SSC MTS Notification 2020 : Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Apply Online


SSC MTS 2020 [Apply Online, Application Form For 10000+ Vacancies] : SSC MTS Notification 2020 will be released soon on the official website of SSC. This recruitment event is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission for recruiting candidates for the post of Multi Tasking Staff in the pay band (5200-20200) along with a grade pay of 1800.

Candidates who successfully clear all the stages of the exam are recruited under the General Central Service Group ‘C’ in several Central Government ministries/departments/offices in State Government and Union Territories.

SSC MTS 2020 Notification

SSC MTS notification 2020 is yet to be officially released by the Staff Selection Committee. According to reports, the notification was to be released on the official website on November 3, 2018 which has been delayed without any further notice. SSC is expected to release a vacancy of 10000+ posts this year which would be good news for all the prospective candidates.

Name Of SSC MTS Posts

Following Group C posts of Multi-Tasking Staff under Central government departments are recruited through SSC MTS 2020 Notification.

  • Peon
  • Chowkidar
  • Junior Gestetner Operator
  • Farash
  • Mali
  • Daftary
  • Jamadar

SSC MTS Important Dates

SSC MTS 2020 important dates are mentioned below.

SSC MTS Online Application Starts
22 April 2020
Last date for receipt of application29 May 2020 (up to 5:00 PM)
Last date for making online fee payment31 May 2020 (up to 5:00 PM)
Last date for generation of offline Challan31 May 2020 (up to 5:00 PM)
Last date for payment through Challan01 June 2020 (during working hours of Bank)
Tier I CBT02 Aug to 06 Sept of 2020
Result of Tier I CBT-
Admit card for Tier II-
Tier-II Examination (Descriptive Paper)17 Nov 2020

SSC MTS 2020 Eligibility Criteria

SSC MTS eligibility 2020 is mentioned as follows.

Educational Qualification

According to the Staff Selection Committee, candidates who are willing to appear for the SSC MTS exam 2020 must have passed the matriculation exam or any such equivalent exam from a recognized board or university as on 1st January 2020. Any candidate who fails to clear this qualifying exam before the MTS written exam is not eligible to be a candidate for the same.


To be eligible as a candidate for the SSC MTS exam, a candidate must qualify the mentioned criterion.

  • Citizen of India (or)
  • A subject of Nepal or Bhutan (or)
  • Tibetan refugees arrived in India before 1st January 1962 (or)
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Sri Lanka, Burma, Pakistan or East African countries of Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Zambia, Kenya, Zaire or Vietnam.

All candidates who belong to countries other than India are required to submit/show a Certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India. This certificate will allow them to appear for the exam.

Age Limit and Relaxation

All candidates appearing for the SSC MTS examination must be aged between 18 to 25 years of age as on 1st January 2020. SSC provides age relaxation to candidates of certain categories which are mentioned below.

Age Relaxation (In Years)Upper Age Limit
530 Years
328 Years
1035 Years
1338 Years
1540 Years
ESM03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on closing date of receipt of online application-
Candidates who lived in J&K between 01 Jan 1980 and 31 Dec 198905 30 Years

SSC MTS 2020 : How To Apply Online?

SSC is yet to release the notification for SSC MTS exam 2020. Candidates willing to fill the SSC MTS 2020 application form can do so only through the online mode. The application procedure to apply online for the post of SSC MTS has been mentioned below.

  • Candidates must first log in to the official website of SSC by clicking here.
  • Once the website has been opened, the link to ‘Notifications’ needs to be clicked. Under the notifications link click on SSC MTS apply online option.
  • Candidates will be automatically directed to the website that carries out the entire registration process.
  • Enter all the necessary details such as Personal details, Educational qualifications, Exam centre options, Valid ID proof number, and other necessary details. Once all the details have been entered, click on Save and Next.
  • Registration ID and Password will be generated. Note it down to use further.
  • After Registration part, proceed with Application part.
  • The candidates now need to upload their scanned image and signature according to the dimensions specified by SSC. Then click on the ‘Submit’ tab.
  • The website will now direct towards the payment gateway wherein candidates are required to pay the required application fee if they do not fall under the exempted category.
  • After payment submission save the submitted system generated final application form.

Application Fee

Candidates willing to take up the SSC MTS exam 2020 need to fill in the entire application form in the online mode only, no other mode will be allowed. Once they have successfully filled in the application form, candidates can make payment either online through debit card/credit card/net banking options or by generating SBI challan and paying the required amount in the nearest SBI branch within the stipulated time.

