The Uttar Pradesh Judicial Service Examination, more popularly known as the Civil Judge Junior Division exam is conducted every year by the Allahabad High Court. The notification is published on the High Court’s official website at : www.allahabadhighcourt.in and / or the website of the state’s public service commission (as the exam is conducted by the PSC) at U.P. Public Service Commission
There shall be three stages of Competitive Examination
(1)Preliminary Examination (Objective and Multiple Choice Type)
(2) Main Examination (Written Conventional Type
(3) Viva-voce (Personality Test).
Paper-I – GENERAL KNOWLEDGE – Time-2 hours Maximum marks – 150
This paper may include questions based on topics relating to History of India and Indian Culture, Geography of India, Indian Polity, Current National Issues and topics of Social relevance, India and the world, Indian Economy, International Affairs and Institutions and development in the field of Science and Technology, Communications and Space.
The nature and standards of questions in this paper will be such that a well educated person will be able to answer them without any specialised study.
Paper-II – LAW – Time-2 hours Maximum marks – 300
This paper will include day to day happenings around India and the world, particularly in Legal spheres, Acts and Laws.
(ii) International Organisations
(iii) Current International Affairs
(iv) Indian Constitution
(v) Transfer of Property Act
(vi) Indian Evidence Act
(vii)Indian Penal Code
(viii) Civil Procedure Code
(ix) Criminal Procedure Code
(x) Law of Contract
Syllabus for U.P. Judicial Service Civil Judge (Junior Division) Main Examination (Written Examination)
The Examination shall include the following Subjects:-
Paper No: 1 General Knowledge:-
This paper will be of 200 marks. There will be a Paper of General Knowledge.
This paper may include questions based on topics relating to History of India and Indian Culture, Geography of India, Indian Polity, Current National Issues and topics of Social relevance, India and the World, Indian Economy, International Affairs and Institutions and development in the field of Science and Technology, Communications and Space.
The nature and standard of questions in this paper will be such that a well educated person will be able to answer them without any specialized study.
Paper No. 2 Language:-
This paper will be of 200 marks. It shall comprise four questions as specified below:-
(i) Essay to be written in English – 60 marks
(ii) English Precis writing – 60 marks
(iii) Translation of passage from Hindi to English – 40 marks
(iv) Translation of Passage from English to Hindi – 40 marks
Paper No. 3 Law – I (Substantive Law):-
This paper will be of 200 marks. The questions set will be restricted to the field covered by:- The law of contracts, the law of Partnership, the law concerning easements and torts, the Law relating to transfer of property including the principles of equity, specifically applicable thereto, the principal of Equity with special reference to the Law of trust and specific relief, Hindu Law and Mohammedan Law, and Constitutional Law.
There shall be questions of 50 marks in relation to Constitutional Law alone.
Paper No. 4 Law-II (Procedure and Evidence):
This paper will be of 200 marks.
Questions set will be restricted to the field covered by-the law of evidence, the Criminal Procedure Code and Code of Civil Procedure, including the principles of pleading. The questions set will relate mainly to practical matters such as the framing of charges and issues the methods of dealing with the evidence of witnesses the writing of judgement and the conduct of cases generally but will not be restricted to them.
Paper No. 5 Law-III (Penal, Revenue and Local Laws)
This paper will be of 200 marks. Questions set will be restricted to the field covered by-Indian Penal Code, the Uttar Pradesh Zamindari Abolition and Land reforms Act 1951, Uttar Pradesh, Urban Buildings (Regulation of Letting, Rent and Eviction) Act, 1972, Uttar Pradesh Municipalities Act, U.P. Panchayat RajAct, U.P. Consolidation of HoldingsAct, 1953, Uttar Pradesh Urban (Planning and Development) Act 1973, together with rules framed underthe aforesaidActs.
Answer to the questions of Local Laws will be compulsory.
Questions pertaining to Penal Laws will be of 50 marks, whereas, that of Revenue and Local Laws will be of 150 marks.
Viva-voce / Personal Interview:
The interview will be of 100 marks. The suitability of candidates for employment in the Uttar Pradesh, Judicial Service will be tested with reference to his merit giving due regard to his ability, character, personality and physique.