The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) has The Village Administrative Officer (VAO) post that comes under the Group IV services of the TNPSC. Expected to fill up 608 vacancies and offers good pay. This makes it very desirable career option among the youth. In this article, we will provide the TNPSC VAO job profile 2020. This will include analysis of the Life, Duty and Promotion if this is the career option opt for.
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TNPSC VAO Job Profile
In this section, we will discuss the various aspects of being a TNPSC VAO and will include analysis of topics ranging from Responsibilities to Pay and Salary. Read on to find out more.
For selection to Village Administrative Officer (VAO), a group 4 service post under Tamil Nadu Ministerial Service candidates need to have Class 10 pass qualification.
The minimum age limit for this post is 21 years. The upper age limit is 30 years; it is 40 years for those belonging to reserved categories.
The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) notifies the job along with other group 4 service posts.
The TNPSC Village Administrative Officer Exam has consisted of a total of 300 marks and 200 multiple-choice questions. The duration of the exam is three hours. The question paper will contain questions based on the below category.
`General Studies (75 items).
Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (25 items).
General Tamil / English (100 items).
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VAO is the administrative head of the Village which warrants a lot of respect among the public. Maintaining Land and Revenue Records is also a very important aspect of this post. Therefore, making it a very important and crucial aspect of village administration. Tax collection is a part of the job description also.
Distribution of Government Funds Properly and Effectively for all eligible candidates is also a responsibility of a VAO. This requires diligence, intelligence and honesty. Good and very diligent performance of this duty can mean that you will be respected by a lot of people.
TNPSC VAO is also the Election in-charge for Whole Village.
TNPSC VAO Salary & Allowances
Perhaps the most anticipated segment. The good pay is what makes the TNPSC VAO attractive to most aspirants. This is an additional incentive to do well in the exam and get the job.
Rs. 5,200 – 20,200/- + 2,400- G.P (Pay Band – 1)
(Rs. 18,000/- to Rs. 19,000/- will be paid as a first-month salary)
Candidates shortlisted/recruited as VAO by TNPSC will be promoted as an Assistant after 6 years of service. He/she would have to clear a Departmental Exam to get Assistant Post in Revenue Department.
Assistant (Revenue Department) then Revenue Inspector (RI). After that, Deputy Thasildar and then Thasildar. Finally, you can get promoted to Deputy Collector.
This will serve as additional incentive. The promotion prospects are also the reason a lot of aspirants opt for TNPSC VAO.
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Since Village Administrative Officers (VAO) are to work with/for the people of Tamil Nadu, they should have to be fluent in (or) know to read and write the Tamil language. Candidates who haven’t studied Tamil as the subject will have to undergo for a Tamil proficiency test after clearing the exam. Hopefully, this isn’t as deterrent to you.
This was the Job Profile of a TNPSC VAO which includes Life, Duty and promotion. Hopefully, this acts as an incentive to work hard for this. It is a highly respected job and sought by a lot of aspirants. This also means that the competition is immense. The Entri App is your best companion for this. With Online Classes and Video Lectures, you will have an edge over other aspirants. This requires practice though. This is a good time to prepare. Good Luck.
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