Rajasthan State Judiciary Syllabus
The Preliminary Examination shall be an objective type examination in which 70% weightage will be given to the subjects prescribed in syllabus for Law Paper-I and Law Paper-II, and 30% weightage shall be given to test proficiency in Hindi and English language. The marks obtained in the preliminary examination shall not be counted towards the final selection.
Syllabus for Preliminary Examination :-
Law : Same as prescribed for Law Paper I & II for Main Examination.
- शब्द रचना : संधि एवं संधि-विच्छेद, समास, उपसर्ग, प्रत्यय,
- शब्द प्रकार : (क) तत्सम, अर्द्धतत्सम, तद्भव, देशज, विदेशी, (ख) संज्ञा, सर्वनाम, विशेषण, क्रिया, अव्यय (क्रिया विशेषण, सम्बन्ध सूचक, विस्मयबोधक निपात) ,
- शब्द ज्ञान: पर्यायवाची , विलोम, शब्द युग्मों का अर्थ भेद, वाक्यांश के लिए सार्थक शब्द, समश्रुत भिन्नार्थक शब्द, समानार्थी शब्दों का विवेक, उपयुक्त शब्द चयन, संबधवाची शब्दावली,
- शब्द शुद्धि,
- व्याकरणिक कोटियाँ : परसर्ग, लिंग, वचन, पुरुष, काल, वृति, पक्ष, वाच्य,
- वाक्य रचना,
- वाक्य शुद्धि,
- विरामचिन्हों का प्रयोग,
- पारिभाषिक शब्दावली: प्रशासनिक, विधिक (विशेषतः)
- Articles and Determiners
- Phrasal Verbs and Idioms
- Active & Passive Voice
- Co-ordination & Subordination
- Direct and Indirect Speech
- Modals expressing various concepts- (Obligation, Request, Permission, Prohibition, Intention, Condition, Probability, Possibility, Purpose, Reason, Companions, Contrast.)
- Antonyms and Synonyms.
The Main Examination shall consist of following subjects :-
|(I) Law Paper-I||100|
|(II) Law Paper- II||100|
|(III) Language (a) Paper-I Hindi Essay (b) Paper-II English Essay||50|
Law Paper (I) ……. Duration : Three Hours ……. Maximum Marks : 100
Code of Civil Procedure,1908, The Constitution of India, Indian Contract Act, 1872, The Indian Evidence Act, 1872, The Limitation Act, 1963, The Specific Relief Act, 1963, The Transfer of Property Act, 1882, Interpretation of Statues, The Rajasthan Rent Control Act, 2001, Order/Judgment Writing.
Paper is designed to test the practical knowledge of the candidates in civil law and procedure e.g. drafting, pleadings, framing issues and writing out judgments etc. in civil cases.
Law Paper (II) ……. Duration : Three Hours ……. Maximum Marks : 100
The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, The Indian Evidence Act, 1872, The Indian Penal Code, 1860, The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015, The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (Chapter XVII), The Probation of Offenders Act, 1958, Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005, Framing of Charge /Judgment Writing.
Paper is designed to test the practical knowledge of the candidates in criminal law and procedure e.g. framing charges and writing out the judgments etc. in criminal cases.
(a) Paper-I Hindi Essay
Duration : Two Hours
Maximum Marks : 50
Essay Writing in Hindi Language.
(b) Paper-II English Essay
Duration : Two Hours
Maximum Marks : 50
Essay Writing in English Language.
The number of candidates to be admitted to the interview shall be, as far as practicable, three times the total number of vacancies category-wise:
Provided that to qualify for interview, a candidate shall have to secure a minimum of 35% marks in each of the law papers and 40% marks in aggregate in the main examination;
Provided further that a candidate belonging to Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe category, shall be deemed to be eligible for interview, if he has obtained minimum of 30% marks in each of the law papers and 35% marks in the aggregate in the main examination.
Maximum Marks : 35
In interviewing a candidate, the suitability for employment to the service shall be tested with reference to his record at the school, college and university, and his character, personality, address and physique. The questions, which may be put to him, may be of a general nature and will not necessarily be academic or legal. The candidate will also be put questions to test his general knowledge including knowledge of current affairs and present-day problems.
Marks shall also be awarded for the candidate’s proficiency in the Rajasthan dialects and his knowledge of social customs of Rajasthan. The marks so awarded shall be added to the marks obtained in the written test by each candidate.
It shall be compulsory to appear, in each and every paper of written test, as also before the interview board for viva voce. A candidate, who has failed to appear in any of the written paper or before the board for viva voce shall not be recommended for appointment.
After interview, a list of the candidates shall be prepared in the order of their performance on the basis of their aggregate marks. If two or more of such candidates obtain equal marks in the aggregate, they shall be arranged in the order of merit on the basis of their general suitability for service and their names shall be recommended for appointment accordingly.
Provided that a candidate of scheduled castes or scheduled tribes category shall not be recommended for appointment unless he obtains minimum 35% marks in the aggregate of written examination and the interview, and, in the case of other candidates, unless he obtains minimum 40% marks in the aggregate of written examination and the interview.