Goa Judicial Services Exam 2023: All you need to know

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Goa Judicial Services Exam for recruitment of Civil Judge & Judicial Magistrate in Goa is conducted by Bombay High Court at Goa (Permanent Bench at Panaji). The notification for vacancies & invitation of application was announced by Bombay High Court (Permanent Bench at Panaji) on 7th June 2022 however, the dates of conduct of the exam is not yet notified by the Bombay High at Goa. Those candidates interested in Goa Judicial Services Exam 2022 must check the official website of Bombay High Court at Goa viz. http://hcbombayatgoa.nic.in/jmfcrecruitment.htm for further updates regarding the dates of Examination.

The eligible candidates interested in appearing for this exam can find the details regarding the exam notification, exam dates, and exam pattern of the Goa Judicial Services Exam 2022 in this post.

Notification of the Vacancies

The official notification regarding the upcoming 04 (Four) vacancies for the post of Civil Judge (Junior Division) & Judicial Magistrate First Class has been notified by the Bombay High Court at Goa on 07th June 2022 on their official website viz. http://hcbombayatgoa.nic.in/jmfcrecruitment.htm.

Goa Judicial Services Exam 2022: Important Dates

Events of the Goa Judicial Services Exam 2022Dates
Publication of Vacancies for the Post07th June 2022
Publication of official notification07th June 2022
Release of application form07th June 2022
Last date for submission of Application Form29th June 2022
Date of issuing of admit cardNot notified
Date of examinationNot announced

Goa Judicial Services Exam 2022: Exam Pattern

The Goa Judicial Services Exam 2022 is conducted in three stages namely Preliminary, Mains & Viva-voce. However, if the number of applications received for this vacancy is very less then, the Preliminary Examination is not conducted & candidates have to appear directly for the Mains Examination.

The details regarding these stages of the exam are as follows:

 
S.NoExaminationExam TypeDuration TimeNo. of QuestionsMarks
1Preliminary ExaminationObjective2 Hours100100
2.Mains Examination (Paper I)Descriptive3 Hours 100
 Mains Examination (Paper II)Descriptive3 Hours 100
3.Viva – Voce50

Preliminary Examination

  1. The Prelims Question Paper Examination shall consist of Objective type questions.
  2. There will be 100 questions for 100 marks (1mark Each) with no negative marking.
  3. Time Duration shall be 2 hours to attempt the paper.
  4. Out of the successful candidates, only ten times the number of vacancies in the order of the merit list shall be allowed to appear for Mains Examination.
  5. The medium of the preliminary Exam shall be English.

Note: If the number of applications received for this vacancy very less then, the Preliminary Examination is not conducted & candidates have to appear directly for the Mains Examination.

Mains Examination

  1. Mains Examination consists of two papers & shall be conducted in descriptive answer writing format with 3 hours allotted for each paper.
  2. Each of the Mains Exam question paper shall consists of 100 marks each (In Total).
  3. The two question papers of Mains Exam shall consist of:
  4. Paper I: Civil Law
  5. Paper II: Criminal Law
  6. The medium of the written examination shall be either Konkani or Marathi or English & the candidate must specify the choice of medium of Mains Exam in the application form & once choice then the candidate shall not be allowed to change the medium under any circumstance.

Viva-Voce

Those candidates who clear Mains Exams with more than 50% of Marks (General category) & more than 45% of Marks (Reserved category) in each paper shall be called for Viva-voce which constitute 50 Marks in Total. The final merit will be prepared on the basis of the marks attained by the candidates in the main examination & viva-voce.

The candidate shall be called for the viva voce in the order of their merit by maintaining a ratio of 1:3 of the available vacancies from amongst the successful candidates. If more than one candidate secures the same marks in the proportion of 1:3, then all such candidates shall be called for the viva voce.

Goa Judicial Services Exam 2022: Exam Syllabus

Preliminary Examination

  • The Constitution of India
  • The Indian Contract Act, 1872
  • The Specific Relief Act, 1963
  • The Limitation Act, 1963
  • Sale of Goods Act, 1930
  • Indian Partnership Act, 1932
  • The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908
  • Transfer of Property Act, 1882
  • The Easement Act, 1882
  • Family Laws in Goa including Hindu Laws and Muslim Laws
  • Land Laws
    • The Goa, Daman & Diu Agricultural Tenancy Act,1964
    • The Goa, Daman & Diu Mundkars (Protection from Eviction) Act, 1975
    • The Goa, Daman & Diu Buildings (Lease, Rent & Eviction) Control Act, 1968 and Rules, 1969
  • The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
  • The Indian Penal Code, 1860
  • The Evidence Act, 1872
  • The Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989
  • The Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881

Mains Examination

Paper I: Civil Laws (Marks – 100)

