PAPER I - Part i (Geographical, Historical, Cultural and General Knowledge of Rajasthan)
Location, extent, relief features, climate, drainage, vegetation, agriculture, livestock, dairy development, population distribution, growth, literacy, sex ratio, religious composition, industries, planning, budgetary trends, major tourist centres.
Ancient Culture & Civilisation of Rajasthan, Kalibangan, Ahar, Ganeshwar, Bairath.
History of Rajasthan from 8th to 18th Century
❶ Gurjar Pratihars
❷ Chauhans of Ajmer
❸ Relations with Delhi Sultanate - Mewar, Ranthambore and Jalore.
❹ Rajasthan and Mughals - Sanga, Pratap, Mansingh of Amer, Chandrasen, Rai Singh of Bikaner, Raj singh of Mewar.
History of freedom struggle in Rajasthan
❶Peasants and Tribal Movements.
Integration of Rajasthan
Role of women during Medieval and Modern period.
Society and Religion
❶ Lok Devata and Devian.
❷ Saints of Rajasthan.
❸ Architecture - Temples, Forts and Palaces.
❹ Paintings - Various Schools.
❺ Fairs and Festivals.
❻ Customs, Dresses and Ornaments.
❼ Folk Music and Dance.
❽ Language and Literature
Office of Governor; Role and Functions of Chief Minister and Cabinet; State Secretariat and Chief
Secretary; Organisation and role of the Rajasthan Public Service Commission and State Human
Rights Commission, Panchayati Raj in Rajasthan.
PAPER I - Part ii (Current Affairs of Rajasthan)
Major current issues and happenings at state level related to socio-economic, political, games and sports aspects.
PAPER I - Part iii(General Knowledge of World & India)
Continents, Oceans and their characteristics, global wind system, environmental problems, global
strategies, globalization and its impacts, population trend and distribution, India and U.N.O.,
Major trends in International policies with special reference to Globalization and Nuclear nonproliferation.
Location and its advantages, Monsoonal system, drainage characteristics, changing patterns of
agriculture and industries, national income-concept & trends, poverty, reduction schemes,
Features of India's foreign policy, Nehru's contribution in its making.
Major Landmarks in the Constitutional History of India with special reference to Government of
India Acts of 1919 and 1935
Gandhi's contribution to National Movement; Ambedkar and
Constitution; Making; Salient features of Indian Constitution, Fundamental Rights, Duties and
Directive Principles of State Policy; offices of the Indian President and Prime Minister; India's
federal system; Major Political Parties.
PAPER I - Part iv (Educational Psychology)
Educational Psychology - its meaning, scope and implications for teacher in classroom situations. Various psychologists and their contributions in education.
Learning - its meaning and types, different theories of learning and implications for a teacher, transfer of learning, factors affecting learning, constructivist learning.
Development of learner - Physical, emotional and social development, development of child as an individual- concept development.
Personality - meaning, theories and assessment, adjustment and its mechanism, maladjustment.
Intelligence and creativity - meaning, theories and measurement, role in learning, emotional intelligence- concept and practices, human cognition.
Motivation - meaning and role in the process of learning, achievement motivation.
Individual differences - meaning and sources, Education of children with special needs - Gifted and talented students, slow learners, delinquency.
Development and implications in education of - Self concept, attitudes, interest, habits, aptitude and social skills.