Telangana Judicial Service Exam 2021 Civil Judge Junior Division Syllabus & Overview

The Telangana Judicial Service Examination is conducted every year by the High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad. The notification is published on the Telangana High Court’s official website at : http://hc.tap.nic.in and / or the website of the state’s public service commission (If the exam is conducted by the PSC) at Telangana Public Service Commission(TSPSC)

Due to the relatively recent bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana; and since the High Court was also same till recently, the pattern and syllabus of the Judicial Service Exam for both these states is similar. State level laws of the erstwhile Andhra Pradesh are to be replaced with their equivalents for Telangana. (As of 2019, the erstwhile AP laws have been continued in the Telangana syllabus)

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Eligibility and Age Limit – 2021 and 2022 Telangana Judicial Service Civil Judge Junior Division

  • A person who has been practicing for not less than three(3) years as an Advocate, as on the first day of the month in which the official recruitment notification/advertisement is published
  • A person who is not otherwise disqualified as per the other terms and conditions published in the official notification & Telangana Judiciary rules
  • A person who has not completed the age of 35 years as on first day of the month in which the notification inviting applications for such appointment is published
  • The upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years (up to 40 years) for SC, ST and Backward Class candidates
  • The upper age limit is relaxable by 10 years (up to 45 years) for Physically Handicapped persons
  • Refer to the official notification of the year for relaxations available for other category of applicants & the general terms, conditions

Scheme of the Telangana Civil Judge Junior Division exam 2021 and 2022

The process of selection shall comprise of three distinct steps :

a) Preliminary Screening Test
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which is objective in form (Multiple choice questions) – Also known as Preliminary Exam
The Screening Test (Computer Based Test) for 100 marks comprising of 100 multiple choice objective type Questions. The duration of examination will be two (2) hours.

Candidates who secure a minimum of 40% marks in the preliminary screening test will be short listed for calling for the main written exam in the ratio of 1: 10 of the available vacancies. The marks from the preliminary exam will not be used for the final ranking.

b) Main Written Exam :  Descriptive / Essay type , 
There will be three (3) papers. Each paper shall carry 100 marks. The duration of each paper is three (3) hours.
Paper I :  Civil Law,
Paper II : Criminal Law
Paper III : English Translation test for 30 marks and Essay Writing test for 70 marks.
– Translation has to be made from English language to either Hindi or Telugu language only
– The Essay will be about a Legal topic

The Questions in all the papers of the 2021 and 2022 main exam (except the translation paper) should be answered only in English.

Candidates who score the minimum marks (as listed below) will be called for the Viva voce (personal interview).

  • General Category candidates : Minimum 55% in each paper and minimum 60% in aggregate (Total of all papers)  in the main exam.
  • Backward Class Category candidates : Minimum 55% in each paper and minimum 60% in aggregate (Total of all papers)  in the main exam.
  • General Category candidates : Minimum 55% in each paper and minimum 60% in aggregate (Total of all papers)  in the main exam.

c) Viva Voce, –  50 marks – Personal Interview
Attending the Viva voce is mandatory to be eligible for the final selection. The objective of the Viva voce – personal Interview will be to assess the candidates on the following parameters :

  • Mental alertness
  • Knowledge of law
  • Clear and logical exposition
  • Balance of judgment
  • Skills, attitude, ethics as required for the post of a Civil Judge
  • Power of assimilation
  • Power of communication
  • Character and intellectual depth

 

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Syllabus for 2021 and 2022 Telangana Judicial Service Civil Judge Junior Division Preliminary & Main Exams

The syllabus as given below is common for both Preliminary and Main Papers for the Civil Judge recruitment exam.

Civil Laws:
1) Code of Civil Procedure, 1908
2) Indian Contract Act, 1872.
3) Hindu Marriage Act 1955,
4) Hindu Succession Act 1956,
5) Indian Easements Act 1882,
6) Specific Relief Act 1963,
7) Limitation Act 1963,
8) Transfer of Property Act 1882,
9) Civil Rules of Practice
10) Registration Act 1908, and Indian Stamp Act 1899,
11) A.P. Land Encroachment Act, 1905 (Not replaced with any Telangana act.)
12) Andhra Pradesh Buildings (Lease, Rent & Eviction) Control Act 1960, (As of 2019, Not replaced with any Telangana act.)
13) Indian Evidence Act,1872

CRIMINAL LAWS:
1) Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
2) Indian Penal Code, 1860
3) Indian Evidence Act, 1872
4) Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881
5) Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005
6) Criminal Rules of Practice
7) A. P. Excise Act, 1968 (Not replaced with any Telangana act.)
8) A.P. Gaming Act, 1974 (Not replaced with any Telangana act.)
9) Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act.

For selection to the posts of Civil Judge Junior Division in the Telangana State Judicial Service :

  • General (OC) / BC category candidates must secure at least 60% marks in aggregate in the Written Examination and Viva-Voce
  • SC/ST category candidates must secure at least 50% marks in aggregate in the Written Examination and Viva-Voce
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