Rajasthan Administrative Service, Popularly Known as RAS, is a State Civil Services of State Rajasthan Along with Rajasthan Accounts Service, Rajasthan Police Service and Other Services and Other Services. The Police Services and Other Services. The Officers Are Included in the State Cadre of Civil Service Officers. RAS Officers Undergo Two Years Training at HCM Rajasthan State Institute of Public Administration. Cadre Controlling Authority for this Service is Department of Personal Government of Rajasthan. The Head of This Service is Chief Secretary .
RAS officers start service as assistant collector and executive magistrate in training period. After training they usually serve as Sub-Divisional Magistrate for some years. After that they are posted as additional district collector and additional district magistrate or additional Divisional Commissioner till their induction in Indian Administrative Service by promotion. Beside these posts they also hold various other posts like Deputy Secretary to Rajasthan Government, Joint Secretary to Rajasthan Government, Deputy Inspector General Stamp and Registration, Special Assistant to State Minister, Commissioner to Municipal Corporation, Additional Chief Executive Officer to Zila Parishad, chief executive officer to Zila Parishad, District Supply Officer, Secretary to Urban Improvement Trust, Registrar to State University, District Excise Officer, Member of Board of Revenue, Deputy and additional Commissioner to Colonization and many other posts to different departments.
|Rajasthan Administrative Service|
Rājasthāna Praśāsanika Sevā
|Also known as||R.A.S.|
|Staff College||HCM Rajasthan State Institute of Public Administration, Jaipur, Rajasthan|
|Cadre Controlling Authority||Department of Personnel, Government of Rajasthan|
|Minister Responsible||Ashok Gehlot, Chief Minister of Rajasthan and Minister of Personnel|
|Legal personality||Governmental; Civil service|
|Cadre Strength||1050 members (700 officers directly recruited by RPSC and 350 officers promoted from Tehsildars)|
|Selection||Rajasthan State and Subordinate Combined Services Competitive Examination|
|Head of the State Civil Services|
|Chief Secretary||Niranjan Arya, IAS|
RPSC 2023 Notification is expected to release in July/August 2023. Check the RPCS Exam Date, Eligibility Criteria, Age limit, Vacancy, Syllabus & Exam pattern of the RPSC RAS Exam
RPSC RAS Exam 2023
The Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) has the responsibility under the Constituton of India to conduct recruitment for state services and also look into matters of their transfers, promotion and disciplinary action. In this context, RPSC holds, Rajasthan State and Subordinate Services Combined Exam to select candidates for various posts under the state government through RPSC RAS Exam 2023. These employees are assigned to work in a number of important divisions, including general administration, land records, land income etc.
RPCS Exam 2023 Notification Overview
With the announcement of RPSC Notification 2023, the selection process for candidates for the Rajasthan State and Subordinate Services Examination 2023, also known as RAS 2023, will begin. The selection procedure will be divided into three stages: Preliminary, Mains, and Interviews. See the table below for an overview of the RPSC Exam 2023.
|RPSC Exam 2023 Notification Overview|
|Exam Name||Rajasthan State and Subordinate Services Combined Exam|
|Conducting Body||Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC)|
|Vacancy||To be notified|
|Exam Level||State Level|
|Application Mode||Online Only|
|Registration Date||To be notified|
|Exam Mode||Offline (Pen & Paper Mode)|
|Language||English and Hindi|
|Age Limit||21 years to 40 years|
|Exam Cities||Across the state of Rajasthan|
RPCS Exam Date 2023
RPSC RAS Notification is expected to be released in August 2023. The entire exam schedule will be made available along with the RPSC Notification 2023. The other crucial dates for online applications and exam dates are listed below. The following tentative dates are provided for the RPSC RAS Exam 2023:
|RPSC RAS Exam 2023||Date|
|RPCS RAS 2023 Notification released on (excepted)||August 2023|
|RPSC RAS 2023 Application Form Starts Date (expected)||August 2023|
|RPSC RAS 2023 Application Form Last Date||To be notified|
|Last Date for Making Fee Payment||To be notified|
|RPSC RAS 2023 Prelims Admit Card Release Date||To be notified|
|RPSC RAS 2023 Prelims Exam Date||To be notified|
|RPSC RAS 2023 Mains Exam Date||To be notified|
RPSC Exam 2023 Age Limit
For RPSC Exam 2023, candidates must be at least 21 years old and not older than 40 years old as of January 1, 2023. The following table is provided on the age relaxation for candidates under the reserved category:
|Category||Age Relaxation||Maximum Age Limit|
|SC/ST/OBC/EWS||5 years (Males)10 years (Females)||45 years (Males)50 years (Females)|
|Females – General||5 years||45 years|
|Widows/ Divorced Female||No Age Limit||No Age Limit|
|PwD – General||10 years||50 years|
|PwD – OBC||13 years||53 years|
|PwD – SC/ST||15 years||50 years|
RPSC RAS Exam has special relaxation for ex-Servicemen, ex-Prisoners and Persons serving in Rajasthan State Administration. Details regarding the same are included below.
RPSC Exam Pattern
The RPSC Prelims Exam stage consists of one paper of General Knowledge and General Science. In this paper, 150 multiple-choice questions are asked, each of which carries equal marks. Paper will be of total 200 marks which have to be completed in 3 hours. There is a negative marking of 1/3 mark for the wrong answer.
After qualifying for prelims, the candidate has to write the RPSC Mains Exam. This exam is subjective in nature and consists of 4 General Studies papers (Paper-I, II, III, IV), each of a maximum of 200 marks and a duration of 3 hours.
RPSC Exam Syllabus
Along with the official announcement for the RPSC RAS Exam Notification, the RPSC RAS Syllabus has also been made available. Every year, the Commission publishes a notification with the official syllabus, which is similar to the UPSC syllabus. The prelims exam is administered in a similar manner as the UPSC exam. Check complete details about the RPSC Syllabus for both RPSC RAS Prelims Syllabus & Mains Syllabus 2023.