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RPSC Senior Teacher Librarian Grade 2 Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2024

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RPSC Senior Teacher Librarian Grade 2 Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2024

RPSC Senior Teacher Librarian Exam Syllabus 2024 has been issued by the Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC). It was issued on 15 April 2024. The selection process for RPSC Senior Teacher positions involves a written examination comprising two papers that candidates must successfully complete to be considered for the Senior Teacher position. The RPSC Librarian Grade-II (Secondary Education Department) Competitive Exam, 2024 will take place from 28 December to 31 December 2024. Those who have applied for the RPSC Sr. Teacher Exam 2024 are advised to check the exam syllabus issued by the Commission and start their preparation accordingly.

RPSC Senior Teacher 2024 Syllabus Notice

RPSC Grade 2 Senior Teacher 2024 Overview

RPSC Grade 2 Sr. Teacher Exam Date 2024 has been announced by the RPSC for those who have applied for the examination. We are providing a table with the key highlights of the Rajasthan Senior Teacher Exam 2024 below:-

                      RPSC Sr. Teacher Exam 2024- Important Updates

Exam Conducting Organization

Rajasthan Public Service Commission

Post Name

Rajasthan Senior Teacher



RPSC Senior Teacher Exam Date 2024

28 December to 31 December 2024

Examination Mode


Job Location


Selection Process

  • Written Exam 
  • Merit List 

RPSC Librarian Grade 2 Exam Pattern 

Before you start your preparation for the Rajasthan Librarian Grade 2 Exam, you should be familiar with the exam pattern and syllabus first. The RPSC has recently issued PDFs for both Papers of the RPSC Librarian with the detailed exam pattern and syllabus. Check  the table below to check the RPSC Senior Grade  2 Librarian Exam Pattern:-

  1. Each paper will consist of 100 multiple-choice questions of 200 marks.
  2. Both papers will have a duration of 2 hours.
  3. Negative marking will be applied in both papers; for each incorrect answer or multiple answers, one-third of the marks allotted to that question will be deducted.
  4. The minimum qualifying marks are set at 40%. However, candidates from Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes will have a relaxation of 5% from the prescribed percentage.

                  RPSC Librarian Senior Teacher Exam Pattern Paper 1 


No. of Questions 



Geographical, Historical, Cultural and General knowledge of Rajasthan 



2 Hours

Current Affairs of Rajasthan



General Knowledge of the World & India



Educational Psychology 






2 Hours

                  RPSC Librarian Senior Teacher Exam Pattern Paper 2

Knowledge of Secondary and Senior Secondary standards 



02:30 Hours

Knowledge of Graduate Standard  



Teaching methods 






2 Hours & 30 Minutes

Rajasthan Grade 2 Librarian Exam Syllabus 2024

Rajasthan Librarian Syllabus 2024 can be checked for both papers by visiting the official website of the RPSC. This section encompasses the full syllabus for the RPSC 2nd Grade Librarian Teacher exam 2024. Aspiring candidates aiming for a teaching position under the Rajasthan Government should carefully review the outlined syllabus for both papers detailed below:

RPSC Grade 2 Librarian Syllabus Paper 1 



Geographical, Historical, Cultural and General Knowledge of Rajasthan

  • Physical features, agriculture, sex ratio, vegetation, climate, livestock, industries, literacy, dairy development, population distribution, drainage, growth, tribes, and major tourist centres.
  • Ancient Culture & Civilisation of Rajasthan, Kalibangan, Ahar, Ganeshwar, Bairath. 
  • 8th to 18th Century Rajasthan’s History
  • History of Freedom Struggle in Rajasthan
  • Integration of Rajasthan 
  • Society and Religion
  • Political and Administrative System of Rajasthan

Current Affairs of Rajasthan

State-level current affairs related to political, socio-economic, games and sports aspects.

General Knowledge of World & India

  • Continents, global wind system, globalization and its impacts, environmental issues and strategies, Oceans and their characteristics, population distribution and migration. 
  • India:- Physical features, monsoonal system, drainage, vegetation and energy resources. 
  • Indian Economy:- Growth and Development in Agriculture, Industry and Service Sector in India. Foreign Trade of India: Trends, Composition and Direction. 
  • Indian Constitution, Political System and Foreign Policy

Educational Psychology

  • Educational Psychology 
  • Development of Learner 
  • Learning
  • Personality
  • Intelligence and Creativity
  • Motivation
  • Individual Differences  
  • Concept and Implications in Education

RPSC Grade 2 Librarian Syllabus Paper 2

Unit – I

Library as Social Institution, Library development in India. Different Types of Libraries: Public, Academic and Special. National Library of India. National Digital Library of India (NDLI). Five Laws of Library Science and their implications. Library Legislation: Features, Need and Efforts in India. Copyright Act, Delivery of Books Act, Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). Library Associations: International and National: ALA, IFLA, ILA, IASLIC. Library Education in India. Raja Rammohan Roy Library Foundation (RRRLF). 

