Bihar Judiciary Interview Questions with Answers

Bihar Judiciary Interview is basically the evaluation of your suitability for the position of judge. Preparing for the interview may become a tough task for many of you because, after the mains exam, the maximum time given for an interview in the Bihar Judicial Services exam is 10 days. So, it is very important to start your preparation right after the mains exam is over.

Note that interview is a mix of legal and personal questions. So, you should have a clear understanding of all the law subjects, your background, work experience, recent legal developments, etc.

To help you get an idea about the type of questions asked in the exam, we have provided some Bihar Judiciary Interview Questions that are collected from those who appeared for the interview last year.

Personality Based Interview questions for Bihar Judicial Services Aspirants

Here are some of the personality-based Bihar Judiciary Interview questions that are commonly asked during the interview.

  1. Why do you want to become a judge?
  2. Why have you chosen to pursue this career path for yourself?
  3. Why should we choose you? / what are your strengths and weaknesses?
  4. What if we don't select you?
  5. How will this selection serve as a bridge between you and your future goals?
  6. What do you believe contributes the most to your success?
  7. How do you see your past efforts?
  8. According to you, what is the difference between hard work and smart work?
  9. How do you manage stress?
  10. Give me an example of when you can be creative at work. What was exciting or challenging about it?
  11. Tell me about the moment when you are not satisfied with your work. What can you do to make it better?

Law conceptual Interview Questions for Bihar Judicial Services Exam

To score better in the interview of the Bihar Judiciary Exam, you should be thorough with all the concepts related to the law. Go through the Bihar Judiciary Interview Questions that are asked from the law subject and enhance your preparation.

  1. If four people went out to kill a man, one of them killed the man by gunshot. According to you, the murder case will be filed on which one of them?
  2. If a man murdered someone and surrendered to the police station with a gun, so will he be punished?
  3. Can a wife take maintenance from his husband against CrPc section 125, if she has a job?
  4. What is the difference between bar and Bench?
  5. If someone dies after being hit by a Governor’s car, will there be a case on Governor?
  6. If a boy proposes to a girl and the girl wants to file a case, then under which section will the case be filed?
  7. If a person’s name is not in FIR, can cognizance be taken against him, if it can be taken, what is its provision?
  8. Can the session court take cognizance of a criminal case on its own?
  9. What is the principle of entitlement?
  10. Whether the witness is entitled to permission to be seated while giving evidence in the Court? If so, under what circumstances? How the witnesses produced by the plaintiff and defendant and the witnesses called and examined by the Court are required to be numbered? Indicate with reference to the relevant provisions of General Rules (Civil) 1986.
  11. Briefly discuss the applicability of the doctrine of severability under Article 13 (1) of the Constitution of India.
  12. Briefly discuss the provisions of the Civil Procedure Code, 1908 regarding the examination of parties by the court at the first hearing of the suit.

Direct Bihar Civil Judge Interview Questions and Answers

Solve previous year's Bihar Judiciary Question Papers, to get an idea about the difficulty level and the type of questions asked in the exam. To help you with the Bihar PCS J interview, we have assembled a list of interview questions from the previous year's papers.

Q. What is a suit?

Ans. A civil suit instituted by way of presentation of the plaint is known as suit.

Q. In which case rule of sub judice is not applicable?

Ans. Suit pending in a foreign court.

Q. Is a decree passed in contravention of section 10 is a nullity?

Ans. No.

Q. Who drafted the Indian evidence act?

Ans. Sir James Fitzjames Stephen

Q. Who is a proforma defendant?

Ans. A defendant to the suit against whom no relief is claimed is a proforma defendant.

Q. How can a foreign judgment be enforced in India?

Ans. There are two ways by which a foreign judgment can be enforced in India, namely:-(i) By instituting a suit in India on such foreign judgment.(ii) By instituting execution proceedings in certain cases as mentioned in section 44A CPC,1908.

Q. Triple Talaq?

Ans: Triple Talaq is the process of divorce under Sharia Law (Islamic law) where a husband can divorce his wife by pronouncing ‘Talaq’ three times. This is also called oral talaq. The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019 law makes the practice of instant divorce among Muslims a punishable offence.

