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.
Practicing Advocates/Pleaders and Assistant Public Prosecutors
SC, SC(A), ST, MBC/DC, BC, BCM and destitute widows of all castes.
Fresh Law Graduates
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.
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.
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.
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):
Application Form Process:
Candidate needs to log in by using the user ID and password.
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.
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.
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.
Minimum marks to qualify for Main Exam
Preliminary Exam (Objective)
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.
Main Written Exam (Descriptive)
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,
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.
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:
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