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Himachal Pradesh Judiciary Syllabus 2024 - Check prelims & mains exam Syllabus here

Himachal Pradesh Judiciary Syllabus 2024 - Check prelims & mains exam Syllabus here

Edited By Vishnukumar | Updated on Sep 22, 2023 06:37 PM IST | #HP Judicial Services Exam

Himachal Pradesh Judiciary Syllabus 2024 - Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPPSC) released the HP Judiciary Syllabus 2024 in the official notification. Candidates will be able to download the Himachal Pradesh Judiciary syllabus pdf at hppsc.hp.gov.in. The HP Judiciary Syllabus will be released separately for all the stages. The Himachal Pradesh Judiciary prelims syllabus comprises three papers while for mains five papers. Candidates preparing for the HP Judiciary exam should know the Himachal Pradesh Judiciary 2024 Syllabus. Along with the HP Judicial Service syllabus 2024, aspirants should also give importance to the exam pattern. Read the full article to know the Himachal Pradesh Judicial Service Competitive exam syllabus and exam pattern.

Himachal Pradesh Judicial Service Syllabus 2024 - Highlights

Particulars

Details

Exam Name

Himachal Pradesh Judicial Service Competitive Examination

Exam Conducting Body

Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission

HPJS Full form

Himachal Pradesh Judicial Service Exam

Mode of application form

Online mode

Mode of exam

Offline mode

Exam Language

English & Hindi

Number Papers

Prelims - 3

Mains - 5

Also read - HP Judiciary Service Notification

Himachal Pradesh Judicial Service 2024 Syllabus

The HPPSC releases the Himachal Pradesh Civil Judge syllabus for Prelims and mains separately. From the following tables, candidates can check the detailed HP Judicial Service syllabus for prelims and mains.

Himachal Pradesh Judiciary Prelims Syllabus 2024

Papers

Syllabus

Paper 1 (Civil Law-I)

  1. Code of Civil Procedure.

  2. Indian Evidence Act,

  3. Himachal Pradesh Stamp Act,

  4. Himachal Pradesh Courts Act,

  5. 1976 and Specific Relief Act.

Paper 2 (Civil Law-II)

  1. Indian Contract Act,

  2. Hindu Law, Indian Limitation Act,

  3. Transfer of Property Act and

  4. H.P. Urban Rent Control Act.

Paper 3 (Criminal Law)

  1. Indian Penal Code,

  2. Criminal Procedure Code,

  3. Chapter-XVII (Section 138 to 143) of the Negotiable Instruments Act, H.P. Excise Act-2011,

  4. Wild Life Protection Act, Indian Forest Act and Module on Judicial Sensitivity to Sexual Offences:-


  • Latest guidelines/directions of Hon’ble Supreme Court of India with regard to bail and conditions to be imposed under Sections 437, 438, 439 Cr.P.C.

  • What is gender stereotyping and its effects.

  • How gender stereotyping undermines women’s access to justice in sexual offence cases and how judicial gender stereotyping is to be avoided.

  • Judicial approach towards new species of offensive activities, cybercrimes that are women-centric, such as transmitting of sexually explicit material, blackmailing, defamation/morphing/creating fake profiles etc.

  • Role of judge in protecting the victim during judicial process.

  • Accountability and standards of conduct while dealing with sexual offence cases.

  • Importance and meaning of gender sensitivity and effects of gender conditioning in judicial decisions in sexual offence cases.

  • Incorporating gender perspective into judicial decision making and Constitutional and Statutory provisions on gender justice.

  • Judicial approach towards child sexual abuse with reference to provisions of the POCSO Act, 2012.

  • The credibility of statements of victims in sexual offence cases.

  • Sentencing provisions in Sexual offence cases.


Besides the above, the following Acts/Provisions are included to

assess the approach regarding judicial sensitivity to sexual

offences.


  • The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012.

  • The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015.

  • The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005.

  • The pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act, 1994.

  • The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013

  • CCS (Conduct) Rules for Prohibition of sexual harassment of women at workplace.

  • Discrimination and Harassment of women at workplace and Rights and Dignity of women at workplace- Constitutional Mandate and Guidelines by Hon’ble Supreme Court in Vishaka’s case.

  • The Banglore Principal of Judicial Conduct, 2002.

  • The Bangkok General Guidelines for Judges on Applying a Gender Perspective in South East Asia.

Himachal Pradesh Judiciary Mains Syllabus 2024

Papers

Syllabus

Paper 1 (Civil Law-I)

The HP Civil Judge syllabus for papers 1, 2 & 3 of main exam is the same as prelims.

Paper 2 (Civil Law-II)

Paper 3 (Criminal Law)

Paper 4 (English Composition)

English Composition: A Choice from three Essays on General Subjects.

  • ESSAY

  • Translation of Hindi Passage into English

Paper 5 (Language (Hindi))

Hindi (in Devnagari Script) No Books prescribed. The paper

in Hindi will consist of the following:-


  • Translation of English passage into Hindi

  • Essay in Hindi on any topic out of three

  • Composition (Idioms and Corrections etc.)

HPJS Prelims Exam Pattern 2024

The Himachal Pradesh Judiciary prelims exam will be in objective type which will consist of three papers such as Civil Law-1, Civil Law-2, and Criminal Law. Candidates can check the exam pattern of HP Judiciary exam pattern below.

HP Judiciary prelims exam pattern 2023

Particulars

Details

Number of papers

  • Civil Law-I

  • Civil Law-II

  • Criminal Law

Total marks

  • Civil Law-I - 100

  • Civil Law-II - 100

  • Criminal Law - 100

Marks per question

1 Mark

HPJS Negative marking

No negative mark

Exam duration

1 hour for each paper

Himachal Pradesh Judiciary Service Exam Pattern Mains 2024

Subjects

Maximum Marks

Paper 1 (Civil Law-1)

200

Paper 2 (Civil Law-2)

200

Paper 3 (Criminal Law)

200

Paper 4 (English Composition)

  • ESSAY - 100 Marks

  • Translation of Hindi Passage into English - 50 Marks


Total 150 Marks


Paper 5 (Language - Hindi)

  • Translation of English passage into Hindi - 30 Marks

  • Essay in Hindi on any topic out of three - 50 Marks

  • Composition (Idioms and Corrections etc.) - 20 Marks


Total 100 Marks

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

1. How many papers in the HP Judiciary prelims exam?

There three papers in the preliminary examination of HP Judicial Service prelims exam. Such as Civil Law 1, Civil Law 2 and Criminal Law.

2. Will the conducting authority provide the HP Judicial Service syllabus?

Yes, HPPSC released the Himachal Pradesh Judiciary syllabus for prelims and mains in the official notification.

3. In which mode HP JS exam be conducted?

The Himachal Pradesh Judicial Service exam 2024 is conducted in offline mode only.

4. Who is the conducting authority for Himachal Pradesh Civil Judge exam?

Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission is the conducting authority for Himachal Pradesh Judicial Service Competitive Examination.

5. Is the Himachal Pradesh Judicial Service Competitive exam syllabus is same for prelims and mains?

Paper 1, 2 & 3 of the HPJS mains syllabus is the same as prelims.

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