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Author : Tanya Kaushal

November 29, 2022

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Reader's Digest: A career as a civil judge in MP is an excellent choice for someone looking for a rewarding career in the field of law. The ultimate question is, from where can I get 360-degree insights about the MPCJ Exam? Read through the blog to get answers to all your queries related to the MP Judiciary exam dates, eligibility criteria, the selection process, the application process, and more.

The High Court of Madhya Pradesh has released the official notification of the Madhya Pradesh Judicial Service Exam and successfully concluded and posted the results for the preliminary examination on 9 June 2022.

The selection process of the MP Civil Judge Exam 2022 involves three stages: Prelims, Mains, and Viva-voce. All three phases are qualifying in nature.

Coming to the context of this article, we have tried to answer the list of queries students will now have about the MP Civil Judge Notification 2022.

  • Who can apply for MPCJ Exam? Students who have completed an LLB degree of 3 or 5 years from a Government and Bar Council-recognized university are eligible for the MPCJ exam.
  • How many vacancies are available in MP Civil Judge Recruitment 2022? As per the revised notification, a total of 270 vacancies are available in MP Civil Judge Recruitment 2022. It is good news for all the judiciary aspirants like you, who have been waiting for a long time.
  • Does the MPCJ exam have negative markings? No. There is no negative marking in MP Judicial Services Exam.
  • I am 22 years old. Am I eligible for MP Judiciary Recruitment 2022? As per the official notification, aspirants' minimum age should be above 21 years to apply for the exam.

Download FREE Study Material for MP Judiciary Exam by Judiciary Gold

Latest News About MPCJ Exam 2022

28 November 2022 - MPCJ Mains Result 2022 Out Now! 

Only 398 candidates qualified for the MP Civil Judge Mains Exam 2022. 

Download MPCJ Mains Result PDF 2022

27, 28 August 2022: MP Judiciary Mains Exam

Main Written Examination was expected to be held on 6 & 7 August 2022 at Shriram Institute of Technology, Near ITI, is not rescheduled to the following dates: 

Date - 27-08-2022 

  • Time- 09:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (1st paper)
  • (Saturday) 02:30 p.m. to 05:30 p.m. (2nd paper)

Date - 28-08-2022

  • 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (3rd paper )
  • (Sunday) 02:30 p.m. to 05:30 p.m. (4th paper)

28 June 2022: MP Judiciary Mains Exam Date Announced!

Madhya Pradesh High Court published the exam dates for the main examination of the MP Judiciary 

Qualified students must submit a separate application form and required documents for the main examination.

Check the official notification for more information about the MP Judiciary Mains Exam Dates.

14 May 2022: MP Judiciary New Vacancy List Published

As per the recent notice, the High Court of Madhya Pradesh has added 114 posts to the present 156 posts of Civil Judges.

Therefore, the total number of vacancies available for the MP Civil Judge recruitment is 270. For more information, check the official notice.

6 May 2022: MP Judiciary Prelims Answer Key Released!

The High Court of Madhya Pradesh published the provisional answer key for the MP Civil Judge exam, which was concluded on 06 May 2022. 

Aspirants can download the answer key pdf from the official website of the Madhya Pradesh High Court.

28 March 2022: MP Judiciary Prelims Exam Date Announced!

As per the latest notice published by the Madhya Pradesh High Court, the preliminary examination of the MP Judiciary is scheduled for 06 May 2022.

The exam is conducted in a single shift with an SD-100 isolation model.

Also, the notice states that for the convenience of students, the exam shall be held at centres in and out of Madhya Pradesh.

To learn more information about the exam centres, check the official notice.

21 December 2022: MP Judiciary Exam Notification Published!

The High Court of Madhya Pradesh published the official notification for the MP Civil Judge exam on the official website. 

As per the notification, the high court will start the online registration on 29 December 2022.

All eligible aspirants must make sure to fill out the registration form on or before the last date.

Madhya Pradesh Judicial Services Exam Dates 2022

Let us look at the table below to know all the important events related to the MP Civil Judge Exam 2022.

Events Dates
MP Judicial Services Exam Notification 21 December 2022
Starting Date of Online Application 29 December 2022 (from noon)
Last Date of Online Application 27 January 2023 (till 11:55 p.m.)
MP Judiciary Prelims Exam Date 2022 06 May 2022
MP Judiciary Mains Exam Date 27-08-2022 09:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (1st Paper)
27-08-2022 02:30 p.m. to 05:30 p.m. (2nd Paper)
28-08-2022 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (3rd Paper)
28-08-2022 02:30 p.m. to 05:30 p.m. (4th Paper)
MP Judiciary Mains Exam Result Date  28 November 2022

MP Judiciary Recruitment Notification 2022

Madhya Pradesh High Court published the notification on Civil Judge Recruitment on 21 December 2022.

As per the official notification, 270 vacancies have been announced by the high court.

