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Bihar Judiciary Syllabus 2022 [Prelims & Mains]

Author : Palak Khanna

May 13, 2022

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The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) will publish the Bihar Judicial Service Examination syllabus, which is conducted annually to recruit eligible aspirants for the Civil Judge posts.

In the BPSC exam, you will be tested mainly on your knowledge of current affairs and law subjects.

Therefore, knowing the syllabus will help you understand better the important topics from the exam point of view and focus more on those topics to score well in the upcoming exam.

Read through the post that will give you a complete insight into Bihar Judiciary Syllabus 2022, the best preparation books, etc.

Bihar Civil Judge Exam Syllabus 2022

According to the Bihar Judiciary Exam Pattern, there are three stages in the BPSC exam:

  • Preliminary Examination (Objective type)
  • Mains Examination (Written exam)
  • Personal Interview

Download FREE Study Materials for Bihar Judiciary Exam by Judiciary Gold

However, the syllabus varies for prelims and main exams. Hence, knowing the syllabus is the first step during your preparation.

Note that only who will qualify in the prelims exam will be shortlisted for the main examination. The final merit list is prepared based on the assessment of marks obtained in the Mains Examination and Viva Voce.

Bihar Judiciary Prelims Exam Syllabus 2022

The Bihar Judiciary Prelims Exam shall be an objective type of examination. It consists of two papers:

  • Paper 1: General knowledge
  • Paper 2: Law

General knowledge is conducted for 100 marks, and law paper is conducted for 150 marks. To be selected for the mains, you have to score 45% marks (general category) and 40% (reserved category) in the prelims exam.

Bihar Judiciary Syllabus for General Knowledge 2022

You need to focus on the following essential topics to enhance your Bihar Judiciary GK preparation.

  • History
  • Constitution
  • Political system
  • Geography
  • Current events of national and international importance
  • Panchayat raj
  • Public policy
  • Right issues
  • Economic and social development
  • General Science
  • Indian polity and governance

bihar Judiciary mock test

Bihar Judiciary mock test

Bihar Judiciary Syllabus 2022 for Law

Check out the essential topics under the law syllabus and enhance your Bihar Judiciary exam preparation.

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

Bihar Judiciary Mains Syllabus 2022

The main examination of the Bihar Judiciary consists of five compulsory and three optional papers. The written test will consist of descriptive questions for 1050 Marks.

Solving previous year's Bihar Judiciary Question Papers will help you know the difficulty level of questions and the type of questions asked in the exam.

Go through the detailed syllabus for compulsory subjects and optional subjects from the post below and plan your preparation accordingly.

Bihar Judiciary 2022 Syllabus for Compulsory Subjects

The following are the compulsory subjects for the Bihar Judicial Service Exam 2022.

  • General knowledge & current affairs
  • General Science
  • General Hindi
  • General English
  • Law of Evidence and Procedure

Bihar Judiciary Exam Syllabus 2022 for General Knowledge

Following daily current affairs will help you fetch more marks over others in this paper.

  • Current events
  • History of India and Bihar
  • Culture of India and Bihar
  • Geography of India and Bihar

Bihar Judiciary 2022 Syllabus for General Science

A paper of questions to test such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects may be expected of an educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific subject. 

  • Everyday science
  • Elementary general science

Bihar Civil Judge Syllabus 2022 for General Hindi

The level of this paper will be the same as that of Hindi intended for the aspirants studying Hindi continuously from the fourth class of the Bihar School Examination Committee's secondary examination.

The questions are designed to examine your general ability to express the expressions clearly and accurately in simple Hindi and the intuitive understanding of simple Hindi on familiar subjects.

  • निबंध
  • वाक्य निर्ााण
  • व्याकरण

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judiciary online coaching

Bihar Civil Judge Exam Syllabus 2022 for General English

Questions will be set to test the knowledge of and the power to write English. A passage or passages will usually be set for summary or precis.

Questions will include letter writing on a given subject.

  • General understanding of the language
  • Written English
  • Passage writing
  • Precis writing
  • Letter writing

Bihar Judiciary 2022 Syllabus for Law of Evidence and Procedure

You will be tested on the following topics:

  • 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 2022 for Optional Subjects

Out of the five Subjects listed below, you have to select any three papers for the Bihar Civil Judge exam 2022.

