Delhi Judicial Services Exam 2020

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Delhi Judicial Service Exam  2020:

The High Court of Delhi conducts the Delhi Judicial Service Exam every year for the recruitment of Civil Judges in Delhi.

Delhi Judicial Service Exam 2020 – Important dates

Starting Date of Online Application : August 2020

Last Date of Online Application : September 2020

Delhi Judicial Service Prelims Examination : September 2020

Delhi Judicial Service Exam 2020 – Eligibility

In order to apply for the Delhi Judicial Service Exam, candidates need to fulfil the following eligibility requirements:

– Citizenship of India

– Age Limit: Candidates must be below 32 years of age

– Educational Qualification: Candidates qualified to be admitted as Advocates under Advocates Act, 1961 OR candidates currently practising as Advocates in India

Delhi Judicial Service Exam 2020 – Application Process

Interested candidates need to submit the application online in the prescribed format on the official website of Delhi High Court – Before filling the application form, candidates are advised to read carefully the notification for Delhi Judicial Service Examination and then fill the application form, upload their scanned photograph and signature and submit the application. Candidates must make sure to take a print out of the application form and keep it for future reference. Candidates don’t need to send the printout of the application form to the High Court.

Delhi Judicial Service Exam 2020 – Application Fee

The application fee for Delhi Judicial Service Exam is Rs. 1000 for the General candidates and Rs. 200 for reserved category candidates. The application fee has to be paid through Debit Card or Internet Banking.

Delhi Judicial Service Exam Pattern

The Delhi Judicial Service Examination is held in two stages – Prelims & Mains. In Delhi Judicial Service Prelims, the exam is held in objective Multiple choice questions format. In Delhi Judicial Service Mains, the exam is held in Descriptive format. Have a look at the detailed exam pattern:

Delhi Judicial Service Prelims Exam Pattern:

Mode of Exam Subject No. of questions Negative Marking
Objective General Knowledge and Law 200 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer

Delhi Judicial Service Main Exam Pattern:

The pattern of Main Exam of Delhi Judicial Service Exam is given below:

Section Subject Max Marks
I GK  & Language 250
II Civil Law-I 200
III Civil Law-II 200
IV Criminal Law 200

Delhi Judicial Service Exam – Syllabus

Phase I – Delhi Judicial Service Prelims Syllabus


General Knowledge

Candidates Power of expression


Code of Civil Procedure

Code of Criminal Procedure

Indian Penal Code

Contract Act

Partnership Act

Principles Governing Arbitration Law

Specific Relief and Limitation Act

Evidence act

Phase II – Delhi Judicial Service Mains Syllabus

In Mains exam, questions are asked in Descriptive mode from four sections – General
Knowledge & Language, Civil Law I, Civil Law-II and Criminal Law. Have a look at syllabus:

Sections Syllabus

General Knowledge & Language

Current Affairs

General Knowledge


Precis Writing

You will be given two passages for translating from English to Hindi (in Devanagari Script) and  Hindi to English

Section II – Civil Law-I


Indian Contract Act

Indian Sale of Goods Act

Indian Partnership Act

Specific Relief Act

Hindu Law

Mohammadan Law

Delhi Rent Control Act

Law of Torts

Section III – Civil Law-II Civil Procedure Code

Law of Evidence

Law of Limitation & Law of Registration

Section IV – Criminal Law Criminal Procedure Code,

Indian Penal Code

Indian Evidence Act

Phase III – Viva Voce

Candidates qualifying the Main Exam will be called for Viva-Voce Round, which will carry 150 marks. Depending upon the combined score, candidates will be shortlisted for Judicial Posts. Candidates need to get at least 50% marks in this round to qualify for the shortlisting process.

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Comments 7

  1. Expected exam duration delhi judicial exam, this exam online ya offline and exam timing and expected exam center in delhi.
    These information not mention notice

  2. What is included in aptitude and candidates power of expression in prelims level of delhi judicial exam?

  3. What is the age limit for women. As my birth date is 17 11 1989 so I am 31 years old.

    Is there any relaxation for women in Delhi judiciary exam. Please let me know. Thanx a lot .

  4. What has happened to this year’s delhi lower judiciary recruitment . Any notification out

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