Haryana Civil Judge Notification 2021 | 256 Vacancies Out!

The Haryana Public Service Commission has released the Haryana Judicial Services Recruitment 2021 Notification for Civil Judge (Junior Division) posts in Punjab and Haryana High courts. This year, a total of 256 vacancies have been released for the High Court of Haryana and Punjab. In this blog, Haryana Civil Judge Notification, candidates can check exam dates, eligibility criteria, age limit, vacancy details, and other Haryana Civil Judge Recruitment Notification 2021 relevant information.

Haryana Civil Judge Notification 2021 | Overview

Let us have a quick glance at the Haryana Civil Judge Notification 2021. For complete details, please follow the blog.

NameHaryana Civil Judge Notification 2021.
Conducting BodyHaryana Service Public Commission
PostCivil Judge (Junior Division)
Online registration begins13 January 2021
Last Date to Apply

15 February 2021 (11:55 PM)

CategoryGovt. Jobs
Selection Process

(i) Preliminary Examination.
(ii) Main Written Examination.
(iii) Viva-Voice

Official Sitehttp://hpsc.gov.in/en-us/

Haryana Civil Judge Notification 2021 | Important Dates

EventDate (Tentative)

Starting Date of Online Application

13 January 2021

Starting Date of Online Application

15 January 2021 (09:00 AM)

Last Date of Online Application

15 February 2021 (11:55 PM)

Issue of Admit Card

To be notified

Haryana Judiciary Exam 2021 Date

August 2021 (Tentative)

Haryana Civil Judge Notification 2021 | Vacancy Details

A total of 256 vacancies have been advertised for the posts mentioned above. Here is the category-wise vacancy distribution for the post of Civil Judge (Junior Division).

CategoryNo. of vacancies
Anticipatory / unforeseen17

Haryana Civil Judge Recruitment Notification 2021 | Eligibility Criteria

Before moving on to the filling of the application form, you have to make sure that you meet the below-mentioned Haryana Judiciary exam 2021 eligibility criteria. The eligibility criteria for Haryana Civil Judge 2021 exam are as follows:

  1. Essential Qualifications:

Candidates need to have a Bachelor of Law degree from a University established by the law and approved/recognized by the Bar Council of India.

2. Age Limit: 

Candidates should not be less than 21 years and not more than 42 years as of 15.02.2021 i.e. closing date to apply for the post.

3. Nationality: 

Candidate must be (a) a citizen of India or (b) a citizen of Nepal, or (c) a subject of Bhutan, or (d) a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or (e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African countries of Kenya, Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly -Tanganyika and Zanzibar) Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Haryana Civil Judge Notification 2021 | Exam Pattern & Syllabus

The selection of suitable candidates for appointment in Haryana Civil Judge (Judicial Branch) will be made by holding an examination. The examination shall be conducted in three stages namely:-

(i) Preliminary Examination.
(ii) Main Written Examination.
(iii) Interview (Viva-Voice).

Preliminary Exam Pattern

PartNumber of QuestionsTotal MarksDuration
General Awareness & Aptitude1254002 Hrs

Each question shall carry 04 marks and for every wrong answer 0.80 i.e. 20% or say 1/5th mark shall be deducted. There will, however, be no negative marking in respect of unattempted questions. General candidates are required to secure a minimum of 150 marks to appear for the main examination (100 marks for reserved categories).

The standard of the question paper will be of Law graduate level. i.e. the standard LLB syllabus that is prescribed in BCI-approved law colleges across India.

You have to score more than 40% marks to get shortlisted for the next round of the selection process.

Syllabus For Prelims Exam

Candidates shall be expected to have a general and basic overview of the main subjects and also the ability to answer questions on 

  • Current events of national and international importance
  • Indian legal and constitutional history and governance
  • Analytical skills
  • Reasoning and
  • Aptitude

The objective type of multiple-choice questions for the Preliminary Examination shall be from the syllabus for the Main Written Examination. The standard of the question paper shall be of Law graduate level.

Mains Exam Pattern & Syllabus

The Mains Exam consists of questions from five subjects- Civil Law I, Civil Law II, Criminal Law III, English, Language (Hindi in Devanagari Script). Candidates in the general category have to obtain 50% marks in the mains exam to get shortlisted for the viva-voce. For the reserved category, the qualifying marks are 45%. The marking scheme for each subject is as follows:

Paper-1 Civil Law-1Code of Civil procedure, Punjab Courts Act, Indian Contract Act, Indian Partnership Act, Sale of Goods Act, Specific Relief Act, Indian Evidence Act, and Haryana Urban (control of rent and eviction) Act, 1973.200 Marks
Paper-II-Civil Law-IIHindu Law, Mohammadan Law, and CustomaryLaw, Law of Registration and Limitation.200 Marks
Paper-IIICriminal LawIndian Penal Code, Criminal Procedure Code, and Indian Evidence Act,200 Marks
Paper-IV EnglishThe English paper will be of 200 marks and consist of the following:-1. English Essay (1000-1100 words) (100) 2. Précis (25)3. Words and Phrases (Make sentences of the given words and Phrases) (25)4. Comprehension (25) 5. Corrections (25)200 Marks
Paper-V LanguageHindi (in Devnagri Script) (Includes Translation, Essay, Passage, Prose, Idioms, Corrections)100 Marks

If you belong to the general category, then you have to obtain 50% marks in the mains exam to get shortlisted for the viva-voice. For the reserved category, the qualifying marks are 45%.

