Preliminary examination dates: 12th, 13th, 19th and 20th Oct 2018

Main examinationn: 30th Nov 2018

The Staff Selection Commission is expected to release the notification for SSC MTS 2018 shortly. The exam is conducted for recruitment of Multi-tasking Staff for various government departments and offices. Class 10 pass candidates who wish to join SSC can register for the exam.

  • The application form will be available at OR
  • SSC MTS is conducted in two stages – Paper 1 (CBT) and Paper 2 (PBT).
  • Paper 1 is qualifying in nature while Paper 2 will determine merit of the candidate to appear for document verification process.
  • Last year, ten thousand vacancies were available.

Highlights of SSC MTS

Conducting Body Staff Selection Commission
Mode of Application Online
Official Website
Minimum Eligibility Matriculation exam qualifiers
Medium of Examination  Hindi as well as English
Expected Registration 70 lakh
Number of Seats 10000 seats (expected)

Schedule for SSC MTS 2018

Event Date (tentative)
SSC MTS Official Notification November 2018
Release of application form November 2018
Last date of fill SSC MTS 2018 application form November 2018
Availability of SSC MTS Admit Card (Paper 1) 3 weeks prior to exam
SSC MTS Paper 1 To be updated soon
SSC MTS Paper 1 Result To be updated soon
SSC MTS Paper 2 To be updated soon
SSC MTS Final Results To be updated soon

SSC MTS 2018- Age Limit & Qualifications

Candidates who aspire to appear for SSC MTS 2018 should check their eligibility criteria before filling the application form. The basic eligibility for SSC MTS 2018 is given as follows-

Age Limit- Candidates should lie between 18 to 25 years. Age relaxation is provided for reserved category-

  • SC/ST and Domiciled in the state of J&K (general)- Upto 5 years relaxation
  • OBC and Ex-servicemen (general)- Up to 3 years relaxation
  • PH (GEN) and Domiciled in the state of J&K (SC/ST)- Up to 5 years relaxation
  • PH (OBC) – Up to 8 years
  • PH (SC/ST) – up to 10 years
  • Ex-servicemen (OBC)- up to 3 years
  • Ex-servicemen (SC/ST) and Domiciled in the state of J&K (OBC)- up to 8 years

Date of birth which has been recorded in the senior secondary education will be taken into consideration.

Citizenship/Residential Criteria- Must be a citizen of India or should belong to Bhutan and Nepal.

  • Tibetan refugees who came to India, with the intention of permanently settling in India are also applicable to apply
  • Person of Indian origin who has migrated from the following countries wishing to settle in India permanently are also eligible to apply like Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, The United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, Vietnam.

Academic Qualifications- Minimum 10th pass or equivalent from a recognized board of the board will be applicable.

SSC MTS 2018 Application Form

Registration for the exam is likely to begin in November 2018. It will be a one-month window. Following are the steps to fill SSC MTS 2018 Application Form:

How to Apply Online?

  • Visit the official website of SSC i.e.
  • Click on the link ‘Notification’ under notice category and navigate to notification for SSC Multi-Tasking Staff.
  • A link to apply for it will appear, click on it.
  • Fill the required details such as Personal, Educational and Other details in application form.
  • Verify the details and submit them.
  • Next, Upload the scanned image of your photograph and signatures in specified sizes.
  • Click on ‘Submit’ tab
  • You will be redirected to fee payment window, make application fee payment of INR 100.

Application Fee

Candidates can make application fee payment via SBI challan only. The fee once paid will not be refunded.

Category Fee
General INR 100
Reserved Category Exempted
Female Exempted

Hall Ticket for SSC MTS 2018

SSC MTS 2018 Admit Card is issued on the official regional websites 3 weeks prior the date of examination. The notification for the same will be released on the official website of Staff Selection Commission.

Admit card is a mandatory document to be carried to the exam center. Here are a few steps to download it-

  • Log onto the regional website of SSC (as per your region).
  • Click on the link given to download SSC Multi-tasking (Non-Technical) Staff Admit Card.
  • Fill in your registration number and ID along with captcha code.
  • The hall ticket for SSC MTS 2018 will appear on your computer screen.
  • Check and Verify all the details and download it.

The candidates must go through the admit card and in case there are any printing mistakes should immediately contact the office.  

List of SSC MTS 2018 Exam Centers

Candidates can choose their SSC MTS 2018 Exam Centers according to their preference. The candidates must select the center carefully as no change of centers of Examination will be allowed under any circumstances.

