Uttarakhand Civil Judge Exam Pattern & Syllabus

There are three stages of the Uttarakhand 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 Uttarakhand Civil Judge Exam:

A. Preliminary Exam:

Paper I
General Knowledge
50 MarksScience and Technology
Indian Polity
Law and Development
Current Events
Indian Constitutions 
Legal Aspects
Socio-Economic Development
Uttarakhand Geography
Indian National Movement
Culture & Heritage- India and Uttarakhand
Paper II
150 MarksLaw-related current affairs in India and the world
Recent legislation pronouncements, particularly to the Indian Constitution
International Law
Law and development
Civil Procedure Code
Indian Penal Code
Code of Criminal Procedure
Evidence Act
Transfer of Properties Act
Principle of Hindu Laws and Principle of Muslim Laws

B. Mains Exam:

Present Day150 MarksJurisprudence
International law
Recent legislation
Indian constitutional law and developments
Language 100 MarksTranslation from English to Hindi or Hindi to English
English precis writing
Substantive Law200 MarksLaw of contracts
Law of partnership
Law relating to the transfer of property including the principle of equity
Law concerning casements and torts
Law of trust
Hindu law
Evidence & Procedure200 MarksLaw of evidence
The criminal procedure code
The civil procedure code
Revenue and Criminal200 MarksZamindari abolition and land reforms act applicable in Uttarakhand
Indian Penal code
Practical Examination for basic
Knowledge of Computer operation
100 MarksWindows and the Internet
MS Word
MS PowerPoint
MS Excel
MS Access
Total 950 Marks

Exam Pattern & Marks Distribution:

A. Preliminary Exam:
No. of Question: 100
Total Marks: 200
Duration: 3 Hours
Medium: English
Type: Written

B. Mains Exam:
No. of Paper: 6
Total Marks: 950
Duration: 3 Hours for each
Medium: 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:

Concluding remark:

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

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