Though the minimum qualification prescribed for the post is a pass in SSLC, and the starting basic pay is just Rs. 5,200, most of the candidates had qualifications of under graduation and post graduation
Through registering success in the department tests, a Village Administrative Officer could rise up to the level of Deputy Tahsildar before retirement. preparations the candidates had undergone for Group IV and other competitive examinations stood them in good stead to answer questions on basics of village administration, Indian National Movement, economy, polity, history and culture of India and Tamil Nadu, geography, current events and general science, besides aptitude and mental ability tests.
Vacancies to the post are highest in Villupuram district (213), followed by Vellore (156), Tiruvannamalai (148), Thanjavur (135), Tiruchi (110) and Cuddalore (100 vacancies). Theni district had the least number of four vacancies. In Erode district, there are 85 vacancies, the TNPSC had notified.
Over 40,000 candidates appeared for the written examination for the recruitment of Village Administrative Officers conducted by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission on June 14, 2014. In Krishnagiri district, 16,295 candidates out of the total 21,209 appeared for the examination. The examination was held in five centres at taluk headquarters and 74 examination halls.
In Dharmapuri, 28,334 candidates appeared against the total 35,468. Examination was held in 151 halls in 84 centres in the five taluks. The conduct of examination was videographed and the centres were put under online surveillance. Over 40,000 candidates appeared for the written examination for the recruitment of Village Administrative Officers conducted by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission June 14.
In Krishnagiri district, 16,295 candidates out of the total 21,209 appeared for the examination. The examination was held in five centres at taluk headquarters and 74 examination halls.
Taminadu VAO Results 2014:
42,700 out of the 53,337 candidates who had registered took up the examination, which was conducted in 181 places in seven centres comprising Madurai North, Madurai South, Melur, Peraiyur, Thirumangalam, Usilampatti and Vadipatti. More than 27,000 candidates took the Village Administrative Officer (VAO) examination in Ramanathapuram and Sivaganga districts.
In Ramanathapuram, of the 21,165 candidates who were issued hall tickets, 16,558 took the examination in 63 centres. To prevent copying and other malpractices, the three-hour-long examination was videographed in all the centres. Twenty-one mobile and 13 flying squads were pressed into service. Webcasting facilities were put in place at two sensitive centres in Paramakudi, enabling the control centre in Chennai to watch the process.
In Sivaganga district, 11,257 of the 14,743 candidates who were issued hall tickets appeared for the examination in 42 centres. Webcasting facilities were installed at 11 centres. Ten mobile squads and 10 flying squads were pressed into service to prevent malpractices. In Dindigul district, 24,364 candidates appearing for the examination. In Theni district, 16,121 took the exam.
About 31,200 candidates appeared for the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission’s written test for recruitment of village administrative officers, in Thanjavur district. The exams were conducted at 110 centres in the district. In Perambalur, 7,940 candidates took the exam at 28 centres. There were 2019 absentees in the district. The exam was conducted at 68 centres in Pudukottai district with 13,994 candidates appearing for it. In Karur district, 10,749 candidates took the exams in 46 centres.
As many as 63,067 candidates from Vellore and Tiruvannamalai districts wrote the exam for the posts of Village Administrative Officer, conducted by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC). As many as 34,544 candidates were allotted to 127 examination centres set up in Tiruvannamalai district. Of them, 27,697 candidates have actually appeared for the exam. This accounts for 80.18 percent of total candidates. As many as 20 mobile officials kept vigil on the exam centres. Tiruvannamalai said that exams went off well.
The examination was held in 119 centres (including 95 schools and 24 colleges) in Vellore district. \Out of 45,806 candidates allotted to these centres, 35,371 have actually appeared. As many as 30,279 candidates took the examination for the post of Village Administrative Officer (VAO) at 111 centres in 92 places in the district . http://www.tnpsc.gov.in