RSMSSB APRO 2021-22 Recruitment – Check Eligibility, Application Process & Other Details!

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List of Selected Candidates for Document Verification & Cut-Off Marks Out for RSMSSB APRO (2021 Cycle)! The Document Verification will be held on 16th August 2022. The Rajasthan Staff Selection Board (RSMSSB) had issued a recruitment notification for the Assistant Public Relations Officer (APRO) post. The RSMSSB APRO Recruitment 2021 took place for a total of 76 vacancies. The applications were being accepted online on the RSMSSB official website. This is a great Rajasthan Govt Job opportunity.

  • The applications were accepted by the RSMSSB between 31st January 2022 to 14th February 2022.
  • Along with the prescribed educational qualification and age limit, the candidate must have practical knowledge of the Hindi language as well as Rajasthan State's culture.
  • The exam took place on 24th April 2022.

RSMSSB APRO Recruitment Overview

Exam Conducting Body

Rajasthan Staff Selection Board

Post Name

Assistant Public Relations Officer

Total Vacancies

76

Starting with online applications

  • 2nd December 2021
  • 31st January 2022 (Application Reopen)

Deadline for online applications

  • 31st December 2021
  • 14th February 2022 (Application Reopen)
Admit Card Release Date 18th April 2022

Exam Date

24th April 2022

RSMSSB APRO Recruitment 2021 Notification Download PDF

RSMSSB APRO Latest Updates

3rd August 2022: List of Selected Candidates for Document Verification Out for RSMSSB APRO 2021

The Rajasthan Staff Selection Board has released the list of the selected candidates for DV and the DV Schedule too. The Document Verification will be conducted on 16th August 2022. The board has also released the cut-off marks for NTSP candidates. Candidates can check out the DV schedule date and  cut-off marks from the PDF provided below:

Check RSMSSB APRO 2021 Document Verification Dates

Download RSMSSB APRO 2021 Cut-Off Marks

9th June 2022: RSMSSB APRO Final Result and Cut-off Out!

The exam for the post of APRO took place on 24th April 2022. RSMSSB has released the RSMSSB APRO Result. Candidates can check the final result and cutoff from the direct link given below.

Download RSMSSB APRO Final Result

30th May 2022: RSMSSB APRO DV Schedule for Absent candidates Released!

RSMSSB has released the APRO Document Verification for Absent candidates  scheduled on 30th May 2022. Candidates can check the DV Schedule Notice from the direct link given below.

Download RSMSSB APRO DV for Absent Candidates Schedule Notice

14th May 2022: RSMSSB APRO DV Schedule Released!

RSMSSB has released the APRO Document Verification scheduled from 25th to 26th May 2022. Candidates can check the DV Schedule Notice from the direct link given below.

Download RSMSSB APRO DV Schedule Notice

14th May 2022: RSMSSB APRO Cut-Off Marks & Result Out!

RSMSSB has released the APRO Result and Cut-Off Marks. Candidates can check the result and cut-off marks from the direct link given below.

Download RSMSSB APRO Cut-Off Marks and Result PDF

28TH April 2022: RSMSSB APRO Preliminary Answer Key and Question Objection Notice Out!

RSMSSB has released the notice regarding the APRO Preliminary Answer key and Question Objection notice. Candidates who are not satisfied with the answers must raise an objection. Candidates can download the notice from the link given below. 

Direct Link to download RSMSSB APRO Preliminary Answer Key and Question Objection Notice

26th April 2022: RSMSSB APRO Application Editing Window Open!

RSMSSB APRO Application editing window will be open from 29th April 2022 to 8th May 2022. Candidates can check the following the RSMSSB APRO Application Editing Notice given below:

Download RSMSSB APRO Application Editing Notice

18th April 2022: RSMSSB APRO Admit Card will be out on 18th April!

RSMSSB APRO Admit will be released on 18th April 2022. The exams for RSMSSB APRO will be taking place on 24th April 2022. Candidates can check out the given link for downloading the RSMSSB APRO Admit Card:

Download RSMSSB APRO Admit Card Notice

25th January 2022: RSMSSB APRO Application Reopened

Due to an update in the distribution of APRO vacancies, the RSMSSB has reopened the application process between 31st Jan to 14th Feb 2022. The already registered candidates need not apply and can simply edit the application form if required.

