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Punjab Civil Service (Judicial Branch)

It is Three stage examination.




i The Preliminary Examination shall be of objective type question with multiple
choices (which can be scrutinized by Computer) as distinguished from the main
examination which shall be subjective/narrative type.
ii. The question paper for the Preliminary examination shall be of two hours duration, it
shall consist of 125 questions and each question shall carry 04 marks and for every
wrong answer 01 shall be deducted. There will be no negative marking in respect of
unattempted question.
iii The objective type multiple choice questions for the Preliminary Examination shall
be from the syllabus prescribed for the Main Written Examination . The candidates
shall be expected to have a general and basic overview of the main subjects and also
the ability to answer questions on current events of National and International
importance, Indian legal and constitutional History and governance. The candidates
shall also be tested for their analytical skills and aptitude. The standard of questions
shall be of graduate level.
iv The object of the preliminary Examination is to shortlist candidates for the main
examination. There shall be no minimum pass marks in the preliminary examination.
The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination shall not be counted towards
final result. Candidates equal to ten times the number of vacancies advertised,
selected in order of their respective merit shall become eligible to sit in the main
written examination. However, this number shall be subject to variation. If two or
more candidates at the last number (the number at the end) get the same marks, then
all of them shall be considered eligible to sit for the main written examination,
warranting the corresponding increase in the stipulated ratio.
i. Only the candidates who are declared successful on the basis of the Preliminary
Examination shall be called for the Main Written Examination.
ii. Main Written Examination shall be of subjective/narrative type of 5 papers, which are
as follows:
Paper Syllabus Maximum Marks
(Civil Law)

Code of Civil Procedure, Punjab Courts
Act, Indian Contract Act, Indian Sales of
Goods Act, Indian partnership Act, Specific
Relief Act, Transfer of Property Act 1882,
East Punjab Urban Rent Restriction Act
1949 and Indian Evidence Act 1872.                                                                200
(Civil Law)

Hindu Law, Mohammedan Law and
Customary Law, Law of Registration and
Limitation .                                                                                                      200
(Criminal Law)
Indian Penal code, Criminal Procedure
Code and Indian Evidence Act.                                                                            200
(English Language)

English Essay (1000-1100) words, Precis,
Words and Phrases (make sentences of the
given words and phrases), Comprehension,
Corrections.                                                                                                          200
(Punjabi Language)

Punjabi in Gurmukhi Script.                                                                                      150                                                                             
iii Each written paper shall be of three hours duration. Papers I to IV shall carry 200 marks
each. Paper V shall carry 150 marks and 100 marks shall be for essay writing and 50
marks for language and grammar.
iv Only bare copies of Legislative Enactments will be supplied.
v The minimum qualifying marks in the language paper Punjabi (Gurmukhi Script) shall
be 33%. The standard of the language paper Punjabi (Gurmukhi Script) will be of
Matriculation Examination of the Punjab School Education Board or equivalent thereto.
vi No candidate shall be credited with any marks in any paper unless he obtains at least
33% in it.
i. The Viva-Voce shall carry 100 marks and final result shall be prepared on the basis of
the grand Total of the marks obtained by the candidates in the Main Examination and the
ii. No candidate shall be called for the Viva-Voce unless he obtains at least 50% qualifying
marks in the aggregate of all the written papers and qualifies in language paper Punjabi
(Gurmukhi Script). The candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes of Punjab and
Backward Classes of Punjab shall be called for the Viva-Voce test if they obtain 45%
qualifying marks in the aggregate of all written papers and qualify in Language Paper
Punjabi (Gurmukhi Script).
iii. No candidate shall be considered to have qualified unless he/she obtains 50% marks
(read 45% marks for the SC/BC category candidates) in aggregate out of the total marks
of the written examination and viva-voce.

Disclaimer: Author has tried his best to provide syllabus that is true and accurate as of the date of writing; however, all the syllabii on the the present blog should be double checked for their accuracy and current applicability. For details

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