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What Are The Judicial Service Exam
Judiciary is a great career option if :
- You have inclination towards Public Service.
- You intend to contribute directly to a fair, just system and greater good of society.
- You want to stay in an intellectually stimulating profession, simultaneously being in touch with the laws.
- You want to remain in a profession which is dignified and commands respect of people.
How to be a part of the Judicial Services ?
You can get into the he judicial services at two stages of your life i.e. Judiciary has two levels of entry :
- If you are a fresh law graduate :
Lower Judicial Services –
- Conducted by the respective State Public Commissions.
- Applicants must have a B. degree from a recognized university in India
- Applicants must be enrolled as an Advocate under the Advocates’ Act 1961
- Posted as Member of sub-ordinate judiciary.
- Benefit – No experience required. Secured Employment this early in your career.
- Cons – Promotions are time based.
- Age – between 21 to 35 years of age
- Final Year Candidates can also appear
- Citizen of India
Not the right option if : You harbour dreams of becoming a High Court, Supreme Court Judge or desire hastened position up the ladder.
- If you have few years experience in litigation :
Higher Judicial Services –
- Applicants must have a LL.B. degree from a recognized university in India
- Must have a prescribed minimum of seven years of litigating practice
- Posted as ADJ ( Additional District Judge )
- Benefit – Accelerated Promotions.
- Cons – Late security, Competitive Exam Preparation quite late in life.
- Age may vary from state to state
- Citizen of India
- Basic Exam Structure for both Exams :
- Preliminary Examination
- Basic Syllabus for both Exams :
- Civil law
- Criminal Law
- Language Paper
- Some States – GK, General Science, Current Affairs
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