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1. What is the eligibility criteria for Judicial Services Exam?
A person who has completed his LL.B. or B.A.LL.B degree can appear in the Judicial Services Examination conducted by different States. What are the minimum and maximum age limit for the entry-level Judicial Services Exam?
It varies State to State however in general, the lower age limit is 21 yrs. and the upper age limit is 32 years. You can find The State-wise table of age limit by clicking here
2. How many Subjects we have to read for appearing in Judicial Services Exam?
Following are subjects that are common for almost all the State Judicial Services Exam:-
- Constitution Of India
- Indian Penal Code
- Criminal Procedure Code
- Indian Evidence Act
- Civil Procedure Code
- Limitation Act
- Law of Arbitration
- Specific Relief Act
- Indian Partnership Act
- Indian Contract Act
- General Knowledge
- Registration Act
- Sales of Goods Act
- Hindu Marriage Act
- Hindu Succession Act
- Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act
- Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act
- Dissolution of Muslim Marriages Act
- Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce ) Act
- Law of Torts
- Transfer of Property Act
In some States, General Studies is also a paper for which one has to study Current Affairs as well as books relating to General Studies. Past year Papers are also very helpful for securing success in the Judicial Services Exam.
3. What are the additional subjects and local laws which a person has to study for State Judicial Services?
In some states, there are certain local laws and Acts which a person has to mandatorily study for that respective State. For e.g. in the Delhi Judicial Services exam, ‘Delhi Rent Control Act’ is a compulsory paper. The list of some states and additional subjects is given in the table you can get by clicking here.
4. What is the eligibility criteria for Higher Judicial Services?
High Court of the concerned States from time to time invites application for filling up the vacancy of the posts in Higher Judicial Services.
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Age Limit – A person must have attained the age of 35 years and should not be above the age of 45 years.
- Must be a Citizen of India.
- Must be an Advocate of not less than seven years standing as on the first day of January 2015.
- Prosecuting Officer / Assistant Prosecuting Officers are also treated to be an Advocate and eligible as per the Judgment of Hon’ble Supreme Court in Civil Appeal No. 561 of 2013, Deepak Agarwal Vs. Keshav Kaushik & Others
5. What is the minimum percentage required for appearing in Judicial services Exam?
There is not any minimum percentage required for State Judicial Services Exam. The essential requirement is that a candidate should possess an LL.B. degree (either 5 years integrated course or a 3-year course) from recognized university. Percentage criteria are not specified in any State Judicial Services. A good academic performance can help you in securing success in judicial services exam.
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