Candidates must check the RAS age limit which defines the age range in which candidates aspirants can apply for the RAS exam. The age limit of candidates must be between 21 years to 40 years. However, age relaxation is given to the candidates belonging to the reserved categories.
|For SC/ST/ OBC (Rajasthan Domicile)||5 years|
|For SC/ST/ OBC (Rajasthan Domicile) female||10 years|
|For Gen (PH)||10 years|
|For OBC (PH)||13 years|
|For SC/ ST (PH)||15 years|
RAS educational qualification is another important aspect of RAS eligibility criteria 2022. To sit in the exam, the candidates should have a graduation degree from a recognized board or university. Take a look at the detailed RAS education qualification tabulated below:
RAS Educational Qualification
The total marks for this examination are 200 and the candidates are given 3 hours to answer all the questions. There are 150 multiple choice questions in the paper.
The next stage in the RAS entrance exam is mains. This stage consists of four papers- paper 1 (general studies I), paper 2 (general studies II), paper 3 (general studies III), and paper 4 (general Hindi and general English). The total marks for mains are 800 which means 200 for each paper. Candidates are given 3 hours for each paper. In this stage, the questions will follow an essay or a descriptive pattern. Candidates must remember the following points while preparing for the Main exam.
The final stage in the RAS entrance examination is an interview which many also term as a personal viva. The total marks for this stage are 100.
There is only one paper in the RAS Prelims exam. The details of the same are following.
|General Knowledge||200||3 hours|
There are four papers in the RAS Mains exams. The candidates who qualify for Mains must know the details tabulated below.
|Paper 1: General Studies I||200||3 hours|
|Paper 2: General Studies II||200||3 hours|
|Paper 3: General Studies III||200||3 hours|
|Paper 4: General Hindi and General English||200||3 hours|
The highly competitive RAS examination requires sound knowledge and thorough preparation. In order to achieve that, candidates must understand the nuances of the syllabus. The candidates must cover the following topics while preparing for the preliminary stage. Please note that this is a brief of all the topics that are covered in the preliminary stage.
Mains, the second stage in the RAS entrance examination is a bit more complex as there are four papers. However, knowing the allocation of topics will make it easier for the candidate to strategize. Here is a paper-wise allocation of topics.
It is a little difficult to quantify the topics covered in the RAS interview. It is a stage that puts the candidate’s personality, aptitude, and presence of mind to test. It is at this stage that the candidate is assessed whether she/he is suitable for the post or not.