The Punjab Public Service Commission has published a notification for the Public Civil Service (Judicial Branch) Examination 2017 which is conducted jointly by Punjab Public Service Commission and Hon’ble High Court of Punjab & Haryana for recruitment to the One Hundred twenty-one posts of Civil Judge. The result of PPSC Civil Judge Preliminary Examination 2017 has already been announced. Now candidates who have qualified the preliminary exam can appear for the main exam. The complete process for recruitment to the One Hundred twenty-one posts of Civil Judge is given on this page. Interested candidates can check all the information related to PPSC Civil Judge 2016-17 Examination on this page like important dates, eligibility criteria, application form, admit card, etc

Latest: The Main Exam Dates has been announced, check the notice from the “Admit Card” page link given in the quick link box.

PPSC Civil Judge 2016 – 2017 Examination

Interested candidates could apply for PPSC Civil Judge 2016-17 Examination by filling the application form as per the given schedule. PPSC Civil Judge 2016-17 Examination will be held in two parts (Preliminary Exam and Main Exam) which is followed by viva-voce.

Important Dates

Events Dates
Start of Online Application for Main Exam 06 Jul 2017
Last date for Submission of Application Form 20 Jul 2017
Availability of Admit Card for Main exam To be announced
Date of Main Exam 25 to 27 Aug 2017 07, 08 & 09 Sep 2018

Vacancy Details

Name of the Post: Civil Judge (Junior Division) Cum Judicial Magistrate

Total No. Post:121 posts

Pay Scale: Rs. 27,700 – 44,770/- or such as may be revised from time to time.

Selection will be made on the basis of Preliminary Examination + Main Examination.

PPSC Civil Judge Application Form 2017 – Main Exam

PPSC Civil Judge Application Form is available on the official website of the Punjab Public Service Commission. Qualified Candidates of Preliminary Exam can apply online form the link available on the official website. Direct link to fill the apply online is also available on this page.

Application Process is over now.

Online Application Form:

  • Click here to fill the PPSC Civil Judge Main Application Form 2016-17.
  • Click here to Edit Application Form

Instruction for filling the Application Form, Click here.

  • List of the eligible candidate’s for Main Exam – Click here.
  • List of Deficiencies – Click here.

Candidates are advised to fill the application form before the last date for filling Application Form.

Application Fee for Prelim Exam

Name of Category Online
Examination Fee Total
For SC/ST/BC of Punjab State Only Rs. 500/-  Rs. 625/-  1125/-
Ex-Servicemen of Punjab state only  Rs. 500/-  No Fee to be  paid   500/-
All Others Categories (including Lineal Descendent of Ex servicemen, Punjab)  Rs 500/-  Rs. 2500/-  3000/-
Physically Handicapped, Punjab State only. Rs. 500/- Rs. 1250/-  1750/-

How to Apply?

  1. Fill Online Application Form
  2. Deposit the Application Fee By using the print out of system generated Bank Challan Form
  3. Print the submitted Application Form
  4. Submit the Hard Copy of the submitted Online Application Form along with self-attested copies of the certificates and Bank Challan Form[ PPSC copy only]

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

1. Candidates must possess as on 26 Oct 2016 a Degree of Bachelor of Laws of any University incorporated by Law in India or a Degree of Bachelor of Laws of Punjab University (undivided), The Dacca University , The Tribhuwan University, Nepal, The Sind University or of The Rangoon or Mandalay University in Burma, or should be a Barrister of England or Ireland or member of the Faculty of Advocates of Scotland.

2. Punjabi upto Matric or its equivalent Standard.

Age Limit

  • Candidate should not be below 21 years and above 37 years of age on the last date of submission of Online application Forms i,e, 26/10/2016.
  • Upper age limit for candidate belonging to Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes of all States and Backward Classes only of Punjab shall be upto 42 years.
  • Upper age limit is relaxed up to 47 years for all States/Central Government employees.
  • Ex-servicemen of Punjab Domicile shall be allowed to deduct the period of his service in the Armed Forces of Union from his actual age and if the resultant age does not exceed the maximum age limit prescribed for direct appointment to such a vacancy in the Service Rules concerned by more than three years, they shall be deemed to satisfy the condition regarding age limit.
  • Upper age limit is also relaxed upto 42 years for Widows, Divorcees ladies and certain other Categories of Women.
  • Upper age limit is also relaxed upto 47 years for Physically Handicapped persons who have domicile of Punjab.

Exam Pattern

Exam pattern consisting of :

  1. Preliminary Examination
  2. Main Examination
  3. Viva Voce

Preliminary Exam

The Preliminary Examination shall be of objective type questions with multiple choices (which can be scrutinized by Computer) as distinguished from the main written examination which shall be subjective/narrative type.

  • The Question Paper for the Preliminary examination shall be of two hours duration
  • Consist of 125 questions
  • Each question shall carry 04 marks. For every question for which a wrong answer 0.20 % i.e.1/5th marks shall be deducted.
  • There will be no negative marking in respect of un-attempted questions.

The objective type multiple choice questions for the Preliminary Examination shall be from the syllabus prescribed for the Main Written Examination .

The candidates shall be expected to have a general and basic overview of the main subjects and also the ability to answer questions on current events of National and International importance, Indian legal and constitutional History and governance. The candidates shall also be tested for their analytical skills reasoning and aptitude. The standard of questions shall be of graduate level.

Main Examination

Main Written Examination shall be of subjective/narrative type of 5 papers, which are as follows:

Paper Maximum Marks
(Civil Law)
(Civil Law)
(Criminal Law)


The Viva-Voce shall carry 100 marks and final result shall be prepared on the basis of the Grand Total of the marks obtained by the candidates in the Main Examination and the Viva-Voce.

Selection Process

  • After the application process, candidates will be shortlisted for the preliminary examination.
  • The object of the Preliminary Examination is to shortlist candidates for the Main Examination. No candidate shall be allowed to appear in the Main Examination unless he/she secures minimum 150 marks (read 100 marks for all reserved category candidates) in the Preliminary Examination out of 500 marks.
  • The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination shall not be counted towards final result. Candidates equal to 10 times the number of vacancies advertised, selected in order of their merit in the respective categories shall be eligible to sit in the Main Examination.
  • No candidate shall be called for the Viva-Voce unless he obtains at least 50% qualifying marks in the aggregate of all the written papers and qualifies in language paper Punjabi (Gurmukhi Script).
  • No candidate shall be considered to have qualified for appointment on the basis of marks secured only in the Main Written Examination unless he/she appears for viva-voce.

Notification: Check the full notifications regarding Prelims | Mains
Corrigendum: Click here to check the Corrigendum regarding the number of vacancies.

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