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RPSC RAS Syllabus 2018-19 PDF in Hindi: RAS/RTS (Pre-Mains) Exam Syllabus


RPSC RAS Syllabus

RPSC RAS Syllabus 2018: Download RPSC RAS Syllabus PDF in Hindi as well as English to start preparation of RPSC RAS RTS Pre- Mains Exam 2018. RPSC RAS Exam Syllabus can help you to be aware from the topics from which questions will be asked in the examination.

As per RPSC RAS Pre Exam Syllabus, The Preliminary Examination will consist of one paper of objective type and carry a maximum of 200 marks. Questions will be asked from General Knowledge and General Science. For more details, check this page soon.

RAS/RTS (Pre-Mains) Exam Overview:

Rajasthan Public Service Commission
Name of the Exam
RPSC RAS RTS Pre Exam 2018
Vacancies Available
980 Posts
Post Name
Administrative & Subordinate Services
Mode of Exam
Pen Paper Based Test (Offline)
Date of RAS 2018 Exam
05th August 2018
RPSC RAS Admit Card Date
July 2018 onwards
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Contenders can download Subject wise and Topic Wise RPSC RAS Syllabus 2018-19 PDF by going through the following which have provided by the team members of www.privatejobshub.in for prelims and mains separately.

RAS Syllabus

Rajasthan Public Services Commission organizes a competitive examination for the selection of candidates to Rajasthan Administrative Service (RAS). In this regard we are presenting RAS Syllabus for prelims and Mains Exams. Aspirants who are going to participate in Rajasthan Administrative Service examination can follow below mentioned RAS Syllabus 2018.

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Syllabus for Raj.State and Subordinate Services Comb.
Comp. (TSP) (Pre.) Exam 2018(Hindi Version)
Syllabus for Raj.State and Subordinate Services Comb.
Comp. (TSP) (Pre.) Exam 2018(English Version)
Syllabus for Raj.State and Subordinate Services Comb.
Comp. (TSP) (Mains) Exam 2018(Hindi Version)
Syllabus for Raj.State and Subordinate Services Comb.
Comp. (TSP) (Mains) Exam 2018(English Version)

RPSC RAS Syllabus  2018 of Pre Exam

RAS Pre Syllabus is mentioned in detail. Aspirants may follow and must practice only those topics that are included in RAS Prelims Syllabus 2018. All the topics of all sections are mentioned in below table for RAS Syllabus 2018 for Preliminary examination.

History, Art, Culture, Literature, Tradition & Heritage of Rajasthan
Major Landmarks in the History of Rajasthan, Major Dynasties, their Administrative and Revenue System. Socio-Culture Issues.
Freedom Movement, Political Awakening and Integration.
Arts, Paintings and Handicrafts.
Local Dilects Fairs, Festivals, Folk Music and Folk Dances.
Rajsathani Culture, Traditions and Heritage.
Religious Movements, Saints & Lokdevtas of Rajasthan.
Important Tourist Places.
Leading Personalities of Rajasthan.
Important Works of Rajasthani literature
Indian History Ancient,  Medieval Period & Modern 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 Reforms movements in the 19th and 20th century.
Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country.
Broad Physical feature
RPSC RAS Syllabus  2018 Geography of World and India, World Geography
Environmental and Ecological Issues.
Wildlife and Bio-diversity.
International Waterways.
Major Industrial Regions.
Broad physical features and Major physiographic divisions.
Agriculture and Agro basedActivities.
Minerals –Iron, Manganese, Coal, Oil & Gas, Atomic minerals.
Major Industries and Industrial development.
Transportation–major transport corridors.
Natural Resources
Environmental Problems and Ecological Issues
RPSC RAS Syllabus  2018 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.
Major Industries and Potential for Industrial Development.
RPSC RAS Syllabus  2018 Indian Constitution, Political System &Governance
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.
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 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
RPSC RAS Syllabus  2018 Economic Concepts and Indian Economy
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
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.
Human Development Index
Concept, Types, Causes, Remedies and Current Flagship Schemes.
Provisions for Weaker Sections
RPSC RAS Syllabus  2018 Economy of Rajasthan
Macro overview of Economy.
Major Agricultural, Industrial and Service Sector Issues.
Growth, Development and Planning.
Infrastructure & Resources.
Major Development Projects.
Government Welfare Schemes for SC/ST/Backward
Class/Minorities/Disabled Persons, Destitute, Women, Children, Old Age People, Farmers &Labourers.
RPSC RAS Syllabus  2018 Science & Technology
Basics of Everyday Science
Electronics, Computers, Information and Communication Technology.
Space Technology including Satellites.
Defence Technology
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.
RPSC RAS Syllabus  2018 Reasoning & Mental Ability Basic Numeracy
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.
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).
RPSC RAS Syllabus  2018 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

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RPSC RAS Syllabus  of Mains Exam

Now, qualified candidates in RPSC RAS Prelims Exam have to undergo RAS mains Exams for which details of RAS Mains Syllabus is mentioned here. RAS Syllabus of Mains exam for Paper-I, II, III and IV is provided below in a table. You can go through it and prepare for exam accordingly.

RPSC RAS Syllabus  of Paper – I General Knowledge and General Studies 
Detailed description of topics in RAS Syllabus 2018
Part A – History, Art, Culture, Literature, Tradition and Heritage of Rajasthan
  • Major 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& 20thcenturies: 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 & Culture
  • Indian 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 Revolution
  • Imperialism and colonialism in Asia and Africa.
  • Impact of World Wars
Unit II- Economics
Part A- Indian Economy
  • Major 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 Economy
  • Global 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 Rajasthan
  • Agriculture, 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.
Unit III- Sociology, Management & Business Administration
Part A- Sociology
  • Development of Sociological Thought in India  Social Values
  •  Caste Class & Occupation
  • Sanskritization
  • Varna, Ashram, Purusharth and Sanskar Vyavastha
  •  Secularism
  •  Issues and Problems of Society.
  •  Tribal community of Rajasthan: Bhil, Mina (Meena) and Garasia.
Part B- Management
  • Management – 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 Administration
  • Techniques 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

RPSC RAS Syllabus  of Paper –II General Knowledge and General Studies

Unit I- Logical Reasoning, Mental Ability and Basic Numeracy:
  • Logical 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 & Technology:
  • Motion, 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
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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
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RPSC RAS Syllabus  of Paper-III General Knowledge and General Studies

Unit name
Detailed description of topics in RAS syllabus
Unit I- Indian Political System, World Politics and Current Affairs
  • Indian 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, Supreme
  • 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 Management
  • Administration 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 Characteristics
  • State Human Rights Commission, State Election Commission, Lokayukt
  • Rajasthan Public Service Commission, Public Service Guarantee Act, 2011
Unit III- Administrative Ethics, Behavior and Law
Part 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 responsibility
  • 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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RPSC RAS Syllabus  of Paper – IV General Hindi and General English

RAS Exam Syllabus 2018

Every year huge number of participants appears for this exam with the same motive, however the examination in held in two phases that are RPSC RAS Pre & Mains Exam. You may download PDF of RPSC RAS Syllabus 2018 in Hindi and Paper Scheme from the below section of this page!!

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