WBPSC Judicial Service Exam 2019 – 35 Posts

West Bengal Public Service Commission has released WBPSC Judicial Service Exam 2019 notification on temporary basis. Interested and eligible candidates can check the details given below and apply online based on the eligibility criteria on or before 19th March 2019.

Name of the Post: Civil Judge (Jr. Divn.)

Post Date: 04-03-2019

No. of Vacancies: 35

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Important dates to Remember:

Starting Date for submission of Application

04-03-2019 from 11:30 AM

Last Date for submission of Application


Last Date for payment of Fee (Offline)


Date of Preliminary Exam

April 2019

Date for Final Exam

June 2019

Vacancy Details of WBPSC Judicial Service Exam 2019 Notification:

23 3 2 5 2 35

Note: The S.C./S.T./B.C. candidates of other States shall be treated as general candidates.

Pay Scale:


Period of Contract:

Not mentioned

Age limit (as on 02.03.2019):

  • Minimum Age: 23 years
  • Maximum Age: 35 years

Other relaxation as per govt rules.

Educational Qualification and Experience:

  • A degree in Law from any University or Institution affiliated to any University recognized by the State Government or the Central Government
  • Enrolment as an advocate in the roll of Bar Council of any State or Union Territory in India
  • Ability to read, write and speak in Bengali (not required for those candidates whose mother tongue is Nepali)

Selection Process:

  • Preliminary Examination (MCQ Type)
  • Final Examination (Conventional Type – Written)
  • Personality Test

Preliminary Exam Center: Kolkata and Darjeeling

Final Exam Center: Kolkata

Scheme of Preliminary Examination:

Sl.No. Subject No of Qns Max Marks Duration
1 English Composition 30 30 2 and 1/2 hours
2 General Knowledge, Current Affairs and Test of Reasoning 40 40
3 Indian Constitution 20 20
4 Law of Contracts and Torts 20 20
5 Laws of Evidence 20 20
6 Civil Procedure Codes 20 20
7 Criminal Procedure Code and Indian Penal Code 20 20
8 Personal Law 10 10
9 Law of Limitation 20 20
Total 200 200

Syllabus for Preliminary Examination:

Questions on English Composition will cover synonyms, antonyms, idioms and phrases, vocabulary test, phrasal verbs, the same words bearing more than one meaning, use of appropriate and qualifying words etc.

Scheme of Final Exam:

Papers Max Marks Duration
8 Compulsory Papers 800  (each 100) 3 hours (each)
3 Optional Papers 300 (each 100)

Compulsory Papers :

  1. English Composition, essay, précis writing ;
  2. Bengali/ Hindi/ Urdu/ Nepali/ Santali composition, essay and translation from English into Bengali/ Hindi/ Urdu / Nepali/ Santali ;
  3. General Knowledge and Current Affairs ;
  4. Civil procedure Code ;
  5. Criminal Procedure Code and Indian Penal Code ;
  6. Indian Evidence Act ;
  7. Law of Contracts and Torts and
  8. Transfer of Property Act.

Optional Papers (any three to be chosen) :

  1. Hindu Law ;
  2. Muhammadan Law ;
  3. Jurisprudence and principles of legislation ;
  4. Indian Law relating to Companies and Insurance ;
  5. Principles of Equity including the Law of Trusts and Specific Relief ;
  6. Partnership Act ;
  7. Law of Limitation and Law of Prescription ;
  8. The Indian Constitution and Constitutional Law.

Note: All answers must be written either in English or in Bengali (unless otherwise directed in the question papers) except in the language papers.

Personality Test: 100 marks.

Application Fees:

Category Fee
Others Rs.210/-
SC/ST of West Bengal/PWD No Fee

How to Apply for WBPSC Judicial Service Exam 2019 Notification:

  1. Applications can be submitted through online only in the Commission’s website at http://www.pscwbapplication.in.
  2. Candidates who wish to apply for more than one category of posts should submit separate Application along with requisite fees for each.
  3. Candidates can pay the Application fee through Online/ Offline mode.

Important Links:

To Apply

Click here

For Official Notification

Click here

For Official Website

Click here

About WBPSC:

The Public Service Commission, West Bengal or PSCWB (Bengali: পশ্চিমবঙ্গ লোকসেবা আয়োগ) is the state agency authorized to conduct the Civil Services Examination for entry-level appointments to the various Civil Services of state of West Bengal in India. The office of the Public Service Commission, West Bengal is situated in Mudiali, Tollygunge area, Kolkata. The official address is 161A Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Road, Kolkata 700026.

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