Himachal Pradesh Judiciary Syllabus

Himachal Pradesh Judiciary Syllabus


The preliminary examination shall be an objective type examination consisting of the following three
papers of 100 Marks each:
(a) Civil Law — I
(b) Civil Law -— II
(c) Criminal Law

Each paper shall be of one-hour duration and the examination in all the three papers shall be held on the same day. The syllabus for the preliminary examination shall be the same as provided for Paper — I to III for the Main examination.


Paper 1 -— Civil Law —I (200 marks):
Code of Civil Procedure, Indian Evidence Act, Indian Stamp Act, Himachal Pradesh Courts Act, 1976 and Specific Relief Act.

Paper 2 — Civil Law —II (200 marks):
Indian Contract Act, Hindu Law, Indian Limitation Act, Transfer of Property Act and H.P. Urban Rent Control Act.

Paper 3 — Criminal Law (200 marks):
Indian Penal Code, Criminal Procedure Code, Chapter — XVII (sections 138 to 143) of the Negotiable Instruments Act, H.P. Excise Act-2011 as Applicable to the State of H.P., Wild Life Protection Act and Indian Forest Act.

Paper 4 — English Composition (150 marks):
A Choice from three Essays on General Subjects.
ESSAY: 100 Marks
Translation of Hindi Passage into English: 50 Marks

Paper 5 — Language (100 marks):
Hindi (in Devanagni Script) No books prescribed. The paper of Hindi will comprise of the following:
Translation of English passage into Hindi 30 Marks
Essay in Hindi on any topic out of three 50 Marks
Composition (Idioms and Corrections etc.) 20 Marks

Last stage is Interview (viva-voce) which is of 150 marks.

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