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  • Written by Saif_Ansari
  • Last Modified on 1-04-2024
  • Written by Saif_Ansari
  • Last Modified on 1-04-2024

About SSC MTS Tier 1 2023

About Exam

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts a national-level recruitment every year to recruit candidates for Multi-Tasking Staff (MTS) positions. Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released SSC MTS result 2023 tier 1 on November 07, 2023 on its official website. The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) successfully conducted the SSC MTS Tier 1 exam from September 1 to 14, 2023.

The Commission has revised the SSC MTS selection process. Moreover, the selection process involves a Tier 1 exam, followed by a Physical Efficiency Test/ Physical Standard Test (only for the Havaldar post). Continue reading the article to learn the important dates, selection process, eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, and more.

SSC MTS Tier 1 Exam Summary 2023

Before going into the details about the SSC MTS Tier 1 details, let us have a look at the exam summary from the table below:

Particulars Details
Name of the Exam SSC MTS
Conducting Authority Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
Name of Post Multi-Tasking Staff (MTS)
Level of Exam National-level Exam
Application Mode Online
Exam Mode Online
Exam Frequency Once a Year
Selection Process Computer-based Test (CBT)
Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/ Physical Standard Test (PST) (Only for the Post of Havaldar)
Vacancies 1558
Official Website

SSC MTS Tier 1 Latest Update 2023

Exam Pattern

Check the latest update for the SSC MTS Tier 1 below:

  • SSC released SSC MTS tier 1 result on November 07, 2023 on its official website.
  • SSC issued the MTS Tier 1 admit card on its portal on August 22, 2023.

SSC MTS Tier 1 Notification 2023

Exam Syllabus

The SSC released the SSC MTS notification on June 30, 2023. The notification includes all the important details about the exam, such as important dates, eligibility criteria, selection process, etc. To check and download the SC MTS notification, click on the link below:

SSC MTS Tier 1 Important Dates 2023

Study Plan to Maximise Score

Check the important dates related to the SSC MTS Tier 1 exam in the table below:

Events Dates
SSC MTS Notification Release Date June 30, 2023
Online Registration Process June 30, 2023
Last Date for Online Registration July 21, 2023
Last Date for Making Fee Payment July 22, 2023
Window for Application Form Correction July 26 to 28, 2023
Release of Tier 1 Admit Card August 22, 2023
SSC MTS Tier 1 Exam Date September 1 to 14, 2023
Tier 1 Result Announcement Date November 07, 2023

SSC MTS Tier 1 Vacancy

Previous Year Analysis

As per the official notification, the SSC has announced a total vacancy of 1558, out of which 1198 are MTS posts and 360 are for Havaldar. Check the category-wise SSC MTS 2023 vacancy below:

Posts Vacancies
Multi Tasking Staff 1198
Havaldar 360
Total 1558


SSC MTS Salary & Job Profile

About Exam

Candidates who will be selected through the SSC MTS Tier 1 recruitment process will be able to get lucrative pay and benefits. Check the salary and job profile details in this article below.

SSC MTS Job Description 

The following are some of the most critical responsibilities of Multi-Tasking employees:

  • Keeping the section’s records in good physical condition.
  • Section/Unit cleanliness and care in general.
  • Transporting files and other papers throughout the building.
  • Photocopying, FAX transmission, and other similar tasks.
  • Work in the Section/Unit that is not clerical.
  • Assisting with basic office tasks, such as computer work.
  • Dak distribution (outside the building).
  • Ward and watch duty.
  • Room opening and shutting.
  • Room cleaning.
  • The dusting of furniture and other items, etc.
  • Cleaning of buildings, fixtures, and other items.
  • If applicable, work relevant to ITI qualifications.
  • Driving automobiles if candidates have a valid driver’s licence.
  • Maintaining parks, lawns, and potted plants, as well as any other tasks prescribed by the upper authority.

SSC MTS Career Growth

The employees will be offered different types of increments under the pay matrix, such as promotional and annual increments. Employees who want to advance to LDC (Lower Division Clerk) will have to undergo departmental tests. If an employee does not take the exam, he or she will be promoted to LDC after 5-6 years.

SSC MTS Perks & Allowances

Selected candidates for the MTS position are eligible for a number of SSC benefits and allowances. In addition to the remuneration, candidates will receive the following benefits:

  • Employees will be eligible for a lifetime pension plan.
  • Medical: All employees, as well as their family members, will receive medical benefits.
  • After retirement, all retired employees will be eligible for pension benefits.

