Delhi Judiciary Preparation Tips 2021-22

Delhi Judicial Services is one of the prestigious jobs in India. The Delhi Judiciary question paper format is different from other states as the questions are more practical.

To attempt these types of questions, you would require more analytical skills rather than retention of your mind.

During the initial days of preparation, many of you will be worried about where to start, which books to choose, how to read judgments, etc. Therefore, you should prefer one source and start studying from it.

To ease out your preparation, our experts at JudiciaryGold (a pioneer in providing the best online guidance for Judiciary Exams) have provided Delhi Judiciary Preparation Tips in this post. Try to implement all these strategies in your preparation and ace the exam on the first attempt.

How to Prepare for Delhi Judiciary Exam 2021?

Firstly, you must be focused and have a planned framework to excel in the judicial services exam. There are few prerequisites before you begin with the preparation and are as follows:  

  • Make sure that you have a thorough understanding of the syllabus and the weightage of each topic.
  • Go through Important Bare Acts carefully and read them slowly to understand better. 
  • Make sure to allocate at least 1-2 hours a day for preparing bare acts.
  • For General Knowledge & Current Affairs, regularly read News-Papers, Magazines, and monthly capsules.
  • Try to list out the topics in which you are strong and weak separately. 
  • If you are already well versed with any topic, then give less time for that topic. Instead, concentrate on the issue you are weak.
  • To get an idea of the questions asked, solve previous year's papers for prelims and mains. 

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Delhi Judiciary Preparation Tips For Prelims Exam 2021

The Prelims Examination Consists of 200 Multiple Choice Questions. The question paper includes twenty-five per cent of questions from static general knowledge and Current Affairs and about 150 questions from the Law Section.

  • For prelims exams, you need to have a sound knowledge of Bare acts and the clarity of concept as most of the questions prelims law section are from the interpretation of the law.
  • Break the sentences into parts for lengthy and complicated sentences in Bare Act and read slowly with patience.
  • Also, take pauses when you see the use of commas and any particular character.
  • Don't try to cramp Bare acts, as direct questions based on the Act are not posed in the Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Exam.
  • Attempt as many Multiple Choice Questions as you can from the topics that have been covered daily for DJs 2021 preparation.
  • Solve Delhi Judiciary Question Papers regularly to test your preparation levels and know which type of questions can be asked. 
  • It would help if you were thorough with the statutory provisions, mainly procedural law, i.e., Code of Criminal Procedure, Code of Civil Procedure, and the Indian Evidence Act.
  • Bare Acts and other laws are vast. But there are few topics of all acts which are not asked frequently. Focus more on the previously asked topics.
  • Keep yourself updated with the latest judgments or amendments of the Supreme court and Delhi High Court.
  • For the static GK, use capsules available on the internet or any Lucents or Arihant's Gk books.
  • For Current Affairs preparation, read the editorial section of Hindu or any other newspaper daily.

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Delhi Judiciary Preparation Tips For Mains Exam 2021

The Delhi Judiciary Mains exam carries a total of 850 Marks. Mentioned below are some preparation tips suggested by experts to excel in Delhi Judiciary Exam 2021.

  • General Knowledge and Current Affairs is a rank deciding factor as it holds a weightage of 250 Marks.
  • For General Knowledge Preparation, Lucent's general knowledge book is more than sufficient.
  • For Current Affairs, you need to read the newspaper regularly. Apart from that, you can also refer to the monthly news and events magazine or mobile applications such as GK Today.
  • Don't wait for the prelims result; start your mains preparation as early as you can because two months won't be enough to prepare and get selected.
  • Attempt at least ten years previous year papers to get acquainted with the pattern and type of questions asked.
  • For Hindi translation, read and translate Dainik Jagran Hindi newspaper periodically; this would help you build vocabulary. 
  • You must have a rigorous practice of writing skills to score good marks in the upcoming exam. 
  • Attempt online mock test series to improve both speed and accuracy 
  • For writing detailed answers, try to map your solutions from their origin, requirements, essential case laws related to the matter, latest amendments, etc.

Delhi Judiciary Preparation Tips For Interview

You must know that this interview test is not about your intellectual evaluation; it determines your temperament, behaviour, personality, etc. The primary tip for the interview round is that if you go for the interview round, you should be confident and straightforward. It should look like you are the perfect one for that role. Generally, in the discussion, you can expect questions from the bare Act and recent amendments.

  • For the Bare Act, you should be thorough with the concept and the definitions. In case if there is some warped question, you can answer them quickly. 
  • Recent legal challenges and innovations in the world are the most critical issues to be discussed.
  • Also, you can refer to online mock test interviews to know how the questions are being posed and about the environment inside the interview room.

How to Master in Bare Acts?

  • Make a chart for each Act as per year-wise.
  • Read the content from each section and observe it.
  • Focus on the latest amendments of every Act of the Delhi Judiciary Syllabus.
  • Try to write the definition of each Act as a oneliner word.
  • Make sure to read all the definitions of care acts.
  • Try to remember all the headings and sections of each bare Act.

Which Books Should I Consider for Delhi Judiciary Exam Preparation?

Experts said that the Best Books for Judiciary Exams would help you prepare all the topics as per the latest syllabus.

You can refer to the following books while preparing for the Delhi judicial service exam.

Subject Name of the Book Author/ Publisher
Civil Procedure Civil Procedure with Limitation Act C.K.Takwani
Criminal Law Code of Criminal Procedure CrPc Bare Act 
Hindu Law Modern Hindu Law, Family Law Paras Diwani
Muslim Law Mulla's Principles of Mohammedan Law Sir Dinshaw Fardunji Mulla
Law of Tort Law of Torts With Consumer Protection Act  RK Bangia

FAQ's

How to prepare for the Delhi Judiciary Prelims Examination?

For Delhi Judiciary prelims exams it is really important to have a sound knowledge of Bare acts, along with the clarity of concept as most of the questions in the DJS prelims law section are based on the interpretation of the law and practice as many  Multiple Choice Questions as you can from the topics that have been covered on a daily basis from online mocks or Judiciary reference books.

How is the previous year Judiciary Question Papers helpful in preparation for the Delhi Judiciary Examination?

It will help you to learn more about the test format, the difficulty level of the test, and the weightage of each subject in the examination which will boost your speed, performance, and accuracy.

How to study for General Knowledge questions asked in Delhi Civil Judge Preliminary Exam?

For General Knowledge Preparation Lucent’s general knowledge is more than sufficient.

For Current Affairs reading the newspaper daily is a must and, apart from that, you can also refer to the monthly news and events magazine, or mobile applications such as GK Today.

How to prepare for English Sections asked in Delhi judiciary Mains exams?

Practice as many objective questions as you can, for english you can refer to Objective General English by R.S. Aggarwal.

Is there any recommended newspaper for judiciary exams?

Any decent newspaper for the preparation of Current Affairs can be read. Typically Indian Express is favoured by Delhi judicial service aspirants because of its correct and concise articles.

What is the selection process of Delhi Judicial Services Recruitment?

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

What is the level of Hindi proficiency one needs to score good in translation evaluation?

Since Hindi is often used in lower courts, one should have a reasonable comprehension and, at the same time, a capacity to write in Hindi. One may refer to any good Hindi reference book available in the market and for Hindi translation, read and translate Dainik Jagran Hindi newspaper periodically, this would help you build vocabulary.