The High Court of Punjab and Haryana has officially announced the vacancies and applications for recruitment of Civil Judge. The source of this information is "The Tribune" since there is no update about the Haryana Judiciary Notification 2021. It might get published as a detailed advertisement soon on the website. Scroll through the article to know the eligibility criteria and total vacancies.

Haryana Judiciary 2021 Notification PDF

The notice related to the final and anticipated vacancies for HCS JB Recruitment has gone viral. It is mentioned that this notice was issued by the Secretary of Haryana and Punjab High Court on January 13, 2021.

  • Considering this to be authentic, 256 vacancies are announced for the recruitment. These 256 are further divided into 239 actual posts and 17 anticipated posts.
  • Haryana Judiciary Registration will begin on January 15, 2021, on the official website.

Haryana Judiciary Online Coaching

Haryana Judiciary Online Coaching

HCS Judicial Branch Notification 2021 Highlights

Exam Haryana Civil Judge Junior Division Exam
Conducting Body Haryana High Court
Name of the Post Civil Judge
Number of Vacancies 256
Notification Release Date 13 January 2021
Age Limit 21-42 years
Educational Qualification Degree in Law
Number of Attempts 6
Job Location Haryana
Salary Rs. 27,770 to Rs. 44,770 per month
Application Mode Online
Application Fee Male- Rs. 1000
Female - Rs. 250
Selection Process Preliminary
Written Exam
Official Website

Haryana Judicial Services 2021 Exam Dates

Let us have a look at the table below to know all the important events related to the HCS J exam.

Event Date (Tentative)
Starting Date of Online Application 15 January 2021
Last Date of Online Application 15 February 2021
Issue of Admit Card To be notified
HCS Judicial Branch Exam 2021 Prelims Date To be Notified

Haryana Judiciary Vacancy 2021

Check out the table below to know category-wise vacancies for the Haryana Civil Judge Post.

Category No. of vacancies
General 156
SC 40
BC-A 21
BC-B 11
EWS 11
ESM 13
ESP 07
Persons with Disability (PwDs) 7
Total 256

Haryana Judiciary Eligibility Criteria 2021

Candidates appearing for HCS Judicial Branch Exam 2021 are expected to fulfill eligibility requirements. Here is the detailed Haryana Judiciary Exam Eligibility for various parameters.

Educational Qualification

Candidates must have a Bachelor of Laws from any institute or university recognized by the Bar Council of India or candidate must be an Advocate enrolled under the provisions of the Advocate Act, 1961 entitled to practice in the High Court or Courts subordinate thereto

Age Limit

Applicants for HCS Judicial Branch Exam 2021 must be a minimum of 21 years of age while the maximum age allowed for the exam is 42 years. For unmarried women, the maximum age limit is 45 years. The upper age limit is relaxable for SC/ST candidates to 5 years. , physically disabled candidates the age limit is extended to 42 years of maximum age.


Candidates must be a citizen of :

  • India
  • Nepal
  • Bhutan
  • Tibetan Refugee or
  • Person of Indian origin who migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, and East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, and the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly-Tanganyika and Zanzibar) Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, and Ethiopia with the intention of permanently settling in India

Haryana Judiciary Exam Selection Process 2021

As per the notification, the selection process of the Haryana Judicial Services exam consists of three stages:

  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Viva-Voce/Interview


Candiadtes who have filled the application form are eligible to appear for the prelims exam. They have to score more than 40% marks to get shortlisted for the next round of the selection process.


This is the second stage of the selection process of Haryana Judicial Services Recruitment. The only candidates who will get qualified in the prelims exam are allowed to appear for the Mains exam. Candidates who obtain 50% marks in the mains exam will be eligible for the Viva-voce.


Candidates qualified in the mains exam are called for the interview process. Candidates must note that they have to score a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of Mains and Interview to get shortlisted in the final merit list.

Haryana Judiciary Application Process 2021

As per the Haryana Judiciary Exam Dates, the last date to submit the application forms will be in the month of March 2021. Interested students who fulfill the above-mentioned eligibility requirements can apply for Haryana Civil Services Exam 2021. The details of steps to be followed for Haryana Judicial Services 2021 Online Registration are as follows:

  • Visit the official website of the Haryana Public Service Commission
  • On the Home page, look for the "Apply Online for Civil Judge (Junior Division) in HCS (judicial branch) link and click on it.
  • A login window will be displayed on the screen
  • Click on the "New Registration" tab
  • Enter all the required details and click on the "Register button"
  • New User ID and password will be generated and the same will be sent to the registered mobile number and E-mail ID
  • Now, candidates need to re-login to the website using Registration ID and password
  • On the login window, click on the "Application Form" link for Civil Judge.
  • Read all the instructions carefully and click on "Apply Online" button.
  • Provide all details such as name, DOB, address, educational qualifications, work experience, category, and others
  • Upload recent passport size picture and signature in the mentioned size & format
  • Pay the required fee for your application as per the category

Uploading of Documents

Candidates need to upload the photo and signature in the application form as per the instructions given in the notification.

