The SSC Multi-Tasking Staff (MTS) is a 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/ and Union Territories. The Multi-Tasking Staffs job profile includes the general cleanliness of the unit, physical maintenance of records, and files, photocopying, other non-clerical work in the section/ unit, upkeep of parks, lawns, etc. The Pay-scale of Multi Tasking Staff follows Pay Band-1 (Rs 5200-20200) + Grade Pay Rs 1800, (Revised Pay Scale after 7th Central Pay Commission. Check out this article for all the details on SSC MTS 2020 recruitment. SSC MTS notification 2020 is yet to release, so the below-given dates are tentative only and based on previous year notifications.
SSC MTS Notification 2020
The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) MTS is a non-gazetted, Group C posts in various departments under the central services. According to the latest central service rules, the posts of Sr. Gestetner Operator, Daftry, Library Attendant, Messenger-cum-Daftry, Jamadar (Sr. Peon), Peon, Examination Work Attendant, Chowkidar, Farash and Safai Karamchari have been redesignated as Multi Tasking Staff.
SSC MTS 2020 Important Dates
SSC MTS notification for 2020 is yet to publish. The tentative dates for SSC MTS 2020 according to the SSC Exam Calendar is:
|SSC MTS 2020 Notification Release||First Week of September 2020|
|SSC MTS 2020 Online Registration||September 2020|
|Last date for SSC MTS Fee Payment||Last Week of September 2020|
|SSC MTS Preliminary Exam||October 23, 2020, to November 2020|
|MTS Descriptive Paper||December 2020|
|SSC MTS 2020 Results||March 2021|
SSC MTS Eligibility Criteria
- Education Qualification: The candidates must have passed the Matriculation/ SSLC Examination or the equivalent from a recognized Board.
- Age Limit: Candidates age shall be between 18 years and 27 years as on the date of notification. The age limits for the posts as per the Recruitment Rules of various Departments are:
Candidates age shall be between 18 years to 27 years as of the last date of notification.
|SL No||Category||Upper Age Relaxation|
|1.||Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe||5 years|
|2.||Other Backward Classes (eligible for reservation)||3 years|
|3.||Persons With Disability (PwD)||10 years|
|4.||Ex-Servicemen/ Disability Ex-Servicemen||The actual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years subject to a maximum of 45 years.|
|5.||Widows, Divorced women and women legally separated from their husband who has not remarried||5 years|
|6.||Persons ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-89||5 years|
|7||Existing Employees of The New India Assurance Co. Ltd.||5 years|
SSC MTS 2020 Vacancy
SSC MTS 2020 notification is not yet out. Usually, the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) updates the Vacancy details before the final results. As of now let’s check the SSC MTS 2019 vacancy details. We will update the SSC MTS 2020 vacancy numbers once the notification is out.
|18 years-25 years||2597||1558||390||442||428||5415||473||74||68||59||21|
|18 years -27 years||785||494||127||142||136||1684||144||27||20||18||7|
Region-wise Vacancy: Age 18 years – 25 years
Region-wise Vacancy: Age 18 years – 27 years
SSC MTS Apply Online
To start your SSC MTS 2020 application, candidates must register themselves in the One Time Registration. For One-time Registration, click on the Register Now link provided in Login Section on the SSC official website: Click Here. You must have a valid email id, mobile number, and digital copy of your photograph, and signature to complete the process. On One Time Registration, enter your basic details, including matriculation or SSLC registration number and should upload the recent photograph and signature. Once you enter your basic details and click on the save icon. Your Registration Number and Password will be sent to you, on your mobile number and Email ID. Save those details for future uses. You can now login using your Registration Number as username and the password provided to you. Change your password, if you wish. After the registration process, the “Basic Details” can be changed only twice.
- Log in to the SSC Official website through your Registration Number and password: Click Here
- Under the “Apply” tab click on the “Others” tab. Under “Others”, click on the “Multi-Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff Examination”.
- Your basic details will get automatically update on the application form, you need to select whether you are in the EWS section or not.
- Select your desired choices of examinations. You can select up to three centres.
- Fill your highest qualification.
- Indicate your Ex-Servicemen and departmental candidates’ eligibility if applicable.
- Check the declaration and click on the “I agree” checkbox and fill up the Captcha code.
- Preview and verify the information and submit the Application.
- Unreserved male candidates have to pay Rs.100/ as application fees.
- Once you complete the application process, you will receive the confirmation message on your registered email, and mobile.
|UR/ OBC/ EWS||Rs. 100/-|
|SC/ ST/ PwD/ Ex-Serviceman||Nil|
|Women from all Category||Nil|
The application fee can be paid online through BHIM UPI, Net Banking, by using Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, RuPay Credit or Debit cards or through cash in SBI Branches by generating SBI Challan.
SSC MTS Notification 2020: Selection Pattern
For selecting the Multi Tasking Staff (MTS), SSC will conduct a two-stage written test followed by the Document Verification Process. The written test pattern is as follows:
MTS Preliminary Exam
|SL No||Subjects||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks||Exam Duration||Exam Duration for PWD Candidates|
|1||General English||25||25||90 minutes||120 minutes|
|2||General Intelligence and reasoning||25||25|
|Total||100||100||1 Hours 30 minutes||2 Hours|
- There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
- Since the tests are conducting across different shifts, the marks scored by candidates in Paper-I will be normalized.
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.
