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[Strategy] RAS 2013 Prelims: booklist, study material, approach, cutoffs, previous papers, syllabus of Rajasthan State & Subordinate Services Combined Com…



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[Strategy] RAS 2013 Prelims: booklist, study material, approach, cutoffs, previous papers, syllabus of Rajasthan State & Subordinate Services Combined Competitive Exam
UPSC vs RAS Analysis of RAS-2012 prelims Rajasthan’s history and culture Indian History n Culture Geography World Geography India Geography Geography of Rajasthan Environment and Biodiversity (EnB) Economy Economy of Rajasthan Polity Rajasthan state polity/administration Rajasthan Public Policy Science & Technology Current Affairs and PIN Reasoning & Mental Ability Mental Ability Basic Numeracy Conclusion Appendix: Free study material, Download links Exam related Technical details: 2012’s prelim paper Mains papers of 2008 and 2010 Cutoffs for 2012’s Prelims Syllabus Notification for 2013’s Exam Press Note regarding reforms in RAS exam RAS Specific Study material NCERT and NIOS (Essential/Core) India yearbook Softwares NCERT and NIOS (Peripheral)

first let’s see how RAS is different from UPSC preliminary exam. Exam UPSC Two papers Prelim 1. General studies 2. Aptitude Total 4 hours and 200 questions. Separate essay paper 1. Separate qualifying paper for English 2. Separate qualifying paper regional No Single paper that’ll contain 120 marks worth Hindi and 80 marks worth English =total 200 marks.


Only single paper that contains both General studies + Aptitude questions. 3 hours, 150 questions.…

No optional subjects.that should serve as your ‘base’ material.rajasthan. let’s see how to approach individual topics as per the syllabus Rajasthan’s history and culture Start with the Social science / history textbooks of Rajasthan State education board. approach. So. number based. it remains to be seen whether they continue the old ways or not.they’re cheaper and more reliable for competitive exams. cutoffs. reasoning and statistics in its syllabus. there will be readymade guidebooks/digests for the individual papers. Here is the list of syllabus topics that you need to prepare: mrunal. right? So I suggest you visit the bookstores dealing with college books. Although. plus in Rajasthan state education board’s textbooks.aspx) You’ll also find scattered information in NIOS’s culture course. syllabus of Rajasthan State & Subordinate Services Combined Com… Mains language Four papers of General studies.htm If you look at the syllabus of history in Rajasthan University. Analysis of RAS-2012 prelims Entire question paper available in a separate article click me Unlike the UPSC CSAT-2013 paper. MA History paper 5: Main trends in History and Culture of Rajasthan And as long as there are BA/MA history courses in Government colleges. GS(Mains) paper contains maths.rajasthantourism.2000/5000/7000 rupees depending on your previous papers. and mostly based on direct theory from conventional books. study material. Very few Qs on polity and all of them centered on current affairs / Rajasthan. Science forms a major part. 3 x 200=600 marks. awards. always stick to standard reference books. Additional sources: Visit the sitemap of Rajasthan Government’s tourism NCERTs. Environment biodiversity matter mostly GK and Rajasthan based.9/2/13 [Strategy] RAS 2013 Prelims: booklist. All these topics are covered in detail. events etc. Anyways.… 2/19 . One optional subject (two papers) No Three papers of general studies. 4 x 250=1000 marks. Current affairs form a significant part. this time RAS has changed syllabus. Jaipur: 1. the unscrupulous elements will recycle the same content from such BA/MA books and sell it as ‘study-material’ for Rs. Since RAS got hundreds of vacancies this time. and inquire for the guidebooks for above papers. So apply your head. (http://www. included aptitude within GS Prelims paper. You can freely download them from http://rajeduboard. BA History part 1=> paper 2 is about all History of Rajasthan (from Ancient to 1956).including person in news. the RAS-2012 prelims paper had following differences: Very few Economy questions and all of them based on current affairs.

Paintings and Handicrafts. World 1. Ch. Socio-cultural Issues. Indian Geography 3. Festivals. for Indian culture. 2 For this. (Although there is no harm in reading them. It’ll also help for the mains as well. 7. For example who defeated whom and when? So. NCERT Geography Class 8 Ch. cutoffs.1. but on has to consider the time constrain). Reference NCERT Class 6. If you need additional reference.9/2/13 [Strategy] RAS 2013 Prelims: booklist. otherwise just leave it there. Vedic age etc. 2. you’ve to Rajasthan state education board’s textbooks for social science /history for preparing Rajasthan’s history and culture anyways. Political Awakening and Integration Religious Movements. Freedom Movement . Agriculture and Agro based Activities. For modern history. Saints& Lok devtas of Rajasthan. consult General studies manual. Environmental and Ecological Issues. Class 12 (Fundamentals of Human Geography) Chapter 8. Folk Music and Folk Dances. If you look at the old papers of RAS. previous papers. Geography of Rajasthan World Geography Syllabus Broad Physical features Reference NCERT Class 6: chapter 2 to 6 NCERT Class 11: 3 to 7 NCERT Class 11. Major Landmarks in the History of Rajasthan. buddism.1. panting. 10. Salient features of Architecture – Forts and Monuments Arts. go for “A brief History of Modern India” by spectrum publication. Important Tourist Places.7 NCERT Class 9. 2 and 4 NCERT Class 11. International Waterways Major Industrial Regions India Geography Syllabus 1.4 NCERT Geography Class 11 Ch. 9. British Raj. Medieval Delhi Sultanate. the Indian history related MCQs are mostly “General knowledge” type. Jainism. Ch. music etc. Leading Personalities of Rajasthan. Fairs. mrunal. freedom struggle etc. if you’ve the time and mood. Major Dynasties. dance. culture. Physical 2. their Administrative and Revenue System. Mughal dynasty etc. 6. And even in those Rajasthan state board textbook. approach. study… . Class 12 (Fundamentals of Human Geography) Chapter 6. Because they don’t dwell much into such GK. Indian 3. use NIOS course material. same book available in Hindi medium under title “Adhunik Bharat Ka Etihas. 3.4 NCERT Geography Class 10 Ch. Spectrum” Bipin Chandra is also good. Besides. Broad physical features and Major physiographic divisions.6 3/19 2. India’s history will be covered. Separate strategy given under the heading “Environment and Biodiversity”. Ch. Rajsathani Culture. World Geography 2. in that regard NCERTs (under new syllabus) won’t be of much help. Chapter 13 and 14. Traditions and Heritage. Local Dilects Indian History n Culture This topic can be subdivided into Ancient Modern Culture Harappa. 5. Important Works of Rajasthani literature. Geography As per upsc syllabus As per RAS syllabus 1. 4. 8. literature. you should refer following chapters from NCERT Geography and Science textbooks. syllabus of Rajasthan State & Subordinate Services Combined Com… 1.

