SSC MTS Exam 2022: Latest News, Date, Eligibility, Salary & Vacancies

March 21, 2023

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The Staff Selection Commission Multitasking Staff (SSC MTS) is a national-level exam for recruitment of personnel in General Group C Central Services for various non-ministerial and non-gazette posts in various ministries and departments of the Indian Government. It is conducted every year by the Staff Selection Commission to fill the vacancies for posts like Peon, Gardener, Jamadar, Junior Gestetner Operator, etc. Candidates wishing to join the government at these posts need to clear the SSC MTS Exam first. 

The SSC MTS 2022 tests the candidates in two papers – Paper I (MCQ-based) and Paper II (descriptive). Further, there is also a Physical Efficiency Test/Physical Standard Test (PET/PST) exclusively for the posts of Havaldar. While Paper I will tentatively be held from 5th – 22nd July,2022, the dates for the second exam are yet to be notified. For 2022, the SSC has released a total of 7301 vacancies for the various posts under this exam.

SSC MTS 2022 – Latest Updates 

As per the official notification released on 22nd March, 2022:

  • The registration form for the SSC MTS 2022 Exam is available from 22nd March – 30th April, 2022.
  • The candidates can pay the online fee till 02nd May, 2022. The fee can also be paid through Challan till 04th May, 2022. 
  • The window for making corrections in the application form will be open from 05th May – 09th May, 2022. 
  • Paper I of the SSC MTS Exam 2022 will be held from 05th – 22nd July, 2022. 
  • The commission has published the answer key for the Tier 1 exam on 02nd August 2022.
  • The SSC MTS Tier-2 Exam is scheduled on 06th November 2022.
  • The admit card for SSC MTS 2022 Tier 2 exam is expected to be released in last week of October 2022.

SSC MTS Exam Dates

According to the official notice, the tier 2 exam for the SSC MTS 2022 exam is planned to be held on 06th November 2022, in various shifts across the nation. The given below table shows the information about the SSC MTS exam dates, notification dates, application form dates, and admit card dates released under the SSC MTS exam dates 2022:

SSC MTS 2022 Notification Date22nd March, 2022
Application Form Start Date22nd March, 2022
Final Date to apply for the exam30th April, 2022
Last Date to pay fees02nd May, 2022 (online payment)  04th May, 2022 (through Challan)
Application Correction Window Date05th – 09th May, 2022
SSC MTS Admit Card (Paper 1)27th June 2022
Schedule for Paper I (online/computer-based)05th – 22nd July, 2022
SSC MTS Admit Card (Paper 2)Oct-22
Schedule for Paper II (offline)06th November, 2022
Release of Final ResultTo Be Announced
Official WebsiteSSC

SSC MTS Vacancies

For 2022, there are a total of 7301 vacancies for the various posts of Peon, Gardener, Jamadar, Junior Gestetner Operator, etc. Of the total vacancies, there are 3603 Havaldar and 3698 Multi-Tasking Staff vacancies in CBIC and CBN in SSC MTS 2022 Notification PDF. The table below gives information about the vacancies for the Havaldar posts:   

SSC Havaldar Vacancy 2022

Others 42

SSC will announce the number of openings for the Multi-Tasking Staff (MTS) for the Age Groups 18-25 and 18-27 recently. A total of 3972 non-technical job openings were announced last year, of which 3266 are for people aged 18 to 15 and the remaining 706 are for people aged 18 to 27.The number of SSC MTS openings for the year 2022 in each region is tabulated below:

Name of the RegionSSC MTS Vacancies
Central Region910
Northern Region1534
Western Region1395
North Western Region51
North Eastern Region274
Eastern Region856
North Eastern Region180
Karnataka Kerala Region132
Madhya Pradesh Region83

SSC MTS Eligibility Criteria

The basic criteria that an aspirant need to follow to fulfil to meet the SSC MTS eligibility criteria are:

  • Candidates should be cleared class Xth from the well-known board.
  • A candidate must be either citizen of India, a subject of Nepal, a Tibetan refugee, or a person of Indian Refugee.
  • PG (GEN) and domiciled in the state of the J & K- Up to 5 years of relaxation.
  • PG(OBC)- Up to 8 years
  • PG(SC/ ST) – Up to 10 years
  • Ex-serviceman (OBC)- up to 3 years]
  • Ex-serviceman and domiciled in the state of Jammu & Kashmir (OBC)- up to 8 years

Important Note: Date of Birth which has been recorded in senior secondary education will be taken into consideration.


