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Odisha Public Service Commission, OPSC Judicial Services 2020 Notification is out for the post of Civil Judges. There are 51 vacancies under the advertisement no. 12 of 2019/20. Applications are invited for the post from 19th November 2019. Candidates interested in the recruitment may go through the details as per official notification and Apply Online.

OPSC Judicial Services Notification Overview

Recruitment Notification OPSC Judicial Services
Post Civil Judge
No  of Vacancies 51
Advertisement no. 12 of 2019/20
Official Website opsconline.gov.in
Application Fee Rs 500/-
Eligibility Law Graduate with Experience
Selection Process Preliminary, Mains & Interview

OPSC Judicial Services Notification Important Dates

Event Date
OPSC Judicial Services Online Application Form Start Date
  • 19th November 2019
Last date to fill Online Application Form
  • 18th December 2019
Date of Preliminary examination
  • 2nd February 2020
OPSC Civil Judge Mains Exam Date
  • 30 & 31st March 2020
  • 3rd & 4th March 2020

Download OPSC Judicial Services 2020 Notification PDF

Odisha Judicial Services Notification 2020 Eligibility

The following points explain the eligibility for Odisha Judicial Services Notification 2020:

  1. Age Limit-
    Minimum Age should be 23 years
    Maximum Age should be 35 years
    Age Relaxation- 5 years for reserved category candidates
  2. The candidate should be a citizen of India
    He/ She should be able to read, write and speak Odia + should have passed an exam in Odia language that must be equivalent to Middle English School standard (Class VII)
  3. Education Qualification-
    A candidate possessing graduation degree in Law from a University or Institution recognized by the Government AND
    A Ministerial Officer or Superintendent in the High Court
    OR a Civil & Criminal Court sub-ordinate to High Court
    OR an Assistant Law Officer
    OR Translator of the Law Department of Government +compulsory Law graduate from a University recognized by State Government + Approved service of minimum 7 years in the High Court/Civil or Criminal Court sub-ordinate to the High Court or in the Law department.

Odisha Judicial Services Civil Judge Selection Process

The OPSC Judicial Service Exam will be conducted in three parts –

  • Preliminary Written Examination
  • Main Written Examination
  • Interview

Odisha Judicial Services Civil Judge Apply Online 2020

Use the given link to Apply Online:

Click here to Apply Online for OPSC Judicial Services 2020

Follow the given instructions to complete your online application form:

  1. As you click the link, start by entering your basic details
  2. You will need to upload scanned images of photograph, left thumb impression and full signature
  3. Besides these, Graduation, Post-graduation & Experience/employment certificates are required for completing the information
  4. Submit the Application
  5. Make Payment through Online Challan
  6. Take a printout of the finally submitted Odisha Judicial Services Civil Judge Online application form 2020.

OPSC Judicial Services Exam Pattern & Syllabus

  • Total Marks of Prelims Exam- 100
  • A total of 100 Multiple Choice questions are asked for 1 mark each.
  • Qualifying marks in Prelims Exam-
    At least 40% marks in the preliminary examination are required to become eligible to appear for the Mains Examination.
    Reserved category candidates need to secure a minimum 35 percent marks.

Prelims Syllabus comprise the following topics

  • Constitution of India
  • Code of Civil Procedure
  • Code of Criminal Procedure
  • Evidence Act
  • Indian Penal Code
  • Limitation Act
  • Transfer of Property Act
  • Contract Act
  • Law of Succession (Indian Succession Act and Hindu Succession Act)
  • Specific Relief Act
  • Odisha Judicial Services Civil Judge Exam Centers

OPSC Judicial Services Syllabus- Mains Exam

Mains Syllabus Topics:

  • General English
  • Procedural Laws
  • Law of Crime & Law of Torts/ Personal Law/ Law of Contract/ Jurisprudence and Constitution of India
  • Law of Property such as Transfer of Property Act, 1882, Specific Relief Act, 1963, Indian Limitation Act, 1963

Mains Exam Pattern

Subjects Total Marks Duration
General English (Compulsory) 150 2.30 hours
Procedural Laws (Compulsory) 150 2.30 hours
Optional Paper 1 150 3 hours
Optional Paper 2 150 3 hours
Optional Paper 3 150 3 hours

Optional Papers will have questions from Law of Crime & Law of Torts/ Personal Law/ Law of Property/ Law of Contract/ Jurisprudence and Constitution of India

OPSC Civil Judges Exam Centers:

The preliminary written examination will be held at these 5 zonal centres

  1. Balasore
  2. Berhampur
  3. Bhubaneswar
  4. Cuttack
  5. Sambalpur

The main written examination may be held either at these 5 zones or at Bhubaneswar and Cuttack zones, depending upon the total number of applicants appearing for the exam.

Note to the Applicants:

  • Candidates are requested to go through the details of the notification carefully in order to avoid mistakes in submitting the online form. Please submit the information as per your original documents
  • Note the application form’s last date and apply before time
  • Fee payment is another important criteria to complete the form

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