• Home
  • Upcoming Judiciary E...

Upcoming Judiciary Exams 2022

Author : Palak Khanna

May 9, 2022

SHARE

Judicial Services is one of the most highly opted careers by law graduates. Throughout the country, every state conducts its examination for recruitment into its lower judiciary.

If you aspire to start your career in the judiciary field, you have to appear for the entrance examination conducted by respective states to get appointed as members of the Subordinate Judiciary.

For now, there is no mandatory requirement of any minimum years of practice/litigation to appear for the civil judge exam.

Coming to the context of this article, we will be updating this page with all the latest updates related to the Upcoming Judiciary Exams 2022.

Upcoming Judiciary Exam Alerts 2022

20, 21, and 22 May: Haryana Civil Service Main Exam

Punjab, HPSC, and Haryana High Court informs Supreme Court that Haryana Civil Service's main exam will be held on 20, 21, and 22 May. The supreme court had earlier stated the exam scheduled from May 6 - 8 due to the clash with the MP judiciary exam. 

24 April 2022:  Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Exam (DJSE) held!

Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Exam (DJSE)2022 has been successfully conducted on 24 April 2022 to recruit eligible aspirants for the Civil Judge post in the Delhi Civil Service (Judicial Branch). 

Check out: Delhi Judiciary Exam Analysis 2022

28 March 2022: MP Judiciary Prelims Exam Date Announced!

As per the latest notice published by the Madhya Pradesh High Court, the preliminary examination of MP Judiciary is scheduled for 06 May 2022.

The exam is conducted in single shift with SD-100 isolation model. Also, the notice states that for the convenience of students, the exam shall be held at centers in and out of the state of Madhya Pradesh.

To know more information about the exam centers, you can go through the MP Judiciary latest news.

23 March 2022: Rajasthan Judiciary: Mains Exam Date Published

The High Court of Rajasthan has published the notice regarding the Rajasthan Judiciary Mains Exam Dates on 23 March 2022.

According to the latest notice, RJS mains Law Paper 1 and Language Paper 1 (Hindi Essay) are scheduled for 30 April 2022, while Law Paper 2 and Language Paper 2 (English Essay) are scheduled for 01 May 2022.

Authorities will upload admission cards of the aspirants on the official website of the Court. For more information, check the official notice.

16 March 2022: Delhi Judiciary Prelims Exam Date Postponed!

The High Court of Delhi has rescheduled the prelims examination of Delhi Judiciary to 24 April 2022. Earlier, the exam was scheduled for 27 March 2022.

To get more details about the exam dates, check the official notice.

16 March 2022: Delhi Judiciary Online Registration Date Extended!

As per the latest notice published by the High Court of Delhi, the last date for submission of Delhi Judiciary Application Form 2022 has been extended to 03 April 2022 from 20 March 2022.

Those who have not filled out the registration form yet can now apply by visiting the official website.

Gujarat Judiciary: Vacancies Announced

  • As per the latest notice published on 15 January 2022, Gujarat High Court will release approximately 219 regular vacancies (existing & future) for the cadre of Civil Judge this year.
  • The high court reserves its right to alter the number of vacancies than notified.
  • The official notification regarding Gujarat Judiciary Recruitment 2022 will be published shortly on the official website.

Rajasthan Judiciary Prelims Answer Key Released

The Rajasthan Public Service Commission has published the final answer key for the RJS prelims exam on 11 January 2022.

As per the notice published by the exam conducting body, questions numbers A-44/ B-44/ C-53/ D-47,A-79 / B-74/ C-84/ D-84,A-87/ B-81 / C-74 / D-75 & A-84 / B-71 / C-50 / D-74 are deleted after considering all objections and marked as (*).

Download Free Study Material for Judiciary Exams 2022 by Judiciary Gold

You can download the RJS final answer key PDF from the official website and check whether you have qualified for the next stage of the exam or not.

Uttarakhand Judiciary: Vacancy List Published

  • The Uttarakhand Public Service Commission has published the Uttarakhand Judiciary Vacancy List on the official notification. 
  • Uttarakhand Public Service Commission (UKPCS) started accepting online applications on 31 Dec 2021 and the last date to fill online application was 20 Jan 2022(11.59.59 pm)
  • In the previous year's recruitment cycle, the number of vacancies was 30. However, this time around, there are 13 vacancies as notified by the UKPSC. 

