Economy Study Material for RPSC RAS Prelims

The Preliminary Examination consists of one paper on the subject of General Knowledge & General Science. The question paper is of objective type and carries a maximum of 200 marks. Examination is a screening test, only for admission to mains examination and marks obtained will not be counted in final merit. Hence, candidates need to just clear the exam. There are 150 questions of multiple choice (Objective Type / MCQs) and there is a negative marking of 1/3 mark of question for each wrong answer.

Eligibility for RPSC RAS Exam

  • Educational Qualification:- Must hold a Degree of any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other Educational Institution established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Government in consultation with the Commission.

  • Age limit for RAS Examination: Minimum 21 years  and maximum less than 40 years. (As per RAS 2018 notification)

  • Non-gazetted officer:  Age should not be less than 25 years and not greater than 45 years.

Economy Syllabus for RPSC RAS/RTS

Economy of Rajasthan for RPSC RAS/RTS PrelimsIndian Economy for RPSC RAS/RTS Prelims
Economy of Rajasthan  

·         Macro overview of Economy
·         Major Agricultural, Industrial and Service Sector Issues
·         Growth, Development and Planning
·         Infrastructure& Resources
·         Major Development Projects
·         Programmes and Schemes- Government Welfare Schemes for SC/ST/Backward
·         Class/Minorities/Disabled Persons
·         Destitute, Women, Children, Old Age People, Farmers & Labourers
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

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 Study Material for RPSC RAS Prelims

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