SSC MST or ‘Staff Selection Commission Multi-Tasking Staff’ is an important workforce for the daily operations of cleaning, washing etc. that are related to different government departments. The employees are hired in CCAS cadre (Central Civil Accounts Service) of the Group ‘C.’ They are offered promotions within this group, based on seniority.
Writing a good essay for SSC MTS
Essay writing is the soul of the paper. You have to keep in mind the following points to come fully-prepared in the exam:
- The introductory paragraph of the essay sets the most important impact on a reader’s mind, so always choose a provocative topic.
- Be very creative in the introductory paragraph. Try to use quotations by famous writers. Not only will it sail you through the topic easily but also make a good impression upon the paper checker.
- Follow the proverb that says, ‘the first impression is the last impression.’ Your introduction or the opening lines should be impressive and create some influence on a reader’s mind. Your introduction of the essay should have the central idea but do not fully explain it.
Format of SSC MTS Essay Writing
Try to divide all your viewpoints, arguments or opinions into paragraphs with continuity. It is advisable to divide your essay into 3 paragraphs, but it entirely depends on how complex the topic is.
- 1st Paragraph – It should include the strongest points.
- 2nd Paragraph– It should include all less strong points.
- 3rd Paragraph– It should include the weakest arguments.
Note: Do not start writing without having an exact plan. Don’t beat around the bush, and keep it to the topic.
- Finalise all your opinions in the last paragraph.
- Bring in your central idea back, this way you will let your reader know you are wrapping up.
Important tips on Essay Writing – SSC MTS Descriptive Test 2018
- Just read! This might sound cliché but it is exactly what is going to help.
- Enhance your vocabulary. This will save you from making unnecessary long sentences.
- Make writing a daily part of your life and gradually writing an essay or a letter will not be a task for you.
SSC MTS Cut-Off
Here is the cut-off for multi-tasking (non-technical) staff examination, 2016 for candidates qualified in Paper-I for appearing in Paper-II.
|SC (Candidates available-12,210)||100.50|
|ST (Candidates available-10,928)||87.00|
|OBC (Candidates available-45,420)||101.00|
|ExS (Candidates available-2,704)||49.50|
|OH (Candidates available-2,386)||93.00|
|HH (Candidates available-916)||49.50|
|VH (Candidates available-1,191)||76.00|
|UR (Candidates available-83,427)||110.50|
Note: The total no. of candidates who appeared in the exam-1,59,182
* 8405 SC, 2017 ST, 44683 OBC candidates qualified at UR standard
SSC MTS Salary
Multi-Tasking Staff is a general central service group ‘C’ non-gazetted, which is a non-ministerial post that falls under Payband-1 (Rs.5200 – 20200) + Grade Pay Rs.1800. However, the take-home salary of MTS ranges between Rs. 18,000 – 22,000 /month (approximately). The salary could also vary slightly based on location, allowances etc.
The SSC MTS Grade Pay increases with every Promotion:
- First Promotion: Rs. 1900/- after 3 years of service.
- Second Promotion: Rs. 2000/- after 3 years of service.
- Third Promotion: Rs. 2400/- after 5 years of service.
- And so on up to Rs.5400/-
SSC MTS Work Profile
The job of Multitasking staff is sometimes challenging and needs hard work with timely results.
Peon, Dafatry, Jamadar, Farash, Chowkidar(Gate-keeper), Safaiwala, Mali, Junior Gestetner Operator etc.
Nature of Job
Candidates have to meet the following responsibilities and duties that come with the SSC MTS Jobs:
- General cleanliness and upkeep of the Section or Unit
- Cleaning of rooms and dusting of furniture etc.
- Carrying of important files and papers.
- Physical maintenance of records of the Section.
- Photocopying, sending of fax, etc.
- Other non-clerical work in the Section or Unit.
- Assisting in routine office work like the diary, dispatch, etc.
- Assisting on the computer.
- Delivering of Dak (outside the building).
- Watch and ward duties.
- Opening and closing of rooms.
- Cleaning of the building, fixtures, etc.
- Work related to his ITI qualifications, if it exists.
- Driving of vehicles, if in possession of a valid driving license.
- Upkeep of lawns, parks, potted plants, etc.
- Any other work assigned by the superior authority.