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RPSC APO Recruitment 2024

The Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) has released the RPSC APO Recruitment 2024 Notification on its official website. This recruitment will fill up 181 vacancies of Assistant Prosecution Officer (APO). The RPSC APO 2024 exam dates will be announced shortly. Stay tuned to this page for the latest updates and find the exam pattern, syllabus, and preparation tips for clearing this exam.

RPSC APO Recruitment 2024 Notification

The RPSC has released the RPSC APO Notification 2024 on the official website at rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in. The RPSC APO Notification PDF gives information about the vacancy, selection process, exam pattern, syllabus, and more. Candidates having any doubts regarding this exam can refer to the official notification attached below.

RPSC APO Recruitment 2024 Notification Download PDF

RPSC APO Recruitment 2024: Overview

The online application for RPSC APO Recruitment has been closed. Candidates can refer to the following overview of the RPSC APO Recruitment 2024 for quick reference.

RPSC APO Recruitment 2024: Highlights
Recruiting Authority Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC)
Recruitment Name RPSC APO Recruitment 2024
Vacancy 181
Job Category Govt Jobs 2024
Job Location Rajasthan
Selection Process
  • Objective Preliminary Exam Qualifying only
  • Mains Exam (400 marks)
  • Document Verification
Official Website rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in

RPSC APO Recruitment 2024: Important Dates

RPSC APO 2024 Important Dates regarding the recruitment of Assistant Prosecution Officers are mentioned in the table below. Take note of these dates and don’t miss out on any important activity related to this recruitment. Exam dates will be updated here shortly after they are announced on the official website.

RPSC APO Recruitment 2024: Important Dates
Activity Date
Notification Released 07 March 2024
Online Application Window March-April 2024
Exam Date

RPSC APO Apply Online 2024

The online application link for the RPSC APO Recruitment 2024 is inactive. However, candidates who wish to take a printout of their application form or check their application details can still log in through the same link. The direct link to access your application form is provided below.

RPSC APO Recruitment 2024 – Check Application Status

RPSC APO Recruitment 2024 Vacancy

The RPSC has released a total of 181 vacancies for the post of RPSC APO. RPSC APO Notification 2024 mentions the Vacancy in two categories namely, Non-SA and SA. Category-wise vacancies along with horizontal and vertical reservation details are mentioned in the official RPSC APO Notification PDF. An overview of the RPSC APO Vacancy 2024 is given below.

RPSC APO Vacancy 2024 (Tentative)
Type Vacancy
Non-SA 174
SA 6
Other 1

The category-wise vacancy distribution is as follows:

RPSC APO Vacancy 2024
Category Number of Posts
General 70
EWS 17
SC 27
ST 22
OBC 30
TSP Area 6
Post & Saharia 1
Total  181

RPSC APO Recruitment 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The RPSC APO aspirants must have checked the eligibility criteria before applying for this recruitment. If not, you may check again carefully so that you are not rejected at any further stages of the selection process. The eligibility criteria for the post include factors like the Age Limit and Educational Qualification.

Age Limit

The basic age limit for the RPSC APO Recruitment 2024 is from 21 to 40 years. The age limit is to be calculated from 1st January 2025. The official RPSC APO Notification 2024 provides the candidates with the details of relaxation in the upper age limit as depicted in the table below.

Category Relaxation in Upper Age Limit
Male (SC/ST/BC/MBC/EWS) 5 Years
Female (SC/ST/BC/MBC/EWS) 10 Years
Female (UR) 5 Years
Widows and Divorced Women No Upper Age Limit

Educational Qualification

As the function of a candidate selected as Assistant Prosecution Officer is specific to the field of law, the required educational qualifications are as follows:

  • Degree in Law (Professional) or integrated Law Course from a University established by law in India AND
  • Working knowledge of Hindi written in Devnagri Script and knowledge of Rajasthani dialects and social customs of Rajasthan.

RPSC APO Recruitment 2024 Selection Process

The selection process for the RPSC APO Recruitment 2024 consists of 2 stages. Candidates have to clear all the stages to make it to the final merit list and get selected as an Assistant Prosecution Officer. The selection process for the RPSC APO Recruitment 2024 is as follows:

  • Prelims Exam (Qualifying in Nature)
  • Mains Exam (400 marks)
  • Document Verification

RPSC APO Recruitment 2024 Exam Pattern

The RPSC APO Preliminary Exam will consist of an objective-type paper with 70% weightage of Law and 30% weightage of Hindi and English proficiency. The marks obtained in the Preliminary exam will not be counted towards merit. However, it is mandatory to clear the cutoff for getting selected among the 15 times candidates who will be called to write the RPSC APO Mains exam. Detailed RPSC APO syllabus 2024 will be released soon on the RPSC’s official website.

Mains Exam Pattern

The Mains exam will consist of 2 papers worth a total of 400 marks. The first paper will contain questions of the subject of law and will carry 300 marks. It will be conducted for 3 hours. The second paper will contain questions on General Hindi and General English carrying 50 marks each and will be conducted for 2 hours. The table below will provide a better idea regarding the exam pattern.

Paper Subject Marks Time
I Law 300 3 Hours
II General Hindi 50 2 Hours
General English 50

Minimum Qualifying Marks

The notification provides for the minimum qualifying marks for the different categories as provided below.

Category Minimum Qualifying Marks
SC/ST 35%
All Other Categories 40%

Mains Exam Syllabus

The topics asked in the Paper 1 of the exam have been provided below. The standard of the Paper 2 will be that of the Senior Secondary Level. It has been provided in the notification that it shall be compulsory to appear in each paper. The Law paper is designed to test the practical knowledge of the candidates in criminal law. Candidates are advised to go through the topics of the Law subjects in the points below.

  • The Indian Penal Code, 1860
  • The Indian Evidence Act, 1872
  • Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
  • The Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989
  • The Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012
  • The Juvenile Justice Act, 2015
  • The Probation of Offenders Act, 1958
  • The Arms Act, 1959
  • The Rajasthan Excise Act, 1950
  • The Rajasthan Public Examination (Prevention of Unfair Means), 1992
  • The Rajasthan Public Examination, 2022

RPSC APO Salary 2024

The candidates appointed as RPSC Assistant Prosecution Officers through the RPSC APO Recruitment 2024 will be paid under Pay Matrix Level 11 with Grade Pay Rs. 4200/-. During the probation period, selected candidates will be paid a fixed amount as per the government rules.

How to Prepare for RPSC APO 2024?

Aspirants must have gone through the detailed exam pattern for both prelims and mains of the RPSC APO 2024 Exam. The exam dates have not been announced yet. However, candidates should start their preparation now to clear this exam. Here are some tips to help you ace your preparation:

  • Start with knowing the syllabus and exam pattern.
  • Check previous years’ papers and PYQs.
  • Solve PYQs with the help of a timer. Assess your strengths and weaknesses at the end of each paper.
  • Next, revise the basic concepts and learn to tackle difficult areas through practice.
  • Give regular mock tests to assess your preparation level.
  • Learn to handle exam pressure and manage time with the help of these mock tests.
  • Stay confident and trust your hard work.




How many vacancies have been announced in RPSC APO Notification 2024?

Total 181 vacancies across different categories have been announced by the RPSC for RPSC APO Recruitment 2024.

What is the eligibility criteria for RPSC APO Recruitment 2024?

Candidates interested in applying for the RPSC APO position should be from Law background. Detailed eligibility criteria are mentioned in this post above.

Which subjects will be asked in the RPSC APO Exam 2024?

The RPSC APO exam syllabus consists of Law, General Hindi and General English.