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.
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.
Mode of Application : Online
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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:
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.
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.
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
General Studies I
General Studies II
General Studies III
General Hindi and General English
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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