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## SSC MTS Section Wise Preparation Tips

Multi-Tasking Staff (MTS) exam has been scheduled to be conducted on these dates: 16-April-2017, 30-April-2017, and 07-May-2017. So, ideally speaking, not much of time is on hand. The candidates who applied for this exam might be preparing on a full-fledge and looking for various ways to improve in the sections they lag. The competition is definitely tough, so the candidates must make a rock-solid preparation. By now, the candidates must become thorough with the syllabus and pattern of the SSC MTS exam. This article provides preparation tips for SSC MTS Section Wise. The basic qualification for this exam is 10th, but we have even the post-graduates apply for this exam to get into different departments of SSC MTS.

Check for the pattern of SSC MTS in the previous article published here with the title “SSC MTS Exam Syllabus & Pattern - Complete Details”. The candidates must be thorough with the pattern as well as syllabus.

Tips for General Intelligence and Reasoning:

This section is to decide the candidate’s knowledge in relation between symbols, analytical functions and arithmetic knowledge. It covers problem solving, Analysis, Judgment, Decision Making, Visual Memory, Observation, Relationship concepts, Figure classification, Arithmetical Number Series, Non-Verbal Series, Arithmetic Computation, Analytical Functions etc. The best thing a candidate can do to prepare well is to refer to the previous year’s papers, attempt mock tests on a daily basis.

Numerical Aptitude:

This subject tests the arithmetical knowledge of the candidate. Candidates need to brush up their skills in Decimals and Fractions, Profit and Loss, Percentages etc. Candidates must follow shortcut methods to solve the questions in a stipulated time. Candidates will have to concentrate on Addition, Multiplication, Subtraction, LCM, HCF, Tables and Graphs, Profit & loss, Averages and Percentages. Practice previous years’ papers without fail.

English Language:

Concentrate on study and practice Vocabulary & Grammar, Sentence structure, synonyms etc. Practice on reading comprehension is helpful. Improve your vocabulary by reading news paper, you would come across many new words. Application of these words in a sentence can be learnt by reading news papers. The section has 50 questions, candidates must be able to finish within 50 minutes.

General Awareness:

Questions will be asked to test the knowledge of general knowledge and current affairs. Improve your knowledge on the books and authors, events, sports, History & Geography, Science, and Economics etc. By reading newspaper, your daily knowledge of events updates as well as your vocabulary. Make a habit of reading Editorial. Keep yourself updated with at least 6 Months of current affairs. Also, revise the topics related to Indian Constitution.

General Tips:

Practice Mock tests, test series online for better time management and accuracy. Be thorough with the syllabus and pattern. Make short notes of bullet items on flashcards that is easy to refer and revise irrespective of the place you are in. Remember it is not easy to crack SSC MTS Exam, however, with an excellent preparation, one can successfully crack this.

All the Best.

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## SSC MTS Study Plan 2017 - Last minute Preparation Tips for SSC MTS

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released recruitment for the post of MTS (Multitasking) 2017 in various departments. The applicants must be preparing for the examination quite well. By now the applicants must be aware of the pattern and syllabus. While preparing for the SSC MTS, aspirants may get many doubts and questions regarding the question paper.

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This article provides a list of last minute preparation tips for SSC MTS.

Tips for SSC MTS:

• Do not worry about the level of difficulty, or level of competition, just keep preparing well for the exam.
• Time is the main factor, utilize the time you have in hand. Time management in your preparation plays a pivotal role. Stay focused and make it a stress-free preparation. Manage your time according to the syllabus and patter. Refer to the article SSC MTS Section Wise Preparation Tips.
• After time management comes how well you work on speed and accuracy. Practice mock tests, online SSC MTS practice material will be available. Solve previous years’ papers to improve your speed and accuracy, that’s the only way to respond within the time and to review before wrapping up the paper. Speed is not the only thing to be improved to achieve success. The candidates must work on accuracy and time management.

Why is Accuracy important:

As you all know that there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks per each incorrect answer. Strategically, if you answer 25 questions correctly with accuracy, leaving little time for other questions that will land you in trouble. Therefore, try to attempt the section you are thorough in, so that, you can answer quickly and correctly.

