The High Court of Gujarat conducts a civil service exam every year and invites online applications from eligible candidates. The case of Malik Mazhar Sultan & Anr. V/s. U.P, Public Service Commission, and the provisions prescribed by Gujarat State Judicial Service Rules. 2005 and the guidelines of the Supreme Court, invites applicants for the vacancies of the civil judge post.

Candidates can check the information about the exam here for better preparation for the Gujarat judiciary exam 2020.

  • There are a total of 68 vacancies expected to be released for the applicants, which are divided into different categories
  • The notification of the Gujarat Judiciary exam has not yet released. This article shall keep you updated about the notification release date.
  • The start date and the last date of application is yet to be released by the Gujarat judiciary.
  • You will get to know about the process, related information, and others about the examination.

Gujarat Judiciary Recruitment Highlights 2020

Exam - Gujarat Judicial Service Recruitment 2020

Conducting Body - Gujarat High Court

Post Offered - Civil Judge

No. of Vacancies - 68

Salary - Rs 27,700 to Rs. 44,700/ monthly

Notification Release Date - Not released

Job Location - Gujarat

Official Website - www.gujarathighcourt.nic.in, https://he-ojas.guj.nic.in

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Gujarat High Court Civil Judge Notification 2020

The Gujarat civil judge notification 2020 is still yet to be released by the officials. The notification is expected to be released on 26 Aug 2020. The notification is expected to come around the same time but it can be delayed due to the pandemic. However, all applicants need to go through the instructions and information on the notification. It will help to know the online application date and the last date of the submission.

Gujarat Judicial Services Exam Dates 2020 (Expected)

Before preparing for the judicial services, candidates need to know the last date, starting date, and other dates to successfully fill the application. The dates of Gujarat High Court Civil Judges are not yet released by the officials. The tentative dates for Gujarat Judicial High Court exam 2020-21 are given below:

Event Date (Tentative)
Release of the notification August 26, 2020
Starting date of application form September 01, 2020
Last Date to Apply Online September 30, 2020
Application Correction/Final submission of form October 21, 2020
Gujarat High Court Civil Judge 2020-21 Exam Date January 19, 2021
Gujarat Judiciary Exam Result Date  July 24, 2021

Gujarat State Judiciary Recruitment 2020 Vacancy List

The total vacancy of 2020 is yet to be published by the officials for the Civil Judge Exam of Gujarat. In the year 2019-20, the vacancies of Civil Judge Exam Gujarat were a total of 68. These vacancies are divided into different categories that given below:

Category Vacancies
General 35
Scheduled Caste (7% Reserved) 05
Scheduled Tribes (15% Reserved) 10
Socially & Educationally Backward Classes (27% Reserved) 18
Physically disabled candidates with locomotor disability of not less than 40% (3% Reserved) 2

Judiciary Exam 2020 Gujarat Salary Details

All the eligible candidates who clear the Gujarat Civil Judge exam 2020 will get a fixed pay scale. The pay scale of this position is Rs. 27,700 - 77. -33,090 - 930 - 40,530 - 1080 - 44,850 + allowances. There are many allowances and perks that get included in the in-hand salary. Some of them are:

  • House Rent Allowance
  • Rent Allowance
  • Dearness Allowance
  • Travel Allowance

Gujarat Judicial Services 2020 Eligibility Criteria

All the candidates have to meet the eligibility criteria to get admission to the civil judge exam 2020. The eligibility criteria are given below:

  • The candidates must have a Degree in Law from any recognized university by the Indian law
  • The candidates need to work as an advocate or practice in courts of Criminal Jurisdiction or Courts of Civil
  • Those candidates who passed the Law Degree in 2019-2020 and onwards, need to pass the All India Bar examination to be eligible for the Gujarat civil judge exam

OR

These candidates can work on courts in other allied departments to be eligible for the exam

  • Candidates need to provide a Basic Knowledge of Computer Application from a government institute or any other recognized institute
  • Candidates from general category need to be in the age limit of 35
  • Candidates from Scheduled castes or Scheduled tribes need to be in 38 years of age
  • Candidates who are working court and other allied departments receive a relaxation of 5 years in the age limit or relaxation of years equal to the job years

Gujarat High Court Civil Judge Application Form 2020

Candidates who are eligible for the exam need to be prepared for the online application which is only filled up from their official website. Before preparing for the exam, candidates need to know the detailed instruction to fill up the online form.

