Jammu and Kashmir Civil Service – Judicial – Exam – Syllabus and overview

Overview and detailed preliminary and main syllabus of the Jammu and Kashmir Judicial Service Examination conducted every year by the Jammu & Kashmir High Court

The Jammu and Kashmir Civil Service – Judicial – Exam is conducted every year by the Jammu & Kashmir High Court. The notification is published on the High Court’s official website at : jkhighcourt.nic.in and / or the website of the state’s public service commission (If the exam is conducted by the PSC) at The Jammu & Kashmir Public Service Commission

Syllabus for the Preliminary objective type/ Screening test for shortlisting the candidates for appearing in the Jammu and Kashmir Civil Service (Judicial)

Paper I:
(a) English Essay.
(b) Translation from English into Urdu or Hindi and vice versa.
(c) Precis.

Paper II:-
(a) General Knowledge.
(b) Indian Constitution Law and Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir State.

Paper III:-
(a) Criminal Procedure Code.
(b) Evidence Act.
(c) Ranbir Penal Code.

Paper IV:-
(a) Financial Code Volume I & II.
(b) Kashmir Service Regulation Chapters III to XIII and XXII and XXIII.
(c) Rules and orders for the guidance of Subordinate Courts (Civil and Criminal) and Circular orders issued by the High Court.

Paper V:-
(a) Civil Procedure Code.
(b) Limitation Act.
(c) Jammu and Kashmir Registration Act.

Paper VI:-
(a) Transfer of Property Act.
(b) Right of Prior Purchase Act.
(c) Houses and Shops Rent Control Act.

Syllabus for the Jammu and Kashmir Civil Service – Judicial – Exam Main

NOTE:
(i) Each paper carries 100 marks.
(ii) Time for each paper is three hours.

COMPULSORY PAPERS

Paper I:
(a) English Essay.
(b) Translation from English into Urdu or Hindi and vice versa.
(c) Precis.

Paper II:-
(a) General Knowledge.
(b) Indian Constitution Law and Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir State.

Paper III:-
(a) Criminal Procedure Code.
(b) Evidence Act.
(c) Ranbir Panel Code.

Paper IV:-
(a) Financial Code Volume I & II.
(b) Kashmir Service Regulation Chapters III to XIII and XXII and XXIII.
(c) Rules and orders for the guidance of Subordinate Courts (Civil and Criminal) and Circular orders issued by the High Court.

Paper V:-
(a) Civil Procedure Code.
(b) Limitation Act.
(c) Jammu and Kashmir Registration Act.

Paper VI:-
(a) Transfer of Property Act.
(b) Right of Prior Purchase Act.
(c) Houses and Shops Rent Control Act.

OPTIONAL PAPERS

Paper I:-
(a) Hindu Law.
(b) Mohamadan Law.
(c) Coustomary Law of the State.

Paper II:-
(a) Law of Companies.
(b) Insurance Law.

Paper III:-
Principles of Equity including the Law of Trusts and specific Relief.

Paper IV:-
(a) Jammu and Kashmir Contract Act.
(b) Law of Torts.

Paper V:-
(a) Suits Valuation Act.
(b) Court Fee Act.
(c) Stamp Act.
(d) Agriculture Relief Act.
(d) Excise Act and Rules.

Paper VI:-
(a) Land Revenue Act.
(b) Tenancy Act.
(c) Land Alienation Act.
(e) Land Acquisition Act.

Overall Scheme of the Jammu and Kashmir Civil Service – Judicial – Exam

i. Written Test;
ii. Viva Voce Test; and
iii. Physical Fitness Test.

(I) Written Test (Essay type)

The written examination shall include compulsory and optional papers and every candidate shall take all the compulsory papers and three out of the optional papers.

Each paper carries a maximum of 100 marks. The time allowed for each paper shall be three hours. Candidates obtaining such minimum qualifying marks, subject-wise and in the aggregate, as may be fixed by the Commission after considering the results of the examination and the number of vacancies to be filled, shall be summoned by it for viva-voce.

Candidates who have failed in two or more subjects according to the standard so fixed by the Commission, shall not be eligible either for viva-voce or for selection.

(II) Viva-voce

The viva-voce test carries a maximum of 140 marks. The object of viva-voce examination is to assess the candidate’s intelligence, general knowledge, personality, aptitude and suitability

After the examination the candidates will be arranged by the Commission in the order of merit as disclosed by the aggregate marks including those obtained in viva-voce finally awarded to each candidate and in that order so many candidates as are found by the Commission in their discretion to be qualified by the Examination shall be recommended for appointment upto the number of unreserved vacancies decided to be filled on the result of examination: Provided that any candidate, belonging to a class regarding which a provision for reservation of appointment or posts has been made, who though not qualified by the standard prescribed by the Commission is best in order of merit according to the result of the examination from that class shall be recommended for appointment to vacancies reserved for members of such class in that service.

(III) Physical Fitness Test

No person shall be appointed as a member of service unless he/she be in a good mental and bodily health and free from any physical defect likely to interfere with the efficient performance of his duties as Member of the Service. Before a candidate who has passed the examination is finally approved for appointment to the service, he shall be required to undergo an examination by Medical Board arranged for by the Commission for which he will have to pay the prescribed fee.

Note : Instructions to appear before Medical Board shall not be understood to mean that a candidate if found fit, will necessarily be given an appointment as the number of candidates who will be summoned for medical examination will generally be in excess of the total number of available vacancies.

Jammu and Kashmir Civil Service – Judicial – Exam – Syllabus and overview
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