Bihar Judicial Service Examination Syllabus

Eligibility Criteria- LL.B.

Age limit- Not more than 35 years (For SC/ST- 5 years relaxation)

# PATTERN OF THE EXAMINATION

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Mains Examination
  • Interview

# PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION        

It will consist of two papers

Ist paper                                                                                      (100 marks. 2 hours)

  • General Knowledge
  • General Science

IInd paper                                                                                   (150 marks, 2 hours)

  • Indian Evidence Act, 1872.
  • Civil Procedure Code, 1908.
  • Criminal Procedure Code, 1973.
  • Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996.
  • Provincial Small Causes Courts Act, 1887.
  • Constitutional law.
  • Administrative law of India.
  • Hindu law.
  • Muslim law.
  • Transfer of Property act.
  • Principles of Equity.
  • Law of Trust.
  • Specific Relief Act.
  • Law of Contracts.
  • Law of Torts.
  • Commercial law
  • Sale of Goods Act, 1930
  • Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881.
  • Company law.
  • Partnership Act, 1932.

# MAINS EXAMINATION

  1. Compulsory papers
  2. General Knowledge including current affairs.                                         150 marks.
  3. Elementary General science.                                                        100 marks.
  4. General Hindi.                                                                                 100 marks.
  5. General English.                                                                               100 marks.
  6. Law of Evidence & Procedure                                                      150 marks.
  7. Indian Evidence Act, 1872.
  8. Civil Procedure Code, 1908.
  9. Criminal Procedure Code, 1973.
  10. Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996.
  11. Provincial Small Causes Courts Act, 1887.

Note: Hindi and English are only for qualifying nature. Each candidate must score a minimum of 30 marks out of 100 but the marks obtained in this will not be added in the overall total in deciding the merit.

  • Optional Papers (3 papers to be chosen)                                                               150 marks.
  • The constitutional law of India
    • Government of India ct, 1935.
    • Indian Independence Act, 1947
    • Constitution of India
  • Administrative law of India
    • Definition of Administrative law.
    • Nature and Scope of Administrative law.
    • Principle of Natural Justice- emerging trends of Judicial Approach.
    • Delegated legislation and its Constitutionality.
    • Separation of Powers and its Constitutional governance.
    • Judicial review of administrative action.
    • Ombudsman: Lokaykta, Lokpal , etc.
  • Hindu law and Muslim law                                                           150 marks.
    • Sources
    • Different branches
  • Transfer of Property Act
    • Principle of equity.
    • Law of Trust.
    • Specific Relief Act.
  • Law of Contract and Law of Torts                                               150 marks.
  • Commercial law                                                                               150 marks.
    • Sales of Good Act, 1930.
    • Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881.
    • Company law.
    • Partnership Act, 1932.

# INTERVIEW

Candidates qualified in the written examination shall appear for viva-voice (Interview) shall be of 100 marks.

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