Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) conducts the RAS/RTS Combined Competitive Exam which is also known as the Rajasthan State and Subordinate Services Combined Competitive Exam. RAS full form is Rajasthan Administrative Services and RTS full form is Rajasthan Tehsildar Services. The RPSC RAS Exam is conducted to fill Group A and Group B vacancies. It is a highly competitive exam, and the right preparation strategy can only be formed after understanding the RAS Exam Pattern. Some important details about the RAS Exam are:
RPSC RAS Exam has three stages:
Preliminary – Unlike UPSC IAS Exam, RPSC RAS has only one paper in the preliminary exam, having 150 objective questions for 200 marks. The duration of the prelims examination is 3 hours. 1/3 negative marking is also there.
Mains – There are four theory papers in RAS Mains for 200 marks each.
Personality Test/Interview – It is of 100 marks.
RPSC RAS/RTS Preliminary exam syllabus – Click here – download
History of Rajasthan
Ancient, Medieval and Modern history
1. Political and Administrative System of Rajasthan
2. Indian Constitution, Political System & Governance
Geography of Rajasthan
Geography of India
Economy of Rajasthan
Economic Concepts and Indian Economy
Art & Culture
Art, Culture, Literature, Tradition & Heritage of Rajasthan
Art, Culture, Literature and Architecture of India
Science & Technology
Basics of everyday science, electronics, computers, space, defence, nanotechnology, human body, environment, biodiversity, biotechnology, agriculture, horticulture etc.
Major current events and issues of Rajasthan, National and International importance, Persons and places in recent news, Games and sports related activities etc.
Reasoning & MA
- Logical Reasoning
- Mental Ability
- Basic Numeracy