Mines and Minerals. 6. Prepare the Rajasthan related statistics from Census 2011. 1. 5. Also prepare the overview/salient features of Rajasthan’s Mineral Development policy. Atomic minerals. Major Industries and Industrial development. in Human geography) ch. 2.5 NCERT Science Class 7. Therefore.) Also refer to following chapters of NCERT textbooks. you’ll find scattered information about Rajasthan. Population. previous papers. Note it down separately.5 NCERT Geography Class 12 (India people & Economy) ch. available here http://www. ch.7 NCERT Class 12 (India people & Economy) Ch. 7. approach. Chapter 15 Rajasthan State Five year plan. Natural Vegetation. Coal. NCERT Geography Class 10. there is a menu title “mineral information”. Use google to dig out SEZs and towns of export excellence in Rajasthan. Indian and Rajasthan’s geography. 6 and 8 NCERT Class 10 Ch. Transportation– major transport corridors. Major Industries and Potential for Industrial Development. The foundation material for Environment biodiversity is NIOS (National institute for open schooling. study material.html also prepare Rajasthan vs. there were quite a few questions from Rajasthan related environment related topics. it should be separately prepared because Even in RAS-prelims-2012. 6. Mines and Minerals.15 3. ch. ch. the RAS doesn’t contain separate topic of Environment and Biodiversity. Additional preparation for Rajasthan geography: 1. Explain Eutrophication and so on. But for MCQs. sex ratio) from Census 2011. Raj. Mineral department’s official website http://www. irrigation etc.3 and 9 NCERT Science Class 8. Minerals – Iron. 3. 4. Natural Resources. Environment and Biodiversity (EnB) Unlike UPSC. Oil & Gas. India Yearbook: refer to chapter 30: State and union territories =>… . You’ll find overview of Rajasthan’s geography. syllabus of Rajasthan State & Subordinate Services Combined Com… NCERT Geography Class 12 (Funda.10 NCERT Class 10 Ch. Population.5 NCERT Geography Class 12 (India people & Economy) On the left hand side. Broad physical features and Major physiographic divisions. ch. Manganese.9/2/13 [Strategy] RAS 2013 Prelims: booklist. Environmental Problems and Ecological Issues.rajcensus.1 Separate strategy given under the heading “Environment and Biodiversity”. Geography of Rajasthan In the NCERTs chapters under “Indian geography”. Forests. they’ve asked direct questions such as Explain environmental benefits of organic farming. 4. it comes again in the mains syllabus and in past mains exams. 2. Major Industries and Potential for Industrial Development. under World. Wildlife and Bio-diversity Major irrigation projects. Natural Resource of RajasthanClimate. that information alone will not suffice.dmg-raj.1 NCERT Science Class 9. However. 5. 4. Major irrigation projects. but it is listed as a sub-topic.7 NCERT Class 10 ch. cutoffs. read the articles posted under it. NCERT Geography textbooks NCERT Other subject Textbooks 4/19 mrunal. states (for example literacy. Use Rajasthan State education board textbooks (preferably from Class 7 to 12) related to Social science and geography subjects and prepare the following topics. with the help of internet.

Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh (TMH Publication). National Income. Fiscal policy How to prepare? NCERT Class 12 Macroeconomics.nic. study material. Public Finance. 14 and 16. Chapter 2 Ramesh for information on wildlife in individual national parks: http://www. Stock Exchange and Share Market mrunal. Basic Knowledge of Budgeting. IGNOU MA Public Administration chapter on E-commerce. 2. NCERT Class 11. previous papers. visit Rajasthan forest Department’s page: http://rajforest. Tools and Uses in Administration e-Commerce NIOS Accountancy. national parks list. Growth and Development 4. Rajasthan’s Economy For topic #1 and #2. Monetary Policies Basic Concepts of Economics16 3. Chapter on public finance Ramesh Singh. for wildlife sanctuaries. Ramesh Singh” Mrunal. Economy For let me list the unconventional topics from the RAS syllabus (free downloads @bottom) Accounting and make the list of projects and schemes. 14 to 16 Biology Class12. 2. magazines. chapter 1 to 3 IGNOU BA Public Administration chapter on Accountancy in government.14 Economy Class11. syllabus of Rajasthan State & Subordinate Services Combined Com… Geography Class6 Ch8 Geography Class7 Ch1 to 6 Geography Class8 Ch 2 and 5 Geography Class9 Ch5 Geography Class10 Ch2 Geography Class11 Ch4 and 5 Geography Class11 Ch 15 and 16 Science Class7 Ch7. 4. Economy is subdivided into three parts 1. NBFC and related current affairs have been explained in Mrunal. Indian Economy… 5/19 .aspx Also visit Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation’s website (rrecl. Prelim topic Subtopics as per official syllabus 1. Ch. Same Book in Hindi under title “Bhartiya Arthvyavastha. Ch. approach.17 and 18 Science Class8 Ch7 and 18 Science Class9 Ch14 Science Class10 Ch.9 Additionally prepare the objective/targets/salient features of following policies: What? From where? Rajasthan State Environment Policy 2010 http://rajasthan. Now coming to the conventional topics of economy: For RAS prelims. Chapter 5 Indian Economy by Ramesh 12 (free download links @bottom).in Rajasthan State Forest Policy 2010 Rajasthan Solar energy policy newspaper. Ch. chapter on Banking CRR.9/2/13 [Strategy] RAS 2013 Prelims: booklist. 3. 13 to 16 Chemistry class11. Banking. 12. NCERT Class 12 Macroeconomics. Chapter 2 Ramesh Singh chapter 2. Basic concepts 2. the sources are 1. SLR.rajasthanwildlife.

