Jammu & Kashmir Judicial Services Overview
Qualification: A Bachelor of Laws of a University established by Law in India; OR A Barrister of England or Northern Ireland or a member of the faculty of Advocates in Scotland or holding any other equivalent law degree recognised by the Government of India.
Minimum = 18 years
Maximum = 35 years
Must be a Permanent resident of the J&K State as defined in Section 6 of J&K Constitution.
How to apply
Application Forms: Scan able Application Forms (OMR) can be obtained on cash payment from:
Office of J&K Public Service Commission,
Resham Ghar Colony,
There is also a processing charges of Rs.10
Documents to be attached with the photocopy of Application Form:
The following documents/testimonials duly attested by the Ist Class Magistrate under his official seal and stamp should be attached with the photocopy of the Application Form: –
Matriculate or Secondary School certificate as proof of date of birth;
University certificates showing that he holds requisite minimum educational qualification as prescribed;
Certificates of good character from the Principal of the College in which he was last educated and from two responsible persons of status (not relatives), who are well acquainted with him in private life, and are unconnected with his university, College or School life;
d. Permanent Resident Certificate; and
e. Category certificate, if any, issued under SRO 294 of 2005 dated21.10.2005 duly revalidated and valid on the last date of receipt of Application Form.
Main Examination – Syllabus
(i) Each paper carries 100 marks.
(ii) Time for each paper is three hours.
Translation from English into Urdu or Hindi and vice versa.
Indian Constitution Law and Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir State.
Criminal Procedure Code.
Ranbir Panel Code.
Financial Code Volume I & II.
Kashmir Service Regulation Chapters III to XIII and XXII and XXIII.
Rules and orders for the guidance of Subordinate Courts (Civil and Criminal) and Circular orders issued by the High Court.
Civil Procedure Code.
Jammu and Kashmir Registration Act.
Transfer of Property Act.
Right of Prior Purchase Act.
Houses and Shops Rent Control Act.
Coustomary Law of the State.
Law of Companies.
Principles of Equity including the Law of Trusts and specific Relief.
Jammu and Kashmir Contract Act.
Law of Torts.
Suits Valuation Act.
Court Fee Act.
Agriculture Relief Act.
Excise Act and Rules.
Land Revenue Act.
Land Alienation Act.
Land Acquisition Act.