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January 27, 2023

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Reader's Digest Judicial Services is one of the most highly opted careers by law graduates in India. With the Judicial Service exams conducted in several states throughout the year, the concern of staying updated with the latest information about the upcoming judiciary 2023 exams might haunt you. Not to worry, as we have help! Know all the recent news and latest updates about the upcoming Judiciary Exams 2023 before your competitors!  

Suppose you aspire to start your career in the judiciary field, you must appear for the entrance examination conducted by respective states to be appointed as a member of the Subordinate Judiciary.

Check the dates and corresponding alerts in the following article.

A few state notifications for upcoming judiciary exams 2023 have already been released, and we hope your preparations are in progress. 

With all states put together, tentatively, it's expected that approximately 5000 vacancies might be released this year! Benefit from this huge opportunity and use it to your advantage. 

Download FREE Study Material for Judiciary Exam by Judiciary Gold

Upcoming Judiciary Exams 2023: Latest Alerts

Throughout the country, every state conducts its examination for recruitment into its lower judiciary system.

Here are notifications for the recent Upcoming Judiciary Exam 2023 as follows. 

22 January 2023 - Punjab Judiciary Prelims Exam

12 February 2023 - UP Judiciary Prelims Exam

  • The UP Judiciary Prelims Exam will be conducted on 12 February 2023 for total vacancies of 303. Check the latest notifications on the official website. 

26 February 2023 - Chattisgarh Judiciary Prelims Exam  

  •  Chattisgarh Judiciary Prelims Exam will be conducted on 26 February 2023 for a total of 48 vacancies. Check the official notification for Chattisgarh Judiciary
  • Other states' notification is expected to be tentatively released in the months of February or March. 

November 22, 2022 - Delhi High Court Announced Delhi Judiciary Mains Result 2022

  • The result of the Delhi Judicial Service Mains Examination (Written) - 2022, held on 11.06.2022 and 12.06.2022, was declared by the Delhi High Court.
  • 301 candidates have qualified Delhi Judicial Service Mains Examination (Written) - 2022 and have been shortlisted for viva voce.

Judiciary Online Coaching

Judiciary Online Coaching

November 19, 2022 - Vacancies Updated for Delhi Judicial Services 2022 

  • Through an official notice, Delhi High Court confirmed the 123 vacancies for the DJSE 2022.
  • The category-wise seat bifurcation is as follows: 88 for General, 6 for SC, and 29 for ST. 
  • Earlier, 55 vacancies were announced, whereas 68 vacancies were anticipated.

September 7, 2022 - Punjab Judiciary Exam Notification Released

  • Public Service Commission vid Advertisement Number 2022103 released the notification for Punjab Judiciary Exam 2022.
  • Punjab Civil Judge notification 2022 was released on September 07, 2022.
  • A total of 159 vacancies are there for the Civil Judge (Junior Division) Cum Judicial Magistrate.
  • The last date for filling online application form is October 10, 2022.
  • The schedule for filling out the application and examination fees using the online payment mode is till October 17, 2022.

August 02 - August 05, 2022: Uttarakhand Judiciary Exam 

The Mains exam is to be conducted on the dates mentioned above.

August 27 - August 28, 2022: MP Judiciary Exam 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 is January 27, 2022 (till 11:55 pm)
  • MP Judiciary Mains Exam Date will be notified soon by the official website.

August 2 - September 3, 2022: Bihar Judiciary Interview

  • The interview for the Bihar Judiciary exam is scheduled for August 22 to September 3, 2022.
  • The students who cleared the BJSE Mains cut-off are eligible for the 31st Judicial Services examination.
  • Per the official data from BPSC, 691 candidates will appear for the interview.

September 5 - September 23, 2022: Haryana Judiciary Interview Schedule Released

  • HPSC interview will be conducted from September 5 to 23, 2022, at Chandigarh Judicial Academy, Sector 43, Chandigarh.
  • The official notifications suggest that 455 candidates appeared for the interview.

