SSC MTS (Non-Technical) and Havaldar Recruitment 2023

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SSC MTS (Non-Technical) and Havaldar Recruitment 2023

The Staff Selection Commission is soon going to conduct the SSC Multi-Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff, and Havaldar (CBIC & CBN) Exam 2023. As per the official notification, the online application for the SSC MTS exam has started on 30 June 2023. The Commission has declared 1558 tentative vacancies for MTS & Havaldar posts.

The SSC MTS exam is a national-level exam to select candidates for General Central Service Group-C non-gazetted, non-ministerial posts in various ministries, departments, and  Government offices of India. 

The Commission has released the eligibility criteria, vacancies, syllabus, exam pattern, tentative exam date, and other important information on its official website on 30 June. You can find the complete information about the exam in this article.

SSC MTS Recruitment Overview

The Staff Selection Commission will conduct the SSC MTS 2023 exam to recruit candidates for various posts like Havaldar, Safaiwala, Chowkidar, Junior Gestetner Operator, Peon, Mali, etc.

Candidates can apply for Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff, and Havaldar (CBIC & CBN) posts on the official website ssc.nic.in. The official notification and application link has been released on 30 June 2023. The exam summary is given in the table below.

Exam Name

Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff, and Havaldar (CBIC & CBN) Examination

Conducting Body

Staff Selection Commission (SSC)

Vacancies

1558 (tentative)

Exam Mode

Online CBT

Duration 

Session I – 45 minutes

Session II – 45 minutes

Official Website

ssc.nic.in

Latest updates

The official notification for the SSC MTS & Havaldar (CBIC & CBN) Exam, 2023 has been released on the official SSC website on 30 June, 2023. The online application for the exam has also been started and will be active till 21 July 2023. The exam is scheduled to be held in September 2023.

The Staff Selection Commission has made a change in the SSC MTS exam pattern for the year 2023. The exam will now be conducted for 270 marks. Earlier the exam was conducted for 100 marks.

Also, there will be no descriptive test for the year 2023. Candidates will be selected based on their performance in the computer-based test.

SSC MTS 2023 Important Dates

All the important dates related to SSC MTS Recruitment 2023 have been released along with its notification. The tentative exam timetable for SSC MTS 2023 announced by the Staff Selection Commission is given in the table below and the remaining dates will also be updated soon.

Application Begins

30 June 2023

Application Deadline 

21 July 2023 (11pm)

Last Date for Online Fee Payment

22 July 2023 (11pm)

Application Correction Window

26 July to 28 July 2023

SSC MTS Admit Card 2023 (Paper-1)

August 2023

Date of CBT

September 2023

SSC MTS 2023 CBE Results

Will be updated soon

Online Application for SSC MTS

The process of filling online application for examination consists of two parts :

  1.  One-Time Registration on the SSC portal

  2. Filling out the online Application for the Examination

I. For One-Time Registration, keep the following information ready:

  • Mobile Number (to be verified through OTP)

  • Email ID (to be verified through OTP).

  • Basic details

  • Additional contact details

  • Aadhaar Number

  • Board Roll Number, and Year of Passing the Matriculation (10th) Examination.

  • Disability Certificate Number, if you have a benchmark disability.

  • Scanned color passport-size photograph in JPEG format (20 KB to 50 KB).

  • Scanned signature in JPEG format (10 to 20 KB). 

II. To fill the exam application form :

  • Log in to the online system with your ‘Registration Number’ and password.

  • Under the ‘Latest Notifications’ tab, click the ‘Apply’ link in the ‘Multi-Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff, and Havaldar (CBIC & CBN) Examination, 2023’ section

  • Fill in the required details and submit the form.

Application fee

Category

Fee

General / OBC / EWS

100/-

SC / ST

0/-

All Category Female

0/-

Vacancies for SSC MTS & Havaldar Posts

The Staff Selection Commission has announced 1558 tentative vacancies for non technical Multi Tasking Staff and Havaldar posts in CBIC and CBN in the official notification. Out of these, an approximate of 1198 posts are for MTS and 360 posts are for Havaldar position in CBIC and CBN.

We have provided the category wise break down of the vacancies in the table below. You can find the complete details of category-wise and region-wise distribution of the tentative vacancies in the official Vacancy notice.

