Uttar Pradesh Civil Judge (Junior Division) Examination

Uttar Pradesh Civil Judge (Junior Division) Examination

 

The examination will be held in three stages:

 

(I) Preliminary Examination – There will be Preliminary Examination which shall consist of two papers of objective questions of multiple choice.

 

Paper No.1: General Knowledge

 

This paper will be of 150 marks and 2 hours duration.

 

There will be a paper of “General Knowledge”. The paper may include questions based on topics relating to History of India and Indian Culture, Geography of India, Indian Polity, current national issues and topics of social relevance, India and the World, Indian Economy, International Affairs and institutions and development in the field of Science & Technology, communication and space.

 

The nature and standards of questions in these papers will be such that a well-educated person will be able to answer them without any specialized study.

 

Paper No.2: Law

 

This paper will be of 300 marks and 2 hours duration.

 

This paper will include day to day happenings around India and the world, particularly in Legal spheres, Acts and Laws. The paper may include questions based on Jurisprudence, International Organisations, Current International Affairs, Indian Constitution, Transfer of Property Act, Indian Evidence Act, Indian Penal Code, Civil procedure Code, Criminal procedure Code, Law of contracts.

 

 

(II) Main Examination – The main written test amongst the candidates successful in Preliminary Examination, will comprise of five papers. First: General Knowledge, Second: Language, Third: Law-I (Substantive Law), Fourth: Law-II (Procedure & Evidence) and Fifth: Law-III (Penal, Revenue & Local Laws).

 

Paper No.1: General Knowledge

 

This paper will be of 200 marks.

 

There will be a paper of “General Knowledge”. The paper may include questions based on topics relating to History of India and Indian Culture, Geography of India, Indian Polity, current national issues and topics of social relevance, India and the World, Indian Economy, International Affairs and institutions and development in the field of Science & Technology, communication and space.

 

The nature and standards of questions in these papers will be such that a well-educated person will be able to answer them without any specialized study.

 

Paper No.2: Language

 

This paper will be of 200 marks.

 

It shall comprise four questions as specified below:-

 

(i) Essay to be written in English -60 marks

 

(ii) English Précis writing -60 marks

 

(iii) Translation of passage from Hindi to English -40 marks

 

(iv) Translation of passage from English to Hindi -40 marks

 

Paper No.3: Law-I (Substantive Law)

 

This paper will be of 200 marks.

 

The question set will be restricted to the field covered by- The Law of Contracts, the Law of Partnership, the Law concerning easements and torts, the Law relating to transfer of property including the principles of equity specifically applicable thereto, the principle of equity with special reference to the law of trust and specific relief, Hindu Law, Mohammedan Law and Constitutional Law. There shall be questions of 50 marks in relation to Constitutional Law alone.

 

Paper No.4: Law II (Procedure and Evidence)

 

This paper will be of 200 marks.

 

Questions set will be restricted to the field covered by- The Laws of Evidence, The Criminal Procedure Code and Code of Civil Procedure, including the principles of pleading.

 

The questions set will relate mainly to practical matters such as the framing of charges and issues, the methods of dealing with the evidence of witnesses, the writing of judgment of session trials, appeals, revision and the conduct of cases generally but will not be restricted to them.

 

Paper No.5: Law III (Penal, Revenue and Local Laws)

 

This paper will be of 200 marks.

 

Questions set will be restricted to the field covered by- Indian Penal Code, the Uttar Pradesh Zamindari Abolition and Land Reforms Act 1951, Uttar Pradesh Urban Buildings (Regulation of Letting, Rent and Eviction) Act 1972. U.P. Municipalities Act, U.P. Panchayat Raj Act, U.P. Consolidation of Holdings Act, U.P. Urban (Planning and Development) Act 1973, together with rules framed under the aforesaid Acts.

 

Answer to the questions of Local Laws will be compulsory. Questions pertaining to penal Laws will be of 50 marks, whereas, that of Revenue and Local Laws will be of 150 marks.

 

Note :–

(1) The candidates will have a choice to answer General Knowledge and Law Papers either in Hindi or in English.

(2) The Commission reserves the right to refuse to call for interview any candidate who has not obtained such marks in the Law papers as to justify such refusal.

(3) The marks obtained in the interview will be added to the marks obtained in the written papers and the candidates’ place will depend on the aggregate of both.

 

(III) Interview – The candidates, who in the opinion of the Selection Committee qualify, after scrutiny of application and written test, shall have to appear for interview. The interview will be of 100 marks.