Registration/Filling the Application Form

  1. Candidates need to visit the official website of Gujarat High Court www.gujarathighcourt.nic.in orhttps://he-ojas.guj.nic.in
  2. On the website, there is a separate “current opening” tab is available, where they can find all the openings
  3. Search for right notification and click on it to open the application
  4. Check the eligibility criteria of the exam by clicking on “check eligibility”
  5. After checking is done, go to the application and click on it to get the online application
  6. Fill the application form online by providing personal and educational detail information
  7. Some of the common details that candidates need to provide are the name of the candidate, name of the father, gender, marital status, birth date, phone number, email id, citizenship, and others
  8. Candidates need to also provide the details about education qualification such as the results of different stages, certificates, and others that are required
  9. Cross-check all the information that entered in the application as it is hard to change them once they are submitted
  10. Once the check is complete, click on the submit button to successfully enroll your name in the online application process of Gujarat civil judge recruitment 2020

Gujarat High Court Civil Judge Exam Fee

Fees of the Gujarat High Court Civil Judge Exam depends on different categories of candidates. Candidates who belong to the general category have to pay Rs.1,000 along with other bank charges for the exam. Candidates who belong to other categories such as scheduled tribe, scheduled caste, physically disabled person, educationally or socially backward classes, ex-serviceman, and others have to pay Rs.500 along with bank charges for the exam.

Candidates need to visit the official website of Gujarat high country to pay the fees. There is a separate section of payment where the candidates will be able to pay the fee through SBI e-Pay by clicking on the “Pay fee” option.

Gujarat High Court Civil Judge Exam Admit Card

All the important information about the exam is given on the admit card. It is one of the mandatory things you need to carry with you to the examination. Without bringing the admit card, you will be disqualified for the exam. Along with the announcement of the Gujarat civil judge exam 2020 dates, you will get the form fill-up dates. After filling up the form, the officials release the admit card in their official sites such as www.gujarathighcourt.nic.in and https://he-ojas.guj.nic.in.

They will get to know the date of the exam upon downloading the admit card. Candidates can visit these online websites to download their admit card. To download the admit, they will need to provide some basic information like date of birth, confirmation number, application number. After providing the necessary information, candidates will be able to get their admit card for the exam. Candidates are requested to carry the ID card authorized by the government of India along with the admit card to appear in the exam.

Gujarat High Court Civil Judge Exam Pattern and Syllabus

There are a total of 3 different stages for the exam such as Preliminary Exam, Main Written Exam, and Viva-voce test.

Preliminary Exam Pattern

The preliminary exam test is also known as the elimination test as it filters out the best students and eliminates others. The total marks of this exam are 100, which candidates need to complete in 2 hours. All the questions will be MCQ and it contains negative marking as well. For 1 mark, there is 0.33 negative marking is there for each wrong or multiple answers. The questions or MCQs are based on:

Gujarat Judiciary Prelims Syllabus 

Part - A

  1. The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
  2. The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881
  3. The Indian Evidence Act, 1872
  4. The Indian penal Code, 1860
  5. The Gujarat Prohibition Act, 1949

Part - B

  1. The Indian Contract Act, 1872
  2. The Constitution of India
  3. The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908
  4. The Limitation Act, 1963

Part - C

English Language, General Knowledge, Mental/Numerical/Basic Computer Applications, Test of Reasoning.

  1. Among all the 100 questions, the language of 75 questions will be in English and the other 25 questions are answered in Gujarat language.
  2. To be eligible in the preliminary exam, candidates need to score at least a minimum of 50% marks for the main examination. However, all the marks that are obtained in the preliminary exam are not taken into the consideration of merit list.
  3. All the entries of the preliminary examination paper shall be evaluated by the computer. Any type of queries related to rechecking the OMR sheet is not entertained by the High Court as all the evaluations are done by computer scanning without any human intervention.

Gujarat Judiciary Mains Exam Syllabus

There are a total of three papers in the main written examination such as Criminal, Civil, and Gujarati Language.

Paper -1 (Criminal)

The total mark of this paper is 75 and candidates will get 2.5 hours of time to answer all the questions. All the questions are based on this syllabus given below:

  1. The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
  2. The Probation of Offenders’ Act, 1958
  3. The Indian Penal Code, 1860
  4. The Indian Evidence Act, 1872
  5. The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2015
  6. The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015
  7. The Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956
  8. The Gujarat Prevention of Gambling Act, 1887
  9. The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881
  10. Pre-conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act, 1994
  11. The Registration of Births and Deaths Act, 1969

Paper - 2 (Civil)

Similar to the 1st paper in the exam, candidates need to answer 75 questions in 2.5 hours. The questions will be based on the syllabus of:

  1. The Limitation Act, 1963
  2. The Indian Partnership Act, 1932
  3. The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908
  4. The Gujarat Court Fees Act, 2004
  5. The Specific Relief Act, 1963

Paper - 3 (Gujarati Language)

Candidates will need to answer a total of 50 marks in 1.5 hours. The questions of this paper will be based on the Gujarati language.

