SSC MTS 2017 Eligibility Criteria

SSC MTS Eligibilty Criteria: The eligibility criteria for SSC MTS 2016 Examination is set by Staff Selection Commission. Each and every candidate who will be applying for SSC MTS 2016 Examination has to fulfill this criteria. Failure to do so will deem the candidate ineligible for SSC MTS 2016 Exam.

SSC MTS Eligibility Criteria 2016 consists a set of requirements and clauses in terms of Nationality, age and educational qualification. Let us have a look at it.




  • Citizen of India, or
  • Subject of Nepal, or
  • Subject of Bhutan, or
  • Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India.
  • Person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries such as Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.


Must have passed Matriculation Examination OR equivalent from a recognized Board.

Note: Candidates who have not acquired but will acquire the educational qualification and acquire documentary evidence from the Board/University in support thereof as on 01.08.2017 will also be eligible.

Age Limit:

What is the Age Limit for SSC MTS Paper I 2016?

One of the most important considerations under eligibility criteria is the age eligibility criteria. As per the official notification,18-25 years as on 01.08.2017 (i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1992 and not later than 01.08.1999) . However, with a view to safeguard the interest of the minorities certain age relaxations have been offered to them. The same is mentioned below:



Age Relaxation:

Category-Codes for claiming Age Relaxation as on the date of reckoning :

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.

for more details of age relaxation, go to the official notification below.

It should be noted that for the purpose of computation of age, the date is 01.08.2017. The age of the candidate should be calculated from 01.08.2017 as specifically mentioned in the official notification.NoteDate of birth as recorded in the secondary school certificate or an equivalent certificate will be accepted by the commission.



Eligibility/Permissible disability for PH candidates:

One Leg affected (OL), One Arm affected (OA), One Arm One Leg affected (OAL), Both Leg Affected but not Arm (BL), Blind(B), Low Vision (LV), Hearing (H), Communication (C) are eligible of the post of Multi Tasking Staff.


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  1. Abdussalam says

    Up to 40 years can apply this?. Is there any vecancy available for 40 agers.

    1. Shajahan says

      My dob 22/05/1989 obc can i apply for this job?

  2. Priyanka p Jacob says

    Wether a learning disabled person can apply for any of this post?

  3. sujit vk says

    my DOB is 03-07-1999 can i apply for this job ???

    1. Sabith K says

      yes. he/she must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1992 and not later than 01.08.1999

  4. Rejish says

    My date of birth 22 05 1982.
    I am from scheduled caste .
    Can i apply for this job..!??

    1. Sabith K says

      No.. For SC candidate age limit is 30 yr

      1. sonu says

        How to register for this exam.We can register in using our mobile data

  5. anju says

    How to register for this exam.We can register in using our mobile data

  6. Noushad says

    Hello sir
    I want job

  7. Jineesh GE says


  8. pradeep kumar says

    Pradeep Kumar .m ,,ramankuth. Po,nilambur.r.s , malappuaram .(DT)

  9. AJITHA says

    My DOB24/04/1988,can I apply for this job?

  10. vishnu says

    I want this job

  11. Anilkumar says

    Sir I want job

  12. AMAR VERMA says


  13. lithya lijo says

    my DOB 05-07-1988 Can i apply for this job..!??pls replay

  14. Smitha P.S says

    I want this job.DOB- 16/02/1981.OBC veerasaiva.I am Widow.can you apply this job

  15. Rahulnath says

    I will try my best sir I want to job

  16. Roshan says

    How can I apply dis job

  17. Sethulekshmi says

    Am physically handicapped can i apply this job and my date of bith 03-06-1993

  18. bhanu says

    iam btech ece .eligible r not

  19. SHINOJ M K says

    I LIKE THIS JOB .DOB 24/01/1986.OBC

  20. Mahesh says

    My DOB12/04/1989,can I apply for this job?

  21. asin says

    My date of birth is 16-04-1982.can I apply for it.any post applicable for after 35.

  22. Jismon a m says

    Any reduction on age limit for minority candidates?

  23. unais says

    l want to job

  24. Sapna vk says

    Is there any age restrictions for widows???

  25. sameer says

    My date of birth 1989
    I want job

  26. rashi says

    my dog 24/04/1988 obc can I apply

  27. Ravindra says

    Your Comment : My is not an PH and he is having required educational qualification. Please inform whether eligible to apply for the post.

  28. abhi says

    Can i apply for this job.? Im OBC and My DOB is 9-11-1991

  29. antony joseph says

    what are the documents we should carry for the exam