Around 74 percent candidates appeared in Rajasthan Administrative Services (RAS) and allied services preliminary exams – 2016 on Sunday. A total number of 4,08,860 out of 4,90,000 candidates appeared at 1,224 centres across the state.
The first phase of RAS was conducted for 334 posts of administrative officials and 369 posts in allied services for nine different departments. The exam was conducted at all district headquarters. According to Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) the exam was conducted peacefully and no incident of cheating or mass copying was reported.
Ajmer witnessed traffic jams on main roads because of the large number of candidates who were in a hurry to reach their centres.
Strict checking was conducted at examination centres, especially of mobile phones and other electronic equipment. According to RPSC no case of personification was reported.
Meanwhile, students stated that the paper was average and serveral questions were about Rajasthan and the programmes run by the Centre and state government. The aim of the paper was to ask about the state and policies which are useful for common people.
rajasthan patrika epaper 30/08/2016 : http://epaper.patrika.com