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Bihar Judiciary Eligibility 2023: Check Age Limit, Education Qualification, and Marks

Author : Tanya Kaushal

Updated On : May 9, 2023


Reader's Digest -  Before you embark on this incredible journey, it's crucial to understand the BPSC Civil Judge eligibility criteria. This post shall guide you on the detailed age limit, educational qualification, & qualifying marks required to avoid rejecting applications filed for the Bihar Judiciary Exam.  

When it comes to carving out a legal career in the Bihar Judiciary, eligibility is a multi-faceted diamond that extends well beyond the realms of academic prowess.

Indeed, the eligibility criteria are a blend of age, nationality, education, and character — a unique mix designed to ensure that only the most dedicated, capable, and ethical individuals do the mantle of judicial responsibility.

Before you complete your applications, make sure to know the detailed eligibility criteria for Bihar Judiciary.

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Bihar Judiciary Age Limit 2023

To apply for 32nd Bihar Judicial Services Recruitment 2023, you need to fulfil the below age requirements:

  • The minimum age limit of the candidates should be more than 22 years as of 01.08.2022.
  • The maximum age limit should be less than 35 years as on 01.08.2019
  • However, the age relaxation norms apply to the reserved category. 

Bihar Judiciary Age Relaxation 

The BPSC Bihar Judiciary 2023 age relaxation differs depending on the category:

Category Age Range Retirement Age
Reserved (including women & orthopedically handicapped) 22-40 years 60 years
Unreserved Women 22-40 years 60 years

Bihar Judiciary Educational Qualification 2023

To apply for 155 Bihar Judiciary Vacancies, the required eligibility criteria are mentioned below:

  • You must hold a degree in Law from a University/Institute recognized by the Bar Council of India. 
  • In respect of degrees issued by various colleges/institutes/universities for educational qualification, you will be required to give a certificate signed by the head of the college / Principal of the college/institute, or the competent authority of the university, that the said college/institute/university in the prevalent teaching session Is accredited with the Bar Council of India, New Delhi. 
  • The application form will be rejected in the absence of the above-said certificate.
  • You must have good character to be eligible for the Civil Judge post.

Bihar Judiciary Eligibility Criteria: Nationality

As per the notification, you must be a citizen of India to be eligible for the 32nd Bihar Judicial Services Recruitment.

Bihar Judiciary Qualifying Marks

As per the Bihar Judiciary Eligibility Criteria, you need to score the minimum marks in the qualifying examination as mentioned below. 

  • For the Preliminary Examination, the minimum qualifying marks will be 45% for the unreserved category candidates and 40% for the reserved category candidates.
  • For the Mains Examination, the qualifying marks for the reserved category, including women and partially disabled, will be 5% less for each principal subject from general category candidates.

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Frequently Asked Questions

To be eligible for the Bihar judiciary examination candidates are expected to be over 22 years and under 35 years of age.

The basic eligibility criteria for the Bihar judicial services exam are as follows: A candidate must be a holder of a degree in Law as recognized by the Bar Council of India.  A candidate must be a citizen of India. Candidates are expected to be over 22 years of age and under 35 years of age. 

The age relaxation for the unreversed woman candidates is 5 years, i.e., females below 40 years of age as of 1.08.2019 are qualified to apply for the examination. The caste / Non-creamy layer certificate of married women claiming reservation should be issued from their father's name and permanent address and not in the name of their husband.
There are a maximum of 5 attempts for the Bihar Judiciary Exam allowed for women, PwD, and EWS category students.  
Yes. You can apply for the Bihar Judiciary Examination after completing your law degree. 


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