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The Punjab Subordinate Service Selection Board (PSSSB) has released the official notification for the PSSSB VDO Recruitment. As per the notification, a total number of 792 vacancies have been announced for VDO or Gram Sevak posts. Candidates willing to apply for this exam can read this article completely to get all the details of the exam. In this article, we will provide you with important information about the exam such as eligibility criteria, exam pattern, and selection process. So, keep learning with us.

  • The application process for the PSSSB VDO will be released on 15th May 2022.
  • The expected salary of the Punjab VDO will be Rs. 19,900/- to Rs. 63,200/-.
  • The candidates should have completed 10th/12th or graduated from a recognized university or institution.

You can also check the PSSSB Clerk Recruitment.

Organization NamePunjab Subordinate Service Selection Board
Post NameVillage Development Officer
Total Vacancies792
Application Start Date15th May 2022
Last Date to ApplyTo be announced
Exam DateTo be announced
Admit Card Release DateTo be announced
Result DateTo be announced
Official WebsitePSSSB

Download the PSSSB VDO Recruitment Notification PDF

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Total Number of Vacancies for Punjab Village Development Officer

The number of vacancies for each category is provided in the below table. Interested candidates can check the vacancy details from it.

Category Total Vacancy
General/UR282 (93 women)
SC (RO)SC (R&O) – 79 (27 women)
SC (MB)SC (M&B) – 79 (27 women)
BC92 (30 women)
ESM General (Self)56 (32 women)
ESM General (Dependent)If not available in ESM General (Self), then the candidate shall be recruited from ESM General (Dependent)
ESM SC (Self)SC (RO)SC (MB)
SC (Ex-Servicemen – R&O) – 16SC (Ex-Servicemen – M&B) – 16
ESM SC (Dependent)If not available in ESM SC (Self), then the candidate shall be recruited from ESM SC (Dependent)
ESM BC (Self)BC (Ex-Servicemen) – 16
ESM BC (Dependent)If not available in ESM BC (Self), then the candidate shall be recruited from ESM BC (Dependent)
Sports (General)26 (8 women)
Sports (SC)BC (Sports) – 8R&O – 4M&B – 4
Physically Handicapped (Ortho)11 (5 women)
Physically Handicapped (Visually Impaired)11 (5 women)
Physically Handicapped (Hearing Impaired)11 (5 women)
Freedom Fighter10 (5 women)
General (EWS)79 (27 women)
Total 792

How to Apply for Punjab VDO Exam?

It is an important step for the candidates to follow all the instructions while applying for any exam. Interested candidates who are preparing for the Punjab Village Development Officer exam have to know all the steps that will help them to apply for the application. These steps are as follows:

Step 1: You have to first go to the official website of the PSSSB.

Step 2: Then, in the “Online Applications” section, find out the notification of the post for which you are going to apply.

Step 3: Click on the link and you will be directed to a new screen.

Step 4: If you are a new user/applicant then you have to register yourself first. If you are already registered then login with all the correct credentials.

Step 6: Fill out the application form carefully. Cross-verify all the information that you are filling out in the form.

Step 7: As per your category pay the application fee and submit it. 

Step 8: Make sure to keep a printout of the application form with you for your future reference

PSSSB VDO Recruitment Application Fee

Candidates can check the application fee for each category from the details provided in the below table:

Category Application Fee
General/OBCRs. 1000/-
SC/ST/BC/EWSRs. 250/-
ESMRs. 200/-
PHRs. 500/-

Punjab Village Development Officer Selection Process

The selection process of the Punjab VDO includes the following three stages:

  • Written Examination
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Exam

PSSSB VDO Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who are applying for the exam can check the eligibility criteria from the below-mentioned points:

Age Limit

  • Minimum Age: 18 years
  • Maximum age: 37 years

There will be age relaxation provided to the reserved category candidates as per the norms or guidelines of the government.

