High Court of Karnataka is responsible for conducting the Karnataka Judicial Services. The selection process includes a preliminary exam, Mains Exam, and Interview. The Test Series for Karnataka Judiciary provided by Lawgica includes 40 Mock Tests, 10 Full Mock Tests of two hours each and 30 Sectional Tests of 20 minutes each.

The Karnataka Judiciary Prelims Exam will be conducted for 100 marks. Each Question carries one mark. The Total Duration of the exam is 2 hours.

Upon qualifying the prelims exam, candidates will be eligible for the mains exam which is a written mode of exam. There are a total of 4 papers for 100 marks each.

After mains, qualified candidates will have to appear for viva-voce followed by a computer test.

Karnataka Judiciary Prelims Syllabus 2021

The topics to be studied from each section are as below:

Part A:

Code of Civil Procedure, 1908

Negotiable Instruments Act, 1981

Transfer of Property Act, 1882

Indian Contract Act, 1872

Specific Relief Act, 1963

Indian Constitution

Karnataka Rent Act, 1999

Part B:

Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973

Indian Penal Code, 1860

Indian Evidence Act, 1872

Part C:

General Knowledge

Test of reasoning and mental ability

Karnataka Judiciary Mains paper pattern 2021

Translation paper: There will be one translation paper and candidates have to translate passages in English to Kannada and Kannada into English. Passages will be from Depositions, Judgments, Documents.

Law Paper I: The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908; The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973; The Indian Evidence Act, 1872; Principles of Pleading and the Constitution of India.

Law Paper II: Framing of Issues and writing of Judgments in Civil Cases.

Law Paper III: Framing of Charges and writing of Judgments in Criminal cases.

Each paper will be of 100 marks and the total time duration for all papers will be 4 hours.

Karnataka Judiciary Viva-Voce 2021

The viva-voce or the Interview is conducted for 100 marks. The candidates will be tested on the basis of General Knowledge, familiarity of principles of law, and aptness for the Civil Judge post.



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