  • Constitutional & Administrative Law of India
  • Hindu Law and Mohammedan Law
  • Transfer of Property, Principal of Equity, Law of Trust, and Specific Relief Act
  • Law of Contracts and Torts
  • Commercial Law

Read more: Short tricks to enhance your answer writing for Bihar Judiciary exam

Bihar Judiciary Syllabus for Constitutional and 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: Rule 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

Bihar Judiciary Syllabus for Hindu Law and Muhammadan Law

Solving Bihar Judiciary Mock Tests will help you know the difficulty level, and the type of questions asked on this topic.

  • Hindu Law: Format of Sources - Various Branches (Schools), Marriage, Paternity, Adoption, Joint Family and Joint Property, Impartible Estate, Debt, Transfer, Division, Succession, Female Wealth, Widow's Estate, Will, Donation, Religious and endowment.
  • Muhammadan Law: Sources of Muslim law, origin, and development of various branches, the extent of its application in India, Sharia Act (Sharia Act), 1937, the effect of converting to Islam, succession, and administration, Wills, Hewa, Hebabil Abaj, Waqf-maintenance, Legitimacy and Acknowledgement, Guardianship.

Bihar Judiciary Exam Syllabus for Law of Transfer of Property and Principles of Equity

Property transfer law - act no. 4 of 1882 (Transfer of Property Act); The principle of Equity also includes the Law of Trust and Specific Relief.

  • History of Court of Equity, maxims, the origin of use in practice Development of Trust.
  • Definition of justice, formality in trust formation. Classification of justice, Express, Employed, Resulting. Constructive, private, and public Benami transactions.
  • Principle of Advancement. Khairati Trust. Rights and duties of Trustees (Trustees) compared to Devotar. Determination of Trust. Remedies for Breach of Trust.
  • Specific Relief Act, 1963 (No - 47, 1963), Specific Relief Act, 1963 (Ac147 of 1963) Indian Trust Act (2 of 1882).

Bihar Judiciary 2022 Syllabus for Law of Contracts and Torts

  • Law of contracts
  • Law of Torts 
  • Indian contract act
  • General principles of liabilities
  • Remedies, nuisance
  • Injuries to persons
  • Assault
  • False imprisonment
  • Injuries to domestic and contractual relations
  • Wrongful dismissal
  • Defamation
  • Negligence
  • The rule in Rylands vs. Fletcher Deceit 
  • Conspiracy
  • Malicious Prosecution

Read more: Best online coaching classes for Bihar Judiciary exam

Bihar Judiciary Syllabus for Commercial Law

The main principles of law relating to

  • Sale of Goods
  • Negotiable Instruments
  • Company Law
  • Partnership

Best Books for Bihar Judiciary Exam 2022

Preparing from a book covering the complete curriculum can help you comprehend the topics in-depth and prepare well for the upcoming exam.

The following are some of the best books for the Bihar Judiciary Exam 2022.

  • Bihar And Jharkhand Judicial Services {Preliminary) Examinations–The Complete Preparation Manual Paperback – 1 by Showick Thorpe
  • Guide for Bihar Judicial Services (Mains) Examination by Rajiv Ranjan Sahay
  • The Transfer of Property Act Bare Act by Poonam Pradhan (Lexis Nexis)
  • A Compendium of Multiple Choice Questions for Judicial Services Examinations by Samarth Agrawal

Frequently Asked Questions

No. The Bihar Judiciary Syllabus varies for prelims and mains exams. Go through the above post to know the detailed syllabus.
The Bihar Judiciary Prelims Syllabus includes two papers: general knowledge and law.
The Indian Express and The Hindu newspapers are the best newspapers that you can follow for the Bihar Judiciary Exam.
Following preparation tips provide by experts and solving previous year's question papers will help you better prepare for the Bihar Judiciary Exam Syllabus 2022.
Yes, with right preparation strategy and dedication you can easily complete the Bihar Judiciary Exam 2022 Syllabus in two months.
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  • Bihar Judiciary Syll...