SSC MTS Promotions

Promotion rules for SSC MTS posts are the same as for any other central government position. Further advancement necessitates a higher level of education. Limited Departmental Exams might also help in advance.

  • Annual Increment: Employees will receive a 3% increase in their total compensation, depending on their pay level.
  • Internal Promotion: Employees should take departmental tests to advance their careers within the government.
  • Pay increases are dependent on job titles and duties.

We can see the increase in the payment of Multi-Tasking Staff after the corresponding increase in the job serving period:

Stages Increment
1st Promotion After 3 years of service – ₹1,900
2nd Promotion After 3 years of service – ₹2,000
3rd Promotion After 5 years of service – ₹2,400
4th Promotion Continues up to ₹5,400

The grade pay associated with postings at various levels within the same pay band varies when an SSC MTS is promoted. Departmental examinations are also held in order to advance SSC MTS personnel in various ministries and government departments.

SSC MTS Tier 1 2023 Eligibility Criteria

About Exam

The Staff Selection Commission has set a set of eligibility criteria that candidates must fulfil to sit successfully for the SSC MTS Tier 1 exam. The SSC MTS Tier 1 eligibility criteria are given in this article below.

Nationality Criteria

Candidates must be Indian citizens or belong to one of the following groups:

  • A citizen of India
  • A Subject of Nepal, or
  • A Subject of Bhutan, or
  • A Tibetan refugee who arrived in India with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  • A person of Indian origin who arrived in India with the intention of permanently settling in India 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.

Note: These candidates, except Indian citizens, should produce a certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India at the time of appointment.

Age Criteria

Candidates must be between the ages of 18 and 27. Aside from that, certain categories have age relaxation criteria. Take a look at the age relaxation conditions listed below:

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ ST 5 Years
OBC 3 Years
PWD 10 years (Unreserved)
13 years (OBC)
15 years (SC/ ST)
J&K Domiciled (from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989) 5 Years
Widows /Divorced Women /Women who are judicially separated but not remarried Up to 35 Years
Up to 40 years (for SC/ ST)
Ex-Servicemen (ESM) 03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date of receipt of online application.

Educational Qualification

Candidates applying for the SSC MTS 2023 Examination must have passed their Matriculation Examination (10th Standard) or equivalent from a recognised board or university as on August 1, 2023.

SSC MTS Tier 1 Application Form 2023

Eligibility Criteria

The SSC MTS Tier 1 application process started on June 30, 2023 and the last date to apply was July 31, 2023. Check this section to know the important details about the SSC MTS Tier 1 application process.

Steps to Fill the SSC MTS Tier 1 Application Form

Filling in the SSC MTS application form can be overwhelming. For that reason, the steps to fill in the application are given below.

Candidates who have not yet registered themselves in the SSC portal need to register themselves. Check the steps to register to the SSC portal below:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of SSC,
  • Step 2: Click on the ‘New User? Register Now’ tab.
  • Step 3: Candidates will be redirected to the registration form page.
  • Step 4: Fill in the required personal and contact details.
  • Step 5: The registration process is completed, and candidates will receive their registration number and password on their registered email ID and phone number.

Once the registration process is completed, candidates will be able to apply for the recruitment process. Check the steps to fill in the application form below:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of SSC,
  • Step 2: Log in to the SSC portal by filling in the registration number and password
  • Step 3: Candidates will be redirected to the application form
  • Step 4: Candidates will have to enter details such as candidate’s name, educational qualifications, work experience (if applicable), residential address and so on
  • Step 5: Now, candidates will have to upload their scanned photograph and signature, and other important documents
  • Step 6: Candidates will be able to preview their application form and make the corrections if needed
  • Step 7: Pay the application fee using debit/credit card or any UPI or net banking.
  • Step 8: Now click on the submit button, and the application process will be completed
  • Step 9: Candidates are advised to download the application form and take multiple printouts for future reference.

