UP Judicial Services Exam 2020

UP Judicial Service Exam 2020: The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission will be releasing the recruitment notification for the UP Judicial Service Civil Judge 2020 exam soon at its official website. The recruitment for the Judicial Services exam will be done for around 333 posts (tentative).

The candidates who need the eligibility criteria can apply online on or before its last date through the direct authorized link available on the official website. Candidates must make sure that they have a clear understanding of all the necessary details for the UPPSC Civil Judge Recruitment like age limit, eligibility criteria, age limit, application fee, the process to apply online, etc. are discussed in this article.

There shall be three stages of Competitive Examination which is a Preliminary Examination constituting Objective and Multiple Choice Type followed by the Main Examination which is a Written Conventional Type and the final is Viva voce or a personal interview to test your overall personality.

UP Judicial Service Exam 2020 - Dates to note

Have a look at the important dates (tentative) of the UP Judicial Service Exam below:

Starting Date of Online Application

January 2021

Last Date of Online Application

February 2021

UP Judicial Service Prelims Examination

April 2021

 UP Judicial Service Exam 2020 Overview:

Examination Name

UP Judicial Services

Conducting Institute

UP High Court


Preliminary, Mains and interview

Maximum Attempts

6 attempts

 UP High Court Judicial Service 2020- Eligibility Criteria

Educational qualification & Practice of Law: The candidates should be Bachelor of Laws from the recognized University of Uttar Pradesh. Or He should be an Advocate enrolled under the provisions of the Advocate Act 1961. He must be a Barrister of England or Northern Ireland or a Member Faculty of Advocates in Scotland. He must be proficient in Devnagri Script of the Hindi language.

General Requirements: He/she must be a citizen Of India in sound health, with a good moral character and must not be linked to or have a history with any criminal case involving morals.

Age limit: The applicant’s age must be over 22 years and less than 35 years as on the date indicated in the notice. The relaxation is given for upper ages to the reserved categories like OBC/SC/ST will be given as according to the rules of state government.

UP Judicial Service 2020 -Application Process:

Candidates must follow the following steps to register for the exam online for UP Judicial Services Online:

#1: Log on to the official website of UP Public Service Commission and click on the link for the application form.

#2: Type all the required details including name, date of birth, address, educational qualifications and more

#3: Upload scanned passport size picture along with a signature in the necessary format & size

#4: Pay the fee for the application

Application fee: The application fee for the general category and for the OBC category candidates is  Rs 125/- and for the for the ST/ST/PWD category candidates is Rs. 65/-

UP Judicial Service Admit Card 2020

After validating the documents and the details, the board of UP for the exam will release the admit card on the official website for all the eligible candidates. The candidates can go to the website and download the admit card issued by UP high court through its official website. Typically, admit cards for UP Judicial Service Exam are released 2 weeks prior to the examination date.

Candidates must fill in all the mandatory credentials and then download the admit card. After candidates download their admit card, they should take the printout and keep it safe until the exam day. It must be then carried to the examination hall to validate your identity.

UP Judicial Service Exam Pattern 2020

Civil Judge Pre Exam Pattern is in three rounds. The prelims test will be of multiple choice objective type questions. There are going to be 2 composite papers for the written exam. Paper-I will be of total of 150 marks and Paper-II will be of 300 marks. The time duration for all the papers will be 2 hours for each individual paper.

Prelims Syllabus


This section will ask questions on topics relating to:

  • History of India and Indian Culture
  • Geography of India
  • Indian Polity
  • Current National Issues and topics of Social relevance
  • India and the world
  • Indian Economy
  • International Affairs and Institutions and development in the field of Science and Technology, Communications and Space.

The type and level of questions in this paper will be suitable for a well-educated person will be able to answer them without any specialized study.

Paper-II (LAW)

This paper includes everyday happening around India and the world, particularly in Legal spheres, Acts and laws.

  • Jurisprudence
  • International Organizations
  • Current International Affairs
  • Indian Constitution
  • Law of contract
  • Indian Evidence Act
  • Indian Penal Code
  • Transfer of Property Act
  • Civil Procedure Code
  • Criminal Procedure Code

Main Written Examination pattern:

There will be five descriptive type examinations each of 200 marks. There will be the following five papers :

Paper I (General Knowledge)

  • Communications and Space
  • Current National Issues
  • Geography of India
  • Indian Culture.
  • Indian Economy
  • Indian Polity.
  • History of India
  • India and the World
  • International Affairs and Institutions.
  • Science and Technology.
  • Socially relevant topics

Paper-II (Language)

  • English Precis writing
  • Essay writing
  • Translation Passage, English to Hindi.
  • Translation passage, Hindi to English.

Paper III (Law I)

  • Substantive Law
  • Constitutional Law.
  • Mohammedan Law.
  • The Law concerning easements and torts.
  • The Law of Contracts
  • The Law of Partnership
  • Hindu Law.
  • Law of trust and specific relief.
  • The Law relating to the principles of equity.
  • The Law relating to the transfer of property

Paper IV (Law II)

  • Procedure and Evidence
  • Code of Civil Procedure.
  • Evidence of witnesses.
  • Framing of charges.
  • The Criminal Procedure Code.
  • The Law of Evidence.
  • The writing of judgment.
  • Practical matters.
  • Principles of pleading.
  • The conduct of cases.

Paper V (Law-III)

Penal, Revenue, and Local Laws

  • Indian Penal Code.
  • Land reforms Act 1951, Uttar Pradesh.
  • The Uttar Pradesh Zamindari Abolition.
  • Uttar Pradesh Municipalities Act.
  • Uttar Pradesh Urban (Planning and Development) Act 1973
  • Consolidation of Holdings Act, 1953.
  • Panchayat Raj Act.
  • Urban Buildings (Regulation of Letting, Rent, and Eviction) Act, 1972.

The candidates can answer the General Knowledge and Law exams in their preferred language Hindi or English.

Viva-Voce Test

This round of Interview will be of 100 marks. The suitability of candidates for employment in the Uttar Pradesh Judicial Service will be tested with regard to his merit providing due regard to his proficiency in character, personality, and physique.

UP Judicial Service Exam Result 2020

The result for UP Judicial Services Prelims Exam will be declared through the notification website. First of all, the official website of Jharkhand will have the result uploaded to it for the Pre Exam. Then, followed by the conduction of the Main Exam, the result will be declared on the official website for the mains.

The final result will be declared after the interview round. Therefore, candidates need to stay in touch with the updates and visit the official website for the exam on a  regular basis to get timely information.

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