Unit – II

Universe of Knowledge – Structure, Definition, Purpose and Attributes. Modes of Formation of Subjects, Different types of Subjects, Universe of Subjects as Mapped in different Schemes of Classification. Normative Principles of Classification and their Applications. Methods of knowledge organization. 

Creation and development of Library Classification Schemes and Standard Subdivision Indexes. General theory of Library Classification. Definition, Need and Purpose of Library Classification. Species of Library classification. Features of Standard Classification Schemes: CC, DDC and UDC. Notation: Need, Functions and Characteristics. Subject Classification, Principles of Subject Classification. Five Fundamental Categories, Common Isolates, Notation: Need, Functions and characteristics, Phase Relations. Trends in Library Classification. 

Bibliographic Description. Catalogue: Definition, Need and Purpose, Structure and Types. Brief Overview of the History and Evolution of Catalogs and Cataloging Codes. Physical Forms including OPAC, Types of Internal Form of Library Catalogue, Subject Cataloguing: Definition, Need and Purpose. Standard Code of Cataloguing: CCC & AACR II, Filling Rules. Normative Principles of Cataloguing. Overview of Principles of Practice in document description. Current Trends in Standardization: Exploring MARC, RDA, CCF, and Description and Exchange; Features of Subject Heading Lists: Chain Procedure and Sears’ List of Subject Headings.

Unit – III

Types of Information Sources: Documentary and Non-documentary. Primary, Secondary and Tertiary. Evaluation of Information Sources. Need and Purpose of eresources: e-books, e-journals, Databases. 

Concept and Need for Reference Services. Types: Short Range and Long Range. Qualifications and Attributes of a Reference Librarian.

Concept and Need of Information Services: Document Delivery, Electronic Document Delivery, InterLibrary Loan (ILL), Abstracting and Indexing Services, Translation, Literature Search, Alerting Services: CAS, SDI. 

Library Resource Sharing and Networks: Concepts and Objectives. National and International Initiatives:  DELNET, INFLIBNET, OCLC.

Unit – IV

Management: Concept, Definition and Scope. Functions and Principles of Management in Libraries. Library Operations: Selection and Acquisition, Collection Building and Development, Technical Processing, Circulation: Stock Verification, Charging and Discharging Systems, Serial Control, Weeding out. 

Library Authority and Library Committee. Library Personnel: Job Description, Job Satisfaction, Job Analysis, Job Evaluation. 

Financial Management: Funding Sources, Financial and Budgetary Estimation. Techniques for Budgeting.

Library Building. Library Rules. Library Statistics. Annual Report. Maintenance, Preservation and Conservation of Library Material.

Unit – V

Information & Communication Technology: Definition, Objectives, Need and Components. 

Computer Hardware: The Evolution of Computers. Characteristics of Computers. Classification of Computers: Mainframe Computer, Supercomputer, Mini Computer and Micro Computer. Digital vs. Analog Computers. Computer Architecture: Input & Output Devices, Central Processing Unit (CPU). Memory (Auxiliary). Computer Software: System and Application Software. Operating Systems: Single and Multiuser. Basics Features of MS Windows and Linux. Application Software: Concept and Types. 

General Application Software: MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint. 

Telecommunications: Need, Purpose and Types. 

Communication Tools and Techniques: E-mail, Web Portals, Teleconferencing/ Video Conferencing, Social Networking Tools. 

Network: Concept, Components, Network Topologies and Types: PAN, LAN, WAN, MAN 

Internet: Definition, Origin, Need and Purpose. Internet Services. 

Utilization of the Internet in Library Services & Activities.

Library Automation: Definition, Necessity, and Purpose; Integration of Computers in Library Operations. 

Basic Features/ Modules of Library and Information Management Software: SOUL 3.0, E-Granthalaya 4.0. 


The RPSC Librarian Grade 2 Exam 2024 is scheduled to occur from 28 December to 31 December 2024.

The RPSC Senior Grade 2 Librarian Exam comprises two papers.

Each paper consists of 100 multiple-choice questions, totaling 200 marks. Negative marking applies, with one-third of the marks deducted for each incorrect answer.

The minimum qualifying marks are set at 40%, with a relaxation of 5% for candidates from Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.

The detailed syllabus for both papers of the RPSC Grade 2 Librarian Exam can be accessed on the official website of the Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) and in the above-provided article.

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