Syllabus(PCS-J)


                    Andhra Pradesh State Judicial Service Examination
                        (for Recruitment in the Civil Judge Cadre)

 

Scheme of Examination

The Competitive examination for recruitment in the Civil Judge Cadre shall consist of :-

  1. Screening Test (Objective Type)
  2. Written Examination (Subjective Type) (80 Marks)
  3. Viva Voce (20 Marks)

Syllabus

In the selection process, the proficiency and knowledge of applicants in the following subjects will be tested-

(a) Substantive Laws: Comprising of Indian Contract Act, Hindu Marriage Act, Hindu Succession Act, Easements Act, Specific Relief Act, Limitation Act, Transfer of Property Act, Indian Penal Code, Negotiable Instruments Act, Protection of women from Domestic Violence Act, Registration Act, Indian Stamp Act, A.P. Buildings (Lease, Rent & Eviction) Control Act

(b) Procedural Laws: Comprising of Civil Procedure Code, Criminal Procedure Code, Evidence Act, Civil Rules of Practice and Criminal Rules of Practice

Viva Voce

In the Viva Voce, the academic knowledge of a candidate, his communication skills, his tact and ability to handle various situations in the Court, will be tested.

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        Arunachal Pradesh Judicial Service Grade-II Examination

Written Examination

The candidates shall have to appear in a Written Examination consisting of the following papers: 
Paper-I: English (100 Marks)

  • Essay Writing
  • Precis Writing
  • Grammar etc.

Paper-II: General Knowledge (100 Marks)

  • Objective Type
  • Aptitude Test

Paper-III: Law Paper-I (100 Marks)

  • Constitution of India
  • Code of Civil Procedure
  • Transfer of Property Act
  • Indian Contract Act

Paper-IV: Law Paper-II (100 Marks)

  • Indian Penal Code
  • Code of Criminal Procedure
  • Indian Evidence Act
  • Law of Tort

Note: The candidate is expected to refer to the relevant decisions of the Apex Court and the High Court while writing answers in Paper III and IV.

Viva-Voce

All the candidates who clear the written examination shall be called for the Viva-Voce Examination of 70 marks. 

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      Arunachal Pradesh Judicial Service Grade-III Examination

Written Examination

The candidates shall have to appear in a Written Examination consisting of the following papers:

Paper-I: English (100 Marks)

  • Essay Writing
  • Precis Writing
  • Grammar etc.

Paper-II: General Knowledge (100 Marks)

  • Objective Type
  • Aptitude Test

Paper-III: Law Paper-I (100 Marks)

  • Constitution of India
  • Code of Civil Procedure
  • Transfer of Property Act
  • Indian Contract Act

Paper-IV: Law Paper-II (100 Marks)

  • Indian Penal Code
  • Code of Criminal Procedure
  • Indian Evidence Act
  • Law of Tort

Note: The candidate is expected to refer to the relevant decisions of the Apex Court and the High Court while writing answers in Paper III and IV.

Viva-Voce

All the candidates who clear the written examination shall be called for the Viva-Voce Examination of 70 marks.

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                                        Assam Judicial Service Grade-III 

The Examination will be held in three stages: 

(1)PreliminaryExamination 
(2)MainWrittenExamination
(3) Viva- voce

Preliminary Examination

The Preliminary Examination (Screening Test) shall consist of the Objective type questions of 100 marks out of which 90 marks will cover General Knowledge, Aptitude, English, Constitution of India, Code of Civil procedure, Criminal Procedure Code, Transfer of Property Act, Indian Contract Act, Indian Penal Code, Indian Evidence Act, Law of Torts and remaining 10 marks to test the proficiency in the official language (s) of the State of Assam.

Main Written Examination

  1. Paper on English- 100 marks
  • Essay Writing
  • Precis Writing
  • Grammar etc.
  1. General Knowledge- 100 marks
  • Objective Test
  • Aptitude Test
  1. Law Paper- I- 100 marks
  • Constitution of India
  • Civil Procedure Code
  • Transfer of Property Act
  • Indian Contract Act
  1. Law Paper- II- 100 marks
  • Indian Penal Code
  • Criminal Procedure Code
  • Indian Evidence Act
  • Law of Torts
  1. Paper to test the proficiency of the candidate in official language(s) of the State of Assam- 50 marks

Interview/ Viva-Voce

Interview :- Viva-voce – 50 marks

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                                      Bihar Civil Judge (Junior Division) Examination

Scheme of Examination

It is a three stage examination:

(a) Preliminary (Objective Type)
(b) Mains (Written Type)
(c) Personality Test (Interview)

Syllabus of Preliminary Examination

It will consist of two papers:

First Paper: General Studies (100 Marks)

  • General Knowledge (Including Current Affairs)
  • Elementary General Science

Second Paper: Law (150 Marks)

  • Law of Evidence and Procedure
  • Constitutional & Administrative Law of India
  • Hindu Law and Muhammadan Law
  • Law of Transfer of Property, Principles of Equity, Law of Trusts and Specific Relief
  • Law of Contracts and Torts
  • Commercial Law 

Syllabus of Mains Examination

It is mainly devided into two parts:

(A) Compulsory Paper

  • General Knowledge including Current Affairs (150 Marks)
  • Elementary General Science (100 Marks)
  • General Hindi (100 Marks)
  • General English (100 marks)
  • Law of Evidence and Procedure (150 Marks)

(B) Optional Paper

  • Constitutional & Administrative Law of India (150 Marks)
  • Hindu law and Muhammadan law (150 Marks)
  • Law of Transfer of Property, Principles of Equity, Law of Trusts and Specific Relief (150 marks)
  • Law of Contracts and Torts (150 Marks)
  • Commercial Law (150 marks) 

Note: 

  1. Out of 5 (five) Optional Papers candidate has to opt only 3 (three) papers.
  2. Hindi Paper and English Paper are only of qualifying nature. Each candidate must score minimum of 30 marks out of 100 marks, but the marks obtained therein will not be added in the overall total in deciding the merit.

Viva-Voce (Interviews)

Candidates qualified in Written Examination shall appear for Viva-voce. Viva-voce (Interviews) shall be of 100 marks.

