Syllabus for HJS Exam. Uttarakhand


For Uttarakhand Higher Judicial Service Exam.

The written examination shall be in two parts:--

(a) Preliminary examination;

(b) Main examination

The Preliminary examination shall be based on objective type multi

choice questions (MCQ) of the duration of about 1 hour to test the

overall knowledge of the candidate with respect to the followings :

(a). English Language

(b). General Knowledge

(c) Current Affairs

(d) History and Geography

(e) Science and Technology

(f) Sports

(g) Law and the Constitution

The basic knowledge of computer operation mentioned in Part I of

Paper I of Main examination shall qualify that the candidate should be

able to operate Microsoft Windows operating system & Microsoft


SYLLABUS for Main Exam.:

Paper No.1 -100 Marks

It will be divided into two parts: -

Part- I -50 Marks

Current Affairs, Indian Legal History, Legal Maxims, Medical

Jurisprudence, Basic knowledge of Computer Operation, Legal Phraseology.

Part-II (Language)- 50 Marks

(a) Essay in English

(b) Precis writing in English

(c) Translation of Hindi to English and English to Hindi specially

containing the legal phrases.

Paper No. 2 -100 Marks

The questions will be restricted to the field concerning:-

(1) Civil Law -40 Marks.

(2) Criminal Law -40 Marks.

(3) Constitutional Law- 20 Marks.

Paper No. 3 -100 Marks

(1) Indian Evidence Act, 1872- 30 Marks.

(2) Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 -30 Marks.

(3) Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 -30 Marks.

(4) Legal Drafting i.e. Framing of Charges,- 10 Marks.

Issues and Judgment writing, etc.

Each paper will be of 2 hours duration.

Viva-Voce -100 Marks


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