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Bihar Judiciary Exam 2023: Check Exam Dates, Eligibility, & More

Author : Tanya Kaushal

Updated On : August 21, 2023


Reader's Digest - With the 32nd Bihar Judiciary Notification on the vacancies planned for 2023, the Prelims Exam was conducted successfully. The Results date is to come out soon! Stay tuned to this blog for the latest announcements!

सामान्य अध्ययन और कानून विषयों के लिए BPSC Prelims Provincial Answer Key 13 जुलाई, 2023 को जारी की गई थी। हालांकि, ऑफ़लाइन आपत्तियां उठाने की अंतिम तिथि 22 जुलाई 2023 थी।

The Bihar Public Service Commission conducts the Judicial Service Exam, allowing law aspirants to become a civil judge in Bihar. The application process for the current recruitment session has ended, and the Prelims Exam Date was conducted on 4th June, the results are yet to be announced. !  

With the announcement comes a few queries on the Bihar judiciary notification 2023 PDF that make most of you anxious. We've enlisted a few and answered them. Hope this helps!

  • How many stages are there in the selection process for the BPSC Judiciary? Is exam ki teen stages hai - Prelims, Mains aur Interview. Bihar Judiciary Exam ki pehli stage objective-type questions ki hoti hai aur second stage mei subjective paper aayega. 
  • What is the age limit for the Bihar Judiciary Exam 2023? Generally, the minimum age limit for the exam is 22 years, and the maximum age limit is 35 years.
  • Is the exam conducted online or offline? The Bihar Judicial Service Exam is generally conducted in offline mode, which means it is a pen and paper-based examination.
  • What are the minimum qualifying marks for Bihar Judiciary Prelims Exam 2023? For unreserved categories, it is 45%, whereas, for the reserved categories, it is 40% of the total marks.

Highlights of Bihar Judiciary Exam 2023 

Name of Exam Bihar Judicial Services Examination
Conducting Body Bihar Public Service Commission
Frequency Once in 2 years
Minimum Qualification Degree in Law
Key Stages Prelims, Mains, Personal Interview
Vacancies 155 (ANNOUNCED)
Exam Fee General - Rs 600/-; Others - Rs 150/-
Mode of Application Online
Mode of Exam Offline
Official Website bpsc.bih.nic.in

32nd Bihar Judiciary Notification PDF 2023

💯Exciting news! The official Bihar judiciary notification 2023 is now available. Click the link to access it and kickstart your judicial career!

Download Bihar Judiciary Exam Notification PDF 2023 in Hindi

Bihar Judiciary Exam 2023 Dates

Check out the table below for all the important events related to the Bihar Judicial Services Examination 2023:

Event Dates
Starting Date of Online Application 27 February 2023
Last Date of Online Application 27 March 2023
Last Date for Fee Payment 27 March 2023
Last Date to Edit Form 8 May 2023
Prelims Exam Date 4 June 2023 [Paper 1 - 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM & Paper 2 - 2:00 p.m.
by 4:00 p.m.]
Provincial Answer Key Release Date 13 July 2023
Last Date to Raise Objections 22 July 2023 
Final Answer Key Release Date 14 August 2023
Prelims Result To be Announced
Mains Application Form To be Announced
Mains Admit Card To be Announced
Mains Exam Date To be Announced
Final Result To be Announced

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Bihar Judiciary Vacancy 2023

The total number of vacancies released for the 32nd Bihar Judicial Services Examination is 155. Of these, 35% of the vacancies are reserved for women. However, the vacancies vary yearly based on the available posts.

📢Calling all aspiring judges! Don't miss out on the Bihar Judiciary Vacancy. Click the category-wise vacancies for the Bihar Judiciary Exam to learn more and seize your chance for a rewarding judicial career! 

Category Vacancy
Unreserved 61
EWS 15
SC 29
ST 02
OBC 30
BC 18
Total 155

Bihar Civil Judge Salary & Job Profile 2023

The salary of a Bihar Civil Judge ranges between Rs. 27,700 - Rs. 44,700 per month. There are additional perks and allowances offered to someone hired at this position. They are:

  1. Dearness Allowance (DA)
  2. House Rent Allowance (HRA)
  3. Travel Allowance
  4. Petrol Allowance

The salary of a Bihar Civil Judge is subject to increments with experience and exposure. After a few years of service, Bihar Civil Judges are eligible for promotions to higher judicial services, such as District Judge and Sessions Judge, with higher salaries.

