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TNPSC VAO Syllabus 2018 PDF Download (English / Tamil) | VAO Exam Pattern

TNPSC VAO Syllabus

Want To Qualify Village Administrative Officer Exam In First Attempt Then Start Your Preparation With Up To Date TNPSC VAO Syllabus!!! Applicants, who have applied for TNPSC VAO Exam, may get updated syllabus from this page for prepare well. Aspirants nay download syllabus in pdf format in English / Tamil language or TNPSC VAO Exam Pattern from this page. We’re also trying to collect detailed information about TNPSC VAO Syllabus 2018 so you’re advised to stay connected with us on our web portal.   

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission’s objective of conduct VAO Exam is to recruit eligible and dedicated Candidates for positions of Village Administrative Officer. To score good marks in the TNPSC VAO Government exam you have to aware with the VAO Exam Pattern and Syllabus.  You can collect whole information about Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Syllabus from this page which is created by team of

TNPSC VAO Syllabus

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission VAO Syllabus

Syllabus of the Village Administrative Officer exam includes:

General Studies

  • General Science
    • Physics
    • Chemistry
    • Botany
    • Zoology
  • Current Events
    • History
    • Political Science
    • Geography
    • Economics
    • Latest invention in Science and technology
  • Geography
  • History and Culture of India and Tamil Nadu
  • Indian Polity
  • Indian Economy
  • Indian National Movement

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Basics of Village Administration

  • The role, functions duties and responsibilities of a Village Administrative Officer in VILLAGE and REVENUE ADMINISTRATION
  • Accounts maintained and furnished by the VAO at the end of every FASLI YEAR.
  • Basic Principles / Information relating to classification of lands
  • Basic information on rates of assessment and annual revenue collection and forms of irrigation of land including those belonging to the Government
  • Scrutiny of accounts relating to Panachayat revenue
  • Role of VAO during calamities
  • Basic information relating to assignment of lands / house sites in Villages and Towns
  • Grant of lands for cattle or dairy farms
  • Levy of rents (Ground Rent / Quit Rent) etc
  • Exemption from land revenue
  • Unauthorized occupation of Government land basic information about Land
  • Procedure relating to conduct of inquiries in relation to age, marital status, income, domicile
  • Basic principles of and procedures involved in survey, sub-division of a survey field and knowledge of Field Management Book.
  • Direct Revenue collections made under various heads by the VAO
  • Specific duties during festivals and common Village functions
  • Basic information about Revenue Recovery Act
  • Basic information relating to forest lands and resources and sale of sandalwood and other valuable tress
  • Basic information relating to Adivasis / Tribals and the role of a VAO in extending special protection and support of the Government to them.

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Aptitude & Mental Ability Tests

  • Conversion of information to data
  • Collection
  • Compilation and presentation of data – Tables, graphs, diagrams
  • Analytical interpretation of data
  • Simplification
  • Percentage
  • Highest Common Factor (HCF)
  • Lowest Common Multiple (LCM)
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Simple interest
  • Compound interest Area
  • Volume
  • Time and Work
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Puzzles
  • Dice
  • Visual Reasoning
  • Alpha numeric Reasoning
  • Number Series

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General English

  • Grammar
  • Literature
  • Authors and their Literary Works

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TNPSC VAO Exam Pattern

Exam is objective type so candidates can choose only one correct answer to get qualifying score. Candidate is able to choose either general English/general Tamil to answer 80 questions and remaining 120 questions are common and printed both in English and Tamil language. Complete Exam pattern of TNPSC VAO is specified below:

SubjectDuration of ExaminationMaximum MarksMinimum Qualifying Marks for selection
Single Paper in the following subjects in SSLC standard General studies (75items) + Basics of Village Administration (25 items) + Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (20 items) + General Tamil / General English (80 items) Total (200 items)3 hours30090

There are two types of Objective Type Question Papers:

Type 1:

  • General Studies (75 items)
  • Basics of Village Administration (25 items)
  • Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (20 items)
  • General Tamil (80 items)

Type 2:

  • General Studies (75 items)
  • Basics of Village Administration (25 items)
  • Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (20 items)
  • General English (80 items)

Read Also: How to Prepare for English


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3 Responses to "TNPSC VAO Syllabus 2018 PDF Download (English / Tamil) | VAO Exam Pattern"

  1. krish

    Dear Sir,
    When released vao notification please reply to this email.
    Thank you

  2. saminathan

    sir please send vao study materials

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