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Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) is the premier commission of the government of Rajasthan, for organizing recruitment exams, procedures for recruiting employees, officers to various departments of the government. This includes the recruitment of Clerical cadre in minimum and the recruitment in Rajasthan Administrative Service (R.A.S) & Rajasthan Police Service (R.P.S)in maximum extent. The recruitment to RAS, RPS, RTS and Rajasthan Sub-ordinate Services is made through an exam RAS/RTS Competitive Exam organized by the RPSC. The RPSC office is located at Jaipur road, Ajmer, Rajasthan.

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Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) has given an employment notification for the recruitment of RAS/RTS Combined Competitive Exam 2018 vacancies on direct recruitment basis. Those Candidates who are interested in the vacancy details & completed all eligibility criteria can read the notification & apply online.

RPSC RAS/RTS Recruitment 2018 - Details

Name of Department Rajasthan Public Service Commission
Name of Exam Rajasthan Administrative Services Exam 2018
Number of Vacancies 980
Official Website
Apply Mode online
Exam Mode offline
Job Location Across India
Job Category Government Job

RPSC RAS/RTS Recruitment 2018 - Vacancy Details

RAS State Services Posts:

Post Name No. of Posts
Rajasthan Administrative Service 75
Rajasthan Police Service 34
Rajasthan Account Service 104
Rajasthan State Insurance Service 11
Rajasthan Industrial Service 15
Rajasthan Tourism Service 00
Rajasthan Commercial Tax Service 01
Rajasthan Co-Operative Service 13
Rajasthan Prison Service 02
Rajasthan Planning Service 03
Food and Civil Supplies Service 01
Rajasthan Transportation Service 00
Women and Child Development Service 77
Rajasthan Devsthan Service 00
Rajasthan Rural Development Service 45
Rajasthan Women Development Service 02
Rajasthan labour Welfare Service 00
Rajasthan Minority Affairs 02
Excise Service (General Branch) 12
Rajasthan Excise Service (preventive Force) 08
Total 405

Subordinate Service Posts:

Post Name No. of Posts
Industrial Subordinate Service 05
Rajasthan Tehsildar Service 126
Planning Subordinate Service 14
Rajasthan Devsthan Sub-ordinate Service 07
Excise Subordinate Service 25
Commercial Tax Subordinate Service 110
Food and Civil Supplies Subordinate Service 35
Rajasthan Co-Operative Sub-Ordinate Service 162
Women and Child Development Subordinate Service 03
Social Justice & jurisdiction Subordinate Service 18
Social Justice & jurisdiction Subordinate Service (Jila Pariviksha Adhikari) 07
Labor Welfare Subordinate Service 14
Minority Affairs Subordinate Service 16
Minority Affairs Subordinate Service (programme Officer) 33
Total 575

RPSC RAS/RTS Recruitment 2018 - Age Limit

The age of applicants must be between 21 to 40 years as on 1st January 2018. Age relaxation is given according to the given table

Category Age relaxation
SC/ST/OBC/SBC (male) 5 years
SC/ ST/ BC/ SBC (female) 10 Years
Women (Gen) 37 Years
PWD 5 Years
Widow and divorced (women) No age bar
PWD GEN=10 Years, OBC=13 Years, SC/ST=15 Years

RPSC RAS/RTS Recruitment 2018 - Application Fee

All the general category candidates have to pay a fee of Rs. 250/- as their application fee. SC/ST and other reserved categories candidates have to pay little less than general candidates. Further fee-structure is explained below:

S. No. Category name Application fee (in Rs.)
1 General 250/-
2 OBC category (creamy layer) 150/-
3 SC/ST 50/-

All the interested candidates have to make payment through either online or offline mode. To pay fee offline, a candidate has to submit the required application fee at any e-mitra/ CSC centre. Names and addresses of the same can be obtained through a list available on Commission’s official website.

RPSC RAS/RTS Recruitment 2018 - Educational Qualification

Candidates who wants to fill up RPSC RAS 2018 Online Form must hold Graduation Degree. The degree must be affiliated from any govt. recognized institute or university. Applicants who are appearing in the Final Year Examination or Will Appear may also apply for RPSC RAS Bharti 2018.

RPSC RAS/RTS Recruitment 2018 - Selection Process

The Selection of the candidates will be made based on various recruitment phases. Aspirants have to undergo various selection rounds i.e. Preliminary Exam, Main Exam, Personal Interview and Medical Test.

  • Preliminary Examination: It consists of the General knowledge/General Science, the question asked in this will be objective type question, total maximum 200 marks, and total duration is 3 hours for completion.
  • Main Examination: It consists of four subjects: General knowledge-1, General knowledge-2, General knowledge-3, General Hindi, and English. Each subject carries 200 marks, so total marks are 800 marks.
  • Personal Interview: Candidates who successfully qualified in the written exam than are sent for an interview, which will carry 100 marks.

RPSC RAS/RTS Recruitment 2018 - Exam Pattern

Prelims Exam Pattern

S.No Name of the Subject  No of Marks Exam Duration
1 General Knowledge and General Science  200  180 minutes
Total 200 180 minutes
  • RPSC RAS Exam will be conducted in two stages prelims and mains.
  • The Prelims Paper consists of objective type MCQ questions.
  • Negative marking of 1/3 for each wrong answer.
  • Exam duration will be 180 minutes
  • Total marks for the Prelims Exam is 200.