May 20 - May 22, 2022: Haryana Civil Service Main Exam

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

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

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

March 28, 2022: MP Judiciary Prelims Exam Date Announced!

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

  • The exam is conducted in a single shift with an SD-100 isolation model. Also, the notice states that the exam shall be held at centres in and out of Madhya Pradesh for the convenience of students.
  • You can go through the MP Judiciary's latest news to learn about the exam centres.

June 9 - June 12, 2022: Odisha Main Exam

The Odisha Judiciary main exam is to be conducted from June 09, 2022 - June 12, 2022. 

August 30, 2022: Rajasthan Judiciary Result Announced

Click below to check the final result of the RJS Exam 2022.

Download Rajasthan Judiciary Result 2022 PDF

March 23, 2022: Rajasthan Judiciary: Mains Exam Date Published

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

  • According to the latest notice, RJS mains Law Paper 1 and Language Paper 1 (Hindi Essay) are scheduled for April 30, 2022, while Law Paper 2 and Language Paper 2 (English Essay) are scheduled for May 01, 2022.
  • Authorities will upload the admission cards of the aspirants on the Court's official website. For more information, check the official notice.

March 16, 2022: Delhi Judiciary Prelims Exam Date Postponed!

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

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

March 16, 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 the Delhi Judiciary Application Form 2022 has been extended to April 03, 2022, from March 20, 2022.

Gujarat Judiciary 2022: Vacancies Announced

  • As per the latest notice published on January 15, 2022, Gujarat High Court will release approximately 219 regular vacancies (existing & future) for the cadre of Civil judges 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 on the official website shortly.
Judiciary Mock Test
Judiciary Mock Test

Rajasthan Judiciary 2022 Prelims Answer Key Released

The Rajasthan Public Service Commission published the final answer key for the RJS prelims exam on January 11, 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 (*).
  • 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 2021: Vacancy List Published

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

Haryana Judiciary 2021: Prelims Final Answer Key Out

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

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

Bihar Judiciary 2021: Mains Exam Concluded

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

Haryana Judiciary 2021 Exam Date Announced

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

Karnataka Judiciary 2021: Prelims Answer Key Released

MP Judiciary 2021: Vacancies Reduced

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

Rajasthan Judiciary 2021: 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 Judiciary Exams 2023 Vacancy Updates

The list of upcoming Judiciary Exam 2023 is mentioned below.

Upcoming Judiciary Exam Notification Update No. of Vacancies (Civil Judge)
Punjab Judiciary Notification Released 159 
UP Judiciary Notification Released 303 
Chhattisgarh Judiciary Notification Released 48
Maharashtra Judiciary To be Notified -
Uttarakhand Judiciary To be Notified -
MP Judiciary To be Notified -
Bihar Judiciary To be Notified -
West Bengal Judiciary To be Notified -
Delhi Judiciary To be Notified  -
Rajasthan Judiciary To be Notified -
Jharkhand Judiciary To be Notified  -
Telangana Judiciary To be Notified -
Karnataka Judiciary To be Notified -
Gujarat Judiciary To be Notified  -

Judicial Service Exam Eligibility Criteria 2023: Know It All

All aspirants need to know the detailed Judiciary Eligibility Criteria for the upcoming PCS J exam. Only Indian citizens can apply for the civil judge exam 2023 in India. 

  • Educational Qualifications: Those with a degree in LL.B and enrolment 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: The age should be between 21 to 35 years. The age should be between 21 to 35 years.

State-Wise Judiciary Exam Notifications

The Judiciary Exam is an entry-level exam conducted to recruit subordinate judiciary posts. Around 50,000 to 60,000 students appear annually for Judicial Service, with only 15-20% clearing. 

Refer to the list below to download Judiciary notifications of various states.

