SSC MTS Eligibility | Know SSC MTS Age Limit and More

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The Staff Selection Commision(SSC) is going to release the SSC MTS exam notification for the year 2019 in November 2018. The exam would probably be held in January 2019. Like every year, lakhs of candidates are expected to give the exam this year as well. If you are one of them, then you must know all the details about SSC MTS eligibility. Here, we would be talking about the different factors like the SSC MTS Age Limit, educational requirements and all such important things that you need to know before you apply for SSC MTS 2019.

SSC MTS Eligibility – Complete Details

Let us take a look at the different factors for SSC MTS Eligibility one by one. You should check whether you fulfill each of the criteria before you fill in the SSC MTS online application.

Nationality

The first factors for SSC MTS eligibility that we would look at is nationality. The candidate wishing to appear for the SSC MTS exam must be one of the following

  • A citizen of India
  • A Subject of Nepal
  • A Subject of Bhutan
  • A Tibetan Refugee
  • A Person of Indian Origin migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Afganistan, Kenya, Tanzania, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam.

SSC MTS Age Limit

Let us take a look at the SSC MTS Age Limit. You must ensure that your age is within the specified age limit on the specified date. If it is not, then you are not eligible to apply for the exam.

To apply for SSC MTS 2019, a candidate must be of minimum 18 years of age and must not exceed 25 years of age as on 01.08.2018. However, candidates belonging the reserved categories such as SC/ST/OBC/Physically handicapped etc. would get age relaxation depending on the category that they belong to.

The following table gives the different categories that are eligible for age relaxation on SSC MTS Age Limit.

Category Age Relaxation permissible beyond the Upper age limit
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PH + Cerebral Palsy 10 years
PH + OBC + Cerebral Palsy 13 years
PH + SC/ST+ Cerebral Palsy 15 years
Ex-Servicemen (Unreserved/General) 03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the crucial date.
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.
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.
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
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
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
Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir (Unreserved/General) 5 years
Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir (OBC) 8 years
Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir (SC/ST) 10 years
Widows/Divorced Women/Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (Unreserved/General) Up to 35 years of age
Widows/Divorced Women/Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (OBC) Up to 38 years of age
Widows/Divorced Women/Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ST) Up to 40 years of age
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
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
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
Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service  in the Armed Forces (Unreserved/General) Up to 45 years of age
Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces (OBC) Up to 48 years of age
Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces (SC/ST) Up to 50 years of age
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.
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
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 Educational Qualification

One of the most important factors of SSC MTS Qualification is the educational qualification. If you want to appear for the SSC MTS exam, then you must have passed your matriculation (Class 10) or equivalent examination from any University, Board or Institute recognized by the Government of India or any other state government

SSC MTS Application Process

Now, that we know about the SSC MTS eligibility criteria, you might want to know more about the application process. Well, you need to submit your SSC MTS online application with the requisite application fee to apply for the exam. The forms can only be filled online and no other way of filling up the application form is accepted.  If you are looking for more information on the SSC MTS Application Process, click on the button below:

SSC MTS Apply Online 2019

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