RPSC RAS Prelims Exam Pattern and Exam Syllabus

RPSC Exam Syllabus

The Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) for appointments to Rajasthan Administrative Services conducts exams. 

It is a trendy exam for people who want to enter administrative services as a career. The article outlines the exam pattern and syllabus for the RAS exam administered by the RPSC


It was revised by the state commission in 2013, whereby two prelims papers were discontinued, and I introduced one prelims paper. There is no subjective component to the RPSC Preliminary Exam


Each question carries a maximum score of 200 points. Examinees are subject to negative marking in which 0.33 points will be countered for every incorrect answer. It required an exam for qualification. Marks will not determine the final merit. Graduate students will have difficulty writing this paper. Time Duration Is 3 Hours


RPSC Pre Exam Syllabus

  • Rajasthan’s Art, Culture, Literature, Tradition & Heritage
  • History of Rajasthan, Major Dynasties, and their Administrative and Revenue Systems. Social and cultural issues.
  • Political awakening, integration, and freedom movement.
  • Monuments and forts are the salient features of the architecture.
  • Handicrafts, arts, and paintings.
  • Rajasthani literature’s greatest works. Local people speak dialects.
  • Music, dances, and fairs.
  • Rajasthani Culture, Traditions, and Heritage.
  • Rajasthan’s religious movements, saints, and Lok devtas.
  • Places to visit that are important for tourists.
  • A list of Rajasthani leaders.


History of India

  • The Ancient and Medieval Periods:
  • A list of some of the most prominent ancient and medieval sights in India.
  • Literature, Art, and Architecture.
  • Administrative systems of the major dynasties. Situations in the Economy, Major Movements.

It characterized a modern period by

  • Historical events, personalities, and issues that have marked modern Indian History (since about 1700 until now).
  • Freedom Struggle & Indian National Movement - its various stages and essential contributors from all over the country.
  • 19th- and 20th-century movements for social and religious reform.
  • Organizing the country post-independence.


India and the World’s Geography

Geography of the World:

  • Physical characteristics.
  • Ecological and environmental issues.
  • The bio-diversity of wildlife.
  • The International Waterways system.
  • Industrial areas of significant importance.

Geographical features of India:

  • Characteristics of the main physio graphic divisions and broad physical features.
  • Activities are related to agriculture and agriculture.
  • We found the following minerals in the Earth: iron, manganese, coal, oil, and atomic minerals.
  • Industrial development and primary industries.
  • Transport - significant roads and highways.
  • Resourcefulness.
  • Ecological issues and environmental problems.

Detailed description of Rajasthan’s geography.

  • Characteristics of the main physio graphic divisions and broad physical features.
  • Rajasthan’s natural resources include climate, natural vegetation, forests, wildlife, and biodiversity.
  • Projects involving irrigation.
  • Minerals and mines.
  • They are counting the population.
  • Industrial Development Potential and Major Industries.
  • Infrastructural Development in India.


The Indian Constitution and Constitutional Development

In this article, We will discuss three essential Acts of the Government of India: 1919 and 1935, Constituent Assembly and The Nature of the Indian Constitution: Preamble, Fundamental Rights and Duties, Federal Structure, Emergency Provisions, and Public Interest Litigation (PIL).


Governance and Political System in India

  • Political Parties, Coalition Governments, Indian State, Reorganization of States.
  • Legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government.
  • Parliament, the Supreme Court, the Election Commission, the Comptroller and Auditor General, the Planning Commission, the National Development Council, the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC), the Central Information Commission, and the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).
  • The local government system and panchayat raj.

Public Policy and Rights

  • A welfare state based on national public policy.
  • Charter of Citizenship and Legal Rights.
  • System of Government and Administration in Rajasthan.


The Governor, Chief Minister, Supreme Court, Rajasthan Public Service Commission, District Administration, State Human Rights Commission, Lokayukta, State Election Commission, and State Information Commission.

Citizen Charter, Legal Rights, and Public Policy.


  • Indian Economy and Economic Concepts
  • Economics: Basic Concepts
  • Get a basic understanding of budgeting, banking, public finance, national income, and economic growth
  • Administration of Accounts: Concepts, Tools, and Uses
  • Share market and stock exchange
  • Budgeting and Monetary Policy
  • A distribution system for public subsidies
  • The e-commerce industry
  • Understanding inflation, impacting it, and controlling it
  • Developing and planning the economy


  • Objectives, strategies, and accomplishments of the five-year plans.
  • Current state, issues, and initiatives in the major sectors of the economy: Agriculture, industry, Service, and Trade.
  • Problems and initiatives of the government related to the economy. Liberalization and Economic Reforms.
  • Economic Development and Human Resources.


Indicator of Human Development

The concepts, types, causes, remedies, current initiatives, and flagship schemes of poverty and unemployment.


Empowerment and Social Justice

  • Weak Sections are provisioned for.
  • A brief overview of Rajasthan’s economy
  •  An overview of the economy at a macro-level.
  • Issues relating to agriculture, industry, and services.
  • The three pillars of growth, development, and planning.
  • Infrastructural and Resource Development.
  • Large-scale developments.
  • Programs and Schemes- Government Welfare Schemes include women, children, old age people, members of backward classes, minorities, disabled persons, destitute persons, and the destitute.


Technology & Science

  • Science for Everyone: The Basics.
  • ICT, electronics, computers, and information.
  • Satellites are part of space technology.
  • The technology used by the Defense Department.
  • Applied nanotechnology.
  • Health care, nutrition, human body.
  • Climate Change and Its Impacts on the Environment.
  • The fields of biodiversity, biotechnology, and genetic engineering.
  • A particular focus on agriculture, horticulture, forestry, and livestock in Rajasthan.
  • Rajasthan’s scientific and technological development.


Mental Ability & Reasoning

  • A logic-based view of the world (deductive, inductive, abdicative)
  • Statements and assumptions, Statements and arguments, Statements and conclusions, Courses of action.
  • The ability to reason analytically.


Mental Ability

Math problems relating to Numbers, Letters, Odd man outs, Coding-Decoding, shapes, and the sub-sections within.


Basic Numeracy

  • Mathematical and statistical knowledge is required.
  • Data Analysis (Tables, Bar Charts, Line Graphs, Pie Charts), Number System, Ratio and Proportion, Percentage, Simple and Compound Interest.


Current Affairs

  • A few critical current events and issues of state (Rajasthan), national, and international significance.
  • Recent news about people and places.
  • It related activities to games and sports.

Candidates must review and take notes from the entire syllabus. Regular study of the notes will boost their confidence. Candidates should only consult the standard books In order to be successful, and the candidates must have a regular practice.

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