RPSC RAS Exam 2021-22 - Rajasthan Administrative Services

Rajasthan State and Subordinate Services Combined Competitive (Main) Examination will be held on 20th and 21st March 2022. The admit card to appear in the Mains exam can be downloaded from 13th March 2022 onwards from the official website. 

Earlier, the Mains were scheduled to be conducted from 25th February 2022 to 26th February 2022. Rajasthan Administrative Services (Prelims) Examination 2021 has been conducted on 27th and 28th October 2021.

RPSC conducts the RAS/RTS Combined Competitive Exam which is also known as the Rajasthan State and Subordinate Services Combined Competitive Exam. RAS full form is Rajasthan Administrative Services. The RPSC RAS Exam is conducted to fill Group A and Group B vacancies.

RAS Exam 2021 Notification:-Download PDF Here

RPSC RAS Exam 2021 – Latest Updates

  • On 13th March 2022, RPSC Mains Admit Card was released. The candidates can check the linked article for more information on how to download the admit card from the official website. 
  • On 24th February 2022, RPSC announced the Mains dates as 20th March and 21st March 2022. The exam will be conducted in 2 shifts – 9 am to 12 noon and from 2 pm to 5 pm. 
  • On 23rd February 2022, RPSC announced postponing the RAS Mains exam. The dates will be announced in due course of time.
  • On a press note released by RPSC, the Raj. State and Sub. Services Comb. Comp (Mains) Exam 2021 has been scheduled on 25th February  2022 and 26th February 2022. 
  • The commission has released the marks for the Prelims exam and final answer key for Prelims 2021 on 22nd November 2021. The candidates can download the PDF and check details regarding marks from the linked article.
  • RPSC has released the Prelims result of the Rajasthan State & Subordinate Services Combined Competitive Exam, 2021 on its official website on 19th November 2021. The candidates who have appeared can check the result by downloading the PDF from the linked article.
  • RPSC has released the model answer key for Raj. State and Sub. Services Comb. Comp (Prelims) Exam 2021 on 3rd November 2021. The aspirants can download the PDF from the linked article.
  • RPSC has released Raj. State and Sub. Services Comb. Comp Exam – 2021 Prelims question paper on their official website. Aspirants can download the question paper from the linked article.
  • RPSC has released a press note regarding the exam centre details change (Alwar and Dungarpur) for Rajasthan State and Subordinate Services Comb. Comp. (Pre) Exam 2021.

  • RPSC RAS Notification 2021 has been released. The application process began on 4th August 2021. The details about RPSC Recruitment are discussed in the linked article.
  • RAS 2018 Final Result is out. Details about the RAS topper and RPSC Result PDF can be found in the linked article.

In this article, Civil Service aspirants can find the following exam details regarding RPSC RAS:

RPSC RAS Exam, Dates, Application, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

RPSC RAS Exam Details

 Some important details about the RAS Exam are:

  1. RAS Exam is loosely modelled on the exam pattern of the IAS Exam.
  2. RPSC RAS Exam has three stages:
    • Preliminary – Unlike UPSC IAS Exam, RPSC RAS has only one paper in the preliminary exam, having 150 objective questions for 200 marks. The duration of the prelims examination is 3 hours.
    • Mains – There are four theory papers in RAS Mains for 200 marks each.
    • Personality Test/Interview – It is of 100 marks. (To understand the RPSC RAS Exam Pattern in detail, check the linked article.)
  3. RAS Age Limit: 21 years is the minimum age limit, while 40 is the maximum age limit. To know the age limit relaxation, visit the RPSC RAS Eligibility page now.

RAS Exam Dates 2021-22

The important dates for RAS Exam 2021-22 are given below.

