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Old January 9th, 2014, 02:51 PM
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Which are the eligibility criteria is required for Rajasthan Administrative Services exam, can you please provide here?

Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) conducts Rajasthan Administrative Services (RAS) exam for recruitment processes in 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.

Eligibility for RPSC RAS

Educational Qualification:-
Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from recognized university/ institution of India.

18 to 35 years.

RAS Syllabus

Paper I –
General Knowledge and General Science –
Max Marks - 200
Time - 3 Hours
There are 1 50 questions of multiple choice (Objective Type), carrying equal marks. There is negative marking.
1/3 mark is deducted for each wrong answer.

RPSC RAS Pre Syllabus:-

RPSC RAS Pre Syllabus:-

History, Art, Culture, Literature, Tradition & Heritage of Rajasthan

Major Landmarks in the History of Rajasthan,Major Dynasties, their Administrative and Revenue System. Socio- cultural Issues.
Freedom Movement, Political Awakening and Integration
Salient features of Architecture–Forts and Monuments
Arts, Paintings and Handicrafts
Important Works of Rajasthani literature. Local Dilects
Fairs, Festivals, Folk Music and Folk Dances.
Rajsathani Culture, Traditions and Heritage.
Religious Movements, Saints & Lokdevtas of Rajasthan.
Important Tourist Places.
Leading Personalities of Rajasthan.

Indian History

Ancient & Medieval Period:-

Salient features and Major Landmarks of Ancient and Medieval India
Art, Culture, Literature and Architecture.
Major Dynasties, Their Administrative System. Socio- Economic Conditions, Prominent Movements.

Modern Period:-

Modern Indian history (from about the middle of the eighteenth century until thepresent)- significant events, personalities and issues.
The Freedom Struggle & Indian National Movement-its various stages and important contributors and contributions from different parts of the country.
Social and Religious Reform movements in the 19th and 20th century. Post-independence consolidation and reorganiza tion within the country.

Geography of World and India

World Geography:

Broad Physical features.
Environmental and Ecological Issues.
Wildlife and Bio-diversity.
International Waterways.
Major Industrial Regions.

Geography of India:

Broad physical features and Major physiographic divisions.
Agriculture and Agro based Activities.
Minerals–Iron, Manganese, Coal, Oil & Gas, Atomic minerals.
Major Industries and Industrial development.
Transportation–major transport corridors.
Natural Resources
Environmental Problems and Ecological Issues

Geography of Rajasthan

Broad physical features and Major physiographic divisions.
Natural Resource of Rajasthan- Climate, Natural Vegetation, Forests, Wildlife and Bio-diversity
Major irrigation projects.
Mines and Minerals.
Major Industries and Potential for Industrial Development.

Indian Constitution, Political System & Governance

Constitutional Development & Indian Constitution:-

Government of India Acts: 1919 and 1935, Constituent Assembly, Nature of Indian Constitution; Preamble, Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles of State, Fundamental Duties, Federal Structure, Constitutional Amendments, Emergency Provisions, Public Interest Litigati on (P.I.L.) and Judicial Review.

Indian Political System and Governance: Nature of Indian State, Democracy in India, Reorganization of States, Coalition Governments, Political Parties, National Integration.
Union and State Executive; Union and State Legislative, Judiciary
President, Parliament, Supreme Court, Election Commission, Comptroller andAuditor General, Planning Commission, National Development Council, Central VigilenceCommission (CVC), Central Iinformation Commission, Lokpal, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).
Local Self Government & Panchayati Raj

Public Policy & Rights

National Public Policy as a welfare state.
Various Legal Rights and Citizen Charter.

Political and Administrative System of Rajasthan

Governor, Chief Minister, State Assembly, High Court, Rajasthan Public Service
Commission, District Administration, State Human Rights Commission, Lokayukt, State Election Commission, State Information Commission.
Public Policy, Legal Rights and Citizen Charter

Economic Concepts and Indian Economy Basic Concepts of Economics

Basic Knowledge of Budgeting, Banking

Public Finance, National Income, Growth and Development
Accounting-Concept, Tools and Usesin Administration
Stock Exchange and Share Market
Fiscal and Monetary Policies
Subsidies, Public Distribution System
Inflation- Concept, Impact and Control Mechanism

Economic Development & Planning :

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

Human Resource and Economic Development : -Human Development Index

Poverty and Unemployment: -

Concept, Types, Causes, Remedies and Current Flagship Schemes. Social Justice and Empowerment:-Provisions for Weaker Sections

Economy of Rajasthan

Macro overview of Economy.
Major Agricultural, Industrial and Service Sector Issues.
Growth, Development and Planning.
Infrastructure & Resources.
Major Development Projects.
Programmes and Schemes-Government Welfare Schemes for SC/ST/Backward Class/Minorities/Disabled Persons, Destitute, Women, Children, Old Age People, Farmers & Labourers.

Science & Technology

Basics of Everyday Science
Electronics, Computers, Information and Communication Technology.
Space Technology including Satellites.
Defence Technology
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

Logical Reasoning (Deductive, Inductive, Abductive):

Statementand Assumptions, Statement and Argument, Statements and Conclusion, Courses of Action.

Analytical Reasoning

Mental Ability:- Number series, Letter series, Odd man out, Coding-Decoding, Problems relating to Relations, Shapes and their sub sections.

Basic Numeracy:-

Elementary knowledge of Mathematical and Statistical Analysis
Number System, Order of M agnitude, Ratio and Proportion, Percentage, Simple and Compound Interest, Data Analysis (Tables, Bar diagram, Line graph, Pie-chart).

Current Affairs

Major Current Events and Issues of State(Rajsathan), National and International Importance
Persons and Places in reccent news
Games and Sports related Activities

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Old January 10th, 2014, 12:10 PM
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Default Re: RAS Eligibility Criteria

The Rajasthan Public Service Commission conduct Rajasthan Administrative Services exam, here is eligibility criteria:

Eligibility Criteria

Age limit:
The Candidates Age must be between 21-35 yrs & Govt Employees Age must be between 25-45 Yrs. Candidates age will be Consider as on 01-01-2014.

The Candidates must be possess Degree for a recognized university.
Final year Students can also apply.

Scheme of examination:
The Exam will be held in two successive stages

(i) Preliminary Examination, and
(ii) Main Examination

Patter of Questions Paper
(For Preliminary examination) -
1 There will be 150 Questions in the Question Paper.
2 All questions will carry equal marks.
3 There will be Negative Marking – 1/3 part of mark(s)
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