About MTS exam

SSC MTS Exam is a national level exam held for recruitment of personnel in General Group-C Central Service non-ministerial and non-gazetted posts in various departments, ministries, and offices of the Government of India.

SSC MTS 2023 Exam (Multitasking Staff) is being organized by Staff Selection Commission (SSC) to recruit candidates for various posts like the post of:

  1. Havaldar 
  2. Peon
  3. Daftary
  4. Jamadar
  5. Junior Gestetner Operator
  6. Chowkidar
  7. Safaiwala
  8. Mali etc.

SSC MTS Recruitment 2023 Exam Pattern

The examination will consist of a Computer Based Examination, Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/ Physical Standard Test (PST) (only for the post of Havaldar).

 The Computer Based Examination will be conducted in Hindi, English and in 13 regional languages viz. (i) Assamese, (ii) Bengali, (iii) Gujarati, (iv) Kannada, (v) Konkani, (vi) Malayalam, (vii) Manipuri, (viii) Marathi, (ix) Odia, (x) Punjabi, (xi) Tamil, (xii) Telugu and (xiii) Urdu

Subjects                                                        No. of Questions  Marks Duration

Session 1

Numerical and Mathematical Ability                     20                    60           45 minutes

Reasoning Ability and Problem-Solving                 20                     60

Total                                                                             40                    120

Session 2

General Awareness                                                    25                   75             45 minutes

English Language and Comprehension                   25                        75

Total                                                                          50                          150

MTS eligibility

Education Qualification

(as on 2023) Candidates must have passed the 10th class/ Matriculation from a recognised board.

Age Limit (as on 2023)    

  MTS- 18 to 25 years

Havaldar- 18 to 27 years

SSC MTS Age Limit Relaxation


               No relaxation


                  3 years


                  5 years


10 Years, OBC – 13 years, SC/ST – 15 years


3 years, OBC – 6 years, SC/ST – 8 years

Indicative Syllabus for Computer Based Examination :

Numerical and Mathematical Ability

Integers and Whole Numbers


Decimals and Fractions

Relationship between numbers

Fundamental Arithmetic Operations and BODMAS


Ratio and Proportions

Work and Time

Direct and inverse Proportions


Simple Interest

Profit and Loss


Area and Perimeter of Basic Geometric Figures

Distance and Time

Lines and Angles

Interpretation of simple Graphs and Data

Square and Square roots

Reasoning Ability and Problem Solving

Alpha-Numeric Series

Coding and Decoding


Following Directions

Similarities and Differences


Problem Solving and Analysis

Non-verbal Reasoning based on diagrams

age Calculations

Calendar and Clock

English Language and Comprehension:



sentence structure




General Awareness:



Art and Culture



General Science

Environmental studies


When is the SSC MTS Notification Released?

The official notification for SSC MTS 2023 recruitment was released on June 30, 2023.

What are the Total No of Vacancies announced under SSC MTS 2023 Recruitment?

The SSC has announced 1558 vacancies (approx.) under the SSC MTS 2023 recruitment drive.

 What is the age limit for the SSC MTS 2023 Exam?

 The age limit for MTS and Havaldhar in CBN is 18- 25 Years and for Havaldhar in CBIC is 18-27 Years

What is the Educational Qualification for the SSC MTS 2023 Exam?

Ans. Candidates should have passed the Matriculation exam (10th pass) or equivalent from a recognized Board

What is the number of vacancies released for SSC MTS exam?

ANS: The vacancies for SSC MTS 2020 will be announced with the recruitment notification. For SSC MTS 2019 exam a total of 7099 vacancies were released.

Does the SSC MTS examination offer any technical posts?

ANS: No, the SSC MTS examination is conducted only for non-technical and non-ministerial posts of Group C under the Central Government.

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%.