About HP Judicial Services Exam 2019

Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPPSC) has released the notification of Himachal Pradesh Judicial Services Exam on December 15, 2019 in online mode at www.hppsc.hp.gov.in/hppsc. As per official notification there are a total of 11 vacancies out of them 7 are existing vacancies and 4 are anticipated. Along with releasing the notification authorities have also released the application form of HP Judicial exam. The last date to apply for the exam is January 5, 2020 (11:59 p.m). Last date for receipt of downloading applications along with the requisite document is January 13, 2020. Application fee for HP Judicial services is 400 rs for General categories candidates while for OBC, SC and ST candidates have to pay rs 100. Candidates who want to apply for the exam must be a citizen of India. Along with this candidate must be a holder of degree in Law as recognized by the Bar Council of India as on January 5, 2020. Himachal Pradesh Judicial exam is conducted in two stages - 1) Preliminary Exam and 2) Main Exam. HPPSC Judicial Prelims exam will have three papers which will weigh 300 marks together. The second stage of the exam, Main, will have five papers and a Viva-voce and it will weigh 1000 marks. 

Prelims exam is slated to be held on March 5, 2020 and HPPSC will release the result of exam on March 15, 2020 in online mode. The mains exam will be conducted on March 30, 2020 in offline mode.

Link to apply for the HP Judicial services exam- Click Here

Frequency: Vacancy Based
Languages English, Hindi
Conducting Body: Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission
HP Judicial Services Exam Preliminary - Duration 3 Hours +1 More

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HP Judicial Services Exam 2019 Important Dates

HP Judicial Services Exam Preliminary Exam (Session Dec 2019)

Upcoming Dates and Events

05 Mar, 2020

Exam | Mode: Offline

15 Mar, 2020

Result | Mode: Online

HP Judicial Services Exam Main Exam (Session Dec 2019)

Upcoming Dates and Events

30 Mar, 2020

Exam | Mode: Online

HP Judicial Services Exam (Session Dec 2019)

Past Dates and Events

15 Dec, 2019 - 05 Jan, 2020

Application | Mode: Online

15 Dec, 2019

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HP Judicial Services Exam Main Exam (Session Jun 2019)

Past Dates and Events

15 Oct, 2019 - 19 Oct, 2019

Exam | Mode: Offline

HP Judicial Services Exam Preliminary Exam (Session Jun 2019)

Past Dates and Events

08 Sep, 2019

Exam | Mode: Offline

HP Judicial Services Exam (Session Jun 2019)

Past Dates and Events

19 Jun, 2019 - 22 Jul, 2019

Application - For Disabled Persons | Mode: Online

19 Jun, 2019 - 17 Jul, 2019

Application - All other Categories | Mode: Online

19 Jun, 2019

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HP Judicial Services Exam 2019 Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible for HPPSC Judicial Services exam, applicants need to satisfy some basic requirements. These basic requirements are given below:

  • The aspirant must have a degree in Law from a college/university recognized by the Bar Council of India.
  • Applicants must be a citizen of India.
  • It is advised that the candidate has knowledge of dialects, customs and manners of Himachal Pradesh.
  • Aspirants are required to be at least 22 years old and at most 35 years old. The upper age limit will be relaxed by 3 years for SC/ST and other prescribed reserved categories (OPRC) applicants of Himachal Pradesh.

HP Judicial Services Exam 2019 Application Process

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other

The application process for HPPSC will be available in online mode. The application process for HP Judicial Services exam is given below: Candidates can fill the application form from December 15 to January 5, 2020.

Step 1: Go to the link provided on this page (Click here).

Step 2: Register yourself in 'New User' if you are not registered.

Step 3: Note down the ID and password as you will have to log in to get the admit card, result and such.

Step 4: Click on 'click to apply' and enter your information as required in particular fields.

Step 5: Upload images of a recent Photograph and Signature. Images must be in .jpeg format and should not exceed 40 KB each. The signature should be put on white paper using a black ink pen.

Step 6: Proceed for payment after submitting the application. Candidates can pay either through an e-challan or through e-payment (credit/debit card and others).

Step 7: After the payment is done, be sure to print at least 2-3 copies of the completed application form.

