Bihar Judicial Service Syllabus 2021

Bihar Judicial Service Syllabus 2021:

Name of the Board Bihar Public Service Commission
Exam Name 31st Bihar Judicial Services Competitive (Mains) Examination 2021
Exam Date Announced Soon
Selection Process Prelims & Mains Exam
Location Bihar
Status Syllabus Available

Bihar Judicial Service Exam Pattern 2021:

Prelims Exam Pattern 2021:

Sr. No. Paper Subject Marks
1 Paper-1 General Studies 100
2 Paper-2 Law 150

Mains Exam Pattern 2021:

Compulsory Subjects:

Subject Code Subject Maximum Marks
01 General Knowledge including current affairs 150
02 Elementary General Science 100
03 General Hindi 100
04 General English 100
05 Law of Evidence & Procedure 150

Optional Subjects:

Subject Code Subject Maximum Marks
06 Constitutional and Administrative Law of India 150
07 Hindi Law & Muhammadan Law 150
08 Law of Transfer of Property and Principles of Equity, Law of Trusts and Specific Relief 150
09 Law of Contracts & Torts 150
10 Commercial Law 150

Bihar Judicial Service Syllabus 2021:

General Studies

  • Current events
  • History of India and Bihar
  • Culture of India and Bihar
  • Geography of India and Bihar.

General Science

  • Everyday science
  • Elementary general science.

Paper 2:

  • General Knowledge and current affairs
  • Elementary General Science
  • Law of Evidence and Procedure
  • Constitutional and Administrative Law of India
  • Hindu Law and Mohammedan Law
  • Law of Transfer of Property, Principles of Equity
  • Law of Trusts and Specific Relief
  • Law of Contracts and Torts
  • Commercial Law.

General Hindi:

  • Essay
  • Syntax (sentence formation)
  • Hindi grammar.

General English

  • General understanding of the language
  • Written English
  • Passage writing
  • Precis writing
  • Letter writing

Law of evidence and procedure:

  • Indian Evidence Act (1 of 1872)
  • Civil Procedure Code (5 of 1908)
  • Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996
  • Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (2 of 1974)
  • Provincial Small Cause Courts Act, 1887

Constitutional and Administrative Law of India

  • Constitution of India – (Article 1 to 395 and Schedules)
  • Administrative law of India
  • Delegated legislation
  • Control of delegated legislation – Judicial & Legislative
  • Fair hearing, rules of natural justice, rules against bias, audi alteram partem
  • Tribunals and quasi-judicial authorities, judicial control over them
  • Regulatory authorities
  • Judicial review of administrative action
  • Jurisdiction and statutory judicial remedies, scope, extent & distinction
  • Public interest litigation
  • Tortious liability of state and compensation
  • Promissory estoppel, legitimate expectation & doctrine of proportionality
  • Government contracts
  • ombudsman

Hindu Law and Mohammedan Law

  • Hindu law
  • Muhammadan law

Law of Transfer of Property / Principles of Equity / Law of Trusts and Specific Relief

  • Law of transfer of property
  • Principles of equity
  • law of trust
  • Specific relief
  • History of the Court of equity, maxims, the origin of use
  • Determination of trust, remedies for the breach of trust
  • Specific Relief Act 1963 (Act 47 of 1963)
  • Indian Trust Act (2 of 1882)

Law of Contracts & Torts

  • Law of contracts
  • Indian contract act
  • Law of torts
  • General principles of liabilities
  • Remedies, nuisance
  • Injuries to persons
  • Assault
  • False imprisonment
  • Injuries to domestic and contractual relations
  • Wrongful dismissal
  • Defamation
  • Negligence
  • The rule in Rylands vs. Fletcher Deceit
  • Conspiracy
  • Malicious Prosecution

Commercial Law

  • Sale of Goods
  • Negotiable instruments
  • Company law
  • Partnership

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