The Uttarakhand Public Service Commission (UKPCS) every year directs exam for the post of the Uttarakhand Judicial Service Civil Judge. The Uttarakhand Public Service Commission (UKPCS) has announced the syllabus for the Uttarakhand Judiciary exam 2020 for the post of Uttarakhand Civil Judge (Junior Division).

In this article, you will get to know about the Uttarakhand Judiciary Recruitment, syllabus, eligibility, and exam pattern of Uttarakhand Judiciary Exam 2020.

  • The official Uttarakhand Judiciary notification has released on the official website of Uttarakhand Public service Commission i.e. www.ukpcs.gov.in.
  • Applicants who are studying for the Uttarakhand pcs j exams must go through the syllabus carefully and prepare accordingly. The accompanying article provides students with the detailed Uttarakhand pcs j syllabus along with the exam overview.

Uttarakhand Civil Judge Exam Pattern for Prelims Exam

  • The Preliminary Examination of the Uttarakhand Judiciary Exam consists of 2 Parts
  • Part 1 of Uttarakhand Judiciary prelims exam consists of 50 objective type questions and for each correct answer 1 mark is allotted and there is no negative marking for incorrect answer.
  •  Part 2 of Uttarakhand Judiciary exam consists of 150 objective type questions and for each correct answer 1 mark is allotted and there is no negative marking for incorrect answer. To attempt both the 2 parts the time allotted is 3 hours.

The table below shows the exam pattern of the prelims examination of Uttarakhand Civil Judge:

Sno. Parts No. of Questions Marks Allotted Time Allotted Questions Type
1. Part 1 150 50 3 hours MCQs
2. Part 2 150 150 MCQs

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Uttarakhand Civil Judge Exam Pattern for Mains Exam

The mains examination of the Uttarakhand Judiciary exam consists of 6 subjects exams of 950 marks. The marks are divided like this:

  1. The Present Day – 150 marks
  2. Language – 100 marks
  3. Law: Paper I – Substantive Law – 200 marks.
  4. Law: Paper II – Evidence and Procedure – 200 marks.
  5. Law: Paper III – Revenue and Criminal – 200 marks.
  6. For Basic Knowledge of Computer Operation Practical Examination – 100 marks.
  7. Viva – Voce – 100 marks.

The table below shows the exam pattern of the mains examination of Uttarakhand Civil Judge: 

S no. Subjects Marks Allotted  Time Allotted
1. The Present Day 150 2 hours
2. Language 100 2 hours
3. Law: Paper I (Substantive Law)  200 3 hours
4. Law: Paper II (Evidence and Procedure) 200 3 hours
5. Law: Paper III (Revenue and Criminal) 200 3 hours
6. For Basic Knowledge of Computer Operation Practical Examination  100 2 hours
7. Viva - Voice 100 1 hours

Uttarakhand Civil Judge Syllabus 2020 for Prelims Exam

Part I – General Knowledge

 The question in this section will be based on day to day happenings around India and the world specifically in the legal areas such as international law, recent legislation pronouncement particularly Indian Constitution, neutrality, legal aspects, & law and development.

Part II – 

  • Civil Procedure Code
  • Transfer of Properties Act
  • Code of Criminal Procedure
  • Principle of Hindu laws and Principle of Muslim laws
  • Evidence Act
  • Indian Penal Code

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Uttarakhand Civil Judge Syllabus 2020 for Mains Exam

Uttarakhand Judiciary Syllabus for The Present Day Paper

Candidate’s knowledge of daily happening in India and the world mainly related to legal areas and his ability to express in English will be tested in this paper. The questions should be answered in essay form and the topics asked will relate to jurisprudence, neutrality, international law, recent legislation, Indian Constitutional law and developments.

The marks will be awarded on the basis of the substance and expression while deduction will be made for bad expression, consisting of improper use of grammar, words, etc.

Uttarakhand Judiciary Syllabus for the English Language

  • Translate English passages into the ordinary language spoken in the courts, using the Devanagri script …….Marks 30.
  • Hindi Passage will be required to be translated in ordinary English language …….. 30 Marks
  • English Precis writing…… 40 Marks

Uttarakhand Civil Judge Syllabus for Law Paper I- Substantive Law

  • The Law of Contracts
  • The Law of Partnership
  • The Law Concerning casements and torts
  • The Law relating to transfer of property, including the principles of equity specially applicable thereto, the principles of equity, with special reference to the Law of Trust and specific relief
  • Hindu Law and Mohammedan Law

Uttarakhand Civil Judge Syllabus for Law Paper II- Evidence and Procedure

The field will be that covered by the Law of Evidence, the Criminal Procedure Code and Code of Civil Procedure, including the principles of pleading. The questions set will relate mainly to practical matters, such as the framing of charges and issues the methods of dealing with the evidence of witness, the writing of judgement and the conduct of cases generally but will not be restricted to them.

Uttarakhand PCS J Syllabus 2020 for Law Paper III

Revenue & Criminal

  • U.P. Zamindari Abolition and Land Reforms Act (as applicable in Uttarakhand)
  • Indian Penal Code

Eligibility of Uttarakhand Judicial Service Civil Judge Exam

  • The Applicant should be citizen of India. No other country people are allowed to give this examination.
  • The candidate should hold a degree of bachelor in Law from a recognized institute or university.
  • The age limit of the candidate should not be more than 35 years. Students whose age is less than 35 years can apply for this exam.
  • The candidate who belongs to SC or ST category will get a relaxation of 3 years.

Pay Scale of Uttarakhand Judicial Service Civil Judge

  • The basic pay of the Uttrakhand Judicial Service Civil Judge is Rs. 27700/- – Rs. 44770/- with all the dearness allowances and other allowance sanctioned by the government of Uttarakhand.