Application Fee

Check the SSC MTS Tier 1 application fee from the table below:

Category Fee
Other Category Rs. 100
Female Candidates Nil

Documents Required for SSC MTS Tier 1 Application Process

The documents that candidates need to submit while applying for the exam are as follows:

  • Scanned photograph and signature
  • Scanned left thumb impression
  • Aadhaar card details
  • Valid mobile number and email id
  • Basic personal details
  • Educational qualification details
  • Application fee payment details

SSC MTS Tier 1 Exam Centres

Candidates will be able to choose the exam centre of their choice during the application process. Check the exam centres for SSC MTS Tier 1 below:

SSC MTS Exam Centre List & Centre Codes SSC Regions and States/UTs under the Jurisdiction of the Region Address of the Regional Offices/Website
Bhagalpur (3201),
Darbhanga (3202),
Muzaffarpur (3205),
Patna (3206),
Purnea (3209),
Agra (3001),
Aligarh (3002),
Allahabad (3003),
Bareilly (3005),
Gorakhpur (3007),
Jhansi (3008),
Kanpur (3009),
Lucknow (3010),
Meerut (3011),
Moradabad (3015),
Varanasi (3013)
Central Region (CR)/ Bihar and Uttar Pradesh Regional Director (CR), Staff Selection Commission, 21-23, Lowther Road, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh-211002
Port Blair (4802),
Bokaro (4201),
Dhanbad (4206),
Hazaribag (4204),
Jamshedpur (4207),
Ranchi (4205),
Balasore (4601),
Berhampur Ganjam (4602),
Bhubaneshwar (4604),
Cuttack (4605),
Rourkela (4610),
Sambalpur (4609),
Gangtok (4001),
Asansol (4417),
Hooghly (4418),
Kolkata (4410),
Siliguri (4415)
Eastern Region (ER)/ Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Jharkhand, Odisha, Sikkim and West Bengal Regional Director (ER), Staff Selection Commission, 1st MSO Building, (8th Floor), 234/4, Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road, Kolkata, West Bengal-700020
Belgaum (9002),
Bengaluru (9001),
Hubli (9011),
Gulbarga (9005),
Mangalore (9008),
Mysore (9009),
Shimoga (9010),
Udupi (9012),
Ernakulam (9213),
Kannur (9202),
Kollam (9210),
Kottayam (9205),
Kozhikode (9206),
Thrissur (9212),
Thiruvananthapuram (9211),
Kavaratti (9401)
Karnataka, Kerala Region (KKR)/ Lakshadweep, Karnataka and Kerala Regional Director (KKR), Staff Selection Commission, 1st Floor, “E” Wing, Kendriya Sadan, Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka-560034 (
Bhilai Nagar (6206),
Bilaspur (6202),
Raipur (6204),
Bhopal (6001),
Gwalior (6005),
Indore (6006),
Jabalpur (6007),
Sagar (6015),
Satna (6014),
Ujjain (6016)
Madhya Pradesh Sub Region (MPR)/ Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh Dy. Director (MPR), Staff Selection Commission, J-5, Anupam Nagar, Raipur, Chhattisgarh-492007
Itanagar (5001),
Dibrugarh (5102),
Guwahati (Dispur) (5105),
Jorhat (5107),
Silchar (5111),
Tejpur (5112),
Churachandpur (5502),
Imphal (5501),
Shillong (5401),
Aizwal (5701),
Kohima (5302),
Agartala (5601)
North Eastern Region (NER)/ Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura Regional Director (NER), Staff Selection Commission, Housefed Complex, Last Gate-Basistha Road, PO Assam Sachivalaya, Dispur, Guwahati, Assam-781006
Delhi NCR (2201),
Ajmer (2401),
Alwar (2402),
Bikaner (2404),
Jaipur (2405),
Jodhpur (2406),
Kota (2407),
Sikar (2411),
Sriganganagar (2408),
Udaipur (2409),
Dehradun (2002),
Haldwani (2003),
Roorkee (2005)
Northern Region (NR)/ Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand Regional Director (NR), Staff Selection Commission, Block No. 12, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003
Chandigarh (1601),
Hamirpur (1202),
Shimla (1203),
Jammu (1004),
Leh (1005),
Samba (1010),
Srinagar (J&K) (1007),
Amritsar (1404),
Jalandhar (1402),
Ludhiana (1405),
Mohali (1406),
Patiala (1403)
North Western Sub-Region (NWR)/ Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab Dy. Director (NWR), Staff Selection Commission, Block No. 3, Ground Floor, Kendriya Sadan, Sector-9, Chandigarh-160009
Chirala (8011),
Guntur (8001),
Kakinada (8009),
Kurnool (8003),
Nellore (8010),
Rajahmundry (8004),
Tirupati (8006),
Vijayawada (8008),
Visakhapatnam (8007),
Vizianagaram (8012),
Puducherry (8401),
Chennai (8201),
Coimbatore (8202),
Madurai (8204),
Salem (8205),
Tiruchirapalli (8206),
Southern Region (SR)/ Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Telangana Regional Director (SR), Staff Selection Commission, 2nd Floor, EVK Sampath Building, DPI Campus, College Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu-600006
Tirunelveli (8207),
Vellore (8208),
Hyderabad (8601),
Karimnagar (8604),
Warangal (8603),
Panaji (7801),
Ahmedabad (7001),
Anand (7011),
Gandhinagar (7012),
Mehsana (7013),
Rajkot (7006),
Surat (7007),
Vadodara (7002),
Amravati (7201),
Aurangabad (7202),
Jalgaon (7214),
Kolhapur (7203),
Mumbai (7204),
Nagpur (7205),
Nanded (7206),
Nashik (7207),
Navi Mumbai (7217),
Pune (7208)
Western Region (WR)/ Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Goa, Gujarat and Maharashtra Regional Director (WR), Staff Selection Commission, 1st Floor, South Wing, Pratishtha Bhawan, 101, Maharshi Karve Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra-400020

