Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
Multi Tasking Staff MTS Recruitment 2021
- General, OBC Candidates : Rs. 100/-
- SC, ST Candidates : Rs. 0/-
- PH Candidates : Rs. 0/-
- Notification Released on : February 2021
- Online Application Start : 05 February 2021
- Registration Last Date : 21 March 2021
- Fee Payment Last Date : 23 March 2021
- Fee Payment Last Date (Offline) : 25 March 2021
- Tier I Exam Date : 01-20 July 2021
- Admit Card Available : July 2021
- Tier II Exam : 21 November 2021
Age Limit as on 01/01/2021
- Minimum Age : 18 Years.
- Maximum Age : 25 Years.
- Read the Notification Age Relaxation.
- Candidates Passed Class 10th (High School) Exam form Recognized Board in India.
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Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff Examination 2020
Dates for submission of online applications : 05.02.2021 to 21.03.2021
Last date and time for receipt of online application: 21.03.2021 (23:30)
Last date for making online fee payment: 23.03.2021 (23:30)
Last date for generation of offline Challan: 25.03.2021 (23:30)
Last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank):29.03.2021
Schedule of Computer Based Examination (Tier-I): 01.07.2021 to 20.07.2021 Date of Tier-II Examination (Descriptive Paper): 21.11.2021
“GOVERNMENT STRIVES TO HAVE A WORKFORCE WHICH REFLECTS GENDER BALANCE AND WOMEN CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY”
F.No.3/5/2020-P&P-I (Vol-I). The Staff Selection Commission will hold a competitive examination for recruitment of Multi Tasking Staff (in Pay Level-
1 as per Pay Matrix of 7th Pay Commission), a General Central Service Group ‘C’ Non-Gazetted, Non-Ministerial post in various Ministries/ Departments/ Offices of the Government of India, in different States/ Union Territories.
2.1 Details about vacancies will be provided in due course. Updated vacancies, if any, will be made available on the website of the Commission (https://ssc.nic.in->Candidate’s Corner-> Tentative Vacancy).
3.1 Reservation will be provided for the Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Other Backward Classes (OBC), Economically Weaker Sections (EWS), Ex-servicemen (ESM) and Persons with Disabilities (PwD), etc. as per extant Govt. Orders.
3.2 The Commission makes the selection of candidates in accordance with the vacancies reported by the concerned User Departments for various posts. The Commission does not have any role in deciding the number of vacancies of any User Department. Implementation of reservation policy, maintaining reservation roster and earmarking of vacancies for different categories are under the domain of the concerned User Departments.
4 Permissible disabilities for Persons with Disabilities (PwD) candidates:
4.1 The details of disabilities, functional classification and Physical requirement to perform the work of MTS are as follows:
Abbreviations: OH (Orthopedically Handicapped)- OA- One Arm affected, OL- One Leg affected, BL- Both Legs affected, OAL- One Arm and one Leg affected, LC- Leprosy Cured, D-Dwarfism and AAV- Acid Attached Victims, HH (Hearing Handicapped), VH (Visually Handicapped): B- Blind, LV- Low Vision,
5 Nationality/ Citizenship:
5.1 A candidate 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.
5.2 Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
5.3 A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the Examination but the offer of appointment will be given only after, the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him/ her by the Government of India.
6 Age Limit (As on cut-off date i.e. 01-01-2021):
6.1 The age limits for the posts as per the Recruitment Rules of various User Departments are:
6.1.1 18-25 years as on cut-off date (i.e. candidates born not before 02-01-1996 and not later than 01-01-2003).
6.1.2 18-27 years as on cut-off date (i.e. candidates born not before 02-01-1994 and not later than 01-01-2003).
6.2 Permissible relaxation in Upper age limit for different categories are as under:
6.3 Date of Birth filled by the candidate in the online application form and the same recorded in the Matriculation/ Secondary Examination Certificate will be accepted by the Commission for determining the age and no subsequent request for change will be considered or granted.
6.4 Ex-servicemen who have already secured employment in civil side under Government in Group ‘C’ & ‘D’ posts on regular basis after availing of the benefits of reservation given to ex-servicemen for their re-employment are not eligible for reservation in ESM category and fee concession. However, such candidates can avail of the benefit of reservation as ex-serviceman for subsequent employment if he/ she immediately after joining civil employment, gives self-declaration/ undertaking to the concerned employer about the date-wise details of application for various vacancies for which he/ she had applied for before joining the initial civil employment as mentioned in the OM No: 36034/1/2014-Estt (Res) dated 14.08.2014 issued by DoP&T.
6.5 The period of “Call up Service” of an Ex-Serviceman in the Armed Forces shall also be treated as service rendered in the Armed Forces for purpose of age relaxation as per rules.
6.6 For any serviceman of the three Armed Forces of the Union to be treated as Ex-Serviceman for the purpose of securing the benefits of reservation, he must have already acquired, at the relevant time of submitting his application for the Post/ Service, the status of ex- servicemen or is in a position to establish his acquired entitlement by documentary evidence from the competent authority that he would complete specified term of engagement from the Armed Forces within the stipulated period of one year from the closing date for receipt of 5 applications. Such candidates must also acquire the status of an ex- serviceman within the stipulated period of one year from the closing date of receipt of application.