The key highlights of the MP Judiciary Notification are as follows:

  • The minimum age limit to apply for the exam is 21 years, and the maximum age should be 35 years.
  • Also, you must have completed your LLB degree or any equivalent graduation degree from the government and bar council-recognised university to apply for the MP civil judge exam 2022.
  • There is no change in the exam pattern of the exam. Prelims and Mains are the qualifying stages, while the final step is an interview round.

Download MP Judiciary Notification 2022 PDF

MP Judicial Services Vacancy Details 2022

As mentioned above, the Madhya Pradesh High Court released 270 vacancies.

Out of 270, five vacancies will be reserved for the persons with disabilities (PwD) category.

Check out the table below to know the category-wise MP Civil Judge Vacancies.

Category No. of Vacancies
Unreserved  78
Scheduled Caste 25
Scheduled Tribe 32
OBC 21
Unfilled vacancies 114
Total 270

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MP Civil Judge Salary Details 2022

The MP Judicial Services Salary of a Civil Judge at Madhya Pradesh High Court ranges between Rs. 27,700 – Rs. 44,770/Month.

Earlier, the salary range was Rs. 9000-250-10750-300-13150-350-14550. Now, the revised MPCJ pay scale is 27700-770-33090-920-40450- 1080-44770.

Aside from this PCS J Salary, the in-hand salary also incorporates various perks and remittances like:

  • Dearness allowance
  • HRA
  • Travel Allowances
  • Rent Allowance

Madhya Pradesh Judicial Services Eligibility Criteria 2022

The MP High Court has prescribed specific criteria that must be satisfied to qualify for the civil judge exam.

Before proceeding with the application, you must check whether you meet the MP Judiciary Exam Eligibility.

The eligibility criteria required to apply for the MP higher judiciary exam 2022 are as follows:

MPCJ Eligibility - Educational Qualifications

You are eligible for the MP civil judge exam if you have completed your LLB degree of 3 or 5 years from a Government and Bar Council-recognized university.

MPCJ Eligibility - Age Details

You are eligible for the MP Judiciary Exam 2022 only if you satisfy the age limit criteria prescribed by the exam conducting body. Otherwise, your candidature will get cancelled.

  • According to the official notification, your minimum age should be 21 years as of 01 January 2021.
  • The maximum age limit to apply for the exam is 35 years.
  • You can also apply for the exam if you work in MP Administrative Cadre as a permanent or temporary employee.
  • However, your MP Judiciary age limit should be between 21-38 years.

Read: Enhance your MP Judiciary Mains Exam Preparation with the help of mentors.

MPCJ Eligibility - General Requirements

Here are the eligibility criteria for Madhya Pradesh:

  • You must be a citizen of India with sound well-being and decent moral character.
  • You should not be connected to or have a history with any criminal case that involves moral descent.
  • You must have good character and be free from any bodily defect which renders him unfit for such appointment.

MP Judiciary Probation Rules

Refer to the following rules of probation:

  • A person appointed as a Civil Judge will be on probation for a period of two years.
  • The High court may, at any time, extend the period of probation, but the total period of probation shall not exceed three years.
  • High Court, at any time during probation, can recommend termination of service.
  • On successful completion of probation, the probationer shall, if there is a permanent post available, be confirmed on the service.
  • If no permanent post is available, the High Court issues a certificate to confirm the appointment.

How to Apply for MP Judicial Services Exam 2022?

You can fill out the applications only through online mode.

Follow the following steps to register online for the MP Civil Judge Exam 2020.

There are four stages involved in the MP Judiciary Application Form

  • Visit the official website of the Madhya Pradesh High Court.
  • On the homepage, click on the link "Recruitment/Result."
  • Now, click "Click Here for Application Form/Admit Card," and click on the link "Application Click Here."
  • Enter all the essential details, such as name, date of birth, address, educational qualifications, etc.
  • Upload a scanned passport-sized photograph, and a signature in the format and size asked.
  • After uploading, click on the submit button to proceed with the final process.
  • Pay the prescribed application fee online mode and submit it.
  • Review the form and check if all details are entered correctly.

MPCJ Exam Application Fee

Refer to the fee details for the MP Judiciary Exam:

  • The MP Civil Judge Exam application fee for the Unreserved/Madhya Pradesh residents: is INR 1047.82
  • Application fee for reserved categories: INR 647.82

MP Judicial Services Admit Card 2022

You can download the admit card only in online mode.

You can follow the instructions below to download the MP Civil Judge Admit Card:

  • Visit the official website of the Madhya Pradesh High Court, i.e. https://mphc.gov.in.
  • On the Home page, click on the "Madhya Pradesh Judicial Service examination admit card" link.
  • Enter your user ID and password, and click on the submit button.
  • The MP Judiciary admit card will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download the admit card and take a printout for future reference.

MP Prelims Exam Centers 2022

Refer to the list of exam centres for the Madhya Pradesh Civil Judge Exam:

  • The exam conducting authority has released the list of states in which the examination centre may be allotted, and the list of States (where no test centres are proposed) merged with States. 
  • Also, you can check the examination state by logging in to the portal using your login credentials. 
  • You can also change the state preference by choosing your desired State from the list of options in the PDF below. 
  • If there is no change in preference request received by the authorities, then it would be presumed that you are satisfied with the State allotted. 

