Patna High Court District Judge Recruitment 2020: The result of Patna High Court District Judge Prelims exam 2020 is now available on the official website of the high court at patnahighcourt.gov.in. Patna High Court District Judge (Entry Level) Exam 2020 was conducted on January 17, 2021. Along with the prelims result, Patna High Court has announced the exam date of mains (written) examination of the District Judge (Entry Level). Patna High Court is recruiting eligible advocates on permanent and temporary posts in the Bihar Superior Judicial Service. The online application for the 27 vacancies was started on February 21, 2020. Read this article to know the complete details of the Patna High Court District Judge Recruitment 2020 including important events and dates, application process and eligibility criteria.
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Patna High Court District Judge Recruitment 2020
The official advertisement for the recruitment of District Judge at Patna High Court is out through advertisement number BSJS/1/2020. Patna High Court is advertising recruitment for 27 vacancies in 2020. The vacancies include 01 backlog vacancy for EBC and 03 vacancies for SC candidates as on March 31, 2020. Eligible advocates are to be recruited directly from Bar Exam 2020. Check out the events and dates of the Patna High Court District Judge Recruitment 2020 below.
|Start of online application||21 Feb 2020|
|End of online application||21 Mar 2020|
|Last date of uploading documents||28 Mar 2020|
|Date for Error Correction and Exam Fee||24 To 30 Sep 2020|
|Release Prelims Admit Card||07 Jan 2021|
|Date for Screening/ Preliminary Test||17 Jan 2021|
|Exam timings||11:00 AM to 01:30 PM|
|Declaration of Result (prelims)||12 Feb 2021|
|Date of Mains (written) exam||21 Mar 2021|
Patna High Court District Judge Mains Exam Syllabus 2021
Result of Patna High Court District Judge Recruitment 2020
The final result of the recruitment program for District Judges at the Patna High Court has declared after the interview stage is over. The shortlisted candidates who fulfill the eligibility conditions and qualify through the stages of the selection process are shortlisted for the appointment. The candidates are to be appointed on a probationary basis for an initial period of 01 year.
Check here: Click here to check Patna High Court District Judge Prelims Result 2020.
Patna High Court District Judge Recruitment 2020 Admit Card
Applicants are required to hold duly issued admit cards to enter the examination center. The Patna High Court does not send admit cards personally to any applicant. The admit cards are released through the official website of the High Court. Candidates must download the admit card from the website when released by logging in with the registration number and date of birth.
Admit Card: Click here to download admit card for Patna High Court District Judge Recruitment 2020.
Click here to check Notice regarding District Judge (Entry Level), Direct from Bar Exam-2020.
Exam Date of District Judge (Entry Level) Direct from Bar Exam 2020
Patna High Court District Judge Recruitment 2020 Exam Scheme
The applicants are to be selected for the recruitment through a preliminary screening test and a subsequent written examination. Final qualifiers are to be appointed through the final interview process. Check out the main features of the exam scheme below.
- Applicants securing the minimum qualifying marks in the screening test can appear in the written examination.
- The screening test is a 300 marks paper consisting of 100 questions.
- The written test will be conducted for multiple disciplines/papers and marking schemes as deemed necessary by the High Court of Patna.
- The screening test and written exam constitute 80% of the total marks of the entire selection process.
- Candidates must secure a minimum of 45% marks individually in the screening test and the written exam for final selection.
Patna High Court District Judge Recruitment 2020 Exam Pattern
The preliminary examination is conducted for the screening of applicants. Qualifying applicants in the screening test are eligible to appear in the written examination. The screening test is for a paper of 300 marks consisting of 100 questions. Check out the marks distribution below.
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Syllabus of Patna High Court District Judge Recruitment 2020
The indicative syllabus of the Patna High Court District Judge Recruitment 2020 exam is announced through the official advertisement. The syllabus for the preliminary screening test and the main written examination is elaborated in this section. Check out the syllabus for the examination below.
Syllabus of screening test
- English language
- General Knowledge
- Computer knowledge
Syllabus of written test
- Constitution of India
- The Code of Civil procedure, 1908
- The Limitation Act, 1963
- The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
- The Indian Evidence Act, 1872
- The Indian Contract Act, 1872
- The Sale of Goods Act, 1930
- The Indian partnership Act, 1932
- The Specific Relief Act, 1963
- The Transfer of Property Act, 1882
- The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881
- The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996
- The Personal Laws (Hindu, Muslim and Christian)
- The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988
- The Family Courts Act, 1984
- The Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988
- The Scheduled Castes and the Schedules Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989
- Indian Penal Code, 1860
Eligibility Criteria for Patna High Court District Judge Recruitment 2020
Recruitment into the advertised vacancies is open only for eligible candidates as per the official notification. Patna High Court specifies the requisite eligibility conditions for applicants to the recruitment. The details of the eligibility conditions is summarised in this section. Read on to find out more.
The applicants must have attained the minimum age of 35 years. The maximum age of the applicants must not be more than 50 years. Both the lower and upper age limits are calculated as on January 01, 2020.
Education Qualification & Experience
- As per the advertisement, the applicants are to be recruited directly from among eligible advocates. Based on this fact, it can be deduced that the minimum educational qualification is a Bachelors Degree in Law (LLB) from any recognised Institution.
- The advertisement specifies that the applicants should be engaged in the practice of law for a minimum period of 07 years to apply. The applicants must also have appeared in at least 24 cases per year in the previous 03 years of practice preceding the year of the notification.
How to apply for Patna High Court District Judge Recruitment 2020
Applications for the Patna High Court District Judge Recruitment 2020 can be submitted only through online channels. Eligible candidates can submit their applications through the official website of the Patna High Court at patnahighcourt.gov.in. Candidates can follow the simple step by step guide provided below to submit the online application for recruitment.
How to Apply
Open the website of the Patna High Court in any compatible web browser. The website can be accessed at patnahighcourt.gov.in.
Scroll down and click on the “Recruitments” tab from the tabs enlisted at the left side of the page.
Click on the link for Patna High Court District Judge Recruitment 2020 as shown in the image below.
To submit the application, click on the application link as shown below.
Enter all the necessary information in respective fields and click on “Submit Application Form” at the bottom.
After submitting the online application, a registration number is generated. Note down the registration number for further reference.
Candidates are now redirected to the payments page. Complete the payment of application fee by following the payment link generated after submitting the application form.
Note: Applicants must upload specified documents after the application form is submitted and the payment is made. The document upload can only be done once 24 hours has passed following the payment of application fees.
Repeat Steps #01 to #03 and click on “Know Your Application Status”
Upload all specified documents and click on “Final Submit”
Generate a hard copy of the submitted application by taking a print out. Keep it for future reference.
The Patna High Court has specified the requisite application fee to be submitted in order to apply. The application fee is discounted for specific candidates belonging to special categories. Check out the details of the payable application fee for each category below.
The applicants are required to upload a list of specified documents after submission of the online application form. The documents must be uploaded within the specified deadline at the portal of the Patna High Court. Check out the list of documents to be uploaded below.
- Scanned passport-sized photograph
- Scanned signature
- Scanned image of handwritten declaration
The documents must be uploaded to the portal in the form of image files. The specifications for the image files are highlighted in the official advertisement for the recruitment. Check out the detailed image specifications below.
About Patna High Court
The High Court of the State of Bihar, India is located at Patna and is commonly known as the Patna High Court. The Court of Law was established on February 03, 1916. The Patna High Court directly appeals to the Supreme Court of India. Important information about various events, downloads and recruitments of the Patna High Court can be accessed from the official website at patnahighcourt.gov.in.