BSTC 2017 Notification, Dates, Apply Online

BSTC Exam 2017 Vigyapti, Date, Old Papers, Apply OnlineKota University, Kota has issued BSTC 2017 exam notification 01/2017 for Rajasthan BSTC Examination 2017 on 13th february 2017. Kota University invites online application form through official website and So all eligible candidates who want get admission in Teachers Training Programme can apply through online as well offline mode. 
BSTC Exam 2017 for BSTC(General) / BSTC(Sanskrit)
Qualification: Candidates should be done Intermediate (10+2) with 50% marks from any recognized Board. 45% for reserved candidates.
Application fee: There are two courses in BSTC, same fee is applicable for both BSTC (General) or BSTC (Sanskrit) as given here
Candidates have to pay Rs. 400/- for any one course
Candidates have to pay Rs. 450/- for both courses 
How to Apply: Applicants should visit official website and and fill the online application form with correct data and submitted it with payment of fee. Candidates should visit official website for more details and apply online.
Important dates:
BSTC 2017 Start date of Online Application: 14th February 2017
BSTC 2017 Last date of depositing Fee: 2nd March 2017
Date of closure for filling of the Online Application Form: 4th March 2017
BSTC 2017 Exam date: 30 April 2017 (2-5 PM)
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Current Affairs January 2017

Current Affairs January 2017 Rajasthan, India, WorldCurrent Affairs General Knowledge(GK) updates for RAS/ IAS/ Bank Jobs as part of Current Affairs. Question of Rajasthan GK, India GK and World GK will be updated daily during whole month of January 2017.  For Current Affairs Live Updates Follow us on  GOOGLE+

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Rajasthan Current Affairs for 2016

Rajasthan Current Affairs from January to August 2016: Rajasthan Current Affairs for Year 2016 is one of main part of RAS Pre examinations. Here is Collection of Current Affairs General Knowledge(GK) for RAS examination aspirants in the form of Video and PDF Files. 

Rajasthan Gram Sevak Admit Card 2016

Rajasthan Gram Sevak Admit Card 2016: Rajasthan Subordinate and Ministerial Services Selection Board, Jaipur (राजस्थान अधीनस्थ एवं मंत्रालयिक सेवा चयन बोर्ड, जयपुर) has issued Admit Card / Call letters for 3948 post of Gram Sevak  (ग्राम सेवक) and Hostel Superintendent Grade II scheduled on 18th December 2016. 

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RAS 2013 Interview Results

RAS 2013 Interview Results: Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC), Ajmer has declared Interview Results of Rajasthan Admin. Services (RAS) Combined Competitive Exam 2013 Final Results  on 7th December 2016. RPSC Ajmer has uploaded the RAS Final results 2013 Examination results and cut-off marks on official website of RPSC, Ajmer i.e. 

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RAS Main 2016 New Exam Syllabus, Pattern

RAS Mains New Exam Syllabus, Pattern in English, Hindi: Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC), Ajmer on 29th September 2016 has issued New Pattern for RAS Mains 2016 with Minor changes including removal of Rajasthani Language from Syllabus. RPSC, Ajmer issue Syllabus for RAS/RTS Comb. Comp. (Mains) Exam - 2016 at its official websites now Paper 4 will have 120 Marks for Hindi instead of 100 Marks earlier.
You can check New RAS Main 2016 New Exam Syllabus, Pattern at official website of RPSC, Ajmer

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RAS Pre Result 2016, Cut Off Marks

RAS Pre Exam Results 2016: Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC), Ajmer has declared Results of Rajasthan Admin. Services (RAS) Combined Competitive Prelims Examination 2016  on 15th September 2016 for which examination was held on 28th August 2016 at all district headquarters of Rajasthan. RPSC Ajmer has uploaded the RAS Pre 2016 Examination results and cut-off marks on official website of RPSC, Ajmer i.e. 
RAS PRE 2016, Cut Off Marks once again raised the Question on Reservation system when OBC Candidates scoring Higher marks are rejected with General and OBC-Creamy Layer candidates with lower score qualify for mains, which is clear violation of Reservation and Creamy Layer concept and expected to face court through candidates scoring higher marks fails to qualify for mains. 

