Rajasthan state was formed on 30 March 1949 and Rajasthan Public Service Commission had a glorious past history of 50 years. After the merger of the princely states, an ordinance was promulgated on 16th August 1949 to establish the Rajasthan Public Service Commission at Ajmer. Rajasthan Public Service Commission presently has one chairman and seven members. Governor of the state appoints these constitutional positions.
Rajasthan Public service commission (RPSC) conducts a state-level examination called Rajasthan Administrative Service/Subordinate Services Exam (RAS) for the recruitment of human resource in various administrative services of the state. The other popular state level administrative exams are WB Civil Service Executive Exam, Gujarat Civil Services, Haryana Civil Services, Nagaland Civil Service Exam, etc. For clearing these exams one should have a positive attitude along with good knowledge on current affairs and GK. Drona provides perfect guidance to clear these government job exams.
Candidates are selected to various administrative positions and subordinate positions through this exam. The list of the posts including their pay scales is given in the below tables.
Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or candidates appearing for the final exam of their bachelor’s degree course are also eligible. The minimum age required to appear for the exam is 21 years and the maximum is 35 years.
The age relaxation for different categories will be given as per the government rules.
How to Apply
Before starting the application candidates need to go through the notification carefully and ensure their eligibility. The Candidates needs to first visit the official website and should navigate to registration link.
- Candidates should click on the apply online button and must fill the application online
- Candidates should upload scan files of recent passport photo and full signature
- Candidates need to give working mail id and mobile number in the application
- Then the candidates need to pay the requisite amount
- After ensuring the correctness of the details candidates should Click on ‘Submit’ button.
- Then application id will be generated, candidates can download and take print of the application form for future use.
The candidates should undergo three types of tests for getting recruited into the post. First candidates need to qualify the Preliminary Examination, and then after that, they need to attend the mains examination. Then candidates need to attend an interview which will be the final step in the selection process.
Preliminary examination – objective type
The written exam consists of preliminary exam and mains exam. The preliminary examination which of qualifying in nature carries 200 marks. The questions standard will be of bachelor’s degree level. The qualifying marks will be set by the commission based on the number of vacancies. The marks obtained in the preliminary exam will not be counted in the final merit list.
Main examination – Written Examination
Commission will select 15 times the total approximate number of vacancies (category wise) for the mains examination. The mains examination will be having four papers which will be descriptive/analytical. A candidate must write all the papers and these papers usually consists of brief, medium, long answer and descriptive questions. The General Hindi and General English questions standard will be of Sr. Secondary level. Each paper will be given 3 hours of time. Commission will set the minimum qualifying marks for personality test or interview.
Personality and viva-voce
Candidates who qualify in the written test of the Main examination will be summoned for an interview or personality test that carries 100 marks. In the interviewing process, the board members assesses the attitude, personality, candidate’s knowledge of Rajasthani culture, etc. However, for the selection candidates into Rajasthan Police Service, candidates having NCC ‘C’ Certificate will be given be given preference.