Call it unemployment or lack of ability, thousands of professionals in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar are dreaming of becoming peons. Through the Multi Tasking Staff (MTS) Recruitment of the Staff Selection Commission (SSC), the posts of Peon, Chowkidar, Jamadar, Mali, Gatekeeper etc. are recruited in various departments of the Central Government.
In this, the minimum qualification for application is 10th pass, but for the last few years so many educated candidates are applying that it is difficult to believe after hearing. Thousands of candidates pursuing studies like M.Tech, B.Tech, MBA, MCA, BBA, BCA, B.Ed in UP & Bihar under SSC Central Region can be seen in the queue of MTS Recruitment. Two years ago, eight B.Tech degree candidates were selected for MTS recruitment in National Sugar Institute, Kanpur. Five had also taken charge.
The craze for government jobs is such that even Chartered Accountants (CA) and Institute of Cost and Works Accountants are applying to become peons. 20 ICWA and 06 CA candidates had applied for the 2019 recruitment.
Applications can start from today
Online application for MTS 2022 recruitment is likely to start from Tuesday. In the years 2021, 2020 and 2019, 1409112, 1531009 and 1292077 candidates had applied in the central region respectively.
Status of Candidates for Multi Tasking Staff
Years BTech MTech MBA BBA MCA BCA BEd LLB MSc
2021 21889 484 1615 2160 636 6703 6144 826 6554
2020 30789 642 1916 2555 883 8763 4094 630 6775
2019 28243 447 1625 2170 884 8659 2529 374 6314