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Gujrat Higher Judicial Service Examination and Syllabus

DIRECT RECRUITMENT OF  DISTRICT JUDGE (25%)

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION & SYLLABUS :

(I) For Preliminary Examination (Elimination Test)
(Tentatively scheduled on 3 rd May, 2020). [Total 2 Papers]

(i) The Preliminary Examination (Elimination Test) shall consist of 2 Papers, (each of 100 Marks & 2 Hours’ duration) consisting of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) each of 01

Mark and would be based on the following Syllabus:­

Paper­I : Law (100 Marks – 2 Hours)

(a) The Constitution of India

(b) The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, The Transfer of Property Act, 1882, The Specific Relief Act, 1963, The Indian Partnership Act, 1932, The Indian Contract Act, 1872, The Sale
of Goods Act, 1930, The Limitation Act, 1963, The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996.

(c) The Indian Penal Code, 1860, The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, The Indian Evidence Act, 1872, The Narcotic Drugs & Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Protection of Children from Sexual Offence Act, 2012.

(d) Legal Maxims
(e) Medical Jurisprudence
(f) Jurisprudence and Legal Phraseology

Paper­II : English, General Knowledge & Awareness

(100 Marks – 2 Hours)

(a) English Language
(b) General Knowledge
(c) Current Affairs
(d) Indian History and Geography
(e) Basics of Science and Technology
(f) Sports
(g) Analytical Reasoning /Mental Ability
(h) Basic Knowledge of Computer Operation / Application

(ii) The language of the ‘Question Papers’ (I & II) of the Preliminary Examination, will be English.

(iii) Preliminary Examination Papers (Objective Type) shall be assessed / evaluated by the Computer, as per entries made on OMR Sheet. As the evaluation is being done on the Computer by Scanning, there is no human intervention and hence, queries relating to rechecking of the OMR Sheets, subsequent to the Preliminary Examination, will not be entertained by the High Court.

(iv) In view of amended Rule­5, viz. Clause (aa) of Sub­Rule (2) of Rule­5 of “The Gujarat State Judicial Service Rules, 2005”, Candidates who have not passed Secondary as well as Higher Secondary Examination with subject of Gujarati (Higher Level at both stages) are required to pass the vernacular (Gujarati) Language Proficiency Test as prescribed below and to secure minimum 40% Marks for being eligible for being called for Main Written Examination.

Paper­III: Test of Gujarati Language:

(Marks ­50 – Duration 1½ Hours)

[For those Candidates, who have not passed Secondary as well as Higher Secondary Examination with subject of Gujarati (Higher Level at both stages)]

Syllabus for Gujarati Language Test:  See the notification

(A) Main Written Examination (Descriptive Type) :­
(Tentatively scheduled on 05/07/2020)

(i) The Main Written Examination (Descriptive Type) shall consist of

Two Papers ­ (each of 100 Marks & 3 Hours’ duration), based on the Syllabus given below:

Paper – I (100 Marks – 3 Hours)

(a) The Indian Penal Code, 1860
(b) The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
(c) The Indian Evidence Act, 1872
(d) The Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988
(e) The Narcotic Drugs & Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985
(f) The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities)
Act, 1989
(g) Protection of Children from Sexual Offence Act, 2012.

Paper­II (100 Marks – 3 Hours)

(a) The Constitution of India
(b) The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908.
(c) The Indian Contract Act, 1872.
(d) The Specific Relief Act, 1963.
(e) The Transfer of Property Act, 1882.
(f) Succession Laws, Personal Laws (Hindu, Muslim & Christian)
(g) The Intellectual Property Laws
(h) The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988
(i) The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996
(j) The Electricity Act, 2003
(k) The Right to Fair Compensation & Transparency in Land Acquisition,
Rehabilitation & Resettlement Act, 2013

(l) The Family Courts Act, 1984
(m) Basic Laws relating to Environment ­
­ The Environment (Protection) Act, 1986.
­ The Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972.

(ii) Paper Style for Main Written Examination:

Paper: I (Criminal) & Paper: II (Civil), each shall consist of Two Parts as under ­

Paper­I (Criminal)

Part: I (50 Marks): Answer to Questions, Short Notes, Précis Writing
Part: II (50 Marks): Judgment Writing
Paper­II (Civil)
Part: I (50 Marks): Answer to Questions, Short Notes, Assertions/Reasons.

Part: II (50 Marks): Judgment Writing

(iii) Language of the Question Papers of Main Written Examination shall be English, and Answers to each Question shall be given in English, if not instructed otherwise.

(iv) The candidates who obtain minimum 50% Marks in the aggregate and minimum 40% Marks in each individual Paper in the Main Written Examination, shall be eligible for being called for Viva­voce/Personal Interview.

(B) Viva-voce Test (Personal Interview): (Tentatively scheduled in the month of September 2020).

(i) Viva­voce Test shall be of 50 Marks.

Direct recruitment for district judge Gujrat High Court

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