  • The Constitution of India
  • The Indian Contract Act, 1872
  • The Specific Relief Act, 1963
  • The Limitation Act, 1963
  • Sale of Goods Act, 1930
  • Indian Partnership Act, 1932
  • The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908
  • Transfer of Property Act, 1882
  • The Easement Act, 1882
  • Family Laws in Goa including Hindu Laws and Muslim Laws
  • Land Laws
    • The Goa, Daman & Diu Agricultural Tenancy Act,1964
    • The Goa, Daman & Diu Mundkars (Protection from Eviction) Act, 1975
    • The Goa, Daman & Diu Buildings (Lease, Rent & Eviction) Control Act, 1968 and Rules, 1969

Paper II: (Marks – 100)

  • The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
  • The Indian Penal Code, 1860
  • The Evidence Act, 1872
  • The Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989
  • The Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881
  • Essay on Current Legal Topic (Approximately 800 words)

Reference Books For Goa Judicial Services Exam

Subject RelatedAuthor/ PublisherName of the BookLinks of the Books
Constitution of IndiaMP JainIndian Constitutional LawView Here
 J N PandeyConstitution of IndiaView Here
 Universal’s Constitution of India Bare actBareactView Here
Code of Criminal ProcedureRV KelkarLectures on Criminal ProcedureView Here
 Ratanlal & DhirajlalCode of Criminal Procedure by RV KelkarView Here
 Universal The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973BareactView Here
 The Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 (CRPC) Bare Act with AmendmentsBareactView Here
Code of Civil ProcedureCK TakwaniCivil Procedure with Limitation ActView Here
 Avtar SinghThe Code of Civil ProcedureView Here
Indian Penal CodeK.D GaurTextbook on Indian Penal CodeView Here
 Indian Penal Code, 1860BareactView Here
Evidence LawBatuk LalThe Law of Evidence PaperbackView Here
 Dr. Avtar SinghPrinciples of the Law of EvidenceView Here
 The Indian Evidence Act 1872 Bare ActBareactView Here
 The Indian Evidence Act, 1872 Bare Act with Short Notes (Universal Publications)BareactView Here
Indian Contract Act Specific Relief ActAvtar SinghLaw of Contract & Specific ReliefView Here
 Dr RK BangiaLaw of Contract & Specific ReliefPart 1: View Here Part 2: View Here  
Transfer of Property ActPoonam PradhanProperty Law PaperbackView Here
 Dr R K SinhaThe Transfer of Property ActView Here
 Universal Publication (Transfer of Property Act) BareactBareactView Here
Limitation ActJD JainLimitation ActView Here
 Universal Publication (The Limitation Act) BareactBareactView Here
Negotiable Instruments ActUniversal’s PublicationBareactView Here
Hindu LawParas DiwanModern Hindu lawView Here
Muslim LawAkhil AhmedOutlines of Mohammedan LawView Here
Partnership ActUniversal’s Publication (The Partnership Act)BareactView Here
Sales of Goods ActUniversal’s Publication (The Sale of Goods Act)BareactView Here
The Indian Easement Act, 1882  Universal’s PublicationBareactView Here
The Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989Commercial’s PublicationBareactView Here
The Goa, Daman & Diu Agricultural Tenancy Act,1964Online Bareact PDFBareactView Here
The Goa, Daman & Diu Mundkars (Protection from Eviction) Act, 1975Online bareact PDFBareactView Here
The Goa, Daman & Diu Buildings (Lease, Rent & Eviction) Control Act, 1968 and Rules, 1969Online Bareact PDFBareactView Here
Negotiable Instruments ActUniversal’s PublicationBareactView Here

2019 Goa Judicial Service Examination Mains Paper

Name of the PaperLink
2019 Goa Judicial Service Examination Mains Paper IView Here
2019 Goa Judicial Service Examination Mains Paper IIView Here

2017 Goa Judicial Service Examination Mains Paper

Name of the PaperLink
2017 Goa Judicial Service Examination Mains Paper IView Here
2017 Goa Judicial Service Examination Mains Paper IIView Here

2016 Goa Judicial Service Examination Mains Paper

Name of the PaperLink
2016 Goa Judicial Service Examination Mains Paper IView Here
2016 Goa Judicial Service Examination Mains Paper IIView Here

2014 Goa Judicial Service Examination Mains Paper

Name of the PaperLink
2014 Goa Judicial Service Examination Mains Paper IView Here
2014 Goa Judicial Service Examination Mains Paper IIView Here

2010 Goa Judicial Service Examination Mains Paper

Name of the PaperLink
2010 Goa Judicial Service Examination Mains Paper IView Here
2010 Goa Judicial Service Examination Mains Paper IIView Here

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