Haryana Judiciary: Prelims Final Answer Key Out

Haryana Public Service Commission has released the final answer key for the Haryana PCS J prelims exam on 03 December 2021.

The final answer key was published along with the Haryana Judiciary Results 2021.

Haryana Judiciary Exam Date Announced

  • Haryana Public Service Commission conducted the Haryana Judiciary Prelims exam on 13 November 2021.
  • Roll number-wise result is out.
  • Roll numbers of the candidates shortlisted for main written examinations shall be announced soon.

MP Judiciary: Vacancies Reduced

  • In the recent notification, MP High Court announced a reduction in the number of vacancies. 
  • On December 21, 2021, the Madhya Pradesh High Court issued a notification for Civil Judge Recruitment.  As per the revised notification, 156 vacancies are announced by the high court.  The last date to submit the online form was January 27, 2022.
  • For more information, check the Official Notice.

Karnataka Judiciary: Prelims Answer Key Released

MP Judiciary: Mains Date Rescheduled

  • MP High Court released a new list of candidates shortlisted for the mains session. 
  • The last date to apply online for the MP Judiciary exam: 27 January 2022 (till 11:55 pm )
  • MP Judiciary Mains Exam Date will be notified soon by the official website. 

Bihar Judiciary: Mains Exam Concluded

  • Bihar Public Service Commission conducted the main session of Judicial Services usually in July.
  • All the important dates will be notified soon by the commission. 

Rajasthan Judiciary: Exam dates to be notified

  • Rajasthan High Court released the notification for the recruitment of 31 civil judge vacancies. 
  • The starting date of the Application form will be notified soon.
  • Go through the detailed notification and fill out the application form before the last date. Read Official Notice

Upcoming Judicial Services Examinations 2022

Upcoming Judiciary Exams 2022 Apply Online Link No. of Vacancies (Civil Judge)
Punjab Judiciary To be Notified -
UP Judiciary To be Notified -
Maharashtra Judiciary Apply Here 32
Uttarakhand Judiciary Apply Here 30
MP Judiciary Apply Here 251
Bihar Judiciary Apply Here 221
West Bengal Judiciary To be Notified -
Delhi Judiciary To be Notified -
Rajasthan Judiciary Apply Here 31
Haryana Judiciary Apply Here 256
Jharkhand Judiciary To be Notified -
Telangana Judiciary  Apply Here 87
Karnataka Judiciary Apply Here 94
Gujarat Judiciary To be Notified -

Judicial Service Exam Eligibility Criteria 2022

It is important for all aspirants to know the detailed Judiciary Eligibility Criteria for the upcoming pcs j exam. Only Indian Citizens are eligible to apply for the civil judge exam 2022 in India. 

Services Lower Judiciary Services Higher Judiciary Services
Educational Qualifications  Those who have a degree in LL.B and enrollment as an Advocate under the Advocates Act, 1961. Those who have a degree in LL.B are eligible
Experience  No experience is required.    A minimum of seven years of experience in litigation.
Age Age should be between 21 to 35 years. Age should be between 21 to 35 years.

up judiciary online coaching

up judiciary online coaching

State-Wise Judiciary Exam Notifications

The Judiciary Exam is an entry-level exam conducted for the recruitment of subordinate judiciary posts. Every year around 50,000 to 60,000 students appear for Judicial Service with only 15-20% clearing. 

State Notification PDF
Punjab Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2018 Download PDF
UP Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2018 Download PDF
Maharashtra Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2020 Download PDF
Uttarakhand Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2018 Download PDF
MP Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2021 Download PDF
Bihar Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2021 Download PDF
West Bengal Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2020 Download PDF
Delhi Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2019 Download PDF
Rajasthan Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2021 Download PDF
Haryana Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2021 Download PDF
Jharkhand Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2018 Download PDF
Telangana Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2021 Download PDF
Karnataka Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2021 Download PDF
Gujurat Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2018 Download PDF

Judiciary Services Selection Process 2022

There are three stages included in the selection process for the PCS J Civil Judge post i.e., prelims, mains followed by the interview. However, the pattern for prelims, mains, and interviews vary for each state.

