Upcoming Judiciary Exam Vacancies In India 2024
  2023-12-17
Mr. Paramjeet Sangwan

Upcoming Judiciary Exam Vacancies In India 2024

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Are you an aspiring lawyer looking to embark on a prestigious career in the judiciary? The upcoming judiciary exams in 2024 are your golden ticket to enter the esteemed world of the Indian Judiciary. These exams serve as the first step for law graduates to make their mark in the legal profession and serve the public by ensuring justice prevails. In this comprehensive guide, we will provide you with exclusive updates on the upcoming PCS J exams 2024, including the highly sought-after civil judge exams. Fasten your seatbelts and get ready for an exciting ride into the world of judiciary exams!

The Significance of Indian Judiciary Exams

In India, the judiciary exams play a crucial role in selecting law graduates for the lower courts. These exams are conducted by the state governments and overseen by the respective high courts. As a member of the esteemed Indian Judiciary, selected candidates enjoy various perks and privileges, including rent-free accommodation, travel and fuel allowances, subsidized utilities, and telephone allowances.

State-Level Judiciary Services Exam 2024

The upcoming judiciary exams in 2024 will be held in 24 states across India. Each state follows its distinct exam pattern, selection process, eligibility criteria, pay structure, recruitment process, and syllabus. Let's take a look at the list of states that will conduct the higher judiciary exams in 2024:

  1. Arunachal Pradesh
  2. Assam
  3. Bihar
  4. Madhya Pradesh
  5. Maharashtra
  6. Manipur
  7. Punjab
  8. Rajasthan
  9. Sikkim
  10. Jharkhand
  11. Karnataka
  12. Kerala
  13. Chhattisgarh
  14. Goa
  15. Delhi
  16. Uttarakhand
  17. Uttar Pradesh
  18. West Bengal
  19. Himachal Pradesh
  20. Haryana
  21. Jammu & Kashmir
  22. Mizoram
  23. Nagaland
  24. Odisha

State-Wise Details of Upcoming PCS J Exams in 2024

Each state has its own unique set of requirements and selection process for the upcoming PCS J exams in 2024. Let's delve into the details of some of the prominent states' judiciary exams:

1. Delhi Judicial Services Exam

Exam Details:

  1. Exam: Delhi Judicial Service Examination
  2. Conducting Body: Delhi High Court
  3. Post Name: Delhi Civil Judge (Junior Division)–cum–Judicial Magistrate
  4. No. of Vacancies: To be announced
  5. Age Limit: General: 32 years, SC/ST: 37 years, PwD: 42 years
  6. Educational Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in Law
  7. Job Location: NCT of Delhi
  8. Salary: ₹ 27,700 to 44,700 per month
  9. Application Mode: Online
  10. Application Fee: ₹ 1000 (General) & ₹ 200 (Reserved)
  11. Selection Process: Prelims, Mains, Personal Interview
  12. Official Website: https://delhihighcourt.nic.in/
  13. Start Date to Fill Application Form: To be announced
  14. End Date to Fill Application Form: To be announced
  15. DJS Prelims Date: To be announced

2. Bihar Judicial Services Exam

Exam Details:

  1. Exam Name: Bihar Judicial Services Competitive Exam
  2. Conducting Body: Bihar Public Service Commission
  3. Frequency: Once in 2 years
  4. Minimum Qualification: Degree in Law
  5. Key Stages: Prelims, Mains, Personal Interview
  6. No. of Vacancies: To be announced
  7. Exam Fee: General - ₹ 600/-; Others - ₹ 150/-
  8. Mode of Application: Online
  9. Mode of Exam: Offline
  10. Official Website: bpsc.bih.nic.in
  11. Starting Date of Online Application: To be announced
  12. Last Date of Online Application: To be announced

3. Jharkhand Judicial Services Exam

Exam Details:

  1. Exam: Jharkhand Judicial Services Examination
  2. Conducting Body: Jharkhand Public Service Commission
  3. Post Name: Civil Judge (Junior Division)
  4. No. of Vacancies: To be announced
  5. Salary: ₹ 27,770 - 44,770 per month
  6. Notification Release Date: To be announced
  7. Starting Date for the Online Application Form: To be announced
  8. Last Date to Submit Online Application Form: To be announced
  9. Job Location: Jharkhand
  10. Official Website: https://www.jpsc.gov.in/
  11. Eligibility Criteria: Age - 22 to 35 years, Education - Graduate in Law, Nationality - Indian, Enrolled As An Advocate
  12. Selection Process: Prelims, Mains, Personal Interview

4. Maharashtra Judicial Services Exam

Exam Details:

  1. Exam: Maharashtra Judiciary Exam
  2. Conducting Authority: Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC)
  3. Application Start Date: To be announced
  4. Application End Date: To be announced
  5. Exam Language: English and Marathi
  6. No. of Vacancies: To be announced
  7. Salary Range: ₹ 27,700 - 44,770 per month
  8. Eligibility: Law Graduates, Practicing Advocates, Ministerial Staff
  9. Application Fee: General category - Rs. 374, SC/ST/ESM category - Rs. 274
  10. Exam Stages: Prelims, Mains, Personal Interview
  11. Negative Marking (Prelims): 0.25 marks for each wrong answer
  12. Mains Exam Duration: Each paper - 3 hours
  13. Admit Card Release: Two weeks before the exam

5. Odisha Judicial Services Exam

Exam Details:

  1. Exam: Odisha Judicial Services Examination
  2. Conducting Body: Odisha Public Service Commission
  3. Post Name: Civil Judge (Junior Division)
  4. No. of Vacancies: To be announced
  5. Salary: ₹ 77,840 - 1,36,520 per month
  6. Notification Release Date: To be announced
  7. Starting Date for the Online Application Form: To be announced
  8. Last Date to Submit Online Application Form: To be announced
  9. Job Location: Odisha
  10. Official Website: https://opsc.gov.in
  11. Eligibility Criteria: Age - 23 to 39 years, Education - Graduate in Law, Nationality - Indian, Fluency in Odia
  12. Selection Process: Prelims, Mains, Personal Interview
  13. Exam Pattern of Prelims:
    1. Type: Objective MCQ
    2. Total Questions: 100
    3. Marks: 1 mark per correct answer
    4. Duration: 1.5 hours
    5. Negative Marking: 0.25 marks per wrong answer
  14. Exam Pattern of Mains (2 Compulsory Papers):
    1. Total Questions: 150
    2. Marks: 150
    3. Duration: 2.5 hours
  15. Exam Pattern of Mains (3 Optional Papers):
    1. Total Questions: 150
    2. Marks: 150
    3. Duration: 3 hours
  16. Exam Pattern of Interview:
    1. Total Marks: 100

6. Uttar Pradesh Judicial Services Exam

Exam Details:

  1. Exam: U.P. Judicial Service Civil Judge (Junior Division)
  2. Conducting Body: Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission
  3. Post Name: Civil Judge (Junior Division)
  4. No. of Vacancies: To be announced
  5. Notification Release Date: To be announced
  6. Age Limit: 22 to 35 years
  7. Educational Qualification: Degree in Law
  8. Job Location: Uttar Pradesh
  9. Salary: ₹ 27,700 - 44,770 per month
  10. Application Mode: Online
  11. Application Fee: General - Rs. 125, SC/ST - Rs. 65
  12. Selection Process: Prelims, Mains, Personal Interview
  13. Official Website: https://uppsc.up.nic.in/
  14. Starting Date of Online Application: To be announced
  15. Last Date of Online Application: To be announced

7. Chhattisgarh Judicial Services Exam

Exam Details:

  1. Exam: Chhattisgarh Judicial Service Examination
  2. Conducting Body: Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission
  3. Post Name: Civil Judge (Entry Level)
  4. No. of Vacancies: To be announced
  5. Age Limit: 21 - 35 years
  6. Educational Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in Law
  7. Job Location: Chhattisgarh
  8. Salary: ₹ 27,700 - 44,700 per month
  9. Application Mode: Online
  10. Application Fee: ₹ 400 (For candidates domiciled out of Chhattisgarh)
  11. Selection Process: Prelims, Mains, Personal Interview
  12. Official Website: https://psc.cg.gov.in/
  13. Start of Online Application: To be announced
  14. Last Date to Apply Online: To be announced

8. Uttarakhand Judicial Services Exam

Exam Details:

  1. Exam: Uttarakhand Judicial Service Civil Judge Examination
  2. Conducting Body: Uttarakhand Public Service Commission
  3. Frequency: Once a year
  4. Minimum Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in Law
  5. Key Stages: Prelims, Mains, Personal Interview
  6. No. of Vacancies: To be announced
  7. Exam Fee: General - ₹ 172.30/-; Others - ₹ 82.30/-
  8. Mode of Application: Online
  9. Official Website: www.psc.uk.gov.in
  10. Date of Advertisement: To be announced
  11. Last Date of Online Application: To be announced

9. Gujarat Judicial Services Exam

Exam Details:

  1. Exam: Gujarat Judicial Services Civil Judge Exam
  2. Conducting Body: Gujarat Public Service Commission
  3. Post Name: Civil Judge
  4. Gujarat Judiciary Official Notification: To be announced
  5. No. of Vacancies: To be announced
  6. Mode of Application: Online
  7. Age Limit: 35 years
  8. Qualification: Degree in Law
  9. Selection Process: Prelims, Mains, Personal Interview
  10. Mode of Exam: Offline
  11. Job Location: Gujarat
  12. Official Website: www.gujarathighcourt.nic.in
  13. Starting Date for Submission of Online Application: To be announced
  14. Closing Date for Submission of Online Application: To be announced

