RAS 2016 – Rajasthan Public Service Commission is conducting RAS / RTS 2016 Combined Competitive Examination, commonly known as RAS 2016. Eligible candidates with required qualification can apply online for RAS 2016 by filling online application form and paying required fees. RAS 2016 Notification was published on April 28, 2016 at rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in. There are 334 vacancies in state services and 369 vacancies in subordinate services. Get here complete details of RPSC RAS 2016 including important dates, application form, admit card, answer key, results.

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RAS 2016

Rajasthan Administrative Services, RAS 2016, is an important opportunity for candidates looking for govt jobs in Rajasthan. Advertisement published by Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) has all relevant RAS 2016 Important Dates that can be noted by aspirants. These dates are as follows.

Availability of application form May 10, 2016
End of RAS 2016 application form submission June 25, 2016
Start of application form correction June 26, 2016
Last date for form correction July 25, 2016
Download RAS Admit Card 2016 16 Aug 2016
RAS Pre 2016 exam August 28, 2016
Declaration of RAS Pre Result 2016 September 15, 2016
Availability of admit card for RPSC RAS 2016 Mains Exam March 17, 2017
RPSC RAS Mains Exam March 27, 2017 and March 28, 2017
Result of Mains exam 25 Jun 2017
Personal interaction and viva voce 02 Aug 2017 Onwards (Notified here)
Declaration of RPSC RAS 2016-17 Final Result 17 Oct 2017

RAS Vacancies

Details of vacancy in Rajasthan through RAS Exam 2016 are as follows.

  • Rajya sewayen – 334
  • Adhinasth sewaye – 369
  • Total vacancies – 703

Have a query, ask here – RAS 2016 Discussion Forum

In detail, these vacancies are elaborated.

RAS 2016 Application Form

Time window of around six weeks is available to apply for RAS Exam 2016. Those who apply should first ensure they are eligible. Later when eligibility is verified, if candidate is found to be ineligible, candidature is liable to be cancelled.

In order to be eligible for RAS 2016, qualification and age limit are to be kept in mind.

  • Qualification – Candidate must have Degree from a recognized University or possess equivalent qualification.
  • Age – Age limit for RAS 2016, as on 01.01.2017, is from 21-35 years. Relaxation in age limit is applicable for reserved category candidates.

Application form of RAS 2016 is to be filled and submitted at RPSC Online. Details in English and Hindi are available there regarding how to apply, instructions for fee payment, and so on.

For candidates who might have made mistakes in form, facility for RAS 2016 Application Form Correction is also being made available.

RAS 2016 Admit Card

Rajasthan Public Service Commission has decided to tentatively hold RAS Pre 2016 on date 28.08.2016.

For RAS Pre 2016, admit card has been issued by RPSC. Candidates can download their Admit Card from rpsconline.rajasthan.gov.in. Details for RAS Exam Admit Card are notified after application form submission.

  • RAS Pre Admit Card 2016 – Candidates who apply for RAS RTS 2016 exam can download admit card, also known as admission card from website.
  • RAS Mains Admit Card 2016 – Candidates who qualify RAS Pre Exam will be able to download admit card of mains exam.

To download admit card, enter application ID. It is usually instructed to carry valid photo identity card along with RAS Admit Card on day of exam.

RAS 2016 Exam Pattern

Selection consists of (1) preliminary exam, (2) mains exam, (3) interviews.

(1) Preliminary exam

Duration of exam – 3 hours
Type of questions – Objective
Nature of test – Screening test (marks in this will not be calculated for final merit list)

Subject Marks
General knowledge and General science 200

(2) Mains exam

RPSC RAS 2016 – Mains Exam – Syllabus

Exam Scheme of Main Exam – Click here

Exam pattern and syllabus – Hindi | English

Duration of exam – 3 hours for each paper
Type of questions – Descriptive / Analytical
Nature of test – Marks will be calculated for final merit list

Subject Marks
 Paper I – General Studies I 200
 Paper II – General Studies II 200
 Paper III – General Studies III 200
 Paper IV – General Hindi and General English 200

(3) Personality and Viva voce examination

Marks – 100 marks
Nature of test – Marks will be calculated for final merit list

RAS 2016 Answer Key

RAS Pre Exam 2016 is an objective type exam. It is feasible to publish answer key of RPSC RAS Exam 2016 prelims. Candidates can check answer keys after exam.

