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How To Prepare For RJS Mains 2022 

Author : Palak Khanna

Updated On : September 1, 2022

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Rajasthan Civil Service (Judicial) Exam known as Rajasthan Judiciary Exam is conducted by the Rajasthan High Court from time to time for the recruitment of Civil Judge (Junior Division).
Rajasthan High Court releases the notification for the post of Civil Judge in Rajasthan every year. Interested candidates must fill the application form on or before the last date and start preparing for the exam duly. 
Rajasthan Judicial Services Exam is conducted in 3 levels. The exam is conducted in three phases like every other judicial service exam. The first stage (Prelims) has objective-type questions whereas the mains exam has subjective questions. The Preliminary exam is a screening exam. It is qualifying in nature. The mains exam is both qualifying and scoring in nature. The final merit list would be prepared based on the marks of the mains exam and interview.

This article shall take you through tips and strategies to prepare for the Rajasthan Judiciary Mains Exam.

Who is Eligible for the RJS Exam 2022?

The eligible criteria for the Rajasthan Judicial Service exam included the age limit, education qualification, and other details. Check the RJS eligibility before applying for the exam

AGE LIMIT Minimum: 21 Maximum: 40 
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION  Candidate must hold a valid degree of Law from a university recognised by the Bar Council of India
NATIONALITY The candidate must be a citizen of India
LANGUAGE SKILLS The candidate must be fluent in English

Rajasthan Judiciary Result

Rajasthan Judiciary Result

Rajasthan Judiciary Mains Preparation Strategy

The Rajasthan Judiciary Mains exam is a relatively easier Exam but you shouldn’t take it lightly and you need to be well prepared for any questions. To score good marks in the exam, candidates must have a Rajasthan Judiciary Mains Preparation Strategy; we are here with some tips suggested by experts to ace the exam. Here are some general tips that can come in handy for aspirants.

  • Firstly, go through the complete Rajasthan Judiciary Syllabus and exam pattern before you begin with your preparations and choose good and reliable source material to study the topics.
  • Prepare a timetable according to the subjects and priority of each topic to avoid any hassle.
  • Focus on the subjects you find difficult a little more, and don’t leave easy topics for the end; find your balance.
  • Test your preparation by attempting mock tests and papers and keep track of all law and judiciary services questions from other states as well.

Rajasthan Judiciary Mains Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Before going into the preparation section, students must know the Rajasthan Civil Judge Exam Pattern and syllabus covered in the Rajasthan Judiciary Mains exam. 

Rajasthan Judiciary Prelims Exam Pattern 2022

  • The RJS Prelims Exam Pattern is an objective type (multiple choice question).
  • The Rajasthan Judiciary Prelims Exam Pattern is divided into two parts- Law and Hindi & English.
  • The weightage of 70% will be given to the Law Paper I and II Syllabus for the Mains Exam.
  • The weightage of 30% will be given to check the ability of the candidate in Hindi and English Language.
  • Most importantly, there is no negative marking in the RJS Preliminary Exams.

Rajasthan Judiciary MAINS Exam pattern

The RJS Mains Exam is a descriptive examination. The RJS Mains Exam Pattern is divided into four papers in which three papers are mandatory.

  • The applicants who have cleared the RJS Prelims Exam are eligible to attend the next process of the RJS Judiciary.
  • The candidates have to score 40% aggregation overall to appear in the next process.
  • Each Paper will be conducted separately mentioned in the table with the time duration.
SUBJECT MARKS  TIME 
Law Paper - I : Civil Law 100 3 Hours
Law Paper - II : Criminal Law 100 3 Hours
English Language 50 2 Hours
Hindi Language 50 2 Hours

Rajasthan Judiciary Interview

  • Candidates who secure the mains cutoff are called for the interview. The interview is of 100 marks. All candidates need to secure 50% marks in Mains and Interview. Only a few candidates are called for the interview after the mains examination. 
  • Keep in mind that extra marks are allotted to the candidates based on their proficiency in the Rajasthani dialect and knowledge about Rajasthani social customs.