Current Status. 6. (Poverty removal) Flagship… . 3. Provisions for Weaker Sections.Concept. study material. Major Sectors of EconomyAgriculture. Budget speech of CM 2. Covered under my summary of Economic Survey ch13. Ramesh Singh Ramesh Singh chapter 22 Mrunal’s summary of Economic survey ch. keep an eye on newspapers NCERT Class 11 Indian Economic Development. Rajasthan Industrial and Investment Policy 2. subtopic food Management. 5 Year Plans – Objectives. Inflation.13. Remedies 3. Industry. Strategies and Achievements. rupee depreciation.9/2/13 [Strategy] RAS 2013 Prelims: booklist. Ramesh Singh ch9 and 10 Mrunal’s summary of Economic survey chapter 8. Additionally prepare the salient features of following: 1. Contains scattered topics for example inflation. Subsidies. Social Justice and Empowerment 5. Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh 2. Service and Economy of Rajasthan For this. primary reference sources are 1. Foreign investment. Major Economic Problems and Government Initiatives. 5. Ramesh Singh Chapter 7 1. syllabus of Rajasthan State & Subordinate Services Combined Com… 3. Tax Reforms in India. Although in mains some new topics will also come for example Issue of NPA. Financial Inclusion. Rajasthan’s Five year plan documents. 3. 9 and 10. Budget at a glance 6/19 mrunal. Covered under Mrunal’s summary of Economic Survey ch13. Human Development Index Human Resource and Economic Development 2. Public Distribution System Ramesh Singh Chapter 21 Mrunal’s summary of Economic Survey Ch8. Policy for the Registration and Protection of Geographical Indications of Goods in Rajasthan 3. Also chapter 2 of Rajasthan state’s Five year plan. 4. Economic Reforms and Liberalization 1. Types. Newspaper. IIP etc. approach. Mrunal. Ramesh singh. previous papers. Prelim topics How to prepare? Goto Rajasthan Government ‘s finance department website and Read following PDFs from Budget 201314: Macro overview of 1. Poverty and unemployment: Concept. Rajasthan’s Mineral Development policy While you read these topics. so go through: 1. Impact and Control Mechanism 1. But pretty much all of them covered in the combination of: NCERT. cutoffs. You’ll have to again face these topics as GS Mains paper 1 under “Economic Concepts and Indian Economy”. Indian Economic Development & Planning 4.5 2. concept of Money supply. Causes. available on Mrunal. do make notes because same content is repeated in the syllabus of GS (Mains) paper 1 and 3. Mrunal.

g. 8. Growth. 3. cutoffs. Once ^this is done. Nature of Indian Constitution. and prepare micro-notes or mindmaps containing following details about every scheme: 1)which department/ministry implements it? 2) who is the target beneficiary 3) salient features/benefits offered. tribunals. State government would publish big colourful ads in the newspapers (usually before any elections). Destitute. 3.3 and 4 of Rajasthan state five year plan. Major Development Projects. 5. 6.9/2/13 [Strategy] RAS 2013 Prelims:… 7/19 . Fundamental Rights. Constitutional Amendments. 16. Infrastructure & Resources. 2. Vice President and immediately move to the chapter on governor. Children. CVC. 10. CM. previous papers. Read whatever chapters are remaining. Citizenship. then move to CM and state council of Ministers.g.OBC. Rajasthan state related polity e. Move to 1. NHRC etc. Supreme Court and then High court. Indian Constitution related conventional topics e. Women. Farmers & Labourers. Anti-defection All the National Commissions on Women. Panchayati Raj. Ultimately Appendix for union-state-concurrent list. Fundamental rights. Once parliament is finished. table of precedence etc. This includes Government Welfare Schemes for SC/ST/Backward Class/Minorities/Disabled Persons. showing their achievements and schemes. syllabus of Rajasthan State & Subordinate Services Combined Com… Economy. Indian Political System and Governance e. DPSP. Fundamental Duties. For Hindi medium.Laxmikanth”. Government of India Acts: 1919 and 1935. UT. Election Commission=> chapter on election. 18 Chapter 7 and 8 of Rajasthan state five year plan. Read chapter on PM and cabinet. do note down the information from there too. Attorney Gen =>Advocate General 7. Lokpal and so on. 10.g. study material. 20-28 of Rajasthan state five year plan. municipalities After ^this is done. SC. 9. Directive Principles of State. state assembly. First you read the chapter on President. Chapter 10. 2. Refer to chapter 14. approach. Industrial and Service Sector Issues. Programmes and Schemes- Polity As per the RAS prelims syllabus. 2. How to efficiently read M.11 and 15-18 of Rajasthan’s Five year plan. etc. 17. the same book is available under the title “Bharat ki Rajyavyavstha. read Indian polity by M. ST. polity can be further classified into 1. Then read on Emergency provisions. 4. 2.Laxmikanth. Old Age People. For topic #1 and 2 listed above. this topic also re-appears in GS Mains paper 3 under the title “Current sensitive issues”. HC etc. Major Agricultural. Chapter 2. mrunal. 4. 11. Chapter on “Parliamentary system” and then directly to parliament. Then come back and resume the chapter on parliament. UPSC =>State PSC Finance Commission =>Planning Commission=>National Development council Now Centre State relation and Interstate relations. CVC. M. but after budget topic is done pause this chapter and move to on CAG. Amendment of Constitution=> preamble Jammu Kashmir => Scheduled and Tribal Areas. 3. move to State legislative assembly.Laxmikanth? 1. duties. Preamble. Federal Structure. Development and Planning. Budget speech of CM Also Chapter 1 of Rajasthan state five year plan.

