SSC MTS 2017: Your Top 10 Eligibility Doubts Answered & Explained!!

The SSC MTS 2016-2017 Exam notification for recruitment of Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) staff is certainly one of the biggest announcements this year.This exam will make you eligible for 8300 multi tasking staff jobs in central government ministries & departments spread across different states.Because of the huge interest among candidates, here are answers for some of your top doubts about SSC MTS recruitment 2017.


Staff Selection Commission conducts selections for various group B & C cadre posts. The SSC MTS 2017 exam is held every year during the months of April & May, for group C non-ministerial positions that come under the central govt.


With the SSC MTS online application registrations now open, many of you might have questions such as – am I eligible or not?To help such people, we have compiled the answers for some of your top questions about applying for the post of SSC multi tasking staff.


SSC MTS Eligibility Doubts


Q 1: What is the minimum educational qualifications for SSC MTS 2017 exam?

A: You should have passed matriculation examination (std. 10th class) inorder to become eligible for this multi tasking staff.


Note: This is just a minimum qualification & candidates who have completed degree (UG or PG) are also allowed to apply.


Q 2: What is the age limit for applicants? Are there any relaxations?

A: Candidates should be between 18 – 25 years of age, as on August 1, 2017.

  • OBC category, the maximum age is 28yrs &
  • SC/ ST: 30 years

Persons with Disabilities (PWD) get an extension on maximum age by 10 yrs (GEN), 13 years (OBC) & 15 years (SC/ST)


Note: The date of birth should be exactly same as recorded in your matriculation/ secondary examination.If there is any mismatch, it will not be accepted by SSC.


Q 3: I am a widow/ divorced woman.Is there any special concession in age?

A: Women who are widows or divorced & have not re-married can apply for this multi tasking staff exam upto the age of 35 years (general), 38 yrs (OBC) & 40 yrs (SC/ST)


Q 4: I have only 40% in degree.Am I eligible for SSC MTS 2017 recruitment?

A: Yes, you have completed degree after school matriculation exam.So you are eligible to apply & there is no minimum percent required in degree (pass is enough).


For applicants from SC/ST/PWD category, pass in degree is enough.No percentage condition exists for them.


Q 5: I am currently doing my final semester/ I am waiting for final yr results. Can I apply?

A: Yes, you can apply if you had completed/ passed std.10th exams.


Q 6: Should i know the local language of the state that i am applying for?

A: Not required.


Q 7: There are less/ no vacancies in my state.Can I apply for any other state?

A: Yes, you can apply for vacancies in any state.But make sure to input your order of state preferences in the online application form.




Note: Enter ‘X’ in the specific box if you are not interested to apply for a particular state.


Q 8: How many vacancies are available & how many states can i apply?

A total of 8300 posts are available to qualifiers of SSC MTS 2017 exams.


Since the vacancies are segregated as per 9 zones, you are allowed to apply for all states but must give specify the order of preference.


Q 9: Can I apply for one state & appear for exam in another state?

A: Yes, you can choose any exam center you wish even though your preferences of states are different.


Q 10: Are BE/ Btech/MBA/ MCA/ B.Sc graduates eligible?

A: Yes, any degree holder is eligible to apply for MTS job because the minimum qualification is pass in std.Xth.


Therefore, graduates with BSc/ MSc/ BE/ BTech/ MBA/ MCA/ BCom/ MCom etc., degree are absolutely eligible to apply.


Now, click here to read the SSC MTS 2017 notification to know about all the details about the recruitment exam.


The online registrations are open till January 30, 2017 & if you have any other question, use the form below to ask it & we could help you out.

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