Rajasthan Judicial Service Exam

Rajasthan Judicial Service Exam

Preliminary Examination

The Preliminary Examination shall be an objective type examination in which 70% weightage will be given to the subjects prescribed in syllabus for Law Paper-I and Law Paper-II and 30% weightage shall be given to test proficiency in Hindi and English language. The marks obtained in the preliminary examination shall not be counted towards the final selection. 

Main Examination

The main examination shall consist of following subjects:

  1. Law Paper-I
  1. Constitution of India
  2. Civil Procedure Code
  3. Law of Contract and Partnership
  4. Law of Torts and Easements
  5. Law of Motor Accident Claims
  6. Law of Arbitration and Conciliation
  7. Rent Control Law and Revenue Laws in Rajasthan
  8. Law of Specific Relief
  9. Hindu Law
  10. Muslim Law
  11. Law on transfer of Property
  12. Law of Limitation
  13. Law relating to LokAdalats and Permanent LokAdalats
  14. Law related to Domestic Violence
  15. General Rules (Civil) and Judgment Writing

Paper is designed to test the practical knowledge of the candidates in civil law and procedure e.g. drafting, pleading, framing issues and writing out judgments etc., in Civil Cases.

  1. Law Paper-II
  1. Criminal Procedure Code
  2. Law of Evidence
  3. Indian Penal Code
  4. Law on Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances
  5. Criminal Law related to protection of SC/STs
  6. Law on Juvenile Delinquency
  7. Law of Probation
  8. Law relating to Dishonour of Cheques
  9. Law relating to Electricity Theft
  10. Law related to Cyber Crimes
  11. General Rules (Criminal) and Judgement Writing

Paper is designed to test the practical knowledge of the candidates in criminal law and procedure e.g. framing charges and writing out the judgments etc. in Criminal Cases.

  1. Language (Paper-I)Hindi Essay - Essay writing and Grammar.


  1. Language (Paper-II)English Essay - Essay writing, translation from English to Hindi and vice versa and Grammar.

It shall be compulsory to appear, in each and every paper of written test, and also before the Interview Board for viva-voce.

  1. Interview After the marks obtained by the candidate in written test have been received the Recruiting Authority shall call for interview such of them as have obtained a minimum of 35% marks in each of the law papers and 40% marks in the aggregate.

Provided that a candidate belonging to Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe category shall be deemed to be eligible for interview if he has obtained a minimum of 30% marks in each of the Law papers and 35% marks in the aggregate:

Provided further that no candidate shall be recommended who fails to obtained minimum 25% marks in the interview.

In interviewing a candidate, the suitability for employment to the service shall be tested with reference to his record at the School, College and University and his character, personality, address and physique. The questions, which may be put to him, may be of a general nature and will not necessarily be academic or legal. The candidate will also be put questions to test his general knowledge including knowledge of current affairs and present day problems. Marks shall also be awarded for the candidate’s proficiency in the Rajasthani dialects and his knowledge of social customs of Rajasthan. The marks so awarded shall be added to the marks obtained in the written test by each candidate


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