MP Judiciary Exam Preparation Tips 2021

As the mains session of MP Judiciary is rescheduled, you have extra time for preparation. Wondering how to score good marks in the MP Judiciary mains exam? 

Well, you don't have to worry. With the right preparation strategy, you can clear the exam and appear for an Interview. 

Most of you might be willing to appear for MP Judiciary next year. You might be worried about how to start the preparation, where should I begin, and many more. To resolve all your queries regarding the preparation, this post shall take you through detailed information on how to prepare for MP Judiciary. 

If you wish to know the mains preparation strategy, you can jump to the MP Mains Judiciary section. 

Let us discuss the strategies, tips and tricks in the form of the questionnaire. Check out the answer to your query running in your mind. 

When Should I Start Preparing for MP Judiciary?

Since the MP Judiciary Syllabus is vast, it is suggested to begin your preparation at least 6 months or 1 year before the exam. Do I have to study so much? Well, do not get tensed. With the correct preparation method, you can complete the entire syllabus in a short time. 

If you are pursuing your degree, then you may face difficulties to prepare for Judiciary in less time. Hence, it is advised to begin at least a year before the exam. 

MP Judiciary mock test

MP Judiciary mock test

How to Start MP Judiciary Preparation?

This is one of the common questions running in all your minds. An important trick here is to use the reverse mechanism technique.

This means that you should start your preparation in a reverse way. Confused? You should prepare for the mains examination first; while preparing for the mains examination, you will be covering the prelims examination syllabus also.

So, do you get the point of starting preparation 1 year before the exam? Yes, this is the reason behind it. As per the selection process of the MP Judiciary Exam, you need to clear prelims, mains, and interviews to be eligible for the final appointment. 

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How to Prepare a Study Plan for MP Judiciary Preparation?

Each of your preparation strategies may vary. However, you need to have a neatly prepared study plan that lets you study all the topics and also have time for revision. Here are few points to keep in mind while you prepare a study plan:

  • Try to include topics for various subjects in each day plan. 
  • Allot timings to complete studying the topics as per your convenience. 
  • Don't include all tough subjects as you may not have an interest to study. 
  • Also, make sure to take breaks while studying. Don't study continuously as you may end up forgetting what you have studied in a previous subject. 
  • If you preparing before a year then you have a lot of time to study all the topics. 
  • Keep at least 2 months before the examination for revision and solving MP Judiciary Question Papers
  • In case you are going to college, then you can plan your study plan by giving at least 2 hours each day for MP judiciary exam preparation. 
  • If you are preparing 6 months before the exam, then it is advised to study at least 4-5 hours each day. 

How to Prepare for MP Judiciary Prelims Exam?

As said earlier, don't prepare separately for prelims and mains. Begin with the mains preparation and automatically you are preparing for prelims. As the preliminary section includes multiple-choice questions, you need to improve your speed to attempt all the 150 questions. 

Keep in mind there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks in the prelims exam. Oh god!! How can I get all my answers correct? 

You don't have to get tensed. You need to prepare yourself and achieve the goal. There are few important tips you need to keep in mind during MP Judiciary Exam Preparation for prelims as listed below:

  • Since you are doing your prelims preparation along with mains, you don't have to separately prepare for all the topics again. Instead, you can do a lot of revision. 
  • Make notes while you are studying any topic this can help in remembering concepts for a long time 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 previous year’s question papers to help you at the time of your revision.
  • Some of the major topics you should study first and study thoroughly are - Code of Civil Procedure, the Indian Evidence Act 1872, Indian Penal Code 1861, and Code of Criminal Procedure 1973.
  • For the general knowledge section, ensure to read at least 12 months of Current Affairs before the exam. 
  • Be thorough with the basic concepts of computers and the English language as you can score complete 10 marks easily with the right preparation. 
  • Also, study about the recent landmark judgments by the Hon’ble Supreme Court and Hon M.P. High Court. You can find this from various legal websites. 
  • For questions related to your state, refer to books like ‘Know your state by Arihant Publishers’.
  • Ensure to choose the right MP Judiciary Books for smooth preparation. 
  • It would be best if you read newspapers, magazines, and columns to improve your English and General Awareness. 
  • It would help if you prepared a question bank of 50 questions for both prelims and mains from the major and minor topics of the Madhya Pradesh judicial service examination.

How to Prepare for MP Judiciary Mains Exam?

