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Bihar Judiciary Syllabus 2024, Complete Topic-Wise Syllabus for Prelims & Mains

Bihar Judiciary Syllabus 2024

The official notification for the recruitment of Civil Judges will be released soon by the Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) on its official website. The candidates who are waiting to apply for the Bihar Judiciary Recruitment 2024 should get themselves acquainted with various aspects of the recruitment process. In this article, let us look at the Bihar Judiciary Syllabus 2024.

Bihar Judiciary Syllabus 2024 Summary

The thorough knowledge of the Bihar Judiciary Syllabus 2024 is a very important part of the preparation process and helps the candidates prepare a suitable strategy. It is as important as going through the exam pattern and the previous year’s questions. For the ease of candidates, we have summarized the Bihar Judiciary Exam Syllabus 2024 details in the table below.

Bihar Judiciary Syllabus
Organization Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC)
Exam Name Bihar Judicial Services Examinations 2024
Category Syllabus
Selection Process Prelims, Mains & Interview
Official Website www.bpsc.bih.nic.in

Bihar Judiciary Exam Syllabus 2024 Selection Process

The candidates preparing for the Bihar Judiciary Exam 2024 should be aware of the recruitment process. One of the most important aspects of recruitment is the selection process and consist of multiple stages. The Bihar Judiciary Examination takes place in three stages –

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

Bihar Judiciary Syllabus 2024 Topic Wise

The syllabus for both levels of the exam consists of a number of topics and the method of preparation for both these exams is different as one is objective type and the other is descriptive type. The candidates should start their preparations by covering the important concepts and then practicing a lot of questions according to the exam pattern.

Going through the previous year’s papers is also one of the best ways to check your grip over the various concepts. The detailed Bihar Judiciary Syllabus 2024 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 i.e. General Knowledge and Law. The topics asked in the General Knowledge paper test the candidates’ awareness of the society and world around them. The questions in the Law paper judge the candidates’ knowledge of the basic theories and practices of various laws and acts. The topic-wise syllabus of both papers are provided in the table below.

Bihar Judiciary Syllabus 2024
Paper  Subject  Max. Marks Time Allotted
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 2024 – 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 of the 5 available options. The compulsory papers test the candidate’s ability to express their opinions on various topics of general awareness and basic laws in the given word limit and time frame.

Bihar Judiciary Syllabus for Compulsory Subjects:

Subject Topic Maximum Marks
General Studies
  • History India and Bihar
  • Culture of India and Bihar
  • Geography of India 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 &; and 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 2024 – Interview

The final round of the selection process is the interview. The candidates who successfully qualify the prelims and mains stages of the selection process are called for this round after which the final result is announced. 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.



What is the date of release of notification for BPSC Judicial Services Exam 2024?

The date of release of notification for BPSC Judicial Services Exam 2024 will soon be announed on the official website.

What is the selection process of Bihar Judiciary 2024?

The selection for Bihar Judiciary Exam 2024 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 2024?

The date of Bihar Judiciary Examination will be annouced by the commission soon..

How many vacancieswill be offered in Bihar Public Services Commission Judicial Services Exam 2024?

A total number of vacancies offered by BPSC Judicial Services 2024 will be released along with the official notification..