SSC MTS 2022 Job Profile: Check Salary & Promotional Avenues

Staff Selection Commission Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff Examination 2023 ( SSC MTS )

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Registration: 18 Jan '23 - 17 Feb '23

Rachit Kumar
Rachit Kumar Saxena
Updated on Nov 14, 2022 16:33 IST

SSC MTS job profile is provided by the Department of Personnel and Training from time to time. The candidates can see here the SSC MTS job profile and the salary details.


SSC MTS Job Profile

SSC MTS job profile is notified by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) from time to time for all the Central Ministries and associated departments. The concerned department analyses the notified work and raises their requisition for the post to the Staff Selection Commission, which then includes the required vacancies in the exam notification. The candidates can see here the SSC MTS job profile as notified officially by DoPT. Some of the SSC MTS posts and job profiles are obsolete now because of the outsourcing of some of the task in the departments. 

SSC MTS 2022 notification was released online on March 22, 2022. The Staff Selection Commission conduct the SSC MTS exam to recruit candidates for the Multi-Tasking Staff (non-technical). This year, the Commission notified the Havaldar posts with the notification.


The Staff Selection Commission The candidates can check here the SSC MTS posts so that they can imagine the world-view for the SSC MTS job profile. SSC MTS exam is conducted to recruit the candidates for the following posts, which are non-technical and classified as Group D posts:

  • Havaldar
  • Peon
  • Daftary
  • Jamadar
  • Junior Gestetner Operator
  • Chowkidar
  • Safaiwala
  • Mali

The work of some posts given above is outsourced and the concerned department is not raising the requisition for those posts to the Staff Selection Commission.

SSC MTS Eligibility and Age Limit

SSC MTS exam is one of the most popular exams because of its eligibility condition. The SSC MTS job profile does not demand a specialisation in any field or technical specialisations. These are the daily jobs which can be done by anybody. The educational qualification required for the exam is matriculation. SSC MTS age limit is 27 years. These eligibility conditions are the most common eligibility conditions which make most of the candidates eligible for the exam. The candidates can see here the SSC MTS eligibility criteria.

SSC MTS 2022 Exam Pattern

The Commission released the exam pattern with the official notification. There is fierce competition in the SSC MTS exam because of the higher number of candidates appearing in the exam. The candidates should prepare all the topics given in the SSC MTS syllabus to score better in the exam and secure their selection. The candidates must understand the exam pattern fully so that they can score better in the exam and ensure their selection.

SSC MTS Paper-I Subjects

Number of Questions in SSC MTS Paper-I

Maximum Marks in SSC MTS Paper-I

Part I - General English



Part II - General Intelligence & Reasoning



Part III - Numerical Aptitude



Part IV - General Awareness






SSC MTS paper 1 is conducted online as a Computer-Based Exam (CBE) at the designated exam centres across the nation. Get here details about SSC MTS exam pattern of all tiers and PET/PST exam.

SSC MTS Job Profile

As the names of the posts show these are the post belonging to the lowest level of permanent staff. The candidates recruited for these posts do the lowest level of work. The below given functions are taken from the official document released by the Department of Personal and Training (DoPT).

  • Physical Maintenance of records of the Section.
  • General cleanliness & upkeep of the Sectional Unit.
  • Carrying of files & other papers within the building.
  • Photocopying, sending of FAX etc.
  • Other non-clerical work in the Sectional Unit.
  • Assisting in routine office work like diary, despatch etc., including on computer
  • Delivering of dak (outside the building).
  • Watch & ward duties.
  • Opening & closing of rooms.
  • Cleaning of rooms.
  • Dusting of furniture etc.
  • Cleaning of building, fixtures etc
  • Work related to his ITI qualifications, if it exists.
  • Driving of vehicles, if in possession of valid driving licence.
  • Upkeep of parks, lawns, potted plants etc.
  • Any other work assigned by the superior authority. 

Some of the works above may be obsolete, but the departments add new work as per their priority. The above list of duties is only illustrative and not exhaustive. Ministries and Departments may add to the list, duties of similar nature ordinarily performed by officials at this level.

SSC MTS Promotion and Career Growth

There are very few chances of promotion in the SSC MTS service. The candidates serving in the SSC MTS get a time-bound increment in their salaries. The candidate gets the increment mentioned in the 7th Pay Commission matrices after each three years. Accordingly, other components of the SSC MTS salary are also increased.

Increament Duration Increased Grade Pay (in INR)
First Increment in Salary After 3 Years 1900/-
Second Increment in Salary After 3 Years  2000/-
Third Increment in Salary After 5 Years 2400/-
Final Increment in Salary - 5400/-

For promotion, the candidates will be required to acquire higher educational qualifications and appear in the departmental exams conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) from time to time.

SSC MTS Salary

Salary is one of the prime motivating factors for the SSC MTS exam. The candidates are recruited at the lowest level in the government structure and their salary is the sole consideration for them. The SSC MTS Salary breakup is given below:

Sl.No Components of SSC MTS servile  (in INR)

Basic Pay



Dearness Allowance (34%)



House Rent Allowance (Class X)



Travelling Allowance



DA on TA



Gross Salary (in Class X City)












SSC MTS in-hand Salary

27, 904


The salary components are linked to the Class of city. The gross salary varies with the city class. These calculations will change with the class of city.

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