RPSC RAS Recruitment 2021 - Latest RAS Notification

Rajasthan Public Service Commission has released RAS Notification 2021 after completing RAS 2018 recruitment. Since 2018, no fresh notification had been out; and hence RPSC RAS State and Subordinate Services 2021-22 Notification is the latest RAS notification in three years. 988 Vacancies have been announced (363 for State Services, while 625 for Subordinate Services).

The RAS 2021 application process would start on 4th August 2021 and the last date to apply for the RAS Exam is 2nd September 2021.

All information that is entailed in the RAS Notification has been discussed in this article.

RAS Notification 2021-22 – UPSC Notes:-Download PDF Here

Latest Update:

  • The fresh dates for RAS Mains 2021 are 20th and 21st March 2022. These dates were announced by the Commission on 24th February 2022. It also announced that the exam will be held in two shifts – 9 am to 12 noon and from 2 pm to 5 pm. 
  • The RAS Mains 2021 Admit Card was released on 13th March 2022 on the official website. The candidates who are appearing for the Mains exam can check the linked article to find more information on admit card. 
  • RAS Mains 2021 which were scheduled to be conducted on 25th February and 26th February 2022 got postponed.

What is RPSC & RAS Exam?

RPSC stands for Rajasthan Public Service Commission that is responsible for recruitment in state and subordinate services.

RAS stands for Rajasthan Administrative Services. Candidates have to sit for Rajasthan State & Subordinate Services Combined Competitive Examination, (TSP & Non-TSP) to get selected in RAS.

What is TSP & Non-TSP?

TSP stands for Tribal Sub-Plan areas. The areas having a tribal population of more than 50 percent.

Non-TSP stands for Non-Tribal Sub-Plan areas. The areas other than TSP areas are categorized as Non-TSP.

The RAS Exam latest updates can be found in the linked article.

RPSC RAS Recruitment 2021 Details

As per the Commission, RAS advertisements for the recruitment for various posts are issued after the receipt of information from the concerned department/government.

Respective departments/government provide information about the recruitments of posts to the Rajasthan Public Service Commission. After which, RPSC releases RAS Notification.

The date for the release of the latest RAS Notification is 20th July 2021. Candidates must note that RAS Notification 2018 was released on 12th April 2018. No notifications were released in the years 2019 and 2020.

Candidates aspiring to sit for RAS 2021 are suggested to visit the RAS Preparation article, where the best books for RAS prelims and mains are listed.

RAS Notification Details

The below-mentioned table provides all relevant information to submit an application for the RPSC recruitment:

Can final year students apply for RAS recruitment? Yes;

Condition: Submit the Final Result Certificate/Mark sheet before RAS Mains, or else candidature gets cancelled

What are the stages of the RAS Exam? Prelims – Objective

Mains – Subjective/Essay


Detailed RAS Exam Pattern is discussed in the linked article.

Exam Centres Prelims – All District Headquarters of Rajasthan

Mains – All Divisional Headquarters of Rajasthan

Last Date to submit RAS 2021 Application Form 2nd September 2021 [Midnight – 12 AM]
Last Date to make changes in RAS Application Form 2021 Not Mentioned
RAS Application Fees
  • General/BC/OBC (Creamy Layer) – 350 INR
  • OBC/MBC/EWS- 250 INR
  • SC/ST & Those with an annual income of less than 2.5 Lakh INR – 150 INR
RAS Prelims 2021 Date 27th and 28th October 2021
RAS Admit Card 2021 Date All details are mentioned in the RAS Admit Card post.
RAS Result Prelims & Mains Result Dates to be updated

RAS Result, cut-off and answer keys are provided in the linked article.

RAS Mains 2021 Date 25th February 2022 & 26th February 2022 [Postponed]

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

How to submit RAS recruitment notification?

The step-by-step process is described below:

  1. Visit, RPSC official website – https://rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in/
  2. Click, ‘Apply Online’ link
  3. Log in at ‘SSO Portal’
  4. Select, ‘Recruitment Portal’
  5. Register using ‘One Time Registration (OTR)’
  6. Fill the Application Form and make the payment using Recruitment Portal services
  7. Application ID will be generated

Candidates must note the following points while using the RPSC Online portal for application:

  1. Once payment is successful, avoid using any other portal or service
  2. Payment once successful, will not be refunded
  3. To make any changes in the application form, Commission would announce a date by when one has to make amendments
  4. Register the mobile number which is active
  5. There is no avenue to submit the application offline.

To understand the syllabus of RAS, visit the linked article.

What are the numbers of RAS Posts?

