(Notification) Haryana PSC: H.C.S. (Judicial Branch) Examination - 2014

Haryana Public Service Commission


H.C.S (Judicial Branch) Examination – 2014

The Haryana Public Service Commission invites online applications from eligible candidates for 119 posts (117 actual posts and 02 anticipated posts) of Civil Judge (Junior Division) in the Haryana Civil Service (Judicial Branch) Examination - 2014. The category wise break-up of vacancies is as under:-

Sr. No. Category No. of posts Remarks
1 General 53 --
2 Scheduled Castes of Haryana 22 --
3 Backward Classes (A) of Haryana 11 --
4 Backward Classes (B) of Haryana 05 --
5 Special Backward Class of Haryana 05 --
6 Economically Backward Person in General Category 05 --
7 Ex-Servicemen of Haryana 12 Out of backlog of 07 posts, 03 posts are being advertised for the third time, 04 posts are being advertised for the second time.
8 Physical Handicapped persons of Haryana 06 Out of backlog of 03 posts, 02 posts are being advertised for the third time, 01 post is being advertised for the second time
9 Anticipatory 02 --
  Total 119  

Essential Qualifications:

No person shall be eligible to be appointed a Civil Judge (Junior Division) unless he holds a degree of Bachelor of Laws from a University established by the law and approved/recognized by the Bar Council of India.

The expression “Degree of Bechalor of Laws” means a degree entitling a candidate to be enrolled as an Advocate under the Advocate Act, 1961, and the rules made there under.

Age: Candidate should not be less than 21 years and not more than 40 years as on 11.09.2014 i.e. closing date

Selection Process:

Competitive Examination: The selection of suitable candidates for appointment in  HCS (Jud. Branch) will be made by holding an examination. The examination shall be conducted in three stages namely:-

(i) Preliminary Examination,
(ii) Main Examination,
(iii) Viva-Voce.


The online application fees which is payable at all branches of State Bank of Patiala, is as under:-

Sr. No. Categories of candidates Fees
1 (i) For Male candidates of General category including Dependent Son of Ex-Servicemen of Haryana.

(ii) For Male candidates of General and all reserved categories of other States

Rs.  1000/-
2 (i) For all Female candidates of General category including Female Dependent of ESM of Haryana only.

(ii) For Male & Female candidates of SC / BC-A&B / SBC / EBP(GC) / ESM categories of Haryana only.

(iii) For Female candidates of General and all reserved categories of other States

Rs. 250/-
3 For all Physically Handicapped candidates (with at least 40% disability) categories of Haryana only. NIL

Syllabus for Preliminary Examination:

The Preliminary Examination shall be of objective type with multiple-choice (which can be scrutinized by Computer) as distinguished from the written examination which shall be of subjective/narrative type.

The question paper for Preliminary Examination shall be of two hours duration. It shall consist of 125 questions and each question shall carry 04 marks and for every wrong answer 0.20% i.e. 1/5th mark shall be deducted.

The objective type multiple-choice question for the Preliminary Examination shall be from the syllabus for the Main Examination. The candidate shall be expected to have a general and basic over view of the main subjects and also the ability to answer questions on current events of national and international importance, Indian legal and constitutional history and governance. The candidate shall also be tested for his analytical skills and aptitude. The standard of the question paper shall be of Law graduate level. The object of the Preliminary Examination is to short list the candidates for the Main Examination. No candidate shall be allowed to appear in the
Main Examination unless he / she secured minimum 150 marks (read 100 marks for all reserved category candidates) in the Preliminary Examination. The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination shall not be counted towards final result. Candidates equal to 10 times the number of vacancies advertised, selected in order of their merit in the respective categories shall become eligible to sit in the Main Examination. However, the number shall be subject to variation, if two or more candidates at the last number (the number at the end) get the equal marks, then all of them shall be considered eligible to sit in the Main Examination, warranting the corresponding increase in the stipulated ratio..

The Schedule of Examination, result of Preliminary Examination and other announcement relating to this exam will be displayed on the Punjab & Haryana High Court website i.e. www.highcourtchd.gov.in or website of the Commission i.e. http://hpsc.gov.in or www.hpsconline.in & will also be published in the Newspapers of Chandigarh & Delhi.

Details of the syllabus for Main Examination and other conditions are contained  in the information for candidates which is available on the Commission’s website i.e. http://hpsc.gov.in.

Important Dates:

  • Closing date for Online Submission: 11.09.2014

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Courtesy: hpsc.gov.in