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What is RPSC RAS?

Rajasthan Administrative Services (RAS) is a state-level civil services exam conducted by Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC). The exam is also known as RAS/RTS Combined Competitive Exam or Rajasthan State and Subordinate Services Combined Competitive Exam.

The exam is conducted to fill Group-A and B vacancies in the state of Rajasthan. The Group-A and B vacancies are usually released for recruitment in the following administrative state and subordinate services:

RPSC RAS State Services

Rajasthan Administrative Service (RAS)

Rajasthan Police Service (RPS)

Rajasthan Account Service

Rajasthan Industry Service

Rajasthan State Insurance Service

Rajasthan Cooperative Service

Rajasthan Commercial Tax Service

Rajasthan Jail Service

Rajasthan Planning Service

Rajasthan Women And Child Development

Rajasthan Fertilizer and Civil Supplies

Rajasthan Rural Development Service

Rajasthan Women Development

Rajasthan Minority Service

Rajasthan Excise (General)

Rajasthan Excise (Preventive Force)

RPSC RAS Subordinate Services

Rajasthan Industry Subordinate Service


Rajasthan Planning Subordinate Service

Rajasthan Temple Subordinate Service

Rajasthan Excise Subordinate Service

Rajasthan Commercial Tax Subordinate Service

Rajasthan Fertilizer and Civil Supplies Subordinate Service

Rajasthan Cooperative Subordinate Service

Rajasthan Women and Child Development Subordinate

Jail Welfare Officer

Social Welfare Officer

Rajasthan Labour Welfare Subordinate Service

District Minority Welfare Officer

Rajasthan Programme Officer

RPSC RAS Highlights

Exam Name

Rajasthan Public Service Commission Rajasthan Administrative Services (RPSC RAS)

Conducting Body

Rajasthan Public Service Commission

Exam Level


Exam Mode


Exam Duration

3 hours


English and Hindi

Exam Purpose

To recruit candidates in state and subordinate services of Rajasthan

Exam Helpdesk No.


Official Website

Important RPSC RAS Dates

Candidates can check important RPSC RAS 2019 dates below:


RPSC RAS Dates (Tentative)


September, 2019

Online applications

October, 2019

Admit card

November, 2019

Prelims exam

November, 2019

RPSC RAS Eligibility

The basic eligibility criteria for RPSC RAS 2019 exam includes:

  • Candidates should obtain a bachelor’s degree from a recognised university
  • Candidates should be minimum 21 years and maximum 40 years in age as on January 1, 2020. For non-gazetted employees, the minimum age limit is 25 years and maximum age limit is 45 years as on January 1, 2020

RPSC RAS Selection Process

The RPSC RAS selection process includes the following three stages:

  • Preliminary exam: This is an objective-type screening test of 200 marks. Candidates need to complete the paper in three hours duration.
  • Main exam: This is a descriptive-/ analytical-type written test. The test contains four papers of 200 marks each. Time allowed to complete each paper is three hours.
  • Personality/ viva-voce exam: Candidates qualifying the Main exam need to appear for a personality test/ interview. The weightage for the personality test is 100 marks.