About RPSC RAS 2019

Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) conducts RPSC RAS to recruit candidates for the various administrative posts available under the Commission. Candidates are shortlisted for final allotment of posts on the basis of three exam stages – Prelims, Mains and Interview. The Prelims exam is qualifying in nature, therefore, marks obtained in the exam stage are not considered while preparing the final result. The marks of Prelims are only used to select candidates for the next stage of selection process. Candidates are selected for recruitment to the preferred posts on the basis of performance in Mains and Interview.

Frequency: Once a year
Languages English, Hindi
Conducting Body: Rajasthan Public Service Commission

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RPSC RAS 2019 Important Dates

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25 Mar, 2020 (Tentative)

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RPSC RAS 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of RPSC RAS is prescribed by the Rajasthan Public Service Commission along with the notification. RPSC RAS eligibility criteria has been given below.

Age Limit: Candidates must be at least 21 years and not exceed 40 years of age to be eligible for the exam.

Educational Qualification: To apply successfully for the exam, candidates should have completed graduation from a recognised University.

RPSC RAS 2019 Application Process

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other

The application form of RPSC RAS is released online by Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) along with the notification. To apply for the exam, candidates will first need to register for the exam. After registering, candidates will be able to fill information in the RPSC RAS application form such as personal, educational and other details. After furnishing all details, candidates will need to make payment of application fee. After making fee payment candidates will need to submit the application form.

How to fill RPSC RAS application form:

  • Click on the link
  • Register by providing all details
  • After registration, provide personal, academic and other details
  • Make payment of fee
  • After fee payment, click on ‘Submit’

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General Online Male, Female ₹ 350
OBC Online Male, Female ₹ 250
SC, ST Online Male, Female ₹ 150

RPSC RAS Preliminary Exam Syllabus

General studies - I
History, art, culture, literature, tradition and heritage of Rajasthan Major landmarks in the history of rajasthan
Major dynasties and their administrative
Revenue system
Socio-cultural issues
Freedom movement
Political awakening and integration
Salient features of architecture
Forts and monuments
Arts, paintings and handicrafts
Important works of rajasthani literature
Local dilects
Folk music and folk dances
Rajsathani culture, traditions and heritage
Religious movements
Saints and devtas of rajasthan
Important tourist places
Leading personalities of rajasthan
Indian history Ancient and medieval period:
Salient features and major landmarks of ancient and medieval india
Art, culture, literature and architecture
Major dynasties and their administrative system
Socio-economic conditions
Prominent movements
Modern period
Modern indian history
Significant events, personalities and issues
The freedom struggle and indian national movement and its various stages
Important contributors and contributions from different parts of the country
Social and religious reform movements in the 19th and 20th century
Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country
Geography of world and India World geography
Broad physical features
Environmental and ecological issues
Wildlife and bio-diversity
International waterways
Major industrial regions
Geography of india
Broad physical features and major physiographic divisions
Agriculture and agro based activities
Major industries and industrial development
Transportation and major transport corridors
Natural resources
Environmental problems and ecological issues
Geography of Rajasthan Broad physical features and major physiographic divisions
Natural resource of rajasthan
Natural vegetation
Wildlife and bio-diversity
Major irrigation projects
Mines and minerals
Major industries and potential for industrial development
Indian constitution, political system & governance Constitutional development and indian constitution
Government of india acts 1919 and 1935
Constituent assembly
Nature of indian
Fundamental rights
Directive principles of state
Fundamental duties
Federal structure
Constitutional amendments
Public interest litigation and judicial review
Indian political system and governance
Nature of indian state
Democracy in india
Reorganization of states
Political parties
National integration
Union and state executive
Union and state legislative
Supreme court
Election commission
Comptroller and auditor general
Planning commission
National development council
Vigilance commission
Central information commission
Human rights commission
Local self government and panchayati raj
Public policy and 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
District administration
State human rights commission
State election commission
State information commission
Public policy
Legal rights and citizen charter
Economic concepts and Indian economy Basic concepts of economics
Basic knowledge of budgeting
Public finance
National income
Growth and development
Tools and uses in administration
Stock exchange and share market
Fiscal and monetary policies
Subsidies and public distribution system
Impact and control mechanism
Economic development and planning
5 year plans
Strategies and achievements
Major sectors of economy
Service and trade- current status
Issues and initiatives
Major economic problems and government initiatives
Economic reforms and liberalization
Human resource and economic development
Human development index
Poverty and unemployment
Causes, remedies and current
Flagship schemes
Social justice and empowerment
Provisions for weaker sections
Economy of Rajasthan Macro overview of economy
Major agricultural
Industrial and service sector issues
Growth, development and planning.
Infrastructure and resources
Major development projects
Programmes and schemes
Government welfare schemes for sc/st/backward
Class/minorities/disabled persons
Old age people
Farmers and labourers
Science and technology Basics of everyday science
Information and communication technology
Space technology including satellites
Defence technology
Human body
Food and nutrition
Health care
Environmental and ecological changes and its impacts
Biodiversity, biotechnology and genetic engineering
Forestry and animal husbandry with special reference to rajasthan
Development of science and technology in rajasthan
Reasoning and mental ability Logical reasoning
Statement and assumptions
Statement and argument
Statements and conclusion
Courses of action
Analytical reasoning
Mental ability
Number series
Letter series
Odd man out
Problems relating to relations
Shapes and their sub sections
Basic numeracy
Elementary knowledge of mathematical and statistical analysis
Number system
Order of magnitude
Ratio and proportion
Percentage, simple and compound interest
Data analysis
Current affairs Major current events and issues of state
National and international
Persons and places in recent news
Games and sports related activities

