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SSC MTS 2016 Application Process

SSC MTS (Staff Selection Commission Multi-Tasking Staff) is conducted by Staff Selection Commission (SSC) every year. It is a national level competitive exam conducted for the selection of candidates to the post of Multi-Tasking Staff in various central government departments, ministries and offices.

SSC MTS 2017 is scheduled to be conducted in April & May 2017. Candidates can apply for SSC MTS 2017 either through online from the official website of SSC or offline mode. The registration window for the receiving applications for SSC MTS would close by January 20, 2017.

Important Dates for SSC MTS Application Process

The schedule for filling and submission of SSC MTS 2016 Application Form is mentioned below. All the aspirants are advised to carefully check the important dates related to the Application Process. Any Application form received after the closing date of SSC MTS 2016 Application Process will not be entertained by SSC.

Advertisement releaseDecember 24, 2016
Start of application processDecember 24, 2016
End of application processJanuary 30, 2017
SSC MTS 2017 Written Exam Part 1April 16 & 30, 2017 and May 07, 2017
SSC MTS 2017 Written Exam Part 2December 17, 2017

SSC MTS Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check their eligibility criteria specified by the exam conducting authority, before applying for the application process. It is important to ensure that candidates meet all the requirements, as failure to do so, may result in the rejection of candidate’s SSC MTS application.

There are various eligibility specifications relating to the applicant’s age, nationality and educational background. The detailed SSC MTS eligibility criteria are provided below:


The candidate aspiring to apply for SSC MTS exam must be either one of the following –

  • a citizen of India
  • a subject of Nepal
  • a subject of Bhutan
  • a Tibetan refugee who came to India, before January 1, 1962 with the intention of settling here permanently
  • Person of Indian origin who has migrated from the countries specified below, with the intention of permanently settling in India: Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam.

Age Limit

The candidate should be between 18 to 25 years of age, as on January 1, 2017 to be eligible for SSC MTS 2017. It must be kept in mind that the upper age limit will be relaxed for those candidates who belong to reserved categories or are physically handicapped, according to the information provided below:

CodeCategoryAge Relaxation
01SC/ST5 years
02OBC3 years
03PH (Physically Handicapped)10 years
04PH + OBC (Other Backward Classes)13 years
05PH + SC / ST (Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe)15 years
09Ex-servicemen (general)3 years
10Ex-servicemen (OBC)6 years (3+3)
11Ex-servicemen (SC/ST)8 years (3+5)

Educational Qualifications

To be eligible for SSC MTS 2016, the candidate must have passed the matriculation examination (class 10) or an equivalent exam from a Board that is recognised by SSC. The candidate must possess the required qualification as on the closing date of the receipt of application form. Otherwise, candidates are advised not to apply.

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SSC MTS Application Fee and Mode of Payment

The application fee for SSC MTS is INR 100. Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PH categories and female candidates are exempted of paying the application fee. The following table represents the SSC MTS application fee for the candidates appearing for SSC MTS exam:

CategoryApplication Fees
GeneralINR 100/-
Other Backward CasteINR 100/-
Female candidatesExempted
Scheduled CasteExempted
Scheduled TribeExempted
Physically HandicappedExempted

Offline Mode of Payment

The candidates who are submitting Paper application (offline mode of SSC MTS application form) should pay the application fee by means of"Central Recruitment Fee Stamps (CRFS)" only. CRFS are available at the counter of all the Departmental Post Offices of the country. The Recruitment Fee Stamps has to be pasted on the SSC MTS application form in the space provided for the purpose and got cancelled from the Counter of Post Office of issue with the date stamp of the Issuing Post Office.

The CRFs should be cancelled in a manner that the impression or the cancellation stamp should partially overflows on the SSC MTS Application Form. The impression should be clear and distinct to facilitate the identification of date and Post Office of issue at any subsequent stage.

After getting the CRFs cancelled from the Post Office, the candidates must submit their application form to the Regional Office /Sub- Regional Office of the Commission. Candidates should note that non-cancellation of stamps from the concerned Post Office in the required manner, will lead to outright rejection of the SSC MTS application form.

Online Mode of Payment

The SSC MTS application fee payment can be done by any of the mentioned 4 ways:

  • Payment through Credit Card
  • Payment through Debit Card
  • Payment through SBI Net Banking facility
  • Payment by generating challan at any branch of SBI bank

NOTE: Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.

SSC MTS 2016 Application Process

The application form is available in both online and offline mode and candidates can choose either one of the options, according to their suitability. It must be noted that only a single SSC MTS application form will be accepted for each State / UT.

In case of multiple applications in online mode, the last application for which part-I and part-II registration have been completed will be accepted. For offline applications, only one will be accepted by the Regional Director / Deputy Director based on their discretion.

