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Higher Judicial Service (Madhya Pradesh)

Syllabus

Madhya Pradesh Higher Judicial Service Examination

Description

Madhya Pradesh Higher Judicial Service Examination

Scheme & Pattern of Examination

The Examination will be held in three stages:
(I) Preliminary Examination
(II) Main (Written) Examination
(III) Interview

(I) Preliminary Examination

One question paper which shall contain 150 multiple choice objective type questions to be solved within a period of 3 hours.

Syllabus for Preliminary Examination

PART-A

    Law Lexicon & Maxims- 5 questions- 5 marks
    English (12th standard)- 10 questions- 10 marks
    Basic of Computer- 5 questions- 5 marks
    Indian Penal Code- 6 questions- 6 marks
    Criminal Procedure Code- 6 questions- 6 marks
    Evidence Act- 6 questions- 6 marks
    Transfer of Property Act- 6 questions- 6 marks
    Civil Procedure Code- 6 questions- 6 marks
    Contract Act- 6 questions- 6 marks
    Specific Relief Act- 5 questions- 5 marks
    NDPS Act- 4 questions- 4 marks
    Limitation Act- 3 questions- 3 marks
    Negotiable Instruments Act- 3 questions- 3 marks
    MP Land & Revenue Code- 7 questions- 7 marks
    MP Acco. Control Act- 7 questions- 7 marks
    Medico Legal Jurisprudence- 5 questions- 5 marks
    Juvenile Justice (Care & Protection) Act 2000- 3 questions- 3 marks
    Indian Easement Act- 3 questions- 3 marks
    MP Excise Act- 2 questions- 2 marks
    Wild Life Protection Act- 2 questions- 2 marks

Total 100 question of 100 marks.
Note: Out of above there shall be atleast 10 questions on basis of latest Supreme Court Decisions and 10 questions based on Full Bench Decisions of MP High Court.

PART-B

    Constitution of India- 8 questions- 8 marks
    Hindu Marriage Act- 3 questions- 3 marks
    Hindu Succession Act- 4 questions- 4 marks
    Hindu Adoption & Maintenance Act- 2 questions- 2 marks
    Prevention of Corruption Act- 3 questions- 3 marks
    Electricity Act- 3 questions- 3 marks
    SC & ST (Prevention of Atro.) Act- 3 questions- 3 marks
    Motor Vehicle Act- 3 questions- 3 marks
    Indian Succession Act- 3 questions- 3 marks
    General Clauses Act- 2 questions- 2 marks
    MP Public Gambling Act- 2 questions- 2 marks
    Law of Torts- 2 questions- 2 marks
    Court Fees Act- 2 questions- 2 marks
    Indian Registration Act- 2 questions- 2 marks
    Indian Stamp Act- 2 questions- 2 marks
    General Knowledge- 6 questions- 6 marks

Total 50 questions of 50 marks.

(II) Main (Written) Examination

The main examination shall consist of two sets of papers each set shall consist of two papers, shall be of 3 hours duration and of 100 marks each set.

Syllabus for Main Examination

Paper-1: Constitution & Civil Laws (Civil Procedure Code, Transfer of Property Act, Contract Act, Specific Relief Act, Limitation Act), Hindu Law (Hindu Marriage Act, Hindu Succession Act, Hindu Adoption & Maintenance Act), Indian Easement Act, Law of Torts, Indian Succession Act, MP Land Revenue Code and MP Accomodation Control Act

Paper-2: Criminal Law (Indian Penal Code, Criminal Procedure Code, Evidence Act, NI Act), NDPS Act, Prevention of Corruption Act, Atrocity Act, Electricity Act, MP Excise Act, Wild Life Protection Act and Juvenile Justice Act

Paper-3:

    Article (150 words) on Social Topic- 15 marks
    Article (150 words) on Legal Topic- 10 marks
    Summary Writing (Hindi Legal)- 10 marks
    Summary Writing (English Legal)- 15 marks

Paper-4:

    Judgement/ Order (Civil)- 30 marks
    Judgement/ Order (Criminal)- 20 marks

Interview

Only such candidates who secure minimum marks in each of papers in the Main (Written) Examination as decided by the High Court will be called for Interviews.
The Interview shall carry 50 marks and minimum 20 marks have to be secured by the candidates to be finally selected.