DJS 2022: Latest notification: Exam Dates, New Syllabus

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DJS 2022: Latest Notification Released

High court of DelhiNew Delhi published the official job recruitment Notification for inviting online application form for Delhi Judicial Service examination 2022. 

Total no of vacancies for Delhi judicial service are 123, including various categories.  

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Important dates and schedule for DJS 2022

Online registration process will be started from - 28 February 2022

Last Date of Online application form submission - 20 March 2022

Last Date of Receipt of duly completed Filled Online Application Form along with Demand Draft/Banker's Cheque in Delhi High Court -20 March 2022

Exam Date: 27 March 2022 (11 AM to 1.30 PM)

DJS 2022: New Syllabus

The Department of Law, Justice and Legislative Affairs has released the notification regarding the amendments to the Delhi Judicial Service Rules, 1970 pertaining to the New Syllabus of Delhi Judicial Services Examination (DJSE).

 

Prelims

The Preliminary Examination will be a screening test of qualifying nature and will consist of one paper of multiple choice questions carrying a maximum of 200 marks.

In the preliminary examination questions on general Legal Knowledge and aptitude of the candidate, candidate’s power of expression, flair in English, knowledge of objective type legal problems and their solutions covering The Constitution of India; The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908; The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973; The Indian Penal Code; The Indian Contract Act, 1872; The Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008; The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996; The Indian Evidence Act, 1872; The Specific Relief Act, 1963; The Limitation Act, 1963;

 

Mains

PAPER 1: GENERAL LEGAL KNOWLEDGE AND LANGUAGE

This paper shall comprise of two Sections:

Section I: General Legal Knowledge:- This is to test the candidate’s knowledge of current legal affairs etc. (100 Marks).

Section II: Language (Essay, Translation and Precis Writing):-This is to test the candidate’s knowledge and power of expression in English. Credit will be given both for substance and expression. Conversely deduction will be made for bad expression, faults of grammar and misuse of words etc. There will be two passages for translations one in English which will be required to be translated into Hindi (in Devnagri Script) and the second passage in Hindi (in Devnagri Script) shall be required to be translated into English. (150 Marks)

PAPER 2: CIVIL LAW-I

The Indian Contract Act, 1872; The Sale of Goods Act, 1930; The Transfer of Property Act, 1882; The Specific Relief Act, 1963; Hindu Law; Mohammaden Law; The Delhi Rent Control Act, 1958; Law of Torts; The New Delhi Municipal Council Act, 1994; The Delhi Municipal Corporation Act, 1957 and The Commercial Courts Act, 2015. (200 Marks)

PAPER 3: CIVIL LAW-II

The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908;  The Indian Evidence Act, 1872; The Limitation Act, 1963; The Registration Act, 1908; The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996; The Trade Marks Act, 1999 and The Copyright Act, 1957.(200 Marks)

PAPER 4: CRIMINAL LAW

The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973; The Indian Penal Code; The Indian Evidence Act, 1872; The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005; The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881; The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 and The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015. (200 Marks)

Newly added legislations in DJS 2022 notification:

Prelims Examination:

The Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008

The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996

The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012

The Commercial Courts Act, 2015

Mains Examination:

Paper 2: Civil Law-I

The Transfer of Property Act, 1882

The New Delhi Municipal Council Act, 1994

The Delhi Municipal Corporation Act, 1957

The Commercial Courts Act, 2015

Paper 3: Civil Law-II

The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996

The Trade Marks Act, 1999

The Copyright Act, 1957

Paper 4: Criminal Law

The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005

The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013

The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015

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