SSC MTS Selection Procedure 2017 – Download PDF

The competitive examination is conducted by SSC (Staff Selection Commission) authorities. Candidates are selected for post of GSC (General Central Service) Group-C. These posts are Non-ministerial and non-gazetted. Posts are given across various Government departments, offices and ministries in different states and union territories. The selection procedure for 2017 SSC MTS is provided in details by the SSC in their recruitment notification. In the current article, we will provide step-by-step details of the selection procedure.

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Important information related to SSC MTS Examination 2017

Examination Name MTS (Multi-tasking Staff)- Non-Technical
Organisation SSC
Posts Offered MTS (Multi-tasking Staff)- Non-Technical
Posting Department and Ministries of Indian Government
Location All Over India
Selection Method Written Examination (Paper 1 and Paper 2)

SSC MTS 2017 Selection Procedure – Stage 1

  • The stage 1 of the selection procedure comprises of Paper-1
  • Paper-1 is objective type or MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) based test.
  • It consists of questions from four sections (General Intelligence & Reasoning, General English, General Awareness and quantitative aptitude)
  • Questions for GI & Reasoning are non-verbal in nature and questions on English & Quantitative Aptitude are simple
  • Total marks allotted for the paper is 150 and candidates are required to score the minimum cut-off in each section.
  • The scores will be calculated by aggregating the individual scores from the four sections and deduction marks for wrong answers.
  • The cut-off is fixed by commission based on various factors such as number of applicants, last year’s cut-off, availability of posts etc.
  • Candidates qualifying the Paper-1 are eligible to sit in the Paper-2 examination.

SSC MTS 2017 Selection Procedure – Stage 2

  • This stage comprises of Paper-2. Only those applicants who have received admit card for paper-2 are eligible to sit for the examination.
  • Paper-2 is a descriptive test. It includes short essay and letter or application writing.
  • Candidates can write the paper in Hindi, English or any other language recognised in the 8th schedule of Indian constitution.
  • Total marks allotted are 50 and nature of the paper is qualifying.
  • Aim of this paper is to test the basic writing and language skills of the candidate. Based on the scores, candidates will be re-categorised for various posts.

Important Points to Remember

  • Candidates for every state and Union Territory will be selected based on performances in Paper-1 subject to the applicant’s meeting the elementary qualifying standards in Paper-2. This will be the basis of final results declaration.
  • The selection of candidates from ST, SC, PH and OBC categories will be based on their own merits
  • In case of two or more candidates securing equal marks, tie-breaker will be kept in place. Tie-resolution will be done via the following processes:
  1. Reference will be given to marks obtained in part-3 of Objective-type paper
  2. Reference will be given to marks obtained in part-2 of Objective-type paper
  3. Candidates who are older will be given preference
  4. Candidates names will be arranged in alphabetical order, names coming first will be given preference

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