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                                           Delhi Judicial Service Examination

                                         Civil Judge (Junior Division) Exam

Delhi Judicial Service Examination is conducted in two successive stages:

Delhi Judicial Service Preliminary Examination (Objective Type with 25% negative marking) for selection for the Main Examination, and

(B) Delhi Judicial Service Main Examination (Written) for selection of candidates for calling for Viva-voce

Preliminary Examination

The Preliminary Examination will be a Screening Test and will consist of one paper of multiple objective type questions carrying maximum of 200 marks. In the preliminary examination question on general knowledge and aptitude of the candidate, candidate’s power of expression, flair in english, knowledge of objective type legal problems and their solutions covering Constitution of India, Code of Civil Procedure, Code of Criminal Procedure, Indian Penal Code, Contract Act, Partnership Act, Principles Governing Arbitration Law, Evidence Act, Specific Relief Act and Limitation Act will be included. Minimum qualifying marks in the Preliminary Examination shall be 60% for General and 55% for Reserved Categories i.e. Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Physically Handicapped (Blind/Low Vision) (Mobility not to be restricted)/Orthopaedically. However, the number of candidates to be admitted to the Main Examination (Written) will not be more than Ten times the total number of vacancies of each category advertised.

The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination by the candidates who are declared qualified for admission to the Main Examination (Written) will not be counted for determining their final order of merit.

Main Examination

The main examination shall include the following subjects-

(1) General Knowledge and Language : This paper shall comprise of two sections:

Section I : General Knowledge : This is to test the candidate’s knowledge of current affairs  etc. (100 Marks)

Section II : Language (Easay, Translation and Precis Writing) : This is to test the candidate’s knowledge and power of expression in English. Credit will be given both for substance and expression. Conversely deduction will be made for bad expression, faults of grammer and misuse of words etc. There will be two passage for translations one in English which will be required to be translated into Hindi (in Devnagri Script). The Second passage in Hindi (in Devnagri Script) shall be required to be translated into English. (150 marks)

(2) Civil Law-I : Indian Contract Act, Indian Sale of Goods Act, Indian Partnership Act, Specific Relief Act, Hindu Law, Mohammadan Law, Delhi Rent Control Act and Law of Torts. (200 marks)

(3) Civil Law-II : Civil Procedure Code, Law of Evidence, Law of Limitation & Law of Registration. (200 marks)

(4) Criminal Law : Criminal Procedure Code, Indian Penal Code & Indian Evidence Act. (200 marks)

Viva-Voce

Viva-voce will carry 150 marks. Only such candidates will be called for Viva-voce who have obtained 40% marks in each written paper and 50% marks in aggregate except in the case of candidates belonging to reserved categores i.e. Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Physically Handicapped (Blind/Low Vision) (mobility not to be restricted)/Orthopaedically in whose case the qualifying marks shall be 35% in each written paper and 45% in the aggregate.

A candidate of General Category must secure minimum 50% marks and a candidate of Reserved Category i.e. Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Physically Handicapped (Blind/ Low Vision) (mobility not to be restricted)/ Orthopaedically must secure minimum 45% marks in Viva-Voce to be eligible for being recommended for appointment to the service.

The marks obtained in the Viva-voce will be added to the marks obtained in the Main Examination (Written) and the Candidate’s position will depend on the aggregate of both.

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           Haryana Civil Service (Judicial Branch) Examination

It is three stage examination.

(A) Preliminary Examination
(B) Main (Written Type)

(C) Personality Test (Interview)

Syllabus for Preliminary Examination

Preliminary Examination shall be of objective type multiple choice(which can be scrutinized by computer) as distinguished from the Written Examination which shall be subjective/ narrative type. 

The question paper for Preliminary Examination shall be of two hours duration. It shall consist of 125 questions and each question shall carry 04 marks and for every wrong answer 0.20% i.e. 1/5th mark shall be deducted. 

The objective type multiple-choice question for the Preliminary Examination shall be from the syllabus for the Main Examination. The candidate shall be expected to have a general and basic over view of the main subjects and also the ability to answer questions on current events of national and international importance, Indian legal and constitutional history and governance. The candidate shall also be tested for his analytical skills and aptitude. The standard of the question paper shall be of Law graduate level. The object of the Preliminary Examination is to short list candidates for the Main Examination.

Syllabus for Main (Written) Examination

It consists of five papers:
(1) Law Paper I i.e. Civil Law I (200 marks)

It will cover the following topics-

  1. Code of Civil procedure
  2. Punjab Courts Act
  3. Indian Contract Act
  4. Indian partnership Act
  5. Sale of Goods Act
  6. Specific Relief Act
  7. Indian Evidence Act

(2) Law Paper II i.e. Civil Law II (200 marks)

It will cover the following topics-

  1. Hindu Law
  2. Mohammadan Law and Customary Law
  3. Law of Registration
  4. Law of Limitation

(3) Law Paper III i.e. Criminal Law (200 marks)

It will cover the following topics-

  1. Indian Penal Code
  2. Criminal Procedure Code
  3. Indian Evidence Act

(4) Paper IV English (200 marks)

  1. English Essay (1000-1100 words) (100 marks)
  2. Precis (25 marks)
  3. Words and Phrases (Make sentences of the given words and Phrases) (25 marks)
  4. Comprehension (25 marks)
  5. Corrections (25 marks)

(5) Paper V Language (100 marks)

Hindi (in Devnagri Script) 

Language paper (v) shall comprise the following:-

  1. Translation of an English passage into Hindi (20 marks)
  2. Explanation of Hindi passage in prose and poetry in the same language (30 marks)
  3. Composition (essay), idioms and corrections (50 marks)

Viva-Voce (Interview) (200 marks)

To judge the personal qualities of the candidates. The viva-voce shall relate to the matters of general interest and is intended to test the candidates’ alertness, intelligence and general outlook. it shall be conducted in English.

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H.P. Judicial Service Competitive Examination | Himachal Pradesh Civil Judge (Junior Division) Examination

Scheme of Examination

It is a three stage examination:-
(A) Preliminary Examination (Objective Type)
(B) Mains Examination (Written Type)
(C) Personality Test (Interview)

(A) Preliminary Examination 

The preliminary examination shall be an objective type examination consisting of the following three papers of 100 Marks each:
• Civil Law-I
• Civil Law-II
• Criminal Law
Each paper shall be of one-hour duration and the examination in all thethree papers shall be held on the same day. The syllabus for the preliminary examination shall be the same as provided for Paper-I to III for the Main examination. 