SSC MTS Tier 1 Exam Pattern

Admit Card

Candidates need to have a good understanding of the exam pattern so that their preparation stage goes smoothly. The exam pattern for the Tier 1 exam is given in this section.

SSC MTS Tier 1 Stages of Exam

The SSC MTS TIER 1 2023 exam is divided into three phases, with applicants who pass all three stages being appointed as SSC MTS personnel. The following are the three stages of the SSC MTS Exam:

  • Stage 1: Computer-based Test (Tier 1)
  • Stage 2: Descriptive Test (Tier 2)
  • Stage 3: Verification of Documents.

SSC MTS Exam Pattern – Scoring Pattern (+/- Marking)

There will be objective type, and multiple-choice questions in Paper I. 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. Candidates are recommended to keep this in mind when answering the questions. 

  • The SSC Tier 1 Exam will be conducted on a computer.
  • The exam will consist of multiple-choice questions and will be objective in nature.
  • The exam will be worth a total of 100 points. Candidates should be aware that the exam will be graded on a scale of 100. In addition, there will be a total of 100 questions to answer.
  • There will be a 90-minute time limit for the exam. In addition, the exam will have negative markings. As a result, the Commission will subtract 0.25 marks for each incorrect response.

SSC MTS Exam Pattern (Paper 1)

SSC MTS Exam Pattern (Paper-I)

Subject Name

Total Questions



Session 1

Numerical and Mathematical Ability



45 minutes

Reasoning Ability and Problem-Solving






Session 2

General Awareness



45 minutes

English Language and Comprehension






SSC MTS Tier 1 Exam Syllabus 2023

Cut off

The syllabus will help candidates in preparing for the exam and ensure that they do not miss out on any important topics that can hinder their chances of clearing the Tier 1 exam.

SSC MTS Tier 1 Exam Syllabus

Paper I of the SSC MTS Tier 1 is of the objective type. In Paper 1, candidates will be given 90 minutes to answer 100 questions. The following themes will be the focus of the questions:

  • General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • General Awareness
  • English Language

SSC MTS Tier 1 General Intelligence & Reasoning Syllabus

Non-verbal reasoning questions will be asked in this segment. The following is the MTS syllabus for General Intelligence and Reasoning.

SSC MTS Tier 1 General Intelligence & Reasoning Syllabus
Similarities and differences Quantitative Aptitude
Judgement Decision-making
Visual Memory Discriminating Observation
Relationship Concepts Missing Number
Matrix Word Formation
Coding-decoding Simplification
Arrangement of Words Blood Relation
Distance and Direction Number/Word series
Non-Verbal (Paper Cutting & Folding, Mirror & Water Image, Embedded figures, Figure Completion, Counting) Verbal

SSC MTS Tier 1 Numerical Aptitude Syllabus

The following is the Numerical Aptitude Syllabus:

SSC MTS Tier 1 Numerical Aptitude Syllabus
Number Systems Computation of Whole Numbers
Decimals and Fractions Relationship between Numbers
Fundamental Arithmetical Operations Percentages
Ratio and Proportion Averages
Interest Profit and Loss
Discount Use of Tables and Graphs
Ratio and Time Time and Work

SSC MTS Tier 1 General English Syllabus

The following is the General English Syllabus:

SSC MTS Tier 1 General English Syllabus
Fill in the Blanks Sentence Structure
Phrases and Idioms Spellings
One Word Substitution Spotting Error
Synonyms, Antonyms and their Correct Usage Comprehension Reading

SSC MTS Tier 1 General Awareness Syllabus

This portion will assess the candidate’s general knowledge of the environment, society, science, and other topics. The MTS General Awareness Syllabus is as follows:

SSC MTS Tier 1 General Awareness Syllabus
India and its Neighbouring Countries Award-Winning Books
Sports History
Culture Geography
Economics General Polity including the Indian Constitution
Current Affairs, Science – Inventions & Discoveries Awards and Honours

SSC MTS Tier 1 Preparation Tips 2023

Exam Result

Below are some of the preparation tips for the SSC MTS Tier 1 exam.

