Delhi Judicial Services Syllabus 2020 - Prelims and Mains

Delhi Judicial Services Syllabus 2020: The Delhi Judicial Services Exam is conducted to recruit candidates for the post of Civil Judge of the state. Each year, the commission releases a different number of vacancies for the post. Delhi Judicial Services exam involves three stages i.e.: 

  • Delhi Judicial Services Prelims exam
  • Delhi Judicial Services Mains exam
  • Delhi Judicial Services Personality Test

Each stage has different marks, different sets of questions and a unique set of the syllabus. We have discussed the detailed Delhi Judicial Services Exam Syllabus for both prelims and mains exam. Before getting into the details of the syllabus, we will give you a fair idea about the exam pattern of Delhi Judicial Service exam.

Delhi Judicial Services Exam 2020 Exam Pattern 

Category

Prelims

Mains

Type

Objective

Descriptive

Number of Papers

1

4

Name of Paper

GK and Law

General Knowledge and Language

Law - I

Law - II

Law - III

Total Marks

150

750

Negative Marking

0.25

-

Qualifying Marks

General - 50%

Reserved - 45%

General - 50%

Reserved - 45%

Exam Duration

2  Hours

Paper 1 - 2 Hours

Paper 2, 3, 4 - 3 Hours

Delhi Judicial Services Syllabus - Prelims

The prelims paper consists of only one objective type paper of 150 marks. The syllabus of Delhi Judicial Services Preliminary exam includes both General Knowledge and Law. The detailed syllabus is enlisted below. 

  • General Knowledge 
  • Current Affairs
  • English Language
  • Constitution of India
  • Evidence Act
  • Limitation Act 
  • Code of Civil Procedure
  • Criminal Procedure Code
  • Indian Penal Code
  • Contract Act
  • Partnership Laws
  • Arbitration Law
  • Specific Relief Act
  • Transfer of Property Act
  • Sale of Goods Act
  • Negotiable Instruments Act
  • Indian Succession Act 
  • Hindu Succession Act
  • The Prevention of Corruption Act
  • The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act)
  • The Recovery of Debts and Bankruptcy Act (DRT Act)
  • The Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act (SARFAESI Act)
  • Motor Vehicles Act, Industrial Disputes Act 
  • Payment of Wages Act
  • Workmen‟s Compensation Act
  • Minimum Wages Act
  • Factories Act
  • Payment of Gratuity Act
  • The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act
  • Commercial Courts Act, Provident Funds Act
  • Information Technology Act (IT Act) and TradeMarks & Copyright Laws

Delhi Judicial Services Syllabus - Mains

The Mains exam comprises 4 papers in which Paper 1 will be of General Knowledge and Paper 2, 3, and 4 will be of Law. The topics based on which questions are asked in the exam are given below: 

General Knowledge & Language 

This is to test the candidate‟s knowledge of current affairs etc. and power of expression in English. Credit will be given both for substance and expression. Conversely deduction will be made for bad expression, faults of grammar and misuse of words etc.

Law - I 

  • Constitution of India
  • Code of Civil Procedure 
  • Indian Evidence Act
  • Limitation Act
  • Registration Act
  • Commercial Courts Act
  • Court Fees Act and Intellectual Property Laws.

Law - II

  • Transfer of Property Act 
  • Indian Contract Act
  • Sale of Goods Act
  • Indian Partnership Act 
  • Specific Relief Act
  • Arbitration Law 
  • Personal Law
  • The Recovery of Debts and Bankruptcy Act (DRT Act)
  • The Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act (SARFAESI Act)
  • Motor Vehicles Act
  • Labour Laws and Banking Laws

Law - III

  • Indian Penal Code
  • Criminal Procedure Code 
  • Indian Evidence Act
  • The Prevention of Corruption Act
  • The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act
  •  The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act
  • Information Technology Act
  • Negotiable Instruments Act and The Prevention of money laundering Act. 

Hopefully, this article was helpful for the aspirants preparing for the Delhi Judicial Services exam in getting an idea about the topics they need to prepare to score in the exam. All the best!

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