To help you get an idea about the Judiciary Exam Pattern of different states, we have provided the pattern for all the stages in the post below.

Judicial Services Preliminary Examination

  • The first stage of the Judicial Services Exam is the preliminary exam and it consists of multiple-choice questions. 
  • The marks scored in the preliminary examination are not considered while preparing the final merit list.
  • Also, the minimum qualifying marks will vary for each state.

Judicial Services Mains Examination

  • The second stage of the Judicial Services Exam is subjective type examination. It consists of three to four papers.
  • The marks scored in the main examination are considered while preparing the final merit list.
  • The minimum qualifying marks vary for each state. Students equal to three times the number of vacancies are called for the interview.

Judicial Services Viva-Voce/ Personal Interview

This is the last stage of the selection process. In the interview, you are evaluated on the basis of general knowledge, personality, and other factors. This stage carries 50 to 100 marks out of which you need to secure a minimum of qualifying marks to get selected.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Judiciary Exam Selection Process varies for each state. However, there are three major stages involved in selection of candidates for Judiciary posts that is Preliminary Exam, Mains Exam, and Viva-Voce.

The Preliminary exam syllabus varies for few states. but there are few common topics in each state that includes topics like 

  • General Knowledge, 
  • Aptitude English, 
  • Constitution of India, 
  • Code of Civil Procedure
  • Criminal Procedure Code
  • Transfer of Property Act
  • Indian Contract Act
  • Indian Penal Code
  • Indian Evidence Act
  • Law of Torts
The eligibility criteria for Civil Judge is different for each state. Hence, candidates must go through their respective state-wise eligibility in this post.
For most of the states conducting Judiciary Exam, the age limit is between 25-40 years.
There are a total of 6 attempts in Judiciary Exam. Also, candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria without fail.
  • Home
  • Upcoming Judiciary E...

Upcoming Judiciary Exams 2022

Author : Palak Khanna

Updated On : May 9, 2022

SHARE

Judicial Services is one of the most highly opted careers by law graduates. Throughout the country, every state conducts its examination for recruitment into its lower judiciary.

If you aspire to start your career in the judiciary field, you have to appear for the entrance examination conducted by respective states to get appointed as members of the Subordinate Judiciary.

For now, there is no mandatory requirement of any minimum years of practice/litigation to appear for the civil judge exam.

Coming to the context of this article, we will be updating this page with all the latest updates related to the Upcoming Judiciary Exams 2022.

Upcoming Judiciary Exam Alerts 2022

20, 21, and 22 May: Haryana Civil Service Main Exam

Punjab, HPSC, and Haryana High Court informs Supreme Court that Haryana Civil Service's main exam will be held on 20, 21, and 22 May. The supreme court had earlier stated the exam scheduled from May 6 - 8 due to the clash with the MP judiciary exam. 

24 April 2022:  Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Exam (DJSE) held!

Delhi Judicial Services Prelims Exam (DJSE)2022 has been successfully conducted on 24 April 2022 to recruit eligible aspirants for the Civil Judge post in the Delhi Civil Service (Judicial Branch). 

Check out: Delhi Judiciary Exam Analysis 2022

28 March 2022: MP Judiciary Prelims Exam Date Announced!

As per the latest notice published by the Madhya Pradesh High Court, the preliminary examination of MP Judiciary is scheduled for 06 May 2022.

The exam is conducted in single shift with SD-100 isolation model. Also, the notice states that for the convenience of students, the exam shall be held at centers in and out of the state of Madhya Pradesh.

To know more information about the exam centers, you can go through the MP Judiciary latest news.

23 March 2022: Rajasthan Judiciary: Mains Exam Date Published

The High Court of Rajasthan has published the notice regarding the Rajasthan Judiciary Mains Exam Dates on 23 March 2022.

According to the latest notice, RJS mains Law Paper 1 and Language Paper 1 (Hindi Essay) are scheduled for 30 April 2022, while Law Paper 2 and Language Paper 2 (English Essay) are scheduled for 01 May 2022.

Authorities will upload admission cards of the aspirants on the official website of the Court. For more information, check the official notice.

