Uttarakhand Judicial Services

01 Aug 2018

Uttarakhand Judicial Services

Uttarakhand Judicial Services

The examination will be held in three stages:
(A) Preliminary Examination (Objective Type)
(B) Main Examination (Descriptive Type) and Viva-Voce (Interview)
(C) Practical Examination (For basic knowledge of computer)

Eligibility

The candidate should be Graduate in Law from any recognized university along with a must computer knowledge and familiar with Hindi languge.

Pay Scale : Rs. 27,700-770-33,090-920-40,450-1080-44,770/-

Age limit : 22-35 yrs

Preliminary written Entrance (Screening) Examination:

The preliminary written entrance examination paper will be divided into two parts. Part-I will contain 50 marks and Part-II will contain 150 marks. There will be objective type test on the following subjects:-

Part-I :- General Knowledge
It will include day to day happenings around India and the World, particularly in the legal spheres. The questions may relate mainly to international law, neutrality, recent legislation pronouncement particularly Indian Constitution, law and development and legal aspects but it will not be confined to this only.

Part-II :- It will cover the following Acts and Laws
Transfer of Properties Act
Principle of Hindu Laws
Principle of Muslim Laws
Evidence Act
Code of Criminal Procedure
Indian Penal Code
Civil Procedure Code

Main written Examination

The examination will include the following subjects:
The Present Day (150 marks)
Language (100 marks)
Law: Paper I – Substantive Law (200 marks)
Law: Paper II – Evidence & Procedure (200 marks)
Law: Paper III – Revenue & Criminal (200 marks)
Viva-Voce (100 marks)

The Present Day

This paper is designed to test the candidate’s knowledge of the reactions to what is happening in India and the world generally at the present day, particularly in the legal sphere and also his power of expression in English. Questions, the answers to which should be in essay form will relate mainly to jurisprudence, international law, neutrality, recent legislation, particularly- Indian constitutional law and developments, especially on their legal aspect and so on but will not be confined to them. Credit will be given both for substance and expression; conversely deduction will be made for bad expression, including faults of grammar, misuse of words etc.

Language
A passage in English will be set and the candidate will be required to translate it into the ordinary language spoken in the courts, using the Devnagri Script (30 marks). Likewise a passage of Hindi will be required to be translated in ordinary English language (30 marks) . There will be English Précis writing also (40 marks).

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

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

Law: Paper III- Revenue & Criminal
 
U.P. Zamindari Abolition and Land Reforms Act (as applicable in Uttarakhand)
Indian Penal Code.

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.

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

Interview

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.