Want to enter as a judge in Bihar? Well, here is how that can be done. You must have to appear for Bihar Judicial Service Exam that is conducted every year. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the exam has been postponed and rescheduled for 6th December 2020. The article will throw the light on important aspects of the examination.
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What is the Bihar Judiciary examination?
For 221 vacancies in the court, Bihar Public Service Commission would conduct the examination this year. To be able to have a post of civil judge in Bihar, this examination is a must. The exam is conducted in 3 phases- Prelims, Mains, and interviews. This is the 31st edition of the examination.
Who are all eligible for the Examination?
Indian citizens having a Law degree by Bar Council of India can sit through examination. There is also age criteria for the same. Candidates must be minimum of 22 years of age and should not exceed 35 years. Five years relaxation in age is provided to females and PH category applicants.
Firstly applicants have to fill the online application form. A fee is charged, and after payment of the same, you can appear for the examination. After that, the applicants have to download the admit card. The Judiciary exam preparation then kick starts.
Firstly there would be a Preliminary exam conducted. The prelims have two exam papers-
- 1st paper- General Science of 100 marks and Law of 150 marks.
- 2nd Paper- There are a total of eight papers, and all are compulsory to attempt. In total applicant would be provided 3 hours for the exam.
The Mains exam also consists of 8 papers where 5 are compulsory subjects wherein three other subjects could be chosen based on the list provided. Those who qualify for the Main examination proceed to the interview round. Bihar Judiciary mock test proves to be helpful to crack prelims and main examination. The interview round is 100 marks, and to make it to the merit list, applicants have to score at least 35%.
How to prepare for Bihar Judiciary examination
Every year the exam is conducted once or twice based on the vacancies. The level of competition has increased over the years. The examination is not among the most challenging exams conducted in India. But candidates in large numbers appear for the exam, and only a few vaccanies are there. So here, we will look at how you should do judiciary exam preparation and clear the cut-off.
- Get the strategy straight in mind. Divide and give equal time to every paper. A daily schedule must be prepared to follow the same. Focus more on the weak points and do extensive revision.
- Move step by step while studying for the examination. Finish off the lengthy topics at first so that relatively smaller topics can be covered in less time.
- Daily revision of the study is a must to ensure thorough understanding and remembering. Make notes for the last minute revision as well. Do take Bihar Judiciary Mock tests for reference.
- It is an important decision to choose optional subject paper. Do look at previous papers to get an idea of what type of questions can be asked. Accordingly go with the paper you are more confident with.