Bihar Judicial Services Eligibility Criteria 2023

To apply for the BPSC recruitment, you must fulfil the following criteria set by the exam conducting body.

  • Educational Qualification: You must have a Bachelor of Law from any institute or university recognized by the Bar Council of India.
  • Bihar Judiciary Sevices Age Limit: The minimum age is 22 years, while the maximum age allowed for the exam is 35 years. The upper age limit for women and physically disabled persons is extended to 40 years.
  • Nationality: You must be a citizen of India

📢 Attention aspiring Bihar Judiciary candidates! Click the Bihar Judiciary Eligibility Criteria to access the detailed criteria and ensure you meet all the necessary qualifications. 

Bihar Judiciary Application Form 2023

After fulfilling the eligibility mentioned above requirements, you must apply for Bihar Judiciary Exam.

Follow the instructions below while filling out the application form:

  1. Visit the Bihar Public Service Commission's official website, bpsc.bih.nic.in.
  2. Click on the link to apply for the Bihar Judiciary Exam 2023.
  3. Register by providing basic details such as name, email address, mobile number, date of birth, address, category, etc.
  4. After successful registration, you will receive login credentials.
  5. Login using the credentials and fill in the application form with all the necessary details.
  6. Upload scanned images of your photograph and signature in the prescribed format and size.
  7. Pay the application fee through the available payment options.
  8. Verify all the details before submitting the application form.
  9. Submit the application form and take a printout of it for future reference.
  10. Keep the login credentials safe for future use.

Bihar Judiciary Exam 2023 Application Fee 

  • INR 600 for the General category
  • INR 150 for ST/ST/PWD category 

📝 Ready to apply for the Bihar Judiciary Exam? Click the BPSC Judiciary Services Online Registration Form 2023 for a detailed step-by-step process and direct access!

Bihar Judiciary Admit Card 2023

Generally, the admit card is released a week before the exam. You can download the call letter using the login details provided during the application process.

The commission releases the official Bihar Civil Judge admit card on its website. The following details are mentioned on the admit card:

  • Name
  • Date of Birth
  • User ID/Registration Number
  • Category
  • Exam Date and Time
  • Bihar Judicial Services Exam Center 2023
  • Your Signature and Photograph
  • Bihar Judicial Service Exam Day Instructions 2023

🚀 Bihar Judiciary Exam Alert! Need help with the direct admit card link and detailed exam day instructions? Download your BPSC Judicial Services Admit Card 2023 now. 

Bihar Judiciary Exam Pattern 2023

As per the Bihar PCS J Paper Pattern, three stages are involved in the selection process of the civil judge post: Prelims, Mains, and Viva-voce/Interview.

BPSC Judiciary Prelims Exam Pattern 2023

There will be two papers in the Bihar Civil Judge preliminary examination:

Paper Description Marks
Paper 1 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) from General Studies 100
Paper 2 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) from Law topics 150

Refer to the following table for Bihar Judicial Service Prelims Pattern: 

Number of Papers 2
Total Marks 250
Total Time 240 minutes (Paper-I: 120 minutes and Paper-II: 120 minutes)
Mode Offline
Question Type Objective (MCQs)
Negative Marking No
Marks for Correct Answer 1 Mark

Bihar Judiciary Mains Exam Pattern 2023

🔍Want to know the blueprint of the Bihar Judiciary Exam? Click here to explore the detailed Bihar Judiciary Exam Pattern, along with topic-wise weightage! 

Check out the Compulsory Papers of Bihar Judiciary Mains Exam Pattern 2023 in the table below:

Sl.No. Subject Subject Code Total Marks
1 General Knowledge (including current affairs) 01 150
2 Elementary General Science 02 100
3 General Hindi 03 100
4 General English 04 100
5 Law of Evidence & Procedure 05 150

Here is the table of the Optional Papers for the Bihar Judiciary Exam:

Sl.No.  Subjects Subject Code Total Marks
1 Constitutional and Administrative Law of India 06 150
2 Hindi Law & Muhammadan Law 07 150
3 Law of Transfer of Property and Principles of Equity, Law of Trusts and Specific Relief 08 150
4 Law of Contracts & Torts 09 150
5 Commercial Law 10 150

BPSC Judicial Services Interview Process 2023

  • After qualifying in both Prelims and Mains, the commission will call you for the final round of examination, i.e., the Personal Interview round.
  • The interview is conducted for a total of 100 marks.
  • You must score at least 35% in the interview to make it to the Bihar Judiciary final merit list.