Bihar Judiciary Syllabus 2022 [Prelims & Mains]

Author : Palak Khanna

Updated On : May 13, 2022

SHARE

The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) will publish the Bihar Judicial Service Examination syllabus, which is conducted annually to recruit eligible aspirants for the Civil Judge posts.

In the BPSC exam, you will be tested mainly on your knowledge of current affairs and law subjects.

Therefore, knowing the syllabus will help you understand better the important topics from the exam point of view and focus more on those topics to score well in the upcoming exam.

Read through the post that will give you a complete insight into Bihar Judiciary Syllabus 2022, the best preparation books, etc.

Bihar Civil Judge Exam Syllabus 2022

According to the Bihar Judiciary Exam Pattern, there are three stages in the BPSC exam:

  • Preliminary Examination (Objective type)
  • Mains Examination (Written exam)
  • Personal Interview

Download FREE Study Materials for Bihar Judiciary Exam by Judiciary Gold

However, the syllabus varies for prelims and main exams. Hence, knowing the syllabus is the first step during your preparation.

Note that only who will qualify in the prelims exam will be shortlisted for the main examination. The final merit list is prepared based on the assessment of marks obtained in the Mains Examination and Viva Voce.

Bihar Judiciary Prelims Exam Syllabus 2022

The Bihar Judiciary Prelims Exam shall be an objective type of examination. It consists of two papers:

  • Paper 1: General knowledge
  • Paper 2: Law

General knowledge is conducted for 100 marks, and law paper is conducted for 150 marks. To be selected for the mains, you have to score 45% marks (general category) and 40% (reserved category) in the prelims exam.

Bihar Judiciary Syllabus for General Knowledge 2022

You need to focus on the following essential topics to enhance your Bihar Judiciary GK preparation.

  • History
  • Constitution
  • Political system
  • Geography
  • Current events of national and international importance
  • Panchayat raj
  • Public policy
  • Right issues
  • Economic and social development
  • General Science
  • Indian polity and governance

bihar Judiciary mock test

Bihar Judiciary mock test

Bihar Judiciary Syllabus 2022 for Law

Check out the essential topics under the law syllabus and enhance your Bihar Judiciary exam preparation.

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

Bihar Judiciary Mains Syllabus 2022

The main examination of the Bihar Judiciary consists of five compulsory and three optional papers. The written test will consist of descriptive questions for 1050 Marks.

Solving previous year's Bihar Judiciary Question Papers will help you know the difficulty level of questions and the type of questions asked in the exam.

Go through the detailed syllabus for compulsory subjects and optional subjects from the post below and plan your preparation accordingly.

Bihar Judiciary 2022 Syllabus for Compulsory Subjects

The following are the compulsory subjects for the Bihar Judicial Service Exam 2022.

  • General knowledge & current affairs
  • General Science
  • General Hindi
  • General English
  • Law of Evidence and Procedure

Bihar Judiciary Exam Syllabus 2022 for General Knowledge

Following daily current affairs will help you fetch more marks over others in this paper.

  • Current events
  • History of India and Bihar
  • Culture of India and Bihar
  • Geography of India and Bihar

Bihar Judiciary 2022 Syllabus for General Science

A paper of questions to test such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects may be expected of an educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific subject. 

  • Everyday science
  • Elementary general science

Bihar Civil Judge Syllabus 2022 for General Hindi

The level of this paper will be the same as that of Hindi intended for the aspirants studying Hindi continuously from the fourth class of the Bihar School Examination Committee's secondary examination.

The questions are designed to examine your general ability to express the expressions clearly and accurately in simple Hindi and the intuitive understanding of simple Hindi on familiar subjects.

  • निबंध
  • वाक्य निर्ााण
  • व्याकरण

judiciary online coaching

judiciary online coaching

Bihar Civil Judge Exam Syllabus 2022 for General English

Questions will be set to test the knowledge of and the power to write English. A passage or passages will usually be set for summary or precis.

Questions will include letter writing on a given subject.

