BPSC 32nd Bihar Judiciary Services Recruitment Notification 2023

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BPSC 32nd Bihar Judiciary Services Recruitment Notification 2023

The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) is conducting the 32nd Bihar Judicial Services Examination, which intends to fill 155 Civil Judge vacancies in the Bihar High Court. BPSC released the official notification for the Bihar Judiciary vacancy 2023 on 20 February 2023, which includes important information such as exam dates, eligibility criteria, selection process, and exam pattern. This is a great opportunity for Law Graduates who intend to work for the Bihar Government. 

Earlier, candidates who passed the BPSC Judicial Services 32nd Prelims which was on 4 June 2023, were asked to apply for the Mains exam from October 5th and October 25th, 2023. The BPSC 32nd Judicial Services Mains 2023 will take place from November 25th to November 29th, 2023. 

Find out about exam dates, eligibility requirements, the selection process, and exam format so you can get a complete understanding of the recruitment process.

32nd Bihar Judiciary Services 2023 - Overview

The Judicial Service Exam is administered by the Bihar Public Service Commission, which allows law students to become civil judges in Bihar. The examination is divided into three sections: the preliminary, the mains, and the interview. Only those who score higher than the cut-off in the preliminary examination will be considered for the next two phases of the examination. 

Check all the details about this recruitment drive by the BPSC in the table given below:

BPSC 32nd Judiciary Services Examination - Important Details

Exam Conducting Organisation

Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC)

Exam Name

32nd Bihar Judiciary Services Competitive
Examination 2023

Post Name

Civil Judge

Vacancies

155

Application Dates

27 February to 27 March 2023

Application Mode

Online

Exam Mode

Offline

Job Location

Bihar (Civil Courts)

Selection Process

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Mains Examination
  • Interview

Important Dates for 32nd Bihar Judiciary Services Examination 2023

In the table below, you will find all the relevant dates of BPSC’s recruitment process for the 32nd Judiciary Service Examination:

Event 

Date

Notification Released on

20-02-2023

Application Starting Date

27-02-2023

Last date to apply

27-03-2023

Last date to submit the application fee  

27-03-2023

BPSC B.J.S. Prelims Exam 

04-06-2023

BPSC B.J.S. Prelims Result 

26-09-2023

BPSC B.J.S. Mains Exam  

25-11-2023 to 29-11-2023

BPSC B.J.S. Mains Result 

To be notified

BPSC B.J.S. Interview

To be notified

BPSC B.J.S. Final Result 

To be notified

Important Links for 32nd Bihar Judiciary Services Recruitment 2023

According to recent updates, the admit card for the 32nd Judiciary Services Mains Examination, which is scheduled to begin on 25 November 2023, will be available on the official website of the commission shortly.  Those who have been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment process for BPSC Bihar 32nd Judiciary Services can utilize the following links to obtain or access the links:

Official Website 

bpsc.bih.nic.in 

Official Notification PDF

Click Here 

Application Link

Click Here (Application Closed) 

32nd Bihar Judicial Services Main (Written) Competitive Examination Notice PDF

Click Here 

Mains Syllabus PDF

Click Here 

Prelims Result

Click Here 

Mains Admit Card

Available soon

Result

Available soon

32nd Bihar Judiciary Services Vacancy 2023

A total of 155 vacancies for the BPSC 32nd Judicial Services Exam have been announced this year. The vacancies are distributed by category as shown below.

Category

Vacancy

General

61

EWS

15

SC

29

ST

02

EBC

30

BC

18

Total

155

32nd Bihar Judiciary Services Examination 2023 - Eligibility Criteria

The registration process will be strictly based on the commission's requirements; accordingly, candidates must carefully check the BPSC Judiciary Services Eligibility Criteria. A candidate who is not eligible but registers for the exam will be declared ineligible and will be barred from taking the exam. Candidates are therefore advised to thoroughly review the eligibility conditions given below.

  1. Nationality

BPSC requires that candidates be Indian citizens to be eligible to apply for the post of Civil Judge through the Bihar Judicial Services Examination. Any candidate with a foreign nationality is ineligible to apply for the aforementioned positions.

  1. Age Limits

The minimum age of a candidate should be 22 years on 01 August 2022. Candidates should not have attained the age of 35 years as on 1st August 2019 (For Unreserved).

Age Relaxation: The maximum age for the reserved category candidates and all female candidates is 40 years.

  1. Educational Qualification

A graduate degree in law or equivalent from a recognized university is required to be able to apply for BPSC Judicial Services. Candidates should keep in mind that the degree must be from an institution recognized by the Bar Council of India.

32nd Bihar Judiciary Services Application Process 2023

The candidates must follow the steps mentioned below while filling out the BPSC Judiciary Services Online Application Form 2023.