  • Work on weak points: During exam time, concentrate on weak spots, the chapters and ideas where there is trouble in understanding, particularly those that are critical for the exam. It’s necessary to work on the weak areas, but don’t put too much pressure on to do so. 
  • Don’t pick new topics: One of the most critical last-minute SSC MTS Tier 1 advice is to avoid touching or selecting any new subject. Revise and master the topics that have already been completed.
  • Create a sound revision strategy: Every second of the final days before the exam is crucial. As a result, candidates should devise and implement an effective revision process. Make a schedule – set aside time for each course and devote additional time to the weak subjects or topics. Revision of formulae, their derivations, equations, and so on should be given special attention.
  • Pick important questions: In the last minutes of preparation, candidates won’t be able to solve or even go over all of the questions they’ve practised for each subject. Candidates can achieve this by answering crucial and challenging questions from the chapters they’ve already read. Begin with the most crucial chapters, then move on to the more challenging chapters, and finally, all other chapters.
  • Stay positive: Candidates must remain confident and concentrated in order to translate their knowledge into exam marks. Allow no negativity to stand in the way of achieving the goal.

SSC MTS Tier 1 2023 Exam Taking Strategy

Here are a few tips candidates can follow in devising a successful strategy:

  • When it comes to getting good grades, time management is crucial. Manage time left so that each subject receives the same amount of attention. Give a little more extra attention to the weaker subjects. 
  • The time management rule also applies throughout the examination. An important tip is that candidates should first solve the section of the question paper that they are most familiar with.
  • Candidates should study as much as possible. Familiarise themself with the topics. Learn how to put them to use. What they have to study at the +2 level is vastly different from what they studied previously. Also, spend some time researching the fellowship’s potential. 
  • Solve previous years’ papers. Candidates must become acquainted with the calculator. Get to know the feature of marking questions as well. Experimenting in the exam hall is not a good idea. On the day of the exam, brush up on what has been studied and relax.

SSC MTS Detailed Study Plan

The SSC MTS exam necessitates a solid understanding of the subjects and consistent practice to achieve a high score. Use the exam preparation resources listed below to improve exam readiness.

It’s critical to understand the best strategy for the SSC MTS Preparation Strategy (Tier 1). Candidates can go through the below-given points to better understand them.

  • Topics like percentage, average and data interpretation tend to remain very tricky but simple. The candidates are suggested to try to attempt such easy questions quickly after reading the instructions and then proceed towards the hard topics.
  • Simple techniques in algebra subjects can save a lot of time and help candidates solve problems quickly.
  • A total of 25 questions will be asked, so candidates should try to complete this section in about 35 minutes.

English is the most widely spoken language in the world. Mentioned below are some tips to help a candidate score better in the English section of the SSC MTS exam.

  • Candidates’ knowledge of the English language’s fundamentals, such as grammar, sentence structure, vocabulary, antonyms, and synonyms, as well as their writing abilities and full understanding of the subject will be assessed.
  • The skills of reading comprehension can be improved with continuous practice of a variety of passages. Make a habit of learning new words/phrases and then try incorporating them.
  • A total of 25 questions will be asked, so candidates should try to complete this section in between 5-10 minutes.

To tackle the hurdle of General Intelligence and Reasoning, listed below are a few points that can help candidates crack it easily.

  • Topics such as space visualisation along with the number series can be easily solved by many.
  • While covering the general problem-solving skills section, the candidate must focus on topics like logical deductions etc.
  • If the problem is taking too long, it’s always better to switch to the other problem and then later come back to the problem if time permits.
  • A total of 25 questions will be asked, so the candidate should try to complete this section within 15 minutes.

We have summarised some tips below to score better in the General Awareness section of the SSC MTS exam.

