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Uttarakhand Judiciary Exam Pattern 2023

Author : Tanya Kaushal

Updated On : May 12, 2023


Reader's Digest - Are you ready to decode the blueprint to success in the Uttarakhand Judiciary Exam? Dive in as we unravel the intricate pattern of this prestigious examination, and prepare you for the journey ahead.

Each state will have its pattern of syllabus and the format of the question paper for the judicial services examination. So, before applying for the Uttarakhand Judicial Services, you must be aware of the particular Uttarakhand Judicial Services Examination syllabus.

For the selection process, Uttarakhand Judicial Service Exam is conducted in 3 stages: Prelims, Mains, and the Interview.

Let us understand the Uttarakhand Judicial Service Exam pattern for the academic year 2023 that can help you prepare. 

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Uttarakhand Judiciary Exam Pattern 2023 - Prelims

The prelims question paper of the Uttarakhand Judiciary Exam consists of two parts, and the preliminary examination includes a total of 200 questions. 

All the questions will be of objective type, and the candidates will be provided 03 hours to solve both parts.

Part Subject Number of Questions Marks per Question Negative Marking
I General Knowledge 50 1 0.25
II Acts & Laws 150 1 0.25

The scores of prelims are not considered for the final merit list. However, it would be best if you scored above qualifying marks to be considered for the main examination.

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Uttarakhand Judiciary Exam Pattern 2023 - Mains

This is the second stage of the selection process, which includes six subjects with different weightage.

The Uttarakhand Judiciary syllabus for the mains exam includes the following topics:

S. No. Sections Marks
1 The Present Day 150
2 Language 100
3 Law Paper-I (Substantive Law) 200
4 Law Paper-II (Evidence & Procedure) 200
5 Law Paper-III (Revenue & Criminal) 200
6 Basic Knowledge of Computer Operational Practical Examination 100

Section 1: The Present Day

This subject will evaluate the candidate's knowledge of daily happenings in India and the world. It is related to the legal areas, and their ability to express themselves in English will be evaluated.

Therefore, referring to the right Uttarakhand Judiciary Books will help enhance your preparation levels.

The questions have to be answered in essay form, and the questions will appear from topics related to jurisprudence, neutrality, international law, recent legislation, Indian Constitutional law, and developments.

The marks will be given based on substance and expression. Also, marks will be deducted for bad expression, consisting of improper use of grammar, words, etc.

Section 2: Language

  • This subject consists of a passage in English, and the candidate should translate it into an ordinary language spoken in courts, using the Devnagri Script – 30 Marks.
  • Similarly, a passage in Hindi should be translated into ordinary English – 30 Marks.
  • English Precis writing – 40 Marks

Section 3: Law: Paper I – Substantive Law

The questions in this section will appear from the following topics. Solving previous year's Judiciary Exam Question Papers will help you know the difficulty level and the type of questions asked in this paper.

  • The Law of Contracts
  • The Law of Partnership
  • The Law Concerning Casements and Torts
  • The Law relating to the transfer of property, including the principles of equity especially applicable to it, the principles of equity, with particular reference to the Law of Trust and specific relief
  • Hindu Law and Mohammedan Law

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Section 4: Law: Paper-II – Evidence and Procedure

This section covers the Law of Evidence, The Criminal Procedure Code and the Code of Civil Procedure, including the principles of pleading.

The questions will be related to practical matters like the framing of charges and issues, the methods of dealing with the evidence of the witness, the writing of judgment, and the conduct of cases generally but will not be restricted to them.

Section 5: Law: Paper III – Revenue & Criminal

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

Section 6: For Basic Knowledge of Computer Operation Practical Examination

Subject Maximum Marks Minimum Qualifying Marks Time Allowed
Microsoft Windows Operating System and Microsoft Office 100 40 1 Hour

The paper will be set from the given syllabus, taking one question from

(1) Windows and the internet

(2) M.S. – word

(3) M.S. – Access

(4) M.S. – Excel

(5) M.S. – PowerPoint

Each question will have five actions to be performed by the candidate on the system. Each question carries four marks. The printout of the output will be taken and passed on for evaluation.

Uttarakhand Judiciary Exam Pattern 2023 - Viva Voce

  • The Interview or the viva voce carries 100 marks. 
  • The questions asked in the Interview are general and not related to academic or legal.
  • The candidates are also evaluated based on their knowledge of current affairs and present-day problems.
  • Marks scored in viva will be added to the mains exam score, and the authorities will prepare aggregate marks.

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