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West Bengal Judicial Service Examination

Scheme of Examination

It is a three stage examination:
(i) Preliminary Examination (Multiple Choice Objective Type)
(ii) Final Examination (Conventional Type – Written)
(iii) Personality Test
Preliminary Examination
The Preliminary Examination will consist of one paper of Objective Type consisting of 200 Multiple Choice Questions. The paper will carry 200 marks and will be of 21/2 hours’ duration.
The Standard of the paper will be of the level of knowledge as expected of a graduate in Law of a recognized University. The paper will include questions covering the following fields of knowledge:
1.    English Composition 30 marks
2.    General Knowledge, Current Affairs and Test of Reasoning 40 marks
3.    Indian Constitution 20 marks
4.    Law of Contracts and Torts 20 marks
5.    Laws of Evidence 20 marks
6.    Civil Procedure Code 20 marks
7.    Criminal Procedure Code and Indian Penal Code 20 marks
8.    Personal Law 10 marks
9.    Law of Limitation 20 marks
Syllabus for Preliminary Examination
Questions on English Composition will cover:
1.    Synonyms
2.    Antonyms
3.    Idioms and phrases
4.    Vocabulary test
5.    Phrasal verbs
6.    Same words bearing more than one meaning
7.    Use of appropriate and qualifying words etc.
Final Examination
The Final examination will consist of eight compulsory papers and three papers on optional subjects to be chosen by the candidates from the list of Optional Subjects. Each compulsory and Optional paper will carry 100 marks and will be of three hours’ duration.
Compulsory Papers
1.    English Composition, Essay and Précis writing
2.    Bengali / Hindi / Urdu / Nepali Composition, Essay and Translation from English into Bengali / Hindi / Urdu / Nepali
3.    General Knowledge and Current Affairs
4.    Civil Procedure Code
5.    Criminal Procedure Code and Indian Penal Code
6.    Indian Evidence Act
7.    Law of Contracts and Torts
8.    Transfer of Property Act.
Optional Papers
1.    Hindu Law
2.    Muhammadan Law
3.    Jurisprudence and Principles of Legislation
4.    Indian Law relating to Companies and Insurance
5.    Principles of Equity including the Law of Trusts and Specific Relief
6.    Partnership Act
7.    Law of Limitation and Law of Prescription
8.    The Indian Constitution and Constitutional Law.
Personality Test (100 marks)
The final merit list will be prepared on the basis of total marks obtained in the Final Examination and the Personality Test.
Disclaimer: Author has tried his best to provide syllabus that is true and accurate as of the date of writing; however, all the syllabi on the present blog should be double checked for their accuracy and current applicability. For details

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