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RAS Syllabus

RAS Syllabus

RAS

The Syllabus for RAS Combined Competitive Exam is set by the Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC).

The RAS Exam is conducted in three stages 

  • Stage 1: RAS Pre – One Paper – Objective Type – 200 Marks
  • Stage 2: RAS Mains – 4 Papers – Theory/Descriptive – 800 Marks Total
  • Stage 3: RAS Interview/Personality Test/Viva-voce – 100 Marks

The RPSC Syllabus for RAS exam can be divided into two parts:

  1. RAS Pre Syllabus
  2. RAS Syllabus – Mains

RPSC RAS Pre Syllabus

The RAS Pre Exam is a screening test and marks are not counted for the final merit list.

RAS Pre Syllabus and Pattern is as follows:

  • One Paper
  • Subject Name – General Knowledge and General Science
  • Max Marks – 200
  • Duration – 3 Hrs
  • Negative Marking – Yes (1/3rd of the marks allocated for the question)
  • Number of Question – 150
  • RAS Pre Exam 2020 Date – (tentative) June 2020
  • RAS Pre Exam 2019 Date – (tentative) September 2019
  • Syllabus – The syllabus can be subdivided into topics/section focusing on Rajasthan and general topics
RAS Syllabus – Prelims (Simplified)
Rajasthan Specific PartsGeneral Topics
  1. Literature, Tradition, Culture, Art, History and Heritage of Rajasthan
  2. Geography of Rajasthan
  3. Administrative and Political System of Rajasthan
  4. Economy of Rajasthan
  5. Current Affairs – Rajasthan
  1. Indian History – Ancient, Medieval, Modern
  2. Geography – Indian. World
  3. Indian Political System, Constitution and Governance
  4. Economic Concepts and Indian Economy
  5. Science and Technology
  6. Reasoning and Mental Ability
  7. Current Affairs

RPSC Syllabus for RAS Mains

The RAS Syllabus for Mains comprises 4 theory papers of 200 marks each. The papers consist of short, medium and long answer questions.

There are no optional papers in the syllabus for RAS Mains, Marks in the RAS Mains along with the Interview marks are counted for the final merit list.

RPSC Syllabus – RAS Mains

Paper IGeneral Studies I
  • Unit 1 – History
  • Unit 2 – Economics
  • Unit 3 – Sociology, Management, Accounting & Auditing
Paper IIGeneral Studies II
  • Unit 1 – Administrative Ethics
  • Unit 2 – General Science & Technology
  • Unit 3 – Earth Science (Geography and Geology)
Paper IIIGeneral Studies III
  • Unit 1 – Indian Political System, World Politics and Current Affairs
  • Unit 2 – Concepts, Issues and Dynamics of Public Administration and Management
  • Unit 3 – Sports and Yoga, Behaviour and Law
Paper IVGeneral Hindi and General English
  • Grammar and Usage
  • Comprehension, Translation and Precis Writing
  • Composition & Letter Writing

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