It is a three stage examination:-
(A) Preliminary Examination (Objective Type)
(B) Mains Examination (Written Type)
(C) Personality Test (Interview)
The preliminary examination shall be an objective type examination consisting of the following three papers of 100 Marks each:
• Civil Law-I
• Civil Law-II
• Criminal Law
Each paper shall be of one-hour duration and the examination in all thethree papers shall be held on the same day. The syllabus for the preliminary examination shall be the same as provided for Paper-I to III for the Main examination.
Main (Narrative) Examination
Main Examination will be consisting of 05 papers as follows:
Minimum Qualifying Marks:
(i) No candidate shall be credited with any marks in any paper unless he obtains at least 45 percent marks in that paper, except Hindi language paper (paper-V) in which candidate should obtain at least 33 percent marks.
(ii) No candidate shall be considered to have qualified the written testunless he obtains 50 percent marks in aggregate in all papers and at least 33 percent marks in language paper i.e. Hindi in Devnagri script.
Syllabii for main (narrative) examination will be as follows:
(1) Paper-I (Civil Law-I):
(2) Paper-II. (Civil Law-II):
(3) Paper-III. (Criminal Law):
(4) Paper-IV. (English Composition):
(The standard for the English paper shall be that of graduation examination of Himachal Pradesh University.)
(5) Paper-V. (Language):
(The standard for the language paper shall be that of Matriculation examination of the Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education.)
Note: Each paper will last for three hours. Paper I to IV will carry 200 marks each and Paper V will carry 100 marks.
Viva- Voce (Interview)
Candidates who qualify the Main written examination, will be requiredto appear at such place, as may be fixed by the Commission, for a viva-voce test. The maximum marks for the viva-voce shall be 100. The marks obtained in the viva-voce will be added to the marks obtained in the Main written examination for purpose of selection of the candidates