Syllabus Jharkhand PCS-J 2015


(a)    "Preliminary  Entrance  Test"  means  Written  Examination  (Multiple  Choice Questions/Objective Type) only and the candidates declared successful in this test shall be eligible for the Main Examination.

(b)        "Main Examination" means Written Examination (Subjective) and the candidates  declared successful in this Test shall be eligible for Viva-Voce Test.

(c)        "Viva-Voce Test" means an Oral Examination.

1. The Syllabus for the Preliminary Entrance Test shall consist of :-

(i)         General English

(ii)        General Knowledge (including Current Affairs)

(iii)       The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908.

(iv)       The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973.

(v)        The Indian Evidence Act, 1872.

(vi)       The Law of Contract, 1872.

(vii)      The Indian Penal Code, 1860.

2.    The Preliminary Entrance Test shall be of 100 marks in aggregate. The marks obtained in preliminary examination shall not be counted for the purpose of final selection. There shall be no negative marking.

3.    The Merit List shall be prepared as under:-

(i)         Candidates shall be arranged in seriatim as per marks obtained by them in the Recruitment Process.

(ii)        This List shall be prepared category-wise for both preliminary entrance test as well as main examination.

4.     The candidates up to 15 times of the total vacancy category-wise shall be called for appearing in the Main  Examination.  In  case  of  tie  of  marks  between  the  candidates  at  the  last  pedestal,  all  the candidates obtaining such marks shall be called for appearing in the Main Examination irrespective of exceeding of number beyond 15 times of vacancies.

5.      Duration of Preliminary Entrance Test shall be of two hours.

6.      The Main Examination shall be of four papers of 100 marks each comprising of the questions on the following subjects. :-

Paper - I

(i)         Procedural Law (The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 and The Code of Criminal Procedure,1973).

(ii)        The Indian Penal Code, 1860.

(iii)       The Indian Evidence Act, 1872.

(iv)       The Limitation Act, 1963.

Paper - II

(i)      The Contract Act, 1872

(ii)    The Sales of Goods Act, 1930

(iii)   The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

(iv)    The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996

(v)     The Transfer of Property Act, 1882

Paper - III

(i)      The Hindu Law and The Mohammedan Law

(ii)    Rent Control Law.

(iii)   The Specific Relief Act, 1963

(iv)    Jurisprudence

Paper IV (Language)

Hindi & English (Essay, Precise writing, Translation & Paraphrase)

7.    Duration of Main Examination shall be of three hours for each paper.

8.    Appearing in each paper will be compulsory.

9.    The candidates up to three times of total vacancy category-wise shall be called to appear in the Viva- voce Test on the basis of marks obtained by them in the main examination. In case of tie of marks between the candidates at the last pedestal, all the candidates obtaining such marks shall be called for appearing in the Viva-Voce Test irrespective of exceeding of number beyond three times of total vacancies.

10.    There shall be Viva-Voce Test of 100 marks.  In the Viva-Voce Test the minimum required qualifying marks would be 25% for the General category candidates and 20% for SC/ST/EBC & BC.

11.    No candidates, irrespective of the marks obtained by him in the Main Examination, shall be eligible for selection for appointment, if he obtains less than minimum pre scribed marks in the Viva-Voce Test.

12.    The final selection list shall be prepared on the basis of the marks obtained in the Main Examination and the Viva-Voce Test both. In case of tie of marks between the candidates in the final selection list, their selection will be made firstly on the basis of qualification, i.e., person having Post Graduate Degree in Law shall be given preference and thereafter on the basis of experience, if any, in legal

practice and still if necessary, on the basis of seniority in age.


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