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 29-Jul-2023

Introduction

The Uttarakhand Judicial Services Examination is also known as the Uttarakhand Civil Judge Junior Division (CJ JD) Exam.

  • The competitive exam is conducted by Uttarakhand Public Service Commission to recruit candidates for the post of Civil Judge of the Uttarakhand state.

Eligibility Criteria

  • You must be a citizen of India.
  • You must hold a degree in law from a recognized university in India.
  • Also, you must have a thorough knowledge of Hindi in the Devanagari script and basic knowledge of computer operation.
  • Your age should be below 35 years to apply for the exam.
  • However, there is age relaxation for reserved categories:
    • Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe – 5 years
    • Other Backward Classes – 3 years
    • Persons with Disability – 10 years

Preliminary Examination  

Syllabus (Duration  - 3 Hours)

Subject 

Topic

General Knowledge 

(50 Marks)

    • International Law
    • Neutrality
    • Recent Legislation
    • Constitution of India, 1950
    • Law and Development
    • Current Legal Aspects

Law 

(150 Marks) 

    • Transfer of Properties Act, 1882
    • Principles of Hindu Law
    • Principles of Muslim Law
    • Indian Evidence Act, 1872
    • Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
    • Indian Penal Code, 1860
    • Code of Civil Procedure, 1908

Mains Examination  

Syllabus 

Paper – I 

Current Affairs 

(150 Marks) 

    • Legal sphere
    • Jurisprudence
    • International law
    • Neutrality
    • Recent Legislation : Indian constitutional law and developments

Paper – II 

Language 

(100 Marls) 

    • Translation from English to Hindi 
30 Marks 
    • Translation from Hindi to English 
30 Marks 
    • Précis Writing in English
40 Marks 

Paper – III 

Substantive Law 

(200 Marks) 

    • Indian Contract Act, 1872
    • Partnership Act,
    • Law concerning easements and Torts
    • Transfer of Property Act, 1882
    • Principles of Equity : Law of Trust and Specific Relief
    • Hindu Law
    • Mohammedan Law

Paper – IV 

Law of Evidence & Procedure 

(200 Marks) 

    • Indian Evidence Act, 1872
    • Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
    • Code of Civil Procedure, 1908
    • Principles of Pleading
    • Framing of Charges and Issues
    • Methods of dealing with the evidence of witness
    • Writing of Judgment
    • Conduct of cases

Paper – V 

Land Revenue and Criminal Law 

(200 Marks) 

    • U.P. Zamindari Abolition and Land Reforms Act , 1950 (as applicable in Uttarakhand)
    • Indian Penal Code, 1860

Paper – VI 

Basic Knowledge of Computer Operation 

(100 Marks) 

    • Windows and Internet
    • M.S. - Word
    • M.S. - Access
    • M.S. - Excel
    • M.S. - Power Point

Interview

  • The Interview or the Viva-voce carries 100 marks.
  • Marks scored in Viva-voce will be added to the mains exam score, and the authorities will prepare aggregate marks.
  • The questions asked in the interview will be general and not related to academic or legal.
    • The candidate will also be evaluated based on their knowledge of current affairs and present-day problems.