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The Examination for the post of Civil Judge II Class shall be conducted by the Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC).

Highlights of the Chhattisgarh Judiciary Exam

Exam Conducting Body CGPSC
Official Website
Stage of Exam Preliminary, Mains and Interview

Eligibility Criteria

  • A person appearing for exam must have completed their graduation in Law from a recognized college or University.
  • The minimum age required is 21 years and the upper limit is 35 years.
  • Age relaxation provided to certain categories is mentioned below:
Category Age Relaxation
SC/ ST/ OBC Category Candidates of Chhattisgarh 5 years
Women (SC/ ST/ OBC/ Unreserved) 10 years
Temporary/ Permanent Workers of Chhattisgarh 3 years

Syllabus for Preliminary and Mains

There shall be a screening test in the Online Preliminary Examination to shortlist candidates for the Mains examination. There is no negative marking in the Preliminary exam.

For the Mains Examination, the relatively more meritorious candidates from among those who appeared in the Preliminary Examination in the ratio of 1:10 having regard to the number of vacancies shall be called for Mains Examination (Written).

Preliminary Examination (100 Marks)

    • Indian Penal Code, 1860
    • Code of Civil Procedure, 1908
    • Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
    • Indian Evidence Act, 1872
    • Constitution of India, 1950
    • Transfer of Property Act, 1882
    • Indian Contract Act, 1872
    • Limitation Act, 1963
    • The Chhattisgarh Rent Control Act, 2011
    • Court Fees Act, 1870
    • Specific Relief Act, 1963
    • Registration Act, 1908
    • Chhattisgarh Land Revenue Code, 1959
    • Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881
    • The Chhattisgarh Excise Act, 1915

Mains Examination

Writing of Judgement and Framing of issues in Civil Cases 40 Marks 
Writing of Judgement and Framing of charges in Criminal Cases  40 Marks 
Translation: English to Hindi  10 Marks 
Translation: Hindi to English  10 Marks 


  • Relatively more meritorious candidates from among those who appeared in the Mains Examination in the ration of having regard to the number of vacancies shall be called for viva-voce to be conducted.
  • The maximum marks for Viva-voce would be 15.
  • A candidate belonging to the unreserved category must secure a minimum of 33% marks in the viva-voce and those belonging to Scheduled castes/Schedules Tribes/Other Backward Classes shall be required to secure a minimum of 25% marks in the viva-voce.