  • A candidate must be a citizen of India or a candidate should belong to Nepal and Bhutan.

Age Limit (as of 01st January 2022)

  • The age range for candidates is 18 to 25for MTS and Havaldar in CBN.
  • A candidate’s age as of the deadline must be between 18 and 27 for Havaldar in CBIC and few posts of MTS.
  • In addition to the aforementioned age requirement, candidates from reserved categories are granted age relaxation in accordance with government regulations.
CategoryAge Relaxation
OBC03 years
SC/ST05 years
PwD (Unreserved)10 years
PwD (OBC)13 years
PwD (SC/ST)15 years
Ex-Servicemen (ESM)03 years after subtracting the time spent in the military from the applicant’s actual age as of the deadline for receiving an online application.
Candidates who had their primary residence in the State of Jammu & Kashmir between 01st January 1980, and 31st December 1989.05 years

Educational Qualifications

  • Candidates must have passed the matriculation (10th Pass) exam or a test from an equivalent level from an authorized board.
  • A candidate is not eligible to apply if they do not pass the qualifying exam before the deadline for receiving application forms.

Selection Process

Three stages will be used to shortlist the qualified applicants for SSC Multi-Tasking Staff. A candidate must achieve marks higher than the announced cut-off in each stage to qualify. The three steps that must be completed are as follows:

Stage 1: Paper 1 (Objective)

Stage 2: Physical Standard Test (PST) and Physical Efficiency Test (PET) (only for the post of Havaldar)

Stage 3: Paper 2 (Descriptive)

There are some of the steps that follow the selection process of the SSC MTS exam. The following are step by step selection processes of the SSC MTS exam that a candidate must know:

  • Fill the Application Form for the SSC MTS 2022 exam. 
  • Clear both Paper I and Paper II to get through the SSC MTS 2022 merit list.     
  • For candidates aspiring for the Havaldar post, they must clear the Physical Standard Test (PST) as well.        

These documents should be carried by a candidate at the time of document verification for the SSC MTS 2022.

  • Qualification Certificates- Class 10 Certificate, Class 12 Certificate (If available)
  • Proof of Identity ( PAN Card, Aadhar Card, Voter ID, and so on)
  • Date of Birth Certificate
  • Passport Size Photographs
  • Proof of Residence
  • Caste/Category Certificate
  • Serving Defence Personnel Certificate for Ex-Servicemen
  • No Objection Certificate, in case candidate is already employed in Government/Government undertakings
  • Discharge Certificate, if discharged from the Armed Forces (for Ex-Servicemen)
  • Relevant Certificate if seeking any age relaxation.
  • Any other document specified in the Admission Certificate for DV.

SSC MTS Application Form

All regions have made the status of SSC MTS applications public. For the remaining SSC regions, no dates or application status have been made public. Applications for SSC MTS 2022 have been accepting since the official notification was made public on March 22.The application form for the SSC MTS exam 2022 is available from 22nd March – 30th April, 2022 onwards, but now it has been get closed. The given below are the step-by-step process of the SSC MTS application form 2022 about which a candidate should know.

Step by Step process of Online SSC MTS Application Form:

  1. Go to, the official website.
  2. Select the “Register Now” link. A fresh page will load.
  3. Enter your name, parents’ names, date of birth, Class 10 details, gender, mobile number, email address, and other basic information.
  4. Double-check all the information and submit it. Using OTP, “Mobile Number” and “Email ID” will be verified.
  5. An “Auto-Generated Registration Number” and “Password” will be generated and sent to the registered email address and mobile number.
  6. Log in with the provided Registration Number and Password. Once logged in, change the password.
  7. Fill out the application form with your personal, contact, and educational information as well as your preferred exam location.
  8. Upload the scanned images of your photo and signature in the appropriate format.
  9. Proceed to make the fee payment if not exempted from the fee payment.
  10. Double-check all the information. By checking the “I Agree” box and entering the captcha code, complete the declaration. After that, press the “Final Submit” button.
  11. Take print out of the completed application form for your records.

