Syllabus Rajasthan Judicial Services Examination RJS-2016

The examination scheme for recruitment to the cadre of Civil Judge shall consist of :-

I.     Preliminary Examination (Objective Type)

II.   Written Main Examination (Subjective Type)

III.  Interview

I.       Preliminary Examination:- 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 maximum marks for Preliminary Examination shall be 100 in which number of questions to be asked shall also be 100. However, there shall be no negative marking for wrong answers in Preliminary Examination. The duration of Preliminary Examination shall be of 2 hours. The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination shall not be counted towards the final selection.

Syllabus for Prerliminary Examination

1.      Law : Same as prescribed for Law Paper I & II for Main Examination.

2.     Hindi Proficiency : 

  1. शब्द रचना: सन्धि एवं सन्धि विच्छेद, समास, उपसर्ग, प्रत्यय। 
  2. प्रकार: (क)  तत्सम, अर्द्धतत्सम, तद्भव, देशज, विदेशी। (ख) संज्ञा, सर्वनाम, विशेषण, क्रिया, अव्यय (क्रिया विशेषण, सम्बन्ध सूचक,  विस्मयबोधक निपात)। 
  3. शब्द ज्ञान: पर्यायवाची, विलोम, शब्द युग्मों का अर्थ भेद, वाक्यांश के लिए सार्थक शब्द समश्रुत भिन्नार्थक शब्द, समानार्थी शब्दों का विवेक, उपयुक्त शब्द चयन, सम्बन्धवाची शब्दावली। 
  4. शब्द शुद्धि। 
  5. व्याकरणिक कोटियाँ: परसर्ग, लिंग, वचन, पुरूष, काल, वृत्ति;(Mood), पक्ष;(Aspect), वाच्य (Voice),
  6.  वाक्य रचना। 
  7.  वाक्य शुद्धि। 
  8. विराम चिन्हों का प्रयोग।
  9. मुहावरे/लोकोक्तियाँ। 
  10. पारिभाषिक शब्दावली: प्रशासनिक, विधिक (विशेषतः)।


3.    English Proficiency :

i.       Tenses

ii.      Articles and Determiners iii.     Phrasal Verbs and Idioms

iv.     Active & Passive Voice

v.       Co-ordination & Subordination vi.     Direct and Indirect Speech

vii.    Modals expressing various concepts-

(Obligation,   Request,   Permission,   Prohibition,   Intention,   Condition,   Probability, Possibility, Purpose, Reason, Companions, Contrast)

viii.   Antonyms and Synonyms.


II.       Written Main Examination:-  The Main Examination shall consist of following subjects:










3 Hours





3 Hours



Paper-I Hindi Essay


2 Hours

Paper-II English Essay


2 Hours






Syllabus for Main Examination

Law Paper (I)-

The  Arbitration  and  Conciliation  Act,  1996, Code  of Civil Procedure,1908,  The  Constitution  of India, Evidence  Act,  1872,  Hindu  Adoption  and  Maintenance  Act,  1956,  Hindu  Marriage  Act,  1955,  Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act, 1956, Hindu Succession Act, 1956, Indian  Partnership Act, 1932, Indian Contract Act, 1872, Indian Easements Act, 1882, The Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987, The Limitation Act, 1963, The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 (Chapter X, XI & XII and The Second Schedule), Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881 (Chapter II, III, IV, VI, IX, XII and XIII), The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005, The Sale of Goods Act, 1930, The Specific Relief Act, 1963, The Transfer of Property Act, 1882, Interpretation of Statues, Law of Torts, Legal Maxims, Muslim Law, The Rajasthan Agricultural Credit Operations (Removal of Difficulties) Act, 1974, The Rajasthan Court Fees & Suits Valuation Act,

1961, The Rajasthan Land Revenue Act, 1956, The Rajasthan Municipalities Act, 2009 (Chapter I, IV, VII, X, XI, XII and XIII), The Rajasthan Panchayati Raj Act, 1994, The Rajasthan Rent Control Act, 2001, The Rajasthan Stamp Act, 1998, The Rajasthan Tenancy Act, 1955, The Registration Act, 1908, General Rules (Civil), 1986 and Judgment Writing.

Paper is designed to test the practical knowledge of the candidates in civil law and procedure e.g. drafting, pleadings, framing issues and writing out judgments etc. in civil cases.


Law Paper (II)-

The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, The Electricity Act, 2003 (Chapter XIV), The Indian Evidence Act, 1872, The Indian Penal Code, 1860, The Information Technology Act, 2000, The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000, The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, The Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881 (Chapter XVII), The Probation of Offenders Act, 1958, The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005, The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, General Rules (Criminal), 1980 and Judgment 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 in Hindi language.

Language Paper-II English Essay - Essay writing in English language.


III.        Interview:-

In interviewing a candidate, the suitability for employment to the service shall be tested with reference to his

record at the School, College and University, 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.


List of candidates:-

After interview, a list of the candidates shall be prepared in the order of their performance on the

basis of their aggregate marks. If two or more of such candidates obtain equal marks in the aggregate, they shall be arranged in the order of merit on the basis of their general suitability for service and their names shall be recommended for appointment accordingly:

Provided  that  a  candidate  of  Scheduled  Castes  or  Scheduled  Tribes  category  shall  not  be recommended  for  appointment  unless  he  obtains  minimum  35%  marks  in  the  aggregate  of  written

examination and the interview, and, in the case of other candidates, unless he obtains minimum 40% marks in the aggregate of written examination and the interview;

Provided further that no candidate shall be recommended who fails to obtain minimum 25%

marks in the interview.


Note  :  The  general  suitability  for  service  of the  candidates  securing  equal  aggregate  marks  in  Main Examination and Interview shall firstly be determined on the basis of higher marks obtained in the Interview and in case, the candidates secure equal marks even in Interview the merit shall be determined having regard to age i.e. the candidate, older in age shall be given higher place in merit.

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Syllabus for Rajasthan Judicial Services Examination RJS (Civil Judge Junior Division)-2016