Haryana Civil Judge Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC) issues Haryana Judiciary Exam and Pattern. 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 Haryana 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, he becomes eligible for the Viva Voce.

Syllabus for Haryana Civil Judge Exam:

A. Preliminary Exam

SubjectsNumber of QuestionsTime
Analytical Skills
General Knowledge (National, International)
Current affairs (Indian legal system, History of the Indian Constitution, Governance)
1252 Hours

B. Mains Exam

Paper-1Civil Laws-1
200 Marks
Code of Civil Procedure
Punjab Courts Act
Indian Contract Act
Indian Partnership Act
Sale of Goods Act
Specific Relief Act
Indian Evidence Act
Haryana Urban Act, 1973
 Paper-2Civil Laws-2
200 Marks
Hindu law
Mohammedan Law and Customary Law
Law of registration and limitation
Paper-3Criminal law
200 Marks
Indian Penal code
Criminal Procedure Code
Indian Evidence Act
200 Marks
English Essay on a given topic
Precis Writing
Words and Phrases
Comprehension Corrections
100 Marks
Translation of an English passage into Hindi
Explanation of Hindi passage in prose and poetry in the same language
composition, idioms, and corrections

Exam Pattern & Marks Distribution:

A. Preliminary Exam:
No. of Question: 125
Total Marks: Each question 4 marks
Negative Marking: 0.80
Duration: 2 Hours
Medium: English

B. Mains Exam:
No. of Paper: 5
Total Marks: 900
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 200 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 limit is 21 years, while the maximum is 42 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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