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SSC MTS 2017 exam cancelled, fresh dates to be announced

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByNilesh Mathur
May 24, 2017 07:50 PM IST

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has cancelled the Multi Tasking Staff (Non-Technical) recruitment examination 2017.

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has cancelled the Multi Tasking Staff (Non-Technical) recruitment examination 2017.

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has cancelled the Multi Tasking Staff (Non-Technical) recruitment examination 2017.(Kalpak Pathak/HT file)
The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has cancelled the Multi Tasking Staff (Non-Technical) recruitment examination 2017.(Kalpak Pathak/HT file)

In a notification issued on its official website on Tuesday, the commission said that the MTS (Non-Technical) examination, 2016 in the OMR based mode is being cancelled. The commission had fixed five days for conducting the examination: April 30, May 14, May 28, June 4 and June 11, 2017. The commission had already conducted the examination on April 30 and May 14. However, exams for all the five days have been cancelled by the commission.

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The commission further said that the entire examination would now be conducted by the commission afresh in computer based mode, tentatively during the month of September-October, 2017. The commission will upload the details about the fresh examination in due course.

Earlier, the commission had ordered re-examination of April 30 test for select candidates due to paper leak.

A government release said that decision was being taken to cancel the Paper-I (afternoon shift) of the MTS (Non-Technical) Examination, 2016 held on April 30, 2017, because the said paper was found to be compromised. The re-examination for only those candidates who appeared in this shift will be held in due course and they would be suitably informed accordingly, it said.

According to reports, more than 6 million candidates have applied for 8,300 Multi-Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff (MTS) posts in the country advertised by the SSC. The examination is held to select junior staff in central government departments.

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    Nilesh Mathur is online news editor with Hindustan Times. He has worked on the online news desk for the last 21 years. Presently, he covers education and career related news.

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