Syllabus of Rajasthan Judicial Services Exam
The Competitive examination for recruitment in the Civil Judge Cadre shall consist of :-
(2) Written Main Examination (SubjectiveType),
1. Preliminary Examination :-
The Preliminary Examination shall be an objective type examination in which 70%
weightage will be given to the subjects prescribed in syllabus for Law Paper-I and Law Paper-II, and 30% weightage shall be given to test proficiency in Hindi and English language. The marks obtained in the preliminary examination shall not be counted towards the final selection.
Syllabus for Preliminary Examination :-
Same as per Law Paper I & II for Main Examination.
(ख) संज्ञा, सर्वनाम,विशेषण (क्रिया , अव्यव, क्रिया विशेषण,सम्बन्ध सूचक, विस्मयबोधक निपात)
3- शब्द ज्ञान : पर्यायवाची, विलोम,शब्द युग्मो का अर्थ भेद,वाक्यांश के लिए सार्थक शब्द, समश्रुत भिन्नार्थक शब्द, समानार्थी शब्दों का विवेक, उपयुक्त शब्द का चयन,सम्बन्धवाची शब्दावली
5- व्याकर्णिक कोटिया : परसर्ग ,वचन, लिंग, काल, वृति, पक्ष, वाच्य (voice)
6- वाक्य रचना
7- वाक्य शुद्धि ।
8- विराम चिन्हों का प्रयोग
9- मुहावरे एवं लोकोक्तियां
10- पारिभाषिक शब्दावली: प्रशासनिक, विधिक
2. Articles and Determiners
3. Phrasal Verbs and Idioms
4. Active & Passive Voice
5. Co-ordination & Subordination
6. Direct and Indirect Speech
7. Modals expressing various concepts-
(Obligation, Request, Permission, Prohibition, Intention, Condition, Probability,
Possibility, Purpose, Reason, Companions, Contrast.)
8. Antonyms and Synonyms.
times the total number of vacancies (category wise) but in the said range all those candidates who secure the same percentage of marks on the last cut-off will be admitted to the Main Examination.
The maximum marks for preliminary examination shall be 100.
To qualify for main written examination of Civil Judge Cadre, candidates of SC/ST
category shall have to secure minimum 40% marks and candidates of all other
categories shall have to secure 45% minimum marks in the preliminary examination.
The model answer key to the question paper shall be published on the official
website (http://www.hcraj.nic.in) of Rajasthan High court on the very next date of holding preliminary examination.
The candidates having any objection regarding answers given in Model answer key may sent objections within ten days of publication of answer key. Such objections may be considered by the committee of three persons including the subject experts, constituted by Recruiting Authority, and after modifying the answer key, if needed, the final answer key shall be published on the official website of the court and result of the preliminary examination shall also be simultaneously declared.
2. Main Examination :-
(II) Law Paper-II 100
(III)Language (a) Paper-I Hindi Essay 50
(b) Paper-II English Essay 50
Duration : Three Hours
Maximum Marks : 100
The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, Code of Civil Procedure,1908, The
Constitution of India, The Indian Evidence Act, 1872, Hindu Adoption and
Maintenance Act, 1956, Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, Hindu Minority and
Guardianship Act, 1956, Hindu Succession Act, 1956, Indian Partnership Act,
1932, Indian Contract Act, 1872, Indian Easements Act, 1882, The Legal Services
Authorities Act, 1987, The Limitation Act, 1963, The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988
(Chapter X, XI & XII and The Second Schedule), Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881
(Chapter II, III, IV, VI, IX, XII and XIII), The Protection of Women from Domestic
Violence Act, 2005, The Registration Act, 1908, The Sale of Goods Act, 1930, The
Specific Relief Act, 1963, The Transfer of Property Act, 1882, Interpretation of
Statues, Law of Torts, Legal Maxims, Muslim Law, Rajasthan
Relief of Agricultural Indebtedness Act, 1957, The Rajasthan Court Fees &
Suits Valuation Act, 1961, The Rajasthan Land Revenue Act, 1956, The Rajasthan
Municipalities Act, 2009 (Chapter I, IV, VII, X, XI, XII and XIII), The Rajasthan
Panchayati Raj Act, 1994, The Rajasthan Rent Control Act, 2001, The Rajasthan
Stamp Act, 1998, The Rajasthan Tenancy Act, 1955, General Rules (Civil), 1986
and Judgment Writing.
Paper is designed to test the practical knowledge of the candidates in civil law
and procedure e.g. drafting, pleadings, framing issues and writing out judgments
etc., in civil cases.
Duration : Three Hours
Maximum Marks : 100
The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, The Electricity Act, 2003 (Chapter XIV),
The Indian Evidence Act, 1872, The Indian Penal Code, 1860, The Information
Technology Act, 2000, The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act,
2000, The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, The Negotiable
Instrument Act, 1881 (Chapter XVII), The Probation of Offenders Act, 1958, The
Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Protection of Women
from Domestic Violence Act, 2005, The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled
Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, General Rules (Criminal), 1980 and
Paper is designed to test the practical knowledge of the candidates in criminal
law and procedure e.g. framing charges and writing out the judgments etc. in
(a) Paper-I Hindi Essay
Duration : Two Hours
Maximum Marks : 50
Essay Writing in Hindi Language.
(b) Paper-II English Essay
Duration : Two Hours
Maximum Marks : 50
Essay Writing in English Language.
The number of candidates to be admitted to the interview shall be, as far as
practicable, three times the total number of vacancies category-wise:
Provided that to qualify for interview, a candidate shall have to secure a
minimum of 35% marks in each of the law papers and 40% marks in aggregate in the
Provided further that a candidate belonging to Scheduled Caste or Scheduled
Tribe category, shall be deemed to be eligible for interview, if he has obtained minimum
of 30% marks in each of the law papers and 35% marks in the main exam.
3. Interview/Viva Voce :-
Maximum Marks 35
In 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
It shall be compulsory to appear, in each and every paper of written test, as also
before the interview board for viva voce. A candidate, who has failed to appear in any of the written paper or before the board for viva voce shall not be recommended for
After interview, a list of the candidates shall be prepared in the order of their
performance on the basis of their aggregate marks. If two or more of such candidates
obtain equal marks in the aggregate, they shall be arranged in the order of merit on the basis of their general suitability for service and their names shall be recommended for appointment accordingly.
The general suitability for service of the candidates securing equal aggregate
marks in Main Examination and Interview shall firstly be determined on the basis of
higher marks obtained in the Interview and in case, the candidates secure equal marks
even in Interview the merit shall be determined having regard to age i.e. the candidate, older in age shall be given higher place in merit. Provided that a candidate of scheduled castes or scheduled tribes category shall not be recommended for appointment unless he obtains minimum 35% marks in the aggregate of written examination and the interview, and, in the case of other candidates, unless he obtains minimum 40% marks in the aggregate of written examination and the interview.
Provided further that no candidate shall be recommended who fails to obtain
minimum 25% marks in the interview.
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