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SSC MTS (SSC Multitasking Staff”) conducts the SSC Multitasking exam in two main stages: Common Test and descriptive paper. After clearing these two stages, the candidate will get selected for General Central Service Group ‘C’ Non-Gazetted, Non-Ministerial posts in various Central Government Ministries/Departments/Offices, in different States/Union Territories. Last time, 70 lakhs (approx.) candidates registered for SSC MTS recruitment. However, only 19,96,411 lakhs candidates appeared in SSC MTS exam, in which total 10,674 candidates were shortlisted after the final result.

SSC MTS 2018 Exam is being organized by Staff Selection Commission or SSC to recruit candidates for various posts like the post of:

  • Peon
  • Daftary
  • Jamadar
  • Junior Gestetner Operator
  • Chowkidar
  • Safaiwala
  • Mali etc.

SSC MTS 2018: Important Dates

Serial Number Activity Dates
1 Online Registration Process 3rd Nov to 3rd Dec 2018
2 Admit Card To be notified later
3 Commencement of exam To be notified later

SSC MTS Job Profile

It is essential for one to understand what sort of tasks he/she may have to undertake after selection in SSC Multi-Tasking Staff Exam. Take a quick look at the SSC MTS Job Profile:

  • Physical maintenance of records of the section.
  • General cleanliness & upkeep of the Section/Unit.
  • Carrying of files & other papers within the building.
  • Photocopying, sending of FAX etc.
  • Other non-clerical work in the Sections/Unit.
  • Assisting in routine office work like a diary, dispatch etc. including on computer.
  • Watch & ward duties.
  • Opening & closing of rooms.
  • Cleaning of rooms.
  • The dusting of furniture etc.
  • Cleaning of the building, fixture etc.
  • Work related to his ITI qualification (if it exists)
  • Driving of vehicles (if in possession of the valid driving license)
  • Upkeep of parks, lawns, potted plants etc.

·         Any other work assigned by superior authority

SSC MTS Exam Pattern

The examination of SSC MTS will be conducted in 2 different levels: Paer-1 and Paper-2. 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 government policies.

SSC MTS Paper-1

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

SSC MTS 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

Penalty for wrong answers:0.25 marks will be deducted every time a candidate marks a question wrong.

SSC MTS Syllabus

The syllabus for SSC MTS is different for both the stages of examination and it’s mandatory for students to know the entire syllabus in order to prepare effectively for SSC MTS .

Let’s have a look at the detailed SSC MTS Syllabus:

English Language


Numerical Ability

General Awareness
Reading Comprehension Classification Simplification Static GK
Fill in the Blanks Analogy Interest Science
Spellings Coding-Decoding Average Award and Honors
Phrases and Idioms Matrix Ratio and Proportion Current Affairs
Synonyms and Antonyms Word Formation Problems on Ages Dates, Portfolios
One Word Substitution Venn Diagram Speed, Distance and Time
Sentence Correction Blood Relation Percentage
Error Spotting Missing Numbers Profit and Loss
Puzzles Number System
Direction Number Series
Non Verbal Reasoning Mensuration
Verbal Reasoning Time and Work
Data Interpretation
Mixture Problem