TamilNadu Public Service Commission VAO exam is to recruit candidates for village administrative officer in state government of TamilNadu. Now VAO exam called As CCSE- IV because of group IV Exam merge with VAO Exam. There is no separate exam for IV.
Now a day there is a more competition for TamilNadu Public Service Commission Group4 examination. Since the qualification for TamilNadu Public Service Commission CCSE- IV is only SSLC. Lacks of people apply for the TamilNadu Public Service Commission CCSE- IV exam every year. But those who are studying with dedication to achieve in the exam only can succeed in the exam.
Most people wait until the announcement of the official date of the exam or annual planner to start preparing for the examination. But if you are serious about clearing the TNPSC exam and getting a job in state government of TamilNadu, there is no better time to start preparing than this very moment itself.
TNPSC VAO Eligibility Details : Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission’s (TNPSC) Village Administrative Officer Exam eligibility details are given below….
|Sl.No||Category of Candidates||Minimum Age (Should have completed)||Maximum Age (should not have completed)|
|1||SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and DWs of all Castes||21 Years||40 Years|
|2||“Others” [ i.e. Candidates not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs]||21 Years||30 Years|
(i).Others [i. e Candidates not belonging to SCs SC(A)s, STS, MBCs/DVs, BCs and BVMs] who have put in 5 years of service in the state/ central government are not eligible even if they are within the age limit.
(ii) The Technical and Non-Technical Staff of TANSI who have faced retrenchment and have not been absorbed in the Government Corporations/ Undertakings may also apply, if they are otherwise qualified except age and the relevant age rule will be relaxed by the Government in their favour if they come up for selection.
Candidates should possess the following or its equivalent qualification on the date of notification. Must possess minimum general educational qualification viz. Must have passes S.S.L.C public examination or ist equivalent with eligibility for admission to higher secondary courses of studies or to college courses of studies.
Note : The applicants who have not passed S.S.L.C examination or its equivalent are not eligible even if they possess a higher qualification.
Candidates should possess knowledge of Tamil.
TNPSC VAO Syllabus Details: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission’s (TNPSC) Village Administration Officer (VAO) syllabus details are given below….
V.A.O Examination (S.S.L.C Standard)
Physics – Nature of Universe-General Scientific laws-Inventions and discoveries-National scientific laboratories-Mechanics and properties of matter-Physical quantities, standards and units- Force, motion and energy-Magnetism, electricity and electronics -Heat, light and sound.
Chemistry-Elements and Compounds-Acids, bases and salts-Fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides.
Botany-Main Concepts of life science-Classification of living organism-Nutrition and dietetics-Respiration.
Zoology-Blood and blood circulation-Reproductive system-Environment, ecology, health and hygiene-Human diseases including communicable and non – communicable diseases – prevention and remedies-Animals, plants and human life.
History-Latest diary of events-national -National symbols-Profile of States-Eminent persons & places in news-Sports & games-Books & authors – Awards & honors’-India and its neighbors
-1.Problems in conduct of public elections
-2. Political parties and political system in India
-3. Public awareness & General administration
-4. Welfare oriented govt. schemes, their utility
Geography- Geographical landmarks
Economics-Current socio-economic problems.
Science -Latest inventions on science & technology.
Geography--Earth and Universe-Solar system-Monsoon, rainfall, weather & climate-Water resources — rivers in India-Soil, minerals & natural resources-Forest & wildlife-Agricultural pattern-Transport including surface transport & communication-Social geography – population-density and distribution-Natural calamities – Disaster Management.
History and culture of India– Indus valley civilization -Guptas, Delhi Sultans, Mughals and Marathas-Age of Vijayanagaram and the bahmanis-South Indian history-Culture and Heritage of Tamil people-India since independence- Characteristics of Indian culture-Unity in diversity –race, colour, language, custom-India-as secular state-Growth of rationalist, Dravidian movement in TN-Political parties and populist schemes.
INDIAN POLITY-Constitution of India–Preamble to the constitution- Salient features of constitution- Union, state and territory- Citizenship-rights amend duties-Fundamental rights- Fundamental duties- Human rights charter- Union legislature – Parliament- State executive- State Legislature – assembly- Local government – panchayat raj – Tamil Nadu- Judiciary in India – Rule of law/Due process of law-Elections- Official language and Schedule-VIII-Corruption in public life- Anti-corruption measures –CVC, lok-adalats, Ombudsman, CAG – Right to information- Empowerment of women-Consumer protection forms.
INDIAN ECONOMY -Nature of Indian economy- Five- year plan models-an assessment-Land reforms & agriculture-Application of science in agriculture-Industrial growth-Rural welfare oriented programmers-Social sector problems – population, education, health, employment, poverty-Economic trends in Tamil Nadu.
INDIAN NATIONAL MOVEMENT-National renaissance-Emergence of national leaders-Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore-Different modes of agitations-Role of Tamil Nadu in freedom struggle Rajaji, VOC, Periyar, Bharathiar & others.
APTITUDE & MENTAL ABILITY TESTS-Conversation of information to data collection, compilation and presentation of data, tables, graphs, diagrams, Analytical interpretation of data- simplification -percentage-Highest Commn 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.
Authors and their Literary Works
Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission’s (TNPSC) Village Administration Officer (VAO) Selection Procedure details are given below….
Village Administrative Officer (VAO) selection will be made on the basis of marks obtained in the Written Examination and District option exercised by the candidates following rule of reservation of appointments.
Written examination will consists of single paper in two types i.e General Studies (75 items), Basics of Village Administration (25 items), Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (20 items) and General Tamil (80 items). The other will contain questions on General Studies (75 items), Basics of Village Administration (25 items), Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (20 items) and General English (80 items). Candidates are given the option to choose either General Tamil or General English for answering the g the 80 items apart from answering the 120 (75+25+20) items on General Studies, Basics of Village Administration and Aptitude & Mental Ability Test. The 80 questions on General Tamil/ General English will be set in the respective languages and the remaining 120 questions will be set both in English and Tamil. All the questions will be in objective type. Minimum qualifying marks for selection is 90.
The Rule of reservation of appointments applies to the post in District wise.
If no qualified and suitable women candidates are available for selection against the vacancies reserved for them, those vacancies will be filled by male candidates belonging to the respective communal categories.
Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission’s (TNPSC) Village Administrative Officer Exam Pattern and scheme of examination are given below….
The examination will be conducted for maximum 300 marks in the duration of 3 hours. Written examination consists of Two types of question papers. One type of question paper will contain questions on General Studies (75 items), Basics of Village Administration (25 items), Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (20 items) and General Tamil (80 items). The other will contain questions on General Studies (75 items), Basics of Village Administration (25 items), Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (20 items) and General English (80 items). Name of the subject, duration of examination, maximum marks are given int he following table…
|Subject||Duration||Maximum Marks||Minimum 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 (200items)||3 Hours||300||90|
Candidates are given the option to choose either General Tamil or General English for answering the 80 items apart from answering the 120 (75+25+20) items on General Studies, Basics of Village Administration and Aptitude & Mental Ability Test.
The 80 questions on General Tamil/ General English will be set in the respective languages and the remaining 120 questions will be set both in English and Tamil.