Gurugram 

New Delhi 

Agra

Ghaziabad 

Kanpur 

Lucknow 

Meerut 

Noida 

Prayagraj 

Varanasi 

Bhopal 

Jaipur 

Kota 

Mumbai 

Gwalior 

Indore 

Satna 

Satara

Jabalpur 

Ujjain

Durg-Bhilai 

Raipur

MP Judiciary Exam Day Instructions 2022

Given the current situation across the world, the MP High Court Civil Judge Exam conducting authority has released specific instructions as listed below:

  • You must fill out the declaration form stating that you don't have any health issues as per your knowledge, which the staff may verify with the help of the Arogya Setu App installed in active mode on the mobile phone candidates.
  • During the entry to and exit from the examination hall, you must maintain social distancing norms.
  • Reach the examination centre well ahead of time to avoid overcrowding.
  • You must wear a face mask/cover and carry your hand sanitiser. 
  • You must bring your writing stationery and avoid sharing the same with others.
  • You must carry the Admit Card to the Examination hall.
  • Follow all the safety instructions at the examination centre strictly.

MP Judiciary Exam Pattern 2022

The MP Judiciary Exam includes three stages, i.e., Prelims, Mains, and Viva-Voce.

As per the notification, you must qualify for all the final selection stages.

The Online Preliminary Examination for MP Civil Judge is for two hours, with 150 multiple-choice questions of one mark each.

The breakup of the MP Judiciary Exam Pattern for the Prelims Exam is given below:

MPCJ Prelims Exam Pattern

The prelims exam paper consists of 150 multiple-choice questions, and each question carries one mark.

The total time duration of the exam is 2 hours.

MPCJ Mains Exam Pattern

The Mains exam consists of four papers, and each paper is conducted for 100 marks.

The total time duration of each paper is 3 hours.

  • Paper 1: Civil Law and Procedure
  • Paper 2: Criminal law and procedure
  • Paper 3: Writing skills, Court Practice, Translation, and current legal knowledge
  • Paper 4: Judgment writing

MPCJ Viva-Voce Exam Pattern 

You will be shortlisted for the viva-voce based on the marks scored in the main examination. The exam is conducted for a total of 50 marks.

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MP Judiciary Syllabus 2022

The MP Judiciary exam is based on three stages which are as follows:

  • Screening
  • Mains
  • Interview round

The preliminary exams carry 150 marks. In the screening/prelims stage, shortlisting will be done for the main examination, and it is qualifying in nature.

The detailed MP Judiciary Exam Syllabus is explained for both prelims and mains. Ensure to study each of these topics carefully from the right book. 

MP Judiciary Prelims Syllabus 2022

The preliminary examination includes two parts: part one and part 2.

In part 1, the questions are based on topics like the Code of Civil Procedure, the Constitution of India, the Contract Act, the MP Accommodation Control Act, and the MP Land Revenue Act.

In part 2, you will be tested on general knowledge, computer knowledge, and the English language.

Here is the prelims exam's detailed syllabus and the weightage of each topic derived from the previous year's examinations: 

Topics Weightage of Questions
Constitution of India 10 questions
Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 15 questions
Transfer of Property Act, 1882 7 questions
Indian Contract Act, 1872 8 questions
Specific Relief Act, 1963 6 questions
Limitation Act, 1963 4 questions
MP Accommodation Control Act, 1961 5 questions
MP Land Revenue Code, 1959 5 questions
Indian Evidence Act, 1872 15 questions
Indian Penal Code, 1861 15 questions
Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 15 questions
Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 5 questions
General Knowledge 20 questions
Computer Knowledge 10 questions
English Knowledge 10 questions

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MP Judiciary Scholarship Test

MP Judiciary Mains Syllabus 2022

After qualifying for the preliminary exam, you are successfully eligible for the main exam.

The main examination comprises four papers, each carrying 100 marks, essay-based. 

Check out the detailed syllabus from the post below and enhance your MP Judiciary mains exam preparation:

First Question Paper: (Marks – 100)

  • Constitution of India - 20 Marks
  • Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 - 20 Marks
  • Transfer of Property Act, 1882 - 12 Marks
  • Indian Contract Act, 1872 - 12 Marks
  • Hindu Marriage Act & Hindu Succession Act - 12 Marks
  • Specific Reliefs Act, 1963 (I, II, and VI to VIII) - 8 Marks
  • Limitation Act, 1963 (Parts II & III) - 8 Marks
  • M.P. Accommodation Control Act - 08 Marks

Second Question Paper: (Marks – 100)

  • Writing on Social Issue - 20 marks
  • Writing on Legal Issue - 20 marks
  • Summary Writing (Legal) - 20 marks
  • Translation (Hindi to English) - 20 marks
  • Translation (English to Hindi) - 20 marks