- 18 to 25 years and
- 18 to 27 years,
the Commission may fix separate age group-wise, category-wise and State/ UT-wise cut-offs in Preliminary tests.
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SSC MTS Stage: II Descriptive Paper
|Topic||Maximum Marks||Exam Duration||Exam Duration for PWD Candidates|
|Candidates should write one short essay/ letter in English or any other language included in the 8thschedule of the Indian constitution||50 marks||30 Minutes||40 Minutes|
The descriptive paper will only be of qualifying nature and is intended to test elementary language skills in view of categorization of the post as Group-C and in view of job requirements. Qualifying marks in Descriptive Paper (Paper-II) will be 40% for unreserved category and 35% for all reserved category candidates.
SSC MTS Recruitment 2020: Syllabus
General Intelligence and Reasoning
- Similarities and differences,
- Space visualization,
- Analysis, judgment, decision making,
- Visual memory,
- Discriminating observation,
- Relationship concepts,
- Figure classification,
- Arithmetical number series, non-verbal series etc.
- Number Systems,
- Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions and relationship between numbers,
- Fundamental arithmetical operations,
- Percentages, Ratio, and Proportion, Averages,
- Simple Interest, and Compound Intrest
- Profit and Loss, Discount,
- Use of Tables and Graphs,
- Time and Distance,
- Ratio and Time,
- Time and Work, etc.
- Synonyms and Antonyms
- Sentence Correction
- Sentence Structure
- Writing ability etc.
- History, Polity and Geography of India
- Sports, and Sport personalities
- Art and Culture of India
- Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research
- Current Affairs etc.
For Visually Handicapped (VH) candidates of 40% and above visual disability, there will be no component of Maps/ Graphs/ Diagrams/ Statistical Data in the Paper.
Let’s check the salary break up of a newly selected Multi Tasking Staff in Central Government service.
|Salary Structure||X – Tier I City||Y – Tier II City||Z – Tier III City|
|House Rent Allowance (HRA)||4320||2880||1440|
|Dearness Allowance (DA)||0||0||0|
|Travel Allowance (TA)||1350||900||900|
|DA on TA||0||0||0|
|National Pension Scheme (NPS)||1800||1800||1800|
|Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS)||125||125||125|
|Central Government Employees Group Insurance Scheme (CGEGIS)||1500||1500||1500|
MTS will get their first promotion chance after 3 years of service with grade pay of Rs. 1900 and the second promotion after 6 years with grade pay of Rs. 2000 and so on.
HRA City Classification
|X (Population >= 50 Lakhs)||Bengaluru, Greater Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Chennai and Kolkata|
|Y (Population 5 to 50 Lakhs)||Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Puducherry, Meerut, Ghaziabad, Raipur, Rajkot, Jamnagar, Bhavnagar, Moradabad, Thrissur, Malappuram, Kannur, Kollam, Gwalior, Indore, Bhopal, Jabalpur, Ujjain, Amravati, Nagpur, Aurangabad, Nashik, Bhiwandi, Solapur, Kolhapur, Vasai-Virar Cty, Vijayawada, Warangal, Greater Visakhapatnam, Guntur, Nellore, Guwahati, Patna, Hubli-Dharwad, Mangalore, Mysore, Gulbarga, Kozhikode, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Ajmer, Salem, Tirupur, Coimbatore, Tiruchirappalli, Madurai, Erode, Dehradun, Chandigarh, Durg-Bhilai Nagar, Sangli, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Rourkela, Vadodara, Surat, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Srinagar, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Dhanbad, Ranchi, Bokaro Steel City, Belgaum, Malegaon, Nanded-Waghala, Aligarh, Agra, Bareilly, Lucknow, Kanpur, Allahabad, Gorakhpur, Varanasi, Saharanpur, Noida, Firozabad, Jhansi, Asansol, Siliguri, Durgapur|
|Z (Population < 5 Lakhs)||All other remaining cities|
SSC MTS Cut-off Score
The SSC MTS 2019 Preliminary exams cut-off score is:
|SL No||Categories||Candidates (Age Group 18 – 25 Years)||Candidates (Age Group 18 – 27 Years)|
SSC MTS FAQ
What are the jobs/posts included in the SSC MTS recruitment?
The posts included in the MTS recruitment are Senior Gestetner Operator, Daftry, Library Attendant, Messenger-cum-Daftry, Jamadar (Senior Peon), Peon, Examination Work Attendant, Chowkidar, Farash and Safai Karamchari.
What is the in-hand salary of a selected Multi Tasking Staff in central services?If you get posted in any Metro cities, you can have an in-hand salary of Rs. 20,245.
Do the marks of Stage-II descriptive paper counts for the final merit list of SSC MTS 2020?
The descriptive paper will only be of qualifying nature only. The candidate’s marks in the descriptive paper (Paper-II) will be used to decide merit in case more than one candidate score equal normalized marks in the preliminary written test.
What is SSC MTS 2020 Vacancy?
Official SSC MTS 2020 vacancy is yet to release. Since MTS 2019 had 7099 vacancies, so we can expect more than 6500 vacant posts in SSC MTS 2020.
What is meant by the application status showing“Provisionally Accepted”?
Your online application has been submitted successfully and has been accepted provisionally by the SSC but the details filled by you have not been verified by the Commission.
Is mark normalization rule applicable to SSC MTS 2020 examination?
Marks scored by candidates in Paper-I, CBE will be normalized in SSC MTS 2020 by using the formula published by the SSC.
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