Admission Enquiry

ADJ(Administration of Justice)

 

SYLLABUS FOR MAIN WRITTEN EXAMINATION FOR DIRECT RECRUITMENT OF ADDITIONAL DISTRICT & SESSIONS JUDGES IN THE STATES OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA

 

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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Educational qualification:

Those interested should have secured at least 55 per cent marks (without rounding off) in master's degree or equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognised by UGC in humanities (including languages) and social sciences, computer science and applications, electronic science etc.

1. PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION:
The preliminary examination shall be an objective type
examination consisting of the following three papers of 100 Marks
each:-
 Civil Law-I
 Civil Law-II
 Criminal Law

  1. MAIN (NARRATIVE) EXAMINATION:
    1. Main Written (narrative) examination shall be held w.e.f. 30th March, 2018. The date sheet will be put on the website of the Commission. No individual intimation will be given.

 

    1. Each paper will last for three hours. The subject and syllabus for main(narrative) examination and marks for each paper shall be as follows:

PAPER

SUBJECT

 

 

MARKS

 

 

 

PAPER-I

Civil Law-I: Code of Civil Procedure. Indian Evidence

200

 

Act, Indian Stamp Act, Himachal Pradesh Courts Act,

Marks

 

1976 and Specific Relief Act.

 

 

 

PAPER-II

Civil Law-II: Indian Contract Act, Hindu Law, Indian

200

 

Limitation Act,  Transfer of   Property Act

and H.P.

Marks

 

Urban Rent Control Act.

 

 

 

PAPER-III

Criminal Law: Indian Penal Code, Criminal Procedure

200

 

Code,  Chapter-XVII  (section  138  to  143)  of  the

Marks

 

Negotiable Instruments Act, H.P. Excise Act-2011 as

 

 

Applicable to the State of H.P., Wild Life Protection Act

 

 

and Indian  Forest Act.

 

 

 

PAPER-IV

English Composition: A Choice from three Essays on

150

 

General Subjects.

 

 

Marks

 

ESSAY:

100 Marks

 

 

Translation of Hindi Passage into English:

50 Marks

 

 

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Total:

150 Marks

 

 

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{The standard for the English paper shall be that of

 

 

graduation examination of Himachal Pradesh

 

 

 

University.)

 

 

 

PAPER-V

Language (Hindi):

 

 

100

 

Hindi (in Devanagri Script) No books prescribed. The

Marks

 

paper of Hindi will comprise of the following:-

 

 

 

Translation of English passage into Hindi.-30

Marks

 

 

Essay in Hindi on any topic out of three.  -50 Marks

 

 

Composition (Idioms and Corrections etc.).-20 Marks

 

 

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Total:

100 Marks

 

 

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(The standard for the language paper shall be that of

 

 

Matriculation examination of the

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

(i)

Candidates,  who  qualify  the  Main  written

150

Viva-voce

 

examination, will be required to appear at such

Marks

 

 

place, as may be fixed by the Commission, for a

 

 

 

viva-voce test. The maximum marks for the viva-

 

 

 

voce shall be 150. The marks obtained in the

 

 

 

viva-voce will be added to the marks obtained in

 

 

 

the  Main  written  examination  for  purpose  of

 

 

 

selection of the candidates.

 

 

(ii)    The summoning of the candidates for viva-voce

 

 

 

test conveys no assurance whatsoever that they

 

 

 

will be selected or recommended. Appointment

 

 

 

orders to the selected candidates will be issued

 

 

 

by the Government.

 

 

(iii)   A candidate shall also be required to obtain at

 

 

 

least  45%  of  the  marks  allocated  for  the

 

 

 

interview,  failing  which  he  will  be  deemed  to

 

 

 

have not qualified the competitive examination.

 

 

 

 

 

Minimum

(i)

No candidate shall be credited with any marks

 

Qualifying

 

in  any  paper  unless  he  obtains  at  least  40

 

Marks:

 

percent  marks  in  that  paper,  except  Hindi

 

 

 

language  paper  (paper-V)  in  which  candidate

 

 

 

should obtain at least 33 percent marks.

 

 

(ii)No  candidate  shall  be  considered  to  have

 

 

 

qualified the written test unless he obtains 45

 

 

 

percent marks in aggregate in all papers and at

 

 

 

least 33 percent marks in language paper i.e.