Syllabus Name:

Punjab Superior Judicial Service Written Exam Syllabus

Syllabus Details:


Punjab Superior Judicial Service Written Exam is conducted by the Punjab and Haryana High Court based at Chandigarh. The test is conducted for direct recruitment of experienced advocates. The written test is of 750 marks followed by a viva voice of 250 marks. The written test is divided into five parts as detailed below:
Pattern of Exam:

The exam will have following papers:

1. Paper I - Law (Core Subjects) (3 hours, 250 marks, Subjective/Narrative type questions)

2. Paper II - Law (Subsidiary Subjects) (3 hours, 250 marks, 125 Objective type multiple choice questions)

3. Paper III - English (3 hours, 100 marks, English Essay on a legal topic)

4. Paper IV - Punjabi (3 hours, 100 marks, Punjabi Essay on a social topic)

5. Paper V - GK (1 hour, 50 marks, 25 General Knowledge objective type questions)

Negative Marking: There shall be no negative marking.

Syllabus: Core Subjects (PUNJAB):
Civil:

1. Code of Civil Procedure, 1908

2. Specific Relief Act, 1963

3. Land Acquisition Act, 1894

4. The East Punjab Urban Rent Restriction Act, 1949

5. Transfer of Property Act, 1882

6. Indian Evidence Act, 1872

7. Hindu Marriage Act, 1955
Criminal:

1. Indian Penal Code, 1860

2. Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973

3. Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985

4. Indian Evidence Act, 1872

Syllabus: Subsidiary Subjects (PUNJAB):
Civil:

1. Indian Contract Act, 1872

2. Indian Partnership Act, 1932

3. Sale of Goods Act, 1930

4. Indian Limitation Act, 1963

5. Indian Registration Act, 1908

6. Constitution of India

7. Hindu Succession Act, 1956

8. Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act, 1956

9. Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act, 1956

10. Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996

11. Indian Succession Act, 1925

12. Guardians and Wards Act, 1890

13. Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005

14. Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961

Criminal:

1. Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000

2. Arms Act, 1959

3. Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

4. Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989

5. Motor Vehicles Act, 1988

6. Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988

Note: The bare Acts will be provided to the candidates during Paper-I Law (Core Subjects) only.