Meghalaya Judicial Service Exam Judicial Magistrate Grade III Syllabus & Overview

Overview and detailed preliminary and main syllabus of the Meghalaya Judicial Service Examination conducted every year by the Meghalaya High Court - Shillong
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The Meghalaya Judicial Service Exam, also known as the Judicial Magistrate Grade III Exam is conducted every year by the Meghalaya High Court – Shillong for recruitment to roles equivalent to Civil Judge Junior Division.

The notification is published on the High Court’s official website at : meghalayahighcourt.nic.in and / or the website of the state’s public service commission ( Since the exam is conducted by the Meghalaya PSC) at Meghalaya Public Service Commission

The Meghalaya Judicial Service Exam is conducted in two stages, the written exam and the viva-voce. Unlike most other states, there is normally no preliminary exam to shortlist candidates for the mains.

Eligibility and Age Limit – Meghalaya Judicial Service Exam Judicial Magistrate Grade III
Educational / Academic Qualification

LLB Degree from any recognized University and must have the knowledge of Khasi or Jaintia or Garo languages.

Age limits

Candidate should not be less than 21 years of age and not more than 35 years as on the date mentioned in the official advertisement for the year. Upper age limit relaxable up to 38 years for candidates belonging to SC/ST.

Refer to the current year’s advertisement for other age relaxations.

Meghalaya Judicial Magistrate Grade III – Preliminary Test

Though the Preliminary Exam is not held normally, the Public Service Commission may, at its discretion, decide to hold Preliminary Test if the number of candidates disproportionately large compared to the notified vacancies.

Scheme & syllabus of the Meghalaya Judicial Service Exam –  Judicial Magistrate Grade III

There will be a Written Examination and Interviews as per syllabus below:

1. Paper on English – 100 marks

(a) Essay writing
(b) Precise writing
(c) Grammar etc.

2. General Knowledge – 100 marks

(a) Objective Type
(b) Aptitude Test

3. Law Paper – I – 100 marks

(a) Constitution of India
(b) Code of Civil Procedure
(c) Transfer of Property Act
(d) Indian Contract Act

4. Law Paper – II – 100 marks

(a) Indian Penal Code
(b) Criminal Procedure Code
(c) Indian Evidence Act
(d) Law of Torts

5. Interview, Viva-Voce – 70 marks

All candidates who obtain 60 (sixty) percent or more marks in the written examination shall be eligible for Personal Interview.
Provided that Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/OBC candidates who obtain 50 (fifty) percent or more marks in the written examination shall be eligible for the Personal Interview.

The object of the Personal Interview is to assess the suitability of the candidate for the cadre by judging the mental alertness, knowledge of law, clear and logical exposition, balance of judgment, skills, attitude, ethics, power of assimilation, power of communication, character and intellectual depth and the like of the candidate.

Final Selection of candidates shall be made on the basis of marks obtained in the written examination and Personal Interview.

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