Syllabus

Uttarakhand Judicial Services

  • Phase 1 - Prelims examination is of objective type.
  • Phase 2 - Mains examination is of written type.
  • Phase 3 – Interview

Negative marking of 0.25 will be deducted for the wrongly attempted questions in the prelims examination.

PHASE 1 – PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION

You will face the preliminary exam first which is an objective test of 200 Marks.The question will be based on following parts:

PART 1 - GENERAL KNOWLEDGE (50 Marks)
It will include the following:
  • Day to day events around India and the world specially related to Law.
  • Questions mainly asked from International Law, Neutrality, Indian Constitution, Recent Legislations and Developments but will not be confined to it.
PART 2 - LAW (150 MARKS)
  • Transfer of Property Act
  • Hindu Law / Mohammedan Law
  • Indian Evidence Act
  • Criminal Procedure Code
  • Indian Penal Code
  • Code of Civil Procedure

PHASE 2 – MAINS EXAMINATION

The exam is conducted under the five papers : PAPER I – PRESENT DAY (150 marks)

This paper will consist of following:

  • Current events related to India & the world.
  • Generally questions are asked from current developments in the following:
    • - legal field
    • - Jurisprudence
    • - International Law
    • - Neutrality
    • - Recent Legislations
    • - Constitutional Law and Development
PAPER II – LANGUAGE (100 mark)
  • Translation from English to Hindi – 30 marks
  • Translation from Hindi to English – 30 marks
  • Precise writing in English – 40 marks
PAPER III – LAW PAPER I (200 marks)

You will be asked question based on the Following:

  • Indian Contract Act
  • Partnership Act
  • Trust, Easement and Equity
  • Law of Tort
  • Transfer of Property Act
  • Hindu Law
  • Mohammedan Law
  • Specific Relief Act
PAPER IV – LAW PAPER II (200 marks)

You will be asked question based on the Following:

  • Indian Evidence Act
  • Criminal Procedure Code
  • Civil Procedure Code
PAPER V – LAW PAPER III (CRIMINAL, REVENUE AND LOCAL LAND LAWS) (200 Marks)

You will be asked question based on the Following:

  • Indian Penal Code
  • U.P. Zamindari Abolition & Land Reforms Act (as applicable to Uttrakhand)

NOTE : Minimum marks are 40% in each written paper and aggregate of 50% to qualify for interview. Relaxation of 5% each has been made for SC/ST/PWD.

PHASE 3 – INTERVIEW

  • Interview will carry 100 Marks
  • Proper Knowledge of COMPUTER is essential