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RAS Pre 2016 Answer Key, Question Paper, Cut Off

RAS Pre 2016 Answer Key, Question Paper, Possible Cut Off, Solutions for Exam held Today, 28th August 2016: RPSC, Ajmer Today, 28th August 2016 conducted Rajasthan Admin. Services (RAS) Prelims Examination 2016 (Sunday) at all district headquarters of Rajasthan. RAS Pre 2016 Answer Key, Question Paper, Possible category wise Cut Off for GEN, OBC, SBC, SC, ST, PWD and other category with Solutions is uploaded below to share and discuss with friends on Facebook, WhatsApp and social Media. 
The main portion and question in RAS Pre are: Aptitude Questions, Rajasthan GK, India GK, World GK and Current Affairs, Paper was slightly easy than RAS Pre 2016 so expecting 10-15% higher cut-off as compare to last year paper.

RAS PRE 2016 Resuts declared on 15th September 2016

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  • RAS Pre 2016 Expected Cut Off, Category wise: :
    • Gen/OBC Cut Off = 76-83
    • SC Cut Off = 72-78
    • ST Cut Off = 70-77
    • PWD-L = No separate cut-off
    • PWD-V-H = 45-55
    RAS Pre 2016 Answer Key, Solved Question Paper:
    How many times President Rule has been imposed in the state of Rajasthan till 30th June 2016 ?
    A. 6 times
    B. 5 times
    C. 4 Times
    D. 3 Times
    Answer: C. 4 Times (President Rule in Rajasthan)

    Delimitation commission of 1952 had determined the strenght of Rajasthan Legislative assembly as ?
    A. 188
    B. 200
    C. Three MLA for each district
    D. 160
    Answer: D (The strength of the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly which is determined by delimitation Commission, was 160 in 1952 and presently stands as 200 after many more recommendations of the same Commission.)

    Before the appointment of Shri Kalyan singh ass the governor of Rajasthan who among the following was the acting governor of the state ?
    A. Ram Naik
    B. OP Kohli
    C. Margaret Alva
    D. Ram Naresh Yadav
    Answer: A (Ram Naik work as Governor of Rajasthan with additional charge from 7 August 2014 to 4 September 2014, while Kalyan Singh took charge on 4th September 2016.

    Among the following, whose tenure has been the longest as the chairman of RPSC ?
    A. DS Tewari
    B. Mohammad Yaqub
    C. CR Choudhary
    D. Yatindra Singh
    Answer: A ( DS Tewari was RPSC Chairman for 7 years from 8th August 1951 to 20 January 1958)

    The procedure of Impeachment of the President of India is 
    A. Legislative 
    B. Judicial
    C. Executive
    D. Quasi-Judicial
    Answer: D (The word 'Impeachment' is an origin of British convention which means to remove a Government official without any official agreement and after the impeachment conviction has been provided to that official. In India, it is a quasi-judicial procedure and President can only be impeached on the ground of violation of the Constitution.)

    When was Rajasthan Information Commission constituted ?
    A. April 18, 2007
    B. April 18, 2008
    C. April 18, 2005
    D. April 18, 2006
    Answer: D (Rajasthan Information Commission (RIC) was constituted by the state Government of Rajasthan with installing Shri M.D. Kaurani, as the first Chief Information Commissioner on April 18, 2006.) In the history of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly till 30 June 2016, How many times the confidence motion has been moved and discussed ? Please discuss.

    Select the correct Answer:
    State Election Commission of Rajasthan
    A. a constitutional authority
    B. a statutory Authority
    C. A unit of election commission of India
    D. an executive authority
    Answer: C
    ECI Website says: State Election Commissions constituted under the Constitution (Seventy-third and Seventy-fourth) Amendments Act, 1992 for each State / Union Territory are vested with the powers of conduct of elections to the Corporations, Municipalities, Zilla Parishads, District Panchayats, Panchayat Samitis, Gram Panchayats and other local bodies. They are independent of the Election Commission of India.

    How Many times elections have been held for Panchayati Raj Institution in Rajasthan till 2015 ?
    A. 9 times
    B. 5 times
    C. 10 times
    D. 8 times
    Answer: D

    A. a programme to de-addict all the wine users
    B. a programme to de-addict all the doda post users
    C. all of above
    D. a programme to de-addict all the tobaccco users
    Answer: B. (नया सवेरा Scheme in Rajasthan)

    Mukhyamantri Nishulk Dava Yojana in Rajasthan was launched on ?
    A. 2 October 2011
    B. 2 September 2011
    C. 2 October 2010
    D. 2 September 2010
    Answer: A (Mukhyamantri Nishulk Dava Yojana in Rajasthan)

