Syllabus for Sub Inspector/Platoon Commander In RPSC | RPSC Exams Syllabus

Syllabus for Sub Inspector/Platoon Commander In RPSC | RPSC Exams Syllabus


Rajasthan Public Service Commission, Ajmer
Scheme of Examination and Syllabus for
Sub Inspector/Platoon Commander Competitive Examination

PAPER II

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE AND GENERAL SCIENCE

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 Dilects
 Fairs, Festivals, Folk Music and Folk Dances.
 Rajsathani 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 century.
 Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country.

Geography of World and India

World Geography:

 Broad Physical features.
 Environmental and Ecological Issues.
 Wildlife and Bio-diversity.
 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, Lokayukt,
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
 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.
Science & Technology
 Basics of Everyday Science.
 Electronics, Computers, Information and Communication Technology.
 Space Technology including Satellites.
 Defence Technology.
 Nanotechnology.
 Human body, Food and Nutrition, Health care.
 Environmental and Ecological Changes and its 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
Pattern of Question Paper:
1. Maximum Marks – 200
2. Duration of Paper – 2 (Two) Hours
3. There will be 100 questions of multiple choice (Objective Type), carrying
equal marks.
4. There will be negative marking. 1/3 mark will be deducted for each wrong