General Recruitment of Civil Judge in the Telangana State Judicial Service [SYLLABUS]

The Questions in the examinations shall be answered only in English ( except translation test).

In the selection process (Screening test, Written Examination and Viva-Voce), the proficiency and knowledge of applicants will be tested in the following,

Civil Laws:

1) Code of Civil Procedure, 1908
2) Indian Contract Act, 1872.
3) Hindu Marriage Act 1955,
4) Hindu Succession Act 1956,
5) Indian Easements Act 1882,
6) Specific Relief Act 1963,
7) Limitation Act 1963,
8) Transfer of Property Act 1882,
9) Civil Rules of Practice
10) Registration Act 1908, and Indian Stamp Act 1899,
11) A.P.Land Encroachment Act, 1905
12) Andhra Pradesh Buildings (Lease, Rent & Eviction) Control Act
1960, and
13) Indian Evidence Act,1872


1) Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
2) Indian Penal Code, 1860
3) Indian Evidence Act, 1872
4) Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881
5) Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005
6) Criminal Rules of Practice
7) A. P. Excise Act, 1968
8) A.P.Gaming Act, 1974
9) Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act.


Viva-Voce, shall carry 50 marks. Any candidate who remains absent for the Viva-Voce for the post of Civil Judge shall be deemed to have been disqualified for selection. (The object of Viva-Voce is to assess the suitability of the candidate for the cadre by judging the mental alertness, knowledge of law, clear and logical exposition, balance of judgment, skills, attitude, ethics, power of assimilation, power of communication, character and intellectual depth and the like of the candidate.)


After result of written examination is announced, qualified candidates in
the ratio of 1: 3 of the available vacancies in the respective categories shall
be called for Viva Voce.

Provided that if there are more than one candidate who have secured
identical cut off marks, for maintaining the ratio of 1: 3, all such candidates
shall be called upon to appear for Viva-Voce.

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