Revise the easier topics:

Always, start your preparation or revision with the easier topics or the topics you know. That way, you will have much time for the difficult ones. Prepare quick notes or flashcards with bullet items for revision whenever possible. During the last minute preparation, what happens is you end up mixing up things and are stressed out. Even if it is a last minute preparation, follow these tips so that your preparation meets all the required elements for a successful attempt in SSC MTS.

The syllabus is huge, so it is essential for the candidates to prepare strategically. You are the best judge to check your knowledge in each subject and make a preparation schedule. Prepare a schedule and you must strictly abide by and that would leave you fully prepared for the SSC MTS.  Make it a point to solve the previous years’ papers and mock tests online particularly designed for the SSC MTS aspirants.

So good luck to all aspirants.

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## SSC MTS Exam Dates - Shift Timing 2017

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is an all India level examination for the SSC MTS Recruitment 2017 for the post of MTS (Multitasking) 2017 in various departments. It is due to be conducted on  30th April , 14th May, 28th May 2017, 4th June & 11th June 2017 by the recruitment authority of Staff Selection Commission. SSC MTS exam is conducted in 2 stages, paper I which is an objective type and paper II which is descriptive.

Below are the Exam details and Shift timings:

Written Exam – SSC multi tasking recruitment (Paper I) Objective Type:

 S.No Subject No. of Questions Maximum Mark Total Duration for General candidates Total duration for Visually Handicapped/Cerebral Palsy candidates 1 General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 25 2 hours Shift 1:  10 AM – 12 Noon (entry before 9.30 AM) Shift 2: 2 PM – 4 PM (Entry before 1.30 PM) 2 Hours 40 Minutes Shift 1: 10 AM – 12.40 PM  (entry before 9.30 AM) Shift 2: 2 PM -4.40 PM (Entry before 1.30 PM) 2 Numerical Aptitude 25 25 3 General Awareness 50 50 4 General English 50 50

Paper II:

Paper II will be held for only those candidates who meet the cut-offs in Paper-I for different categories as prescribed by the commission. It may be different for vacancies in each State/UT. This will be fixed by the Commission. Candidates are required to qualify in Paper II. The date will be announced later to the shortlisted candidates.

 Subject Maximum Mark Total Duration for General candidates Total duration for Visually Handicapped/Cerebral Palsy candidates Short essay/Letter in English or any language included in the 8th schedule of the commission. 50 30 Minutes 45 Minutes

Candidates who have successfully registered for SSC MTS 2017 Exam shall download the admit card from the official site. The admit cards download will be made available by the commission in the 2nd Week of March 2017. Registered applicants are required to use their SSC Registration Number & Date of Birth to download written exam hall ticket.

General instructions:

• In the question papers, wherever necessary, the Metric system of weights and measures will only be used.
• Candidates are not permitted to use calculators and other electronic gadgets except as specified in the notice. Therefore, avoid carrying any devices to the venue of examination.
• A candidate’s candidature shall be cancelled if any such practices like carrying mobile phones or any other means of wireless communication is found.

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## SSC MTS Exam Syllabus 2017

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released recruitment for the post of MTS (Multitasking) 2017 id various departments. This is an All India level examination for the SSC MTS Recruitment 2017. The candidate needs to be aware of the syllabus, pattern and prepare accordingly. It is due to be conducted on 16th April, 30th April and 5th May 2017 by the recruitment authority of Staff Selection Commission.

SSC MTS exam is conducted in 2 stages, paper I is objective type and paper II is descriptive.

SSC MTS Exam Syllabus Tier I:

This paper is an objective type of 150 questions for 150 Marks. There is a negative marking of 0.25 per each wrong answer. The topics in this exam are:

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

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General Intelligence and Reasoning:

The topics under this are Similarities and differences, Space Visualization, Problem Solving, Analysis, Judgment, Decision Making, Visual Memory, Observation, Relationship concepts, Figure classification, Arithmetical Number Series, Non-Verbal Series, Arithmetic Computation, Analytical Functions etc.

