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Arunachal Pradesh
(Judicial Service, Grade - III)

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Eligibility and Age

The Arunachal Pradesh Judicial Service Category in Grade-III. The pay scale for these positions is Rs. 77840 - 136520 per month plus other allowances.

Eligibility

  1. Educational Qualification: Candidates must hold a degree in law granted by a recognized University established by law in India.

  2. Age Limit: As of the last date fixed for receipt of applications, candidates belonging to Arunachal Pradesh Scheduled Tribes (APST) must not have completed 38 years of age.

  3. Citizenship: Candidates must be citizens of India.

Additional Eligiblity

  1. Not have been dismissed from service by any High Court, Government, or statutory/local authority.

  2. Not have been convicted of an offence involving moral turpitude.

  3. Not be permanently debarred or disqualified from appearing in any examination or selection conducted by the High Court or relevant commissions.

  4. Not directly or indirectly influence the recruiting authority for their candidature.

  5. Not have more than one living spouse.

Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for the Arunachal Pradesh Judicial Service exam is as follows:

  1. Preliminary Examination:

    • Type: Objective type multiple-choice questions.

    • Duration: 2 hours.

    • Total Marks: 100.

    • Subjects Covered: English, General Knowledge, Aptitude, Constitution of India, Code of Civil Procedure, Transfer of Property Act, Indian Contract Act, Indian Penal Code, Criminal Procedure Code, Indian Evidence Act, and Law of Torts.

    • Selection for the Final Written Examination: Candidates who obtain marks above a specified cut-off will be eligible to appear for the Final Written Examination.
       

  2. Final Written Examination:

    • Type: Subjective or Descriptive

    • Candidates: 10 candidates will be called against 1 vacancy in the ratio of 1:10 from the rank-wise list of marks of the Preliminary Examination.

    • Selection Criteria: The High Court reserves the right to fix a cut-off mark in the Preliminary Examination and call only those candidates who obtain the cut-off mark for the Final Written Examination.
       

  3. Viva Voce Examination:

    • Eligibility: Candidates who obtain sixty per cent or more marks in the written Examination shall be eligible. APST candidates who obtain fifty per cent or more marks in the written examination are also eligible.

    • Marks: The viva voce carries 70 marks.

    • Selection: This will be subject to the ratio of 1:3 of the rank-wise list of marks obtained by the candidates in the Final Written Examination.

    • Minimum Marks: Candidates shall have to secure a minimum of 60% marks in the interview.

Syllabus for Pre and Mains

Prelims Syllabus


Subjects Covered: English, General Knowledge, Aptitude, Constitution of India, Code of Civil Procedure, Transfer of Property Act, Indian Contract Act, Indian Penal Code, Criminal Procedure Code, Indian Evidence Act, and Law of Torts.
 

Preparation Strategy

Embarking on the journey to become a part of the Arunachal Pradesh Judicial Service is a significant endeavor that demands meticulous preparation and a well-thought-out strategy. In this guide, we'll break down the preparation process into two key phases: the Preliminary Examination and the Mains Examination, offering insights and tips to help you navigate each stage successfully.

 

Preparing for the Preliminary Examination:
 

  1. Understanding the Exam Pattern: Start by understanding the format of the Preliminary Examination. Know what subjects are covered and how marks are allotted. This will give you a clear roadmap for your preparation.

  2. Brushing Up on English Skills: English proficiency is crucial for this exam. Work on your grammar, vocabulary, and writing skills. Practice essay and précis writing regularly to improve your command over the language.

  3. Staying Updated with General Knowledge: Keep yourself informed about current affairs, both national and international. Make it a habit to read newspapers and reliable news sources daily. This will help you tackle the General Knowledge section effectively.

  4. Grasping Basic Legal Concepts: While the Preliminary Examination doesn't delve too deep into legal subjects, having a basic understanding of fundamental legal concepts is essential. Focus on topics like the Constitution of India and other relevant laws.

  5. Mock Tests and Practice: Practice makes perfect. Take regular mock tests and solve previous years' question papers to gauge your preparation level. This will not only familiarize you with the exam pattern but also help you manage your time effectively during the actual exam.

 

Preparing for the Mains Examination:

By adopting a paper-wise approach to preparation, law students can effectively cover the diverse subjects included in the Arunachal Pradesh Judicial Service Mains Examination. Focus on understanding the core concepts, practicing problem-solving questions, and applying legal principles to practical scenarios

Paper-wise Approach:

Paper-I: English (100 Marks, 3 Hours)

Strategy:

  1. Essay Writing:

    • Practice writing essays on a variety of topics, covering social, legal, and contemporary issues.

    • Focus on structuring your essays with a clear introduction, coherent body paragraphs, and a concise conclusion.

    • Enhance your vocabulary and language skills to express your ideas effectively.
       

  2. Précis Writing:

    • Practice précis writing regularly to improve your summarization skills.

    • Focus on capturing the essence of the passage while maintaining its original meaning and coherence.

    • Pay attention to grammar, punctuation, and clarity in your précis.
       

  3. Grammar:

    • Brush up on your grammar skills by revising common grammatical rules and concepts.

    • Practice grammar exercises to identify and rectify errors in sentences.