Q. Can a gift as to future property be made?

Ans. No, it is void.

Q. For confirmation of the death sentence upon an accused, what is the minimum number of Judges required?

Ans. Minimum two judges of the High Court.

Q. Till what stage can a court alter the charge?

Ans. At any time before the judgment is pronounced.

Q. Under section 482 CrPC, which court can exercise its inherent powers?

Ans. High Court only.

Q. Define theft?

Ans. Taking or moving of any movable property dishonestly, out of the possession of any person without his consent is called Theft.

Q. When may the leading questions be asked?

Ans. It may be asked in cross-examination.

Q. Define Novation?

Ans. When the parties to a contract substitute a new contract in place of the old contract, it is called ‘novation of contract’.

Q. Name any two Directive Principles of State Policy?

Ans. (1) Uniform Civil Code for the citizens.(2) Organization of Panchayats.

Q. Can a Hindu man take a second wife with the written consent of his first wife? 

Ans. No.

Q. To which class I or II of the Schedule prescribed in the Hindu Succession Act, 1956 does ‘Father’ belong?

Ans. Father is the successor in Class II.

Q. Who is a Sajjadanashin?

Ans. Incharge of Khankah is known as Sajjadanashin.

Q. Define Res gestae?

Ans. Facts so connected with a fact in issue as to form part of the same transaction is known as res gestae.

Q. What are the kinds of notice?

Ans. (i) Direct Notice (ii) Constructive Notice.

Q. Can a mere right to sue be transferred?

Ans. No.

Q. How can preventive relief be granted by the courts?

Ans. It is granted in the form of temporary or permanent injunctions

How to Prepare for Bihar Judiciary Interview Questions 2021?

Firstly, the interview begins with a personality test followed by conceptual questions and Direct Questions at the end. 

Following the Bihar Judiciary Preparation Tips provided by experts would definitely help you crack the interview easily.

  • During the interview, your personality and positivity will be checked by the interviewers. Thus be truthful and open while answering the questions.
  • Interviewers could even give you the wrong clue and place you under pressure, in these situations remain calm and answer questions based on your conceptual skills.
  • The authorities will check how much you are in connection with your surroundings and other latest developments happening around you. Hence, it is important to learn about national and state-level current affairs.
  • For General Knowledge, read the News-Papers, Magazines, and Judgments of the Hon'ble Supreme Court and the Bihar High Court on a daily basis.
  • Under the conceptual section, the questions are asked from topics like procedural laws, constitution, and jurisprudence. Hence ensure to be thorough with all these concepts to crack the interview.
  • The basic advice for the interview round is that your thinking should be constructive and straightforward. Your behavior and mannerism should showcase like you are the best-suited person for that role.

What are Requisites for a Good Interview?

According to the toppers, you should be confident and focused to clear the examination with flying colors. You must make sure to go through every subject given in the Bihar Judiciary Syllabus, as each and every subject is equally important to clear the interview.

  • You should require proper planning and determination
  • Try to avoid all kinds of distraction
  • Keep working hard till the end of the interview
  • Analyze your mistakes and try to learn from them
  • Avoid playing with a necktie, shaking legs during the interview

Bihar Judiciary Interview Code of Conduct

  • Be present at the interview venue before the scheduled time
  • Be very particular about your appearance
  • Enter the interview chamber with confidence
  • Greet everyone on the panel
  • Be honest with the interviewer
  • Be polite while answering the questions
  • Do not feel nervous during the interview
  • Once your interview is done, do not forget to thank the interviewer

FAQ's

How to answer what are your strengths and weakness?

  • List out your strengths and weakness.
  • You can also justify them by giving valid points. 

How do you answer why should we select you?

Try to explain your skill, talents, and exceptional qualities.

How are you overcoming your weakness?

  • Give correct reasons that justify the question. 
  • Do not expand your answer and take too much time. 
  • Try to be clear and answer to the point.

How to answer tell me about something about yourself question?

  • Begin with your name (not if they have mentioned it already)
  • Where you belong to and what is that town/city famous for.
  • Mention your parent's jobs or business.
  • Start with your most recent achievements
  • Talents and skills