Uttar Pradesh VDO Recruitment 2021: Preparation tips and Strategy

By Ashutosh Yadav|Updated : September 23rd, 2021

Uttar Pradesh VDO Recruitment 2021: Preparation tips and Strategy!! Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Staff Selection Commission(UPSSSC) is soon going to organize the recruitment test for 1953 vacancies in the post of Village Development Officer(ग्राम विकास अधिकारी). In this article, are providing you with complete preparation tips and strategy to crack the UPSSSC VDO 2021 Exam.

Uttar Pradesh VDO Recruitment 2021: Preparation tips and Strategy!! UPSSSC is going to conduct the VDO recruitment exam in March 2022. The official notification will be released soon. The previous VDO Recruitment Exam 2018 was cancelled and a fresh exam was ordered to be held by the honourable High Court. In this article, we will inform you of the important details of the exam provide you with a preparation strategy to clear the VDO Recruitment Exam 2021.

Uttar Pradesh VDO Recruitment 2021: Preparation Tips and Strategy

UPSSSC VDO Exam Pattern 2021

Before start preparing for an exam, you must know the pattern and syllabus of the exam. Below is the brief exam pattern and syllabus of the UPSSSC Gram Panchayat Adhikari:-


No. of questions



General Hindi (Hindi knowledge and writing competence)



2 hours

General Intelligence Test



General Knowledge






  • Each question carries 2 marks.
  • There Will be Negative Marking.
  • Written Exam will consist of Objective Multiple Choice Type Questions.
  • Written Exam will be conducted in Offline Mode.
  • There will be 100 Questions in the Exam comprised of 300 Marks.
  • The time Duration for Written tests is 120 Minutes (2 Hours).

UPSSSC VDO Syllabus Subject wise 

General Hindi:  

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

General Intelligence :  

Analogies, similarities, and differences, space visualization, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, Coding and decoding, Figural Series, Classification, Statement & Conclusion, Venn Diagrams, etc.

General Knowledge: 

History, Uttar Pradesh Culture, Monuments, Geography, General Science, Current Affairs & GK of Uttar Pradesh, Indian Polity. 

Candidates should make a study plan and prepare accordingly.

They must follow tips like:-

  • Make self Notes
  • Make a Proper Time Table
  • Seek Guidance
  • Practice Mock Tests
  • Time Management
  • Previous year Question Papers
  • Daily Revision
  • Keep practising on online Platforms, Keeping in mind for negative Marking 

UPSSSC VDO Preparation Tips

The UPSSSC VDO Exam consists of objective-type questions only with a total of 150 questions and 300 marks. There are three parts to the exam, each consists of 50 questions of 100 marks, namely, Hindi Knowledge and Writing, General Intelligence Test, and General Knowledge.

  • The exam duration is 2 hours, so candidates can dedicate 40 minutes per section, to finish the paper on time.
  • Aspirants can read any daily newspaper in the Hindi language to improve their hold on the language.
  • Revise your comprehension skills by practising at least two comprehension passages daily and making notes of new words you come across. Find out their meaning as well as antonyms and make study notes.
  • You can also find relevant UPSSSC VDO Hindi Notes Pdf online and prepare for Hindi Writing and Language section.
  • Candidates must read the newspapers, magazines, blogs, etc. to stay updated on topics related to current affairs.
  • Make innovative notes to avoid confusion during last-minute revision. It will only create unnecessary havoc.
  • Practice questions related to puzzles, figure-based questions, analogy, coding-decoding questions, etc. daily to improve accuracy and time management.

Tips and strategies for the preparation of exam

  • After knowing the syllabus and exam pattern, let's focus on the steps of exam preparation.
  • Candidates must download the Previous Year Paper of the UP Gram Panchayat Adhikari Exam and practice them. Practising the previous year paper will help you know the difficulty level of questions and overall paper.
  • Then, understand all the sections i.e. Hindi, Reasoning or GK and note down the topics in which you face difficulty while solving questions.
  • After knowing your weak section or subject, give extra time in your schedule for that without completely ignoring the other sections.
  • In this exam, questions from Mathematics and English will not be asked so it may raise the cutoff of the exam. You need to score good marks to get your name on the merit list. 
  • Candidates must practise daily mock tests. It will help you to know your preparation level. Daily Mock Tests of all the subjects are available for free on the "BYJU"s Exam Prep" Application.
  • After attempting the mock test, you must analyse your performance which will help you to score better in the next mock test. 
  • For English Medium Students: You need to focus more on Hindi subjects to compete with Hindi medium students.
  • Keep in mind that overburdening yourself will do you no good. Take sufficient breaks, maintain a proper sleep schedule as well as a proper diet.

Final Words

This re-exam is a great opportunity for all UPSSSC VDO candidates to get their desired job. To succeed the preparation must start from today, not from the day of release of official notification or the day of release of the exam date. 

All the best!


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  • UPSSSC VDO 2021 exam is expected to be held in March 2022.

  • There will be a total of 150 questions in the objective format in UPSSSC VDO 2021 recruitment.

  • The official notification for UPSSSC VDO is expected to be released in the month of November.

  • There are 1953 vacancies to be filled in the UPSSSC VDO 2021 Recruitment exam.


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