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How to Prepare RPSC RAS Exam without Coaching at Home?

Is it possible to clear a competitive exam like the RAS Exam without any tutors or coaching? This article will help you in understanding how you can prepare for the state civil services examination.

Well, the answer is that there is a good number of candidates who have cleared RAS without coaching. Students who can not afford coaching have also cleared the exam.

How to Prepare for RAS Exam?

1. Know the Pattern of RAS Exam

Prelims and Mains of exam patterns are important for preparation. The exam pattern is different for each stage.

Stage of Exam

Number of paper

Total Marks

Time Duration

Prelims

1

200

3 Hours

Mains

4

800

3 hours each

Interview

100

45 – 60 Minutes

RAS Exam Details for Mains and Prelims

After knowing the exam pattern, one should also know the RPSC RAS syllabus and try to complete it within time so that he/she can do revision later on.

Prelims

  • There will be a negative marking for 1/3 marks.
  • The difficulty level is graduation level.
  • Objective based paper is conducted for Prelims.
Exam No. of papersSubjectsTime DurationTotal Marks
Preliminary 1General Knowledge and General Science3 hours150 marks

Prelims qualified candidates will appear for the mains exam.

Mains

  • The level of question will be gradute level but the level of General Hindi and General English will be of Senior Secondary Level.
  • There will be three types of questions – Short answer questions, Medium answer questions and Long answer questions.
  • Short answer questions will be awarded 2 marks per question with word limit of 15.
  • Medium answer questions will be awarded 05 marks with word limit of 50.
  • Long answer questions will be 10 with a word limit of 100.
  • There will be 4 papers in Mains.

Syllabus

PAPER SUBJECT TOPICS MARKS PER QUESTION TOTAL MARKS
PAPER-1General Studies IUnit 1 – History
Unit 2 – Economics
Unit 3 – Sociology, Management, Accounting & Auditing
02
05
10
50
80
70
PAPER-2General Studies IIUnit 1 – Administrative Ethics
Unit 2 – General Science & Technology
Unit 3 – Earth Science (Geography and Geology)
02
05
10
30
70
100
PAPER 3General Studies IIIUnit 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, Behavior and Law
02

05

10
50

80

70
PAPER 4General Studies IVGrammar and Usage
Comprehension, Translation and Precis Writing
Composition & Letter Writing
70
80
50

2. Follow only standard books to clear RAS Exam

After knowing the exam pattern and syllabus, the second important thing for RAS preparation is what sources to be used to complete the curriculum. It should be noted that applicants should only follow authentic sources to cover the syllabi.

  1. NCERT Books of class 6th to 12th.
  2. Rajasthan Adhyayan Bhag I to IV.
  3. Polity by Laxmikant.
  4. Rajasthan AajTak by Dr. Dinesh & Pushpa Sharma.
  5. Economy book by Ramesh Singh.

3. Make a disciplined Schedule

After knowing the syllabus and exam pattern, one should also prepare a schedule. By making a routine chart, applicants will know what to prepare and how to prepare for RAS. After making the daily schedule, one should allot the time to each section to devote equal time. There should be a gap between each hour of study sessions so that the mind can be rejuvenated.

4. Being Adaptive to Online Studies

It is the need of the moment to adapt to studying through online mode. There are various YouTube channels and mobile applications that might be of help. Although, while taking help from online material, candidate has to keep in mind that there is tons of information that might distract you from the focus areas.

You can take help of these materials, but books are most relevant for the examination. You can buy our high-quality, dedicated, low-cost courses for the preparation.

5. Revision and Mock tests

Revision is a must for RAS aspirants due to the huge syllabus for the examination. By revising the concepts multiple times one can easily recall the topic while appearing in the exam. To perform well in the exam one should regularly solve the online RAS mock test at home. This practice will develop their confidence before appearing in the real-time exam.

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