About TNPSC Civil Judge 2019

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) conducts the State Judicial Service examination to recruit candidates for the posts of Civil Judges. TNPSC Civil Judge exam contains three successive stages includes preliminary, main and viva voce. Candidates who qualify in the preliminary exam have to appear in the main examination (descriptive type). Candidates have to score minimum qualifying marks to participate in the further stages of the recruitment. Candidates will be shortlisted for the viva voce test based on the ratio of 1:2 or 1:3 with reference to the number of vacancies. If candidates scored less than the minimum marks prescribed for viva voce test, they are not eligible for final selection. Candidates should furnish all the relevant information required in the online application form. Candidates furnishing false or incomplete information shall lead to rejection of application form.

Frequency: Vacancy Based
Languages English, Tamil
Conducting Body: Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
Duration 14 Hours

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TNPSC Civil Judge 2019 Important Dates

12 Oct, 2019 (Tentative) Advertisement | Mode: Online
14 Oct, 2019 (Tentative) Application - Start Date | Mode: Online

TNPSC Civil Judge 2019 Eligibility Criteria

  • He/she should be a citizen of India. He/she should have knowledge in Tamil to read, write and speak. Candidates should check other eligibility criteria details carefully before filling the online application form.

Age Limit:

S.No.

Categories

Minimum Age

Maximum Age

1.

Practicing Advocates/Pleaders and Assistant Public Prosecutors

SC, SC(A), ST, MBC/DC, BC, BCM and destitute widows of all castes.



25 Years



40 Years

Others

25 Years

35 Years

2.

Fresh Law Graduates

All categories

22 Years

27 Years


Educational Qualification: He/she should have possessed a bachelor's degree in law from any university established in India or university recognized under the advocate’s act, 1961.

S.No. 

Particulars

Qualification

1.

Practicing Advocates / Pleaders and Assistant Public Prosecutors

He/she should possess a Degree in Law of a University in India or University incorporated by or under a Central Act or a State Act or an Institution recognized by the UGC, or any other equivalent qualification and enrolled in the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu or in the Bar Council of any other State in India 

He/she must be practicing as an Advocate or Pleader in any Court on the date of Notification for recruitment to the post and he/she must have so practiced for a period of not less than three years on that date. 

He/she must be an Assistant Public Prosecutor having not less than three years of experience as an Advocate or Assistant Public Prosecutor.

2.

Fresh Law Graduates

He/she must be a fresh Law graduate possessing a degree in Law from a recognized University.

He/she should be eligible to be enrolled as an advocate

He/she must have scored an overall percentage of marks in the bachelor’s degree of law as given below,

Reserved categories (SC, SC(A), ST, MBC/DC, BC(OBCM) and BCM) -  45% Marks.

Other category - 50% Marks

He/she should have obtained the bachelor’s degree of law within a period of three years prior to the date of notification.

TNPSC Civil Judge 2019 Application Process

Mode of Application : Online and Offline

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | NEFT | Bank Challan | Other

TNPSC Civil Judge Application Procedure 2019: Candidates should apply for TNPSC Civil Judge exam through online mode only. Candidates should have log in ID and password to apply for the Tamil Nadu Civil Judge exam. Applicants who have registered in One Time Registration shall use their existing user ID and password to fill the TNPSC Civil Judge online application form.

One Time Registration (OTR):

  • One Time Registration is the collection of information from the applicants and providing a separate dashboard to maintain their own profile. 
  • For applying in One Time Registration, the candidates should have scanned soft copies of their passport sized photo and signature in CD/DVD/Pen drive.
  • Candidates should provide their particular details includes SSLC Register Number, Month & Year of Passing and Name of the Board while registering online.
  • A valid e-mail ID and mobile number are mandatory for OTR because TNPSC will send all messages and communications to the registered e-mail ID and mobile number.

Application Form Process:

Candidate needs to log in by using the user ID and password.

  • Candidates have to fill up the additional details required for Tamil Nadu State Judicial Service application
  • After submitting the details in the online application form, candidates can choose any one of the modes for making payment of exam fee
  • Examination fee – Rs.500
  • For One Time Registration Fee– Rs.150 (One Time Registration is valid for five years from the date of registration.)
  • Payment Method: Online/Offline
  • Online Mode: Net Banking/Credit card/Debit card
  • Offline Mode: Fee can be paid offline at State Bank of India/Indian Bank within two days from the date of submission of online application by choosing the challan option
  • Candidates have to wait for the intimation from the server while making the online fee payment
  • Candidates need not send the hard copy of the online application form or any other supporting documents to the TNPSC.
  • For any clarification, Call on Help Desks (8754000961) and write at [email protected]

NOTE: If the candidate forgets the user ID and password, he/she can change or reset them using “Forget Password and Forgot Login ID” Options.