16 March 2022: Delhi Judiciary Prelims Exam Date Postponed!

The High Court of Delhi has rescheduled the prelims examination of Delhi Judiciary to 24 April 2022. Earlier, the exam was scheduled for 27 March 2022.

To get more details about the exam dates, check the official notice.

16 March 2022: Delhi Judiciary Online Registration Date Extended!

As per the latest notice published by the High Court of Delhi, the last date for submission of Delhi Judiciary Application Form 2022 has been extended to 03 April 2022 from 20 March 2022.

Those who have not filled out the registration form yet can now apply by visiting the official website.

Gujarat Judiciary: Vacancies Announced

  • As per the latest notice published on 15 January 2022, Gujarat High Court will release approximately 219 regular vacancies (existing & future) for the cadre of Civil Judge this year.
  • The high court reserves its right to alter the number of vacancies than notified.
  • The official notification regarding Gujarat Judiciary Recruitment 2022 will be published shortly on the official website.

Rajasthan Judiciary Prelims Answer Key Released

The Rajasthan Public Service Commission has published the final answer key for the RJS prelims exam on 11 January 2022.

As per the notice published by the exam conducting body, questions numbers A-44/ B-44/ C-53/ D-47,A-79 / B-74/ C-84/ D-84,A-87/ B-81 / C-74 / D-75 & A-84 / B-71 / C-50 / D-74 are deleted after considering all objections and marked as (*).

Download Free Study Material for Judiciary Exams 2022 by Judiciary Gold

You can download the RJS final answer key PDF from the official website and check whether you have qualified for the next stage of the exam or not.

Uttarakhand Judiciary: Vacancy List Published

  • The Uttarakhand Public Service Commission has published the Uttarakhand Judiciary Vacancy List on the official notification. 
  • Uttarakhand Public Service Commission (UKPCS) started accepting online applications on 31 Dec 2021 and the last date to fill online application was 20 Jan 2022(11.59.59 pm)
  • In the previous year's recruitment cycle, the number of vacancies was 30. However, this time around, there are 13 vacancies as notified by the UKPSC. 

Haryana Judiciary: Prelims Final Answer Key Out

Haryana Public Service Commission has released the final answer key for the Haryana PCS J prelims exam on 03 December 2021.

The final answer key was published along with the Haryana Judiciary Results 2021.

Haryana Judiciary Exam Date Announced

  • Haryana Public Service Commission conducted the Haryana Judiciary Prelims exam on 13 November 2021.
  • Roll number-wise result is out.
  • Roll numbers of the candidates shortlisted for main written examinations shall be announced soon.

MP Judiciary: Vacancies Reduced

  • In the recent notification, MP High Court announced a reduction in the number of vacancies. 
  • On December 21, 2021, the Madhya Pradesh High Court issued a notification for Civil Judge Recruitment.  As per the revised notification, 156 vacancies are announced by the high court.  The last date to submit the online form was January 27, 2022.
  • For more information, check the Official Notice.

Karnataka Judiciary: Prelims Answer Key Released

MP Judiciary: Mains Date Rescheduled

  • MP High Court released a new list of candidates shortlisted for the mains session. 
  • The last date to apply online for the MP Judiciary exam: 27 January 2022 (till 11:55 pm )
  • MP Judiciary Mains Exam Date will be notified soon by the official website. 

Bihar Judiciary: Mains Exam Concluded

  • Bihar Public Service Commission conducted the main session of Judicial Services usually in July.
  • All the important dates will be notified soon by the commission. 

Rajasthan Judiciary: Exam dates to be notified

  • Rajasthan High Court released the notification for the recruitment of 31 civil judge vacancies. 
  • The starting date of the Application form will be notified soon.
  • Go through the detailed notification and fill out the application form before the last date. Read Official Notice

Upcoming Judicial Services Examinations 2022

Upcoming Judiciary Exams 2022 Apply Online Link No. of Vacancies (Civil Judge)
Punjab Judiciary To be Notified -
UP Judiciary To be Notified -
Maharashtra Judiciary Apply Here 32
Uttarakhand Judiciary Apply Here 30
MP Judiciary Apply Here 251
Bihar Judiciary Apply Here 221
West Bengal Judiciary To be Notified -
Delhi Judiciary To be Notified -
Rajasthan Judiciary Apply Here 31
Haryana Judiciary Apply Here 256
Jharkhand Judiciary To be Notified -
Telangana Judiciary  Apply Here 87
Karnataka Judiciary Apply Here 94
Gujarat Judiciary To be Notified -

Judicial Service Exam Eligibility Criteria 2022

It is important for all aspirants to know the detailed Judiciary Eligibility Criteria for the upcoming pcs j exam. Only Indian Citizens are eligible to apply for the civil judge exam 2022 in India. 

