SSC MTS Cutoff 2019 – According to previous years’ SSC MTS cutoff analysis of paper 1, the cutoff for general category was 110.50 while it was 101.00 for OBC. The cutoff of SSC MTS refers to the minumum qualifying marks that candidates will have to secure to qualify the exam and become eligible for the next round of selection process. SSC MTS 2019 cutoff will be published separately for Paper 1,2, document verification and final selection. The cutoff will be announced in the form of marks for various categories.
Based on SSC MTS Cutoff 2019 of Paper 1, candidates will be selected for Paper 2. The cutoff for Paper 1 will be calculated after normalising the marks of candidates. The Paper 2 of SSC MTS is qualifying in nature. The examination authority, SSC, will decide the cutoff for Paper 2. On the basis of SSC MTS cutoff of Paper 1 and qualifying marks in Paper 2, candidates will be called for document verification. SSC MTS 2019 cutoff for final selection will be determined based on the total marks secured by candidates in Paper 1.
The cutoff will be announced by Staff Selection Commission (SSC) along SSC MTS result. Candidates can find below SSC MTS dates as well as the cutoff.
SSC MTS 2019 Paper 1 exam dates
August 2, to September 6, 2019
Release of SSC MTS cutoff 2019
SSC MTS 2019 Paper 2 exam
November 17, 2019
Announcement of SSC MTS cutoff for Paper 2
Release of final SSC MTS cutoff
To be notified later
SSC MTS cutoff is the minimum qualifying marks prescribed by the exam conducting authority as per categories to shortlist candidates for subsequent stages of selection process. The cutoff is decided to select deserving candidates for the recruitment exam.
The cutoff is determined based on the following factors.
Number of candidates appeared for the examination
Difficulty level of exam
Number of vacancies
The cutoff of SSC MTS Paper 1 is decided to shortlist candidates for Paper 2. Candidates securing equal to or more than SSC MTS cutoff as per their category in Paper 1 are eligible to appear in Paper 2. The Paper 1 of SSC MTS consists of 100 objective type multiple choice questions (MCQs) of 100 marks. There are four sections - General Intelligence & Reasoning, Numerical Aptitude, General English and General Awareness. Candidates need to qualify in all the sections. Last year, SSC MTS cutoff of Paper 1 for general category was 110.50. The cutoff for OBC category was 101.50 while it was 100.50 for SC candidates. SSC MTS cutoff 2019 of Paper 1 for each category will be calculated out of 100. The cutoff will be decided after adopting the process of normalization. SSC MTS cutoff of Paper 1 is applied on overall score.
SSC MTS 2017 cutoff of Paper 1
SSC had released region-wise cutoff for Paper 1. However, SSC MTS cutoff remained same across categories.
SSC MTS Cutoff region-wise of Paper 1 is provided below. The cutoff varied as per state/regions across categories.
Gujarat & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Dio and Goa
Candidates for correct answer scores 1 marks
0.25 marks will be deducted for wrong answers
Total Score = Number of correct answer X 1 – Number of incorrect answer X 0.25
The Paper 2 is held for only those candidates who meet SSC MTS cutoff in Paper 1. This paper is qualifying in nature that tests a candidate’s language skills. The commission will fix qualifying marks in Paper 2 for different categories. Candidates have to secure SSC MTS 2019 cutoff in Paper 2 to qualify the exam. The cutoff of Paper 2 is decided out of 50. In 2017, the qualifying marks for general category was 17.5 (35%) while it was 16.5 (33%) for all other reserved categories. SSC MTS cutoff 2019 of Paper 2 will be uniform across all States/UTs.
Check below category-wise qualifying marks of Paper 2 for the year 2017, 2014 and 2013.
SSC MTS Cutoff 2017
Other reserved categories
SSC MTS Cutoff 2014
SSC MTS Cutoff 2013
SSC calls candidates for Document Verification in the ratio of 1:2 for vertical category vacancies (SC, ST, OBC & UR) and 1:3 for Horizontal category vacancies (EXS, OH, HH & VH). Based on the performance of candidates in Paper 1 and preference of State/ UT exercised by them and number of vacancies, the commission fix SSC MTS cutoff for document verification. The previous year’s cutoff of SSC MTS for document verification is given below.
SSC MTS Cutoff 2017 for Document Verification
State/ UT Name
State/ UT Code
Jammu & Kashmir
Pondicherry & Tamil Nadu
Gujarat, Dadar & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu and Goa
The cutoff marks for final selection is decided based on the marks obtained in Paper 1 by last selected candidates in different categories. On the basis of SSC MTS cutoff 2019 of final selection, candidates will be appointed for the various posts of MTS.
SSC MTS 2017 Final Cutoff (Region-wise)
Date of Birth of the Last Selected Candidate (DD-MM- YYYY)
SSC MTS 2014 Final Cutoff (Region-wise)
Daman & Diu
Staff Selection Commission (SSC) releases the answer key of SSC MTS 2019 for Paper I and Paper II. Along with the answer key of SSC MTS, the exam conducting body will also release the response sheets. Candidates will be able to download and check SSC MTS answer key 2019 and response sheet by entering the required credentials in the login window. With the help of SSC MTS 2019 answer key, candidates will be able to calculate their probable scores based on the number of correct and incorrect answers.
The exam conducting body declares the result of SSC MTS in online mode separately for Paper 1, 2 and final selection. SSC MTS result will likely to be declared in the form of pdf containing the roll numbers of all the qualified candidates. On the basis of SSC MTS result of Paper 1, candidates are shortlisted to appear for Paper 2.
Question: When is SSC MTS Paper 1 scheduled to held?
Answer: SSC MTS Paper 1 will be held from August 2, to September 6, 2019.
Question: What is SSC MTS cutoff?
Answer: SSC MTS cutoff is the minimum qualifying marks prescribed by SSC to select candidates for the next stage of selection process.
Question: What are the factors that are determined while deciding the cut off of SSC MTS?
Answer: The cutoff of SSC MTS is determined on the following factors - difficulty level of exam, number of vacancies and number of candidates appeared for the examination.
Question: When will the SSC MTS result for paper 1 declared?
Answer: The result of SSC MTS for Paper 1 is expected to be released in October.
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