RPSC RAS Syllabus 2022: Download detailed subject-wise syllabus PDF here!

Safalta Expert Published by: Silky Joshi Updated Sat, 08 Jan 2022 10:03 AM IST


Get to know RPSC RAS Syllabus and Exam Pattern. Check the Marking Scheme, Duration, the subjects asked in the RPSC RAS entrance examination.

The Rajasthan Public Service Commission has released the RPSC RAS syllabus along with the Exam Pattern. The commissions will be the conducting body for the exam. The candidates can check out the detailed syllabus and exam pattern of the RPSC RAS in this article to crack them. The candidates will have to visit the official website of RPSC RAS to download the syllabus for both the preliminary and the mains examination. According to the official notifications, a total of 421 posts are to be filled in the RPSC RAS.

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The candidates in the interview round will be tested for their Communication skills, Physique, knowledge of the concerned field, and also tested on knowledge of Rajasthani Culture. If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, you can check out our monthly FREE Current Affairs E-book- Download Now.

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RPSC RAS Syllabus

The candidates can check out the RPSC RAS Syllabus in the space below:



History, Art, Culture, Literature, Tradition & Heritage of Rajasthan

Major Landmarks in the History of Rajasthan, 

Freedom Movement, Political Awakening, and


Salient features of Architecture – Forts and Monuments Arts, Paintings, and Handicrafts. 

Important Works of Rajasthani literature.

Local Dialects Fairs, Festivals, Folk Music, and Folk Dances.

Rajasthani Culture, Traditions, and Heritage. 

Religious Movements, Saints & Lok devtas of Rajasthan. 

Important Tourist Places. Leading Personalities of Rajasthan

Indian History

Salient features and Major Landmarks of Ancient and Medieval India Art,

Culture, Literature, and Architecture.

Major Dynasties, Their Administrative System. Socio-Economic Conditions,

Prominent Movements. 

Modern Indian history (from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present)- significant events, personalities, and issues. 

 The Freedom Struggle & Indian National Movement- its various stages and important contributors and contributions from different parts of the country.

Social and Religious Reform movements in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country

Geography of the World and India

Broad Physical features. 

Environmental and Ecological Issues.

Wildlife and Biodiversity.

International Waterways.

Major Industrial Regions. 

Broad physical features and Major physiographic divisions. 

Agriculture and Agro-based Activities. 

Geography of Rajasthan

Broad physical features and Major physiographic divisions.

Natural Resource of Rajasthan- Climate, Natural Vegetation, Forests, Wildlife, and Biodiversity Major irrigation proALPcts.

Mines and Minerals. Population.

Major Industries and Potential for Industrial Development

Indian Constitution, Political System, and Governance

Constitutional Development & Indian Constitution:

Indian Political System and Governance:

Nature of Indian State, Democracy in India, Reorganization of States,

Public Policy & Rights:

 National Public Policy as a welfare state,

 Various Legal Rights and Citizen Charter

Political and Administrative System of Rajasthan

Governor, Chief Minister, State Assembly, High Court, Rajasthan Public Service Commission, District Administration, State Human Rights Commission, Lokayukta, State Election Commission, State Information Commission. 

Public Policy, Legal Rights, and Citizen Charter.

Economic Concepts and Indian Economy

Basic Concepts of Economics:

Stock Exchange and Share Market

Fiscal and Monetary Policies

Subsidies, Public Distribution System 

Economic Development & Planning : -

Major Sectors of Economy- Agriculture, Industry, Service, and Trade- Current Status, Issues & initiatives. 

Major Economic Problems and Government Initiatives. Economic Reforms and Liberalization

Science & Technology Basics of Everyday Science.

Electronics, Computers, Information, and Communication Technology.

Space Technology including Satellites. Defense Technology. Nanotechnology. 

The human body, Food, and Nutrition, Health care.

Environmental and Ecological Changes and their Impacts.

Biodiversity, Biotechnology, and Genetic Engineering.

Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, and Animal Husbandry with special reference to Rajasthan.

Development of Science and Technology in Rajasthan.

Reasoning & Mental Ability

Mental Ability

Elementary knowledge of Mathematical and Statistical Analysis.

Number System, Order of Magnitude, Ratio, and Proportion, Percentage, Simple and Compound Interest, Data Analysis (Tables, Bar diagram, Line graph, Pie-chart). 

Current Affairs

Major Current Events and Issues of State(Rajasthan), National and International Importance

Persons and Places in recent news 

Games and Sports related Activities

Also Check: RPSC RAS Eligibility Criteria

RPSC RAS Exam Pattern

The candidates will have to clear all the phases of examination i.e. preliminary, mains and interview round to secure a seat in the RPSC RAS. 

Preliminary Exam

  • The examination will have questions in the form of objective questions.
  • There will be a composite duration of 180 minutes to complete the test.
  • As per the marking scheme, the candidates will get 1 mark for each correct answer while there will be a negative marking of 0.33 marks for the wrong answer.


Maximum Questions

Maximum Marks


General Awareness and Knowledge



180 minutes


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Mains Exam

  • The Mains is the second phase of the selection process and comprise of questions from four subALPcts as mentioned below:
  • The examination will have questions in the form of descriptive questions.
  • There will be a composite duration of 200 minutes to complete the test.


Maximum Questions

Maximum Marks


General Studies-I



180 minutes

General Studies-II



General Studies-III



General Hindi and English






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RPSC RAS Syllabus FAQs

Q1 What is the RPSC RAS Selection Process?

A1 The selection process of RPSC RAS has preliminary, Mains exam, Interview and Medical Test.

Q2 Is there any negative marking in the RPSC RAS Exam?

A2 Yes, there is no provision of negative marking in the RPSC RAS Exam

Q3 How many Subjects are asked in the RPSC RAS Exam?

A3 A total of one subALPcts is asked in the preliminary RPSC RAS exam. While four papers are asked in the Mains exam. 

Q4 What is the duration of the RPSC RAS Exam?

A4 The duration of the RPSC RAS Exam is three hours for the preliminary and mains exam.

Q5 What is the marking scheme of the RPSC RAS Exam?

A5 The marking scheme of the RPSC RAS has 1 mark for a correct answer while there is no provision of negative marks for the wrong answer.

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