As you have done your one round of preparation during your preliminary exam, this shall be your second round. A few tips and tricks are listed below for better MP Judiciary Exam Preparation:

  • Apart from the ones prepared during prelims, you need to prepare for 2 more subjects are Essay and language paper and the judgment writing paper. 
  • You need a lot of practice to be a pro in these two sections. Practice and ad write full-length judgements so that you can be completely prepared. 
  • For translation, you can practice by reading the diglot edition of the bare acts.
  • For the essay section, try to practice for the most commonly asked topics in the examination. Prepare a set of topics separately under social and legal. Start writing essays and enhance your MP Judiciary Exam Preparation. 
  • You can watch the below video on how to write answers in the mains examination. 
  • It would help if you started preparing the mains examination by writing answers in a time-bound manner.
  • You should at least write 2 3 questions daily from the question bank which they have made before starting the preparation.
  • It would help if you practised writing questions and should put a timer with them. This timer will help them to analyze how much time they are taking to complete one answer.
  • It would help if you practised writing comprehensive answers because the Judiciary does not accept long answers of 10 pages; they want comprehensive answers to the point explanation.
  • You should be aware of contemporary legal and socio-legal issues for the essay writing test. The Judiciary always asks to write on the current issues revolving around the country. You should know about the current issues and their legal information because you will be writing essays in the LAW exam, so you have to use Legal information.
  • Keep an eye on MP Judiciary Cut Off so that you are aware of how many marks to be secured to get shortlisted for the next stage. 

How to prepare for Madhya Pradesh Civil Judge Interview 2021?

  • The first step you should remember is that the interview round is not to check your knowledge regarding the law. It is to check your personality, manners, and behaviour.
  • You should be confident, and your attitude should be positive and right. You should look solid and look like you are the perfect person for this post.
  • The interview rounds carry 50 marks; these 50 marks are considered at the time of final selection.
  • It would help if you watched as many mock interviews online. This will help you analyze what the atmosphere will be and what the situation will be inside the interview room.


Is it necessary to opt for the coaching classes to clear the MP Judiciary Service Examination? 

MP Judiciary Syllabus is undeniably tough and lengthy. Thus, the aspiring candidates might require seeking the guidance of the experts. It will further help to frame out the topic precisely. Moreover, much of your time will be saved as you do not need to make notes of your own. It, in turn, will give you enough time to concentrate more on your lessons. However, if you are confident enough about your solo studying strategy and read the landmark cases in several subjects, then you would not require to join any coaching class to crack the MP Judiciary exam.

What are the eligibility criteria of MP Judiciary Examination? 

The aspirants who want to appear in the MP Judiciary Services Examination has to be within the age of 21 to 35. The age limit for the SC and ST quota is relaxed up to 3 years. Moreover, he/she has to possess an LLB degree from a well-recognized university or institution.

What is the weightage of each topic of Madhya Pradesh Civil judge Prelims examination?

The prelims examination comprises 150 marks, and 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.

  • Constitution of India (10 questions) 
  • Code of Civil Procedure 1908 (15 questions)
  • Transfer of Property Act 1882 (7 questions)
  • 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 Act 1959 (5 questions)
  • Indian Evidence Act 1872 (15 questions)
  • Indian Penal Code 1861 (15 questions)
  • Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 (15 questions)
  • Negotiable Instrument Act 1881 (5 questions)
  • General Knowledge (Question 20, Mark 20)
  • Computer Knowledge (Question 10, Mark 10) 
  • English Knowledge (Question 10, Mark 10)

What is the weightage of each topic of Madhya Pradesh Civil judge mains examination?

The mains examination comprises 400 marks. These 400 marks are divided into 4 papers i.e. Paper 1 - civil law and procedure, Paper 2 - Court Practice, Writing Skill, Current Legal and Translation, Paper 3 – criminal law and procedure, Paper 4 – judgment writing.

Paper 1

  • Constitution of India
  • Code of Civil Procedure, 1908
  • Transfer of Property Act, 1882
  • Indian Contract Act, 1872
  • Specific Reliefs Act, 1963 (I, II and VI to VIII)
  • Limitation Act, 1963 (Parts II & III)

Paper 2

  • Writing on Social Issue- 30 marks
  • Writing on Legal Issue- 20 marks
  • Precis Writing- 20 marks
  • Translation (Hindi to English)- 15 marks
  • Translation (English to Hindi)- 15 marks

Paper 3

  • 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

Paper 4 

  • 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 (40 marks) (Judicial Magistrate First Class Level)

What is the best way to prepare for the Madhya Pradesh civil judge examination?

The best way to start the preparation of the Madhya Pradesh civil judge examination is that the candidate should follow the reverse mechanism technique i.e. candidate should start preparing for the mains examination after that automatically you will be covering the prelims syllabus also.

what is the exam pattern of the Madhya Pradesh judiciary examination 2020?

The Madhya Pradesh judiciary examination is conducted in 3 phrases – Prelims, Mains, and Personality test. Prelims examination is of 150 multiple choice questions, and the mains examination contains 4 papers for 100 marks each.

which is the top recommended MP Judiciary book by the experts?

Judicial Service Examinations (Civil & Criminal) is the top recommended book by the experts. The price of this book is Rs. 780/- and the author of the book is Dr. Mohammed Zaheeruddin.