Tamil Nadu Judicial Service – Civil Judge Examination Syllabus

Title: Detailed Tamil Nadu Judicial Service Examination Syllabus

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Name of Organisation Madras High Court
Name of Posts Civil Judge
Official Website http://www.hcmadras.tn.nic.in/
Recruitment Details https://www.mysarkarinaukri.com/find/Madras-High-Court-Jobs
Type of Test Objective Type
Test Mode Online (Computer Based Test – CBT)


Detailed TNJSE for Civil Judge Pattern

Selection will be made in two successive stages i.e.,
(i) Written Examination and
(ii) Viva-Voce.


Paper 1. Translation Paper of 3 hours, maximum 100 marks
Paper 2. Law Paper-I of 3 hours, maximum 100 marks
Paper 3. Law Paper-II of 3 hours, maximum 100 marks
Paper 4. Law Paper-III of 3 hours, maximum 100 marks

Minumim pass marks in each paper will be
SC, SC(A) and ST : 30%
MBC/DC, BC(OBCM) and BCM : 35%
Others : 40%


60 marks maximum – with a minimum passing marks of at least 18 (for all categories of candidates)

Note :-
(i) Candidates, who have secured less than the minimum marks specified above in any paper of the Written Examination, are not eligible for Viva-voce. Candidates who have secured less than the minimum marks prescribed for Viva-voce are not eligible for selection.
(ii) The appearances in all the papers at the Written Examination and for the Viva-voce are compulsory.
(iii) The question papers on Law Papers I, II and III will be set both in Tamil and in English. The candidates are given the option of answering the papers either in Tamil or in English.

Detailed TNJSE for Civil Judge Syllabus

(i) Translation Paper:

Translation of passages in English into Tamil and Tamil into English. The passages will be from (1) Depositions, (2) Judgements, and (3) Documents.

(ii) Law Paper – I:

The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908; The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973; The Indian Evidence Act, 1872; Principles of pleading and the Constitution of India.

(iii) Law Paper – II:

Framing of issues and Writing of Judgements in Civil Cases.

(iv) Law Paper –III:

Framing of charges and Writing of Judgements in Criminal Cases.

(v) Viva-voce:

The candidate’s General Knowledge and Knowledge of law, grasp of Procedural Laws and Principles of Law and his suitability for appointment as Civil Judge shall be tested.

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