    • Pay special attention to punctuation, sentence structure, and usage of tenses.

 

Paper-II: General Knowledge (100 Marks, 3 Hours)

Strategy:

  1. Objective Type:

    • Stay updated with current affairs by regularly reading newspapers, magazines, and online news portals.

    • Practice solving objective-type questions from previous years' papers and mock tests.

    • Focus on national and international events, government schemes, and important developments in various fields.
       

  2. Aptitude Test:

    • Develop problem-solving skills by practicing aptitude questions on topics like numerical ability, logical reasoning, and data interpretation.

    • Solve mock tests to improve your speed and accuracy in solving aptitude questions.

    • Focus on understanding the underlying concepts and applying them to solve problems efficiently.

 

Paper-III: Law Paper-I (100 Marks, 3 Hours)

Strategy:

  1. Constitution of India:

    • Understand the key provisions, fundamental rights, and directive principles of the Constitution.

    • Analyze landmark judgments related to constitutional law and their impact on Indian society.

    • Practice answering questions on constitutional provisions and their interpretation.
       

  2. Code of Civil Procedure:

    • Study the procedural aspects of civil litigation, including jurisdiction, pleadings, and evidence.

    • Understand the provisions related to the conduct of civil suits, execution of decrees, and appeals.

    • Solve case-based questions to apply procedural rules in practical scenarios.
       

  3. Transfer of Property Act:

    • Focus on understanding the various modes of property transfer and their legal implications.

    • Study the provisions related to sale, mortgage, lease, and gift of property.

    • Solve problem-solving questions based on real-life property transactions.
       

  4. Indian Contract Act:

    • Study the essential elements of a valid contract and the rights and liabilities of parties to a contract.

    • Understand the different types of contracts, including void, voidable, and contingent contracts.

    • Analyze case laws related to contract law principles and their application in contractual disputes.

 

Paper-IV: Law Paper-II (100 Marks, 3 Hours)

Strategy:

  1. Indian Penal Code:

    • Study the substantive criminal law provisions under the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

    • Understand the elements of various crimes such as murder, theft, cheating, and defamation.

    • Analyze important IPC sections and their judicial interpretations through case laws.
       

  2. Code of Criminal Procedure:

    • Study the procedural aspects of criminal law, including arrest, bail, investigation, and trial.

    • Understand the role of the police, magistrate, and public prosecutor in the criminal justice system.

    • Solve problem-solving questions based on procedural requirements in criminal cases.
       

  3. Indian Evidence Act:

    • Study the rules of evidence governing the admissibility and relevancy of evidence in court proceedings.

    • Understand the different types of evidence, including oral, documentary, and circumstantial evidence.

    • Analyze landmark judgments related to the Indian Evidence Act and their impact on evidentiary principles.
       

  4. Law of Torts:

    • Study the principles of tort law, including negligence, nuisance, defamation, and vicarious liability.

    • Understand the elements of tortious liability and defenses available to defendants in tort cases.

    • Analyze case laws related to tortious acts and their implications for liability and compensation.

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Helpfull answers (FAQ)

1. What are the eligibility criteria for the Arunachal Pradesh Judicial Service Examination?

 

The eligibility criteria for the Arunachal Pradesh Judicial Service Examination require candidates to hold a degree in law from a recognized university in India and be a citizen of India.

2. What is the age limit for candidates applying for the Arunachal Pradesh Judicial Service Examination?

The age limit for candidates applying for the Arunachal Pradesh Judicial Service Examination is set at 38 years. However, there is relaxation provided for candidates belonging to the Arunachal Pradesh Scheduled Tribes (APST) category.

3. What is the exam pattern for the Arunachal Pradesh Judicial Service Examination?

 

The Arunachal Pradesh Judicial Service Examination consists of a Preliminary Examination followed by a Mains Examination. The Preliminary Examination is objective-type, covering subjects such as English, General Knowledge, Aptitude, and various law subjects. The Mains Examination includes written papers on law subjects, viva-voce, and other assessment stages.

4. What subjects are included in the syllabus for the Preliminary Examination of the Arunachal Pradesh Judicial Service?

The syllabus for the Preliminary Examination includes English, General Knowledge, Aptitude, Constitution of India, Code of Civil Procedure, Transfer of Property Act, Indian Contract Act, Indian Penal Code, Criminal Procedure Code, Indian Evidence Act, and Law of Torts.

5. What is the duration of the Preliminary Examination for the Arunachal Pradesh Judicial Service?

The Preliminary Examination for the Arunachal Pradesh Judicial Service is conducted for a duration of 2 hours.

6. What is the marking scheme for the Preliminary Examination of the Arunachal Pradesh Judicial Service?

The Preliminary Examination is marked out of 100, with each question carrying equal weightage.

 

7. Structure of viva voce examination conducted as part of the selection process for the Arunachal Pradesh Judicial Service?

 

The viva-voce examination is conducted as part of the selection process for the Arunachal Pradesh Judicial Service, where candidates are assessed based on their communication skills, legal knowledge, and overall suitability for the service.

8. Where can I find the official notification containing detailed information about the Arunachal Pradesh Judicial Service Examination?

Official website where latest notification can be seen

 

https://ghconline.gov.in/index.php/category/recruitment-judicial-officers/

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