(B) Main (Narrative) Examination 

Main Examination will be consisting of 05 papers as follows:
PAPER-I Civil Law-I (200 Marks)
PAPER-II Civil Law-II (200 Marks)
PAPER-III Criminal Law (200 Marks)
PAPER-IV English Composition (200 Marks)
PAPER-V Language (Hindi) (100 Marks)

Minimum Qualifying Marks:
(i) No candidate shall be credited with any marks in any paper unless he obtains at least 45 percent marks in that paper, except Hindi language paper (paper-V) in which candidate should obtain at least 33 percent marks.
(ii) No candidate shall be considered to have qualified the written testunless he obtains 50 percent marks in aggregate in all papers and at least 33 percent marks in language paper i.e. Hindi in Devanagri script.

Syllabii

Syllabii for main (narrative) examination will be as follows:

Paper-I (Civil Law-I):

  • Code of Civil Procedure
  • Indian Evidence Act
  • Indian Stamp Act
  • Himachal Pradesh Courts Act, 1976
  • Specific Relief Act.

Paper-II. (Civil Law-II):

  • Indian Contract Act
  • Hindu Law
  • Indian Limitation Act
  • Transfer of Property Act
  • P. Urban Rent Control Act.

Paper-III. (Criminal Law):

  • Indian Penal Code
  • Criminal Procedure Code
  • Chapter-XVII (section 138 to 143) of the Negotiable Instruments Act
  • P. Excise Act- 2011 as Applicable to the State of H.P.
  • Wild Life Protection Act
  • Indian Forest Act.

Paper-IV. (English Composition):
A Choice from three Essays on General Subjects.

  • Essay (150 Marks)
  • Translation of Hindi Passage into English (50 Marks)

(The standard for the English paper shall be that of graduation examination of Himachal Pradesh University.)

Paper-V. (Language):

  • Translation of English passage into Hindi. (30 Marks)
  • Essay in Hindi on any topic out of three. (50 Marks)
  • Composition (Idioms and Corrections etc.). (20 Marks)

(The standard for the language paper shall be that of Matriculation examination of the Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education.)

Note: Each paper will last for three hours. Paper I to IV will carry 200 marks each and Paper V 100 marks. 

(C) Viva- Voce (Interview)Candidates who qualify the Main written examination, will be required to appear at such place, as may be fixed by the Commission, for a viva-voce test. The maximum marks for the viva-voce shall be 100. The marks obtained in the viva-voce will be added to the marks obtained in the Main written examination for purpose of selection of the candidates.

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Jharkhand Civil Judge (Junior Division) | Jharkhand PCS (J) Exam

Scheme of Examination

It is a three stage examination.

(a) Preliminary (Objective Type)

(b) Mains (Written Type)

(c) Personality Test (Interview)

Syllabus for Preliminary Examination

It will consist of only one paper carrying 100 marks. Time allowed 2 hours.

  • General English
  • General Knowledge including Current Affairs
  • Civil Procedure Code, 1908
  • Criminal procedure Code, 1973
  • Indian Evidence Act, 1872
  • Indian Contract Act, 1872 
  • Indian Penal Code, 1860

Syllabus for Mains Examination

It will consist of only one paper carrying 100 marks. Time allowed 3 hours. 

  • Indian Evidence Act, 1872
  • Civil procedure Code, 1908
  • Criminal procedure Code, 1973
  • Indian Penal Code, 1860
  • Indian Contract Act, 1872
  • Law of limitation
  • Transfer of Property Act, 1882
  • Indian partnership Act, 1932
  • Sales of goods Act, 1930
  • Negotiable Instruments Act, 1861
  • Arbitration Act
  • Rent Control Act
  • Hindu Law
  • Mohammadan Law
  • Jurisprudence

Note: Minimum Marks required to be secured is- 

(i) Unreserved – 45 out of 100

(ii) O.B.C. – 40 out of 100

(iii) SC/ ST – 35 out of 100

Interview

It will carry 20 marks. However minimum marks required to be secured is- 

(i) Unreserved – 10 out of 20

(ii) O.B.C. – 8 out of 20

(iii) SC/ ST – 6 out of 20

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                               Kerala Judicial Service Examination

Scheme of Examination

The examination will be held in three stages:
(1) Preliminary Exam
(2) Main Exam
(3) Viva-voce
Preliminary Examination

The preliminary examination will consist of one paper of objective type screening test based on the syllabus given below containing 100 multiple choice questions, each question carrying two marks. Maximum marks will be 200 and one mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer. The duration of the preliminary examination will be two & half hours. 
Syllabus for the Preliminary Examination

Part A: 
Code of Civil Procedure

  • Indian Contract Act
  • Negotiable Instruments Act
  • Transfer of Property Act
  • Specific Relief Act
  • Kerala Building(Lease and Rent Control) Act

Part B: 

  • Code of Criminal Procedure
  • Indian Penal Code
  • Indian Evidence Act

Part C: 

  • Constitution of India
  • Legal G.K.
  • Reasoning & Mental ability

Main (Written) Examination

The Kerala Judicial Service Examination (Main) will consist of 4 papers of written examination each carrying 100 marks at a total of 400 marks, based on the syllabus given below and viva voce carrying 50 marks. The prescribed duration for each paper will be three hours. 

Syllabus for the Written Examination (Main)

Paper–I

  • English Grammar
  • General Essays
  • Translation of Malayalam Depositions / Documents to English
  • Precis writing

Paper–II: 
Part–A: 

  • Indian Contract Act
  • Transfer of Property Act
  • Limitation Act
  • Specific Relief Act
  • Easements Act
  • Kerala Building (Lease and Rent Control) Act
  • Hindu Succession Act
  • Indian Succession Act- Parts V, VI & X
  • Dissolution of Muslim Marriage Act

Part–B: 

  • Kerala Court Fees and Suits Valuation Act
  • Kerala Stamp Act
  • Legal Services Authorities Act
  • The Kerala Panchayath Raj Act -Ch.X, XI, XXIA & XXIII
  • Kerala Municipality Act -Ch.IX, X, XXIV & XXV
  • Negotiable Instruments Act (except Ch. XVII)
  • Registration Act

Paper–III: 
Part–A: 

  • Indian Penal Code
  • Indian Evidence Act
  • Abkari Act
  • Negotiable Instruments Act -Ch. XVII
  • The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act

