Uttar Pradesh Judicial Services Exam 2022: Everything you need to know

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Uttar Pradesh Judicial Services exam UP PCS (J) is conducted by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission for recruitment of Civil Judges (Junior Division). The UP Public Service Commission has been notified the vacancies for Uttar Pradesh Judicial Services exam UP PCS (J) Exam 2022 & the interested candidates can check the latest notifications regarding the UP PCS (J) 2022 exam on the official website of the UP Public Service Commission viz. https://uppsc.up.nic.in/

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

Notification of the Vacancies

The official notification regarding the upcoming vacancies for the post of Civil Judges (Junior Division) in Uttar Pradesh Judicial Services exam UP PCS (J ) will be notified by the UP Public Service Commission on the official website viz. https://uppsc.up.nic.in/

The notification can be accessed here.

Uttar Pradesh Judicial Services Exam 2022 Important Dates

Events of the UP PCS (J) Exam 2022Dates
Publication of Vacancies for the Post303 Vacancies
Publication of official notification10th December 2022
Release of application form10th December 2022
Last date to fill application form10th January 2023

Uttar Pradesh Judicial Services Exam 2022: Exam Pattern

The Uttar Pradesh Judicial Services Exam is conducted in three stages namely Preliminary, Mains & Interview Round. The details regarding these stages of the exam are as follows:

S.NoExaminationExam TypeDuration TimeNo. of QuestionsMarks
1Preliminary Examination (Paper I: General Studies)Objective2 Hours75-100 (expected)150
 Preliminary Examination (Paper II: Law)Objective2 Hours150 (expected)300
2.Mains Examination (Paper I: General Knowledge)Descriptive3 Hours 200
 Mains Examination (Paper II: Language) 3 Hours 200
 Mains Examination (Paper III: Substantive Law) 3 Hours 200
 Mains Examination (Paper IV: Procedure & Evidence) 3 Hours 200
 Mains Examination (Paper V: Penal, Revenue & Local Laws) 3 Hours 200
3.Interview Round100

Preliminary Examination

  1. The Prelims Question Paper Examination shall consist of Two Objective type question paper.
  2. The Prelims paper I consists of 150 marks while Paper II will be of 300 marks with negative marking of 0.33 marks on each wrong answer.
  3. Time Duration shall be 2 hours to attempt the paper.
  4. Candidates qualifying the Prelims Exams shall be eligible to appear for Mains Examination.

Mains Examination

  1. Mains Examination consists of five papers & shall be conducted in descriptive answer writing format with 3 hours allotted for each paper for 200 Marks (Each).
  2. The five question papers of Mains Exam shall consist of:
  3. Paper I: General Knowledge  (200 Marks)
  4. Paper-II: Language (200 Marks)
  5. Paper III: Law I (Substantive Law) (200 Marks)
  6. Paper IV: Law II (Procedure and Evidence)  (200 Marks)
  7. Paper V: Law III (Penal, Revenue, and Local Laws) (200 Marks)

Interview Round

Those candidates who clear Mains Exams shall be called for Interview Round which constitute 100 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.

Uttar Pradesh Judicial Services Exam 2022: Exam Syllabus

Preliminary Examination

     Paper I: General Knowledge

  • History of India
  • Indian Culture
  • Geography of India
  • Indian Polity
  • Topics of Social relevance
  • India and the world
  • Indian Economy
  • Current & International Affairs and Institutions
  • Science and Technology

      Paper-II: Law

  • Jurisprudence
  • International Organizations
  • Current International Affairs
  • Indian Constitution
  • Transfer of Property Act
  • Indian Evidence Act
  • Indian Penal Code
  • Civil Procedure Code
  • Criminal Procedure Code
  • Law of Contract

Mains Examination

Paper I-General Knowledge (3 Hours) 200 Marks

  • History of India
  • Indian Culture
  • Geography of India
  • Indian Polity
  • Topics of Social relevance
  • India and the world
  • Indian Economy
  • Current & International Affairs and Institutions
  • Science and Technology

Paper-II- Language (3 Hours) 200 Marks

  • Essay to be written in English
  • English Précis writing
  • Translation of passage from Hindi to English
  • Translation of passage from English to Hindi

Paper III- Substantive Law (3 Hours) 200 Marks

  • Law of contracts
  • Law of Partnership
  • Law concerning easements and torts
  • Law connecting to transfer of property including the principles of equity, specifically applicable thereto
  • The principal of Equity with special reference to the Law of trust
  • Specific relief
  • Hindu Law
  • Mohammedan Law
  • Constitutional Law

Paper IV- Procedure and Evidence (3 Hours) 200 Marks

  • Criminal Procedure Code
  • Code of Civil Procedure
  • Indian Evidence Act
  • Framing of charge, pleadings

Paper V- Penal, Revenue, and Local Laws (3 Hours) 200 Marks

  • Indian Penal Code
  • The Uttar Pradesh Zamindari Abolition and Land reforms Act 1951
  • Uttar Pradesh, Urban Buildings (Regulation of Letting, Rent, and Eviction) Act, 1972, 
  • Uttar Pradesh Municipalities Act
  • Uttar Pradesh Urban (Planning and Development) Act 1973, together with rules framed under the aforesaid Acts.

Reference Books For Uttar Pradesh Civil Judge (Entry Level) Exam 2022

Subject RelatedAuthor/ PublisherName of the BookLinks of the Books
Constitution of IndiaMP JainIndian Constitutional LawView Here
Code of Criminal ProcedureRV KelkarLectures on Criminal ProcedureView Here
Code of Civil ProcedureCK TakwaniCivil Procedure with Limitation ActView Here
Indian Penal CodeK.D GaurTextbook on Indian Penal CodeView Here
Evidence LawBatuk LalThe Law of Evidence PaperbackView 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  
Sale of Goods ActAvtar SinghLaw of Sale of GoodsView Here
Partnership ActAvtar Singh (EBC Publisher)Introduction to Law of PartnershipView Here
Limitation ActJD JainLimitation ActView Here
Transfer of Property ActPoonam PradhanProperty Law PaperbackView Here
 Dr R K SinhaThe Transfer of Property ActView Here
Hindu LawParas DiwanModern Hindu lawView Here
Muslim LawAkhil AhmedOutlines of Mohammedan LawView Here
Negotiable Instruments ActUniversal’s PublicationBareactView Here
Law of TortsRK BangiaLaw of TortsView Here
General KnowledgeManohar Pandey (Arihant Publications)General Knowledge 2022View Here
Uttar Pradesh Zamindari Abolition and Land reforms Act 1951Universal’s PublicationsBareactView Here
Uttar Pradesh Urban Buildings (Regulation of Letting, Rent, and Eviction) Act, 1972Universal’s PublicationsBareactView Here
Uttar Pradesh Municipalities ActEkta Law AgencyBareactView Here


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