HIMACHAL PRADESH SERVICES EXAMINATION

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

LL.B. Degree

MEDIUM OF EXAM

English

AGE

35 Years (General); 38 Years (Reserved)

EXAM PATTERN

PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION
PAPER I
(CIVIL LAW I)
PAPER II
(CIVIL LAW II)
PAPER III
(CRIMINAL LAW)
100 Marks 100 Marks 100 Marks
NOTE: Each paper would consist of 100 objective type questions. There is no negative marking in the preliminary examination and each paper shall be of one-hour duration and the examination in all the three papers shall be held on the same day.
MAINS EXAMINATION
PAPER I
(CIVIL LAW I)
PAPER II
(CIVIL LAW II)
PAPER III
(CRIMINAL LAW)
PAPER IV
(ENGLISH COMPOSITION)
PAPER V
Language (HINDI)
200 Marks 200 Marks 200 Marks 150 Marks 100 Marks
  • The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908
  • The Himachal Pradesh Courts Act, 1976
  • The Indian Evidence Act, 1872
  • The Indian Stamp (Himachal Pradesh Amendment) Act, 1952
  • The Specific Relief Act, 1963
  • Hindu Law
  • The Himachal Pradesh Urban Rent Control Act, 1987
  • The Indian Contract Act, 1872
  • The Limitation Act, 1963
  • The Transfer of Property Act, 1882
  • The Bangalore Principal of Judicial Conduct, 2002
  • The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
  • The Himachal Pradesh Excise Act, 2011
  • The Indian Forest Act, 1927
  • The Indian Penal Code
  • The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015
  • The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 - Chapter-XVII (Section 138 to 143
  • The Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex
  • Selection) Act, 1994
  • The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012
  • The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005
  • The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and
  • Redressal) Act, 2013
  • The Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972
  • Essay Writing (100 marks)
  • Translation of Hindi passage into English (50 marks)
  • Composition (Idioms, and corrections, etc) (20 marks)
  • Essay Writing (50 marks)
  • Translation of English passage into Hindi (30 marks)
NOTE: Minimum marks required – 45% to qualify viva-voce. The marks obtained in viva-voce will be added to marks obtained in main examination for purpose of selection of the candidates.
VIVA-VOCE
150 Marks
NOTE: Minimum marks required – 45% to qualify viva-voce. The marks obtained in viva-voce will be added to marks obtained in main examination for purpose of selection of the candidates./b>