Rajasthan Police Sub Inspector Exam Paper-II Syllabus

Exam BoardRajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC)
Exam NameSub Inspector/Platoon Commander Competitive Examination
Syllabus Year2023
Syllabus LanguageEnglish

Scheme & Syllabus of Examination

  • There will be two question papers in RPSC Sub Inspector exam, in which Question Paper-I will be of Hindi subject and Question paper-II will be of general Knowledge and General Science subject.
  • The question paper of Hindi subject will be objective type and will be of maximum 200 marks.
  • The question paper of General Knowledge and General Science subject will be objective type and will be of maximum 200 marks.
SubjectGeneral Knowledge and General Science
Paper LanguageHindi & English
Paper TypeObjective
Maximum Marks200
Total Question100
Time Duration2 Hours
Negative Marking1/3


  • The question paper will have 100 multiple choice type questions.
  • All questions will be of equal marks.
  • Each question will be of 2 marks.
  • There will be negative marking in the evaluation.
  • 1/3 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer during evaluation.

Subject of Rajasthan Police Sub Inspector Exam Question Paper-I

  • 1. History, Art, Culture, Literature, Tradition & Heritage of Rajasthan
  • 2. Indian History
  • 3. Geography of World
  • 4. Geography of India
  • 5. Geography of Rajasthan
  • 6. Indian Constitution, Political System & Governance
  • 7. Political and Administrative System of Rajasthan
  • 8. Economic Concepts and Indian Economy
  • 9. Economy of Rajasthan
  • 10. Science & Technology
  • 11. Reasoning & Mental Ability
  • 12. Current Affairs

1. 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 Rajasthan 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.

2. 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.

3. Geography of World

  • Broad Physical features.
  • Environmental and Ecological Issues.
  • Wildlife and Bio-diversity.
  • International Waterways.
  • Major Industrial Regions.

4. 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.

5. 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.

6. 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 (DPSP)
  • 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 (CAG)
  • Planning Commission
  • National Development Council
  • Central Vigilance Commission (CVC)
  • Central Information Commission (CIC)
  • Lokpal
  • National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)
  • Local Self Government & Panchayati Raj.
  • Public Policy & Right:-
  • National Public Policy as a welfare state.
  • Various Legal Rights and Citizen Charter.

7. Political and Administrative System of Rajasthan

  • Governor
  • Chief Minister (CM)
  • State Assembly
  • High Court
  • Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC)
  • District Administration
  • State Human Rights Commission
  • Lokayukt
  • State Election Commission
  • State Information Commission.
  • Public Policy Legal Rights and Citizen Charter.
  • Knowledge about crimes against women and children and legal provisions/rules relating to it.

8. 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. (PDS)
  • 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. (HDI)
  • Poverty and Unemployment:- Concept, Types, Causes, Remedies and Current Flagship Schemes.
  • Social Justice and Empowerment:-
  • Provisions for Weaker Sections.

9. 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.

10. Science & Technology

  • Basics of Everyday Science.
  • Electronics, Computers, Information and Communication Technology.
  • Space Technology including Satellites.
  • Defence Technology.
  • Nano Technology.
  • 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.

11. 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 Proporation
  • Percentage
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Data Analysis (Table, Bar diagram, Line graph, Pie-chart).

12. 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.

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