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General, OBC Online, Offline Female, Male ₹ 650
SC, ST Online, Offline Female, Male ₹ 0

TNPSC Civil Judge 2019 Syllabus

Preliminary examination
The code of civil procedure, 1908
The negotiable instruments act, 1981
The transfer of property act, 1882
The Indian contract act, 1872
The specific relief act,1963
The constitution of India
The Tamil Nadu buildings (lease and rent control) act, 1960
Tamil Nadu regulation of rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants act, 2017 (Tamil Nadu Act 42 of 2017)
The code of criminal procedure, 1973
The Indian penal code,1860
The Indian evidence act, 1872
The criminal law (amendment) act, 1908
The criminal law (amendment) act, 1932
The criminal law (amendment) act, 1938
The criminal law (amendment) ordinance, 1944
The criminal law (amendment) ordinance, 1946
The criminal law (amendment) act, 1952
The criminal law (amendment) act, 1961
The criminal law (amendment) amending act, 1966
The criminal law (amendment) act, 1972
The criminal law (amendment) act, 1983
The criminal law (second amendment) act, 1983
The criminal law (amendment) act, 1993
The criminal law (amendment) act, 2005
The criminal law (amendment) act, 2013
The criminal minor acts (including information technology act, 2000
The protection of children from sexual offences act, 2012)
General knowledge – test of reasoning and mental ability
Main examination-Translation paper
Translation of passages from English to Tamil and from Tamil to English
Law paper – i
The code of civil procedure, 1908
The code of criminal procedure, 1973
The Indian evidence act, 1872
Principles of pleading and the constitution of India (as amended)
Law paper – ii
Framing of issues and writing of judgments in civil cases
Law paper –iii
Framing of charges and writing of judgments in criminal cases

TNPSC Civil Judge 2019 Preparation Tips

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While preparing for TNPSC Civil Judge 2019, some of the tips mentioned here will help the candidates in terms of preparing in a better way for the exam. First and foremost, one must know the syllabus and exam pattern of TNPSC Civil Judge 2019 thoroughly. previous years question papers, sample papers and choosing the best books are some of the factors that determine how one performs in the exam. Apart from these factors, the secret of success always lies in hard work. Some more important tips to excel in TNPSC Civil Judge Exam 2019 are, 

Syllabus: You should make sure that you are following the syllabus prescribed by the TNPSC.

Study Materials: 

  • Textbook: Collect the textbooks of Samacheerkalvi which are considered to be the best.
  • Previous Question Papers: With the help of the previous year question papers, you can understand the structure of the TNPSC Civil Judge Exam 2019. We suggest you practice as many as sample question papers, It will help to find your weak areas and also increase your accuracy and speed.
  • Newspaper: You should read the newspaper like The Hindu, Times of India, Hindustan Times, Indian Express etc.., to improve your vocabulary. You need to note down the current affairs from those newspaper mentioned above.

TNPSC Civil Judge 2019 Exam Pattern

TNPSC Civil Judge Preliminary Exam Exam Pattern

The preliminary examination consists of one paper of objective type containing 100 multiple choice questions, each carrying one mark. The questions will be asked in both Tamil and English. Maximum marks will be 100 and ½ mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer. The duration of the prelims exam will be two hours. The candidates will be shortlisted based on the marks obtained in the preliminary exam. These marks will not be considered for the final merit list of the candidates.

Exam



Duration

Minimum marks to qualify for Main Exam

Maximum Marks

Preliminary Exam (Objective)

SC/ST

MBC/DC/BC(OBCM)/BCM

Others


Two Hours

30

35

40

100


TNPSC Civil Judge Main Exam Exam Pattern

The Law question papers will be set both in Tamil and English. The candidates are given the option of choosing the papers either in Tamil or English. The candidates should appear in all the papers in the main exam and viva voce test. Candidates should score the minimum qualifying marks in both main exam and viva voce test to get qualified for the final selection.

Exam


Duration

Maximum Marks

Minimum marks to qualify for Main Exam

Main Written Exam (Descriptive)

SC/ST

MBC/DC/BC(OBCM)/BCM

Others

Translation Paper

03 hours

100



30%



30%



40%

Law Paper-1

03 hours

100

Law Paper-2

03 hours

100

Law Paper-3

03 hours

100

Viva Voce

-

60

18 Marks

TNPSC Civil Judge 2019 Admit Card

TNPSC Civil Judge hall ticket will be made available through the online website separately for both preliminary and main exams. Candidates must check the commission’s website regularly before the exam date to download the TNPSC Civil Judge hall ticket. Candidates should make sure that particulars on the hall ticket contain no errors. Candidates need to bring a prescribed valid photo identity proof,

  • Voter ID Card
  • AADHAR Card
  • PAN Card
  • Passport
  • Driving License 
  • Photo ID authorized by Gazetted Officers.

TNPSC Civil Judge 2019 Exam Centers

TNPSC Civil Judge Preliminary Exam Exam Centers

State City
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Tiruchirappalli
Thanjavur
Madurai
Tirunelveli
Coimbatore
Vellore
Salem
Villupuram

TNPSC Civil Judge Main Exam Exam Centers

State City
Tamil Nadu Chennai

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit card
  • Aadhaar card
  • Passport

TNPSC Civil Judge 2019 Answer Key

TNPSC Civil Judge Preliminary Exam Answer Key

TNPSC Civil Judge answer key 2019 will be released within one week from the date of the preliminary exam. Candidates will send the objections against the answer key with proof within seven days from release date. If the challenge accepted by the TNPSC, candidates will get the notification about it on the official website. TNPSC Civil Judge Answer Key 2019 is common for all sets of question papers. 

TNPSC Civil Judge 2019 Result

Candidates will be called for main exam on the basis of marks obtained from the main examination. After the completion of the written exam, TNPSC Civil Judge result 2019 for the main exam will be published within one month. Candidates will get the intimation about the result from TNPSC through SMS or e-mail.

How to check TNPSC Civil Judge Result 2019:

  • Candidates should use their user name/registration number and password to view the TNPSC Civil Judge result on screen. 
  • TNPSC Civil Judge result will be displayed on the screen after submitted the login details successfully.
  • Candidates can save the result date for future use.

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