RAS Exam 2021-22
Name of the Exam Rajasthan State and Subordinate Services Combined Competitive Exam
Notification Date 20th July 2021
Last Date of Application Submission 2nd September 2021
Number of Vacancies 988
Admit Card Release Date 27th September 2021
Date of Pre Exam 27th and 28th October 2021
Date of RAS Mains, 2021 25th February 2022 & 26th February 2022 [Postponed]

20th March 2022 & 21st March 2022 [Revised Dates]

Date of RAS Interview, 2021 Yet to be announced

RAS Exam Dates 2018

Candidates can also check the exam dates of RAS 2018, the results of which have already been announced.

RAS Exam 2018
Name of the Exam Rajasthan State and Subordinate Services Combined Competitive Exam
Notification Date 12th April 2018
Last Date of Application Submission 11th May 2018
Number of Vacancies 980
Date of Pre Exam 5th August 2018
Date of RAS Mains 2018 25th, 26th June 2019
Date of RAS Interview 2018 26th June 2021 onwards

Download previous years’ RAS Question Papers to aid your preparation now.

RPSC RAS Posts 2022

The RAS exam is the common entry point for the following posts and services:

State Services Subordinate Services
RAS – Rajasthan Administrative Service Rajasthan Industry Subordinate Service
RPS – Rajasthan Police Service Tehsildar
Rajasthan Account Service Raj. Planning Subordinate Service
Rajasthan Industry Service Raj. Temple Subordinate Service
Rajasthan State Insurance Service Raj. Excise Subordinate Service
Rajasthan Cooperative Service Raj. Commercial Tax Subordinate Service
Rajasthan Commercial Tax Service Raj. Fertilizer and Civil Supplies Subordinate Service
Rajasthan Jail Service Raj. Cooperative Subordinate Service
Rajasthan Planning Service Raj. Women and Child Dev Subordinate
Rajasthan Women And Child Development Jail Welfare Officer
Rajasthan Fertilizer and Civil Supplies Social Welfare Officer
Rajasthan Rural Development Service Raj. Labour Welfare Subordinate Service
Rajasthan Women Dev District Minority Welfare Officer
Rajasthan Minority Service Raj. Programme Officer
Rajasthan Excise (General)
Rajasthan Excise (Preventive Force)

How to apply for RAS 2022?

  • To apply online for the RAS/RTS exam, candidates have to select the “Recruitment Portal” on the SSO portal of the official website (https://rpsc.rajasthan/gov.in/applyonline)
  • Candidates can apply for the exams after completing the One-Time-Registration
  •  The Application Id will be generated once the candidates fill the application form and pay the fee
  • The Fee for the RAS exam is given below:
    • General – Rs 350
    • OBC – Rs 250
    • SC/ST – Rs 50
  • Aspirants can view the official RPSC Online Application Submission/Edit process with eMitra/CSC/Online payment mechanism guidelines:- Download PDF Here

RPSC & UPSC

In the Indian administrative setup, the vacancies are filled at both state and central levels. The Union Public Service Commission assists the Central Government in recruitment matters. The UPSC Civil Service Exam (also called the IAS Exam) is the entry point for prestigious posts and services such as Indian Administrative Service, Indian Police Service, Indian Foreign Service, Indian Revenue Service etc. Along with the UPSC, the Constitution of India (Article 308 – Article 323) includes provisions for establishing State Public Service Commissions. The State PSCs are modelled on the lines of the UPSC, and they assist the respective state governments in recruitment, transfer, and disciplinary matters.

  • The Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) was established in August 1949. The RPSC is located at Ajmer.
  • The merger of princely states meant that any PSCs (or similar bodies) pre-existing in the constituent states were abolished once the RPSC came into effect.
  • Initially, the commission comprised of one Chairperson and two members and the first Chairman of RPSC was Sir SK Ghosh.
  • At present, the RPSC comprises one Chairperson along with seven members. The current Chairman of RPSC is Retired IPS, Dr. Bhupendra Singh

RPSC Contact Details

  • Address – Ghooghara Ghati, Jaipur Road, Ajmer 305001
  • Phone – 0145-2635200
  • Helpline – 0145-2635212

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