The Public Service Commission, Himachal Pradesh, shall hold a preliminary examination at to be conducted at Shimla and Dharamsala in Kangra District (if adequate Nos. of candidates opt for Dharamsala centre for selecting suitable candidates for admission to the HP Judicial Service Civil Judge Competitive (Preliminary) Examination 2012.
Number of Post & Number of Vacancies
Civil Judge (Junior Division): 12 vacancies
- Last date for receipt of application: 1 March 2012 up to 5 pm
- Date for Preliminary Examination: 15 May 2012
- Result for Preliminary Examination: 15 June 2012
Educational Qualification: Bachelor of Law as recognised by Bar Council of India
Desirable Qualification: The knowledge of customs, manners, and dialects of Himachal Pradesh and suitability for appointment in the peculiar conditions prevailing in the State of Himachal Pradesh.
Age Limit (as on 1 March 2012): Minimum 22 years; Maximum 30 years
Pay Scale: Rs 27700-770-35090-920-40450-1080-44770
Application Fee: Rs 250 to be paid by General and all category candidates of other States, and Rs 63 for SC/ ST/ OBC category candidates of HP. The fees needs to be paid in the form of cash at any branch of Punjab National Bank, through e-challan.
Selection Procedure: The competitive examination comprise three successive stages viz:-
- Preliminary Examination (Objective Type & Multiple choice)
- Main Examination (Conventional Type, i.e. Written examination)
- Viva- Voce (Personality Test)
Preliminary Examination: The Preliminary examination will consist of two compulsory papers (General Knowledge 150 marks, Law 200 marks) of which answer sheet are on OMR sheets. Candidates will be given 2 hours for each paper.
Subjects for the Main (Written) Examination: The Written examination will consist of the following subjects.
- General Knowledge (200 marks)
- Language (200 marks)
- Law - I (Substantive Law) 200 marks
- Law-II (Procedure and Evidence) 200 marks
- Law-III (Penal, Revenue and Local Laws) 200 marks
Personality Test (Viva-Voce) Total Marks 100: The suitability of candidates for employment in the Uttar Pradesh, Judicial Service will be tested with reference to his merit giving due regard to his ability, character, personality, and physique.
How to Apply: Interested eligible candidates are required to visit at http://www.hp.gov.in/hppscoafs/Default.aspx to access the home page of the "ONLINE APPLICATION FILING SYSTEM".
After filling-up the Application form, take the print out on A-4 size paper and dispatch along with documents to "Controller of Examination, Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission, Nigam Vihar, Shimla- 171002". The candidates should also write the name of examination viz. "Himachal Pradesh Judicial Services Examination, 2012" on the envelope.
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