SSC MTS has Numerical Aptitude:
Subjects in Paper I which are Number Systems, Computation Of Whole Numbers, Decimals And Fractions And Relationship Between Numbers, Fundamental Arithmetical Operations, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, Interest, Profit And Loss, Discount, Use Of Tables And Graphs, Mensuration, Time And Distance, Ratio And Time, Time And Work, Etc.

General Awareness:

Questions related to general awareness that’s applicable in the society. It is to test the knowledge related to the current affairs, everyday updates, and scientific development around us. The test will have questions from History. Indian Constitution, Books, Culture, Awards and Honors, Current Affairs – National & International, Current events, Geography, Important Days Sports and Games, General Politics, Books and Authors, Economic Scene, Abbreviations, Science – Inventions & Discoveries, Important Financial & Economic News.

English Language:

Test of English language is to check the understanding of the basics of English language by the candidate. This section has questions based on vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage, etc. by which his/her writing ability would be tested.

SSC MTS Exam Syllabus Tier II:

Paper-II is of qualifying nature. The cut-offs in Paper-I and qualifying marks in Paper-II may be different for vacancies in each State/UT. This will be fixed by the Commission.

Paper II tests in written skills of the candidate in Short essay/Letter in English or any language included in the 8th schedule of the commission.

SSC MTS 2017 Exam Pattern:

The exam pattern of SSC MTS 2017 Exam is given below. Candidates must be aware of the pattern as well as syllabus thoroughly and an excellent preparation to make a successful attempt. This Exam will be conducted in 2 shifts.

Paper I:

 S.No Subject No. of Questions Maximum Mark Total Duration for General candidates Total duration for Visually Handicapped/Cerebral Palsy candidates 1 General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 25 2 hours 10 AM – 12 Noon & 2 PM – 4PM 2 Hours 40 Minutes 10 AM – 12.40 PM & 2 PM -4.40 PM 2 Numerical Aptitude 25 25 3 General Awareness 50 50 4 General English 50 50

Paper II:

 Subject Maximum Mark Total Duration for General candidates Total duration for Visually Handicapped/Cerebral Palsy candidates Short essay/Letter in English or any language included in the 8th schedule of the commission. 50 30 Minutes 45 Minutes

So we guess this will give you a clear idea about SSC MTS Exam

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## SSC Multi Tasking(MT) (Non-Technical) Staff Examination-2016

SSC(Staff Selection Commission) 2016 ha released notification for the recruitment of Multi Tasking(MT) (Non-Technical) Staff . Eligible candidates may apply online before 30th January 2017.

Vacancy Details:

Name of the Post: Multi Tasking(MT) (Non-Technical) Staff

Total No. of Vacancies: 8300

Examination Date(Paper-I): 16th April 2017,  30th April 2017 and  07th May 2017

Examination Date(Paper-II): 17th December 2017

Eligibility Criteria:

Minimum Educational Qualification:  Graduation from a recognized Board/University.

Age Limits : 18 to 25 years

Application Fee:

Rs.100/-(Online Only)

Mode of Selection: WAT (Written Ability Test) - Paper-I and Paper-II(Essay writting)

Exam Pattern:

Paper-I

 Name of the Section No. Of Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration Time Duration for VH Candidates General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25 2 hours 2 hours  + 40 minutes Numerical Aptitude 25 25 General English 50 50 General Awareness 50 50 Total 150 150

Paper-II

 Name of the Section Maximum Marks Time Duration Time Duration for VH Candidates Short easy /Letter in English or Hindi 50 30 Minutes 45 minutes

Important Timelines :

• Opening Date of Online Registration of Application: 31st December 2016

• Closing Date of Online Registration of  Application: 30th January 2017

Salary(per month):  Rs. 5,200-20,200 + Grade Pay(Rs. 1800)

Job Location: All India

How to Apply:  www.ssconline.nic.in

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## SSC Examination Calendar 2016-17

Staff Selection Commission conducts various examinations every year for the recruitment of different categories of posts in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations. This autonomous body supplements thousands of qualified candidates for filling required vacant posts and sets a secured career base for the young talent in the government sector.

It is a mandatory practice by the SSC to publish an official recruitment advertisement for the candidates; later arranges the written exam and personal interview. After this, it publishes necessary results based on the performance of applicants. Later, a merit list is published deciding about the students/ candidates who all have been selected for the vacant posts/positions.

