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.
The topics to be studied from each section are as below:
Code of Civil Procedure, 1908
Negotiable Instruments Act, 1981
Transfer of Property Act, 1882
Indian Contract Act, 1872
Specific Relief Act, 1963
Karnataka Rent Act, 1999
Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
Indian Penal Code, 1860
Indian Evidence Act, 1872
Test of reasoning and mental ability
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,
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.
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.