Download RSMSSB APRO Revised Notification

24th January 2022: RSMSSB APRO Exam Date Out

As per the latest RSMSSB Exam Calendar, the exam for the post of APRO shall take place on 24th April 2022.

RSMSSB APRO Vacancy

A total of 76 vacancies have been released for the RSMSSB APRO Recruitment 2021. The candidates must note that the vacancies have been released only for Non-TSP regions. The detailed category-wise vacancy distribution is as follows:

Category Non-TSP Vacancies TSP Vacancies
General 27 4
SC 11
ST 8 3
OBC 14
MBC 3
EWS 6
Total 69 7

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RSMSSB APRO Apply Online

The RSMSSB has accepted only online applications for the RSMSSB APRO Recruitment. The interested candidates can submit the same between 2nd December to 31st December 2021. The step-wise instructions in order to apply are as follows:

Step 1: Go to the RSMSSB official website and find the apply online link for APRO Recruitment.

Step 2: The page will get redirected to the Rajasthan SSO (Single Sign-On) recruitment portal.

Step 3: On this portal, enter all the required details in the application form.

Step 4: Upload the required scanned copies of the photograph and signature as per the format explained below. The candidates can use the PrepForSure Resize Tool for these requirements.

Document

Pixel

Size

Format

Photograph

Min 240×320 & Max 480×640

50-100 kb

.jpeg

Signature

Min 280×80 & Max 560×160

20-50 kb

Step 6: Proceed to the payment of the application fees as per the category.

Step 7: Download or save the successfully submitted form for future reference.

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RSMSSB APRO Application Fee

As a part of the application process, the candidates are required to pay the category-wise application fee. The payment transaction can be done through the e-Mitra Kiosk or CSC centers.

Category

Application Fee

General & Creamy Layer OBC/MBC Candidates

Rs. 450/-

Rajasthan Non-Creamy Later OBC/MBC & EWS Candidates

Rs. 350/-

Rajasthan SC/ST Candidates

Rs. 250/-

Candidates with family income below 2.5 LPA

Rs. 250/-

If you are preparing for the exam then you can download RSMSSB APRO previous year paper here!

RSMSSB APRO Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who are interested to apply for the RSMSSB APRO posts must satisfy the eligibility criteria, that have been defined by the RSMSSB in terms of educational qualification, age limit, and nationality.

A. RSMSSB APRO Educational Qualification

  • The candidate must have completed Graduation and must have a 3-years of experience working in the State/Central Govt Public Relations Department for a reputed media house OR Degree in Journalism with a preference for post-graduation in Hindi or English.
  • He/she must also possess practical knowledge of the Hindi language written in Devnagri script and the knowledge of Rajasthani culture.

B. RSMSSB APRO Nationality Criterion

The candidate must be either:

  • a citizen of India
  • a subject of Nepal/Bhutan
  • a Tibetan refugee who came over to India for permanent settlement before 1-1-1962
  • an Indian Origin person migrated permanently to India from Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zaire, Malwai, Jaire, and Ethiopia.

C. RSMSSB APRO Age Limit

The applicant must be aged between 18 to 43 years as of 1st Jan 2022. The upper age limit relaxation is applicable for the following categories:

Category

Age Relaxations

SC/ST/OBC/MBC/EWS male candidates of Rajasthan

5 years

General Females

5 years

SC/ST/OBC/MBC/EWS female candidates of Rajasthan

10 years

RSMSSB APRO Selection Process

The RSMSSB APRO selection process shall include a recruitment test. The exam shall consist of objective-type questions. The recruitment test shall take place tentatively on 13th February 2021. The final selection will be done only after the verification of the original documents. Hence the selection process shall consist of:

  • Written Exam
  • Document Verification

RSMSSB APRO Exam Pattern

The exam shall consist of questions from subjects like Rajasthan General Awareness, Journalism, Mass Media, etc. The scheme of examination shall be as follows:

  • Nature of Questions: Objective Type
  • Number of Questions: 120
  • Maximum Marks: 100
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Negative marking: 1/3rd mark deduction for every wrong answer.

RSMSSB APRO Syllabus 

The candidates who wish to clear the RSMSSB APRO exam must be thorough with the following syllabus topics. The direct link to download the official syllabus PDF has also been provided for the candidates further.

Part

RSMSSB APRO Syllabus 

Part-A

  • General awareness about Rajasthan.
  • Various developmental schemes of the Government of Rajasthan.
  • Salient features of the Indian Constitution, fundamental rights and duties, parliament and state legislative assemblies and councils, rural development, and Panchayati Raj.
  • Right to Education, MNREGA.

