Divine Institute for Judicial services


The examination will be conducted in three distinct stages :
(i) Preliminary Exam – Objective Questions / MCQ based
(ii) Main Exam – Written Descriptive / Narrative type
(iii) Viva-Voce – Personal Interview

Preliminary Examination Exam Pattern

Subjects Questions Time Duration
Civil Law I 125 Question 4 Marks for each
(125 * 4 = 500)
(0.25 Negative)
2 Hours
Civil Law II
Criminal Law
Current Affairs

Mains Examination Exam Pattern

Paper Subject Name Total Marks Time Allotted
1. Civil Law - I 200 3 Hours
2. Civil Law - II 200 3 Hours
3. Criminal Law 200 3 Hours
4. English Composition 200 3 Hours
5. Language (Hindi) 100 3 Hours
Total 900


Civil Law I Civil Law-II Criminal Law English Paper Language
Code of Civil Procedure Hindu Law Criminal Procedure Code Words and Phrases Idioms and corrections
Indian Contract Act Law of Registration
and Limitation
Indian Evidence Act Comprehension Translation of an
English passage into Hindi
Indian Partnership Act Customary Law Indian Penal code English Essay Explanation of Hindi
passage in prose and poetry
in the same language
Sale of Goods Act Mohammedan Law Precise Writing Composition (essay)
Specific Relief Act Corrections
Indian Evidence Act
Haryana Urban
(Control of rent and eviction) Act , 1973
No candidate will be called for the viva- voce unless he obtains at least fifty percent qualifying marks in the aggregate of all the written papers. However, for the candidate belonging to the scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes, Backward Classes, Physically Handicapped and Ex-Serviceman candidates only (but not dependents of ESM) the qualifying marks for this purpose will be 45%.

Personality Interview

The purpose of the personal interview / viva-voce is to judge the personal qualities of the candidates. The viva-voce will relate to the matters of general interest and is intended to test the candidates’ alertness, intelligence and general outlook. it will be conducted in English.
The appearance in viva-voce is mandatory to be considered for the final selections.
Candidates will be eligible to be recruited as Civil Judges/Judicial Magistrates if they secure 50% or more marks (read 45% for the scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes, Backward Classes, Physically Handicapped and Ex-Serviceman candidates only, but not dependents of ESM) in aggregate of the marks secured in the main written examination and the viva voce.