  • Questions are designed to check general knowledge and at the same time test the general awareness of the candidate. These questions do not require any special studies, the candidate should read the news and be aware of the events happening worldwide.
  • This topic is really vast as it covers worldwide news, so a candidate should start practising with the topic he/she is the most comfortable with and then gradually move to the other topics. 
  • If reading newspapers is not a habit, candidates can log in to the Embibe eLearning app and can get all the current affairs and news.
  • A total of 25 questions will be asked, so the candidate should try to complete this section within 5-7 minutes.

SSC MTS Tier 1 Admit Card 2023

The SSC MTS admit card was released on August 22, 2023, for the exam scheduled from September 1 to 14, 2023. The admit card mentions important details about the candidates and the exam centre which is why it is an important resource. Moreover, candidates need to carry the hall ticket to the examination centre or else they will not be allowed to appear for the exam.

SSC MTS Admit Card Download 2023 Tier 1

The only way to get SSC MTS hall tickets is to download them online. Aspirants for SSC MTS can obtain their SSC MTS admit card by following these steps.

  • 1st Step: Go to the official website of the SSC region from which candidates have applied.
  • 2nd Step: Go to the URL provided to download the SSC MTS Admit Card.
  • 3rd Step: Fill in the “Registration Number” and “Date of Birth”
  • 4th Step: Click on the ‘Submit’ button.
  • 5th Step: The screen will display the SSC MTS admit card, which is available for download and saving. For future reference, print copies of the same.

Please keep in mind that the SSC MTS hall ticket is a vital document. Candidates must keep it till the recruitment process is over.

In addition to the Admission Certificate, it is mandatory to carry at least two passport size recent colour photographs, an original valid Photo-ID proof having the date of birth as printed on the Admission Certificate, such as 

  • Aadhaar Card/ Printout of E-Aadhaar 
  • Voter’s ID Card 
  • Driving License 
  • PAN Card 
  • Passport 
  • ID Card issued by University/ College/ School
  • Employer ID Card (Govt./ PSU), Ex-Serviceman Discharge Book issued by Ministry of Defence, or any other photo-bearing ID Card issued by the Central/ State Government. 

If the date of birth is not stated on the Photo Identity Card, the applicant must produce an original document as proof of their date of birth (e.g., Matriculation Certificate, Marks Sheet provided only by CBSE/ ICSE/ State Boards; Birth Certificate, Category Certificate). If the date of birth on the Admission Certificate and the picture ID/ Certificate presented in support of the date of birth do not match, the applicant will be unable to sit the examination.

SSC MTS Tier 1 Answer key 

The Staff Selection Commission releases the provisional answer before the result declaration. If candidates feel that any answer is incorrect then they can raise an objection by paying a certain fee. The candidates cannot raise objections to the final answer key.

SSC MTS Answer Key PDF Download 

Candidates can take a look at the steps laid down in the subsequent segment to download the PDFs of their MTS exam answer keys:

  • 1st Step: Visit the SSC official website at, or click the ‘SSC MTS Provisional Answer Key’ direct link here.
  • 2nd Step: On the homepage, click on the answer key of the Computer Based Examination (Paper-I) link.
  • 3rd Step: A PDF will open. Read the instructions carefully and click on the link at the bottom.
  • 4th Step: On the new page, select the appropriate examination name to proceed and click on submit.
  • 5th Step: A message to submit the representation against the provisional answer key will appear on the screen. Select the Click here button and candidates will be directed to the login screen.
  • 6th Step: On the login screen, enter the User ID and Password as per their admission certificate.
  • 7th Step: The SSC MTS answer key along with their responses will appear on the screen.
  • 8th Step: Download the answer key and save it for future reference.

Note: Candidates must submit the objections online only and within the last date and time. No objections will be accepted after the last date.

Significance of SSC MTS Answer Key

The answer key is beneficial in many ways, and yet some aspirants do not take it seriously. Here lie some of the reasons why candidates should download their SSC MTS 2023 Answer Key after taking the test:

  • SSC MTS releases the provisional answer keys, marking responses, and question papers after the completion of the exam.
  • With the help of response sheets and answer keys, candidates can calculate the probable score even before the result declaration.
  • The answer key helps candidates to look back at the responses entered by them. Besides that, in case of any error seen in the answer key, candidates can raise objections.
  • In case of any issue, candidates can challenge the provisional answer key by paying Rs.100/- (per question).
  • SSC will announce the final MTS exam answer keys after scrutinising the challenges received on the provisional answers.
  • Candidates can calculate the score and compare it with the cut-off marks to check for their possibility of selection.
  • The SSC MTS Result will be based on the final answer key of SSC MTS.