SSC MTS Application Fee

The application fee for the SSC MTS will be accepted online through the BHIM, UPI, or Debit cards. Without the application fee, no application will be considered as prescribed by the officials. The given below is the SSC MTS form fee details for every category:

Female CandidatesNIL

For the general, EWS and OBC category, the application fee is Rs100. Apart from that, for the category of SC/ST/PH/Ex-Serviceman, there is no application fee. In addition, female applicants for the SSC MTS 2022 exam are not required to pay the application fee. Under no circumstances will a fee that has already been paid be reimbursed or applied to another exam or selection.

SSC MTS Exam Pattern

After the previous year, the SSC MTS exam (nontechnical) is conducted in the online mode, unlike in the past years. The exam pattern of the SSC MTS 2022 exam has been changed to 100 questions. In past years, these were conducted to be for the 150 questions. Also, the time limit has been decreased to 90 minutes.

The SSC MTS 2022 examination will be divided into 3 levels: Paper 1, PET/PST (only for havaldar), and Paper 2 (Descriptive Test). Paper 1 is a multiple-choice, objective exam that is administered online in both Hindi and English language. There will be 0.25 marks negative marking in paper I, for each marked inaccurate answer by an aspirant. A descriptive paper in English or any other language listed in the government policies is part of Paper 2, a pen and paper mode of testing. A skill test known as Paper-III must be completed at the candidate’s convenience

Exam Pattern for Paper 1

  1. There are four sections in Paper I having objective types questions.
  2. It is conducted online. (Computer based Exam)
  3. The paper 1 will last 90 minutes for general candidates and 120 minutes for candidates with disabilities.
  4. For each incorrect answer, a negative marking of 0.25 will be applied.
  5. Un-attempted questions will not result in a mark deduction.
  6. In Paper-I, there will be distinct category- and State/UT-based cut-offs. For Paper-I, the Commission may establish separate cut-offs for each age group, category, and State/UT.

Exam Pattern for Paper 2

  1. The second paper is a qualifying descriptive paper. It assesses the elementary language skills of the candidates.
  2. It is conducted offline. (Pen- paper or written exam)
  3. One short essay or letter writing question in English or any other language listed in the Constitution’s eighth schedule makes up the exam.
  4. Paper 2 will carry 50 marks.
  5. SSC MTS Paper-II lasts 45 minutes for candidates in the General Category and 60 minutes for those in the PwD Category.
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SSC MTS Exam Syllabus

The main topics covered in the SSC MTS Paper 1 exam are broken down in the syllabus for the SSC MTS 2022 exam. The SSC MTS exam’s topic-wise questions will enable you to thoroughly go over the entire syllabus and get ready for the test. The data that is provided below relates to the SSC MTS 2022 syllabus. The following are the important syllabus of Paper I and Paper II of the SSC MTS that a candidate should know:

Paper I Syllabus

Subject No. of Questions Marks Total Duration
General Intelligence &Reasoning 25 25 90 Minutes(For General candidates) and 120 minutes (For PwD candidates)
Numerical Aptitude 25 25
General English 25 25
General Awareness 25 25
Total 100 100

The “General Intelligence and Reasoning” section of the test will only include nonverbal questions given the responsibilities of the position. A typical matriculate will be able to answer questions on numerical aptitude and general English with ease because they are simple and of a level that is appropriate for them. There will also be general knowledge test questions of a similar caliber.