State Notification PDF

  • Punjab Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2023 Download PDF
  • Chhattisgarh Judiciary Recruitment Notification 2023 Download PDF
  • UP Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2022 Download PDF
  • Maharashtra Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2020 Download PDF
  • Uttarakhand Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2018 Download PDF
  • MP Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2021-2022 Download PDF
  • Bihar Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2021 Download PDF
  • West Bengal Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2022 Download PDF
  • Delhi Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2019 Download PDF
  • Rajasthan Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2021 Download PDF
  • Haryana Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2023 Download PDF
  • Jharkhand Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2022 Download PDF
  • Telangana Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2022 Download PDF
  • Karnataka Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2022 Download PDF
  • Gujurat Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2022 Download PDF

Judiciary Services Selection Process 2023

Three stages are included in the PCS J Civil Judge post-selection process, i.e.,

  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Vice Voice

However, the pattern for prelims, mains, and interviews varies 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, consisting 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 a subjective type of examination consisting 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 interviews.

Judicial Services Viva-Voce/ Personal Interview

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

Conclusion

The Upcoming Judiciary Exams 2023 are conducted to test the knowledge and skills of students who wish to pursue a career as a judge or magistrate.

The exams are designed to assess your understanding of the law and your ability to apply it in a court of law.

Conducting the Judiciary Exams also ensures that you have a good understanding of courtroom procedures and the ethical responsibilities of a judge. The results of the exams are used to determine who is qualified to be appointed to the bench.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Delhi Judiciary Exam selection process varies for each state. However, three major stages are involved in selecting candidates for Judiciary posts: Preliminary Exam, Mains Exam, and Viva-Voce.

The Preliminary exam syllabus varies for a few states. but there are a few common topics in each state that include General Knowledge, the Constitution of India, Code of Civil Procedure, Criminal Procedure Code, Transfer of Property Act, Indian Contract Act, Indian Penal Code, Indian Evidence Act, and Law of Torts.

The eligibility criteria for Civil Judge are different for each state; hence, candidates must go through their respective state-wise eligibility for this post.
For most states conducting the Judiciary Exam, the age limit is 25-40 years.
There are a total of 6 attempts in the Judiciary Exam. Also, candidates must fulfil the eligibility criteria without fail.
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Upcoming Judiciary Exams 2023 - The Ultimate Cheat Sheet

Author : Aparna

Updated On : January 27, 2023

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Reader's Digest Judicial Services is one of the most highly opted careers by law graduates in India. With the Judicial Service exams conducted in several states throughout the year, the concern of staying updated with the latest information about the upcoming judiciary 2023 exams might haunt you. Not to worry, as we have help! Know all the recent news and latest updates about the upcoming Judiciary Exams 2023 before your competitors!  

Suppose you aspire to start your career in the judiciary field, you must appear for the entrance examination conducted by respective states to be appointed as a member of the Subordinate Judiciary.

Check the dates and corresponding alerts in the following article.

A few state notifications for upcoming judiciary exams 2023 have already been released, and we hope your preparations are in progress. 

With all states put together, tentatively, it's expected that approximately 5000 vacancies might be released this year! Benefit from this huge opportunity and use it to your advantage. 

Download FREE Study Material for Judiciary Exam by Judiciary Gold

Upcoming Judiciary Exams 2023: Latest Alerts

Throughout the country, every state conducts its examination for recruitment into its lower judiciary system.

Here are notifications for the recent Upcoming Judiciary Exam 2023 as follows. 

22 January 2023 - Punjab Judiciary Prelims Exam

12 February 2023 - UP Judiciary Prelims Exam

  • The UP Judiciary Prelims Exam will be conducted on 12 February 2023 for total vacancies of 303. Check the latest notifications on the official website. 

26 February 2023 - Chattisgarh Judiciary Prelims Exam  

  •  Chattisgarh Judiciary Prelims Exam will be conducted on 26 February 2023 for a total of 48 vacancies. Check the official notification for Chattisgarh Judiciary
  • Other states' notification is expected to be tentatively released in the months of February or March. 

November 22, 2022 - Delhi High Court Announced Delhi Judiciary Mains Result 2022

  • The result of the Delhi Judicial Service Mains Examination (Written) - 2022, held on 11.06.2022 and 12.06.2022, was declared by the Delhi High Court.
  • 301 candidates have qualified Delhi Judicial Service Mains Examination (Written) - 2022 and have been shortlisted for viva voce.

