RPSC RAS Syllabus 2017: Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) will release the syllabus of RAS/RTS 2017 exam with the official notification. The RPSC RAS syllabus will help the candidates with the details of all the topics that they will require while preparing for the exam. The complete detailed syllabus of RPSC RAS has been provided on this page. All the examinees should know the detailed RPSC RAS 2017 syllabus fro both preliminary and mains examination to have an idea about what to study and what to avoid while preparing for the exam. The syllabus of RPSC RAS will help the candidates to design a study schedule for the exam in an organized manner. The preliminary exam of RPSC RAS consists of one paper on General Knowledge and General Science and mains exam will have four papers. Check the exam pattern of RAS/RTS before moving on to the syllabus. Scroll down to read all the details of RPSC RAS Syllabus 2017 from the article.
The exam pattern of RPSC RAS states the complete pattern of preliminary and mains exam. The paper pattern will help the candidates to know the details of paper in each stage of the exam. Candidates can check the paper pattern for both the stages as given below
The Preliminary Examination will be of objective type and carry a maximum of 200 marks. The examination is meant to serve as a screening test only. It will act as a qualifying paper for Mains Examination.
|General Knowledge and General Science||200||3 hours|
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. The written examination will consist of the following four papers which will be descriptive / analytical. The Standard of the paper will be that of a Bachelor’s Degree Level. 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.
|Papers||Name of the Paper||Maximum Marks|
|Paper -1||General Studies – I||
20 Very Short answer questions (Answer word limit 15) Each question of 2 marks.(20 x 2 = 40) 40 Marks
16 Short answer questions (Answer word limit 50) Each question of 5 marks. (16 x 5 = 80) 80 Marks
4 Long/Descriptive questions (Answer word limit 200) Each question of 20 marks. (4 x 20 = 80) 80 Marks (There will be a choice in long/descriptive questions)
|Paper-2||General Studies – II|
|Paper-3||General Studies – III||
20 Very Short answer questions (Answer word limit 15) Each question of 2 marks. (20 x 2 = 40) 40 Marks
20 Short answer questions (Answer word limit 50) Each question of 5 marks. (20 x 5 = 100) 100 Marks
3 Long/Descriptive questions (Answer word limit 200) Each question of 20 marks. (3 x 20 = 60) 60 Marks
|Paper-4||General English and General Hindi||
Hindi (100 Marks)
Rajasthani Sahitya and Boliya (20 Marks)
English (80 Marks)
Candidates can check the benefits offered by the syllabus of RPSC RAS 2017 as given below.
The detailed syllabus for the preliminary exam of RPSC RAS is as given in the table below.
|History, Art, Culture, Literature, Tradition & Heritage of Rajasthan||
Major Landmarks in the History of Rajasthan, Major Dynasties, their Administrative and Revenue System.
Freedom Movement, Political Awakening and Integration.
Salient features of Architecture – Forts and Monuments.
Arts, Paintings and Handicrafts.
Important Works of Rajasthani literature.
Fairs, Festivals, Folk Music and Folk Dances.
Rajasthani Culture, Traditions and Heritage.
Religious Movements, Saints & Lok Devtas of Rajasthan.
Important Tourist Places.
Leading Personalities of Rajasthan.
Ancient & Medieval Period
|Geography of World and India||
Geography of India
|Indian Constitution, Political System & Governance||
Constitutional Development & Indian Constitution
Indian Political System and Governance
Public Policy & Rights
Political and Administrative System of Rajasthan
|Economic Concepts and Indian Economy||
Basic Knowledge of Budgeting, Banking, Public Finance, National Income, Growth and Development
Accounting – Concept, Tools and Uses in Administration
Stock Exchange and Share Market
Fiscal and Monetary Policies
Subsidies, Public Distribution System
Inflation – Concept, Impact and Control Mechanism
5 Year Plans – Objectives, Strategies and Achievements.
Major Sectors of Economy- Agriculture, Industry, Service and Trade- Current Status, Issues & initiatives.
Major Economic Problems and Government Initiatives. Economic Reforms and Liberalization.
Macro overview of Economy.
Major Agricultural, Industrial and Service Sector Issues.
Growth, Development and Planning.
Infrastructure & Resources.Major Development Projects.
Programs and Schemes- Government Welfare Schemes for SC/ST/Backward Class/Minorities/Disabled Persons, Destitute, Women, Children, Old Age People, Farmers & Laborers.
|Science & Technology||
Basics of Everyday Science
Electronics, Computers, Information and Communication Technology.
Space Technology including Satellites.
Human body, Food and Nutrition, Health care.
Environmental and Ecological Changes and its Impacts.
Biodiversity, Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering.
Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry and Animal Husbandry with special reference to Rajasthan.
Development of Science and Technology in Rajasthan.
|Reasoning & Mental Ability||
Statement and Assumptions, Statement and Argument, Statements and Conclusion, Courses of Action.
Number series, Letter series, Odd man out, Coding-Decoding, Problems relating to Relations, Shapes and their sub sections.Elementary knowledge of Mathematical and Statistical Analysis.
Number System, Order of Magnitude, Ratio and Proportion, Percentage, Simple and Compound Interest, Data Analysis (Tables, Bar diagram, Line graph, Pie-chart).
Major Current Events and Issues of State (Rajasthan), National and International Importance
Persons and Places in recent news
Games and Sports related Activities
The syllabus for the mains exam of RPSC RAS has been divided amongst the four papers. Candidates can check the syllabus for each paper of RPSC RAS 2017 mains exam as given below.
Paper 1 – General Studies
|Culture||History||History of Modern World|
|Indian Constitution||Modern Period||Geography of Rajasthan|
|Ancient & Medieval Period||Geography of World and India||Tradition & Heritage of Rajasthan|
|Political System & Governance||Administrative System of Rajasthan||Economic Concepts and Indian Economy|
|Economy of Rajasthan||Geography of Rajasthan|
Paper 2- General Studies II
|Venn diagram||Relations||Letter series|
|Physics||Forestry||The Odd man out|
|Data Analysis||Logical Reasoning||Analytical Reasoning|
|Mental Ability||Percentage||Number series|
|Coding-Decoding||Basic Numeracy||Number System|
|Ratio and Proportion||Square Root||Cube Root|
|Time and Work||Time, Speed & Distance||Area and Perimeter|
|Problems on Numbers||Interpretation||Sampling|
|Biological Sciences||Information Technology||Environment|
|Agriculture||Science & Technology||Horticulture|
|Statements and Conclusion||Statement and Argument||Dairy and Animal Husbandry|
|Simple and Compound Interest||General and Everyday Science||Statement and Assumptions|
|Linear Regression and Correlation||Various Scientific & Technological Projects of Rajasthan||Technological Concepts and Advancements etc|
Paper 3- General Studies III
|Public Management||Governance Issues||Current Sensitive Issues|
|Ethics and Human Interface||National Integrity and Security||Administrative Ethics|
|Global Economic Issues and Trends||General & Administrative Management||India and Global Perspective|
|Aptitude and Foundational Value of Civil Services||Pressure Groups and Organisational Development||Current Affairs – National & International|
|International Affair and Diplomatic Strategy||Strengthening of Moral values in Governance and Public Administration||Resources and Programmes for Development in Rajasthan|
Paper 4 – General English and General Hindi
|Grammar||Change of Voice||Comprehensions|
|Letter Writing||Articles||Report Writing|
|Compositions||Precise Writing||Change of Narration|
|Paragraph Writing||Phrasal Verbs & Idioms||Synonyms & Antonyms|
|One word substitute||Translation of Sentences from Hindi to English|