TNPSC VAO 2017 Recruitment Official Notification Out [Total Vacancies – 494 ]

TNPSC VAO 2017 Recruitment Details

The recruitment notification for TNPSC VAO 2017 has been finally released by TamilNadu Public Service Commission. The Village Administrative Officer Exam will be conducted in 21st January 2018. Today morning TNPSC had given an advertisement in newspapers successively now they have released the Official Notification on TNPSC Website. According to the notification released, a total of 494 vacancies is to be filled by TNPSC VAO Exam 2017. Those who missed the TNPSC VAO 2016 Exam, here is another chance knocking at your doorstep to shape your career. Candidates are required to visit our site regularly for further updates from Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission.

TNPSC VAO 2017 Notification Details

TNPSC VAO Exam Dates

S.No Activity Dates
1 Starting Date of Online Application  30-10-2017
2 Last Date for registration
3 Last date for payment of Fee through Bank or Post Office
4 Date of Written Exam  21-01-2018

TNPSC VAO 2017 Recruitment – Vacancies

TamilNadu Public Service Commission has released the List of Vacancies that will be filled after this TNPSC VAO Exam Recruitment. There are a total 494 vacancies this year. You can find the complete details in the link given below.

To see VAO 2017 District Vice Vacancies – Click Here

TNPSC VAO 2017 Recruitment – Eligibility

A) VAO 2017 Educational Qualifications (As on 1st July 2017)

Candidates should possess the following or its equivalent qualification on the date of notification. The minimum qualification to apply for VAO Exam is S.S.L.C (10th Std). Must have passed the S.S.L.C public examination or its 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.

B) VAO 2017 Age Limit (As on 1st July 2017)

 S.No  Category of Candidates  Minimum Age Limit Maximum Age Limit
 1 SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and DWs of all  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

C) Knowledge of Tamil

Candidates should possess adequate knowledge of Tamil on the date of this notification


  • One-Time Registration Fee – Rs.50
  • Examination fee – Rs.75

Note: Candidates who have already registered in one-time Registration System it is enough to pay the Examination Fee.

Scheme Of Written Examination (Objective Type) (OMR Method)

Subject Duration of Examination Maximum Marks
General studies (75items)
Basics of Village Administration (25 items)
Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (20 items)
General Tamil / General English (80 items)
3 Hours 300
Total Questions 200 200*1.5=300 Marks
Minimum Qualifying Marks for selection = 90 Marks

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