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The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) has provided the updated TNPSC Civil Judge 2023 Syllabus. The candidates who have applied for the exam should refer to the topics mentioned in the TNPSC Civil Judge syllabus while preparing for it. The TNPSC Civil Judge syllabus is a guideline of all the Acts and laws that will be covered in the stages of the selection process. The candidates can get the syllabus as well as the TNPSC Civil Judge Exam pattern followed for each stage on the official website of the Commission. 

 

  • The TNPSC Civil Judge selection process includes three stages, namely, preliminary exam, main exam, and viva voce. 

  • The Commission concluded the preliminary exam last year in November.

  • The preliminary exam will be conducted offline and will include objective type questions. 

  • The main exam has descriptive type questions. It consists of four papers. 

  • There is a negative marking criterion in the preliminary exam only. For a wrong answer, 0.25 marks are deducted in the prelims.

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TNPSC Civil Judge Syllabus 2023

The candidates can go through the tables provided below to know the TNPSC Civil Judge syllabus. Most of the topics are also included in the coursework of the degree required for the educational qualification.

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Preliminary Exam Syllabus

Part

Syllabus

Part A

  • The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 

  • The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1981 

  • The Transfer of Property Act, 1882

  • The Indian Contract Act, 1872

  • The Specific Relief Act, 1963

  • The Constitution of India 

  • The Tamil Nadu Buildings (Lease and Rent Control) Act, 1960 and Tamil Nadu Regulation of Rights and Responsibilities of Landlords and Tenants Act, 2017 (Tamil Nadu Act 42 of 2017)

Part B

  • The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973

  • The Indian Penal Code, 1860

  • The Indian Evidence Act, 1872

  • The Criminal Law (Amendment) Acts

  • The Criminal Minor Acts (including Information Technology Act, 2000; The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012).

Part C

  • General Knowledge (Degree standard)

  • Test of Reasoning and Mental ability (S.S.L.C. standard).

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Main Exam Syllabus

Paper

Syllabus

Translation

  • Translation of passages from English to Tamil and from Tamil to English. 

Law I

  • The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908; 

  • The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973; 

  • The Indian Evidence Act, 1872; 

  • Principles of pleading 

  • Constitution of India (as Amended).

Law II

  • Framing of Issues 

  • Writing of Judgments in Civil Cases.

Law III

  • Framing of charges 

  • Writing of Judgments in Criminal Cases. 

Viva-Voce Syllabus

The object of TNPSC CJ viva-voce test is to assess the suitability of the candidate for the cadre by judging the mental alertness, general knowledge, knowledge of law, grasp of procedural laws and principles of law, clear and logical exposition, balance of judgment, skills, attitude, ethics, power of assimilation, power of communication, character, suitability and intellectual depth, the like of the candidate, his/her tact and ability to handle various situations in the Court, Administrative and Management Skills. 

Since „Character‟ and „Suitability‟ of a Candidate are of utmost importance for 5. being considered, for appointment to the Tamil Nadu State Judicial Services as Civil Judge, the character and suitability of the candidate would be enquired into and verified by the Competent Authority.

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TNPSC Civil Judge Exam Pattern 2023

The TNPSC Civil Judge 2023 exam pattern followed for each exam is explained through the points below. one should prepare for the exam according to the exam pattern to score the maximum marks. 

Viva-Voce Exam Pattern

  • The viva-voce carries 60 marks.

  • The qualifying marks are 18. 

  • The marks secured by a candidate in the Viva Voce Test shall be added to the total marks secured by him/her in the Main examination.

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TNPSC Civil Judge 2023 – Preparation Strategy

The TNPSC Civil Judge exam includes three stages so that each candidate can be thoroughly evaluated. The preparation strategy for each stage should be adapted as per the TNPSC Civil Judge syllabus as well as the exam pattern followed. Include the following points in your exam preparation strategy to ensure that you cover most of the TNPSC Civil Judge syllabus in a limited time.

  • Bare Acts: One should have a thorough understanding of the Bare Acts. You should know the Code of Criminal Procedure Law, Indian Evidence Act, Code of Civil Procedure, and others. 

  • Current Affairs: Make a habit to read and update yourself with the current cases and other current affairs. Newspapers like The Hindu can provide extensive knowledge for the preparation of general knowledge. 

  • Solve Last Years’ Papers: Once you have gone through all the topics mentioned in the TNPSC Civil Judge syllabus, you should put your knowledge to the test by solving last years’ papers. You can also solve the test series available at Testbook.com.

  • Time Management: Instead of reading every textbook, prepare notes, or get them from a trusted source. These will help you save time while providing you with all the necessary information.

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