RAS 2020 Recruitment, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Latest Vacancy & Important Dates

RPSC or we can say the Rajasthan Public Service Commission is a Rajasthan Government department that is owned by the Government of Rajasthan, India to recruit the employees for the various Departments and Ministries. They regularly dispatch the jobs of the desired candidates through various competitive exams. Now they are going to conduct the RAS Recruitment 2018 Exam in the coming months. They will hire on many different posts including Non-TSP and TSP. Here we are going to share with you all the information about RAS Mains Result, RAS Mains Result Date, RAS Syllabus, RAS Cut Off, & RAS News.

RAS 2018 Notification:


RAS 2018


RPSC has not released yet the official announcement but as per the sources, it is determined that they will serve around 980 Non-TSP and 37 TSP jobs in coming months. Have a look at the RAS News and RAS Notification from the RAS Exam board.

RAS 2018 Exam Details in Nutshell:

Details of RAS Recruitment 2018

Name of Exam

RAS Exam 2018

Name of Organizer

RPSC (Rajasthan Public Service Commission)           

Mode of Exam


Post Name


Number of Vacancies

Around 980 Non-TSP and 37 TSP

Official Site


RAS 2018 Important Dates

RAS 2018 Online Application Starting

10th May 2018

RAS 2018 Notification Release

4th May 2018

RAS Exam Last Date to Apply

31st May 2018

RAS Admit Card 2018

July 2018

RAS 2018 Exam

5th Aug 2018

RAS 2018 Result

Sep 2018

RAS 2018 Eligibility

Educational Criteria

Degree Holder from Recognized University or Equivalent

Age Criteria

21 Years Min. and 40 Years Max.

RAS 2018 Exam Selection Procedure

First Phase

Preliminary Exam

Second Phase

Main Exam

Third Phase

Personal Interview

Fourth Phase

Final Result

RAS 2018 Important Links
RAS 2018 Official Site Read Here
Download RAS Notification 2018 (TSP)
Read Here
Download RAS Notification 2018 (Non-TSP)
Read Here
RAS 2018 Apply Online
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RAS Prelims 5th August Exam Paper
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RAS 2018 Vacancy Details:

Here are the details of RAS 2018.

·         Organization Name: RPSC (Rajasthan Public Service Commission)

·         Name of Exam: RAS Exam 2018

·         Post Name: RAS

·         Total Vacancies: 980 Non-TSP and 37 TSP

·         Subordinate Service Posts: 575

·         State Service Posts: 405

·         Mode of Application: Online

·         Website: rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in

RAS 2018 Application Fee:

RPSC has announced the fee structure for RAS 2018. Here we want to describe that according to the rules the candidates that belong to SC/ST/Physical Handicapped have to pay INR 150 as the application fee. The fee structure for General is INR 350 and for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) candidates have to pay INR 250 as the RAS 2018 Application Fee. It is facilitated by RPSC that you can pay the application fee through both the methods online and offline through credit or debit cards, pay-in-slip, and e-challan.

RAS 2018 Application Form:

After the official announcement of the RAS 2018 exam, you will be able to fill the RAS Application Form 2018 from the official site of RPSC. Before filling the form read the instructions and terms & conditions to avoid any kind of error or mistake. To fill the application form just follows these below steps.

1.       Explore the official RPSC Site: www.rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in

2.       Click on the button stated RAS 2018 Exam

3.       Select the particular post

4.       Now you will be able to see the application form

5.       Fill the form carefully according to the desired post

6.       Now Submit the Form

7.       Make the payment through one of the procedures including credit/debit card, net banking, pay-in-slip or e-challan

8.       You can take the print out for the further use

9.       For SC/ST candidates community certificate is also to be submitted along with the form

RAS 2018 Eligibility:

Rajasthan Public Service Commission announces jobs in many categories. So the RAS Eligibility differs according to the post and requirements. Here are the eligibility criteria according to the posts:

Educational Requirements:

Name of the Post

Educational Criteria


Degree Holder from Recognized University or Equivalent


Degree Holder from Recognized University or Equivalent


Age Criteria:

The Age Criteria for RAS 2018 is 21 years to 35 years and the age relaxation as per the category is as follows.