Rajasthan Judiciary Syllabus

PAPER SYLLABUS
Law Paper - I : Civil Laws  The Specific Relief Act, 1963 The Constitution of India Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 The Limitation Act, 1963 The Indian Evidence Act, 1872 Interpretation of Statutes Indian Contract Act, 1872 The Rajasthan Rent Control Act, 2001 The Transfer of Property Act, 1882 Order/Judgment Writing
Law Paper - II : Criminal Laws The Indian Penal Code, 1860 The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 The Indian Evidence Act, 1872 Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 Framing of Charge/Judgment Writing The Probation of Offenders Act, 1958 The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881
Language: Hindi & English Tenses Phrasal verbs and idioms Articles and determiners Active & passive voice Direct and indirect speech Antonyms Synonyms Coordination & subordination Modals with concepts

Rajasthan Judiciary Subject-wise Preparation

Here are expert-curated tips for the Rajasthan Judiciary Mains examination. Make sure to follow them for the best result. 
Do attempt Rajasthan Judiciary Mock Tests to analyze preparation levels and know what type of questions can be asked.

Rajasthan Judiciary Mains Preparation Tips for Substantive Laws: Civil and Criminal Law

  • Your first focus should be on the primary laws i.e. Constitution, Case Laws Related To Indian Penal Code [IPC] , Evidence and CPC as the majority of questions are asked from these subjects, and after getting thoroughly familiar with these then focus on minor subjects i.e. Indian Contract Act, Specific Relief Act and Transfer of Property Act.
  • While preparing notes in your own language focus on Important Bare Acts, Commentaries and Leading Case Laws.
  • After studying all the subjects, start preparing from previous year exams and do as many mock tests as possible. Make sure you do not answer the questions subject-wise and do it in whole.
  • You should develop a habit of studying law primarily from Bare Acts. Take help of text/reference books to note down the essentials of legal provision and the leading cases, if any, for each essential. Read carefully the explanation and proviso attached to the main provision. Illustrations appended to the Sections are very important for clearly understanding the provision and exceptions, so never miss them. Simultaneously, try to memorize ‘which Section deals with what’, this is very important for cracking prelims. However, it may be a difficult task but it must be done at least for all the important provisions.
  • Prepare short notes on each important topic, outlining the relevant legal provisions, their content, main cases and exceptions. Try to keep it as concise as possible. These notes will prove to be the most useful tool for a quick revision during the entrance and main exams because as you browse through these short notes you will recall almost all the relevant information you have studied before. Failure to review the material before the exam seriously reduces your chances of making a choice.
  • Keep your syllabus and previous year question papers with you, and do research to understand how questions are asked. This will give you an idea of which area of study you need to focus more on. But at the same time, do not waste time guessing from your previous work what topics are most likely to be asked in the upcoming exam. The questions may or may not be repeated at the next exam.

Rajasthan Judiciary Mains Preparation Tips for the Language

The English language is one of the most manageable sections in the Rajasthan Judiciary Mains exam. The candidates who are preparing for the exam must consider following the tips given below for good marks.

  • Read Read and Read

Reading texts, journals, newspapers, and various other resources will help you better grasp the English language. This way, you can improve your chances of handling the questions put across well.

For Hindi Language, start reading newspapers not only in English but also in Hindi. As hindi is a common language many people may think of skipping any special preparation for it but that's where you make a mistake.
Practice translation of at least one article each day as it will increase your speed and accuracy.

  • Practice Previous Year Question Papers

One of the best ways to prepare for the English and Hindi language section is to go through the previous year’s question paper. You can determine the type of questions asked, level of difficulty, and much more.

  • Focus on writing skills

With reading and analyzing previous years’ question papers, it is also essential to test your writing skills every once to ensure that your preparations are on point.

  • Solve Question Banks

Ask the experts and successful entrants of the judicial services exam; they will all tell you to attempt questions from the previous year questions. Always take up mock tests and previous year’s questions for better judgment of your preparations.

  • Books to Prepare for Rajasthan Judicial Services Mains Exam

The best books to prepare for the Rajasthan Judicial Services Mains exam have been given below. Apart from referring to these Rajasthan Judiciary Books, refer to the notes that you made while studying law and fall back to those books as well.

SUBJECT BOOK
Constitution of India Dr. M.P Jain
CrPC Ratanlal & Dhirajlal
CPC Prof. C.K Takwani
IPC Prof. K.D Gaur
Indian Contracts Act Dr. Avtar Singh
Jurisprudence N.V Paranjape
Property Act Dr. Poonam Pradhan Saxena

Frequently Asked Questions

How many stages do I have to clear the RJS Exam?

How many papers are listed in the RJS Mains Exam Pattern?

Paper of Civil Law conducts of how many marks?

What are the main topics on which questions will be asked in the RJS MAINS Exam?

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