RAS PRE SYLLABUS & STRATEGY - Nirman Career Academy, Udaipur

RAS PRE SYLLABUS & STRATEGY

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 Dialects
  • Fairs, Festivals, Folk Music and Folk Dances.
  • Rajasthani Culture, Traditions and Heritage.
  • Religious Movements, Saints
  • Lok devtas of Rajasthan.
  • Important Tourist Places.
  • Leading Personalities of Rajasthan

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

World Geography

  • Broad Physical features.
  • Environmental and Ecological Issues.
  • Wildlife and Biodiversity
  • 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
  • Biodiversity
  • Major irrigation projects
  • Mines and Minerals
  • Population
  • Major Industries
  • Potential for Industrial Development

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
  • Lokayukta
  • State Election Commission
  • State Information Commission
  • Public Policy
  • Legal Rights and Citizen Charter

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
  • 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 and 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