Because the same concent will also re-appear under GS Mains paper 1. 3. prepare chapter 15 to 18 from IGNOU BA Public Administration course code: BPAE-102. Rajasthan State Environment Policy 2010 2. RAS-prelims-2012. State Information Commission The basic theory regarding power. State Assembly… . of districts in Rajasthan. many parts were merged in Rajasthan state during 48-56. High Court 5. cutoffs. visit the official websites of those bodies and click on “About us”. subtopic “Administrative System of Rajasthan”. recently created/merged/renamed districts 5th Schedule areas in Rajasthan. appointment etc. Mineral Development policy Environment related 1. Economy related 1. District Administration Prepare the basic concepts. 4. I would suggest you atleast prepare the salient features of policies given below. also contained question about it. previous papers. 2. syllabus of Rajasthan State & Subordinate Services Combined Com… the mock MCQ questions given in Laxmikant. 2010 Sector Policy for Rural Drinking Water and Sanitation 8/19 mrunal.9/2/13 [Strategy] RAS 2013 Prelims: booklist. Governor 2. Policy for the Registration and Protection of Geographical Indications of Goods in Rajasthan 3. prepare that list from: http://rajforest. Rajasthan Industrial and Investment Policy 2. public policy is a very vague topic for framing MCQs.nic. approach. For such GK/current affairs. but do that exercise. For example who is the current State election Commissioner or How many judges are there in Rajasthan High Court etc. so refer to the relevant chapters in Indian polity by M. keeping the other topics from prelims and mains in mind. Chief Minister 3. Sometimes the state PCS exams ask GK type questions from these topics also. Rajasthan Public Service Commission 6. Policy for providing generation of Electricity from Biomass Agriculture/ rural Development related: 1. study material. However. State Election Commission 8. State Water Policy State Livestock Development Policy Policy for Promotion of Agro-Processing and Agri-Business. it starts becomes very time consuming to finish the syllabus. Rajasthan state polity/administration It includes 1. State Human Rights Commission 7. Cities of Rajasthan under Police Commissioner system. Rajasthan State Forest Policy 2010 3. remain one and same for all states. function. after you’ve finish the basic syllabus for the preliminary exam. unless they enter in GK type question for example: Rajasthan Forest policy was enacted in which year? or they might ask you MCQs from salient features of various policy but then there are so many polices. After independence. Also using internet find following: Find the total no.Laxmikanth. Also go through the Rajasthan state education board’s social science / civics textbooks and prepare the relevant Rajasthan Public Policy For preliminary exam. So.

org/2013/03/polity-citizens-charter-bill-2011-salient-features-issues-criticism-explained. if he/she is found negligent in implementation of citizen charters. Prepare the salient features/overview/objectives of following: 1. Also available in Hindi medium under the title Vigyan Evum Prodhyogiki. forms a significant part of Prelims as well as mains. Rajasthan Guaranteed Delivery of Public Services Act. Aarogya Online etc. All you need is definition. 4. tourism etc. Spectrum Editorial board How to prepare? For this refer to NCERT science textbooks class 7 to 10 For more reference. approach. already given in mrunal. Then whatever new thing happens. Topic available in General studies manual And or chapter 9 and 10 for Spectrum’s book on Science and Technology.) Science & Technology The science technology (including environment-biodiversity). cutoffs. socialjustice. GS Paper II worth 200 marks revolves around just two topics 1) Aptitude 2) Science-Tech. previous papers. so better just ignore or may be prepare a few big ones example state department for agriculture. Lot of stuff related to e-governance and ICT projects has been covered in my economy survey chapter 10 (part 3 of 5) article. Rajasthan’s Biotech Policy 2. syllabus of Rajasthan State & Subordinate Services Combined Com… Sci-tech related 1. The Rajasthan Right to Hearing Copy paste its content in MS word file. anyways. 2012 For Citizen Charter basics explained here Defense related Current affairs compilation from 2012 to March 2013. Electronics. Information and Communication Technology (ICT). 3. for the moment let’s just concentrate on the topics to be prepared for prelims: Sources 1. refer to Chapter 27 of Rajasthan state’s five year plan and simultaneously prepare notes on it because they’ll be extremely useful for the mains. 2011 relevant chapters in Rajasthan’s five year plan and Then whatever new thing Copy paste its content in MS word file. Let’s move to next subtopic under polity: Rajasthan Citizen charter and Legal rights For Legal Rights. 2. just concentrate on the overview/salient-features/objectives of said policy and prepare notes out of… . you update it in your word file. Defense Technology Nanotechnology mrunal.html You don’t have to read the entire policy documents.9/2/13 [Strategy] RAS 2013 Prelims: booklist. 9/19 Official syllabus topic Basics of Everyday Science. you may refer to NIOS course material for Science. for quick revision during Mains preparation. Space-tech related Current affairs compilation from 2012 to March available on mrunal. keeping the mains syllabus in mind. already given in mrunal. E-SANCHAR.g. Space Technology including Satellites. And Divisional Commissioner is empowered to transfer an employee. for Rajasthan State government’s e-governance projects e.rajasthan. Rajasthan’s IT Policy you can download policy documents from www. NCERT Class 7 to 10 science textbooks Mrunal. (optional) Spectrum’s book on Science and Technology. you update it in your word file. Computers. principle and applications. In the RAS mains exam syllabus. (Although it’d be waste of time to prepare 32 department’s citizen charters for prelims.html And for Rajasthan so far 32 departments have already issued such charters. study material. for more reference: chapter 9 and 10 for Spectrum’s book on Science and Technology. OR just google it.

