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TNPSC VAO 2018 Exam Date,Online Registration & More Details

TNPSC VAO exam 2018 to fill a large number of vacancies will be conducted early next year for which the official village administrative officer notification would be released in the month of November 2018.

Know VAO exam date, online registration form, procedures, eligibility, study materials with previous year question papers & answer keys.

TNPSC also released Group 4 exam notification for 8857 posts vacancies for combined civil services exam in Tamilnadu.

When is TNPSC VAO Exam Notification Releasing ?

TNPSC VAO Online Application Form to be available from Nov 2017

TNPSC VAO Exam 2018 Important Dates

  • Date of Online Registration Begins : NOV , 2018
  • Last Date to Apply Online : DEC, 2018
  • Date of VAO Written Exam: FEB,2019
  • Download VAO Notification 2018 : English | Tamil
  • Online Registration for VAO EXAM : CLICK HERE
  • Download >> TNPSC VAO Question Papers
  • Question Format for VAO Exam: Check Here

As of Nov 14, 2017, TNPSC has officially announced the group iv & vao exam notification.

TNPSC VAO exam hall ticket release date is to be expected at least two weeks before the exam date.

As per TNPSC annual planner which was released in the end of Jan 2017, this year the number of candidates to be filled through VAO exam is reduced to half.

Candidates now can download the notification in english or tamil to know complete details regarding the recruitment.

For a total number of 4 posts, TNPSC vao exam notification for 2018 released NOV month & candidates with minimum eligibility of 10th std can Apply for vao recruitment.

Online registration for village administrative officer post should begin next month and last date to apply online will be given 30 days from the date of commencement .

TNPSC chariman Mr. Balasubramaniam on answering press query while visiting an exam centre in chennai where the written exam for tnpsc health care service posts was conducted said,

TNPSC Group 4 recruitment & VAO Recruitment 2018 notification will be released within a month ie) July.


But TNPSC has only released Group 2A notification last week for a 1863+84 post vacancies, so we have group iv recruitment and vao notification left as per the tnpsc planner released last year.

Number of Vacancies ?

No.Of Vacancies : 494 posts

Last year the TNPSC conducted VAO exam in June month for filling 2342 post vacancies . This year we may expect around 1500+ vao posts to be recruited through 2017-2018 .

>> Download VAO Syllabus

Eligibility Criteria :

One reason why more than 13 lakhs candidates applied for VAO recruitment in 2018 is because of its minimum eligibility criteria.

Education Qualification :

tnpsc vao exam,vao exam,vao notification,vao recruitment,tnpsc examsYes, the Minimum education qualification required to Apply for VAO exam is 10th Std or SSLC pass .

Candidate may have completed class 10 or any other additional studies/ degree programmes from any recognized university or institutions .

Knowledge in TAMIL :

Since the recruitment is conducted by State Govt of Tamilnadu, having fluence in TAMIL is a must requirement to apply for this recruitment.

the GOOD : Applicant who’ve studied in Tamil medium will be eligible for 20% reservation alloted by tn govt .

Age Limit :

Minimum age limit for SC / ST / BC / BCM / DW & others is 21 years

Maximum age limit to apply for village administrative officer written exam of SC / ST / BC / BCM is 40 years while for others its 30 years .

Physical Qualification :

Just like for any other recruitment, TNPSC follows physical fitness for vao posts as well, so those who’re applying should have Standard-III or better in VISION .

TNPSC VAO Written Exam Scheme :

Subject Minimum Mark Maximum Marks
Single Paper in SSLC Standard


General Studies – 75 questions +
Basics of Village Administration – 25 Questions


Aptitude & Mental Ability Test – 20 Questions +


General Tamil / General English – 80 questions

90 300

VAO Exam Time Duration : 3.00 hours – 10.00 AM to 1.00 PM

Selection Procedure :

Those who’re eagerly looking for VAO post selection process , its simple . Those who get into Selection list also known as VAO result will be given posting order followed by the district option excersiced by candidate as per rule .

Cost of Application Form :

VAO application form will be available only online on its website and it costs,

Exam Fee : Rs.125

Reservation ie) Fee excemption : Rs.50

You may also use one-time registration id to get fee reduction , you no need to pay application fee of Rs.50 .

How to Apply for VAO Exam 2018 ?

  • Visit Official website of TNPSC portal at www.tnpscexams.net for any latest recruitment registration .
  • Login using TNPSC One Time Registration id , if you don’t have ? Register for New one.
  • Before proceeding, you should have following things,
    – Scanned PHOTO, SIGNATURE
    – Mobile Phone to get Application ID
  • Enter – Name, select Post applying for, Community & its ID, Date of Birth, Address, Email Id, exam centre needed .
  • Upload your photograh, signature and then proceed to Payment system & complete.
  • You’ll receive TNPSC VAO application number / registration id & password to your Email inbox as well as to Mobile Number .

More info such as vao syllabus & study materials, previous year question papers, vao exam online test will be updated on TNPSCnow.

One of most commonly asked questions by tnpsc aspirants are When is the next vao exam date details be released for public.

Well, this details have already been available through the annual calendar released by tnpsc in JAN 2018.

Do you have any questions or doubts? Post your comments.


    • Hi! You will be automatically redirected to the payment page when you successfully complete the Online registration process. Select the preferred bank and proceed for the payment.

  1. Hi
    I have no studied tamil one of my subject in class 10, but i know to read tamil. Am i eligible to apply for vao exam?

  2. sir, i didn’t get my registration number and password but i pay rs75 for online application through net banking.whether my application successfully submitted?how can i get reg no and password for vao hall ticket download?please please please reply to my email id

    • If you’ve successfully submitted, you should have received APPLICATION Number via EMAIL & SMS .

      Please check or if you’ve screenshot or any transaction number, do contact officials at tnpscexams.net .They’ll help you.


    • Hi! I think you could have paid the fees for one time registration. After making the online payment, login using your user name and password which you created and apply for the VAO post. If you successfully complete the application process, a registration number will be generated.

  3. Sir, this is again chithra, now i got registration number but i didn’t get password for VAO exam..what further action i have to taken for that?

    • Hello Chitra, You have successfully completed the registration. To ensure that, login to TNPSC website again, click the link through which you applied for VAO post. Then enter your user id and password.
      You will directly get a message like this ” Dear Candidate you have successfully completed the registration of the online application”.
      Also at the bottom you can see the option for printing your application. Through that link, you can take print out and also you can save the application for future reference.

      Thank you.
      Keep visiting https://www.tnpscnow.com for latest TNPSC updates.

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  5. hi sir/mam
    one time registration is how many times valuable?..
    after passing examination ,is ther any straight interview?

  6. im graduated in MSc IT..am i eligible for all tnpsc exams??
    is there any specific field for my degree basics??
    which department is suitable for my graduation???

    pls answer me.
    thanks in advance.

  7. sir i married two months back. I didn’t bought marriage certificate which initial used for my husband or father in the application form????


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