Step 8: After making the payment and taking out the print, access the 'Online Application Filing System'.  

Step 9: Enter your details on the login page and take a print out of the application form available in PDF format.

Step 10: Dispatch the print out with required documents to “Controller of Examination, Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission, Nigam Vihar, Shimla -171002”. Applicants are also advised to write the name of examination viz. “Himachal Pradesh Judicial Services Examination, 2017" on the envelope before dispatching it. 

Things to remember when filling the application form: 

  • Applicants are advised to print out additional copies of the Application Form for themselves for future reference.
  • They should also keep the original receipt issued by the Post Office for having sent the Application Form.

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General Online Male, Transgender, Female ₹ 400
General PWD Online Male, Transgender, Female ₹ 400
ST, SC, OBC Online Male, Transgender, Female ₹ 100
ST, SC, OBC PWD Online Male, Transgender, Female ₹ 100

HP Judicial Services Exam 2019 Syllabus

Civil Law-I
Civil Law-II
Criminal law
English composition
Language (Hindi)

HP Judicial Services Exam 2019 Preparation Tips

HPPSC Judicial Services exam is a highly competitive exam and demands hard work and focus from the aspirants, however, smart studying should never come second during the preparations. To have an extra edge over the competition, it is essential for an applicant to device a strategy to tackle the exam head on. Here are a few tips and tricks that can help you a long way with HP Judicial Services exam:

Know your syllabus: Before kicking off your preparations, it is required that you know the complete syllabus for HPPSC Judicial examination. Thus, go through the syllabus and analyse your preparation for each section/subject.

Make the most out of the exam pattern: Exam pattern can be highly beneficial for your studies if you make the most out of it. Containing information such as the marking scheme, typology of questions, weightage of topics et al, exam pattern can be a godsend while starting your studies.

Implement the syllabus and exam pattern: The most inexpensive and nifty way to track your studies and keep motivated is to make a study timetable. You can implement knowledge gathered from the syllabus and exam pattern and implement it in making a study plan. 

Practice from previous year's question papers: It is important to keep practising what you have prepared using previous year's question papers and solving mock tests. This will make your preparation more concrete and help you feel confident during the exam too.

Eat healthily and take breaks: Grilling yourself while preparing is good until it is at the expense of your physical or mental health. Thus, it is advised to eat healthily,  take breaks during your preparations and follow your hobbies for a while during your preparations.

HP Judicial Services Exam 2019 Exam Pattern

HP Judicial Services Exam Preliminary Exam Pattern

Exam pattern of HP Judicial Services Prelims will be very helpful for your studies as it will dictate information such as the standard of questions, marking scheme, weightage of the paper etc. HPPSC Judicial Services Prelims exam pattern is given below:

Name of the paper
Total MarksType of paper (Objective/Written)Duration of the paper
Civil Law - I100Objective type on OMR Sheet1 hour
Civil Law - II100Objective type on OMR Sheet
1 hour
Criminal Law100Objective type on OMR Sheet
1 hour

HP Judicial Services Exam Main Exam Pattern

Exam pattern for HPPSC Judicial Services Main exam will be helpful in kickstarting your preparations in a more efficient manner. The exam pattern contains information such as the syllabus, marking scheme, types of questions and much more. Read below for the exam pattern for HP Judicial Services Main exam:

PaperName and contents of the paperDurationTotal marks
Paper-ICivil Law-I: Code of Civil Procedure. Indian Evidence Act, Indian Stamp Act, Himachal Pradesh Courts Act, 1976 and Specific Relief Act.3 hours200
Paper-II
Civil Law-II: Indian Contract Act, Hindu Law, Indian Limitation Act, Transfer of Property Act and H.P. Urban Rent Control Act.  3 hours
200
Paper-III
Criminal Law: Indian Penal Code, Criminal Procedure Code, Chapter-XVII (section 138 to 143) of the Negotiable Instruments Act etc.3 hours
200
Paper-IV
English Composition: Essay for 100 marks, Translation of Hindi passage in English for 50 marks.
3 hours
150
Paper-VLanguage (Hindi): Translation of English passage to Hindi for 30 marks, Essay for 50 Marks and Composition (Idioms and Corrections etc.) for 20 Marks.3 hours
100
Viva-voce

150

HP Judicial Services Exam 2019 Admit Card

HP Judicial Services Exam Preliminary Admit Card

To download the admit card candidates have to enter their required login credentials by visiting the official website. It is required for applicants to carry their HPPSC Judicial Services admit card on the day of the exam or they will not be allowed to sit for the examination. Here are the steps to download HP Judicial Services admit card: 

Step 1: Visit official website of commission.