org/enb Chapter 12 of Rajasthan state’s five year plan and simultaneously prepare notes on it because they’ll be extremely useful for the mains. cutoffs. http://mrunal. Persons and Places in recent news 3. National and International 2. but from exam point of view such things are not very important. schemes for agriculture. usually they tend to focus on masala and gossip news. Foundation from NCERT+NIOS. books-authors. Chapter 19 Rajasthan state’s five year plan Keep an eye on newspapers.rajasthan. Also the Rajsthan Sci-tech department’s website http://dst. Koyoto and various summits covered under mrunal. approach. Current Affairs Rajasthan for this. Health care Environmental and Ecological Changes and its Impacts. weaker section. NCERT Botany class 12 Chapter 17 of Spectrum’s book on Science and Technology. Games and Sports related Activities In 2012’s RAS prelims paper. you should follow a local daily newspaper. from the newspaper. Mukhya Mantri Nishulk Dava Yojana. Human Also prepare salient-features/objectives of following policies 3. Food and Nutrition. Horticulture. we can see lot of current affairs questions were asked. education etc.Bollywood. New policies. Overlaps with Geography chapters that I suggested earlier. mrunal. Rajasthan’s Biotech Policy 4. previous papers.9/2/13 [Strategy] RAS 2013 Prelims: booklist.… 10/19 . syllabus of Rajasthan State & Subordinate Services Combined Com… Lot of Nano-tech applications already given under my Hindu-science tech summary articles. keep a habit of noting down following things in a separate file: 1. Forestry Animal Husbandry with special reference to Rajasthan. read whatever competitive magazine you get ( This already covered under NCERT science textbooks from class 7 to 10. study material. Strategy already given under the topic title “environment and biodiversity”. Chapter copy paste it in MS Word file and keep editing. Rajasthan’s IT Policy Current Affairs and PIN Official syllabus mentions following: for Rajasthan governments’ schemes on public health (e. I’ve already published compilation for important persons in news. Biodiversity Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Agriculture. 11 and 12 of Rajasthan state’s five year plan and simultaneously prepare notes on it because they’ll be extremely useful for the mains. but in such newspapers.local politics etc. Union governments’ schemes related to public health. books-authors and sport from 2012 upto March 2013. Pratiyoigta. For additional reference: Chapter 5 of Spectrum’s book on Science and Technology.).gov. sports. 2. available on mrunal. Wizard) and note down important things in loose pages then file them under separate categories (person in news.) refer to Chapter 21 and 26 of Rajasthan state’s five year plan and simultaneously prepare notes on it because they’ll be extremely useful for the mains. international summit etc. Creation/merger of departments/ministries/government organizations. Major Current Events and Issues of State(Rajasthan). updating as new developments take place.g. Mukhya Mantri Balika Sambal Yojana etc. How to prepare national/international current affairs? Goto library. already covered under three part article series in Mrunal. Development of Science and Technology in Rajasthan. Chronicle.

Shapes and their sub sections. Inductive. 2. Statement and Assumptions. Death of any important person. If the time permits. Odd man out 4. 2. 4. then first understand the theory from part I of his book and then use RS Aggarwal as practice work. also go through the first chapter (logic/syllogism) If you’ve already MK Pandey’s Book (analytical reasoning) as part of your SBI PO preparation. Location of any place where military exercise is taking place. Signing of MoUs. dancer. author. RS Aggarwal’s book: Section II (Logical deduction). 1. Any author/artist/sportsman from the state. Non-verbal reasoning section: chapter 4. the book remains same as usual: A modern Approach to Verbal and Non-verbal reasoning by Dr. 16 10 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 and 6 6.14. 3. news related to launching of projects for renewable energy. (Business tycoon. national or international level award. 2. SEZ allocation. building of new national highway/expressway etc. 4. 2 to 8. approach. Economy Environment/science related 1. For additional practice. seasonal migration of birds etc. Analytical Reasoning. 4. First finish the topics listed in the official syllabus: Logical Reasoning (Deductive. mrunal. Courses of Action. Statement and Argument. 4. Coding-Decoding 5. Statements and Conclusion.Chand Publication). Persons/places in news Reasoning & Mental Ability For reasoning. Any landmark judgments of the high court. 5. soil conservation. Approach Mental Ability Topics as per official syllabus.) Location of any city where international or national level conference/event is being held. you may also use previous years IBPS/Bank PO papers.9/2/13 [Strategy] RAS 2013 Prelims: booklist. cutoffs. Abductive) Topics as per official syllabus. Letter series 3. any new bill/act in the state legislative assembly 1. New oil/gas plants or pipelines etc.7. News related to wildlife. 3. New government initiatives to bring more investment and boost economy. Number series 2. study material. writer etc. 5. tourism. Allocation by planning Commission. 1. combating desertification etc. 3. chapter No. Any athlete from the… 11/19 . previous papers. 1. syllabus of Rajasthan State & Subordinate Services Combined Com… Government related 3. Problems relating to Relations Approach (RS Aggarwal’s book) 1. RS Aggarwal (S. participating in an international level sporting event. 2. getting state. 5.

