Syllabus of Karnataka Judicial Services Examination 2011 also called Karnataka Civil Judge Junior Division 2011 Sullabus
HIGH COURT OF KARNATAKA, BANGALORE
N O T I F I C A T I O N
NO.CJRC.1/2010, DATED THE 06TH DAY OF AUGUST, 2011.
Method of Recruitment:- By direct recruitment on the basis of
aggregate marks obtained in a competitive examination (Written and Viva-Voce) conducted by the High Court, consisting of 3 stages i.e., (a) Preliminary Examination, (b) Main Examination and (c) Viva-Voce :-
(a) PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION:-
The Preliminary Examination shall be conducted by way of
Objective Type Question Paper consisting of 100 marks and the syllabi for the said examination shall be the following, namely:-
Code of Civil Procedure, 1908;
Negotiable Instruments Act, 1981;
Transfer of Property Act, 1882;
Indian Contract Act, 1872;
Specific Relief Act, 1963;
Indian Constitution; and
Karnataka Rent Act, 1999.
Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973;
Indian Penal code, 1860; and
Indian Evidence Act, 1872.
General knowledge – Test of reasoning and
(b) MAIN EXAMINATION:-
(i) Translation Paper (Maximum Marks 100)
There will be one translation paper and the candidates will
be required to translate passages in English into Kannada
and Kannada into English. The Passages will be from
(1) Depositions, (2) Judgments and (3) Documents.
(ii) Law Paper I (Maximum Marks 100)
The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908;
The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973;
The Indian Evidence Act, 1872;
Principles of Pleading and the Constitution of India.
(iii) Law Paper II (Maximum Marks 100)
Framing of Issues and writing of Judgments in Civil
(iv) Law Paper III (Maximum Marks 100)
Framing of Charges and writing of Judgments in
(c) VIVA-VOCE (Maximum Marks 100)
(i) The candidates General Knowledge, grasp of principles of law
and suitability for appointment as Civil Judge shall be
(ii) Another test to test the knowledge of computer / operation of
Laptop will be conducted at the time of Viva-Voce which will
carry 25 marks.
Note: Regarding (b) and (c), such of those candidates
who desire to answer in Kannada may do so.
(d) The minimum marks for pass in the Preliminary
Examination and in each paper of the Written Examination
shall be 30 for candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes
and Schedule Tribes and 40 for others.
Provided that no candidate who has secured less than the
minimum marks specified above:
i) in any paper of the written examination shall be
eligible for Viva-Voce.
ii) in any paper of the written examination or in Viva-
Voce shall be eligible for appointment as Civil Judge.
(2) From among the candidates who are eligible for Viva-Voce as
per sub-rule II (1) (d) of Rule 5 of the Karnataka Judicial Service
(Recruitment) Rules, 2004 and (Amendment) Rules, 2011, as far as may be, such number of candidates as is equal to 7 times the number of vacancies notified, having regard to the number of vacancies in each reserved category, selected in the order of merit, shall be called for Viva-Voce examination.