Judiciary Online Coaching

Judiciary Online Coaching

November 19, 2022 - Vacancies Updated for Delhi Judicial Services 2022 

  • Through an official notice, Delhi High Court confirmed the 123 vacancies for the DJSE 2022.
  • The category-wise seat bifurcation is as follows: 88 for General, 6 for SC, and 29 for ST. 
  • Earlier, 55 vacancies were announced, whereas 68 vacancies were anticipated.

September 7, 2022 - Punjab Judiciary Exam Notification Released

  • Public Service Commission vid Advertisement Number 2022103 released the notification for Punjab Judiciary Exam 2022.
  • Punjab Civil Judge notification 2022 was released on September 07, 2022.
  • A total of 159 vacancies are there for the Civil Judge (Junior Division) Cum Judicial Magistrate.
  • The last date for filling online application form is October 10, 2022.
  • The schedule for filling out the application and examination fees using the online payment mode is till October 17, 2022.

August 02 - August 05, 2022: Uttarakhand Judiciary Exam 

The Mains exam is to be conducted on the dates mentioned above.

August 27 - August 28, 2022: MP Judiciary Exam 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 is January 27, 2022 (till 11:55 pm)
  • MP Judiciary Mains Exam Date will be notified soon by the official website.

August 2 - September 3, 2022: Bihar Judiciary Interview

  • The interview for the Bihar Judiciary exam is scheduled for August 22 to September 3, 2022.
  • The students who cleared the BJSE Mains cut-off are eligible for the 31st Judicial Services examination.
  • Per the official data from BPSC, 691 candidates will appear for the interview.

September 5 - September 23, 2022: Haryana Judiciary Interview Schedule Released

  • HPSC interview will be conducted from September 5 to 23, 2022, at Chandigarh Judicial Academy, Sector 43, Chandigarh.
  • The official notifications suggest that 455 candidates appeared for the interview.

May 20 - May 22, 2022: Haryana Civil Service Main Exam

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

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

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

March 28, 2022: MP Judiciary Prelims Exam Date Announced!

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

  • The exam is conducted in a single shift with an SD-100 isolation model. Also, the notice states that the exam shall be held at centres in and out of Madhya Pradesh for the convenience of students.
  • You can go through the MP Judiciary's latest news to learn about the exam centres.

June 9 - June 12, 2022: Odisha Main Exam

The Odisha Judiciary main exam is to be conducted from June 09, 2022 - June 12, 2022. 

August 30, 2022: Rajasthan Judiciary Result Announced

Click below to check the final result of the RJS Exam 2022.

Download Rajasthan Judiciary Result 2022 PDF

March 23, 2022: Rajasthan Judiciary: Mains Exam Date Published

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

  • According to the latest notice, RJS mains Law Paper 1 and Language Paper 1 (Hindi Essay) are scheduled for April 30, 2022, while Law Paper 2 and Language Paper 2 (English Essay) are scheduled for May 01, 2022.
  • Authorities will upload the admission cards of the aspirants on the Court's official website. For more information, check the official notice.

March 16, 2022: Delhi Judiciary Prelims Exam Date Postponed!

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

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

March 16, 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 the Delhi Judiciary Application Form 2022 has been extended to April 03, 2022, from March 20, 2022.

Gujarat Judiciary 2022: Vacancies Announced

  • As per the latest notice published on January 15, 2022, Gujarat High Court will release approximately 219 regular vacancies (existing & future) for the cadre of Civil judges 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 on the official website shortly.
Judiciary Mock Test
Judiciary Mock Test

Rajasthan Judiciary 2022 Prelims Answer Key Released

The Rajasthan Public Service Commission published the final answer key for the RJS prelims exam on January 11, 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 (*).
  • 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 2021: Vacancy List Published

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

Haryana Judiciary 2021: Prelims Final Answer Key Out

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

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

Bihar Judiciary 2021: Mains Exam Concluded

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

Haryana Judiciary 2021 Exam Date Announced

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

Karnataka Judiciary 2021: Prelims Answer Key Released

MP Judiciary 2021: Vacancies Reduced

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

Rajasthan Judiciary 2021: 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 Judiciary Exams 2023 Vacancy Updates

The list of upcoming Judiciary Exam 2023 is mentioned below.