facebook. yeh mujse nahi hoga. RAS even has reasoning topic in its GS (Mains) Paper 2 syllabus. Good or bad. (Except for the pie-charts). For this refer NCERT Class 11 Statistics. you’ll make silly mistakes while plugging the values in the equations and silly mistakes in calculations. LCM. Reasoning For GS Mains! Curiously. go through Mrunal. Download links RAS Exam related Technical details: courtesy: Mr. So do all the sums from those chapters of his book. Don’t just read the sums.) 4. reading-revision is necessary. when you get bored with maths / reasoning. Otherwise in the exam. Free study material. Because the RAS Mains GS paper II also has maths topics in its syllabus. then focus on your studies only. Conclusion 1. Use whatever book you’ve for quantitative aptitude (RS Aggarwal.9/2/13 [Strategy] RAS 2013 Prelims: booklist. previous papers. Don’t be in overconfidence that just because I’ve cracked xyz exam earlier so this is a pappu exam for prevent them from happening in future.g. whatever was your experience with UPSC CSAT 2013. Do not just stop ^here. solve them on your own. Speed and Distance. What to prepare? Practice BODMAS. area-volume-perimeter! So while you’re in the momentum. Comparison of fraction. NCERT Class 8 Chap 13. Basic Numeracy The syllabus mentions very basic level topics. in a society 30 people drink coffee and 40 drink tea then. do maintain a diary: whatever formulas. HCF. then practice sums from your quantitative aptitude book. note them here. then solve maths / reasoning questions. cricket. chatting. All these can be easily solved once your basic concepts of % is clear.) so for that type maths based Venn diagrams. try to finish them as well. (This rule applies to all competitive exams. Tyra. Competition is merciless. It contains all of the topics mentioned above + Venn Diagrams. shortcut techniques. If you’ve applied for this exam. surds-indices related questions Averages. approach.csl80 for these details. Practice the Data interpretation (DI) cases from previous years’ SSC CGL and BankPO question papers. TV. I’m not from a good college/ I’m not from English medium =these are all inferiority complexes. orkut.Including Time and Work. 2. weddings of distant relatives etc. Line graph. but I don’t think that’ll be the case with RAS. 2012’s prelim paper click me 12/19 mrunal. + Basic formulas for mean. Piechart). Bar diagram. then resume your General studies preparation. there is hardly any theory or formulas. remainders. The DI questions BankPO require very lengthy calculations. study material. avoid losers’ excuses and inferiority complexes and commit yourself to the hardwork and leave rest in the hands of God. Simple and Compound Interest Data Analysis (Tables. Hence the only way to improve speed and accuracy is through practice. but once you cross the age-limit. random net surfing.. Official syllabus Elementary knowledge of Mathematical analysis. Once this is done. Even note down whatever mistakes you make while solving sums. But it only deals with Logical venn diagram and not maths based venn diagrams (e. I can’t do maths or I can’t do science. For Venn Diagrams. So. also get an overview of other chapters of his book as well. median and mode and definition based question. special type of questions you come across. Statistical Analysis Number System Order of Magnitude Ratio and Proportion Percentage. The only way to attain speed and accuracy is through practice. syllabus of Rajasthan State & Subordinate Services Combined Com… In above… . there is no restart button. Sarvesh Kumar anything is fine) and prepare topic listed in the official syllabus viz. woh mujse nahi hoga= these are all losers’ excuses. So. cutoffs. 5. Time-pass activities will always be there. do following Chapter #9 of RS Agarwal. either refer NCERT maths class 11 chapter 1 or go through your quantitative aptitude book. This portion doesn’t have much theory or formulas. Chapter 1 to 4. When you get bored reading General studies. Time. Success in Government recruitment exams only depends on your score in written exam and interview. Don’t waste time in day-dreaming. leave it there and start preparation with a fresh mind. 3. NCERT Class 7 Chap 2.

World. medieval and Modern +NIOS Culture material Contains class 7 to 10 NCERT Science in three zips: physics.Accountancy and related material 4. Contains selective chapters from class 6 to 12 from science and geography textbooks that are relevant for Environment and biodiversity. from MCQ point of view. (although there will be lot of overlapping) Class 11. you should prepare a few static topics for it.secureserver.) But for the RAS prelims. => That means you can use Mrunal’s autonotemaker to quickly make notes and mindmaps out of You’ll find the material organized in various folders. India. previous papers. Contains NCERT class 11 + NCERT 12 Macro economics +NIOS economy material.9/2/13 [Strategy] RAS 2013 Prelims: booklist. chemistry.Rajasthan’s Five year plan document 2. in three zip files: ancient. just download the India 2011 edition click me And read chapter following chapters 1.secureserver. study material.secureserver. NCERT and NIOS (Essential/Core) Go to following link: https://files.secureserver. syllabus of Rajasthan State & Subordinate Services Combined Com… Mains papers of 2008 and 2010 Cutoffs for 2012’s Prelims Syllabus Notification for 2013’s Exam Press Note regarding reforms in RAS exam https://files.Rajasthan’s Budget 3. Go to this link and download whatever PDFs you require: https://files.) Softwares 1. Agro and glossary.Land and the People 2. also give specification attention to Rajasthan topic under it. Here is the description about the contents of individual folder: Folder History Comment Contains NCERT history chapters from class 7 to 12. Although download link in the peripheral section below. +NIOS material for environment and biodiversity EnB. approach.National Symbols 3. Contains NCERT class 6 to 12 in five zip folders: physical. +NIOS material on geography (although lot of overlapping) Science EnB Economy Geography India yearbook Earlier government used to upload free PDF files for India yearbook (e. +NIOS Science material. Click on individual folder and download zip files. Majority of these PDF files provides direct copying of… 13/19 . India 2010.The Polity (for polity) 20 Justice and Law (for polity segment) 30.District Administration https://files. so. just use mouse cursor to highlight a particular line /phrase and my software will copy its text in a mrunal. India 2011 etc. Class 12 Micro-economics not included because not worth the time for CDS. State and UT (for geography related questions.g. 12 Science books given in the peripheral section RAS Specific Study material 1.

