Bihar Public Service Commission will soon release the official notification of the Bihar Judiciary Exam to fill in various Civil Judge Posts in the Bihar High Court. This year, it is expected that around 250 vacancies will be released by the BPSC.

We will update you on the exact number of vacancies as soon the notification is published. This post takes you through the detailed information about the Bihar Judiciary Vacancy, previous year vacancy trends, and more

Let us have a look at the vacancies trend in the Bihar Judicial Services Exam.

  • The highest number of vacancies was released in 2018. 
  • In 2019, there was no exam conducted, however, the commission compensated in 2020 by releasing a total of 221 vacancies. 

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Bihar 2021 Judiciary Exam Overview

Name of Exam Bihar Judicial Services Competitive Exam
Conducting Body Bihar Public Service Commission
Frequency Vacancy based
Minimum Eligibility Degree in Law
Key Stages Preliminary; Main; Personal Interview
Vacancies 250 (Expected)
Exam Fees Rs 100/-
Mode of application Online
Mode of exam Offline
Official Website

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Bihar Judiciary Vacancy 2020

Last year, a total of 221 vacancies have been released for the Bihar Judiciary ExamHowever, category-wise distribution of vacancies was released on 25th January 2021 and it is tabulated below:

Category No. of Vacancies
Scheduled Caste 35
Scheduled Tribe 02
OBC 47
BC 26
Unreserved category/GEN 88
Total 221

Bihar Civil Judge Vacancy 2018

In 2018, BPSC had released a total of 349 vacancies for the Civil Judge post. Have a look at the below table to know the category-wise vacancy in the Bihar state judiciary exam. 

Category No. of Vacancies
General 175
SC 56
ST 03
OBC 73
BC 42
Total 349

Bihar 2017 Judiciary Vacancy

In 2017, a total of 206 Civil Judge vacancies were released for Bihar Judicial Services Exam. Check out the table below to know the category-wise vacancies.

Category No. of Vacancies
General 103
SC 33
ST 2
BC 34
OBCs 22
Total  206

Bihar Judiciary Reservation Criteria

As per the Eligibility Criteria for Bihar Judiciary, the vacancies are filled based on the reservation criteria. 

According to India's reservation norms, the reservation criteria for various categories is tabulated below:

Reservation Category Reservation Quota (%)
ST 7.5
SC 15
OBC 27
EWS 10
Total 59.50%

On the basis of caste, the benefit of reservation will be given only to those who are having permanent residence of Bihar i.e. those who are natives of Bihar.

  • Only the permanent address given in the application will be used for reservation purposes. 
  • It will be mandatory for SC and ST categories to submit the Caste Certificate and Permanent residence / Domicile certificate.
  • If you belong to the backward caste or most backward caste categories, it is mandatory to submit your Caste certificate, Domicile certificate, and Non-creamy layer certificate.
  • Reservation will not be applicable if all the certificates related to the above reservation are not presented originally at the time of the interview.
  • If you are applying under disability criteria, 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 during the ongoing process of appointment.


How many vacancies are released for Bihar Judiciary recruitment in 2020?

A total of 221 Bihar Judiciary Vacancies has been released for Bihar Judiciary recruitment in the year 2020.

Is the vacancy list released the same every year for Bihar Judiciary Exam?

No. The number of vacancies differ every year for Bihar Judiciary Exam.

Is Bihar Judiciary Vacancy 2021 list released?

No. The vacancy list for Bihar Judiciary Exam 2021 is not yet released. We will update you the list as soon as it is published by the Bihar High Court.

How many vacancies are released for general category in Bihar Judiciary Recruitment 2020?

A total of 88 vacancies have been released for the Bihar Judiciary Recruitment 2020.

Are there any backlog vacancies being added this year?

Yes, there are few previous year backlog vacancies added for this year Bihar Judiciary Vacancy List.