MAHARASHTRA JUDICIAL SERVICES


Bombay High Court is responsible for conducting the Maharashtra Judicial Services Exam. The selection process of the Maharashtra Judiciary Exam involves three stages: prelims, mains, and viva-voce. 

Eligibility

You must have completed a degree in law from a recognized university/college.

Age limit

Your age should be between 21-35 years to apply for the exam. You will get a relaxation of 3 years in case if you belong to the OBC category while it is 5 years for SC and ST category.

Preliminary

The Online Preliminary Examination consists of 100 multiple choice questions for 100 marks. The assessment is conducted in the English language. There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

The Preliminary Exam for Maharashtra Judicial Services covers the following topics.

  • Code of Criminal Procedure
  • Civil Procedure Code
  • Evidence Act
  • Transfer of Property Act
  • Specific Relief Act
  • Constitution of India
  • Indian Penal Code
  • Law of Contract
  • Sale of Goods Act
  • Partnership Act
  • Maharashtra Rent Control Act

Mains

The mains exam is of descriptive type and it has 2 question papers of 100 marks each. The exam duration of each paper is 3 hours.

Mains Paper 1

  • Civil Procedure Code
  • Transfer of Property Act
  • Specific Relief Act
  • Law of Contract
  • Sale of Goods Act
  • Partnership Act

Mains Paper 2

  • Indian Penal Code
  • Evidence Act
  • Code of Criminal procedure
  • Essay on Current Legal Topics 
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