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SYLLABUS

HP JS

Himachal Pradesh Judicial Services Exam

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION:

(a) PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION: The Preliminary examination shall be an objective type examination consisting of the following three papers of 100 marks each. All three papers shall be of one-hour duration:

i. Civil Law-I ii. Civil Law-II iii. Criminal Law

Each of the above papers shall consist of 100 Objective Type multiple choice questions with one mark for each question.The examination in all the three papers shall be held on the same day and there shall not be any negative marking in the Preliminary Examination. The syllabus for the Preliminary Examination shall be the same as provided for Paper-I to III for the Main Examination.

(b) MAIN EXAMINATION: The subject and syllabus for main examination and marks for each paper shall be as follows:-

Paper-I Civil Law-I:

Code of Civil Procedure. Indian Evidence Act, Himachal Pradesh Stamp Act, Himachal Pradesh Courts Act, 1976 and Specific Relief Act. 200 Marks

Paper-II Civil Law-II:

Indian Contract Act, Hindu Law, Indian Limitation Act, Transfer of Property Act and H.P. Urban Rent Control Act. 200 Marks

Paper-III Criminal Law:

Indian Penal Code, Criminal Procedure Code, Chapter-XVII (Section 138 to 143) of the Negotiable Instruments Act, H.P. Excise Act-2011, Wild Life Protection Act, Indian Forest Act and Module on Judicial Sensitivity to Sexual Offences:-

– Latest guidelines/directions of Honโ€™ble Supreme Court of India with regard to bail and conditions to be imposed under Sections 437, 438, 439 Cr.P.C.

– What is gender stereotyping and its effects.

– How the gender stereotyping undermines womenโ€™s access tojustice in sexual offence cases and how judicial gender stereotyping is to be avoided.

– Judicial approach towards new species of offensive activities, cybercrimes that are women -centric, such as transmitting of sexually explicit material, blackmailing,defamation/morphing/creating fake profile etc.

– Role of judge in protecting the victim during judicial process.

– Accountability and standards of conduct while dealing with sexual offence cases.

– Importance and meaning of gender sensitivity and effects ofgender conditioning in judicial decisions in sexual offence cases.

– Incorporating gender perspective into judicial decision making and Constitutional and Statutory provisions on gender justice. – Judicial approach towards child sexual abuse with referenceto provisions of the POCSO Act, 2012.

– Credibility of statement of victim in sexual offence cases. – Sentencing provisions in Sexual offence cases. Besides above, the following Acts/Provisions are included to assess the approach regarding judicial sensitivity to sexual offences.

– The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012.

– The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act,2015.

– The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005.

– The pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act, 1994.

– The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013

– CCS (Conduct) Rules for Prohibition of sexual harassmentof women at workplace.

– Discrimination and Harassment of women at workplace andRights and Dignity of women at workplace

– Constitutional Mandate and Guidelines by Honโ€™ble Supreme Court in Vishakaโ€™s case.

– The Banglore Principal of Judicial Conduct, 2002.

-The Bangkok General Guidelines for Judges on Applying a Gender Perspective in South East Asia. 200 Marks

Paper-IV English Composition:

A Choice from three Essays on General Subjects.

ESSAY 100 Marks

Translation of Hindi Passage into English 50 Marks

Total 150 Marks

Paper-V Language (Hindi):

Hindi (in Devnagari Script) No Books prescribed. The paper of Hindi will comprise of the following:- Translation of English passage into Hindi 30 Marks

Essay in Hindi on any topic out of three 50 Marks Composition (Idioms and Corrections etc.) 20 Marks Total 100 Marks

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