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Judicial Services Syllabus

A competitive exam required different kind of approach and strategy. Because today mostly known what to study but important thing is that we must know how to study to reach the goal of success. This is why we have Judicial Services Syllabus for you. We believe for success, guidance is necessary but it will be more helpful if it is balanced means for proper and to the point i.e. what should study for the exam. So in this pathway guidance play an important role because combination of trustful guidance and true dedication draw the line of success.

It consists of three stages, so while preparing we have to keep all three stages of examination in mind.

a. Preliminary Examination
b. Mains Examination
c. Viva voice i.e. interview

A brief introduction of three stages;

Preliminary Examination

At this stage exam will be objective in nature and following has to be done to get through this exam;
a. Basic understanding of bare act and most important to remember the law provide in sections.
b. Understanding of illustration.
c. Comprehension of case law.
d. Application of legal concept and factual situation.
e. Knowledge of recent amendments and case laws.
f. Knowledge of recent legal news.
g. General knowledge according to requirement of the state.
h. Legal maxim (Its meaning and applications)

Mains Examination

Further step call mains examinations, in most important requirement, firstly to understand the question especially in conceptual question, it is very necessary to understand the call of question means, what question asking and which section apply on particular question. In short, develop capacity to understand question and tried to give an answer through an analytical way with organized manner. In mains, not necessary the answer should be very lengthy but it should be to the point, in correct form with evaluate reasoning. Here glance at previous year paper will be very helpful.

The difference between the preliminary and mains exam is not that of the syllabus but that of way to present the answer and to reach to the right conclusion. Preliminary required only understanding and remembrance of law but for mains exam demand Reproduction of Idea and how to write an answer in impressive way.

Furthermore, for mains case law also necessary because its helps to evaluate and link the answer with law, to produce analytical content in the answer. In this way case law will be helpful to secure marks for both prelims, mains as well as for interview.


Now third step of examination is interview. Generally people says that practice makes a person perfect actually it is true because in Judiciary examination after prelims and mains exam persons become aware and knowledgeable about the subject. In interview on left how to present their awareness, knowledge and most important their personality in front of other people who are more knowledgeable, aware, experience compared to you. They will observe what you learn and study in prelims and mains. Finally for the last step should be know how to serve their knowledge and present the capability of decision making. After all three stages of examination board prepare a merit list and announce the final result according to the marks of individual candidate.

A State by State Overview of State Judicial Service Exams

In the Union of India, most states have their own State Judicial Services. Each of these State Judicial Services conducts their own recruitment, usually through examinations and interviews. The patterns and exam processes for each state is different. We at DIAS Law Academy have attempted to collate and list out the patterns for several major states of India. We will be adding more in the days to come.

DIAS Law Academy conducts comprehensive online coursesĀ for the State Judicial Services and State Public Service Commissions of the states listed below. Click each link to find out more about the syllabus, pattern and other details for each state.


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