Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC)

RPSC conduct examination for Rajasthan Administrative Services (RAS) and other allied services under the State Government. Generally this exam is conducted every year. A candidate should have a Bachelor degree in any subject recognized by UGC. Age limit is 21 to 35 years for Unreserved category . Age relaxation for 3yrs to OBC and 5years to SC/ST candidates . Selection process of this examination consist of 3 stages; Preliminary, Main and Interview.

Scheme of Preliminary Examination:-

The Preliminary Examination will consist of one paper on the subject specified below, which will be of objective type and carry a maximum of 200 marks. The examination is meant to serve as a screening test only. The Standard of the paper will be that of a Bachelor’s Degree Level. The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination by the candidates, who are declared qualified for admission to Main Examination will not be counted for determining their final order of merit.

General Knowledge and General Science: 200 marks, 3 Hours duration.

Note-1. There will be 150 questions of multiple choice (Objective Type), carrying equal marks. 2. There will be negative marking.1/3 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

SYLLABUS FOR PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION

  • History, Art, Culture, Literature, Tradition & Heritage of Rajasthan.
  • Indian History: ANCIENT,MEDIEVAL & MODERN
  • Geography of World and India
  • Geography of Rajasthan
  • Indian Constitution, Political System &Governance: Constitutional Development & Indian Constitution, Indian Political System and Governance &Public Policy & Rights.
  • Political and Administrative System of Rajasthan
  • Economic Concepts and Indian Economy
  • Economy of Rajasthan
  • Science & Technology
  • Reasoning & Mental Ability
  • Current Affair

RAS Mains

Scheme of Examination: The number of candidates to be admitted to the Main Examination will be 15 times the total approximate number of vacancies. The written examination will consist of the following four papers which will be descriptive /analytical. A candidate must take all the papers listed below which will also consist of question paper of brief, medium, long answer and descriptive type question. The standard of General Hindi and General English will be that of Sr. Secondary Level. The time allowed for each paper shall be 3 hours.

PAPER SUBJECT MARKS TIME
I GENERAL STUDY-1 200 3 HOURS
II GENERAL STUDY-2 200 3 HOURS
III GENERAL STUDY-3 200 3 HOURS
IV General Hindi and General English 200 3 HOURS

General Knowledge and General Studies-I

  • History, Art, Culture, Literature, Tradition & Heritage of Rajasthan
  • Indian History
  • History of Modern World
  • Indian Constitution, Political System &Governance
  • Administrative System of Rajasthan
  • Economic Concepts and Indian Economy
  • Economy of Rajasthan
  • Geography of World and India
  • Geography of Rajasthan

Paper-ii

General Knowledge and General Studies-

  • Quantitative aptitude-The paper will test the basic numeric level of candidate up to class-x level.
  • General Science & Technology

Paper-iii

General Knowledge and General Studies

  • Current Affairs
  • India and Global Perspective
  • Current Sensitive Issues
  • Possibilities, Resources and Programmers for Development in Rajasthan
  • General & Administrative Management
  • Administrative Ethics

Paper- IV

Knowledge of Language (Hindi and English)

Part-A-Hindi (Marks-120)

Part-B-English- (Marks-80)