BPSC announced the vacancies for 31st Civil Judge Recruitment in March 2020 along with the notification.

The exam was not conducted in 2019, which affected the number of vacancies in a positive way.

You have to be of 22-35 years of age to apply. Also, the minimum qualification required is a law degree from a recognized university/Institute. Read the complete post to know more about the vacancy trend. 

Bihar Civil Judge Vacancy List

Let us have a look at the vacancies trend in Bihar Judiciary Exam. The below graph shows the changes in the release of Bihar Judiciary Vacancies. 

  • 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. 
  • Over the years, the least number of vacancies announced was in 2017. 

Bihar 2020 Judiciary Exam Overview

Name of Exam Bihar Judicial Services Competitive Exam
Conducting Body Bihar Public Service Commission
Frequency Once a year
Last Conducted in 2018
Minimum Eligibility Degree in Law
Key Stages Preliminary; Main; Personal Interview
Vacancies 221
Exam Fees Rs 100/-
Mode of application Online
Mode of exam Offline
Official Website bpsc.bih.nic.in

Bihar Judiciary Vacancy 2020

The notification for 2020 was released on March 09, 2020, which notified a total of 221 vacancies. BPSC had published only total vacancies in the Bihar Judiciary NotificationHowever, 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 2019, 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 Judiciary Vacancy 2017

In 2017, a total of 206 Civil Judge vacancies were released for Bihar Judicial Services Exam. 

Bihar Judiciary Reservation Criteria

As per the Bihar Judiciary Eligibility Criteria, 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 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 candidates to submit their Caste certificate and Permanent residence / Domicile certificate.
  • 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
  • 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 between the ongoing process of appointment.

FAQ's

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 is 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.


Are there any minimum qualifying marks for BPSPCS J mains Exam?

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 candidates including women and partially disabled candidates will be 5% less for each principal subject from general category candidates.

What is the selection process of Bihar Judicial Services Recruitment?

The examination will be conducted in three phases: the Preliminary, Mains, and the Interview Process. The preliminary phase will be qualifying in nature, and the final selection will be based on Mains and interview score.