Kerala Judicial Service Exam: Application, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Admit Card & Result

Kerala Judicial Service Exam: Check here all the details of the Kerala State Higher Judicial Service Exam such as Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Cut off and Result. 

Kerala Judicial Service Exam
Kerala Judicial Service Exam

Kerala Judicial Service Exam is conducted every year for the recruitment of District and Sessions Judge under Kerala State Higher Judicial Service. The exam is conducted in the three parts, wherein each part has 5 compulsory papers. The selection of candidates depends on their combined score in written test and personal interview conducted by the board of Kerala State Higher Judicial Service.

Kerala Judicial Service Examination is conducted by the High Court of Kerala for the recruitment of Civil Judges or District Judges. The High Court of Kerala notifies about the recruitment of judges on the official website

Check here all the details of the Kerala State Higher Judicial Service Exam such as Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Cut off and Result. Have a look at all these details and start preparations.

Kerala State Higher Judicial Service Exam - Important Dates



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Kerala Judicial Service Exam - Eligibility Criteria

In order to apply for the Kerala Judicial Service Exam, candidates must fulfil the following eligibility criteria:

- Candidate must be a citizen of India

-Candidate must have attained the age of 35 years and shall not have completed 45 years of age

-Candidates must have been practising advocacy having a standing of not less than 7 years

Kerala Judicial Service Exam - Application Process

Eligible candidates are required to apply online through the official recruitment portal of the Kerala High Court. The link of the Kerala Judicial Service application form will open at the time of the registration process. Candidates should have a valid and active mobile number and email ID to receives the exam updates.

In the first step, candidates need to fill the basic information in the online application form and proceed to the next step. Towards the end of this step, candidates will be asked to generate a key number, which they must keep safely with them for future reference.

After the completion of the first step, candidates will be assigned an application number, which will be sent through SMS/e-Mail.

In the next step, candidates need to pay the application fee through net banking or Debit/Credit Cards. Candidates must then proceed further and upload their photograph and signature in the profile section.

After crosschecking all the information, candidates need to click the submit button and download the application form. Candidates must also take a printout of the application form for future references.

Kerala Judicial Service Exam Admit Card

Candidates can download the Kerala Judicial Service admit card from the official website of High Court of Kerala. The admit card is released three weeks prior to the date of the exam. Call letters for interview are released for download two weeks before the interview and shortlisted candidates are informed through e-Mail and SMS. 

Kerala Judicial Service Exam Pattern & Syllabus

The Kerala State Higher Judicial Service Examination will have three parts, Part I, Part II and Part III with five papers in each part. The exam is conducted every year. The duration of the written test for each paper is of three hours. The maximum marks for each paper are 100, and a minimum of 40 marks is required to qualify each paper. Candidates applying for the exam will have the option to choose any of the parts and will have to apply for all the five papers included in that part.



Name of Paper


Part 1

Paper 1 – Jurisprudence and Legal Language

Paper 2 – Constitutional Law

Paper 3 – Penal Laws

Paper 4 – Law of Torts

Paper 5 – Law of Contracts

Part 2

Paper 1 – Administrative Law

Paper 2 – Company Law

Paper 3 – Property Law

Paper 4 – Service Law

Paper 5 – Family Law

Part 3

Paper 1 – Law of Elections

Paper 2 – Civil Procedure

Paper 3 – Criminal Procedure

Paper 4 – Law of Evidence & Limitation 

Paper 5 – Interpretation of Statuses

Kerala Judicial Service Exam Result

The Kerala State Higher Service Exam result will be declared on the official website of High Court of Kerala Recruitment. Candidates will have to visit the official website, enter their login credentials and view their result. Candidates must download the scorecard and take a printout of it for future reference.

Kerala Judicial Service Exam - Similar Exams

The list of similar exams as Kerala State Higher Judicial Exam is as follows:

BPSC Judicial Service Exam

OPSC Judicial Service Exam

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DHJSE - Delhi Higher Judicial Services Exam

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HPAS Combined Competitive - Himachal Pradesh Administrative Services Combined Competitive Exam

MPSC Exam - Manipur Public Service Commission Exam

PCS - Punjab Civil Services Exam

PCS (Judicial) Exam - Punjab Civil Services (Judicial) Exam

RAS Exam - Rajasthan Administrator Services Exam

UP PCS Exam - Uttar Pradesh Provincial Civil Services Exam

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