HPSC Civil Judge Syllabus
HPSC Civil Judge Syllabus


HPSC Civil Judge Examination Pattern

The HPSC Civil Judge examination selection procedure consists of three distinct stages. They are mentioned below.

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Main Written Examination
  • Viva-Voce

Preliminary Examination Pattern

Type of questionsMultiple-choice Questions
Objective/DescriptiveObjective Type
Duration of Examination2 Hours
Total Number of Questions125 Questions
Negative MarkingYes (Reduction of 1/5 marks per the wrong answer)
Mark Deduction for un-attempted questionsNo
Re-evaluation of answer sheetsNot allowed
Standard of questionsLaw Graduate Level
Total Marks500 Marks
Minimum pass mark to qualify for the main exam150 (100 Marks for reserved categories)

The preliminary Examination will be qualifying in nature.

Those who secure more than 150 marks (100 marks for reserved categories) can appear for the main examination.

Marks secured in the preliminary exam will not be considered while drafting the final merit list.

Main Written Examination Pattern

Type of questionsDescriptive type
The medium of question paperEnglish (Except language paper)
Number of sections5 (Civil Law I, Civil Law II, Criminal Law, English, and Language)
Duration of Exam3 hours for each paper
Standard of questions of Language paperMatriculation, Board of school education, Haryana
Minimum marks to score for validation of paper33% of total marks
Minimum marks to score for appearing for viva-voce50% in aggregate of all written papers


Type of assessmentInterview/Personality Test
Medium of InteractionEnglish
Focus PointsAlertness, General intelligence, and overall personality assessment
Total Marks200 Marks

Syllabus for HPSC Civil Judge examination

Syllabus topics for the HPSC Civil Judge examination will be similar to both the Preliminary and Main examinations. They are enlisted below.

PaperTotal Number of Questions MarksTime
The main subjects pertained to Law  
Important national and international events 
Indian legal and constitutional history and governance. 
Aptitude and Analytical Skills
125 5002 Hours

Syllabus for HPSC Civil Judge Main Written examination

PaperSyllabusMaximum Marks
Civil Law-I
Code of Civil procedure
Punjab Courts Act
Indian Contract Act
Indian Partnership Act
Sale of Goods Act
Specific Relief Act
Indian Evidence Act
Haryana Urban (Control of Rent and Eviction) Act. 1973
200 Marks
Civil Law-II
Hindu Law
Mohammadan Law and Customary Law
Law of Registration and Limitation
200 Marks
Criminal law
Indian Penal Code
Criminal Procedure Code
Indian Evidence Act
200 Marks
English Essay (1000-1100 words)
Words and Phrases (Make sentences of the given words and Phrases)
200 Marks
Paper-V- LanguageHindi (in Devanagari Script)
Translation of an English passage into Hindi
Translation of Hindi passages in prose and poetry in the same language
Composition (Essay),
100 Marks

Viva Voce

  • Judge Personal qualities of candidates
  • Questions will be in tune with matters of general interest
  • Scrutinize candidate’s alertness, intelligence, and general outlook
  • The Medium of questions and interaction will be in English

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the syllabus of the Haryana judiciary exam?

The syllabus for judiciary mains exams in Haryana includes Civil Law I, Civil Law II, Criminal Law, English paper, and Language.

How many papers are there in the civil judge exam?

The newly shaped up committee of Lahore High Court revised the syllabus for the competitive examination for Civil Judges in Punjab. The new syllabus consists of 7 papers of written examination.

What are the criteria for the civil judge?

The age limit varies according to the state. it is usually between 21 to 35 years. Higher Judiciary Services – Candidates must be graduates in law and have a minimum number of years of litigating practice; usually seven years.

What is the Full Form of HPSC?

Haryana Public Service Commission

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