  • Upload the scanned copy of the recent passport size photo
  • The size of the passport photograph must be less than 80 kb
  • Upload the scanned copy of the signature
  • The size of the signature should not exceed 80kb

Application Fee

As per the HCS Judicial Branch Notification, male candidates have to pay an amount of Rs. 1000 whereas female candidates have to pay Rs.250 as an application fee. For physically handicapped candidates, there is no application fee required. Candidates can pay the fee using a debit card, credit card, or net banking. 

Category Application Fee
Male 1000/-
Female 250/-
PwD Candidates No Fee

Haryana Judiciary Mock Tests

Haryana Judiciary Mock Tests

Haryana Judiciary Admit Card 2021

Upon closure of the Registration Window and careful evaluation of the application forms, the commission will release HPSC Judicial Services Admit Card 2021 to all the successfully registered candidates 2 weeks prior to the commencement of the examination.

Candidates can check the official website for the exam admit card. The Haryana Judiciary Admit Card can be downloaded using the login details provided at the time of the application process.

Applicants must download and carry a physical copy of the admit card at the time of their examination centers. The candidates are strictly advised to check all the details mentioned in the HPSC Judicial Services Admit Card 2021. Since the admit card serves as a hall ticket for the students, any disparity/discrepancy in the details mentioned in the admit card and the ones provided during registration will result in cancellation of candidature.

Details mentioned in HCS Judicial Admit Card 2021

  • Name and Date of Birth of the candidate
  • User Id/Registration Number
  • Category
  • Exam Date and Time
  • HCS Judicial Branch Exam Center
  • Candidate’s Signature and Photograph
  • HCS Judicial Branch Exam Day Instructions

Haryana Judiciary Exam Pattern 2021

The selection of Civil Judges as per HPSC Judicial Services guidelines will be based on one MCQ based test, one written test, and an interview round. It is important for candidates to be aware of the Judiciary Exam Pattern of the Haryana State to know the marking scheme and the number of questions asked from each section. The details of each exam have been mentioned below:

HCS Judicial Branch Prelims Exam Pattern

The Preliminary round of the HCS Judicial Branch exam consists of 125 multiple choice questions of 500 marks from the topics covered in the Mains exam. The exam is conducted for 2 hours.

The candidates will be answering questions related to a general and basic overview of the main subjects. They will have to showcase their ability to answer questions on current events of national and international importance, Indian legal and constitutional history, and governance. The candidate may also be tested for his analytical skills and aptitude. 

The standard of the question paper will be of Law graduate level. i.e. the standard LLB syllabus that is prescribed in BCI approved law colleges across India. 

HCS Judicial Branch Mains Exam Pattern

For HCS Judicial Branch Main Exams, candidates are asked questions from five subjects- Civil Law I, Civil Law II, Criminal Law III, English, Language (Hindi in Devanagari Script). Candidates who obtain 50% marks in the mains exam will be qualifying for the next round. For reserved category candidates, the qualifying marks is 45%. The marking scheme for each subject is as follows:

Topic Marks
Civil Law I 200 Marks
Civil Law II 200 Marks
Criminal Law  200 Marks
English 200 Marks
Language (Hindi) 100 Marks

HCS Judicial Branch Interview

Those who qualify in both Prelims and Mains exams will be called for the final round of examination, i.e. Personal Interview round. The candidates will be scored within a 100 marks bracket. Candidates will have to score a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of Mains and Interview to make it to the final merit list.

Haryana Judiciary Syllabus 2021

The Haryana Judiciary Syllabus covered in the Prelims and Mains exam has been given below for candidates’ reference.

Subject Particulars
Civil Law I Code of Civil procedure, (also touching upon the Limitation act.)
Punjab Courts Act, (As applicable to Haryana)
Indian Contract Act
Indian Partnership Act
Sale of Goods Act
Specific Relief Act
Indian Evidence Act, Haryana Urban (control of rent and eviction) Act, 1973
Civil Law II Hindu Law (Marriage, Adoption, Inheritance & other personal, family laws)
Mohammedan Law and Customary Law, (Marriage, Adoption, Inheritance & other personal, family laws)
Law of Registration and Limitation
Criminal Law Indian Penal Code, (IPC)
Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC)
Indian Evidence Act
English English Essay on a given topic (1000-1100 words)
Precis Writing
Words and Phrases (Making sentences with the given words and Phrases)
Corrections (Language, Sentence, Spelling corrections)
Hindi Translation of an English passage into Hindi
Explanation of Hindi passage in prose and poetry in the same language
Composition (essay), idioms and corrections

Haryana Judiciary Previous Year Papers

It is known that solving the previous year question papers will help candidates to know the difficulty level of the paper and type of questions asked in the exam.