The official website of SSC is http://ssc.nic.in/ through which you can get all the latest updates and calendar events for the SSC Examinations 2016-2017 however, for your ease we have given the complete SSC Examination Calendar 2016-17 in this article.

The given below details in the table are all about the schedule of SSC exams between January 2016 to January 2017.

 SSC Examination Calendar 2016-17 Name of exam Date of exam Special Recruitment Drive forMTS Examination 2015 January 10 Recruitment of SI in CAPFs, ASI in CISF and SI in Delhi Police Examination-2016 Paper I- March 20, Paper II- June 5 Combined Graduate Level Examination-2016 (Tier-I) May 8 and May 22 Jr. Hindi Translator in Subordinate Office Examination-2016: June 19 Stenographer Grade 'C' & 'D' Examination-2016 July 31 Combined Graduate Level (Tier-II) Examination-2016 August 13, August 14 Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Examination 2016 September 25, October 9, October 16 Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical & Mechanical) Examination-2016 December 11 Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff Examination-2016 January 8, 2017 to January 22, 2017

This given below table will guide you about the SSC Departmental Examinations Calendar 2016-2017.

 Name of exam Date of exam Clerks' Grade (for Multi Tasking Staff only) Exam, 2016 March 27 Grade 'C' Steno. Ltd. Depttl. Comp. Exam 2016 July 3 Upper Div. Clerk Ltd. Depttl. Comp. Exam 2016 November 27

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## SSC CGL, CHSL, MTS & JE Exam Online test Packages & Preparation tips

Every year, Staff Selection Commission or SSC hires thousands of graduates through various examinations. SSC places qualified candidates in diverse departments/ministries/allied government offices.

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How to choose good SSC CGL, CHSL, MTS & JE Exam Online test Packages?

There are various websites and links providing SSC CGL, CHSL, MTS & JE Exam Online test Packages but you must choose a reliable source.

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• Topic and its related formulas/techniques/tricks/shortcuts especially for Mathematics, reasoning sections are explained thoroughly at the beginning; this helps candidates to learn more about the topic.

• Every day you must get a new set or sample/practice paper on the website.

• SSC CGL, CHSL, MTS & JE Exam online test Packages/mock tests/drills must have medium to advance level questions.

• You must receive result and analysis of every SSC test paper/package that you solve online.

SSC CGL, CHSL, MTS & JE Exam Preparation tips

• Make proper and suitable time table for every subject such as quantitative aptitude, reasoning, GK, and English.

• Make easy notes on your weak subjects; do not try to cram everything.

• Reasoning topics and quantitative aptitude based questions need a lot of practice. Practice daily from SSC CGL, CHSL, MTS & JE Exam Online test Packages.

• Always solve previous year question papers too.

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## SSC MTS Preparation tips & Selection procedure

The SSC MTS Examination is 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. It is a special recruitment drive 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.

The candidates who are willing to appear for this examination must be aware of the examination pattern and syllabus to prepare efficiently for the examination. This article will provide you with all the necessary details and tips for SSC MTS Recruitment 2016.

Scheme of Examination

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

• Paper I (objective type paper)
• Paper II (descriptive type paper)

Paper I

It will consist of four sections including General Intelligence & Reasoning, Numerical Aptitude, General English and General Awareness. All questions in this paper will be of the level of matriculation.

 Topic No. of questions Maximum marks Total Duration of examination Total Duration/ Timing for Visually Handicapped/ Cerebral Palsy candidates 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

Paper II is conducted to test the elementary language skills of the candidate and is descriptive in nature. The candidate will have to write a short essay/ letter in English and any one language included in the 8th schedule of the Constitution.

 Topic No. of questions Maximum marks Total Duration of examination Total Duration/ Timing for Visually Handicapped/ Cerebral Palsy candidates Short easy /Letter in English or Hindi - 50 30 minutes 45 minutes

• The Commission shall set up the cut-offs in Paper I and qualifying marks in Paper II which may be different for vacancies in each State/UT, and shall have the sole discretion to do so.

• 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.

• Those candidates who have qualified in the written examination will have to undergo the process of Documents verification.

