Rajasthan VDO Exam Pattern-2021

RSSB board (Jaipur) Rajasthan Staff Selection Board has released the Rajasthan VDO (Village Development Officer) Recruitment notification. As per the Rajasthan RSMSSB VDO Notification PDF, a total of 3896 Vacancies have been announced for the post of Village Development Officer (also known as Gram Vikas Adhikari). In this blog, we will look into the Exam Pattern of Rajasthan VDO.


Rajasthan VDO Exam-Pattern:

The exam will be conducted in two phases.

  • The Rajasthan Village Development Officer selection process include the following stages:
    • Prelims Exam
    • Mains Exam or Interview (Will be confirmed later)

Subject-Wise distribution-Preliminary Exam:

Here is the subject-wise distribution of different subjects in the Preliminary exam.

SubjectNo of QuestionsMarks
General Knowledge4040
Panchayati Raj System in Rajasthan1010
Hindi and English1515
Mathematics, Reasoning2525


  • The preliminary exam will be held in the first phase.
  • This will be qualifying in nature. A minimum of 40% marks are required to qualify the exam.
  • There will be a total of 100 questions from the topics mentioned in the syllabus.
  • The exam duration will be two hours.
  • All questions will be of MCQ type.
  • There will be a negative marking of 1/3rd.

Important Dates for Rajasthan Gram Vikas Adhikari (village development officer) 2021:

Name of the Recruitment BoardRajasthan Subordinate and Ministerial Services Selection Board (RSMSSB) 
Post NameRajasthan Gram Vikas Adhikari 
Application Start Date10th September 2021
Last Date for Online Application9th October 2021
Last date for printing your application31-Dec-2021
Closure for online fee payment09-Oct-2021
Closure for fee payment at kiosk09-Oct-2021

General Tips for Rajasthan gram Vikas Adhikari(VDO) :

  • The candidates should start the preparation at least 6-8 months before the exam date to cover the rajasthan gram Vikas Syllabus and Exam Pattern in the stipulated time.
  • Create a study plan which has slots for all the important topics, mock tests & revisions, and should stick to it till the completion of the entire recruitment process.
  • Go through Previous Year rajasthan VDO Cut Off to know the previous trends and the marking scheme of the exam.
  • Follow newspaper and news channels to build a firm grip on the general awareness section and the current affair knowledge will also be helpful.
  • Practice mock tests and previous year question papers to improve the question-solving speed along with the accuracy and develop your own method to solve questions in less time.
  • Select the most relevant books and study material to achieve better results in the exam.
  • Conduct regular revisions on the topics you have already covered to retain all the important concepts on the exam day.

Rajasthan VDO Course Highlights:

Number of Live Classes180+ Classes
number of mock tests10 Practice Mock Tests (Coming Soon)
medium of lectureHindi
course start20 September 2021
validitytill the exam
Other Features– In-depth coverage of all topics.- Command on each topic after course completion.- You will get exam-oriented questions.- Special focus on new pattern questions

Rajasthan VDO Selection BatchFeatures:

180+ Live Classes for Concept Building
10 Mock Tests Based on New Pattern (Coming Soon)
Latest Pattern & Syllabus Based Live Classes
Live Classes in Hindi Medium
Complete coverage of all topics
Live Classes by Experienced Faculty
PDF after each live class
One Liner GK/GS Very Important Questions, E-Book of Current Affairs of Last 12 Months

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs)

When will the application filling process start for Rajasthan Gram Vikas Adhikari?

The application process will start from 10th September onwards till 9th October 2021.

How many questions will be there in the Preliminary exam?

There will be a total of 100 questions.

Is there any negative marking in the Rajasthan Gram Vikas Adhikari exam?

Yes, there will be a negative marking of ⅓.

What is the age limit for the Rajasthan Gram Vikas Adhikari exam?

Maximum age: 40 years
Minimum Age: 18 years


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