RAS Pre Exam 2018 Date: The Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) will conduct RAS Pre Exam 2018 on August 5, reports claim. The examination will be conducted at 1454 centres across the state. The RPSC issued a notification about the same on Wednesday evening. The candidates will be able to download the RPSC RAS Pre Exam 2018 Admit Card from the official website soon. In the meantime, candidates can keep a check on the official website rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in for more information.Also Read - RPSC Recruitment 2021: Apply for 218 Assistant Statistical Officer Posts on rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in | Details Here

Candidates who clear the preliminary exams become eligible for appearing in mains. Also Read - RPSC RAS Main 2021: Exam Date Announced on rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in | Know Exam Pattern

Every year, lakhs of candidates appear for RPSC RAS 2018 exam. The examination, this year, will be held for 405 administrative posts and 575 allied services posts. Also Read - Rajasthan Road Transport Union to go on Strike on Oct 27 Over 11 Pending Demands

On July 21, Senior IAS officer Deepak Upreti was appointed new chairman of Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC). The post was lying vacant for over two and a half months as the tenure of Dr Radheshyam Garg ended on May 1.

Upreti, the 1986-batch IAS officer was a transport commissioner. He had also served as principal secretary in mines and petroleum department, cooperative department and medical and health department. He had been divisional commissioner of Ajmer and commissioner in commercial sales taxes department. At present, he was posted as additional chief secretary (ACS), home guards, Jail and chief vigilance commissioner.

A few days back Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) grabbed headlines after it added Bhagavad Gita as part of its revised syllabus under a different unit called Niti Shastra for the RAS 2018 examination.

The Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC), under the aegis of the Rajasthan government, organises recruitment exams and helps with the procedure for recruiting various employees across department, such as, clerical post in Rajasthan Administrative Service (RAS) and Rajasthan Police Service (RPS).