  • General understanding of the language
  • Written English
  • Passage writing
  • Precis writing
  • Letter writing

Bihar Judiciary 2022 Syllabus for Law of Evidence and Procedure

You will be tested on the following topics:

  • 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 2022 for Optional Subjects

Out of the five Subjects listed below, you have to select any three papers for the Bihar Civil Judge exam 2022.

  • Constitutional & Administrative Law of India
  • Hindu Law and Mohammedan Law
  • Transfer of Property, Principal of Equity, Law of Trust, and Specific Relief Act
  • Law of Contracts and Torts
  • Commercial Law

Read more: Short tricks to enhance your answer writing for Bihar Judiciary exam

Bihar Judiciary Syllabus for Constitutional and 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: Rule 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

Bihar Judiciary Syllabus for Hindu Law and Muhammadan Law

Solving Bihar Judiciary Mock Tests will help you know the difficulty level, and the type of questions asked on this topic.

  • Hindu Law: Format of Sources - Various Branches (Schools), Marriage, Paternity, Adoption, Joint Family and Joint Property, Impartible Estate, Debt, Transfer, Division, Succession, Female Wealth, Widow's Estate, Will, Donation, Religious and endowment.
  • Muhammadan Law: Sources of Muslim law, origin, and development of various branches, the extent of its application in India, Sharia Act (Sharia Act), 1937, the effect of converting to Islam, succession, and administration, Wills, Hewa, Hebabil Abaj, Waqf-maintenance, Legitimacy and Acknowledgement, Guardianship.

Bihar Judiciary Exam Syllabus for Law of Transfer of Property and Principles of Equity

Property transfer law - act no. 4 of 1882 (Transfer of Property Act); The principle of Equity also includes the Law of Trust and Specific Relief.

  • History of Court of Equity, maxims, the origin of use in practice Development of Trust.
  • Definition of justice, formality in trust formation. Classification of justice, Express, Employed, Resulting. Constructive, private, and public Benami transactions.
  • Principle of Advancement. Khairati Trust. Rights and duties of Trustees (Trustees) compared to Devotar. Determination of Trust. Remedies for Breach of Trust.
  • Specific Relief Act, 1963 (No - 47, 1963), Specific Relief Act, 1963 (Ac147 of 1963) Indian Trust Act (2 of 1882).

Bihar Judiciary 2022 Syllabus for Law of Contracts and Torts

  • Law of contracts
  • Law of Torts 
  • Indian contract act
  • General principles of liabilities
  • Remedies, nuisance
  • Injuries to persons
  • Assault
  • False imprisonment
  • Injuries to domestic and contractual relations
  • Wrongful dismissal
  • Defamation
  • Negligence
  • The rule in Rylands vs. Fletcher Deceit 
  • Conspiracy
  • Malicious Prosecution

Read more: Best online coaching classes for Bihar Judiciary exam

Bihar Judiciary Syllabus for Commercial Law

The main principles of law relating to

  • Sale of Goods
  • Negotiable Instruments
  • Company Law
  • Partnership

Best Books for Bihar Judiciary Exam 2022

Preparing from a book covering the complete curriculum can help you comprehend the topics in-depth and prepare well for the upcoming exam.

The following are some of the best books for the Bihar Judiciary Exam 2022.

  • Bihar And Jharkhand Judicial Services {Preliminary) Examinations–The Complete Preparation Manual Paperback – 1 by Showick Thorpe
  • Guide for Bihar Judicial Services (Mains) Examination by Rajiv Ranjan Sahay
  • The Transfer of Property Act Bare Act by Poonam Pradhan (Lexis Nexis)
  • A Compendium of Multiple Choice Questions for Judicial Services Examinations by Samarth Agrawal

Frequently Asked Questions

No. The Bihar Judiciary Syllabus varies for prelims and mains exams. Go through the above post to know the detailed syllabus.
The Bihar Judiciary Prelims Syllabus includes two papers: general knowledge and law.
The Indian Express and The Hindu newspapers are the best newspapers that you can follow for the Bihar Judiciary Exam.
Following preparation tips provide by experts and solving previous year's question papers will help you better prepare for the Bihar Judiciary Exam Syllabus 2022.
Yes, with right preparation strategy and dedication you can easily complete the Bihar Judiciary Exam 2022 Syllabus in two months.

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