10. Andhra Pradesh Judicial Services Exam

Exam Details:

  1. Exam: Andhra Pradesh Judicial Services Exam
  2. Exam Conducting Authority: Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission
  3. Website for Official Notification: hp.ap.nic.in
  4. Post Name: Civil Judge (Junior Division)
  5. No. of Vacancies: To be announced
  6. Release of Official Notification: To be announced
  7. Application Start Date: To be announced
  8. Application Last Date: To be announced
  9. Minimum Qualification: LLB (Law Graduate)
  10. Selection Process: Prelims, Mains, Personal Interview
  11. Job Location: Andhra Pradesh

11. West Bengal Judicial Services Exam

Exam Details:

  1. Exam: West Bengal Judicial Service Examination
  2. Conducting Body: West Bengal Public Service Commission
  3. Post Name: West Bengal Civil Judge (Junior Division)–cum–Judicial Magistrate
  4. No. of Vacancies: To be announced
  5. Age Limit: 23 - 35 years
  6. Educational Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in Law
  7. Job Location: West Bengal
  8. Salary: ₹ 27,700 - 44,700 per month
  9. Application Mode: Online
  10. Application Fee: 210 INR (All Categories)
  11. Selection Process: Prelims, Mains, Personal Interview
  12. Official Website: https://wbpsc.gov.in/
  13. Release Date of Notification: To be announced
  14. Online Application Form Start Date: To be announced
  15. Last Day to Apply: To be announced
  16. Exam Pattern of Prelims:
    1. Duration: 1.5 Hours
    2. Total Questions: 200
  17. Exam Pattern of Mains:
    1. Total Duration: 3 Hours
    2. Maximum Marks: 100

12. Punjab Judicial Services Exam

Exam Details:

  1. Exam: Punjab Civil Service (Judicial) Examination
  2. Conducting Body: Punjab and Haryana High Court
  3. Post Name: Punjab Civil Judge (Junior Division)–cum–Judicial Magistrate
  4. No. of Vacancies: To be announced
  5. Salary: ₹ 27,700 - 44,770 per month
  6. Notification Release Date: To be announced
  7. Job Location: Punjab
  8. Official Website: https://highcourtchd.gov.in/
  9. Start Date for the Online Application Form: To be announced
  10. Last Date for the Online Application Form: To be announced
  11. Selection Process: Prelims, Mains, Personal Interview

13. Karnataka Judicial Services Exam

Exam Details:

  1. Exam: Karnataka Judiciary Services Exam
  2. Exam Conducting Authority: Karnataka High Court
  3. Website for Official Notification: https://karnatakajudiciary.kar.nic.in/
  4. Post Name: Civil Judge (Junior Division)
  5. No. of Vacancies: To be announced
  6. Salary: ₹ 27,700 - 44,700 per month
  7. Release of Official Notification: To be announced
  8. Application Acceptance for Prelims: To be announced
  9. End Date to Fill Application Form: To be announced
  10. Selection Process: Prelims, Mains, Personal Interview
  11. Process: Post-Screening Round Computer-based Exam (Screening Exam), Written Exam (Offline), Viva Voce
  12. Conducting State: Karnataka
  13. Minimum Qualification: LLB (Law Graduate)

14. Madhya Pradesh Judicial Services Exam

Exam Details:

  1. Exam: Madhya Pradesh Civil Judge Examination (MPCJ)
  2. Conducting Body: MP High Court
  3. Post Name: Civil Judge Junior Division (Entry Level)
  4. No. of Vacancies: To be announced
  5. Salary: ₹ 27,700 - 44,770 per month
  6. Notification Release Date: To be announced
  7. Starting Date for the Online Application Form: To be announced
  8. Last Date to Submit Online Application Form: To be announced
  9. Job Location: Madhya Pradesh
  10. Official Website: https://mphc.gov.in/
  11. Selection Process: Prelims, Mains, Personal Interview

15. Telangana Judicial Services Exam

Exam Details:

  1. Exam: Telangana Judicial Service Recruitment
  2. Conducting Body: Telangana High Court
  3. Post Name: Civil Judge
  4. No. of Vacancies: To be announced
  5. Notification Release Date: To be announced
  6. Age Limit: 23-26 years
  7. Educational Qualification: Degree in Law
  8. Experience: 3 years as a practicing advocate in any court
  9. Job Location: Hyderabad
  10. Salary: ₹ 77,840 - 1,36,520 per month
  11. Application Mode: Online
  12. Application Fee: General - Rs. 1000, SC/ST - Rs. 500
  13. Selection Process: Prelims, Mains, Personal Interview
  14. Official Website: tshc.gov.in

