RSMSSB Patwari Exam Pattern & Syllabus!!

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Dear Candidates,

The Rajasthan Subordinate Ministerial Service Selection Board (RSMSSB) conducts the Patwari exam every year. This year, the board had released the notification for 4207 vacancies. In this blog, we will discuss the detailed exam pattern and syllabus of the Rajasthan Patwari Exam -

RSMSSB Patwari Exam Pattern

Previously, the RSMSSB Patwari Exam was conducted in two stages, i.e. Preliminary & Mains examination. But the board changed the exam pattern and from now on, a Single Exam will be the basis of selection, until further notice.

The Rajasthan Subordinate Ministerial Service Selection Board (RSMSSB) has updated the exam pattern and syllabus of the Patwari Exam. We have provided the updated exam pattern below so that you can get an idea of the type of questions asked in the question paper and their marks weightage.

  • The Paper will consist of Objective Multiple-Choice Type Questions.
  • The marks obtained in the examination will be counted to determine the final merit.
  • There will be negative marking. 1/3rd marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.


 Approx Weightage

No. of Questions Total Marks

Time Duration

Reasoning and Mental ability, Numerical efficiency


45 90

3 Hours 

General Knowledge, Current affairs, General Science, History, Politics and Geography of India


38 76

Culture, Geography, History and Rajasthan politics


30 60

General English & Hindi


22 44

Computer Knowledge


15 30



150 300

RSMSSB Patwari Exam Syllabus

There have been some changes in the exam pattern of the Rajasthan Patwari Bharti Exam as well as in the syllabus. The detailed syllabus of all the subjects has been provided in the table below-



General Science (History, Polity, Geography of India, General Knowledge, and Current Affairs)

  • Ancient and Medieval Indian History 
  • Key Features and Important Historical Events (Mid-18th Century to Present)
  • Constitutional Development
  • Indian Constitution
  • Political System 
  • System of Governance
  • Human Body
  • Basics of Science
  • Daily Science
  • Health Care
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Current National Events
  • Indian Environment
  • Geographical and Ecological Changes 

History, Culture, Polity, Geography of Rajasthan

  • Important Historical Events of The Rajasthan History
  • Administrative System of Rajasthan
  • Rajpal, State Legislative Assembly
  • High Court
  • Rajasthan Public Service Commission
  • District Administration
  • State Human Rights Commission
  • State Election Commission
  • Lokayukta
  • State Information Commission
  • Public Policy
  • Socio-Cultural Issues
  • Freedom Movement
  • Awareness and Political Integration.
  • Folk Arts, Paintings 
  • Handicrafts and Architecture
  • Fairs, Festivals, Folk Music and Folk Dances.
  • Rajasthani Culture and Heritage, Literature.
  • Religious Movements of Rajasthan, Saints and Demigods.
  • Important Partn Venue.
  • Prominent Personality of Rajasthan.

General Hindi

  • Treaty of given words and separation of words.
  • Prefixes and suffixes – Their combination of word structure and separation of prefixes and suffixes from words, their identification.
  • Creating all (social) post, Delegation of all (social) post.
  • Meaning of the word pair is distinction.
  • Synonyms and Antonyms.
  • Word purification – purifying given impure words.
  • Sentence purification – The purification of other grammatical impurities related to the sentence except for spelling related impurities.
  • An appropriate word for the phrase.
  • Terminology – Hindi words equivalent to English words associated with administration.
  • Idioms and Locotia.

General English

  • Comprehension of Unseen Passages
  • Correction of Common errors; correct usage.
  • Synonyms/ Antonyms
  • Phrases and Idioms

Mental Ability, Reasoning, Basic Numerical Efficiency

  • Making Series/analogy.
  • Figure Matrix questions, Classification.
  • Alphabet Test
  • Passage and Conclusion.
  • Blood Relations.
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Direction sense test
  • Sitting Arrangement.
  • Input Output.
  • Number Ranking and Time Square
  • Making Judgments.
  • Logical Arrangement of Words
  • Inserting the Missing Character/ number.
  • Mathematical Operations, average, ratio.
  • Area and Volume.
  • Percentage
  • Simple and Compound Interest.
  • Unitary Method.
  • Profit & Loss

Basic Computer

  • Characteristics of Computers,
  • Computer Organization including RAM, ROM, File System Input Devices Computer Software, relationship between Hardware and Software,
  • Operating System,
  • MS-Office (exposure of Word, Excel/spread sheet, Power Point)

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