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SSC MTS Recruitment 2016

The SSC MTS Recruitment is a special recruitment drive conducted by the Staff Selection Commission for appointing persons with disabilities to the post of Multi Tasking (Non Technical) Staff in different states and Union Territories. A common examination is conducted for recruiting workforce in Pay Band-1( Rs. 5200-20200/-) + Grade Pay Rs. 1800/-, a General Central Service Group ‘C’ Non-Gazetted, Non- Ministerial post in various Central Government Ministries / Departments / Offices, in different States / Union Territories. This article will provide you with all the necessary details regarding SSC MTS Recruitment 2016.

The interested candidates must stay updated with the latest updates on the official website for the commission shall release the official notification regarding the vacancies on 8th October, 2016.

Vacancy Details

The state wise vacancy details according to the previous notification of the SSC are as follows:

Region

State/UT

OH

HH

VH

Total

SSC(CR)

Uttar Pradesh

3

2

1

6

Bihar

2

0

0

2

SSC(NER)

Assam

0

2

0

2

Manipur

0

0

0

0

Meghalaya

3

0

0

3

Mizoram

1

0

0

1

Nagaland

0

0

0

0

Tripura

0

0

0

0

SSC(KKR)

Karnataka

4

4

2

10

Kerala

0

1

0

1

SSC(SR)

Tamil Nadu

1

2

0

3

Andhra Pradesh

1

1

1

3

SSC(MPR)

Madhya Pradesh

6

4

0

10

Chhattisgarh

0

0

0

0

SSC(WR)

Maharashtra

4

3

1

8

Gujarat

19

1

0

20

Goa

0

0

0

0

SSC(ER)

West Bengal

0

1

1

2

Odisha

2

1

0

3

Jharkhand

0

0

0

0

Sikkim

0

0

0

0

Andaman & Nicobar

0

0

0

0

SSC(NWR)

Chandigarh

1

0

0

1

Jammu & Kashmir

1

0

0

1

Haryana

0

0

0

0

Himachal Pradesh

2

2

0

4

Punjab

0

0

0

0

SSC(NR)

Delhi

8

18

11

37

Rajasthan

1

0

0

1

Uttarakhand

2

1

1

4

TOTAL

61

43

18

122

Eligibility Criteria

Nationality

The candidates willing to give this examination must be either:

(a) A citizen of India, or

(b) A subject of Nepal, or

(c) A subject of Bhutan, or

(d) A Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January, 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or

(e) A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania(Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar),Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

A certificate of eligibility will be issued by the Government of India for the candidates belonging to the categories (b), (c), (d) and (e). The offer of appointment will be given to such candidates only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to them by the Government of India.

Age Limit

The age limit for the candidates is 18-25 years as on the 1st of January of the year in which the examination will be conducted. The Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation or Secondary Examination Certificate or an equivalent certificate available on the date of submission of application will only be accepted by the Commission. The age eligibility will be decided on the basis of this certificate only and no subsequent request for any changes shall be entertained.

There is a relaxation of age limit in case of Blind, Deaf-Mute and Orthopedically handicapped person as follows:

Category

Age-Relaxation permissible beyond the Upper age limit

PH

10 years

PH+ OBC

13 years

PH+ SC/ST

15 years

Central Govt. Civilian Employees (General/Unreserved) who have rendered not less than three years regular and continuous service as on crucial date.

Up to 40 years of age

Central Govt. Civilian Employees (OBC) who have rendered not less than three years regular and continuous service as on crucial date.

Up to 43 years of age

Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC/ST) who have rendered not less than three years regular and continuous service as on crucial date.

Up to 45 years of age

  • The candidates seeking age relaxation or reservation must submit the required SC/ST/OBC/disability certificate issued by the competent authority on or before the prescribed date, in the prescribed format to the Regional or Sub-Regional Office within the due date. In case of any delay in submission, the claim shall not be entertained.

  • If a Central Government Employee is entitled to age concession by virtue of being a person with disability, concession to him/her will be admissible either under PH category or under Central Government Employee, whichever is beneficial to him/her.