Syllabus for written examination

Paper I will consist of questions on ‘General Intelligence and Reasoning’. All the questions will be simple and of the matriculate level. The detailed syllabus of the individual sections is as follows:

General Intelligence

This section will include questions of the non-verbal type. It will include questions on similarities and differences, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, relationship concepts, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series etc. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate’s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation and other analytical functions.

English Language

This section will test the candidates' understanding of the Basics of English Language, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage, etc. Also, his/her writing ability and comprehension skills would be tested.

Numerical Aptitude

It will include questions on problems relating to Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions and relationship between Numbers, Fundamental arithmetical operations, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, use of Tables and Graphs, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio and Time, Time and Work, etc.

General Awareness

The questions in this section will be designed to test the candidate’s general awareness of his surroundings and to test his/ her knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

SSC MTS Preparation tips

The SSC MTS is an entrance examination conducted by the Staff Selection Commission for the recruitment of Multi Tasking Staff. Every year, many aspirants apply for this in the hope of securing lucrative government positions. The candidates must thus be well prepared from their side to tackle this competition. The following tips are suggested to be followed:

Solve previous year papers

1. It is beneficial to solve previous year’s question paper since it gives insight into the pattern of examination, type of questions, marking scheme and level of questions.

1. It also helps you in analyzing your performance by checking your speed and helps in development of effective time management skills.

1. The previous year question papers can be accessed from various sources available online.

1. Various magazines are available for the candidates preparing for competitive examinations.

1. These magazines cover all the topics related to current affairs, general knowledge etc and also provide model question papers and other important updates and notifications regarding the examination.

1. The candidates should prescribe to such magazines which will them in their preparation for this examination.

1. Books for the preparation of SSC MTS examination are available in the market and online stores.

1. The candidates are advised to purchase/ download any book which covers all the topics as per the syllabus and practice efficiently so as to increase their chances of clearing this examination.

1. Reading newspapers daily is the best way to improve your general knowledge and also to remain updated with the happenings around the world. National Newspapers like The Hindu and The Economic Times are suggested to be read.

Manage time effectively

1. Time management is the key to succeed in any entrance examination. It improves your speed and thereby helps you in attempting maximum number of questions.

1.  The candidates must practice model question papers to become aware of the pattern of examination and save their time.

General Tips

1. A good strategy always leads to a significant increase in your success rate of cracking any competitive examination. It helps in managing your time effectively and also enhances your confidence.

1. In the General Awareness section, you either surely know the answer or don’t know it at all for there are no lucky guesses. Gambling with your options might make you lose precious marks and it is thus strongly unadvisable.

1. Also, the English section consists of simple questions and is comparatively easier. The candidates who are confident of their English skills are advised to attempt this section in the beginning. Performing well in this section increases your chances of selection.

1. ‘Health is wealth’ and no entrance examination is above your health. What good is a preparation which renders you ill just before the exam? Manage your time effectively to include cycles of rest and relaxation along with studies. Avoid unnecessary stresses and remain confident and positive.

Selection procedure

The SSC shall set up the cutoffs for Paper I for all the categories of all the states and Union Territories as per the vacancy. Those candidates who clear this cut off will have to appear for Paper II which will be of qualifying nature only.

A separate merit list will be prepared for the reserved categories and the reserved vacancies will be filled up separately from amongst the eligible SCs, STs, OBCs, and PH candidates.

The candidates successful in the Written Examination are not guaranteed of appointment. The Commission shall recruit the candidate only after making sure that if he/ she is suitable in all respects of appointment to the service/post.

Resolution of tie cases

In case of a tie, i.e. if more than one candidate secures equal aggregate marks, the tie shall be resolved by applying 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.

The decisions regarding 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/ correspondence will be entertained in this regard.

Physically disabled candidates are provided with good opportunities of appointment to government posts through the SSC MTS Examination 2016. The candidates appearing for the first time must have knowledge of the scheme of examination and the essential tips for effective preparation. Only with efficient practice and hard work, you can crack this examination.

The candidates are advised to stay tuned to the official website of the Staff Selection Commission (http://www.ssc.nic.in) to receive the latest updates and notifications.

All the best!

## 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.