RAS Mains Syllabus 2016 -17, Check Rajasthan Administrative Service Mains Exam pattern

Rajasthan Administrative Service – RAS Exam  is going to conducted by Public Service Commission of Rajasthan (RPSC) at various centers all over Rajasthan for 725 posts of  RAS officers. Candidates can check below the complete details regarding the RAS Exam Pattern And Syllabus .

RAS Mains Syllabus, Exam pattern 2016 :

“RAS” Rajasthan Administrative Service is a exam which is always fantasied by most of the students who want to get the govt. jobs. The post RAS itself says all about it. It is the biggest post of Rajasthan State and most respected in the state. The recruitment of RAS is done by the Public Service Commission of Rajasthan (RPSC). After IAS, the representative of the central govt. is the RAS who occupies and controls the powers of the state. The Administration system or these administrative posts is a legacy of the British rule and it was first started by them. As the post is the biggest in Rajasthan the exam is also the biggest exam in the state, no other exam can level it. The RAS 2016 Exam which is going to be completed in 2016-17, consist 725 vacancies for the recruitment. And if you want to get this exam you will have to get in these top 725 candidates. If you have cleared the Pre exam than you are at the right stop, from now on you just have to work smart to get in the interviews.

Rajasthan Administrative Service Mains syllabus RAS Mains Syllabus 2016 -17, Check Rajasthan Administrative Service Mains Exam pattern

The RAS Pre for the RAS exam 2016 is recently conducted on 28th August 2016. The exam as was optional but the experts think was a tricky one and it can be predicted that the RAS Mains Exam will also be on this level. But you all don’t need to worry because we are here to help you out from this problem. As The RAS Pre 2016 Exam was tricky and as a result the merit was quite low for the exam. It is not that the students cannot attain good marks, the students has also scored high marks also. This time the paper was more factual but it won’t be next time. The new RPSC chairman has already announced that they will follow the IAS pattern and be ready for the analytical question papers. So you should always be ready for that and you should prepare from the starting that you can solve all the problems.

Every Year RPSC brings out new vacancies for the recruitment of the RAS officers. The RAS post is so important in itself thus the recruitment shall be done very carefully and professionally. Thus the recruitment of the candidates for the posts is done in a very professional and innovative manner in three stages

  1. RAS Pre
  2. RAS Mains
  3. RAS Interview

RAS Mains Examination Scheme 2016

The RAS Exam is conducted in three stages and as so is the RAS Mains Exam is conducted in Four Stages. The RAS Mains Exam will include 4 Exams as whole. The first three papers out of four will be based on the General Studies and the Fourth Paper will test your General Hindi and General Eng.

  • Each paper conducted in the examination will be carry 200 marks.
  • The paper will be of 200 marks and you will be given time period of 3 Hours.

Detailed Syllabus of RAS 2016 :

The RAS Mains will include the following subjects in the paper

  1. General English
  2. General Hindi
  3. Mental Ability
  4. General Awareness (Current Affairs)
  5. General studies

Syllabus for the 1st paper 


  • Indian History
  • Ancient and Medieval history
  • Modern History
  • Rajasthan History
  • Rajasthan Art
  • Rajasthan Culture
  • Rajasthan Literature
  • Rajasthan tradition and Heritage
  • Economy of Rajasthan .


  • Constitution of India
  • Administration of Rajasthan


  • Indian Economy and its concepts.


  • Indian Geography
  • World Geography
  • Rajasthan Geography

RAS Mains Syllabus for paper 2nd


  • Number System
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Percentage
  • Average
  • HCF
  • LCM
  • Square and Cube Root
  • Time-work problems
  • Time, Speed and distance related problems
  • Interest
  • Area and Perimeter
  • Analysis of Data
  • Sampling
  • Probability
  • Linear Regression and Correlation
  • Distribution


  • Logical Reasoning
  • Statement problems
  • Analytical Reasoning


  • Science Technology
  • General Science
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • IT
  • Environment
  • Agriculture
  • Horticulture
  • Forestry
  • Dairy and Husbandry
  • Rajasthan Projects

RAS Mains Syllabus of paper 3rd

  • Administrative Management
  • Ethics
  • Values of Civil Services
  • Moral Values in Governance
  • Current Affairs
  • View on India and International
  • Global Economies and Trends
  • International Affairs
  • Sensitive Issues
  • Pressure Groups and Organizations
  • Development Programs of Rajasthan

RAS Mains Syllabus of 4th Paper

  • Grammar
  • Voices
  • Narrations
  • Tenses
  • Articles
  • Prepositions
  • Verbs and Idioms
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • One word
  • Comprehension
  • Composition
  • Witting

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