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Rajasthan Civil Judge Exam Pattern 2023

Author : Tanya Kaushal

Updated On : May 10, 2023


Reader's Digest - Are to ready to weave your judiciary career in the vibrant fabric of Rajasthan's legal tapestry? 'Padharo Mhare Blog' to know the Rajasthan Judiciary Exam Pattern for Prelims, Mains & the Interview!

The Rajasthan Judiciary Exam, a gateway to a dignified career in law, is conducted by the Rajasthan High Court. Yet, knowing the exam pattern inside out is the first step to turning this uphill battle into a comfortable stride.

As we all know, the paper pattern differs for prelims and main exams. Therefore, going through the pattern of each stage will give you a fair idea about the exam structure, marking scheme, number of sections, type of questions, and more.

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Overview of RJS Exam Pattern 2023

As per the official notification, there are three stages in the Rajasthan Judicial Services examination, i.e. the Prelims, Mains, and the Viva-voce (personal interview).

  • The exam pattern differs for every stage of the exam.
  • All three phases are qualifying in nature.
  • Only those who will get shortlisted in the prelims exam are eligible to appear for the mains exam.

RJS Exam Pattern 2023 for Prelims 

In the Preliminary Examination, 70% weightage shall be given to Law Paper-I and Law Paper-ll, while 30% weightage to language proficiency.

Look at the table below for the detailed RJS paper pattern for the prelims exam:

Exam Mode Offline
Question Type Objective (MCQs)
Number of questions 100
Maximum Marks 100
Duration 2 Hours
Exam Mode Offline
Marks for the correct answer +1
Negative Marking No
Number of Exams 4
Name of Papers Law Paper I, Law Paper II, Paper III: Hindi Proficiency, Paper IV: English Proficiency

RJS Exam Pattern 2023 for Mains 

Clearing the Preliminary Examination paves the way to the Main Examination - the core challenge in your quest. This is where your legal knowledge and drafting skills are put to the ultimate test. The main exam consists of four papers:

Paper Marks Duration
Law Paper-I 100 3 Hours
Law Paper-II 100 3 Hours
Paper-I (Hindi Essay) 50 2 Hours
Paper-II (English Essay) 50 2 Hours

Look at the table below for the detailed RJS main paper pattern:

Exam Mode Offline
Question Type Descriptive
Subjects Law (Paper 1 & Paper 2), Language (Hindi, English)
Duration of the exam 3 Hours for Each Law Paper
2 Hours for Each Language Paper
Total Marks 300
Negative Marking No

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Rajasthan judiciary mock test

RJS Exam Pattern 2023 - Interview Process

 The last leg of your journey is the Interview which is a total of 35 marks. 

  • Your suitability for the civil judge role will be evaluated based on your academic record, character, personality, address, and physique. But hold on, that's not all.
  • The interview panel may ask general questions to gauge your knowledge of current affairs and present-day problems. So, stay updated with the latest news!
  • Don't be surprised if they also ask about your proficiency in Rajasthani dialects and knowledge of social customs. After all, they want to see how well you can blend in with the culture of Rajasthan.
  • The marks awarded for your performance in these areas will be added to your marks obtained in the written test. So, every mark counts!
  • Remember, it's not just about showcasing your academic prowess but also your personality and general knowledge. So, be confident, be well-read, and most importantly, be yourself!

Minimum Qualifying Marks for Rajasthan Judiciary 

Only those who score minimum qualifying marks and the cut-off will get shortlisted for the next exam stage. Check out the table below for the minimum qualifying marks for different categories:

Category Minimum Qualifying Marks (Prelims) Minimum Qualifying Marks (in each Law Paper) Minimum Qualifying Marks in Aggregate 
General 45% 35% 40%
SC 40% 30% 35%
ST 40% 30% 35%
EWS (Economically Weaker Section) 45% 35% 40%
OBC (Other Backward Class) 45% 35% 40%

Frequently Asked Questions

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