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 RPSC RAS Syllabus

The RPSC RAS Syllabus outlines the topics and sub-topics that applicants are needed to study while preparing for Pre exam. Applicants can download RAS Syllabus from here and start preparation accordingly. RAS Syllabus in english is provided below.

RAS Exam Pattern :

RPSC RAS Pre Exam Pattern:

  • The paper consists of objective type MCQ questions.
  • There is a negative marking of 1/3 for each wrong answer.
  • The exam duration will be 180 minutes and the total marks are 200.


The Preliminary Examination will consist of one paper on the subject specified below, which will be of objective type and carry a maximum of 200 marks.


The examination is meant to serve as a screening test only. The Standard of the paper will be that of a Bachelor’s Degree Level. The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination by the candidates, who are declared qualified for admission to Main Examination will not be counted for determining their final order of merit.



 Sanction A: History,Art,culture,Literature, Tradition & Heritage of Rajasthan



  • Major Landmarks in the History of Rajasthan
  •  Major Dynasties, their Administrative and Revenue System. Socio-culturaNssues
  •  Freedom Movement, Political Awakening and integrationAn
  • 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 & Lok devtas of Rajasthan. Important Tourist Places.
  • Leading Personalities of Rajasthan.


Sanction B:Indian History


  • Ancient & Medieval Period:






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

Sanction C: Geography of World and India


  • World Geography:






  • Geography of India:



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



  • 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. 

Section D: 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.
  • Population
  • Major Industries and Potential for Industrial Development.


Section E: Indian Constitution, Political system & Governance

  • Constitutional Development &Indian Constitution:






  • Indian Political System and Governance : Commission (NHRC) . Local Self Government & Panchayati Raj 








  • Public Policy &Rights :



  • 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 Litigation and Judicial Review 


  • Nature of Indian State, Democracy in India, Reorganization of States, Coalition Governments, Political Parties, National Integration
  • Union an State Executive; Union and State Legislative Judiciary .
  • President, Parliament, Supreme Court.Election Commission, Comptroller and Auditor General. Planning Commission, National Development Council, Central Vigilance Commission (CVC). Central Information Commission ,Lokpalt, National Human Rights COMMISSION (NHRC)
  • Local Self Government And Panchayati Raj.


  • National Public Policy asa welfare state
  • Varíous Legal Rights and Citizen Charter

Section F: Political and Administrative Svstem of Raiasthan



  • 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 .


Section G: Economic Concepts and Indian Economy


  • Basic concepts of Economics:






  • Economic Development &Planning :- 








  • Human Resource and Economic Development :




  • Social Justice and Empowerment :


  • Basic Knowledge of Budgeting, Banking, Public Finance National Income, Growth and Development .
  • Accounting- Concept, Tools and Uses in Administration .
  • Stock Exchange and Share Market o
  • Fiscal and Monetary Policies –
  • Subsidies, Public Distribution System e
  • e-Commerce .
  • Inflation- Concept, Impactand Control Mechanism


  • 5 Year Plans - Objectives, Strategies and Achievements
  • Major Sectors of Economy- Agriculture, Industry. Serviče and Trade- Current Status, Issues &initiatives .
  • Major Economic Problems and Government Initiatives.Insight Economic Reforms and Liberalization 



  • Human Development Index 
  • Poverty and Unemployment:- Concept. Types, Causes, Remedies and current Flagship Schemes. 



  • Provisions for Weaker Sections.



Section H: 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



Section I: Science & Technology



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

Section J: Reasoning & Mental Ability


  • Logical Reasoning (Deductive, Inductive, Abductive): 





Mental Ability: 





Basic Numeracy : . 




  • Statement and Assumptions, Statement and Argument, Statements and Conclusion, Courses of Action.
  • Analytical Reasoning 



  • Number series, Letter series, Odd man out, Coding- Decoding, Problems relating to Relations, Shapes and their.R.S. sub sections



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




Section K: Current Affairs

  • Major Current Events and Issues of State (Rajasthan) .
  • National and International Importance .
  • Persons and Places in recent news
  • Games and Sports related Activities



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