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Civil Judge Exam

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Eligibility Criteria for Telangana Civil Judge Exam

Direct Recruitment

  1. Educational Qualification:

    • Must possess a Degree in Law from a recognized university.

    • Must be enrolled as an Advocate with the Bar Council.

  2. Experience:

    • Must have been practicing as an Advocate or Pleader for not less than 3 years.

    • Fresh law graduates with 60% marks (55% for reserved categories) in their law degree, obtained within three years prior to the notification, are also eligible.

    • Law graduates who are yet to practice as advocates can also apply.

  3. Age Limit:

    • Must be between 23 to 35 years (40 years for reserved categories).

    • Fresh law graduates must be between 23 to 26 years (31 years for reserved categories).

  4. Language Proficiency:

    • Must be able to read, speak, and write Telugu fluently and pass a prescribed test.

Recruitment by Transfer

  1. Educational Qualification: Must hold a Degree in Law recognized for enrollment as an Advocate.

  2. Age Limit: Must not have completed 48 years as of the notification date.

  3. Experience: Should be a confirmed member or approved probationer in specified categories of posts within the judicial and related services of Telangana.

  4. Language Proficiency: Must be able to read, speak, and write Telugu fluently and pass a prescribed test.

Important Notes

  • Good Character: Candidates must have good character and be free from any disability that renders them unfit for appointment.

  • Citizenship: Must be a citizen of India.

  • Disqualifications: Candidates dismissed from service, convicted of an offense involving moral turpitude, or those who influence the recruitment authority directly or indirectly are not eligible.

Scheme of the Telangana Civil Judge Examination

1. Screening Test (Computer Based Test)

  • Format: 100 multiple-choice objective type questions.

  • Total Marks: 100 marks.

  • Duration: 2 hours.

  • Qualifying Marks: 40% at least


Note: Marks obtained in the screening test will not be counted for the final merit list.

2. Written Examination

Total Papers: Three papers.

  • Paper I: Civil Laws

  • Paper II: Criminal Laws

  • Paper III: English (Translation, Essay Writing, Grammar, and Vocabulary)

Each Paper:

  • Marks: 100 marks each.

  • Duration: 3 hours each.

  • Language: Answers to be written in English.

Note: English paper is divided into two parts:

  • Part I: Translation (English to Telugu and Telugu to English) – 30 marks.

  • Part II: Essay writing on legal subjects, Grammar, and Vocabulary – 70 marks.

  • Minimum qualifying marks in Paper III: 50% in each part.

3. Viva Voce

  • Total Marks: 30 marks.

  • Qualifying Marks:

    • For general candidates: Minimum 50% in viva voce.

    • For SC/ST and Differently Abled: Minimum 40% in viva voce.

Telangana Civil Judge Syllabus For Pre and Mains

Telangana Judiciary Prelims Question/Solution

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Telangan Judiciary Mains Question/Solution

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Strategy for Telangana Judiciary Exam


Preliminary Examination Strategy

The Preliminary stage involves objective-type questions that test your foundational knowledge.

  • Thorough Understanding of Bare Acts: Start with a deep study of the bare acts for key subjects such as the Indian Constitution, IPC, CPC, CrPC, and Evidence Act. Understanding the fundamentals is essential for answering multiple-choice questions correctly.

  • Standard Books and Commentaries: Use authoritative textbooks and commentaries to gain a deeper understanding of legal principles. Recommended books include J.N. Pandey for Constitutional Law, Takwani for CPC, and K.D. Gaur for IPC.

  • Regular Revision and Practice: Make concise notes while studying and revise them regularly. Practice solving previous years’ question papers and take mock tests to get familiar with the exam pattern and improve your speed and accuracy.


Mains Examination Strategy

The Mains exam requires detailed descriptive answers and a strong command of legal language.

  • Answer Writing Practice: Regularly practice writing answers to previous years' questions. Focus on structuring your answers with clear headings, subheadings, and relevant case laws to support your points.

  • Detailed Study of Acts and Commentaries: For in-depth understanding, use standard textbooks and commentaries. Make detailed notes on important case laws, legal principles, and landmark judgments.

  • Integration of Current Affairs: Stay updated with current legal developments and incorporate relevant news into your answers. Read newspapers, legal journals, and follow online legal news portals.

Interview Preparation

The interview stage tests your personality, legal knowledge, and general awareness.

  • Mock Interviews: Participate in mock interviews to build confidence and improve your articulation. Practice answering questions clearly and confidently.

  • Personality Development: Work on enhancing your overall personality. Be honest and genuine in your responses, as interviewers appreciate authenticity and integrity.

  • Current Affairs and General Knowledge: Keep abreast of current events and general knowledge, particularly related to legal matters. This will help you respond effectively to questions during the interview.


Overcoming Challenges and Staying Motivated

Facing challenges is part of the journey. Building resilience and staying motivated is essential for success.

  • Emotional Resilience: Develop the ability to stay strong and focused during personal hardships. Use challenging experiences as a motivation to push yourself further.

  • Support System: Lean on family, friends, and mentors for support during tough times. Their encouragement can be a vital source of strength and motivation.


Time Management and Consistency

Effective time management and maintaining consistency in your preparation are crucial for success.

  • Daily Study Routine: Create a study timetable that includes all subjects and stick to it. Adjust study hours based on your personal preference, whether you are more productive in the morning or at night.

  • Balanced Approach: Incorporate short breaks in your study schedule to avoid burnout. Engage in activities that help you relax and rejuvenate, such as exercise, meditation, or hobbies.

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