PracticeImportant Essay Topics for Judiciary Exams 2022

Third Question Paper: (Marks – 100)

  • MP Accommodation Control Act, 1961
  • MP Land Revenue Code, 1959
  • Indian Evidence Act, 1872 
  • Indian Penal Code, 1860
  • Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
  • Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881
  • Indian Penal Code
  • POCSO Act
  • SC & ST (Prevention of Atrocities Act)
  • NDPS Act (Chapter 3,4,5)

Fourth Question Paper: (Marks – 100)

  • Framing of Issues- 10 marks
  • Framing of Charges- 10 marks
  • Judgment / Order (Civil) Writing- 40 marks (Civil Judge II Class level)
  • Judgment / Order (Criminal) Writing- 40 marks (Judicial Magistrate First Class Level)

MP Judiciary Preparation Tips 2022

Since the vast syllabus is suggested, begin your MP Judiciary Exam Preparation at least six months or one year before the exam. 

Here are some of the tips to ace your MPCJ Preparation:

  • Don't prepare separately for prelims and mains. Begin with the main preparation, and automatically, you are preparing for prelims. 
  • Make notes while you are studying any topic. This can help retain concepts for an extended period and also help during revision. 
  • You should prepare a question bank of 25 questions from the previous year's question paper and create 25 HOTS questions from the last year's question papers to help you at the time of your revision.
  • Read at least 12 months of current daily affairs for the general knowledge section before the exam.
  • After completing all the topics, practice as many questions as possible from the previous year's MP Judiciary question papers, which will help improve your time management skills and speed.
  • Also, study the recent landmark judgments by the Honorable Supreme Court and Hon M.P. High Court. You can find this on various legal websites. 

MP Judiciary Books 2022

Opting for the best book is essential to understanding the concepts in-depth and performing better in the exam. 

With so many books available, it is difficult for most of you to choose the right book for the MP Civil Judge Exam. 

The following are some of the best books for the MP Judiciary exam for prelims and mains:

Subject Book Name Author
Control Act Madhya Pradesh Accommodation Control Act, 1961 Paperback – 1 January 2019 Surbhi Wadhwa
Civil & Criminal Judicial Service Examinations (Civil & Criminal) Dr Mohammed Zaheeruddin
Bare Act Madhya Pradesh Land Revenue Code, 1959 (Bare Act) (Diglot edition and supplement) (Hindi) Allahabad Law Publications
Penal Code Textbook on Indian Penal Code  K D Gaur
Criminal Procedure R.V. Kelkar’s Criminal Procedure Dr. K.N. Chandrasekharan Pilla
Law of Evidence The Law of Evidence Batuk Lal

MP Judiciary Exam Result 2022

Go through the exam result of the MPCJ Exam:

  • The Madhya Pradesh High Court releases the result separately for each stage of the selection process.
  • Generally, authorities will release the MP Civil Judge Result within a month after the examination.
  • You can check and download the results only from the official website. 
  • The MP Civil Judge Exam Results PDF includes your name, register number, and category details. 
  • Enter your registration number to check and download the MP Civil Judge Exam result. 

MP Judiciary Cut Off Marks Category Wise 2022

Based on the cut-off marks, you are shortlisted for the next stage of the selection process. For each step, there are separate cut-off marks released.

The MP Judiciary Cut Off marks are determined by the exam conducting authority based on various factors.

To help you get an idea about the cut-off, the previous year's cut-off marks are tabulated for both prelims and mains to know the trend in cut-off marks.

MP Civil Judge 2022 Prelims Cut Off Marks

Here are the cut off marks for MPCJ Prelims:

Category Cut Off Marks
Unreserved 115
OBC 105
SC 88
ST 82

MPCJ 2022 Cut Off Marks in Mains Exam 

Refer to the table to the table below for Mains Exam:

Category Cut Off Marks
Unreserved 211.5
OBC 200.5
SC 184
ST 180.5

Summing Up - We hope this blog post clears all your doubts about the MP Judiciary Exam 2022. To read more informative blogs on MP Judiciary Exam, visit the toprankers website. Happy Reading! 

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Frequently Asked Questions

As per the notification, a total of 156 vacancies have been released for the civil judge post in MP Judiciary.
The High Court of Madhya Pradesh will release the MP Judiciary Notification 2022 tentatively in the month of December 2022.
The salary offered to a person recruited as a Civil Judge ranges between INR 27,000- 44,770. There are many added perks and remittances associated with the post.
The recruitment to the post of Civil Judge (Lower Division) is a three-step process wherein the candidates have to undergo a Prelims Exam, Mains Exam and Interview.
Those who have finished an LLB degree of 3 or 5 years duration from a Government and Bar Council recognized University will be eligible for the MP civil judge exam
The age limit to apply for the MP Judicial service examination is between 21 to 38 years of age.
The best way to clear Judiciary Mains Exam in first attempt is to read newspapers regularly and practice as much as you can. 
No. The MP Civil Judge Cut Off varies for each category. You can check the above post to know the cut-off marks as per your category.
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MP Judiciary Exam 2022

Author : Tanya Kaushal

Updated On : November 29, 2022

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Reader's Digest: A career as a civil judge in MP is an excellent choice for someone looking for a rewarding career in the field of law. The ultimate question is, from where can I get 360-degree insights about the MPCJ Exam? Read through the blog to get answers to all your queries related to the MP Judiciary exam dates, eligibility criteria, the selection process, the application process, and more.

