RPSC RAS RTS Recruitment Notification 2017 – Apply Online
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RPSC RAS RTS Recruitment Notification 2017: The Rajasthan State Government is going to recruit the various posts under RPSC for this year 2017. The vacancies are to be filled under the posts of Rajasthan Administrative Service (RAS)/ Rajasthan Taxation Service (RTS) through the combined competitive exam by the Rajasthan Recruitment Board. The interested and eligible candidates may apply online before the last dates of application submission through the official website of rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in.
RPSC RAS Vacancies 2017 Notification: Online Registration followed by RPSC Notification shall commence in January 2017. Rajasthan Public Service Commission shall officially announce through RPSC Notification / Press Release the exact Date to host in March 2017 RAS / RTS Combined Competitive (Preliminary) Examination 2017.
Age Limit (As On 01.01.2017): The Candidates should have attained Minimum 21 Years but must not exceed 35 Years of Age.
Non-Gazetted Employee should be Minimum 25 Years but must not exceed 45 Years of Age.
Relaxation in Upper Age Limits to Reserved Candidates.
Educational Qualification: The Candidate must have in possession a Bachelor Degree awarded by any University incorporated by an Act of the Central Legislature / State Legislature in India or other Educational Institution established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section III of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 or possess an Equivalent Qualification recognized by the Government in consultation with the Commission.
Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) shall declare in its Press Release the Date for conducting the Rajasthan Administrative Service / Rajasthan Taxation Service Combined Competitive (Preliminary) Examination 2017.
Rajasthan Public Service Commission notified RAS / RTS Combined Competitive (Prelim) Examination 2017 to be held in Computer Based Online Test Format shall comprise 150 Objective-Type Multiple Choice Questions.
Selection Procedure: Rajasthan State & Subordinate Services Combined Competitive (Preliminary) Examination 2017 comprising One Paper carries 200 Marks with deduction of 1/3rd of the Marks for each Objective-Type Multiple Choice Questions answered WRONG.
Rajasthan State & Subordinate Services Combined Competitive (Main) Examination – 2017 consisting of Four (04) Papers; viz., General Studies I / General Studies II / General Studies III / General English & General Hindi, with each carrying 200 Marks. Personality Test / Personal Interview carries 100 Marks
Selection Criteria: The Public Service Commission, Rajasthan (PSCR) shall separately draw up a Community wise Merit List based on the Sufficient High Marks secured in aggregate both in RPSC RAS / RTS Combined Competitive Examination 2017 held Rajasthan State and Subordinate Services Combined Competitive (Main) Examination 2017 and Personality Test.
Rajasthan Administrative Service / Rajasthan Taxation Combined Competitive Examination 2017 Rajasthan State & Subordinate Services Combined Competitive (Prelimininary) Examination 2017: Syllabus & Scheme:
The said Examination shall contain the Multiple Choice Questions based on the Syllabus detailed hereunder:
Name of the Subject No. of Objective-Type Multiple Choice Questions Maximum Marks Marking Scheme Examination Duration
01. General Knowledge & General Science (Bilingual) have 150 Objective type questions for 200 Marks. Each Objective-Type Multiple Choice Questions carries Equal Marks. 1/3rd Marks of the Total Marks assigned to the OTMCQs. Time for exam is 3 Hours.
RPSC RAS 2017 Syllabus/Exam Pattern:
Srl. No. Name of the Subjects Contents
01. History, Art, Culture, Literature, Tradition & Heritage of Rajasthan
Major Landmarks in the History of Rajasthan, Major Dynasties, Their Administrative and Revenue System.
Freedom Movement, Political Awakening and Integration
Salient features of Architecture – Forts and Monuments
Arts, Paintings and Handicrafts.
Important Works of Rajasthani literature. Local Dialects
Fairs, Festivals, Folk Music and Folk Dances.
Rajasthani Culture, Traditions and Heritage.
Religious Movements, Saints & Lokdevtas of Rajasthan.
Important Tourist Places.
Leading Personalities of Rajasthan
02. Indian History 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.
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
03. Geography of World and India World Geography:
1) Broad Physical features.
2) Environmental and Ecological Issues.
3) Wildlife and Bio-diversity.
4) International Waterways.
5) 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 Development.
Transportation – major Transport Corridors.
Environmental Problems and Ecological Issues.
Geography of Rajasthan Ø Broad physical features and Major physiographic divisions.
