TNPSC VAO Syllabus
The general TNPSC VAO Syllabus of the exam includes:
1) General Science
2) Current Events
v Political Science
4) History and Culture of India and Tamil Nadu
5) Indian Polity
6) Indian Economy
7) Indian National Movement
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
v Authors and their Literary Works
v The role, functions duties and responsibilities of a Village Administrative Officer in VILLAGE and REVENUE ADMINISTRATION
v Accounts maintained and furnished by the VAO at the end of every FASLI YEAR.
v Basic Principles / Information relating to classification of lands
v Basic information on rates of assessment and annual revenue collection and forms of irrigation of land including those belonging to the Government
v Scrutiny of accounts relating to Panachayat revenue
v Role of VAO during calamities
v Basic information relating to assignment of lands / house sites in Villages and Towns
v Grant of lands for cattle or dairy farms
v Levy of rents (Ground Rent / Quit Rent) etc
v Exemption from land revenue
v Unauthorized occupation of Government land basic information about Land
v Procedure relating to conduct of inquiries in relation to age, marital status, income, domicile
v Basic principles of and procedures involved in survey, sub-division of a survey field and knowledge of Field Management Book.
v Direct Revenue collections made under various heads by the VAO
v Specific duties during festivals and common Village functions
v Basic information about Revenue Recovery Act
v Basic information relating to forest lands and resources and sale of sandalwood and other valuable tress
v Basic information relating to Adivasis / Tribals and the role of a VAO in extending special protection and support of the Government to them.
TNPSC VAO Exam Pattern
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)
TNPSC VAO paper contains two types of paper only. One e type of question paper will contain questions on General Studies, Basics of Village Administration, Aptitude & Mental Ability Test and General Tamil. The other will contain questions on General Studies items, Basics of Village Administration, Aptitude & Mental Ability Test and General English.