TNPSC VAO Answer Key 2018 Download Answer key at tnpsc.gov.in for VAO Exam

TNPSC VAO Answer Key 2018: Last week, more than 2000000 candidates appeared for the TNPSC VAO examination which took place in various districts of Tamil Nadu. Aspirants who took part in the examination will not know the exact answers for each question. Having this in mind, the commission has released the TNPSC VAO Answer Key 2018 through its official portal. The notification for this examination was issued on the month of October 2017 and aspirants who possessed the minimum qualification of 10th pass applied in response to this post. Candidates who are eagerly waiting for the answer key can refer the details which are summarised in the below section.

TNPSC VAO Answer Key 2018
Authority Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)
Exam Name TNPSC Village Administrative Officer (VAO) Exam
Exam Type OMR Based
Exam Date 11-02-2018
Material TNPSC VAO Answer Key
Website www.tnpscexams.net or www.tnpscexams.in

TNPSC VAO Answer Key 2018

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) is a recruiting agency which conducts competitive examinations for selecting suitable candidates for various government services. This year, the commission organized a VAO examination for engaging staffs below Village Administrative Officer Posts. As scheduled earlier, the examination took place before July 2018.

Once the examination is over, TNPSC usually releases the Answer key for any type of examination conducted below it. Likewise, it released the TNPSC VAO Answer Key 2018 over its official portal, last night. Usually TNPSC delays in updating the result for the exams conducted by them. In order to check their marks earlier, TNPSC releases the answer keys in advance.

As usual, the question paper was moderate and most of the candidates answered for all the questions. There were totally 200 questions for 300 marks and the exam took place for a period of 3 hours duration. Now, the candidates can check your answers with the answer key which is available in the official site.

TNPSC VAO Selection Process 2018

After verifying the details mentioned by the aspirants on the online application form only the deserving candidates would be invited for the Written Examination. This exam will be take place on pen and paper mode.

Aspirants have to mark their answers on the answer sheet provided for them during the examination. Depending upon the marks secured by them in the written test, a final mark list will be prepared in descending order.

Based on the availability of vacancies, eligible candidates will be allotted to their respective district, at the time of counseling.

  • Written Examination


Exam Pattern:

The VAO exam consists of two sets of questions papers which are merged together. About 80 questions will be asked from General English/ Tamil which will be of matriculation level. There remaining 120 questions will be from General Studies (75 marks), Basics of Village administration (25 Marks) and Aptitude & Mental Ability test (20 marks).

Candidates were given three hours time to complete this examination. As there were no negative marks for wrong answers, most of them answered for all the questions. The minimum pass mark set by the commission is 90. But getting this mark will not make you pass in this exam. As the competition has increased, the minimum cut-off mark was about 165, last year.

In the below list we have discussed few things about the TNPSC VAO exam which took place last week.

  • It was an objective type question paper and had about 200 questions
  • Each question carried 5 marks and there were no negative marks
  • The exam was conducted on OMR sheets for a period of 3 hours

How to Check Marks with TNPSC Answer Key 2018

Aspirants who took part in the VAO exam can check their Answers with the TNPSC Answer Key 2018 provided in the official website. Candidates have to be ready with their question booklet and a pen for marking the answers. No need of any registration number for viewing your answer key.

First of all visit the official portal of TNPSC and find for the “Result” tab on the home page. When you move your cursor near the “Result tab” a drop down list will appear. There you have click on the Answer key option and you will be directed to a new page.

On the next page, below the answer key column, click on the date which is near to the concerned exam name. A PDF file opens on the new window. It will contain the scanned image of the questions paper with answers marks on it. Now the step wise instruction for viewing the answer is listed in the below section.

  • Go to the official site of TNPSC viz. “www.tnpscexams.net or www.tnpscexams.in”
  • Click on the “Result->Answer Key”
  • On the next page, below the answer key column, click on the date which is near to the concerned exam name
  • Your answer key will appear in a new window with answers marked on it
  • You can also save the file and view the answers later


Here we have listed out the steps for how we should check marks with the answers provided in the VAO Answer Key.

  • After downloading the file, take your hardcopy of the question booklet and keep it by your side.
  • If you have already marked the answers on the booklet, then just check whether the marked answer is correct or wrong.
  • If your answer is right, then put a tick mark near that question.
  • Add 5 marks for each correct answer and total the marks.
Download TNPSC VAO Answer Key – Download pdf (Unofficial)
General English Download here – key 1 Download here – key 2 Download here – key 3
General Tamil Download here – key 1 Download here – key 2 Download here – key 3
General Studies Download here – Key
Reference Link
Download Official VAO Answer Key Click here

Dates to Remember

  • Date of Advertisement – Oct 2017
  • Last Date for Online Application – Nov 2017
  • Examination Date – 11-02-2018
  • Answer Key Release Date – Updated Soon

Conclusion: In the above section, we have notified about the release of TNPSC Answer Key 2018. The detailed steps for checking the answer is also mentioned in the above paragraphs.

Updated: 2018-02-12 — 11:07 am

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