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Author : Tanya Kaushal

Updated On : January 17, 2023


Reader's Digest: Congratulations on choosing Civil Judge as a career option. A good choice, I must say! Before proceeding further, check out the latest vacancies in the Punjab Judiciary. Let's get started with the article to know the Punjab Civil Judge vacancies of the previous year from 2021 to 2017. Go through this post to learn about the Punjab civil age relaxation, reservation of seats, and many more. 

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What to Expect from Punjab Civil Judge Vacancy 2023?

Punjab High court and the Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) annually announce vacancies for the Punjab Civil Judge (Junior Division) cum Junior Magistrate post

This post is considered among the most reputed and prestigious in the Punjab state Judiciary department. 

Every year thousands of judicial candidates appear for this examination. Only 150+ candidates get a chance to work as a Punjab civil judge (Junior Division) at the Punjab high court and in the Punjab state Judiciary department.

This year Punjab high court and Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) has released 159 vacancies for young, hard-working, dedicated, and highly talented candidates to get recruited for the post of the Punjab civil judge (Junior Division).

The table mentioned below shows the category-wise distribution of the Punjab civil judge vacancy in 2023: -

Category (Category Code)

Number of Vacancies

General (Unreserved) (71)


Ex-Servicemen / Lineal Dependent of Ex-Servicemen (72 / 73)


Freedom Fighter, Punjab (74)


Sports Person, Punjab (75)


Visually Impaired (76 - A)


Hearing Impaired (76 - B)


Orthopedically Challenged (76 - C)


Intellectual disability or Multiple disabilities, including above mentioned


Scheduled Caste Others, Punjab (77)


Scheduled Caste Others, ESM / LDESM, Punjab (78 / 79)


Scheduled Caste Others Sports Person, Punjab (80)


Balmiki / Mazhbi Sikh, Punjab (81)


Balmiki / Mazhbi Sikh, ESM / LDESM, Punjab (82 / 83)


Backward Classes, Punjab (85)


Backward Classes, ESM / LDESM, Punjab (86 / 87)


Economically Weaker Sections, Punjab (92)


Grand Total


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Punjab Judiciary Exam 2023 Highlights

Take a look at the highlights Punjab Judiciary Exam.

Exam  Punjab Civil Service (Judicial) Examination
Conducting Body Punjab and Haryana High Court
Posts Offered Civil Judge (Junior Division) –cum-Judicial Magistrate
No. of Vacancies 159
Salary 27,700 – 44,770 INR per month
Notification Release Date September 7, 2022
Job Location Punjab
Official Website https://highcourtchd.gov.in/

Age Relaxation of Punjab Judiciary 2023

⇒ The eligible age limit for the candidates belonging to the unreserved category is between 21 to 35 years.

⇒ The Schedule Caste (SC) and Schedule Tribe (ST) category candidates are eligible for upper age relaxation of 5 years.

⇒ The OBC category candidates can avail of upper age relaxation of 3 years.

⇒ The candidates of the physically handicapped category can benefit from the upper age of relaxation of 10 years.

Also Read: Punjab Judiciary Syllabus 2023

Refer to the table below that displays the age relaxation of the Punjab civil judge 2023: -


Age Relaxation


0 years

Schedule Caste (SC)

5 years

Schedule Tribe (ST)

5 years

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

3 years

Physically Handicapped

10 years

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Frequently Asked Questions

The candidate who comes under the physically handicapped category gets an upper age relaxation of 10 years.
A total of 53 job vacancies had been announced by the Punjab high court and Punjab public service commission (PPSC) for the unreserved category candidate for the Punjab civil judge post.
Yes, five vacancies are released under the 75th category of Punjab Judiciary Vacancies 2022, that is, Sports persons.
Under the 76 - C category, Orthopedically Challenged, a total of 3 vacancies are reserved for the Punjab Judiciary recruitment.
A total of 16 vacancies are reserved for the Economically Weaker Sections of Punjab Judicial Services Exam 2022.
This year Punjab Public service commission has announced 159 vacancies for the civil judge (junior division) post in the Punjab High court and Judiciary department of Punjab.


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