Arunachal Pradesh Judicial Service Examination – Syllabus and overview

Overview and syllabus of the Arunachal Pradesh Judicial Service Examination conducted every year by the Gauhati High Court

The Arunachal Pradesh Judicial Service Examination is conducted every year by the Gauhati High Court. The notification is published on the High Court’s official website at : ghcitanagar.gov.in and / or the website of the state’s public service commission (If the exam is conducted by the PSC) at Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission

Candidates will have to appear in a Preliminary Examination (Screening test) of objective questions of 100 marks (2 hour duration), which will cover English, General Knowledge, Aptitude,, Constitution of India, Code of Civil Procedure, Transfer of Property Act, Indian Contract Act, Indian Penal Code, Code of Criminal Procedure, Indian Evidence Act and Law of Torts.

From the rank wise list of marks of the Preliminary Examination, 10 (ten) candidates will be called against 1 vacancy (1:10) for the Final Written Examination. However, the High Court reserves the right to fix cut off mark in the Preliminary Examination and call only those candidates to appear in the Final Written Examination who obtain the cut off mark as may be fixed by the High Court.

Ail candidates who obtain 50 (fifty) percent or more marks or corresponding grade in the Final Written Examination shall be eligible for viva-voce of 70 (seventy) marks. This would be subject to the ratio of 1:3 of the rank wise list of marks obtained by the candidates in the Final Written Examination. In the viva-voce, out of 70 (seventy) marks the candidates will have to secure minimum 60% marks.

Selection of candidates shall be made on the basis of marks obtained in the Final Written Examination and viva- voce; subject to the cut off mark indicated above. However, the final selection shall be made subject to overall suitability to be decided by the High Court.

The candidates shall have to appear in a final written examination consisting of the following papers:
Paper-I: English 100 marks
a) Essay Writing
b) Precis Writing
c) Grammar etc.

Paper- II: General Knowledge 100 marks
a) Objective Type
b) Aptitude Test

Paper- III: Law Paper – 100 marks
a) Constitution of India
b) Code of Civil Procedure
c) Transfer of Property Act
d) Indian Contract Act

Paper- IV: Law Paper – 100 marks
a) Indian Penal Code
b) Code of Criminal Procedure
c) Indian Evidence Act
d) Law of Torts

Note: The candidates are expected to refer to the relevant decisions of the Apex Court and the High Court while writing answers in Paper III and IV.

Arunachal Pradesh Judicial Service Examination – Syllabus and overview
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