  • Relaxation of age limit is permissible only in case of candidates who have a minimum of 40% disability.

  • In case of a prior request made via the application form, Visually handicapped (VH) candidates with visual disabilities of forty percent and above and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy can avail the assistance of a scribe in the Written Examination. Question Papers and Answer Sheets will not be provided in Braille and no attendant for the Visually handicapped or Cerebral Palsy candidates will be allowed inside the examination premises.

  • Any person with a visual disability of less than forty percent will not be considered in the category of visually handicapped persons. Magnifying Glasses will be allowed to use the in the Examination Hall in case of one eyed and partially blind candidates who are able to read the normal Question Paper set for all the candidates with magnifying glasses. However, such candidates will not be entitled to a Scribe.

  • The candidates shall be permanently debarred from the examinations conducted by the Commission in case they fraudulently claim SC/ST/OBC/PH status.

Educational Qualification

The following are the essential requirements regarding the educational qualifications of the candidates:

  • The candidate must have passed Matriculation Examination or any equivalent examination from a recognized Board.

  • The candidates who have not acquired the required educational qualification as on the closing date of receipt of application will not be eligible for the examination and need not apply.

Scheme of Examination

The written examination of the SSC MTS Recruitment examination 2016 will consist of two papers as follows: 

  1. Paper I (objective type paper)
  2. Paper II (descriptive type paper)

Paper

Topic

No. of questions

Maximum marks

Total Duration

Total Duration/ Timing for Visually Handicapped/ Cerebral Palsy candidates

Paper I

General Intelligence & Reasoning

25

25

2 hours

2 hours 40 minutes

Numerical Aptitude

25

25

General English

50

50

General Awareness

50

50

Paper II

Short easy /Letter in English or Hindi

-

50

30 minutes

45 minutes

  • Paper I will consist of Objective Type, Multiple choice questions only. The question paper will be set bilingually in both English and Hindi.

  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

  • Paper II will be descriptive and will only be of qualifying nature.

Mode of Selection

The Commission shall set up cut offs for all the categories including reserved categories for all states and Union Territories. Only those candidates who clear this cut off will be eligible for the final selection.

Success in the written examination does not automatically guarantee appointment. The candidate shall be appointed by the Commission only if he/ she is suitable in all respects of appointment to the service/post.

Resolution of tie cases

If a tie arises, i.e. more than one candidate secure equal aggregate marks, the tie shall be resolved by the application of the following methods:

  1. By referring to the marks in Part III of the objective type paper.
  2. By referring to marks in Part II of the objective type paper.
  3. Date of birth i.e. the candidate older in age gets preference.
  4. By referring to the alphabetical order of the names taking first name into consideration.

All the decisions regarding the conduction of the examination shall be taken at the sole discretion of the Commission and any decision relating to eligibility, acceptance or rejection of the applications, penalty for false information, mode of selection, conduct of examination(s) and interviews, allotment of examination centres, selection and allotment of posts/organizations to selected candidates will be final and binding on the candidates and no enquiry will be entertained in this regard.

Method of Application

Paper (offline) Applications must be submitted only in the prescribed format as mentioned on the official website. Details relating to the Online Applications can also be found on the official website of the Commission.

Important Dates

The candidates interested in the SSC MTS Recruitment examination 2016 must be aware of the important dates of the examination. The tentative dates are as follows:

Procedure

Tentative Date

Starting date of Online registration for application form submission

8 October, 2016

Last date of submission of application form

7 November, 2016

Exam Date of SSC MTS 2016

8 January, 2017

22 January, 2017


The SSC MTS Recruitment examination 2016 provides good opportunities for physically disabled candidates and if you are willing to give this examination, it is essential to have a good knowledge of its proceedings. This article was aimed at providing the aspiring candidates with all the significant information regarding this examination.

Stay tuned to the official website of the State Selection Commission (http://www.ssc.nic.in) to receive the latest updates.