  • General Intelligence and Reasoning: Nonverbal questions will be included in this section. There will be questions on the exam that will assess the candidate’s aptitude for dealing with abstract concepts and symbols as well as their relationships, mathematical computation, and other analytical tasks.
  • Numerical Aptitude: It cover issues with number systems, computation of whole numbers, decimals and fractions, and the relationships between numbers. They will also cover basic arithmetic operations, percentages, ratios, and proportions, among other topics.
  • English Language: Candidates’ writing skills and knowledge of the fundamentals of the English language, including its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms, and proper usage, will be tested.
  • General Awareness: The candidate’s general awareness of his environment and how it relates to society will be tested through a series of questions. There will be questions that are intended to test candidate knowledge of current affairs as well as everyday observation and experience topics in their scientific contexts.

Paper-II Syllabus

SubjectMaximum MarksTotal Time
Short Essay/ Letter in English or any other language included in the 8th schedule of the constitution5045 minutes (For General candidates) and 60 minutes (For PwD candidates)

This section contains the syllabus for the SSC MTS Paper I and Paper-II. The paper II will be given in Hindi, English, and other languages to assess candidates’ proficiency in fundamental language skills in line with the post’s required educational background. Candidates must compose one brief essay or letter.

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/ Physical Standard Test (PST) for the post of Havaldar in CBIC and CBN

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  Male Female
Cycling 8 km in 30 minutes 3 km in 25 minutes
Walking 1600 meters in 15 minutes 1 m in 20 minutes
Note: Cycling is not applicable for the post of Havaldar in DGPM, CBIC.
Physical Standard Test (PST)
  Height Chest
Male 157.5 cms (relaxable by
5 cms in the case of
Garhwali, Assamese,
Gorkhas and members of
Schedule Tribes)
Unexpanded: 76 cms
Minimum expansion: 5 cms
Female 152 cms (relaxable by 2.5
Cms in the case of
Garhwali, Assamese,
Gorkhas and members of
Schedule Tribes)
48 kg (relaxable by 2 Kg in
the case of Garhwali,
Assamese, Gorkhas and
members of Schedule Tribes)

Know More – Full Syllabus of SSC MTS Exam

SSC MTS 2022 Admit Card

An admit card is a supporting document that lists the student’s eligibility and assigned roll number. The SSC MTS Admit Card will be available for download by applicants who are chosen for the SSC MTS Recruitment 2022. The SSC MTS Admit Card is available 10 days prior to the exam date. On the regional official websites, the admit card will be made available by region. The release of the Paper-2 admit cards will come after the release of the Paper-1 admit cards. Candidates who successfully pass the first phase of the SSC MTS 2022 Exam will receive their SSC MTS Admit Card for Paper-2.No hardcopy or digital copy of the SSC MTS 2022 Admit Card will be mailed to the candidates; they must download it from the official website only.

Ways to download the Exam Admit Card of SSC MTS 2022

The given below are some straightforward ways to download the admit card for this exam.

  • Visit the SSC official website.
  • Click on the SSC MTS Admit Card.
  • Submit your login details like Registration Number and Date of Birth.
  • Admit will appear on the screen.
  • Verify all the details like name, registration number, examination center, etc. given on the admit card.
  • Download and take a physical copy of the admit card. 

Visible Information on the SSC MTS Hall Ticket 2022

Before downloading the admit card, candidates must double-check the information provided on it. They must make sure the information is accurate and that the photo and signature are clearly visible. Contact the SSC MTS authority right away if there are any errors that need to be fixed on the admit card. The following information will be on the admit card:

  1. Name of the Candidate
  2. Parent’s name
  3. Date and Time of the Exam
  4. Roll Number and Enrolment/Application Number
  5. Postal Address
  6. Category evidence (if applicable)
  7. Certificate of PwD (if applicable)
  8. Date of Birth
  9. Name and address of examination center
  10. Candidate’s signature
  11. Candidate’s photograph
  12. Medium of paper
  13. Reporting Timing and Duration of exam

Required Documents for SSC MTS Admit Cards 2022

Candidates will need to have an identity card or proof of identification issued by the government in addition to their hall ticket. They should make sure that the information on their ID proof and admission ticket matches. They are permitted to exhibit any of the following documents as photo identification:

  • Aadhar Card
  • Voter’s ID Card
  • Passport
  • Driving License
  • PAN Card
  • University/ College ID Card
  • 3 passport Size Photo

Also Read – SSC MTS Admit Card Details

SSC MTS Exam Result

Following the conclusion of each Tier Exam, the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will announce the SSC MTS 2022 results. In September 2022, the Staff Selection Commission will publish the SSC MTS Result for Tier 1 on the official website. The paper 1 result for 2022 will be made available in PDF format. The candidates selected in the rounds get progress to the next one. As soon as the results are made public, candidates can access the direct link to the official SSC CGL website to check their scores. For all information regarding the SSC MTS Results, keep checking this page. The given below is the step-by-step process of the result of the SSC MTS exam 2022.

  • Visit of SSC official website.
  • Select the “Result” tab from the top navigation.
  • To view the “SSC MTS Paper result,” select the SSC MTS Result Link provided.
  • Search the roll number or name in the SSC MTS Paper 2 result pdf.
  • Save the merit list for the future reference.

SSC MTS Pay Scale 2022

Multitasking Staff (Non-Technical) employees at Staff Selection Commission receive a handsome salary, impressive career advancement, and job security, making this a very appealing job profile for 10th pass candidates seeking stable employment opportunities. The salary for SSC MTS has been revised in accordance with Level 1 of the Pay Matrix, as well as other benefits like DA, HRA, TA, NPS, etc., according to the 7th Pay Commission.

The in-hand SSC MTS salary ranges between $18,000 and $22,000 per month, with a pay band of between Rs. 5200 and 20200, according to the 7th Pay Commission, depending on the assigned city and job post. Multi-tasking Staff (Non-Technical) Basic Pay: Rs. 18000/- and Grade Pay: Rs. 1800/- Below are the detailed tabulated data for a briefing on the SSC MTS Salary Structure:

SSC MTS Salary Structure Grade Pay – 1800
City (Category) X City (In Rs) Y City (In Rs) Z City (In Rs)
Basic Pay (BP) 18,000 18,000 18,000
Dearness Allowance (DA) 0 0 0
HRA 4,320 2880 1440
TA 1350 900 900
Gross Salary 23,670 21,780 20,340
NPS 1800 1800 1800
CGHS 125 125 125
CGEGIS 1500 1500 1500
Total Deduction 3,425 3,425 3,425
In-Hand Salary 20,245 18,355 16,915

SSC MTS 2022 Expected Cut-Off

The SSC MTS Cut-off is the score that applicants must achieve in order to advance to the exam’s second stage. There will be two releases of the cut-off: one for Paper 1 (Tier-1) and one for Paper 2 (Tier-2). Although the SSC MTS Exam Analysis has provided an approximation of the SSC MTS cut-off, the actual cut-off for the SSC MTS exam will be released along with the official results as announced by the SSC.

CategoryMaximum Cut Off MarksMinimum Cut Off Marks

Candidates can check the cut-off scores for their respective categories after the SSC MTS Cut Off 2022 is made public. The SSC MTS exam conducting board will be releasing the Cut Off 2022 for both paper 1 and paper 2 region-wise for different categories. To check the cut-off, candidates can download the PDF of cut-off from the official website by clicking the “Latest News” tab.

SSC MTS 2022 Answer key

On 02nd August, the Staff Selection Commission published the provisional SSC MTS 2022 answer key online for Tier 1 on the site’s official page. Candidates had until 07th August 2022, to challenge or object to the SSC MTS answer key 2022 (8 pm). Online testing for the SSC MTS 2022 exam was available from 05th July to 26th July 2022.Roll number and password are the SSC login credentials needed to download the SSC MTS answer key. The SSC MTS 2022 answer key will allow them to determine their predicted score. The SSC MTS 2022 PDF answer key and response sheet were both released by the Staff Selection Commission.

How to download the 2022 SSC MTS Answer Key?