Upcoming Higher Judiciary Exam 2024 Notifications

The judiciary exam 2024 is an entry-level examination to recruit subordinate judiciary posts. Here are some of the upcoming judiciary exam notifications for 2024:

  1. Odisha Judiciary Recruitment Notification 2024
  2. Himachal Pradesh Recruitment Notification 2024
  3. Punjab Judiciary Recruitment Notification 2024
  4. Chhattisgarh Judiciary Recruitment Notification 2024
  5. UP Judiciary Recruitment Notification 2024
  6. Maharashtra Judiciary Recruitment Notification 2024
  7. Andhra Pradesh Judiciary Recruitment Notification 2024
  8. Uttarakhand Judiciary Recruitment Notification 2024
  9. MP Judiciary Recruitment Notification 2024
  10. Bihar Judiciary Recruitment Notification 2024
  11. West Bengal Judiciary Recruitment Notification 2024
  12. Delhi Judiciary Recruitment Notification 2024
  13. Rajasthan Judiciary Recruitment Notification 2024
  14. Haryana Judiciary Recruitment Notification 2024
  15. Jharkhand Judiciary Recruitment Notification 2024
  16. Telangana Judiciary Recruitment Notification 2024
  17. Karnataka Judiciary Recruitment Notification 2024
  18. Gujarat Judiciary Recruitment Notification 2024

Job Profile of Various Upcoming Judiciary Exams

The job profile of civil judges in the upcoming judiciary exams is quite similar across states. Here are the key responsibilities of civil judges:

  1. Dealing with civil cases: Civil judges handle various civil cases, such as disputes between individuals or institutions.
  2. Making decisions: They carefully observe and analyze all factors involved in a case to reach a fair verdict.
  3. Ensuring justice: Civil judges have the responsibility to ensure justice is served and uphold the rule of law.

Upcoming Judiciary Exam Eligibility Criteria for All States

To be eligible for the upcoming judiciary exams in 2024, candidates must meet certain criteria. Here are the common eligibility requirements:

  1. Educational Qualifications: Candidates must possess an LL.B degree and be enrolled as an Advocate under the Advocates Act, 1961.
  2. Age Limit: The age limit varies from state to state, but generally falls between 21 to 35 years.
  3. Nationality: Only Indian citizens can apply for the civil judge examination.

Selection Process for Upcoming Judiciary Exams

The selection process for the upcoming judiciary exams typically consists of three stages:

  1. Preliminary Examination: This stage involves multiple-choice questions (MCQs) and serves as a screening test. The marks obtained in the preliminary exam are not considered in the final merit list.
  2. Main Examination: The main exam is a subjective examination consisting of multiple papers. The marks obtained in the main exam are considered in the final merit list.
  3. Viva Voce: The final stage of the selection process is the viva voce, where candidates are evaluated based on their personality, general knowledge, and other factors. The viva voce carries a certain weightage in the final selection.

It's important to note that the exam pattern and selection process may vary slightly for each state.

Preparation Tips for Upcoming Judiciary Exams 2024

Preparing for the upcoming judiciary exams requires dedication, a steady approach, and a well-planned study schedule. Here are some tips to help you ace the exams:

  1. Start Early: Begin your preparation at least a year before the examination to cover the extensive syllabus.
  2. Craft a Study Schedule: Create a detailed study plan, allotting enough time for each subject, and cover all the topics according to the state's syllabus.
  3. Manage Your Time: Reserve at least 2 hours for each subject and try to cover around four subjects daily based on your convenience and capacity.
  4. Inverted Approach: Kickstart your preparation with the mains exam, as it covers a broader array of topics. By focusing on the mains, you will also be prepared for the prelims.
  5. Practice Past Papers: Solve as many questions as possible from past years' papers to familiarize yourself with the exam pattern and enhance your confidence.
  6. Stay Informed: Keep yourself updated on current events, legal amendments, and recent court verdicts by regularly reading newspapers, legal magazines, and online resources.
  7. Mock Tests: Take regular mock tests to gauge your readiness and improve your time management skills. Analyze your performance and focus on areas that need more practice.

Conclusion

The upcoming judiciary exams in 2024 are your gateway to a fulfilling career in the Indian Judiciary. With thorough preparation and dedication, you can secure a coveted position as a civil judge. Stay updated with the latest notifications, exam patterns, and eligibility criteria for your desired state. Remember to practice regularly, stay informed, and follow a strategic study plan. Good luck with your upcoming judiciary exams!

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