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MP Judiciary Exam Eligibility Criteria 2023

Author : Tanya Kaushal

Updated On : June 2, 2023


Madhya Pradesh High Court has prescribed specific criteria for the Madhya Pradesh Judicial Services Exam, conducted annually to fill various civil judge posts.

As per the official notification, your online application can be processed only if you satisfy the eligibility criteria set by the exam conducting body.

This post will guide you through detailed information about MP Judiciary Eligibility Criteria regarding age limit, qualification, and nationality.

The eligibility criteria are categorized into different factors as mentioned below:

  • Age Limit
  • Educational Qualification
  • Nationality
  • Character

MP Judiciary Eligibility Criteria 2023

Before proceeding with the MP Judiciary Application Form, you must check whether you have satisfied the eligibility criteria. The eligibility criteria are categorized into age limit; Educational Qualification; Nationality; and Character.

MP Judiciary Age Limit 2023 

You are eligible for the MP Judiciary Exam 2023 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 2023.
  • The maximum age limit to apply for the exam is 35 years.
  • You can also apply for the exam if you work as a permanent or temporary MP Administrative Cadre. However, your MP Judiciary age limit should be between 21-38 years.

MP Judiciary Age Relaxation 2023 

As per the MP Judiciary Eligibility Criteria, the upper age limit is relaxable if you belong to the reserved category. However, the relaxation differs depending on your category.

Check out the table below for your category's upper age limit for the MP Judiciary Exam:

Category Age Relaxation  Upper Age
Natives of Madhya Pradesh 3 years 38 Years
SC 3 years 38 Years
ST 3 years 38 Years
OBC 3 years 38 Years
PwD 3 years 38 Years
Permanent/Temporary Employees of MP 3 years  38 Years

MP Judiciary Exam Eligibility Criteria - Educational Qualification

In 2022, the Madhya Pradesh High Court released 270 MP Civil Judge vacancies. This year also, we can expect a good number of vacancies. However, you must fulfil the High Court of MP's eligibility criteria.

  • To apply for the Madhya Pradesh Civil Judge exam, you must have completed your graduation in Law from a recognized university.
  • Also, you must have passed your final year examination before the Interview round to be eligible for the exam.
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MP Judiciary Eligibility Criteria 2023 - Nationality

You can apply for the MP Judicial Services Exam only if you fit the below-mentioned criteria:

  • You must be a citizen of India to apply for the civil judge post at the MP High Court.
  • You can apply for the MP civil judge exam even if you are not from Madhya Pradesh. However, you must satisfy the additional mandatory requirements set by the authorities.

MP Judiciary Eligibility Criteria - Physical Fitness

The candidate must fulfil the following criteria for appointment as a Civil Judge.

  • He should be of good character and good health.
  • You must be physically and mentally fit for the service/post.
  • If you are not physically fit, it will render you unfit for such an appointment.

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MP Judiciary Exam Disqualification Rules 2023

The High Court of Madhya Pradesh must cancel your candidature for selection in the following cases. As a result, the candidate will be debarred from all recruitment processes.

  • If any applicant received or attempted to support impersonation or has produced forged documents or documents which have been tampered with or any substance given for examination in any sense.
  • False information has been given in the application/letter/attestation/document.
  • A male or female applicant who, at the time of their marriage, had one or more spouses is alive. But in such a case, the Government will decide otherwise.
  • Th one who has been convicted of any offence against women.
  • The one who has more than two children, one of whom is born on or after the 25th day of January 2001, but shall not be disqualified if two or more children are born in subsequent delivery with one child alive
  • If you have suppressed material information or any other irregular or unfair means to gain admission to the examination.

MP Judiciary Eligibility Criteria 2023 - Important Information

  • As per the official notification, you should have good character and health to apply for the civil judge post.
  • Also, you must make sure that no criminal cases are on you. To validate the same, you must submit your character certificate issued by the authorities in your university.
  • Ensure that the information provided by you is factually correct and is provided as per your original documents.
  • Providing any wrong information in the online application form may lead to disqualification.
  • You cannot apply for the exam if you have more than one spouse.

Read more: MP Civil Judge Syllabus 

List of Documents to Prove MPCJ Eligibility

You should submit all the required documents to prove you are eligible for the MP civil judge exam. 

The following are some of the documents that you need to upload at the time of the online registration process:

  • SSC Marks Sheet
  • Graduation Passing Certificate
  • Photograph
  • Signature
  • Category Certificate
  • ID Proof (Pan card/Aadhar card/Voter ID)

Frequently Asked Questions

The age limit to apply for the Madhya Pradesh Judicial Service examination is between 21 to 35 years of age. However, 3 years relaxation is given to certain categories such as SC, ST, OBC, PwD, natives of MP and temporary/permanent employees of MP government.  

NO. As per the official notification, you must have completed your graduation in Law from a recognized university to apply for the exam.

The general eligibility criteria to apply for the Madhya Pradesh Judiciary examination 2023 are as follows, you must be a citizen of India, your age should be between 21 years to 35 years, and you should hold a degree in Law (LLB).

Yes. Age relaxation is provided if you belong to the reserved category. However, the upper age limit differs for each category. You can go through the above post to get complete details about the age relaxation for each category.

You must have completed your LLB degree from a government and bar council recognized university to be eligible to apply for the MP Civil Judge Post.


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