TNPSC Village Administrative Officer Exam 2020 Eligibility Details | Age Limit | Educational Qualification

TNPSC VAO Eligibility Criteria 2020 – 2021

On this page, we are going to see TNPSC VAO Eligibility Details 2020. The eligibility criteria of the TNPSC VAO Exam are based on two factors ie., Age Limit and Educational Qualification.

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission’s (TNPSC) Village Administrative Officer Exam eligibility details are given below. உங்கள் சந்தேகங்களை comments Box-ல் தெரிவிக்கவும்.

TNPSC VAO Eligibility Criteria 2019

Age Limit for VAO Exam 2020 (Based on 1st July 2020)

Below we mentioned the minimum and maximum age limit for TNPSC VAO Exam 2020. As you, all know the combination of Group 4 and VAO exams and Conducted them as CCSE-IV Exam.

The age limit only differs for each other exam ie., The minimum age for the VAO exam is 21 Years but Group 4 is 18 only.

Generally, the age limit for VAO Exam is 21 Years to 40 Years

S.No TNPSC VAO Eligibility Criteria 2020 Minimum Age Limit Maximum Age Limit
1 SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and DWs of all 21 Years 40 Years
2 “Others” [ i.e. Candidates not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs] 21 Years 30 Years

வருகின்ற 2020 ஆண்டில் VAO தேர்வை யாரெலாம் எழுதலாம்?

For OC: 1st ஜூலை 1990 மற்றும் 1st ஜூலை 1999க்கு இடையில் பிறந்தவர்கள்

For BC, MBC, BCM, SC, ST: 1st ஜூலை 1980 மற்றும் 1st ஜூலை 1999க்கு இடையில் பிறந்தவர்கள்


A. “Others” [i. e Candidates not belonging to SCs SC(A)s, STS, MBCs/DVs, BCs, and BVMs] who have put in 5 years of service in the state/ central government are not eligible even if they are within the age limit.

Age Concession for TNPSC VAO 2020

(i) For Differently Abled Persons:

  • Differently Abled Persons are eligible for age concession up to 10 years over and above the
    maximum age limit prescribed above.

(ii) For Ex-servicemen

  1. The maximum age limit is 53 Years for the Applicants who belong to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, and BCMs.
  2. The maximum age limit is 48 years for “others” (i.e.) Applicants not belonging to any of the above-said categories.
  3. The above concession will not apply to the Applicants those who have already been recruited to any class or service or category. (Proviso to Section 3(j) (vii) of Tamil Nadu Government Servant (Conditions of Service) Act 2016).

Educational Qualification for VAO Exam 2020

The educational qualification is the same for the VAO and Group 4 Exams. The minimum educational qualification is 10th Std only ie., SSLC or Equivalent. Candidates should possess the above we mentioned or its equivalent qualification on the date of notification.


The applicants who have not passed the S.S.L.C examination or its equivalent are not eligible even if they possess a higher qualification.

Knowledge of Tamil

The third one eligibility criteria are knowledge of Tamil. Candidates should possess knowledge of Tamil.

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177 thoughts on “TNPSC Village Administrative Officer Exam 2020 Eligibility Details | Age Limit | Educational Qualification”

  1. My date of birth is 25th December 1976 and my community is Backward Caste Muslim. Can I apply for TNPSC VAO 2019 Recruitment?

  2. I am staying in tamilnadu.but i passed tenth standard.but i don’t know to write tamil but i know to speak, can i write exam??

  3. My DOB is 27-May-1979. So at the time of Group4 notification my age crossed 41 years. I’m eligible for VAO exam or only eligible for JUNIOR ASSISTANT, BILL COLLECTOR GRADE-I, FIELD SURVEYOR, DRAFTSMAN exams. Please clarify the same and also syllabus for VAO & Other Jobs in Group4 is same or Not?

  4. Hi man
    I am shamshath begum
    Dob 25 10 1990
    I am eligible but I finished MBA
    Vao eligible is 10th only in notification.
    May I can apply vao mam pls reply


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