Part–B: 

  • Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act
  • Kerala Police Act
  • Probation of Offenders Act
  • Forest Act
  • D.P.S. Act (provisions relating to bail and trial by Magistrates)

Paper–IV: 
Part–A: 

  • Code of Civil Procedure
  • Civil Rules of Practice
  • Kerala Civil Courts Act
  • Order in Interlocutory Applications/ Framing of Issues/ Judgment Writing (Civil)

Part–B: 

  • Code of Criminal Procedure
  • Criminal Rules of Practice
  • Framing of Charges/ Order in Criminal Miscellaneous Petitions/ Judgment Writing (Criminal)

Viva voce

Only those candidates who score the prescribed percentage of marks or more in the main written examination shall be called for viva voce. Viva voce will carry 50 marks 

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             Madhya Pradesh Civil Judge Class- II (Entry Level) Examination 

Scheme of Examination

The Examination shall be conducted in three stages, namely,

(i) Online Preliminary Examination (Objective Type)

(ii) Main Examination (Written Type)

(iii) Viva voce (Interview)

The scheme of the examinations shall be as follows: –

 Online Preliminary Examination

The Online Preliminary Examination shall be of the duration of two hours consisting 100 marks

of 100 objective-type questions from the following: 
First Part: Law: (Total questions 75 of 75 marks) 

  1. Constitution of India
  2. Code of Civil Procedure, 1908
  3. Transfer of Property Act, 1882
  4. Indian Contract Act, 1872
  5. Specific Reliefs Act, 1963
  6. Limitation Act, 1963
  7. MP Accommodation Control Act, 1961
  8. MP Land Revenue Code, 1959
  9. Indian Evidence Act, 1872
  10. Indian Penal Code, 1861
  11. Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
  12. Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

Second Part: (Total questions 25 of 25 marks)

  1. General Knowledge (Questions- 15, Marks- 15)
  2. Computer Knowledge (Questions- 05, Marks- 05)
  3. English Knowledge (Questions- 05, Marks- 05)

Main Examination (Written) (Max. Marks 400)

Mains Examination consists of four Question Papers each paper carrying 100 marks. The time period for each question paper will be of 3 hours.
First Question Paper: (Total Marks- 100) 

  1. Constitution of India
  2. Code of Civil Procedure, 1908
  3. Transfer of Property Act, 1882
  4. Indian Contract Act, 1872
  5. Specific Reliefs Act, 1963
  6. Limitation Act, 1963

Second Question Paper: (Total Marks- 100) 

  1. Writing on Social Issue- 30 marks
  2. Writing on Legal Issue- 20 marks
  3. Precis Writing- 20 marks
  4. Translation (Hindi to English)- 15 marks
  5. Translation (English to Hindi)- 15 marks

Third Question Paper: (Total Marks- 100) 

  1. MP Accommodation Control Act, 1961
  2. MP Land Revenue Code, 1959
  3. Indian Evidence Act, 1872
  4. Indian Penal Code, 1861
  5. Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
  6. Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

Fourth Question Paper: (Total Marks- 100)

  1. Framing of Issues- 10 marks
  2. Framing of Charges- 10 marks
  3. Judgement/ Order (Civil) Writing- 40 marks
  4. Judgement/ Order (Criminal) Writing- 40 marks

Viva-voce (Interview)

The maximum marks for viva-voce would be 50

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Maharashtra Judicial Service | Maharashtra Civil Judge (Junior Division) Exam

Syllabus for Competitive Examination to the post of recruitment for Civil Judge (Junior Division ) & Judicial Magistrate (First Class) (Preliminary) Examination under judicial Service of the Government of Maharashtra 

Standard: Suitable to the post 

Maximum Marks: 100 

Medium: English

Duration: Two Hours 

Nature of the paper: Objective type (Multiple Choice Question)

  1. Code of Criminal Procedure
  2. Civil Procedure Code
  3. Evidence Act
  4. Transfer of property Act
  5. Specific Relief Act
  6. Maharashtra Rent Control Act
  7. Limitation Act
  8. Constitution of India
  9. Indian penal Code
  10. Law of Contracts, Sale of Goods Act & Partnership Act

Syllabus for Competitive Examination for recruitment to the posts of Civil Judge (Junior Division) & Judicial Magistrate (First Class) (Main) Examination under Judicial Service of the Government of Maharashtra

Standard: Suitable to the post 

Nature of the paper: Conventional type

Medium: Marathi/ English 

Maximum Marks: 100 

Duration: Three Hours

Paper-I

  1. Civil Procedure Code
  2. Transfer of Property Act
  3. Specific Relief Act
  4. Law of Contracts, Sale of Goods Act & Partnership Act

Paper-II

  1. Indian Penal Code
  2. Evidence Act
  3. Code of Criminal Procedure
  4. Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes [Prevention of Atrocities] Act-1989 And Protection of Civil Rights Act – 1955)
  5. Essay On Current Legal Topic [Approximately 800 Words]

Oral Exam/ Interview

(50 Marks)

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Syllabus | Odisha Judicial Service | OJS | Odisha Civil Judge (Junior Division) Exam

Scheme of Examination

It is a three stage examination- 
(a) Preliminary Written Examination
(b) Main Written Examination
(c) Interview 
Preliminary Written Examination

The preliminary written examination shall be of one paper carrying 100 marks with a duration of one and half hours with objective type questions of multiple choice (100 questions of one mark each with Negative mark of Twenty Five percent for every wrong answer allotted to that Question) on the following subjects:
Constitution of India;

  1. Code of Civil Procedure;
  2. Code of Criminal Procedure;
  3. Evidence Act;
  4. Indian Penal Code;
  5. Limitation Act;
  6. Transfer of Property Act;
  7. Contract Act;
  8. Law of Succession (Indian Succession Act and Hindu Succession Act);
  9. Specific Relief Act.

Main Written Examination

The main written examination shall be on the following two compulsory papers and three optional papers. Each of the compulsory papers shall carry 150 marks with a duration of two and half hours and each of the optional papers shall carry 150 marks with a duration of three hours. 
(1) Compulsory Papers:
Paper-1: General English- 

  • (a) Translation and retranslation of ten lines each.
  • (b) A short Essay about 150 words.
  • (c) Precis writing consisting of 300 words.
  • (d) 1 (one) passage of about 500 words with 5 questions.

