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RPSC RAS 2021: Check unofficial answer key, paper analysis and expected result date

The overall difficulty level of the RPSC RAS 2021 prelims question paper was moderate. Questions in the Current Affairs and Science sections were reportedly tough.

Written by AglaSem | New Delhi I |
Updated: November 1, 2021 9:29:45 am
RPSC,, rajsthan public service commission, rpsc jobs, govt jobs, sarkari naukri, sarkari naukri result, govt jobs, employment newsThe detailed schedule of RPSC RAS Main 2021 will be released at File.

The preliminary examination of RPSC RAS 2021 was successfully conducted by the Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) on October 27, 2021. The exam was held from 10 am to 1 pm. The internet connectivity in Jaipur and adjacent areas was suspended for at least 4 hours to facilitate a seamless organisation of the exam.

According to the candidates, the question paper was of a moderate level. This year, very few questions were asked from the History section and more indirect questions were asked. Current affairs and science turned out to be difficult for some candidates. 

The questions from mathematics and reasoning were rated easier by some candidates. Compared to 2018, the overall difficulty level of the RPSC RAS 2021 prelims question paper was moderately high.

The official RPSC RAS 2021 answer key has not been released on the official website yet. However, various private coaching institutes and YouTube channels have released the answer keys.

RPSC RAS 2018 Prelims Cut-off For Non-TSP Area

Category Cut-off
GEN GEN 76.06
  WE 66.67
  WD 18.79
  DV 55.48
SC GEN 68.01
  WE 55.93
  WD 17.00
ST GEN 73.38
  WE 61.30
  WD 18.34
OBC GEN 99.33
  WE 79.64
  WD 35.35
MBC GEN 92.62

RPSC RAS 2018 Prelims Cut-off For TSP Area

Category   Cut-off
GEN GEN 71.14
  WE 57.27
SC GEN 75.17
ST GEN 55.93
  WE 48.77


RPSC RAS 2016 Prelims Cut-off For Non-TSP Area

Category Cut-off
GEN GEN 78.54
  Fem 68.04
  WD 26.03
  DV 58.45
TSP (GEN) GEN 69.41
  Fem 55.25
SC GEN 71.69
  Fem 57.99
  WD 19.18
  DV 47.49
ST GEN 76.26
  Fem 62.56
  WD 20.09
TSP (ST) GEN 58.45
  Fem 41.10
OBC GEN 94.98
  Fem 78.08
  WD 41.55
  DV 69.41
SBC GEN 80.82
  Fem 56.16


As per the experts, the expected cut-off for RPSC RAS 2021 is likely to remain lower than the previous years. Approximately, 70±5 can tentatively be the cut-off for most categories this year.

In 2018, the RPSC RAS prelims examination was conducted on August 5 and the results were released on October 23. Similarly, in 2016, the prelims examination took place on August 28 and the results were announced on September 16. Hence, it is expected that the RPSC RAS 2021 result for the prelims is likely to be available within 30 to 80 days from the examination date. 

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