Usually exam conducting bodies publish official answer keys a few days after exam. Apart from them, coaching centers and individual education experts also publish RAS Answer Keys for benefit of candidates who have appeared in RAS exam. Candidates use answer keys to know correct answers and also to get an idea of how much marks in RAS 2016 exam they will score.

RAS 2016 Result

Rajasthan Public Service Commission releases RAS Results online at rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in. Date of declaration of RAS Result 2016 depends on various factors like number of test takers, schedule of official exam conducting body, determination of cut offs.

RAS Pre Result 2016, RAS Mains Result 2016, RAS Final Result 2016, will be declared in this order.

  • Candidates who are declared as qualified in RAS Result 2016 of RAS Pre Exam, can download admit card for mains and appear in mains exam.
  • Number of candidates called for RAS Mains Exam 2016 is to be around 15 times number of vacancies.
  • RAS Mains Result 2016 indicating candidates called for interviews is to be declared a few weeks after Mains.
  • Final result is on basis of marks obtained in mains and interviews.

Books recommended for RPSC RAS

RAS Samanya Gyan Aur Samanya Vigyan Manual Sanyukt Pratiyogi Prarambhik Pariksha Buy Online
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History of Modern India Buy Online
Practice Guru RAS Prelims Test Series (English) Buy Online
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Lakshay Rajasthan G K Buy Online
Lakshay Objective Rajasthan Buy Online

RAS 2013

RPSC conducted Rajasthan Administrative Service (RAS) 2013 Prelims on October 31, 2013. Mains Exam for all candidates who qualified in Prelims examination was held on from April 9-12, 2016. Thereafter interviews are being held from November 18-29, 2016. Overall 516 candidates will be interviewed in this duration. After that interviews are being held from December 01-02, 2016. Overall 62 candidates will be interviewed in this duration.

Latest Notifications

Interview Call Letter

Click Here to download RPSC RAS 2013-16 Interview Call letter.

Exam Pattern

There will be 04 papers in RAS (Mains) 2013. Syllabus for RAS (Mains) 2013 has already been published.

The brief details of syllabi for 04 papers are as under :

  • General Studies – I
  • General Studies – II
  • General Studies – III
  • General Hindi and General English – IV

First three papers shall contain questions of following 03 types –

  • Brief (Answer word limit 15)
  • Medium (Answer word limit 50)
  • Long & Descriptive (Answer word limit 200)

Paper wise scheme of Exam is given below.

Paper – I (General Knowledge and General Studies-I) 200 Marks

  • 20 Very Short answer questions (Answer word limit 15) Each question of 2 marks. (20 x 2 = 40) 40 Marks
  • 16 Short answer questions (Answer word limit 50) Each question of 5 marks. (16 x 5 = 80) 80 Marks
  • 4 Long/Descriptive questions (Answer word limit 200) Each question of 20 marks. (4 x 20 = 80) 80 Marks. (There will be a choice in long/descriptive questions)

Paper – II (General Knowledge and General Studies-II) 200 Marks

  • 20 Very Short answer questions (Answer word limit 15) Each question of 2 marks. (20 x 2 = 40) 40 Marks
  • 16 Short answer questions (Answer word limit 50) Each question of 5 marks. (16 x 5 = 80) 80 Marks
  • 4 Long/Descriptive questions (Answer word limit 200) Each question of 20 marks. (4 x 20 = 80) 80 Marks (There will be a choice in long/descriptive questions)

Paper – III (General Knowledge and General Studies-III) 200 Marks

  • 20 Very Short answer questions (Answer word limit 15) Each question of 2 marks. (20 x 2 = 40) 40 Marks
  • 20 Short answer questions (Answer word limit 50) Each question of 5 marks. (20 x 5 = 100) 100 Marks
  • 3 Long/Descriptive questions (Answer word limit 200) Each question of 20 marks. (3 x 20 = 60) 60 Marks

Paper – IV (General Hindi & General English) 200 Marks

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