TNPSC VAO Syllabus 2016 | TNPSC VAO Exam Pattern Syllabus PDF English

TNPSC VAO Syllabus

TNPSC VAO SyllabusTamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) provides the TNPSC VAO Syllabus for the upcoming exam of Village Administrative Officer (VAO). Candidates who desire to appear for exam must require syllabus to get familiar with TNPSC VAO Exam Pattern. Candidates can download syllabus PDF in both languages English/Tamil through this page to prepare well before exam. All those candidates who will have to appear for exam must go through the entire TNPSC VAO Syllabus 2016 topics specified below by the troop of

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General Studies Topics

  1. General Science: Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology.
  2. Current Events: History, Political Science Geography, Economics, Science
  3. Geography
  4. History and Culture of India and Tamil Nadu
  5. Indian Polity
  6. Indian Economy
  7. Indian National Movement
  8. Aptitude & Mental Ability Tests

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TNPSC VAO Syllabus

General English Topics

Part A: Grammar

  1. Match the following words and Phrases
  2. Choose the correct ‘Synonyms’ for the underlined word from the options given
  3. Choose the correct ‘Antonyms’ for the underlined word from the options given
  4. Select the correct word (Prefix, Suffix)
  5. Fill in the blanks with suitable Article
  6. Fill in the blanks with suitable Preposition
  7. Select the correct Question Tag
  8. Select the correct Tense
  9. Select the correct Voice
  10. Fill in the blanks (Infinitive, Gerund, Participle)
  11. Blanks with correct ‘Homophones’
  12. Find out the Error (Articles, Prepositions, Noun, Verb, Adjective, Adverb)
  13. Comprehension
  14. Select the correct sentence
  15. Find out the odd words (Verb, Noun, Adjective, Adverb)
  16. Select the correct Plural forms
  17. Identify the sentence (Simple, Compound, Complex Sentence)
  18. Identify the correct Degree.
  19. Form a new word by blending the words.
  20. Form compound words (Eg: Noun+Verb, Gerund+Noun)

English Language Quiz

Part B: Literature

  1. Figures of speech observed in the  Poems
  2. Appreciation Questions from Poetry
  3. Important lines from Poems
  4. Questions on the Biography of
  5. Questions on Shakespeare’s
  6. Questions from Oscar Wilde’s
  7. Dr.Karl Paulnack
  8. Comprehension Questions from Motivational Essays
  9. Comprehension Questions from description of Places
  10. British English – American English

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Part C:

  • Authors and their Literary Works
  • Match the Poems with the Poets
  • Which Nationality the story belongs to?
  • Identify the Author with the short story
  • Whose Auto biography / Biography is this?
  • Which Nationality the Poet belongs to ?
  • Characters, Quotes, Important Lines from the following works of Indian
  • Authors
  • Drama Famous lines, characters, quotes from
  • Julius Caesar – The Merchant of Venice
  • Match the Places, Poet, Dramatist, Painter with suitable option
  • Match the following Folk Arts with the Indian State / Country
  • Match the Author with the Relevant Title/Character
  • Match the Characters with Relevant Story Title
  • About the Poets
  • About the Dramatists
  • Mention the Poem in which these lines occur
  • Various works of the following Authors
  • What is the theme observed in the Literary works?
  • Famous Quotes – Who said this?
  • To Which period the Poets belong
  • Matching the Poets and Poems
  • Nature centered Literary works and Global issue Environment and
  • Conservation

Time Management for Students

TNPSC VAO Exam Pattern

Maximum Marks: 300

Timing: 3 hours (180 minutes)

Minimum Qualifying Marks: 90

Paper No of Questions
Single Paper in the following subjects in SSLC standard General studies 75
Basics of Village Administration 25
Aptitude & Mental Ability Test 20
 General Tamil / General English 80



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There are two types of objective type question papers:

Type 1:

  • General Studies (75 items)
  • Basics of Village Administration (25 items)
  • Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (20 items)
  • General Tamil (80 items)

Type 2:

  • General Studies (75 items)
  • Basics of Village Administration (25 items)
  • Aptitude & Mental Ability Test (20 items)
  • General English (80 items)

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