How to Calculate SSC MTS Marks?

To calculate the score, candidates must first be ready with the response sheets and answer key. Besides that, candidates must go through the SSC MTS Exam Pattern and marking scheme. The steps to calculate the score are as follows:

  • 1st Step: Calculate the correct and wrong attempts by comparing the response sheets and answer keys.
  • 2nd Step: Go through the SSC MTS exam pattern and marking scheme to check the section-wise marks awarded for every correct answer. Also, check the negative marking scheme of each section.

The formula below can be used to calculate the final score of the SSC MTS exam:

SSC MTS Score = (Correct Answers * 1 Mark) – (Incorrect Answers * 0.25 Marks).

SSC MTS Response Sheet

After officials release the SSC MTS Answer key PDF download link, candidates can raise objections through the response sheet before the deadline given in the official notification. The SSC also allows the candidates to log in and challenge the answer key along with documentary proof.

Candidates can compare answer keys with their response sheets and predict their scores. In case of dissatisfaction with the answer options, candidates can object by paying Rs.100/- as prescribed by the officials along with the documentary proof.

How to Challenge SSC MTS Answer Key?

Check the steps on how to challenge the SSC MTS answer key below:

  • Candidates will first have to review the answer key thoroughly. Also, read all the instructions carefully before raising objections.
  • SSC decides the period for which the objections are invited. Candidates will have to raise their objections within this time frame.
  • Candidates will have to make use of the ‘Question ID’ number for all references. This is mentioned on the right side of the question.
  • Candidates will have to log in and click on the link – ‘Click Here To Raise Objections’.
  • The objections can only be raised in the English Language.
  • Candidates will have to follow the process and submit valid supporting proofs.
  • For every question, candidates should pay the prescribed amount through online payment
  • Also, objections once submitted cannot be edited later.

SSC MTS Tier 1 2023 Result

The SSC MTS Tier 1 result is declared a few months after the conclusion of the exam. Check the result from the official website of SSC. The result sheet is declared along with the cut-off. Candidates who will secure the minimum cut-off mark will become eligible for the Tier 2 exam.

Steps To Check SSC MTS Result Tier 1 

To check and obtain the final SSC MTS Tier 1 result 2023, follow the steps below:

  • 1st Step: First, go to SSC’s official website,
  • 2nd Step: Select the ‘Result’ tab on the home page’s header menu.
  • 3rd Step: A page with several tabs will appear. Select the ‘Others’ tab.
  • 4th Step: Go to the MTS Result row and click on the ‘Click Here’ link.
  • 5th Step: A PDF with qualified candidates’ names and roll numbers will open.
  • 6th Step: Enter the respective Roll Number by pressing Ctrl + F. Press the Enter key. If the Roll Number appears on the list, it indicates that the candidate has passed the exam.
  • 7th Step: Download and print the SSC MTS merit list for future reference.

SSC MTS Tier 1 2023 Cut-off 

The SSC MTS Tier 1 cut-off is released along with the Tier 1 result. The cut-off marks are the minimum marks that candidates have to obtain to clear the Tier 1 stage. Candidates can check the details about SSC MTS Tier 1 cut-off in this section.

Factors Affecting SSC MTS Tier 1 Cut-off

The following factors are considered while determining the cut-offs:

  • The difficulty level of the exam
  • Number of candidates appearing for the exam
  • Number of vacancies
  • Previous year cut-off marks
  • Average marks scored by candidates

 SSC MTS Tier 1 Previous Year Cut-off

The following are the category-wise breakdown and cut-off details of candidates provisionally shortlisted for Paper 2 based on their performance in Paper 1.

