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Rajasthan Administrative Service (RAS) is one of the prestigious and competitive exams in Rajasthan conducted by RPSC every year. The syllabus is huge and without proper planning and guidance aspirants get lost. Toppers25 provides proper relevant knowledge to aspirants with current testing pattern of RPSC board, but with the help seasoned subject matter experts, well researched study material; 

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Experienced Teachers

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Special doubt clearing sessions 
The Academy invites successful candidates and specialized experts for each subject to take special classes under the guidance of Ankit Bansal to help students ward off their doubts and bring more clarity in subjects.



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Weekly objective and subjective test with explanations: 
The Academy conducts weekly tests to assess the preparation level of students and help them enhance their knowledge and learning with the proper explanation on each topic by subject matter experts.



Ras coaching in JaipurWeekly Current Affairs Analysis class 

Current Affairs and Weekly News Analysis class provides students with exhaustive coverage and in-depth analysis of current issues and news




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Special Rajasthan GK classes
Special classes are conducted in the academy to discuss the current news and basic general knowledge topics with the students




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Study Material (Available both in Hindi and English medium) 
The academy offers well-researched study material both in English and Hindi medium




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Test Series  
Our Test Series provides a splendid opportunity for all those who are ready to take their preparation for RPSC exam against thousands of dedicated Civil Services Aspirants.



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 The overarching feature of our RAS course is the Interview guidance program 
Chanakya IAS Academy houses a panel of psychologists, personality experts, subject-experts and retired civil servants who conduct mock-interviews, scientifically examine the candidates and give valuable suggestions that instill unbeatable confidence in candidates for the RPSC interview.

RAS Exam Syllabus, Eligibility & Pattern

RAS Exam Syllabus 2018- Rajasthan Administrative Services Pre Exam Syllabus 2018

History, Arts, Tradition, Culture, Literature and Tradition of RajasthanLeading Personalities of Rajasthan, Important Tourist Places of Rajasthan, Rajasthani Culture and its tradition and Heritage, Religious Movements, Saints and Lokdevtas of Rajasthan, Local Festivals, Folk Music and Folk  Dance, Freedom Movement, Political Awakening and Integration, Arts Paintings and Handicrafts, etc..
Indian History: Ancient & Medieval PeriodSalient Feature and Major Landmarks of Ancient and Medieval India, Arts, Culture, Literature and Architecture, Major Dynasties, Their Administrative System, Socio-Economic Conditions, Prominent Movements.
Indian History: Modern PeriodModern Indian History from the 18 Century to present, The freedom struggle and Indian National Movement- its various stage and important contributor and contributions from different parts of the country, Social and religious reform movements in the XIX and XX century.
Geography of WorldBroad Physical Feature, Environmental and Ecological Issues, Wildlife and Bio-Diversity, International Waterways, Major Industrial Regions.
Geography of IndiaBroad Physical Feature and Major Physiography Division, Agriculture and Agro based activities, Minerals- Iron, Manganese, Coal, Oil and Gas, Atomic Minerals, Major Industries and Industries Development, Major Transportations corridors, Natural Resources, Environmental Problems and Ecological Issues.
Indian ConstitutionGovernment of India Acts: 1919 and 1935, Constituent Assembly, Nature Of Indian Constitution:- Preamble, Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles of State, Fundamental Duties, Federal Structure, Constitution Amendment,  Emergency Provisions, Public Interests Litigation (PIL), and Judicial Review.
Indian Political System and GovernanceNature of Indian State, Democracy in India, Recognition of State, Coalition Governments, Political Parties and National Integration, Union and State executive and State Legislative, Judiciary, President, Parliament, Supreme Court, Election Commission etc… Public Policy and rights, Political and Administrative System of Rajasthan

Economic Concepts and Indian Economy Basic Concepts of Economics



Basic Knowledge of Budgeting, Banking, Public Finance, National Income, Growth and Development, Subsidies, Public Distribution System, e-Commerce, Accounting- Concept, Tools and Uses in Administration, Fiscal and Monetary Policies, 5 year Economy planning another
Science and TechnologyBasics of Science Every day, 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 etc…
Reasoning  and Mental Ability and Logical Reasoning

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



So this was an overview for the RPSC RAS Exam Syllabus 2018, however the candidates are advised to download the original syllabus from the official website of RPSC.

Every candidates who has qualified the preliminary examination will have to appear in the mains examination and the candidates who qualify the main examination will have to appear for the personal interview. So all the candidates who are preparing for the Rajasthan Administrative Services Mains Examination 2018 can check the overview of the RPSC RAS Exam Syllabus 2018.

All the candidates who reached here after searching the RAS Mains Exam Syllabus 2018 are in the anticipation but they are advised to check firstly the RAS Mains Exam Pattern 2018. Since syllabus is the main key to get indulge in the field of study for RAS. 

RAS Mains Syllabus:

Paper – I General Knowledge and General Studies:

PartDetailed description of topics in RAS syllabus
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
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.
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

Paper –II General Knowledge and General Studies:

PartDetailed description of topics in RAS syllabus
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
  • reference to Rajasthan
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

Paper-III General Knowledge and General Studies:

Unit nameDetailed 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

Paper – IV General Hindi and General English

RPSC RAS Syllabus

RPSC RAS Syllabus

Eligibility Criterion for the Rajasthan Administrative Services 2018 Application form

Educational Qualification:-

  • Candidate must have completed the graduation in any stream from a recognized institute.
  • Aspirants belonging to the final year can also apply.

Age Limit

  • Minimum Age: – The candidate must not below the age of 21 years.
  • Maximum Age: – The candidates must not exceed the age of 35 years.

Note: – Age Relaxation as per the government norms will be available in the official notification.

Application Fee: –

  • General Category: – The candidates belonging to the general category has to pay Rupees 250/-.
  • OBC Category: – The candidates who are from the OBC Category will have to pay Rupees 150/-.
  • ST/SC Category: – Candidates belonging to the Schedule Tribe and Schedule Cast will have to pay the Rupees 50/- as the application Fee.

RAS 2018 Exam Pattern :

The RAS 2018 exam pattern will help you in studying for RAS 2018 recruitment exam. As we all know this exam is one of the hard to hit exam in Rajasthan. To achieve victory in this exam you should have a full proof plan and you must have sight of the RAS exam pattern 2018.

 RAS 2018 Exam Pattern – Preliminary examination and Main Examination.

  • 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.

RAS Exam Pattern 2018

Preliminary Examination

200 marks

3 hours

Main Examination

800 marks

3 hours

Personal Interview

100 marks

Not fixed

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