Gujarat Civil Judge Examination and Syllabus
(I) Preliminary Examination (Elimination Test): (Likely to be held in the month of June/July, 2012)
The Preliminary Examination (Elimination Test) shall be of 100 marks, the duration whereof will be 2 hours, consisting of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) each of 1 mark with negative marking system i.e. 0.33 will be deducted for each wrong/multiple answer, based on following Syllabus :
Part – A
(a) The Indian Penal Code, 1860.
(b) The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973.
(c) The Indian Evidence Act, 1872.
(d) The Gujarat Prohibition Act, 1949 (Old Bombay Prohibition Act)
(e) The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881. (Only Chapter XVII)
Part – B
(f) The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908.
(g) The Limitation Act, 1963.
(h) The Indian Contract Act, 1872.
(i) The Constitution of India – [Part- III – Fundamental Rights
(Articles 12 to 35A)&
Part- IVA – Fundamental Duties]
Part – C
- General Knowledge, Test of Reasoning, Numerical & Mental Ability, English Language and Basics of Computer Applications.
- The language of Question Paper of Preliminary Examination will be
Preliminary Examination Paper (Objective Type) shall be evaluated as per entries made on OMR Sheet to be assessed on Computer. As the evaluation is done on the Computer by scanning thereby eliminating manual evaluation, there is no human intervention and hence, rechecking of OMR sheets subsequent to Preliminary Examination, will not be entertained by the High Court.
The candidates securing minimum 50% Marks in the Preliminary Examination, shall be eligible for being called for Main Written Examination. However, the marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination shall not be taken into consideration for preparing the Final Merit List of the candidates.
II) (A) Main Written Examination (Descriptive Type) :- (Likely to be held in the month of August / September, 2012)
The main written examination shall consist of two papers, each of 100 Marks with 3 hours duration, based on the syllabus given below :
Paper- I :
(1) The Indian Penal Code, 1860.
(2) The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973.
(3) The Indian Evidence Act, 1872.
(4) The Probation of Offenders’ Act, 1958. : 5 :
(5) The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000.
(6) The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005.
(7) The Gujarat Prevention of Gambling Act, 1887.
(8) The Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956.
(9) Pre-conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition
of Sex Selection) Act, 1994.
(10) The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881(Only Ch. XVII).
(11) The Registration of Births and Deaths Act, 1969.
Paper – II :
(1) The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908.
(2) The Limitation Act, 1963.
(3) The Indian Contract Act, 1872.
(4) The Indian Partnership Act, 1932.
(5) The Specific Relief Act, 1963.
(6) The Gujarat Court Fees Act, 2004.
(7) Test of English and Gujarati Language.
Language of Question Papers of Main Written Examination shall be English. Answers to Question Papers of Main Written Examination may be given either in English or in Gujarati, if not instructed otherwise. The candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes, securing minimum 45% Marks and all other candidates securing minimum 50% Marks in the Main Written Examination, shall be eligible for being called for viva-voce, provided the candidate has secured minimum 40% Marks in each paper.
II-(B) Viva-voce :
(i) Viva-voce shall be of 50 Marks.
(ii) The object of the Viva-voce is to assess the suitability of the candidate for the cadre by judging the mental alertness, knowledge of law, clear and logical exposition, balance of judgment, skills, attitude, ethics, power of assimilation, power of communication, character and intellectual depth and the like, of the candidate.
(iii) For being eligible to be included in the Select List, the candidate must have to obtain minimum 40% Marks in the Viva-voce