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Those candidates who are preparing for RAS exam must be searching for RPSC Syllabus. Here we have given RAS pre and main exam syllabus in the form of PDF, candidates can डाउनलोड it on their computer and prepare for the exam.

To qualify the RPSC RAS Exam, candidates should go through the exam pattern to know the weightage of the subjects. In the below section of this page, we have provided RAS exam pattern to help the candidates. They can also download the RAS syllabus in Hindi from here.

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RPSC RAS Pre Syllabus:

Topic nameDetailed description of RAS syllabus
History, Art, Culture, Literature, Tradition & Heritage of RajasthanMajor Landmarks in the
History of Rajasthan

Major Dynasties, their
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

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

Indian HistoryAncient & Medieval Period:

Salient features and Major
Landmarks of Ancient and
Medieval India

Art, Culture, Literature and

Major Dynasties,

Their Administrative System.
Socio-Economic Conditions

Prominent Movements

Modern Period:

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 and contributions
from different parts of the country.

Social and Religious Reform
movements in the 19th and 20th century.

Post-independence consolidation
and reorganization within the country

Geography of World and IndiaWorld 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

Transportation– major
transport corridors.
Natural Resources.

Environmental Problems and
Ecological Issues

Geography of RajasthanBroad 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

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,

Amendments, Emergency Provisions,
Public Interest Litigation (P.I.L.) and
Judicial Review

Indian Political System and

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 and— Auditor General

Planning Commission, National
Development Council, Central
Vigilance Commission (CVC),
Central Information 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 RajasthanGovernor, 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 EconomyBasic Concepts of Economics

Basic Knowledge of Budgeting,
Banking, Public Finance,
National Income, Growth and

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

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

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 RajasthanMacro 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 & TechnologyBasics of Everyday Science.
Electronics, Computers,
Information and Communication

Space Technology including
Satellites.  Defence Technology.


Human body, Food and Nutrition,
Health care.

Environmental and
Ecological Changes and
its Impacts.

Biotechnology and
Genetic Engineering

Agriculture, Horticulture,
Forestry and Animal Husbandry
with special reference to Rajasthan.
Development of Science and Technology in Rajasthan

Reasoning & Mental AbilityLogical Reasoning (Deductive,
Inductive, Abductive):

Statement and 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 Magnitude,
Ratio and Proportion, Percentage, Simple and— Compound Interest, Data Analysis (Tables, Bar diagram, Line graph, Pie-chart).

Current AffairsMajor Current Events and Issues of

National and International Importance
Persons and Places in recent news

Games and Sports related Activities

Download All New: RPSC RAS Syllabus

RAS Mains Syllabus:

Paper – I General Knowledge and General Studies:

PartDetailed description of topics in RAS syllabus
Part A – History, Art, Culture, Literature, Tradition and Heritage of RajasthanMajor landmarks in the History
of Rajasthan from Pre-historic
time to close of 18th Century,
Important dynasties, their
administrative and revenue system.

Salient events of 19th& 20
thcenturies: Peasant & Tribal
Movements. Political Awakening,
Freedom Movement and Integration.

Heritage of Rajasthan: Performing
& fine Art, Handicraft and Architecture;
Fairs, Festivals, Folk Music and Folk Dance

Important works of Rajasthani Literature
and Dialects of Rajasthan.

Saints , Lok Devtas and eminent
personalities of Rajasthan

Part B – Indian History & CultureIndian heritage: Fine Art, Performing Art,
Architecture & Literature from Indus Civilization
to British Era. Religious Movements and
religious philosophy in Ancient and Medieval India.

History of Modern India from beginning
of 19th Century to 1965 AD:
Significant events, personalities and issues

Indian National Movement-
Its various stages & streams,
important contributors and contribution
from different parts of the country

Socio-religious Reform Movements in
19th and 20th Century

Post Independence consolidation
and reorganisation – Accession of
princely states & Linguistic
reorganisation of the states

Part C – History of Modern World (up to 1950AD)Renaissance and Reformation.
Enlightenment and Industrial

Imperialism and colonialism in
Asia and Africa.

Impact of World Wars

Part A- Indian EconomyMajor Sectors of Economy:
Agriculture, Industry & Service-
Current Status, Issues and Initiatives

Banking: Concept of Money supply &
High Powered Money. Role and
Functions of Central Bank &
Commercial Banks, issues of NPA,
Financial Inclusion. Monetary Policy-
Concept, objectives & Instruments

Public Finance: Tax reforms in India-
Direct & Indirect, subsidies-
Cash Transfer and other related issues.
Recent Fiscal Policy of India

Recent Trends in Indian Economy:
Role of Foreign Capital, MNCs, PDS,
FDI, Exim Policy, 12th Finance
Commission, Poverty alleviation schemes.

