How to Calculate RPSC RAS Prelims Marks: Know the Check RPSC RAS General Knowledge & General Science Marks

How to Calculate RPSC RAS Prelims Marks: Candidates who are appearing RPSC RAS examination must check the steps to calculate prelims marks. Know about the marking scheme followed by RPSC RAS to calculate the candidate’s marks, negative marking, etc.

Check how to calculate RPSC RAS prelims marks
Check how to calculate RPSC RAS prelims marks

RPSC conducted the RPSC RAS prelims exam examination on October 1, 2023, in a single shift from 11 A.M. and 2 P.M. The candidates who appeared for the RPSC RAS exam must know how to calculate the RPSC RAS Prelims marks. The marks can be calculated using the RPSC RAS answer key. This will let the aspirants know of their qualifying status.

RPSC RAS prelims exam had one paper which is General Science and General Knowledge, and all of the questions were multiple-choice questions.

In order to qualify for the main examination, candidates must pass the RPSC RAS Prelims examination by securing the RPSC RAS cut-off marks. While preparing the merit list for the final selection, the prelim exam marks will need to be taken into account. 

How to calculate RPSC RAS Prelims Marks for Prelims?

The RPSC RAS Prelims exam included 150 questions, and 200 total marks. There is a 1/3  penalty for every wrong answer marked by the candidate. The candidate can estimate their RPSC RAS exam result using the RPSC RAS's marking scheme, compare them to the RPSC RAS previous year cutoff, and determine whether they have a probability of progressing further in the recruitment process. The candidate might estimate their score by checking with RPSC RAS exam answer key released by recruitment body.

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Formula to calculate RPSC RAS Marks

Here, we've given the formula for calculating the preliminary marks for the RPSC RAS, which takes into account both right and wrong responses as well as unsolved questions.

As there are a total of 150 questions for 200 marks 1 question will carry 1.33 marks

Estimated marks scored by the candidate can be checked here

Number of marks scored = correct answer marked - incorrect answer

Let us suppose that on a total of 150 questions, a student had attempted 110 and 40 questions were left unanswered, and out of 110 questions 40 questions were marked incorrect, so the estimated mark will be 

Total marks scored = (70 * 1.33) - (40 * 1/3) = 93.1 - 13.33 = 79.77 marks

RPSC RAS Prelims Qualifying Marks 

The RPSC RAS prelims qualifying marks are decided by the recruitment body. Below we have tabulated the previous year category-wise qualifying marks which a candidate needs to score in order to be eligible for the RPSC RAS mains examination.

RPSC RAS Cut Off 2022 Prelims


RPSC RAS Cut Off Marks



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Read the Related Articles,

RPSC RAS Exam Centre
RPSC RAS Important Questions
RPSC RAS Syllabus
RPSC RAS Previous Year Paper


Is there a negative marking in the RPSC RAS examination?

Yes, there will be a negative marking of 1/3 marks in the prelims examination of the RPSC RAS examination. Hence, candidates should mark each answer carefully to avoid negative markings.

What are the minimum marks that a candidate needs to score to become eligible for the RPSC RAS Main examination?

The minimum qualifying marks vary according to the category of the candidates. In the above article, we have listed the minimum qualifying marks for each category.

What is the RPSC RAS marking pattern?

The RPSC will assign 1.33 mark for each correct answer and 1/3 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer in the RPSC RAS exam for Prelims.
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