Step 1: Visit the official website of the Bihar Public Service Commission at (bpsc.bih.in).

Step 2: Click on the application link for the 32nd Bihar Judiciary Services Exam on the homepage.

Step 3: Enter your details such as name, date of birth, educational qualification, category, etc.

Step 4: Process to upload your scanned documents including recent photograph and signature.

Step 5: Pay the application fees mentioned below, as per your category.

Step 6: Submit the form and take a printout of the final submission for future reference.

Application Fees for Prelims

The Commission has established a specific application fee that must be paid to get your application form accepted. Some candidates from certain communities are given special consideration. The application fees for all category candidates are as follows:

Category

Application Fee

General 

Rs. 600

SC/ST (domicile of Bihar)

Rs. 150

Female Candidates (domicile of Bihar)

Rs. 150

PwBD

Rs. 150

All other candidates

Rs. 600

Application Fees for Mains

Category

Application Fee

General 

Rs. 750

SC/ST (domicile of Bihar)

Rs. 200

Female Candidates (domicile of Bihar)

Rs. 200

PwBD

Rs. 200

All other candidates

Rs. 750

32nd Bihar Judiciary Services Selection Process 2023

The BPSC Judicial Services selection procedure consists of three stages. Each of the three stages is qualifying in nature. Candidates will be considered eligible for the next stages of the examination only if their preliminary scores are higher than the minimum cut-off marks.

The selection process stages are defined below

  • Stage 1 Preliminary Examination

There will be two papers in this examination, both of them will be objective type in nature having MCQs in them.  The minimum passing mark for the Preliminary Exam is 45% for general category candidates and 40% for reserved category candidates. 

For candidates in the reserved category, which includes women and those with partial impairments, the minimum passing mark for the Mains Exam will be 5% lower.

  • Stage 2 Mains Examination

Candidates who qualify the Prelims will be shortlisted for the main examination. The Bihar Civil Judge Mains exam consists of five compulsory and three optional papers. The main examination consists of descriptive questions worth a total of 1050 marks.

  • Stage 3 Interview

Candidates who pass the mains exam will be considered for the interview procedure. The personal interview will be graded out of 100 points. Candidates must achieve a minimum of 35% to be finally considered for the final selection of the BPSC Judicial Services selection process.

32nd Bihar Judiciary Services Exam Pattern 2023

To be eligible for the final interview round, you must obtain the minimum required marks in the first two phases of the BPSC Judicial Services examination. The BPSC Judicial Services exam pattern for both, Prelims and Mains is described below

32nd Bihar Judiciary Prelims Exam Pattern

  • There will be two papers in this examination, Paper 1 will be of General Studies and Paper 2 will be of Law.
  • The exam will be conducted offline (OMR-based).
  • There will not be any negative marking in the examination.

Paper

Subject

Maximum Marks

Paper 1

General Studies

100

Paper 2

Law

150

Total

250

32nd Bihar Judiciary Mains Exam Pattern

The BPSC Judicial Services mains test includes five obligatory subjects that all candidates must take. The English and Hindi papers are required to be completed and are qualifying in nature. To pass both of these papers, candidates must obtain 33 points. However, these points will not be counted in the final scoring to advance to the next round. Look at the table below to know about subjects and marks. 

Compulsory Subjects

Subject

Subject Code

Maximum Marks

General Knowledge including Current Affairs

01

150

Elementary General Science

02

100

General Hindi

03

100

General English

04

100

Law of Evidence and Procedure

05

150

Optional Subjects (candidates have to choose any 3)

Constitutional and Administrative Law of India

06

150

Hindu Law & Muhammadan Law

07

150

Law of Transfer of Property, Principals of Equity, Law of Trust and Specific Relief

08

150

Law of Contracts & Torts

09

150

Commercial Law

10

150

Total

1050

32nd Bihar Judiciary Services Exam Syllabus 2023

The BPSC Judiciary Services Syllabus is quite thorough, allowing students to organize their studies accordingly. The tables below contain all of the Bihar Judiciary Examination Syllabus in detail:

32nd Bihar Judiciary Prelims Syllabus

Subjects

Topics

General Studies

  • General Knowledge including Current Affairs
  • Elementary General Science
  • Law of Evidence and Procedure
  • Constitutional and Administrative Law of India
  • Hindu Law & Muhammadan Law
  • Law of Transfer of Property, Principals of Equity, Law of Trust and Specific Relief
  • Law of Contracts & Torts
  • Commercial Law

Law

32nd Bihar Judiciary Mains Syllabus

Subjects

Topics

General Knowledge including Current Affairs

  • Indian History
  • Geography
  • Culture
  • Current Affairs (National and International Events)