The High Court of Madhya Pradesh has released the official notification of the Madhya Pradesh Judicial Service Exam and successfully concluded and posted the results for the preliminary examination on 9 June 2022.

The selection process of the MP Civil Judge Exam 2022 involves three stages: Prelims, Mains, and Viva-voce. All three phases are qualifying in nature.

Coming to the context of this article, we have tried to answer the list of queries students will now have about the MP Civil Judge Notification 2022.

  • Who can apply for MPCJ Exam? Students who have completed an LLB degree of 3 or 5 years from a Government and Bar Council-recognized university are eligible for the MPCJ exam.
  • How many vacancies are available in MP Civil Judge Recruitment 2022? As per the revised notification, a total of 270 vacancies are available in MP Civil Judge Recruitment 2022. It is good news for all the judiciary aspirants like you, who have been waiting for a long time.
  • Does the MPCJ exam have negative markings? No. There is no negative marking in MP Judicial Services Exam.
  • I am 22 years old. Am I eligible for MP Judiciary Recruitment 2022? As per the official notification, aspirants' minimum age should be above 21 years to apply for the exam.

Download FREE Study Material for MP Judiciary Exam by Judiciary Gold

Latest News About MPCJ Exam 2022

28 November 2022 - MPCJ Mains Result 2022 Out Now! 

Only 398 candidates qualified for the MP Civil Judge Mains Exam 2022. 

Download MPCJ Mains Result PDF 2022

27, 28 August 2022: MP Judiciary Mains Exam

Main Written Examination was expected to be held on 6 & 7 August 2022 at Shriram Institute of Technology, Near ITI, is not rescheduled to the following dates: 

Date - 27-08-2022 

  • Time- 09:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (1st paper)
  • (Saturday) 02:30 p.m. to 05:30 p.m. (2nd paper)

Date - 28-08-2022

  • 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (3rd paper )
  • (Sunday) 02:30 p.m. to 05:30 p.m. (4th paper)

28 June 2022: MP Judiciary Mains Exam Date Announced!

Madhya Pradesh High Court published the exam dates for the main examination of the MP Judiciary 

Qualified students must submit a separate application form and required documents for the main examination.

Check the official notification for more information about the MP Judiciary Mains Exam Dates.

14 May 2022: MP Judiciary New Vacancy List Published

As per the recent notice, the High Court of Madhya Pradesh has added 114 posts to the present 156 posts of Civil Judges.

Therefore, the total number of vacancies available for the MP Civil Judge recruitment is 270. For more information, check the official notice.

6 May 2022: MP Judiciary Prelims Answer Key Released!

The High Court of Madhya Pradesh published the provisional answer key for the MP Civil Judge exam, which was concluded on 06 May 2022. 

Aspirants can download the answer key pdf from the official website of the Madhya Pradesh High Court.

28 March 2022: MP Judiciary Prelims Exam Date Announced!

As per the latest notice published by the Madhya Pradesh High Court, the preliminary examination of the MP Judiciary is scheduled for 06 May 2022.

The exam is conducted in a single shift with an SD-100 isolation model.

Also, the notice states that for the convenience of students, the exam shall be held at centres in and out of Madhya Pradesh.

To learn more information about the exam centres, check the official notice.

21 December 2022: MP Judiciary Exam Notification Published!

The High Court of Madhya Pradesh published the official notification for the MP Civil Judge exam on the official website. 

As per the notification, the high court will start the online registration on 29 December 2022.

All eligible aspirants must make sure to fill out the registration form on or before the last date.

Madhya Pradesh Judicial Services Exam Dates 2022

Let us look at the table below to know all the important events related to the MP Civil Judge Exam 2022.

Events Dates
MP Judicial Services Exam Notification 21 December 2022
Starting Date of Online Application 29 December 2022 (from noon)
Last Date of Online Application 27 January 2023 (till 11:55 p.m.)
MP Judiciary Prelims Exam Date 2022 06 May 2022
MP Judiciary Mains Exam Date 27-08-2022 09:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (1st Paper)
27-08-2022 02:30 p.m. to 05:30 p.m. (2nd Paper)
28-08-2022 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (3rd Paper)
28-08-2022 02:30 p.m. to 05:30 p.m. (4th Paper)
MP Judiciary Mains Exam Result Date  28 November 2022

MP Judiciary Recruitment Notification 2022

Madhya Pradesh High Court published the notification on Civil Judge Recruitment on 21 December 2022.

As per the official notification, 270 vacancies have been announced by the high court.

