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Rajasthan Judicial Service

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 29-Jul-2023

Introduction

The Rajasthan Judicial Service Examination is conducted every year by the Rajasthan High Court for the recruitment to posts of Civil Judge cadre of the Rajasthan Judicial Services.

Scheme & Syllabus of Examination

The examination scheme for recruitment to the cadre of Civil Judge shall consist of:

  • Preliminary Examination (Objective Type)
  • Main Examination (Subjective Type)
  • lnterview

Preliminary Examination

  • The Preliminary Examination shall be an objective type of examination in which 70% weightage will be given to the subjects prescribed in syllabus (Mains) for Law Paper I and II
    • and 30% weightage shall be given to test proficiency in Hindi and English language.
  • The maximum marks for Preliminary Examination shall be 100 in which number of questions to be asked shall also be 100.

However, there shall be no negative marking for wrong answers in Preliminary Examination. The Preliminary Examination shall be conducted on OMR Answer Sheets. The duration of Preliminary Examination shall be of 2 hours. The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination shall not be counted for determining final merit.

Preliminary Syllabus (100 Marks) 

Subject Topic
Law
    • Code of Civil Procedure, 1908
    • Constitution of India
    • Indian Contract Act, 1872
    • Indian Evidence Act, 1872
    • Limitation Act, 1963
    • Specific Relief Act, 1963
    • Transfer of Property Act, 1882
    • Interpretation of Statues
    • Rajasthan Rent Control Act, 2001
    • Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
    • Indian Evidence Act, 1972
    • Indian Penal Code, 1860
    • Juvenile Justice (Care and protection of Children) Act, 2015
    • Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (Chapter XVII)
    • Probation of Offenders Act, 1958
    • Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005
    • Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, 1986
    • Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012
    • Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (prevention, prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013
English Proficiency
    • Tenses
    • Articles and Determiners
    • Active & Passive Voice
    • Coordination & Subordination
    • Direct and Indirect Speech
    • Modals expressing various concepts- (Obligation, Request, Permission, Prohibition, Intention, Condition, Probability, Possibility, Purpose, Reason, Companions, Contrast)
    • Antonyms and Synonyms
Hindi Proficiency
    • शब्द रचना : संधि एवं संधि विच्छेद, समास, उपसर्ग, प्रत्यय
    • शब्द प्रकार :
    • तत्सम, अर्धतत्सम, तद्भव, देशज, विदेशी
    • संज्ञा, सर्वनाम, विशेषण, क्रिया, अव्यय (क्रिया विशेषण, सम्बन्ध सूचक, विस्मयबोधक निपात)
    • शब्द ज्ञान : पर्यायवाची, विलोम, शब्द युग्मों का अर्थ भेद, वाक्यांश के लिए सार्थक शब्द, समश्रुत भिन्नार्थक शब्द, समनार्थी शब्दों का विवेक, उपयुक्त शब्द चयन, सम्बन्धवाची शब्दावली
    • शब्द शुद्धि
    • व्याकरणिक कोटियाँ : परसर्ग, लिंग, वचन, पुरुष, काल, वृत्ति, पक्ष, वाच्य
    • वाक्य रचना
    • वाक्य शुद्धि
    • विराम चिन्हों का प्रयोग
    • मुहावरे/ लोकोक्तियाँ
    • पारिभाषिक शब्दावली : प्रशासनिक, विधिक (विशेषतः)

Mains Examination

The Mains Examination will be of 300 Marks. The papers for Mains Examination along with their marks and duration are as follows:

Mains Syllabus 

Law Paper – I 

(100 Marks)  

3 Hours 

    • Code of Civil Procedure, 1908
    • Constitution of India
    • Indian Contract Act, 1872
    • Indian Evidence Act, 1872
    • Limitation Act, 1963
    • Specific Relief Act, 1963
    • Transfer of Property Act, 1882
    • Interpretation of Statues
    • Rajasthan Rent Control Act, 2001
    • Order/Judgment Writing

Law Paper – II 

(100 Marks)  

3 Hours 

    • Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
    • Indian Evidence Act, 1872
    • Indian Penal Code, 1860
    • Juvenile Justice (Care and protection of Children) Act, 2015
    • Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (Chapter XVII)
    • Probation of Offenders Act, 1958
    • Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005
    • Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, 1986
    • Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012
    • Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (prevention, prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013
    • Framing of Charge /Judgment Writing

Paper – I Hindi Essay  

(50 Marks)  

2 Hours 

    • Hindi Essay

Paper – II English Essay

(50 Marks)  

2 Hours 

    • English Essay 

Interview (35 Marks)

  • A personal Interview or Viva-voce is the third and final stage in the selection process for the RJS exam. The interview is conducted for a total of 35 marks.
  • ln interviewing a candidate, the suitability for employment to the service shall be tested with reference to his record at the School, College and University, and his character, personality, address and physique.
  • The questions, which may be put to him, may be of a general nature and will not necessarily be academic or legal. The candidate will also be put questions to test his general knowledge including knowledge of current affairs and present-day problems.
  • Marks shall also be awarded for the candidate's proficiency in the Rajasthani dialects and his knowledge of social customs of Rajasthan. The marks so awarded shall be added to the marks obtained in the written test by each candidate.