MP Judicial Services Exam is conducted by the Madhya Pradesh High Court to hire suitable candidates for the post of Civil Judge Grade II.
The MP Judicial Services Exam official notification will be released on the website of the Madhya Pradesh High Court i.e. www.mphcgov.in and also on the state public service commission website in case the exam is organized by the PSC at Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission.
The examination shall be conducted in three stages, Online Preliminary Examination which constitutes the Multiple Choice Objective test, with negative marking. After qualifying this exam candidate is required to appear for the Main Examination which is Descriptive and conducted in written format.
The candidates who are successful in this test will be eligible for the Viva-Voce Test. Then the final round of interviews is Viva-voce which face to face with an examiner.
Stages of Exams:
- Personality Test
Education Qualification: Candidate who has completed their LLB degree of duration 3 or 5 years from a Government and Bar Council recognized University will be eligible for the application for the MP High Court Civil Judge Class II recruitment exam.
Age Limit: The lower age limit to apply for MP High Court Civil Judge Recruitment is 21 Years while the upper age limit is 35 years. Age Relaxation of 3 years applicable to specified categories. **
General Requirements: He/she must be a citizen Of India in sound health, with a good moral character, and must not be linked to or have a history with any criminal case involving moral descent.
** Must Read: Official Notification
Candidates must follow the following steps to register for the exam online for Madhya Pradesh Judicial Services Online:
- Visit the official website of the MP Public Service Commission and click on the link for the application.
- Enter all the crucial details such as name, date of birth, address, educational qualifications and anything asked
- Upload scanned photo passport size along with a signature in the format & size asked
- Pay the fee for the application
MP Judicial Service Exam Pattern
Syllabus – Online Preliminary Exam – Madhya Pradesh Civil Judge
The Online Preliminary Examination is for two hours, with 150 objective-type questions of one mark each. The break-up is as below:
- Constitution of India – 10 Questions
- Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 – 15 Questions
- Transfer of Property Act, 1882 – 7 Questions
- Indian Contract Act, 1872 – 8 Questions
- Specific Relief Act, 1963 – 6 Questions
- Limitation Act, 1963 – 4 Questions
- MP Accommodation Control Act, 1961 – 5 Questions
- MP Land Revenue Code, 1959 – 5 Questions
- Indian Evidence Act, 1872 – 15 Questions
- Indian Penal Code, 1861 – 15 Questions
- Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 – 15 Questions
- Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 – 5 Questions
- General Knowledge – 20 Questions
- Computer Knowledge – 10 Questions
- English Knowledge – 10 Questions
Syllabus for the Main Written Exam – Madhya Pradesh Civil Judge Exam
The Main Examination consists of four Question Papers each paper carrying 100 marks which means a total of 400 marks. The time duration for all four question papers is of 3 hours.
Question Paper I
- Constitution of India
- Code of Civil Procedure, 1908
- Transfer of Property Act, 1882
- Indian Contract Act, 1872
- Specific Reliefs Act, 1963 (I, II and VI to VIII)
- Limitation Act, 1963 (Parts II & III)
Question Paper II
- Writing on Social Issue
- Writing on Legal Issue
- Precis Writing
- Translation (Hindi to English)
- Translation (English to Hindi)
Question Paper III
- MP Accommodation Control Act, 1961
- MP Land Revenue Code, 1959
- Indian Evidence Act, 1872
- Indian Penal Code, 1860
- Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
- Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881
Question Paper IV
- Framing of Issues- 10 marks
- Framing of Charges- 10 marks
- Judgement or Order (Civil) Writing for Civil Judge II Class level
- Judgement or Order (Criminal) Writing for Judicial Magistrate First Class Level
For the writing of Judgement or Order, Written Statement, Charge Sheet, as well as a Complaint, will be given as applicable.
Viva-voce or Personal Interview
The last round will be of viva-voce which will a round of personal interview with an examiner. The maximum mark for the viva-voce round is 50. Only the marks from the main exam and the viva-voce will be used for arriving at the final rankings.
None of the candidates, regardless of the marks secured by him in the Main Examination, will be authorized for selection, if he does not secure the minimum marks enlisted in the test for Viva-Voce.