SSC MTS 2017 SELECTION PROCESS
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE/OFFLINE TEST
SSC MTS (Staff Selection Commission Multi-Tasking Staff ) is a national level, competitive examination. SSC MTS 2017 is held by Staff Selection Commission and is re-scheduled to be conducted from September,16 2017 to October 31, 2017.
Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts recruitment exam for MTS or Multi-Tasking Staff for various government departments and offices. The posts included in MTS recruitment fall in Group ‘C’ non-gazetted and non-ministerial category. Candidates who are recruited as MTS, can be posted at Central government offices and departments across the country.
The selection criterion for this exam is qualifying the written test of SSC MTS 2017. There are 2 stages in the selection process that the candidates will have to clear – Paper 1 and Paper 2. The first paper will be of objective type and will act as a preliminary test. Those who are able to attain the cut-off for Paper 1 will be required to appear for Paper 2.
The SSC MTS Paper 2 will be of descriptive type and will be the final exam. All those who are able to obtain the minimum cut-off for this one, will have successfully qualified the exam. It must be noted that individual cut-off marks will be decided by SSC for each state or UT.
The brief breakdown of the 2 stage selection process is provided below:
|Paper||Subjects||No. of questions||Total marks|
|Paper 1||General Intelligence and Reasoning||25 questions||25 marks|
|Numerical Aptitude||25 questions||25 marks|
|General English||50 questions||50 marks|
|General Awareness||50 questions||50 marks|
|Paper 2||Short Essay or Letter in English or any language included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution.||1 question||50 marks|
Based on the performance of the candidate in Paper 1, they will be shortlisted for the second round of Paper 2 (if and only if, both the papers are not conducted on the same day). Those who clear both the rounds will be selected for SSC MTS recruitment and their names will appear in the final SSC MTS merit list.
The final selection of the candidate will be based on the verification of the certificates. Original certificates will be returned after the verification. Certified true copies or Photostat copies of the certificates will not be accepted in any case. Given below is the list of documents that are to be carried at the time of recruitment process.
If a situation arises where two or more candidates are found to have secured equal marks in aggregate, the tie among them will be resolved by considering the following rules in succession:
SSC MTS 2017 results would be declared when the candidate’s answer sheets have been evaluated. SSC MTS answer key would be released before the declaration of SSC MTS results. SSC MTS 2017 results is expected to be declared in November 2017. The SSC MTS Results will be published on the official website of the SSC Regional Centres.
Candidates have to login with the roll number on their respective SSC regional centres’ website, to check the SSC MTS result.
To successfully clear the SSC MTS exam, the candidate is required to meet SSC MTS 2016 cut-off . All such candidates will find their names included in the SSC MTS 2016 merit list which would be made available within a week of the announcement of the results.
|Daman & Diu and Goa||62.0||45.0||45.0||45.0||45.0|
|Gujarat and Dadra & Nagar Haveli||62.50||45.0||57.50||57.50||45.0|
Given below is the table containing information about SSC MTS 2016 Expected Cut off
|Gujarat & Nagar Haveli||62||>40||58||52||42|
|Daman & Dio and Goa||>55||43||46||>45||>45|
Candidates can check the expected cut ff to analyze their potential to score the cutoffs in SSC MTS exam this year.
There is a provision of reservation in the SSC MTS for candidates who meet the specified requirements. Those applicants, who wish to claim the benefits of this provision, must gather all relevant information regarding the matter.
For availing the SSC MTS Reservation benefits or a favour of age relaxation, candidates will be required to submit necessary SC / ST / OBC / disability certificate, issued by a competent authority in the prescribed format, before the specified date.
Failure to provide such documents will ensure that the claim of the candidate is not considered. The format of such certificates can be found on the official website of SSC. Certificates submitted in any other format will not be entertained.
Candidates must not attempt to provide fake or forged category certificates, as part of their applications, to obtain the benefits of SSC MTS Reservation scheme. Anyone found guilty of doing such a thing will be permanently banned from taking the examination.
It must be noted that candidates belonging to categories of SC, ST, OBC and PH, and who get selected on their own merit without any relaxed standards, will be accommodated against the general or unreserved vacancies. This adjustment will be based on their overall rank in the SSC MTS 2017 merit list. Such candidates will not be able to enjoy the share of reserved vacancies.
Those SC, ST, OBC and PH candidates, who have a rank lower than that of the last General candidate in the merit list, will be the ones who fill up the reserved vacancies. They must fulfil all eligibility criteria and be suitable for appointment even after taking into consideration the relaxed standards.
For candidates falling under the category of Ex-Serviceman, it will not be considered a relaxation when the term of military service rendered by them is deducted from their age.
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