TNPSC VAO Syllabus 2016 Exam Pattern pdf download

TNPSC VAO Syllabus 2016

TNPSC VAO Syllabus pdf download in Tamil: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) has been released a recruitment notification of VAO (Village Administrative Officer) vacancies in Tamil Nadu state. All the candidates are eagerly looking forward to apply for this jobs and grab the employment in Tamil Nadu Government. Applied candidates are must know the syllabus and exam pattern of the examination of TNPSC VAO 2016 exam. Candidates are advised to know the TNPSC VAO syllabus 2015-16 for the preparation period. Here we have giving TNPSC VAO syllabus pdf file and exam pattern are mentioned given below have a look. Syllabus is very important for any examination. Those candidates who will be appeared for village administrative officer exam can check TNPSC VAO Exam syllabus and Pattern pdf. This will become any easy way for the candidates to prepare for Tamil Nadu PSC VAO Exam. Candidates are must know the exam syllabus for preparation time and get good marks in the TNPSC VAO Government exam you have to aware with the TNPSC VAO Exam Pattern and TNPSC VAO Syllabus 2016.

TNPSC VAO Exam Pattern 2015-16

The exam will be off objective type questions, so candidates can choose only one correct answer to get qualifying score. There is no negative marks in any wrong answer. Candidates are 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.

TNPSC VAO Syllabus 2016

Subject Maximum Marks Qualifying Marks Duration
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) 300 90 3 hours
Total 300

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)

TNPSC VAO Syllabus 2015-16

General Studies

General Science

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Botany
  • Zoology

Current Events

  • History
  • Political Science
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • Latest invention in Science and technology


History and Culture of India and Tamil Nadu

Indian Polity

Indian Economy

Indian National Movement

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.

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

General English

  • Grammar
  • Literature
  • Authors and their Literary Works


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