Download now Print || PDF Subscribe 14/19 mrunal. cutoffs. study material. previous papers. (necessary prerequisite for using Mrunal’s autonotemaker) click me NCERT and NIOS (Peripheral) Read these if depending on your time and mood.learnnext. syllabus of Rajasthan State & Subordinate Services Combined Com… separate file. Cut off by Shoaib Noor [Strategy] Mathematics : Strategy. Foxit PDF reader. for more instructions click me 2. Topicwise Booklist. NCERTs Biology Chemistry Chemistry Economics Economics Economics Physics Physics 12 Biology 12 Chemistry 1 12 Chemistry 2 12 Introductory Microeconomics 9 Economics for Class 9 Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download 10 Understanding Economic Development Class X Social Science Download 12 Physics 1 12 Physics 2 Political Science 12 Contemporary World Politics Political Science Class 12 Political Science 12 Political Science 2 for Class 12 Political Science 11 Political Theory Political Science Class 11 Political Science 11 Indian Constitution at Work Political Science Class 11 Political Science 7 Political Science 8 Social sci. Sample Answers for UPSC (Mains) Exam [Strategy] Electrical Engineering: Topicwise Booklist for UPSC (Mains) Exam [Strategy] Gujarati Literature for UPSC Mains Exam: Previous Papers. download as per your time.10th Syllabus www. mood and Free sample content & 3000+ solved questions. NIOS Single folder contains many courses from NIOS: sociology. political science etc. Previous Questions for UPSC Civil Service IAS IPS exam [Strategy] Jammu Kashmir Administrative Service (JKPSC): Prelims.Vijay (IAS) for UPSC Civil Service (Mains) Exam [Strategy] How to prepare Current Affairs from Newspapers in Less than one hour for UPSC IAS IPS CSAT Exam NCERT 6th . Mains.9/2/13 [Strategy] RAS 2013 Prelims: booklist. Topicwise Booklist [Strategy] How to spend 9 Months? To those failed in CSAT 2012 and want to reappear in 2013 [Strategy & Studyplan] Sociology Mains Paper 1 & 2 for UPSC IAS Exam Recommend Booklist [Strategy] How to prepare India Yearbook for UPSC Civil Service Exam [Strategy] Anthropology Study-plan and Booklist by Dr. Sociology Sociology Sociology Sociology World history World history Social and Political Life Part 2 – Class 7 Social and Political Life – Class 8 10 Democratic Politics Part 2 for Class X Social Science 12 Sociology Indian Society 12 Sociology Social Change and Development in India for 11 Introducing Sociology Class 11 11 Understanding Society Sociology Class 11 9 India and Contemporary World 1 for Class 9 10 India and the Contemporary World 2 Class X Social Science Previous Posts [Strategy] Indian Diaspora for General Studies Mains Paper 2 Free Study… . approach.

in/pdf_reports_files/Press_Note_RAS_2013_Pre_EXAM_02082013. especially. approach.9/2/13 [Strategy] RAS 2013 Prelims: booklist.pdf Anshika Reply to this comment Hello Sir can u please help me in prepairing a strategy for the preparation of RAS pre exam and I would also like to know an idea about the date of the… 15/19 .ed hain unhe salah deta hu ki teachr’s exam ki tayari kare ras ko drop kar de ras to teacher ke bad bhi ban sakte ho mrunal.rpsc. you can refer this link also: http://www. syllabus of Rajasthan State & Subordinate Services Combined Com… 194 comments to [Strategy] RAS 2013 Prelims: booklist. syllabus of Rajasthan State & Subordinate Services Combined Competitive Exam (Need Chrome)! (free!) « Older Comments 1 2 3 kuldeep yadav Reply to this comment Yes it is mentioned in form….u check intial page of form and below photo upload link in blue colour. study material. So just keep doing and throw the doubts on dung hill. gudiya Reply to this comment can anybody tell what is the date of rajasthan pcs prelims SUMIT Reply to this comment october mid PUSHKAR KANAUJIA Reply to this comment 26th oct kashish Reply to this comment RAS 2013 prelims exam is on 26/10/ because all these two are not khemka or nagpal. nalini Reply to this comment sir im hindi medium student plz tell me about ras pre exam books in hindi who cover all topics Vijendra Reply to this comment Hello sir actually i have to ask one doubt regarding RPSC exam actually this year i also appeared in IAS pre so same Problem in both exam i feel writing medium in Hindi is so difficult rather than English but due to lack of grammar or vocabulary i am even not very good in English i personally judge my self while writing i do many mistek in vocab but i think i am trying to practice for main exam in English so i thing i will improve but this improvement not too good for exam like RAS so plz suggest me which medium i choose i can write in English in simple English rather than difficult word so plz suggest me that what i select either Hindi or English. cutoffs. previous papers. study material. approach. HEMANT Reply to this comment Improvement over language demands patience along with persistence. UPSC and RPSC. previous papers. cutoffs. ajay yadav sikar (rajasthan) Reply to this comment hello students ras or rajasthan me teacher grade first or second grade ki vacancies aa gayi hai jo log b.

syllabus of Rajasthan State & Subordinate Services Combined Com… BUMPERRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR VACANCIESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS OF TEACHER’S IN RAJASTHAN OF SCHOOL LECTURER AND SECOND GRADE ajay yadav sikar (rajasthan) Reply to this comment PREPARE TEACHER’S EXAM nalini Reply to this comment sir plz guide me about hindi medium books for ras pre 2013 Gaurav . sam Reply to this comment kya sir aap ne RAS strategy mein world geography wali strategy mein likha h:Broad Physical features: NCERT Class 6: Chapter 2 to 6 but yeh chapters toh kuch aur hi h…. cutoffs. chapter 2 is how globes and maps help us chapter 3 is latitudes and longitudes chapter 4 is motions of the earth chapter 5 is Realms of the Earth Chapter 6 is Africa.30 PM 2 AUGUST 2013 KO http://WWW. If u reside in Rajastan can u please help me in getting English medium books for RAS preparation Atul Reply to this comment Archana if you had received these books can you please help me on the same. Resources and their Utilization… 16/19 . Climate. regards sam anu Reply to this comment thanks shelesh Reply to this comment ya sir aap ne RAS strategy mein world geography wali strategy mein likha h:Broad Physical features: NCERT Class 6: Chapter 2 to 6 but yeh chapters toh kuch aur hi h…. Will definetly suggest to others.IN PAR DAL DIYA GAYA HAI CHECK IT OUT Archana Subrahmanyam Reply to this comment Hello Ajay. Climate.SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS ADVERTISEMENT 5.GOV. previous papers.9/2/13 [Strategy] RAS 2013 Prelims: Resources and their Utilization pls ek baar check kar lein koi typing error toh nai h….land. approach. chapter 2 is how globes and maps help us chapter 3 is latitudes and longitudes chapter 4 is motions of the earth chapter 5 is Realms of the Earth Chapter 6 is Africa.RPSC. My mail id is atulnainwal@gmail. study material.C Reply to this comment The best site on Net for IAS & State services ………heartly thanks for your work & guidance.

