Delhi High Court shall release the Delhi Judiciary recruitment 2020 advertisement for the appointment of qualified LLB candidates for vacancies in the Civil Judge Junior Division.

If you're one of those trying to crack this year's Delhi Civil Judge test, then you need to get acquainted with a few suggested preparation tips that can boost your preparation.

Delhi Judiciary Preparation Tips 2020

It is very necessary to be focused and have a planned framework to excel in the Delhi Judicial Services Examination. The first phase of preparation for Delhi Judicial services exam is to understand the necessary prerequisites of the examination. 

  • Candidates should be well-rehearsed with the Delhi Judiciary syllabus along with the weightage of various subjects to plan the preparations.
  • To get an idea of the kinds of questions asked in the examination, candidates should go through the previous year's Delhi papers.
  • Go through Important Bare Acts, read Bare Act slowly and have a clear understanding of the law. As conceptual questions are asked in the law section of Delhi Judiciary prelims exam.
  • For General Knowledge & Current Affairs, regularly read News-Papers, Magazines and monthly capsules.
  • Attempt at least 20-30 Multiple Choice Questions from the topics that have been covered on a daily basis for Delhi Judiciary pre-exam preparation.

In this Article, Candidates will get complete information regarding how to prepare for both prelims and Mains, and the best books for the preparation of the Delhi Judiciary exam.

DJS Recruitment

DJS Recruitment

Delhi Judiciary Prelims Preparation 2020

Delhi judiciary Prelims Examination Consists of 200 Multiple Choice questions with 25 per cent negative marking for every wrong answer. Twenty-Five per cent questions are asked from static general knowledge and Current Affairs, and rest about 150 questions from the Law Section.

  • 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.
  • For lengthy and complicated sentences in Bare Act, break the sentences into parts, read slowly with patience, and take pauses when you see the use of commas and any special 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 on a daily basis for Delhi Judiciary pre-exam preparation.
  • The candidate must be thorough with the statutory provisions particularly 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 some portions of all acts which are not asked frequently, Focus more on the previously asked topics.
  • For topics that are only asked in the prelims like Arbitration Law, Constitution of India etc, the understanding bare act is more than sufficient. 
  • 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 of Lucents or Arihant’s Gk books and for Current Affairs preparation, read the editorial section of Hindu or any other newspaper on a daily basis.

Delhi Judiciary Mains Preparation

Delhi Judicial Services Mains Exam consists of four subjects that are tabulated below:-

Paper Marks
GK & Language 250
Civil Law-I 200
Civil Law-II 200
Criminal Law 200
Total 850

The Delhi Judiciary Mains exam carries a total of 850 Marks. Mentioned below are some preparation tips suggested by experts to excel in Delhi Judicial Services Exam 2020.

  • 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 is more than sufficient.
  • For Current Affairs reading the newspaper regularly 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.
  • 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. 
  • Candidates 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 answers starting from its origin, requirements, important case laws related to the matter, latest amendments etc.

Delhi Judiciary Interview Preparation 2020

Applicants must know that this interview test is not about their intellectual evaluation, it is about determining one's temperament, behaviour, personality, etc. The basic tip for the interview round is that if you go for the interview round, you should be confident and straightforward, and it should look like you are the perfect candidate for that role. Generally bare act and recent amendments are asked in this round.

  • For the Bare Act, you should be thorough with the concept and the definition should be clear; if some warped question is posed, it will benefit you. You're not going to get anxious and answer it with total confidence.
  • Recent legal challenges and innovations in the world are the most important issues to be discussed.
  • candidates can also refer to online mock test interviews to know how the questions are being posed and about the environment inside the interview room.

Delhi Judiciary

Delhi Judiciary

Recommended Books for Delhi Civil Judge Exam 2020

The table below shows the best judiciary books suggested by Toppers to excel in Delhi Judicial Services Exam. 

Subject Name of the Book Author/ Publisher
Constitution Of India The Constitution of India Bare Act with Schedules 2020 By Government of India
Constitution of India (with Supplement 2016) Prof. M.P.Singh & V.N.Shukla
Indian Polity for Civil Services Examination M. Laxmikanth 
Civil Procedure Code Civil Procedure with Limitation Act C.K.Takwani
The Code of Civil Procedure bare Act By Government of India
The Key to Indian Practice - A Summary of the Code of Civil Procedure (CPC) Paperback  Sir Dinshaw Fardunji Mulla
Indian Penal Code Commentary on the Indian Penal Code Hardcover Gaur K.D.
Indian Penal Code (With the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act,2018  S.N. Mishra 
The Indian Penal Code Bare Act with Short Notes Universal
Criminal Law Code of Criminal Procedure CrPc Bare Act 
Transfer of Property Act The Transfer of Property Act Paperback  Rk Sinha
The Transfer of Property Act 1882 Bare Act with Amendments Government of India
Indian Contract Act The Key to Indian Practice  Sir Dinshaw Fardunji Mulla
The Indian Contract Act 1872 Bare Act  Government of India
Indian Evidence Act THE LAW OF EVIDENCE  AVTAR SINGH
The Law of EVIDENCE  Batuk Lal 
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.