Mains Exam Pattern

S.No Exam Type Paper Subject Time Maximum Marks
1 Written Examination 1st General Studies-I 180 Minutes 200
2 2nd General Studies-II 180 Minutes 200
3 3rd General Studies-III 180 Minutes 200
4 4th General Studies-IV 180 Minutes 200
  • RAS Mains Exam will be descriptive type
  • Mains Papers will have 4 papers in the exam
  • Total marks for each paper is 200 marks.
  • For each paper, the exam duration is 180 minutes.

RPSC RAS/RTS Recruitment 2018 - Syllabus

History of Rajasthan

  • Political Awakening and Integration
  • Arts Paintings and Handicrafts
  • Saints and Lokdevtas of Rajasthan
  • Local Festivals
  • Rajasthani Culture and its tradition and Heritage
  • Religious Movements
  • Folk Music and Folk  Dance
  • Freedom Movement
  • Leading Personalities of Rajasthan
  • Important Tourist Places of Rajasthan

Indian History – Ancient

  • Their Administrative System
  • Socio-Economic Conditions
  • Arts
  • Culture
  • Literature and Architecture
  • Salient Feature and Major Landmarks of Ancient and Medieval India
  • Major Dynasties
  • Prominent Movements

Modern Period

  • The freedom struggle and Indian National Movement- its various stage and important contributor and contributions from different parts of the country
  • Modern Indian History from the 18 Century to present
  • Social and religious reform movements in the XIX and XX century

World Geography

  • International Waterways
  • Major Industrial Regions
  • Wildlife and Bio-Diversity
  • Broad Physical Feature
  • Environmental and Ecological Issues

Indian Geography

  • Oil and Gas
  • Atomic Minerals
  • Minerals- Iron
  • Manganese
  • Broad Physical Feature and Major Physiography Division
  • Major Industries and Industries Development
  • Major Transportations corridors
  • Agriculture and Agro-based activities
  • Coal
  • Natural Resources
  • Environmental Problems and Ecological Issues

Indian Constitution

  • Federal Structure
  • Constitution Amendment
  • Nature Of Indian Constitution:- Preamble
  • A government of India Acts: 1919 and 1935
  • Emergency Provisions
  • Public Interests Litigation (PIL) and Judicial Review
  • Constituent Assembly
  • Fundamental Rights
  • Directive Principles of State
  • Fundamental Duties

Indian Polity

  • Political Parties and National Integration
  • Union and State executive and State Legislative
  • Judiciary
  • President
  • Recognition of State
  • Coalition Governments
  • Supreme Court
  • Election Commission etc… Public Policy and rights
  • Nature of Indian State
  • Democracy in India
  • Parliament
  • Political and Administrative System of Rajasthan


  • Public Distribution System
  • e-Commerce
  • Accounting- Concept
  • Tools and Uses in Administration
  • Public Finance
  • Fiscal and Monetary Policies
  • 5 year Economy planning another
  • Basic Knowledge of Budgeting
  • Banking
  • National Income
  • Growth and Development
  • Subsidies

Science and Technology

  • Space Technology including Satellites
  • Defense Technology
  • Healthcare
  • Environmental and Ecological Changes and its Impacts
  • Computers
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Human body
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Basics of Science Every day
  • Electronics

Reasoning and Mental Ability and Logical Reasoning

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

RAS Mains Syllabus for Paper – I

  • History of Modern World
  • Rajasthan and India
  • Indian Constitution
  • Geography of World
  • Indian History
  • Economic Concept and Indian Economy
  • Tradition and heritage of Rajasthan
  • Literature & Culture
  • Administrative System of Rajasthan

RPSC Mains Exam Syllabus – Paper – II

  • Logical Reasoning &Analytical Reasoning
  • The Odd man out
  • General Science such as physics
  • chemistry & Biology subjects
  • Averages
  • C.F. L.C.M &Ratio and Proportion
  • Square Root & Cube Root
  • Time and Work & Time
  • Venn diagram question
  • Blood Relations
  • Probability and permutation and computation Distribution
  • Number &Letter series
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Speed & Distance
  • Mensuration and DI etc..

RAS Mains Syllabus – Paper – III

  • Current Sensitive Issues
  • National Integrity and Security
  • Aptitude and Foundational value of civil services
  • Global Economic Issues and Trends
  • Governance Issues
  • Public Management
  • National and International current affairs and General and Administrative management etc…

RPSC RAS Syllabus – Paper – IV

  • Precise Writing and Paragraph Writing
  • Letter Writing and Article Report Writing
  • Tenses and Preposition
  • General English and Hindi Grammar Topics
  • The narration of Passive Voice into active voice and etc..

RPSC RAS/RTS Recruitment 2018 - Important Dates

Exam Event Dates (Expected)
Release Date of RAS 2018 Notification  2nd April 2018
Starting Date for RAS 2018 Online Form Submission 12th April 2018
Last Date to Submit RAS Application Form 2018 11th May 2018
Last date to Payment Application Fee 11th May 2018
Dates for Application Form Correction 12th to 18th May 2018
RAS Pre 2018 Exam Date 5th August 2018
RAS Results Date September 2018