SSC Multi-Tasking Non Technical (MTS) 2020-21 Important Dates, Pay Scale, Eligibility, Exam Pattern and Syllabus

SSC MTS Recruitment 2020 is conducted by Staff Selection Commission for Multitasking Staff posts in various government departments and offices. SSC MTS 2020 registration has been scheduled to start on 02-02-2021 till 18-03-2021. SSC MTS 2020-21 Paper 1 will be conducted between July 1st 2021 till July 20th 2021.

Please make a note of Important Dates:

Name of Examination Tier/Phase Registration Date Registration End Date Exam Dates
SSC Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Paper -I (Computer Based Exam) 02-02-2021 18-03-2021 01-07-2021 till 20-07-2021

Important Activities and Date list is below:

Activity Dates
SSC MTS Notification Release Date 2nd February 2021
SSC MTS Online Registration Process 2nd February 2021
Last date for making online fee payment: 18th March 2021
Last date for generation of offline Challan: 18th March 2021
Last date for payment through Challan: 18th March 2021
Admit Card will Release on 3rd Week of October 2020
SSC MTS Exam Dates (Paper I) 1st July to 20th July 2021
SSC MTS Paper I Result August 2021
SSC MTS Exam Dates (Paper II) To be notified later

Staff Selection Commission conducts SSC MTS exam in two stages – Paper 1 (Computer Based Test) and Paper 2 (Descriptive Test). The total time duration for Paper 1 is 90 minutes and for paper 2 is 30 minutes. SSC MTS 2020 Paper 1 will consist of four sections, namely, General English, General Intelligence & Reasoning, Numerical Aptitude, and General Awareness. Paper 2 is a descriptive paper comprising of 1 writing question which can be either a short essay or a letter.

Pay Scale:

The multi-tasking staff is a general central service group ‘C’ non-gazetted, a non-ministerial post that falls under Pay band-1 (Rs.5200 – 20200) + Grade Pay Rs.1800. SSC MTS salary comes to be around Rs.18000- Rs.22000.

Job Vacancies:

It is expected that the total vacancies for 2020-21 will be around 9000. (This will be updated once these numbers are released for 2020-21)

For your reference, 2019 Vacancy Distribution for SSC-MTS is below:

18-25 3502 2145 576 594 574 7382 678 110 86 78 27
18-27 705 534 94 139 165 1636 147 22 18 16 13
G.Total 4208 2679 670 733 739 9018 825 132 104 94 40

SSC MTS Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria as in SSC MTS Notification
Eligibility Criteria Conditions
Age limit as per SSC MTS notification 18- 25 years Age Group
Nationality as per SSC MTS Exam notification A citizen of Indian National
Minimum Education as per SSC MTS 2019 notification 10th pass OR equivalent degree from a government recognised institution

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: A candidate must be of minimum 18 years of age and must not exceed 25 years of age as on 01.08.2020. (i.e. candidates born not before 02-08-1995 and not later than 01-08-2002)

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

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.

Educational Qualification:

A candidate is required to pass 10th Grade OR equivalent degree from a government recognised institution

SSC MTS 2020-21 Exam Pattern

The examination of SSC MTS 2020 will be conducted in 3 different levels: Paer-1, Paper-2 (Descriptive 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 8th schedule of the constitution.

SSC MTS 2020-21 Paper-1

Section Maximum Questions Duration
Reasoning 25
A cumulative Time of 90 minutes
English Language 25
Numerical Aptitude 25
General Awareness 25
Total 100

SSC MTS 2020-21 Paper-2 (Descriptive Exam)

Subject Max Marks Total Time
Short Essay/Letter in English or any Language included in 8th Schedule of the Constitution 50 30 Minutes

SSC MTS Syllabus

SSC MTS Syllabus For Paper I

SSC MTS Paper 1 will have the following sections:

  • General English
  • General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • Numerical Aptitude
  • General Awareness

Based on the previous question papers, the exams covers below topics generally. All these topics and more are covered in detail in our course material.

English Language Reasoning Numerical Ability General Awareness
-Reading Comprehension
-Fill in the Blanks
-Phrases and Idioms
-Synonyms and Antonyms
-One word Substitution
-Sentence Correction
-Error Spotting
-Word Formation
-Venn Diagram
-Blood Relation
-Missing Numbers
-Non-Verbal Reasoning
-Verbal Reasoning
-Ratio and Proportion
-Problem on Ages
-Speed, Distance and Time
-Profit and Loss
-Number Series
-Number System
-Time and Work
-Mixture Problem
-Static GK
-Books and Authors
-Current Affairs
-Dates, Portfolios

SSC MTS Syllabus For Paper 2

SSC MTS Paper 2 is intended to test elementary language skills in view of categorization of the post as Group-C and in view of job requirements.

  • One short essay/letter in English or any other language included in the 8thschedule of the constitution

Paper-II is only qualifying in nature. However, marks scored by the candidates in Paper-II will be used to decide merit in case more than one candidate score equal normalized marks in Paper-I.

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