSC MTS exam are provided below:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of SSC i.e., once the commission publishes the date of the online application.
  • Step 2: Under the important announcements, click the SSC MTS 2022 link.
  • Step 3: Click on new registration and complete the registration process.
  • Step 4: Candidates will receive the registration number and password on your mail-id.
  • Step 5: Log in using your credential and click on apply now.
  • Step 6: Complete the application form by filling in personal details like the candidate’s name, father’s name, date of birth along with educational qualification details.
  • Step 7: Next upload scanned passport size photograph and signature in JPG format in prescribed dimension and size to avoid rejection of the application.
  • Step 8: Proceed with the application fee payment process by using Net Banking or through Debit/Credit Card.
  • Step 9: After successful fee payment, save a soft copy of the application form along with the fee payment receipt for future references.

Application Fees 2022:

The applicants have to pay the application fees to complete their application process either online or through challan. The SSC MTS 2022 Application Fees for various categories are provided below.

Categories Application Fees
General (Male) Rs.100/-
OBC (Male) Rs.100/-
EWS (Male) Rs.100/-
Reserved Category (SC/ST/PH/Ex-servicemen) Exempted
Female Exempted

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) SSC MTS Exam

Q. What is the Syllabus of SSC MTS Exam?
A. In this article Page, we have provided the latest syllabus of the SSC MTS exam. The syllabus of SSC MTS comprises the topics and sub-topics under sections, Knowledge of SSC MTS syllabus helps candidates to focus on their preparation and important areas of each subject.
Q. What is pattern of SSC MTS Exam?
A. In this article Page, we have provided the latest exam pattern of the SSC MTS exam . The pattern of comprises the subject wise pattern and no. of questions will come in exam, go to our article section of exam pattern for more details.
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Q. How to prepare for the SSC MTS Exam?
A. To prepare for SSC MTS exam, candidates should go through the exam syllabus and exam pattern, solve mock tests, practice previous years' question papers. Try to clear the concepts of each and every topic rather than cramming. Set a time to go over the chapters, Differentiate weak areas and work to improve them. Solve puzzles to improve logical skill.
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