Category

MTS Age group 18-25

MTS Age group 18-27

Havaldar in CBIC

UR

518

100

153

OBC

250

53

81

SC

79

14

52

ST

44

13

38

EWS

107

20

36

Total

998

200

360

ESM

62

9

31

OH

18

5

3

HH

13

2

2

VH

6

2

1

Others

6

1

4

 


SSC MTS Eligibility Criteria

 

Before applying for the SSC MTS exam, you must ensure that you satisfy all the eligibility criteria prescribed by the Commission for the vacant posts. As per the official notice of the SSC MTS & Havaldar exam, the conditions for eligibility for this exam session shall be as under :

Nationality :

There are a few conditions for nationality/ citizenship prescribed by the Commission for the eligibility of vacant posts. As per these, a candidate must be either of the following :

  • an Indian citizen, or

  • a Nepalese subject, or

  • a subject of Bhutan, or

  • person of Indian origin who has migrated from certain prescribed Asian or African countries with the intention of permanently settling in India (complete details in official notification).

SSC MTS Age Limit :

Minimum age: 18 Years.

Maximum age:

  • For the Havaldar post (CBIC) : 27 years

  • For others : 25 years

Note: The age limit will be considered as per the candidate's age on 01/08/2023.

Age Relaxation provisions for SSC MTS

The age relaxation as expected to be given by SSC for the different categories is summarised in the table below.

Category

Age Relaxation

SC/ST

5 years

OBC

3 years

PwD (Unreserved)

10 years

PWD (OBC)

13 years

PwD (SC/ST)

15 years

Ex-Servicemen (ESM)

03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date of receipt of the online application.

Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ ST).

Up to 40 years of age.

Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried.

Up to 35 years of age.

Required Educational Qualification :

To qualify for the vacant posts, the applicant must have cleared the Matriculation examination (class 10th) or equivalent from a recognized board/university as on or before the cut-off date i.e. 01-08-2023.

 

Salary for SSC MTS

The applicants shortlisted for multi-tasking staff posts are salaried with pay level-1 as consistent with the pay matrix of 7th Pay Commission. The basic pay is Rs. 5,200-20,200, and the grade pay is Rs. 1,800.

 

Selection Process for MTS

The Staff Selection Commission selects suitable candidates on the basis of a two-stage selection process, as under :

  • SSC MTS Paper I : Written Test (Objective type CBT)

  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/ Physical Standard Test (PST) (only for the post of Havaldar). 

Written Exam Pattern

  • The written test under the SSC MTS Paper-I consists of four sections : Mathematical Ability, Reasoning Ability, General Awareness, and English Language & Comprehension

  • The duration of the SSC MTS Exam will be 90 minutes for both sessions (45 minutes each) for general candidates and 120 (60+60) minutes for PwD candidates.

  • Mode of exam : There will be a Computer-Based Examination which is divided into 2 sessions, session-I and session-II.

  • The computer-based exam will consist of objective-type, multiple-choice questions.

  • Medium of exam : Apart from Hindi and English, the paper will also be held in 13 local languages given in the table below.

Assamese 

Bengali

Gujarati 

Kannada 

Konkani 

Malayalam 

Manipuri

Marathi 

Odia 

Punjabi 

Tamil

Telugu 

Urdu

Negative Marking in SSC MTS Exam

  • There will be no negative marking in Session-I.

  • In Session II, there will be a negative marking of one mark for each wrong answer.

Scheme of Exam : The SSC MTS Paper 1 will be held in two sessions. The subjects and marking scheme of session 1 and session 2 are as follows:

Session-1

Subject

No. of Questions

Maximum marks

Mathematical Ability

20

60

Reasoning Ability 

20

60

Session-2

Subject

No. of Questions

Maximum marks

General Awareness 

25

75

English Language and Comprehension

25

75

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

The SSC conducts the PET only for the post of Havaldar in CBIC and CBN. Based on earlier notifications for recruitment, the parameters expected for this year's recruitment are presented below.

Activity

Male

Female

Walking

1600 meters in 15 minutes 

1 km in 20 minutes

Earlier, the SSC also used to conduct a Cycling test for this purpose, but the same has been removed now.

Physical Standard Test (PST)

The minimum physical standards for Havaldar in CBIC and CBN have been prescribed as follows.

Specific

Male

Female

Height

157.5 cms

152 cms

Chest

76 cm (unexpanded)

Weight

48 kg

Exception

  •  The minimum standard of height for male candidates is relaxable by 5 cm in the case of Garhwalis, Assamese, Gorkhas, and members of Schedule Tribes.

  • For Female Candidates, there is a relaxation of 2.5 cm in minimum height and of 2 kg in minimum weight. This is only available in the case of Garhwalis, Assamese, Gorkhas, and members of Schedule Tribes.

 

SSC MTS Exam Syllabus

With the help of the SSC MTS Syllabus, candidates can make a study plan that covers all the topics in the syllabus for SSC MTS and it will also ensure that they do not miss out on any important topics.