Viva-Voce Test (Oral Interview)

The total number of this viva test is 50 and the objective of taking this test is to assess the candidate’s suitability for by judging the knowledge of the law, the balance of the judgment, mental alertness, clear and logical exposition, attitude, skills, ethics, power of communication, power of assimilation, intellectual depth. The candidate will need to score at least 40% marks in this test to get selected in the recruitment of civil judges in Gujarat.

Gujarat High Court Civil Judge Exam Preparation

To get selected for the exam, you will need to have very good preparation. The first step of good preparation for the exam is knowing the syllabus. There are a total of three different stages of the exam and all of them have a different syllabus. Candidates need to take the help of coaching classes and different study material to prepare for the different exam stages. Among all of the stages of Gujarat Civil Judge recruitment 2020, the main exam contains 3 different papers.

You will need to prepare for the minas exam very important along with the other ones. While taking preparation, make sure to keep in mind that marks of the preliminary exam do not add up in the merit list. However, you will need to be prepared for the exam as it is the first step to be eligible for the other stages.

Gujarat High Court Civil Judge Exam Result

To know the details about Gujarat High Court Civil Judge exam result, candidates need to always be updated with the latest dates. The result date of the Gujarat civil judge recruitment 2020 gets published on the official website. The authorities share a link on their website that can help the candidates to know how many numbers they scored in the examination. However, to get the details, they have to get a one-time password that they will receive in their registered number through message. Adding the one time password will help the candidates to get their Gujarat Civil Judge exam 2020 results.

Gujarat High Court Civil Judge Exam Selection Process

Candidates who are appearing in the exam need to know the selection procedure, it will help them very much to prepare accordingly. There are a total of three different stages of the exam, and all of them contain different total marks. In order to get selected, you will need to clear the first stage preliminary examination first. Without clearing the first round, you can not proceed to further rounds. The preliminary exam is taken on a total of 100 marks and contains 100 multiple-choice questions. Each of the questions offers 1 mark each and comes with negative marking as well.

On every 1 mark, there is a 0.33 negative marking, which means you will lose 1 mark after 3 wrong answers. Candidates will get 2 hours to complete the exam of 100 marks. However, the marks obtained by the preliminary examination does not come into consideration of the final merit list. Passing this exam will help you to reach the next stage, the main written exam.

The written exam is the 2nd stage of the Gujarat High Court Civil Judge exam selection process. This exam is based on three different papers that carry a total of 200 marks. Candidates who are belonging from the general category will need to score 50% to be selected for the next round. For candidates who are belonging from other categories, the passing mark is 45%. After getting the required number in the main written examination, selected candidates will move to the third stage of the examination.

The third stage of the Gujarat High Court Civil Judge recruitment 2020 is the viva-voce. Just like other stages, this stage is also very important to clear as it helps to know the potential and attitude of the candidate. The main objective of this stage is to check if candidates are fit for the given position or not. Some of these consist of logical exposition, mental alertness, ethics power, logical exposition, judgment balance, and many more. The exam consists of a total of 50 marks and candidates need to score a minimum of 40% score in this stage to get selected.

Based on the total score of the mains exam and viva-voce, candidates are selected for the position.

FAQ's

How to fill up the online form of the Gujarat High court Civil Judge examination 2020?

Interested candidates can apply for this examination by filling out the application form as per the commencement date. The proper method for applying in this examination can be found on the official website of the Gujarat High Court. In this website, different sections are seen, among them, you need to click on the ‘Current Opening’ option. Then search for the notification of this exam and click on it. Eligibility criteria for the exam are given in this section, you need to check with the conditions before filling out the form. Filling up the application form and cross-checking the information is needed and then candidates need to click on the ‘Submit’ button.

How many courts are available in Gujarat?

There are a total of 24 district courts and 4 city courts are available in Gujarat.

What is the selection procedure of the Gujarat High Court Civil Examination, 2020?

The selection procedure of the Gujarat High Court Civil Examination, 2020 is based on three different stages. Candidates need to successfully get required marks in these stages which are Preliminary Examination, Main Written Examination, and Viva-Voce.

What is the salary structure or pay scale of the position of Civil Judge in Gujarat High Court?

The pay Sale of Gujarat High Court Civil Judge is Rs.  27,700 - 77. -33,090 - 930 - 40,530 - 1080 - 44,850. Also, there are many perks and benefits that are given along with the salary such as Dearness Allowance (DA), House Rent Allowance (HRA), travel Allowance, Rent Allowance, and many more.

What is the time duration for the different stages of the Gujarat High Court Civil Judge Examination?

The total duration is different for each stage of the exam such as candidates will get only 2 hours for the preliminary exam to answer questions of 100 marks, 2.5 for 2 papers, and 1.5 hours for 1 paper in the main written exam to answer 75,75, and 50 marks.

What is the negative marking in the High Court Civil Judge Examination?

For each mark, there is a negative marking of 0.33 for multiple answers or wrong answers.

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