Haryana Civil Judge Notification 2021 | Interview

Candidates clearing the mains are shortlisted for interview/viva-voce with a total evaluation of 200 marks. You have to score a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of Mains and Interview to make it to the final merit list.

Paper-VI Viva-VoiceTo judge the personal qualities of the candidates. The viva-voce shall relate to matters of general interest and is intended to test the candidates’ alertness, intelligence, and general outlook. It shall be conducted in English.200 Marks

Haryana Civil Judge Notification 2021| Application Process

Haryana Judicial Services Apply Online – The eligible candidates need to submit their applications online. Follow the instructions mentioned below carefully to apply for the vacancy.

Note: Online application window has been closed.

Steps to Apply Online

  1. Click on the official apply online link on the HPSC website and register.
  2. Fill in the application form with the necessary information.
  3. Attach your latest passport-size photograph and signature in the prescribed format.
  4. Upload all the documents as mentioned in the application form with the required format.
  5. Pay the application fee.
  6. Cross-check all the information added to the application and click on the submit button.
  7. Keep a copy of the application form for future reference and use.

Application Fee

Candidates are required to pay an application fee while submitting their application forms. The application fee details will be as follows.

CategoryApplication Fee
For Male candidates of the General category including Dependent Son of Ex-Servicemen of Haryana. For Male candidates of General and all reserved categories of other States.INR 1000/-
Female candidates of the General category including Female Dependent of ESM of Haryana only.Male & Female candidates of SC / BC-A&B / ESM categories of Haryana only.Female candidates of General and all reserved categories of other StatesINR 250/-
For all Physically Handicapped candidates (with at least 40% disability) categories of Haryana only.NIL

Haryana Civil Judge Notification 2021 | Preparation Tips

  1. The first thing you need to understand is the pattern and syllabus of the exam – the number of sections in each paper, important topics to cover, sectional cut-off, and allotted time, etc.
  2. Prepare a proper study plan that must cover all the concepts as per the latest syllabus.
  3. Then collect the required study materials from a proper source, including books online. Besides textbooks, several resources and study materials – articles and blogs available online to help candidates prepare for the exam.
  4. Now note down a list of all the important topics and then figure out the topics in which you are strong and weak.
  5. Always start your preparation with the weaker topics and then move on to the difficult topics.
  6. Take Mock tests and analyse them regularly.

Important Books For Haryana Civil Judge Exam 2021

You can refer to the following books for Haryana Judiciary Exam 2021. Referring to the important books will help you know the important topics from the examination point of view:

Name of the BookName of the Author
Civil Procedure with Limitation ActC.K.Takwani
Textbook on Indian Penal CodeK.D Gaur
The Code Of Criminal Procedure 1973Bare Act Paperback
Evidence (Law of Evidence, Law of Evidence, The Law of Evidence)Vepa P. Sarthi, Batuk Lal, Rattan Lal & Dhiraj Lal
Contract (Textbook on Law Of Contract & Specific Relief, Contract – I and Specific Relief Act)R.k Bangia, S. K. Kapoor
Hindu Law (Modern Hindu Law, Family Law, Law of Marriage & Divorce)Paras Diwan, Dr. U.P.D. Kesari
Muslim Law (Outlines of Mohammedan Law, Principles of Mohammadan Law)Aqil Ahmad, Sir Dinshaw Fardunji Mulla

Some general knowledge books that you can refer are as follows:

BookAuthor/ Publication
Haryana Samyana GyanSpectrum
Know Your StateArihant Publications

Haryana Civil Judge Exam | Previous Year Cut-Off

CategoryCut Off
Ex-Serviceman (General)104.82
Ex-Serviceman SC72.04
Ex-Serviceman BCA87.62

Haryana Civil Judge Notification 2021 | Exam Answer Key

After the successful completion of the Haryana Civil Judge 2021 exam, the HPSC will release the answer key on its official website. You can check the answer key once it is uploaded by following the below-mentioned steps:

  • Visit the official website of the Haryana Public Service Commission.
  • Look for ‘Haryana Public Service Commission Preliminary Answer Key’.
  • Download the answer key.
  • Match your response with the answer mentioned.


What is the required eligibility criteria for Haryana Judiciary Recruitment 2021?

According to the notification, candidates must have a bachelor of laws from any institute or the university recognized by the Bar Council of India. The age should be between 21-45 years of age.

What is the selection process of Haryana Civil Judge 2021 Recruitment?

The Selection Process for Haryana Civil Judge 2021 recruitment involves the following stages:
1. Prelims exam
2. Mains Exam
3. Interview

What is the Haryana Judiciary Exam Fee?

Male candidates have to submit Rs 1000 while Rs 250 female candidates as exam fee.

How many subjects are there in the Haryana Judiciary Mains Exam?

There are a total of five subjects in the Mains exam, namely, Civil Law-I, Civil Law-II, Civil Law-III, English, and Language.

What is the exam date for the Haryana Civil Judge 2021 Prelims?

The tentative exam date for Haryana Civil Judge 2021 exam is scheduled to be held in the month of August 2021.

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