Haryana Civil Judge Exam Date

For the year 2021, it is expected that soon the recruitment process for the position of entry-level civil judges (Junior Division) will soon begin.  The notification for the recruitment for the civil judge was released on 13.01.2021, and the High Court of Haryana started the process of recruitment to this post.  The notification was released vide advertisement No. 1/2021, by Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC), for the H.S.C. (Judicial Branch) Examination – 2020-21. Read on to know all the information and latest updates related to the Haryana Civil Judge exam date and the various other important details associated with the recruitment process for Civil judges in Haryana.

Haryana Civil Judge Exam Date

Based on the notification, the date and time for the commencement/start of filling out the application forms online for the position of Civil Judge would begin on 15.01.2021 at 09:00 AM.  The last date and time for filling out the application form would be 15.02.2021 at 11.55 PM. 

The notification declared vacancies for 256 posts – 17 anticipated vacancies and 239 actual vacancies for the position of Civil Judge (Junior Division) in the Judicial Branch of the Haryana Civil Service.  

Important Details for Civil Judge (Junior Division) in Haryana 2021

Name of the OrganisationHaryana Public Service Commission (HPSC)
Name of ExaminationHaryana Judicial Service Exam
Name of PostCivil Judge (Junior Division)
No. Of Vacancies256 vacancies
Level of ExaminationHaryana State Level examination
Frequency of ExaminationOnce per year
Mode of ExaminationOffline
Selection ProcessPrelims ExaminationMains Examination Viva- Voce (Interview plus Personality Test)
Language of the Examination Hindi and English
Official Websitewww.hpsc.gov.in

Also Read: Haryana Civil Judge Admit Card

Haryana Civil Judge Exam Date

Let us be sure of the various exams that form part of the recruitment process for Haryana Civil Judge. According to the issued notification, the selection process for the post of Haryana Civil Judge comprises three different stages:

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Main Examination
  • Viva-Voce (Interview/Personality Test).

Haryana Civil Judge Preliminary Written Examination Date

The Official Haryana Civil Judge Exam Date for Prelims is not declared yet. We will update the examination date as soon as it is announced. 

The expected Exam date for Haryana Civil Judge Prelims is August 2021

Now, Lets us have a look at the details of HPSC Judicial Services Prelims Exam:

FormatObjective type, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Time Duration2 hours
Number of Questions125 
Maximum Marks500 Marks (Each question carries 4 marks each)
Negative Marking1/5th or 0.80 marks for each wrong answer
SyllabusIndian legal system, history of Indian Constitution and governance, and current events of national and international concerns.Analytical ability, reasoning power, and aptitude. The questions in the Preliminary Written Examination will be framed at par with those for a graduate-level Law examination.
Minimum Qualifying MarksCandidates of the General Category: 150 MarksCandidates of the Reserved Category: 100 Marks

Also, Read for more details: Haryana Civil Judge Result

A candidate needs to get the set minimum number of marks for each examination, or the candidate will deem to have failed in the examination.  Even if the candidate gets the minimum marks set by the examination board, it is not essential that the candidate has qualified in that examination.  The minimum marks are there for declaring that the candidate passed, but there is a lot of calculation that goes into the cut-off. Only those who get at least the cut-off marks will be declared qualified in that particular exam and are eligible for the next stage. The minimum marks for every category of candidates are generally different and are made public from the very start of the recruitment process.  The following table gives an overview of the minimum marks required in the Preliminary Examination. 

CategoryMinimum Qualifying Marks
General Category CandidatesMinimum of 150 marks from Maximum of 500 marks 
Reserved Category CandidatesMinimum of 100 marks from a Maximum of 500 marks

Haryana Civil Judge Main Examination Date

The Official Haryana Civil Judge Exam Date for Mains is not declared yet. It is expected to be announced after the conclusion of the Prelims Examination. 

The Main Written Examination is conducted after the Preliminary Written Examination and is the second stage of the selection process for the post of Haryana Civil Judge. During the Main Written Examination, the candidate has to sit for 5 essay-type question papers. 

Subject Maximum MarksAllotted Time
English and English Essay100 marks3 Hours
Hindi Including Hindi Essay in Devnagri Script100 marks3 Hours
General Studies100 marks3 Hours
Optional Subject 1150 marks3 Hours
Optional Subject 2150 marks3 Hours
Total600 marks

Minimum qualifying marks for the Main Written Examination according to the category are:

CategoryMinimum Qualifying Marks
General Category CandidatesAn aggregate of 50% in each of the papers
Reserved Category CandidatesAn aggregate of 40% in each of the papers

Viva-Voce (Interview and Personality Test) 2021

After candidates clear the Main Written Examination, they become eligible for the next stage of the recruitment process, viva-voce. Viva-voce comprises the interview and personality test. At this stage, the suitability of the candidate for the post is evaluated via an interview that is conducted face to face. The maximum mark that a person can score in a Viva-Voce is 200. The marks from this stage form part of and are considered during the final result and merit list compilation. 


Since the marks you obtain in the various examinations associated with the recruitment process will decide whether you make it to the merit list or not, you must remain well prepared for each exam.  Be sure to know the exam date for every next stage for which you qualify and pace your preparation daily accordingly.  Prepare well, and you will certainly qualify.   Best of luck. 


What is the Haryana Civil Judge Exam Date?

The Haryana Civil Judge Exam is expected to take place in Aug 2021. However, the official Haryana Civil Judge Exam Date for Prelims is not announced yet.

What is the Haryana Civil Judge Exam Date for the Mains Examination?

The date for Civil Judge (Haryana) Main Examination will be declared only after completing the Preliminary Examination process.

What is the Haryana Civil Judge Exam Date for the Interview/Viva-voce?

The Haryana Civil Judge examination date for the interview/Viva-voce will be declared after the Main Written examination has been completed.


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