TNPSC VAO Examination Tips and Tricks



TNPSC VAO Examination Tips and Tricks:

TNPSC VAO Examination Tips & Tricks

Introduction:

·         Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission  (TNPSC) is conduct Village Administrative Officer (VAO) examination every year.

·         The Village Officer Exam is a non interview post exam, which has written examination and certificate verification only, there is no interview or oral test.

·         So, if a candidate gets very good score in the written examination he/she can choose the districts where he/she willing to work.

·         After completion of 6 years as Village Administrative Officer and passing a Departmental Exam, a candidate can get Assistant Post in Revenue DepartmentàRevenue InspectoràDeputy Thasildarà ThasildaràDeputy Collector  etc.

·         People who wants to be succeed in this heavy competition must plan a perfect schedule to prepare for the examination as there is much syllabus to cover.

·         Here we give important tips and tricks for to crack the TNPSC VAO Examination, Candidates are read the details completely and get highest mark in TNPSC VAO Examination.

Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

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.

Age Limit:

For SC/ST/MBC/BC/BCM:

Minimum: 21 Years

Maximum: 40 Years

For Others:

Minimum: 21 Years

Maximum: 30 Years

Exam Pattern:

TNPSC VAO Exam Question Paper will have total 200 Objective Type Questions (No negative marks).

S.No

Subject

Questions

Exam Duration

Maximum Marks

1.

General Studies

75

3 hours

300 Marks

2.

Basic of Village Administration

25

3.

Aptitude and Mental Ability

20

4.

General English/ Pothu Tamil

80

Preparation Tips:

·         The dream of most of the people in Tamil Nadu is to get a Government Job. When it comes to any job related to government, TNPSC is always the First Choice amongst the Job seekers.

·         To start with, refer the Tamilnadu State Board Samacheer Kalvi Books and study each and every line of the 6th Std - 10th Std Science, Social Science and Maths Books.

·         The importance of Pothu Tamil ( General Tamil ) and General English

·         The Pothu Tamil / General English paper, as per the option that you have taken, helps you to get good marks, in addition to General Knowledge. Since most of the Job seekers opt for Tamil, lete us see which book to should focus more on. Try to buy Pothu Tamil guide from any leading publications such as Vikatan Publications, Sakthi Publication or Eagle' Eye Book and prepare well from these books.

·         All the candidates must have to go through Tamilnadu State Board Samacheer Kalvi Books and study each and every line of the 6th Std – 10th Std Science, Social Science and Maths Books.

Reference Books:

1.       Most Important Books to refer to clear the TNPSC VAO Examination 2016:

a.       Pothu Tamil guide from Vikram Publishers

b.      Sakthi Publication or Eagle’ Eye Book        

2.       Complete Books List for TNPSC Group 4 Exam

3.       Tamil Nadu State Board books help a lot to crack the competition. Here are the best books that will be most helpful in TNPSC Group IV exam.

a.       Mathematics Books – 6th to 10th Std

b.      Social Science Books – 6th to 10th Std

c.       Science Books – 6th to 10th Std (Additional 11th,12th – Botany and Zoology, if time permists)

d.      Polity – 11th,12th Political Science

e.      Geography -11th,12th Geography Books

f.        Economy – 11th,12th Economics Books

g.       Indian Culture – 12th Indian Culture Book

 

Syllabus:

General Studies

Topics for Objective type

UNIT-I GENERAL SCIENCE :

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

UNIT-II. CURRENT EVENTS

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

Political Science:

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

UNIT- III. 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.

UNIT - IV. HISTORY AND CULTURE OF INDIA AND TAMIL NADU

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

UNIT-V. 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-VIIICorruption in public life- Anti-corruption measures –CVC, lok-adalats, Ombudsman, CAG - Right to information- Empowerment of women- Consumer protection forms

UNIT-VI. 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

UNIT-VI. 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-

UNIT-VII. 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.

Tamil and English:

For TNPSC Pothu Tamil and General English portions you should study Tamil / English books from the Samacheerkalvi 6th to 10th standard books and some portions from 11th, 12th also (many syllabus portions mentioned in the GT / GE are available in the 11th and 12th books also.)


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