Haryana Public Service Commission conducts the Haryana Civil Services Judicial Examination for the recruitment of Civil Judge in the Judicial Services (Junior Division) for the state of Haryana. The exam notification is released on the official website https://highcourtchd.gov.in/.

The basic eligibility requirement for the position of civil judge is that the candidates must have a Bachelors of Law (BA LLB) degree from a recognized government and Bar Council of India approved institution. HPSC lays the guidelines for all the eligible candidates and requirement for them to appear for the exam is ascertained by them.

The article below talks about the Haryana Judiciary Exam Eligibility in great detail.

Haryana Judiciary Exam Eligibility 2020 Highlights 

The major highlights of the eligibility requirements for Haryana Judiciary Exam are given in the table below:

Haryana Judiciary Exam Eligibility

Haryana Judiciary Exam Eligibility

Exam Conducting Body High Court of Punjab and Haryana
Exam Name Haryana Judicial Services Civil Judge Exam
Official Website https://highcourtchd.gov.in/
Application Mode Online
Basic Eligibility BA LLB 
Age Limit 21 years - 42 years

Haryana PCS J Eligibility - Age Limit

Candidates who wish to appear for the Haryana Judiciary Exam have to follow the eligibility criteria as stated in the notification. The details of age limit are as follows:

  • Candidates must be between 21 years and 42 years of age.
  • The upper age limit will be relaxable for candidates belonging to SC and backward classes of Haryana only by 5 years.
  • Upper age limit is also relaxed upto 5 years for unmarried women of the state.
  • Women of Haryana receiving maintenance after separation from husband legally are also relaxed with the upper limited condition for upto 5 years.
  • Individuals who have been in the military before or after declaration of emergency and NCC Cadets recruited from 1963 onwards can avail the upper age limit relaxation of upto 5 years.
  • Candidates belonging to Physically Handicapped category from Haryana state can also avail upper age limit relaxation of upto 10 years (15 years for SCs and backward class candidates)

Haryana Judicial Services Exam Eligibility - Education Qualification

The candidate appearing for Haryana Judiciary Exam must have completed a Bachelor of Law degree (LLB) from a Government & Bar Council of India approved University in India or must be an Advocate enrolled under the provisions of the Advocate Act, 1961 entitled to practice in the High Court or Courts subordinate thereto.

Haryana Judiciary Exam Eligibility - Nationality

Haryana Judiciary Exam Eligibility

Haryana Judiciary Exam Eligibility

Candidates who wish to apply for Haryana Judiciary Exam must fall under the nationality requirements of the exam as stated by the conducting authorities. The eligibility criteria for nationality is as follows.

The 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


What is the minimum and maximum age limit for Haryana Judiciary Exam?

The minimum age limit is 21 years, whereas the upper limit is 42 years. There are certain reservations, and relaxations for women of Haryana, candidates from SC or backwards classes, NCC cadets, military individuals and physically handicapped candidates.

What is the minimum percentage requirement for Judicial exam in Haryana?

There is no minimum percentage requirement. Candidates must have a bachelors in law degree from a government recognized and bar council of India approved institute.

Can a practicing lawyer appear for the Haryana Judiciary Exam?

Yes, a practicing lawyer can also appear for the exam.

What is the pattern for Haryana Judicial Exam?

The exam pattern for Haryana Judicial Exam is as follows:

  1. Preliminary exam
  2. Mains Exam
  3. Viva-voce or Personal Interview round