The Nagaland Judicial Service Examination is conducted every year by the Gauhati High Court. The notification is published on the High Court’s official website at : kohimahighcourt.gov.in and / or the website of the state’s public service commission (If the exam is conducted by the PSC) at Nagaland Public Service Commission
Syllabus for Nagaland Judicial Service Examination – Main Examination :
(i) Paper on English (100 Marks) :
a) Essay Writing
b) Precis Writing
c) Grammar etc.
(ii) General Knowledge (100 Marks) :
a) Objective Type
b) Aptitude Test.
(iii) Law Paper – I (100 Marks)
a) Constitution of India,
b) Code of Civil Procedure
c) Transfer of Property Act.
d) Indian Contract Act.
(iv) Law Paper – II (100 Marks)
a) Indian Penal Code
b) Criminal Procedure Code
c) Indian Evidence Act.
d) Law of Torts.
(v) Interview, Viva Voce (50 Marks or 70 marks – please verify with official notification for the specific year).
The candidates shall have to secure minimum 60% Marks in the Interview
All candidates who obtain 60% or more marks, subject to securing at least 45% Marks individually in Paper I, II, III & IV shall be eligible for Viva-voce.
Provided that SC/ST Candidates who obtain 50% or more marks, subjects to securing minimum 40% Marks individually in Paper-I, II, III, & IV shall be called for Viva-voce.
The ratio in which Candidates shall be called for Viva-voce is 1:3 (three Candidates against 1 post) subject to Marks obtained as stated above. The final evaluation will be in order of Merit subject to overall suitability.