Haryana Public Service Commission,

Bays No. 1-10, Block-B, Sector-4, Panchkula H.C.S (Judicial Branch) Examination -2020-21



The Haryana Public Service Commission invites online applications from eligible candidates for 256 posts (239 actual posts 17 anticipated posts) of Civil Judge (Junior Division) in the Haryana Civil Service (Judicial Branch). The category wise break-up of vacancies is as under:- Essential Qualifications: No person shall be eligible to be appointed a Civil Judge (Junior Division) unless he holds a degree of Bachelor of Laws from a University established by the law and approved/recognized by the Bar Council of India on or before closing date i.e. 15.02.2021. The expression “Degree of Bachelor of Laws” means a degree entitling a candidate to be enrolled as an Advocate under the Advocate Act, 1961, and the rules made there under. The candidates should hold the degree of bachelor of Law on or before the closing date for submission of online application form i.e. 15.02.2021. 3 4.

Age: Candidate should not be less than 21 years and not more than 42 years as on 15.02.2021.

APPLICATION FEES: – The category wise application fee structure payable through online upto 11:55 PM of closing date i.e. 15.02.2021 which is as under:-

Syllabus for Preliminary Examination :

The Preliminary Examination shall be of objective type with multiple – choice questions as distinguished from the main written examination which shall be of 5 subjective / narrative type . The OMR Sheets ( Answer Sheets ) will be scanned by Computer . So there is no provision of re – checking / re – evaluation of OMR Sheets .

The question paper for Preliminary Examination shall be of two hours duration It shall consist of 125 questions and each question shall carry 04 marks and for every wrong answer 0.80 mark shall be deducted . There will , however , be no negative marking in respect of un – attempted questions .

The objective type multiple – choice question for the Preliminary Examination shall be from the syllabus for the lain Examination . The candidate shall be expected to have a general and basic over view of the main subjects and also the ability to answer questions on current events of national and international importance , Indian legal and constitutional history and governance . The candidate shall also be tested for his analytical skills and aptitude . The standard of the question paper shall be of Law graduate level .

The object of the Preliminary Examination is to short list candidates for the Main Examination . No candidate shall be allowed to appear in the Main Examination unless he / she secured minimum 150 marks ( read 100 marks for all reserved category candidates ) in the Preliminary Examination . The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination shall not be counted towards final result . Candidates equal to 10 times the number of vacancies advertised , selected in order of their merit in the respective categories shall become eligible to sit in the Main Examination . However , the number shall be subject to variation . If two or more candidates at the last number ( the number at the end ) get the equal marks , then all of them shall be considered eligible to sit for the Main Examination , warranting the corresponding increase in the stipulated ratio .

The candidate applying for the Preliminary Examination should ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility conditions for admission to the examination . Their admission at all the stages of examination for which they are admitted by the Commission viz . Preliminary Examination , Main ( Written ) Examination and Viva – voce ( Interview / Personality Test ) will be purely provisional , subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions . If on checking at any time before or after the Preliminary Examination Main ( Written ) Examination and Viva – voce ( Interview / Personality Test ) . it is found that they do not fulfill any of the eligibility conditions , their candidature for the examination will be cancelled by the Committee / Commission . If any of their claims is found to be incorrect , they may render themselves liable to disciplinary action by the Commission . Any attempt on the part of a candidate to obtain support for his candidature by any means will render him / her liable for disqualification .

NOC from the employer (for those candidates who are employed) is not required at the time of applying for Preliminary Examination. Candidates are directed to intimate their employer only at this stage. NOC from the employer is needed at the time of applying for Main Examination.

The candidates should note that their admission to the examination will be purely provisional based on the information given by them in the application form. This will be subject to checking of all the eligibility conditions by the Committee/Haryana Public Service Commission. The mere fact that a certificate of admission to the Examination has been issued to a candidate, will not imply that his/her candidature has been finally cleared by the Committee/ Commission or that entries made by the candidate in his application for the Preliminary Examination have been accepted by the Committee/Commission as true and correct. Candidates may note that the Committee/ Commission takes up the checking of eligibility conditions of a candidate, with the attested documents appended with the applications. The original documents/certificates are to be produced at the time of interview.

Candidates should ensure that the signatures appended by them in all the places viz. in their application form. attendance sheet etc. and in all the correspondence with the Commission should be identical and there should not be any variation of any kind. If any variation is found in the signatures appended by him at different places. his candidature will be liable for cancellation by the Committee/ Commission.


The Main Examination shall consist of six papers (five written and one viva- voce).

The description of papers and the syllabus shall be as under:-

Candidates thrice the number of advertised posts including bracketed candidates, if any, in order of merit of Main Examination will be called for viva-voce. . Candidate who qualifies for the Main Examination will have to apply again on separate application form for the Main Examination for which they will be informed through an announcement displayed on Commission’s website. No candidate shall be credited with any marks in any written paper unless he/she obtains at least thirty three percent marks in it.

No candidate shall be called for the viva- voce test unless he/she obtains at least fifty percent qualifying marks in the aggregate of all the written papers. However, for the candidate belonging to the Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes, Backward Classes.