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RAJASTHAN PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, AJMER
SYLLABUS FOR EXAMINATION FOR THE POST OF SR.TEACHER (GRADE-II), SECONDARY EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

PAPER – I
(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 - Gurjar Pratihars - Chauhans of Ajmer - Relations with Delhi Sultanate – Mewar, Ranthambore and Jalore. - Rajasthan and Mughals – Sanga, Pratap, Mansingh of Amer, Chandrasen, Rai Singh of Bikaner, Raj singh of Mewar. History of freedom struggle in Rajasthan - Peasants and Tribal Movements. - Prajamandal Movement. Integration of Rajasthan Role of women during Medieval and Modern period. Society and Religion - Lok Devata and Devian. - Saints of Rajasthan. - Architecture – Temples, Forts and Palaces. - Paintings – Various Schools. - Fairs and Festivals. - Customs, Dresses and Ornaments. - Folk Music and Dance. - Language and Literature

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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. (ii) Current Affairs of Rajasthan : Major current issues and happenings at state level related to socio-economic, political, games and sports aspects.

(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...
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