Region State/ UT State/ UT Code Category Candidate Available Cut-off Details
CR Bihar I EWS 270 83.9568
CR Bihar I SC 270 76.26407
CR Bihar I ST 345 62.5223
CR Bihar I ESM 24 20.71617
CR Bihar I HH 60 50.44318
CR Bihar I OBC 510 81.80914
CR Bihar I VH 30 75.42513
CR Bihar I PwD-Others 15 51.66971
CR Bihar I UR 1950 82.36132
CR Uttar Pradesh J EWS 795 78.64869
CR Uttar Pradesh J SC 405 73.27002
CR Uttar Pradesh J ST 1020 57.65262
CR Uttar Pradesh J ESM 48 20.58812
CR Uttar Pradesh J OH 180 65.08591
CR Uttar Pradesh J HH 90 44.04896
CR Uttar Pradesh J OBC 2805 73.2693
CR Uttar Pradesh J VH 90 64.28865
CR Uttar Pradesh J PwD-Others 15 51.59329
CR Uttar Pradesh J UR 5280 75.82355
ER A&N Islands N EWS 60 70.10887
ER A&N Islands N SC 105 70.61274
ER A&N Islands N ST 45 57.15903
ER A&N Islands N HH 15 28.96852
ER A&N Islands N OBC 195 69.56512
ER A&N Islands N VH 15 50.81808
ER A&N Islands N UR 285 71.99531
ER Jharkhand K EWS 60 81.56255
ER Jharkhand K SC 45 75.70433
ER Jharkhand K ST 105 66.89242
ER Jharkhand K HH 15 54.07415
ER Jharkhand K OBC 60 83.95711
ER Jharkhand K UR 165 84.99074
ER Odisha L EWS 45 80.97897
ER Odisha L SC 75 71.68
ER Odisha L ST 210 57.7882
ER Odisha L ESM 9 23.10674
ER Odisha L OH 45 59.70389
ER Odisha L HH 30 38.22616
ER Odisha L OBC 585 71.59856
ER Odisha L VH 30 58.97885
ER Odisha L UR 1230 73.58434

FAQs on SSC MTS Tier 1 2023

Freaquently Asked Questions

Here are some FAQs on SSC MTS Tier 1 exam:

Q.1: When will the SSC MTS Tier 1 notification be released?

Ans: The SSC MTS notification was released on June 30, 2023.

Q.2: What is the job profile of SSC MTS Tier 1?

Ans: The SSC MTS will assist with a variety of chores, including carrying files and documents throughout the office, physical upkeep of the section’s records, photocopying, faxing, and other similar services.

Q.3: What is the salary structure of SSC MTS Tier 1?

Ans: Candidates accepted for SSC MTS will be paid at Level 1 of the 7th Pay Commission matrix, which is ₹18000 plus applicable allowances.

Q.4: Is MTS a government position?

Ans: The SSC MTS position is a government position. The SSC Multi-Tasking Staff exam is held to recruit candidates for General Group-C Central Service, non-ministerial, and non-gazette posts in the Government of India’s departments, ministries, and offices.

Q.5: What is the full form of SSC MTS?

Ans: The full form of SSC MTS is Staff Selection Commission Multi-tasking Staff.

Q.6: When will the SSC MTS 2023 exam be conducted?

Ans: According to the SSC MTS notification, the Paper I was conducted from September 1 to 14, 2023.

Q.7: What are the requirements for the SSC MTS exam?

Ans: To apply for the SSC MTS exam, candidates must have completed their 10th grade (Matriculation).

Q.8: What is the SSC MTS Paper I syllabus?

Ans: General Intelligence & Reasoning, Numerical Aptitude, General English, and General Awareness make up the syllabus.

Q.9: What is the SSC MTS Paper II syllabus?

Ans: Paper-II syllabus includes a brief essay or letter writing assignment in English or any other language listed in the Constitution’s 8th Schedule.

Q.10: Is there any negative marking in the SSC MTS exam?

Ans: Yes, there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.

Q.11: What is the minimum eligibility to apply for SSC MTS 2023?

Ans: The SSC MTS (Non-Technical) Examination 2023 minimum qualification is Matriculation/ 10th class Examination pass or equivalent qualification from a recognised board.

Q.12: What considerations go into calculating the SSC MTS cut-off?

Ans:  The number of vacancies, the number of students who apply for the exam, the exam’s difficulty level, and the previous year’s cut-off marks are all that go into deciding the cut-off marks.

Q.13: When will the SSC MTS cut-off marks be available?

Ans: The cut-off marks will be published on the official website along with the SSC MTS result.

Q.14: Where can I find study material for SSC MTS 2023?

Ans: Visit Embibe and access exam material for SSC MTS 2023. Embibe provides the study material with mock tests, previous years’ papers etc.

Q.15: How do I file a complaint about the SSC MTS Answer key?

Ans: Candidates can raise objections to the SSC MTS Answer key along with documentation proof if there are any anomalies.

Q.16: Where can I find the SSC MTS Answer Key?

Ans: Interested candidates should go to the SSC’s official website. The URL to the SSC MTS Answer key will be available on the homepage. Candidates may check the SSC MTS Answer key by clicking on the website.

Q.17: When will the final answer key for the SSC MTS exam be released?

Ans:  After reviewing the applicants’ objections, the final answer key will be released.

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