N.B.:- For “Translation and retranslation of ten lines each”, there will be two passages, i.e. one in English to be translated into Odia and another in Odia to be retranslated into English.
Paper-2: Procedural Laws-

  • (a) The Code of Criminal Procedure,1973
  • (b) The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908
  • (c) The Indian Evidence Act, 1872

(2) Optional Papers:
A candidate may choose any of the three subjects among the following:-
(1) Law of Crime & Law of Torts 
(2) Personal Law 

  • (a) Hindu Law
  • (b) Mohammedan Law

(3) Law of Property 

  • (a) Transfer of Property Act, 1882
  • (b) Specific Relief Act, 1963
  • (c) Indian Limitation Act, 1963

(4) Law of Contract 

  • (a) Indian Contract Act, 1872
  • (b) Sales of Goods Act, 1930
  • (c) Partnership Act, 1932
  • (d) Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881

(5) Jurisprudence and Constitution of India 
NOTE: 
(i) A candidate shall answer the papers in English unless otherwise directed.
(ii) The standard of papers shall be that of LLB. course and in respect of Compulsory Paper-1, it shall be of a degree course. 
(iii) The Commission shall call the candidates for interview who have secured not less than 45 (forty five) per-centum of marks in aggregate and a minimum of 33 (thirty three) per-centum of marks in each paper in the main written examination. 

Interview

Interview shall carry 100 (one hundred) marks. Questions to be asked in the interview may not ordinarily be outside the syllabus prescribed for the main written examination. In the interview, questions covering broad National and International issues and matters of common interest in the field of Arts and Science may also be asked. 
Provided that the names of the candidates shall not be included in the merit list unless such candidates secure a minimum of 40% (forty per-centum) of marks in the interview.

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Syllabus | Punjab Civil Service (Judicial Branch) Exam | PCS (JB) Exam

The Examination shall be conducted in three stages:

Preliminary Examination

Main Examination

Viva Voce

Preliminary Examination

The Preliminary Examination shall be of objective type question with multiple choices (which can be scrutinized by Computer) as distinguished from the main examination which shall be subjective/narrative type.
The question paper for the Preliminary examination shall be of two hours duration, it shall consist of 125 questions and each question shall carry 04 marks and for every wrong answer 01 shall be deducted. There will be no negative marking in respect of unattempted question.

iii The objective type multiple choice questions for the Preliminary Examination shall be from the syllabus prescribed for the Main Written Examination . The candidates shall be expected to have a general and basic overview of the main subjects and also the ability to answer questions on current events of National and International importance, Indian legal and constitutional History and governance. The candidates shall also be tested for their analytical skills and aptitude. The standard of questions shall be of graduate level.
iv The object of the preliminary Examination is to shortlist candidates for the main examination. There shall be no minimum pass marks in the preliminary examination. The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination shall not be counted towards final result. Candidates equal to ten times the number of vacancies advertised, selected in order of their respective merit shall become eligible to sit in the main written examination. However, this number shall be subject to variation. If two or more candidates at the last number (the number at the end) get the same marks, then all of them shall be considered eligible to sit for the main written examination, warranting the corresponding increase in the stipulated ratio.The candidates applying for the Preliminary Examination should ensure that theyfulfill all the eligibility conditions for admission to the examination. Theiradmission at all the stages of examination for which they are admitted by the Commission viz. Preliminary Examination, Main Written Examination and Viva-Voce (Interview/Personality Test) will be purely provisional, subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. If on checking at any time before or after the Preliminary Examination, Main Written Examination and Viva-Voce(Interview/Personality Test), it is found that they do not fulfill any of theeligibility conditions; their candidature for the examination will be cancelled by the Committee/ Commission. If any of their claims is found to be incorrect, they may render themselves liable to disciplinary action by the Committee/ Commission. Any attempt on the part of a candidate to obtain support for his candidature by any means will render him/ her liable for disqualification. 

vi Candidates who are employed should submit hard copy of the application form to the office of Punjab Public Service Commission under intimation to their employer at this stage. (NOC of the employer is required for the Main Examination only)
vii The candidates should note that their admission to the examination will be purely provisional based on the information given by them in the application form. This will be subject to checking of all the eligibility conditions by the Punjab Public Service Commission. The mere fact that a certificate of admission to the Examination has been issued to a candidate, will not imply that his candidature has been finally cleared by the Committee/ Commission or that entries made by the candidate in his application for the Preliminary Examination have been accepted by the Committee/Commission as true and correct. The original documents/ certificates are required to be produced at the time of interview only. 

viii Candidates should ensure that the signatures appended by them in all the places viz. in their application form, attendance sheet etc. and in all the correspondence with the Commission should be identical and there should not be any variation of any kind. If any variation is found in the signatures appended by him at different places, his candidature will be liable for cancellation by the Committee/ Commission. 

Main Examination

Only the candidates who are declared successful on the basis of the Preliminary Examination shall be called for the Main Written Examination.Main Written Examination shall be of subjective/narrative type of 5 papers, which are as follows:

Paper-I: (Civil Law): Code of Civil Procedure, Punjab Courts Act, Indian Contract Act, Indian Sales of Goods Act, Indian partnership Act, Specific Relief Act, Transfer of Property Act 1882, East Punjab Urban Rent Restriction Act 1949 and Indian Evidence Act 1872 (200 marks)
Paper-II: (Civil Law): Hindu Law, Mohammedan Law and Customary Law, Law of Registration and Limitation (200 marks)
Paper-III: (Criminal Law): Indian Penal code, Criminal Procedure Code and Indian Evidence Act (200 marks)
Paper-IV: (English Language): English Essay (1000-1100) words, Precis, Words and Phrases (make sentences of the given words and phrases), Comprehension, Corrections (200 marks)
Paper-V: (Punjabi Language): Punjabi in Gurmukhi Script (150 marks)
iii Each written paper shall be of three hours duration. Papers I to IV shall carry 200 marks each. Paper V shall carry 150 marks and 100 marks shall be for essay writing and 50 marks for language and grammar.
iv Only bare copies of Legislative Enactments will be supplied.

v The law papers are required to be attempted in English language only. 

vi The minimum qualifying marks in the language paper Punjabi (Gurmukhi Script) shall be 33%. The standard of the language paper Punjabi (Gurmukhi Script) will be of Matriculation Examination of the Punjab School Education Board or equivalent thereto.
vii No candidate shall be credited with any marks in any paper unless he obtains at least 33% in it.

