Rajasthan Judicial Service Exam RJS Civil Judge Syllabus & Overview

Overview and detailed preliminary and main syllabus of the Rajasthan Judicial Service Examination conducted every year by the Rajasthan High Court
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The Rajasthan Judicial Service Examination is conducted every year by the Rajasthan High Court for recruitment to posts of Civil Judge cadre of the RJS.

The notification is published on the High Court’s official website at : hcraj.nic.in and / or the website of the Rajasthan Public Service Commission (Since the exam is conducted by the RPSC) at Rajasthan Public Service Commission

Rajasthan Judicial Service Exam – RJS Civil Judge Eligibility Criteria
Age Limit  :
  • Candidates should be a minimum of 23 years of age and not more than 35 years of age (Maximum) as on the specific cut off date mentioned in the official advertisement for the year.
  • The age limits are relaxable for various categories of candidates. Refer to the current year’s official advertisement for full details.
Educational & other Qualifications :
  • Candidates should have a degree of Bachelor of Laws (Professional) from any University in India, which is recognized as such under the Advocates Act, 1961)
  • Candidates should be thoroughly knowledgeable about Rajasthani Dialects and Social Customs.
RJS Civil Judge Exam Pattern

The exam for recruitment to the cadre of Civil Judge will have three distinct phases :

I. Preliminary Examination (Objective Type Multiple Choice)
II. Written Main Examination (Subjective / Essay type type)
III. Interview a.k.a Viva voce (Personal Assessment.)

 

Rajasthan Judicial Service – RJS Civil Judge Preliminary Exam

  • The Preliminary Examination will be an objective type examination
  • 70% weightage will be given to the subjects prescribed in syllabus for Law Paper-1 and Law Paper-11
  • 30% weightage shall be given to test proficiency in Hindi and English language
  • Maximum marks – 100
  • No negative marking for wrong answers / unanswered questions
  • The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination are not counted towards the final ranking
Syllabus for the RJS Preliminary Exam :

1. Law : Same syllabus as prescribed for the Law Papers I & II for the Main Examination.
2. Hindi Proficiency : (Refer to the official notification for details)
3. English Proficiency :
i. Tenses
ii. Articles and Determiners
iii. Phrasal Verbs and Idioms
iv. Active & Passive Voice
v. Co-ordination &, Subordination
vi. Direct and Indirect Speech
vii. Modals expressing various concepts – (Obligation, Request, Permission. Prohibition. Intention. Condition, Probability, Possibility, Purpose. Reason. Companions, Contrast)
viii. Antonyms and Synonyms.

Rajasthan Judicial Service – RJS Civil Judge – Written Main Exam :

The Main Examination shall consist of following subjects:

1. Law Paper-1 : 100 marks  : 3 Hours
2. Law Paper-2  : 100 marks : 3 Hours
3. Language
Paper-1 Hindi Essay 50 marks 2 Hours
Paper-11 English Essay 50 marks 2 Hours

Syllabus for the RJS Civil Judge Main Exam
Law Paper (I)
  • Code of Civil Procedure, l908,
  • The Constitution of India,
  • Indian Contract Act,1872,
  • The Indian Evidence Act,1872,
  • The Limitation Act, 1963,
  • The Specific Relief Act, 1963,
  • The Transfer of Property Act, 1882,
  • Interpretation of Statues,
  • The Rajasthan Rent Control Act, 2001,
  • Order/Judgment Writing
Law Paper (II)
  • The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973,
  • The Indian Evidence Act,1872,
  • The Indian Penal Code, 1860,
  • The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015,
  • The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (Chapter XVII),
  • The Probation of Offenders Act, 1958,
  • Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005,
  • Framing of Charge /Judgment Writing

Language Paper – 1  – Hindi Essay  – Essay writing in Hindi language.

Language Paper – 2  – English Essay – Essay writing in English language.

Viva voce – Interview – 35 Marks

In interviewing a candidate, the suitability for employment to the RJS Civil Judge Post shall be tested with reference to his / her record at the School, College and University, and his / her character, personality, and physique. The questions, which may be put, may be of a general nature and will not necessarily be academic or legal.

Appearing for Viva Voce is compulsory, to be eligible for the final selections ranking. The final selections will be based on the aggregate scores from the main exam and the Viva Voce.

In the personal interview, the candidate will also be put questions to test his general knowledge including knowledge of current affairs and present-day problems. Marks shall also be awarded for the candidate’s proficiency in the Rajasthani dialects and his knowledge of social customs of Rajasthan.

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