Rajasthan Judicial Services Exam 2020

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Rajasthan Judicial Service Exam  2020:

Rajasthan Judicial Service Exam is conducted annually by the Rajasthan High Court for recruitment to Civil Judge Cadre posts in Rajasthan Judiciary.

Like most other judicial services examinations, Rajasthan Judicial Services exam also comprises three levels – Preliminary Examination, Mains Examination, and Interview.

The Prelims will be of objective type and Mains Exam will be a subjective test. The preliminary exam is a 100 marks MCQ paper with no negative marking.

Out of which 70% weightage is given to law subjects (Civil Law and Criminal Law) and the remaining 30% comprises Hindi and English grammar.

Rajasthan Judicial Services 2020 Notification

The Rajasthan High Court is yet to publish a notification for the recruitments of the Civil Judge posts in the High Court of Rajasthan. There are a total of 89 vacancies released for the year 2020.

Rajasthan Judicial Services 2020 Recruitment

The Rajasthan High Court arranges an entrance test for hiring candidates as Civil Judges in the same High Court. For the year 2020, total of 89 vacant positions was declared by the court. The exam will test the candidates in different topics of law. The Rajasthan Judicial Services 2020 Recruitment will be done based on the marks obtained by the candidate in the Mains Exam and the Interview.

Rajasthan Judicial Services 2020 Exam Date

The dates for Rajasthan Judicial Services 2020 Exam Dates are given below. The dates of the examination for the year 2020 are yet to be confirmed by the officials. Visit this page regularly for updates.

Online Application Start Date To be Announced
Registration Last Date To be Announced
Fee Payment Last Date To be Announced
Admit Card Available To be Announced
Exam Date To be Announced
Result Date To be Announced

Note: The dates of Rajasthan Judicial Services Exam will be updated later post official notification.

Rajasthan Judicial Services 2020 Exam Vacancy

There are 89 vacancies for the year 2020 as per the declaration of Rajasthan High Court. 46 posts are reserved for the General category out of which 13 posts are reserved for Women. The detailed bifurcation is given below:

Category No. of Posts
General 46
SC 14
ST 10
OBC 18
MBC (Most Backward Classes) 1

Rajasthan Judicial Service 2020 Exam Eligibility

The eligibility criteria for the candidates appearing for Rajasthan Judicial Service Examination is given below:

  • The candidate must be an Indian citizen.
  • The minimum age criteria for candidates is 23 years and maximum age limit is 35 years.
  • There is a relaxation of 5 years in the upper limit for SC/ST/OBC candidates.
  • A candidate must hold a Bachelor of Laws (Professional) degree from a Law University.

Rajasthan Judicial Service 2020 Exam Pattern

Rajasthan Judicial Service Examination is conducted in three phases namely, Preliminary, Mains, and Personal Interview. The details of the complete exam pattern are given below:

Details of Rajasthan Judicial Services 2020 Preliminary Examination

The preliminary examination of Rajasthan Judicial Services is an objective type paper with 100 multiple-choice questions. The question paper pattern is given below:

Number of questions 70 questions
Law
30 questions
Hindi and English
Marks per question 1
Is there any Negative Marking? No Negative Marking
Time Duration 2 hours

Details of Rajasthan Judicial Services 2020 Main Examination

The main examination of Rajasthan Judicial Services is a descriptive examination. All qualified candidates from the prelim exams are eligible to appear for the main examination. The details of the main examination are given below in the table:

Subject Marks Duration
Law Paper-I (Civil Law) 100 3 hours
Law Paper-II (Criminal Law) 100 3 hours
Hindi Essay 50 2 hours
English Essay 50 2 hours

Details of the Interview Round

The candidates who qualify the main examination are invited for the Interview. The interview amounts for 35 marks. A typical interview involves questions based on various aspects such as personal and academic background; current affairs, general knowledge; and legal knowledge. Marks are also awarded to a candidate based on his/her proficiency in Rajasthani dialect and his knowledge about Rajasthani social customs. The interview also takes measure to find the best fitment of the candidate with reference to their record at College/University level, and his overall personality and demeanor.

Rajasthan Judicial Service 2020 Exam Syllabus

Having a clear idea about examination syllabus will help the candidates to score good marks in the exam. Since RJS 2020 is a state level examination, the competition will be high. This is the reason why applicants are advised to check out the RJS 2020 Exam Syllabus before preparing for the examination. The examination scheme for the Rajasthan Judicial Service Examination consists of Objective type Preliminary examination, written Mains examination, and a final interview. The syllabus for Mains and Preliminary exams is quite similar. The syllabus for the Rajasthan Judicial Service Exam is given below:

Rajasthan Judicial Service Preliminary Exam Syllabus

  • Law: The syllabus for Law section is the same as the Law Paper-I and II for the Main examination
  • Hindi Proficiency
  • English Proficiency:
    • Tenses
    • Articles and Determiners
    • Antonyms – Synonyms
    • Active Voice – Passive Voice
    • Phrasal Verbs & Idioms
    • Direct Speech – Indirect Speech
    • Modals expressing various concepts – (Obligation, Request, Permission, Intention, Condition, Prohibition, Probability, Possibility, Purpose, Reason, Companions, Contrast)
    • Coordination – Subordination
    • Legal Maxims

Law Paper-I (Main Exam)

Law Paper-I of Rajasthan Judicial Service Exam is designed to test the candidates’ practical knowledge in Civil Law and procedure:

  • The Constitution of India
  • Civil Procedure Code, 1908
  • Law of Contract & Partnership, 1872
  • The Indian Evidence Act, 1872
  • The Limitation Act, 1963
  • The Rajasthan Rent Control Act & Revenue Laws, 2001
  • The Specific Relief Act, 1963
  • Hindu Law
  • Muslim Law
  • The Transfer of Property Act, 1882
  • Interpretation of Statutes
  • General Rules (Civil) & Order/Judgment Writing.

Law Paper-II (Main Exam)

Law Paper-II of Rajasthan Judicial Service Exam is designed to test the candidates’ practical knowledge in Criminal Law and procedure:

  • Criminal Procedure Code, 1973
  • Law of Evidence, 1872
  • The Indian Penal Code, 1860
  • Law on Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances
  • Law on Juvenile Delinquency, 2015
  • The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (Chapter XVII)
  • Law of Probation of Offenders, 1958
  • Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005
  • Framing of Charges (Criminal) & Judgment Writing

Language Paper (Hindi and English Essay)

Essay writing in Hindi and English for 50 marks each.

Topics for preparation can be divided into different categories such as:

  • Rajasthan and its culture,
  • Legal Topics,
  • Contemporary socio-economic issues
  • Current Affairs and relevant news articles

    Rajasthan Judicial Services Contact Details

    Official Website: hcraj.nic.in

    Rajasthan High Court Principal Seat Jodhpur
    0291-2888500-04

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