The Staff Selection Commission will prescribe the eligibility criteria of the SSC MTS exam. Here we will discuss the SSC MTS Eligibility Criteria 2022 along with other important information related to the exam. The Staff Selection Commission will conduct the recruitment for various multi-tasking staff for which it will release the notification soon. Check out the article below for detailed SSC MTS Eligibility.
SSC MTS Eligibility 2022: Candidates who wish to apply for the exam must need to fulfill basic eligibility like education, age limit, nationality. Based on the previous year's eligibility any candidate should be an Indian citizen, must be between 18-25 age limit barriers, and should have completed at least high school matriculate (10th pass) in order to be considered for the post under SSC MTS recruitment 2022.
Any candidates who wish to apply for any post under SSC Multi Tasking Staff should be a citizen of India. Apart from Indian citizens, candidates from neighboring countries like Nepal, Bhutan can also apply. Check out all the details regarding Nationality for SSC MTS 2022 from the table below:
SSC MTS 2022 Nationality
(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.
Candidates belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be persons in whose favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
Candidates, in order to apply for SSC MTS, should have at least completed High-School Matriculate (10th pass). Other details regarding SSC MTS Educational Qualification are given below:
The age limits for the posts as per the Recruitment Rules of various User Departments are:
As the vacancies for MTS are in two age groups i.e. (i) 18 to 25 years and (ii) 18 to 27 years, in the final result, there will be separate age group-wise, State/ UT-wise, and category-wise cutoffs. For the candidates who are eligible for both the age groups, vacancies will first be filled in the age group of 18-25 years.
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 SSC.
The relaxation in upper age is permissible as per the norms issued in the notification of SSC MTS. The main points of which are listed below. Those applicants who are seeking information regarding age relaxation can refer to the table below:-
Age-Relaxation permissible beyond the Upper age limit
PH + OBC
PH + SC/ST
Ex-Servicemen (Unreserved / General)
03 years after deduction of the military service rendered the actual age as the closing date of receipt of online
06 years (3 years + 3 years) after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the crucial date.
Ex-Servicemen ( SC/ST )
08 years (3 years + 5 years) after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the crucial date.
Central Government Civilian Employees (General/Unreserved) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on crucial date.
Up to 40 years of age
Central Government Civilian Employees (OBC) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on crucial date.
Up to 43 years of age
Central Government Civilian Employees (SC/ST) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on crucial date.
Up to 45 years of age
Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir( Unreserved/General ).
Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir( OBC )
Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir( SC/ST)
Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (Unreserved/General)
Up to 35 years of age
Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (OBC)
Up to 38 years of age
Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ST)
Up to 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)
Defense Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof( OBC )
6 (3+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)
8 (3+5) years
Service Clerks in the last year of their color service in the Armed Forces ( Unreserved/General )
Up to 45 years of age
Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces (OBC)
Up to 48 years of age
Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces ( SC/ST )
Up to 50 years of age
Retrenched census employees of Office of Registrar General of India (Unreserved/General) (They will be considered only for offices under RGI in their order of merit and subject to availability of vacancies )
3 years plus a length of service rendered by them in connection with census before retrenchment and Weightage of past service.
The definition of Ex-Serviceman is listed below for the reference
(i) Who 'has served in any rank whether as a combatant or non-combatant in the Regular Army, Navy and
Air Force of the India Union, and
(a) Who either have 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
(b) Who has been relieved from such service on medical grounds attributable to military service or circumstances beyond his control and awarded medical or another disability pension; or
(c) Who has been released from such service as a result of a reduction in establishment; or
(ii) 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 embodied service or broken spells of qualifying service; or
(iii) 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 a 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 another disability pension; or(iv) Personnel, who were on deputation in Army Postal Service for more than six months prior to the 14
(iv) Personnel, who were on deputation in Army Postal Service for more than six months prior to the 14th April 1987; or
(v) Gallantry award winners of the Armed forces including personnel of Territorial Army; or
(vi) Ex-Recruits boarded out or relieved on medical ground and granted medical disability pension.
This is the complete information about eligibility criteria. The applicants are requested once again to pay attention to these criteria well in advance to avoid any incontinence in the future.
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Candidates should be between 18-25 years and must have passed Class 10th in order to apply for SSC MTS 2022.
Candidates who citizen of Nepal and Bhutan or any candidates whose family has come to India before January 1, 1962, can with the intention of permanently settling there can apply for SSC MTS exam.
The age limit for SSC MTS exam is divided into groups, 18-25 years and 18-27 years.