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The Staff Selection Commission administers the SSC MTS test to fill non-gazetted, non-ministerial General Central Service Group 'C' positions in various Central Government Ministries, Departments, and Offices around the country. SSC MTS is a good opportunity for 10th grade graduates in India to acquire a government job.
On February 5, 2021, the Staff Selection Commission of India (SSC) published the SSC MTS 2021 Official Notification. A Computer Based Test (Paper-I) and a Descriptive Paper (Paper-II) will make up the MTS examination .
According to the most recent SSC schedule, the SSC MTS Paper-1 exam will be held from October 5th to November 12th, 2021. The Paper-I test had previously been postponed due to a rise in COVID-19 cases in India.
05-Feb-2021 to 21-Mar-2021
Application fee payment facility
5 and 6 Apr 2021
SSC MTS application status
SSC MTS 2021 admit card
05-Oct-2021 to 20-Oct-2021
Eligibility Criteria for SSC MTS 2021
Candidates must satisfy the following basic criteria in order to meet SSC MTS eligibility criterion 2021:
- A candidate must be an Indian citizen, a Nepalese/Bhutanese subject, a Tibetan refugee, or a person of Indian ancestry.
- Age Limit (as of January 1, 2021): According to the Recruitment Rules of different User Departments, the age limitations for the various posts are:
I) A candidate must be at least 18 years old and not more than 25 years old as on August 1, 2021. (i.e. candidates born between February 1, 1996 and January 1, 2003)
II) Between the ages of 18 and 27 as of the cut-off date (i.e. candidates born not before 02-01-1994 and not later than 01-01-2003).
Candidates belonging to reserved groups are allowed age relaxation as per government rules, in addition to the above-mentioned Age Requirement.
- Candidates must pass class X from a recognized examination board.
SSC MTS Exam Pattern
SSC MTS Paper-I
SSC MTS Paper-II
Online (computer-based test)
Offline (pen-and-paper based test)
Number of sections & subjects
4 (General English, General Intelligence & Reasoning, Numerical Aptitude and General Awareness)
1 (Short essay/letter)
Number of questions
Type of questions
MCQs; 4 options with 1 correct option
Language of paper
English and Hindi
English, Hindi and other regional languages
SSC MTS Paper I Pattern
Number of Questions
General Intelligence & Reasoning
Note: Every right answer in the exam is awarded with one mark. For each wrong answer in the exam, 0.25 points are deducted.
SSC MTS Paper II Pattern
Number of Questions