6.7 Explanation: An ‘ex-serviceman’ means a person:
6.7.1 Who has served in any rank whether as a combatant or non combatant in the Regular Army, Navy or Air Force of the Indian Union, and
220.127.116.11 who either has been retired or relieved or discharged from such service whether at his own request or being relieved by the employer after earning his or her pension; or
18.104.22.168 who has been relieved from such service on medical grounds attributable to military service or circumstances beyond his control and awarded medical or other disability pension; or
22.214.171.124 who has been released from such service as a result of reduction in establishment; or
6.7.2 who has been released from such service after completing the specific period of engagement, otherwise than at his own request, or by way of dismissal, or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency and has been given a gratuity, and includes personnel of the Territorial Army namely, pension holders for continuous embodies service or broken spells of qualifying service; or
6.7.3 personnel of the Army Postal Service who are part of Regular Army and retired from the Army Postal Service without reversion to their parent service with pension, or are released from the Army Postal service on medical grounds attributable to or aggravated by military service or circumstance beyond their control and awarded medical or other disability pension; or
6.7.4 Personnel, who were on deputation in Army Postal Service for more than six months prior to the 14th April, 1987; or
6.7.5 Gallantry award winners of the Armed forces including personnel of Territorial Army; or
6.7.6 Ex-recruits boarded out or relieved on medical ground and granted medical disability pension.
6.8 Age relaxation/ ESM reservation is not admissible to sons, daughters and dependents of Ex-Servicemen. Therefore, such candidates should not indicate their category as ex-servicemen.
7 Process of certification and format of certificates:
7.1 Candidates who wish to be considered against reserved vacancies or seek age-relaxation must submit requisite certificate from the competent authority, in the prescribed format when such certificates are sought by concerned Regional Offices at the time of Document Verification. Otherwise, their claim for SC/ ST/ OBC/ EWS/ PwD/ ESM category will not be entertained and their candidature/application will be considered under Unreserved (UR)/ relevant category. The formats of the certificates are annexed with the Notice of this Examination. The certificate of disability issued under the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995 (1 of 1996) will also be valid. Certificates in any other format are liable to be rejected.
7.2 Crucial date for claim of SC/ ST/ OBC/ EWS/ PwD status or any other benefit viz. fee concession, reservation, age-relaxation, etc, where not specified otherwise, will be the closing date for receipt of online applications.
7.3 A person seeking appointment on the basis of reservation to OBCs must ensure that he/ she possesses the caste/ community certificate and does not fall in creamy layer on the crucial date.
7.4 Candidates may also note that in respect of the above, their candidature will remain provisional till the veracity of the concerned document is verified by the Appointing Authority. Candidates are cautioned that they will be debarred from the examinations conducted by the Commission in case they fraudulently claim SC/ ST/ OBC/ EWS/ PwD/ ESM status or avail any other benefit.
8 Provision of Compensatory Time and assistance of scribe:
8.1 In case of persons with benchmark disabilities in the category of blindness, locomotor disability (both arms affected-BA) and cerebral palsy, the facility of scribe is provided, if desired by the candidate. 8.2 In case of remaining categories of persons with benchmark disabilities, the provision of scribe will be available only on production of a certificate at the time of examination to the effect that the person concerned has physical limitation to write, and scribe is essential to write examination on his/ her behalf, from the Chief Medical Officer/ Civil Surgeon/ Medical Superintendent of a Government health care institution as per proforma at Annexure-I.
8.3 The candidate will have the discretion of opting for his/ her own scribe or to avail the facility of scribe provided by the Commission. Appropriate choice in this regard will have to be given by the candidate in the online application form.
8.4 In case the candidate opts for his/ her own scribe, the qualification of the scribe should be one step below the qualification of the candidate taking the examination. The candidates with benchmark disabilities opting for own scribe shall be required to submit details of the own scribe at the time of examination as per proforma at Annexure-II. In addition, the scribe has to produce a valid ID proof [as per list given at para-14.7] in original at the time of examination. A photocopy of the ID proof of the scribe signed by the candidate as well as the scribe will be submitted along with proforma at Annexure-II. If subsequently it is found that the qualification of the scribe is not as declared by the candidate, then the candidate shall forfeit his/ her right to the post and claims relating thereto.
8.5 Own scribe should not be a candidate of this examination. If a candidate is detected as assisting another PwD candidate as scribe in this examination, then the candidatures of both the candidates will be cancelled.
8.6 A compensatory time of 20 minutes per hour of examination will be provided to the persons who are allowed use of scribe as described at Para 8.1 and 8.2 above.
8.7 The candidates referred at Para 8.1 and 8.2 above who are allowed use of scribe but not availing the facility of scribe will also be given compensatory time of 20 minutes per hour of examination.
