TNPSC VAO Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2015 – Tamilnadu Village Administrative Officer

Download complete Syllabus & Exam Pattern of TNPSC VAO Recruitment Exam 2015-2016. Tamilnadu Village Administrative Officer 813 Post Vacancies Exam Date & Syllabus.

The Tamilnadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) has issued recruitment advertisement for 813 V.A.O (Village Level Administrative Officer). The written exam for TNPSC VAO is scheduled to be held on 14th February 2016. We (Exam Free Job Alert.com) is providing TN PSC VAO Exam Syllabus 2016 containing subjects ie. General Studies, General Tamil will contain questions on General Studies, Basics of Village Administration, Aptitude & Mental Ability Test, and General Tamil.

TNPSC VAO EXAM PATTERN 2015.

The question papers shall contain objective type questions. The duration of exam is of 3 hours. The maximum marks of TNPSC VAO exam is 300 marks and candidate has to score minimum of 90 marks to get into the next level of selection process.

There shall be single papers – 10th (SSLC LEVEL).

General studies (75items)+ Basics of Village Administration (25 items)+ Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (20 items)+ General Tamil / General English (80 items)- Total (200items).

NOTE:

Two types of question papers will be set

Type- 1 General Studies + General Tamil 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).

Type-2   (General Studies + General English) 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 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.

TNPSC NEW SYLLABUS of VAO EXAM 2015.

Basics of Village Administration Topics for Objective Type

  1. The role, functions duties and responsibilities of a Village Administrative Officer in VILLAGE and REVENUE ADMINISTRATION. [Questions may be on topics including VAOs role in assisting the police, reporting
    birth and death, implementing various schemes of the Government, recommending / furnishing inputs for income, Community, Destitute Widow, Marital Status, Patta and other adhoc and miscellaneous certificates]
  2. Records of revenue administration dealt with or handled by the VAO including ‘A’ Register, Patta, Chitta Adangal etc.
  3. Accounts maintained and furnished by the VAO at the end of every FASLI YEAR.
  4. Basic Principles / Information relating to classification of lands.
  5. Basic information on rates of assessment and annual revenue collection
  6. Basic information on forms of irrigation of land including those belonging to the Government
  7. Jamabandi-object, Officers in charge of conduct, time of completion of Jamabandi, scrutiny of inspection work, correction of pattas, issue of new patta, disposal of jamabandi check memo, closing of Village and Taluk Accounts, Village Statistical Registers, inspection of Karnams instruments maps and Registers (RSO-12) scrutiny of accounts relating to Panachayat revenue.
  8. Role of VAO during calamities
  9. Basic information relating to assignment of lands / house sites in Villages and Towns.
  10. Grant of lands for cattle or dairy farms
  11. Levy of rents (Ground Rent / Quit Rent) etc.,
  12. Exemption from land revenue.
  13. Unauthorised occupation of Government land basic information about Land Encroachment Act 1905. Memorandum ‘A’, Memorandum ‘B’ etc.
  14. Title of lands (RSO 27) form, renewal, issue and entry of joint names in patta
  15. Rights and obligations of Ryotwari holder.
  16. Procedure relating to conduct of inquiries in relation to age, marital status, income, domicile.
  17. Procedures relating to entering particulars into maintaining and issuing extracts of Adangal, Chitta and their revenue Registers.
  18. Basic principles of and procedures involved in survey, sub-division of a survey field and knowledge of Field Management Book.
  19. VAO’s role in enforcing the fundamental duties of a citizen under article 51A (g) of the Indian Constitution to protect and improve the natural environment including forests, lakes, rivers and wild life and to have compassion for living creatures”.
  20. Direct Revenue collections made under various heads by the VAO.
  21. Specific duties during festivals and common Village functions
  22. Basic information about Revenue Recovery Act
  23. Basic information relating to forest lands and resources.
  24. Basic information about sale of sandalwood and other valuable tress
  25. Basic information relating to Adivasis / Tribals and the role of a VAO in extending special protection and support of the Government to them

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 energyMagnetism,
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 StatesEminent 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 landmarksEconomics–Current socio-economic problems
Science-Latest inventions on science & technology

UNIT- III. GEOGRAPHY

Earth and Universe-Solar system-Monsoon, rainfall, weather & climateWater resources — rivers in India-Soil, minerals & natural resources-Forest & wildlife-Agricultural pattern-Transport including surface transport &
communication-Social geography – population-density and distributionNatural 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 stateGrowth 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 womenConsumer 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 growthRural 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, TagoreDifferent modes of agitations-Role of Tamil Nadu in freedom struggle Rajaji, VOC, Periyar, Bharathiar & othersUNIT-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 interestArea-Volume-Time and Work-Logical Reasoning-Puzzles-Dice-Visual
Reasoning-Alpha numeric Reasoning-Number Series.

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