SSC MTS 2018 Paper Pattern

The paper pattern for SSC MTS saw a change in previous year session of the exam. The exam has been shifted from offline to online mode. There are two stages of the exam, stage 1- Online Objective Type Test, Paper 2- Descriptive Test.

Given below is the detailed description of both the papers.

Sections Subject No. of Questions Max. Marks Duration of Exam Duration of Exam For Handicap Students
A General intelligence & reasoning 25 25 90 minutes 120 minutes
B Numerical aptitude 25 25
C General English 25 25
D General awareness 25 25

The exam pattern for paper-2 is as follows:

Subject Max. Marks Duration of Exam Duration of Exam for Handicap Students
Short essay/letter in English or any other language included in the 8thschedule of the constitution 50 marks 30 Minutes 45 Minutes

SSC MTS 2018 Syllabus

SSC MTS comprises of total 2 Papers. For Paper 1, candidates have to study the following sections:

  • Reasoning ability
  • Numerical aptitude
  • English Language
  • General awareness

While for Paper 2, candidates must be thorough with the English essay writing and letter writing skills.

Following are the topics and their weightage that a candidate must consider.

Reasoning ability

Chapters Number of questions
Classification 3-4
Analogy 3-4
Code-decoding 1-2
Matrix 1
Word formation 1-2
Arranging word in meaningful order 1-2
Venn diagram 1-2
Direction distances 0-1
Blood relations 1-2
Missing numbers 1-4
Puzzles 2-4
Series 4-6
Verbal and non-verbal reasoning 5-6

Numerical aptitude

Topic Number of Questions
Simplification 1-2
Interest 1-3
Percentage 1-2
Ratio and proportion 1-2
Average 1-2
Problem on Age 0-1
Speed distance and time 2-3
Profit and loss 5-7
Number series 0-1
Number system 0-1
Mensuration 2-3
DI 2-3
Time and work 1-3
Mixture problem 0-1
Algebra 1-2
Geometry 0-1
Trigonometry 0-1

English Language

Topics No. of Questions
Reading comprehension 5 (1 passage)
Fill in the blanks 10
Spellings 6
Phrases or idioms 3
Synonyms/Antonyms 6
One word substitution 5
Sentence correction 5
Error spotting 10

General awareness

Topics No. Of Questions
Statics 20
Science 20
Others 10

How to Check SSC MTS 2018 Result

Results for SSC MTS are declared in two stages. Candidates who will secure the cutoff as per their category prescribed by SSC in paper 1 will be called for paper 2.

Candidates will be provided an appointment to the post of Multitasking staff as per their ranks in the merit list. Follow the steps below to check the SSC MTS results-

  • Log onto the official website of SSC MTS
  • Click on the RESULTS option available on the top right corner of the page.
  • Select your region and the name of the examination for which you want to see the results for.
  • The results will appear in a PDF format. The candidates whose roll numbers are in the list will be called for the 2nd paper.
  • Save the PDF document for future use.

SSC MTS Cut off

The cutoff for SSC MTS 2018 will be released by SSC along with the declaration of results and it will be published region wise.

Here is the cutoff of previous year for reference-

Delhi 93.5 83.25 92.50 71.25
Rajasthan 110 100.75 99.00 99.00
Uttarakhand 94.00 87.50 85.00 85.00
Bihar 112.00 110.50 100.50 87.00
UP 102.25 99.00 97.75 77.50
Chandigarh 93.00 86.25 82.50 69.00
Jammu Kashmir 86.00 67.00 75.25 67.00
Haryana 113.00 107.50 97.00 54.00
Himachal Pradesh 79.50 63.50 71.00 63.50
Punjab 90.00 84.25 77.00 77.00
Daman and Diu 62.00 45.00 45.00 45.00
Gujarat, Dadar and Nagar Haveli 62.00 45.00 57.50 57.50
Maharashtra 82.00 72.25 80.00 60.75
Andhra Pradesh 83.00 79.00 75.75 66.25
Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry 84.00 78.50 72.75 72.75
Karnataka 93.00 87.00 73.75 66.75
Kerala 84.00 78.50 72.75 72.75

What is the Selection Process of SSC MTS 2018?

SSC MTS 2018 Selection Process will be a two stage process. Candidates will have to clear Paper 1 to proceed to the next stage.

