Bihar Civil Judge Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Bihar Judiciary Exam and Pattern are issued by the Bihar Public Service Commission. All interested candidates can look at their official site and get updates on the posts.

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There are three stages of the Bihar Civil Judge Exam:

  1. Preliminary Exam – the screening test – MCQ Based – Language: English
  2. Mains Exam – Written / Subjective Based – Offline
  3. Interview – Viva Voce

The Preliminary Exam is conducted online where the candidates are screened and the selected candidates appear for the Mains Exam, which is written in nature. Once the candidate qualifies for the written exam, becomes eligible for the Viva Voce.

Syllabus for Bihar Civil Judge Exam:

A. Preliminary Exam:

Paper 1
General Knowledge including current affairs (Will include both Static & Current GK)
Elementary General Science

Paper 2
Law of Evidence and Procedure
Constitutional and Administrative Law of India
Hindu Law and Mohammedan Law
Law of Contracts & Torts
Commercial Law

B. Mains Exam:

Compulsory Subjects (5) + Optional Subjects (3)


General Knowledge including current affairs150
Elementary General Science100
General Hindi100
General English100
Law of Evidence & Procedure150


SubjectsTotal Marks
Constitutional & Administrative Law of India150
Hindu & Muhammadan Law150
Law of Transfer of Property, Principles of Equity, Law of Trusts & Specific Relief150
Law of Contracts & Torts150
Commercial Law150

Exam Pattern & Marks Distribution:

A. Preliminary Exam:
No. of Question: 100
Total Marks: 100
Duration: 2 Hours
Medium: English
Type: Written

B. Mains Exam:
No. of Paper: 8
Total Marks: 950
Duration: 3 Hours for each
Medium: Hindi / English
Type: Subjective

C. Viva Voce:
The Viva Voce is the final stage where the candidate appears for an interview. The Viva Voce carries 100 marks.


A candidate-

  • Must be a citizen of India
  • Holder of a Law degree recognized from a Law University established by Law in India
  • Eligible to practice as an Advocate in India

Age Limit:

The minimum age is 22 years, while the maximum age allowed for the exam is 35 years. The upper age limit for women and physically disabled persons is extended to 40 years.

Concluding remark:

We hope that is helpful. Leave your comments below in case of any queries. All the best for your Bihar Judiciary preparation!

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