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Bihar Judiciary Exam Syllabus 2023

Before starting the preparation, it is crucial to go through the essential topics from the exam point of view and plan your preparation accordingly.

The Bihar Civil Judge syllabus for the Prelims and Mains exam is explained as follows:

BPSC PCS J Syllabus for Prelims 2023

The BPSC Civil Judge Syllabus for Prelims Paper 1 (General Knowledge) is as follows:

  • General Knowledge
  • Current Affairs
  • History of India
  • Geography
  • Indian Polity
  • Economics
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Sports

Check out the essential topics for Bihar Judiciary Syllabus 2023 for Law Paper:

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

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Bihar Judiciary Syllabus for Mains

The syllabus of the BPSC Civil Judge Mains Exam is as follows:

Bihar Judiciary Syllabus 2023 for Compulsory Subjects

Subjects Topics
General Knowledge & Current Affairs History of India and Bihar, Culture of India and Bihar, Geography of India and Bihar, Modern History of India and Indian Culture, Current events of national and international importance
Elementary General Science Everyday science, Elementary general science
General Hindi निबंध, वाक्य निर्ााण, व्याकरण
General English General understanding of the language, Written English, Passage writing, Precis writing, Letter writing
Law of Evidence and Procedure Indian Evidence Act (1 of 1872), Civil Procedure Code (5 of 1908), Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (2 of 1974), Provincial Small Cause Courts Act, 1887

Bihar Judiciary Syllabus 2023 for Optional Subjects

🎯 Don't leave your Bihar Judiciary Exam preparation to chance! Click the Bihar Judiciary Syllabus to explore the comprehensive syllabus and important topics to focus on.

Subjects Topics
Constitutional & Administrative Law of India Constitution of India Article 1 to 395 and Schedules, Administrative Law of India, Delegated Legislation, Control of Delegated Legislation - Judicial & Legislative, Fair Hearing; Rules of Natural Justice; Rules Against Bias; Audi Alteram Partem; Tribunals and Quasi-Judicial Authorities, Judicial Control over them, Regulatory Authorities, Judicial Review of Administrative Action, Writ Jurisdiction and Statutory Judicial Remedies, Scope, Extent & Distinction, Public Interest Litigation, Tortious Liability of State and Compensation, Promissory Estoppel, Legitimate Expectation & Doctrine of Proportionality, Government Contracts, Ombudsman
Hindu Law and Mohammedan Law Hindu Law: Sources, Different Schools, Marriage, Sonship, Adoption, Joint Family and Joint Property, Impartible Estate, Debt Transfer, Division, Succession, Stridhan, Widow's Estate, Testament, Donation, Religious and Charitable Trust. Mohammedan Law: Sources of Muslim Law, Origin and development of various sects, Limits of its application in India, Shariat Act, 1937 Effect of Conversion to Islam, Succession and Administration, Wills, Gifts, Wakf, Recognition, Legitimacy, Guardianship
Transfer of Property, Principal of Equity, Law of Trust, and Specific Relief Act Property Transfer Law and Principles of Equity, including Trust Law and Specific Relief. Property Transfer Act, Principles of Equity, including Trust Law and Specific Relief, Historical equity courts, maxims, the origin of use from trust development, Definition of trust, Formalities in trust formation, Trust classification, Express, Implied, Resulting, constructive, private and public, Anonymous transactions, Advancement principle, Charitable trust compared with Devotar, Trustees' rights and duties, Termination of Trust, Remedies for Breach of Trust, Specific Relief Act, 1963 (No. 47, 1963), Indian Trust Act (2 of 1882)
Law of Contracts and Torts Indian Contract Act, Law of Torts, Nature of Torts, General Principles of Liabilities, Remedies, Nuisance, Injuries to Persons, Assault, False Imprisonment, Injuries to Domestic and Contractual Relations, Wrongful Dismissal, Defamation, Negligence, Responsibility for Dangerous Properties, The Rule in Rylands Vrs. Fletcher Deceit, Conspiracy, Malicious Prosecution
Commercial Law Sale of Goods, Negotiable Instruments, Company Law, Partnership
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Bihar Judiciary Exam Preparation 2023

📌Preparing for the Bihar Judiciary Exam? Check how to prepare for Bihar Judiciary Exam for comprehensive tips on acing both Prelims and Mains. Don't miss out on valuable insights and techniques!