    Which of the following external agency is providing financial assistance for Rajasthan Renewable Energy Transmission Investment Program ?
    A. Asian Development Bank
    B. World Bank
    C. KFW Germany
    D. Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
    Answer: A
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    How many district Industries centres are working in Rajasthan
    A. 31
    B. 36
    C. 29
    D. 33
    Answer:B (There are 36 District Industries Centres (DICs) working in the State and 7 District Industries Sub-Centres at Abu Road, Balotra, Beawar, Falna, Kishangarh, Makrana and Neemrana have also been set up to cater to the needs of small scale industries of the area. Headquarter office of the Department is situated at Udyog Bhawan, Tilak Marg, Jaipur. )

    One of the following is not the Objective of Chief Ministers Subh Laxmi Yojana in Rajasthan
    A. to encourage registration of Girl child birth
    B. to promote the birth of girl child
    C. to help pregnant girls
    D. to prevent child marriage
    Answer:  C

    The Chemical Formula of Baking Soda is ?
    A. Na2CO3
    B. CaCO3
    C. NaHCO3
    D. Ca(OH)2
    Answer: C

    The ancient city which is mentioned in the Mahabharata and Mahabhashya both?
    A. Viratnagar (Bairath)
    B. Madhyamika (Nagari)
    C. Raidh
    D. Karkot
    Answer: B

    The inscription which proves the influence of Bhagwat Cult in Ancient Rajasthan is?
    A. Ghatiyala Inscription
    B. Besnagar Inscription of Heliodorous
    C. Buchkala Inscription
    D. Ghosundi Inscription

    Who amongst the following scholars was not in the court of Kumbha?
    A. Tilla Bhatt
    B. Muni Sunder suri
    C. Muni Jin Vijay Suri
    D. Natha
    Answer: C

    With which of the following areas of Rajasthan the alibakshi khayal is associated?
    A. Karauli
    B. Chidawa
    C. Alwar
    D. Chittor
    Answer: C

    Shankariya dance of rajasthan is related to?
    A. Kalbeliya
    B. Bhil
    C. Sahariya
    D. Terahtali
    Answer: A

    Which of the following pairs is correctly matched?
    A. Pundrika Vitala – Raagmala
    B. Pandit Bhavbhatt – Sangeetraj
    C. Kumbha – Ragakalpadrum
    D. Ustad Chand Khan – Ragachandrika
    Answer: A

    Which of the following is not correctly matched?
    A. Begun – Ram Narayan choudhary
    B. Bundi  - Naynu ram Sharma
    C. Bijoliya – Vijay Singh Pathik
    D. Bikaner – Narrotam Lal Joshi
    Answer: D

    What is the meaning of Patta Rekh in the history of Rajasthan?
    A. Expected revenue
    B. Military tax
    C. Export-import tax
    D. Begar
    Answer: A

    Where was the headquarter of Shekhawati Brigade Located?
    A. Sikar
    B. Jhunjhunu
    C. Khetri
    D. Fatehpur
    Answer: B

    Which one of the following newspapers of pre-independence rajasthan was not the promoter of arya samaj ideology?
    A. Desh Hiteshi
    B. Janhitkarak
    C. Prapkarak
    D. Rajputana Gazette
    Answer: D

    The latest android Mobile operating system 6.0 is named as ?
    A. Lollipop
    B. Kitkat
    C. Jelly Beam
    D. Marshmallow
    Answer: D (Marshmallow is Android Mobile Operating system 6.0, However latest 'Version in Android 7.0 launched in July 2016 named 'Nougat'. But here Correct answer is D. 

    Which district has become the first one in India to get connected to the High speed Rural Broadband Network ?
    A. Idukki District of Kerala
    B. Bangalore District of Karnataka
    C. Pune District of Maharashtra
    D. Vidisha District of MP
    Answer: A

    DRDO has developed a drug named, LOKOSKIN. It is being used in the treatment of ... ?
    A. Lung cancer
    B. Leukemia
    C. Leukorrhea
    D. Leucoderma
    Answer: D (Source DRDO Website )

    Since 1997-98, which statement is correct regarding Minimum Support Price (MSP)?
    A. MSP is independent to C2 Cost
    B. MSP<C2 costs
    C. MSP>C2 costs
    D. MSP=C2 cost
    Answer: C ( Minimum Support Price (MSP), C2 Cost, C3 Cost and CACP Methodology)

    Geography of India and World Quiz

    Geography of India and World Quiz, Objective Questions: Geography of India and World Quiz for RAS Examination as per net pattern of RAS and other examination with short explanation. This question from NCERT Books of Social Science, Geography Class 6 to Class 10.

