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Punjab Civil Service (Judicial Branch)

Title Punjab Civil Service (Judicial Branch)

It is three stage examination.

(A) Preliminary Examination
(B) Main (Written Type)
(C) Personality Test (Interview)

Syllabus for Preliminary Examination

Preliminary Examination shall be of objective type multiple choice (which can be scrutinized by computer) as distinguished from the Written Examination which shall be subjective/ narrative type.
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 01 mark shall be deducted.
The objective type multiple choice questions for Preliminary Examination shall be from the syllabus for the Main 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.

Main (Written) Examination

It consists of five papers:

(1) Law Paper I i.e. Civil Law I (200 marks)

1.    Code of Civil procedure
2.    Punjab Courts Act
3.    Indian Contract Act
4.    Indian partnership Act
5.    Sale of Goods Act
6.    Specific Relief Act
7.    Indian Evidence Act
8.    Transfer of Property Act,1882
9.    East Punjab Urban Rent Restriction Act 1949

(2) Law Paper II i.e. Civil Law II (200 marks)

1.    Hindu Law
2.    Mohammadan Law and Customary Law
3.    Law of Registration
4.    Law of Limitation

(3) Law Paper III i.e. Criminal Law (200 marks)

1.    Indian Penal Code
2.    Criminal Procedure Code
3.    Indian Evidence Act

(4) Paper IV English (200 marks)
1.    English Essay (1000-1100 words) (100 marks)
2.    Precis (25 marks)
3.    Words and Phrases (Make sentences of the given words and Phrases) (25 marks)
4.    Comprehension (25 marks)
5.    Corrections (25 marks)

(5) Paper V Language (150 marks)
Punjabi (in Gurmukhi Script)
Language paper (v) shall comprise the following:-
1.    Punjabi Essay (1000-1100 words) (100 marks)
2.    Translation of an English passage into Punjabi, Explanation of Punjabi passage in prose and poetry in the same language, Composition (essay), idioms and corrections (50 marks)

Viva-Voce (Interview) (100 marks)

To judge the personal qualities of the candidates. The viva-voce shall relate to the matters of general interest and is intended to test the candidates' alertness, intelligence and general outlook. it shall be conducted in English.