UPSSSC VDO Eligibility Criteria 2021: Age Limit, Qualification, Qualifying Marks

UPSSSC VDO Eligibility Criteria 2021: Age Limit, Qualification, Qualifying Marks

ByArpit Kumar Jain  |  Updated on: Sep 14, 2021UP Gram Panchayat Adhikari VDO 2021 notification to be out at the official website of UPSSSC. Check other exam details such as exam date, exam pattern, syllabus, total vacancy and more. 
UP Gram Panchayat Adhikari VDO 2021 notification to be out at the official website of UPSSSC. Check other exam details such as exam date, exam pattern, syllabus, total vacancy and more. 
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UPSSSC VDO Eligibility Criteria 2021

The VDO eligibility criteria 2021 is released by the Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection Commission (UPSSSC) stating the eligibility for VDO vacancy in UP. The VDO, or the Gram Vikas Adhikari position, mandates appearing candidates to fulfil basic criteria to be eligible for selection. These criteria include several crucial factors such as the candidate’s age limit, educational qualifications, nationality, as well as the number of attempts allowed to write the examination.

It is mandated that the candidate fulfils the Gram Vikas Adhikari eligibility criteria to sit in the UP VDO Exam 2021 and the recruitment drive for 1,953 vacancies throughout the state of Uttar Pradesh. The candidates only need to clear the written examination part to get selected as there is no interview stage. This post discusses everything that candidates need to know about UP VDO eligibility 2021.

UPSSSC VDO Eligibility Criteria Overview

Here is a table regarding eligibility for VDO vacancy in UP for candidates to refer to that sums up everything about the eligibility for the VDO position:

Age Limit

Minimum: 18; Maximum: 40

(Category-specific relaxations apply)

Experience RequiredNo prior work experience mandated
Number of AttemptsCandidates can apply until they reach the maximum age bracket
Educational Qualifications

Must have cleared an Intermediate or equivalent examination

CCC qualification in Computer Operations

The candidates are urged to read the criteria in their entirety before applying for the UP VDO examination. If any candidate fails to meet any of the above-mentioned criteria even after clearing the written examination, their candidature will stand cancelled. 

UP VDO Age Limit

The candidate needs to fulfil every criterion laid out by the UPSSSC for getting selected as a Gram Vikas Adhikari for the state of Uttar Pradesh. Here are the details regarding the age eligibility for the VDO post in UP:

For participating in the recruitment process, the candidate must be at least 18 years old, with the UP VDO age limit being set at 40 years.

UPSSSC VDO Age Relaxation

There are relaxations for several categories as disclosed by the UPSSSC.

Candidate CategoryAllowed Age Relaxation by UPSSSC

Ex-servicemen (after deducting the years of service from the age)

 03 Years
PWD15 Years

Skilled sportsperson of the classified sports as per 28.11.1985

 05 Years

UP VDO Education Qualification

For candidates wondering what is a qualification for VDO from an academic standpoint, the criteria state that the applicant must have cleared the intermediate exam or equivalent from a board recognized by the Secondary Education Council, Uttar Pradesh. The candidate must also hold a CCC qualification in computer operation to be eligible for applying.

Other UPSSSC VDO Eligibility Criteria

Check some other VDO eligibility 2021 mentioned below.

Candidate’s Nationality

The UPSSSC VDO eligibility criteria state that only candidates of Indian origin and nationality are allowed to write the examination.

Work Experience

The eligibility for the VDO post in UP does not mandate the candidates to hold any prior work experience to be eligible for the recruitment drive.

Number of Allowed Attempts

Candidates are free to apply as many times as they want until they fall under the age limit criteria.

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  • Candidates who are a minimum of 18 years of age and a maximum of 40 years of age can apply for the UP VDO exam

  • A candidate must have Passed 10+2 from UP Board and Course on Computer Concepts (CCC) from NIELIT

  • Yes, a candidate must have a UP domicile to appear in the UP VDO Exam.

  • No, there is no Interview in the UP VDO Exam.

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