Maharashtra Civil Judge Exam Pattern & Syllabus

The Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) issues Maharashtra 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 Maharashtra 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 Maharashtra Civil Judge Exam:

A. Preliminary Exam:

Civil Procedure Code
Indian Evidence Act
Specific Relief Act
Transfer of Property Act
Law of Contract, Sale of Goods and Partnership Act
Constitution of India
Indian Penal Code
Limitation Act
Maharashtra Rent Control Act
Code of Criminal Procedure

B. Mains Exam:

Paper 1The Sale of Goods Act
Transfer of Property Act
Civil Procedure Code
Specific Relief Act
Law of Contracts
Paper 2Indian Penal Code
Code of Criminal Procedure
Evidence Act
Protection of Civil Rights Act
Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Act

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: 2
Total Marks: 200
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 300 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 21 years, while the maximum age allowed for the exam is 35 years.

Concluding remark:

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

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