Viva-Voce

The Viva-Voce shall carry 100 marks and final result shall be prepared on the basis of the grand Total of the marks obtained by the candidates in the Main Examination and the Viva-Voce.
No candidate shall be called for the Viva-Voce unless he obtains at least 50% qualifying marks in the aggregate of all the written papers and qualifies in language paper Punjabi (Gurmukhi Script). The candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes of Punjab and Backward Classes of Punjab shall be called for the Viva-Voce test if they obtain 45% qualifying marks in the aggregate of all written papers and qualify in Language Paper Punjabi (Gurmukhi Script).

iii. No candidate shall be considered to have qualified unless he/she obtains 50% marks(read 45% marks for the SC/BC category candidates) in aggregate out of the total marks of the written examination and viva-voce.

The Viva-Voce shall relate to matters of general interest and is intended to test the candidate’s alertness intelligence and general outlook. It shall be conducted in English.

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Rajasthan Judicial Service Examination
(for Recruitment in the Civil Judge Cadre)

Scheme of Examination

The Competitive examination for recruitment in the Civil Judge Cadre shall consist of :- 

  • Preliminary Examination (Objective Type)
  • Written Main Examination (Subjective Type)
  • Interview

Preliminary Examination

The Preliminary Examination shall be an objective type examination in which 70% weightage will be given to the subjects prescribed in syllabus for Law Paper-I and Law Paper-II, and 30% weightage shall be given to test proficiency in Hindi and English language. The marks obtained in the preliminary examination shall not be counted towards the final selection.The number of candidates to be admitted in the main examination will be 15 times the total number of vacancies (category wise) but in the said range all those candidates who secure the same percentage of marks on the last cut-off will be admitted to the Main Examination. The maximum marks for preliminary examination shall be 100. The duration of preliminary examination shall be two hours and number of questions to be asked in preliminary examination for Civil Judge Cadre shall be 100. There shall be no negative marking for wrong answer in the preliminary examination. To qualify for main written examination of Civil Judge Cadre, candidates of SC/ST category shall have to secure minimum 40% marks and candidates of all other categories shall have to secure 45% minimum marks in the preliminary examination. 

Main Examination

The Main Examination shall consist of following subjects :-   
(I) Law Paper-I 100 Marks

(II) Law Paper-II 100 Marks

(III) Language 

(a) Paper-I Hindi Essay 50 Marks

(b) Paper-II English Essay 50 Marks 

Law Paper (I): 

Duration : Three Hours 

Maximum Marks : 100  

Constitution of India, Civil Procedure Code, Law of Contract and Partnership, Law of Torts and Easements, Law of Motor Accident Claims, Law of Arbitration and Conciliation, Rent Control Law and Revenue Laws in Rajasthan, Law of Specific Relief, Hindu Law, Muslim Law, Law on Transfer of Property, Law of Limitation, Law relating to Lok Adalats and Permanent Lok Adalats, Law related to Domestic Violence, The Rajasthan Guaranteed Delivery of Public Services Act, 2011, The Rajasthan Right to Hearing Act, 2012, The RajasthanPanchayati Raj Act, 1994, The Rajasthan Municipalities Act, 2009, General Rules (Civil) and Judgment Writing. 

(Paper is designed to test the practical knowledge of the candidates in Civil Law and Procedure e.g. drafting, pleadings, framing issues and writing out judgments etc. in civil cases)  

Law Paper (II):  

Duration : Three Hours 

Maximum Marks : 100 
Criminal Procedure Code, Law of Evidence, Indian Penal Code, Law on Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances, Criminal Law related to protection of SC/STs, Law on Juvenile Delinquency, Law of Probation, Law relating to Dishonour of Cheques, Law relating to Electricity Theft, Law related to Cyber Crimes, The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, General Rules (Criminal) and Judgment Writing. 

(Paper is designed to test the practical knowledge of the candidates in Criminal Law and Procedure e.g. framing charges and writing out judgments etc. in criminal cases)  

Language: 

Paper-I Hindi Essay 

Duration : Two Hours 

Maximum Marks : 50  

Essay Writing in Hindi Language.  

Paper-II English Essay- 

Duration : Two Hours 

Maximum Marks : 50  

Essay Writing in English Language.  

Interview/ Viva Voce

Maximum Marks : 35  

The marks so awarded shall be added to the marks obtained in the written test by each candidate. The number of candidates to be admitted to the interview shall be, as far as practicable, three times the total number of vacancies category-wise: Provided that to qualify for interview, a candidate shall have to secure a minimum of 35% marks in each of the law papers and 40% marks in aggregate in the main examination; Provided further that a candidate belonging to Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe category, shall be deemed to be eligible for interview, if he has obtained minimum of 30% marks in each of the law papers and 35% marks in the aggregate in the main examination.  

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 Uttar Pradesh Assistant Prosecution Officer (APO) Examination

Scheme of Examination:

It is a three stage examination:
(a) Preliminary Examination (Objective type)

(b) Mains examination (Written Type)
(c) Personality Test (Interview)

Preliminary Examination

It will consist of two papers:

Part- I (General Knowledge):
It will include day-to-day happenings around India and the World with special reference to:

  • General Science (8 Marks)
  • Current event of national and International Importance (10 Marks)
  • History of India (8 Marks)
  • Indian National Movement (8 Marks)
  • Indian Polity & Economy (8 Marks)
  • World Geography and Population (8 Marks)

Part- II (Law): It will cover the following Acts with number of questions indicated as under:

  1. Indian Penal Code (35)
  2. Criminal Procedure Code (25)
  3. Indian Evidence Act (25)
  4. Police Act & Regulations (15)

Main Examination

(A) Written Examination:
It consist of four papers:-

  1. General Knowledge (100 Marks)
  2. General Hindi (100 Marks) [Question paper will be of High School Standard]
  3. Criminal law & Procedure (Police Act & Regulations) (100 Marks) [Question Paper will be of Law Degree Standard]
  4. Law of Evidence (which will include Direct and Applied questions) (100 Marks) [Question Paper will be of Law Degree Standard]

Note: All question papers shall be of three hours.

(B) Personality Test (25 marks)

Note:
1. The suitability of the candidate shall be assessed with reference to his capacity, character, personality and physical fitness. 