Part B- World EconomyGlobal Economic issues and trends:
Role of World Bank, IMF & WTO.

Concept of Developing, Emerging and
Developed countries.

India in global Scenario

Part C- Economy of RajasthanAgriculture, Horticulture,
Forestry, Dairy and Animal
husbandry with special reference
to Rajasthan.  Industrial Sector-
Growth and recent trends.

Growth, Development & Planning
with special reference to Rajasthan.
Recent development and issues in
service sector of Rajasthan.

Major Development Projects of
Rajasthan- their objectives
and impact.

Public Private Partnership
Model for Economic Transformation
in Rajasthan.

Demographic Scenario of the
State and its impact on Rajasthan Economy.

Part A- SociologyDevelopment of Sociological
Thought in India  Social Values

Caste Class & Occupation


Varna, Ashram, Purusharth and
Sanskar Vyavastha


Issues and Problems of Society.

Tribal community of Rajasthan: Bhil,
Mina (Meena) and Garasia.

Part B- ManagementManagement – Scope, concept,
functions of Management –
Planning, Organizing, Staffing,
Direction, Coordination and Control,
Decision-Making: concept, process
and techniques.

Modern concept of Marketing,
Marketing Mix Product, Price,
Place and Promotion

Objective, concept of maximization
of wealth, Sources of Finance –
Short and Long term, Capital Structure,
Cost of Capital Concept and Main
theories of Leadership and Motivation,
Communication Basics of recruitment,
selection, induction, training &
development and appraisal system

Part C- Business AdministrationTechniques of analysis of
Financial statements, Basics of
Working Capital Management
Responsibility and Social Accounting
Meaning Objectives of Auditing,
Internal Control, Social,
Performance and Efficiency Audit.
Basics of different types of Budgeting, Budgetary control

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Paper –II General Knowledge and General Studies:

PartDetailed description of topics in RAS syllabus
Unit I- Logical Reasoning, Mental Ability and Basic NumeracyLogical Reasoning and
Analytical Ability  Number
Series, Letter Series, Coding –Decoding

Problems related to Relations

Shapes and their Sub-sections,
Venn Diagram

Problems based on Clocks,
Age and Calendar

Number system and order
of Magnitude Simultaneous
Linear Equations in Two Variables

Ratio and Proportion,
Compound Proportion

Square Root, Cube Root,
H.C.F. and L.C.M  Percentage,
Simple and Compound Interest

Time and Work, Speed and
Distance Area and Perimeter of
Simple Geometrical Shapes,
Volume and Surface Area

of Sphere, Cone, Cylinder and
Cuboids  Trigonometry Ratios
and Angles

Data Analysis (Tables, Bar-Graph,
Line Graph, Pie-Chart)

Measures of Central Tendency,
Mean, Mode, Median, Standard
Deviation,Variance  Probability

Unit II- General Science & TechnologyMotion, laws of motion, work energy
and power, rotational motion, gravitation,
simple harmonic motion, waves

Properties of matter, electrostatics,
current electricity, moving charge and
magnetism. Ray optics, Photo electric effect,
Nuclear physics, semi conductor devices

Electromagnetic waves, communication
systems , basics of computers,
use of information technology in
administration, e-governance and
e- commerce, contributions of
Indian scientists in the development
of science States of matter, Atomic
structure, chemical bonding and
molecular structure ,equilibriums

Thermodynamics, kinetic theory of
gases, solid state, solutions, electro
chemistry, Chemical kinetics

Characteristic feature of life  Nutrition
in organisms

Principal of inheritance
and variation

Human health and diseases
Biotechnology and its applications

Bio diversity and conservation

Ecosystems Agriculture, Horticulture,
Forestry, Dairy and Animal
Husbandry with special

reference to Rajasthan

Unit III- Earth Science (Geography & Geology)Part A- World:

Broad Physical Feature:
Mountains, Plateaus, Plains,
Lakes and Glaciers.

Earthquakes and Volcanoes:
Types, distribution and their impact

Earth and its Geological time scale.

Current Geopolitical Problems

Part B- India:

Broad Physical Features:
Mountains, Plateaus, Plains,
Lakes and Glaciers.

Major Physiographic
divisions of India

Climate- Origin of Monsoon,
Seasonal Climatic conditions,
Distribution of rainfall and
climatic regions,

Natural Resources:
(a) Water, Forest, Soil
(b) Rocks & Mineral: Types and their uses

Population: Growth, Distribution and
Density, Sex-ratio, Literacy, urban and
Rural Population

Part C- Rajasthan:

Broad Physical Features: Mountains,
Plateaus, Plains, Rivers and Lakes.

Major Physiographic Regions.

Natural Vegetation and Climate.

Livestock, Wildlife and its Conversation
Agriculture- Major Crops.

