Bihar Judiciary Eligibility 2021 Check Age Limit, Education Qualification, and Marks

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

You must have an LLB or comparable degree from an institute accredited by the Bar Council of India to apply for the Bihar Judiciary Examination. 

This post shall guide you on the detailed age limit, educational qualification, qualifying marks required to avoid rejection of applications filed for the Bihar Judiciary Exam.  

Bihar Judiciary Age Limit 2020-21

To apply for 31st Bihar Judicial Services Recruitment 2020, you need to fulfill the below age requirements:

  • Candidates above 35 years of age as of 1.08.2018 are not qualified to apply for the examination.
  • Candidates below 22 years of age as of 1.08.2019 are not qualified to apply for the examination.

Bihar Judiciary Age Relaxation 2020-21

The BPSC Bihar judiciary 2020 age relaxation differs depending on the Category. You are expected to be over 22 years of age under 35 years of age.

Category Age Relaxation
OBC 3 years
SC 5 years
ST 5 years
Disabled 5 years
Women Candidates 5 years

Bihar Judiciary Educational Qualification 2020-21

To apply for 221 Bihar Judiciary Vacancy, the required eligibility criteria are mentioned below:

  • You must be a holder of 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. 
  • In the absence of, above said certificate the application form will be rejected.
  • You must have good character in order to be eligible for the Civil Judge post.

Download FREE Study Materials for Bihar Judiciary by Judiciary Gold

Bihar Judiciary Eligibility Criteria: Nationality

As per the notification, you must be a citizen of India else you are not eligible to apply for the 31st Bihar Judicial Services Recruitment 2020.

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 general 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.

bihar Judiciary mock test

Bihar Judiciary mock test

Bihar Judiciary Eligibility Criteria: Reservation

  • You will not get the benefit of reservation if you do not claim reservation in the column indicated on the online application form.
  • On the basis of caste, the benefit of reservation will be given only to those whose permanent residence is in the state of Bihar i.e. those who are native of Bihar.
  • Only the permanent address given in the application will be used for reservation purposes. 
  • It will be mandatory for SC and ST category to submit a Caste Certificate and Permanent residence / Domicile certificate.
  • For the backward caste and most backward caste, it is mandatory to submit the Caste certificate, Domicile certificate, and Non-creamy layer certificate
  • In the case of backward class and extremely backward class, Non-creamy layer certificate, caste certificate, and permanent residence certificate should be issued by the zonal officer notified by the state government of his permanent domicile zone.
  • The caste / Non-creamy layer certificate of married women claiming reservation should be issued from the name and permanent address of their father and not in the name of their husband. 
  • Reservation will not be applicable if all the certificates related to the above reservation are not presented originally at the time of the interview.
  • For the disabled, it is necessary to attach a copy of the Disability Certificate issued in the prescribed form by the competent authority, otherwise, the benefit of reservation is not applicable on the basis of disability.
  • The reservation category cannot be modified/changed between the ongoing process of appointment.

FAQ's

What is the age limit to apply for the Bihar Public Service Commission’s 31st Bihar Judicial Services Recruitment 2020?

To be eligible for the Bihar judiciary examination 2020 candidates are expected to be over 22 years of age as on 1.08.2019 and under 35 years of age as on 1.08.2018.

What are the age relaxations for various categories in the Bihar Judiciary examination 2020?

The BPSC Bihar judiciary 2020 age relaxation differs depending on the Category. 

  • The age relaxation for the OBC category candidates is 3 years, i.e candidates below 38 years of age as on 1.08.2018 are qualified to apply for the examination.
  • The age relaxation for the SC/ST/PWD category candidates is 5 years, i.e candidates below 40 years of age as on 1.08.2018 are qualified to apply for the examination.
  • The age relaxation for the reserved/unreversed woman candidates is 5 years, i.e female candidates below 40 years of age as on 1.08.2018 are qualified to apply for the examination.

What is the basic eligibility criteria to be eligible for the Bihar Judicial Services Examination 2020?

The basic eligibility criteria for the Bihar judicial services exam 2020 are:

  • 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 under 35 years of age.
  • Candidates with the permanent domicile of Bihar and those who belong to the reserved category will be offered relaxation in the upper age limit.

What are the total number of vacancies of the Bihar Civil Judge Junior Division in Bihar Judicial services recruitment 2020?

There are a total of 221 vacancies to the Bihar Civil Judge Junior Division published in an advertisement for the 31st Bihar Judicial Services Recruitment.

What is the Selection Procedure of the 31st Bihar Judicial Services Recruitment 2020?

The Bihar Judicial Services Recruitment will be based on the performance of the candidate in three phases of recruitment that are Preliminary, Mains, and the Interview Process.

  • Objective type MCQ questions will be asked in the Preliminary Exam and only the candidates who have been declared successful in this test will be eligible for the Main Examination, Preliminary Exam is Qualifying in nature
  • Mains Examination will consist of Written narrative questions.
  • Merit List will be prepared based on the cumulative score of the Mains Examination and Interview Process.

What are the eligibility criteria for reserved category students in 31st Bihar Judicial Services Recruitment 2020?

Apart from the basic eligibility criteria mentioned above, Reserved Category Candidates are advised to adhere to the following certificate requirements mentioned below:

  • It will be mandatory for SC and ST candidates to submit their Caste certificate and Permanent residence / Domicile certificate and for the backward caste and most backward caste candidates, it will be mandatory to submit their Caste certificate, Domicile certificate, and Non-creamy layer certificate
  • Non-creamy layer certificate, caste certificate, and permanent residence certificate should be issued by the zonal officer notified by the state government of his permanent domicile zone.
  • The caste / Non-creamy layer certificate of married women claiming reservation should be issued from the name and permanent address of their father and not in the name of their husband. 

Note: Reservation will not be applicable if all the certificates related to the above reservation are not presented originally at the time of the interview.

What are the age limit and caste certificate criteria for married reserved category women in 31st Bihar Judicial Services Recruitment 2020?

The age relaxation for the unreversed woman candidates is 5 years, i.e female candidates below 40 years of age as on 1.08.2018 are qualified to apply for the examination, and the caste / Non-creamy layer certificate of married women claiming reservation should be issued from the name and permanent address of their father and not in the name of their husband.

How many attempts are there in Bihar Judiciary?

There are 6 attempts for Bihar Judiciary Exam. Unless you fulfill the eligibility criteria, you could apply for the Bihar Judicial Services Examination. 

Can a final year student apply for Bihar Judiciary Exam?

Only if you have completed your degree you can apply for the Bihar Judiciary Examination.