Following the below-stated brief PCS J preparation tips will give an edge over others: 

  • You can opt for the reverse way to start the preparation for the exam, which means you should start your practice by preparing for the main examination first.
  • Start your preparation with basic concepts and gradually move towards advanced topics.
  • While preparing for the Bihar PCS J main examination, you will also cover the prelims examination syllabus.
  • Many questions are based solely on bare acts in the prelims, so prepare your notes for Bare Acts.
  • Make sure to allocate at least 1-2 hours daily to prepare Bare Acts.
  • Note down questions from the previous year's Bihar Judiciary Question Papers, and practice those questions as part of your preparation. 
  • After completing each paper, analyze your performance and work on weaker areas. In this way, you can enhance your preparation.
  • Ensure to prepare your notes for prelims and mains from the major and minor topics of the syllabus.
  • Improve your speed and accuracy by solving sample papers within the stipulated time.

Bihar Judiciary Question Paper Analysis 2023 [Prelims]

💡 Unlock the Secrets of Bihar Judiciary! Check the Bihar Civil Judge Paper Analysis to access a comprehensive analysis. Delve into section-wise details of the main examination and enhance your preparation strategy. 

Here is an overview of the Prelims analysis:

  • The 32nd BPSC Civil Judge Question Paper Analysis comprehensively reviews the Bihar Judiciary Prelims examination.
  • The analysis covers Paper 1 (General Studies) and Paper 2 (Law), offering insights into the difficulty level, topic distribution, and question types.
  • Paper 1 (General Studies) had sections on history, geography, current affairs, science & technology, and other general subjects.
  • The difficulty level of Paper 1 ranged from easy to moderate, with straightforward and direct questions.
  • Paper 2 (Law) had sections on Procedural Law, Constitutional Law, the Transfer of Property Act, and other Minor and Orthodox laws.
  • Procedural law questions were easy to moderate, while constitutional law and transfer of property act questions were moderate to difficult.
  • The analysis provides a detailed overview of the topic-wise distribution of questions in both papers.
  • Candidates can gain valuable insights and strategies from this analysis to enhance their preparation for the Bihar Judiciary Exam.

BPSC Judicial Services Exam Answer Key 2023

Wondering if you've answered correctly? After completing the exam, the commission will release BPSC Judicial Services Exam Answer Key on its official portal.

You can download the answer key by following the steps given below:

  • Visit the official website of the Bihar Public Service Commission.
  • Look for the 'Bihar Judiciary Preliminary Answer Key' or 'Bihar Public Service Commission Mains Answer Key' and click on the button.
  • Enter your username and password.
  • Click on the SUBMIT button.
  • The answer is displayed on the screen.
  • Download the answer key and take a printout for future reference.

Check Out: How To Prepare For Bihar Judiciary Prelims 2023 [Strategy]

Bihar Judiciary Exam Result 2023

The result for BPSC Judicial Services is declared in two stages. After completing preliminary exams, the commission releases the merit list for the BPCS Judiciary Mains exam.

Those who clear the Mains exam are called for the interview round, and the qualifiers can check the final Bihar Judiciary Result on the official website.

  • Go to the official website.
  • Navigate and click on the link that states 'Bihar Public Service Commission Judicial Services Result 2023'.
  • Enter your username and password and click on the SUBMIT button.
  • The merit list is displayed on the screen.
  • Download the Merit List PDF.
  • Press Ctrl+F, and enter your roll number.

Bihar Judicial Services Exam Cut-Off 

📢 Ready to Assess Your Performance? Check the Bihar Judiciary Cut-Off to unveil the qualifying marks and previous year cut off scores for Prelims and Mains,

Cut-off marks are the minimum qualifying marks you must score to get shortlisted for the next exam stage. You must score more than or equal to the cut-off to qualify for the exam.

Factors that affect the Bihar Judicial Services Exam cut-off 2023 are mentioned below:

  • Total candidates who have registered for the exam
  • Total number of aspirants who appeared for the exam
  • The difficulty level of the paper
  • Number of vacancies available in each particular category
  • Category of the student


In conclusion, the Bihar Judiciary Exam is a pivotal stepping stone for aspiring legal professionals in Bihar. With dedicated preparation, strategic use of resources like previous year's question papers, and consistent efforts, success in the exam is achievable.

Here are key takeaways:

  • Rigorous preparation is a must due to the competitive nature of the exam.
  • The examination involves multiple stages: Preliminary, Main, and Interview, each requiring different skill sets.
  • Subject expertise in law, especially in Bihar's judicial system, is crucial.
  • Good command of language and general knowledge is beneficial.
  • Regular practice of previous year's papers and mock tests can aid in a successful completion.

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