Nagaland Judicial Service Examination – Syllabus and overview

Overview and detailed preliminary and main syllabus of the Nagaland Judicial Service Examination conducted every year by the Gauhati High Court

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 : 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.

Nagaland Judicial Service Examination – Syllabus and overview
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