The Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Service Selection Commission (UPSSC) has been notified for recruiting VDOs in 2021. The notification also includes applications for the posts of Gram Panchayat Adhikari and Samaj Kalyan Paryavekshak. This is an excellent opportunity for unemployed youth who intend to seek employment in the government sector.

More than a thousand posts have been advertised in this notification. The applicants need to apply through the online mode. The online application process would begin in October or November 2021. The applicants should have passed 10 +2 from UP Board and completed a course on computer concepts from NIELIT.

The minimum and maximum age for the applicants is fixed as 18 years and 40 years, respectively.  Here we are sharing the best books for the UPSSSC VDO exam to help you prepare in the best manner.

Strategy for Exam Preparation

Competitive examination preparation requires a well-crafted strategy since each mark may make or mar the career of the aspirants. The written test is the only hurdle that aspirants need to cross to find their name in the selected list of candidates since there is no interview stage.

Thus, a significant strategic pillar in acing the written test is the selection of textbooks that can cover the entire syllabus. The syllabus for this competitive examination is related to General Intelligence, General Hindi, and General Knowledge.

The duration of the written exam is of two hours, with 300 being the maximum marks. Each subject has 50 questions, with each question carrying two marks. Thus, the aspirant has to give equal weightage to all three subjects in their strategic preparation.

BYJU’s Exam Prep has a team of experts who have selected books that would help the aspirants. Experts have chosen these books based on their years of teaching experience to students from different academic backgrounds.

Books Recommended for UPSSSC VDO

The syllabus of General Hindi pertains to Grammar, composition, opposite words, singular & plural words and other aspects related to the study of this language. For General Hindi, the following books deserve consideration from the aspirants:

  • Saar Sangrah (N.C.E.R.T VI – XII)   Cosmos Publication
  • Samanya Hindi Evam Vastinisth Hindi, ISBN : 9789382684770, Pariksha Manthan Online Academy

General Intelligence covers data interpretation, coding & decoding, Venn diagrams, Number and non-verbal series, arithmetic reasoning, and other aspects. Therefore, the experts recommend the following textbooks:

  • How to Crack Test of Reasoning In All Competitive Exams, Arihant Publications
  • Samanya Budhi Evam Tarkashakti Parikshan, R.K. Jaha, Arihant Publications

The syllabus for General Knowledge includes Indian geography & culture, inventions, Indian Polity, current affairs related to national and international events, economic issues related to India, general science, etc. Hence, based on this syllabus, the books suggested by experts are:

  • General Knowledge 2021, Arihant Publications
  • General Knowledge By Lucent’s Publication – Hindi

Practical Tips for Exam Preparation

Experts at BYJU’s advise the aspirants to study the above books systematically by preparing a schedule and following it earnestly. In addition, experts also suggest a periodic revision of the topics covered in the syllabus and practice question papers to understand the exam pattern.

Further, you can solve mock tests related to this examination that are available for free in English and Hindi. The questions in these mock tests have been prepared by its experts, considering the updated examination pattern and the requisite level of knowledge needed for it. Thus, aspirants can face this competitive examination confidently and come out with flying colours by regular practice.

In a nutshell, aspirants have the choice of self-study by following the books recommended by the experts. BYJU’S Exam Prep is the destination that provides end-to-end information such as eligibility criteria, syllabus, mock tests, recommended textbooks, and other resources such as videos needed for success in this examination.