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Recruitment of 771 Village Development Officers (VDO) Gram Panchayat Vikas Adhikari 2012-13


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Please read this to know about the result and cut-off of the VDO recruitment exam 2012


New date of exam has been fixed on 21st October, 2012 due to clash of many exams on 23rd of September.

Panchayati raj vibhag Uttarakhand is inviting application for the 771 post of Village development officer (VDO) or Gram Panchayat Vikas Adhikari in the pay scale 5200-1900-20200.
These vacancies are under the modified recruitment process which was initiated on 18 June 2008 but later on the process was stalled. So the candidates who have applied at that time (2008) need not apply again and those who have now crossed the age limit but were eligible at that time will be considered under the recruitment process.

Minimum Qualification and other criteria:
1- Intermediate plus basic computer knowledge.
2- Registration in the employment exchange of Uttarakhand is necessary.
3- One candidate can apply for one district only. It is advisable that don’t apply for more than one district as those did the same in the recent Uttarakhand Police recruitment were later found guilty and were removed even after the selection.

Age Limit as on 1st July, 2012: 18-35 years

Advertisement Number:  write this in Hindi in your form as we cannot write it in Hindi here – “Patrank 380/panchayati/ Raj/Vibhag/2012-13” or in short “Patrank 380/pa/Ra/Vi/2012-13

Number of Total posts in each district-
Pauri Garhwal- 142
Almora – 136
Pithoragarh- 86
Tehri Garhwal- 86
Chamoli- 54
Bageshwar- 53
Uttarakashi- 51
Nainital- 46
Rudraprayag- 32
Dehradun- 31
Champawat- 30
Haridwar- 12
Udhamsingh Nagar-12

Mode of selection: written test containing multiple choice questions (100 questions) with 1/4th negative marking.

Recruitment exam Fees: No fees has to be paid for the form now according to the latest notice in the newspapers however it was mentioned earlier that 500 (General/OBC) and 250 (SC/ST) payable to “District Panchayati Raj officer” through Bank Draft of any nationalized Bank

Where and how to send the form? To the respective District Panchayati Raj office where you want to apply through registered/speed post only. You also have to send a self addressed envelop (11”x 5”) pasted with INR 25 postal tickets along with the application form

Note- you have to send all photocopies of necessary document duly attested by the Gazetted officer.

Tentative date of recruitment exam: 23rd September, 2012

Last date of submission: 16th July, 2012.

Availability of the application forms and Exam information brochure: Application format can be bought from the market.

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