Rajasthan Judicial Service Examination – Syllabus and overview

21 Sep 2018

Rajasthan Judicial Service Examination – Syllabus and overview

Rajasthan Judicial Services Overview

The process for selection into Rajasthan Judicial Services happens in 3 stages:

  • Preliminary Examination (Objective type)
  • Main Examination (Subjective type)
  • Interview

The number of candidate to be admitted to the main examination will be fifteen times the total number of vacancies (category wise) to be filled in the year but in the said range all those candidates who secure the same percentage of marks as may be fixed by the Recruiting Authority for any Lower range will be admitted to the main Examination.

On the basis of marks secured in the main examination, candidates to the extent of three times of total number of vacancies (category wise) shall be declared qualified to be called for interview.

Key Dates and Calendar

This section will be updated once the notification is released.

Syllabus of Preliminary Examination

The Preliminary Examination will be an objective type examination in which 70% weightage will be given to the subjects prescribed in syllabus for Law Paper-I and Law Paper-II and 30% weightage shall be given to test proficiency in Hindi and English language. The marks obtained in the preliminary examination will not count towards the final selection.

Syllabus of Main (Written) Examination

The main examination will consist of 4 papers as follows:

Rajasthan judicial services

Law Paper I

Constitution of India
Civil Procedure Code
Law of Contract and Partnership
Law of Torts and Easements
Law of Motor Accident Claims
Law of Arbitration and Conciliation
Rent Control Law and Revenue Laws in Rajasthan
Law of Specific Relief
Hindu Law
Muslim Law
Law on transfer of Property
Law of Limitation
Law relating to Lok Adalats and Permanent Lok Adalats
Law related to Domestic Violence
General Rules (Civil) and Judgment Writing
The paper is designed to test the practical knowledge of the candidates in civil law and procedure e.g. drafting, pleading, framing issues and writing out judgments etc., in Civil Cases.

Law Paper II

Criminal Procedure Code
Law of Evidence
Indian Penal Code
Law on Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances
Criminal Law related to protection of SC/STs
Law on Juvenile Delinquency
Law of Probation
Law relating to Dishonour of Cheques
Law relating to Electricity Theft
Law related to Cyber Crimes
General Rules (Criminal) and Judgement Writing
Paper is designed to test the practical knowledge of the candidates in criminal law and procedure e.g. framing charges and writing out the judgments etc. in Criminal Cases.

Language Paper-I

Hindi Essay – Essay writing and Grammar.

Language (Paper-II)

English Essay – Essay writing, translation from English to Hindi and vice versa and Grammar.

It shall be compulsory to appear, in each and every paper of written test, and also before the Interview Board for viva-voce.


After the marks obtained by the candidate in written test have been received the Recruiting Authority shall call for interview such of them as have obtained a minimum of 35% marks in each of the law papers and 40% marks in the aggregate.

Provided that a candidate belonging to Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe category shall be deemed to be eligible for interview if he has obtained a minimum of 30% marks in each of the Law papers and 35% marks in the aggregate:

Provided further that no candidate shall be recommended who fails to obtained minimum 25% marks in the interview.

In interviewing a candidate, the suitability for employment to the service shall be tested with reference to his record at the School, College and Univeristy and his character, personality, address and physique. The questions, which may be put to him, may be of a general nature and will not necessarily be academic or legal. The candidate will also be put questions to test his general knowledge including knowledge of current affairs and present day problems. Marks shall also be awarded for the candidate’s proficiency in the Rajasthani dialects and his knowledge of social customs of Rajasthan. The marks so awarded shall be added to the marks obtained in the written test by each candidate.