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RSMSSB VDO 2023 Notification, Admit card, Syllabus

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RSMSSB VDO 2023 Notification, Admit card, Syllabus

Under the Rajasthan Panchayati Raj Rules, 1996 and the Rajasthan Scheduled Area Subordinate Ministerial and Class IV Services (Recruitment and Other Conditions of Service) Rules 2014, the Rajasthan Subordinate and Ministerial Services Selection Board (RSMSSB) conducts recruitment to the posts of Village Development Officer (VDO).


The village development officer is a highly reputed post in rural areas. The work of the Village development officer is to make the facilities of education, health, agriculture etc., accessible to the people in the village. 


Along with this, the village development officer also performs important tasks such as providing facilities to the people living in the village, giving information about the schemes issued in the interest of the village to the villagers, allotting or manure storage and preparing the annual budget of the Panchayat Samiti and presenting the consolidated plan to the Zilla Parishad.


RSMSSB VDO Overview 2023

Rajasthan Staff Selection Board (RSSB) will conduct recruitment examinations for vacant posts of Village development officer soon. This recruitment is very important for candidates who want to serve in the villages of Rajasthan. 

The information about eligibility, age limit, syllabus etc., for RSMSSB Sanganak Exam 2023 is as follows: 



Exam conducting board 

Rajasthan Subordinate and Ministerial Services Selection Board (RSMSSB)

Application start date 

Will be updated soon 

Exam date 

Will be updated soon 

Admit card 

Will be updated soon 

Post name 

Village Development Officer (VDO)

Official website 



RSMSSB VDO Eligibility Criteria 2023

To be eligible for RSMSSB VDO recruitment candidates must fulfil certain eligibility criteria set by the board. The eligibility criteria generally include age limit and educational qualification standard. Candidates must review the official notification carefully.


Educational Qualification 

Candidates wishing to apply for village development recruitment should satisfy the educational qualifications as follows : 

Candidates must graduate from any recognized university.


Candidates must have a Diploma in Computer Science from a recognized University.


Candidates must have Rajasthan State Certificate Course in Information Technology (RSCIT) certificate.

Candidates must know Hindi written Devanagari script and knowledge of Rajasthani culture.


Age limit 

The age limit of the candidates who want to apply for the RSMSSB VDO exam is as follows:

  • The candidate's age should be minimum 18 years and maximum 40 years.

Age relaxation for various categories of candidates:



Age relaxation

SC/ST/OBC (Male)

5 years

General (Female)

5 years

SC/ST/OBC (Female)

10 years


RSMSSB VDO Application Process 2023

  • First of all, Visit the official website of the department https://rsmssb.rajasthan.gov.in/.

  • If you are new to the website, then create an SSO ID and get Username and Password.

  • After that, use the login details to login on the website page.

  • Now click on RSMSSB VDO Application Form.

  • After the RSMSSB VDO Bharti Application Form opens on the screen, enter the valid details mentioned in the RSMSSB VDO Advertisement Pdf.

  • Attach the required documents to the application form.

  • Now Pay the Application Form Fee Online.

  • At last, you have to click on the final submit button.

  • Now Rajasthan VDO Recruitment 2023 Form will be available on the screen; download it.


RSMSSB VDO Recruitment 2023 Application Fees

Candidates from reserved categories have a relaxation in application fees. General and creamy layer OBC candidates have to pay full application fees. Candidates from other states will be considered under the general category. Hence, they have to pay the full application fee. The application fee for the VDO exam is as follows: 



Application fees 


₹ 450

OBC (Creamy Layer)

₹ 450

OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)

₹ 350

Scheduled caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribes (ST)

₹ 250


RSMSSB VDO Recruitment 2023 Exam Pattern

The written examination is conducted to assess the candidate's knowledge and command over subjects. It consists of objective-type questions covering various subjects such as general knowledge, language, geography, economics etc. 