  • With the help of previous year papers, students can improve their speed and performance.
  • Also, previous year Papers will help candidates to know the most difficult topic and the least time-consuming topic so that their approach will conveniently cover up all the questions.
  • Solving Haryana Judiciary Question Papers will help in knowing the exam pattern thoroughly and the weightage of each subject in the examination.
  • It will also help candidates to improve their time management skills and problem-solving skills.
  • Candidates can know where they go wrong by practicing last year papers and how to improve in those areas.

Haryana Judiciary Preparation Tips 2021

Following the preparation tips provided by experts will help candidates to know how to plan their preparation in a better way.

  • First, understand the complete syllabus and exam pattern of the HCS J exam in and out.
  • Then collect the required study materials from a proper source including books online.
  • Make a timetable and that must cover all the concepts as per the latest syllabus.
  • Note done a list of the important topics in which you are strong and weak.
  • Start your preparation with easy topics and then proceed to difficult topics.
  • Take up mock tests regularly and this will help candidates improve their speed and manage time in the exam.
  • Make sure to finish the sample papers on time check all your answers, and allot marks yourself for each question.

Haryana Judiciary Preparation Books 2021

Referring to the Best Judiciary Exam Books will help aspirants to know the importnat topics as the exam point of view and also enhance their preparation levels. Let us have a look at the table below to know the best books for the preparation of the upcoming exam.

Book Name Author
India’s Struggle for Independence Bipan Chandra
General Science Lucent
Indian Polity M Laxmikant
Know your state Arihant
Haryana Samanya Gyaan  Spectrum

Haryana Judiciary Online Coaching

Haryana Judiciary Online Coaching

Haryana Judiciary Answer Key 2021

After the successful completion of the Prelims exam by HCS for Judicial Services, the commission will release HCS Judicial Branch Exam Answer Key 2021 at its official portal. The Answer Key of HCS Judicial Branch Exam 2021 can be checked as mentioned below

  • Visit the official website
  • Look for ‘Haryana Public Service Commission Preliminary Answer Key’ or ‘Haryana Public Service Commission Mains Answer Key’
  • Download the Answer key
  • Match your response with the answer mentioned
  • Download and keep a copy for future use

Haryana Judiciary Result 2021

The result for HCS Judicial Branch will be declared separately for all three stages of the exam. Post completion of Preliminary exams, the commission will release the merit list for the Mains exam. Those who clear the Mains exam will be called for the interview round and the qualifying candidates will be able to check their final Haryana Judiciary Result on the official website.

How to Check the HCS Judicial Branch Result?

  • Go to the official website
  • Navigate and click on the link that states Haryana Public Service Commission Judicial Services Result 
  • Download Merit List PDF
  • Open PDF form of Merit List
  • Press Ctrl+F, enter your roll number

Note: Generally the Merit List released is quite heavy, the search may take time more than usual.

Haryana Judiciary Cut Off 2021

The Commission releases minimum qualifying marks for the HCS Judicial Exam. The details about the minimum qualifying for each category are mentioned below:

The minimum requirement for qualification to the Interview round is 50% marks. The final merit list will be prepared considering the aggregate marks of the Mains and Interview round.

Candidates securing marks equal to or more than the aforementioned score will be considered in the preparation of the merit list. Factors that influence HCS Judicial Services Exam Cut Off 2021 are mentioned below:

  • Total candidates who have registered for the exam
  • Total number of candidates who actually appeared for the exam
  • The difficulty level of the questions
  • Number of vacancies available in each particular category
  • The total number of vacancies/posts.


What is the Haryana Judiciary Exam Fee?

As per the HCS Judicial Notification, male candidates have to submit INR 1000 while INR 250 female candidates as exam fee.

What is the syllabus for Haryana Judiciary Prelims Exam 2021?

The Haryana Judiciary Syllabus of prelims includes five subjects namely: English, General Knowledge, Analytical skills, Reasoning, and Aptitude.

What is the required eligibility criteria for Haryana Judiciary Recruitment 2020?

According to the HCS Judicial Notification, candidates must have a Bachelor of Laws from any institute or university recognized by the Bar Council of India and the age should be between 21-45 years of age. Also, a candidate must be a citizen of India

What is the selection process of Haryana Judiciary 2021 Recruitment?

The selection process of Haryana Judiciary 2021 Recruitment involves three stages:

  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Interview

How to fill Haryana Judiciary Application Process 2021?

  • Visit the official website of Haryana Public Service Commission
  • Click on the application link for the Judiciary Services Exam.
  • Provide the required details such as name, DOB, address, educational qualifications, work experience, category, and others
  • Upload recent passport size picture and signature in the mentioned size & format
  • Pay the required fee for your application

Is there any age relaxation of reserved category candidates in the recruitment of Haryana Judiciary?

Yes. As per the notification, the upper age limit is relaxable to 5 years for SC/ST candidates, and for physically disabled candidates the age limit is extended till 42 years of maximum age.

When will Haryana Judiciary Notification 2021 released?

As per the Haryana Judiciary Exam Dates, the notification will be released tentatively in the month of February or March 2021.