Candidates who wish to apply for a post in more than one State / UT will be required to submit separate applications for each State / UT to respective regional office. The step by step SSC MTS 2016 application process for both modes is elaborated below.

Offline Mode of SSC MTS Application Form

The paper application will have to be submitted in the prescribed format only. This format is available in Annexure I in the SSC MTS pdf published on the official website of SSC. The offline applications must reach the address specified by the examination body latest by 5.00 PM of the last date of application (November 07, 2016). No applications will be accepted if they reach after the deadline has expired. Candidates belonging to the following states can send their  application form by November 14, 2016–

Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Jammu and Kashmir, Lahaul and Spiti District and Pangi Sub Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep and for candidates residing abroad.

  • Candidates must use only a blue or black ball point pen to fill in the particulars.
  • The applicant must go through all instructions carefully before starting the form filling.
  • A recent, passport size photograph should be pasted at the appropriate place.
  • The space provided for Roll Number should be left blank.
  • The candidate should sign in a legible handwriting wherever required.
  • The completed, filled in application form must be sent to the respective regional centre. The address for each Regional Centre is given below:
Regional CenterAddress of Regional Center
Regional Director (CR)Staff Selection Commission, 21-23, Lawther Road, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh-211002
Regional Director (ER)Staff Selection Commission, 1st MSO Building, (8th Floor), 234/4, Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road), Kolkata, West Bengal-700020
Regional Director (KKR)Staff Selection Commission, 1st Floor, “E” Wing, Kendriya Sadan, Koramangala, Bangalore, Karnataka-560034
Regional Director (NR)Staff Selection Commission, Block No. 12, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110504
Regional Director (NER)Staff Selection Commission, HOUSEFED Complex, West End Block, Last Gate, Beltola Basistha Road, Dispur, Guwahati, Assam-781006
Regional Director (SR)Staff Selection Commission, EVK Sampath Building, 2nd Floor, College Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu-600006
Regional Director (WR)Staff Selection Commission, 1st Floor, South Wing, Pratishta Bhawan, 101 M.K. Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra – 400020
Dy. Director (MPR)Staff Selection, Commission, J-5, Anupam Nagar, Raipur, Chhatisgarh – 492001
Dy. Director (NWR)Staff Selection Commission, Block No. 3, Gr. Floor, Kendriya Sadan, Sector-9, Chandigarh - 160017

Online Mode of SSC MTS Application Form

The online form can be accessed by visiting the official website – or Candidates must ensure that they complete the process of form filling within the specified deadline. The closing deadline will be 5:00 pm of the last date. The candidate should read the instructions carefully before filling up the SSC MTS application form.

  • The Online Application Form of SSC MTS 2016 is primarily divided into 2 parts – Part I Registration and Part II Registration.
  • The Part I registration is devoted to filling up all details related candidates’ educational qualifications, personal information, contact details, nationality, category, etc.
  • The Part II Registration is the next step which deals with Payment of Application fee, selection of exam centers from the available list of centers and Upload their Passport size Photograph & Signature.
  • Some basic information such as educational qualification, personal information, contact details etc. will have to be provided. The mandatory fields are marked with a “*” symbol and it cannot be left blanked.
  • Upon submitting them, the candidate will be asked to verify them once and make any corrections.
  • After verification, the candidate must read and accept the declaration. No changes will be allowed after this point.
  • Once the candidate has clicked on “I agree” button, a registration number will be generated which the candidate must note down.
  • After completing the part 1 registration, candidate will move to the next step i.e. part 2 registration.
  • A scanned copy of the candidate’s photograph and signature must be uploaded as part of the application form.
  • At last, candidate will be redirected to the payment section. Exempted candidates will be redirected to the final submit mode.
  • Candidate is advised to be careful while filling the details in the form, as no requests for corrections will be entertained at a later stage.  
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Certificates Required for Reserved Categories

Candidates who are seeking reservation, have to submit the essential certificates from the competent authority. It should be noted that the certificates should be in the prescribed format and issued on or before the prescribed date. The following certificates have to be produced at the time of verification of certificates. Candidates belonging to reserved categories will need to submit the following certificates:

  • SC or ST certificate, if applicable
  • OBC certificate, if applicable
  • Disability certificate, if applicable (minimum of 40%)
  • Age relaxation certificate by central government civilian employees