Services Lower Judiciary Services Higher Judiciary Services
Educational Qualifications  Those who have a degree in LL.B and enrollment as an Advocate under the Advocates Act, 1961. Those who have a degree in LL.B are eligible
Experience  No experience is required.    A minimum of seven years of experience in litigation.
Age Age should be between 21 to 35 years. Age should be between 21 to 35 years.

up judiciary online coaching

up judiciary online coaching

State-Wise Judiciary Exam Notifications

The Judiciary Exam is an entry-level exam conducted for the recruitment of subordinate judiciary posts. Every year around 50,000 to 60,000 students appear for Judicial Service with only 15-20% clearing. 

State Notification PDF
Punjab Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2018 Download PDF
UP Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2018 Download PDF
Maharashtra Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2020 Download PDF
Uttarakhand Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2018 Download PDF
MP Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2021 Download PDF
Bihar Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2021 Download PDF
West Bengal Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2020 Download PDF
Delhi Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2019 Download PDF
Rajasthan Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2021 Download PDF
Haryana Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2021 Download PDF
Jharkhand Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2018 Download PDF
Telangana Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2021 Download PDF
Karnataka Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2021 Download PDF
Gujurat Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2018 Download PDF

Judiciary Services Selection Process 2022

There are three stages included in the selection process for the PCS J Civil Judge post i.e., prelims, mains followed by the interview. However, the pattern for prelims, mains, and interviews vary for each state.

To help you get an idea about the Judiciary Exam Pattern of different states, we have provided the pattern for all the stages in the post below.

Judicial Services Preliminary Examination

  • The first stage of the Judicial Services Exam is the preliminary exam and it consists of multiple-choice questions. 
  • The marks scored in the preliminary examination are not considered while preparing the final merit list.
  • Also, the minimum qualifying marks will vary for each state.

Judicial Services Mains Examination

  • The second stage of the Judicial Services Exam is subjective type examination. It consists of three to four papers.
  • The marks scored in the main examination are considered while preparing the final merit list.
  • The minimum qualifying marks vary for each state. Students equal to three times the number of vacancies are called for the interview.

Judicial Services Viva-Voce/ Personal Interview

This is the last stage of the selection process. In the interview, you are evaluated on the basis of general knowledge, personality, and other factors. This stage carries 50 to 100 marks out of which you need to secure a minimum of qualifying marks to get selected.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Judiciary Exam Selection Process varies for each state. However, there are three major stages involved in selection of candidates for Judiciary posts that is Preliminary Exam, Mains Exam, and Viva-Voce.

The Preliminary exam syllabus varies for few states. but there are few common topics in each state that includes topics like 

  • General Knowledge, 
  • Aptitude English, 
  • Constitution of India, 
  • Code of Civil Procedure
  • Criminal Procedure Code
  • Transfer of Property Act
  • Indian Contract Act
  • Indian Penal Code
  • Indian Evidence Act
  • Law of Torts
The eligibility criteria for Civil Judge is different for each state. Hence, candidates must go through their respective state-wise eligibility in this post.
For most of the states conducting Judiciary Exam, the age limit is between 25-40 years.
There are a total of 6 attempts in Judiciary Exam. Also, candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria without fail.

ABOUT TOP RANKERS

Toprankers, launched in 2015, is India’s most preferred digital counselling & preparation platform for careers beyond engineering & medicine. We envision to build awareness and increase the success rate for lucrative career options after 12th. We offer best learning practices and end-to-end support to every student preparing for management, humanities, law, judiciary & design entrances.

E

: support@toprankers.com

P

+91-7676564400

Social Channels

App Badge

Chat to Toprankers Team