Application Fees
General Category
Rs 100/-
All reserved category candidates

Exempted from fee payment
Female candidatesExempted from fee payment

Documents Needed While Applying

  • Scanned Photograph – 30 kb to 50 kb, JPG format, 100-pixel width and 120-pixel height
  • Scanned Signature – 1 kb to 12 kb, JPG format, 140-pixel width by 60-pixel height
  • Education and Personal details
  • To Pay online keep ready debit/ credit/ net banking details

SSC MTS Exam Pattern 2020

SSC MTS Exam 2020 will be conducted in online mode only. The exam will be conducted in two stages and will have two papers- Paper I will comprise of a Written exam of 100 marks and Paper II will comprise of a Descriptive exam of 50 marks. SSC MTS exam pattern 2020 is mentioned below.

Paper I Pattern

No. of questions
Total marks
General English
General Intelligence & Reasoning2525
Numerical Aptitude2525
General Awareness

  • The total duration of the exam is 90 minutes for the general candidates and 120 minutes for the PH candidates.

Paper II Pattern

Total Marks
Short essay/ letter in English Language or any other language that has been mentioned in the 8th Schedule of the Indian Constitution.
  • The total duration of the exam is 30 minutes for the general candidates and 45 minutes for the PH candidates.
  • Paper II is only of qualifying nature and is carried out only to test the language skills of candidates. Only those candidates who clear paper I will be allowed to appear for Paper II.

SSC MTS 2020 Syllabus

Paper I of the SSC MTS exam 2020 will consist of 4 sections – Reasoning, English Language, Quantitative aptitude and General Awareness. Each section will consist of 25 questions and the total marks will be 100. Candidates will have to meet the minimum cutoff set by SSC to be eligible for Paper II.

SSC MTS Syllabus 2020 for each section is mentioned below.


  • Cubes and dice
  • Analogy
  • Syllogism
  • Alphabet series
  • Non-verbal series
  • Number series
  • Statement conclusions and Statement arguments
  • Mirror image
  • Embedded figures
  • Blood relations
  • Ranking
  • Seating arrangement
  • Clocks and calendars
  • Coding-decoding
  • Directions

 Quantitative Aptitude

  • Mensuration
  • Pipes and cistern
  • Boats and Streams
  • Profit and Loss
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Volume and Surface Area
  • Time and Distance
  • Allegation and Mixture
  • Decimal and Fraction
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Square Root and Cube Root
  • Height and Distance
  • Time and Work
  • Problems on Ages
  • DI
  • Trigonometry

English Language

  • Sentence Improvement
  • Spotting Errors
  • Spelling test
  • Active and Passive voice
  • Reported speech
  • Passage completion
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Idioms and phrases
  • Parts of speech

General Awareness

  • Static GK
  • General science
  • Books and Authors
  • Sports events
  • Current affairs
  • History, Polity, Geography
  • Dates and Portfolios

SSC MTS Selection Procedure

SSC MTS selection process is a two stage process that involves a written exam of 100 marks and a descriptive exam of 50 marks that is qualifying in nature.

  • After the results for Paper I is declared, a cutoff list is declared. Based on the cutoff, students are then called on to appear for Paper II.
  • Paper II is qualifying in nature and marks will not be taken into account while formulating the final merit list.
  • After the result of Paper II is declared a merit list is prepared and the qualifying students are called further for document verification.

Documents That Are Needed During Verification

  • Certificate of proof of education qualifications
  • A government approved valid photo ID proof
  • Proof of residence
  • Date of birth certificate
  • Passport size photographs
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)
  • Disability certificate (if applicable)

SSC MTS 2020 Admit Card

SSC MTS admit card 2020 will be released region-wise on the official website nearly three weeks before the commencement of the exam. Candidates must regularly check the website for updates and any other information regarding the admit card as well as the exam. Without the admit card no candidate is allowed to appear for the written exam. The step by step procedure to download admit card is as follows

  • Candidates must first log in to the official website of SSC i.e.
  • Then click on to the link that has been given to download the admit card
  • Now, fill in the registration/application number, password/date of birth and the security code
  • The SSC MTS admit card will be flashed on the screen. Candidates must check all the details properly before downloading the admit card.

Documents To Be Carried While Appearing For The Written Exam

  • Printout of the e-admit card
  • Passport size photograph
  • A valid photo ID proof (name mentioned in application form must match)

SSC MTS Results 2020

SSC releases the result for MTS in two stages. Candidates who qualify Paper I are then called on to appear for Paper II. The steps to check result is as follows.

  • Candidates must first log in the official website of SSC
  • Then click on to the link that has been given to check the result
  • Candidates then need to select their region and the exam they would like to check the result of
  • Once that is done, the result appears on the screen in PDF format. Candidates whose names are mentioned in the PDF file have qualified for Stage II.

SSC MTS Cut Off 2020

SSC MTS cut off 2020 will be decided by Staff Selection Commission for stage 1 and final stage. Candidates who secure the minimum cutoff marks prescribed by SSC in stage 1 will be called for paper 2 and after final cutoff, qualified candidates will be called for document verification.

Previous Year Cut Off

  • SSC MTS 2017 Paper I Cut Off


Qualifying Marks For Paper II

UR17.5 (35%)
Reserved Categories16.5 (33%)


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