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 29-Jul-2023

Introduction

According to the Gujarat High Court Civil Judge Exam Pattern, the preliminary exam is objective-based while the Main examination will be descriptive in nature. The Selection Process for the Gujarat High Court Civil Judge job profile comprises a Preliminary exam followed by mains examination and viva-voce test.

Preliminary Exam (Objective Type)

  1. The Prelims exam will be OMR Based and will consist of multiple-choice questions.
  2. 1 mark will be awarded for every wrong answer and a negative marking of 0.33 marks for each wrong/multiple answers.
  3. The language of the question paper of the Prelims Exam will be in English only.
  4. The candidates securing 50% or more marks in the preliminary exam and 40% or more marks in the Test of Gujarati Language (in case they have not passed their Secondary and Higher Secondary Exams with Gujarati subject) shall be declared eligible for the main examination.
Papers Part Subject

Paper I

100 Marks

(2 Hours)

Part A Law
Part B Law
Part C General Knowledge, English Language, Test of Reasoning, Numerical & Mental Ability and Basics of Computer Applications

Paper-II

(For those candidates who have not passed Secondary as well as Higher Secondary Exam with the subject of Gujarat)

50 Marks

(1 ½ hour)

- Test of Gujarati Language

Preliminary Exam

Paper I
Part Topics
Part A
    • The Indian Penal Code, 1860

    • The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973

    • The Indian Evidence Act, 1872

    • The Gujarat Prohibition Act, 1949

    • The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

Paper B
    • The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908

    • The Limitation Act, 1963

    • The Indian Contract Act, 1872

    • The Constitution of India

Paper C
    • General Knowledge
      • Government schemes
      • Fiscal and Monetary Policy
      • Financial Policy
      • Banking and Finance Related Terms
      • Abbreviations
      • Important days and events
      • Indian Constitution
    • English Language
      • Reading Comprehension
      • Cloze Test
      • Fill in the Blanks
      • Error
      • Sentence Rearrangement
      • Para Jumble
      • Antonyms and Synonyms
      • Match the Following
      • Sentence Connector
      • Odd one out
    • Test of Reasoning
      • Puzzle
      • Statement and Assumptions
      • Ranking
      • Coding-Decoding
      • Seating Arrangement
      • Syllogism
      • Blood Relations
      • Direction Test
      • Inequalities
      • Series
      • Logical Reasoning
      • Alphanumeric Series
    • Numerical & Mental Ability
      • Data Interpretation
      • Time and Work
      • Number series
      • Approximation
      • Profit and Loss
      • Simple Interest
      • Quadratic Equations
      • Partnership
      • Mixture and Allegations
    • Basics of Computer Applications
      • Components of computer
      • Computer Fundamentals
      • Computer network
      • Computer Storage Device
      • Generations of Computer
      • Input and Output Device
      • Microsoft Office
      • Microsoft Word Paper-II (For those candidates who have not passed Secondary as well as Higher Secondary Exam with the subject of Gujarati)

    Paper-II (For those candidates who have not passed Secondary as well as Higher Secondary Exam with the subject of Gujarati)

    Test of Gujarati Language
      • (૧) ગગુજરરાતતી નનિબબંધ લલેખનિ
      • (૨) ફકરરા ઉપરથતી પ્રશશ્નોનિરા જવરાબ
      • (૩) સમરાનિરાથર્થી શબ્દશ્નો
      • (૪) નવરૂદરાથર્થી શબ્દશ્નો
      • (૫) પત્રલલેખનિ
      • (૬) ભરાષરાબંતર - અનિગુવરાદ (ગગુજરરાતતી - અબંગલેજી અનિલે અબંગલેજી - ગગુજરરાતતી)
      • (૭) ટબંટકનિનોંધ (કશ્નોઈપણ નવષય પર)
      • (૮) ગગુજરરાતતી વ્યરાકરણ

    Mains Exam (Descriptive Type)

    • The main written exam shall be of descriptive type.
    • The language of the question paper of the main exam shall be English. However, they can give answers to the questions in Gujarati or English, if not instructed otherwise.
    • The minimum qualifying marks in the mains exam will be as follow;
    • Scheduled Caste & Scheduled Tribe: 45% marks
    • Other Category: 50% marks
    Paper Subject Maximum Marks Duration
    Paper I Criminal 100 3 hours
    Paper II Civil 100 3 hours
    Total 200 6 hours

    Mains Examination 

    Paper Gujarat High Court Civil Judge Syllabus
    Paper I: (Criminal)
      • The Indian Penal Code, 1860
      • The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
      • The Indian Evidence Act, 1872
      • The Gujarat Prohibition Act, 1949
      • The Probation of Offenders’ Act, 1958
      • The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015
      • The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005
      • The Gujarat Prevention of Gambling Act, 1887
      • The Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956
      • Pre­conception and Pre­Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act, 1994
      • The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881
      • The Registration of Births and Deaths Act, 1969
      • The Protection of Children from Sexual Offence Act, 2012
      • The Information Technology Act, 2000
      • The Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, 1986
    Paper-II: (Civil)
      • The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908
      • The Limitation Act, 1963
      • The Indian Contract Act, 1872
      • The Indian Partnership Act, 1932
      • The Specific Relief Act, 1963
      • The Gujarat Court Fees Act, 2004

      Viva­-voce (Oral Interview)

      • The candidates qualifying in the mains exam will be shortlisted for the Viva Voce test round.
      • The Viva Voce Test shall be conducted for 50 Marks.
      • The Viva Voce Test is conducted to judge the suitability of the candidate for the cadre by judging the mental alertness, knowledge of the law, clear and logical exposition, balance of judgment, skills, attitude, ethics, power of assimilation, power of communication, character and intellectual depth and the like of the candidate.
      • For being eligible to be included in the final Gujarat High Court Civil Judge Result, the Candidate must have obtained a minimum of 40% Marks in the Viva Voce Test.