2013. himanshu Reply to this comment Can you please tell if RAS 2013 prelims is happening in Oct. as in this blog the link is only for hindi medium. cutoffs. since raj state books have changed their syllabus in accordance with NCERT’s syllabus? saty Reply to this comment sir suggasest to best book me for gk karan Reply to this comment RAjasthan ncert books in english language? the link you provided contains hindi medium books :) Reply to this comment @mrunal sir can u please specify that whether we need to go through india since independence or any such book for topic like post independence consolidation and reorganisation within the country that is given in indian history in ras syllabus pls tell sir … Neeraj Reply to this comment can anybody provide links for english rajasthan board books.. study material. what is likely chance of Mains exam for RAS 2013. regards UD Reply to this comment any idea when will its pre take place? Neeraj kumar Reply to this comment 26th october. approach. now unable to find the please tell me the… 17/19 . Mrunal sir also provide or suggest the names of rajasthan gs books in english medium with their authors apart from rajasthan board books.. means which chapter in which book.9/2/13 [Strategy] RAS 2013 Prelims: booklist. thanks a lot for such a scaled ans detailed study work regarding RAS… please tell that which book to refer for Rajasthan’s Geography & Rajasthan Culture…. tabish Reply to this comment sir. previous papers. syllabus of Rajasthan State & Subordinate Services Combined Com… pls ek baar check kar lein koi typing error toh nai h…. swati sharma Reply to this comment hello sir i found a comparison of reasoning syllabus by m k pandey and r s aggarwal by you. Gaurav Reply to this comment What are the career prospects of an RAS officer? Which is better: a Deputy Manager in SBI or or an SDO in Rajasthan govt himanshu Reply to this comment can u please share link from where i can download RAJASTHAN STATE BOARD books in ENGLISH? Also wanted to know know about career prospects as RAS. mrunal.

SanjayR Reply to this comment Himanshu Thanks for your advise. In Pvt. Delivering value of society if you wish to do that.S. I have 7 years experience in software field. OR should I continue in my present profession? Please advice me. 3. No working on weekends on Production days/ maintenace deployments etc. Kindly let us know about English download links r best reference books for History n Geography of Rajastan. I may be deficient in areas where you might have a different / efficient exposure and perspective. Social Repute matters. many other implicit benefits exist in Govt Job which are not going to exist in Pvt. job until you rise to the mid-top echleons of Management. Gaurav Reply to this comment may be by July 2014 Archana Subrahmanyam Reply to this comment hello Mrunal. and coming seventh pay commission will scale salaries better than private. It will really help me to choose my career path. I may advising you.9/2/13 [Strategy] RAS 2013 Prelims: booklist. you have a image amidst the people. even after spending so many laborious years. but not hectic. Better pay prospects as well after Sixth pay comm. No appraisal / promotion stress.A. syllabus of Rajasthan State & Subordinate Services Combined Com… Thanks. prateek Reply to this comment mrunal. deadlines and what not? 9. Lot of peace as your mind has to worry about work related stuff. promotion hoga ke nahi. I am Software engineer working in MNC. 2013 first time. previous papers. People know you. study material. 4. it’s randomly compiled. Alongside. is the uncertainty in private jobs. In govt. you definitely would be spending on rent considerably every month residing in a city. approach. No/ very less cost of accomodation. Please do not judge the benefits priorities by their numbering in my list. Good work-life… 18/19 . 7. Administration Job: 1. tiring. no value delivered type of Stress that usually comes from IT job.S. himanshu Reply to this comment Sanjay. Is it worth full for me to prepare for R. My age is 29 years and my current salary is 8 lac Per Year which is increasing by 10% on and average every year. 10.A. no one recongnises you once you get out of office. I applied RAS exam and Im from Andhra pradesh. Security and stability of job. All other expenses hike up being in Tier 1 cities. 6. cutoffs. I have applied for R.S. job. IT job. The main reason to apply for R. 5. All the books are in Hindi and not available in English. not about whether work will be there or not tomorrow if recession comes. Please prepare hard and crack RAS. I certainly do not feel there is any cons when thinking of RAS over a private job in IT. 2. but please do not judge my advise on a holistic ground. you exude a distinct social recognition. Different type of stress. Doing some meaningful work after studying 8.A. Ankit Mittal Reply to this comment L R Bhalla contemporary Rajasthan SanjayR Reply to this comment Hello all. Pro’s of being in Govt.

Bhlla without any ncert buk?? « Older Comments 1 2 3 mrunal. prateek Reply to this comment sry for posting in wrng forum Sapru GUpta Reply to this comment hello…want to know the syllabus of SEBI exam which will be held tentatively on 15-09-2013. approach. syllabus of Rajasthan State & Subordinate Services Combined Com… hey is there any requirement of experience in sebi vaccancy…I mean if they are going to decide on exp basis thn there wud be many who will be out of competition.9/2/13 [Strategy] RAS 2013 Prelims: booklist.. level of competition and previous year question papers ? thanks priya Reply to this comment ras pre is on 26 oct n time left is less how to prepare for dis exam n many books are in hindi so its difficult to prepare ….kindly suggest d strategy… Pushpendra Reply to this comment What about preparing alone from R. previous papers.s. can you give ur views on the assam psc exam… 19/19 . and also want materials for practise asap… indianhoshi Reply to this comment Mrunal bhai.. cutoffs.who do nt posses required exp. study material.