If you have passed your 12th class and you are looking for a government job. So today we will tell you about how to become a vdo officer VDO? VDO i.e. Village Development Officer is a government post. According to the need, the Central Government and State Governments keep on recruiting for the post of VDO for rural development.
What is a Village Development Officer ( VDO ) ?
VDO ( Village Development Officer ) is a government post under the Ministry of Rural Development. The government constantly tries to make the life of the people living in the village comfortable and better. Due to this, schools, hospitals are built in the village and new techniques related to farming are provided. All these works are done by the government through VDO to rise the living standard of rural peoples.
Village Development Officer is appointed by Panchayati Raj Department for administrative work at village level.
How to become a VDO officer ?
To become a Village Development Officer, you must have passed 12th and in some states, 12th along with diploma in computer is also sought for this post.
To apply for VDO You can pass 12th class with any stream i.e Arts, Commerce & Science.
VDO Age Limit: If you are want to applying for this post, then your age should be 40 years. Then only you will be able to fill its form. Along with this, additional relaxation is given to the reserved category.
What is the work of VDO officer?
VDO work together with the sarpanch to outline, review and monitor development works, Also provide benefits of the schemes run by the government for the rural people. It monitor the works of Gram Sabha and Gram Panchayat. It also responsible to provide basic facilities like, sanitation, drinking water, electricity in the village.
Along with this, it maintenance of birth, death, marriage and other records, all this work comes under the village development officer.
The VDO Exam form is issued by the Revenue Department. All the state governments take out the form according to their convenience. For eg, Rajasthan government releases form by RSMSSB for the recruitment of VDO.
VDO Exam Date
There is no fixed time for its Exam to come, but most of the exams come between June and July. By the way, different states have different vacancies in different months. Wherever government requires employees, then the vacancies are taken out by the Ministry of Rural Development.
VDO exam pattern
Its paper is divided into 3 parts. It is a written exam which is of 300 marks. 2 hours are given to solve this. 2 marks are given for each correct answer. And for a wrong answer, marks for a correct answer are deducted i.e There is a Negative marking.
• Hindi : 50 questions are asked from this which is of 100 marks.
• General Intelligence: 50 questions are asked from this which is of 100 marks.
• General Knowledge: 50 questions are asked which are of 100 marks.
What is the VDO syllabus?
The paper of VDO is divided into three parts. n the first part there is Hindi writing; in which students are asked about Hindi language like: questions of Alankar, Samas, Synonyms, Antonyms etc. General knowledge is asked in the second part and reasoning is asked in the last part.
What is salary of VDO ?
The salary of a VDO is around ₹ 22500 per month. Along with this, many types of allowance are Given. But with time later a VDO can be promoted to higher positions like ADO, BDO.
How to prepare for VDO Exam ?
If you want to become a village development officer, first of all you will make a time table and study Regularly. Give equal time to each subject in the time table. But give more time to the subject in which you are weak. If you want, you can also prepare for it from online like, YouTube etc.