SSC MTS Eligibility Criteria 2023, Age limit, educational qualifications, and number of attempts

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SSC MTS Eligibility Criteria: The eligibility criteria for SSC MTS Exam is set by the Staff Selection Commission which conducts this exam to recruit candidates for various posts. The Commission releases a official notification for the exam which has all the information related to the exam including the eligibility criteria. SSC MTS eligibility criteria is set under the parameters of age limit, educational qualification and others. Read this article to check complete SSC MTS eligibility criteria and other details. Join our SSC MTS Video Course to prepare for SSC MTS Exam.

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SSC MTS Eligibility

Eligibility is dependent on a number of factors. A candidate must meet all the criteria before applying for the post. They should also have the relevant documents to prove that they are eligible for the post.

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Source: SSC MTS Eligibility

The SSC MTS Eligibility in short is as follows:
Eligibility Criteria Conditions
Nationality  Indian National
Age limit 18- 25 years
Minimum Education 10th pass OR equivalent degree from a government recognized institution
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SSC MTS -Nationality 

  • The candidate  must hold an  Indian Citizenship
  • He / She can be a subject of  Nepal or  Bhutan. 
  • A Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanent settlement.
  • A Person of Indian Origin (PIO) who has migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam or East African countries of Zaire, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Ethiopia, Malawi, with the intention of permanent settlement in India.
  • Please Note: Candidates belonging to the category 2, 3, and 4 must have a certificate of eligibility issued by the Government  of India in their favour.
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SSC MTS Age Limit

The exam is conducted in two age groups. Candidates must be between 18-25 years of age to be eligible to apply or they must be in the age group of 18 to 27syears.  Apart from this candidates are granted relaxation in age limit as per government norms




3 Years


5 Years


UR-10 years;OBC-13 Years;SC/ST-15 Years 


03 years;OBC-6 Years;SC/ST-8 Years 

Jammu & Kashmir Domicile

5 years

Central Government Civilian Employees: Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of online applications.

Others -Upto 40 years of age;SC/ST-upto 45 years of age 

Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women who are  judicially separated and who are not remarried

Others-upto 35 years of age; SC/ST-upto 40 years of age 

Service Clerks in the last year of their service in the Armed Forces.

Others-Upto 45 years of age;SC/ST-upto 50 years 

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SSC MTS Educational Qualification

As per the official notification, a candidate must have passed class 10 th from a recognized board.

SSC MTS Number of Attempts 

The official notification does not put a limit on number of attempts.  An eligible candidate can appear any number of times.

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What are the parameters for SSC MTS Eligibility?

The parameters for SSC MTS Eligibility are nationality, age limit, educational qualification.

What is the age limit for SSC MTS Exam?

The age limit for SSC MTS Exam is 18 to 25 years.

What is the educational qualification for SSC MTS exam?

 The educational qualification for SSC MTS exam is Class 10 th.

Are documents verified in SSC MTS Exam?

Yes, Documents are verified before final selection in SSC MTS exam.

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