Monday, December 31, 2012

Syllabus | Kerala HJS | Kerala State Higher Judicial Service Exam



The selection shall be after holding a competitive examination consisting of a written examination and a viva voce. The total mark for the written examination is 300 and it shall consist of two papers each carrying a maximum of 150 marks based on the syllabus given below. The prescribed duration of each paper will be three hours. The general candidates and candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes who secure 50% and SC/ST candidates who secure 40% aggregate minimum for both the papers together shall be declared as qualified for the viva voce. Maximum marks for viva voce shall be 50. The merit list of successful candidates will be prepared on the basis of the total marks obtained in the written examination and viva voce.

Syllabus for the Written Examination

  • Limitation Act 
  • Specific Relief Act 
  • Transfer of Property Act 
  • Indian Contract Act 
  • Arbitration and Conciliation Act 
  • Indian Succession Act (Probate, Letters of Administration, Wills, etc.) 
  • Personal Laws - Hindu, Muslim & Christian 
  • Guardian and Wards Act 
  • Code of Civil Procedure 
  • Civil Rules of Practice 
  • Kerala Court fees and Suit valuation Act Judgment writing (Civil)
  • Indian Penal Code 
  • Indian Evidence Act 
  • Code of Criminal Procedure with special emphasis on framing of charges, Sessions trial, Bail, etc. 
  • Criminal Rules of Practice 
  • Judgment writing (Criminal)
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