RPSC syllabus 2021 | Rajasthan Public Service Commission [Latest]

RPSC syllabus for – AEN/LDC/RAS/RTS/SI Exam Details

Name of the Organization Rajasthan Public Service Commission
Exam Name RPSC RAS/ RTS Combined Competitive Exam 2021
No of Vacancies 980
Category Syllabus
Preliminary Exam Date 1st Week of August 2020
Mains Exam Date  4th Week of December 2020
Official Website www.rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in
RPSC syllabus
Rajasthan Public Service Commission ( RPSC syllabus )

RPSC Syllabus for RAS – Prelims

RAS Syllabus – Prelims (Simplified)
Rajasthan Specific Parts General Topics
  1. Literature, Tradition, Culture, Art, History, and Heritage of Rajasthan
  2. Geography of Rajasthan
  3. Administrative and Political System of Rajasthan
  4. Economy of Rajasthan
  5. Current Affairs – Rajasthan
  1. Indian History – Ancient, Medieval, Modern
  2. Geography – Indian. World
  3. Indian Political System, Constitution, and Governance
  4. Economic Concepts and Indian Economy
  5. Science and Technology
  6. Reasoning and Mental Ability
  7. Current Affairs

RPSC Syllabus for RAS Mains

RPSC Syllabus – RAS Mains

Paper I General Studies I
  • Unit 1 – History
  • Unit 2 – Economics
  • Unit 3 – Sociology, Management, Accounting & Auditing
Paper-II General Studies II
  • Unit 1 – Administrative Ethics
  • Unit 2 – General Science & Technology
  • Unit 3 – Earth Science (Geography and Geology)
Paper III General Studies III
  • Unit 1 – Indian Political System, World Politics and Current Affairs
  • Unit 2 – Concepts, Issues and Dynamics of Public Administration and Management
  • Unit 3 – Sports and Yoga, Behaviour and Law
Paper IV General Hindi and General English
  • Grammar and Usage
  • Comprehension, Translation and Precis Writing
  • Composition & Letter Writing

RPSC AEN Syllabus 2021

RPSC AEN Prelims Syllabus

Paper  Syllabus 
Compulsory Paper
  • Current Affairs: National and international events, awards, games and sports, current events of the state of Rajasthan.
  • History and culture: Medieval history, modern history, the struggle of freedom, religious beliefs, handicrafts, fairs and festivals, dialects and languages, folk music, and dance
  • Science: Science in our day-to-day life, electronics, telecommunications, satellites, pollution, research labs in India.
  • Economical development: Agricultural development of Rajasthan, Indira Gandhi Dam project, agriculture-based industry, cottage, and small scale industry, economic reforms, tourism.
  • Geography: natural resources, physical features, climate, ecology, population, unemployment, natural calamities, wildlife, energy problems.
Optional paper
  • Civil Engineering: Engineering materials and construction technology, surveying, soil/geotechnical engineering, structural mechanics, steel structures, reinforced concrete structures, fluid mechanics, public health engineering, highway, and bridges.
  • Electrical Engineering: Electrical circuits field theory, electrical materials, electrical measurements and instruments, electronics and communication, microprocessor system, power electronics, power supply control systems, electrical machines.
  • Mechanical Engineering: Types of machines, the strength of materials, material science, manufacturing process, industrial engineering and management, thermodynamics, heat transfer, environmental engineering, fluid mechanics and turbomachines, power generation.
  • Agricultural Engineering: Surveying, leveling, and land development, soil and water conservation, irrigation, farm power and machinery, agricultural processing, farm electrification and rural hosting, renewable energy.

RPSC AEN Main Syllabus 

Paper  Syllabus 
Compulsory Paper I (Hindi)
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Technical word translation
  • Precis writing
  • Notice writing
  • Formal and informal letter
  • Essay writing
  • Expansion of an idea
Compulsory Paper-II (Social Aspects of Engineering)
  • Development process
  • Rural economy
  • Poverty, unemployment
  • Land acquisition act
  • Globalization
  • Financial methods of Infrastructure development
  • Technology in rural and desert areas
  • PMGSY project
  • Project planning
  • Environmental degradation
  • Radioactive waste management
  • Development of science and technology
Optional paper
  • Civil Engineering: Strength of materials, soil and foundation engineering, the theory of structures, structure design. Fluid mechanics, surveying, construction materials, hydrology and water resource management, transport and traffic engineering, water, and sanitary engineering.
  • Electrical Engineering: Electrical circuits, field theory, electrical materials, power systems, electrical machines. Electrical measurements and instruments, electronics and communication, power electronics, microprocessor system and computer, control systems.
  • Mechanical Engineering: Theory of machines, material science, material design, manufacturing processes, industrial engineering. Thermodynamics, heat transfer, fluid mechanics and fluid machines, environmental engineering, energy conversion, power plant engineering
  • Agricultural Engineering: Soil and water conservation, irrigation, drainage, pumps, water resource development and management, surveying, leveling, and rural development. Farm power, farm machinery, agricultural processing, farm electrification and machines, rural housing, renewable energy.