Step 2: Click on the link to download admit card

Step 3: Enter your login ID and password on the login page.

Step 4: Admit card for HPPSC Judicial Services exam will load on screen.

Step 5: Download the admit card of HPPSC Judicial services 2019.

HP Judicial Services Exam Main Admit Card

Admit card of HPPSC Judicial Services Main exam will be released online sometime before the commencement of the Main exam. Applicants are suggested to keep checking this page regularly as all the information will be updated here as soon as available. Check the steps given below to download the admit card:

Step 1: Click on the link given on this page.

Step 2: When the new page opens, provide your details such as login ID and password.

Step 3: Click on submit.

Step 4: The admit card would load on the screen.

Step 5: Download your HP Judicial Services Main exam admit card and print it out for future references.

HP Judicial Services Exam 2019 Exam Centers

State City
Himachal Pradesh Shimla
Dharamshala
Kangra

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit card
  • Aadhaar card
  • Pan card
  • Passport

HP Judicial Services Exam 2019 Answer Key

HP Judicial Services Exam Preliminary Answer Key

HPPSC Judicial Services exam answer key can be used to check the tentative result for the exam. Students can check the result for Prelims examination by finding their set of paper in the answer key list and marking all the right answers with one mark. After that applicants need to add all the right questions to acquire their tentative result for the exam. To access HP Judicial Services answer key, follow the steps given below:

Step 1: Visit the link given on this page.

Step 2: Look for the link reading 'Answer key for Judicial Services Prelims'.

Step 3: Download the HPPSC 2019 answer key

Steps 4: Use the answer as the reference to calculate your tentative result.  

HP Judicial Services Exam 2019 Result

HP Judicial Services Exam Preliminary Result

Result of HPPSC Judicial Services exam will be released in online mode on March 15, 2020. Applicants will be able to check their results from the link provided on this page. To check your HP Judicial Services exam, follow the steps given below:

Step 1: Go to the link provided on this page.

Step 2: On the new page, look for the link reading 'Prelim exam for Judicial Services'.

Step 3: After clicking on the link, find your roll no. from the list of candidates.

Step 4: Download and save the result of HP Judicial Services for future references. 

HP Judicial Services Exam Main Result

HP Judicial Main exam result will be declared in online mode. The result will contain the qualification status of the candidate for the exam. Applicants can check their HPPSC Judicial Services Main exam result by following the steps given below:  

Step 1: Visit the link given on this page.

Step 2: Provide your login ID and password and click on submit.

Step 3: HPPSC Judicial Services Main exam Result will load on the screen.

Step 4: Download and take a print out for future references.

Qualifying Marks Trend

Year Category Cutoff
Jun 2019 General 45
OBC 45
SC 45
ST 45
General PWD 45
OBC PWD 45
SC PWD 45
ST PWD 45

General Information

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Question: What is the date of prelims exam of HPPSC Judicial services ?

Answer:

The prelims phase exam of HPPSC judicial services will be held on 5 Mar, 2020.

Question: When will authorities release the admit card for prelims exam of HPPSC Judicial services 2019?

Answer:

Exam conducting authorities will release the admit of exam tentatively February 25, 2020 in online mode.

Question: When will the result of HPPSC judicial services for prelims exam will be declared ?

Answer:

The result of prelims exam of HPPSC will be declared on March 15, 2020 in online mode.

Question: What is age wise qualification to apply for HPPSC judicial services ?

Answer:

A candidate must have attained the age of 22 years but must not be more than 35 years of age as on the last date prescribed for receipt of applications

Question: What is application fee for HPPSC judicial services ?

Answer:

Candidates who are from General categories should pay rs. 400 while all other candidates have to pay rs. 100

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