Rajasthan Administrative Service (RAS)

Updated: Nov 12, 2019

Rajasthan Administrative Service

Rajasthan Administrative Service or better known as the RAS is the most coveted and the top civil services exam in the state of Rajasthan. It guarantees a lucrative job in the government sector of the state.

The entrance exam to avail a spot in the Rajasthan Administrative Service in Rajasthan Public Service Commission.

What is Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RSPC)?

As mentioned above, the Rajasthan Public Service Commission is an entry-level examination that secures a job in the Rajasthan Administrative Services. The posts start from a clerical level job and go up to the Rajasthan Administrative Service (R.A.S) or Rajasthan police Service (R.P.S). The RPSC office is located in Ajmer, Rajasthan. The exam is conducted in 3 stages namely prelims, mains, an interview. Each stage is the hard nut to crack, thereby making it quite a difficult examination that requires due hard work.

Who should take RPSC?

Today, civil services have come to be recognized as one of the most prestigious and well rewarding careers. Those who wish you secure a job with the government or take a feel of the bureaucratic system should opt for this exam. One plus point of this exam is that there is no fixed field of study that one needs to undertake in order to appear for this examination. Anyone having the knack of pursuing government services in the state of Rajasthan can opt for RPSC.

Wide-ranging jobs such as Sub Inspector, senior teacher, statistical officer, the government geologist, etc. are covered under the ambit of RPSC.

RPSC exam pattern and syllabus

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Preliminary Exam

This exam is an objective type paper of 200 marks. The standard of the paper ranges from medium level to high difficulty. One has to clear the cut off of the prelims to proceed towards the next level. There are a total of 150 questions where one-third marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

The Syllabus includes the following subjects

History, culture, art, literature, tradition, and heritage of Rajasthan

Geography of Rajasthan and India

Indian political system and Indian constitution

Political & administrative system of Rajasthan

Indian & Rajasthan economy

Main examination

This is a written examination that consists of 4 papers namely: General Studies I, II and III, General Hindi and General English. Each paper is of 200 marks.

Personality and viva-voice examination

Candidates who secure the minimum number of marks as fixed by the Commission shall be called in for an interview that has a total weight of 100 marks.

Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RSPC) eligibility

The following eligibility conditions need to be fulfilled by the person appearing for RPSC

He should be a citizen of India

He should have completed his graduation from any recognized university and from any stream

The age of the applicant must be between 21 and 40 years.

Upper age relaxation varies with the category of the candidate (please refer to the RPSC official website for correct information)

RPSC result and validity

The result of the exam is declared within a couple of months from the examination. It is valid only for that attempt.

Future Prospects

RSPC has a bright future prospect for it is gives a great kick start to a person starting his living by working in a government sector. The exam not only renders a person with a reputed job but also comes with noteworthy perks which every person dreams of.

RPSC official website


RPSC coaching institutes in Rajasthan

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


Publication of official notification 1st week of April 2020 Online Starting Date of application 2nd week of April 2020 The last date to submit application forms 1st week of May 2020 Last Date to Pay Fee 2nd week of May 2020 Date of issuing of admit card June 2020 Written examination on June/July 2020 Declaration of Results September 2020


There will be an application fee also which candidates will have to pay online. Candidates of the SC and ST category will be Rs. 50. The application fee for all the candidates of the general category will be Rs. 250. Candidates can pay the application fee thru the net banking, debit card or credit card. The application fee for the candidates of OBC category will be 150.


The RPSC RAS selection process comprised of three stages. The first stage is the Preliminary examination. The next stage will be of the Main examination and the last part of the selection process will be an interview. The Pre exam will comprise of two question papers of 200 marks. The total marks of the question paper will be 200. One question paper will be of General Hindi and it will also be of 200 marks. The last question paper of the main examination will be of General English and it will be of 200 marks. The questions in the general Hindi and English will be of the senior secondary level. The question paper will be of objective nature. The time duration for both the question papers will be 3 hours. Candidates will be eligible to appear in the Main examination, after qualifying the preliminary examination. There will be 4 question papers in the main examination. Three question papers will be General Study of 200 marks each. Each question paper will be of 3 hours. Candidates will get the opportunity to appear in the interview assessment test, after passing the main examination. A panel will decide candidates’ suitability for the job thru oral conversation. Candidates will be selected for the posts, after qualifying the interview.


Current Affairs Agriculture and Economic Development with special reference to Rajasthan Geography and Natural Resources General Science History & Culture


The Rajasthan RAS 2020 application process has started on the official website of RPSC which is ‘rpsconline.rajasthan.gov.in.’ The details for the submission of the online application form have been given. Candidates will have to submit the details of the educational qualifications in the application form. Candidate will have to pay the application fee. In the last, candidates can submit the application. They can save the registered application form in the pdf format for the future reference.Candidates also needs to fill all the information in Rajasthan RAS (PCS) 2020 such as community details and the address, name, age, phone number, and valid email ID carefully.