RAS and Subordinate Services New / Revised Pattern from 2013
The Rajasthan Government has approved the change in exam pattern for Rajasthan Administrative Services (RAS) and Subordinate Services. The new pattern shall be applicable from the year 2013. Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) will conduct exam in April – 2012. Final Exam will be conducted in Sept. 2012. Exam for RAS & Subordinate Services – 2012 shall be conducted on old pattern.
PRE-EXAM : Currently, in pre exam there are two papers - 1. General Knowledge 2. Optional Paper. Under revised pattern, there will be only one paper in RAS Pre Exam i.e General Knowledge. This paper shall consist of questions on general knowledge relating to India and Rajasthan, General Science & Mental Ability. This shall be a 200 marks paper comprising of 20% questions relating to Rajasthan.
FINAL EXAM: In Final Exam there are 8 papers. Now the new patter shall have only 4 papers. Every paper shall be of 200 marks. First paper shall be of general knowledge & general studies, second paper shall be of general science & technology, Third paper shall be of current affairs and fourth paper shall be of language related knowledge (Hindi, English & Rajasthani)
INTERVIEW: Currently, Interview is of 150 marks. Under new pattern, the interview shall be of 100 marks. 12.30% interview marks shall be added in final score.