RPSC LDC Syllabus

Paper Syllabus


General Knowledge
  • Current affairs- current affairs regarding the major incidents that have occurred in the national and regional organizations.
  • Geography & Natural Resources:- Population and Tribes, Physical conditions of the state of Rajasthan, Climate, Vegetation and Soil, Natural Resources of Rajasthan – Minerals, Water, Animals & Wildlife, Forests, and protection.
  • Agriculture and Economic Development in Rajasthan:- Handicraft industry, Major crops, major irrigation projects, economic programs, schemes, and development institutions.
  • History and culture of Rajasthan:- Independence Movement, Folk music and folk dance, Political restructuring, Political Development, Medieval history, Fairs & festivals, Public languages, and literature.
  •  Industrial development of Rajasthan- Availability of raw materials, small and cottage industries, Major industries, and industrial Areas, Different sources of energy, Mineral based big, small, and cottage industries.
Everyday Science
  • Physical & Chemical Charges, Catalysts, Oxidation, and reduction reaction.
  • Economic importance of animals and plants
  • Environmental Study, Structure of ecosystems, Bio-patent, Development of new plant varieties, Transgenic organisms, Biotic factors of the ecosystem, Energy flow of ecosystem, Biogeochemical cycles
  • Reflection of light and its laws, Types of lenses, Dispersion of Light,
  • Metals non-metals and their compounds, Allotropes of carbon, Chloro-Fluoro Carbon or Freons, Polymers, Soap and detergents, and important carbon compounds Hydrocarbons.
  • Space and Information Technology, Information Technology
  • Mental’s law of inheritance, Sex determination in humans, Structure of Chromosomes, Nucleic Acids.
  • Faraday’s law of electromagnetic induction, Electric generator, Electric motor, Electricity, Electric current, Ohm’s Law.
  • Rh factor, Pathogens, and human health, Malnutrition, Blood Groups, Blood transfusion.
  • Human disease: causes and cures, Malnutrition and human health,
  • Ratio-proportion, compound interest, discount, percentage, profit-loss,
  • Horizontal plane shapes area, The dorsal area, and volume of cube, cuboid, shells, cone and cylinder, Circle circumference, and area.
  • birth-death statistics, mean deviation, measurement of central tendency, and index
  • The class of the class, volume, cubic origin, square root,
  • Quadratic equation, logarithm
  • simple linear shapes, the compatibility of the triangles, Similar Triangles
  • Factors, multiplication factors, equations


General English
  • Use of Articles and Determiners.
  • Use of Prepositions.
  • Interrogative, Exclamatory
  • Assertive to Narrative
  • Translation of Simple Sentences from Hindi to English
  • Translation of Simple Sentences from English to Hindi
  • Comprehension of a given passage
  • Knowledge of writing letters:
  • Active and Passive
  • Narration: Direct and Indirect
  • Official and Demi Official letter writing
  • Tenders, Notices, and Circulars.
  • prefixes and suffixes
  • Confusable words
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • One word Substitution
General Hindi
  • prefixes and suffixes
  • Confusable words
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • One word Substitution
  • Comprehension of a given passage
  • Knowledge of writing letters:
  • Active and Passive
  • Narration: Direct and Indirect

Rajasthan Police SI 2021 Syllabus for Paper 1

1. शब्द रचना: संधि एवं संधि विच्छेद,समास,उपसर्ग,प्रत्यय
2. शब्द प्रकार: (क) तत्सम,तदभव,देशज,विदेशी

(ख) संज्ञा,सर्वनाम,विशेषण,क्रिया,अव्यय

3. वाक्य शुद्धि
4. शब्द ज्ञान: पर्यायवाची,विलोम,एकार्थक शब्द,शब्द

युग्मो का अर्थ भेद,समस्रुत भिन्नार्थक शब्द,समानार्थी

शब्दों का विवेक,उपयुक्त शब्द चयन

5. शब्द शुद्धी
6. व्याकरण कोटियाँ: परसर्ग,लिंग,वचन,पुरुष,काल,वृत्ति,वाच्य
7. मुहावरे/लोकोक्तियाँ
8. वाक्य रचना
9. विराम चिन्हो का प्रयोग
10. पारिभाषिक शब्दावली

Rajasthan Police SI 2021 Syllabus for Paper 2

History, Art, Culture, Literature, Tradition & Heritage of Rajasthan
  • Major Landmarks in the History of Rajasthan, Major Dynasties, their Administrative and Revenue System. Socio-cultural Issues.
  • Freedom Movement, Political Awakening and Integration
  • Salient features of Architecture – Forts, and Monuments
  • Arts, Paintings, and Handicrafts.
  • Important Works of Rajasthani literature. Local Dialects  Fairs, Festivals, Folk Music, and Folk Dances.
  • Rajasthani Culture, Traditions, and Heritage.
  • Religious Movements, Saints & Lok devtas of Rajasthan.
  • Important Tourist Places.
  • Leading Personalities of Rajasthan.
Indian History
Ancient & Medieval Period:

  • Salient features and Major Landmarks of Ancient and Medieval India
  • Art, Culture, Literature, and Architecture.
  • Major Dynasties, Their Administrative System. Socio-Economic Conditions, Prominent Movements.