Particulars to fill in the SSC MTS Application Form

  1. Name of the State/UT for which the application is made and code of the centre
  2. Code for seeking age relaxation (can be found in the exam notice)
  3. Candidate’s name (capital letters)
  4. Parent’s name (capital letters)
  5. Date of Birth
  6. Age
  7. Nationality
  8. Gender
  9. Category and category code
  10. Whether scribe required (only for VH/Cerebral Palsy)
  11. Medium of examination (Hindi/English)
  12. Minority community that the candidate belongs to (such as Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi)
  13. Educational qualification, subject code, percentage of marks and medium
  14. Details of work experience
  15. Contact details
  16. Candidate’s recent photograph- It should have been taken with a light background and the candidate’s face must not cover less than 80% of the photograph. In case of physical form, the size should be 4cm x 5cm. It must not be attested or stapled to the form. In case of online form, the photograph must be in 8-bit JPEG format. The digital size should be 100 pixels width by 120 pixels height.
  17. Candidate’s signature- In case of online form, the format should be 8-bit JPEG and the digital size of the photograph should be 140 pixels width by 60 pixels height.
  18. Declaration Sign

SSC MTS 2016 Exam Centres

There are 61 exam centres across the country where SSC MTS 2016 is conducted. Candidates will be required to select the exam centre while filling the SSC MTS application form. Following is the elaborated list containing the names of all exam centres for SSC MTS 2016, candidates can choose the exam centre according to their convenience:

State (Code No.)Test City (Code No.)State (Code No.)Test City (Code No.)
Bihar (01)Patna (3206), Muzaffarpur (3205), Gaya (3203)Mizoram (18)Aizwal (5701)
Uttar Pradesh (02)Agra (3001), Allahabad (3003), Lucknow (3010)Nagaland (19)Kohima (5302)
Jharkhand (03)Ranchi (4205)Tripura (20)Agartala (5601)
Odisha (04)Bhubaneshwar (4604)Andhra Pradesh (21)Guntur (8001), Vishakhapatnam (8007)
West Bengal (05)Kolkata (4410), Midnapur (4413), Jalpaiguri (4408)Telangana (22)Hyderabad (8002)
Andaman and Nicobar (06)Port Blair (4802)Puducherry and Tamil Nadu (23)Chennai (8201), Madurai (8204), Tiruchirapalli (8206)
Sikkim (07)Gangtok (4001)Daman and Diu and Goa (24)Panaji (7801)
Karnataka (08)Bangalore (9001), Mangalore (9008)Gujarat and Dadra and Nagar Haveli (25)Ahmedabad (7001), Vadodara (7002), Rajkot (7006)
Kerala (09)Thiruvananthapuram (9211), Kochi (9204)Maharashtra (26)Aurangabad (7202), Mumbai (7204) Nagpur (7205), Nashik (7207)
Lakshadweep (10)Kavaratti (9401)Chhattisgarh (27)Raipur (6204), Bilaspur (6202), Durg (6205)
Delhi (11)Delhi (2201)Madhya Pradesh (28)Indore (6006), Sagar (6015), Bhopal (6001)
Rajasthan (12)Jaipur (2405), Jodhpur (2406), Bharatpur (2403), Udaipur (2409)Chandigarh (29)Chandigarh (1601)
Uttarakhand (13)Dehradun (2002), Haridwar (2005)Jammu and Kashmir (30)Jammu (1004), Srinagar (1007)
Arunachal Pradesh (14)Itanagar (5001)Haryana (31)Hisar (1803)
Assam (15)Guwahati (Dispur) (5105), Tezpur (5112), Silchar (5111)Himachal Pradesh (32)Shimla (1203), Hamirpur (1202)
Manipur (16)Imphal (5501)Punjab (33)Bhatinda (1401)
Meghalaya(17)Shillong (5401)----

Note: The list is tentative and the Commission reserves the final right to remove or add any new SSC MTS exam center from the existing list of centers notified by them.

SSC MTS Contact Details

Candidates can get in touch with the Regional Help Line centres of SSC in case they face any query during the application process. The phone numbers for the Help Lines are provided below:

  • SSC(NR), New Delhi - 01164715222, 01165021888, 01124363343, 01124360840
  • SSC(CR), Allahabad - 05322460511, 09452424060
  • SSC(SR), Chennai - 09445195946, 04428251139
  • SSC(WR), Mumbai - 09869730700, 07738422705
  • SSC(ER), Kolkata - 09477461228, 09477461229
  • SSC(MPR) Raipur - 09407921504, 09407921505
  • SSC(KKR), Bangalore - 08025502520, 09483862020
  • SSC(NWR), Chandigarh - 09915509204, 09915509331
  • SSC(NER), Guwahati - 09085073593, 09085015252

SSC MTS Admit Card

The SSC MTS admit card would be made available to download on the official website of SSC, about 3 weeks’ prior the date of the examination. The admit card would be put up on the official website of the respective regional centre that the candidate has submitted his SSC MTS application form.

The e-admit card is a very important document to carry on the exam day. Candidates are requested to check their admit cards after downloading it from the website. Candidate should bring at least one Photo identity proof on the exam day along with the SSC MTS admit card. Without showing the admit cards, candidates will not be allowed to sit for the SSC MTS exam.




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