The key highlights of the MP Judiciary Notification are as follows:

  • The minimum age limit to apply for the exam is 21 years, and the maximum age should be 35 years.
  • Also, you must have completed your LLB degree or any equivalent graduation degree from the government and bar council-recognised university to apply for the MP civil judge exam 2022.
  • There is no change in the exam pattern of the exam. Prelims and Mains are the qualifying stages, while the final step is an interview round.

Download MP Judiciary Notification 2022 PDF

MP Judicial Services Vacancy Details 2022

As mentioned above, the Madhya Pradesh High Court released 270 vacancies.

Out of 270, five vacancies will be reserved for the persons with disabilities (PwD) category.

Check out the table below to know the category-wise MP Civil Judge Vacancies.

Category No. of Vacancies
Unreserved  78
Scheduled Caste 25
Scheduled Tribe 32
OBC 21
Unfilled vacancies 114
Total 270

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MP Civil Judge Salary Details 2022

The MP Judicial Services Salary of a Civil Judge at Madhya Pradesh High Court ranges between Rs. 27,700 – Rs. 44,770/Month.

Earlier, the salary range was Rs. 9000-250-10750-300-13150-350-14550. Now, the revised MPCJ pay scale is 27700-770-33090-920-40450- 1080-44770.

Aside from this PCS J Salary, the in-hand salary also incorporates various perks and remittances like:

  • Dearness allowance
  • HRA
  • Travel Allowances
  • Rent Allowance

Madhya Pradesh Judicial Services Eligibility Criteria 2022

The MP High Court has prescribed specific criteria that must be satisfied to qualify for the civil judge exam.

Before proceeding with the application, you must check whether you meet the MP Judiciary Exam Eligibility.

The eligibility criteria required to apply for the MP higher judiciary exam 2022 are as follows:

MPCJ Eligibility - Educational Qualifications

You are eligible for the MP civil judge exam if you have completed your LLB degree of 3 or 5 years from a Government and Bar Council-recognized university.

MPCJ Eligibility - Age Details

You are eligible for the MP Judiciary Exam 2022 only if you satisfy the age limit criteria prescribed by the exam conducting body. Otherwise, your candidature will get cancelled.

  • According to the official notification, your minimum age should be 21 years as of 01 January 2021.
  • The maximum age limit to apply for the exam is 35 years.
  • You can also apply for the exam if you work in MP Administrative Cadre as a permanent or temporary employee.
  • However, your MP Judiciary age limit should be between 21-38 years.

Read: Enhance your MP Judiciary Mains Exam Preparation with the help of mentors.

MPCJ Eligibility - General Requirements

Here are the eligibility criteria for Madhya Pradesh:

  • You must be a citizen of India with sound well-being and decent moral character.
  • You should not be connected to or have a history with any criminal case that involves moral descent.
  • You must have good character and be free from any bodily defect which renders him unfit for such appointment.

MP Judiciary Probation Rules

Refer to the following rules of probation:

  • A person appointed as a Civil Judge will be on probation for a period of two years.
  • The High court may, at any time, extend the period of probation, but the total period of probation shall not exceed three years.
  • High Court, at any time during probation, can recommend termination of service.
  • On successful completion of probation, the probationer shall, if there is a permanent post available, be confirmed on the service.
  • If no permanent post is available, the High Court issues a certificate to confirm the appointment.

How to Apply for MP Judicial Services Exam 2022?

You can fill out the applications only through online mode.

Follow the following steps to register online for the MP Civil Judge Exam 2020.

There are four stages involved in the MP Judiciary Application Form

  • Visit the official website of the Madhya Pradesh High Court.
  • On the homepage, click on the link "Recruitment/Result."
  • Now, click "Click Here for Application Form/Admit Card," and click on the link "Application Click Here."
  • Enter all the essential details, such as name, date of birth, address, educational qualifications, etc.
  • Upload a scanned passport-sized photograph, and a signature in the format and size asked.
  • After uploading, click on the submit button to proceed with the final process.
  • Pay the prescribed application fee online mode and submit it.
  • Review the form and check if all details are entered correctly.

MPCJ Exam Application Fee

Refer to the fee details for the MP Judiciary Exam:

  • The MP Civil Judge Exam application fee for the Unreserved/Madhya Pradesh residents: is INR 1047.82
  • Application fee for reserved categories: INR 647.82

MP Judicial Services Admit Card 2022

You can download the admit card only in online mode.

You can follow the instructions below to download the MP Civil Judge Admit Card:

  • Visit the official website of the Madhya Pradesh High Court, i.e. https://mphc.gov.in.
  • On the Home page, click on the "Madhya Pradesh Judicial Service examination admit card" link.
  • Enter your user ID and password, and click on the submit button.
  • The MP Judiciary admit card will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download the admit card and take a printout for future reference.

MP Prelims Exam Centers 2022

Refer to the list of exam centres for the Madhya Pradesh Civil Judge Exam:

  • The exam conducting authority has released the list of states in which the examination centre may be allotted, and the list of States (where no test centres are proposed) merged with States. 
  • Also, you can check the examination state by logging in to the portal using your login credentials. 
  • You can also change the state preference by choosing your desired State from the list of options in the PDF below. 
  • If there is no change in preference request received by the authorities, then it would be presumed that you are satisfied with the State allotted. 

