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The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) has released 31st Bihar Judicial Service Examination notification for 221 vacant posts . Aspiring candidates can submit their application through online mode on official website of BPSC from 31st August 2020, Which was earlier scheduled from 12-03-2020 to 28-03-2020. which was extended to 03-06-2020 to 15-06-2020. Which is now further scheduled to 31-08-2020 and last date of registration for submitting BPSC 31st Judicial Service Application is 12th September 2020. In this article we will discuss about BPSC Civil Judge exam 2020 Syllabus.
BPSC Judicial Service Exam Syllabus 2020 – Overview
|Official Notification released on||09-03-2020|
|Online Registration started on||31-08-2020|
|Last Date for Online Registration(Extended)||12-09-2020|
|Last date for submitting Application Fees||05-09-2020|
|Number of Vacancy||221|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Bihar Judicial Service Prelims 2020 Exam Date||To be announced|
|Bihar Judicial Service Mains Exam Date||To be announced|
BPSC Judicial Service Exam Syllabus 2020 – Selection Process
The selection process of BPSC Judicial exam comprises of 3 phases as given below. However, the selection of candidates will be done on the basis of marks scored in the mains examination and interview.
- Preliminary examination
- Mains Written examination
BPSC Judicial Service Exam Pattern
Before discussing about the exam syllabus let’stake a look at the exam pattern for both Prelims and Mains examination. The exam will consists of objective type questions.
BPSC Judicial Service Prelims Exam Pattern
|Paper 1||General Studies||100|
BPSC Judicial Service Mains Exam Pattern
|1.||General Knowledge including current affairs||150|
|2.||Elementary General Science||100|
|5.||Law of Evidence and Procedure||150|
NB:- Both General Hindi and General English papers are qualifying in nature. Candidates need to obtain minimum 30 marks in these papers to qualify to attempt Mains exam. The marks of these two papers will not be counted for the final merit list. For Mains Exam, candidates need to choose 3 subjects out of the following five optional subjects:
|Constitution and Administrative Law of India||150|
|Hindu Law and Muhammadan Law||150|
|Law of Transfer of Property and Principle of Equity, Law of Trust and Specific Relief||150|
|Law of Contract and Torts||150|
BPSC Judicial Service Exam Syllabus 2020
In this paper candidate’s understanding of English Language or ability to write in English is tested. In this section, questions will be asked in the form of passage for summary or précis writing, letter writing on a particular subject.
- General knowledge including current affairs
- Indian History, Culture, Geography of nature etc.
Elementary General Science
Questions based on matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects can be expected.
Law of Evidence and Procedure
- Indian Evidence Act ( 1 of 1872)
- Civil Procedure Code (5 of 1908)
- Arbitration and Conciliation Act of 1996
- Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (2 of 1974)
- Provincial Small Cause Courts Act, 1887
Constitutional and Administrative Law of India
- Constitution of India – Article 1 to 395 and Schedules
- Administrative Law of India –
a) Delegated Legislation
b) Control of Delegated Legislation – Judicial & Legislative
c) Fair Hearing; Rules of Natural Justice; Rules Against Bias; Audi Alteram Partem
d) Tribunals and Quasi-Judicial Authorities; Judicial Control over them
e) Regulatory Authorities
f) Judicial Review of Administrative Action
g) Writ Jurisdiction and Statutory Judicial Remedies, Scope, Extent & Distinction
h) Public Interest Litigation
i) Tortuous Liability of State and Compensation
j) Promissory Estoppel, Legitimate Expectation & Doctrine of Proportionality
k) Government Contracts
Law of Contracts and Torts
- Indian Contract Act
- General Principles of Liabilities
- Remedies, Nuisance
- False Imprisonment
- Injuries to Domestic and Contractual Relations
- Wrongful Dismissal
- The Rule in Rylands Yrs. Fletcher Deceit
- Malicious Prosecution
- Sale of Goods
- Negotiable Instruments
- Company Law and Partnership
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