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Rajasthan Administrative Service (RAS)

Updated: Jan 9, 2024

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, and interview. Each stage is the hard nut to crack, thereby making it quite a difficult examination that requires due hard work.

RPSC (RAS) 2023-24 Official Notification

The Rajasthan Public Service Commission has announced the postponing of the RPSC Rajasthan Administrative Service (RAS) Main exam. The RAS Main Recruitment Exam will now be scheduled on July 20-21, 2024. Candidates can get the RPSC RAS recruitment exam notice at Previously, the RPSC RAS mains test was set for January 28-29, 2024, across the state. According to the new schedule, the commission will hold the RPSC RAS mains examination from July 20 to 21, 2024. Candidates who were shortlisted for the preliminary exam can view and download the amended schedule.



Exam Date (Tentative)

Release of Notification

28th June 2023

Application Start Date

1st July 2023

Application End Date

31st July 2023

Release of Preliminary Exam Admit Card

28th September 2023

Preliminary Exam Date

01st October 2023

Release of Answer Key

01st October 2023

Release of Preliminary Exam Result

20th October 2023

Release of Main Exam Admit Card

To be announced

Main Exam Date

20th and 21st July 2024

Main Exam Result

To be announced


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Application Fee for RPSC RAS Exam


General category

INR 350


Other Backward Class (OBC) category

INR 250


Scheduled Cast (SC) / Schedule Tribe (ST)

INR 50


PWD category

INR 50

The fees can be paid online through various mediums. For instance, UPI, Net banking, Debit Card, Credit Cards, Payment wallets, etc.


Preliminary Exams

In General

  • Current Affairs/GK
  • Ancient India. Middle Age India and Present India
  • Geography- National and International
  • IT/Science/Technology
  • Indian and World Economy
  • Indian Constitution, Political system and Governance
  • Reasoning & Cognitive Aptitude

Rajasthan Centred syllabus

  • Rajasthan Economy
  • It's heritage, culture, trade, history, art, literature and tradition
  • Gk/Current affairs of Rajasthan
  • Political Governance and administration of Rajasthan
  • and Geography.....
General Studies I
  • Economics
  • History
  • Sociology, Accounting & Audity, and Management & administration
General Studies II
  • Technolgy plus General Science
  • Administrative Ethics
  • Earth Science part of Geography and Geology
General Studies III
  • GK/Current Affairs, Indian & World Political system
  • Behaviour & Law, Sports & Yoga
  • Public Administration and Management- its concepts, issues, and dynamics
General Hindi & General English
  • Letter Writing and Composition
  • Precis', translation and comprehension & essay writing
  • Grammar

Who should take RPSC (RAS)?

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.

Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RSPC) (RAS) eligibility

The following eligibility conditions need to be fulfilled by the person appearing for RPSC
  • Citizen of India
  • Graduated or appearing for the final year from any recognized university 
  • The age of the applicant must be between 21 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.
  • No age limit for divorcee and widow (women) candidates
  • For the female candidates of ST, SC, BC and SBC Category, the upper age relaxation will be of 10 years.

RPSC (RAS)exam pattern

At, we have bifurcated the syllabus for you for easy understanding. Take a look.

Preliminary Exam(Objective)

The exam is a subjective type with difficulty ranges from medium level to high difficulty. There are a total of 150 questions where one-third marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

SUBJECTQuestionsTotal MarksExam Duration
General Knowledge & General Science1502003hours

Main examination(Subjective)

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.

PaperMax. MarksDuration
General Studies I2003 hours
General Studies II2003 hours
General Studies III2003 hours
General Hindi & English2003 hours

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.

Viva Voice100 Marks

RPSC (RAS)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 (RAS) official website





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