RPSC 2016: Scheme of Examination

The Combined Competitive Examination will be held in two successive stages- (i) Preliminary Examination, and (ii) Main Examination.

(i)Preliminary examination : The Preliminary Exam will consist of one paper on the subject specified below, which will be of objective type and carry a maximum of 200 marks. The examination is meant to serve as a screening test only. The Standard of the paper will be that of a Bachelor’s Degree Level. The marks obtained in the Preliminary Exam by the candidates, who are declared qualified for admission to Main Examin will not be counted for determining their final order of merit.

Subject:  General Knowledge & General Science.  Maximum Marks (200). Time (3 Hours)

(ii) Main Exam:
(a) The number of candidates to be admitted to the Main Examination will be 15 times the total approximate number of vacancies (category wise) to be filled in the year in the various Services and posts, but in the said range all those candidates who secure the same percentage of marks as may be fixed by the Commission for any lower range will be admitted to the Main Examination.

(b) The written examination will consist of the following four papers which will be descriptive/analytical. A candidate must take all the papers listed below which will also consist of question paper of brief, medium, long answer and descriptive type questions. The standard of General Hindi and General English will be that of Sr. Secondary level. The time allowed for each paper shall be 3 hours.

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(2)Personality and viva-voce Exam:-
(i) Candidates who obtain such minimum qualifying marks in the written test of the Main Examination as may be fixed by the Commission in their discretion shall be summoned by them for an interview for a personality test which carries 100 marks.

(ii) The Commission shall award marks to each candidate interviewed by them. In interviewing the candidates besides awarding marks in respect of character, personality, address, physique, marks shall also be awarded for the candidate’s knowledge of Rajasthani culture. However for selection to the Rajasthan Police Service, candidates having ‘C’ Certificate of N.C.C. shall be given preference. The marks so awarded shall be added to the marks obtained in the written test by each such candidate.

Final Selection will be based on marks obtained in mains exams added to that of marks obtained in personality text (viva-voice/interview).


Source: www.rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in