• Citizen of India or subject of Nepal or Bhutan
• A Tibetan refugee who came to India with the intention of settling in India before January 1, 1962
• A PIO (Person of Indian Origin) who has come back from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with an intention to settle permanently in India.
NOTE: Candidates belonging to the country other than India must have certificate of eligibility issued by GOI (Government of India).
Age of the candidate should be between 18 to 25 years as on January 1, 2017. However, there will be an upper age limit relaxation in case of physically handicapped, SC/ST and OBC categories.
The application form is available in both online and offline mode and candidates can choose either one of the options, according to their suitability.
Candidates who wish to apply for a post in more than one State / UT will be required to submit separate applications for each State / UT to respective regional office.
For offline mode:
Candidates must use only a blue or black ball point pen to fill in the particulars. The applicant must go through all instructions carefully before starting the form filling. A recent, passport size photograph should be pasted at the appropriate place. The space provided for Roll Number should be left blank. The candidate should sign in a legible handwriting wherever required.
The completed application form must be sent to the respective regional centre.
The online form can be accessed by visiting the official website – www.ssconline.nic.in or www.ssconline2.gov.in Candidates must ensure that they complete the process of form filling within the specified deadline. The closing deadline will be 5:00 pm of the last date. The candidate should read the instructions carefully before filling up the SSC MTS application form.
The Online Application Form of SSC MTS is primarily divided into 2 parts – Part I Registration and Part II Registration.
The Part I registration is devoted to filling up all details related candidates’ educational qualifications, personal information, contact details, nationality, category, etc.
The Part II Registration is the next step which deals with Payment of Application fee, selection of exam centres from the available list of centres and uploads their passport size photograph & signature.
Upon submitting them, the candidate will be asked to verify them once and make any corrections. After verification, the candidate must read and accept the declaration. No changes will be allowed after this point. Once the candidate has clicked on “I agree” button, a registration number will be generated which the candidate must note down.
After completing the part 1 registration, candidate will move to the next step i.e. part 2 registration.
A scanned copy of the candidate’s photograph and signature must be uploaded as part of the application form. At last, candidate will be redirected to the payment section. Exempted candidates will be redirected to the final submit mode. Candidate is advised to be careful while filling the details in the form, as no requests for corrections will be entertained at a later stage.
Paper 1 and Paper 2 can either be conducted on the same day orelse Paper 2 can be conducted for those candidates who qualify Paper 1, if itis not conducted on the same day. Paper 1 is objective type paper and Paper 2is a descriptive paper. Time duration for Paper I is of 2 hours. However, 2hours 40 minutes duration is provided to the visually handicapped candidates.
Paper 2 is a 30 minutes duration test. The maximum marks forSSC MTS paper 1 is 150 marks, whereas Paper II is an essay type question paperand total marks for the same is 50 marks.
SSC MTS 2016 exam has a provision of negative marking. Forevery wrong marked answer, 0.25 of the marks is deducted.