The prelims exam is qualifying in nature, and 100 questions will be asked. Each question consists of one mark. Objective-type questions will be asked in this paper. 



No of Question



Current affairs








History and culture 








Panchayati raj in Rajasthan 



























2 hrs.  



The main exam will be objective type and a total 160 questions will be asked in this. Questions from language, maths, G.K,, history will be asked in this. There is a province of negative marking as well in this exam. For each wrong answer 1/3 will be deducted from the final result. 



No of Questions











General knowledge  












History and culture 







3 hrs


RSMSSB VDO Syllabus 2023  


(1) Current affairs

Major current government issues, events and sports at state, national and international levels.


(2) Geography and Natural Resources -

Broad physical features of the world Important places, mountains and oceans.

Ecology and wildlife of India.

Physical Geography of Rajasthan, Climate, Vegetation and Soil Area of ​​Rajasthan, Detailed Physical Section, Problems of Population, Unemployment, Poverty, Drought, Famine and Desertification.

Natural resources of Rajasthan, Mines and Minerals, Forest, Land and Water, Animal resources.

Wildlife and conservation.


(3) Agriculture and Economic Development with special reference to India and Rajasthan:-

Rajasthan's food and commercial crops, agro-based industries, main irrigation and river valley projects, projects for the development of desert and barren land.

large industry.

Tribes and their economy.


(4) History and Culture -

Major Monuments and Literary Works, History and Culture of India and Rajasthan with special reference to the following:-

Tribes and their Economy

dialects and literature

Music, Dance and Theater

Religious beliefs, sects, saints, poets, warrior saints, "folk gods" and "folk goddesses".


Fairs and festivals, customs, clothing and ornaments with special reference to their folk and tribal aspects.

General mental ability.

Reasoning power and analytical ability.

English, Hindi and Mathematics.

Administrative set up in Rajasthan at the state, district, tehsil and panchayat levels.

Basic knowledge of computers.



Language Knowledge:-

सामान्य हिन्दी:- 

संधि एवं संधि विच्छेद, 




पर्यायवाची तथा विलोम शब्द 

शब्द युग्म का अर्थ भेद

एक वाक्यांश के लिए एक सार्थक शब्द 


वाक्य शुद्धि 



पारिभाषिक शब्दावली 



Question based on grammar (Sr. secondary exam. level)

Question (Multipurpose choice) based on paragraph.



Decimal and different, percentage, 

Ratio and proportion, 





Time and distance 

Ratio and distance

Ratio and time 


Payment in instalments 

Compound interest

Growth and multiplicity sections of enhancement and multiplicity blocks of polynomial

Multiplicity and miniature equivalent, 

Two-variable linear equation, 

Two-variable linear equation, 

Interpretation of tendency, 



Geometric compositions.


General Knowledge:-

Current affairs

Major contemporary issues and events at international, national and state level and organisations, institutions and personalities related to them.


General Science

Those questions of general science which are based on day-to-day experiences and analysis and which lead to understanding and analysis of science. These questions will also include questions designed to test the candidate's knowledge of electronics, telecommunication, satellite and similar issues.


Geography and Natural Resources

Wide geographical areas of the world 

Important places, 



Environment and wildlife of India 


Geographical scenario of Rajasthan- Climate, 


Soil type 

Geographical area 

Human resources 

Population problems 



Famine and Drought 

Growing desert 

Natural resources of Rajasthan Minerals and Mines 




Animals resources 

Wildlife and forest conservation 

Energy problems 

Conventional and non-conventional sources of energy.


Agriculture and economic resources in the context of Rajasthan

Food and commercial crops of Rajasthan

Agro-based industries 

Major irrigation and river valley projects

Barren land and dry area development projects 

Indira Gandhi canal project 

Development of industries and their location

Raw material based industries 

Mineral based industries 

Small scale and village industries 

Export materials

Rajasthani handicrafts 

Tribals and their economy 

Various economic schemes

Development institutions 

Cooperative movement 

Small enterprises and financial institutions 

Role of Panchayati Raj Institutions according to the 73rd amendment of the constitution. 