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

State Services
RAS – Rajasthan Administrative Service राजस्थान प्रशासनिक सेवा
RPS – Rajasthan Police Service राजस्थान पुलिस सेवा
Rajasthan Account Service राजस्थान लेखा सेवा
Rajasthan Industry Service राजस्थान उद्योग सेवा
Rajasthan State Insurance Service राजस्थान राज्य बीमा सेवा
Rajasthan Cooperative Service राजस्थान सहकारी सेवा
Rajasthan Commercial Tax Service राजस्थान वाणिज्यिक कर सेवा
Rajasthan Jail Service राजस्थान कारागार सेवा
Rajasthan Planning Service राजस्थान नियोजन कार्यालय सेवा
Rajasthan Women And Child Development राजस्थान महिला एवं बाल विकास सेवा
Rajasthan Fertilizer and Civil Supplies राजस्थान खाद्य एवं नागरिक रसद सेवा
Rajasthan Rural Development Service राजस्थान ग्रामीण विकास सेवा
Rajasthan Women Development राजस्थान महिला विकास सेवा
Rajasthan Tourism Service राजस्थान पर्यटन सेवा
Rajasthan Transport Service राजस्थान परिवहन सेवा
Rajasthan Devasthan Service राजस्थान देवस्थान सेवा
Rajasthan Labour Welfare Service राजस्थान श्रम कल्याण सेवा
Subordinate Services
Rajasthan Subordinate Devasthan Service राजस्थान अधीनस्थ देवस्थान सेवा
Rajasthan Subordinate Cooperative Service राजस्थान अधीनस्थ सहकारी सेवा
Rajasthan Tehsildar Service राजस्थान तहसिलदार सेवा
Rajasthan Excise Subordinate Service राजस्थान आबकारी अधीनस्थ सेवा
Rajasthan Subordinate Service (Planning) राजस्थान अधीनस्थ सेवा (नियोजन)
Rajasthan Industry Subordinate Service राजस्थान उद्योग अधीनस्थ सेवा
Rajasthan Commercial (Sales) Tax Subordinate Service राजस्थान वाणिज्यिक कर अधीनस्थ सेवा
Rajasthan Fertilizer and Civil Supplies Subordinate Services राजस्थान खाद्य एवं नागरिक रसद अधीनस्थ सेवा
Rajasthan Women And Child Development Subordinate Services राजस्थान महिला एवं बाल विकास अधीनस्थ सेवा
Rajasthan Social Justice and Empowerment Subordinate Service राजस्थान सामाजिक न्याय एवं अधिकारिता अधीनस्थ सेवा
Rajasthan Labour Welfare Subordinate Service राजस्थान श्रम कल्याण अधीनस्थ सेवा

RPSC Vacancy for RAS Exam

The distribution of vacancies for different categories, under RAS, is decided by the Commission.

The RAS Vacancies 2018 and 2021-22 are given below:

RPSC RAS Vacancy 2021-22

Post/Service Total Number of RAS Vacancies
Rajasthan Administrative Service 76
Rajasthan Police Service 77
Rajasthan Postal Service 32
Rajasthan State Insurance Service 03
Rajasthan Industry Service 04
Rajasthan Fertilizer and Civil Supplies 06
Rajasthan Tourism Service 04
Rajasthan Commercial Tax Service 38
Rajasthan Cooperative Service 33
Rajasthan Jail Service 09
Rajasthan Planning Service 07
Rajasthan Transport Service 07
Rajasthan State Agriculture Services 37
Rajasthan Integrated Child Development Services 08
Rajasthan Devasthan Service 0
Rajasthan Rural Development Service 21
Rajasthan Women Development Service 0
Rajasthan Labour Welfare Service 01
Rajasthan Minority Welfare Service 0
Rajasthan Excise Service (General Branch) 0
Rajasthan Excise Service (Preventive Force) 0
Grand Total 363 [Remaining ones are for subordinate services]
RPSC RAS Vacancy 2018
Post/Service Total Number of RAS Vacancies
Rajasthan Administrative Service 79
Rajasthan Police Service 36
Rajasthan Postal Service 108
Rajasthan State Insurance Service 11
Rajasthan Industry Service 15
Rajasthan Tourism Service 0
Rajasthan Commercial Tax Service 1
Rajasthan Cooperative Service 1
Rajasthan Jail Service 2
Rajasthan Planning Service 3
Rajasthan Transport Service 0
Rajasthan Women and Child Development Service 80
Rajasthan Devasthan Service 0
Rajasthan Rural Development Service 47
Rajasthan Women Development Service 2
Rajasthan Labour Welfare Service 0
Rajasthan Minority Welfare Service 18
Rajasthan Excise Service (General Branch) 12
Rajasthan Excise Service (Preventive Force) 8
Grand Total 437

RAS Salary

The salary against each Rajasthan State and Subordinate Services is mentioned below:

RAS Salary - State Services Pay Scale

RAS Salary - Subordinate Services (1)

RAS Salary - Subordinate Services (2)

Eligibility for RPSC

Educational Qualification A Bachelor’s Degree from a government-recognized university
  • Minimum – 21 (As on 1st January 2022)
  • Maximum – 40 (Less than 40 as on 1st January 2022)

Non-Gazetted Officers:

  • Minimum – 25
  • Maximum – 45

To get detailed information on RAS Age Limit, Qualification and Eligibility Criteria, check our RPSC RAS Eligibility article.

Similar to RAS, there are various other PSC examinations. Check their notifications below:

UPPSC Notification MPSC Notification
BPSC Notification WBCS Notification
KAS Notification Kerala PSC Notification
MPPSC Notification APPSC Group 1 Notification
TNPSC Group 1 Notification JPSC Notification
GPSC Notification Latest Notifications of Upcoming Government Exams 2021


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