  • After the declaration of Paper 1 result, a list of qualifying candidates will be out.
  • Those who qualify according to the SSC MTS 2018 Cut Off, will appear for descriptive paper.
  • The descriptive paper is qualifying in nature, it’s marks will not be added while preparing final merit list.
  • Post declaration of paper 2 result, candidates who qualified are called for Document Verification Process.
  • 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, Aadhar Card, Voter ID etc.)
  • Date of Birth Certificate
  • Passport Size Photographs
  • Category Certificate for the Reserved Category Candidates
  • Proof of Residence


Q1. How can I apply for the SSC MTS 2018 exam?

You can apply both online for the exam on the official website of SSC i.e.

Q2. What is the selection process of the SSC MTS 2018 exam?

SSC MTS 2018 will be conducted in two stages- paper 1 and paper 2. Paper 1 is qualifying in nature while Paper 2 will determine merit of the candidate to appear for document verification process.

Q3. When will the registrations for SSC MTS 2018 exam start?

The registrations for the SSC MTS 2018 exam will start from 4th August 2018.

Q4. What is the last date of application for SSC MTS 2018 exam?

The last date of application for SSC MTS 2018 exam is 31st August 2018.

Q5. When will be the SSC MTS 2018 exam held?

The paper 1 of the SSC MTS exam will be conducted in December 2018 or January 2019 (CBE) and the dates of Paper-2 will be notified later.

Q6. When will the admit cards for the exam release?

The admit cards for the Paper 1 for SSC MTS exam will be released in December 2018 and the dates for the release for admit cards for Paper 2 will be notified later.

Q7. What is the eligibility criteria for SSC MTS 2018 exam?

A candidate must be a citizen of India, Bhutan or Nepal for applying for this exam. Other than this, a candidate must have passed 10th from a recognized board.

Q8. What is the minimum and maximum age limit for applying SSC MTS 2018 exam?

The minimum age limit for applying for SSC MTS 2018 exam is 18 years and the maximum age limit is 25 years. However relaxations in age limit are given to various reserved category which is as follows-

  • SC/ST and Domiciled in the state of J&K (general) - 30 years
  • OBC and Ex-servicemen (general) - 28 years
  • PH (GEN) and Domiciled in the state of J&K (SC/ST) - 35 years
  • PH (OBC) – 38 years
  • PH (SC/ST) – 40 years
  • Ex-servicemen (OBC) - 29 years
  • Ex-servicemen (SC/ST) and Domiciled in the state of J&K (OBC)- 33 years

Q9. What is the application fee for SSC MTS 2018 exam?

The application fee for SSC MTS 2018 exam is Rs 100.

Q10. Is there any relaxation in fee for SC candidates?

Yes, the SC/ST candidates and females are exempted from paying any application fee for SSC MTS 2018 exam.

Q11. How can I submit my application fee for SSC MTS 2018 exam?

You can submit the application fee via SBI challan only.

Q12. What can be the possible designations under SSC MTS?

The possible designations can be Peon, Dafatry, Jamadar, Farash, Chowkidar, Safaiwala, Mali, Junior Gestetner Operator etc.

Q13. Can I apply for any other state other than my home state?

Yes, you can apply for vacancies in any state.

Q14. Do I need to know the local language of the state that I am applying for?

No, it is not necessary to know the regional language of the state but it can prove advantage.

Q15. What is the exam pattern for Paper-I of SSC MTS 2018?

The Paper-I will have 100 multiple choice questions and the paper will be divided into four parts i.e. General Intelligence & reasoning, Numerical Aptitude, General English and General Awareness. The General Intelligence & reasoning section and Numerical Aptitude, General English and General Awareness will have 25 Questions of 25 marks each. The composite time for the paper is 90 minutes.

Q16. What is the exam pattern for Paper-II in SSC MTS 2018?

Only students who will qualify the Paper-I will have to appear for the Paper-II. Paper-II is a descriptive which will include Short essay/letter writing in English or any other language included in the 8th schedule of the constitution. It will be of 50 marks and a candidate will be given 30 minutes for writing the paper.

Q17. When will the result for the exam declare?

The result of Paper-I will declare in April 2019 and the final result is scheduled to be declared in June 2019.

Q18. Will I get the answer key for SSC MTS 2018 exam?

Yes, SSC will release the answer key for the SSC MTS 2018 after the exam.

Q19. What was the SSC MTS cutoff for UP candidates in 2017?

The cutoff for UP candidates was 102.25 for General, 99.00 for OBC, 97.75 for SC and 77.50 for ST.

Q20. What was the SSC MTS cutoff for Delhi candidates in 2017?

The cutoff for Delhi candidates was 93.5 for General, 83.25 for OBC, 92.50 for SC and 71.25 for ST.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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