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SSC MTS Exam 2022 Eligibility Criteria

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SSC MTS Eligibility Criteria: The Staff Selection Committee (SSC) is conducting the annual SSC MTS Examination to fill in the post of Multi-Tasking Staff to fill vacancies in the Central Government Departments/ Ministries/ Offices. The SSC MTS Tier-I exam will be conducted in the month of June 2022.

Candidates are required to go through the eligibility criteria before applying for this written examination, for which they need to fill out the application form on the official website. The applications that do not meet the eligibility criteria will be rejected, and the admit card will not be released for such applications. Check if you are eligible to take the exam in this article.

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SSC MTS Exam 2022 Overview

Exam NameSSC MTS Examination 2022
Organising AuthorityStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Examination DateJune 2022
PostMulti-Tasking Staff
Application FeesUR/OBC/EWS (Male) – Rs. 100Reserved Category/Females – Exempted
Vacancies8500 (Approximate)
Application WindowMarch 22 – April 30, 2022
Official Websitessc.nic.in

SSC MTS Eligibility Criteria 2022

The SSC has set certain criteria for aspirants willing to take up the SSC MTS 2022 examination. The eligibility is based on various criteria like age, nationality, education etc. Candidates are required to go through the below mentioned criteria before applying for the exam. It should be noted that applications that do not meet the criteria will be rejected.

Nationality Criteria

  • A candidate must be a citizen of India or
  • A candidate must be subject to Nepal or
  • He or she must be a subject of Bhutan or
  • A candidate who is a Tibetan refugee and came to India with the intention of settling in India before January 1, 1962, is also eligible to appear for the SSC MTS examination or
  • Candidate 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.

Age Criteria

Candidates who are between the ages of 18 to 27 (as on August 1st, 2022)  are eligible to apply for the examination. However, there are certain category based age relaxations mentioned by the SSC. Find the age relaxations for different categories in the table below:

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
PH (General) 10 years
PH (OBC)13 years
PH (SC/ST)15 years
Ex-Servicemen (ESM)3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date of receipt of online application.
Ex-Servicemen (OBC)Max. Age limit of 29 years
Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)Max. Age limit of 33 years
Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof.3 years
Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ST)8 years
Central Government Civilian Employees: Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date applications.Upto 40 years of age
Central Government Civilian Employees: Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for applications. (SC/ST)Upto 45 years of age
Widows/Divorced Women/Women judicially separated and who are not remarried.Upto 35 years of age
Widows/Divorced Women/Women judicially separated and who are not remarried. (SC/ST)Upto 40 years of age
Domicile in Jammu & Kashmir (General)Max. Age limit of 30 years
Domicile in Jammu & Kashmir (OBC)Max. Age limit of 33 years
Domicile in Jammu & Kashmir (SC/ST)Max. Age limit of 35 years

Educational Qualification

Aspirants applying for the SSC MTS 2022 Examination must have passed their Matriculation Examination (10th Standard) or equivalent from a recognized board or university.

Eligibility Criteria for Persons with Disabilities (PwD) Candidates

The details of disabilities, functional classification and Physical requirement to perform the work of MTS are as follows:

Disabilities benchmark

Functional Classification

Physical Requirements to Perform the Work

Blindness and Low vision

Visually Handicapped-Low Vision, Blind

Sitting, Standing, Bending, Walking, Hearing/Speaking, Reading & Writing, Manipulating (with fingers), Seeing.

Deaf and Hard of Hearing;

Hearing Handicapped

Locomotor disability, Leprosy cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack Victims

  • Orthopedically Handicapped – One Arm Affected
  • One Leg affected
  • Both Legs affected
  • One Arm and one Leg affected
  • Leprosy Cured,
  • Dwarfism
  • Acid Attack Victims

Multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (i), (ii) and (iii) above.

Frequently Asked Questions on SSC MTS Eligibility Criteria

Here are a few Frequently Asked Questions to help you clear your doubts related to SSC MTS 2022 Exam eligibility criteria:

Que 1: Is there any reservation for the EWS category?
A. 10% EWS category reservation will be applicable for the candidates giving the SSC MTS exam.

Que 2: What is the education qualification required for the SSC MTS exam?
A. Candidates who have passed Matriculation (10th Standard) or equivalent exam from a recognised board can apply for the SSC MTS exam.

Que 3: What is the SSC MTS Exam eligibility criteria?
A. The candidate must have passed 10th standard and should be between the ages of 18-27. For detailed eligibility criteria, please read the above article.

Que 4: When will the SSC MTS 2022 Examination be held?
A. The examination will be held in June, 2022. The exact dates are yet to be released.

Que 5: I am studying in 10th standard this year. Am I eligible to apply for the SSC MTS 2022 Examination?
A. No. Only candidates who have passed the 10th standard examination are eligible to apply for the examination.

We hope this article on SSC MTS 2022 Exam eligibility criteria has given you an idea of your eligibility. Visit us at embibe.com for further details regarding the SSC MTS 2022 examination.

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