Rajasthan Judicial Service (RJS) Exam 2013
The competitive Examination for the recruitment to the post of Civil Judge shall be conducted by Recruiting Authority in two stages i.e. Preliminary Examination and Main Examination as per the Scheme specified in Schedule-IV. The marks obtained in the preliminary Examination by the candidate who are declared qualified for admission to the main examination will not be counted for determining their final merit.
The number of candidate to be admitted to the main examination will be fifteen times the total number of vacancies (category wise) to be filled in the year but in the said range all those candidates who secure the same percentage of marks as may be fixed by the Recruiting Authority for any Lower range will be admitted to the main Examination.
On the basis of marks secured in the main examination, candidates to the extent of three times of total number of vacancies (category wise) shall be declared qualified to be called for interview.
The competitive examination for recruitment to the post of Civil Judge shall consist of:-
1. Preliminary Examination (Objective Type)
2. Main Examination
- (I) Written/Subjective Type
- (II) Interview
RJS Exam 2013
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 (RJS Exam 2013).
The main examination shall consist of following subjects:
|1||Law||Paper – I||100||3 Hours|
|2||Law||Paper – II||100||3 Hours|
|3||Language||Paper – I Hindi Essay||50||2 Hours|
|Paper – II English Essay||50||2 Hours|
Law Paper (I)-
- Constitution of India
- Civil Procedure Code
- Law of Contract and Partnership
- Law of Torts and Easements
- Law of Motor Accident Claims
- Law of Arbitration and Conciliation
- Rent Control Law and Revenue Laws in Rajasthan
- Law of Specific Relief
- Hindu Law
- Muslim Law
- Law on transfer of Property
- Law of Limitation
- Law relating to Lok Adalats and Permanent Lok Adalats
- Law related to Domestic Violence
- General Rules (Civil) and Judgment Writing
- Paper is designed to test the practical knowledge of the candidates in civil law and procedure e.g. drafting, pleading, framing issues and writing out judgments etc., in Civil Cases.
Law Paper (II)-
- Criminal Procedure Code
- Law of Evidence
- Indian Penal Code
- Law on Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances
- Criminal Law related to protection of SC/STs
- Law on Juvenile Delinquency
- Law of Probation
- Law relating to Dishonour of Cheques
- Law relating to Electricity Theft
- Law related to Cyber Crimes
- General Rules (Criminal) and Judgement 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.
- Language (Paper-I)
- Hindi Essay – Essay writing and Grammar.
- Language (Paper-II)
- English Essay – Essay writing, translation from English to Hindi and vice versa and Grammar.
- It shall be compulsory to appear, in each and every paper of written test, and also before the Interview Board for viva-voce.
After the marks obtained by the candidate in written test have been received the Recruiting Authority shall call for interview such of them as have obtained a minimum of 35% marks in each of the law papers and 40% marks in the aggregate (RJS Exam 2013).
Provided that a candidate belonging to Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe category shall be deemed to be eligible for interview if he has obtained a minimum of 30% marks in each of the Law papers and 35% marks in the aggregate (RJS Exam 2013):
Provided further that no candidate shall be recommended who fails to obtained minimum 25% marks in the interview (RJS New Syllabus).
In interviewing a candidate, the suitability for employment to the service shall be tested with reference to his record at the School, College and Univeristy 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 Rajasthani 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 (RJS Exam 2013).