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5th April, 2016
Scheme of Examination
1. The competitive examination for the recruitment to the post of Civil Judge shall be conducted in two stages i.e. Preliminary Examination and Main Examination. The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination by the candidate who are declared qualified for admission to the Main Examination will not be counted for determining final merit.
2. The number of candidate to be admitted to the Main Examination will be fifteen times the total number of vacancies (category-wise) but in the said range all those candidates who secure the same percentage of marks on the last cut-off will be admitted to the Main Examination.
Note:- To qualify for Main Written Examination, the candidates of SC/ST category shall have to secure minimum 40% marks and candidates of all other categories shall have to secure 45% minimum marks in the Preliminary Examination.
3. The number of candidates to be admitted to the interview shall be, as far as practicable, three times the total number of vacancies category-wise:
Provided that to qualify for interview, a candidate shall have to secure a minimum of 35% marks in each of the law papers and 40% marks in aggregate in the Main Examination;
Provided further that a candidate belonging to Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe category, shall be deemed to be eligible for Interview, if he has obtained minimum of 30% marks in each of the law papers and 35% marks in the aggregate in the Main Examination.
4. It shall be compulsory to appear, in each and every paper of written test, as also before the Interview Board for viva voce. A candidate, who has failed to appear in any of the written paper or before the board for viva voce shall not be recommended for appointment.
5. The examination scheme for recruitment to the cadre of Civil Judge shall consist of:
I. Preliminary Examination (Objective Type)
II. Written Main Examination (Subjective Type)
The Preliminary Examination shall be an objective type examination in which 70% weightage will be given to the subjects prescribed in syllabus for Law Paper-I and Law Paper-II, and 30% weightage shall be given to test proficiency in Hindi and English language.
The maximum marks for Preliminary Examination shall be 100 in which number of questions to be asked shall also be 100. However, there shall be no negative marking for wrong answers in Preliminary Examination.
The duration of Preliminary Examination shall be of 2 hours. The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination shall not be counted towards the final selection.
Syllabus for Preliminary Examination
1. Law : Same as prescribed for Law Paper I & II for Main Examination.
2. Hindi Proficiency:
3. English Proficiency :
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.
Written Main Examination