Exam Pattern and Preparation Tips for RAS Exam


Rajasthan Public Service Commission has adopted a new pattern for its examination for Rajasthan Administrative Services. The exam comprises of two parts such as Prelims and Mains. Both parts contain objective type questions. Questions will be asked from topics such as General Science & Mental Ability, Mental Ability and General Knowledge etc. Candidates have to prepare well as per the prescribed syllabus for the examination.

Exam pattern of Rajasthan Administrative Services Exam

The exam is conducted in two phases such as

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Main Exam

Exam Pattern of Prelims Exam

There will be only one paper in the Prelims Exam. Questions will be asked from topics such as General Science & Mental Ability and General Knowledge with special focus on India and Rajasthan. Of these more than 20 % of the questions will be based on the history, arts and culture of Rajasthan. The maximum mark allotted to this section is 200. Questions will be in objective type multiple choice formats. Those who have cleared the preliminary exam are eligible to appear for the Mains Exam

Exam Pattern of Main Exam

Rajasthan Administrative Services Mains Exam will have objective type questions. The exam comprises of four sections. Each section carries questions for 200 marks. Of these, three papers will have questions on General Science, General Aptitude and General Knowledge. Fourth paper contains questions from Hindi, Rajasthani and English Language. Of these, there will be questions for 100 marks from Hindi, 20 marks from Rajasthani and 40 marks from English. Detailed syllabus can be obtained from the official website of Rajasthan Public Service Commission.

Preparation Tips for Rajasthan Administrative Services Exam

Candidates who have applied for this exam are advised to understand the new exam pattern carefully. The commission has removed the optional paper in the preliminary exam. As there are objective type questions in both sections, aspirants should be very conscious about time management. The official website of the commission provides detailed syllabus of the examination. Candidates are advised to go through the prescribed syllabus in detail.

Apart from this, they can refer other study materials available in the market. Self study is the best way to crack such competitive exams. It is possible to download model question papers from various websites and practice mock tests. Such materials will help them to get familiar with the exam pattern as well as to get comfortable with time management. Candidates can rely on national and regional dailies to obtain details about the current affairs of the State.



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