UPSSSC VDO Exam Highlight

Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Service Selection Commission (UPSSSC) invites applications for recruitment of the posts of Gram Panchayat Adhikari , Gram Vikas Adhikari (Village Development Officer-VDO)  and Samaj Kalyan Paryvekshak. The eligible candidates can apply for these posts. Nowadays Competition Level of all exams become very high and getting too tougher. Students facing critical problem of ‘what to prepare’ and ‘How to prepare ’to give their best in their exams. So in this segment, we will provide you Information about Exam Pattern & Syllabus for UPSSSC VDO exam.

Exam Notification

UPSSSC releases official Notification for recruitment of Gram Panchayat Adhikari , Gram Vikas Adhikari (Village Development Officer-VDO) and Samaj Kalyan Paryavekshak posts from eligible candidates who must be citizens of India. Notification of UPSSSC  VDOexam contains all the relevant information regarding exam, eligibility criteria, age limit, nationality etc.

Exam Pattern

The selection for the UPSSSC Gram Panchayat Adhikari (Village Development Officer-VDO), Gram Vikas Adhikari &SamajKalyanParyavekshak Post will be fully based on Competitive Examination (Written Test).UPSSSC have right to conduct Written Exam.

Candidates applying for the post of VDO will be selected on the basis of-

  • Written Exam
  • Physical Test
  • Personal Interview

Written Exam

Sections Number of Questions / Maximum Marks Time Duration Negative Marking Scheme
Reasoning and Mental Ability
50 / 100
50 / 100
2 Hours
0.5 Marks
General Knowledge
50 / 100


150 / 300

2 Hours

  • The questions in the exam are of objective type.
  • There is 0.5 negative marking scheme for wrong answers.

Physical Examination

  • Race of 1 mile
  • Cycling of 4 mile
  • Long Jump
  • Walking of 2 mile
  • Physical Exercise, Push ups

In order to shortlist candidates for physical test, first of all a competitive examination would be organized and after that selected candidates have to face personal interview. Based on overall performance of candidates final selection would be done.

UPSSSC VDO Qualification

Desirous candidates must have passed examination of intermediate with science or agriculture from board of high school and intermediate education or any other equivalent examination which is recognized by the Government.

Apart from this they should have valid certificate of “CCC” of basic computer operation.

Age Limit

The candidates should possess minimum 18 years and maximum 40 years.

Age Relaxation

Age Relaxation will be provided as per Government rules.


On the basis of number of candidates appeared in the exam, difficulty level of exam and considering other necessary factor we have prepared an expected cut-off marks for VDO examination.

Category Cut-off marks list
Unreserved (General)
Women candidate

2016 Cut-off

Vertical Reservation

Category Date of birth (Written exam+ Interview ) last cut off
Unreserved (General)

Horizontal reservation

Category Date of birth (Written exam+ Interview ) last cut off
Women candidate
Dependent of freedom fighter
Physically disabled
Ex. Serviceman

UPSSSC VDO Exam Syllabus

Reasoning and Mental Ability

  • Arithmetic number series
  • Problems on Cubes
  • Analogies
  • Statements & Assumptions
  • Data Interpretation
  • Coding and decoding
  • Arithmetical reasoning and figural classification
  • Figural Series
  • Data Interpretation
  • Statements & Arguments
  • Space visualization
  • Problem Solving
  • Blood Relations
  • Non-verbal series
  • Classification
  • Clocks
  • Similarities and differences
  • Syllogism
  • Calendars
  • Statement & Conclusion
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Number Series
  • Analogy

General Knowledge

  • Sports
  • Tourism spots of Historical Importance
  • Indian Culture
  • Important Dates
  • Countries and capitals
  • International issues
  • History
  • New inventions
  • Famous Places
  • Geography
  • National and current international affairs
  • General Science
  • Current Affairs & GK of Uttar Pradesh
  • Geography of India
  • Musical Instruments
  • National news (current)
  • Indian Polity
  • Famous Places in India
  • Handicrafts
  • Political Science
  • Monuments
  • Scientific observations
  • Music & Literature
  • Books And Author
  • Sculptures
  • National Dance
  • Economic issues in India
  • Uttar Pradesh Culture
  • Science and innovations


  • लोकोक्तियाँ एवं मुहावरे
  • विलोम
  • वर्तनी
  • अलंकार
  • समास
  • त्रुटि से सम्बंधित अनेकार्थी शब्द।
  • वचन
  • सन्धियां
  • वाक्यांशों के लिए शब्द निर्माण
  • रस
  • पर्यायवाची
  • कारक
  • तत्सम एवं तदभव
  • वाक्य संशोधन – लिंग

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