Educational Qualification

  • Candidates should have passed Matric with Punjabi as a subject.
  • Must have completed 12th in the second division.
  • Should have a graduation degree from a recognized university/institute.
  • Should have completed 1-year Computer Diploma Course from a recognized institute.

Punjab VDO Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of the PSSSB VDO Recruitment is mentioned in the below table. Candidates can check the table to get a clear idea of the pattern of the exam:

Subject Total QuestionsTotal Marks
Punjabi Language1515
English Language1515
General Knowledge4545
Quantitative Aptitude1515
Computer Fundamentals1010
Total 100100

Important Points to notice:

  • The medium of the exam will be bilingual (Hindi + English).
  • The total time duration of the PSSSB VDO exam will be 120 minutes.
  • For each correct answer, you will get 1 mark and for each incorrect answer, you will lose 0.25 marks.
  • The questions asked in the exam will be objective type.

Check out the PSSSB Clerk Syllabus and Exam Pattern.

Punjab VDO Recruitment Exam Date

Candidates can check out the below table to know about the important events and dates of the Punjab Village Development Officer Exam:

Application Start Date15th May 2022
Last Date to ApplyTo be announced
Exam DateTo be announced
Admit Card DateTo be announced
Result DateTo be announced

Check out the India Post GDS Recruitment 2022 details.

PSSSB VDO Recruitment 2022 Admit Card

The admit card for the Punjab VDO exam is yet to be announced by the PSSSB. However, candidates can follow the below-mentioned instructions to download the admit card when it will be available officially.

Step 1: Candidates have to first visit the official website of the PSSSB.

Step 2: Then, they have to log in with all the correct credentials like the applicant’s name, roll number, date of birth, registration number, etc.

Step 3: Search for the PSSSB VDO Admit Card notification and then click on it.

Step 4: Candidates have to examine all the details mentioned in their admit card carefully.

Step 5: It is important to download the admit card before appearing at the examination center to avoid any future inconvenience.

You can also check the GPSSB Gram Sevak Admit Card details here.

PSSSB VDO Salary Details

The expected salary/pay scale of the Punjab Village Development Officer or Gram Sevak will be Rs. 19,900/- to Rs. 63,200/-. 

PSSSB VDO Result 2022

The Punjab Subordinate Service Selection Board (PSSSB) will announce the result only after the completion of all the stages of the examination. However, you can check your result by following the below-mentioned instructions/steps:

Step 1: You have to visit the official website of the Punjab Subordinate Service Selection Board (PSSSB).

Step 2: The next step will be that you have to log in with your correct credentials like your name, roll number, registration number, date of birth, etc.

Step 3: Search for the notification of Punjab Village Development Officer Result and click on it.

Step 4: A new page will appear on your screen that will show your exam’s result.

Step 5: You have to examine your result carefully. Make sure to download it for your future reference as well.

We hope that you must have got a pretty clear idea regarding the PSSSB VDO Recruitment 2022. In case, you have any doubts regarding the Punjab VDO Recruitment, feel free to connect with us. We would be happy to help you in each phase of your exam preparation. So, now practice in an effective way and achieve your dream to be a government officer.

PSSSB VDO Recruitment 2022 – FAQs

What is the application start date of the Punjab Village Development Officer Recruitment 2022?

The application process for the Punjab VDO Recruitment 2022 will start on 15th May 2022.

How many questions are asked in the PSSSB VDO examination?

There will be a total of 100 questions asked in the VDO examination.

What is the application fee for the General category candidates in the PSSSB Village Development Officer Exam?

The application fee for the General category candidates will be Rs. 1000/-.

What is the total number of vacancies released for the PSSSB VDO Recruitment 2022?

According to the official notification, a total number of 792 vacancies are available for VDO/Gram Sevak posts.

What is the maximum age limit for the PSSSB VDO Recruitment 2022?

The maximum age limit for the candidates appearing for the exam will be 37 years.

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