WBPSC Legal Service Syllabus
WBPSC Legal Service Syllabus


West Bengal Judicial Service Exam Pattern

  • Candidates can make 6 attempts
  • The exam is held in three sections – Prelims, Mains, and Personality test
  • In the Prelims exam, there are 200 Multiple Choice Question
  • The Mains exam is of descriptive nature
  • For the personal interview, candidates are asked about their background, schooling, or the syllabus.

West Bengal Judiciary Prelims Exam Pattern

The question paper of the prelims will have questions covering the following topics:-

English Composition 30 Marks
General Knowledge 40 Marks
Indian Constitution 20 Marks
Law of Contracts and Torts 20 Marks
Laws of Evidence  20 Marks
Civil Procedure Codes 20 Marks
Criminal Procedure Code and Indian Penal Code  20 Marks
Personal Law  10 Marks
Law of Limitation 20 Marks

West Bengal Judicial Mains Syllabus

English Composition, Essay, Précis writing
Bengali / Hindi / Urdu / Nepali / Santali composition, essay, and translation from English into Bengali / Hindi / Urdu / Nepali / Santali
General Knowledge and Current Affairs
Civil procedure Code
Criminal Procedure Code and Indian Penal Code
Indian Evidence Act
Law of Contracts and Torts
Transfer of Property Act.

Given below is the list of optional papers (any 3 papers to be chosen by the candidate)

Hindu Law
Muhammad and Law
Partnership Act
Jurisprudence and Principles of Legislation
Indian law relating to Companies and Insurance
Principles of equity including the Law of Trusts and specific relief
Law of limitation and Law of Prescription
The Indian Constitution and Constitutional Law

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