Modern Period:

  • Modern Indian history (from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present)- significant events, personalities, and issues.
  • The Freedom Struggle & Indian National Movement- its various stages and important contributors and contributions from different parts of the country.
  • Social and Religious Reform movements in the 19th and 20th centuries.
  • Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country.
Geography of World and India
World Geography:

  • Broad Physical features.
  • Environmental and Ecological Issues.
  • Wildlife and Biodiversity.
  • International Waterways.
  • Major Industrial Regions.

Geography of India:

  • Broad physical features and Major physiographic divisions.
  • Agriculture and Agro-based Activities.
  • Minerals – Iron, Manganese, Coal, Oil & Gas, Atomic minerals.
  • Major Industries and Industrial development.
  • Transportation– major transport corridors.
  • Natural Resources.
  • Environmental Problems and Ecological Issues.
Geography of Rajasthan
  • Broad physical features and Major physiographic divisions.
  • Natural Resource of Rajasthan-
  • Climate, Natural Vegetation, Forests, Wildlife and Bio-diversity
  • Major irrigation projects.
  • Mines and Minerals.
  • Population.
  • Major Industries and Potential for Industrial Development.
Indian Constitution, Political  System Governance
Constitutional Development  & Indian Constitution :

  • Government of India Acts: 1919 and 1935, Constituent Assembly, Nature of Indian
  • Constitution; Preamble, Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles of State, Fundamental Duties, Federal Structure, Constitutional Amendments, Emergency Provisions, Public Interest Litigation (P.I.L.), and Judicial Review.
  • Indian Political System and Governance :
  • Nature of Indian State, Democracy in India, Reorganization of States, Coalition Governments, Political Parties, National Integration.
  • Union and State Executive; Union and State Legislative, Judiciary
  • President, Parliament, Supreme Court, Election Commission, Comptroller and Auditor General, Planning Commission, National  Development Council, Central Vigilance Commission (CVC), Central Information Commission, Lokpal, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).
  • Local Self Government & Panchayati Raj  Public Policy & Rights
  • National Public Policy as a welfare state.
  • Various Legal Rights and Citizen Charter.
Political and Administrative System of Rajasthan
  • Governor, Chief Minister, State  Assembly, High Court, Rajasthan Public Service Commission, District  Administration, State Human Rights Commission, Lokayukta, State Election Commission, State Information Commission.
  • Public Policy, Legal Rights, and Citizen Charter.
Economic Concepts and Indian Economy
  • Basic Concepts of Economics
  • Basic Knowledge of Budgeting, Banking, Public Finance, National Income, Growth and Development
  • Accounting- Concept, Tools, and Uses in Administration
  • Stock Exchange and Share Market
  • Fiscal and Monetary Policies
  • Subsidies, Public Distribution System
  • e-Commerce
  • Inflation- Concept, Impact and Control Mechanism Economic Development & Planning
  • 5 Year Plans – Objectives, Strategies, and Achievements.
  • Major Sectors of Economy- Agriculture, Industry, Service, and Trade- Current Status, Issues & initiatives.
  • Major Economic Problems and Government Initiatives. Economic Reforms and
  • Liberalization
  • Human Resource and Economic Development:-
  • Human Development Index
  • Poverty and Unemployment:- Concept, Types, Causes, Remedies, and Current Flagship Schemes.
  • Social Justice and Empowerment:-  Provisions for Weaker Sections.
Economy of Rajasthan
  • A macro overview of the Economy.
  •  Major Agricultural, Industrial, and Service Sector Issues.
  •  Growth, Development, and Planning.
  • Infrastructure & Resources.
  • Major Development Projects.
  • Programs and Schemes- Government Welfare Schemes for SC/ST/Backward Class/Minorities/Disabled Persons, Destitute, Women, Children, Old Age People, Farmers & Labourers.
Science & Technology
  • Basics of Everyday Science.
  •  Electronics, Computers, Information, and Communication Technology.
  •  Space Technology including Satellites.
  •  Defense Technology.
  •  Nanotechnology.
  •  The human body, Food, and Nutrition, Health care.
  •  Environmental and Ecological Changes and their Impacts.
  •  Biodiversity, Biotechnology, and Genetic Engineering.
  •  Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, and Animal Husbandry with special reference to Rajasthan.
  •  Development of Science and Technology in Rajasthan.
Reasoning & Mental Ability
Logical Reasoning (Deductive, Inductive, Abductive):

  • Statement and Assumptions, Statement and Argument, Statements and Conclusion, Courses of Action.
  • Analytical Reasoning.

Mental Ability :

  • Number series, Letter series, Odd man out, Coding-Decoding, Problems relating to Relations, Shapes, and their sub-sections.

Basic Numeracy :

  • Elementary knowledge of Mathematical and Statistical Analysis.
  • Number System, Order of Magnitude, Ratio, and Proportion, Percentage, Simple and Compound  Interest, Data Analysis (Tables, Bar diagram, Line graph, Pie-chart).
Current Affairs
  • Major Current Events and Issues of State(Rajasthan), National and International Importance
  • Persons and Places in recent news
  • Games and Sports related Activities

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