    The planet known as the “Earth’s Twin” is
    A. Jupiter 
    B. Saturn 
    C. Venus
    D. Mars
    Answer: C
    Explanation: Venus is considered as ‘Earth’s-twin’ because its size and shape are very much similar to that of the earth.

    Which is the third nearest planet to the sun ?
    A. Venus 
    B. Earth 
    C. Mercury
    D. Jupiter
    Answer: B
    Explanation: There are eight planets in our solar system. In order of their distance from the sun, they are: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.

    All the planets move around the sun in a
    A. Circular path 
    B. Rectangular path 
    C. Elongated path
    D. Straight Path
    Answer: C
    Explanation: All the eight planets of the solar system move around the sun in fixed paths. These paths are elongated. They are called orbits. 

    Pole Star indicates which direction ?
    A. South 
    B. North 
    C. East
    D. West
    Answer: B
    Explanation: In ancient times, people used to determine directions during the night with the help of stars. The North star indicates the north direction. It is also called the Pole Star. It always remains in the same position in the sky. 

    Asteroids are found between the orbits of
    A. Saturn and Jupiter 
    B. Mars and Jupiter 
    C. Earth and Mars
    D. Earth and Venus
    Answer: B
    Explanation: Apart from the stars, planets and satellites, there are numerous tiny bodies which also move around the sun. These bodies are called asteroids. They are found between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter 

    Which is the closest celestial body to our earth ?
    A. Sun
    B. Moon
    C. Jupitar
    D. Pluto
    Answer: B
    Explanation: The sun, the moon and all those objects shining in the night sky are called celestial bodies. Some celestial bodies are very big and hot. They are made up of gases. They have their own heat and light, which they emit in large amounts. These celestial bodies are called stars. The sun is a star. 

    The southernmost Himalayas are known as
    A. Shiwaliks 
    B. Himadri 
    C. Himachal
    D. Arawali
    Answer: B
    Explanation: The northernmost is the Great Himalaya or Himadri. The world’s highest peaks are located in this range. Middle Himalaya or Himachal lies to the south of Himadri. Many popular hill stations are situated here.  The Shiwalik is the southernmost range.

    Sahyadris is also known as
    A. Aravali 
    B. Upper Himalaya
    C. Western Ghats 
    D. Himadri
    Answer: C
    Explanation: The Western Ghats or Sahyadris border the plateau in the west and the Eastern Ghats provide the eastern boundary.  While the Western Ghats are almost continuous, the Eastern Ghats are broken and uneven. 

    Corals are skeletons of tiny marine animals called ----- ?
    A. Ant
    B.  Sea Otter
    C. Polyps
    D. White Shark
    Answer: C
    Explanation: Corals are skeletons of tiny marine animals called Polyps. When the living polyps die, their skeletons are left. Other poplyps grow on top of the hard skeleton which grows higher and higher, thus forming the coral islands.

    The Palk Strait lies between the countries
    A. Sri Lanka and Maldives
    B. India and Sri Lanka
    C. India and Maldives
    D. India and Bangladesh
    Answer: B
    Explanation: Sri Lanka is separated from India by the Palk Strait.

    The oldest mountain range in India is the
    A. Aravali hills 
    B. Western ghats 
    C. Himalayas
    D. Vindhyachal
    Answer: A
    Explanation: Aravali hills, one of the oldest ranges of the world, border it on the north-west side. The Vindhyas and the Satpuras are the important ranges.

    The latitude that runs almost halfway through India is ---- ?
    A. Tropic of Cancer
    B. Equator
    C. Standard Meridian of India
    D. Tropic of Capricorn
    Answer: A
    Explanation: India is located in the northern hemisphere. The Tropic of Cancer (23°30'N) passes almost halfway through the country. From south to north, main land of India extends between 8°4'N and 37°6'N latitudes.

    The world’s highest rainfall occurs in
    A. Mumbai 
    B. Asansol 
    C. Mawsynram
    D. Phalodi
    Answer: C
    Explanation: Climate of a place is affected by its location, altitude, distance from the sea, and relief. Mawsynram in Meghalaya receives the world’s highest rainfall, while in a particular year it might not rain at all in Jaisalmer in Rajasthan.

    Mangrove forests can thrive in
    A. saline water 
    B. fresh water 
    C. polluted water
    D. None of above
    Answer: A
    Explanation: Mangrove forests can survive in saline water. They are found mainly in Sunderbans in West Bengal and in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Sundari is a well-known species of trees in mangrove forests after which Sunderbans have been named.