To download the SSC MTS 2022 answer key, candidates must adhere to the instructions provided below:

  1. Visit the SSC’s official website.
  2. Click on the “Answer Key” tab is available on the home screen.
  3. Choose the link for the SSC MTS answer key that is present in the list.
  4. Enter the application number and password to login.
  5. Examine the SSC MTS 2022 answer key and keep a copy for later use.

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Q.1 What is SSC MTS job?

Ans. SSC Multitasking Staff (MTS) Exam 2022 is administered by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) in order to select candidates for Group C and D positions within various central government departments. Their primary responsibilities are to support senior officials and keep the department’s workflow smooth. The positions and obligations may differ from one department to another. The SSC MTS selected candidates are given the following positions.

  • Watchman (Chowkidar)
  • Gardener (Mali)
  • Gatekeeper
  • Operator
  • Peon (Farash)
  • Jamadar

Q.2 How to crack SSC MTS in first attempt?

Ans. Knowing the format of an exam is essential before studying for it. The type, level, and tie assigned to that section should serve as the foundation for the strategy. The SSC MTS Exam Syllabus should be thoroughly studied by the candidate. Study from books and become familiar with all the different types of questions that will be asked on this test. For this exam, candidates need to study every day. The occasional study prevents them from getting very close to the cut-off. Create your own study schedule. It’s crucial to maintain regularity and adhere to your plan. Writing mock exams is a requirement for serious aspirants after finishing the syllabus. It’s critical to understand your position in relation to other candidates.Knowing the areas where you need to improve is crucial.

Q.3 What is havildar in SSC MTS?

Ans. The SSC MTS Havaldar position is an ungazetted, non-ministerial General Central Service Group C position with the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) and Central Bureau of Narcotics (CBN). Candidates must have passed the Class 10th (Matriculation) exam or an exam from a recognized board that is equivalent to it in order to apply for this position. According to the Staff Selection Commission’s rules, the age range for the SSC Havaldar position is 18 to 27 years.

Q.4 How to fill preference of state in SSC MTS?

Ans. The SSC MTS State Preference Code option is available on the official Staff Selection Commission website because the organization considers the comfort of applicants. Candidates can select their preferred job location in any part of the country, including UT, by selecting the SSC MTS Preference Code. The list of SSC MTS State Preference Codes is divided into two categories, SSC MTS State Preference Code and SSC MTS Union Territories Preference Code, in accordance with the most recent state code notification. To fill the preference code, candidates can follow the steps given below:

Step 1: Go to the SSC Official Website.

Step 2: Click on the “Register Now” link.

Step 3: Enter your Name, DOB, names of your parents, etc.—and then click the “Submit” button.

Step 4: After submitting the form, your contact number and email address that you provided in the general details will receive a message with the automatically generated Application ID and password.

Step 5: Utilize those login credentials to access the same portal once more to complete the second step of the registration process.

Step 6: Upload your passport-sized photo here, along with your signature in the appropriate format and dimensions.

Step 7: Provide the necessary documentation and your educational background.

Step 8: Enter the information for your preferred centre in the following column.

Step 9: Enter the desired preference code in the designated spaces. Remember that once you submit the form, there are no changes that can be made.

Step 10: Make the payment and then submit your application.

Q.5 Is SSC MTS exam easy?

Ans. Although it is not difficult as compare to other exams conducted by SSC. The cut-off for MTS last year was high. However, candidates only need to learn the fundamentals of each section for this exam. The majority of the questions come from prior tests. If they complete all of the previous year’s exams, they will be chosen. It is very simple to get 10 to 12 in the Reasoning Ability section, but candidates must practice if they want to get 20 or more. Aspirates must learn which questions should be skipped and which should be attempted first. Important subjects covered in the very simple questions include directions, coding and decoding, classification, and Venn diagrams.

Q.6 How many marks are there in SSC MTS?

Ans. 100 questions are consists in Paper 1, and each one is worth one mark. 0.25 marks are deducted for each incorrect response. Paper 2 is a qualifying exam that only evaluates the candidates’ fundamental abilities. The highest possible score is 50. According to the SSC MTS cut off 2022, the required minimum score for candidates in the general category is 40%, while the required minimum score for applicants in the reserved category is 35%.