About RJS Competitive Exam 2019

Rajasthan High Court conducts Rajasthan Judicial Service Competitive Examination to recruit suitable candidates for the legal positions/vacancies of Civil Judge. The RJS 2019 examination will be conducted in three stages – preliminary, mains and interview. The preliminary examination Rajasthan Judicial Service Competitive examination 2019 will consist of objective type examination in which 70% weightage will be given to Law Paper I and II while mains examination will consist of Law Paper I, II and Language paper. 30% weightage will be given to the proficiency in Hindi and English. To qualify for  RJS 2019 main examination candidates of General category have to secure 45% while SC/ST category candidates have to secure 40% marks in the preliminary examination. To qualify for interview, a candidate shall have to secure a minimum of 35% marks in each of the law papers and 40% marks in aggregate in the main examination. The final selection will be done on the basis of mains and interview marks secured by the candidates.

Languages English, Hindi
Conducting Body: Rajasthan High Court
RJS Competitive Exam Preliminary - Duration 2 Hours +1 More

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RJS Competitive Exam 2019 Important Dates

RJS Competitive Exam (Session 2019)

Upcoming Dates and Events

21 Nov, 2019 - 12 Dec, 2019 (Tentative)

Application | Mode: Online

RJS Competitive Exam Preliminary Exam (Session 2019)

Upcoming Dates and Events

23 Mar, 2020 (Tentative)

Exam | Mode: Online

18 Apr, 2020 (Tentative)

Result | Mode: Online

RJS Competitive Exam 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The Rajasthan Judicial Service exam aspirants should fulfil the eligibility criteria prescribed by the exam conducting body, Rajasthan High Court. Following are the primary eligibility criteria-

  • Applicants must be an Indian citizen.
  • Candidate must obtain a Bachelor degree in law from a recognised institute or university.
  • Age Limit- Candidates must be less than or equal to 35 years. The minimum age to appear for the exam is 23 years as on 01-01-2019.
  • The SC and ST category applicants will get a relaxation of five years in the upper age limit.

RJS Competitive Exam 2019 Application Process

Mode of Application : Online

Eligible candidates will need to fill and submit the RJS application form 2019 through the official website.  Applicants need to enter all the relevant details including academic and personal while filling the application form. Candidates will need to provide a valid phone number and email ID as well.

Following are the important information related to RJS 2019 application procedure-

  • A scanned photo and the signature (jpg format) to be uploaded
  • Application fee should be successfully paid before submitting the online application form
  • The application fee for the General/OBE (Creamy Layer) category candidates is Rs. 850.
  • The application fee for the candidates of the OBC category (Non-Creamy Layer) is Rs. 550.
  • The application fee to be paid by SC, ST, and PWD category candidates is Rs. 300.
  • The application fee can be paid using credit card/debit card/Internet Banking or Bank Challan.

RJS Competitive Exam 2019 Syllabus

Law paper - I
Code of civil procedure 1908
The constitution of India
Indian contract act 1872
The Indian Evidence act,
The Indian evidence act 1872
The limitation act 1963
The specific relief act 1963
The transfer of property act 1882
Interpretation of statues
The Rajasthan rent control act 2001
Order/judgment writing
Law paper - II
The code of criminal procedure 1973
The Indian evidence act 1872
The Indian penal code 1860
The juvenile justice (care and protection of children) act 2015
The negotiable instruments act 1881 (chapter XVII)
The probation of offenders act 1958
Protection of women from domestic violence act 2005
Framing of charge /judgment writing
Essay writing in hindi language
Articles and determiners
Phrasal verbs and idioms
Active and passive voice
Co-ordination and subordination
Direct and indirect speech
Modals expressing various concepts-(obligation, request, permission, prohibition, intention,condition, probability, possibility, purpose, reason,companions, contrast.)
Antonyms and synonyms
Essay writing in english language

RJS Competitive Exam 2019 Exam Pattern

RJS Competitive Exam Preliminary Exam Pattern

Rajasthan High Court follows the three-stage recruitment process to select candidates. Those are-

  • Preliminary Examination (Objective type questions)
  • Main Examination (Subjective type questions)
  • Personal Interview

The Preliminary Examination is a screening test. The marks obtained by candidates in the Preliminary Examination by the candidates decide their entry to the Main examination. However, the scores are not be counted for determining their final order of merit. The Preliminary Examination comprises objective type question in which 70 percent weightage will be given to the subjects prescribed in the syllabus pertaining to Law Paper-I and Law Paper-II and 30 percent weightage will be given to test proficiency in English and Hindi language. 

  • The total number of questions - 100.
  • The subjects covered in the RJS Pre-examination are Law, English, and Hindi.
  • Every question carries 1 mark, and the overall test is of 100 marks.
  • The total duration of the exam for two hours.
  • There is no negative marking in the question paper.

RJS Competitive Exam Main Exam Pattern

The main examination of RJS 2019 will consist of four subjective papers. Those are-

  • Law- Paper-I: Marks allotted is 100 and time allotted is three hours
  • Law- Paper-II: Marks allotted is 100 and time allotted is three hours
  • Language- Paper-I: Hindi Essay- Marks allotted is 50 and time allotted is two hours
  • Language- Paper- II: English Essay - Marks allotted is 50 and time allotted is two hours

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit card
  • Photo ID Proof

RJS Competitive Exam 2019 Result

RJS Competitive Exam Main Result

Rajasthan High Court will declare the exam result 2019 of the RJS main examination 2019. Test takers should know that the marks secured in the Preliminary examination will not be included for determining their final order of merit.

Test takers should obtain a minimum of 35 percent marks in each of the law papers and 40 percent marks in the aggregate score to qualify.

If a candidate belongs to Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe category, he/she will be deemed to be eligible for interview if obtained a minimum of 30 percent marks in each of the Law papers and 35 percent marks in the aggregate score.

No candidate will be considered if he/she fails to obtain a minimum of 25 percent marks in the interview rounds.

RJS Competitive Exam 2019 Selection Process

RJS Competitive Exam Main Selection Process

The selection process comprises two distinct layers. Those are-

  • Main Examination
  • Personality Test/Interview

While interviewing, a candidate will be tested with reference to his/her record at the School, College and University and his/her moral character, personality, and physique. The questions, which may be put forward, may be of a general nature and which might not necessarily be academic or legal. The candidate might face questions related to General Knowledge including current affairs.  Marks will be given to applicants for their proficiency in the Rajasthani dialects and his/her knowledge about social customs/culture of Rajasthan. These scores will be added to the overall marks obtained in the written test by test takers.

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Questions related to RJS Competitive Exam

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can last year students also apply for RJS 2020 my graduation will get completed in 2020 i m in my last year

Shareef 8th Nov, 2019
No, final year student can't apply for RJS examination. Have a look at Eligiblity criteria for RJS examination.
  • Candidate must be Indian citizen
  • Must have domicile of Rajasthan
  • Must be completed Bachelor's degree
  • Age must be not less then 21 and not more then 40

I am 22 year old female final year law student. As the age to be reconed from 1/1/2020 is to be 23 and i will be 23 in June 2020, am i eligible to appear for the Rajasthan civil judge exam 2020?

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 12th Oct, 2019

hello aspirant,

the eligibility criteria is The age of the applicants must not be less than 21 years and not more than 40 years as on 1st January 2020. so as you are already above  21 years , there will be no issue for that. I hope you may understand.

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