RPSC RAS Main Exam Syllabus

General knowledge and general studies
History, art, culture, literature, tradition and heritage of Rajasthan
Indian history and culture
History of modern world up to 1950AD
Sociology, management and business administration
Logical reasoning, mental ability and basic numeracy
Indian political system, world politics and current affairs
Concepts, issues and dynamics of public administration and management
General science and technology
Indian history
Geography of world and India
Geography of Rajasthan
Indian Constitution, Political System and Governance
Political and administrative system of Rajasthan
Economic concepts and Indian economy
Economy of Rajasthan
Science and technology
Reasoning and mental ability
Current affairs
Indian economy
World economy
Economy of Rajasthan
Sociology, management & business administration
Business administration
Earth science (geography and geology)
Concepts, issues and dynamics of public administration and management
Concepts, issues and dynamics of public administration and management
Administrative ethics, behavior and law
Administrative ethics
General English
Grammar and usage
Comprehension, translation & precis writing
Composition & letter writing

RPSC RAS 2019 Preparation Tips

The preparation tips provide guidance and advice to candidates on how to prepare for the exam. With the help of RPSC RAS preparation tips, candidates can secure better marks in the stages of the exam. The preparation tips for the exam has been given below.

  • Candidates must analyse the syllabus thoroughly to familiarise themselves with the same
  • They should also go through the exam pattern of RPSC RAS which will be provided along with the notification
  • After examining the exam pattern and syllabus, candidates must prepare the routine for preparation accordingly
  • This will help candidates cover the complete syllabus before the exam leaving them with enough time for revision
  • Revision helps candidates brush up their knowledge regarding the topics they have covered for the exam
  • After revising the topics, candidates should practice previous years’ question papers, sample papers, mock tests, etc.

RPSC RAS 2019 Exam Pattern

RPSC RAS Preliminary Exam Exam Pattern

Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) releases the exam pattern of RPSC RAS along with the notification. As per RPSC RAS exam pattern, the prelims exam comprises only one paper of objective type questions. The prelims exam is conducted for 200 marks. The exam is held for three hours. The standard of questions asked in the exam is similar to that of graduation level.

RPSC RAS Main Exam Exam Pattern

After the conduct of RPSC RAS Prelims, candidates qualifying the exam stage are selected for mains exam. RPSC RAS mains contains four papers. Each paper will comprise 200 marks. The exam pattern of RPSC RAS mains exam has been provided in the table below.


Name of Paper



Paper 1

General Studies I


3 hour

Paper 2

General Studies II


3 hour

Paper 3

General Studies III


3 hour

Paper 4

General Hindi and General English


3 hour

Candidates qualifying mains exam are called to appear for Interview. The interview stage is held for 100 marks. Candidates are awarded marks on the basis of their knowledge of Rajasthani culture and in regards to character, personality, physical fitness and place of residence.

RPSC RAS 2019 Admit Card

RPSC RAS Preliminary Exam Admit Card

Rajasthan Public Service Commission issues the admit card of RPSC RAS prelims exam in the online mode. Candidates having successfully registered for RPSC RAS exam are able to download the admit card for prelims. To download RPAS RAS prelims admit card, candidates have to enter application ID and password followed by CAPTCHA code. RPSC RAS admit card consists of information such as name of candidates, name of father, roll number, category, gender, date of birth, exam schedule and centre details and instructions to be followed on the day of exam.

