MTS Paper Leak: SSC yet to announce new date for cancelled MTS Exam 2017

After cancelling the exams for Muti Tasking Staff (MTS) 2017 - non-technical, the the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is yet to announce the re-exam date.

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After cancelling the exams for Muti Tasking Staff (MTS) 2017 – non-technical, the the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is yet to announce the  re-exam date. Yesterday, the second shift exams were cancelled after questions papers were found to be compromised.

In a statement, SSC said that the afternoon paper of was found to be compromised, therefore the commission has cancelled the exam. The re-exam date has not yet been notified.

“The re-examination for only those candidates who appeared in this shift will be held in due course and the candidates would be suitably informed accordingly. The inconvenience caused to the candidates is regretted,” said SSC in a statement.

SSC MTS Exam are being held in two shifts – morning and evening due to large number of applications. On April 30, 2017, before commencement of morning shift exams, the question paper with key was found circulating on .

According to reports, Neetu Singh, the director of KD Campus, the coaching provider institution, uploaded some images of the question papers on her Facebook page and asked the students if this was the paper they received in the first shift which was held in morning between 10 am to 12 noon shift. Initially, students couldn’t confirm. However, the paper turned out to be the same question paper that was distributed in 2nd shift exam which was conducted from 2 pm to 4 pm.

In her Facebook post, Singh has urged the SSC and PMO to address the issue and take concrete actions against the wrongdoers involved.

MTS examinations are conducted to select junior staff in central government departments. Candidates who have passed Matriculation Examination or equivalent from a recognised
Board are eligible for the post of Multi Tasking Staff (Non Technical). According to reports, more than 70 lakh candidates have registered registration for SSC MTS Examination 2017.

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