Bihar Judiciary Eligibility: Overview, Selection Process, and more

Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) conducts BPSC Judicial Service Examination every year to recruit Bihar Civil Judges. The notification for the 32nd Bihar Judicial Service Examination 2022 has been released on Bihar Public Service Commission’s official site. Before filling up the application, the candidates should make sure that they meet all the parameters of Bihar Judiciary Eligibility to avoid any hassle later. BPSC has released a notification on detailed eligibility criteria to avoid any confusion if not followed properly. It may even lead to the candidate’s disqualification. Here in this article, we will explain to you in length all the information you need to know about Bihar Judiciary Eligibility.

Bihar Judiciary Eligibility

There are several conditions a candidate needs to meet to fulfil the Bihar Judiciary Eligibility criteria. 

  • NATIONALITY- Candidates should be a citizen of India. Candidates from all states can apply for the Bihar Judicial Services Examination.
  • AGE LIMIT- Candidates’ age should be of minimum 22 years on the day of application submission. Though the upper limit of the candidate’s age may vary, the minimum age limit is the same for all the candidates. However, there are a few upper age relaxations given to some candidates. They are according to the following categories:
CATEGORYMINIMUM AGE LIMITMAXIMUM AGE LIMIT
UNRESERVED (UR)22 YEARS35 YEARS
OBC22 YEARS38 YEARS (3-YEARS AGE RELAXATION)
SC/ST/ EWS/PWD22 YEARS40 YEARS  (5-YEARS AGE RELAXATION)
WOMEN22 YEARS40 YEARS  (5- YEARS AGE RELAXATION)

*The Relaxation in the upper- age- limit is only for the candidates of Bihar State, who fall under the categories mentioned above.

  • Educational Qualification– Candidates should have a graduate degree in law or an equivalent qualification. The degree must be from a college/ university accredited by the Bar Council of India.

All the candidates who meet the conditions mentioned above can fill their applications without any worry and appear for the preliminary examination.

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Selection Process

BPSC Judicial Service Examination is held every year by Bihar Public Service Commission to select Civil Judges in Bihar courts. Currently, the candidates are preparing for the 32nd Bihar Judicial Services Examination in 2022. All the candidates who meet the Bihar Judiciary Eligibility condition will be allowed to take the said exam. 

The Bihar judicial services examination is held in the following three stages:

  • STAGE I- Preliminary Exam– (Objective type).
  • STAGE II- Mains Exam– (Written)
  • STAGE III- Interview

Bihar Judiciary Eligibility For The Reserved Categories

  • The benefits of reservation, based on caste, are only eligible for the natives of Bihar.
  • To be eligible as an SC/ST candidate or an OBC candidate, the candidate must submit a caste certificate and a domicile certificate under the reservation category.
  • To be eligible as a disabled candidate, the candidate must attach a disability certificate issued by a competent authority to get an age relaxation and other benefits.

Number Of Attempts Per Candidate

The candidates are eligible to attempt the Bihar judicial services examination as many times as they wish. They need to be below the upper age limit to meet the Bihar Judiciary Eligibility

I hope you found this article helpful and enriched your knowledge about the Bihar Judiciary Eligibility criteria. If you have any query, reach out to us at Oliveboard. We would be glad to help.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1. I am from Bengal. Can I meet the Bihar Judiciary Eligibility?

Yes, anyone who is a citizen of India with a law degree and who meets all the conditions of Bihar Judiciary Eligibility can apply for the exam.

2. Maximum for how many times I can give the Bihar judicial exam?

You are eligible to give the exam as many times as you want till your upper age limit permits.

3. How many stages are there in the Bihar judiciary exam?

There are three stages in the Bihar judiciary Exam- Prelims, Mains and Interview.

4. My Hindi is very weak as I am from Kerala. Can I meet the Bihar Judiciary Eligibility?

According to Bihar judicial eligibility criteria, you are eligible to take the exam, but you need to get passing marks in Hindi prelims to qualify, as Hindi is a mandatory subject. 


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