Judicial Services is one of the most highly opted careers by law graduates. You need to appear for the entrance examination conducted by respective states to get appointed as members of the Subordinate Judiciary.

Want to know for which state Judiciary exam you can apply for? How many vacancies are there? You might be having so many queries on Judiciary Services Examination. Well, you can read through the complete post to know about the latest updates on Judiciary Exams. 

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Upcoming Judiciary Exam Alerts 2021

MP Judiciary Vacancies Reduced

  • In the recent notification, MP High Court announced a reduction in the number of vacancies. 
  • Previously the number of vacancies notified for SC was 31+2, now the backlog of PH vacancies are reduced to 1. Check 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. 
  • As per the announcement, the MP Judiciary Mains Exam Date is Scheduled for August 28 and 29, 2021. 

Bihar Judiciary Mains Exam Concluded

  • Bihar Public Service Commission conducted the mains session of Judicial Services from July 24 to 28, 2021.
  • The answer key for Bihar Judiciary Exam can be released anytime soon. 

Rajasthan Judiciary Notification Released

  • Rajasthan High Court released the notification for the recruitment of 31 civil judge vacancies. 
  • Go through the detailed notification and fill the application form before the last date. Read Official Notice

Upcoming Judicial Services Examinations 2021

Upcoming Judiciary Exams 2021 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 -

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Judicial Service Exam Eligibility Criteria 2021

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 2020 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.

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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 2021

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 mains examination are considered while preparing the final merit list.
  • The minimum qualifying marks varies 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 qualifying marks to get selected.

FAQ's

What is the stages included in Judiciary Exam Selection Process?

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.

Which are important topics in Judiciary Prelims Exam?

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

What is the Judiciary Exam Eligibility for Civil Judge?

The eligibility criteria for Civil Judge is different for each state. Hence, candidates must go through their respective state-wise eligibility in this post.

What is the Judiciary Age Limit to apply for Civil Judge post?

For most of the states conducting Judiciary Exam, the age limit is between 25-40 years.

How many attempts are there in Judiciary Exam?

There are a total of 6 attempts in Judiciary Exam. Also, candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria without fail.