2. The marks obtained in written test will be added to that obtained in personality test to consider the place of the candidate.

Uttar Pradesh

Syllabus

Criminal Law

General Knowledge

General Science

General Hindi

Law of Evidence and Procedure

Indian Penal Code

Criminal Procedure Code

Indian Evidence Act

Current Affairs

Economy

Geography

Indian Polity

History

Police Act & Regulations

Uttar Pradesh Assistant Prosecution Officer

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                                             Syllabus

UPPCS(J) | Uttar Pradesh Judicial Service | Uttar Pradesh Civil Judge (Junior Division) Examination

Uttar Pradesh Civil Judge (Junior Division) Examination 

Plan of Examination

There shall be three stages of Competitive Examination Viz.

(1) Preliminary Examination (Objective and Multiple Choice Type)

(2) Main Examination (Written Conventional Type) and

(3) Viva voce (Personality Test).

Syllabus for Uttar Pradesh Civil Judge (Junior Division) Preliminary Examination
The preliminary examination for Civil Judge ( Junior Division) will consist of two papers. 
Paper No.1: General Knowledge:

This paper will be of 150 marks and 2 hours duration.

This paper may include questions based on topics relating to History of India and Indian Culture, Geography of India, Indian Polity, Current National Issues and topics of Social relevance, India and the world, Indian Economy, International Affairs and Institutions and development in the field of Science and Technology, Communications and Space. 
The nature and standards of questions in this paper will be such that a well educated person will be able to answer them without any specialized study.
Paper No.2: Law: 

This paper will be of 300 marks and 2 hours duration.
This paper will include day to day happenings around India and the world, particularly in Legal spheres, Acts and Laws.(i) Jurisprudence

(ii) International Organisations

(iii) Current International Affairs

(iv) Indian Constitution

(v) Transfer of Property Act

(vi) Indian Evidence Act

(vii) Indian Penal Code

(viii) Civil Procedure Code

(ix) Criminal Procedure Code

(x) Law of Contract

Syllabus for Uttar Pradesh Civil Judge (Junior Division) Main Examination 
The main examination for Civil Judge ( Junior Division) will consist of five papers. 
Paper No.1: General Knowledge:
This paper will be of 200 marks.

This paper may include questions based on topics relating to History of India and Indian Culture, Geography of India, Indian Polity, Current National Issues and topics of Social relevance, India and the World, Indian Economy, International Affairs and Institutions and development in the field of Science and Technology, Communications and Space. 
The nature and standard of questions in this paper will be such that a well educated person will be able to answer them without any specialized study.
Paper No.2: Language: 
This paper will be of 200 marks.
It shall comprise four questions as specified below:-
(i) Essay to be written in English -60 marks
(ii) English Précis writing -60 marks
(iii) Translation of passage from Hindi to English -40 marks
(iv) Translation of passage from English to Hindi -40 marks
Paper No.3: Law-I (Substantive Law):
This paper will be of 200 marks.

The question set will be restricted to the field covered by- The law of contracts, the law of Partnership, the law concerning easements and torts, the Law relating to transfer of property including the principles of equity, specifically applicable thereto, the principal of Equity with special reference to the Law of trust and specific relief, Hindu Law and Mohammedan Law, and Constitutional Law. There shall be questions of 50 marks in relation to Constitutional Law alone.
Paper No.4: Law II (Procedure and Evidence):
This paper will be of 200 marks.

Questions set will be restricted to the field covered by-the law of evidence, the Criminal Procedure Code and Code of Civil Procedure, including the principles of pleading. The questions set will relate mainly to practical matters such as the framing of charges and issues the methods of dealing with the evidence of witnesses the writing of judgement and the conduct of cases generally but will not be restricted to them.

Paper No.5: Law III (Penal, Revenue and Local Laws): 
This paper will be of 200 marks.

Questions set will be restricted to the field covered by- Indian Penal Code, the Uttar Pradesh Zamindari Abolition and Land Reforms Act 1951, Uttar Pradesh Urban Buildings (Regulation of Letting, Rent and Eviction) Act 1972. U.P. Municipalities Act, U.P. Panchayat Raj Act, U.P. Consolidation of Holdings Act, U.P. Urban (Planning and Development) Act 1973, together with rules framed under the aforesaid Acts.

Answer to the questions of Local Laws will be compulsory. Questions pertaining to penal Laws will be of 50 marks, whereas, that of Revenue and Local Laws will be of 150 marks.

Interviews

The interview will be of 100 marks. The suitability of candidatesfor employment in the Uttar Pradesh, Judicial Service will be tested with reference to his merit giving due regard to his ability, character, personality and physique.

Note :– 

(1) The candidates will have a choice to answer General Knowledge and Law Papers either in Hindi or in English.

(2) The Commission reserves the right to refuse to call for interview any candidate who has not obtained such marks in th Law papers as to justify such refusal.

(3) The marks obtained in the interview will be added to the marks obtained in the written papers and the candidates’ place will depend on the aggregate of both. 

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Syllabus | Uttarakhand PCS(J) | Uttarakhand Judicial Service Civil Judge (Junior Division) Exam

Uttarakhand Civil Judge (Junior Division) Examination 

Scheme of Examination

The examination will be held in three stages:

(A) Preliminary Examination (Objective Type)

(B) Main Examination (Descriptive Type) and Viva-Voce (Interview)

(C) Practical Examination (For basic knowledge of computer)
(A) Preliminary written Entrance (Screening) Examination:

The preliminary written entrance examination paper will be divided into two parts. Part-I will contain 50 marks and Part-II will contain 150 marks. There will be objective type test on the following subjects:-
Part-I :- General KnowledgeIt will include day to day happenings around India and the World, particularly in the legal spheres. The questions may relate mainly tointernational law, neutrality, recent legislation pronouncement particularly Indian Constitution, law and development and legal aspects but it will not be confined to this only.
Part-II :- It will cover the following Acts and Laws –

  • Transfer of Properties Act
  • Principle of Hindu Laws
  • Principle of Muslim Laws
  • Evidence Act
  • Code of Criminal Procedure
  • Indian Penal Code
  • Civil Procedure Code

(B) Main written Examination and Viva-voce Examination (Interview):

The examination will include the following subjects:

