The Rajasthan Judicial Service Examination is conducted by the Rajasthan High Court for recruitment to posts of Civil Judge cadre of the RJS.

The notification is published on the High Court’s official website at: RAJASTHAN JUDICIAL SERVICES

Educational Qualification:-

  1. No Candidate shall be eligible for recruitment to the service unless he holds a degree of Bachelor of Laws (Professional) of any University established by Law in India and recognized as such under the Advocates Act, 1961.
  2. Candidates should be thoroughly knowledgeable about Rajasthani Dialects and Social Customs (only for the purpose of Interview).

Age Limits & Relaxations:-

  1. Candidates should be a minimum of 21 years of age and not more than 40 years of age (Maximum) as on the specific cutoff date mentioned in the official advertisement for the year.
  2. The age limits are relaxable for various categories of candidates. Refer to the current year’s official advertisement for full details.

Selection Procedure:-

  • The competitive examination for the recruitment to the post of Civil Judge shall be conducted in two stages i.e. Preliminary Examination and Main Examination. The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination by the candidate who are declared qualified for admission to the Main Examination will not be counted for determining final merit.
  • The number of candidate to be admitted to the Main Examination will be fifteen times the total number of vacancies (category-wise) but in the said range all those candidates who secure the same percentage of marks on the last cut-off will be admitted to the Main Examination.

Note: – To qualify for Main Written Examination, the candidates of SC/ST category shall have to secure minimum 40% marks and candidates of all other categories shall have to secure 45% minimum marks in the Preliminary Examination.

  • The number of candidates to be admitted to the interview shall be, as far as practicable, three times the total number of vacancies category-wise :

Provided that to qualify for interview, a candidate shall have to secure a minimum of 35% marks in each of the law papers and 40% marks in aggregate in the Main Examination.

Provided further that a candidate belonging to Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe category, shall be deemed to be eligible for Interview, if he has obtained minimum of 30% marks in each of the law papers and 35% marks in the aggregate in the Main Examination.

  • It shall be compulsory to appear, in each and every paper of written test, as also before the Interview Board for viva voice. A candidate, who has failed to appear in any of the written paper or before the board for viva voice shall not be recommended for appointment.
  • The examination scheme for recruitment to the cadre of Civil Judge shall consist of :-
  1. Preliminary Examination (Objective Type)
  2. Written Main Examination (Subjective Type)
  3. Interview


  1. 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.
  2. 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








3. 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.

Disclaimer: – All the above information is taken from the official recruitment notification of RJS 2018.


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