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Old April 1st, 2014, 06:28 PM
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Default Re: VAO TNPSC exam BE graduate apply

As you want to get the information about VAO Exam conducted by TNPSC, so here I am providing the eligibility criteria of the Exam:

Eligibility Criteria
Candidates must pass in Class 12th from any recognized Board with any discipline.

Age Limit: 21 to 30 Years

Exam Pattern
General Knowledge 100 questions carrying 100 marks
General English 100 questions carrying 100 marks
General Tamil 100 questions carrying 100 marks

Important Dates (Expected)
Application Date: June- July

Date of the Exam: September-October

Examination Result: November- December
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Old February 18th, 2015, 04:42 PM
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Default Re: VAO TNPSC exam BE graduate apply

Yes, a BE graduate student can apply for the Tamilnadu Public Service Commission (TNPS) village administrative officer (VAO).


Candidate passed 10th STD or any degree graduate.

Exam Pattern: The exam contains objective type questions.

Exam Duration: 3 hours
Total Marks: 300 marks
Maximum Qualify marks: 90

Question areas

General studies: 75 questions
Basics of Village Administration: 25 questions
Aptitude & Mental Ability Test: 20 questions
General Tamil / General English: 80 questions
Total: 200 questions


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Current events: History, Political science, Geography, Economics, latest inventions in science and technology
History and Culture of India and Tamil Nadu
Indian Polity
Indian Economy
Indian National Movement
Aptitude and mental ability tests

Here, I am giving you question paper for the TNPSC VAO exam.

1. Density of matter is defined as

A. mass / volume
B. mass × volume
C. volume / mass
D. none of these

2. The resultant upthrust on a body partly immersed in liquid acts through
A. the centre of gravity
B. the metacentre
C. the centre of pressure
D. none of these

3. A transverse wave travels along z-axis. The particles of the medium travels along
A. z-axis
B. x-axis
C. y-axis
D. in x-y plane

4. Joule-Thomson cooling is
A. temperature dependent
B. temperature independent
C. dependent on the molecular
weight of the gas
D. dependent on the total mass of the gas

5. The principle of action of points is used in
A. capacitors
B. inductors
C. resistors
D. lightning arrestors

6. A jet engine works under the principle of
A. mass
B. Anergy
C. linear momentum
D. angular momentum

7. To find the temperature of the sun, the following law is used:
A. Charles’ law
B. Stefan’s fourth power law of
C. Boyle’s law
D. Kirchhoff’s law

8. Calotropis is an example of the following phyllotaxy:
A. opposite and decussate
B. spiral
C. whorled
D. alternate

9. Radio carbon dating is used to
A. find diseases
B. find the age of relics
C. find the carbon content in the
D. none of these

10. Frequency modulation is more advantageous than amplitude modulation because
A. there will be no distortion
B. distortion will be maximum
C. no internal noises produced
D. internal noises can be filtered

11. X-rays travel with the velocity of
A. light
B. sound
C. positive rays
D. alpha rays

12. A loudspeaker converts
A. electrical energy into sound
B. sound energy into electrical
C. small sound into a large sound
D. none of the above

13. The transverse wave nature of light was proved by
A. interference
B. diffraction
C. polarisation
D. refraction

14. Electric iron takes a long time to cool because of
A. greater emissivity
B. lesser emissivity
C. less absorptive power
D. more absorptive power

15. Helium is preferred to hydrogen in airships because it
A. has greater lifting power
B. is less dense
C. cheaper
D. does not form explosive mixture with air

16. Excessive consumption of alcohol damages the
A. liver
B. kidneys
C. heart
D. lungs

17. Which of the following has the smell of garlic?
A. White phosphorus
B. Red phosphorus
C. Phosphorus chloride
D. Phosphine

18. A common nitrogenous fertilizer is
A. urea
B. superphosphate
C. triple phosphate
D. potassium chloride

27. The acid which etches glass is
A. nitric acid
B. sulphuric acid
C. hydrofluoric acid
D. hypochlorous acid

28. Which of the following diseases is likely to spread in the entire community if a leaky septic tank contaminates the water supply?

A. Cholera
B. Cancer
C. Tuberculosis
D. Leprosy

29. Yeast help in the production of
A. oxygen
B. glucose
C. alcohol
D. salts

30. Many pulses are obtained from plants of the family
A. Euphorbiaceae
B. Fabaceae
C. Asteraceae
D. Musaceae
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