Telangana Judicial Service Exam Civil Judge Junior Division Syllabus & Overview

Overview and detailed preliminary and main syllabus of the Telangana Judicial Service Examination conducted every year by the High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad
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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.ts.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)

Eligibility and Age Limit – 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

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 in the main the 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

 

Syllabus for 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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19 Comments on “Telangana Judicial Service Exam Civil Judge Junior Division Syllabus & Overview”

  1. i need some help regarding telangana notificationof civil judge,on many sites it is shown that notification is out and that it is avaiable on their official site bt its not there i have been searching from several days.and as per available information the last date is 15 september. im clueless what to do?i was hoping if u could share some direct link to the form it would be of great help.thanku

    1. Hi Ankita, since the Judicial Services Exams are held under the aegis of the State High Courts (even if they are conducted by other agencies), the official notification for recruitment, shortlisting and results will be published on the official website. For Telangana, the notifications are published on http://hc.tap.nic.in/aphc/notifications.html

      Currently we could not see any notification for 2018 exams. There are results and updates from the previous exams. The best option would be to call Sri. M. Rajamouli Sarma Registrar(Recruitment) Telangana HC at 23449602, 23688204, 9490153402 and check if there is any current recruitment open and clarify the details.

    1. A person who has been practicing for not less than three(3) years as an Advocate, as on the date of publication of the notification/advertisement in the news papers, shall be eligible to apply for the post of Civil
      Judge under Direct Recruitment. So fresh graduates are not eligible.

    1. This is the latest 2019 syllabus for the Civil Judge exam and there is no current affairs in the syllabus.

      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
      12) Andhra Pradesh Buildings (Lease, Rent & Eviction) Control Act 1960,
      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
      8) A.P.Gaming Act, 1974
      9) Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act.

  2. Is it mandatory to do practice for 3 years. As i am going to complete my llb course in 2020 so i will be 32 yr old when my course is conpleted.

    As per above query can i eligible for judiciary service exams.

  3. Are LLB graduates eligible for junior division??? Or do they need experience of practising? It is very concerned matter.. please lawmint specify..

  4. If the person completed llb at the age of 33 (oc), does he eligible for civil judge examination?, Because the age limit is 35 for oc and need min 3years of practice,pls give me clarity on this

  5. Sir, allow me to know the age relaxation and reservation for ex -service men to appear civil Judge Junior division in Andhra Pradesh along with Telangana

    1. Hi Satyanarayana, the relaxation and reservation (if applicable) will be published in the official notification of the year, depending on the current rules.

  6. Sir can you please share JCJ pre and mains question papers for the year 2019 conducted separately in A.P. and Telangana.
    Kindly do the needful asap.
    Thanks

    1. Hi Ishita, currently we do not have the question papers with us. However, we will include any available previous papers in our online mock tests that we will be launching shortly. Register through the forms on this page to be notified as soon as we launch.

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