SSC MTS Eligibility Criteria

Candidates, intending to apply for SSC Multi Tasking Staff should ensure that they fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria specified by SSC - Staff Selection Commission

SSC MTS Nationality / Citizenship

  • Citizen of India or
  • Subject of Nepal or
  • Subject of Bhutan or
  • Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
  • 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 candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the SSC MTS Examination but the offer of appointment will be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India.

SSC MTS Age Limit.

Minimum: 18 years Maximum: 25 years

Note: Candidate should note that Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation / Secondary Examination Certificate or an equivalent certificate available on the date of submission of application will only be accepted by the Staff Selection Commission for determining the Age- eligibility and no subsequent request for its change will be considered or granted .

SSC MTS Educational Qualifications

Matriculation Examination OR equivalent from a recognized Board.

Relaxation of Upper age limit

  • Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe : 5 years Age relaxation
  • Other Backward Classes : 3 years Age relaxation
  • Physical Handicap : 10 years Age relaxation
  • Physical Handicap + OBC : 13 years Age relaxation
  • Physical Handicap + SC/ST : 15 years Age relaxation
  • Ex-Servicemen (Unreserved/General): 03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the Closing date for receipt of application
  • Ex-Servicemen (OBC) : 06 years (3 years + 3 years) after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the Closing date for receipt of application.
  • Ex-Servicemen (SC & ST) : 08 years (3 years + 5 years) after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the Closing date for receipt of application
  • Central Govt. Civilian Employees (General/Unreserved) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application : 5 years
  • Central Govt. Civilian Employees (OBC)) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application : 8 (5 +3) years
  • Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC/ST) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application :10 (5+5) years
  • Central Govt. Civilian Employees (General/Unreserved) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application : Upto 40 years of age
  • Central Govt. Civilian Employees (OBC)) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application : Upto 43 years of age
  • Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC/ST) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application: Upto 45 years of age
  • Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir (Unreserved/General) : 5 years
  • Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir (OBC) : 8 years
  • Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir ( SC/ST) : 10 years
  • Widows/Divorced Women/Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (Unreserved/General) : Upto 35 years of age
  • Widows/Divorced Women/Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (OBC) : Upto 38 years of age
  • Widows/Divorced Women/Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ST) : Upto 40 years of age
  • Defense Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof. Unreserved/General: 5 years
  • Defense Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof. ( OBC) : 8 (5+3) years
  • Defense Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof ( SC/ST) : 10 (5+5) years

Candidates who wish to be considered against vacancies reserved or seek age - relaxation must submit requisite certificate from the competent authority issued on or before the prescribed date, in the prescribed format whenever such certificates are sought by the Regional/Sub - Regional Office. Otherwise, their claim for SC/ST/OBC/PH/ExS status will not be entertained and their candidature/applications will be considered under

Candidates are warned that they may be permanently debarred from the examination conducted by the Commission in case they fraudulently claim SC/ST/OBC/ExS/PH status.

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