Gurugram 

New Delhi 

Agra

Ghaziabad 

Kanpur 

Lucknow 

Meerut 

Noida 

Prayagraj 

Varanasi 

Bhopal 

Jaipur 

Kota 

Mumbai 

Gwalior 

Indore 

Satna 

Satara

Jabalpur 

Ujjain

Durg-Bhilai 

Raipur

MP Judiciary Exam Day Instructions 2022

Given the current situation across the world, the MP High Court Civil Judge Exam conducting authority has released specific instructions as listed below:

  • You must fill out the declaration form stating that you don't have any health issues as per your knowledge, which the staff may verify with the help of the Arogya Setu App installed in active mode on the mobile phone candidates.
  • During the entry to and exit from the examination hall, you must maintain social distancing norms.
  • Reach the examination centre well ahead of time to avoid overcrowding.
  • You must wear a face mask/cover and carry your hand sanitiser. 
  • You must bring your writing stationery and avoid sharing the same with others.
  • You must carry the Admit Card to the Examination hall.
  • Follow all the safety instructions at the examination centre strictly.

MP Judiciary Exam Pattern 2022

The MP Judiciary Exam includes three stages, i.e., Prelims, Mains, and Viva-Voce.

As per the notification, you must qualify for all the final selection stages.

The Online Preliminary Examination for MP Civil Judge is for two hours, with 150 multiple-choice questions of one mark each.

The breakup of the MP Judiciary Exam Pattern for the Prelims Exam is given below:

MPCJ Prelims Exam Pattern

The prelims exam paper consists of 150 multiple-choice questions, and each question carries one mark.

The total time duration of the exam is 2 hours.

MPCJ Mains Exam Pattern

The Mains exam consists of four papers, and each paper is conducted for 100 marks.

The total time duration of each paper is 3 hours.

  • Paper 1: Civil Law and Procedure
  • Paper 2: Criminal law and procedure
  • Paper 3: Writing skills, Court Practice, Translation, and current legal knowledge
  • Paper 4: Judgment writing

MPCJ Viva-Voce Exam Pattern 

You will be shortlisted for the viva-voce based on the marks scored in the main examination. The exam is conducted for a total of 50 marks.

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MP Judiciary Syllabus 2022

The MP Judiciary exam is based on three stages which are as follows:

  • Screening
  • Mains
  • Interview round

The preliminary exams carry 150 marks. In the screening/prelims stage, shortlisting will be done for the main examination, and it is qualifying in nature.

The detailed MP Judiciary Exam Syllabus is explained for both prelims and mains. Ensure to study each of these topics carefully from the right book. 

MP Judiciary Prelims Syllabus 2022

The preliminary examination includes two parts: part one and part 2.

In part 1, the questions are based on topics like the Code of Civil Procedure, the Constitution of India, the Contract Act, the MP Accommodation Control Act, and the MP Land Revenue Act.

In part 2, you will be tested on general knowledge, computer knowledge, and the English language.

Here is the prelims exam's detailed syllabus and the weightage of each topic derived from the previous year's examinations: 

Topics Weightage of Questions
Constitution of India 10 questions
Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 15 questions
Transfer of Property Act, 1882 7 questions
Indian Contract Act, 1872 8 questions
Specific Relief Act, 1963 6 questions
Limitation Act, 1963 4 questions
MP Accommodation Control Act, 1961 5 questions
MP Land Revenue Code, 1959 5 questions
Indian Evidence Act, 1872 15 questions
Indian Penal Code, 1861 15 questions
Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 15 questions
Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 5 questions
General Knowledge 20 questions
Computer Knowledge 10 questions
English Knowledge 10 questions

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MP Judiciary Mains Syllabus 2022

After qualifying for the preliminary exam, you are successfully eligible for the main exam.

The main examination comprises four papers, each carrying 100 marks, essay-based. 

Check out the detailed syllabus from the post below and enhance your MP Judiciary mains exam preparation:

First Question Paper: (Marks – 100)

  • Constitution of India - 20 Marks
  • Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 - 20 Marks
  • Transfer of Property Act, 1882 - 12 Marks
  • Indian Contract Act, 1872 - 12 Marks
  • Hindu Marriage Act & Hindu Succession Act - 12 Marks
  • Specific Reliefs Act, 1963 (I, II, and VI to VIII) - 8 Marks
  • Limitation Act, 1963 (Parts II & III) - 8 Marks
  • M.P. Accommodation Control Act - 08 Marks

Second Question Paper: (Marks – 100)

  • Writing on Social Issue - 20 marks
  • Writing on Legal Issue - 20 marks
  • Summary Writing (Legal) - 20 marks
  • Translation (Hindi to English) - 20 marks
  • Translation (English to Hindi) - 20 marks

