SSC MTS: Applications started for 8326 recruitments of SSC MTS and Havildar, great opportunity for those with weak maths, 10 important points

SSC MTS Notification 2024: Staff Selection Commission released the notification for MTS and Havildar Recruitment 2024 on Thursday. SSC MTS Vacancy 2024 has been announced for 8326 posts of MTS and Havildar. There are 4887 vacancies for MTS and 3439 for Havildar. Online applications will be accepted for this recruitment on ssc.gov.in till 31st July. The last date for fee payment is 01 August 2024. Corrections in the application form can be made on 16 August and 17 August 2024. During this time, correction fee payment will also have to be made. Computer based examination will be held in October-November. The special thing is that the written examination in CBT mode will be conducted in one phase (in multiple shifts). Any candidate will have to go on the same day to take the written examination. Both sessions will be held in the same day. The examination will be held in two sessions of 45-45 minutes. The medium of examination will be English, Hindi and 13 regional languages. Through MTS recruitment, various departments of the central government recruit for the posts of peon, chowkidar, jamadar, gardener, gatekeeper etc. Along with this, recruitment will be done for the posts of havildar in Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) and Central Bureau of Narcotics (CBN).

Read here 10 important things related to MTS recruitment
1. This is a great opportunity for those with weak maths and reasoning to get a government job

SSC MTS Recruitment is a great opportunity for those candidates who are dreaming of getting a government job but their Maths and Reasoning are weak. Actually this exam will be held in two sessions. Both the sessions will be held on the same day. The first session will be of Numerical and Mathematical Ability and Reasoning Ability and Problem Solving. 20 questions of 60 marks each will be asked in both Reasoning and Maths. That is, a total of 40 questions will come from Reasoning Maths. Session-1 will be qualifying only. General category candidates will have to score only 30 percent marks in this, that is, they will have to answer only 12 questions out of 40 correctly. OBC and EWS will have to solve only 10 questions and SC ST will have to solve only 8 questions. There will be no negative marking in this session.

Session-2 will start immediately after the 45-minute session-1 ends. This will also be of 45 minutes. In this session, questions from General Awareness and English Language and Comprehension will be asked. 25 questions each will be asked from General Awareness and English which will be of 75-75 marks. The final merit list for the post of MTS will be prepared on the basis of the marks obtained in this session. That is, the merit will be prepared on the basis of 150 marks of session-2. There will be negative marking in session-2. One mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.
The above Computer Based Test will consist of Objective Type, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

2. Qualifying marks (minimum marks) in both the sessions
The performance of the candidate in Session-I will be checked first and the performance in Session-II will be evaluated only if the candidate passes in Session-I.
The minimum qualifying marks in Session-I as well as Session-II of the Computer-Based Test are as follows:
Category Minimum Qualifying Marks (%)
General (UR) 30%
OBC/EWS 25%
All other categories (SC, ST, Divyang) 20%

3. Educational Qualification – For both the posts MTS and Havildar- 10th pass.

4. Age limit – 18-27 years.
MTS – 18-25 years. Havildar – 18-27 years. SC and ST category candidates will be given five years relaxation in the maximum age limit and OBC will be given three years relaxation. Age will be calculated from 1 July 2024.

5. Age and educational qualification will be calculated from 1st July 2024.

6. Pay Scales
MTS Salary – Pay Level-1 as per 7th Pay Commission
Havildar Salary – Pay Level-1, As per 7th Pay Commission

7. Application fee – Rs 100
There is no fee for women, SC and ST categories.

8. Selection Process for Havildar Post (Based on last recruitment)
– Computer Based Written Test, Physical Test, Physical Standard Test.
– Height of male for Havildar post – 157.5 cm.
– Height of woman- 152 cm. And minimum weight should be 48 kg.
– Chest of men – 81 cms. 5 cms expansion extra.

Rules for Physical Efficiency Test for Havildar
Men: Have to walk 1600 meters in 15 minutes.
Women- 1 Km race in 20 minutes.

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9. How will the final selection be done?
For the post of MTS, candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their performance in Session II of CBE. For the post of Havildar, candidates will be shortlisted in the ratio of 1:7 (vacancies: candidates) for appearing in PET/PST and on the basis of their performance in Session II of CBE.

10. State-wise cut-off marks
For the MTS post, there will be separate category-wise, State/UT wise cut-offs in Session II. As the vacancies for MTS are in two age groups i.e. (i) 18 to 25 years and (ii) 18 to 27 years, the Commission may fix separate age group-wise, category-wise and State/UT-wise cut-offs in CBE.

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