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Bihar Judiciary Syllabus 2023

Bihar Judiciary Syllabus 2023: Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) published the new advertisement for 155 Posts of BPSC 32nd Bihar Judicial Services Competitive Examination 2023 on its official website. Have you applied for Bihar Judiciary Exam 2023 and want details of the syllabus? This article provides you a brief about Bihar Judiciary Syllabus 2023.

Bihar Judiciary Syllabus 2023: Overview

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Bihar Judiciary Syllabus
Organization Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC)
Exam Name 32nd Bihar Judicial Services Examinations 2023
Advt. No. 23/2023
Posts 155
Category Syllabus
Online Application Starts on 27th February 2023 
Bihar Judiciary Exam Date 2023 4th June 2023
Last Date to Apply 27th March 2023
Selection Process Prelims, Mains & Interview
Official Website

Bihar Judiciary Exam Syllabus 2023: Selection Process

Bihar Judiciary Examination takes place at three stages –

  • Prelims (Objective type)
  • Mains (Written Examination)
  • Interview

Bihar Judiciary Syllabus 2023 for Mains and Prelims in Hindi

Bihar Judiciary Syllabus 2023

The detailed Bihar Judiciary Syllabus 2023 for Prelims and Mains Exam is mentioned below.

Bihar Judiciary Syllabus – Prelims

The Bihar Judiciary Prelims Examination is a multiple choice test and is divided into two papers-

Bihar Judiciary Syllabus 2023

Paper  Subject  Max. Marks Time Alloted
Paper 1- General knowledge
  • History
  • Indian Polity and Economy
  • Geography
  • Indian National Movement
  • General Science
100 210 Minutes
Paper 2 – Law
  • Law of Evidence and Procedure
  • Hindu Law and Muhammadan Law
  • Principles of Equity Constitutional & Administrative Law of India
  • Law of Trusts and Specific Relief
  • Law of Contracts and Torts
  • Commercial Law
  • Law of Transfer of Property

Bihar Judiciary Syllabus 2023 – Mains

Bihar Judiciary Syllabus for mains is divided into two parts – compulsory papers and optional papers. For the optional paper the applicant has to select 3 out the 5 available options.

Bihar Judiciary Syllabus for compulsory subjects:

Subject Topic Maximum Marks
General Studies
  • History India and Bihar
  • Culture of India and Bihar
  • Geography ofI ndia and Bihar
  • Modern History of India and Indian culture
  • Current events of national and international importance
  • Statistical analysis, graphs, and diagrams.
General English
  • General understanding
  • of the language
  • Written English
  • Passage writing
  • Precis writing
  • Letter writing
General Hindi
  • निबंध
  • वाक्य निर्माण
  • व्याकरण
General Science
  • Everyday science
  • Elementary general science
Law and Evidence Procedure
  • Indian Evidence Act (1 of 1872)
  • Civil Procedure Code (5 of 1908)
  • Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996
  • Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (2 of 1974)
  • Provincial Small Cause Courts Act, 1887

Bihar Judiciary Syllabus for optional subjects:-

( Candidates have to select 3 out of 5 subjects)

Subject  Topics  Maximum Marks
Constitutional and Administrative Law of India
  • Constitution of India – Articles 1 to 395 and Schedules
  • Administrative Law of India
  • Delegated Legislation
  • Control of Delegated Legislation – Judicial & Legislative
  • Fair Hearing; Rules of Natural Justice: Rule Against Bias; Audi Alteram Partem
    Tribunals and Quasi Judicial Authorities;
    Judicial Control over them
  • Regulatory Authorities
  • Judicial Review of Administrative Action
    Writ Jurisdiction and Statutory Judicial Remedies, Scope, Extent &; Distinction Public Interest Litigation
  • Tortious Liability of State and Compensation Promissory Estoppel,
  • Legitimate Expectation & Doctrine of Proportionality
  • Government Contracts
  • Ombudsman
Hindu Law and Muhammadan Law Hindu Law: Format of Sources – Various Branches (Schools), Marriage, Paternity, Adoption, Joint Family and Joint Property, Impartible Estate, Debt, Transfer, Division, Succession, Female Wealth, Widow & Estate, Will, Donation, Religious and endowment.
Muhammadan Law: Sources of Muslim law, origin, and development of various branches, the extent of its application in
India, Sharia Act (Sharia Act), 1937, the effect of converting to Islam, succession, and administration, Wills, Hewa, Hebabil Abaj, Waqf-maintenance, Legitimacy and Acknowledgement, Guardianship.
Law of Transfer of Property and Principles of Equity
  • Property Transfer Law – Act No. 4 of 1882
    (Transfer of Property Act)
    The principle of Equity also includes the Law
    of Trust and Specific Relief
  • History of Court of Equity, maxims, the
    origin of use in practice Development of
  • Definition of justice, formality in trust formation. Classification of justice, Express,
    Employed, Resulting. Constructive, private,
    and public Benami transactions.
  • Principle of Advancement. Khairati Trust
  • Rights and duties of Trustees (Trustees)
    compared to Devotar
  • Determination of Trust. Remedies for
  • Breach of Trust
  • Specific Relief Act, 1963 (No – 47, 1963),
  • Specific Relief Act, 1963 (Act 147 of 1963),
  • Indian Trust Act (2 of 1882)
Law of Contracts and Torts
  • Law of contracts
  • Law of Torts
  • Indian contract act
  • General principles of liabilities
  • Remedies, nuisance
  • Injuries to persons
  • Assault
  • False imprisonment
  • Damages to domestic and contractual relations
  • Wrongful dismissal
  • Defamation
  • Negligence
  • The rule in Rylands vs Fletcher Deceit
  • Conspiracy
  • Malicious Prosecution
Commercial Law
  • Sale of Goods Negotiable Instruments
  • Company Law
  • Partnership

Bihar Judiciary Syllabus 2023 – Interview

The final round of the selection process is the interview. The candidate should have a complete understanding of all parts of the law, professional experience, appropriate legal papers, and so on. 100 marks are allocated to the in–person interview. In order to make it to the merit list, the candidate must achieve a minimum of 35% in the interview.

BPSC 32nd Judiciary Services Exam 2023


What is the last date to apply for BPSC Judicial Services Exam?

The last date to fill the application form is 27 March 2023.

What is the selection process of Bihar Judiciary 2023?

The selection for Bihar Judiciary Exam 2023 take place at three stages – prelims, mains followed by an interview.

How many subjects one has to choose from the optional subjects?

Out of 5 optional subjects candidate has to choose 3 out of them.

What is the date of examination for Bihar Judiciary 2023?

The date of Bihar Judiciary Examination is 4th June 2023.

How many vacancies are offered in 32 Bihar Public Services Commission Judicial Services Exam 2023?

A total of 155 vacancies are offered by BPSC Judicial Services 2023.

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