8.8 No attendant other than the scribe for eligible candidates will be allowed inside the Examination Hall.
8.9 One eyed candidates and partially blind candidates who are able to read the normal Question Paper set with or without magnifying glass and who wish to write/ indicate the answer with the help of magnifying glass will be allowed to use the same in the Examination Hall and will not be entitled to a Scribe. Such candidates will have to bring their own magnifying glass to the Examination Hall.
8.10 The PwD candidates who have availed the facility of Scribes/ Passage Reader and/ or compensatory time must produce relevant documents for the eligibility of scribe/ compensatory time at the time of Document Verification. Failure to produce such supporting documents will lead to cancellation of their candidature for the examination.
9 Essential Educational Qualifications (As on 01.01.2021):
9.1 The candidates must have passed Matriculation Examination or equivalent from a recognized Board. 9.2 As per Ministry of Human Resource Development Notification dated 10-06-2015 published in the Gazette of India all the degrees/ diplomas/ certificates awarded through Open and Distance Learning mode of education by the Universities established by an Act of Parliament or State Legislature, Institutions Deemed to be Universities under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 and Institutions of National Importance declared under an Act of Parliament stand automatically recognized for the purpose of employment to posts and services under the Central Government provided they have been approved by the Distance Education Bureau, University Grants Commission. Accordingly, unless such degrees are recognized for the relevant period when the candidates acquired the qualification, they will not be accepted for the purpose of Educational Qualification.
9.3 All the candidates who are called for Document Verification will be required to produce the relevant Certificates such as Mark sheets, Provisional Certificates etc. for completion of Matriculation or equivalent in original as proof of having acquired the minimum educational qualification on or before the cut-off date, failing which the candidature of such candidates will be cancelled by the Commission. The candidates who are able to prove, by documentary evidence, that the result of the qualifying examination was declared on or before the cut-off date and he/ she has been declared passed, will also be considered to meet the educational qualification. It is reiterated that the result of requisite educational qualification must have been declared by the Board/ Institute/ University by the specified date. Mere processing of the result by the Board/ University/ Institute by the cut-off date does not fulfill the EQ requirement.
9.4 Candidates possessing equivalent educational qualification shall also produce relevant Equivalence Certificate from the concerned authorities at the time of Document Verification. However, final decision regarding selection of such candidates will be taken by the concerned User Departments/ Appointing Authorities.
10 How to apply:
10.1 Applications must be submitted in online mode at the official website of the Commission i.e. https://ssc.nic.in. For detailed instructions, please refer to Annexure-III and Annexure-IV of this Notice. Sample proforma of One-time Registration and online Application Form are attached as Annexure-IIIA and Annexure-IVA respectively.
10.2 In the online Application Form, candidates are required to upload the scanned colour passport size photograph in JPEG format (20 KB to 50 KB). The photograph should not be more than three months old from the date of publication of the Notice of Examination, and, the date on which the photograph has been taken should be clearly printed on the photograph. Applications without such date printed on the photograph will be rejected. Image dimension of the photograph should be about 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height). The photograph should be without cap, spectacles and both ears should be visible.
10.3 Last date and time for submission of online applications is 21-03-2021 (23:30).
10.4 Candidates are advised in their own interest to submit online applications much before the closing date and not to wait till the last date to avoid the possibility of disconnection/ inability or failure to login to the SSC website on account of heavy load on the website during the closing days.
10.5 The Commission will not be responsible for the candidates not being able to submit their applications within the last date on account of the aforesaid reasons or for any other reason beyond the control of the Commission.
10.6 Before submission of the online application, candidates must check that they have filled correct details in each field of the form. After submission of the online application form, no change/ correction/ modification will be allowed under any circumstances. Requests received in this regard in any form like Post, Fax, Email, by hand, etc. shall not be entertained.
11 Application Fee:
11.1 Fee payable: Rs 100/- (Rs one hundred only).
11.2 Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Persons with Disabilities (PwD) and Ex- servicemen (ESM) eligible for reservation are exempted from payment of fee.
11.3 Fee can be paid online through BHIM UPI, Net Banking, by using Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, RuPay Credit or Debit cards or through cash in SBI Branches by generating SBI Challan.
11.4 Online fee can be paid by the candidates up to 23.03.2021 (23:30 hours). However, candidates who wish to make the cash payment through Challan of SBI, may make the payment in cash at the Branches of SBI within the working hours of bank up to 29.03.2021 provided the Challan has been generated by them before 25.03.2021 (23:30 hours).
11.5 Candidates who are not exempted from fee payment must ensure that their fee has been deposited with SSC. If the fee is not received by SSC, status of Application Form is shown as ‘Incomplete’ and this information is printed on the top of the Application Form printout. Further, status of fee payment can be verified at the ‘Payment Status” link provided in the candidate’s login screen. Such applications which remain incomplete due to non-receipt of fee will be SUMMARILY REJECTED and no request for consideration of such applications and fee payment after the period specified in the Notice of Examination shall be entertained.
11.6 Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances nor will it be adjusted against any other examination or selection.
12 Centres of Examination:
12.1 A candidate must indicate the Centre(s) in the online Application Form in which he/ she desires to take the examination. Details about the Examination Centres and Regional Offices under whose jurisdiction these Examination Centres are located are as follows: