SSC MTS 2016 notification was finally published by the Commission on December 31, 2016, initiating the recruitment process for filling around 8,300 posts of Multi-Tasking Staff. The postings will be done in the Pay Band-1 (Rs. 5200-20200) + Grade Pay of Rs. 1800 as a General Central Service Group ‘C’ Non-Gazetted, Non-Ministerial post in various Central Government Ministries/ Departments/ Offices, in Different States/ UTs.
Though the publication of SSC MTS 2016 notification was postponed by one week, the exam dates remain same. SSC would conduct the MTS 2016-17 examination on proposed dates – April 16 & 30 and May 7, 2017. The applications can be filled up to January 30, 2017.
SSC has fixed 18-25 years age limit (as on 01 August 2017) for MTS 2016-17 recruitment process, while the age relaxation will apply for reserved category candidates. The minimum educational qualification is Matriculation (Class X). The interested candidates may apply online for SSC MTS recruitment by paying Rs 100 as application fee. The fee can be paid through State Bank of India only either in the form of challan (generated online) or through SBI Net Banking, Credit/Debit card. The applications can be submitted up to 5 pm on January 30, while the challan generation facility would close at 5 pm on January 25.
The Commission would conduct MTS 2016 examination as two papers, wherein Paper 1 will be OMR based, to be followed by Paper 2 (descriptive test). Candidates shortlisted on the basis of their performance in Paper 1 will be required to appear for a descriptive type qualifying paper for testing basic language skills. The OMR based exam will be conducted in 124 cities.
SSC MTS Paper 1 will consist of 150 objective type questions framed as 25 questions each on General Intelligence & Reasoning and Numerical Aptitude; and 50 questions each on General English and General Awareness. The candidates will have to appear for Paper 1 on scheduled dates as the exam will be conducted in two separate shifts of two hours each day (10 am to 12 noon and 2 pm to 4 pm). The Paper 2 will carry 50 marks and only Paper 1 qualified candidates will be invited to appear for Paper 2. The candidates will have to write a short essay/ letter in one of the 23 notified languages within 30 minutes. The Commission would decide the cut-off in Paper 1 and qualifying marks in Paper 2 and they may be different for each Regional Office.
The tentative number of vacancies across SSC Regional Offices are 8,300. The vacancies are mentioned in the tabular form for each region, along with the category-wise distribution:
Apply for SSC MTS 2016 Recruitment at ssconline.nic.in