RPSC RAS Exam Pattern 2022: Check section-wise paper pattern and marking scheme

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Are you appearing for the Civil Services Examination? Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) conducts RPSC RAS/RTS Exam to recruit eligible and interested canddiates to various Group A and Group B services in the state. Candidates who are aspiring to appear for the exam should know all the details such as eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus and so on.
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RPSC RAS exam pattern highlights the subjects from which questions are asked in the exam, the marking scheme, duration of the exam and so on. Knowing the exam pattern will help candidates strategize their preparation. Read this article to know all about RPSC RAS Exam Pattern. If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, you can check out our monthly FREE Current Affairs Ebook- Download Now

 

RPSC RAS Exam: Important Highlights

Exam Name

Rajasthan Administrative Service (RAS) Exam

Conducting Body

Rajasthan Public Service Commission

Exam Level

State

Exam Mode

Online/Offline for RAS Prelims, Offline for RAS Main exam

Exam Duration

3 hours

Language

English and Hindi

Application Fee

Rs 350(UR)

Exam Purpose

To recruit candidates in state and subordinate services of Rajasthan

Exam Helpdesk No.

0145-2635212 

Official Website

rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in


Also Check: RPSC RAS Eligibility Criteria
 

RPSC RAS Exam Pattern

There are three stages in RPSC RAS Exam:
  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Personal Interview

The detailed pattern of each of these stages is as follows:

RPSC RAS Exam Pattern: Preliminary Exam

This is the first stage of the selection procedure. A total of 100 questions are asked in the exam which are objective in nature. This stage consists of only one paper in which questions are asked from General Awareness and General Science. There is negative marking in the exam and 1/3 marks are deducted for every incorrect answer.
Subject No. of Questions Marks Duration
General Knowledge & General Science 150 200 3 Hours
 

RPSC RAS Exam Pattern: Mains Exam

Candidates who qualify RPSC RAS Prelims Exam appear for the Mains Exam. It comprises of 4 papers which are descriptive in nature. The duration of exam for each paper is 3 hours and each paper is of 200 marks. 
Paper Total Marks Total Time
Paper-1: General Studies-I 200 marks 3 hours
Paper-2: General Studies-II 200 marks 3 hours
Paper-3: General Studies-III 200 marks 3 hours
Paper-4: General Hindi and General English 200 marks 3 hours
Total 800 marks
 

RPSC RAS Exam Pattern: Personal Interview

Candidates who qualify the mains exam appear for the personal interview. Candidates' personality is evaluated in the personal interview. Interview comprises of a total of 100 marks. The final merit list will be prepared depending on the marks scored by the candidates in the mains exam and personal interview.
 

Also read:

RPSC RAS Salary Best Books For RPSC RAS RPSC RAS Eligibility

RPSC RAS Syllabus

The syllabus for RPSC RAS Exam is as follows:

RPSC RAS Syllabus: Prelims

  1. History, Culture, Art, Literature, Tradition and Heritage of Rajasthan
  2. Indian History – Ancient, Medieval and Modern
  3. Indian and World Geography
  4. Geography of Rajasthan
  5. Constitution of India, Political System and Governance
  6. Administrative and Political System of Rajasthan
  7. Indian Economy and Basic Economic Concepts
  8. Economy of Rajasthan
  9. Science and Technology
  10. Reasoning and Mental Ability
  11. Current Affairs – Rajasthan
  12. Current Affairs – events of national and international importance
 

RPSC RAS Syllabus: Mains

Subjects

Syllabus
GS I
  • History
  • Economics
  • Sociology, Management, Accounting and Auditing
GS II
  • Administrative Ethics
  • General Science and Technology
  • Earth Science
GS III
  • Indian Political System, World Politics and Current Affairs
  • Concepts, Issues and Dynamics of Public Administration and Management
  • Sports and Yoga, Behaviour and Law
General Hindi and General English
  • General Hindi – Grammar and Usage, Comprehension, Translation, Precis, Composition and Letter Writing
  • General English – Grammar and Usage, Comprehension, Translation, Precis, Composition and Letter Writing
 
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RPSC RAS Exam Pattern FAQs

Q. How many stages are there in RPSC RAS Exam?

A. There are three stages in RPSC RAS Exam- Preliminary Exam, Mains Exam and Personal Interview.

Q. What are the total marks that Personal Interview carries?

A. Personal Interview carries a total of 100 marks.

Q. Is there negative marking in RPSC RAS Prelims Exam?

A. Yes, there is negative marking in RPSC RAS Prelims Exam. 1/3 marks are deducted for every incorrect answer.

Q. What is the duration of RPSC RAS Prelims Exam?

A. The duration of RPSC RAS Prelims Exam is 3 hours.

Q. How many papers are there in RPSC RAS Mains Exam?

A. There are four papers in RPSC RAS Mains Exam.

To know more read:
MPSC syllabus 
MPSC Exam Pattern