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For today’s article, we will talk about the MP Judicial Services Examination.
To take full advantage of it, keep on reading.
About the MP Judicial Services Examination
Madhya Pradesh Judicial Services Examination happens annually to fill the post of Civil Judge (Junior Division).
Anyone who meets the eligibility criteria can apply for the exam.
Prelims examination consists of 150 questions and carries one mark each. Those who qualify will sit for Mains and Interview round.
MP Judicial Services Examination Eligibility
- A candidate who is a citizen of India.
- Must have obtained a law degree from a recognized school by the last date of receipt of application and the result of the final examination has been declared and the candidate has all the necessary documents.
- Must be physically and mentally fit.
- The minimum age is 21 & the prescribed upper age limit is 35. For the reserved category, there is a relaxation of three years.
MP Judicial Services Vacancies 2021
No vacancy for MP Judicial Services has been released for this year yet. In September 2020, notification released was for a total of 252 (192+60* backlog from previous years) posts.
To get notified about the MP Judicial Services Examination vacancies, you should check the official website of the High Court of Madhya Pradesh.
MP Judicial Services Application Process and Fees
The application process is online. Candidates who fill out the form must put the necessary information about reservation, education, etc. No changes are allowed after the form is submitted.
- General category: Rs. 722.16(Application fee) +400 (Examination fee). Total= Rs. 1122.16/-
- Reserved Categories: Rs. 722.16/-
MP Judicial Services Exam Centres
Jabalpur, Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior, Sagar, Satna, and Ujjain.
MP Judicial Services Examination Syllabus
Prelims (150 Marks)
The exam is for 2 hours. There is no negative marking.
|S.No||Paper||No. of Questions||Marks|
|2.||The Code of Civil Procedure||15||15|
|3.||Transfer of Property Act||7||7|
|4.||Indian Contract Act, 1972||8||8|
|5.||Specific Relief Act||6||6|
|7.||M.P Accommodation Control Act||5||5|
|8.||M.P Land Revenue Act||5||5|
|9.||Indian Evidence Act||15||15|
|10.||Indian Penal Code||15||15|
|11.||Code of Criminal Procedure||15||15|
|12.||Negotiable Instrument Act||5||5|
Mains (400 Marks)
The Mains examination consists of 4 papers. The exam is taken in two shifts: Morning and Evening.
All candidates are required to appear for all four papers.
The Code of Civil Procedure
Transfer of Property Act, 1882
Indian Contract Act,1872
Specific Relief Act, 1963
Limitation Act, 1963
Writing on social issue- 30 Marks
Writing on Legal issue- 20 Marks
Precis Writing- 20 Marks
Translation (Hindi to English)- 15 Marks
Translation (English to Hindi)- 15 Marks
|3.||Third Paper |
MP Accommodation Control Act, 1961
MP Land Revenue Act, 1959
Indian Evidence Act, 1872
Indian Penal Code, 1861
Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881
|4.||Fourth Paper |
Framing of Issues- 10 Marks
Framing of Charges- 10 Marks
Judgment /Order (Civil) Writing – 40 Marks
Judgment /Order (Criminal) Writing – 40 Marks
Candidates can attempt the paper either in Hindi or English. For General Category and Other backward classes, minimum qualifying marks are 50%. For reserved categories, it is 45%.
The last stage of the examination consists of 50 marks. The minimum qualifying marks for the interview round interview is 20. After calculating the marks obtained in Mains and viva-voce, a merit list will release mentioning the names of the successful candidates who cleared the examination.
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