Elementary General Science

  • Scientific aspects
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology

General Hindi

  • निबंध
  • वाक्य विन्यास
  • व्याकरण

General English

  • Spotting Error
  • Antonyms and Synonyms
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Word analogies
  • Unseen Passage
  • Summary or precise writing.
  • Letter writing

Law of Evidence and Procedure

  • Indian Evidence Act (1 of 1872)
  • Civil Procedure Code  (5 of 1908)
  • Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996
  • Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (Act No.2 of 1974)
  • Provincial Small Cause Act, 1887

Constitutional and Administrative Law of India

  • Article 1 to 395 and Schedules of Constitution of India
  • Administrative Law of India
  • Control of Delegated Legislation - Judicial and Legislative
  • Fair Hearing; Rules of Natural Justice; Rules Against Bias; Audi Alteram Pattern
  • Tribunals and quasi-Judicial Authorities; Judicial Control over them
  • Regulatory Authorities
  • Judicial Review of Administrative Action
  • Writ Jurisdiction and statutory Judicial Remedies, Scope, Extrent & Distinction
  • Public Interest Litigation
  • Tortious Liability of State and Compensation
  • Promissory Estoppel, Legitimate Expectation & Doctrine of Proportionality
  • Government Contracts
  • Ombudsman

Hindu Law & Muhammadan Law

Hindu Law:

  • School
  • Adoption
  • Impartible Estate
  • Endowment

Muhammadan Law:

  • Shariya Law
  • Shariyat Act 19376
  • WillsLegitimacy
  • Acknowledgement
  • Guardianship

Law of Transfer of Property, Principals of Equity, Law of Trust and Specific Relief

  • Law of Transfer Act, 1882
  • Court of Equity - maxims, origin of use
  • Definition, Formation and classification of Trust
  • Principle of Advancement, Charitable Trust
  • Rights and duties of  Trustees
  • Determinationj of Trust Remedies for Breach of Trust
  • Specific Relief Act, 1963 (No. 47 of 1963)
  • Indian Trust Act (2 of 1882) 

Law of Contracts & Torts

  • Act no. 9 of 1872 (Indian Contract Act)
  • Nature of tort
  • General Principle of Liabilitues
  • Remedies, Nuisance
  • Injuries to Person
  • Assault
  • False Imprisonment
  • Injuries to Domestic and Contractual Relations
  • Wrongful Dismisal
  • Negligence
  • The Rulr in Rylands Vrs. Fletcher Deceit
  • Conspiracy
  • Malicious Prosecution 

Commercial Law

The main Principles of law relating to

  • Sale of Goods
  • Negotiable Instruments
  • Company Law
  • Partnership 

32nd Bihar Judiciary Services Admit Card 2023
The BPSC Judicial Services Prelims admit card was released on 30 May 2023. This is for the Prelims, which were held on June 4th, 2023. Candidates who will be appearing in the BPSC 32nd Judicial Services Mains Exam will now be able to download their admit card one week before the exam date, which is 25 November 2023. Follow the steps below to download your BPSC Mains Admit Card.

Step 1: Visit the BPSC official website.

Step 2: Click on the link given on the homepage to download your admit card.

Step 3: You will be redirected to the Online BPSC Portal, where you need to login with your credentials.

Step 4: Login to the portal with your Application Number and Password

Step 5: Your BPSC 32nd Bihar Judicial Services Admit Card will be displayed on the screen.

Step 6: Now, save and take the printout of the admit card PDF for future use.

BPSC 32nd Bihar Judiciary Services Result 2023

The Commission has declared the result of the Preliminary Examination of the Bihar Judiciary Services examination on 27 September 2023. The result of each stage of the recruitment process will be declared separately by the commission on their official website. Candidates can download the results of each stage by following the instructions given below:

  • Visit the official website of the commission at bpsc.bih.nic.in.
  • On the homepage, click the Judicial Services Exam Result link.
  • The result PDF of the Judicial Services Exam will be displayed on the screen.
  • Look out for your roll number in the PDF by using Ctrl+F.
  • Download the Result PDF and make a copy for future reference.

32nd Bihar Judicial Services Cut-off Marks (Prelims) 2023

Along with the prelims result the following cut-off marks were also released for the BPSC Judicial Services examination:

Category

Cut-off Marks

Unreserved

168

Unreserved (Female)

167

EWS

153

EWS (Female)

150

SC

125

ST

126

ST (Female)

125

EBC

135

EBC (Female)

129

BC

150

BC (Female)

149

PWD (OH)

136

FAQ

A total of 155 vacancies for the 32nd Bihar Judiciary Services recruitment 2023 have been announced by the BPSC.

The age requirement for BPSC 32nd Bihar Judiciary Services recruitment is 22 to 35 years, to know the age relaxation refer to the article above.

For the Mains Examination of BPSC 32nd Bihar Judiciary Services recruitment candidates have to select 3 subjects out of 5 optional subjects.

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