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RPSC conducted the RAS 2016 Pre Exam on August 28, 2016. As expected, a huge number of candidates appeared on the examination day. Surprisingly, more than 15% of candidates were from outside of Rajasthan, which means there was a very tough competition among the candidates.
This post contains RAS 2016 pre question paper analysis w.r.t questions vs topics in syllabus. This will helps the students of RAS 2018 to understands the relevance of various topics in the exam. The candidate may pay more attention on the most relevant topics.
- The Pre Exam consists of only one paper on General Knowledge and General Science with 200 marks and duration of 3 hours.
- There are 150 questions of multiple choice (Objective Type), carrying equal marks.
- There is negative marking with 1/3 mark being deducted for each wrong answer.
The analysis have been divided into following five Parts & Subjects.
|1||Rajasthan General Studies||History, Art, Culture, Literature, Tradition & Heritage of Rajasthan,
Geography of Rajasthan,
Political and Administrative System of Rajasthan,
Economy of Rajasthan
|2||Indian General Studies||History of India,
Geography of World & India,
Polity of India,
Economy of India
|3||Science & Technology||Science & Technology|
|4||Maths & Reasoning||Maths & Reasoning|
|5||Current Affairs||Current Affairs (Rajasthan),
Current Affairs (India and World)
*Including Govt Policies & Schemes
After a very long analysis of the said question paper, the following analysis of no of questions vs topics in syllabus have been drawn.
|Sr. No.||Subject||Easy||Moderate||Hard||Total Question|
|5||Rajasthan Current Affairs||5||2||0||7|
|10||Indian Current Affairs||8||5||0||13|
|11||Science & Technology||5||5||2||12|
|12||Maths & Reasoning||11||7||2||20|
- There were around 65 question from Rajasthan Section, which more of less spread equally in all the section of syllabus.
- There were around 53 question from India, World & Static Section, which more of less spread equally in all the section of syllabus.
- There were around 12 question from Science & Technology and around 20 question from Maths and Reasoning Section.
- Approximately only 10% of the questions are hard. That means 90% of the questions are framed by RPSC keeping in mind the average candidates.
- Approximately only 75-85% of the questions are factual, while the 15-25% questions are conceptual questions. So do not waste your time on understanding a concept (may be of economy or polity) which is taking a long time. Instead focus on learning and memorizing as many facts as you can.
- This is just a basic analysis and you all are welcomed to improve it by giving your valuable suggestions.