Part-B

  • Concept of news, news value, essential of news writing, news story structure, inverted pyramid, various types of reporting.
  • Feature – Concept, and meaning, special article, success story, features syndicates.
  • Photojournalism, pictures, selection and editing, writing captions.

Part – C

  • Characteristics of various media-traditional, print, electronic & new media and their role in public awareness.
  • Historical development of journalism in Rajasthan, General principles of writing for electronic media, news portals, blogs, definition, and characteristics of online media, interactivity, and new media.
  • Important laws relating to media -Law of Defamation, Press, and Registration of Books Act, Copyright Act, Press Council Act, RTI.

Part-D

  • Concept of Public Relations, purpose, elements, tools and functions, publicity, propaganda, advertising, structure and working of Public Relations Departments of State Government, media planning, PR in crisis management.
  • Organizing press conferences and tours, press briefings, VVIP visits, preparing PR campaigns.

Part – E

Proficiency in Hindi and English Language including Translation from English to Hindi & Hindi to English

Download RSMSSB APRO Official Syllabus PDF

RSMSSB APRO Recruitment Exam Dates 2021

All the important dates related to RSMSSB APRO Recruitment 2021 is given below

Event

Date

Online registration start date

  • 2nd December 2021
  • 31st January 2022 (Application Reopen)

Last date of online registration

  • 31st December 2021
  • 14th February 2022 (Application Reopen)

Release of Admit Card

18th April 2022

Exam date

24th April 2022

Result Date

To be announced

Download RSMSSB APRO Admit Card

RSMSSB has released the Admit Card on 18th April 2022 and the examination will be conducted on 24th April 2022. RSMSSB will release the admit card one week before the examination on their official website. The detailed steps to download the RSMSSB APRO admit card is mentioned below:

Step 1: Click on the “Admit Card” link on the RSMSSB website.

Step 2: Fill in your RSMSSB registration number, and password and fill in the given captcha.

Step 3: Admit card of RSMSSB APRO will open on your screen, check the details like exam venue, time, etc,

Step 4: Download the RSMSSB APRO admit card and take a printout.

RSMSSB APRO Salary Details

Candidates willing to appear for the RSMSSB APRO examination must be keen to know the salary details. We have mentioned below the pay scale of the APRO.

Post

Pay-Scale

Assistant Public Relations Officer

Rs. 87,525 per month

Level-10

RSMSSB APRO Cut off marks

RSMSSB released the cut-off along with the written examination results on their official website. Candidates can check the Cut off in their APRO scorecard once it is released on the RSMSSB website. Check out the cut-off marks below from the direct link given below.

Download RSMSSB APRO Cut-Off Marks

RSMSSB APRO Answer Key

RSMSSB will release the answer key after the commencement of written examinations. Candidates should be aware of the detailed steps to download the RSMSSB APRO Recruitment Answer Key. Detailed instructions are given below

Step 1: Click on the “Answer Key” link given on the RSMSSB official website.

Step 2: Fill in the required details like your RSMSSB roll number and name.

Step 3: Check the answer key properly and raise objections if there is any error in the question/answer.

Step 4: Download the RSMSSB APRO Answer Key.

Preparation Tips for RSMSSB APRO Recruitment

  • Candidates must have good communication skills which is a crucial factor for public relations.
  • Candidates should have proper knowledge of Rajasthan administration and government schemes.
  • Candidates must daily read the Local newspaper of Rajasthan to keep themselves updated with the current happenings.
  • Candidates must have a good grip on mass communication studies.

RSMSSB APRO Results 2021

Candidates are advised to keep themselves updated with the latest information regarding RSMSSB APRO Results by regularly visiting the website. The detailed procedure to download the RSMSSB APRO results is mentioned below.

Download RSMSSB APRO Result

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Step 1: Visit the official website of RSMSSB.

Step 2: Fill in your RSMSSB roll number, date of birth, and other details required for access.

Step 3: Check the selection criteria and your category rank on the RSMSSB APRO Result.

Step 4: Download the RSMSSB APRO Result and keep it safe for future purposes.

Hopefully, this article on the RSMSSB APRO Recruitment 2021 was helpful for all eligible candidates. The readers are advised to go through the official notification thoroughly before applying. The readers can also download the PrepForSure App for preparation for various Govt job exams.