PracticeImportant Essay Topics for Judiciary Exams 2022

Third Question Paper: (Marks – 100)

  • MP Accommodation Control Act, 1961
  • MP Land Revenue Code, 1959
  • Indian Evidence Act, 1872 
  • Indian Penal Code, 1860
  • Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
  • Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881
  • Indian Penal Code
  • POCSO Act
  • SC & ST (Prevention of Atrocities Act)
  • NDPS Act (Chapter 3,4,5)

Fourth Question Paper: (Marks – 100)

  • Framing of Issues- 10 marks
  • Framing of Charges- 10 marks
  • Judgment / Order (Civil) Writing- 40 marks (Civil Judge II Class level)
  • Judgment / Order (Criminal) Writing- 40 marks (Judicial Magistrate First Class Level)

MP Judiciary Preparation Tips 2022

Since the vast syllabus is suggested, begin your MP Judiciary Exam Preparation at least six months or one year before the exam. 

Here are some of the tips to ace your MPCJ Preparation:

  • Don't prepare separately for prelims and mains. Begin with the main preparation, and automatically, you are preparing for prelims. 
  • Make notes while you are studying any topic. This can help retain concepts for an extended period and also help during revision. 
  • You should prepare a question bank of 25 questions from the previous year's question paper and create 25 HOTS questions from the last year's question papers to help you at the time of your revision.
  • Read at least 12 months of current daily affairs for the general knowledge section before the exam.
  • After completing all the topics, practice as many questions as possible from the previous year's MP Judiciary question papers, which will help improve your time management skills and speed.
  • Also, study the recent landmark judgments by the Honorable Supreme Court and Hon M.P. High Court. You can find this on various legal websites. 

MP Judiciary Books 2022

Opting for the best book is essential to understanding the concepts in-depth and performing better in the exam. 

With so many books available, it is difficult for most of you to choose the right book for the MP Civil Judge Exam. 

The following are some of the best books for the MP Judiciary exam for prelims and mains:

Subject Book Name Author
Control Act Madhya Pradesh Accommodation Control Act, 1961 Paperback – 1 January 2019 Surbhi Wadhwa
Civil & Criminal Judicial Service Examinations (Civil & Criminal) Dr Mohammed Zaheeruddin
Bare Act Madhya Pradesh Land Revenue Code, 1959 (Bare Act) (Diglot edition and supplement) (Hindi) Allahabad Law Publications
Penal Code Textbook on Indian Penal Code  K D Gaur
Criminal Procedure R.V. Kelkar’s Criminal Procedure Dr. K.N. Chandrasekharan Pilla
Law of Evidence The Law of Evidence Batuk Lal

MP Judiciary Exam Result 2022

Go through the exam result of the MPCJ Exam:

  • The Madhya Pradesh High Court releases the result separately for each stage of the selection process.
  • Generally, authorities will release the MP Civil Judge Result within a month after the examination.
  • You can check and download the results only from the official website. 
  • The MP Civil Judge Exam Results PDF includes your name, register number, and category details. 
  • Enter your registration number to check and download the MP Civil Judge Exam result. 

MP Judiciary Cut Off Marks Category Wise 2022

Based on the cut-off marks, you are shortlisted for the next stage of the selection process. For each step, there are separate cut-off marks released.

The MP Judiciary Cut Off marks are determined by the exam conducting authority based on various factors.

To help you get an idea about the cut-off, the previous year's cut-off marks are tabulated for both prelims and mains to know the trend in cut-off marks.

MP Civil Judge 2022 Prelims Cut Off Marks

Here are the cut off marks for MPCJ Prelims:

Category Cut Off Marks
Unreserved 115
OBC 105
SC 88
ST 82

MPCJ 2022 Cut Off Marks in Mains Exam 

Refer to the table to the table below for Mains Exam:

Category Cut Off Marks
Unreserved 211.5
OBC 200.5
SC 184
ST 180.5

Summing Up - We hope this blog post clears all your doubts about the MP Judiciary Exam 2022. To read more informative blogs on MP Judiciary Exam, visit the toprankers website. Happy Reading! 

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Frequently Asked Questions

As per the notification, a total of 156 vacancies have been released for the civil judge post in MP Judiciary.
The High Court of Madhya Pradesh will release the MP Judiciary Notification 2022 tentatively in the month of December 2022.
The salary offered to a person recruited as a Civil Judge ranges between INR 27,000- 44,770. There are many added perks and remittances associated with the post.
The recruitment to the post of Civil Judge (Lower Division) is a three-step process wherein the candidates have to undergo a Prelims Exam, Mains Exam and Interview.
Those who have finished an LLB degree of 3 or 5 years duration from a Government and Bar Council recognized University will be eligible for the MP civil judge exam
The age limit to apply for the MP Judicial service examination is between 21 to 38 years of age.
The best way to clear Judiciary Mains Exam in first attempt is to read newspapers regularly and practice as much as you can. 
No. The MP Civil Judge Cut Off varies for each category. You can check the above post to know the cut-off marks as per your category.

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