Punjab Judicial Service

Punjab Judicial Service

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We will be discussing the eligibility, syllabus and other relevant information regarding the Punjab Judicial Service.

Eligibility of Punjab Judicial Service

  • The candidate must be a citizen of India.
  • The candidate must have acquired a law degree from a recognized institute or university.
  • Age limit- 21 to 35 years.
  • For SC/ ST candidates, refer to the official notification for details.

Pay Scale-

Rs. 27,700-44,700/- with usual dearness allowance and other allowances as sanctioned by the government.

Patterns & Syllabus of Punjab Judicial Service

The examination process typically occurs in 3phases-

  1. Preliminary
  2. Mains
  3. Interview

Preliminary Examination

  • The exam will contain 125 questions of 500 Marks.
  • The exam will be timed for 2 hours.
  • Main subjects of Law
  • Current events of national and international importance
  • Indian legal and constitutional history and governance
  • Analytical skills and aptitude


Paper 1 (200marks)

Civil Law 1

  • Indian Contract Act
  • Punjab Courts Act
  • Code of Civil Procedure
  • Sales of Goods Act
  • Partnership Act
  • Specific Relief Act
  • Transfer of Property Act
  • East Punjab Urban Rent Restriction Act
  • Indian Evidence Act
Paper 2 (200marks)

Civil Law 2-

  • Hindu Law
  • Muslim Law
  • Law of Limitation
  • Law of Registration
  • Customary Law
Paper 3 (200marks)

Criminal Law-

  • Indian Evidence Act
  • Indian Penal Code
  • Criminal Procedure Code
Paper 4 (200marks)


Paper 5 (150marks)

Language- Punjabi in Gurumukhi script

Interview/ Viva-Voce

100 marks.

For other state syllabus – CLICK HERE.

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