TNPSC CIVIL JUDGE RECRUITMENT

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TNPSC invites applications from eligible candidates for direct recruitment to the post of Civil Judge in the Tamil Nadu State Judicial Service.

Name of the post Name of the serviceNo. of VacanciesScale of Pay
Civil Judge (Post Code. 2089)Tamil Nadu State Judicial Service (Service Code No.060)176 (including carried forward vacancies)Rs. 27,700- 770-33,090 - 920 - 40450- 1080- 44770

How to Apply and Application fee

  • Applicants should apply only through online mode in the Commission’s Websites

www.tnpsc.gov.in / www.tnpscexams.net / www.tnpscexams.in

  • Examination Fee: Rs.500

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TNPSC CIVIL JUDGE 2019

Important Date

Date of notification09.09.2019
Last date for submission of application09.10.2019
Last date for payment of fee through Bank11.10.2019

Date of Written Examination

Preliminary Examination24 .11.201910.00 A.M. to 01.00 P.M
Main Examination28.03.2020
29.03.2020
09.00 A.M. to 12.00 Noon
02.00 P.M. to 05.00 P.M
S.NoCategory of candidatesMinimum Age (should have completed)Maximum Age (should have completed)
1For Practising Advocates/ Pleaders and Assistant Public Prosecutors

For SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all categories

Others
25 years

25 years
40 years

35 years
2For Fresh Law Graduates
(For all Categories)
22 years27 years
1For Practising Advocates/ Pleaders and Assistant Public Prosecutors:(i) Must possess a Degree in Law of a University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act or a State Act or an Institution recognised by the University Grants Commission, or recognized by Bar Council of India 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

(ii) (a) Must be practising as an Advocate or Pleader in any Court on the date of Notification for recruitment to the post and must have so practiced for a period of not less than 3 years on such date.
(or)
(b) Must be an Assistant Public Prosecutor having not less than 3 years of experience as an Advocate and / or Assistant Public Prosecutor.
2For Fresh Law Graduates(i) Must be a fresh Law Graduate possessing a degree in Law from a recognized University as mentioned in Clause-I (i) above,
(ii) Must be eligible to be enrolled as an advocate.
(iii) Must have secured an overall percentage of marks in acquiring the Bachelor‟s Degree of Law as below:-

(a) 45% Marks in case of Reserved Categories (i.e SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs(OBCMs) and BCMs).
(b) 50% Marks in case of Open Category (i.e Others).
(iv) Must have obtained the Bachelor’s Degree of Law within a period of three years prior to the date of notification.

Preliminary Examination (Objective Type)

DurationMaximum MarksMinimum Marks for a pass
3 hours100SCs, SC(A)s and STs - 30 Marks
MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s & BCMs - 35 Marks
Others - 40 Marks

Main Examination (Descriptive Type)

SubjectDurationMaximum MarksMinimum Marks for a pass
Translation Paper
Law Paper-I
Law Paper-II
Law Paper-III
3 hours100SCs, SC(A)s and STs - 30 Marks
MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s & BCMs - 35 Marks
Others - 40 Marks
VIVA-VOCE TEST6018 (for all categories of candidates)
Age Limit
S.NoCategory of candidatesMinimum Age (should have completed)Maximum Age (should have completed)
1For Practising Advocates/ Pleaders and Assistant Public Prosecutors

For SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs, BCMs and Destitute Widows of all categories

Others
25 years

25 years
40 years

35 years
2For Fresh Law Graduates
(For all Categories)
22 years27 years
Educational Qualification
1For Practising Advocates/ Pleaders and Assistant Public Prosecutors:(i) Must possess a Degree in Law of a University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act or a State Act or an Institution recognised by the University Grants Commission, or recognized by Bar Council of India 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

(ii) (a) Must be practising as an Advocate or Pleader in any Court on the date of Notification for recruitment to the post and must have so practiced for a period of not less than 3 years on such date.
(or)
(b) Must be an Assistant Public Prosecutor having not less than 3 years of experience as an Advocate and / or Assistant Public Prosecutor.
2For Fresh Law Graduates(i) Must be a fresh Law Graduate possessing a degree in Law from a recognized University as mentioned in Clause-I (i) above,
(ii) Must be eligible to be enrolled as an advocate.
(iii) Must have secured an overall percentage of marks in acquiring the Bachelor‟s Degree of Law as below:-

(a) 45% Marks in case of Reserved Categories (i.e SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs(OBCMs) and BCMs).
(b) 50% Marks in case of Open Category (i.e Others).
(iv) Must have obtained the Bachelor’s Degree of Law within a period of three years prior to the date of notification.
Exam Pattern

Preliminary Examination (Objective Type)

DurationMaximum MarksMinimum Marks for a pass
3 hours100SCs, SC(A)s and STs - 30 Marks
MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s & BCMs - 35 Marks
Others - 40 Marks

Main Examination (Descriptive Type)

SubjectDurationMaximum MarksMinimum Marks for a pass
Translation Paper
Law Paper-I
Law Paper-II
Law Paper-III
3 hours100SCs, SC(A)s and STs - 30 Marks
MBCs/DCs, BC(OBCM)s & BCMs - 35 Marks
Others - 40 Marks
VIVA-VOCE TEST6018 (for all categories of candidates)