Mineral Resources:
(i) Metallic Minerals- Types,
distribution and Industrial uses
and their conservation.
(ii)Non- Metallic Minerals-
Types, distribution and
Industrial uses and their conservation.

Energy Resources: Conventional and
Non-conventional  Population and Tribes

 Paper-III General Knowledge and General Studies:

Unit nameDetailed description of topics in RAS syllabus
Unit I- Indian Political System, World Politics and Current AffairsIndian Constitution: Framing, Features,
Amendments, Basic Structure.
Ideological Contents:
Preamble, Fundamental Rights,
Directive Principles of State Policy

Fundamental Duties.

Institutional framework- I:
Parliamentary System, President,
Prime Minister and Council of Ministers,
Parliament.  Institutional Framework- II:
Federalism, Centre-State relations,

Court, High Courts, Judicial Review,
Judicial Activism.

Institutional Framework- III:
Election Commission of India,
Comptroller andAuditor General,
Union Public Service Commission,
NITI Aayog

Central Vigilance Commission,
Central Information Commission,
National Human Rights Commission
Political Dynamics: Role of Cast,
Religion, Class, Ethnicity, Language
and Gender in Indian Politics

Political Parties and Electoral
Behaviour, Civil Society and
Political Movement, Issues related
to National Integrity and Security.
Potential areas of Socio-Political conflicts

State Politics of Rajasthan:
Party System, Political Demography

Differentphases of Political competition
in Rajasthan, Panchayati Raj and Urban
self Government Institutions  Emerging
World Order in the post Cold War era,
USA’s hegemony and it  resistance, UN
and Regional Organizations

International Terrorism and
Environmental issues.  Foreign Policy
of India: Evolution, Determinants,
India’s relations with USA,

China, Russia and European Union,
India’s role in UN, NAM, BRICS,
G- 20, G- 77 and SAARC.
Geo-political and Strategic development
in South Asia, South East Asia West Asia
and their impact on India.  Current Affairs:
Current events, persons and places of Rajasthan

National and international importance,
recent activities related to games and sports.

Unit II- Concepts, Issues and Dynamics of Public Administration and ManagementAdministration and management:
Meaning, nature and significance.
Its role in developed & developing societies.
Evolution of Public Administration as a
discipline, new public administration,
Theories of public administration

Concepts of power, authority, legitimacy,
responsibility and delegation.

Principles of organization: Hierarchy,
Span of control and unity of command

Functions of management, Corporate
governance and social responsibility

New dimensions of public management,
management of change.

Aptitude and foundational values of
civil services: integrity, impartiality, and

non partisanship, dedication to public
service, relationship between generalists
and specialists.  Legislative

Judicial control over administration:
various methods and techniques of
legislative & judicial control.
Administrative setup, administrative
culture in Rajasthan: Governor

Chief Minister, Council of Ministers,
State Secretariat and Chief Secretary.
District administration: organization,
role of District Collector

Superintendent of Police, Sub-divisional
and Tehsil administration.  Development
Administration: Meaning, Scope and

State Human Rights Commission,
State Election Commission, Lokayukt

Rajasthan Public Service Commission,
Public Service Guarantee Act, 2011

Unit III- Administrative Ethics, Behavior and LawPart A- Administrative Ethics:

Administrative Ethics:

Ethics and human interface: Essence,
Determinants and Consequences of ethic
and human actions-Moral values
(rights and Duties; Good and Virtues),
Cardinal virtues of Plato, Utilitarianism-
J.S. Mill, Freedom of will and moral

Kantian ethics, Ethics of Bhagavad Gita
and its role in administration.

Dimension of ethics:

Role of administrators in society
and educational institution in the inculcating

Ethics in private and public relationships

Behaviour, Moral and Political attitudes
of administrators.

Part B – Behavior


Cognitive intelligence,
Social intelligence, Emotional
intelligence, Cultural intelligence
and Howard Gardner’s theory of
multiple intelligence


Psychoanalytical theories, Trait and
Type theories, Determinants of
personality and Assessment of personality

Learning and Motivation:

styles of learning, Models of memory,
causes of forgetting. Classification and
types of motives, Theories of work motivation,
Assessment of motivation

Meeting Life Challenges: Stress:

Nature, type, Sources, Symptoms,
Effects, Stress Management, Promotion
of Positive health and well being.

