Judicial Services Exams

UPPCS -J Exam 2025 Notes

UP PCS J refers to the Uttar Pradesh Judicial Service Civil Judge (Junior Division) Examination. It is a competitive examination conducted by the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) for the recruitment of Civil Judges (Junior Division) in the state of Uttar Pradesh.

The UP PCS J examination is a three-stage selection process, including a preliminary examination, a main examination, and a personal interview. The preliminary examination is an objective type test consisting of multiple-choice questions. The main examination consists of subjective type questions, and the personal interview is the final stage of the selection process.

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Examination Pattern and details

The exam is also known as UP Judicial Service Civil Judges ( (Junior Division) and is held in three phases:

  1. Preliminary Examination (Objective and Multiple Choice Type)

  2. Main Examination (Written Conventional Type and

  3. Interview/Viva voce (Personality Test).

Preliminary Examination Revised Syllabus

U.P. Judicial Service Civil Judge

Paper 1 – General Knowledge GK / GS 

Objective type – Maximum marks 200 ,  Time duration 2 Hours

This paper may include questions based on topics relating to

  • History of India and Indian Culture

  • Geography of India

  • Indian Polity

  • Current National Issues and topics of Social relevance including sensitivity to persons with disabilities, senior citizens and offences on women and children with special references to the salient features of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016

  • Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007

  • Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961

  • Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005

  • Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal)Act, 2013

  • Pre-Conception and Prenatal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act, 1994

  • Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971

  • Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition)Act, 1986

  • Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012

  • India and the world

  • Indian Economy

  • International Affairs and Institutions

  • Development in the field of Science and Technology, Communications and Space

The nature and standards of questions in this paper will be such that a well educated person will be able to answer them without any specialized study

Paper 2 – Law

Maximum marks  - 300 , Time duration – 2 hours ,  question type – Objective MCQ based.  

Syllabus of paper 2 written examination

This paper will include day to day happenings around India and the world, particularly in Legal spheres, Acts and laws.

(i) Jurisprudence

(ii) International Organisations

(iii) Current International Affairs

(iv) Indian Constitution

(v) Transfer of Property Act

(vi) Indian Evidence Act

(vii) Indian Penal Code

(viii) Civil Procedure Code

(ix) Criminal Procedure Code

(x) Law of Contract

Main Examination (Written Examination)

Syllabus for U.P. Judicial Service Civil Judge

Only those candidates will be called for Main Examination (Written Examination) who obtain such minimum marks as may be fixed by the Commission for the purpose on the basis of preliminary exam.

The Examination shall include the following Subjects :

Paper : 1 General Knowledge: M.M.: 200 and

Paper : 2 Language

Paper : 3 Law - I (Substantive Law)

Paper : 4 Law-II (Procedure and Evidence)

Paper : 5 Law-III (Penal, Revenue and Local Laws)

Paper No: 1 : General Knowledge
This paper will be of 200 marks. This paper may include questions based on topics relating to History of India and Indian Culture, Geography of India, Indian Polity, Current National Issues and topics of Social relevance, India and the World, Indian Economy, International Affairs and Institutions and development in the field of Science and Technology, Communications and Space. 
The nature and standard of questions in this paper will be such that a well educated person will be able to answer them without any specialized study.

Paper No. 2 : Language
 

This paper will be of 100 marks. It shall comprise three questions as specified below:-

(i) Essay – 50 marks

(ii) Précis writing – 30 marks

(iii) Translation of passage from Hindi to English – 20 marks

This paper will be of 100 marks. It shall comprise three questions as specified below:-

(i) Essay : 50 marks

(ii) Precis writing : 30 marks

(iii) Translation of passage form English to Hindi : 20 marks

Paper No. 3 Law - I (Substantive Law) : 

This paper will be of 200 marks.

The question set will be restricted to the field covered by:-

The law of contracts,

The law of Partnership,

The law concerning easements and torts,

The Law relating to transfer of property including the principles of equity, specifically applicable thereto, the principal of Equity with special reference to the Law of trust and specific relief,

Hindu Law and Mohammedan Law

Constitutional Law

There shall be questions of 50 marks in relation to Constitutional Law alone.

Paper No. 4 Law-II (Procedure and Evidence

This paper will be of 200 marks.

Questions set will be restricted to the field covered by-

The law of evidence,

The Criminal Procedure Code

Code of Civil Procedure, including the principles of pleading.

The question set will relate mainly to practical matters such as the framing of charges and issues the methods of dealing with the evidence of witnesses the writing of judgment and the conduct of cases generally but will not be restricted to them.

Paper No. 5 Law-III (Penal, Revenue and Local Laws) : 
This paper will be of 200 marks.

Questions set will be restricted to the field covered by-

Indian Penal Code,

Uttar Pradesh Revenue Code, 2006,

Uttar Pradesh Urban Building (Regulation of Letting, Rent and Eviction) Act, 1972,

The Uttar Pradesh Regulation of Urban Premises Tenancy Act, 2021,

Uttar Pradesh Municipalities Act,

U.P. Panchayat Raj Act,

U.P. Consolidation of Holdings Act,

Uttar Pradesh Urban (Planning and Development) Act 1973, together with rules framed under the aforesaidActs.

Answer to the questions of Local Laws will be compulsory. Questions pertaining to Penal Laws will be of 50 marks, whereas, that of Revenue and Local Laws will be of 150 marks.

Interview/Personality Test

The interview will be of 100 marks.

The suitability of candidates for employment in the Uttar Pradesh Judicial Service will be tested with reference to his merit giving due regard to his ability character, personality and physique.

Clarification: The candidates will have a choice to answer General Knowledge and Law papers either in Hindi or in English.

Notes: (i) The marks obtained in the interview will be added to the Marks obtained in the written papers and the candidates place will depend on the aggregate of both

(ii) The Commission reserves the right to refuse to call for Interview any candidate who has not obtained such marks in the Law Papers as to justify such refusal.




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