TNPSC VAO Eligibility Criteria- Age Limit and Educational Qualification 



TNPSC VAO Eligibility: Candidates must meet specific requirements to apply for the TNPSC VAO Exam 2022. These requirements are based on the candidates’ age and educational qualifications.

The TNPSC VAO Eligibility Criteria listed below are based on the official announcement from 2015. Once the official announcement for the 2022 recruitment cycle is available, we will update the TNPSC VAO Eligibility Criteria 2022.


CategoriesMinimum AgeMaximum Age
Candidates belonging to SC, SC(Arunthathiyars), ST, MBCs/DC, BC, BCM, and Destitute Widows.21 Years40 years
Others21 Years30 years 

Age Relaxation:

CategoriesAge Relaxation
Differently Abled 10 years over the maximum age limit
Ex-Servicemen belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, and BCMs categories Maximum age limit- 53 years
Ex-Servicemen belonging to no categoryMaximum age limit- 48 years

TNPSC VAO Written Examination

The written test will consist of a single paper with two categories of questions: General Studies (75 questions), Aptitude Test (25 questions), and General Tamil (25 questions) (100 items). Questions on General Studies (75 items), Aptitude Test (25 things), and General English will be on the other (100 items). Candidates have the option of answering the entire 100 items in either General Tamil or General English, in addition to the 100 (75+25) items in General Studies and the Aptitude Test. The first 100 questions on General Tamil/General English will be in those languages, with the next 100 questions being in both English and Tamil. The questions will all be objective in maybe redundant nature. For selection, a minimum score of 90 is required.

TNPSC VAO Educational Qualification

Candidates for the TNPSC VAO Exam 2022 must have a general education qualification. Candidates must have passed the SSLC public examination or an equivalent exam to be considered for admission to Higher Secondary courses.

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TNPSC VAO Recruitment Exam Pattern 2022 

The TNPSC VAO Exam consists of a 300-point written examination. The exam consists of 200 questions divided into three sections: general studies, aptitude mental ability tests, and general English/general Tamil. The exam lasts three hours and can be given in either English or Tamil. Candidates who pass the written exam will be contacted for online document verification and additional counseling.

SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMaximum marks Duration
General Studies 75 300
Aptitude and Mental Ability Test25
General English/ General Tamil100
Total 200300 3 hours 

The applicant is given the option of attempting either the General English or the General Tamil part of the exam. 

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TNPSC VAO Eligibility Criteria FAQs

What is the age limit for TNPSC VAO recruitment?

Candidates must be within the age limit of 21 to 30 years.

What is the education necessary for the post of Village Administrative Officer?

You need to have SSLC public examination certificate or a relevant exam certificate.

When will the TNPSC VAO exam take place?

The exam date for the TNPSC VAO exam is not out yet.

For how many marks will the TNPSC VAO exam take place?

The examination will be for 300 marks?

What is the duration of the TNPSC VAO exam?

The exam will be for 3 hours.