RPSC RAS Main Exam Admit Card

Candidates qualifying Prelims exam are issued admit card for Mains exam. Candidates can download RPSC RAS admit card by logging in using application ID and password. RPSC RAS admit card for mains will contain details pertaining to the candidate and examination including name, name of parents, roll number, category, gender, date of birth, dates, time and venue of exam and exam day guidelines. After the Mains exam has been conducted, candidates securing equal to or more than the minimum qualifying score will be issued admit card to appear for Interview.

Documents Required at Exam

  • Aadhaar card
  • Voter card
  • PAN card
  • Driving license
  • Government issued id card for employees
  • Photo identity card of college/ university/ institute

RPSC RAS 2019 Answer Key

RPSC RAS Preliminary Exam Answer Key

The answer key of RPSC RAS prelims is released by Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) after the conduct of exam. RPSC RAS answer key contains the answers to all the questions in the exam. With the help of the answer key, candidates can find out the number of right and incorrect responses they have provided in the exam based on which they can calculate their probable score in the exam. The Commission will first release provisional answer key. In case of discrepancy in answers provided in the provisional answer key, candidates can challenge the same. After scrutinising the objections raised, the Commission will publish the final answer key on the basis of which scores of candidates will be calculated.

RPSC RAS Main Exam Answer Key

Rajasthan PSC does not publish answer key of RPSC RAS mains as the exam contains four papers comprising descriptive type questions. Based on the type of question asked in the exam, candidates will need to provide brief, medium and long answers.

RPSC RAS 2019 Result

RPSC RAS Preliminary Exam Result

The result of RPSC RAS is announced online by Rajasthan Public Service Commission. The result for prelims is declared in the form of a pdf file mentioning the roll numbers of candidates who have qualified the exam stage and is eligible to appear for the next stage of recruitment process. On the basis of RPSC RAS result for prelims, candidates are selected for the mains exam.

RPSC RAS Main Exam Result

RPSC RAS result for mains is declared online after the conduct of the exam stage. The Commission will announce the result of RPSC RAS Mains as a pdf file. The mains result will contain candidates' roll numbers who have secured the minimum qualifying marks. Based on RPSC RAS result for mains, candidates are shortlisted to appear for Interview. After completion of Interview round, the Commission releases the final result to recruit candidates for the posts available under Rajasthan Administrative Services.

RPSC RAS 2019 Cutoff

RPSC RAS Preliminary Exam Cutoff

Rajasthan Public Service Commission releases the cut off of RPSC RAS for prelims along with the result. The cut off is the minimum marks that candidates must obtain to qualify prelims exam. The Commission determines the cutoff of Prelims on the basis of which candidates are shortlisted to appear for Mains exam.

RPSC RAS Main Exam Cutoff

The cutoff of RPSC RAS Mains exam is declared by Rajasthan Public Service Commission along with Mains result. Based on RPSC RAS Mains cutoff determined by the Commission, candidates are shortlisted to appear for Interview. After the conduct of Interview, RPSC prepares a final cut off to recruit candidates for the various posts available under RPSC administrative services.

RPSC RAS 2019 Selection Process

Rajasthan Public Service Service (RPSC) conducts RPSC RAS in three stages – Prelims, Mains and Interview. Candidates having successfully applied for the exam are issued admit card for prelims. On the basis of marks secured in Prelims exam, candidates are shortlisted for Mains exam. Candidates securing the minimum cutoff in Mains are called to appear for the Interview stage. After the Interview, final cutoff is prepared by the Commission based on marks secured in Mains and Interview. Based on the final cutoff, candidates are recruited for the post as per their preference in the application form.

Documents Required at Counselling

  • Class 10 marksheet
  • Class 12 certificate
  • Degree certificate
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)

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Questions related to RPSC RAS

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tell me best coaching centre for ras exam ?

Aditya kumar Student Expert 16th Nov, 2019
Hello there!


Top coaching centres for RAS exam in Rajasthan are listed below :-

Chanakya IAS Academy:- It is the best RAS coaching in Jaipur, then you must have a look at the Chanakya IAS Academy.

  • Raus IAS study circle:- It is a great IAS coaching in Jaipur, because of the fact that the coaching institute has set a milestone of RAS coaching. The students of the Raus IAS Study Circle are brilliant in the calculations. The teachers are so efficient that they can get you the best out of the syllabus in no time.
  • Vision IAS :- It is doing a brilliant job in RAS coaching in Jaipur. The reason is brilliant RAS training and timely completion of the syllabus.
  • Eten IAS ;:- It has a brilliant performance in the IAS and RAS over the years. This is because of the reason that the IAS academy has a good number of selections over the years.
  • Zenith point:- It is probably one of the best RAS coaching in Jaipur. The reason is simple, the coaching has the best teachers in town who are brilliant in their field of study.


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