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
Preliminary Examination Pattern
|Type of questions||Multiple-choice Questions|
|Duration of Examination||2 Hours|
|Total Number of Questions||125 Questions|
|Negative Marking||Yes (Reduction of 1/5 marks per the wrong answer)|
|Mark Deduction for un-attempted questions||No|
|Re-evaluation of answer sheets||Not allowed|
|Standard of questions||Law Graduate Level|
|Total Marks||500 Marks|
|Minimum pass mark to qualify for the main exam||150 (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.
|Type of questions||Descriptive type|
|The medium of question paper||English (Except language paper)|
|Number of sections||5 (Civil Law I, Civil Law II, Criminal Law, English, and Language)|
|Duration of Exam||3 hours for each paper|
|Standard of questions of Language paper||Matriculation, Board of school education, Haryana|
|Minimum marks to score for validation of paper||33% of total marks|
|Minimum marks to score for appearing for viva-voce||50% in aggregate of all written papers|
|Type of assessment||Interview/Personality Test|
|Medium of Interaction||English|
|Focus Points||Alertness, General intelligence, and overall personality assessment|
|Total Marks||200 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.
|Paper||Total Number of Questions||Marks||Time|
|The main subjects pertained to Law |
Important national and international events
Indian legal and constitutional history and governance.
Aptitude and Analytical Skills
Syllabus for HPSC Civil Judge Main Written examination
|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
Mohammadan Law and Customary Law
Law of Registration and Limitation
|Indian Penal Code|
Criminal Procedure Code
Indian Evidence Act
|English Essay (1000-1100 words)|
Words and Phrases (Make sentences of the given words and Phrases)
|Paper-V- Language||Hindi (in Devanagari Script)|
Translation of an English passage into Hindi
Translation of Hindi passages in prose and poetry in the same language
- 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)
The syllabus for judiciary mains exams in Haryana includes Civil Law I, Civil Law II, Criminal Law, English paper, and Language.
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.
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.
Haryana Public Service Commission