SSC MTS Eligibility Criteria
Anangsha Patra, 14 Jul 2018

SSC MTS Eligibility Criteria 2018 – The eligibility criteria of SSC MTS highlights the norms that have to be fulfilled by candidates in terms of age, academic qualification and nationality. SSC MTS eligibility criteria 2018 has been prescribed the exam conducting authority, Staff Selection Commission (SSC). As per SSC MTS 2018 eligibility criteria, candidates must be 18 to 25 years and have passed Class 10/Matriculation/SSC. Relaxation in the upper age limit will be provided to candidates belonging to SC, ST, PwD, OBC categories. The detailed SSC MTS eligibility criteria 2018 is provided here. Candidates must check the eligibility criteria before filling the application form.

 

The eligibility of candidates will be verified at the time of document verification. In case, candidate’s eligibility does not match the one entered in the application form then their candidature will be cancelled. Read below for more details on SSC MTS eligibility criteria 2018.

 

SSC MTS Eligibility Criteria 2018

Candidates have to fulfill the following SSC MTS 2018 eligibility criteria to be eligible for the exam.

 

SSC MTS 2018 Nationality

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.

 

Provided that candidates belonging to (b), (c), (d) and (e) categories mentioned above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.


Note
: Candidates in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary will be allowed to appear for the exam but the offer of appointment will be provided only after the certificate has been issued by the government.

 

SSC MTS 2018 Age Limit

The age limit prescribed for SSC MTS is 18 to 25 years. The date of birth to be entered by candidates in the application form should be same as recorded in Class 10/Matriculation/Secondary examination certificate. Candidates can check below the relaxation in upper age limit as per category.


SSC MTS Age Relaxation

Code

Category

Age-Relaxation permissible beyond the Upper age limit

01

SC/ST

5 years

02

OBC

3 years

03

PH + Cerebral Palsy

10 years

04

PH + OBC+ Cerebral Palsy

13 years

05

PH + SC/ST+ Cerebral Palsy

15 years

09

Ex-Servicemen ( Unreserved / General )

03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the crucial date.

10

Ex-Servicemen ( OBC )

06 years ( 3 years + 3 years) after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the crucial date

11

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

15

Central Govt. 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

17

Central Govt. 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

19

Central Govt. 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

21

Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir( Unreserved/General )

5 years

22

Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir( OBC )

8 years

23

Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir( SC/ST)

10 years

24

Widows / Divorced Women / Women judicially separated and who are not remarried( Unreserved/General )

Up to 35 years of age

25

Widows / Divorced Women / Women judicially separated and who are not remarried( OBC )

Up to 38 years of age

26

Widows / Divorced Women / Women judicially separated and who are not remarried( SC/ST )

Up to 40 years of age

27

Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (Unreserved/General )

3 years

28

Defence 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

29

Defence 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

33

Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces ( Unreserved/General )

Up to 45 years of age

34

Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces ( OBC )

Up to 48 years of age

35

Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces ( SC/ST )

Up to 50 years of age

36

Retrenched census employees of Office of Registrar General of India (Unreserved/General ) (They will be considered only for offices under Registrar General of India in their order of merit and subject to availability of vacancies )

3 years plus length of service rendered by them in connection with census, before retrenchment , and Weightage of past service.

37

Retrenched census employees of Office of Registrar General of India ( OBC ) ( They will be considered only for offices under RGI in their order of merit and subject to availability of vacancies )

Do + 3 years

38

Retrenched census employees of Office of Registrar General of India ( SC/ST ) ( They will be considered only for offices under RGI in their order of merit and subject to availability of vacancies )

Do + 5 years

SSC MTS 2018 Educational Qualification

Must have passed matriculation/class 10 or equivalent from a recognized board. Candidates whose result is awaited or are appearing in the exam can also apply.

SSC MTS 2018 notification will be released on November 3. SSC MTS application form will be available from November 3 to December 3, 2018. The exam dates of Paper I and II has not been announced yet.

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