Age Relaxation



SC/ST/OBC/SBC (Female)

10 Years


5 Years

Women (Gen)

37 Years

Widow and divorced (women)

No Age Bar


5 Years


GEN=10 Years, OBC=13 Years, SC/ST=15 Years


Nationality :

Candidate must be the Indian citizen.

RAS 2018 Exam Pattern:

RPSC will conduct this exam into two stages these are as:

RAS Exam Pattern 2018:

Serial No.

Exam Name

Topic Name

Type of Questions


Duration of Time


Preliminary Examination

General knowledge/General Science

Objective Type


3 Hours


Main Examination

·         General knowledge-1

·         General knowledge-2

·         General knowledge-3

·         General Hindi, and English

consists of four subjects Each subject carries 200 marks


3 Hours


Personal Interview




Not Fixed


Grand Total





RAS 2018 Syllabus:

RAS Syllabus 2018 includes the subjects mentioned in the exam pattern of RAS 2018. The detailed Syllabus of RAS 2018 is mentioned below according to the subjects.

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& Lok devtas of Rajasthan.

·         Important Tourist Places.

·         Leading Personalities of Rajasthan.

Indian History:

1) 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.

2) 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 India:

1) World Geography:

·         Broad Physical features.

·         Environmental and Ecological Issues.

·         Wildlife and Bio-diversity.

·         International Waterways.

·         Major Industrial Regions.

2) 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.

·         Population.

·         Major Industries and Potential for Industrial Development.

Indian Constitution, Political System & Governance:

1) 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 Litigation (P.I.L.) and Judicial Review.

2) 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 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

3) 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:

1) Basic Concepts of Economics:

·         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

·         e-Commerce

·         Inflation- Concept, Impact and Control Mechanism

2) 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

3) Human Resource and Economic Development:

·         Human Development Index

·         Poverty and Unemployment:- Concept, Types, Causes, Remedies and Current

·         Flagship Schemes.

4) 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.

·         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.

Reasoning & Mental Ability:

1) Logical Reasoning (Deductive, Inductive, Abductive):

·         Statement and Assumptions, Statement and Argument, Statements and

·         Conclusion, Courses of Action.

·         Analytical Reasoning.

2) Mental Ability :

·         Number series, Letter series, Odd man out, Coding-Decoding, Problems relating to

·         Relations, Shapes and their sub sections.

3) 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 Affairs:

·         Major Current Events and Issues of State(Rajasthan), National and International Importance

·         Persons and Places in recent news

·         Games and Sports related Activities”

RAS 2018 Salary:

As RPSC has announced plenty of jobs in various posts and sectors, they also announced the RAS salary and perks accordingly, these are:

Name of Post

Pay Scale


Pay Scale is Rs. 15600 to 39100 with Grade Pay of Rs. 5400 Approx. RPSC RAS Salary 2018 - Rs. 60000-65000 (depending on allowances)


RAS 2018 Selection Process:

In the RAS 2018 Selection Procedure, the process includes various stages and candidates should go through all of them one by one. Candidates must complete the first stage and have to move forward to the next ones. Here is the complete selection procedure for RAS 2018.

1.       First Stage Pre Exam

2.       Second Stage Mains Exam

3.       Third Stage Personal Interview

4.       Final Result

RAS 2018 Cut Off:

RPSC conducts this exam all over the nation and they declare the RAS cut off is announced by RPSC according to the respected category, where candidate belongs to. RAS expected Cut off denotes the minimum marks for the selection of the candidate and here is the RAS Mains Cut Off. They have to clear the cut off to get selected. We will update the cut off after the official announcement.

RAS 2018 Admit Card:

RPSC normally dispatch the admit card 10 days prior to the examination and you will be able to download the RAS Admit Card 2018 from the official RPSC Website.

RAS Result 2018:

As per the RAS 2018 exam, the result will be declared within 2 to 3 months after the successful completion of the exam. The first stage will include the RAS Pre and the second stage will include RAS Mains. If the candidate got selected into the Pre of RAS then he will be eligible to attend the Mains and after the completion, he will attend the Personal Interview and after successful completion of the examination, the RPSC will announce the RAS Mains Result Date. RAS Final Result will be declared soon, please visit the site on the regular basis for the RAS Update.

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