There will be a Screening Test and will consist of one paper of multiple objective type questions (MCQs) carrying maximum of 200 marks. In the Preliminary Examination, the questions will be around the general knowledge and aptitude of the candidate, candidate’s power of expression, flair in English, knowledge of objective type legal problems and their solutions.
|Topics to be covered|
|Limitation Act||Arbitration Law|
|Constitution of India||Indian Penal Code|
|Specific Relief Act||Partnership Act|
|Code of Civil Procedure||Contract Act|
|Evidence Act||General Knowledge|
|Criminal Procedure Code||English and Aptitude|
The minimum qualifying marks in the Preliminary Examination will be 60% for General and 55% for Reserved Categories i.e. Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Physically Handicapped (Blind/Low Vision) / Orthopaedically handicapped/hearing impaired). The number of candidates to be admitted to the Main Examination (Written) will not be more than Ten times the total number of vacancies of each category advertised. The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination by the candidates who are declared qualified for admission to the Main Examination (Written) will not be counted for determining their final order of merit.
The Main Examination (Written , descriptive or essay type) will include the following subjects :
|Language||General Knowledge||Civil Law – I||Civil Law – II||Criminal Law|
|Précis writing||General Knowledge||Indian Contract Act||Law of Limitation||Indian Evidence Act|
|2 Passages for translation :
1)English to Hindi
2) Hindi to English
|Current Legal Situations||Law of Torts||Civil Procedure Code||Criminal Procedure Code|
|Gramatical Errors||Events||Indian Sale of Goods Act||Law of Registration||Indian Penal Code|
|Bad Expressions||Delhi Rent Control Act||Law of Evidence|
|Word Misuse||Hindu Law|
|Indian Partnership Act|
|Specific Relief Act|
- Viva voce will carry 150 marks. Only such candidates will be called for Viva voce who have obtained 40% marks in each written paper and 50% marks in the aggregate except in the case of candidates belonging to reserved categories i.e. Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Physically Handicapped (Blind/Low Vision) /Orthopaedically handicapped/hearing Impaired) in whose case the qualifying marks will be 35% in each written paper and 45% in the aggregate.
- A candidate of General Category must secure minimum 50% marks and a candidate of Reserved Category i.e. Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Physically Handicapped (Blind/Low Vision) / Orthopaedically handicapped/hearing impaired) must secure minimum 45% marks in Viva voce to be eligible for being recommended for appointment to the service.
- The marks obtained in the Viva voce will be added to the marks obtained in the Main Examination (Written) and the Candidate’s position will depend on the aggregate of both.