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TNPSC Recruitment-Notification-Syllabus

                      Tamilnadu Civil Judge (Junior Division) Examination Syllabus

The selection will be made in two successive stages i.e.,
(i) Written Examination and
(ii) Viva-Voce.

The final selection will be made on the basis of the total marks obtained by the candidates at the Written Examination and Viva-Voce taken together subject to the rule of reservation of appointments. Candidates’ appearance both in the Written Examination and Viva-Voce and securing the minimum qualifying marks prescribed for both is compulsory for the selection.
Written Examination (Descriptive Type) and Viva-Voce
1. Translation Paper (3 hours) (100 marks)
2. Law Paper-I (3 hours) (100 marks)
3. Law Paper-II (3 hours) (100 marks) 
4. Law Paper-III (3 hours) (100 marks)
5. Viva-Voce - (60marks)

(i) Candidates, who have secured less than the minimum marks specified above in any paper of the Written Examination are not eligible for Viva-voce. Candidates who have secured less than the minimum marks prescribed for Viva-voce are not eligible for selection.


(ii) The appearance in all the papers at the Written Examinations and for the Viva-voce is compulsory.


(iii) The question papers on Law Papers I, II and III will be set both in English and in Tamil. The candidates are given the option of answering the papers either in English or in Tamil.

Written Examination

(i) Translation Paper: There will be one translation paper and the candidates will be required to translate passages in English into Tamil and Tamil into English. The passages will be from (1) Depositions, (2) Judgements and (3) Documents.

(ii) Law Paper – I: The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908; The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973; The Indian Evidence Act, 1872; The Principles of Pleading and The Constitution of India.

(iii) Law Paper – II: Framing of issues and writing of Judgments in Civil Cases.

(iv) Law Paper – III: Framing of charges and writing of Judgments in Criminal Cases.

(v) Viva-voce: At the Viva-voce, the candidate’s “General Knowledge” and the knowledge of Law, grasp of Procedural Laws and Principles of Law and suitability for appointment to the post will be tested.