  1. The Present Day (150 marks)
  2. Language (100 marks)
  3. Law: Paper I – Substantive Law (200 marks)
  4. Law: Paper II – Evidence & Procedure (200 marks)
  5. Law: Paper III – Revenue & Criminal (200 marks)
  6. Viva-Voce (100 marks)

(1) The Present Day – This paper is designed to test the candidate’s knowledge of the reactions to what is happening in India and the world generally at the present day, particularly in the legal sphere and also his power of expression in English. Questions, the answers to which should be in essay form will relate mainly to jurisprudence, international law, neutrality, recent legislation, particularly- Indian constitutional law and developments, especially on their legal aspect and so on but will not be confined to them. Credit will be given both for substance and expression; conversely deduction will be made for bad expression, including faults of grammar, misuse of words etc.
(2) Language – A passage in English will be set and the candidate will be required to translate it into the ordinary language spoken in the courts, using the Devnagri Script (30 marks). Likewise a passage of Hindi will be required to be translated in ordinary English language (30 marks) . There will be English Précis writing also (40 marks).
(3) Law: Paper I-Substantive Law – The questions set will be restricted to the field covered by-

  • The law of contracts
  • The law of partnership
  • The law concerning casements and torts
  • The law relating to transfer of property; including the principles of equity specially applicable thereto
  • The principles of equity, with special reference to the Law of Trust and specific relief.
  • Hindu Law
  • Mohammedan Law

(4) Law: Paper II – Evidence and Procedure – The field will be that covered by-

  • The Law of Evidence
  • The Criminal Procedure Code
  • Code of Civil Procedure, including the principles of pleading.

The questions set will relate mainly to practical matters; such as the framing of charges and issues the methods of dealing with the evidence of witness, the writing of judgment and the conduct of cases generally but will not be restricted to them.
(5) Law: Paper III- Revenue & Criminal –

  • P. Zamindari Abolition and Land Reforms Act (as applicable in Uttarakhand)
  • Indian Penal Code.

(6) Viva-Voce- The suitability of the candidate for employment in the Judicial Service will be tested with reference to his record at School, College and University and his personality, address and physique. The questions which may be put to him may be of a general nature and will not necessarily be of an academic or legal nature.
NOTE: –
(i) The marks obtained in viva-voce will be added to the marks obtained in the written papers and the candidates place will depend on the aggregate of both. 
(ii) The Commission reserve the right to refuse to call for viva-voce and candidate who has not obtained such marks in the Law Papers as to justify such refusal.
(C) For Basic Knowledge of computer Operation Practical Examination:

Microsoft Windows Operating system and Microsoft Office (Maximum Marks – 100; Minimum Qualifying Marks to be obtained – 40; Time allowed: One Hour) The paper shall be set from the given syllabus broadly taking one question from each i.e. –

(1) Windows and internet.

(2) M.S. – word.

(3) M.S. – Access.

(4) M.S. – Excel

(5) M.S. – Power Point.

Each question shall have five actions to be performed on the system each having four marks. Printout of the output shall be taken and given for evaluation. 

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Syllabus  WBJS | West Bengal Judicial Service | West Bengal Civil Judge (Junior Division) Exam

WEST BENGAL JUDICIAL SERVICE EXAMINATION, 2013

The Examination will be held in three successive stages, viz.,

(i) Preliminary Examination (multiple choice objective type), 

(ii) Final Examination (Conventional Type–Written) and 

(iii) Personality Test.

Preliminary Examination

The Preliminary Examination will consist of one paper of Objective Type containing 200 Multiple Choice Questions. The paper will carry 200 marks and will be of 2 1/2 hours’ duration. The Standard of the paper will be of the level of knowledge as expected of a graduate in Law of a recognized University. The paper will include questions covering the following fields of knowledge 

  1. English Composition 30 marks
  2. General Knowledge, Current Affairs and Test of Reasoning 40 marks
  3. Indian Constitution 20 marks
  4. Law of Contracts and Torts 20 marks
  5. Laws of Evidence 20 marks
  6. Civil Procedure Codes 20 marks
  7. Criminal Procedure Code and Indian Penal Code 20 marks
  8. Personal Law 10 marks
  9. Law of Limitation 20 marks

Syllabus for Preliminary Examination

Questions on English Composition will cover synonyms, antonyms, idioms and phrases, vocabulary test, phrasal verbs, the same words bearing more than one meaning, use of appropriate and qualifying words etc.

Final Examination

The Final examination will consist of eight compulsory papers and three papers on optional subjects to be chosen by the candidates from the list of Optional Subjects. Each compulsory and Optional paper will carry 100 marks and will be of three hours duration.

Compulsory Papers

1.English Composition, essay, précis writing

2. Beng ali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali com position, essay and translation from English into Bengali/ Hindi/ Urdu / Nepali 
3. General Knowledge and Current Affairs 
4. Civil procedure Code 
5. Criminal Procedure Code and Indian Penal Code

6. Indian Evidence Act 
7. Law of Contracts and Torts and

8.Transfer of Property Act.

Optional Papers (any three to be chosen)

1.Hindu Law 
2. Muhammadan Law 
3. Jurisprudence and principles of legislation 
4. Indian Law relating to Companies and Insurance 
5. Principles of Equity including the Law of Trusts and Specific Relief

6. Partnership Act

7. Law of Limitation and Law of Prescription

8. The Indian Constitution and Constitutional Law.
N.B.: The standard of examination in the Law papers (Compulsory and Optional) will be that of the LL.B. Degree of the Calcutta University. All answers must be written either in English or in Bengali (unless otherwise directed in the question papers) except in the language papers.

Personality Test {100 marks}

The Preliminary Examination is meant to serve as a screening test only for the purpose of selection of candidates for the Final Examination. The marks obtained by the candidates in the Preliminary Examination will not be counted for the purpose of determining the final merit list. The Final merit list will be prepared on the basis of total marks obtained in the Final Examination and the Personality Test. There shall be no separate qualifying marks for any individual paper or for the Personality Test. The Commission shall have discretion to fix qualifying marks in the aggregate.
In all the answer papers of the Final Examination due credit will be given for proper economy of words combined with clarity and effectiveness of expression and originality of approach.
Deduction of Marks: A deduction of 10% of full marks may be made from the total marks secured by a candidate in a particular paper if he/she discloses his/her identity by writing his/her name, roll number or ticket number or by putting any identifying marks inside the Answer Script of that paper. 

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