Upcoming Judiciary Exam Notification Update No. of Vacancies (Civil Judge)
Punjab Judiciary Notification Released 159 
UP Judiciary Notification Released 303 
Chhattisgarh Judiciary Notification Released 48
Maharashtra Judiciary To be Notified -
Uttarakhand Judiciary To be Notified -
MP Judiciary To be Notified -
Bihar Judiciary To be Notified -
West Bengal Judiciary To be Notified -
Delhi Judiciary To be Notified  -
Rajasthan Judiciary To be Notified -
Jharkhand Judiciary To be Notified  -
Telangana Judiciary To be Notified -
Karnataka Judiciary To be Notified -
Gujarat Judiciary To be Notified  -

Judicial Service Exam Eligibility Criteria 2023: Know It All

All aspirants need to know the detailed Judiciary Eligibility Criteria for the upcoming PCS J exam. Only Indian citizens can apply for the civil judge exam 2023 in India. 

  • Educational Qualifications: Those with a degree in LL.B and enrolment 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: The age should be between 21 to 35 years. The age should be between 21 to 35 years.

State-Wise Judiciary Exam Notifications

The Judiciary Exam is an entry-level exam conducted to recruit subordinate judiciary posts. Around 50,000 to 60,000 students appear annually for Judicial Service, with only 15-20% clearing. 

Refer to the list below to download Judiciary notifications of various states.

State Notification PDF

  • Punjab Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2023 Download PDF
  • Chhattisgarh Judiciary Recruitment Notification 2023 Download PDF
  • UP Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2022 Download PDF
  • Maharashtra Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2020 Download PDF
  • Uttarakhand Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2018 Download PDF
  • MP Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2021-2022 Download PDF
  • Bihar Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2021 Download PDF
  • West Bengal Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2022 Download PDF
  • Delhi Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2019 Download PDF
  • Rajasthan Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2021 Download PDF
  • Haryana Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2023 Download PDF
  • Jharkhand Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2022 Download PDF
  • Telangana Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2022 Download PDF
  • Karnataka Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2022 Download PDF
  • Gujurat Judiciary Recruitment Notification for 2022 Download PDF

Judiciary Services Selection Process 2023

Three stages are included in the PCS J Civil Judge post-selection process, i.e.,

  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Vice Voice

However, the pattern for prelims, mains, and interviews varies 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, consisting 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 a subjective type of examination consisting 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 interviews.

Judicial Services Viva-Voce/ Personal Interview

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

Conclusion

The Upcoming Judiciary Exams 2023 are conducted to test the knowledge and skills of students who wish to pursue a career as a judge or magistrate.

The exams are designed to assess your understanding of the law and your ability to apply it in a court of law.

Conducting the Judiciary Exams also ensures that you have a good understanding of courtroom procedures and the ethical responsibilities of a judge. The results of the exams are used to determine who is qualified to be appointed to the bench.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Delhi Judiciary Exam selection process varies for each state. However, three major stages are involved in selecting candidates for Judiciary posts: Preliminary Exam, Mains Exam, and Viva-Voce.

The Preliminary exam syllabus varies for a few states. but there are a few common topics in each state that include General Knowledge, the Constitution of India, Code of Civil Procedure, Criminal Procedure Code, Transfer of Property Act, Indian Contract Act, Indian Penal Code, Indian Evidence Act, and Law of Torts.

The eligibility criteria for Civil Judge are different for each state; hence, candidates must go through their respective state-wise eligibility for this post.
For most states conducting the Judiciary Exam, the age limit is 25-40 years.
There are a total of 6 attempts in the Judiciary Exam. Also, candidates must fulfil the eligibility criteria without fail.

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