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Criminal Law is an essential part of judiciary examinations. There is no state that doesn’t require expertise in criminal law. And one of the most important subjects of criminal law is Evidence Act.
To help you score better in your next MP Judiciary Examination, we have identified important topics that came in the last four years. Aspirants can start studying these topics directly to get a sense of the examination pattern for evidence law.
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MP Judiciary Evidence Topics (2016)
|2||Res Gestae (Section 6)|
|6||Dying Declaration (Section 32)|
|7||Burden of Proof|
|9||Confession of accused against co-accused|
Important Evidence Law Topics for MP Judiciary (2017)
|1||Legal Maxim- Falsus in uno falsus in omnibus|
|2||Conduct of accused (Section-8)|
|3||Discovery of facts (section-27)|
|4||Admissibility of electronic records (65B)|
|5||Court (section 3)|
|7||Facts not proved|
|8||Questions lawful in cross-examination (section 146)|
|9||Leading questions (section 141)|
|10||Judge’s power to put questions or order production (section 165)|
MP Judiciary Evidence Law Topics (2019)
|1||Relevancy of facts forming part of the same transaction|
|2||Substantive value of FIR|
|3||Opinion of Expert (section 45)|
|4||Exception to Hearsay Rule (Section 32 & 33)|
|5||Evidence shall be weighed not counted (Section 134)|
|6||Judge’s power to put questions order production (165)|
|7||Plea of Alibi (Section 11)|
|8||Compelling a person to give his specimen writing will not amount to testimonial compulsion for the purpose of article 20(3) of the Consitution of India (State of Bombay v. Kathikalu )|
|9||Substantive value of non-confessional statement recorded under section 164 of Cr.P.C|
|10||Refreshing memory (section- 159)|
|11||Principle of Resjudicata in Evidence (section 40)|
|12||Statement of relevant fact by a person who is dead or cannot be found etc. is relevant (section 32)|
MP Judiciary Examination Evidence Topics (2019 phase-II)
|1||Fact not proved|
|2||Exceptions of section 27|
|3||Best evidence rule associated section (Section 91)|
|5||Things said or done by conspirator in reference to common design (section 10)|
|6||Dying declaration (section 31(1))|
|8||Section 45 to 51|
|9||Test identification parade|
|10||Consideration of proved confession affecting person making it and others jointly under trial for same offense (section 30)|
|11||Necessity rule as to the admissibility of evidence (section 32)|
It is essential to note that from questions on confessions, res-gaste, opinion of an expert, dying declaration especially section 32, and hearsay evidence, are repeating every year.
Other topics such as the power of a judge to question, leading questions, refreshing memory, electronic records and agreements, primary, oral evidence, etc are also important and keep repeating. It means it is important that you prepare them well.
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