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Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) conducts Rajasthan Administrative Services (RAS) exam which is among one of the best recruitment processes of the Indian Government or State Government which includes respective positions of the government sector department like deputy secretary, additional district magistrate, joint secretary, deputy commissioner, special secretary, head of departments, principal secretaries, chief secretary etc.

This exam is conducted in two stages viz, Preliminary and Main.

Eligibility for RPSC RAS 2016 :-

  • Educational Qualification:- Must hold a Degree of any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other Educational Institution established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University underSection 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Government in consultation with the Commission. 
  • Age:- 21 to 35 years.

RPSC RAS Registration / Application Form

RPSC RAS 2016 Application Form / Registration:-

Apply online at website:- https://rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in or http://rpsconline.rajasthan.gov.in from 10-05-2016 to 25-06-2016.

RPSC RAS Exam Dates

RPSC RAS 2016 Date:

RPSC RAS/RTS Comb. Comp. Exam 2016
RPSC RAS/RTS Comb. Comp. Preliminary Exam 2016 Date:- 28-08-2016.


RPSC RAS Syllabus

RPSC RAS Syllabus 2016:-

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Paper Pattern

RPSC RAS Pre 2016 Paper Pattern:-

(1) Scheme of examination:The Combined Competitive Examination will be held in two successive stages-
(i) Preliminary Examination, and (ii) Main Examination 
(i)Preliminary examination :
The Preliminary Examination will consist of one paper on the subject specified below, which will 
be of objective type and carry a maximum of 200 marks. The examination is meant to serve as a screening test only. The 
Standard of the paper will be that of a Bachelor’s Degree Level. The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination by the 
candidates, who are declared qualified for admission to Main Examination will not be counted for determining their final 
order of merit.
Subject - General Knowledge & General Science 
Maximum Marks - 200 
Time - Three hours
(ii) Main examination: 
(a) The number of candidates to be admitted to the Main Examination will be 15 times the total approximate number of 
vacancies (category wise) to be filled in the year in the various Services and posts, but in the said range all those candidates 
who secure the same percentage of marks as may be fixed by the Commission for any lower range will be admitted to the 
(b) The written examination will consist of the following four papers which will be descriptive/analytical. A candidate must 
take all the papers listed below which will also consist of question paper of brief, medium, long answer and descriptive type 
questions. The standard of General Hindi and General English will be that of Sr. Secondary level. The time allowed for each 
paper shall be 3 hours.
Papers - Maximum Marks
Paper I General Studies-I - 200 marks
Paper II General Studies-II - 200 marks
Paper III General Studies-III - 200 marks
Paper IV General Hindi and General English - 200 marks
(2) Personality and viva-voce Examination:-
(i) Candidates who obtain such minimum qualifying marks in the written test of the Main Examination as may be fixed by the 
Commission in their discretion shall be summoned by them for an interview for a personality test which carries 100 marks.
(ii) The Commission shall award marks to each candidate interviewed by them. In interviewing the candidates besides awarding 
marks in respect of character, personality, address, physique, marks shall also be awarded for the candidate’s knowledge of 
Rajasthani culture. However for selection to the Rajasthan Police Service, candidates having ‘C’ Certificate of N.C.C. shall 
be given preference. The marks so awarded shall be added to the marks obtained in the written test by each such candidate.

RPSC RAS Preparation

RPSC RAS 2016 Preparation:- 

Candidates who have applied for this exam are advised to understand the exam pattern carefully. As there are objective type questions in both sections, aspirants should be very conscious about time management. Apart from this, they can refer to other study materials available in the market. Self study is the best way to crack RPSC RAC exam. If possible: download model question papers from various websites and practice mock tests.

RPSC RAS Notification

RPSC RAS 2016 Notification:-

Apply online at website:- https://rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in or http://rpsconline.rajasthan.gov.in from 10-05-2016 to 25-06-2016.
RPSC RAS/RTS Comb. Comp. Preliminary Exam 2016 Date:- 28-08-2016


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