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Odisha Judicial Service Grade – III

Pay Scale of Odisha Judicial Service Grade – III

Rs. 27,700 – 44,770/-, with usual dearness allowance and other allowances as sanctioned by the government of Odisha .

Eligibility of Odisha Judicial Service Grade – III Exam

  • Applicant must be a citizen of India.
  • Candidate must have acquired a bachelor degree in law from a recognized institute or university.
  • The age of the candidates must be less than or equal to 35 years.
  • The candidates of the SC and ST category will get 3 years relaxation in their upper age.

Pattern & Syllabus of Odisha Judicial Service Grade – III Exam

The examination process for Odisha Judicial Services Grade – III typically occurs in 3 phases:

  1. Preliminary Exam (Objective type)
  2. Main Exam (Subjective type)
  3. Interview

Preliminary Examination

The preliminary written examination shall be of one paper carrying 100 marks with duration of one and half hours with objective type questions of multiple choice (i.e. 100 questions of one mark each with negative marks of twenty-five percent of the marks allotted to a question for every wrong answer) on the following subjects:

  • Constitution of India
  • Code of Civil Procedure
  • Code of Criminal Procedure
  • Evidence Act
  • Indian Penal Code
  • Limitation Act
  • Transfer of Property Act
  • Contact Act
  • Law of Succession
  • Specific Relief Act.

Main Examination

The main written examination shall be on the two compulsory papers and three optional papers that are mentioned below. Each of the compulsory subjects shall carry 150 marks with a duration of two and half hours and each of the optional subjects shall carry 150 marks with a duration of three hours.

Compulsory Papers

Paper 1 – General English

  • Translation and re translation of ten lines each
  • A short essay of about 150 words
  • Precis writing consisting of 300 words
  • 1 (one) passage of about 500 words with 5 questions

Paper 2 – Procedural Laws

  • The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
  • The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908
  • The Indian Evidence Act, 1872

Optional Papers

A candidate may choose any of the three subjects among the following –

  • Law of Crime & Law of Torts
  • Personal Law: Hindu Law; Mohammedan Law
  • Law of Property: Transfer of property Act, 1882; Specific Relief Act, 1963; Indian Limitation Act, 1963
  • Law of Contract: Indian Contract Act, 1872; Sales of Goods Act, 1930; Partnership Act, 1932; Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881
  • Jurisprudence and Constitution of India

Interview / Viva-voce Details

Odisha Judicial Service Interview shall carry 100 marks. Questions to be asked in the interview may not ordinarily be outside the syllabus prescribed for the main written examination. In OJSE Interview questions covering broad National and International issues and matters of common interest in the field of Arts and Science may also be asked.

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