In order to qualify the exam with good marks, candidates should be well-prepared with the updated exam syllabus. SSC MTS will cover the following topics under the four sections :

  1. General Awareness

  2. General Intelligence and Reasoning

  3. Numerical Aptitude

  4. General English

Read the SSC MTS Syllabus in Hindi

General Awareness

  • History

  • Geography

  • Art and Culture

  • Economics

  • General Science

  • Environmental Studies

  • Current Events

Reasoning Ability

  • Alpha-Numeric Series

  • Coding and Decoding

  • Analogy

  • Direction & Distance

  • Similarities

  • Non-verbal Reasoning

  • Age

  • Calendar and Clock etc.

Numerical and Mathematical Ability

  • Integer 

  • Whole Number

  • LCM and HCF 

  • Decimal and Fraction

  • Percentage,

  • Ratio and Proportion

  • Work and Time

  • Average

  • Simple Interest

  • Profit and Loss

  • Discount

  • Area and Perimeter of Basic Geometric Figures

  • Distance and Time

  • Square and Square roots, etc. 

English Language and Comprehension

  • Synonyms

  • Antonyms

  • Spelling mistake

  • Correct usage of Sentence 

  • Comprehension

  • Grammar

  • Voices

Weightage of Questions

There is a general trend in the breakup of questions that are asked in the MTS exam. The chapter-wise weightage for the SSC MTS section has been given in the table below for students' reference.

Subject : Reasoning Ability

Sections

No. of Questions

Blood relation

1-2

Series completion

2-3

Direction & Distance

2-3

Calendar

3

Figure counting

1-2

Coding and decoding

2-3

Analogy

1-2

Miscellaneous

4-5

Subject : Numerical and Mathematical Ability

Sections

No. of Questions

Percentage

1-2

Number system

 

Profit and loss

2-3

Boat and Stream

1-2

Average

1-2

Time and Work

2-3

Algebra

3-4

Subject : General Knowledge and General Awareness

Sections

No. of Questions

History

3-4

Polity

3-4

Geography

2-4

Scientific Research

1-2

Current Affairs

4-5

Sports

1-2

Books and Authors

2-3

International affairs

1-2

Subject : English Language and Comprehension

Sections

No. of Questions

Comprehension passage

5

Sentence Improvement

2-3

Synonym and antonym

3-4

Voices

1-2

Direct and indirect speech

1-2

Fill in the blanks

1-2

Idiom and phrases

2-3

Para jumble

2-3

 

Previous Year’s (2020-21) Cut-off for SSC MTS

Here we have listed some previous year cut-off marks for candidates to get an idea of how far this year's cut-off is expected. The table below presents all the state-wise and category-wise cut-offs declared by the SSC.

States

UR

OBC

SC

ST

Delhi

93.5

83.25

92.5

71.25

Rajasthan

110

100.75

99

99

Uttarakhand

94

87.5

85

85

Bihar

112

110.5

100.5

87

UP

102.25

99

97.75

77.5

Chandigarh

93

86.25

82.5

69

Jammu Kashmir

86

67

75.25

67

Haryana

113

107.5

97

54

Himachal Pradesh

79.5

63.5

71

63.5

Punjab

90

84.25

77

77

Daman and Diu

62

45

45

45

Maharashtra

82

72.25

80

60.75

Andhra Pradesh

83

79

75.75

66.25

Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry

84

78.5

72.75

72.75

Karnataka

93

87

73.75

66.75

SSC MTS 2023 Exam Centres

The Staff Selection Commission conducts the exam at various exam centers across India. The centres are announced region-wise for all the states and Union Territories.

Candidates have to give three options for their choice of MTS exam center in order of preference while filling the application form. The list of exam centers will be declared in the official notification released by the Commission.

How to check the Answer Key and Result

  • The tentative Answer Key/Result of the Computer-Based Examination will be uploaded on the website of the Commission after the examination.

  • You can fill in the registration/roll number details and proceed to check your result. The result date will be updated in this article when it is announced.

FAQs

Q. How many questions will be asked in total in the SSC MTS Exam 2023?

Ans. There will be a total of 90 questions asked in the SSC MTS Exam 2023.

Q. What is the required educational qualification to apply for SSC MTS?

Ans. 10th Pass or equivalent qualification from a recognized board

Q. What will be the paper mode of the TheSSC MTS paper?

Ans. The SSC MTS paper will be held online in computer based format.

Q. What will be the negative marking for the SSC MTS exam 2023?

Ans. There will be no negative marking in Session-I. In Session II, there will be a negative marking of one mark for each wrong answer.

Q. What is the new exam pattern for SSC MTS 2023?

Ans. SSC MTS Exam Pattern has been changed by the Commission. Now the exam will be held for 270 marks instead of 100 marks. 

 

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