Rajasthan Government approved new pattern for Rajasthan Administrative Services (RAS) and Allied service Examination for 2013 as per the notification issued by the Government of Rajasthan on 17th June 2013.
The new pattern has more emphasis on Rajasthani Culture and Literature than before. The government has approved the changes in RAS examination rules so to attract better students in the services.
As per new pattern RAS Pre Exam will have a single General Knowledge and General Science paper of 200 marks of 3 hour.
RAS Mains exam will have four papers, each paper of 200 marks. Three papers will be based on General Knowledge including Rajasthan history, geography, culture, economics, current affairs, language and GK quiz. Fourth Paper will be for language, Hindi, English, Rajasthani.
RAS MAINS 2013 PATTERN:
PAPER-I: General Knowledge and General Studies-I
PAPER-2: General Knowledge and General Studies-II
PAPER-3: General Knowledge and General Studies-III
PAPER-4: Language (Hindi, English or Rajasthani).