RPSC RAS Exam Pattern & Syllabus

RPSC RAS Exam Pattern & Syllabus

The Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) has announced the Rajasthan Administrative Services Notification 2024, offering 905 vacancies in various departments. If you are a graduate within the specified age limit and preparing for this competitive exam, you can apply online on the official website at rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in.

Educational Qualification

  • To apply online for the RPSC RAS Application Form 2024, candidates must possess a Graduation Degree from any stream.

Age Limit

     Age as of 01 January 2024:

  • Minimum Age – 21 Years
  • Maximum Age – 40 Years

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must be a citizen of India.
  • Candidates need to fulfill the conditions of the eligibility criteria as per the details given in the official notification.
  • Passed graduation in any stream from any recognized institute or university is required.
  • The age of the candidates must be between 21 years and 40 years.
  • There will be relaxation in the upper age for the candidates of the reserved category.
  • For the female candidates of ST, SC, BC, and SBC Categories, the upper age relaxation will be of 10 years.
  • The upper age relaxation for the male candidates of ST, SC, BC, and SBC Categories will be 5 years.
  • Candidates of the BC and SBC categories will get the upper age relaxation of 13 years.
  • The general category candidates of the PwD category will be of 10 years.
  • Candidates for the SC and ST category of the PwD category will get a relaxation of 15 years.
  • There will be no age limit for divorcee and widow (women) candidates.

Exam Pattern

RPSC RAS Exam Pattern 2024

 Prelims Exam Pattern

Note-Qualifying Nature

Subject:General Knowledge & Aptitude
Total No. of Questions:150 Questions
Marks:200 Marks
Time Duration:3 Hours.

Mains Exam Pattern

RAS Paper Name.Subject.Marks.Time Duration.
General Studies Paper- I1. History
2. Economics
3. Sociology, Accounting, Management & Auditing
200 Marks.3 Hours
General Studies Paper- II1. Administrative Ethics
2. Science & Technology
3. Earth Science
200 Marks.3 Hours
General Studies Paper- III1. Indian Polity, World Politics & Current Affairs
2. Issue and Dynamics of Public Administration & Management
200 Marks.3 Hours
General Hindi & General English1. General Hindi- Grammar, Comprehension, Translation, Precis, Composition, and Letter Writing
2. General English- Grammar, Comprehension, Translation, Precis, Composition, and Letter Writing
200 Marks.3 Hours

Personality and Viva Voice Examination

  • After clearing both the Prelims and Main exams, candidates need to take the Personality and Viva Voice examinations.
  • The personality test will carry 100 marks.
  • The marks in the test will be awarded as per the knowledge of the candidate.
  • Candidates need to perform well in the personality test.


Rajasthan RAS prelim syllabus:

RAS Syllabus – Prelims (Simplified)
Rajasthan Specific PartsGeneral Topics
1) Literature, Tradition, Culture, Art, History and Heritage of Rajasthan
2) Geography of Rajasthan Administrative and Political System of Rajasthan
3) Economy of Rajasthan Current Affairs – Rajasthan
1) Indian History – Ancient, Medieval, Modern
2) Geography – Indian. World
3) Indian Political System, Constitution and Governance
4) Economic Concepts and the Indian Economy
5) Science and Technology
6) Reasoning and Mental Ability
7) Current Affairs

RPSC RAS Mains Syllabus 

Paper IGeneral Studies IUnit 1 – History
Unit 2 – Economics
Unit 3 – Sociology, Management, Accounting & Auditing
Paper IIGeneral Studies IIUnit 1 – Administrative Ethics
Unit 2 – General Science & Technology
Unit 3 – Earth Science (Geography and Geology)
Paper IIIGeneral Studies IIIUnit 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 EnglishGrammar and Usage Comprehension, Translation and Precis Writing Composition & Letter Writing