DELHI JUDICIAL SERVICES

Law graduates who want to become Civil judges can appear for this examination. This competition is mainly in three phases, namely, Preliminary Exam, Mains Exam, and Interview. The examination is conducted in both Hindi and English.

Preliminary Exam:

This exam consists of an objective paper of 100 marks in which 70% weightage will be given to the law subject and 30 %   weight age shall be given to test proficiency in Hindi & English language. This paper is of qualifying nature and the aspirant has to score above the cut off marks as released by the authority after the exam.

Syllabus for Preliminary Exam:

  1. Law : Same syllabus as prescribed for the Law Papers I & II for the Main Examination.
  2. Hindi Proficiency : (Refer to the official notification for details)
  3. English Proficiency :

 

  • Tenses
  • Articles and Determiners
  • Phrasal Verbs and Idioms
  • Active & Passive Voice
  • Coordination &, Subordination
  • Direct and Indirect Speech
  • Modals expressing various concepts – (Obligation, Request, Permission. Prohibition. Intention. Condition, Probability, Possibility, Purpose. Reason. Companions, Contrast)
  • Antonyms and Synonyms.

Mains Exam:

The Main Examination shall consist of following subjects:

  • Law Paper-1 : 100 marks  : 3 Hours
  • Law Paper-2  : 100 marks : 3 Hours
  • Language

Paper-1 Hindi Essay 50 marks 2 Hours

Paper-2 English Essay 50 marks 2 Hours

Law Paper I: Course

  • Constitution of India
  • Civil Procedure Code
  • Law of Contract & Partnership
  • Law of Torts & Easements
  • Law of Motor Accident Claims
  • Law of Arbitration & Conciliation
  • Rent Control law & Revenue Laws of Rajasthan
  • Law of Specific Relief
  • Hindu Law
  • Muslim Law
  • Law relating to Lok Adalats & Permanent Lok Adalats
  • Law related to Domestic Violence
  • General Rules (Civil) & Judgment Writing.

Paper is designed to test the practical knowledge of the candidates in civil law & procedure e.g. drafting, pleading, framing issues & writing out judgments etc., in Civil Cases.

Law Paper II: Course

  • The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973,
  • The Indian Evidence Act,1872,
  • The Indian Penal Code, 1860,
  • The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015,
  • The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (Chapter XVII),
  • The Probation of Offenders Act, 1958,Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005,
  • Framing of Charge /Judgment Writing

Language Paper: Hindi

  • Hindi Essay – Essay writing in Hindi language.

Language Paper: English

  • English Essay – Essay writing in English language.

* [All the details regarding eligibility & syllabus given herein above are merely informative and the information available in Government websites shall be treated as authoritative]

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