H.P. Judicial Service Competitive Examination I and II 2016 – Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission is conducted H.P. Judicial Service Competitive Examination 2016 for filling the Civil Judge (Junior Division) vacancies. The Candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all eligibility conditions for admission to examination. Their admission to all the stages of the examination will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions.
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HPJS 2016 Examination II
Candidates can check all the details like eligibility, Application Procedure, Exam pattern of HPJS 2016 Exam II from this page.
- Name of Post – Civil Judge (Junior Division)
- Pay Scale – Rs. 27,700 – 44,770
- Total Number of Posts – 07
- Existing Vacancies – 07 (UR-02, SC-04 & OBC-01)
Schedule of H.P. Judicial Service Competitive Examination II 2016 is given below.
|Last date for receipt of online applications||05 July 2016|
|Last date for receipt of download applications along with documents||12 July 2016|
|List of application eligible candidates||01 Aug 2016|
|Date of Preliminary Examination||04 Sept 2016|
|Date of Main Examination||15 Oct 2016|
|Date of Interview||26 Nov 2016 (11:00 AM)|
HPJS ADDENDUM (Syllabus and Allocation of Marks) Regulations, 2005
Notified on 20 July 2016:- It is notified for the information of all concerned that the Hon’ble High Court has made the following amendments with immediate effect in the Himachal Pradesh Judicial Service (Syllabus and Allocation of Marks) Regulations, 2005 for the cadre of Civil Judges (Junior Division) :-
“On the basis of merit obtained in the Preliminary examination, the candidates equal to twenty times of the number of vacancies to be filled in shall be called for taking the main examination.”
“A candidate shall also be required to obtain at least 45% of the marks allocated for the interview, failing which he will be deemed to have not qualified the competitive examination.”
HPJS Application Form 2016
The Online Applications can be filled up to 05 July 2016 till 11.59 P.M. after which the link is disabled.
- Application process is over now…!!
The candidates are required to pay a fee either by depositing the money in any branch of PNB by cash or by using Visa / Master Card/ Credit / Debit Card. The detail of fee for respective categories is as under:-
Candidates are required to pay a fee of Rs.400/- for General Category and Rs.100/- for S.C. / S.T. / OBC of H.P. by cash at any branch of Punjab National Bank, through a e-challan generated through the above website or by using Visa / Master Card /Credit / Debit Card.
Pay by Cash – The candidates who opt for “Pay by Cash” mode, should print the system generated e-Challan of Punjab National Bank after applying online for the post through Commission‟s website, and Transaction No., Branch Code and date of Receipt given by the PNB on candidate‟s copy of e-Challan are required to be updated before the last date in the same Login ID in the Fee Details link. Before applying online, all candidates are advised to go through detailed instructions given on the website.
Through Credit/ Debit/ Visa Card / Master Card – The candidates can also pay requisite amount of application fee through Credit/ Debit Card only. Payment Gateway accepts Debit and Credit Cards from VISA and Master Card of any Bank. A link to pay requisite application fee by this mode is also available on website.
Note: Candidates should note that payment of fee can be made only through the modes prescribed above. Payment of fee through any other mode is neither valid nor acceptable. Applications submitted without the prescribed fee/mode shall be summarily rejected.
- As on fifth of July, 2016, a candidate must be a holder of degree in Law as recognized by the Bar Council of India.
- A candidate must be a citizen of India.
Desirable Qualification: The knowledge of customs, manners and dialects of Himachal Pradesh and suitability for appointment in the peculiar conditions prevailing in the State of Himachal Pradesh.
Age Limit: A candidate must have attained the age of 22 years but must not be more than 30 years of age as on the last date prescribed for receipt of applications in the Commission‟s Office i.e. 05 July 2016.
Relaxation in Upper Age Limit: The upper age limit is relaxable by 03 years for S.C. / S.T. and other prescribed reserved categories (OPRC) candidates of Himachal Pradesh.
HPJS Examination Scheme 2016
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 the three 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. The preliminary examination will be held on 04 Sept 2016.
The result of preliminary examination will be declared on 25 Sept 2016 and shall be published and also displayed on official website of the Commission. No individual intimation shall be given to the candidates.
Centres of Examination: The Preliminary Examination will be held at SHIMLA and DHARAMSALA in Kangra District (if adequate Nos. of candidates opt for Dharamsala centre).
The centres of holding the examination as mentioned above are liable to be cancelled/ changed at the discretion of the Commission. Every effort will be made by the Commission to allot the candidates to the centre of their choice for examination, however, the Commission may, at their discretion allot a different centre to a candidate, when circumstances so warranted.
Main (Narrative) Examination
Main Written (narrative) examination shall be held as per the schedule. The date sheet will be put on the website of the Commission. No individual intimation will be given.
Each paper will last for three hours. The subject and syllabus for main(narrative) examination and marks for each paper shall be as follows:
HPJS Previous Year Question Papers
H.P. Judicial Service Competitive Examination Preliminary and Main Exams question papers are given below.
- HPJS (Prelm) 2015 Question Paper with Answer
- HPJS (Main) 2015 Question Paper
- HPJS (Prelm) 2014 Question Paper with Answer
- HPJS (Main) 2014 Question Paper
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