Ø Natural Resource of Rajasthan-
Ø Climate, Natural Vegetation, Forests, Wildlife and Bio-diversity
Ø Major irrigation projects.
Ø Mines and Minerals.
Ø Major Industries and Potential for Industrial Development
04. Indian Constitution, Political System & Governance Ø 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.
Indian Political System and Governance:
Ø Nature of Indian State, Democracy in India, Reorganization of States, Coalition Governments, Political Parties, National Integration.
Ø Union and State Executive; Union and State Legislative, Judiciary
Ø 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).
Ø Local Self Government & Panchayati Raj
Public Policy & Rights:
Ø National Public Policy as a welfare state.
Ø Various Legal Rights and Citizen Charter.
05. Political and Administrative System of Rajasthan Ø Governor, Chief Minister, State Assembly, High Court, Rajasthan Public Service Commission, District Administration, State Human Rights Commission, Lokayukta, State Election Commission, State Information Commission.
Ø Public Policy, Legal Rights and Citizen Charter
06. Economic Concepts and Indian Economy Basic Concepts of Economics
Ø Basic Knowledge of Budgeting, Banking, Public Finance, National Income, Growth and Development
Ø Accounting-Concept, Tools and Uses in Administration
Ø Stock Exchange and Share Market
Ø Fiscal and Monetary Policies
Ø Subsidies, Public Distribution System
Ø Inflation-Concept, Impact and Control Mechanism
Economic Development & Planning:
Ø 5 Year Plans – Objectives, Strategies and Achievements.
Ø Major Sectors of Economy
Ø Agriculture, Industry, Service and Trade
Ø Current Status, Issues & initiatives.
Ø Major Economic Problems and Government Initiatives. Economic Reforms and Liberalization
Human Resource and Economic Development :
Ø Human Development Index
Ø Poverty and Unemployment: – Concept, Types, Causes, Remedies and Current Flagship Schemes.
Social Justice and Empowerment:
Ø Provisions for Weaker Sections
07. Economy of Rajasthan Ø Macro overview of Economy.
Ø Major Agricultural, Industrial and Service Sector Issues.
Ø Growth, Development and Planning.
Ø Infrastructure & Resources.
Ø Major Development Projects.
Ø Programmes and Schemes-
Ø Government Welfare Schemes for SC/ST/Backward
Ø Class/Minorities/Disabled Persons, Destitute, Women, Children, Old Age People,
Ø Farmers & Laborers.
08. Science & Technology Ø Basics of Everyday Science.
Ø Electronics, Computers, Information and Communication Technology.
Ø Space Technology including Satellites.
Ø Defence Technology.
Ø Human body, Food and Nutrition, Health care.
Ø Environmental and Ecological Changes and its Impacts.
Ø Biodiversity, Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering.
Ø Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry and Animal Husbandry with special reference to Rajasthan.
Ø Development of Science and Technology in Rajasthan
09. Reasoning & Mental Ability Logical Reasoning (Deductive, Inductive, Adductive):
Ø Statement and Assumptions, Statement and Argument, Statements and Conclusion, Courses of Action.
Ø Analytical Reasoning.
Mental Ability :
Number series, Letter series, Odd man out, Coding-Decoding, Problems relating to Relations, Shapes and their sub sections.
Basic Numeracy :
Ø Elementary knowledge of Mathematical and Statistical Analysis.
Ø Number System, Order of Magnitude, Ratio and Proportion, Percentage, Simple and Compound Interest, Data Analysis (Tables, Bar diagram, Line graph, Pie-chart).
10. 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.
Rajasthan Public Service Commission released e-Admission Certificates / Hall Tickets, Optical Mark Recognition Based Answer Sheet / Answers Key in Set A, Set B, Set C & Set D Series of the RAS / RTS Combined Competitive (Prelim) Test 2017, Community-wise Minimum Qualifying Marks / Expected Cut-Off Marks, Result of the Rajasthan State & Subordinate Services (Preliminary) Examination 2017, e-Admission Certificates / Hall Tickets for Rajasthan State & Subordinate Services (Main) Written Examination 2017, Community-wise Minimum Qualifying Marks, Result of the RAS / RTS (Mains) Written Examination, 2017, Issuance of e-Call Letters / e-Summon Letters for Personality Test / Viva-voce, Final Result, Final Merit List, Final Select List for Recruitment to RAS / RTS Posts in Rajasthan State Administrative Services and Subordinate Posts:
Please visit the official website of RPSC for more details: rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in