History and Culture

Landmarks, major monuments and literary works of Indian political and cultural history, renaissance, struggle for national unity and independence.

With reference to the special history and culture of Rajasthan-

Mediaeval period

Social economic life and organization

Freedom movement and political awakening

Political unity

Dialects and literature

Music, dance and drama

Religious beliefs, folk traditions, saints, poets, brave men, folk gods and folk goddesses.


Fairs and festivals, customs, dress, jewellery, especially in the context of tribals and tribes.


RSMSSB VDO Salary 2023

The Gram Vikas Adhikari gets a salary as per the 7th Pay Commission and the Pay Matrix Level is 6. The Probation Period of the Village Development Officer is of 2 years, in which the qualification of the selected employee is tested. Salary is less during the probation period but after that the selected employees get the following salary:




Pay grade

₹ 2400


₹ 20800

Dearness allowances

₹ 2496


₹ 1664

Hard Duty Allowances

₹ 1500


₹ 26400


₹ 2080

In-Hand Salary

₹ 24380


RSMSSB VDO Cut off 2023

Detailed information about the cut-off of various categories in VDO Exam 2021 organised by RSMSSB will be found on the official website of the department.


RSMSSB VDO Cut-off 2023 (Expected) 



Minimum passing marks








RSMSSB VDO Admit Card 2023

The Rajasthan staff selection board (RSSB) will release the RSMSSB VDO admit card on the official website. The exact release date will be mentioned in the official notification. It is crucial to stay updated with the official notifications and regularly check the website for any updates regarding the admit card release.


Step-I : First of all, visit the official website of Rajasthan Staff Selection Board, Jaipur, https://rsmssb.rajasthan.gov.in/ or click on the direct download link given above.


Step-II : On the main page, click on the “Latest News” section.


Step-III : Now click on the link flashing as “Admit Card Link for Rajasthan Village Development Office (VDO) Written Examination”.


Step IV : A new page appears where you need to enter your registration number, password and date of birth.


Step-V : On clicking the “Submit” button, your Rajasthan VDO Admit Card will be displayed on the screen.


Step-VI : Download your RSMSSB VDO Admit Card and take a printout of the Hall Ticket.



Q. Can 12th-passed candidates apply for RSMSSB VDO Recruitment 2023?

Ans: No, only the candidates who have passed their graduation are eligible to apply for the Gram Vikas Adhikari exam.


Q. How many papers are there in the RSMSSB VDO exam?

Ans: There are 2 papers in the RSMSSB gram vikas adhikari exam.


Q. Is there an interview for the RSMSSB VDO exam?

Ans: No, there is no interview in the Village Development Officer exam.


Q. What is the minimum age limit for RSMSSB VDO Exam 2023?

Ans: The minimum age of the candidate should be 18 years for RSMSSB Gram Vikas Adhikari Exam 2023.


Q. Can other state candidates appear in RSMSSB VDO Exam 2023?

Ans: Yes, candidates from all the states of India can appear in the Village Development Officer Exam 2023.


Q. Will candidates from other states get the benefit of reservation in the RSMSSB VDO exam?

Ans: No, candidates from other states will be placed under the general category.


Q. Will there be a negative marking in RSMSSB VDO Recruitment 2023?

Ans: Yes, there will be a province of negative marking in this exam. 1/3 mark for every wrong answer in the exam.


Q. Does RSMSSB VDO get a salary as per the 7th Pay Matrix?

Ans: Yes, gram vikas adhikari gets a salary as per the 7th Pay Commission, and Pay Matrix is ​​Level 6.


Q. What is the grade pay of RSMSSB VDO?

Ans: The grade pay of RSMSSB gram vikas adhikari is ₹ 2400.


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