Part C-Law

Concepts of Law:

Ownership and possession, Personality,
Liability, Rights and Duties

Contemporary Legal issues:

Right to information, Information technology
law including cyber laws (concepts, purpose,
prospects), Intellectual Property Rights
(concepts, types, purpose, prospects)

Crimes against Women and Children:

Domestic Violence, Sexual Harassment
the work place, the protection of children
from sexual offenses Act 2012, Laws
related to child labour

Important Land Laws in Rajasthan:

Rajasthan Land Revenue Act, 1956;
Rajasthan Tenancy Act, 1955

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Paper – IV General Hindi and General English

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RPSC RAS Exam Pattern:

RAS Exam Pattern 2018
Preliminary Examination200 marks3 hours
Main Examination800 marks3 hours
Personal Interview100 marksNot fixed

For Sub Inspector:

Paper IPaper II
General Hindi
  • General Knowledge & Current Affairs.
  • General Science.
  • Objective-Type Multiple Choice Questions with Special Reference to Rajasthan Police

RPSC Paper I syllabus:

General Hindi:

  • वर्ण एवं ध्वनि विचार: उच्चारण, लेखन, स्वर, व्यंजन, मात्रा – पहचान और प्रयोग, ध्वनियों का वर्गीकरण ।
  • शब्द रचना: सन्धि एवं सन्धि विच्छेद, समास, उपसर्ग, प्रत्यय ।
  • शब्द प्रकार:
  • तत्सम, अर्द्धतत्सम, तद्भव, देषज, विदेषी ।
  • संज्ञा, सर्वनाम, विशेषण, क्रिया, अव्यय (क्रिया विशेषण, सम्बन्ध सूचक, विस्मयबोधक निपात)
  • शब्द ज्ञान: पर्यायवाची, विलोम, शब्द युग्मों का अर्थ भेद, वाक्यांश के लिए सार्थक शब्द, समश्रुत भिन्नार्थक षब्द, समानार्थी शब्दों का विवेक, उपयुक्त शब्द चयन, सम्बन्धवाची शब्दावाली।
  • शब्द शुद्धि ।
  • व्याकरणिक कोटियाँ: परसर्ग, लिंग, वचन, पुरूष, काल, वृत्ति (Mood) पक्ष (Aspect), वाच्य (Voice) ।
  • वाक्य रचना ।
  • वाक्य प्रकार: सरल, संयुक्त, मिश्र ।
  • वाक्य शुद्धि ।
  • विराम चिह्नों का प्रयोग ।
  • मुहावरे / लोकोक्तियोँ ।
  • पारिभाषिक शब्दावली: प्रषासनिक, विधिक (विशेषतः) ।
  • अनुवाद: समतुल्य शब्द चयन, वाक्यांश का अर्थ (अंग्रेजी अवतरण)।
  • पत्र / प्रारूप लेखन ।
  • हिन्दी गद्यावतरण (2000 शब्द): शब्द, वाक्यांश, प्रष्नोत्तर, अर्थ आदि पर आधारित ।

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RPSC Paper II syllabus:

General KnowledgeArithmetic
  • Current Events – International and National.
  • History – India.
  • Andhra Pradesh History.
  • Science & Technology.
  • AP Geography.
  • Sports.
  • Indian Railway.
  • AP Polity.
  • Indian Economy.
  • AP Economy.
  • Indian Constitution.
  • Eminent Personalities in News.
  • Geography – India
  • Algebra.
  • Differential Geometry.
  • Differential Equations.
  • Dynamics.
  • Statistics.
  • Basics Mathematics.
  • Analytical Geometry.
  • Calculus.
  • Statics.
  • Real Analysis.
  • Numbers.
  • Fundamental arithmetical operations.
  • Number Systems.

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  • The structure of arguments.
  • Evaluating and distinguishing deductive and inductive reasoning.
  • Verbal analogies; word analogy-Applied analogy.
  • Verbal classification.
  • Reasoning Logical Diagrams: Simple diagrammatic relationship, Multi-diagrammatic relationship.
  • Venn diagram.
  • Analytical Reasoning

  • Fill in the blanks.
  • Grammar.
  • Spot the error.
  • Antonyms.
  • Synonyms/ Homonyms.
  • Sentence structure.
  • Spellings.
  • passage.
  • Verbal Comprehension passage etc.
  • Verbs.
  • Adjectives.
  • Clauses.


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RPSC Syllabus for 2nd Grade Teacher:

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RPSC Exam Pattern:

Sr.NoPaper – Subject in Computer Based Online Test ModeMaximum MarksExamination Duration
1Paper – I

General Hindi

200Three Hours
2Paper – II

General Knowledge & Current Affairs

General Science

Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions with Special Reference to Rajasthan Police, etc.

200Three Hours

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Important Points to be Noted:

  • No Negative Marking for the wrong answers
  • Here, all questions are objective type multiple choice questions
  • Contenders who will be qualify in this written exam they will called for interview

Procedure to download RPSC Syllabus:

  • Firstly, go through official website of the organization that is rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in
  • Home page appears in front of you, just hit on “Candidates Information” tab.
  • As drop down list opens, hit on the “syllabus” tab.
  • Select appropriate link for the post you want to apply.
  • Now, your syllabus will be opened.
  • Finally, take out Print out for future purpose.

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